Duke Ellington in Harlem - 1925

from Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress, page 128:

Freddy Guy was born in Georgia, but he had been in New York most of his life when he joined us in 1925, and he knew Harlem backwards and forwards. He was rather a serious type of fellow, and was always giving us advice, but his guitar was a metronome and the beat was always where it was supposed to be.
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Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress (New Jersey, 1973), p. 128. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429343388770 accessed: 25 May, 2024

location of experience: Harlem


Duke Ellington
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Guitar music performed by Freddy Guy

Experience Information

Date/Time 1925
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:49:49 +0100
Approved on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:33:12 +0100