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Duke Ellington Orchestra British Tour – October 1958 009

Pages 14 and 15 of a souvenir brochure for Duke Ellington's tour of Britain 5th - 26th October 1958, presented by Harold Davison and Norman Granz. Page 14 continues brief profiles of Duke Ellington's Orchestra members, with adverts on page 15.

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Catalogue Reference Number NJA/PRO/6
Creator Stanley Dance
Date Made 1958
Item Format Programme
Title or Caption
Event Date 5th - 26th October 1958
Geographic Location

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RUSSELL PROCOPE
Chick Webb. FletcherSHenderson''' Benny"CartTr^Tedd djf ¡nguished career ¡" the bands of
1945 and has since been features Tsol^™ ^ ^ He J0lned D^e in
provides an interesting contrast with Jimmy Hamilton’s ^ H‘S Cladnet Style
JIMMY HAMILTON
splendid technique and fine'tOTeH'^ObTiouTly prized'b^Du^e^for^irf^Tt'05''1^11611' ^ “
in t ;
Sonnet for Caesar fn contrast with his i PpearS ln the slow- ‘mperial piece ” called
tenor saxophone solos. He joined the band in 1942 afte^ W°rk' ^ °Ccasional|y PlaYs robust
Carter. J me &and ln 1942 after experience with Teddy Wilson and Benny
PAUL GONSALVES
the inimitable Ben Webster^ Onre^nitroduced'Into"»^0 Fir ^ h3S S°ne far towards replacing
created a vital role that it enSemb'e’ ^ ^ riding
than done. His long sequence of blues choruses at the^^Sfi^ *ustained’ and this Paul has more contribution to the band's triumph there In <«. n -6 Newport Jazz Festival made a big
effective. He joined Duke in 1950 after working withTabbv l$ Wa™ ,Seductive sound is n° less most of the previous decade. Lewis and Count Basie throughout
the rhythm
SAM WOODYARD
strong dtmg6 T "ith a
percussion specialities where he displays verv conc H ki • imp ' e ls featured in various professional experience before joining Duke in' 1955 ® 1^aglnatl0n.and tecbnique. His previous Eldridge and Milt Buckner. 1955 ^ **“ gamed W,th Joe Holiday. Roy
JIMMY WOODE
1956 recording of “ Blues ’ ^ ‘S ‘° be heard SW‘ng'ng advant^ in the band’s
1 939— 1 958 The Twentieth Annual Musicians’ Charity Concert
‘Stole’ Hum London, N.W.6
Sunday 23rd November at 12 Noon
(DOORS OPEN AT 11.15 a.m.)
STAR STUDDED BILL WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING FAMOUS BANDS :
★ Chris Barber’s Jazz Band
with Ottllie Patterson
it Denny Boyce and his Orchestra ★ Johnny Dankworth Orchestra ★ Ted Heath and his Music ★ The Jazz Couriers
featuring Ronnie Scott and Tubby Hayes
★ Tony Kinsey Quintet ★ Humphrey Lyttelton and his Band ★ Oscar Rabin Orchestra
directed by David Ede
★ Edmundo Ros and his Orchestra
★ The Jazz Makers
featuring Ronnie Ross, Allan Ganley and Art Ellefson
★ Ray Ellington Quartet
with Valerie Masters OVERTURE:
Norrie Paramor and the Big Ben Banjo Band
COMPERE:
Tommy Trinder
Further Bands to be announced later TICKETS: 5/-, 10/-, 15/-, 20/ - (both stalls and circle) OBTAINABLE FROM :
MUSICIANS’ SOCIAL AND BENEVOLENT COUNCIL SUITE 5, 116 SHAFTESBURY AVENUE, LONDON, W.l Telephone : GERrard 6096 (Please enclose stamped addressed envelope)
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