21st Show: Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington

Duke EllingtonPerhaps the most influential composer of the 20th century, and he wasn’t a bad bandleader/pianist either (damn awesome, IMHO)!

Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong – Duke’s Place
Ben Webster & Don Byas – Perdido
James Carter – Sophisticated Lady
World Saxophone Quartet – Take the ‘A’ Train
Duke Ellington & Mahalia Jackson – Come Sunday
Sarah Vaughn – Prelude to a Kiss
Duke Ellington – New World A-Comin’
Charles Mingus – Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington – Mississippi
Duke Ellington – East St. Louis Toodle-oo
Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus & Max Roach – Caravan
Duke Ellington & Ella Fitzgerald – Rockin’ in Rhythm

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First Aired on Valley Free Radio Saturday, July 11th, 8 PM

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