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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Duke Ellington. Allmusic Review accessed May 7, The Carnegie Hall Concerts, , Vol. The Blanton-Webster Band, Vol. The Okeh Ellington, Vol. Swing Time, , Vol. The Nutcracker Suite. Duke Ellington , Billy Strayhorn.
The Washingtonians. Solo Piano Concert Intrinsic Explorations of the s. Big Bands, The Hollywood Transcriptions, Stompy Jones. Duke Ellington And Johnny Hodges. Jumpin' Punkins. John Coltrane , Duke Ellington. First Time! The Count Meets The Duke. Count Basie , Duke Ellington. Her warm personality and effervescent scatting made her very popular with audiences. Oh Babe, Maybe Someday — Fargo New Orleans-born clarinet player Barney Bigard was hugely popular with audiences, retaining his Creole heritage and training during 15 years with the Famous Orchestra.
His spin-off group, Barney Bigard and his Jazzopators, was yet another successful Ellington Small Band that cut two dozen excellent sides. After leaving Duke in the lates, he worked intermittently for a decade and a half with Louis Armstrong. Clarinet Lament — Fargo Rex Stewart was a horn-playing star cornet actually in his own right — before, during and after his mere eleven years with Ellington.
Among his professional pursuits after retiring from music were working in radio and television and writing about jazz for publications like DownBeat and Playboy magazine. He subsequently owned a acre dairy farm in upstate New York, operated a restaurant in Vermont, attended the Cordon Bleu cooking school in France and dedicated his life to fine cuisine. Boy Meets Horn — Fargo Chatterbox — Fargo The sudden departure in of three longstanding Ellington comrades was a shock.
Going their own ways were Johnny Hodges, trombonist Lawrence Brown a veteran of nearly two decades and drummer Sonny Greer who had been with him for 30 years. Ellington rebounded quickly, raiding the orchestra of Harry James. Born in Puerto Rico, he was considered the most highly skilled musician in the band by his peers. Caravan — Portland Birthday Sessions.
Conga Brava — Fargo A fine trumpet player and jazz violinist, the diminutive musician and over-sized stage personality was an accomplished dancer, beguiling singer and all-around showman. Jazz History Online. Retrieved May 21, Duke Ellington discography. Harlem Jazz, Ellingtonia, Vol. One Ellingtonia, Vol. Serenade to Sweden First Time!
Sacred Concerts Jam Session.Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, – May 24, ) was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from until his death over a career spanning more than six decades.. Born in Washington, D.C., Ellington was based in New York City from the mids onward and gained a national profile through his orchestra's .