Jazz Index: Duke Ellington

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Jazz Index – created on 13. August 2014

The following bibliographical information is drawn from periodicals and books present in the archive of the Jazzinstitut Darmstadt. Our extensive periodical collection comprises more than 55,000 issues of some 1,050 jazz periodicals. Close to two-thirds of the collection has been indexed.

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Ellington, Duke (p * b: 29.Apr.1899, Washington/DC; d: 24.May 1974, New York; Lexikon: Feather [1958]; Feather [1960]; People [1984]; Companion [1987]; New Grove [1988]: Duke ELLINGTON“, „WASHINGTONIANS“; rororo [1988]; Reclam [1989]; Who’s Who [1989]; Dictionnaire [1988,1995]; MusicHound [1999]; Rough Guide [1999]; Yanow [2000]; vertical file: Duke ELLINGTON [1992-2006])

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NN: The Genius of the Jazz Giants, Los Angeles o.J. [sheet music] (T: piano solo arrangement by Earl Hines of „Do Nothin‘ Till You Hear From Me“ [p. 80-81]; „Don’t Get Around Much Anymore“ [p. 82-83])

Abel Green: The Washingtonians. First New York Reviews, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 21-22 (C; Reprint, from: Clipper, 23.Nov.1923)

NN: Reviews from the Kentucky Club, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 22-24 (C; Reprint, from: Variety, 1.Apr.1925; Billboard, 5.Dec.1925)

Kay O’Hare: Piping Hot Show Served in New Cotton Club Revue, in: Steven Lasker: A Cotton Club Miscellany, [no place] 2002 [book: privately published], p. 4-5 (C; reprint, from The Morning Telegraph, 6.Dec.1927)

R.D. Darrell: Criticism in the Phonograh Monthly Review, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 33-40 (R; Reprint, from: Phonograph Monthly Review, 1927-1931)

Dave Peyton: The Washingtonians „Set New England Dance Crazy“, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 24-28 (F; Reprint, from: Chicago Defender, 27.Aug.1927)

Abel Green: First Cotton Club Review, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 31-32 (C; Reprint, from: Variety, 7.Dec.1927)

NN: 5,000 Try to Hear „Battle of Jazz“ at the Savoy Ballroom, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 16 (C; reprint, from 1928)

Abbé Niles: Ballads, Songs and Snatches. Jazz, 1928. An Index Expurgatorius, in: The Bookman. A Review of Books and Life, 68/5 (Jan.1929), 570-572 (F) [digi.copy]; excerpted reprint, as „Ballads, Songs and Snatches. On Ellington“, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 40-41 (F) [digi.copy]

Jacques Fray: Duke Ellington, in: Documents, #6 (1930), p. 370-371 (F); Reprint, in: Denis-Constant Martin & Olivier Roueff: La France du Jazz. Musique, modernité et identité dans la première moitié du XXe siècle, Marseille 2002 [book: Editions Parenthèses], p. 292-293 (F)

NN: „Black and Tan“ a Vivid Musical. Talking Drama Brings Duke Ellington and Band to Screen, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 29 (short F; reprint, from 1930)

NN: Country’s Greatest Jazz Band to Appear for Lone Engagement. Sell Hall Secures Contract Appearance of Famous Cotton Club Orchestra at Pythian Temple, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 37 (F; reprint, from 1930)

NN: Duke Ellington Composes Cotton Club Score, in: Steven Lasker: A Cotton Club Miscellany, [no place] 2002 [book: privately published], p. 18 (C; reprint, from Chicago Defender, 22.Mar.1930)

NN: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, in: Bulletin du HCF, #449 (Jul.1996), p. 25 (advertisment; Reprint, from: Variety, 2.Apr.1930)

NN: At the Alhambra, in: New York Age, 29.May 1929 (short C) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington to Make National Tour, in: Steven Lasker: A Cotton Club Miscellany, [no place] 2002 [book: privately published], p. 18-19 (F; reprint, from Chicago Defender, 28.Jun.1930)

NN: Duke’s Music for Amos ’n‘ Andy, in: Allon Schoener (ed.): Harlem on My Mind. Cultural Capitol of Black America 1900-1978, New York 1979 [book], p. 130-131 (F; Reprint, from: Amsterdam News, 9.Jul.1930)

John Skinner: Seeing What You Hear. Slapstick and Crude Sentiment Dominate Throughout Poorly Woven Plot of Amos ’n‘ Andy Talkie, ‚Check and Double Check‘, in: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 5.Nov.1930 (Film-R) [digi.copy]

Florence Zunser: ‚Opera Must Die,‘ Says Galli-Curci! Long Live the Blues, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 44-45 (F/I; Reprint, from: New York Evening Graphic Magazine, 27.Dec.1930)

Janet Mabie: Ellington’s ‚Mood Indigo‘. Harlem’s ‚Duke‘ Seeks to Express His Race, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 41-43 (F/I); Reprint, from: Christian Science Monitor, 13.Dec.1930)

NN: Harlem Asking Itself, Why is Duke Leaving the Cotton Club? Say Duke was underrated; Lots of gossip. Harlem’s Tongues Buzzing with Reports of Fancied Gaiety, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 45 (F; reprint, from 1931)

Duke Ellington: The Duke Steps Out, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 46-50 („I“/A; Reprint, from: Rhythm, Mar.1931)

Archie Bell: Ellington Orchestra and Singer Make Hit / Duke Ellington’s Orchestra Draws Big Crowds, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 50-54 (C; Reprint, from: Cleveland News, 6.Jul.1931 + 8. Jul.1931)

Chester Nerges: Introducing Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra, in: Steven Lasker: A Cotton Club Miscellany, [no place] 2002 [book: privately published], p. 19-27 (F; reprint, from Chicago Defender, 25.Jul.1931, 1.Aug.1931, 8.Aug.1931, 15.Aug.1931, 22.Aug.1931)

NN: Plasters $2,000 Fine on Duke Ellington, in: The Afro-American, 5.Sep.1931, p. 9 (F: fined by AFM) [digi.copy]

Floyd G. Snelson: Story of Duke Ellington’s Rise to Kingship of Jazz Reads Like Fiction…, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 54-56 (F; Reprint, from: Pittsburgh Courier, 19.Dec.1931)

NN: Duke Ellington, Orpheum, Los Angeles, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 57 (C; reprint, from 1932)

NN: Duke Ellington, Orpheum, San Francisco, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 56 (C; reprint, from 1932)

NN: Duke Ellington, Palace, Chicago, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 62 (C; reprint, from 1932)

NN: Duke Ellington, Paramount, N.Y., in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 58 (C; reprint, from 1932)

Robert Goffin: Aux frontières du jazz, Paris 1932 [book: Éditions du Sagittaire], p. 181-183 (F: chapter „Les grands Jazz nègres. Duke Ellington and his band“) [digi.copy]; p. 212-217 (F: chapter „Les individualités du Hot. ‚Duke‘ Ellington“) [digi.copy]

R.D. Darrell: Black Beauty, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 61-65 (F/A/R; Reprint, from: disques, Jun.1932)

W.H.: Kunst. Duke Ellington, in: Hans E. Wijnberg & Guido van Rijn (Hgg.): Jazz op het Kennemer, Overveen 1995 [book], p. 22-23 (F; Reprint, from: De Lyceumkrant, 10/2 (Oct.1932), p. 15-16)

Harold Flakser: Duke Ellington and the Talking Record. A verbatim transcript of: 539 „Souvenir of Duke Ellington’s First Visit to England 1933“, in: DEMS Bulletin, Oct/Dec.1979, p. 1 (I: P. Mathison Brooks interviews Duke Ellington) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington, Mr. Levy, Percy Mathison Brooks, in: [photo], London, 1933 (photo) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington, Palladium, London, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 82 (C; reprint, from: Variety, 1933)

Wilder Hobson: Duke Ellington, in: Ralph de Toledano (ed.): Frontiers of Jazz, New York 1947 [book: Oliver Durrell]; reprint: London 1966 [book: The Jazz Book Club & Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.], p. 137-147 (F; Reprint, from: Fortune, Aug.1933); reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 93-98 (F)

NN: Ellington Has New Song Hit, in: The Afro-American, 22.Apr.1933 (short F: „Sophisticated Lady“) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington’s Band Arrives June 8th. „Melody Maker“ Concert for Musicians, June 18th, in: Jerry’s Rhythm Rag, #4 (Fall 1993), p. 22-23 (F; Reprint, from Melody Maker, May 1933); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 79 (F)

Spike Hughes: The Duke – In Person, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 69-72 (C; Reprint, from: Melody Maker, May 1933); excrepted reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 75 (F)

NN: Radio Reports. (On the Air in London), in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 78-79 (C; Reprint, from: Melody Maker, 24.Jun.1933)

NN: The Duke at the Palladium, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 75-78 (C; Reprint, from: Melody Maker, 17.Jun.1933); excerpted reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 83 (C)

Spike Hughes: Meet the Duke!, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 72-75 (F; Reprint, from: Daily Herald, 13.Jun.1933)

Mathison Brooks: Duke Ellington Talks, in: [radio interview], 14.Jul.1933 (I) [mp3 sound file]

NN: Duke Ellington Defends His Music, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 80-81 (I; Reprint, from: Sunday Post, Jul.1933)

Duke Ellington: My Hunt for Song Titles, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 87-89 („I“; Reprint, from: Rhythm, Aug.1933) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington in Westchester, in: New York Amsterdam News, 23.Aug.1933, p. 7 (short F) [digi.copy]

H.A. Overstreet: Touching Tomorrow’s Frontiers is Duke Ellington’s Music. The „Secret“ of the Ellington Orchestra, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 98-102 (F; Reprint, from: Metronome, Oct.1933)

NN: Duke Is Victor Artist, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 28.Oct.1933, p. A6 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Kunst/Muziek. Nieuwe Muziek. Duke Ellington and his famous orchestra te Scheveningen, in: Hans E. Wijnberg & Guido van Rijn (Hgg.): Jazz op het Kennemer, Overveen 1995 [book], p. 34-35 (F/C; Reprint, from: De Lyceumkrant, 11/1 (Oct.1933), p. 10-11)

Constant Lambert: The Spirit of Jazz, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 110-111 (F; Reprint, from: Constant Lambert: Music HO! A Study of Music in Decline, London 1934)

NN: Duke Ellington, Capitol, N.Y., in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 100 (C; reprint, from 1934)

NN: Duke Ellington, Paramount, L.A., in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 96 (C; reprint, from 1934)

NN: Ellington Unit, Palace, Akron, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 91 (C; reprint, from 1934)

Warren W. Scholl: Duke Ellington. A Unique Personality, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 102-105 (F; Reprint, from: Music Lovers‘ Guide, 2/6 [Feb.1934])

Jacques Laparra: Duke Ellington, in: Music. Le Magazine du Jazz (Belgium), 10/102-103 (Mar/Apr.1934), p. 5 (C: Ellington in Paris)

NN: Duke Ellington’s Rehearsals a Bedlam of Discord, in: Afro-American, 19.May 1934, p. 9 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington Band Tours Northwest, in: Afro-American, 19.May 1934, p. 9 (short F) [digi.copy]

Roger Pryor Dodge: Harpsichords and Jazz Trumpets, in: Hound & Horn, Jul-Sep.1934 (F/A/T: „Black and Tan Fantasy“); Reprint (excerpts), as: Black and Tan Fantasy, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 105-110 (A/T); Reprint (complete), in: Roger Pryor Dodge: Hot Jazz and Jazz Dance, Collected Writings, 1929-1964, New York 1995 [book: Oxford University Press], p. 12-26 (F/A/T)

Duke Ellington: L’album „Hot“. 20 grands succès de Duke Ellington, Paris 1935 [book/sheet music: Éditions Salabert] (T: „Black and Tan Fantasy“; „Mood Indigo“; „New Orleans Low Down“; „Wall Street Wail“; „Zonky Blues“; „The Lazy Duke“; „Washington Wabble“; „Flaming Youth“; „Hop Head“; „Sweet Mamma“; „Misty Mornin'“; „Blues I Love to Sing“; „Goin‘ to Town“; „Sweet Chariot“; „Sloppy Joe“; „Awful Sad“; „Black Cat Blues“; „What a Life!“; „Memphis Wail“; „Blues of the Vagabond“)

Duke Ellington: Supplement à l’Album „Hot“. Ce nouvel album comprend 10 nouveaux succès „hot“ de Duke Ellington, Paris ca. 1935 [book/sheet music: Éditions Salabert] (T: „Sophisticated Lady“; „Rub-a-Tub-Lues“; „Birmingham breakdown“; „Mississippi Moan“; „Dicty Glide“; „Blue Bubbles“; „Jubilee Stomp“; „Harlem Flat Blues“; „Ducky Wucky“; „Immigration Blues“)

NN: Duke Ellington Once Outdrew Paul Whiteman, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 108 (short F; reprint, from 1935)

Gama Gilbert: „Hot Damn,“ Says Ellington When Ranked with Bach. Ellington’s Response to Lambert, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 112-114 (F/I; Reprint, from: Philadelphia Record, 17.May 1935)

Russell J. Cowans: Composer’s Mother Dies. Remains of Mrs. Ellington Are Shipped to D.C. Mother of Band Leader Dies Saturday in Detroit Hospital. 8-Week Treatment by Specialist Fails. Family at Bedside When Condition Is Critical, in: The Afro-American, 1.Jun.1935, p. 22 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Don’t Spend it All Today! The Duke and His Boys Will be Here Monday!, in: Atlanta Daily World, 20.Jul.1935, p. 3 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Here July 22. Duke Ellington, in: Atlanta Daily World, 15.Jul.1935, p. 3 (short F) [digi.copy]

John Hammond: The Tragedy of Duke Ellington, The „Black Prince of Jazz“, in: Down Beat: 60 Years of Jazz, Milwaukee 1995 (Hal Leonard Corp.) [book], p. 25 (F; Reprint, from: Down Beat, Nov.1935); Reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 118-120 (F)

Edward Morrow: Duke Ellington on Gershwin’s Porgy, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 114-117 (F/I; Reprint, from: New Theatre, Dec.1935)

NN: Duke Ellington Plays Texas. Harlem Boys Bound for Fair Los Angeles, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 126 (C; reprint, from 1936)

NN: Duke Ellington, Paramount, L.A., in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 127 (C; reprint, from 1936)

NN: Duke Ellington, State, N.Y., in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 123 (C; reprint, from 1936)

R.D. Darrell:Duke Ellington, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 127-128 (F; Reprint, from: The Gramophone Shop Encyclopedia of Recorded Music, New York 1936)

NN: Duke Ellington – Reminiscing in Tempo / Solitude, in: Rhythm, Feb.1936, p. 40-41 (R)

„Smallwood“: Ask Smallwood – Wish you’d run short accounts of five of Ellington’s outfit – Whetzel, Jenkins, Williams and Guy. From what year does Duke’s „Black and tan Fantasy“ date?, in: The Afro-American, 4.Apr.1936 (F: biographical sketches of Arthur Whetsol, Freddie Jenkins, Cootie Williams, Sonny Greer, Freddy Guy) [digi.copy]

Enzo Archetti: In defense of Duke Ellington and His ‚Reminiscing in Tempo‘, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 121-125 (F; Reprint, from: American Music Lover, 1 [Apr.1936])

B. ten Hove: The Iron Duke, in: Rhythm, May 1936, p. 39 (F)

Richard Mack: Duke Ellington. In Person, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 117-118 (C; Reprint, from: Orchestra World, May 1936)

Carl Cons: A Black Genius in a White Man’s World. Much Nonsense Has Been Written About the Duke. A Frank Interview Revealing Many Unheretofore Known Facts About Edward Kennedy Ellington, in: Down beat, Jul.1936 (F/I; reprint, in: Down Beat: 60 Years of Jazz, Milwaukee 1995 (Hal Leonard Corp.) [book], p. 29-31 (F/I); reprint, in: Frank Alkyer & Ed Enright (eds.): Down Beat. The Great Jazz Interviews. A 75th Anniversary Anthology, New York 2009 [book: Hal Leonard Books], p. 4-5 (F/I)

Helen Oakley: Duke Ellington at the Apollo, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 125-127 (C; Reprint, from: Metronome, Oct.1936)

Franklyn Frank: Believes Musicians Are Derelict By Not Protecting Their Own Interests, in: Philadelphia Tribune, 3.Dec.1936, p. 10 (F: critical questions about their way of handling business to Fletcher Henderson, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Eddie Durham, Duke Ellington) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington, Cotton Club, N.Y., in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 132 (C; reprint, from 1937)

NN: Duke Ellington, Orpheum, Mpls., in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 140 (C; reprint, from 1937)

NN: Duke Ellington, State, N.Y., in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 138 (C; reprint, from 1937)

John Hammond: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – Jazz Lips / Harlemania / Showboat Shuffle / Solitude, in: Rhythm, Feb.1937, p. 11, 13-14 (R)

George T. Simon: Duke Ellington, in: George T. Simon: Simon Says. The Sights and Sounds of the Swing Era, 1935-1955, New York 1971 [book], p. 402-403 (F: Besetzung; Reprint, from: Metronome, Apr.1937)

NN: The Duke Ellingtons – Cotton Clubbers en Masse, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 451-453 (F; Reprint, from: Metronome, Apr.1937)

Gordon Wright: Duke Ellington – „I’ve Got to Be A Rug Cutter“ / „New East St. Louis Toodle-oo; „Caravan“ / „Stompy Jones“ / „Lazy Man#s Shuffle“ / „Rexatious“ (Master 101; Variety 515, 517), in: Metronome, 53/5 (May 1937), p. 29 (R) [digi.copy]

George T. Simon: Duke Ellington (A), in: George T. Simon: Simon Says. The Sights and Sounds of the Swing Era, 1935-1955, New York 1971 [book], p. 83-87 (F/C; Reprint, from: Metronome, Jun.1937)

Leslie Lieber: Paris Listened to Duke with „Stone-Pusses“ – The Wild Acclaim. „Louis Is A Louis Is A Louis“ By Stein Might Make Jazz As Popular Here, in: Down Beat, 4/8 (Aug.1937), p. 7, 12 (F)

Paul Eduard Miller: Disc-Cussin‘. Duke Ellington – „Azure“ / „Alabamy Home“ / „Caravan“ (Master), in: Down Beat, 4/8 (Aug.1937), p. 16 (R)

Paul K. Damai: The Air Angle, in: Down Beat, 4/8 (Aug.1937), p. 14 (N: radio show)

NN: Ellington Dance Music Pleases Coliseum Crowd, in: The Evening Independent (St. Petersburg, Florida), 24.Nov.1937 (C) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington Refutes Cry That Swing Started Sex Crimes. Stravinsky’s „Le Sacre du Printemps“ More Exciting Emotionally Than Jazz, in: Down Beat, 39/13 (20.Jul.1972), p. 24 (F/I; Reprint, from Down Beat, Dec.1937); in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 128-129 (F/I)

NN: Duke Ellington, Cotton Club, N.Y., in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 149 (C; reprint, from 1938)

NN: Duke Ellington, Stanley, Pittsburgh, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 146 (C; reprint, from 1938)

Paul Eduard Miller: Is Begro Composer Booged In Own Field? Best Recods & Original Tunes In ’37 Produced By White Musicians, in: Down Beat, 5/1 (Jan.1938), p. 18 (F) [digi.copy]

Aaron Copland: Scored and Records. Duke Ellington, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 130 (F; Reprint, from: Modern Music, Jan-Feb.1938)

NN: The Duke & Calloway Switch Places At Cotton Club, in: Down Beat, 5/2 (Feb.1938), p. 27 (short F) [digi.copy]

Paul Eduard Miller: Duke Ellington – „Dusk in the Desert“ / „Chatter Box“ (Brunswick), in: Down Beat, 5/2 (Feb.1938), p. 16 (R) [digi.copy]

John Barker: Ebonettes, in: Down Beat, 5/3 (Mar.1938), p. 18 (F: reports about a meeting with Duke Ellington in which Ellington told him about his current activities)

Paul Eduard Miller: Duke Ellington – „Black and Tan Fantasy“ / „Steppin‘ Into Swing Society“ (Brunswick); „Black Butterfly“ / „Harmony in Harlem“ (Brunswick), in: Down Beat, 5/3 (Mar.1938), p. 16 (R)

NN: Ellington Replaces Whetsol in Band, in: Down Beat, 5/4 (Apr.1938), p. 2 (short F) [digi.copy]

Jacques Simon: L’Anniversaire de Duke Ellington, in: Music. Le Magazine du Jazz (Belgium), 14/152-153 (Jun.1938), p. 85 (F/D: Ellington recordings from 1937)

NN: Swing with Dorsey and Ellington, in: Metronome, 54/6 (Jun.1938), p. 13 (photos)

Duke Ellington: From Where I Lie#, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 131 (I; Reprint, from: The Negro Actor, 15.Jul.1938)

Isadora Smith: Duke Ellington Rated ‚Joe Louis of Music‘. Man who created a new jazz is real world champion of the musical horizon today, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 16.Jul.1938, p. 20 (F) [digi.copy]

Marshall Stearns: Duke and Lionel Top Band Discs; Nan Wynn and Louie Take Solo Honors. Lawrence Brown Shows Old-Time Solo Style Again on Ellington’s ‚Rose of the Rio Grande‘, in: Tempo, 6/3 (Sep.1938), p. 7 (R)

Duke Ellington: Music Is ‚Tops‘ to You and Me… and Swing Is a Part of It, in: Tops, 1938, p. 14-18 („I“); Reprint, as „Duke Ellington Explains Swing“, in: Robert Walser (ed.): Keeping Time. Readings in Jazz History, New York 1999 [book: Oxford University Press], p. 106-110 („I“)

NN: Duke Set For First American Concert, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 31.Dec.1938, p. 16 (short F: concert preview for concert at City College) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke’s New Year $$, in: Down Beat, 5/12 (Dec.1938), p. 14 (N)

NN: Ellington Draws 2,200 in New Orleans; Other Band Grosses, in: Down Beat, 5/12 (Dec.1938), p. 27 (N)

NN: His Conducting Unorthodox, in: Down Beat, 5/12 (Dec.1938), p. 44 (N/photo)

NN: The Duke Swings. Record Crowd of 12,000 Hear His Band at N.A.A.C.P. Dance, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 161 (C; reprint, from 1939)

Duke Ellington: Duke Says Swing Is Stagnant / Situation Between the Critics and Musicians Is Laughable – Ellington / Duke Concludes Criticism of the Critics, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 132-140 („I“; Reprint, from: Down Beat, Feb.1939, Apr.1939, May 1939); response, by Duke Ellington, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 167 (letter; reprint, drom Down Beat, 1939)

Hugues Panassié: Panassie Decries Plight of Critics!! French Jazz Authority Speaks His Mind to Dissipate the Many Misunderstandings Now Existing, in: Down Beat, 6/3 (Mar.1939), p. 3, 9 (F about the task of the jazz critic, the difficulties to „improve“ jazz, Duke Ellington as good example, the differences between Louis Armstrong and Roy Eldrigde) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke’s Concert in April, in: Down Beat, 6/3 (Mar.1939), p. 1 (N: Carnegie Hall Concert, 12 April 1939; premiere of concerto for Johnny Hodges) [digi.copy]

„H.E.P.“: Ellington to Europe, in: Down Beat, 6/4 (Apr.1939), p. 3 (N) [digi.copy]

Duke Ellington: ‚Situation Between the Critics and Musicians is Laughable‘ – Ellington. The Duke Tells What’s Wrong With Present Methods of Criticism; Cites John Hammond And Others; Points Way to Better Methods, in: Down Beat, 6/4 (Apr.1939), p. 4, 9, 33 („I“: about critics, John Hammond) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – „I was made to love you“ / „Keep a song in your soul“ (H.M.V. B 8653), in: Estrad, 1/4 (Apr.1939), p. 31 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington, in: Estrad, 1/4 (Apr.1939), p. 4 (F: European tour)

„Barrelhouse Dan“: Duke Ellington – „Subtle Lament“ / „Pussy Willow“ (Brunswick), in: Down Beat, 6/5 (May 1939), p. 20 (R) [digi.copy]

Duke Ellington: Chords and Discords. Ellington Corrects a Statement Re Hammond, in: Down Beat, 6/5 (May 1939), p. 10 (letter) [digi.copy]

Duke Ellington: Duke Concludes Criticism of The Critics / Should Hammond Criticize?, in: Down Beat, 6/5 (May 1939), p. 14 („I“) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington and Mills In Split, in: Down Beat, 6/5 (May 1939), p. 1 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Off the Stand Jive, in: Down Beat, 6/5 (May 1939), p. 3 (N: will hire Jean Eldridge after European tour) [digi.copy]

Onal L. Spencer: French J-Bugs In Wild Welcome For Ellington, in: Down Beat, 6/5 (May 1939), p. 9 (N: arrival in Paris, Norwegian tour) [digi.copy]

NN: Just Truck Me Home, Pops, in: Down Beat, 6/6 (Jun.1939), p. 1 (N/photo: returns from European tour)

Onah Spencer: Ellington Lands in New York; Savoy Is Big Draw at Gair, in: Down Beat, 6/6 (Jun.1939), p. 7 (short F)

Jack Towers: Duke Ellington at Neptune Ballroom, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in: [letter / photo], 13.Jul.1994 (F/photo from 1939 concert) [digi.copy]

Duke Ellington: ‚Wait for the Breaks,‘ Says Ellington to Songwriters, in: Down Beat, 6/9 (Sep.1939), p. 5 („I“) [digi.copy]; reprint, in: Down Beat, 76/7 (Jul.2009), p. 74 („I“) [digi.copy]

George T. Simon: Duke and Warnow’s Lucky Strike Band – They’re Toasted. ‚Conversation Music‘ Like Plusg Swing; Mark, the Salesman, in: Metronome, 55/9 (Sep.1939), p. 22 (F) [digi.copy]

Gordon Wright: Duke Leads Wax-Works; Jazz More Musical. „Way Low“, „Dance of the Goon“ (Vo.4941); „Hometown Blues“, „Night Song“ (Vo.4958), in: Metronome, 55/9 (Sep.1939), p. 18 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Cracks Ofay Spot, in: Down Beat, 6/12 (1.Nov.1939), p. 5 (N)

