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Tag Archives: Jimmy Hamilton
A small sampling of Ellington songs played by his sidemen outside of the setting of the Ellington orchestra. Continue reading
The third episode featuring the recordings of clarinetist/saxophonist Jimmy Hamilton Continue reading
Part two of recordings featuring Jimmy Hamilton Continue reading
Billy Strayhorn wrote “Take the “A” Train,” which became the band’s theme song in 1941. We survey a number of diverse treatments from a thirty year period. Continue reading
This is the last part of our look at the 25 double CD set of Storyville’s Treasury Show series…. Continue reading
Lawrence Brown (1907-88) was a major voice in the Ellington orchestra. He played with Duke for 29 years, longer than any other trombonist in the orchestra. Continue reading
A few selections from Volumes 16 thru 20 of Duke’s Treasury Shows…. Continue reading
A belated podcast celebrating the 120th anniversary of Duke Ellington’s birth and the 2 anniversary of Ellington Reflections!
Duke Ellington was an extraordinary master of ceremonies who reveled in the spoken word….
A look at some of the outside projects done by Johnny Hodges during his second tenure with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
A look at the magical teaming of Duke and Ella….
These four CD sets are a great start to a Duke Ellington collection at a reasonable price. Continue reading
Another survey of Ellington covers – beyond those you usually hear. Continue reading
Examining different interpretations of Ellington’s Far East Suite Continue reading