Tag Archives: Duke Ellington

  1. Happy birthday to jazz pianist John Lewis – sideman to Charlie Parker.

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    May 4, 2014 by dontbringlulubook

    John Lewis also played with Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis. He was director of the American┬áModern Jazz Quartet which he …
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  2. Duke Ellington’s birthday this week

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    April 27, 2014 by dontbringlulubook

    ┬áThe band leader was said to have raised the perception of jazz to an art form. He received a special …
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