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Portrait of Louie Bellson (Podcast #22-010)
Drummer/Composer/Arranger Louie Bellson (1924-2009) was a musician’s musician. Although he was only with the Ellington for a short period, he created a huge impact in the Ellington legacy. Continue reading
When Cootie Left the Duke, Pt. II (Podcast #17-010)
Cootie Williams starts his own big band after a year long stint with Benny Goodman.
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