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Don Ellis: Interview 1

Talking in Berlin

The American jazz trumpeter, drummer, composer and bandleader talks to Ron Simmons and Les Tomkins in two interviews from 1968.

Interview: 1968

Source: Jazz Professional 

Interview Text or Transcript

Just after I left college in the United States I went with what wasn’t exactly a jazz band, although we used to play a little bit there—the Glenn Miller/Ray McKinley orchestra.

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