Articles tagged duke ellington and his orchestra

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra: The Conny Plank Session

A rare treat for jazz enthusiasts comes in the form of a surprising new addition to Duke Ellington's tremendous catalog.

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Duke Ellington and His Orchestra: Live in Zurich, Switzerland 2.5.1950

This 14-track set of Duke Ellington and his outstanding orchestra thankfully leaves in all of the between-song banter, highlighting Ellington’s gift as a showman as well as a musician.

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	Duke Ellington and his Orchestra: Togo Brava Suite

This review is dedicated to the memory of Norris Turney. Not a name that causes much of a ripple even in the jazz world, but

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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