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  1. The Ed Palermo Big Band - The Great Un-American Songbook, Volumes I & IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Jazz & Blues Music Reviews

    This is an interesting and effervescent big band album with saxophonist and composer Ed Palermo's talented jazz orchestra moving through a very lengthy selection of arrangements of British progressive rock songs from the the nineteen sixties and early nineteen seventies. These years were formative ones for that genre as well as progressive big bands led by the likes of Don Ellis.

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  2. 'Whiplash' legacy: Towson University to posthumously honor jazz pioneer Hank LevyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    Levy had an eminent reputation, having churned out compositions since he was 12 for the likes of influential big band leaders Sal Salvador, Don Ellis and Stan Kenton. Despite lacking a college degree, Levy was brought in to take over the fledgling jazz studies program at Towson State College in 1968.

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  3. Stern Grove Festival through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | SFGate

    ... at Sigmund Stern Grove. Mitch Miller hand the whole crowd singing Photo ran 06/24/1974, P. 1 fans dance at the Don Ellis concert at 37th music festival at Sigmund Stern Grove. Photo ran 08/18/1974, P. 2 fans dance at the Don Ellis concert at 37th ...

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  4. Jock Kinneir, Don Ellis, World War I, More: Monday Buzz, February 20, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | ResearchBuzz

    ... methods." The UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive has added more than 60 recordings of performances by jazz musician Don Ellis . "Ellis, an enduring presence on L.A.'s Sunset Strip and other avenues where legendary jazz clubs drew in fans from everywhere, ...

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