Duke Ellington

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Claude Bolling obituary
Leading figure in French jazz, as a pianist, composer and bandleader, who also wrote more than 100 film scores

John Fordham

31, Dec, 2020 @3:23 PM

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Bringing black composers into exam syllabuses | Letters
Letters: A syllabus for one instrument can take anything up to four years to develop, writes Leslie East, former chief executive of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, while Laurie Smith highlights George Bridgetower

Letters

22, Jul, 2020 @4:26 PM

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Keith Tippett obituary
Brilliant jazz pianist and composer who could make the outlands of modern music feel like the most hospitable of places

John Fordham

17, Jun, 2020 @4:22 PM

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Experience: I’m a world-class whistler
I do between 75 and 100 concerts a year and earn twice as much as I did as a nurse

Geert Chatrou

09, Aug, 2019 @9:01 AM

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The week in theatre: The Bridges of Madison County; Oklahoma!; Blues in the Night – review
Three musicals explore every shade of love and longing

Kate Kellaway

28, Jul, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Sharp suits, thin ties and the coolest musicians on Earth: Jazz 625 is back!
It was a piece of black and white magic, a perfect fusion of sound and music boasting Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington – and lots of smoke. Can the landmark TV show now bewitch a new generation of fans?

Richard Williams

29, Apr, 2019 @1:43 PM

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Sandi Russell obituary
Other lives: Jazz singer, writer and educator

Diana Collecott

14, Aug, 2017 @4:36 PM

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Duke Ellington: An Intimate Piano Session review – always striking the right note
(Storyville)

Dave Gelly

16, Apr, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about purple
This week, reader saneshane creates a playlist from your suggestions – including songs by Jimi Hendrix, MIA and Marc Almond

Stephen Males

09, Mar, 2017 @12:00 PM

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Mary Lou Williams: Live at the Cookery review – a unique talent
(Chiaroscuro)

Dave Gelly

05, Mar, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Duke Ellington: The DukeBox 2 review – a trove of fascinating Ellingtonia

John Fordham

15, Dec, 2016 @6:30 PM

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Claire van Kampen: my favourite Shakespeare-inspired compositions
Without the riches of Shakespeare, the musical world would be a poorer place. The composer, playwright and director picks her 10 favourite pieces

Claire van Kampen

21, Aug, 2016 @3:00 PM

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