A giant collection of Ellington's best, all presented in the famous Real Book notation! Over 100 tunes for C instruments, including: African Flower * Air Conditioned Jungle * All Too Soon * Black and Tan Fantasy * Bojangles * C-Jam Blues * Caravan * Come Sunday * Cotton Tail * Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me * Don't Get Around Much Anymore * Duke's Place * Hiawatha * I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) * I'm Just a Lucky So and So * In a Sentimental...
Vocal Score of Beggar's Holiday, the only Duke Ellington Broadway Musical.
9) Grace notes
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 43 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
Rare musical performances: Django Reinhardt with Stéphane Grapelli and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France in Jazz hot (1939), Duke Ellington and the Cotton Club Orchestra featured in Black and tan (1929), Louis Armstrong in Copenhagen, 1934, and a 1929 performance from the Utica Jubilee Singers.
10) New Orleans
1 DVD (110 min.) : sd., b&w, 4 3/4 in.
Nick, the proprietor of a Bourbon Street gambling joint, an artistic haven for African-American musicians who gather and jam from dusk til dawn, falls in love with an opera-singing socialite. After losing his nightclub Nick tries over the course of many years to get jazz the respect and audience it deserves.