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Podcast reflections on the many facets of the world of Duke Ellington, sometimes referred to as “Ellingtonia.”
Reflections on the many facets of the world of Duke Ellington, sometimes referred to as “Ellingtonia.”
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Joya Sherrill was a featured vocalist with the Ellington orchestra from 1944 to 1946, but returned periodically in subsequent years. One of Ellington’s best vocalists, she deserves wider recognition. Continue reading
A few selections from Volumes 16 thru 20 of Duke’s Treasury Shows…. Continue reading
A look at some of the outside projects done by Johnny Hodges during his second tenure with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
William Alexander “Sonny” Greer was the Ellington band’s first drummer; his tenure was from 1923-51.
Sun Ra, Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp and others interpret Ellington’s music. Continue reading