Tag Archives: Cootie Williams
Featuring rarely covered Ellington compositions Continue reading
Happy Holidays from Ellington Reflections! We will return with new bi-weekly episodes on 20 January 2018.. Continue reading
Celebrating the 100th birth anniversaries of Thelonious Monk and Dizzy Gillespie through their connections with Duke Ellington. Continue reading
Cootie disbanded his big band in 1947. This episode covers the period of 1947 up until 1962, the year Cootie rejoined Ellington.
Cootie Williams starts his own big band after a year long stint with Benny Goodman.
After 11 years with Duke Ellington, Cootie Williams leaves to join Benny Goodman. Continue reading
Examining different interpretations of Ellington’s Far East Suite Continue reading