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TJI Ellington Big Band at Musical Instrument Museum

Read "TJI Ellington Big Band at Musical Instrument Museum" reviewed by Patricia Myers


TJI Ellington Big Band Musical Instrument Museum Phoenix, ArizonaJanuary 14, 2014 The Ellington Big Band of the Tucson Jazz Institute delivered an ambitious repertoire that ranged from Wynton Marsalis's complex “The Tree of Freedom" to a Pat Metheny chart, with plenty of Ellingtonia in between. This high school band was a ...

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Things to Come

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2013
Track listing: Rompin’ at the Reno; I’ve Got You Under My Skin; Swingin’ the Blues; I’ll Be Seeing You; Oop Bop Shabam; Sunset and the Mockingbird; New York, New York; Happy Go Lucky Local; Everything in Its Right Place; Things to Come.

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2013
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TJI Ellington Big Band: Things to Come

Read "Things to Come" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Since the advent of Jazz At Lincoln Center's Essentially Ellington program in 1995, schools across America have had the chance to dig into real deal charts, exploring note-for-note transcriptions of tunes written by--or associated with--Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, Mary Lou Williams and Benny Carter. This music, written by the best-of-the-best for the-best-of-the-best, was never ...

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TJI Ellington Big Band: Things to Come

Read "Things to Come" reviewed by Jack Bowers


To accentuate the positive, the ten-year-old Ellington Big Band, flagship ensemble of the Tucson (AZ) Jazz Institute, established its credentials by earning first-place honors twice (2010, 2012) in Jazz at Lincoln Center's annual Essentially Ellington competition, and has been named best Performing Arts High School Jazz Band by DownBeat magazine. On the heels of these honors, ...


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