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December 11, 2009

 

Pull Your Coat: Jazz News And Links For Friday, December 11, 2009

Interviews with Sam Rivers and Darcy James Argue, new reissues of Artie Shaw and Duke Ellington, a new online jazz journal and more.

January 19, 2008

 

“Dear Martin” Around the U.S., Bill Evans and the Two Debbys, the Ellington Treasury Series, and More

A number of radio stations around the country have picked up the Night Lights show Dear Martin: Jazz Tributes to Martin Luther King Jr. Station links and air dates follow:KSJD-Cortez, Colorado: Monday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m…

September 28, 2007

 

Duke Ellington: The Treasury Shows, August 1945

In August of 1945 the United States' war with Japan ended suddenly, and the war bonds that Ellington promoted every Saturday turned into "Victory Bonds."

September 27, 2007

 

Duke Ellington: The Treasury Shows, July 1945

This edition of our ongoing Duke Ellington Treasury series features mid-summer performances from an Ellington appearance at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.

September 26, 2007

 

Duke Ellington: The Treasury Shows June 1945

Duke Ellington was on the road during the summer of 1945 and some of this program's selections come from an Evansville, Indiana concert.

September 25, 2007

 

Duke Ellington: The Treasury Shows, May 1945

The "May 1945" edition finds World War II ending in Europe, something we hear Duke Ellington acknowledge several times throughout this program...

September 24, 2007

 

Duke Ellington: The Treasury Shows, April 1945

As World War II finally began to draw to a close, Duke Ellington began his series "Your Saturday Date With the Duke."

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