Enjoy this series of intimate videos celebrating the works of Duke Ellington.
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Just Squeeze Me (1941)
by Duke Ellington; lyrics by Lee Gains
In a Mellow Tone (1939)
by Duke Ellington; lyrics by Milt Gabler
(In My) Solitude (1934)
by Duke Ellington; lyrics by Eddie DeLange and Irving Mills
by Duke Ellington and Juan Tizol; lyrics by Irving Mills
I’m Beginning to See the Light (1944)
by Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, and Harry James; lyrics by Don George
Todd Zimberg, Drums
Lonnie Mardis, Guitar
Maggie Laird, Vocals/Melodica
Michael Gotz, Piano
Todd Gowers, Bass
Yaw Amponsah, Percussion
Recorded safely on location at the Vashon Center for the Arts