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Duke Ellington, rehearsal for a Sacred Concert at Great St Mary's Church, Cambridge, 1967. Creator: Brian Foskett.

Duke Ellington, rehearsal for a Sacred Concert at Great St Mary's Church, Cambridge, 1967. Creator: Brian Foskett.

2-713-294 - National Jazz Archive/Heritage Images

Duke Ellington, rehearsal for a Sacred Concert at Great St Mary's Church, Cambridge, 1967. On February 20, 1967, Duke Ellington’s 15-piece ensemble, featuring many of jazz’s all-time greats, played a two-hour special concert in Cambridge. 1,300 people packed into the church, for the one-off show; which featured tap-dancing, and a lengthy drum solo. As well as Ellington at the keyboard, star players on the night included trumpet player Cat Anderson, saxophonist Johnny Hodges, drummer Rufus ‘Speedy’ Jones, and Esther Marrow on vocals.


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  1. 0830000858
  1. 2-713-294
  1. 2713294
  1. FOS_00220
  1. FOS/220

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5199x6668
File Size : 33855kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Brian Foskett, attributed to: British: Jazz Photographer
Subject
  1. Duke Ellington: American: Composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra
Medium
  1. Photograph
Picture Type
  1. Portrait
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Cambridgeshire
  6. --------------- Cambridge
  1. 52 12 00 N , 000 07 00 E

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