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  1. From Sequins to Swarovski: All the Sparkles From London Fashion WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    ... clusters. In a collection inspired by an imagined romance between Queen Elizabeth and famous jazz artist Duke Ellington, it was certainly a fitting look. J.W.Anderson took glimmering sequins and turned them into striped frocks, but not in the ...


  2. Is the Bronx another Brooklyn in the making? No jeers, just cheers for this urban revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... also home to the 265-acre Bronx Zoo , to say nothing of the 400-acre Woodlawn Cemetery , where jazz musician Duke Ellington, "Moby-Dick" author Herman Melville and suffragette Elizabeth Cady Stanton are buried. All totaled, more than a quarter of ...


  3. Classic footage shows Hollywood stars in Detroit for 1959 movie premierRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... . Famously, filming took place at the Marquette County Courthouse and Thunder Bay Inn. Legendary jazz pianist Duke Ellington composed part of the film score on the piano at Ispheming's Mather Inn, and would win a Grammy award for his work.


  4. A look from Christopher Kane's spring-summer 2018 show. Photo: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    ... access to the queen's wardrobe at the same time he came across a photograph of her meeting jazz bandleader Duke Ellington in 1958, which has led into a collection with a rich narrative. London Fashion Week opens with the news that Chinese tourists ...


  5. The week's best Twin Cities jazz: Wynton Marsalis, Jearlyn and Jevetta SteeleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Star Tribune

    ... It's a polished, veteran big band full of remarkable instrumental voices, an ideal group to do justice to Duke Ellington on this program. (7:30 p.m. Sun., Orchestra Hall, Mpls.; $43.50-$93.50, minnesotaorchestra.org ) The high point of any Steeles ...


  6. Is Ray Prim Austin's best bandleader? His record-release show made that case.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | Austin American Statesman

    ... in the mid-20th century, when jazz orchestras rallied around the leadership of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and the like. Rock 'n' roll set forth a more egalitarian model: There might be a frontman (or woman), but the idea was that ...


  7. Pharoah Sanders and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... lyricism that has served him well. Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band breathes life and passion into America's ...


  8. Dance revolution: Mayor supports scrapping archaic law that bans boogieing without a licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | The Brooklyn Paper

    ... if they start swinging and swaying themselves," said Mecedes Ellington, the granddaughter of jazz legend Duke Ellington and the first black dancer in the revered June Taylor Dancers troupe. DeBlasio, despite his gangly 6-foot-5 frame, is somewhat of ...


  9. Video: Local Jazz Veteran James 'Saxsmo' Gates Making Push With New AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Style Weekly

    ... 2nd Street was the southern Harlem with the Hippodrome Theater host to giants such as Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington. Nattily dressed, improvising on the melody, Gates is its undaunted present. Two young kids, drawn to the music, playing as ...


  10. Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis Coming to Overture Hall This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... compositions to Jazz at Lincoln Center-commissioned works, including compositions and arrangements by Duke Ellington , Count Basie , Fletcher Henderson , Thelonious Monk, Mary Lou Williams , Dizzy Gillespie , Benny Goodman , Charles Mingus, and many ...


  11. Rossonian Hotel changes hands again as Five Points neighborhood changes upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Denver Post

    ... played in its lounge between their scheduled gigs. It became a mecca for jazz greats , hosting the likes of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday and Dinah Washington. But with the passing of Colorado's Fair Housing Act in 1959, which ...


  12. Coltrane mural goes up in Philly -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... instruments. During World War II, Coltrane played in the Navy Band. In the years after, he performed with Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis, among others, before forming his own ensemble. In 2001, the National Endowment for the Arts ...


  13. View Leszek Strzelecki's All About Jazz profileRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | All About Jazz

    ... Jeff Ballard around 2000 at Blues Alley in Washington, DC. The first jazz record I bought was 'First Time' by Duke Ellington & Count Basie bands. My advice to new listeners..


  14. Faces in the crowd: WNC crowdfunding initiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | Mountain Xpress

    ... you know big band music," he says. At most shows, he continues, "You might hear some popular Glenn Miller or Duke Ellington. If you're lucky, you'll get to hear some of the great music of Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Count Basie - outstanding stuff, ...


  15. Record Bin: How Charles Mingus reshaped assumptions about modern...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | Nooga.com

    ... man to please, one that inspired an almost-godlike fascination in his acolytes. He traced his influences to Duke Ellington and church, revealing a reverential feeling toward both. But he possessed a riotous imagination, filled with ideas that broke ...


  16. UpFront Soul (Formerly The Nightfly): UpFront Soul #2017.34 - September 11-17 hr 2, Segment 1Read the original story

    Friday Sep 8 | A-Infos Radio Project

    We'll pay tribute to the late Walter Becker, hear a couple of tunes from sometime Steely Dan drummer Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, and hear Duke Ellington's "concerto grosso for jazz band and orchestra:" Harlem.


  17. Vector Families - For Those About to Jazz/Rock, We Salute YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... a xylophone. Wozniak is often called upon to set the melody so that the rest of the guys can run wild. Duke Ellington's "Satin Doll" is barely recognizable amid Cox's and King's loping groove until the sax player sketches it out. But probably more ...


  18. A surprise encounter with the music of New York trumpeter Kenny WarrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Chicago Reader

    ... a fantastic set by New York's Slavic Soul Party! at the Chicago Jazz Festival , where the group performed Duke Ellington's Far East Suite in its entirety. Beforehand bandleader Matt Moran casually introduced me to one of the band's trumpeters, Kenny ...


  19. Top 10 Walter Becker SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... Becker mainly focused on playing the bass, but he also co-wrote all but one of the songs, a 1974 cover of Duke Ellington's "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo." Eventually, he began to step forward on guitar as Steely Dan started working with a rotating cast ...


  20. Steely Dan co-founder dead at 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... and Deacon Blues . Born in New York City in 1950, Becker grew up revering the jazz giants Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington and John Coltrane. He and Fagen would bond over their love of this music after meeting as students at Bard College in New York ...