Tag Archives: Duke Ellington

Jazz, I’ll just put this here.

Overheard: Wonderful piece played wonderfully. It is a little funny though that the title of the video mentions a Duke Ellington cover. There are no covers in jazz, but great pieces known as standards, which all artists interpret their own … Continue reading

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“In the Mood” theater run, take two

This year wife Suzy (tenor, clarinet), friend Bob (bass bone), friend Bill (lead trumpet), and I (alto & bari sax, sop & bass clarinet) will be a part of the “In the Mood” big band. It is a theater show … Continue reading

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In the Mood this weekend

I’m Jones’ing for some Big Band and the In the Mood theater production is doing their last weekend of the show in Monroe, WA. I invited late to the gig after I already had two other gigs, so I will … Continue reading

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Johnny Hodges does “The Last Time I saw Paris”

Music, as they say, is a great mood maker. I’m sitting here on an extended holiday weekend pokin’ around the internet; you know that “series of tubes” thingee. This video, one of my many favorites, is NSFW because some of … Continue reading

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