Ted Toll: Ellington Lauded as All Time Greatest, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 186 (F; reprint, from 1940)

NN: D.C.’s First Swing Concert, in: Metronome, 61/6 (Jun.1940), p. 46 (N: Duke Ellington at Howard Theatre) [digi.copy]

Almena Davis: Ellington Opus Gets Once-Over, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 199 (C: „Jump for Joy“; reprint, from 1941)

NN: Joe Turner Star of Duke’s Revuew! Added After Premiere, Blues Singer Hits, Along with Rex, Hidges, Other Ellingtonians, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 202 (C: „Jump for Joy“; reprint, from 1941)

Almena Davis: Duke Ellington Fascinates Interviewer as He Takes ‚Downbeat‘ Writer to Task, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 143-146 (F/I; Reprint, from: California Eagle, 9.Jan.1941)

Duke Ellington: Speech of the Week. We, Too, Sing ‚America‘, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 146-148 („I“; Reprint, from: California Eagle, 13.Feb.1941)

NN: Duke Touring Coast, in: Down Beat, 8/6 (15.Mar.1941), p. 12 (N)

Dave Dexter Jr.: Duke Ellington & Jimmy Blanton – „Body and Soul“ / „Mr. J.B. Blues“ (Victor 27406), in: Down Beat, 1.Jun.1946 (R); reprint, in: Down Beat, 72/1 (Jan.2005), p. 81 (R) [digi.copy]

Alemena Davis: Duke’s ‚Symphonic‘ A Classic Jazz, in: The Pittsburgh Courier, 9.Jun.1941, p. 20 (C) [digi.copy]

John Pittman: The Duke Will Stay on Top! – On Jump for Joy, Opera, and Dissonance as a „Way of Life“, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 148-151 (F/I; Reprint, from: unknown, San Francisco, Aug/Sep.1941)

Kenneth Rogers: Musical Horoscopes. Duke Ellington, in: Down Beat, 8/16 (15.Aug.1941), p. 18 (F)

NN: Duke Relegated to Pit Band in New Revue, in: Down Beat, 8/15 (1.Aug.1941), p. 13 (F: „Jump for Joy“)

NN: Duke’s Revue Shifts to High, But Pit Slows, in: Down Beat, 8/16 (15.Aug.1941), p. 7 (short F: „Jump for Joy“)

NN: ‚The Bli Blip‘, in: Down Beat, 8/16 (15.Aug.1941), p. 17 (N/photo: „Jump for Joy“)

NN: Another Duke Album Coming, in: Down Beat, 8/19 (1.Oct.1941), p. 15 (F)

NN: Ellington Will Open Trocadero, in: Down Beat, 8/21 (1.Nov.1941), p. 13 (N)

NN: Let’s Buy a Band, in: Music and Rhythm, 2/13 (Dec.1941), p. 34 (short F)

André Coeuroy: Le rôle d’Ellington, in: André Coeuroy: Histoire générale du Jazz. Strette – Hot – Swing, Paris 1942 [book], p. 109-112 (F)

Bud McCaffrey Jr.: Hot Wax. An Ellington Criticism, in: Jazz Quarterly, Fall 1942, p. 29-30 (R: Cotton Tail; Never No Lament; Conga Brava; Ko-Ko; Bojangles; a Portrait of Bert Williams)

Buddy Howard: Ellington Celebrates 20th Year in Music, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 212 (C; reprint, from 1942)

NN & Bary Ulanov: Duke Ellington, Hotel Sherman, Chicago, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 218 (C; reprint, from 1942)

NN: Ellington Refuses to Play Own Tune, in: Down Beat, 9/4 (15.Feb.1942), p. 8 (N: „I’ve Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good“) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Waxes Three More Originals, in: Down Beat, 9/6 (15.Mar.1942), p. 15 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Pot Wants an „Au Reet“ Zoot Suit, in: Down Beat, 9/6 (15.Mar.1942), p. 12 (N/photo: comedy team Pot, Pan and Skillet, touring with Ellington) [digi.copy]

NN: Too Much Music, in: Down Beat, 9/6 (15.Mar.1942), p. 24 (N/photo) [digi.copy]

Charles Abbott: Philly Jazz Combo Set for Debut?, in: Down Beat, 9/8 (15.Apr.1942), p. 19 (short C)

NN: What, Joe Louis With Powder Puff?, in: Down Beat, 9/8 (15.Apr.1942), p. 1 (N/photo)

NN: Duke Denies Show Plans, in: Down Beat, 9/9 (1.May 1942), p. 21 (N: denies plans for Paul Robeson musical)

Harry Lim: Critic Misses Both Cootie and Barney, in: Down Beat, 9/17 (1.Sep.1942), p. 15 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Girl Trio Takes Anderson Spot, in: Down Beat, 9/17 (1.Sep.1942), p. 2 (N: Betty Roche, Phyllis Smiley, Joya Sherrill replace Ivie Anderson) [digi.copy]

„new“: Duke Tells ‚Em A Thing or Two. Ellington Taks a Few Raps at ‚Self-Styled Critics‘, in: Down Beat, 9/18 (15.Sep.1942), p. 2 (I)

„dix“: Profiling the Players. Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, in: Down Beat, 9/20 (15.Oct.1942), p. 19 (F/short biographies of his musicians)

Lexa Egon May: Chords and Discords. Incomparable Duke, in: Down Beat, 9/20 (15.Oct.1942), p. 10 (letter)

NN: Ellington Scheduled to Open Hollywood Canteen, in: Down Beat, 9/20 (15.Oct.1942), p. 6 (short F)

Jake Trussell Jr.: The Duke’s Music, in: Jazz Quarterly, Spring 1943, p. 31-32 (F)

NN: Duke Ellington, Hurricane, New York, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 239 (C; reprint, from 1943)

NN: From Kentucky Club to Carnegie Hall. Duke Ellington celebrates 20 years of jazz at the mecca of all musicians, in: Click Magazine, 1943 (F/photos) [digi.copy]

R.P.: Duke Ellington at Carnegie Hall, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 230 (C; reprint, from 1943)

Helen M. Oakley: Ellington to Offer ‚Tone Parallel‘. Black Brown and Beige Are Three Movements of New Concert Piece, in: Down Beat, 10/2 (15.Jan.1943), p. 13 (F) [digi.copy]; Reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 155-158 (F)

Howard Taubman: The ‚Duke‘ Invades Carnegie Hall, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 158-160 (F; Reprint, from: New York Times Magazine, 17.Jan.1943)

NN: Ellington to Play Boston Concert, in: Down Beat, 10/1 (1.Jan.1943), p. 15 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington Wins Swing Poll. Tommy Dorsey Best in Sweet, Dorsey Wins Too. Duke Takes Crown Held By Goodman for Four Years Out of Five, in: Down Beat, 10/1 (1.Jan.1943), p. 1, 13 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Heterogeneous Crop of Platter-Brains, in: Down Beat, 10/2 (15.Jan.1943), p. 4 (N/photo: Leonard Feather, Harry Lim, Mike Levin, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) [digi.copy]

NN: May Broadcast Duke’s Concert, in: Down Beat, 10/2 (15.Jan.1943), p. 1 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: More of Ellington Discographies Soon, in: Down Beat, 10/1 (1.Jan.1943), p. 9 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Program for the First Carnegie Hall Concert, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 160-165 (F; Reprint of the original program notes from 23.Jan.1943)

Paul Bowles: Duke Ellington in Recital for Russian War Relief, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 165-166 (C; Reprint, from: New York Herald Tribune, 25.Jan.1943)

Roger Pryor Dodge: Duke Ellington, in: Roger Pryor Dodge: Hot Jazz and Jazz Dance, Collected Writings, 1929-1964, New York 1995 [book], p. 106-108 (F/T: Yellow Dog; Reprint, from: Jazz Magazine, Jan.1943)

John Hammond: Is the Duke Deserting Jazz?, in: The Jazz Record, #1 (15.Feb.1943), p. 4-5 (F); Reprint, in: Jazz (USA), 1/8 (May 1943), p. 15 (F) [digi.copy]; Reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 171-173 (F)

Mike Levin: Duke Fuses Classical and Jazz! Stuff Is There, Says Mix, Needing Development to Attain New Art Form, in: Down Beat, 61/7 (Jul.1994), p. 24 (C: Black, Brown & Beige; Reprint, from: Down Beat, 15.Feb.1943); Reprint, in: Down Beat: 60 Years of Jazz, Milwaukee 1995 (Hal Leonard Corp.) [book], p. 55-56 (C); Reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 166-170 (C)

Jake Trussell Jr.: Ellington Hits the Top, and the Bottom, in: Jazz (USA), 1/8 (May 1943), p. 16, 20 (F) [digi.copy]

Leonard G. Feather: Heil Hammond!, in: Jazz (USA), 1/8 (May 1943), p. 14, 20 (F) [digi.copy]; reprint: as „Leonard Feather Rebuts Hammond“, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book: Oxford University Press], p. 173-175 (F)

Billy Rowe: Duke Ellington Scores On Fitch Bandwagon. NBC ‚Commercial‘ Drops Barriers; Airs Famed Band, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 5.Jun.1943, p. 21 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington celebrates 20 years of jazz at the mecca of all musicians, in: Click Magazine, 6/6 (Jun.1943), p. 40-41 (F/photos) [digi.copy]

Bob Thiele: The Case of Jazz Music, in: Jazz (USA), 1/9 (Jul.1943), p. 19-20 (F); reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 175-178 (F)

Charles Edward Smith: On the Record. „A Duke Ellington Panorama“ (Victor), in: Jazz (USA), 1/9 (Jul.1943), p. 18 (R)

NN: Duke, Cab, Golden Gate Quartet Make Recordings, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 24.Jul.1943, p. 20 (short F: recordings to be sent to the Russian Army) [digi.copy]

NN: Personelskifte i Duke Ellingtons Orkester, in: Jazz Reports, 3/4 (Sep.1943), p. 14 (F/N)

NN: Skippy Williams with Ellington, in: Down Beat, 10/17 (1.Sep.1943), p. 1 (N) [digi.copy]

Winthrop Sargeant: Is Jazz Music? / Duke Ellington: Defense of Jazz, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 207-208 (F; Reprint, from: American Mercury, 57/238 [Oct.1943]; American Mercury, 57/241 [Jan.1944])

NN: Ellington Band for Stevens in Chicago Soon. Hepsters Crowd with N.Y. Capitol to Jump with Duke, in: Down Beat, 10/21 (1.Nov.1943), p. 1 (F/C) [digi.copy]

Jim Weaver: Jazz and Ellingtonia, in: Jazz (USA), 1/10 (Dec.1943), p. 13, 17 (F)

Roger Pryor Dodge: On the Record. „Ellingtonia Vol. 1“ (Brunswick), in: Jazz (USA), 1/10 (Dec.1943), p. 11-12 (R); reprint, in: Roger Pryor Dodge: Hot Jazz and Jazz Dance, Collected Writings, 1929-1964, New York 1995 [book], p. 305-306 (R)

„mix“: Duke Ellington (Reviewed at the Hurricane, New York), in: Down Beat, 1944 (C); reprint, in: DEMS Bulletin, Mar/May 1980, p. 7 (C) [digi.copy]

David Ewen: Duke Ellington. „East Side, West Side…“, in: David Ewen: Men of Popular Music, Chicago 1944 [book: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company], p. 83-96 (F)

NN: A Real Popular Demand Holds Duke Ellington Over in Loop, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 258 (C; reprint, from 1944)

NN: Ellington Concert at Carnegie Hall. ‚Perfume Suite‘ One of Main Works on Long Program, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 263 (C; reprint, from 1944)

Robert Goffin: Satchmo and the Duke, in: Robert Goffin: Jazz. From the Congo to the Metropolitan, Garden City/NY 1944 [book: Doubleday, Doran & Co.; reprint: New York 1975: DaCapo], p. 167-179 (F) [digi.copy]

M.H. Orodenker: Duke Ellington – „Do Nothing Till You Head From Me“ / „Chlo-e“ (Decca 20-1547), in: The Billboard, 56/1 (1.Jan.1944), p. 62 (R) [digi.copy]

Barry Ulanov: Ellington’s Carnegie Hall Concert a Glorified Stage Show, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 210-212 (C; Reprint, from: Metronome, Jan.1944); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 247 (R)

Colin McPhee: The Torrid Zone, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 213 (C; Reprint, from: Modern Music, 21/2 [Jan/Feb.1944])

Mike Levin: Duke Ellington (Reviewed at Carnegie Hall, New York), in: Down Beat, 11/1 (1.Jan.1944), p. 4 (C) [digi.copy]

NN: That New World Will Be A-Comin‘, in: Down Beat, 11/1 (1.Jan.1944), p. 10 (F) [digi.copy]

John Lucas: Duke Ellington – „Main Stem“, „Johnny Come Lately“ (Victor), in: Down Beat, 11/4 (15.Feb.1944), p. 8 (R) [digi.copy]

Bob Copland: Chords and Discords. Woody and Duke, in: Down Beat, 11/6 (15.Mar.1944), p. 10 (letter) [digi.copy]

NN: Joins Duke, in: Down Beat, 11/6 (15.Mar.1944), p. 14 (N/photo: singer Wini Johnson joins Ellington band) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington’s Ork Scores In Return To Hurricane Club, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 8.Apr.1944, p. 13 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellingtonites Placed in 1-A, in: Down Beat, 11/8 (15.Apr.1944), p. 1 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Al Sears Joins Ellington Saxes, in: Down Beat, 11/10 (15.May 1944), p. 16 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington On the Cover, in: Down Beat, 11/9 (1.May 1944), p. 1, cover (N/cover) [digi.copy]

John Lucas: Duke Ellington – „Someone“, „My Little Brown Book“ (Victor), in: Down Beat, 11/12 (15.Jun.1944), p. 8-9 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Tax Takes Duke from NYC Nitery, in: Down Beat, 11/11 (1.Jun.1944), p. 1 (N) [digi.copy]

Richard O. Boyer: The Hot Bach, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 20-60 (F/I; Reprint, from: The New Yorker, 24.Jun.1944, 1.Jul.1944, 8.Jul.1944); Reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 214-245 (F/I); Reprint, in: Veronica Byrd & James Ty Cumbie & Tiffany A. Ellis & Rob Gibson (eds.): Jump for Joy. Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates The Ellington Centennial, 1899-1999, New York 1999 [book: Jazz at Lincoln Center], p. 120-132 (F)

Duke Ellington: by… Duke Ellington, in: The Needle, Jul.1944, p. 10-11 („I“: about Winthrop Sargeants „Is Jazz music?“)

George T. Simon: On Joining Duke Ellington. „It’s Like Nothing Else!“, in: George T. Simon: Simon Says. The Sights and Sounds of the Swing Era, 1935-1955, New York 1971 [book], p. 458-459 (F; Reprint, from: Metronome, Jul.1944)

NN: Idol Gossip, in: Down Beat, 11/13 (1.Jul.1944), p. 4 (N: Ellington band will not break up) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Injured in Faulty Elevator, in: Down Beat, 11/15 (1.Aug.1944), p. 1 (short F) [digi.copy]

Duke Ellington: Certainly It’s Music, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 246-248 („I“; Reprint, from: Listen, 4/12 [Oct.1944])

Duke Ellington: Swing Is My Beat, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 248-250 („I“; Reprint, from: New Advance, Oct.1944)

NN: Concert Series Set For Duke, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 21.Oct.1944, p. 13 (short F) [digi.copy]

Barry Ulanov & Leonard Feather: Duke Ellington – „I Don’t Mind“ / „What Am I Here For?“ (Victor 20-1598), in: Metronome, 62/11 (Nov.1944), p. 16 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Flash!, in: Metronome, 62/11 (Nov.1944), p. 8 (N: concert dates) [digi.copy]

NN: Three Chicks for Duke, in: Metronome, 62/11 (Nov.1944), p. 9 (N: Rosita Davis, Joya Sherrill, Marie Ellington) [digi.copy]

Phil Featheringill: Chicago Telescope, in: Metronome, 62/11 (Nov.1944), p. 11 (N: benefit concert for Children’s Health and Aid Society in Chicago) [digi.copy]

Sharon A. Pease: Technical Skill And Invention Boost Ellington, in: Down Beat, 11/21 (1.Nov.1944), p. 12 (F/A/T: „Frankie and Johnnie“) [digi.copy]

Sharon A. Pease: Technical Skill and Invention oost Ellington, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 250-252 (F/T: Frankie and Johnny; Reprint, from: Down Beat, 1.Nov.1944)

John Lucas: Best Tunes of All. ‚Black and Tan Fantasie“, in: Down Beat, 11/24 (15.Dec.1944), p. 8 (F) [digi.copy]

John Lucas: Diggin‘ the Discs. Duke Ellington – „I Don’t Mind“, „What Am I Here For“ (Victor), in: Down Beat, 11/24 (15.Dec.1944), p. 8 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke, ‚The New Jazz‘ Spot Month’s Hot, in: Metronome, 62/12 (Dec.1944), p. 9 (F: Carnegie Hall Concert, Dec. 19) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington Concert at Carnegie Hall, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 213-214 (C; Reprint, from: New York Times, 20.Dec.1944)

NN: He Got It Band, in: Down Beat, 11/23 (1.Dec.1944), p. 1 (N: convicted killed listens to Ellington before execution) [digi.copy]

Barry Ulanov: Duke Ellington, 400 Club, N.Y., in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 270 (C; reprint, from: Metronome, 1945)

Edmond Bernhard & Jacques Vergnies: Duke Ellington et son orchestre, in: Edmond Bernhard & Jacques Vergnies: Apologie du Jazz, Bruxelles 1945 [book], p. 160-163 (F)

Harry Hess: The Diligent Duke of Ellington, part 2, in: Jazz Studies (British Institute of Jazz Studies), 2/1 (1968), p. 3-4 (F; originally written in 1945/1946); part 3, in: Jazz Studies (British Institute of Jazz Studies), 2/2 (1968), p. 23-25 (F; originally written in 1945/1946)

NN: A Date with Duke, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 278 (C; reprint, from 1945)

NN: Duke-Jordan Billing Feud in Happy Ending, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 280 (F; reprint, from 1945)

NN: Edward Kennedy (Duke) Ellington. A Short Biography, in: British Forces Network, #8 (1950), p. ** (excerpt from „Esquire Jazz Book 1945“)

Robert Goffin: De Fletcher Henderson à Duke Ellington, in: Robert Goffin: Histoire du Jazz, Montréal 1945 [book], p. 233-254 (F)

Yannick Bruynoghe: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra, in: Jazz (Belgium), #8 (1945), p. 7-8 (F)

„The Two Deuces“: Duke Ellington – „I’m Beginning to See the Light“ / „Didn’t You Know I Care“ (Victor 20-1618), in: Metronome, 62/1 (Jan.1945), p. 22 (R) [digi.copy]

Barry Ulanov: Ellington Concert Way Up and Down, in: Metronome, 62/1 (Jan.1945), p. 8 (C: Carnegie Hall, 19.Dec.1944; photo) [digi.copy]

Barry Ulanov: Stage Show Reviews. Duke Ellington. Lowdown for Uptown. Apollo, New York, in: Metronome, 62/1 (Jan.1945), p. 30-31 (C) [digi.copy]

Frank Stacy: Duke’s Concert and Mag’s Bash Delight, in: Down Beat, 12/2 (15.Jan.1945), p. 1, 12 (C) [digi.copy]

John Lucas: Duke Ellington – „Don’t You Know I Care“, „I’m Beginning To See the Light“ (Victor), in: Down Beat, 12/2 (15.Jan.1945), p. 8 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke’s Concert Rates Sell-Out, in: Down Beat, 12/2 (15.Jan.1945), p. 3 (C) [digi.copy]

NN: Sad-Eyed, in: Metronome, 62/1 (Jan.1945), p. 10 (N/photo: Taft Jordan, Duke Ellington, Ray Nance) [digi.copy]

NN: Why, Sho‘!, in: Down Beat, 12/2 (15.Jan.1945), p. 1 (N: anecdote) [digi.copy]

Ed Heartz: Duke Ellington Concert (Symphony Hall, Boston – Dec.13, 1944), in: ***, p. 7 (C)

Frank Stacy: BG, Duke & Bailey Lost, Moans Blesh, in: Down Beat, 12/4 (15.Feb.1945), p. 3 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Down Beat Plans Ellington Concert, in: Down Beat, 12/4 (15.Feb.1945), p. 1 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Bing and Duke Discuss It, in: Down Beat, 12/5 (1.Mar.1945), p. 1 (short F/photo) [digi.copy]

NN: Bing and Duke Discuss It, in: Down Beat, 1.Mar.1945, p. 1 (N: Down Beat award)

NN: Duke Ellington On The Cover, in: Down Beat, 12/6 (15.Mar.1945), p. 1, cover (N/cover) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington Concert Sell-Out In Chicago, in: Down Beat, 12/6 (15.Mar.1945), p. 1 (F: concert preview with program listing) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Into 400 Club, in: Down Beat, 12/7 (1.Apr.1945), p. 2 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke’s Second Coast Concert Smash Sell-Out, in: Down Beat, 12/7 (1.Apr.1945), p. 1 (C) [digi.copy]

Barry Ulanov: The Duke, in: Metronome, 62/5 (May 1945), p. 12 (C/photos) [digi.copy]

Barry Ulanov: the duke, in: Metronome, 62/5 (May 1945), p. 12 (C/photos) [digi.copy]

NN: Early to Rise!, in: Down Beat, 12/10 (15.May 1945), p. 9 (N: anecdote) [digi.copy]

„Don“: Duke Ellington & Tommy Dorsey – „The Minor Goes Muggin'“, „Tonight I Shall Sleep“ (Victor), in: Down Beat, 12/12 (15.Jun.1945), p. 8 (R) [digi.copy]

John Skelton: Chicago Telescope, in: Metronome, 62/6 (Jun.1945), p. 8 (N: in Detroit, Chicago) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington’s Hep Chicks, in: Down Beat, 12/12 (15.Jun.1945), p. 2 (N/photo) [digi.copy]

NN: Marathon!, in: Down Beat, 12/12 (15.Jun.1945), p. 5 (N: Ellington could do 62 hour-long airshows featuring only his own compositions) [digi.copy]

The Two Deuces (= Barry Ulanov & Leonard Feather): Duke Ellington – „Kissing Bug“ / „Mood to Be Wooed“ (Victor 20-1670), in: Metronome, 62/6 (Jun.1945), p. 14 (R) [digi.copy]

The Two Deuces (= Barry Ulanov & Leonard Feather): Double header, in: Metronome, 62/6 (Jun.1945), p. 15 (N/photo: Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Tommy Dorsey) [digi.copy]

Bob Downs: Chords and Discords. Black, Brown and Beige, in: Down Beat, 12/13 (1.Jul.1945), p. 10 (letter) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington Cancels Appearance at Lake, in: The Zanesville Signal (Zanesville, Ohio), 7.Aug.1945, p. 11 (N: heart attack suffered at Washington, D.C.) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke’s Doc Orders No 1-Nighters, 16G Kissed Good-bye, in: Billboard, 57/34 (25.Aug.1945), p. 19 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Moves To Zanzibar, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 18.Aug.1945, p. 21 (short F) [digi.copy]

Claude Laurence & Hubert Rostaing: En parlant d’arrangements…, in: Jazz Hot, 11/1 (Oct.1945), p. 19-20 (A: „The Mooche“, „Black and Tan Fantasy“)

Claude Laurence: En parlant d’arrangements, in: Jazz Hot, 11/2 (Nov.1945), p. 18-19 (A); part 2, in: Jazz Hot, 11/3 (Dec.1945), p. 29-31 (A)

Joost van Praag: L’orchestre de Duke Ellington en Hollande, in: Jazz Hot, 11/2 (Nov.1945), p. 11 (F/C)

Horst Lippmann: Letzte Neuheiten. Herman und Ellington tauschen Stars für Schallplattenaufnahmen aus, in: Die Jazz-Club News, #5/6 (Dec/Jan.1945/46), p. 13 (N)

Horst Lippmann: The Duke Is On the Air, in: Die Jazz-Club News, #5/6 (Dec/Jan.1945/46), p. 12 (F)

NN: A Duke’s Touch, in: Down Beat, 12/24 (15.Dec.1945), p. 2 (N/photo)

NN: Duke’s Carnegie Hall Concert May Be Aired, in: Down Beat, 12/23 (1.Dec.1945), p. 10 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Lena Natural for ‚Beggars‘, in: Down Beat, 12/24 (15.Dec.1945), p. 3 (N)

NN: Why Duke Ellington Avoided Music Schools, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 252-255 (F/I; Reprint, from: PM, 9.Dec.1945)

„gg“: Nový Duke Ellington, in: Gramofon, 2 (1946), p. 2 (short F)

Barry Ulanov: Duke Ellington, New York 1975 [book; Reprint, O: London 1946: Musicians Press]; review, by Frank Stacy, in: The Capitol News from Hollywood, 4/3 (Mar.1946), p. 6 (B) [digi.copy]

Barry Ulanov: Duke Ellington, New York 1975 [book; Reprint, O: London 1946: Musicians Press], p. 239-246 (F: chapter „Jump for Joy“) [digi.copy]; p. 247-261 (F: chapter „Black, Brown and Beige“) [digi.copy]

Charles Emge: Duke Rings Bell Both Ways with Coast Bash, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 300 (C; reprint, from Down Beat, 1946)

Hugues Panassié: Duke Ellington at the Salle Pleyel, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 81-87 (F/C/I mit Cootie Williams, Barney Bigard; Reprint, from: Hugues Panassié: Douze Années de Jazz, 1927-1938, Paris 1946)

Jean de Trazegnies: Duke Ellington. Harlem Aristocrat of Jazz, Bruxelles 1946 [book]

NN: Duke Ellington, Carnegie Hall, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 307 (C; reprint, from 1946)

NN: Duke’s ‚Beggar’s Opera‘ Ready for Rehersals; to Select Cast, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 304 (N; reprint, from 1946)

NN: Ellington Concert Lures 11,000 Fans to Watergate, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 296-297 (C; reprint, from 1946)

NN: Ellington’s Band in Annual Concert. ‚Joint Is Jumping‘ at Carnegie Hall as the Duke Offers His Formal and Informal Works, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 287 (C; reprint, from 1946)

