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Celebrating the birth of Duke Ellington and others this week on The Urban Jazz Experience

Apr 28, 2014

Duke Ellington

This week Ed German celebrates the births of some musical giants on The Urban Jazz Experience.

Tuesday, April 29th marks the birthdays of composer Duke Ellington and Claus Ogerman, multi-instrumentalist Toots Thielmans, and percussionist Ray Barretto. 

Wednesday, April 30th, International Jazz Day, marks the birthday of the late Percy Heath, a good friend to the station who lived in Montauk, NY.

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with us all week on The Urban Jazz Experience, Monday through Thursday from 8 - 11pm on WPPB.