Duke Ellington

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United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)

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The Jambalaya Brass Band is a group of seasoned musical pros from a variety of impressive previous musical settings as diverse as the Duke Ellington Orchestra to the Lounge Lizards, yet they have a knack for integrating these disparate musical experiences into one dynamic setting.
Trombonist Rob Hunt and saxophone/clarinettist Nick Payton will be well known to Midlands fans as luminaries of the Charleston Chasers, and trumpeter Mike Henry comes to Barber's band via Bob Hunt's own Duke Ellington Orchestra.
Jazz singer Naomi Ohara, who became the first Japanese in 1991 to join the Duke Ellington Orchestra, died of liver cancer Thursday at a hospital in Isehara, Kanagawa Prefecture, her family said.
Laine and Dankworth, married 42 years ago when Laine was a singer in the Johnny Dankworth Big Band, have recorded several albums together including an all-Ellington recording with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
style by Aretha Franklin, Sting, Andrea Bocelli, Tom Jones, Chuck Berry, and the Duke Ellington Orchestra, to name just a few of the scheduled performers.
That decade also saw him tour the United States with his jazz orchestra, sharing the bill with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
WHAT: Paul Ellington, members of the Duke Ellington Orchestra and musicians from Music Under New York (MUNY) will perform the iconic song on the mezzanine at 125th Street and St.
In 1951, he made his biggest musical and personal change, joining the Duke Ellington Orchestra as its only white member, bringing a new drive to the band with his double double-bass drum kit.
As well as the Barber Band, a significant draw on its own, the concert includes an Ellington Interlude which features trombonist Bob Hunt, trumpeter Mike Henry and saxophonist Nick Payton, all members of Bob Hunt's Duke Ellington Orchestra.
They were almost forerunners to what we would now call performance art,'' said Epps, who saw the Duke Ellington Orchestra perform one of the Sacred Concerts in the early 1970s.
Just Ellington: Renowned jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra for nine years during the 1950s, is featured soloist in the Ellington Prom on August 19.
Other exciting entertainment coming to Grand Casino Biloxi includes jazz great Al Hirt, boxing legend Bobby Czyz, and the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
26 /PRNewswire/ -- The MTV/Hip Hop Generation, which is indoctrinated in electronic and non-melodious music, has placed classical music and jazz in "grave" danger according to trombonist Gregory Charles Royal, an alumnus of the Grammy Award winning Duke Ellington Orchestra.
Catherine Sykes, yet another wonder product of Leeds College of Music has sung on ITV programmes Emmerdale and Heartbeat but, more significantly, with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
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