Duke Ellington in District of Columbia - the 1920's

from Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress, page 73:

As a trumpet player [Arthur Whetsol] had a tonal personality that has never really been duplicated. Sweet, but not syrupy, nor schmaltzy, nor surrealistic, it had a superiority of extrasensory dimensions. Both as a soloist and from the point of view of teamwork, he was a fine musician.
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Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress (New Jersey, 1973), p. 73. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429002498935 accessed: 5 December, 2022

location of experience: District of Columbia


Duke Ellington
lyricist, performer, piantist, Composer […]

Listening to

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trumpet music
written by Miles Davis
performed by Arthur Whetsol

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:08:19 +0100
Approved on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:20:34 +0100