Duke Ellington Programmes

This programme paints an intimate portrait of legendary jazz musician, Duke Ellington as it takes the viewer on a musical tour to his various concerts spanning from 1965 – 1974.

Duke Ellington Programmes

Duke Ellington Programmes

Duke Ellington in Concert ’65
The Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Herbie Jones, Ray Nance, Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Buster Cooper, Jimmy Hamilton, Russel Procope, Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Billy Strayhorn, Harry Carney, John Lamb, and Sam Woodyard.
Location: The Falcon Center – Duration: 1:2 58 min & 2:2 55 min – black/white

Duke Ellington in Tivoli Gardens ’69
The Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Ambrose Jackson, Mercer Ellington, Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Russel Procope, Johnny Hodges, Norris Turney, Harold Ashby, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, Victor Gaskin, Rufus Jones, and Tony Watkins.
Location: Tivoli’s Concert Hall – Duration: 83 min – black/white

The Duke Ellington Octet ’67
A studio performance with: Cat Andersen, LawrenceBrown, Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, John Lamb, and Rufus Jones.
Location: Studio DR – Duration: 25 min – black/white

Portrait of A Duke ’69
A fascinating portrait of Duke Ellington in honour of his 70th birthday.
Location: Denmark & USA – Duration: 48 min

Duke Ellington’s Memorial ’74
A programme in memory of Duke Ellington.
Duration: 50 min – black/white

Duke Ellington in Tivoli Gardens ’71
Ben Webster and Duke Ellington are reunited in this famous complete concert, a very moving experience for both performers and audience. The Orchestra: Cootie Williams, Harold “Money” Johnson, Eddie Preston, Mercer Ellington, John Coles, Chuck Connors, MalcomTaylor, Booty Wood, Russell Procope, Harold “Geezil” Minerve, Norris Turney, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, Joe Benjamin, Rufus Jones, Tony Watkins, Nell Brookshire, and special guest Ben Webster.
Location: Tivoli’s Concert Hall – Duration: 1:2 67 min & 2:2 73 min – black/white

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