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Duke Ellington Orchestra British Tour – October 1958 008

Pages 12 and 13 of a souvenir brochure for Duke Ellington's tour of Britain 5th - 26th October 1958, presented by Harold Davison and Norman Granz. Page 12 features more small profiles of members of Duke Ellington's band, with an advert for Johnny Hodges records on page 13.

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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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was carried on for five^aÌ^ t0 the Ellington orchestra, one that
Nanton. Using a rubber plunger^Ìi creates tho ' ^ ^ Cr£at0r’ “ Tricky Sam ”
as “ jungle style ”, Experience with McKinney's Cotton’ P* k n ^ UP t0 What 'S kn0Wn
preceded his entry into the Ellington orchestra in 1949. ^ ^ ^ man and Cab Calloway
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expressively employed and hie rano^ a , deniably personal, his handsome tone is
demonstrated in the recorded version of “Sonnet toHMk fH'S ^ 06611 strikinS,y
His professional career was interrupted hv fnnr ■ u "7 m Sweet Thunder ”•
Raeburn, Eddie Heywood and Lionel Hamntn y’ bUt af‘£r working with Boyd
before joining Duke in March 1951 P n- e went to Westlake College for further studies
a «»te VBesidesmthenetat- 'Üf °f 1954’ he inhcrited
colouring required in manv of n 2V , Stra'§ht partS’ the Prov^>on of exotic
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performance. ’ informed and integral part of the Ellington
time and the mnovat.ons of others. He left Chick Webb to join Duke in 1928 and aofrt from
a few years in the early ’50s, he has been with the band ever since. P ™
, .7^ name of Ha”y Carney is synonymous with the baritone saxophone, an instrument for
which he earned undreamed-of freedom and respect His facility and rich f •
a .rand which «»„blished .he bad,one's solo possMhes. A JS
]92h th 7 S'VliS dep,)l and sPlend0ur. Harry Carney has been wilh the band continuously since 1926, the longest term of any, a fact which speaks most eloquently for itself.
with the Ellington Band
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‘Johnny and the Ellington All Stars’
Meet Mr Rabbit; Duke’s in bed;
Just squeeze me; Confab with Rab;
Ah oodie oobie;
Ballade for very sad and very tired lotus eaters; It had to be you; Black and tan fantasy ;
Take the ‘A’ train 33CXI0098 (LP)
‘Ellingtonia 56’
Hi’ya; Snibor; Texas blues;
The happy one; Duke’s Jam; Night walk; You got it coming 33CXI0055 (LP)
with his Small Band
‘ Memories of Ellington'
In a mellow tone;
I let a song go out of my heart;
Don't get around much any more; Come Sunday; I got it bad and that ain’t good; Sophisticated lady; Daydream; Solitude: Good Queen Bess 33CXI00I3 (LP)
‘In a Tender Mood'
Who’s excited; Standing room only: What’s I’m gotchere; Sweet Georgia Brown; Duke’s blues; Tenderly:
Tea for Two; Nothin’ yet 33C905I (LP)
(Regd. Trade Mark of Columbia Graphophone Co. Ltd)
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The October issue features a fine piece of critical reportage on Harold Davison’s “ Jazz from Carnegie Hall ” by Max Harrison.
November will present two outstanding events in the jazz musical calendar in the shape of reports by Charles Fox and Albert McCarthy. Fox will analyse this Duke Ellington programme and McCarthy will be covering the California Jazz Festival which was held at Carmel on the United States West Coast on October 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.
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