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Miles and Miles of Miles
The Columbia Legacy
"...before his "retirement" of 1975-81, featuring his tribute to Duke Ellington, "He Loved Him Madly." The fidelity on these..."

Dec. 12, 1997 Music Feature by Jeff Mccord

Roadkill
"...Sanders and Boyd Vance performing "The Sacred Jazz of Duke Ellington."..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Music Feature

Flip the Switch
"...captured on 1982's Still Life, the PA was playing Duke Ellington's "Take the A Train" when Bill Graham stepped..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Total Honesty
Fred Sanders
"...best bandleaders really connect with their players," says Elliot. "Duke Ellington, probably the best of all, wrote songs specific..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Short Cuts
"...a collection of early music films including clips of Duke Ellington, Liberace, Kate Smith, and much more. Call 708-1717..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

Overstanding
Big Game Hunter
"...set of improvisational numbers that proudly displayed their influences: Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Miles Davis, Art Blakey, Doc Cheatham,..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Hitting Below the Mason-Dixon Line
America's Favorite Curmudgeon Takes On Thomas Pynchon
"...the face to great composers, living and dead, including Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Tadd Dameron, Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter,..."

June 13, 1997 Books Feature

Roadkill
Sebastian Campesi Victory Grill Sunday, June 8
"...my jazz collection is a long out-of-print album titled Duke Ellington's Jazz Violin Session, featuring Ray Nance and Stephane..."

June 6, 1997 Music Feature

Live Shots
"...Dee and Jo Carol in her set along with Duke Ellington, Spinal Tap, and even the goddamned Pixies. Surprisingly,..."

May 16, 1997 Music Feature

Live Shots
"...enjoyed the graceful and flowing sounds of the band. Duke Ellington said, "It don't mean a thing if it..."

Jan. 31, 1997 Music Feature

Keepsakes
"...jazz club Birdland. Jazz greats from Count Basie to Duke Ellington to Ella Fitzgerald (with a burning candle standing..."

July 5, 1996 Arts Feature

Live Shots
"...on the half-century mark. These are people who experienced Duke Ellington and Count Basie live in their heyday, long..."

June 28, 1996 Music Feature

Art is a put-up-or-
"...imagine Louis Armstrong laughing and Miles Davis sneering, while Duke Ellington smiles with a distant, unassailable irony.) Two new..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Column

Box Sets: Record Reviews
"...Johnson. Oliver Nelson -- 72 big bands in all. Duke Ellington and Stan Kenton weigh in with the most..."

Dec. 15, 1995 Music Review

Pesto, Puccini, and the Omni Talented Singing With Your Supper
"...one of the waiters did a credible rendition of Duke Ellington's "Satin Doll." I noticed that, because the servers..."

June 16, 1995 Arts Feature

Graham Reynolds
"...Difference Engine (Innova) Graham Reynolds & the Golden Arm TrioDuke! Three Portraits of Ellington (Innova)..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Off the Record
Austin Music Poll winners are just going to have to wait until the Austin Music Awards, plus a closer look at SXSW's international acts
"...Graham Reynolds' new double whammy, The Difference Engine and Duke! Three Portraits of Ellington (see "Texas Platters," Feb. 11)...."

Feb. 25, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Dr. John / Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint
Record review
"...Borrowing a page of sheet music from his dapper Ellington tribute, 2000's Duke Elegant, the good doctor goes back..."

June 16, 2006 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Here Are Your 2018/19 Austin Music Award Winners
Best band, musician, song, radio station, and more Top 10s chosen by you
"...Runners-Up: Abhi the Nomad, Mama Duke, Street Queer, Riders Against the Storm, Third Root Jazz..."

March 1, 2019 Music Feature

SXSW Music Jazz Sampler
Psychedelic, post-bop, Latin-inflected, and more: 11 jazz artists
"...Seven years have passed since Reynolds released Duke! Three Portraits of Ellington. That's what happens when one's..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Top 10s
"...Difference Engine (Innova)/Graham Reynolds & the Golden Arm Trio, Duke! Three Portraits of Ellington (Innova)..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Austin Top 10
Making local lists and checking 'em twice
"...8) Graham Reynolds, Duke! Three Portraits of Ellington (Innova)..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Music Feature

SXSW Saturday Picks & Sleepers
Last night of SX handicapping
"...triple concerto of The Difference Engine and a chopped-and-screwed Duke! Ellington tribute, crown the local composer's prolific career so..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature

Allen Toussaint
Soul stirrers
"...sessionistas young (Nicholas Payton) and old (Marc Ribot) mean Ellington standard "Day Dream" almost doesn't miss Johnny Hodges and..."

June 5, 2009 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing Thursday night SXSW 09 talent
"...1am.) – Belinda Acosta The Golden Arm Trio Does Duke!..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

A Man and a Half
Hanging with music industry legend Jerry Wexler
"...dessert, cognac, and discussions on jazz ("I did meet Ellington -- once, as a teenager up in his apartment...."

Dec. 1, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Claude "Fiddler" Williams Swingin' the Blues (Bullseye Blues & Jazz)
National Records
"...swing era-standards and chestnuts by Arlen, Goodman, Moten, and Ellington, both Duke and Mercer, with a brief nod to..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Letters at 3AM
The paradox of possiblities exhibited by the 20th century -- from Auschwitz to Ginger & Fred.
"...I think of Coleman Hawkins' tenor sax playing Ellington's "Solitude" while the Duke adds mysteries on the piano..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Column by Michael Ventura

Top 10 1999/National
"...8. The Other Side of Ellington, Duke's Motivation (Palmetto)..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature

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