Tag Archives: Duke Ellington
Al Hibbler was with the Ellington band from 1943 to 1951. Continue reading
Another sampling of rarely covered Ellington compositions….
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
Borrowing the title of a 1963 album to survey a few of Ellington’s recordings with symphony orchestras.
William Alexander “Sonny” Greer was the Ellington band’s first drummer; his tenure was from 1923-51.
Another survey of Ellington covers – beyond those you usually hear. Continue reading