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DEDICATED TO MR. JONATHAN SHAW: DUKE ELLINGTON’s “THE TATTOOED BRIDE”, ‘LIVE’ IN PASADENA, 1953

Here’s to you, the great Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, improvising beautifully on Duke Ellington’s famous portrait piece with the cryptic title THE TATTOOED BRIDE. As soon as I have found the below LP again (I’ve unfortunately given it away 20 … Continue reading

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