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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.
A sample of the many Ellington/Strayhorn compositions that featured the sublime alto sax of Johnny Hodges from his return to the orchestra in 1955 until his death in 1970.
A look at some of the outside projects done by Johnny Hodges during his second tenure with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
Johnny Hodges one of the most unique voices in jazz, graced the Ellington band for almost 40 years.
A look at the first 5 volumes of the 25 volume set of Duke Ellington’s Treasury Shows released by Storyville Records. Continue reading
Tiger Rag provided Ellington with composition material for many years Continue reading