Below are items we feel will be of especial interest to our Members and others interested in Duke Ellington which have featured on our front page.

Farewell, President Humph (2008)

Humphrey Lyttelton, 1921-2008.

It was with great sadness that we received the news of the death of our Honorary President, Humphrey Lyttelton.

Humph really was a one-off; a towering figure and without hyperbole, a "National Treasure;" inimitable and irreplaceable.

Click the portrait to go to the official site.

Ellington's Sacred Music in London 2006

Tina May

The cover of the Summer 2006 edition of our magazine, Blue Light. Singer and DESUK Member Tina May during a performance of Ellington's sacred music at Cadogan Hall, London, May 2006. Photo: Antony Pepper.

Duke Ellington International Conference 2004

DESUK Members in Stockholm

DESUK Members attending the 19th International Study Group Conference in Stockholm, Nalen music hall, May 2004 Photo: Loek Hopstaken & Antony Pepper.