duke ellington :
- n United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974)
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- INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Julian Priester
All About Jazz is celebrating Julian Priester's birthday today! Julian Priester is an American jazz trombonist and composer. He has played with many artists including Sun Ra, Max Roach, Duke Ellington, John Coltrane and Herbie Hancock.
June 29, 2013 - All About Jazz
- DC picks rock club owner to run Lincoln Theatre
The owner of a well-known D.C. rock club will soon begin operating the city's historic Lincoln Theatre where Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald once performed. Mayor Vincent Gray announced Thursday that ...
June 28, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- 'My Ellington': A Pianist Gives Duke Her Personal Touch
As a Japanese expatriate in Berlin, jazz pianist Aki Takase has an outsider's perspective on jazz and insider wisdom that comes from careful study. Her new album of Duke Ellington tunes reflects influences such as Thelonious Monk and Arnold Schoenberg, as well.
June 26, 2013 - NPR