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Electric Duke

Duke Ellington
Page added Jul 27, 2012 Updated Aug 3, 2012

On Jazztrack - Mal Stanley presents Duke Ellington... playing electric piano with 6 of his fellow bandmates from 1955.

Also on the show... New Orleans inspired music from George Lewis and legendary trumpeter Bunk Johnson. June Christy and Stan Kenton's band from radio transcriptions made in 1946.

Plus... more previously unreleased Bill Evans, Lee Morgan from the mid sixties not issued till the late 70's, and a new Jazztrack recording from singer Kristin Berardi and guitarist James Sherlock.

See the complete playlist here.

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Jul 28, 2012. 5:05pm - 7:00pm
Jul 31, 2012. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Jul 31, 2012. 9:00pm - 11:00pm

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Artist Biography


Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 - May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist and bandleader of jazz orchestras. He led his orchestra from 1923 until his death, his career spanning over 50 years. Born in Washington, D.C., Ellington was based in New York City from the mid-1920s onward, and gained a national profile through his orchestra's appearances at the Cotton Club in...

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