duke ellington – c jam blues (1942)

April 28, 2014

Happy birthday to legendary pianist Duke Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974). Watch him perform ‘C Jam Blues’ with his orchestra.
“A 1942 recording of C Jam Blues performed by Duke Ellington and a collection of other Jazz giants in a famous recording called “Jam Session”. Other artist included Barney Bigard, Sonny Greer, Ray Nance, Joe ‘Tricky Sam’ Nanton, Rex Stewart, and Ben Webster.”