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Harold Ashby

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Article: Album Review

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Rotterdam 1969

Read "Rotterdam 1969" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Here's a succulent and long-hidden treat for Duke Ellington aficionados: a wide-ranging and reasonably well-recorded concert performance by the Ellington orchestra from 1969 at the Do Doelen Concert Hall in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Many of Ellington's tried-and-true favorites are here, along with a number of lesser-known themes such as tenor Paul Gonsalves' feature, “Up Jump"; “Come ...

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Article: Multiple Reviews

Duke Ellington: My People - The Complete Show and The Treasury Shows, Volume 16

Read "Duke Ellington: My People - The Complete Show  and The Treasury Shows, Volume 16" reviewed by Chris Mosey


Duke Ellington stood aloof from the Civil Rights movement. As a self proclaimed patriot he was extremely uneasy about the street protests and civil disobedience sweeping America the 1960s. He didn't participate in Martin Luther King's 1963 Great March on Washington. He would deal with the issue his way, he said, and went ...

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Video

Duke Ellington Film

Featuring the music of Harold Ashby
Duration: 1:16

Harold Ashby's birthday provides an opportunity to show this fantastic video
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Article: Interview

Loren Schoenberg: From Benny Goodman to The Savory Collection

Read "Loren Schoenberg: From Benny Goodman to The Savory Collection" reviewed by AAJ Staff


Saxophonist, band-leader and writer Loren Schoenberg, now Executive Director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, spent an interesting childhood and teenager-hood growing up in New Jersey in the 1970s, meeting and befriending both Teddy Wilson and Hank Jones, and ultimately becoming employed by Wilson's famous '30s boss, Benny Goodman. Schoenberg was first an assistant to ...

Album

On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Label: Timeless
Released: 1992

Album

The Viking

Label: Timeless
Released: 1989

Album

Tasty/Lullaby For Ben

Label: Timeless
Released: 1977


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