Another Blue Light should be on its way to our members, if it hasn’t arrived already. Hopefully you’ve also received an email with our latest news. Just in case, here are some of the links and news items included.
- DESS ran a fantastic online conference - if you missed it you can catch up on the videos on their website: https://ellington.se/
- DESS also ran an interesting feature “Ellington At Chateau Goutelas 1966” https://ellington.se/2021/02/25/ellington-at-chateau-goutelas-1966/
- Pianist Junior Mance passed away in January. There’s an interesting interview with him here https://www.jazzwax.com/2021/01/junior-mance-1928-2021.html. Mance collaborated on an album of Ellington tunes in 1997 with Joe Temperly: The Music Of Duke Ellington (Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/6SmCMnoYBHiN6wGAkiSJU6?si=8dXqBy35RZyvKtsPJMF1Ag)
- Earl Oakin appeared on Uptown Lockdown recently. He runs his own podcast of classic recordings Earl Okin’s Amazing Gramophone Show: https://earlokin.blogspot.com/
- More Pitter Panter Chatter: https://www.mattheyman.com/pitter-panter-chatter#h.vzwj3pkajmmn