Sheet Music Cover Of

October 12, 2013

Don’t have a date for Saturday night?  Well, you do now!


Duke Ellington and his orchestra, in a studio setting
Date with the Duke 13
First Song Midriff

Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington, at a piano
Goldin says this concert by Duke Ellington and His Orchestra is taken from broadcasts in May and June of 1945.

disc label for "Date with the Duke 13"

To download this file, click on the picture of the disc label.

Sheet music cover of "I'm Beginning to See the Light"

To open this file, type the name of the first song on the program, all lowercase letters.

This Post Has 5 Comments

  1. Thanks a lot for this. I encourage you to keep up the great work. I know it’s hard to persevere in a seeming world of indifference, but your work is appreciated.

    1. Thank you for keeping up with us, Steve. I appreciate the encouragement.

      And I’ve not forgotten you’re the one who has asked for news-related audio. I’m working on it!


        1. You’re most welcome, Harlow.

          And stay tuned. We’ve got some interesting things coming up, and a few bonuses from a generous collector.

  2. Thanks much for the blast from the past. Great sounds, and much appreciated. Haven’t heard Duke Ellington in years. Ira

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