Interviews with Sam Rivers and Darcy James Argue, new reissues of Artie Shaw and Duke Ellington, a new online jazz journal 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…
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."
This edition of our ongoing Duke Ellington Treasury series features mid-summer performances from an Ellington appearance at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.
Duke Ellington was on the road during the summer of 1945 and some of this program's selections come from an Evansville, Indiana concert.
The "May 1945" edition finds World War II ending in Europe, something we hear Duke Ellington acknowledge several times throughout this program...
As World War II finally began to draw to a close, Duke Ellington began his series "Your Saturday Date With the Duke."