Category Archives: Tucker, Mark

Warfield Stories

“William Warfield, the distinguished performer and teacher of music and one of the most important contributors to 20th-century African American culture, talks with music historian and critic Mark Tucker [NHC Fellow 1991-92] of Columbia University.” [Wayne Pond] 801 – Warfield … Continue reading

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Reading Ellington

Mark Tucker discusses his most recent book, The Duke Ellington Reader, described by one critic as an invaluable look into that enormous and uniquely creative world of one of the true geniuses of the 20th century. 749 – Reading Ellington

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Early Ellington

Mark Turner discusses his biography of a legend in Amreican music, Ellington, The Early Years (University of Illinois Press, 1991). Acknowledgements: Hop Head and Creole Love Call appear on The Essential Duke Ellington (VJM Records) and East St. Louis Toodle-O … Continue reading

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