The following speakers are all confirmed for the forthcoming 25th International Duke Ellington Study Group Conference.
Details of times, dates and panels as soon as we have them. Please check back frequently as we will profile the speakers in further detail soon...
Jack Chambers Celebration, Duke Ellington’s Lost Symphony
Michele Corcella Beyond the Blues: Ellington’s experimentation techniques in the New Orleans Suite
David Stuart Emerson The Music of Duke Ellington and African American Civil Rights with particular reference to his Shakespearean Suite Such Sweet Thunder
Frank Griffith Clarinetta Ellingtonia
Matthias Heyman Plucked Again: Ellington’s bassists and the mediation of technology
Vic Hobson Ellington: Collective Improvisation and Arranging
Barry Long Ellington and Coltrane: Tone Parallels
Patrick Olsen Recognising specific challenges from UK pedagogical culture for performing Ellington’s big band repertoire
Nicolas Pillai Duke Ellington in Coventry: discovering television and jazz in the cathedral archive
Brian Priestley Monk and Duke
Alyn Shipton Ellington and synaesthesia: to what extent did Duke Ellington hear sounds as colours?
Tim Wall Duke Ellington, radio Remotes and the Mediation of Big City Nightlife, 1927 to 1933