NN: Beat Sponsors Twin Concerts with Ellington, in: Down Beat, 13/2 (14.Jan.1946), p. 1, 21 (F)

NN: Duke and Billy On the Cover, in: Down Beat, 13/2 (14.Jan.1946), p. 1, cover (N/cover)

NN: Duke Repeats at Carnegie Hall, in: Down Beat, 13/1 (1.Jan.1946), p. 1 (N)

NN: Ellington Week Honors Duke, in: Down Beat, 13/2 (14.Jan.1946), p. 12 (N)

NN: Ellington Writes of Race Problems in Vivid Music, in: Ebony, Jan.1946, p. 14-15 (F/I) [digi.copy]

NN: Swing Tomes to Hit Stands Soon, in: Down Beat, 13/2 (14.Jan.1946), p. 16 (N: book about Ellington)

NN: TD, Duke Both Re-sign at Victor, in: Down Beat, 13/2 (14.Jan.1946), p. 8 (short F)

„Don“: Duke Ellington – „The Wonder of You“ / „I’m Just a Lucky So-And-So“ (Victor), in: Down Beat, 13/4 (11.Feb.1946), p. 19 (R) [digi.copy]

Don C. Haynes: Duke Draws Sell-Out Crowd Whi Sit On Hands, in: Down Beat, 13/4 (11.Feb.1946), p. 1, 12-13 (F/C: concert at Civic Opera House, Chicago) [digi.copy]

Donald C. Biggar: The Direction of Ellington, in: Jazz Orchestras, #1 (Feb.1946), p. 18-19 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Camera Catches Ellington Concert Celebs, in: Down Beat, 13/4 (11.Feb.1946), p. 1 (short F/photos) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Bids for Lena, in: The Capitol News from Hollywood, 4/2 (Feb.1946), p. 1 (N: „The Beggar’s Opera“) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Writing Jazz Opera, in: Down Beat, 13/4 (11.Feb.1946), p. 18 (short F: „Beggar’s Opera“) [digi.copy]

Vernon M. Thornes: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, in: Jazz Orchestras, #1 (Feb.1946), p. 12-14 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington Set for Capitol Transcriptions, in: The Capitol News from Hollywood, 4/5 (May 1946), p. 1 (short F)

Robert Goffin: Zwölf „Records“ und „Exile“, in: Die Jazz Club News, #9 (May 1946), p. 13 (short I: favorite records; Reprint, from: Esquire, Sep.1943)

Bill Gottlieb: I’m Not Slipping – Duke Ellington. My Current Ork Just as Good and Perhaps More Flexible, He Says, in: Down Beat, 13/13 (17.Jun.1946), p. 4, 14 (F/I)

Paul Eduard Miller: Is the Duke Declining? ‚Loss of Stars Killing His Band!‘ – Part One of An Illuminating View, in: Hollywood Note, 1/4 (Jun.1946), p. 13 (F)

Dave Dexter Jr.: Duke Not Declining… Dex. He’s Only Trying Another Approach, in: Hollywood Note, 1/5 (Jul.1946), p. 8 (F)

NN: Date with the Duke, in: Jazz Club News, #11/12 (Jul/Aug.1946), p. 12-13 (short F)

NN: Esquire Profiles Duke Ellington, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 20.Jul.1946, p. 22 (short F) [digi.copy]

Armand Leclercq: Black, Brown and Beige, ou l’histoire musicale de la race noire, in: Jazz Hot, 12/9 (Sep/Oct.1946), p. 9 (F)

David Waxman: An Ellington Classic – „Jack the Bear“ and „Morning Glory“, in: Jazz Notes, #67 (Sep.1946), p. 4-6 (F/R)

Günter Boas: Die Jazzbiographie. Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Club News, #13/14 (Sep/Oct.1946), p. 10-12 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke & Woody for Puppetoons, in: Down Beat, 13/21 (7.Oct.1946), p. 7 (N)

NN: Django Music, in: Time, 18.Nov.1946 (F: Django Reinhardt & Duke Ellington) [vert.file: Django REINHARDT]

NN: Duke to Salute Cootie via Wire, in: Afro-American, 9.Nov.1946, p. 8 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz by Django, in: Newsweek, 18.Nov.1946 (F: Django Reinhardt & Duke Ellington) [vert.file: Django REINHARDT]

Leonard Feather: Duke Ellington, in: Metronome, 62/12 (Dec.1946), p. 23 (F)

Charles Delaunay: George Gershwin ou Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, 13/15 (1947), p. 8-9 (F)

Les Zimmerman: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra, New York ca. 1947 [program booklet: Ellison B. Greenstone] (F) [digi.copy]

Michael Levin: Ellington Pleases Concert Crowd, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 325 (C; reprint, from 1947)

NN: Duke’s Frisco Concert to a Sedate House, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 319 (C; reprint, from 1947)

NN: Liberia Honors Duke Ellington, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 325 (N; reprint, from 1947)

Sharon Pease: Down Beat’s Styles of Famous 88’ers. The Style Secrets of 30 Famous Pianists Revealed in Authentic Examples, New York 1947 [sheet music: Leeds Music Corporation], p. 48-49 (F/T: „Frankie and Johnny“)

NN: Duke to Hold Court at Apollo, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 15.Feb.1947, p. 14 (short F) [digi.copy]

Duke Ellington: Farewell to Jazz Fakers, in: Veronica Byrd & James Ty Cumbie & Tiffany A. Ellis & Rob Gibson (eds.): Jump for Joy. Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates The Ellington Centennial, 1899-1999, New York 1999 [book: Jazz at Lincoln Center], p. 12-14 („I“; excertped reprint, from: Interpretations in Jazz. A Conference with Duke Ellington, in: The Etude, Mar.1947)

Gunnar Asklund: Interpretations in Jazz. A Conference with Duke Ellington, in: The Etude, 65/3 (Mar.1947), p. 134, 172 (F/I); Reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 255-258 (F/I)

NN: Duke Ellington Party, in: New York Amsterdam News, 1.Mar.1947, p. 23 (N/photo: Duke Ellington, Al Sears & wife, Mercer Ellington & wife, Buddy Bowser, Lawson Bowman, Henry Armstrong, Bea Ellington, Chris Columbus) [digi.copy]

Roger E. Bell & Dave Dallwitz: New Hot Record Reviews. Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – Black, Brown and Beige (parts 1-4), in: Jazz Notes, #72 (Mar.1947), p. 8-9 (R)

Alfredo Papo: „Black, Brown and Beige“. Historia musical de la raza negra, in: Ritmo y Melodia (Spain), 4/20 (May 1947), p. 2-3 (F)

Hans Blüthner: Swing Band, in: Melodie, 2/5 (May 1947), p. 10-11 (F) [digi.copy] {photos clipped}

NN: Duke Ellington – „Ouverture to a Jam Session“ / „Beautiful Indians“ / „Flippant Flurry“ / „Golden Feather“ / „Jam-a-Ditty“ / „Trumpet No End“ / „It Shouldn’t Happen to a Dream“ (Musicraft Album S-6, 484), in: Metronome, 63/5 (May 1947), p. 28-29 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duque Ellington en Europa?, in: Ritmo y Melodia (Spain), 4/21 (Jun.1947), p. 7 (N)

NN: DeParis, Jordan Leave the Duke, in: Down Beat, 14/16 (30.Jul.1947), p. 2 (N)

NN: Point and Counterpoint. The Duke Delivers, in: Metronome, 63/7 (Jul.1947), p. 6-7 (short F/I: Ellington talks against jazz traditionalists)

Leonard Feather: Duke Ellington says he never makes uncomplimentary remarks. Reluctantly, but unmistakably, the giant among bandleaders speaks his mind about jazz as he submits to the blindfold test, in: Metronome, 63/8 (Aug.1947), p. 22-23 (BT: Boyd Raeburn: „Salvatore Sally“; Stan Kenton: „Artistry in Percussion“; Mary Lou Williams: „Waltz Boogie“; Charlie Barnet: „Shady Lady“; Dizzy Gillespie: „Ray’s Idea“; Tony Scott: „All Too Soon“; JatP: „Lester Leaps In“; Kid Ory: „The World’s Jazz Crazy“; Babs Gonzalez: „Lop-Pow“; Dizzy Gillespie: „All the Things You Are“; Mercer Ellington: „Ditty a la Dizzy“; Frankie Laine: „I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With Me“) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: The Duke Speaks, in: Jazz Times, 25/6 (Aug.1995), p. 138, 136-137 (BT: Boyd Raeburn: „Dalvatore Sally“; Stan Kenton: „Artistry in Percussion“; Mary Lou Williams: „Waltz Boogie“; Charlie Barnet: „Shady Lady“; Dizzy Gillespie: „Ray’s Idea“ / „All the Things You Are“; Tony Scott: „All Too Soon“; JatP: „Lester Leaps In“; Kid Ory: „The World’s Jazz Crazy“; Three Bips and a Bop: „Low-Pow“; Mercer Ellington: „Ditty à la Dizzy“; Frankie Laine: „I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love with Me“)

NN: Ellington Special (Columbia C-127), in: Metronome, 63/8 (Aug.1947), p. 30-31 (R) [digi.copy]

Ralph J. Gleason: Duke’s Frisco Concert To A Sedate House, in: Down Beat, 14/17 (13.Aug.1947), p. 3 (C)

NN: Duke Is Doctor, in: Down Beat, 14/22 (22.Oct.1947), p. 4 (N)

NN: Herman Sits In On Duke’s Recording Session, in: Down Beat, 14/22 (22.Oct.1947), p. 3 (N/photo)

NN: WMCA Signs Duke Ellington for Disc Jockey Series. Composer-Leader Becomes Big Town’s First Major Sepia Platter Sponner, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 22.Nov.1947, p. 17 (F) [digi.copy]

Charles Delaunay: Discographie de Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, 13/18 (Dec.1947), p. 10-11 (D)

NN: Point and Counterpoint. Talk of the Turntables, in: Metronome, 63/12 (Dec.1947), p. 9 (short F: signed to do a transcribed disc jockey show for New York’s WMCA)

NN: Duke Ellington to Open „Duke Ellington’s“ Dance Emporium, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 339 (C; reprint, from 1948)

NN: Ellington Presents 2 New Compositions, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 341 (C; reprint, from 1948)

Stuart S. Allen: A Weary Duke Errs by Not Rehearsing with Ork, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 333 (short C; reprint, from 1948)

Ted Hallock: Duke’s Chicago Date Lacks Flair, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 327 (C; reprint, from 1948)

André Hodeir: Les derniers disques d’Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, #19 (Jan.1948), p. 10-11 (F/R)

Jack Egan: Duke’s Bow Real Gone, in: Down Beat, 15/2 (28.Jan.1948), p. 2 (N about Ellington radio show)

Michael Levin: Ellington Pleases Concert Crowd, in: Down Beat, 15/1 (14.Jan.1948), p. 3 (F/C: Carnegie Hall Concert, Dec.1947)

Ted Hallock: Duke’s Chicago Date Lacks Flair, in: Down Beat, 15/2 (28.Jan.1948), p. 6 (F/C)

NN: Duke’s Regal Week Set, in: Down Beat, 15/3 (11.Feb.1948), p. 4 (N) [digi.copy]

Marshall Stearns & Patricia A. Samson: Critic Rapped; Crowds Pleased, in: Down Beat, 15/4 (25.Feb.1948), p. 16-17 (F/C: Carnegie Hall; concert in Cedar Falls, Iowa); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 328 (F/C)

Jack O’Brian: Jack O’Brian on Broadway, in: Zanesville Signal (Zanesville, Ohio), 13.Mar.1948, p. 3 (F/I: about being a disc jockey on the side) [digi.copy]

Eugene T. McCarty: Letters to the Editors. Jazz Tyro is Perplexed, in: Metronome, 64/3 (Mar.1948), p. 10 (letter/C at Masonic Auditorium, Detroit)

Hans Blüthner: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „Hot and Bothered“; Duke Ellington Solo – „Swampy River“ (Odeon 31 746), in: Melodie, 3/3 (Mar.1948), p. 14 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Instantané. Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, #21 (Mar.1948), p. 11 (short F)

NN: Duke Ellington Band, Show Play Paramount, in: New York Amsterdam News, 24.Apr.1948, p. 23 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Undergoes Cyst Operation, in: Down Beat, 15/8 (21.Apr.1948), p. 1 (N)

NN: Ellington, Basie, Jacquet, Plus Sarah Vaughan, At Carnegie, in: New York Amsterdam News, 3.Apr.1948, p. 24 (F) [digi.copy]

Jack Egan: Capsule Comments, in: Down Beat, 15/10 (19.May 1948), p. 12 (C + Ella Fitzgerald)

NN: Duke Ellington and Orchestra Back in Swing. Piano Genius Heads Big Paramount Bill, Features Fitzgerald, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 1.May 1948, p. 15 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Point and Counterpoint. Personalities, in: Metronome, 64/6 (Jun.1948), p. 7 (N: will collaborate with producer Perry Walker on Broadway musical „based upon the conflict between present day American Indians and their elders“)

Thomas E. Lodge: Ellington’s D.C. Bash Postponed, in: Down Beat, 15/12 (16.Jun.1948), p. 2 (F) [digi.copy]

Boris Vian: Le Jazz, in: Combat, 11./12.Jul.1948 (F); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 290-291 (F)

Boris Vian: Le plus grand, in: Combat, 18./19.Jul.1948 (F); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 291-293 (F)

Boris Vian: Les concerts Ellington, in: Combat, 25./26.Jul.1948 (C); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 294-295 (C); German translation, as: Die Ellington-Konzerte, in: Boris Vian: Stolz und Vorurteile. Schriften, Glossen und Kritiken über Jazz, Wien 1990 [book: Hannibal], p. 84-85 (F)

Boris Vian: Ruee d’admirateurs à la Gare du Nord pour accueillir Duke Ellington, in: Combat, 20.Jul.1948 (F); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 293-294 (F); German translation, as: Eine Heerschar Bewunderer am Gare du Nord zum Empfang von Duke Ellington, in: Boris Vian: Stolz und Vorurteile. Schriften, Glossen und Kritiken über Jazz, Wien 1990 [book: Hannibal], p. 83-84 (F)

NN: Duke’s Fall Tour Being Arranged, in: Down Beat, 15/15 (28.Jul.1948), p. 1 (N)

Stuart S. Allen: London Largo. A Weary Duke Errs By Not Rehearsing with Ork, in: Down Beat, 15/15 (28.Jul.1948), p. 2 (F/C)

Ernest Borneman: The Duke in Paris, Part I. Diary – 68 Hours Without Sleep, in: Down Beat, 15/17 (25.Aug.1948), p. 6-7 (F/I) [digi.copy]

Alec Wilder: A Look at the Duke, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 258-261 (F; Reprint, from: Saturday Review, 28.Aug.1948)

André Hodeir: Le Duke sur la pente de la facilité? Duke Ellington Plays the Blues, in: Jazz Hot, #25 (Aug/Sep.1948), p. 5-7 (F/A/T: excerpts from „Royal Garden Blues“; „Beale Street Blues“; „Transblucency“; „Memphis Blues“)

Michelle Vian: Duke Ellington à Paris. Les Concerts / Quelques minutes avec Duke, in: Jazz Hot, #25 (Aug/Sep.1948), p. 16-17 (C/I)

NN: Looking Backward. Notes on Ellington, in: The Jazzfinder, 1/9 (Sep.1948), p. 16 (F)

Charles Delaunay: Quand Ellington joue le blues…, in: Jazz Hot, #26 (Oct.1948), p. 7 (F)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Don’t Be So Mean to Baby“ / „It’s Mad, Mad, Mad“ (Columbia 38295), in: Metronome, 64/10 (Oct.1948), p. 44 (R)

Jack Egan: Webster in Royal Return to Duke, in: Down Beat, 15/24 (1.Dec.1948), p. 1 (F/C)

Thomas E. Lodge Jr.: D.C. Opens New Ellington Nitery, in: Down Beat, 15/26 (29.Dec.1948), p. 17 (F: Clubs called „Ellington“ in Washington, D.C.)

NN: Duke Ellington Adds Melodic Nail to Bop’s Coffin in Bop City Debut, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 352 (C; reprint, from 1949)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Sultry Serenade“ / „Do Nothing ‚Till You Hear From Me“ (Columbia 38363), in: Metronome, 65/1 (Jan.1949), p. 44 (R) [digi.copy]

Boris Vian: Duke Ellington Vampire ou Catalyseur?, in: Combat, 4.Feb.1949 (F); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 319-320 (F); Dutch translation, as: Duke Ellington. Vampier of katalysator?, in: Boris Vian: Over jazz. Teksten 1946-1958, Amsterdam 1984 [book: Van Gennep], p. 37-38 (F); German translation, as: Duke Ellington. Vampir oder Katalysator, in: Boris Vian: Stolz und Vorurteile. Schriften, Glossen und Kritiken über Jazz, Wien 1990 [book: Hannibal], p. 94-95 (F)

NN: Ellington Club, in: Ritmo y Melodia (Spain), 5/33 (Feb.1949), p. 7 (N)

NN: The Duke Still Packs ‚Em In, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 12.Feb.1949, p. 20 (short F) [digi.copy]

Kurt Mohr: Miley, Metcalf, Whetsol, Jenkins. The four trumpet soloists on the early Ellingtons, in: Playback, 2/3 (#15, Mar.1949), p. 17 (F)

NN: Cuatro músicos de Ellington y el be-bop, in: Ritmo y Melodia (Spain), 5/34 (Nov.1947), p. 1 (F)

Peter Tanner: Duke Ellington – „Stomp, Look and Listen“ / „Air Conditioned Jungle“ (Columbia DB 2504), in: Jazz Journal, 2/4 (Apr.1949), p. 8 (R) [digi.copy]

„fr“: Der „Duke“ spielte für mich…, in: Melodie, 4/5 (May 1949), p. 11 (F) [digi.copy]

H. Meunier Harris: An Ellington Investigation, in: Jazz Notes, #93 (May 1949), p. 12-15 (F/D)

NN: Hot-Jazz, in: Melodie, 4/5 (May 1949), p. 13 (N: 6th concert at Carnegie Hall) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz-Profile 3. Der „Duke“ ist 50 Jahre alt, in: Melodie, 4/5 (May 1949), p. 2, 10 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington and his Rhythm / Orchestra – „Frankie and Johnnie“ / „Memphis blues“ (HMV B. 9690), in: Orkester Journalen, 17/6 (Jun.1949), p. 28 (R)

Rolf Dahlgren: Duke Ellington and his orchestra – „Memphis Blues“; „Frankie and Johnnie“ (HMV B 9690), in: Estrad, 11/6 (Jun.1949), p. 15 (R)

NN: Lightly and Politely. 56. Record Review by the Three Sluices. Duke Ellington – „Rockabye River“ / „Snafu“ (H.M.V. B9785), in: Jazz Journal, 2/8 (Aug.1949), p. 7 (R) [digi.copy]

Peter Tanner: Duke Ellington – „Rockabye River“ / „Beale Street Blues“ (H.M.V. B9785), in: Jazz Journal, 2/8 (Aug.1949), p. 10 (R) [digi.copy]

Wolf Gerbry: Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Home, 1/5 (Aug.1949), p. 14-15 (F) [digi.copy]

Peter Tanner: Duke Ellington – „Transblucency“ / „St. Louos Blues“ (H.M.V. B9794), in: Jazz Journal, 2/9 (Sep.1949), p. 10 (R) [digi.copy]

Roy Voysey: Things Ain’t What They Used to Be. Random Recollections of Ellingtonia, in: Jazz Notes, #96 (Sep.1949), p. 3-4 (F)

NN: Lightly and Politely, in: Jazz Journal, 2/10 (Oct.1949), p. 7 (F: Down Beat interview on records killing jazz; playing for dancing) [digi.copy]

Rolf Dahlgren: Duke Ellington and his orch. – „Rockabye River“ / „Beale Street Blues“ (HMV B 9785), in: Estrad, 11/10 (Oct.1949), p. 15 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Women“ / „Change My Ways“ (Columbia 38576), in: Metronome, 65/11 (Nov.1949), p. 46 (R)

Sinclair Traill: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „Hy’a Sue“ / „Progressive Gavotte“ (Columbia D.B. 2566), in: Jazz Journal, 2/11 (Nov.1949), p. 9 (R) [digi.copy]

Claes Dahlgren: U.S.A.-intervju i fickformat. Duke Ellington, in: Orkester Journalen, 17/12 (Dec.1949), p. 21 (F/I)

Sinclair Traill: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – „On A Turquoise Cloud“ / „Golden Cress“ (Columbia DB 2591), in: Jazz Journal, 2/12 (Dec.1949), p. 6 (R) [digi.copy]

Jack Sohmer: Duke Ellington – Newport Jazz Festival Suite / Jeep’s Blues / Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue, in: Down Beat, 56/9 (Sep.1989), p. 56 (R; Reprint, from Down Beat, 1950s)

Hugues Panassié: Duke Ellington, in: British Forces Network, #8 (1950) (excerpt from „The Real Jazz“)

J. Martin: Ein großes Erlebnis – eine große Enttäuschung, in: British Forces Network, #8 (1950)

J. Martin: The men Around the Duke, in: British Forces Network, #8 (1950)

J. Martin: Unser „Date with the Duke“, in: British Forces Network, #8 (1950)

K. Weirup: Impressionen in Seria, in: British Forces Network, #8 (1950)

L. Perowne: Duke Ellington, in: British Forces Network, #8 (1950)

NN: Discography „Duke Ellington and his Orchestra“, in: British Forces Network, #8 (1950)

NN: Duke Ellington en Europe. Les musiciens de son orchestre, in: Jazz Hot, 16/43 (1950), p. 13-15

NN: Duke Ellington in Hamburg, 1950, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 489-490 (photos/program leaflet) [digi.copy]

Noel Arnaud & Jacques Bureau & Michel Philippot & Max Bucaille: Duke Ellington, Paris 1950 [vert.file]

Raymond Fol: Duke Ellington, pianiste, in: Jazz Hot, 16/43 (1950), p. 17ff.

„Collector“: Skivor in bör ha. Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra – „Harlem Air Shaft“ / „Sepia Panorama“ (Victor 26731; HMV B9135; HMV Sw JK 2115), in: Orkester Journalen, 18/1 (Jan.1950), p. 26 (R)

Guy Montassut & Jean Gruyer: Connaissance du Grand Orchestre. IV: Portrait de Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, #40 (Jan.1950), p. 8-9 (F); part 2: Duke Ellington, l’arrangeur, in: Jazz Hot, #41 (Feb.1950), p. 7-9 (F); part 3: Duke Ellington. Panorama de l’oeuvre 1940 1950, in: Jazz Hot, #43 (Apr.1950), p. 10-12, 20 (F); part 4: Retour sur les concerts Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, #45 (Jun.1950), p. 18, 20 (F)

Sinclair Traill: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „Warm Valley“ / „Suddenly It Jumped“ (HMV B9847), in: Jazz Journal, 3/1 (Jan.1950), p. 11 (R) [digi.copy]

Alber S. Otto: The Duke – ath the half century mark, in: Jazz Journal, 3/2 (Feb.1950), p. 12 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Yearly Ducal Ceremony Set for Feb. 5 in Chicago. ‚Beat‘ Will Again Sponsor Ellington Chicago Concert, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 355 (F; reprint, from: Down Beat, 10.Feb.1950)

Boris Vian: In Sachen Orchester Duke Ellington [p. 156-160 (F; O: Jazz News, Mar.1950)]; Duke Ellington in Paris [p. 161-163 (F; O: Jazz News, Apr.1950)], in: Boris Vian: Rundherum um Mitternacht. Schriften, Glossen und Kritiken über Jazz, Wien 1989 [book]

Boris Vian: Les grandes figures. A propos de l’orchestre Ellington, in: Jazz News [France], #9 (Mar.1950), p. 4-5 (F); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Autres écrits sur le jazz. Tome 2, Paris 1982 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 50-53 (F)

George Hoefer: Ellington’s Annual Chicago Concert ‚A Gala Evening‘, in: Down Beat, 17/5 (10.Mar.1950), p. 7 (F/C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part One: The Life of Duke Ellington 1927-1950, Cambridge 1999 [book: Vail Publishing], p. 356 (C)

Peter Tanner: Duke Ellington – „Sultry Serenade“ / „Lady of the Lavender Mist“ (Columbia DB 2623), in: Jazz Journal, 3/3 (Mar.1950), p. 6 (R) [digi.copy]

Tom Cundall: Duke Ellington’s Washingtonians – „Li’l Farina“ / „Animal Crackers“ (Tempo R 17), in: Jazz Journal, 3/3 (Mar.1950), p. 6 (R) [digi.copy]

Boris Vian: Duke Ellington a Paris, in: Jazz News [France], #10 (Apr.1950), p. 7 (F); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Autres écrits sur le jazz. Tome 2, Paris 1982 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 56-58 (F)

Boris Vian: Duke Ellington au Palais de Chaillot, in: Combat, 13.Apr.1950 (C); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 356-357 (C)

Boris Vian: Ellington-Variations, in: Combat, 25.Apr.1950 (F); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 357-358 (F)

Boris Vian: L’Orchestre Ellington une formidable machine, in: Combat, 7.Apr.1950 (F); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 355-356 (F)

Charles Delaunay: Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, #43 (Apr.1950), p. 7 (F)

Claude Bolling: Mise en garde, in: Jazz Hot, #43 (Apr.1950), p. 17 (F)

J.H.: Le Duke parmi nous, in: Jazz Hot, #43 (Apr.1950), p. 5 (F)

Jean-Jacques Gaspard: Du „Creole Love Call“ à Kay Davis, in: Jazz Hot, #43 (Apr.1950), p. 16 (F)

NN: Discographie de Duke Ellington et son Orchestre, in: Jazz Hot, #43 (Apr.1950), p. 8-9, 18 (D)

NN: Duke Ellington en Europe. Les musiciens de son Orchestra, in: Jazz Hot, #43 (Apr.1950), p. 13-16 (F)

NN: L’histoire de l’orchestre Duke Ellington (1923-1950), in: Jazz Hot, #43 (Apr.1950), p. 8-9 (F)

Olaf Syman: Jazz News. Nun auch der „Duke“ für Deutschland verloren, in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #6 (Apr.1950) (short F); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 152 (short F) [digi.copy]

