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If there were a Mount Rushmore for American Music, Ellington and Armstrong would be guaranteed members. Here we highlight their collaborations. 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
Over a half century, Ellington crossed paths with many illustrious musicians….
A look at the music of Ben Webster after his tenure with the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Continue reading