Essentially Ellington

A free program for high school jazz bands, Essentially Ellington aims to elevate musicianship, broaden perspectives and inspire performance.

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The Essentially Ellington 2022-2023 repertoire is listed below. Materials are now available via the Members Only site!

Chloe (Song of the Swamp) Composed by Gus Kahn and Neil Morét 

Fancy Dan Composed by Duke Ellington

Just Scratchin’ the Surface Composed by Duke Ellington

Portrait of Sidney Bechet Composed by Duke Ellington

Blues a La Machito Composed by A.K. Salim

Congo Mulence Composed by A.K. Salim

Kenya Composed by Mario Bauza and Rene Hernandez

Oyeme Composed by A.K. Salim