Raymond Fol: Duke Ellington, pianiste, in: Jazz Hot, #43 (Apr.1950), p. 17 (F)

Joachim Ernst Berendt: Ellington. Schwarze Musik, in: Der Spiegel, 4/19 (11.May 1950), p. 40 (F) [digi.copy]

„S.T.“: Animalisch und hochtechnisch. Duke Ellington in der Musikhalle, in: Hamburger Abendblatt, 30.May 1950 (C); reprint, in: Swinging Hamburg Journal, 12/1, #44 (2013), p. 36 (C)

André Hodeir: L’Orchestre d’Ellington à Paris. Les délices de capoue, in: Jazz Hot, #44 (May 1950), p. 22-23 (F/C)

Carlos Radzitzky: Ellington au Casino d’Albert Plage, in: Jazz Hot [Hot Club Magazine (Belgium)], #44 (May 1950), p. 35-36 (F/C)

Charles Delaunay: L’Orchestre Ellington à Paris, in: Jazz Hot, #44 (May 1950), p. 21 (C)

Frank Ténot (aka „Le Raisin Moisi“): Fausses Notes. La Grande OEuvre du Duke, in: Jazz Hot, #44 (May 1950), p. 4 (F); reprint, in: Frank Ténot: Frankly Speaking. Chroniques de Jazz de 1944 à 2004, Paris 2004 [book: Editions du Layeur], p. 38 (F)

Jean de Trazegnies: Le Duke joué pour ses amis, in: Jazz Hot [Hot Club Magazine (Belgium)], #44 (May 1950), p. 36 (C)

Jean-Jacques Gaspard: Ellington à Paris. Les solistes, in: Jazz Hot, #44 (May 1950), p. 24 (F/C)

NN: Letzte Nachrichten, in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #7 (May 1950) (short F: 2 concerts planned in Germany); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 176 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Pfeife in Paris, in: Anglo-German Swing Club news Sheet, #7 (May 1950) (C); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 169 (C) [digi.copy]

„Le spectateur“: Duke Ellington à Lausanne, in: Jazz Hot [Jazz-Revue (Switzerland)], #45 (Jun.1950), p. 39-40 (C)

Børge J.C. Møller & Erik Wiedemann: Hvem er hvem i Ellington orkester, in: Jazz Information (Denmark), 1/5 (Jun/Jul.1950), p. 9-14 (F)

Claude Abadie: Réflexions sur le passage de Duke Ellington, in: Jazz News [France], #11 (Jun.1950), p. 6 (C)

Duke Ellington: The Duke’s Address to All Club Members, in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #8 (Jun.1950); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 181 (short „I“) [digi.copy]

Erik Wiedemann: Historien om Duke Ellington og hans orkester, in: Jazz Information (Denmark), 1/5 (Jun/Jul.1950), p. 4-8 (F)

Günther Knud Weirup: Impressionen in Sepia, in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #8 (Jun.1950) (C: Hamburg, Musikhalle); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 192-194 (C: Hamburg, Musikhalle) [digi.copy]

J. Vermont: Duek Ellington. Les bienfaits de la critique, in: Jazz News [France], #11 (Jun.1950), p. 4.5 (C)

Jack Martin: Ein grosses Erlebnis – eine grosse Enttäuschung, in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #8 (Jun.1950) (C: Hamburg, Musikhalle); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 190-192 (C: Hamburg, Musikhalle) [digi.copy]

Jack Martin: grundsätzliches, in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #8 (Jun.1950) (F); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 187-189 (F) [digi.copy]

Jack Martin: Publikümliches, in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #8 (Jun.1950) (F: Hamburg concert); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 196 (F: Hamburg concert) [digi.copy]

Jack Martin: Splitter, in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #8 (Jun.1950) (F/short I with Johnny Hodges, Ernie Royal, Ray Nance, Billy Strayhorn, Al Kilian, Jimmy Hamilton, Don Byas, Sonny Greer, Lawrence Brown, Kay Davis)

Leslie Perowne: Duke Ellington, in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #8 (Jun.1950) (F); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 182 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Discographie. Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #8 (Jun.1950) (D); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag] (D) [digi.copy]

Arthur Goepfert: Ellington and Goodman visit Switzerland, in: DEMS Bulletin, Apr/Jul.2008 (C; reprint from Jazz Journal, Jul.1950) [digi.copy]

Jean de Trazegnies: Un peu de justice pour les Maitres, S.V.P.! En marge des concerts Ellington, in: Jazz Hot [Hot Club Magazine (Belgium)], #46 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 30 (F)

NN: Personalien. Duke Ellington, in: Der Spiegel, 13.Sep.1950, p. 31 (N: pthinks about suing American Communist party because they claim he signed the Stockholm Appeal against nuclear weapons) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke in Theaters. Al Hibbler Back, in: Down Beat, 17/19 (22.Sep.1950), p. 1 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 6 (N)

Gérard Pochonet: „Duke“ à la Salle Wagram, in: Jazz Hot, #47 (Sep.1950), p. 28 (C)

Duke Ellington: Duke Ellington Selects. The Best in Jazz, in: Coronet Magazine, 1951 („I“ about jazz, Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong, Coleman Hwakins, Tommy Dorsey, Bing Crosby, Sarah Vaughan, Django Reinhardt, Oscar Pettiford) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Duke’s Programme was Spectacular (Report from New York), in: Rhythm Club Hamburg, #2 (1951), p. **

Leonard Feather: Duke Readies New Works for Met Opera House Bow, in: Down Beat, 18/2 (26.Jan.1951), p. 1 (F/I); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 10 (F/I)

NN: ‚Beat‘ Again to Sponsor Duke’s Chicago CVoncert, in: Down Beat, ca. Jan.1951 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 12 (F)

Leonard Feather: Duke’s Programm was spectacular!. An extract from the special report Leonard Feather sent from New York, in: British Forces Network Rhythm Club News, Feb.1951 (C); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 382-383 (C) [digi.copy]

Michael Levin: Duke’s Concert ‚Best in Years‘, in: Down Beat, 18/4 (23.Feb.1951), p. 1-2 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 11 (C)

NN: New Drummer Joins Ellington, in: Down Beat, 18/4 (23.Feb.1951), p. 6 (N: Bill Clark); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 12 (N)

NN: New Musicians Mean a New Sound in My Band: Ellington, in: Down Beat, ca. Feb.1951 (F/I); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 14 (F/I)

NN: Proceeds from L’Affaire Duke Go to NAACP, in: Down Beat, 18/4 (23.Feb.1951), p. 1 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 12 (short F)

Leonard Feather: Duke Ellington au Metropolitan Opera, in: Jazz Hot, #53 (Mar.1951), p. 20-21 (F/C)

NN: Duke Ellington Selects: The Best in Jazz, in: Coronet Magazine, Mar.1951, p. 121-124 (F/I: Ellington about Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Tommy Dorsey, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Lena Horne, Django Reinhardt, Oscar Pettiford, Gene Krupa, Art Tatum, Lionel Hampton, Red Norvo) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Hires Tizol, Lou Bellson, Smith, in: Down Beat, ca. Mar.1951 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 14 (F)

Barry Ulanov: Concert of the Year. Duke Ellington, in: Metronome, 67/4 (Apr.1951), p. 17, 22 (C: at Metropolitan Opera House; photo with Lena Horne)

Claes Dahlgren: Nytt från New York. Duke har besvärligt, in: Orkester Journalen, 19/4 (Apr.1951), p. 12-13 (short F)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Build That Railroad“ / „Love You Madly“ (Columbia 39110), in: Metronome, 67/4 (Apr.1951), p. 26 (R)

NN: Jazz-Nachrichten. Hodges, Brown und Greer verließen Ellington, in: Jazz Tempo, 1/1 (Apr.1951), p. 12 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: The Ellingtonians – „Stormy Weather“ / „Cherry“ (Mercer 1956), in: Metronome, 67/4 (Apr.1951), p. 26 (R)

Jack Tracy: Ellington Crew ‚Powerful, Thrilling‘, in: Down beat, ca. Mar.1951 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 15 (C)

NN: Duke Plays Birdland, in: Down Beat, ca. May 1951 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 16 (N)

NN: Duke Subs for BG as Longhair Deejay, in: Down Beat, ca. May 1951 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 18 (N)

NN: Jazz-Nachrichten. Ellington „sehr lebhaft und mitreißend“, in: Jazz Tempo, 1/2 (May 1951), p. 15 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Point and Counterpoint. When Johnny Left the Duke, in: Metronome, 67/5 (May 1951), p. 5

NN: Duke to Do Huge Benefit, in: Down Beat, ca. Jun.1951 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 18 (short F)

„Cefi“: Utmärkt Ellington-film, in: Orkester Journalen, 19/6 (Jun.1951), p. 7 (short F: „Narkotikaligan“)

Barbara Hodgkins: New Men to Continue to Inspire Ellington Band, in: Down Beat, ca. Jun.1951 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 19 (C)

NN: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra – „Tell ya what I’m gonna do“ / „Royal garden blues“ (HMV J.O. 242), in: Orkester Journalen, 19/6 (Jun.1951), p. 22 (R)

NN: Duke’s Birdland Success Brings Fast return Date, in: Down Beat, ca. Jun.1951, (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 20 (short F)

NN: Ellington Draws 9,000 to Concert, in: Down Beat, ca. Jun.1951 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 19 (C)

NN: Maynard Turns Down Offer from Ellington, in: Down Beat, ca. Jun.1951 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 20 (N)

NN: NBC Symphony, Ellington Band To Play Concert, in: Down Beat, ca. Jun.1951 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 19 (short F)

Ted Warner: Hört I Chicago. Dukes band bättre än någonsin, in: Orkester Journalen, 19/6 (Jun.1951), p. 12 (short F)

Joachim Ernst Berendt: Ellington. Tee für zwei, in: Der Spiegel, 5/35 (1951), p. 27-28 (F: writes music for Arturo Toscanini) [digi.copy]

Claes Dahlgren: Nytt från New York, in: Orkester Journalen, 19/8 (Aug.1951), p. 10 (C)

Heinz Friedrich: Jazz in der Metropolitan-Oper, in: VierViertel, 5/8 (Aug.1951), p. 31-33 (C: Ellington-Orchester)

Jack Tracy: Chicago Band Briefs. Duke to End Dearth of Big Jazz Orks in Chicago, in: Down Beat, ca. Aug.1951 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 22 (short F)

Jack Tracy: Duke Ellington # „Fancy Dan“, „The Hawk Talks“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, ca. Aug.1951 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 22 (R)

NN: Duke 1951, in: Metronome, 67/8 (Aug.1951), p. 11-13, 22

NN: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra – „Caravan“ / „Solitude“ (HMV X 7718); „It don’t mean a thing“ / „Sophistcated lady“ (HMV X 7717), in: Orkester Journalen, 19/8 (Aug.1951), p. 18 (R)

NN: Duke to Play 1st Philly Nitery, in: Down Beat, ca. Aug.1951 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 24 (N)

NN: Ellington Settles Booking Hassels, in: Down Beat, ca. Aug.1951 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 22 (short F)

NN: Ellington, Sarah, Nat Packaged for Tour, in: Down Beat, ca. Aug.1951 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 24 (F)

NN: Ellington. Tee für zwei, in: Der Spiegel, 29.Aug.1951 (F) [vert.file]

Ulf Linde: Jump for Joy, in: Orkester Journalen, 19/8 (Aug.1951), p. 9 (F)

Bill Coss: Duke Ellington, Lewisohn Stadium/Birdland, in: Metronome, 67/9 (Sep.1951), p. 19-20 (C)

Leonard Feather: Nat, Sarah, Duke Troupe Hits NYC, in: Down Beat, ca. Sep.1951 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 25 (C)

NN: Duke Files Complaint Vs. French Disc Bootleggers, in: Down Beat, ca. Sep.1951 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 24 (F)

NN: Joanne Norris With Ellington, in: Los Angeles Sentinel, 27.Sep.1951, p. B3 (N) [digi.copy]

George Hoefer: Duke Ellington – „Mood Indigo“, „Sophisticated Lady“; „The Tatooed Bride“; „Solitude“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, ca. Oct.1951 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 27 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra – „Prelude to a kiss“ / „Black and tan fantasy“ (HMV J.O. 243); „Mood Indigo“ / „It don’t mean a thing“ (HMV J.O. 264); „Solitude“ / „Black beauty“ (HMV J.O. 249), in: Orkester Journalen, 19/10 (Oct.1951), p. 28-29 (R)

NN: Hibbler Leaves Duke Ellington, in: Down Beat, ca. Oct.1951 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 27 (short F)

Olof G. Nilsson: The Duke of Sugar Hill, in: Orkester Journalen, 19/11 (Nov.1951), p. 8 (F)

Barry Ulanov: Duke Ellington, in: Barry Ulanov: The History of Jazz in America, New York 1952 [book: The Viking Press], p. 209-221 (F) [digi.copy]

Lucien Malson: Duke Ellington, in: Lucien Malson: Que sais-je? Les maitres du jazz, Paris 1952 [book], p. 92 (F)

Ralph J. Gleason: A Ducal Calendar 1952-1974, in: Ralph J. Gleason: Celebrating the Duke…, New York 1975 [book], p. 169-262 (F; Reprint, from: San Francisco Chronicle, 1952-1974)

Rex Harris: Jazz, Harmondsworth, Essex 1952 [book: Penguin Books], p. 154-164 (F: chapter „The Indluence of European Orthodoxy in Arrangement“)

NN: ‚Best Since Ivie‘ Says Duke of New Singer, in: Down Beat, ca. Jan.1952 (short F/I about Debbie Andrews); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 31 (short F/I)

NN: Cat Anderson Hurt; Ellington Adds Trumpets, in: Down Beat, 19/1 (11.Jan.1952), p. 1 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 29 (N)

Stanley Dance: Lightly and Politely. Notebook of a Nonconformist, in: Jazz Journal, 5/1 (Jan.1952), p. 8-9 (F)

NN: Bandleader Duke Ellington, Manager of Globetrotters Jailed In San Antonio, in: Lubbock Texas Evening Journal, 14.Feb.1952 (F: arrested in an investigation on after-hours drinking) [digi.copy]

Pierre Gazères: Sur quelques disques de Duke Ellington., in: Jazz Hot, #63 (Feb.1952), p. 16, 20 (F)

Ralph J. Gleason: Duke’s Band ‚Magnificent‘ in San Francisco Concert, in: Down Beat, ca. Feb.1952 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 32 (C)

NN: Booking Mixup Snafus Ellington dates in Frisco, in: Down Beat, ca. Mar.1952 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 33 (F)

NN: Ellington, Kenton ‚Cutting Contest‘, in: Down Beat, ca. Mar.1952 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 33 (F)

Ted Hallock: Things Ain’t What They Used to Be with Ellington’s Band, in: Down Beat, ca. Mar.1952 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 35 (F); response, by Charles Mingus Jr. & Duke Ellington, in: Down Beat, ca. May 1952 (letter); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 38 (F/letter)

NN: Duke Ellington – „VIP’s Boogie“, „Jam With Sam“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, 19/8 (18.Apr.1952), p. 14-15 (R) [digi.copy]

The Coronets – „Moonlight fiesta“ / „Caravan“ (Jazz Selection 4004); Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra – „Portrait of the Lion“ / „Something to live for“ (Parlophone D.P. 288), in: Orkester Journalen, 20/4 (Apr.1952), p. 26-27 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Bensonality“; „Blues at Sundown“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, ca. May 1952 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 39 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Balcony Serenade“, „Dancers in Love“, „Strange Feeling“, „Coloratura“, in: Down Beat, ca. Jun.1952 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 40 (R)

NN: Duke, Singers Cut for Col., in: Down Beat, ca. Jun.1952 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 40 (N)

NN: Duke’s ‚Perfume Suite‘ Set For RCA Release, in: Down Beat, 19/11 (4.Jun.1952), p. 12 (N)

NN: Rocking Chair Not for Duke, Despite 25 Restless Years, in: Down Beat, ca. Jul.1952 (F/I); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 41 (F/I)

George Simon: The New Duke Ellington. He now has a great jumping band and he also has some new and colourful germs, in: Metronome, 68/9 (Sep.1952), p. 10-11, 33 (F/I)

George T. Simon: The New Duke Ellington. He now has a jumping band and he also has some new and colorful germs, in: George T. Simon: Simon Says. The Sights and Sounds of the Swing Era, 1935-1955, New York 1971 [book], p. 35-36 (F/I; Reprint, from: Metronome, Sep.1952)

Billy Strayhorn: The Ellington Effect, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 4 (F)

Billy Strayhorn: The Ellington Effect, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 269-270 (F; Reprint, from: Down Beat, 5.Nov.1952)

Duke Ellington: Duke Tells Of 10 Top Thrills In 25 Years. Ellington Recalls European Tour, Carnegie, Met Concerts and Other Career Highlights, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 1, 7, 18 („I“); reprint, in: Frank Alkyer & Ed Enright (eds.): Down Beat. The Great Jazz Interviews. A 75th Anniversary Anthology, New York 2009 [book: Hal Leonard Books], p. 44-46 („I“)

George Hoefer: A Duke Discography, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 17 (D)

George Hoefer: The Hot Box. The Odd Adventures Of Ellington Disc Collectors, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 18 (F)

Hal Webman: Editorial. ‚Beat‘ Congratulates A Genius – Edward Kennedy Ellington, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 1, 8 (F)

Hal Webman: Stars, Sidemen & Scribes Salute Duke And His Discs, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 2-6, 13, 15-16 (F/short I with Woody Herman, Billy Eckstine, Stan Kenton, Ted Heath, Jackie Gleason, James B. Conkling, Milton Berle, Lionel Hampton, Arthur Fiedler, Norman Granz, Sammy Kaye, Mitch Miller, Hal McIntyre, Les Brown, Peggy Lee, Percy Faith, Deems Taylor, Rob Darrell, Ralph Flanagan, Lena Horne, Lennie Tristano, Russ Morgan, John Hammond, Frank Sinatra, Erroll Garner, Ralph Burns, Pee Wee Russell, Irvin Mills, Johnnie Ray, Charles Emge, Hal Webman, Gordon Jenkins, Buddy Morrow, Lizzie Miles, Leonard Feather, Mike Nevard, George Hoefer, Joe Delaney, Henry F. Whiston, Jack Tracy, Andre Kostelanetz, Dave Garroway, Cole Porter)

Irving Mills: I Split With Duke When Music Began Sidetracking, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 6 (F); reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 273-276 (F)

Leonard Feather: Duke Ellington, Birdland, in: Down Beat, ca. Nov.1952 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 47 (C)

Leonard Feather: Music World Salutes The Duke. The Full Ellington Story Up To His Silver Jubilee, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 1, 15, 19 (F)

Nat Hentoff: Counterpoint. Lost In Meditation, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 8, 17 (F)

Ned E. Williams: Reminiscing In Tempo – Ned On Early Ellingtonia, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 14 (F)

Ned Williams: Early Ellingtonia, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 271-273 (F; Reprint, from: Down Beat, 5.Nov.1952)

NN: 10 Top Thrills in 25 Years, in: Down Beat, 5.Nov.1952 („I“); Reprint, in: Ellington on Career Highlights, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 265-268 (I); Reprint, in: Down Beat, 66/7 (Jul.1999), p. 80-81 („I“)

NN: Duke Carnegie Concert Set, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 1 (short F: Nov.14, 1952)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Smada“ / „Come On Home“ (Okeh), in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 11 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 45 (R)

NN: Lists of Favorites, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 268-269 (F; Reprint, from: Down Beat, 5.Nov.1952)

NN: The Duke’s Men, Past and Present, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 9 (short F/photos)

Ralph J. Gleason: Swingin‘ The Golden Gate. Duke Exites, Mystifies Without Any Pretention, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 18 (C)

Rob Darrell: Premature Ellington Fan Pays a Mature Tribute, in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 4 (F)

Stanley Dance: Lightly and Politely. Ellington Silver Jubilee, in: Jazz Journal, 5/11 (Nov.1952), p. 3 (F)

Ed Sullivan: Chords and Discords. TV Host-Columnist Sullivan Corrects An ‚Inaccurate Crack‘, in: Down Beat, 19/24 (3.Dec.1952), p. 13 (letter) [digi.copy]

Elliot Horne & Don Swenson & James K. Bernstein & Leslie W. Harris: Chords And Discords. Duke’s Down Beat, in: Down Beat, 19/25 (17.Dec.1952), p. 15 (letters)

Les Mallows: The Ellington Gap of 1937-1939, in: Jazz Journal, 5/12 (Dec.1952), p. 16-17 (F); part 2, in: Jazz Journal, 6/1 (Jan.1953), p. 15 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: „Duke Ellington“ (Victor), in: Down Beat, 19/24 (3.Dec.1952), p. 15 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Chi Celebrates Duke’s Jubilee, in: Down Beat, ca. Dec.1952 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 49 (short F)

NN: Duke Ellinton – Erratum, in: Down Beat, 19/26 (31.Dec.1952), p. 11 (N: correction of review of Ellington’s „Warm Valley“ / „Dusk“)

NN: Music Scene In Focus. Ellington Jubilee Tribute, in: Down Beat, 19/25 (17.Dec.1952), p. 11 (short F/photos: Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Buddy DeFranco, Perry Watkins, Tamara Hayes, Juanita Hall, Art Ford)

NN: The Eras, in: Down Beat, 19/24 (3.Dec.1952), p. 16 (short F/I) [digi.copy]

Barry Ulanov: Duke 25 Years Later, in: Metronome Yearbook 1953 (1953), p. 54-57

C. Wilford: A Festival for Duke (at Pasadena’s Civic Auditorium), in: Melody Maker, 29/1022 (1953), p. 3 (C)

E. Jackson: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra, in: Melody Maker, 29/1045 (1953), p. 12 (R)

G. Legrand: Puissances du Duke, in: Jazz Hot, 19/82 (1953), p. 8-11

Gérard Legrand: Duke Ellington, ou Le temps n’a pas de prise, in: Gérard Legrand: Puissances du Jazz, Paris 1953 [book], p. 119-151 (F)

Joachim Ernst Berendt: Das Jazzbuch. Entwicklung und Bedeutung der Jazzmusik, Frankfurt/Main 1953 [book: Fischer Bücherei], p. 46-54 (F)

NN: „Duke Ellington Festival“, in: Der Drummer, 2/1953, p. 6 (N: festival in Pasadena/CA) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Disappoints, in: Melody Maker, 29/1052 (1953), p. 5

NN: Duke ist da, in: Stern, 6/10 (1953), p. 4 (photo essay)

NN: Duke’s Switch to Capitol, in: Melody Maker, 29/1024 (1953), p. 6-7

NN: Subject: Edward Kennedy (Duke) Ellington, in: , 1953-1971 (F: FBI file on Duke Ellington) [digi.copy]

Ralph J. Gleason & Murray Kempton: Two Views of Duke Ellington, in: Eddie Condon & Richard Gehman (Hgg.): Eddie Condon’s Treasury of Jazz, New York 1956 [book], p. 245-249 (F; Reprint, from: San Francisco Chronicle, 1953; New York Post, 1954)

Bill Coss: Duke Ellington & Co, Carnegie Hall/NY, in: Metronome, 69/1 (Jan.1953), p. 19, 32 (C)

Leonard Feather: Feather’s Nest, in: Down Beat, 20/1 (14.Jan.1953), p. 18 (F: Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman)

NN: Chi Celebrates Duke’s Jubilee, in: Down Beat, 20/1 (14.Jan.1953), p. 1 (short F)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Perdido“ / „Take the ‚A‘ Train“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, 20/2 (28.Jan.1953), p. 14 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Perdido“, „Take the ‚A‘ Train“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, ca. Jan.1953 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 50 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Rock Skippin‘ at the Blue Note“, „The Vulture Song“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, ca. Mar.1953 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 53 (R)

NN: Music Scene In Focus. Chicago Honored Duke Ellington, in: Down Beat, 20/3 (11.Feb.1953), p. 7 (N/photo: Duke Ellington, Willie Mabon)

Don Freeman: ‚Only One Bellson,‘ Sighs Wistful Duke, in: Down Beat, ca. Mar.1953 (F/I); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 54 (F/I)

NN: Bellson Quits Duke Ellinton, in: Down Beat, 20/5 (11.Mar.1953), p. 1 (short F: Bellson to go to England with Pearl Bailey; Cat Anderson joins; Tony Scott to replace Paul Gonsalves or Hilton Jefferson; Charles Mingus to replace Wendell Marshall during Marshall’s wedding vacation) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington – „Rock Skippin‘ at the Blue Note“ / „The Vulture Song“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, 20/6 (25.Mar.1953), p. 14 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington Finds Bellson Replacement, in: Down Beat, 20/6 (25.Mar.1953), p. 6 (N: Dave Black)

NN: Ex-Ellington Stars Will Rejoin Duke In Coast Concerts, in: Down Beat, 20/6 (25.Mar.1953), p. 1 (N: Gene Norman, Herb Jeffries, Barney Bigard, Herman McCoy Swing Choir)

NN: Ex-Ellington Stars Will Rejoin Duke in Coast Concerts, in: Down Beat, ca. Mar.1953 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 54 (N)

NN: Urbanity, in: Down Beat, 20/5 (11.Mar.1953), p. 2 (N: hip m.c. announcement) [digi.copy]

Bill Coss: Duke Ellington at the Bandbox, in: Metronome, 69/4 (Apr.1953), p. 18, 31 (C)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Ellington Uptown“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, ca. Apr.1953 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 56 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Ellington Uptown“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, 20/7 (8.Apr.1953), p. 14 (R)

NN: Duke Switches Record Labels, in: Down Beat, ca. Apr.1953 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 56 (short F)

NN: Mulligan in Duke Show, in: Down Beat, 20/7 (8.Apr.1953), p. 3 (N)

NN: Want To Buy A Band?, in: Down Beat, 20/8 (22.Apr.1953), p. 28 (short F: band directory, short description)

Ralph J. Gleason: ‚It’s Tough to Compete With Yourself‘. Duke, in: Down Beat, ca. Apr.1953 (F/I); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 57 (F/I)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Satin Doll“ / „Without A Song“ (Capitol), in: Down Beat, 20/10 (20.May 1953), p. 14 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Satin Doll“, „Without A Song“ (Capitol), in: Down Beat, ca. May 1953 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 58 (R)

