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The fan club beginnings…

We ditigized an old VHS tape containing some Wynton’s concerts filmed at the beginning of our fan club.
Here is the song entitled: Holy Ghost:

from the album: In This House, On This Morning

This video-clip is from 1993 !!! Wynton and his septet are playing in Rome, after the Umbria Jazz days. Enjoy this wonderful video !

This video is also available our iTunes Music Store podcast

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  1. For sale!

    Coming soon on eBay. Duke Ellingtons ‘My gal is good for nothing but love”.

    A collectors item.

    r.aalders on Feb 4th, 2008 at 10:01pm

  2. Dear James and Jay,

    JALC has a copy of it, but they don’t own it.
    The best bet for you person is to check with the Smithsonian. They hold all of the Duke Ellington collection.
    I’m not sure if they’ll be able to get copies of the Nutcracker specifically, but it’s worth a shot.

    Luigi on Dec 15th, 2007 at 1:14pm

  3. I have looked in every nook and cranny I could imagine but no luck what so ever. for three years I have looked for the score to Duke Ellington’s Nut Cracker Suite. We are a non-profit local Playing local gigs. We wo like to
    do a Christmas program of Duke’s Nutcracker some time in December 2008. We would like to purchase the score but apparently it is out of print. Could you help me get the score for our band?

    james bass on Dec 11th, 2007 at 6:22pm

  4. Can you tell me where to purchase the sheet music for jazz band for Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite?
    Four years ago your Lincoln Center Orchestra with The New York Philharmonic and Leonard Slatkin did a concert of the Nutcracker suite. I video taped it and ill cherish it along with my other cds of your band. I play with the Lakewood Community Jazz band, Lakewood, Washington. We are trying to put a Christmas program together.

    jay bass on Nov 6th, 2007 at 9:32am

  5. There is a very cool signed print from the book JAZZ ABZ for sale on ebay

    Rob on Nov 4th, 2007 at 11:16pm

  6. hi,
    I love to be among wynton“s FAN, and like you guys sending any stuffs about him that i can learn from, cos i really like his way plaing the trumpet pls ,bcos i want to let you know pls that I am a trumpet player also ,so i believe that i can learn so many things from him as one of my mentor.So pls i will be greatful if you can help me info him as a person.thanx

    tosin on Sep 26th, 2007 at 7:52am

  7. I have been a fan of jazz music since my inception with greats like Duke Ellington and Errol Garner.

    I am not a consrevative, so I thought I would write this note to you.

    Sincerest regards for change,

    Gina Agur

    Gina Agur on Aug 19th, 2007 at 6:29pm

  8. Dear Stuart,
    there’s no fee or kinda subscription to join the fan club.

    To join, simply follow us every day using the method you prefer (web, RSS, etc…) and feel free to comment posts and discuss with other members on the FORUM.

    If you want we can also subscribe you to our newsletter.

    Please let us know.

    Luigi on Aug 15th, 2007 at 6:46am

  9. Hi, how does a person join the fan club? I’d like to join!

    Stuart on Aug 13th, 2007 at 5:55pm

  10. I’m 11 yrs old,I’ve never heard Wynton. I got into a school in Marciac and it appears that I may meet him!

    Cara Lynch on Aug 1st, 2007 at 2:31pm

  11. THIS SITE ROCKS!!!!!

    Bluedemond on Jul 5th, 2007 at 6:08pm

  12. Encore! Encore! I didn’t want this one to end. What an unexpected treat and a great trip down memory lane. I miss the septet and this was a sweet reminder of seeing them play in NYC. Thank you!

    Sonalii on Oct 18th, 2005 at 4:30am

  13. Just one of the many reasons why “In This House, On This Morning” is one of my favorite Wynton cd’s!

    Happy Birthday Wynton!!!

    CJD on Oct 18th, 2005 at 4:30am

  14. You’re simply the best !

    Happy Birthday !!

    Loretta Brown on Oct 18th, 2005 at 4:29am

  15. joy!

    carl vigeland on Oct 18th, 2005 at 4:29am

  16. Wow, Luigi,

    What hall is this in? The sound is gorgeous!

    I’ve always regretted that Wynton broke up the septet as a working unit. This band was the hottest thing I’ve ever seen on a stage (except maybe McCoy Tyner’s trio). Wycliffe is such an unbelievably soulful player. And what about that pianist! Eric Reed, one of the brightest talents that Wynton has brought into the spotlight.

    A lovely memory of a fantastic band!

    Christof Rostert on Oct 17th, 2005 at 4:28am

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