Duke Ellington

City Council moves to preserve famed Seattle music venue

An iconic Seattle music venue that could've been slated for destruction has been given a temporary reprieve<p>The City Council voted 8-0 Monday to …

City Politics

The 25 Greatest Legal Movies: Expanding the Boundaries

James Stewart stars as the semi-retired Michigan lawyer Paul Biegler, who decides to defend Army Lt. Frederick Manion (Ben Gazzara), who admitted to …


One completely unusual compilation - Part III

Leonard Cohen, Cream, Duke Ellington, The Cure, The Blues Brothers, New Order, Peter Gabriel, The Eagles, Coolio, All Saints,

Peter Gabriel

Our Washingtonians Then: We Dig Into the Life of Jazz Legend Duke Ellington

When you think of Duke Ellington, you immediately envision a jazz club in New York City in the 1920s and 30s. I know I do. Washington, D.C., has a …

Soul Music

KCRW Summer Nights with DJs Raul Campos + Anthony Valadez

<b>KCRW Summer Nights at Union Station</b> <b><br>KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez + Raul Campos</b> <b><br>Friday, August 10<br>6pm</b><p>KCRW is thrilled to collaborate with Metro Art Presents …


New Haven Jazz Week kicks off with Eddie Henderson Quartet Aug. 17

The New Haven Jazz Festival, with New Haven Green concert, is a fond memory for jazz fans but New Haven Jazz Week continues with eight days and 17 …


PBS: Rediscovering Dave Brubeck | The Man | With Hedrick Smith

The Music <br>Talking With Dave Brubeck<p>The Man<p>Test Your Brubeck IQ<p>1. Which of the following jazz greats did Brubeck write a musical tribute to?<p>a. Dizzy …


02.L'Usine A Disques ( Remix Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong) by TheArchitect_ - Listen to music


JazzTaBueno # 24 @ 18

Jose Luis Cova and Domingo Blanco (BD-YYZ) present:<br>JazzTabBueno, with the best selection of Contemporary Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Nu Jazz, Acid Jazz, Funk, …

Lady Gaga

Greatest Hits by Duke Ellington

Contributed by Garrison Martin<i><br>Source: http://www.recordsale.de Columbia Records. License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>Cover for Duke Ellington's <i>Greatest …


Pizza guy delivers pie, jam for Shelby Twp. customer

As a pizza delivery guy, he's more Liberace than Little Caesar. He's more Duke Ellington than Dominos or more Ray Charles than Chuck E. Cheese.<p>And he …


From a dance hall to furniture store: The storied history of Seattle’s Showbox music venue

Since its beginnings in 1939, the Showbox venue has gone through many changes. Take a look at our archives.

Dance Hall

Sign the Petition

This historic music hall that has a rich history of music within it is now the victim to the gentrification of Seattle. Onni Group has filed plans to …


KCRW Summer Nights With DJs Travis Holcombe + Jason Bentley

<b>KCRW Summer Nights at Union Station</b> <b><br>with KCRW DJs Jason Bentley + Travis Holcombe</b> <b><br>Friday, July 27th<br>6pm</b><p>KCRW is thrilled to collaborate with Metro Art …


Photo Coverage: Max von Essen Comes to Birdland

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented the return of Broadway singer/actor Max von Essen in concert last night, July 23. Max von Essen, …


Teddy Wilson Interview

<i>This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.</i><p>Interview only. Musical selections not on record.<p>Musical training? Piano for a year, then violin for a couple of years. Classical and spirituals, no jazz at first. First experience …


A Brief History Of The Tom Tom

BY DANIEL GLASS | FROM <i>DRUM</i>‘S SUMMER 2018 ISSUE<p>Think you know everything about tom toms? Think again. Here’s a peek at the fascinating story behind an …


Go Home Already: Meet The Amazon Resistance

• Groups are fighting the idea of giving Amazon tax breaks. [WAMU]<br>• D.C. students are getting new report cards. [DC Line]<br>• DC United staff member says she …

DC United

Families accused of residency fraud re-enroll at Duke Ellington School of the Arts

By Perry Stein<p>, Reporter<p>Students at Duke Ellington School of the Arts accused of residency fraud are being allowed to re-enroll in the acclaimed D.C. public arts academy, quelling some fears that enrollment would suddenly plummet following widespread fraud allegations.<p>District officials announced …


Legendary musicians partied at this West Side co-op

A light-filled Upper West Side co-op that was home to the late conductor Maurice Peress and his wife, Ellen Waldron, who predeceased him, is on the …

Leonard Bernstein

Harry Howell Carney: Jazz Legend and Long-Time Associate of Duke Ellington

Harry Howell Carney was a jazz legend who played the baritone saxophone and influenced generations of musicians. Carney is best known for his 45-year …


Donn's Depot

What to do with that old train car? Turn it into a beloved bar, of course. In this age of selfies, the women’s bathroom/stagecoach has become widely …

Live Music

Top Brass - Esquire Classic


Lenny Kravitz review, Wembley Arena – the ultimate symbol of rebellion and frantic energy

Lenny Kravitz has always stuck to his own beat. He grew up in Sixties New York, around luminaries such as Duke Ellington and Miles Davis, and was later influenced by the riff-rock of Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin. At the start of his career in the Eighties, industry heads told him that his music …


A Funk Above the Rest Saturday th 9th of June 2018

Music from Arthur Russell, Bobby Womack, Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington and loads more great artists.

Funk Music

The real Duke Ellington scandal is not what you think

By Eric Easter<p>The District’s Duke Ellington School of the Arts has been involved in what may be widespread cheating by non-resident parents to avoid paying tuition. As more stories emerge, it appears many of those families may actually turn out to be legitimate D.C. residents. We shall see how it …



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Ellington remains committed to its students and its mission

Regarding the May 24 Metro article “Ellington parents get temporary reprieve”:<p>Duke Ellington School of the Arts takes great pride in offering an exceptional educational program within D.C. Public Schools. Understandably, we in the school’s administration were taken aback when we learned of the …


Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington was one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. He wrote wonderful, popular, music and songs, extended jazz works, suites as …

Soul Music

Jazz Mine No.159 Saturday 26th. May 2018 on dublincityfm.ie 5PM IST

On this edition Shirley Horn, Richard Nelson, Boylan : Buckley : Evans, Kenny Barron Quintet ( NEW RELEASE ), Bill Bojangles Robinson, Duke …