You become a member by paying the annual membership fee. It can be done using PayPal to the address firstname.lastname@example.org or by a transfer to the DESS’ bank account IBAN: SE95 6000 0000 0002 8408 3992 BIC: HANDSESS. Don’t forget to include your name together with postal and email addresses. If you are a new member, please state this.
For those living outside Sweden the membership fee is 40 USD. For those who can do with the DESS-Bulletin in digital form (pdf) the fee is 30 USD.
As a member you get
– four issues of the DESS Bulletin sent to your postal address every year or emailed to you if you are a digital subscriber. Issues older than two years are available in digital format at the DESS website.
– access to hard to find or rare Ellington music – among other things from the Benny Åslund Collection – at the DESS’ website. There you will also find an Ellington-arkiv with supplementary material. Only members will get the password to access these website services.
– can participate in the four annual meetings of the Society and other arrangements by it.
– bring a person under the age of 30 for free to the meetings.