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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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Lawrence Brown (1907-88) was a major voice in the Ellington orchestra. He played with Duke for 29 years, longer than any other trombonist in the orchestra. Continue reading
A sample of the many Ellington/Strayhorn compositions that featured the sublime alto sax of Johnny Hodges from his return to the orchestra in 1955 until his death in 1970.
A look at some of the outside projects done by Johnny Hodges during his second tenure with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.