NN: Duke Switches Record Labels, in: Down Beat, 20/9 (6.May 1953), p. 1 (short F/I: from Columbia to Capitol)

NN: Music Scene In Focus. Hand-To-Ear Boogie, in: Down Beat, 20/11 (3.Jun.1953), p. 7 (N/photo: with Billy Strayhorn, at record session for Capitol) [digi.copy]

Don Freeman: ‚Only One Bellson,‘ Sighs Wistful Duke, in: Down Beat, 20/12 (17.Jun.1953), p. 20 (F/I) [digi.copy]

Alun Morgan: Retrospection. Voclist’s Session, in: Jazz Journal, 6/6 (Jun.1953), p. 5 (F/R: Vogue LP)

NN: Beste Band des Duke seit dem Jahre 1942, in: Jazz Podium, 2/6 (Jun.1953), p. 6

Leonard Feather: Ellington and Basie Tangle in Oldtime Cuttin‘ Contest, in: Down Beat, ca. Jul.1953 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 60 (C)

NN: Duke, Count In Battle Royal, in: Down Beat, 20/14 (15.Jul.1953), p. 6 (N: Duke Ellington, Count Basie) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke, Count in Battle Royal, in: Down Beat, ca. Jul.1953 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 59 (N)

NN: Duke, Kenton Mull Tour, in: Down Beat, ca. Jul.1953 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 60 (N)

Ralph J. Gleason: ‚It’s Tough To Compete With Yourself‘: Duke, in: Down Beat, 20/14 (15.Jul.1953), p. 15 (F/I) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Ellington And Basie Tangle In Oldtime Cuttin‘ Contest, in: Down Beat, 20/16 (12.Aug.1953), p. 2 (F/I)

NN: „Duke Ellington“ (Allegro 3082), in: Down Beat, 20/16 (12.Aug.1953), p. 12 (R)

NN: Confusing, in: Down Beat, 20/17 (26.Aug.1953), p. 1 (N: in radio blindfold test, failes to recognize his own recording)

NN: Duke, Kenton Mull Tour, in: Down Beat, 20/16 (12.Aug.1953), p. 1 (N)

Duke Ellington: Critics are wonderful… They’re just one satin doll after another, in: Down Beat, 20/19 (23.Sep.1953), p. 18 (large advertisement by Ellington)

George T. Simon: Duke Ellington, in: Metronome, 69/9 (Sep.1953), p. 19

NN: Corn For Duke?, in: Down Beat, 20/18 (9.Sep.1953), p. 8 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 63 (N)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Liberian Suite“ (Philips B 07611), in: Jazz Podium, 2/8 (Sep.1953), p. 16-17 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington und sein Orchester – „Blue Harlem“ / „Slippery Horn“ (Franz. Odeon 279.798), in: Jazz Podium, 2/8 (Sep.1953), p. 17 (R: record advertisement) [digi.copy]

NN: Kenton Calls Off Joint Tour With Ellington Band. Withdrawal Baffles Duke, Joe Glaser, in: Down Beat, ca. Sep.1953 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 63 (F)

NN: Victor To Release ’52 Duke Bash, in: Down Beat, 20/18 (9.Sep.1953), p. 15 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 63 (N)

Andrew Salmieri: Duke Ellington – „Bluejean Beguine“ / „Warm Valley“ (Capitol 2546), in: Theme, 1/3 (Oct.1953), p. 15 (R) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Kenton Calls Off Joint Tour With Ellington Band. Withdrawal Baffles Duke, Joe Glaser, in: Down Beat, 20/20 (7.Oct.1953), p. 1 (F/I)

NN: „Duke Ellington“ (Capitol H 440), in: Down Beat, 20/20 (7.Oct.1953), p. 12 (R)

NN: Big Program. Duke’s Plan to Assist newcomers Takes Shape, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 3.Oct.1953, p. 17 (F: Artists Society of America) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington – „Premiered By Ellington“ (Capitol), in: Down Beat, ca. Oct.1953 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 64 (R)

Gérard Legrand: Puissances du Duke, in: Jazz Hot, #82 (Nov.1953), p. 8-11 (F)

NN: Kenton Explains Renege: ‚Tour Bad For Duke, Me‘, in: Down Beat, 20/22 (4.Nov.1953), p. 1 (F/I with Stan Kenton)

Alun Morgan: The Duke Up to Date, in: Jazz Journal, 6/12 (Dec.1953), p. 21-22 (F)

Heinz Friedrich: Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Revue, 4/12 (Dec.1953), p. 168-169 (F)

NN: First Rate Musicianship Now The Jazz Norm, Says Duke, in: Down Beat, 20/24 (2.Dec.1953), p. 16 (F/I)

Benny H. Aasland: The Wax Works of Duke Ellington. An up-to-date discography, Stockholm 1954 [book: Benny H. Aasland], passim (D)

E. Jackson: Duke Ellington – „Rockin‘ in Rhythm“, in: Melody Maker, 30/1103 (1954), p. 11 (R)

E. Jackson: Duke Ellington – „Skin Deep“, in: Melody Maker, 30/1073 (1954), p. 11 (R)

Joachim Ernst Berendt: Herzog im Jazzland. Duke Ellington, in: Die Schallplatte, 1/1954, p. 6-7

NN: Duke Writing Musical History of Negro (Black, Brown & Beige), in: Melody Maker, 30/1087 (1954), p. 6

Ralph J. Gleason: Duke Ellington au Down Beat Club de San Francisco, in: Jazz Hot, 20/90 (1954), p. 11 (C)

Raymond Horricks: Duke Ellington Plays „Harlem – Controversial – Monologue“, in: Jazz Journal, 7/1 (Jan.1954), p. 1-2 (F)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Ellington Uptown“, in: Jazz Podium, 3/2 (Feb.1954), p. 18 (R) [digi.copy]

Rolf Dötsch: Duke Ellington and his Cotton Club Orchestra – „Cotton Club Stomp“ / „Black Beauty“ (His Masters Voice“), in: Jazz Podium, 3/2 (Feb.1954), p. 16 (R) [digi.copy]

Stanley Dance: Lightly and Politely. Marvellous Things Happen, in: Jazz Journal, 7/2 (Feb.1954), p. 5 (F)

Heinz Werner Wunderlich: 120 Minuten Jazz. Neue Langspielplatten bei Brunswick, Philips und Teldec, in: Darmstädter Echo, 22.Apr.1954 (R: „Ellington Uptown“, Philips B 07 008 L) [digi.copy]

Edgar Jackson: Duke Ellington – „Skin Deep“ (Philips), in: Melody Maker, #1073 (10.Apr.1954), p. 11 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington – „Ultra Deluxe“; „Blue Moon“ (Capitol), in: Down Beat, ca. Apr.1954 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 69 (R)

NN: Duke writing new folk opera, in: Melody Maker, #1075 (24.Apr.1954), p. 6 (N: based upon music from ‚Black, Brown & Beige‘, „Perfume Suite‘, ‚Liberian Suite‘ and others) [digi.copy]

Sinclair Traill: „The Great Ellington Soloists, Volume I“ (HMV DLP 1025), in: Melody Maker, 30/1974 (17.Apr.1954), p. 8 (R) [digi.copy]

Sinclair Traill: „The Great Ellington Soloists, Volume I“, in: Melody Maker, #1074 (17.Apr.1954), p. 8 (R)

Sinclair Traill: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra – „Smorgasbord and Schnapps“ / „Solid Old Man“ (Parlophone); „Flamingo“ / „Jump for Joy“ (HMV), in: Melody Maker, #1075 (24.Apr.1954), p. 8 (R) [digi.copy]

Ralph J. Gleason: Caught in the Act. Duke Ellington Ork, Downbeat, San Francisco, in: Down Beat, 21/10 (19.May 1954), p. 4 (C)

Stanley Dance: Lightly and Politely. Great Ellington Soloists, in: Jazz Journal, 7/5 (May 1954), p. 5, 7 (R)

Duke Ellington: Duke Says Swing Is Stagnant!, in: Down Beat, 61/2 (Feb.1994), p. 18-20 („I“; Reprint, from: Down Beat, 7.Jul.1954)

NN: Duke Ellington Writing Musical History of Negro, in: Down Beat, 21/15 (28.Jul.1954), p. 1 (F/I); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 70 (F/I)

Ralph J. Gleason: Duke Ellington au Down-Beat Club de San-Francisco, in: Jazz Hot, #90 (Jul/Aug.1954), p. 11 (C)

Rolf Dötsch: „Premiered by Duke Ellington“ (Capitol), in: Jazz Podium, 3/7 (Jul.1954), p. 19-20 (R) [digi.copy]

Sinclair Traill: Duke Ellington – „In a Sentimental Mood“ / „I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart“ (HMV JO 268), in: Melody Maker, 30/1086 (10.Jul.1954), p. 8 (R)

NN: Jazz-News, in: Jazz-Echo, Aug.1954, p. 48 (N: European tour planned) [digi.copy]

Stanley Dance: Lightly and Politely. Ellington, in: Jazz Journal, 7/8 (Aug.1954), p. 7 (F/R)

NN: Auslandsnachrichten, in: Jazz Podium, 3/9 (Sep.1954), p. 4 (N: writes musical history of the American Negro) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Draws Record 1,100 to Downbeat, in: Down Beat, ca. Sep.1954 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 72 (N)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Skin Deep“; „Sultry Serenade“; „Sophisticated Lady“; „Perdido“; „Caravan“; „Harlem Suite“; „The Hawk Talks“; „Ellington Medley“; „Jam With Sam“ (Victor), in: Down Beat, ca. Sep.1954 (R); in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 73 (R)

Nat Hentoff: Duke-Getz-Mulligan-Brubeck Package Heard at Carnegie, in: Down Beat, ca. Oct.1954 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 74 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington und sein Orchester – „Tiger Rag“ / „Creole Rhapsody“ (Coral 94 006 EPC), in: Jazz-Echo, Oct.1954, p. 50 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington, Oakley on ‚WOJ‘ Dates, in: Melody Maker, 30/1101 (23.Oct.1954), p. 9 (N)

NN: Duke Ellington – „Ellington Plays Ellington“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, ca. Nov.1954 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 76 (R)

NN: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „11 Jahre Duke Ellington (1928-1939) (Odeon OS 1048), in: Jazz-Echo, Nov.1954, p. 50 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: „Great Ellington Soloists“ (His Master’s Voice DLP 1025), in: Jazz-Echo, Dec.1954, p. 48 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Dieses Foto von Duke Ellington…, in: Jazz-Echo, Dec.1954, p. 37 (N/photo: with certificate of Echo jazz poll) [digi.copy]

A. James Valentine: Duke Ellington – „Dance to the Duke“ (Capitol T-637), in: Theme, 3/1 (1955), p. 26 (R) [digi.copy]

B. Wallington: Le Duke (costumes, chaussures, cravates), in: Jazz Magazine, 1/3 (1955), p. 21

Bruce Dexter: „Duke Ellington“ (X LVA-3037), in: Theme, 2/4 (1955), p. 11 (R) [digi.copy]

Duke Ellington: Foreword, in: Leonard Feather: The Encyclopedia of Jazz, New York 1955 [book: Horizon Press], p. 10-14 („I“)

Duke Ellington: The Future of Jazz, in: NN: Newport Jazz Festival 1955, Newport 1955 [program booklet: Jacques Willaumez Associates], p. 30-33 („I“) [digi.copy]

Gion Mili: Six, in: NN: Newport Jazz Festival 1955, Newport 1955 [program booklet: Jacques Willaumez Associates], p. 72-77 (short F/photo) [digi.copy]

Nat Shapiro & Nat Hentoff (eds.): Hear Me Talkin‘ to Ya. The Story of Jazz by the Men Who Made It, New York 1955 [book: Rinehart & Company]; London 1955 [book: Peter Davies]; London 1958 [book: Peter Davies]; Harmondsworth 1962 [book: Penguin]; New York 1966 [book: Dover]; German translation as „Jazz erzählt. hear me talkin‘ to ya“, München 1959 [book: Nymphenburger Verlagshandlung]; German translation as „Jazz erzählt. Von New Orleans bis West Coast“, München 1962 [book: dtv]; German translation as „Jazz erzählt. 50 Jahre Jazzgeschichte aus erster Hand“, Frankfurt/Main 1984 [book: JAS Publikationen], passim (short I)

NN: Breaks. Duke Ellington, in: Der Drummer, 10/1955, p. 6 (N: plans European tour) [digi.copy]

Ousmane Socé: An African View of Ellington, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 289-290 (F; Reprint, from: Ousmane Socé: Mirages de Paris, Paris 1955)

Vic Bellerby: Reflections on Duke Ellington. Part 1: Duke Ellington and Mechanical Transport, in: Jazz Monthly, 1/10 (1955), p. 28-30; part 3: Bizarre Brass and the Occult, in: Jazz Monthly, 1/12 (1956), p. 9-11, 31; part 4: The Delicate Impressionist, in: Jazz Monthly, 2/2 (1956), p. 28-30

Duke Ellington and Orch. – „Mood Ellington“ (Philips B 07 606 R), in: Jazz-Echo, Jan.1955, p. 50 (R) [digi.copy]

Joe Brown [Joachim Ernst Berendt]: „Duke Ellington 55“ (Telefunken Capitol EAP 1/2/3/4 – 521), in: Jazz-Echo, Jan.1955, p. 51 (R) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Ellington Fifty-Five. It’s Just Not Duke – Says Len. But Why Limit Me?, Asks Duke, in: Melody Maker, 1.Jan.1955, p. 2-3

NN: Jazz-News, in: Jazz-Echo, Jan.1955, p. 54 (N: European tour spring 1955) [digi.copy]

Stanley Dance: Lightly and Politely. Twenty-Three Years at the Top, in: Jazz Journal, 8/1 (Jan.1955), p. 5 (F/R) Jazz Journal, 8/1 (Jan.1955)

Billie Wallington: Le Duke. 125 costumes, 50 paires de chaussures, 1.000 cravates, in: Jazz Magazine, #3 (Feb.1955), p. 21 (F)

Ken Hulsizer: The Early Ellington Orchestra, in: Jazz Journal, 8/2 (Feb.1955), p. 2-4 (F) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Feb.1955, p. 45 (N: does not want to visit Europe, although manager Joe Glaser says everything is booked; Dave Black seriously ill; Wendell Marshall back on bass) [digi.copy]

Stanley Dance: Lightly and Politely. Ellington Footnote, in: Jazz Journal, 8/2 (Feb.1955), p. 12-13 (R: HMV EP 738060) [digi.copy]

Boris Vian: Duke Ellington, in: Arts, 16.Mar.1955 (R); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Autres écrits sur le jazz. Tome 2, Paris 1982 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 149 (R)

Gerry Mulligan: …writes on the greatness of Duke Ellington, in: Melody Maker, 19.Mar.1955, p. 5

Joe Brown [Joachim Ernst Berendt]: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra – „Ellington Highlights 1940“ (Electrola DLP 1034), in: Jazz-Echo, Mar.1955, p. 46 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington Discographie erschienen (Aasland), in: Jazz Podium, 4/3 (Mar.1955), p. 3 (B)

NN: Jazz-News. Europa, in: Jazz-Echo, Mar.1955, p. 42 (N: European tour shifted to fall) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: The Night Creature at Carnegie, in: Melody Maker, 2.Apr.1955, p. 3 (C)

Bill Coss: In Person. Duke Ellington, Carnegie Hall, in: Metronome, 71/5 (May 1955), p. 41-42 (C)

NN: Jazz-News. Amerika, in: Jazz-Echo, May 1955, p. 43 (N: Carnegie Hall concert with NBC Orchestra) [digi.copy]

Stanley Dance: Lightly and Politely. Duke Discographical, in: Jazz Journal, 8/5 (May 1955), p. 4-5 (short F) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Elliongton i jätteshow, in: Estrad, 17/6 (Jun.1955), p. 9 (N: at Aquashow)

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Jun.1955, p. 45 (N: Carnegie Hall concert with Symphony of the Air) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz-News. Amerika, in: Jazz-Echo, Jun.1955, p. 44 (N: plans opera with William Saroyan) [digi.copy]

NN: News, in: Jazz Podium, 4/6 (Jun.1955), p. 4 (N: plans jazz opera with William Saroyan) [digi.copy]

Stanley Dance: Lightly and Politely. Duke, in: Jazz Journal, 8/6 (Jun.1955), p. 27-28 (F/R) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Jul.1955, p. 45 (N: plays in Elliott Murphy’s „Aquashow“) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington & l’orchestre N.B.C. au Carnegie Hall, in: Jazz Magazine, #8 (Jul/Aug.1955), p. 25 (photo)

NN: Jazz-News. Deutschland, in: Jazz-Echo, Aug.1955, p. 42 (N: European tour planned) [digi.copy]

NN: News, in: Jazz Podium, 4/9 (Sep.1955), p. 4 (N: personnel at Aquashow) [digi.copy]

Walter C. Allen: Discomania. 10. Silvertone, in: Jazz Journal, 8/9 (Sep.1955), p. 7 (short F) [digi.copy]

D. Preston: Giants of Jazz (1). Duke Ellington, in: Melody Maker, 1.Oct.1955, p. 3, 5

Leonard Feather: Duke Unloads the Deadwood, in: Melody Maker, 22.Oct.1955, p. 6

Leonard Feather: Hollywood/New York. Duke Ellington – Jazz Opera: Man with Four Sides, in: Melody Maker, 8.Oct.1955, p. 6

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Oct.1955, p. 43 (N: writes musical revue „The Man with four sides“) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Oct.1955, p. 44 (N: Johnny Hodges returns to Ellington orchestra; Sam Woodyard joins, Willie Cook, Paul Gonsalves return; no plans for European tour) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „Mood Ellington“ (Philips B 07 606 R), in: Jazz-Echo, Oct.1955, p. 50 (R) [digi.copy]

Walter C. Allen: Discomania. 25: Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Journal, 8/10 (Oct.1955), p. 10 (F/D) [digi.copy]

Joe Brown [Joachim Ernst Berendt]: Das Jazzbuch. Das Werk Duke Ellingtons auf Schallplatten, in: Jazz-Echo, Nov.1955, p. 47 (B: „The Wax Works of Duke Ellington“, by Benny H. Aasland) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Duke Ellington découvre un nouveau talent, in: Jazz Magazine, #11 (Nov.1955), p. 10 (N: Francis Thorne) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Le journal New-Yorkais. Duke Ellington à l’Apollo, in: Jazz Magazine, #11 (Nov.1955), p. 12 (C)

Vic Bellerby: The Duke Stands By, in: Jazz Monthly, 1/9 (Nov.1955), p. 26-27 (F)

NN: Jazz-News. Amerika, in: Jazz-Echo, Dec.1955, p. 45 (N: looks for theatre to produce revue „Man with four sides“) [digi.copy]

NN: Platte des Monats. „Duke Ellington and his Orchestra“ (Coral 96 015 LPC), in: Jazz-Echo, Dec.1955, p. 48 (R) [digi.copy]

Alun Morgan & Raymond Horricks: The Orchestra. Duke Ellington, in: Alun Morgan & Raymond Horricks: Modern Jazz. A Survey of Developments since 1939, Westport/CT 1977 [book; Reprint, O: London 1956], p. 178-190 (F)

André Hodeir: A Masterpiece. Concerto for Cootie, in: André Hodeir: Jazz. Its Evolution and Essence, New York 1956 [book: Grove Press; also: London 1956: Secker & Warburg; New York 1961: Grove Press/Black Cat], p. 77-98 (A/T) [digi.copy]; reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 276-288 (A/T); reprint, in: Robert Walser (ed.): Keeping Time. Readings in Jazz History, New York 1999 [book: Oxford University Press], p. 199-212 (A/T); reprint, in: André Hodeir & Jean-Louis Pautrot: The André Hodeir Jazz Reader, Ann Arbor/MI 2006 [book: University of Michigan Press], p. 35-52 (A/T)

André Hodeir: Un chef-d’oeuvre. „Concerto for Cootie“, in: André Hodeir: Hommes et Problèmes du Jazz, Paris 1954 [book: Au Portulan, chez Flammarion], p. 100-123 (A/T)

George Avakian: Ellington at Newport, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 290-292 (liner notes; Reprint, from: Columbia CL 934 [1956]); Reprint, in: Tom Piazza: Setting the Tempo. Fifty Years of Great Jazz Liner Notes, New York 1996 [book], p. 80-85 (F: liner notes)

Leonard Feather: La dernière heure a marqué le triomphe d’un revenant. Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Magazine, 2/20 (1956), p. 14-15

NN: Breaks. Duke Ellington, in: Der Drummer, 12/1956, p. 5 (N: Ramstein concert planned) [digi.copy]

Vic Bellerby: Duke Ellington and the Harlem Suite, in: Jazz Monthly, 2/5 (1956), p. 8-10, 31

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus den USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Jan.1956, p. 47 (N: plays at Café Society) [digi.copy]

Nat Hentoff: Duke Ellington, Café Society, New York, in: Down Beat, ca. Jan.1956 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 86 (C)

NN: Duke Ellington. Viendra-t-il en Europe?, in: Jazz Magazine, #13 (Jan.1956), p. 6 (N)

NN: Duke Seeks Mahalia for ‚Beige‘ Tour, in: Down Beat, ca. Jan.1956 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 87 (N)

George Clarke: Around Boston. Duke Ellington Plans Writing a Musical Show, in: Boston Daily Record, 30.Mar.1956 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Doesn’t Waste Time, in: Down Beat, ca. Mar.1956 (N: new albums recorded); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 88 (N: new albums recorded)

NN: Music Fraternity Honors Ellington, in: Down Beat, ca. Mar.1956 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 88 (N)

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Apr.1956, p. 43 (N: Bethlehem record contract; produces record with Rosemary Clooney) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington – „Ellington Showcase“ (Capitol), in: Down Beat, ca. Apr.1956 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 89 (R)

NN: Duke zieht gen Bethlehem und Mahalia?, in: Jazz Podium, 5/4 (Apr.1956), p. 8 (N) [digi.copy]

Bill Willard: Duke Ellington, Hazel Scott; Flamingo, Las Vegas, in: Down Beat, ca. May 1956 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 91 (C)

Félix Manskleid: Le Duke Rides Again! Le nouvel orchestre d’Ellington au Café Society, in: Jazz Hot, #110 (May 1956), p. 17 (C)

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, May 1956, p. 43 (N: records for Bethlehem) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington – „Historically Speaking – The Duke“ (Bethlehem), in: Down Beat, ca. May 1956 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 91 (R)

NN: Jazz-News. Amerika, in: Jazz-Echo, May 1956, p. 42 (N: most underrated American orchestra) [digi.copy]

NN: News, in: Jazz Podium, 5/5 (May 1956), p. 4 (N: records for Bethlehem records) [digi.copy]

NN: Swee’pea… Is Still Amazed at Freedom Allowed in Writing for Ellington Orchestra, in: Down Beat: 60 Years of Jazz, Milwaukee 1995 (Hal Leonard Corp.) [book], p. 90-91 (F/I; Reprint, from: Down Beat, 30.May 1956)

Ed Mulford: Duke Ellington, Doylestown, Pa., in: Metronome, 72/6 (Jun.1956), p. 12 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 90 (C)

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Jun.1956, p. 45 (N: insists he has no contract with any record company) [digi.copy]

Rolf Dötsch: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „The Duke“ (Coral 96015 LPC), in: Jazz Podium, 5/6 (Jun.1956), p. 17-18 (R: 5 stars) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Jul.1956, p. 52 (N: records with Rosemary Clooney) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke à l’Olympia, in: Jazz Magazine, #19 (Jul/Aug.1956), p. 7 (N)

Rolf Dötsch: Duke Ellington’s Washingtonians – „The Duke 1926“ (London), in: Jazz Podium, 5/7 (Jul.1956), p. 17 (R) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: The Duke at Newport, in: Jerry’s Rhythm Rag, #3 (Summer 1993), p. 9-10 (C; Reprint, from: Down Beat, 8.Aug.1956)

NN: Auch Ellington kommt wieder, in: Westjazz, 2/14 (Aug.1956), p. 3 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Mood Indigo & Beyond. Jazzman Duke Ellington, in: Time, 20.Aug.1956, p. 42-47, cover (F/I) [digi.copy]

Daniel Filipacchi: „Duke Ellington“, in: Jazz Magazine, #20 (Sep.1956), p. 25 (R) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Bulletin de santé du jazz à Newport. La dernière heure a marqué le triomphe d’un revenant: Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Magazine, #20 (Sep.1956), p. 12-15 (C) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz-News. Europa, in: Jazz-Echo, Sep.1956, p. 49 (N: European tour plans) [digi.copy]

E. Shepard: Das Wunder Ellington, in: Jazz Podium, 14/10 (Oct.1965), p. 247-249

Vic Bellerby: Ellington ’56 / Historically Speaking / The Duke, in: Melody Maker, 13.Oct.1956, p. 6 (R)

NN: „Duke Ellington’s Washingtonians“ (London / Jazz Archiv Serie AL 3551), in: Jazz-Echo, Nov.1956, p. 49 (R) [digi.copy]

„Jack“: In Person. Duke Ellington a Huge Disappointment, in: Metronome, 72/12 (Dec.1956), p. 8, 10 (C)

Bill Coss: „Duke Ellington and the Buck Clayton All-Stars at Newport“ (Columbia), in: Jazz Today, 1/5 (Dec.1956), p. 35 (R)

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Dec.1956, p. 46 (N: „A Drum Is a Woman“) [digi.copy]

Nat Hentoff: The Duke (Hall of Fame/Down Beat Poll), in: Down Beat, 23/26 (26.Dec.1956), p. 12, 25 (F/I) [digi.copy]

B. James: The Impressionism of Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Monthly, 3/8 (1957), p. 5-7

Duke Ellington: The Race for Space, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 293-296 („I“; Reprint of an unpublished manuscript [ca. 1957])

Eric Townley: Reflections on Hearing „A Drum Is a Woman“, in: Jazz Monthly, 3/7 (1957), p. 30-31

Leonard Feather: Duke Ellington rencontre William Shakespeare, in: Jazz Magazine, 3/28 (1957), p. 12-13

Leonard Feather: Duke Ellington, in: Nat Shapiro & Nat Hentoff: The Jazz Makers. Essays on the Greats of Jazz, New York 1979 [book; Reprint, O: 1957], p. 187-201 (F)

