Tag Archives: Ray Nance

Sittin’ In, Part II (Podcast #18-016)

“According to biographer Charles Delaunay, when Reinhardt mounted the stage to rehearse with Duke Ellington on November 18, 1946, in Cleveland, Ohio, the Duke asked him what Key the tune was in. Django told him that he didn’t understand what the word “Key” meant. When they … Continue reading

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Where to Start? (Podcast #18-009)

These four CD sets are a great start to a Duke Ellington collection at a reasonable price. Continue reading

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Duke Ellington’s “String Section” (Podcast #18-005)

This episode focuses on the violin of the multi-talented Ray Nance…
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Season’s Greetings! (Podcast #17-017)

Happy Holidays from Ellington Reflections! We will return with new bi-weekly episodes on 20 January 2018.. Continue reading

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Portrait of Mahalia Jackson (Podcast #17-006)

Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson and the Ellington orchestra meet in 1958.
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