New York: Program Publishing Co., (1947). First Edition. Softcover. (16)pp; illustrated throughout from photographs, some full-page. Includes: "The Story of Duke Ellington" (running text); "Farewell to Jazz Fakers" by Duke Ellington; "Duke Ellington - Musical Pioneer" by Leonard Feather, plus Feather's notes on the concert program. Bound in pictorial yellow wrappers, 12" x 9" Very Good. Item #041182
The concert program: Jazz Accelerando; Bojangles; Creole Love Call; You Name It; Liberian Suite; Resume; Songs by Lu Eliot; Violet Blue; The History of Jazz in Three Minutes; Songs by Albert Hibbler; Duke Ellington at the Piano. Personnel: Trumpets--Al Killian, Ray Nance, Harold Baker, Nelson Williams, David Burns; Trombones--Lawrence Brown, Tyree Glenn, Quentin Jackson; Reeds--Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney, Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Jimmy Forrest; Rhythm--Duke Ellington, piano; Sonny Greer, drums; Wendell Marshall, bass. Vocals--Albert Hibbler, Kay Davis, Lu Eliot.