Studs Terkel: Duke Ellington. Sounds of Life, in: Studs Terkel: Giants of Jazz, New York 1957 [book: Thomas Y. Crowell], p. 81-100 (F); reprint: London 1966 [book: Jazz Book Club], p. 81-100 (F); reprint: New York 1975 [Thomas Y. Crowell], p. 73-90 (F); German translation as „Giganten des Jazz“, Frankfurt am Main 2005 [book: Zweitausendeins], p. 85-104 (F)

Bill Coss: Duke Ellington – „At Newport“ (Columbia), in: Jazz Today, 2/1 (Jan.1957), p. 37, 39 (R) [digi.copy]

J. Lee Anderson: Duke Ellington – „Duke Ellington“ (Bethlehem LP BCP-60), in: Theme, 4/1 (Jan.1957), p. 10 (R) [digi.copy]

Jack: In Person. Duke Ellington in Washington, in: Metronome, 74/1 (Jan.1957), p. 31, 36 (C)

Nat Hentoff: The Duke. (This is the second of a two-part interview with Duke Ellington, in which he discusses his career, bands, and viewpoints on jazz), in: Down Beat, 24/1 (9.Jan.1957), p. 20 (F/I) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington & his Orchestra – „The Duke and his Men“ (RCA EPC 1092-1), in: Westjazz, 3/29 (Jan.1958), p. 7 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Wer kommt nach Europa?, in: Jazz Podium, 6/1 (Jan.1957), p. 3 (N: European tour plans)

Leonard Feather: Jazz-News, in: Jazz-Echo, Feb.1957, p. 51 (N: autobiography soon finished; co-author Carter Hartman; finishes music to broadway play „The Crystal Tree“) [digi.copy]

Bill Coss: From My Point of View, in: Jazz Today, 2/3 (Apr.1957), p. 50 (C)

Joe Brown (= Joachim Ernst Berendt): Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „Historically Speaking“ (London LTZ-N 15 029), in: Jazz-Echo, Apr.1957, p. 45 R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington Here in the Autumn – Dankworth for States, in: Melody Maker, 13.Apr.1957, p. 1, 20

NN: Duke Ellington. Again the Composer, in: Jazz Today, 2/3 (Apr.1957), p. 17 (F)

NN: Musicmakers. Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Today, 2/3 (Apr.1957), p. 6 (N: Ellington ill)

P. Brand: On the Beat. Ellington’s „Such Sweet Thunder“ at New York’s Town Hall), in: Melody Maker, 20.Apr.1957, p. 9 (C)

Stanley Dance: Ellington at Newport, in: Melody Maker, 13.Apr.1957, p. 17 (R)

J. Schmidt: Sie wollen doch nicht etwa zu Ellington…!?, in: Jazz Podium, 6/5 (May 1957), p. 10

Joe Brown (= Joachim Ernst Berendt): „Duke Ellington presents Ivie Anderson“ (RCA ELA-707), in: Jazz-Echo, May 1957, p. 44-45 (R) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, May 1957, p. 48 (N: exchange Duke Ellington / Johnny Dankworth planned) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: The Duke Orchestrates the Bard, in: Melody Maker, 18.May 1957, p. 9

NN: Comment on ‚A Drum is a Woman‘, in: [unknown source], ca. May 1957; reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 106 (R)

NN: Duke’s ‚A Drum Is a Woman‘ To Be Seen on U.S. Steel Hour, in: [unknown source], ca. May 1957 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 105 (short F)

Barry Ulanov: Two Thumps on a Drum. Thumbs Down, in: Down Beat, 24/13 (27.Jun.1957), p. 18 (F)

Bill Coss: Mineo and Duke, in: Jazz Today, 2/5 (Jun.1957), p. 30 (TV review „A Drum Is a Woman“)

Jack Maher: In Person. Music for Moderns, in: Jazz Today, 2/5 (Jun.1957), p. 33 (C)

Jack: Duke Ellington the Composer, in: Metronome, 74/6 (Jun.1957), p. 13-14

Leonard Feather: Duke Ellington rencontre William Shakespeare, in: Jazz Magazine, #28 (Jun.1957), p. 12-13 (F) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Jun.1957, p. 49 (N: „A Drum Is a Woman“ successful; records „Such Sweet Thunder) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Two Thumbs on „A Drum“. Thumbs Up, in: Down Beat, 24/13 (27.Jun.1957), p. 18 (F)

Nat Hentoff: Ellington et Shakespeare, in: Jazz Hot, #122 (Jun.1957), p. 20 (N) [digi.copy]

Nat Hentoff: Ellington ne viendra pas, in: Jazz Hot, #122 (Jun.1957), p. 20 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz-News, in: Jazz-Echo, Jun.1957, p. 47 (N: cancels European tour plans) [digi.copy]

NN: Musicmakers. The Duke, in: Jazz Today, 2/5 (Jun.1957), p. 6 (N)

Don Gold: Ravinia Festival, in: Down Beat, ca. Jul.1957 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 110 (C)

Joe Brown (= Joachim Ernst Berendt): „Duke Ellington at Newport“ (Philips B 08 182 L), in: Jazz-Echo, Jul.1957, p. 40-41 (R) [digi.copy]

Joe Brown (= Joachim Ernst Berendt): „Duke Ellington and the Buck Clayton All Stars at Newport“ (Philips B 07 208 L), in: Jazz-Echo, Jul.1957, p. 43 (R) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Jul.1957, p. 46 (N: Harold Baker rejoins Ellington; Clark Terry leaves the band for a while, being replaced by Willie Cook) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Jul.1957, p. 46 (N: „A Drum Is A Woman“ recorded for TV interpretation) [digi.copy]

NN: Harold Baker revient chez Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Magazine, #29 (Jul/Aug.1957), p. 11 (short F)

NN: Jazz-News, in: Jazz-Echo, Jul.1957, p. 44 (N: European premiere of „Such Sweet Thunder“ broadcast by Südwestfunk) [digi.copy]

Sinclair Traill: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „Blue Light“ (Philips BBR 8086), in: Melody Maker, 7.Jul.1957, p. 13 (R) [digi.copy]

Harold Flakser: Duke Ellington and the Talking Record, in: Record Research, 3/2, #14 (Aug/Sep.1957), p. 9 (F/I: interview recording by Ellington upon his first visit to England in 1933) [digi.copy]

Stanley Dance: A Drum Is a Woman, in: Melody Maker, 7.Sep.1957, p. 17 (R)

Leonard Feather: Duke Ellington – „Such Sweet Thunder“ (Columbia CL 1033), in: Down Beat, 24/21 (17.Oct.1957), p. 25 (R: 5 stars) [digi.copy]

NN: Epoch Due on Record, in: Down Beat, 24/21 (17.Oct.1957), p. 9 (short F: „Black, Brown and Beige“) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke rajeunit sa B.B.B., in: Jazz Magazine, #31 (Oct.1957), p. 11 (N)

NN: Jimmy Blanton / Duke Ellington – „Pitter Panther Patter“ / „Mr. J.B. Blues“ / „Sophisticated Blues“ / „Body and Soul“ (RCA EPA-619), in: Jazz-Echo, Oct.1957, p. 47 (R) [digi.copy]

„dixi“: Ellington und die Angst des Jonas, in: Jazz Podium, 6/11 (Nov.1957), p. 16 (Film-R: „Jonas“) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Nov.1957, p. 44 (N: plans new version of „Black, Brown and Beige“) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „Duke Ellington Seattle Concert“ (RCA LJM-1002-C), in: Jazz-Echo, Nov.1957, p. 47 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington’s TV Appearance Arouses New Wave of Interest, in: [unknown source], ca. Nov.1957 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 115 (F)

Rolf Dötsch: Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra – „Take The A Train“ / „The Sidewalks of New York“ (RCA 447-0132), in: Jazz Podium, 6/11 (Nov.1957), p. 22 (R) [digi.copy]

Rolf Dötsch: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „Seattle Concert“ (RCA LJM-1002-C), in: Jazz Podium, 6/11 (Nov.1957)¸p. 23 (R) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Dec.1957, p. 44 (N: records standards) [digi.copy]

NN: … news …, in: Jazz Podium, 6/12 (Dec.1957), p. 4 (N: concert with Woody Herman and Duke Ellington Orchestra before an audience of only 300) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington Blue Note Ace, in: [unknown source], Dec.1957 (N); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 116 (N)

Charles Delaunay & Claude Bolling: Ellington déplace toujours la grande foule, in: Jazz Hot, 24/138 (1958), p. 18-20

Demètre Ioakimidis: Les drummers d’Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, #130 (1958), p. 14ff.

Joachim Ernst Berendt: Duke Ellington, in: NN: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra, Offenbach 1958 [program booklet: Horst Lippmann], p. 9-12 (F in German, French, English)

Leonard Feather: Duke, in: Jazz Magazine, 4/42 (1958), p. 12-23

Leonard Feather: The Jazzman as Critic. The Best of the Blindfold Test, 1951-1958. Reactions to Duke Ellington, in: Leonard Feather: The New Yearbook of Jazz, New York 1958 [book: Horizon Press], p. 66-68 (F/I with Sonny Rollins, Morton Gould, Woody Herman, Miles Davis, Leonard Bernstein, Jo Jones, Pete Rugolo, Bill Russo)

NN: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra, Offenbach 1958 [program booklet: Horst Lippmann]

Rex Harris & Brian Rust: Recorded Jazz. A Critical Guide, Harmondsworth 1958 [book: Pelican Books], p. 64-68 (short F/R)

Whitney Balliett: Epitaph. „Such Sweet Thunder“, in: Whitney Balliett: Collected Works. A Journal of Jazz 1954-2000, New York 2000 [book: St.Martin’s Press], p. 43-44 (R; reprint from 1958)

I. Fuelle: Ellington-Inspiration aus Westafrika, in: Jazz Podium, 7/1 (Jan.1958), p. 14

NN: Presseschau, in: NJCB Report (New Jazz-Circle Berlin), 3/1 (Jan.1958), p. 11 (N: 30th anniversary) [digi.copy]

„sr“: Duke Ellington, in: Berlin-Jazz, Feb/Mar.1958, p. 6-7 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington Ork for Britain?, in: Melody Maker, 15.Feb.1958, p. 1

Siegfried Schmidt: Podium Jam Session. Die Angst bei Ellington und Jonas (siehe Filmkritik „Ellington und die Angst des Jonas“), in: Jazz Podium, 7/2 (Feb.1958), p. 41 (letter) [digi.copy]

NN: [Duke Ellington, „Mine Boy“], in: The Knickerbocker News (Albany), 25.Mar.1958 (N: completed score for Broadway show „Mine Boy“) [digi.copy]

Demètre Ioakimidis: Les drummers d’Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, #130 (Mar.1958), p. 14-15, 39-40 (F)

NN: Presseschau, in: NJCB Report (New Jazz-Circle Berlin), 3/3 (Mar.1958), p. 5 (N: plans European tour) [digi.copy]

NN: Music News. Poetess and the Duke, in: Down Beat, 25/7 (3.Apr.1958), p. 11 (F: Fran Kelley, Duke Ellington) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz-News. Europa, in: Jazz-Echo, Apr.1958, p. 46 (N: Norman Granz plans Ellington tour in the fall) [digi.copy]

NN: Mahalia chante avec Ellington, in: Jazz Magazine, #36 (Apr.1958), p. 12 (N)

NN: breaks, in: Schlagzeug, 3/9 (May 1958), p. 4 (N: 33 anniversary as musician) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington To Participate as Guest, in: [unknown source], ca. Mar.1958 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 119 (short F)

Leonard Feather: Leonard Feather berichtet aus USA, in: Jazz-Echo, Jun.1958, p. 45 (N: records „Black, Brown and Beige“ with Mahalia Jackson) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „The Duke in London“ (Decca DX 1982), in: Westjazz, 3/34 (Jun.1958), p. 7 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – „Magenta Haze“ / „Overture to a Jam Session, Part I & II“ / „Jam-A-Ditty“ (Opera 4409), in: Westjazz, 3/35 (Jul.1958), p. 7 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke im Oktober?, in: Schlagzeug, 3/11 (Jul.1958), p. 21 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz-News. Deutschland, in: Jazz-Echo, Jul.1958, p. 44 (N: plans for German tour) [digi.copy]

„S.H.“: Duke Ellington – „Ellington at Newport“ (Philips LP B 07182 L); „Seattle Concert“ (RCA-LP LJM-1002-C), in: Schlagzeug, 3/12 (Aug.1958), p. 25 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Breaks, in: Schlagzeug, 3/12 (Aug.1958), p. 4 (N: new musical: „Saturday Laughter“) [digi.copy]

NN: Breaks, in: Schlagzeug, 3/12 (Aug.1958), p. 5 (N: „Black, Brown and Beige“ with Mahalia Jackson) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington – „The Duke and his Men“ (RCA EPC-1092-1; RCA EPC-1092-2), in: Jazz-Echo, Aug.1958, p. 84 (R: 2 stars) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz-News. Europa, in: Jazz-Echo, Aug.1958, p. 48 (N: European tour) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington – „The Duke in London“ (Decca DX 1982), in: Jazz-Echo, Sep.1958, p. 48 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – „Such Sweet Thunder“ (Philips B 07278 L), in: Westjazz, 4/37 (Sep.1958), p. 7 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: For Ellington-fans Only, in: Jazz Society. Organ for Norsk Jazzforbund, 2/9 (Sep.1958), p. 10 (short F: Duke Ellington Jazz Society founded by Benny H. Aasland)

NN: Frankly – This Is the Greatest!, Writes Duke Ellington, in: Melody Maker, 27.Sep.1958, p. 1, 16

NN: news…, in: Jazz Podium, 7/9 (Sep.1958), p. 180 (N: premiers „Princess Blue“) [digi.copy]

Philip Larkin: Such Sweet Thunder. „Duke Ellington. Jis Life and Music“, edited by Peter Gammond, in: Richard Palmer & John White (eds.): Reference Back. Philip Larkin’s Uncollected Jazz Writings 1940-84, Hull 1999 [book: University of Hull Press], p. 34-35 (B; reprint, from: Guardian, 30.Sep.1958) [digi.copy]

Teddy Leyh: Shakespeare, Ellington und Jazz. Gedanken zu zwei neuen Werken Duke Ellingtons, in: Jazz Podium, 7/9 (Sep.1958), p. 184-185 (F: „Such Sweet Thunder“, „A Drum is a Woman“) [digi.copy]

Humphrey Lyttelton: About Ellington, in: Melody Maker, 25.Oct.1958, p. 10

Humphrey Lyttelton: If They Criticize Duke I May Get Violent, in: Melody Maker, 11.Oct.1958, p. 10

Leonard Feather: Ellington – Meet the Band!, in: Melody Maker, 4.Oct.1958, p. 2-3

M. Burman: Harry Carney Talks – All I Want Is to Stay with Duke, in: Melody Maker, 11.Oct.1958, p. 2

Max Jones: A Knockout, Of Course, But…, in: Melody Maker, 11.Oct.1958, p. 3 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 127 (C)

Max Jones: This World of Jazz. The Duke – 25 Years After, in: Melody Maker, 4.Oct.1958, p. 11

NN: aktuelles. Ellington gewinnt US-Poll / Der Duke in Deutschland, in: Schlagzeug, 3/14 (Oct.1958), p. 4-5 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Biografie. Edward Kennedy Ellington, genannt „The Duke“, in: Jazzpress, 1/3 (27.Oct.1958), p. 4-5 (F)

NN: breaks, in: Schlagzeug, 3/14 (Oct.1958), p. 5 (N: „Princess Blue“) [digi.copy]

NN: Der Duke zum letzten Mal, in: Jazzpress, 1/2 (20.Oct.1958), p. 2 (N)

NN: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „A Drum Is A Woman“ (Philips BBL-7179), in: Jazz-Echo, Oct.1958, p. 44 R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington in Europa, in: Jazz Podium, 7/10 (Oct.1958), p. 203 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington mit Starbesetzung, in: Jazzpress, 1/3 (27.Oct.1958), p. 1 (N)

NN: Ellington to Meet the Queen, in: Melody Maker, 18.Oct.1958, p. 1

NN: Jazz-News. Amerika, in: Jazz-Echo, Oct.1958, p. 53 (N: dedicates „Princess Blue“ to Princess Margaret) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz-News. Deutschland, in: Jazz-Echo, Oct.1958, p. 52 (N: Germany tour planned by Horst Lippmann) [digi.copy]

Vic Bellerby: I Was Disappointed (Ellington Tour), in: Melody Maker, 11.Oct.1958, p. 2

„Joe Brown“ [= Joachim Ernst Berendt]: Platte des Monats. Duke Ellingtons Shakespeare Suite. „Such Sweet Thunder“ (Philips B 07278 L), in: Jazz-Echo, Nov.1958, p. 47 (R) [digi.copy]

Franz-Josef Hamm (ed.): Diary of Jazz, Limburg 1950s [scrap book, 1954-1959] (ticket stubb: 12.Nov.1958, Frankfurt) [digi.copy] [under „D/LIMBURG“]

Humphrey Lyttelton: Concerts Were Full of Surprises, in: Melody Maker, 1.Nov.1958, p. 11

Leonard Feather: Duke. Edward Kennedy Ellington, in: Jazz Magazine, #42 (Nov.1958), p. 12-23 (F/I)

Max Jones: Impact Could Have Been Stronger, in: Melody Maker, 1.Nov.1958, p. 11

NN: Der Duke in Nürnberg, in: Jazzforum. Mitteilungsblatt der bayerischen Jazz-Clubs, 7/2 (Nov.1958), p. 1 (short F: concert preview)

NN: Der Fürst des Jazz – und eine fürstliche Presse, in: Jazzpress, 1/5 (10.Nov.1958), p. 4 (C: reviews from the British press)

NN: Duke à Chaillot, in: Jazz Magazine, #42 (Nov.1958), p. 8 (N)

NN: Duke Ellington. „Ich spiele Orchester!, in: Schlagzeug, 3/15 (Nov.1958), p. 6, 13 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz-News. Deutschland, in: Jazz-Echo, Nov.1958, p. 42 (N: German tour dates for November) [digi.copy]

NN: Von Duke zu Duke, in: Jazzpress, 1/4 (3.Nov.1958), p. 3 (short F) [digi.copy]

Vic Bellerby: Jazz Fans „Bewildered“, in: Melody Maker, 1.Nov.1958, p. 11

Charles Delaunay: Ellington déplace toujours la grande foule, in: Jazz Hot, #138 (Dec.1958), p. 18-19 (C)

Claude Bolling: Une analyse des concerts Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, #138 (Dec.1958), p. 18-20 (F)

Kåre Bjørset: Duke kom, så og vant. Ellingtons konsert en overveldende opplevelse. Orkesteret bedre enn noensinne, in: Jazz Society. Organ for Norsk Jazzforbund, 2/12 (Dec.1958), p. 16-18 (C)

L. Page: Ellington ist eine Reise wert, in: Jazz Podium, 7/12 (Dec.1958), p. 262

NN: Ellington à Paris. Quatre concerts en crescendo, in: Jazz Magazine, #43 (Dec.1958), p. 13 (N)

NN: Furchtlos, in: Schlagzeug, 3/16 (Dec.1958), p. 4 (N/photo: Ellington flies from Hamburg to Berlin) [digi.copy]

NN: Personalien, in: Schlagzeug, 3/16 (Dec.1958), p. 29 (N: command performance before Queen Elizabeth) [digi.copy]

Alan Clare, Ken Moule & Johnny Dankworth: Three Musicians Look at Ellington, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 61-64 (F) [digi.copy]

Alun Morgan: Duke Ellington on Records. The Nineteen-Fifties, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 104-117 (F)

Burnett James: Ellington’s Place as a Composer, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 141-155 (F) [digi.copy]

Charles Fox: Duke Ellington in the Nineteen-thirties, in: Martin Williams (ed.): The Art of Jazz. Ragtime to Bebop, New York 1980 [book; Reprint, O: New York 1959], p. 123-138 (F)

Charles Fox: Duke Ellington on Records. The Nineteen-Thirties, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 80-93 (F)

Daniel Halperin: Everything Has to Prove Something, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 173-191 (F)

Duke Ellington: A Royal View of Jazz, in: Jazz. A Quarterly of American Music, #2 (spring 1959), p. 83-87 („I“)

Duke Ellington: Foreword, in: Sinclair Traill & The Hon Gerald Lascelles (eds.): Just Jazz 3, London 1959 [book: Landsborough Publications], p. 5-6 („I“)

G.E. Lambert: Kings of Jazz – Duke Ellington, New York 1959 [book: A.S. Barnes; reprint: 1970], passim (F) [digi.copy]

Gerald Lascelles: Duke Ellington as Pianist, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 118-121 (F)

Gunther Schuller: The Ellington Style. Its Origins and Early Development, in: Nat Hentoff & Albert J. McCarthy (eds.): Jazz. New Perspectives on the History of Jazz by Twelve of the World’s Foremost Jazz Critics and Scholars, New York 1959 [book: Rinehart & Company]; reprint: New York 1961 [book: Grove Press]; reprint: London 1962 [book: The Jazz Book Club & Cassell]; reprint: New York 1975 [book: Da Capo], p. 221-274 (F/A/T)

Hugues Panassié: Die Geschichte des echten Jazz, Gütersloh [no year] [book: Signum; translation of „Histoire du vraí Jazz, Paris 1959], p. 80-93 (F: chapter „Duke Ellington“)

J. Tronchot: Ellington. La bonne exécution tient lieu de création, in: Jazz Hot, 25/148 (1959), p. 31

Jeff Aldam: The Ellington Sidemen, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 192-214 (F)

John S. Wilson: The Duke Rolls On, in: Down Beat Music ’59 (1959), p. 94-96

Mimi Clar: Duke Ellington – The Cosmic Scene, in: Jazz Review, 2/1 (1959), p. 35 (R)

NN: Music News. A Medal for Duke, in: Down Beat, 26/21 (1959), p. 9

NN: Music News. Honors for Duke, in: Down Beat, 26/16 (1959), p. 10

Peter Gammond: A Drum Is a Woman, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 132-137 (F)

Peter Gammond: Duke Ellington on Records. The Nineteen-Twenties, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 67-80 (F)

Quincy Jones: Duke Ellington at Newport 1958, in: Jazz Review, 2/4 (May 1959), p. 30 (R); Reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 311-313 (R)

Raymond Horricks: Duke Ellington on Records. The Nineteen-Forties, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 93-103 (F)

Raymond Horricks: The Orchestral Suites, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 122-131 (F)

Robert D. Crowley: Black, Brown and Beige after 16 Years. An Album Review, in: Jazz. A Quarterly of American Music, #2 (spring 1959), p. 98-104 (F/R); Reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 179-185 (F/R)

Stanley Dance: Duke Ellington. Impressions – Firsthand and Secondhand, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 15-21 (F)

Vic Bellerby: Duke Ellington, in: Martin Williams (ed.): The Art of Jazz. Ragtime to Bebop, New York 1980 [book; Reprint, O: New York 1959], p. 139-159 (F)

Vic Bellerby: Duke Ellington. Analysis of a Genius, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 156-169 (F)

Vic Bellerby: Such Sweet Thunder, in: Peter Gammond (ed.): Duke Ellington. His Life and Music, London 1959 [book], p. 138-140 (F) [digi.copy]

Kåre Bjørset: Strålende Ellington-serie på Philips. „The Duke Ellington Story Nr. 1 / 2 / 3“ (Philips B 07363 / 07364 / 07365), in: Jazz Magasinet. Organ for Norsk Jazzforbund, 3/1 (Jan.1959), p. 13-14 (R)

Mimi Clar: Duke Ellington – „The Cosmic Scene“ (Columbia CL-1198), in: The Jazz Review, 2/1 (Jan.1959), p. 35-36 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington sur scène. 14 phénomènes et un grand chef, in: Jazz Magazine, #44 (Jan.1959), p. 12 (short F)

Raymond Mouly: Ella et Duke et Duke et Mahalia, in: Jazz Magazine, #44 (Jan.1959), p. 16-17 (F) [digi.copy]

S. Race: Great Records of Our Time. Ellington’s Best, in: Melody Maker, 10.Jan.1959, p. 5

NN: Quo Vadis, Duke Ellington?, in: Jazz Magasinet. Organ for Norsk Jazzforbund, 3/2-3 (Feb/Mar.1959), p. 14-15 (F)

Alfred Baresel: Wenn der Duke lächelt, in: Jazzpress, 2/8 (2.Mar.1959), p. 6 (F)

Charles Melville: Interview with Duke Ekllington, in: DEMS Bulletin, 23/1 (Apr/Jun.2001), p. 25-26 (I; reprint, from Jazz Journal, Mar.1959) [digi.copy]

Johnny Dankworth & Humphrey Lyttelton: Interview with Duke Ellington, in: DEMS Bulletin, 23/1 (Apr/Jun.2001), p. 27 (I; reprint, from Jazz Journal, Mar.1959) [digi.copy]

Leif Anderson: Reflexer. 94.Cotton Club Stomp, in: Orkester Journalen, 27/3 (Mar.1959), p. 20 (short F)

Mimi Clar: The Style of Duke Ellington, in: The Jazz Review, 2/3 (Mar.1959), p. 6-10 (F/A) [digi.copy]

NN: Music News. Duke to Write Movie Score (Anatomy of a Murder), in: Down Beat, 26/8 (16.Apr.1959), p. 13-14 (short F) [digi.copy]

Alfred Baresel: Wenn der Duke lächelt, in: Schlagzeug, #20 (Apr.1959), p. 9 (F: about stage manners of jazz musicians) [digi.copy]

Duke Ellington: Der Blues, in: Schlagzeug, #20 (Apr.1959), p. 35 (lyric: German translation of „The Blues“, from „Black, Brown and Beige“) [digi.copy]

George Avakian: 27 Chorusse – Diminuendo und Crescendo in Blue, in: Jazzpress, 2/14 (13.Apr.1959), p. 6 (F; Reprint, from: liner notes)

Max Jones: Ellington Stands the Test of Time, in: Melody Maker, 4.Apr.1959, p. 9 (R: At the Cotton Club)

