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New issue of the DESS Bulletin published

The second issue for 2016 of the DESS Bulletin is published and it will reach the DESS-members in the next couple of days. Ben Webster is the main feature of the issue with a 8 pages long article by Steve Wallace full of details and personal perspectives. The collaboration between Ellington and Orson Wells is another topic in the issue. Fred Glueckstein writes about unfinished Orson Wells films for which Ellington was hired to write the music. The series on Ellington songs get another contribution with an article on “Azalea”, which Ellington composed in 1946 or 1947. (more…)

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