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Ellington playing the electric piano, Billy Strayhorn on harpsichord and the 1932 band in stereo are just some of the different items you’ll hear from the Ellington oeuvre.
Johnny Hodges one of the most unique voices in jazz, graced the Ellington band for almost 40 years.
A look at the magical teaming of Duke and Ella….
Ivie Anderson was Duke’s first full time singer and was perhaps his best vocalist. Continue reading
These four CD sets are a great start to a Duke Ellington collection at a reasonable price. Continue reading
Over a half century, Ellington crossed paths with many illustrious musicians….