Mimi Clar: The Style of Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Review, 2/3 (Apr.1959), p. 6-10 (A/T) [digi.copy]; Reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 303-311 (A/T); Reprint, as: Le style de Duke Ellington, in: Les Cahiers du Jazz, #9 (1963), p. 38-48 (A/T)

NN: 27 Chorusse. Diminuendo und Crescendo in Blue, in: Schlagzeug, #20 (Apr.1959), p. 20-21 (F/photo) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington filmt, in: Jazzpress, 2/15 (27.Apr.1959), p. 1 (N: „Anatomy of a Murder“) [digi.copy]

Siegfried Schmidt: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „Ellington at Newport“ (Philips B 07 182 L), in: Schlagzeug, #20 (Apr.1959), supplement, p. 3 (R) [digi.copy]

Werner Th. Lauterbach: Sam Session, in: Schlagzeug, #20 (Apr.1959), p. 31 (letter: Ellington concert in Nürnberg) [digi.copy]

Horst H. Lange: Duke Ellington – „Sophisticated Lady“ (Columbia EP C 41 053), in: Schlagzeug, #21 (May 1959), supplement, p. 4 (R)

Leonard Feather: Ellington Band Takes a Break, in: Melody Maker, 16.May 1959, p. 2

NN: Duke Set for Jazz Concert, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 30.May 1959, p. 21 (N: in Neptune/NJ) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington-Suite für die Königin, in: Jazzpress, 2/17 (11.May 1959), p. 2 (N)

Quincy Jones: Duke Ellington – „Newport 1958“ (Columbia CL 1245), in: The Jazz Review, 2/4 (May 1959), p. 30 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington Left Jerseyites in Groovy Mood, in: [unknown source], ca. Jul.1959 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 145 (C)

Ed Mulford: Duke’s Film Score (Anatomy of a Murder), in: Metronome, 76/8 (Aug.1959), p. 33-34 (F) [digi.copy]

George Hoefer & Gene Lees: Newport. The Biggest Ever! The High Points: Duke Ellington’s astounding swing / Lambert-Hendricks-Ross with Count Basie / Hawkins and Eldridge / The Maynard Ferguson band / Thelonious Monk’s stomping quartet / The American debut of the Johnny Dankworth band, in: Down Beat, 26/16 (6.Aug.1959), p. 12-17 (C)

NN: breaks, in: Schlagzeug, 4/8 (Aug.1959), p. 25 (N: at Berliner Festwochen) [digi.copy]

NN: Music News. Duke’s Other Breakthrough, in: Down Beat, 26/17 (20.Aug.1959), p. 18-19 (F)

NN: Music News. Honors for Duke, in: Down Beat, 26/16 (6.Aug.1959), p. 10 (F)

H. Kahn: Duke in Paris (with four new men), in: Melody Maker, 26.Sep.1959, p. 12

John Tynan: Take Five, in: Down Beat, 26/19 (17.Sep.1959), p. 44 (Film-R: „Anatomy of a Murder“; „The Beat Generation“)

Max Jones: Echoes From the Forties. Duke at his Peak, in: Melody Maker, 26.Sep.1959, p. 15 (R: At His Very Best)

NN: „Back to Back. Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges Play the Blues“ (Verve), in: Down Beat, ca. Sep.1959 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 150 (R)

NN: A Medal for Duke, in: [unknown source], ca. Sep.1959 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 148 (short F)

NN: Berliner Festwochen 1959. Sonntag, 4. Oktober: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, in: Berliner Jazz-Programm, Sep/Oct.1959, p. 5 (F: concert preview) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Ellington – „Ellington Jazz Party“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, 26/18 (3.Sep.1959), p. 23-24 (R)

NN: everett mit ellington, in: Schlagzeug, 4/9 (Sep.1959), p. 5 (N: vocalist James Everett wins a performance with the Ellington Orchestra) [digi.copy]

NN: festival für den duke, in: Schlagzeug, 4/9 (Sep.1959), p. 5 (N: Ellington Festival in Taminent-in-the-Poconos) [digi.copy]

NN: strictly ad lib, in: Down Beat, 26/19 (17.Sep.1959), p. 46 (N: at Kutsher’s Country Club, Monticello, NY)

NN: „Back to Back – Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges Play the Blues“ (Verve MG V-8317), in: Down Beat, 26/22 (29.Oct.1959), p. 29 (R: 4 stars) [digi.copy]

Bob Evans: Chords and Discords. The Score on Ellington, in: Down Beat, 26/21 (15.Oct.1959), p. 6-7 (letter)

NN: Anatomy of a Murder, in: ) 1959/10°Heinz Lukas: Heinz Lukas geht durch die Lande, in: Schlagzeug, #26 (Oct.1959), p. 31 (N:, p. 35 (N/photos) [digi.copy]

NN: music news. East. A Medal for Duke, in: Down Beat, 26/21 (15.Oct.1959), p. 9 (short F/I)

NN: Orden für den Duke, in: Schlagzeug, #26 (Oct.1959), p. 4 (short F: Spingarn Medal) [digi.copy]

NN: Termine Duke Ellington, in: Schlagzeug, #26 (Oct.1959), p. 8 (German tour dates) [digi.copy]

Dieter Zimmerle: Die Profile des Jazz. Faszinierende Stimme: Die Ellington-Band, in: Jazz Podium, 8/11 (Nov.1959), p. 252ff.

Jean Tronchot: Ellington. La bonne exécution tient lieu de cvréation, in: Jazz Hot, #148 (Nov.1959), p. 31 (F)

K. Berenbrok: Meinungen, Urteile, Kritiken, in: Schlagzeug, #27 (Nov.1959), p. 14 (letter: Ellington had first been in Germany in 1950, not 1953) [digi.copy]

Max Harrison: Duke Ellington – „Anatomy of a Murder“ (Columbia CL 1360), in: The Jazz Review, 2/10 (Nov.1959), p. 35-36 (R) [digi.copy]

Max Harrison: Ellington’s Music for Anatomy of a Murder, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 313-315 (R; Reprint, from: The Jazz Review, 2/10 [Nov.1959])

NN: Breaks, in: Schlagzeug, #27 (Nov.1959), p. 28 (N: 3 presentations in Berlin: „Anatomy of a Murder“, ballet after „Such Sweet Thunder“, Ellington concert) [digi.copy]

NN: Ellington ausgezeichnet (Spignarn.Medaille), in: Jazz Podium, 8/11 (Nov.1959), p. 251

George Hoefer: The Hot Box, in: Down Beat, 26/25 (10.Dec.1959), p. 63 (F: Duke Ellington Jazz Society meeting in new York with John Sanders) [digi.copy]

NN: Large Ellington Shuffle, in: [unknown source], ca. Dec.1959 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 153 (C)

André Francis: Jazz, New York 1960 [book: Grove Press], p. 59-73 (F)

Barry Ulanov: The Ellington Programme, in: Ken Williamson (ed.): This Is Jazz, London 1960 [book: Newnes], p. 131-132, 141-145 (F); Reprint, in: Robert G. O’Meally (ed.): The Jazz Cadence of American Culture, New York 1998 [book: Columbia University Press], p. 166-171 (F)

Carlo Bohländer: Duke Ellington, in: Carlo Bohländer: Jazz. Geschichte und Rhythmus, Mainz 1960 [book: B. Schott’s Söhne], p. 40-42 (F)

Charles Fox & Peter Gammond & Alun Morgan & Alexis Korner: Jazz on Record. A Critical Guide, London 1960 [book: Grey Arrow], p. 111-121 (F)

Dan Morgenstern: Duke Ellington/Johnny Hodges – Side By Side, in: Jazz Review, 3/6 (1960), p. 24-25 (R)

Don DeMichael: Duke Ellington, Court Theater, University of Chicago, Chicago, in: Down Beat, Down Beat, 27/21 (13.Oct.1960), p. 10-13 (C)

Don Heckman: Duke Ellington – Bal Masque, in: Jazz Review, 3/7 (1960), p. 18-19 (R)

Duke Ellington: The Encyclopedia of Jazz, in: Leonard Feather: The Encyclopedia of Jazz, New York 1960 [book: Bonanza Books], p. 13-15 („I“)

Gunther Schuller: Early Duke, part 1, in: Jazz Review, 2/12 (Dec.1959, p. 6-15 (F/A) [digi.copy]; part 2, in: Jazz Review, 3/1 (Jan.1960), p. 18-22 (F/A) [digi.copy]; part 3, in: Jazz Review, 3/2 (Feb.1960), p. 18-25 (F/A) [digi.copy]

Irving Townsend: When Duke Records, in: Sinclair Traill & The Hon. Gerald Lascelles (Hgg.): Just Jazz 4, London 1960 [book], p. 16-21 (F); reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 319-324 (F)

Leonard Feather: The Duke Ellington Story (as Hollywood Might Do It), in: Down Beat, 27/6 (1960), p. 20-23

Leonard Feather: The Jazzman as Critic. The Blindfold Test. Reactions to Duke Ellington, in: Leonard Feather: The Encyclopedia of Jazz, New York 1960 [book: Bonanza Books], p. 474-475 (F/I with Tony Scott, Sonny Rollins, Leonard Bernstein, Miles Davis)

Max Harrison: Duke Ellington/Johnny Hodges – Back to Back, in: Jazz Review, 3/3 (1960), p. 24-25 (R)

NN: Not Enough Room at the Top for Duke, Mort, in: Down Beat, 27/18 (1.Sep.1960), p. 14-15

Robert Reisner: Duke Ellington, in: Robert Reisner: The Jazz Titans, Garden City/NY 1960 [book: Doubleday & Company], p. 43-46 (F)

Sidney Bechet: Bessie and Duke, in: Sidney Bechet: Treat It Gentle, London 1960 [book], p. 134-148 (F)

Max Jones: Duke Presents an Imposing Array of Talent, in: Melody Maker, 16.Jan.1960, p. 14 (R: Back to Back)

NN: Breaks, in: Schlagzeug, #29 (Jan.1960), p. 17 (N: served by trombonist Claude Jones on ocean liner on his way to European tour) [digi.copy]

NN: More Ellington Shuffle, in: Down Beat, 27/2 (21.Jan.1960), p. 12 (short F)

NN: Vom Duke und vom Count, in: Jazz Podium, 9/1 (Jan.1960), p. 3 (short F)

NN: Von Duke zu Quincy, in: Schlagzeug, #29 (Jan.1960), p. 6 (N: Clark Terry, Quentin Jackson leave Ellington, join Quincy Jones) [digi.copy]

Dan Morgenstern: Three Giants, in: Jazz Journal, 13/2 (Feb.1960), p. 13, 15 (C)

H. Rywelski: Ellington über Ellington, in: Schlagzeug, #30 (Feb.1960), p. 13 (I) [digi.copy]

NN: Alles über den Duke, in: Schlagzeug, #30 (Feb.1960), p. 6 (N: book by Peter Gammond) [digi.copy]

NN: Breaks, in: Schlagzeug, #30 (Feb.1960), p. 18 (N: Ellington declines Australia tour because of his flight fright) [digi.copy]

NN: News. AFN-Neujahrskonzert mit Duke Ellington aus Chicago, in: Jazz Podium, 9/2 (Feb.1960), p. 28 (N)

Don DeMichael: Duke Ellington – „Festival Session“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, 27/6 (17.Mar.1960), p. 34, 36 (R)

Leonard Feather: The Duke Ellington Story, as Hollywood might do it, in: Down Beat, 27/6 (17.Mar.1960), p. 20-23 (F: parody) [digi.copy]; responses, by Barbara Hoaglund, Tom Harris, Orlando Thompson, in: Down Beat, 27/8 (14.Apr.1960), p. 6 (letters)

M. Possekel: Podium Jam Session. Lustloser Ellington, in: Jazz Podium, 9/3 (Mar.1960), p. 60 (letter)

NN: Ellington and Other Masters, in: Down Beat, 27/6 (17.Mar.1960), p. 13 (C)

John S. Wilson: Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges – „Side By Side“ (Verve), in: Down Beat, ca. Apr.1960 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 157 (R)

John S. Wilson: Duke Ellington / Johnny Hodges – „On the Sunny Side of the Street“ (Verve), in: Down Beat, 27/9 (28.Apr.1960), p. 38 (R)

Max Jones: Duke Looks Back, in: Melody Maker, 2.Apr.1960, p. 14 (R: Historically Speaking – The Duke)

NN: news…, in: Jazz Podium, 9/4 (Apr.1960), p. 76 (N: new rhythm section) [digi.copy]

NN: Diets of the Stars. Wealthy or poor, famous or unknown, everybody is trying hard to lose weight, in: Ebony, May 1960, p. 106-108, 110 (short F/photos: Harry Belafonte, Edna Mae Robinson, Josephine Baker, Marian Anderson, Duke Ellington, Mahalia Jackson, Dinah Washington) [digi.copy]

NN: News, in: Jazzer, #3 (May 1960), p. 15 (N: new rhythm section with Frankie Dunlop, Aaron Bell) [digi.copy]

John Tynan: Duke Ellington Los Angeles Jazz Festival, in: Down Beat, ca. Jun.1960 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 159 (R)

Alfredo Luciano Catalani: „The Duke Ellington Story Vol. II/Vol.III“ (Philips); „Duke Ellington At His Very Best“ (RCA Italiana), in: Jazz di ieri e di oggi, 2/7 (Jul/Aug.1960), p. 54-56 (R)

Barbara Gardner: Duke Ellington – „Blues in Orbit“, in: Down Beat, 27/15 (21.Jul.1960), p. 44 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 162 (R)

I.L. Jacobs: Ellington Natter, in: Coda, 3/3 (Jul.1960), p. 14-15 (short F/C)

Vic Bellerby: Duke in Orbit, in: Melody Maker, 16.Jul.1960, p. 11 (R: Blues in Orbit)

Don DeMichael: Duke Ellington, Court Theater, University of Chicago, Chicago, in: Down Beat, ca. Aug.1960 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 163 (C)

Bill Mathieu: „I’m Beginning to See the Light“, arranged by Bill Matthieu, in: Down Beat, 27/20 (29.Sep.1960), p. 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66 (T)

Ira Gitler: Duke Ellington, Detroit Jazz Festival, in: Down Beat, ca. Sep.1960 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 164 (C)

NN: Duke’s Back (in New York), in: Melody Maker, 10.Sep.1960, p. 9

John Tynan: Duke Ellington, Monterey Jazz Festival, in: Down Beat, ca. Oct.1960 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 165-166 (C)

Bob Anderson: Chords and Discords. Duke’s Score’s Ducky, in: Down Beat, 27/24 (24.Oct.1960), p. 8 (letter) [digi.copy]

Vic Bellerby: Ellington Plays Tchaikowsky, in: Melody Maker, 26.Nov.1960, p. 14 (R: Nutcracker Suite)

Michel-Claude Jalard: Trois apotres du discontinu, in: Jazz Magazine, #65 (Dec.1960), p. 42-47, 63 (F: Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Cecil Taylor); reprint, in: Les Années Jazz Magazine 1954-2000, Turin 2000 [book: Filipacchi], p. 104-110 (F)

NN: news…, in: Jazz Podium, 9/12 (Dec.1960), p. 259 (N: records for film „Paris Blues“) [digi.copy]

NN: Tchaikowsky Would Have Approved, in: Melody Maker, 10.Dec.1960, p. 13 (R: Nutcracker Suite)

T. White: Review in Context. Duke Ellington – The Slumbering Giant, in: Metronome, 77/12 (Dec.1960), p. 42-43

Burnett James: The Impressionism of Duke Ellington [p. 163-174 (F)]; Such Sweet Thunder [p. 175-205 (F)], in: Burnett James: Essays on Jazz, London 1961 [book: The Jazz Book Club & Sidgwick and Jackson]; reprint: New York 1990 [book: Da Capo]

Demètre Ioakimidis: Un pianiste nommé Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, 163 (Mar.1961), p. 12-15, 46 (F); part 2, in: Jazz Hot, #164 (Apr.1961), p. 18-19, 42 (F); part 3, in: Jazz Hot, #165 (May 1961), p. 22-25, 27 (F); part 4, in: Jazz Hot, #166 (Jun.1961), p. 20-25 (F)

G.E. Lambert: Kings of Jazz. Duke Ellington, South Brunswick 1961 [book]

Hans-Jürgen Winkler: Duke Ellington, in: Hans-Jürgen Winkler: Jazz für Jedermann, München 1961 [book], p. 236-239 (F)

J.-R. Masson: Ellington au T.N.P., in: Jazz Magazine, 7/67 (1961), p. 15 (C)

J.-R. Masson: Satchmo et Duke face à face, in: Jazz Magazine, 7/71 (1961), p. 15

John Lane (ed.): George Shearing. Interpretations for Piano No. 7, New York 1961 [sheet music], p. 22-23 (T: piano solo arrangement by George Shearing of „All Too Soon“)

Murray Feldman (ed.): Art Tatum Improvisations, No. 2, London 1961 [sheet music] (T: piano solo arrangement of Art Tatum’s versions of „Don’t Get Around Much Anymore“ [p. 6-7]; „I Got It Band (And That Ain’t Good)“ [p. 16-17])

R. Greene: Duke Ellington. Eine Bildchronik, Zürich 1961 [book]

Several authors: Quincy Hamp Duke, in: Jazz Magazine, 7/70 (1961), p. 22ff.

Siegfried Schmidt-Joos: Duke – mit kleinen Unterschieden, in: Siegfried Schmidt-Joos: Jazz. Gesicht einer Musik, Gütersloh 1961 [book], p. 235-240, 257 (F)

Whitney Balliett: The Duke at Play, in: Whitney Balliett: The Sound of Jazz. 46 Pieces on Jazz, London 1961 [book], p. 45-48 (C: „A Drum is a Woman“); Reprint, in: Whitney Balliett: Collected Works. A Journal of Jazz 1954-2000, New YOrk 2000 [book: St.Martin’s Press], p. 16-18 (C) [digi.copy]

Max Jones: It was a challenge, says Duke, in: Melody Maker, 14.Jan.1961, p. 5 (F: Paris Blues)

Max Jones: With Duke and Louis in Paris, in: Melody Maker, 7.Jan.1961, p. 2-3, 17

Anders R. Öhman: Duke Ellington and his orchestra – „The Nutcracker Suite“ (Philips), in: Orkester Journalen, 29/2 (Feb.1961), p. 22, 24 (R: 4 stars)

NN: Dope Charge Hold 4 Members In Ellington Band, in: Washington Post, 10.Feb.1961, p. B13 (F: Willie Cook, Andrew Wilcox, Ray Nance, Paul Gonsalves, William Black) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke’s Mad, Mad Paris Visit, in: Down Beat, 28/4 (16.Feb.1961), p. 12 (F)

NN: Pre-Dawn Drugs Raid on Ellington Men, in: Melody Maker, 18.Feb.1961, p. 8

Anders R. Öhman: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – „Ellingtonia. Vol. 1. The Twenties“ (Philips) [4 stars]; „Ellingtonia. Vol. 2. The Thirties“ (Philips) [4 stars]; „Ellingtonia. Vol. 3. The Forties“ (Philips) [3 stars]; „Ellingtonia. Vol. 4. The Fifties“ (Philips) [4 stars]; „Ellingtonia. Vol. 5. New Recordings of Great Standards“ (Philips) [3 stars], in: Orkester Journalen, 29/3 (Mar.1961), p. 25 (R)

NN: Ellington mußte Kaution stellen, in: Jazz Podium, 10/3 (Mar.1961), p. 68

NN: Four Ellingtonians Arrested in Vegas, in: Down Beat, 28/6 (16.Mar.1961), p. 11 (short F: Ray Nance, Willie Cook, Andre Ford, Paul Gonsalves) [digi.copy]

Harry Nicolausson: Givande kväll med Dukes giganter, in: Orkester Journalen, 29/4 (Apr.1961), p. 9 (C)

Humphrey Lyttelton: Duke – The Greatest Poet in Jazz, in: Melody Maker, 8.Apr.1961, p. 5, 8

NN: Duke Ellington – „Festival Session“ (Philips B 07564 L), in: Rhythme. Nederlands enige Jazz-Periodiek, 12/139 (Apr.1961), p. 23 (R)

NN: Und jetzt Grieg. Ellingtons neueste Ambitionen, in: Jazz Podium, 10/4 (Apr.1961), p. 96 (short F) [digi.copy]

Stanley Dance: The Beautiful Americans, in: Jazz Journal, ca. Apr.1961 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 172 (F)

Gene Lees: Duke Ellington – „The Nutcracker Suite“ (Columbia); „Peer Gynt Suites No.1 and 2, Suite Thursday“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, 28/10 (11.May 1961), p. 28-30 (R)

NN: Pickles. Sällsynt samarbete, in: Orkester Journalen, 29/5 (May 1961), p. 5 (N: records with Louis Armstrong)

Stanley Dance: More Paris Blues, in: Jazz Journal, ca. May 1961 (F/I); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 174 (F/I)

Vic Bellerby: Here Is All the Poetry of Duke’s Piano, in: Melody Maker, 6.May 1961, p. 13 (R: „Piano in the Background“)

NN: Duke Ellington – „The Nutcracker Suite“ (Philips B 47048 L), in: Rhythme. Nederlands enige Jazz-Periodiek, 12/141 (Jun.1961), p. 29 (R)

NN: Pickles. På skiva, in: Orkester Journalen, 29/6 (Jun.1961), p. 5 (N: new records)

Anders R. Öhman: „Duke Ellington and his Orchestra“ (Coral 97015 LPCM), in: Orkester Journalen, 29/7-8 (Jul/Aug.1961), p. 24-25 (R: 5 stars)

Anders R. Öhman: „Maxwell Davis Conductiong Compositions of Duke Ellington and Others“ (Crown CLP 5153), in: Orkester Journalen, 29/7-8 (Jul/Aug.1961), p. 24 (R: 3 stars)

Don DeMichael: Duke Ellington, Indiana Jazz Festival, in: Down Beat, ca. Jul.1961 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 177 (C)

John S. Wilson: Duke Ellington – „Piano in the Background“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, 28/15 (20.Jul.1961), p. 41-42 (R)

NN: Pickles. Färdigskrivet, in: Orkester Journalen, 29/7-8 (Jul/Aug.1961), p. 5 (N: musical „Man with Four Sides“)

Stanley Dance: Festival. Preparation and Aftermath. The Story of „Suite Thursday“, in: Metronome, 78/7 (Jul.1961), p. 22-23

Steve Voce: It Don’t Mean a Thing. If It Ain’t Got That Swing, in: Jazz Journal, 18/4 (Apr.1965), p. 25-26 (C)

Charles McCabe: Duke Ellington to the Court of St. James?, in: New York Times, 27.Sep.1961 (F); reprint, in: New York Times, 10.Jul.2011 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke Objects to Jazz as a Term, in: Down Beat, 28/22 (26.Oct.1961), p. 13 (short F)

Teddy Leyh: Kritisches Mosaik. Ellingtonia I, in: Jazz Podium, 10/10 (Oct.1961), p. 242-243, 245

John Tynan: Paris Blues, in: Down Beat, 28/24 (23.Nov.1961), p. 16 (F/I)

Vic Bellerby: Duke epitomises the jazz of the ‚twenties, in: Melody Maker, 36/1462 (23.Dec.1961), p. 6 (F/R: „Jungle Jamboree“, Parlophone PMC1164) [digi.copy]

Burt Korall: Ellington in Concert (New York), in: Melody Maker, 9.Dec.1961, p. 13 (C)

Dieter Zimmerle: Duke Ellington. Eine Bildchronik, hg. von Robert Greene, in: Jazz Podium, 10/12 (Dec.1961), p. 298 (B)

Don DeMichael: „Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington“ (Roulette), in: Down Beat, 28/26 (21.Dec.1961), p. 32, 37 (R: 4 1/2 stars) [digi.copy]

Stanley Dance: Harry Carney, in: Metronome, 78/12 (Dec.1961), p. 15-18 (I)

André Hodeir: Why Did Ellington „Remake“ His Masterpiece, in: André Hodeir: Toward Jazz, New York 1962 [book: Grove Press; London 1965: The Jazz Book Club], p. 24-32 (F: „Ko-Ko“)

André Hodeir: Why Did Ellington ‚Remake‘ His Masterpiece?, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 297-302 (F; Reprint, from: André Hodeir: Toward Jazz, New York 1962)

Bill Coss: Duke Ellington, Museum of Modern Art, New York, in: Down Beat, 29/5 (1962), p. 4 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 188 (C)

Bob Smith: Hot Air. Interview with Duke Ellington, 1962 (I) [sound file]; information about the show, by Mickael Juk, in: , 29.Nov.2012 (F) [digi.copy]

Florence Johnson: Duke Ellington Welcomes Back ‚Old Timers‘, in: Jazz Notes/Indianapolis, 7/5 (1962), p. 10 (short F)

James Poling (ed.): Esquire’s World of Jazz, London 1962 [book: Arthur Baker], p. 84-89 (F: chapter „The diligent Duke“)

James Poling (ed.): Esquire’s World of Jazz, London 1962 [book: Arthur Baker], p. 193-207 (F: chapter „The Future of Jazz“; short I with Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Gerry Mulligan, Sonny Rollins, Dave Brubeck, John Lewis)

NN: Ellington Sues and Is Sued in Return, in: Down Beat, 29/24 (1962), p. 12 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 194 (short F)

NN: Ellington TV Show Ready to Roll, in: Down Beat, 29/7 (1962), p. 13-14

NN: Work Begins on TV Ellington Story, in: Down Beat, 29/3 (1962), p. 11 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 192 (short F)

Stanley Dance: Ellington, Duke, in: Stanley Dance (ed.): Jazz Era. The ‚Forties, London 1962 [book: The Jazz Book Club & MacGibbon & Kee], p. 96-102 (F)

Stanley Dance: It’s Really a Twisting World. An Interview, in: Jazz, 1/1 (1962), p. 8-9 (I)

Stanley Dance: Three Ellington Firsts, in: Jazz, 1/2 (1962), p. 14

Whitney Balliett: Masterly Milquetoast, in: Whitney Balliett: Dinosaurs in the Morning. 41 Pieces on Jazz, London 1965 [book], p. 198-200 (C; reprint from 1962); Reprint, in: Whitney Balliett: Collected Works. A Journal of Jazz 1954-2000, New York 2000 [book: St.Martin’s Press], p. 160-162 (C)

