4 Reply to “ Johnny Come Lately - Peter Madsen - Satin Doll: A Tribute To Billy Strayhorn (CD, Album) ”

  1. Despite his crucial role in 20th century jazz and popular music as a songwriter, musician and arranger, Billy Strayhorn is still too often seen as a postscript to the Duke Ellington story -- the two collaborated for nearly three decades. If Strayhorn had done nothing else but compose Ellington's theme "Take the 'A' Train" (oddly absent from this tribute session), his place in history would 8/
  2. WEBSTER BEN BENJAMIN FRANCIS. (ST) Kansas City, Missouri. 27 /3 / - Amsterdam, Danimarca. 20 /9 / Dopo aver studiato il violino a scuola ed il pianoforte da solo, ha frequentato per un breve periodo la Wilberforce University. Ha lavorato come pianista ad Amarillo nel Texas nel gruppo di Rusty Nelson e Dutch Campbell ed.
  3. Teddy Charles Album Covers; Recording Sessions Supervised or Produced by Teddy Charles; Johnny Come Lately - (Billy Strayhorn) / arr: Billy Strayhorn. East-West LP 12" — Ellington Masterpieces () Smithsonian Folkways Recordings CD SFW CD — Tribute To a Generation - A Salute To the Big Bands of the WW II.
  4. The album's extended closing track Tribute was conceived to honor the many immortals who came out of the Basie band - most specifically, the legendary Thad Jones, who made his own mark on the big band legacy holding his own court along with Mel Lewis in their co-led orchestra at NYC's landmark Village Vanguard from the mid-sixties through the seventies.

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