Tag Archives: Johnny Hodges
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
A look at the magical teaming of Duke and Ella….
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….