Duke Ellington archive
Read History As Symphony: The African-American Experience In Jazz Suites WFIU
February 21, 2013 – Composers such as Duke Ellington have captured black history in long-form works. Hear five examples. WFIU
Read Whatever Happened To The Classical Christmas Album?
December 25, 2012 – The flow of classical Christmas albums has slowed, triggering a longing for past recordings.
Read Five Jazz Songs Of The Freedom Struggle
Read Five Hauntingly Hip Sides For Your Jazz Halloween WFIU
Read Five Jazz Sides For The Age Of Prohibition WFIU
Read T-Bone Burnett On 10 Years Of 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?'
August 23, 2011 – The super-producer plays cuts from a new deluxe edition of the massively successful film soundtrack.
Read Five Platters For Your Fourth Of July Picnic WFIU
Read Branford Marsalis And Joey Calderazzo's Top Five Jazz Duos
June 8, 2011 – Inspired by their own album of duets, we asked the jazzmen to name their favorite pairings.
Read Duke's Men: Ellington's Loyal Improvisers WBGO
Listen A Duke Ellington Masterpiece, Saved From History's Basement
January 5, 2011 – In 1940, two amateurs made what would become a Grammy-winning recording -- 40 years later.
Read Take The 'A' Train: Jazz By The ABCs WESA
Listen Jessye Norman: Back To Her 'Roots'
Read Duke Ellington At 111
Read Swing Strings: Five Jazz Violinists