Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1937

Front Row: Ellington, Freddie Guy, Barnie Bigard, Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick, Harry Carney

Second Row: Rex Stewart, Ray Nance, Arthur Whetsol, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence Brown

Back Row: Billy Taylor, Sonny Greer, Hayes Alvis


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Copyright 1997 Joe Mosbrook


You can hear radio versions of Cleveland Jazz History on WCPN/90.3 Monday nights at 9:30 and Friday afternoons at 12:30. Mosbrook's 1993 Cleveland Jazz History book, based on research for earlier broadcasts, is available from some Cleveland area bookstores, libraries, and the Northeast Ohio Jazz Society (216-397-9900).