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February 24, 2017

 

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Put Down The Horn: Jazz’s Unlikely Singers

The part-time jazz vocalists, including trumpeter Chet Baker, drummer Buddy Rich, and clarinetist Benny Goodman.

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Ellington Ending: Duke Ellington 1967-73

cover of Duke Ellington's New Orleans Suite LP

In the late 1960s an aging Duke Ellington faced a changing musical landscape and the loss of his longtime writing partner, Billy Strayhorn. How did he respond?

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