Michel Laverdure: Louis Armstrong et Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Magazine, #78 (Jan.1962), p. 33 (R)

Philippe Koechlin: Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington – „Together fot the First Time“ (Roulette), in: Jazz Hot, #172 (Jan.1962), p. 39, 41 (R) [digi.copy]

Rolf Dötsch: Duke Ellington – „Kings of Swing“ (Brunswick), in: Jazz Podium, 11/2 (Feb.1962), p. 52-53 (R) [digi.copy]

Rolf Dötsch: Duke Ellington Trio – „The Duke Plays Ellington“ (Capitol), in: Jazz Podium, 10/2 (Feb.1961), p. 58 (R) [digi.copy]

Stanley Dance: Lightly and Politely. Ellington Premiere, in: Jazz Journal, 15/2 (Feb.1962), p. 8-9 (F/C: piano recital)

Duke Ellington: Where Is Jazz Going?, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 324-326 („I“; Reprint, from: Music Journal, Mar.1962)

Max Jones: Duke and Basie Combine, in: Melody Maker, 17.Mar.1962, p. 6 (R: „Battle Royal“)

NN: Credit Where Due On ‚Paris Blues‘, in: Down Beat, 29/11 (24.May 1962), p. 13 (shot F/I with Murry McEachern)

John S. Wilson: Duke Ellington & Count Basie – „First Time“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, ca. May 1962 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 193 (R)

Duke Ellington & Stanley Dance: The Art Is In the Cooking, in: Down Beat, 7.Jun.1962 (I); Reprint, in: Down Beat, 56/9 (Sep.1989), p. 60 (I); Reprint, in: Down Beat, 66/4 (Apr.1999), p. 28-29 (I); reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 332-338 („I“)

Leonard Feather: Duke Ellington – „All American“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, ca. Jun.1962 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 196 (R)

Norman Perkins: Jazz Festival a triumph only for Duke Ellington, in: [unknown source], ca. Jun.1962 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 195 (C)

Pete Welding: Long Day’s Journey. On the Road with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 326-332 (F/I; Reprint, from: Down Beat, 7.Jun.1962)

Stanley Dance: Lightly and Politely. More Ellingtonia, in: Jazz Journal, 15/6 (Jun.1962), p. 22-23 (F)

NN: Ellington und Basie schlugen die „Battle Royal“, in: Jazz Podium, 11/9 (Sep.1962), p. 202-203 (F/R) [digi.copy]

NN: Up to My Ears in All of It – Says Duke, in: Melody Maker, 15.Sep.1962, p. 20-21

NN: Duke Ellington on the Air in Vancouver, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 338-341 (I; Original: radio interview, 30.Oct.1962)

Stanley Dance: It’s Really a Twisting World, by Duke Ellington in an interview with Stanley Dance, in: Jazz [USA], 1/1 (Oct.1962), p. 8-9 (I) [digi.copy]

Stanley Dance: Lightly & Politely. Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On, in: Jazz Journal, 15/10 (Oct.1962), p. 22-24 (F)

NN: Jazz. Duke Ellington, in: Showbusiness, 2/8 (5.Nov.1962), p. 7 (N: plans European tour in January 1963) [digi.copy]

John Tynan: New Blood from Some Old Hands, in: Down Beat, ca. Nov.1962 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 205-206 (C)

Frank Dutton: The Goodyear Jazz Film. A Review, in: Matrix, #44 (Dec.1962), p. 3-4 (Film-R)

NN: Ellington Joins Sinatra Label, in: Melody Maker, 8.Dec.1962, p. 3

Dan Morgenstern: The Ellington Era, in: Dan Morgenstern: Living with Jazz. A Reader, New York 2004 [book: Pantheon], p. 108-112 (F; reprint, from: Listen. A Music Monthly, 1963)

George Hoefer: Ellington Memories, in: Jazz, 2/3 (1963), p. 11

Jean Wagner: L’aristocrate aux prises avec la foule, in: Jazz Magazine, 9/91 (1963), p. 23-25

Leonard Feather: The Duke Ellington Story, as Hollywood might do it, in: Leonard Feather & Jack Tracy: Laughter from the Hip. The Lighter Side of Jazz, New York 1963 [book: Horizon Press]; reprint: New York 1979 [book: Da Capo], p. 45-53 (F: ficticious screenplay)

Martin Williams: The Ellington Era, in: Martin Williams: Jazz Changes, New York 1992 [book: Oxford University Press], p. 264-272 (R; Reprint from 1963/1966)

Mercer Ellington: Reminiscing in Tempo, in: Dom Cerulli & Burt Korall & Mort Nasatir (ed.): The Jazz Word, London 1963 [book], p. 54-66 (F)

Several authors: Vive le Duke!, in: Jazz Hot, 28/185 (1963), p. 6-10

Whitney Balliett: Fortieth / Cootie / Praise, in: Whitney Balliett: Such Sweet Thunder. 49 Pieces on Jazz, Indianapolis 1966 [book: Bobbs-Merrill], p. 98-118 (F/I with Cootie Williams; reprint from 1963); Reprint, in: Whitney Balliett: Collected Works. A Journal of Jazz 1954-2000, New York 2000 [book: St.Martin’s Press], p. 204-213 (F)

Demètre Ioakimidis: Ellington’s Drummers, in: Jazz Journal, 16/1 (Jan.1963), p. 4-5

Duke Ellington: Thoughts on Composing, in: Jazz Journal, 16/1 (Jan.1963), p. 3 (I)

Harvey Pekar: The Duke Ellington Small Bands, in: Jazz Journal, 16/1 (Jan.1963), p. 6-7 (F)

John Tynan: Caught in the Act. New Blood from Some Old Hands, in: Down Beat, 30/1 (3.Jan.1963), p. 13, 34 (C)

Laurie Henshaw: Ellingtonia ’63. Relaxing at the Dorchester, in: Melody Maker, 19.Jan.1963, p. 10-11

Laurie Henshaw: Rehearsing with Duke, in: Melody Maker, 26.Jan.1963, p. i, iv

Les Tomkins: Duke Ellington, in: Crescendo, ca. Jan.1963 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 209 (C)

Max Jones: The „Old Boys“ Still Call the Tune, in: Melody Maker, 19.Jan.1963, p. 11

NN: A Historical Calendar of Duke Ellington’s Career, in: Jazz Journal, 16/1 (Jan.1963), p. 9-13

NN: Duke Signs with Reprise, Will Also Supervise Sessions, in: Down Beat, 30/1 (3.Jan.1963), p. 11 (short F)

NN: Duke’s Here! Hour-Long TV Show by Ellington, in: Melody Maker, 12.Jan.1963, p. 1

NN: Ellington wurde Programmdirektor (Reprise), in: Jazz Podium, 12/1 (Jan.1963), p. 3

Several authors: Music in the Making by the Ellington Men, in: Melody Maker, 26.Jan.1963, p. ii-iii

Sinclair Traill: Back Again, in: Jazz Journal, 16/1 (Jan.1963), p. 1-2 (F)

Vic Bellerby: The Greatest Concert Ever!, in: Melody Maker, 19.Jan.1963, p. 10

NN: Jazz. Duke Ellington, in: Showbusiness, 3/2 (25.Feb.1963), p. 9 (N: „Piano in the Background“ receives French record prize) [digi.copy]

Humphrey Lyttelton: Tin Pan Alley Can Do It’s Worst! Humphrey Lyttelton Sums Up the Duke Ellington Tour, in: Melody Maker, 2.Feb.1963, p. 11

Denis Preston: He’s the Greatest Man in Jazz. In what he describes as an ‚inadequate appreciation‘ of Duke Ellington, Denis Preston – for many years one of the foremost authorities on Ducal music – writes a tribute to a distinguished jazz guest, in: The Jazz Scene, 2/3 (Mar.1963), p. 2-7 (F)

Dieter Zimmerle: Der „One and Only“ Duke, in: Jazz Podium, 12/3 (Mar.1963), p. 56-57

Don DeMichael: Duke Ellington, Detroit Symphony, Ford Auditorium, Detroit, Mich., in: Down Beat, ca. Mar.1963 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 216 (C)

Eddie Lambert: Duke Ellington – 1963, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 342-346 (F; Reprint, from: Jazz Journal, 16/3 [Mar.1963])

François Postif: Le Duke parle, in: Jazz Hot, #185 (Mar.1963), p. 14-18 (I); Reprint, in: François Postif: Jazz Me Blues. Interviews et portraits de musiciens de jazz et de blues, Paris 1998 [book: Outre Mesure], p. 175-183 (I)

Jacques Réda: Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Magazine, #646 (Feb.2013), p. 51-53 (F; reprint, from Jazz Magazine, #92, Mar.1963) [digi.copy]

Jeremy French: Jeremy French has some controversial things to say about the last Duke Ellington tour of Britain, analyses in detail the musicians and he orchestra of Ellington 1963, in: The Jazz Scene, 2/3 (Mar.1963), p. 7-11 (F)

Philippe Koechlin & Aris Destombes & Jean Tronchot: Vive le Duke!, in: Jazz Hot, #185 (Mar.1963), p. 6-10 (F)

Sinclair Traill: Editorial, in: Jazz Journal, 16/3 (Mar.1963), p. 1-4 (F/C)

Steve Voce: A Cold from „Little Eddie“, in: Jazz Journal, 16/3 (Mar.1963), p. 12-13 (F: gossip from the Ellington tour)

Max Jones: Thirty-Six Years of Ellington, in: Melody Maker, 6.Apr.1963, p. 10 (R: „The Duke in Harlem“)

NN: Duke l’infatigable, in: Jazz Hot, #186 (Apr.1963), p. 17 (N)

NN: Dukes Terminkalender, in: Jazz Podium, 12/4 (Apr.1963), p. 76

NN: news…, in: Jazz Podium, 12/5 (May 1963), p. 107 (N: with Detroit Symphony Orchestra) [digi.copy]

NN: Nachrichten in Kürze. Duke Ellington, in: Showbusiness, 3/4 (25.Jul.1963), p. 4 (N: honorary doctorate from Howard University; concerts in Sweden; plans state department tour) [digi.copy]

Ira Gitler: Caught In the Act. Duke Ellington Jazz Society, Town Hall, New York City, in: Down Beat, 30/23 (15.Aug.1963), p. 32 (C)

NN: Ellington Puts Together Show for Emancipation Celebration, in: Down Beat, 30/23 (15.Aug.1963), p. 11 (F)

NN: Major Ellington Opuses Slated for LP Release, in: Down Beat, 30/24 (29.Aug.1963), p. 9 (short F: „Night Creature“)

Don DeMichael: Caught In the Act. My People, Arie Crown Theatre, Chicago, in: Down Beat, 30/26 (26.Sep.1963), p. 41 (C)

Horst Lippmann: Pianorama. Duke Ellington – „Money Jungle“ (United Artists); „Midnight in Paris“ (CBS), in: Jazz Podium, 12/10 (Oct.1963), p. 216-217, 220 (R) [digi.copy]

Max Jones: Ellington Trio (Ellington-Mingus-Roach), in: Melody Maker, 19.Oct.1963, p. 10 (R)

NN: Ellingtonians Storm Madras, in: Indian Express, ca. Oct.1963 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 227 (C)

A.J. Bishop: Duke’s Creole Rhapsody, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 347-349 (F; Reprint, from: Jazz Monthly, Nov.1963)

John S. Wilson: Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington – „The Great Reunion“ (Roulette), in: Down Beat, 30/29 (7.Nov.1963), p. 28 (R)

Dan Morgenstern: The Ellington Era, in: Listen. A Music Monthly, 1 (Dec.1963) (F); reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 350-354 (F); reprint, in: Dan Morgenstern: Living with Jazz. A Reader, New York 2004 [book: Pantheon], p. 108-112 (F)

NN: Ellington, on Asian Tour, ‚Tears Down the Clouds‘, in: Down Beat, 30/32 (19.Dec.1963), p. 15 (F)

Dan Morgenstern: Ellington. 1927-40, in: Jazz, 1964 (F); reprint, in: Dan Morgenstern: Living with Jazz. A Reader, New York 2004 [book: Pantheon], p. 113-116 (F)

M.-C. Ramonet: Duke!, in: Jazz Hot, 30/205 (1964), p. 10

NN: Duke Ellington’s „My People“, in: Jazz, 3/1 (1964), p. 21

NN: Jazzmen of the Year. Duke Ellington, in: Down Beat Music ’64 (1964), p. 12

NN: The Duke. Edward Kennedy Ellington Orchestra. Norman Granz presents The Duke, Offenbach 1964 [program booklet: Horst Lippmann] (F)

P. Lattes: Ellington 64, in: Jazz Hot, 30/198 (1964), p. 18-21

Sidney Finkelstein: Jazz. A People’s Music, New York 1948 [book: Citadel Press]; reprint: London 1964 [book: The Jazz Book Club & The Citadel Press], p. 191-242 (F: chapter „The Experimental Laboratory and The New Jazz…“)

Wilfrid Mellers: Jazz polyphony and jazz harmony. Duke Ellington as composer, in: Wilfrid Mellers: Music in a New Found Land. Themes and Developments in the History of American Music, London 1964 [book], p. 316-330 (F/A)

Willie The Lion Smith & George Hoefer: Music on My Mind. The Memoirs of an American Pianist, New York 1964 [book], passim (F)

A.J. Bishop: Reminiscing in Tempo – A Landmark in Jazz Composition, in: Jazz Journal, 17/1 (Jan.1964), p. 5-6 (A); Reprint, in: in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 355-358 (A)

Eddie Lambert: The Ellington Era, Vol.1, in: Jazz Journal, 17/1 (Jan.1964), p. 36-37 (F/A)

G.E. Lambert: The Duke Steps Out, in: Jazz Journal, 17/1 (Jan.1964), p. 2-4, 40 (F)

John S. Wilson: Duke Ellington – „Piano in the Foreground“ (Columbia), in: Down Beat, 31/2 (16.Jan.1964), p. 26-27 (R)

Max Harrison: Reflections on Some of Duke Ellington’s Longer Works, in: Jazz Monthly, Jan.1964, p. 12-17 (F) [digi.copy]; Reprint, in: Max Harrison: A Jazz Retrospect, London 1991 [book; Reprint, O: 1976], p. 121-128 (F); Reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 387-394 (F; Revised Reprint)

Pete Welding: Old Wine, New Bottles, in: Down Beat, 31/1 (2.Jan.1964), p. 29-30 (R: „The Ellington Era“, Columbia)

Roger Craik: Duke in Dacca, in: Jazz Journal, 17/1 (Jan.1964), p. 12-13 (F/I)

Stanley Dance: Duke Ellington’s My People, in: Jazz Journal, 17/1 (Jan.1964), p. 19, 22 (C)

Bob Houston: The Night Tubby Blew With Duke…, in: Melody Maker, ca. Feb.1964 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 233 (F)

Brian Bate: With Duke on Tour. A Report, in: Down Beat, 31/6 (27.Feb.1964), p. 14-15 (F/I: Middle East Tour)

Lucien Malson & Christian Bellest: Etude. Gravures célèbres, in: Jazz Magazine, #103 (Feb.1964), p. 30-32 (A: „Double Check Stomp“; „Mood Indigo“; „Echoes of the Jungle“)

Don DeMichael & Pete Welding: Jazz Basics. „The Ellington Era, Vol. 1“ (Columbia); „Duke Ellington at His Very Best“ (RCA Victor), in: Down Beat, 31/7 (12.Mar.1964), p. 22 (R)

John S. Wilson: Duke Ellington – „My People“ (Contact), in: Down Beat, 31/7 (12.Mar.1964), p. 28 (R)

Leonard Feather: „The Symphonic Ellington“ (Reprise), in: Down Beat, 31/7 (12.Mar.1964), p. 25-26 (R); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 237 (R)

NN: Ellington et ses juges. Le Duke vient d’être condamné par la „Fondation Grieg“, in: Jazz Magazine, #104 (Mar.1964), p. 16 (N)

G.E. Lambert: Ellingtonia ’64, in: Jazz Journal, 17/4 (Apr.1964), p. 2-4 (F/C)

Max Jones: Symphonic Ellington, in: Melody Maker, 4.Apr.1964 (R)

Max Jones: The Great Reunion, in: Melody Maker, 18.Apr.1964, p. 10 (R: Armstrong/Ellington – „The Great Reunion“)

NN: Robert Herridge Films an Hour of Ellington for TV, in: [unknown source], ca. Apr.1964 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 242 (short F)

Don DeMichael: Caught in the Act. Duke Ellington, Civic Opera House, Chicago, in: Down Beat, 31/12 (21.May 1964), p. 30 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 241 (C)

Eddie Mourrichon: Le Duke, Jodges et Carney étaient célèbres quand Gilbert Rovère vint au monde, in: Jazz Hot, #198 (May 1964), p. 20-21 (I with Rovère)

Huge Downs: Duke Ellington TV Interview, NBC Studios, New York, 26.May 1964 (I); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 244-245 (I)

Petr Brabec: Duke Ellington. „Hrajete na piano?“ „Nikoliv, na orchestr!“, in: Melodie [CSSR], 2/5 (May 1964), p. 72-73 (F)

Pierre Lattes: Ellington 64. Nous vous aimons à la folie, Monsieur Duke Ellington, in: Jazz Hot, #198 (May 1964), p. 18-21 (F/C)

NN: Duke Thrills Coast Audience, in: [unknown source], ca. Jun.1964 (short F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 246 (short F)

NN: Robert Herridge Films an Hour of Ellington for TV, in: Down Beat, 31/13 (4.Jun.1964), p. 9 (N)

Dan Morgenstern: Caught in the Act. Duke Ellington, Wellman Auditorium, Columbia University, New York City, in: Down Beat, 31/21 (16.Jul.1964), p. 42-43 (C)

Duke Ellington: Reminiscing in Tempo, in: Down Beat, 31/20 (2.Jul.1964), p. 8-9 („I“); Reprint, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 358-361 („I“)

Martin Williams: Videotaping with Duke, in: Down Beat, 31/24 (27.Aug.1964), p. 20-23 (F); Reprint, in: Martin Williams: Jazz Masters in Transition, 1957-1969, New York 1970 [book], p. 165-173 (F); Reprint, in: Martin Williams: Jazz Heritage, New York 1985 [book], p. 111-122 (F); response, by: Robert Herridge: Chords & Discords. Kudos from Herridge, in: Down Beat, 31/27 (8.Oct.1964), p. 6 (letter) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: [Charlie Barnet Party in Palm Springs], in: Down Beat, ca. Sep.1964 (F/C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 252 (F/C)

Don DeMichael: Duke Ellington – „Daybreak Express“ (RCA Victor 506); „Hits of the ’60s / This Time by Ellington“ (Reprise 6122), in: Down Beat, 31/27 (8.Oct.1964), p. 23, 26 (R: 4 1/2 stars; 4 stars) [digi.copy]

Dan Morgenstern: Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn – „Great Times!“ (Riverside 475), in: Down Beat, 31/28 (22.Oct.1964), p. 25-26 (R: 3 1/2 stars) [digi.copy]

NN: Präsident Johnson würdigt Dukes Verdienste, in: Jazz Podium, 13/10 (Oct.1964), p. 235

NN: The Duke plays Wurlitzer, in: Ebony, Nov.1964, p. 112 (commercial ad for Wurlitzer) [digi.copy]

John S. Wilson: „Duke Ellington Plays with the Original Score from Walt Disney’s ‚Mary Poppins'“ (Reprise 6141), in: Down Beat, 31/32 (17.Dec.1964), p. 29 (R: 3 1/2 stars) [digi.copy]

NN: Swimming Pool Named for Duke Ellington in California, in: Down Beat, 31/32 (17.Dec.1964), p. 10 (short F) [digi.copy]; reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 253 (short F)

Frank Tenot: Concert. Une societé en plein essor (29 et 30 janvier à Paris), in: Jazz Magazine, #116 (1965), p. 49-50 (C)

Leonard Feather: Back to Duke. Drummer Louie Belleson Returns to the Ellington Fold, in: Down Beat, 32/21 (1965), p. 15-17

NN: A New Umbrella for Duke and Ella, in: Down Beat, 32/25 (1965), p. 10-11

Stanislav Titzl: Duke Ellington. Jeho nástrojem je orchestr, in: Lubomír Doruzka & Jaromír Horec & Josef Kotek (eds.): Tanecní hudba a jazz 1964/65, Prague 1965 [book: Státní hudební vydavatelství], p. 120-129 (F)

Whitney Balliett: The How-Long Blues, in: Whitney Balliett: Dinosaurs in the Morning. 41 Pieces on Jazz, London 1965 [book], p. 185-187 (C)

Max Jones: Duke – Whose Hand on the Tiller?, in: Melody Maker, 23.Jan.1965, p. 10 (R: „Mary Poppins“)

NN: College Gives Ellington Honorary Doctor’s Degree, in: Down Beat, 32/1 (14.Jan.1965), p. 9-10 (N: honorary doctor of humanities from Milton College, Wisconsin)

Bob Dawbarn: A Medal for Courage (at London’s Royal Festival Hall), in: Melody Maker, 20.Feb.1965, p. 6 (C)

Mike Hennessey: Paris Report. Duke – In Dangers of Becoming a Jazz Museum?, in: Melody Maker, 6.Feb.1965, p. 10-11

Steve Voce: If It Ain’t Got That Swing, in: Jazz Journal, ca. Feb.1965 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 261 (C)

Vic Bellerby: Duke ’65. Out Go the Drum Solo, Medley, and On Comes Jazz, in: Melody Maker, 20.Feb.1965, p. 6

Dieter Zimmerle: Ellingtonia, in: Jazz Podium, 14/3 (Mar.1965), p. 69

Joachim Ernst Berendt: Mingus und der Schatten Duke Ellingtons, in: Jazz Podium, 14/3 (Mar.1965), p. 60-62

Michel-Claude Ramonet: Duke!, in: Jazz Hot, #207 (Mar.1965), p. 10 (C)

Rex Stewart: The Days with Duke, in: Down Beat, 32/9 (22.Apr.1965), p. 20-22 (F); Reprint, in: Down Beat, 32/8 (22.Apr.1965), p. 80-89 (F); Reprint, in: Rex Stewart: Jazz Masters of the Thirties, New York 1972 [book: Macmillan], p. 80-89 (F); response, by Bobby Woodfork, in: Down Beat, 32/12 (3.Jun.1965), p. 6 (letter); responses, by Hans J. Mauerer, John M. Dengler, in: Down Beat, 32/15 (15.Jul.1965), p. 8 (letters)

Dave Bittan: Caught in the Act. Ellington/Basie/Blakey, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, in: Down Beat, 32/11 (20.May 1965), p. 32 (C)

Max Jones: Duke’s Men Out on Their Own, in: Melody Maker, 8.May 1965, p. 14 (R: Great Ellingtonians Vol. 1/2)

NN: strictly ad lib. Potpourri, in: Down Beat, 32/10 (6.May 1965), p. 11 (N: Leonard Feather urges President Lyndon B. Johnson to consider Duke Ellington for a Presidential Medal of Freedom)

John S. Wilson: Music. Jazz at Lewisohn. Dave Brubeck Quartet and the Ellington Orchestra Attract Large Audience, in: New York Times, 29.Jun.1965, p. 27 (C) [digi.copy]

NN: Duke and the Pulitzer Prize, in: Down Beat, 32/13 (17.Jun.1965), p. 12 (short F/I); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 266 (short F/I)

NN: Potpourri. Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck and Ella Fitzgerald together in New York, in: Down Beat, 32/12 (3.Jun.1965), p. 9 (N)

Stanley Dance & Helen Dance: Pittsburgh Is a Whale?, in: Jazz Journal, ca. Jun.1965 (F/C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 267 (F/C)

NN: Potpourri. Duke Ellington at Stamford, Conn., in: Down Beat, 32/18 (26.Aug.1965), p. 16 (N)

R. Grevatt: Caught in the Act. Ellington Goes Down a Bomb on Symphony Dates, in: Melody Maker, 21.Aug.1965, p. 27 (C)

Walther Hein: Das moderne Jazz-Antiquariat. 22. Folge: Duke Ellington und Billy Strayhorn (anno 1950), in: Jazz Podium, 14/8 (Aug.1965), p. 206-207

Dan Morgenstern: Caught in the Act. Duke Ellington/New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonic Hall, New York City, in: Down Beat, 32/19 (9.Sep.1965), p. 38 (C)

Dan Morgenstern: Duke Ellington – „Jumpin‘ Punkins“ (RCA Victor), in: Down Beat, 32/20 (23.Sep.1965), p. 35-36 (R)

Duke Ellington: Program Note for „A Concert of Sacred Music“, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 371-372 („I“; Reprint, from: Programm, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, 16.Sep.1965)

E. Shepard: Der Weg zum Duke, in: Jazz Podium, 14/9 (Sep.1965), p. 224-226

Nat Hentoff: This Cat Needs No Pulitzer Price, in: Mark Tucker (ed.): The Duke Ellington Reader, New York 1993 [book], p. 362-368 (F/I; Reprint, from: New York Times Magazine, 12.Sep.1965)

NN: Duke Ellington Honored by City of New York, in: Down Beat, 32/19 (9.Sep.1965), p. 11 (F); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 270 (F)

N.O. Stalgia: The Ellington-Lunceford Orchestra, in: Jazz Register, 1/4 (Oct-Dec.1965), p. 16-17 (F)

NN: S.F.’s Grace Cathedral Site of Unique Ellington Concert, in: Down Beat, 32/21 (7.Oct.1965), p. 13 (F/I)

Richard B. Hadlock – „Will Big Bands Ever Come Back?“ (Reprise), in: Down Beat, 32/21 (7.Oct.1965), p. 31-32 (R)

Don DeMichael: Caught in the Act. Duke Scores with Sacred Music in Grace Cathedral, in: Down Beat, 32/23 (4.Nov.1965), p. 13, 34 (C); reprint, in: Ken Vail: Duke’s Diary. Part Two: The Life of Duke Ellington, 1950-1974, Lanham/MD 2002 [book: Scarecrow Press], p. 271 (C); reprint, in: Down Beat, 72/1 (Jan.2005), p. 20-21 (C) [digi.copy]

NN: Documentary to Symphony – Duke’s World of Challenge, in: Down Beat, 32/23 (4.Nov.1965), p. 9-10 (short F)

NN: Duke Ellington, Lena Hor