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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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Billy Strayhorn wrote “Take the “A” Train,” which became the band’s theme song in 1941. We survey a number of diverse treatments from a thirty year period. Continue reading
This is the last part of our look at the 25 double CD set of Storyville’s Treasury Show series…. Continue reading
A few selections from Volumes 16 thru 20 of Duke’s Treasury Shows…. Continue reading
“Bubber Miley was from the body and soul of Soulville. He was raised on soul and saturated and marinated in soul. Every note he played was soul filled with the pulse of compulsion….. Bubber was born in South Carolina, but … Continue reading
A look at some of the music on Volumes 6 through 10 of Storyville Records’ release of the Duke Ellington Treasury Series radio shows.
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 look at some of the outside projects done by Johnny Hodges during his second tenure with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.