Duke Ellington Orchestra British Tour - October 1971 005
Pages 6 and 7 of a programme for Duke Ellington's tour of Great Britain, 1971. Page 6 features adverts, with a photograph of Duke Ellington's Orchestra saxophonist, Harry Carney.
|Catalogue Reference Number||NJA/PRO/9|
|Creator||Derek Jewell, David Redfern|
|Title or Caption|
|Event Date||February 1971|
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ï»¿Donât miss Derek Jewell's sensational new novel
COME IN NUMBER ONE, YOUR TIME IS UP
Len Deighton says: âA very powerful book indeed. For the first time, to my knowledge, it truthfully reveals the innermost workings of the huge corporations and conglomerates which dcminate our lifeâthe businesses which buy and sell factories, shuffle unions, lay-off workers, pollute our world. It has everythingâsuspense, excitement, industrial espionage and a host of fascinating characters, the typical cargo of any transatlantic jet-liner. No one knows their secrets better than Derek Jewell who, in this brilliant novel, bares tycoon hearts to the bone.â
"Absorbing entertainment ... I wish a novel as sharp and readable came my way every monthâ (The Sunday Times)
"Fast, furious ar.d flamboyantâ (The Guardian)
"Breakthrough into a largely untapped field" (The Times Literary Supplement)
"Compulsive readingâ (The Observer)
"Tension, infighting and plottingâ (The Times)
"A sort of Carpetbaggers of the boardroomâ (Magnus Magnussen on BBCâs "Now Read On")
"Solid edifice of plot and counterplot ... a whiff of the cynicism it sits in judgment onâ (Financial Times)
"An epic of wheeling end dcaingâ (Yorkshire Post)
"Long and strongâ (Manchester Evening News)
"Treachery, nepotism, coronaries, sexual aberrations and
industrial espionageâthe lotâ (Liverpool Echo)
"Fascinating and skilfully executedâ (Liverpool Daily Post)
"Very readableâ (Irish Times)
"Those who know this world or a:pire to it will relish the book; those in sheltered work should read it and be gratefu.â
(Glasgow Herald) :
"A story with a magnificent sweep .... outstandingly goodâ
(Nottingham Guardian Journal)
THE WORLD OF DUKE ELLINGTON
by Stanley Dance
A fascinating composite portrait of a genius in 20th century music and an authentic record of American jazz over several eras.
Stanley Dance has interviewed the Duke as well as the great figures in the Ellington gallery-Johnny Hodges, Barney Bigard, Harry Carney, Ben Webster, and Sonny Greer, to name a few. They talk about the Duke, their own careers, and other musicians, giving a panorama of the jazz world.
âThis book is absorbing, one of the most interesting I ever read about the Duke and all those who have been necessary to him over the years. I found it stimulating reading.ââBENNY GOODMAN
Stanley Dance is a contributor to Saturday Review, Down Beat and Jazz Journal, and he became a personal friend of the Duke when they met during the first Ellington European tour.
Illustrated with over 30 photographs. Discography, chronology and index.
PUBLISHED ON 11th NOVEMBER-RESERVE A COPY AT YOUR BOOKSHOP NOW!
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