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Duke Ellingtons Birthday Feted By Real Jazz Radio Social Media Followers

Duke Ellingtons Birthday Feted By Real Jazz Radio Social Media Followers
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: April 29, 2015
We've got THE BEST fans and followers on social media at Jazz 88.3! To close out our celebration of what would be the 116th birthday of the great Duke Ellington, let's share what the best social media followers and fans in REAL JAZZ RADIO-land think about this icon of America's Original Art Form, Jazz! And you can still get in the act...
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Our Happy Birthday post's on Facebook and Twitter got the most action today. Click through to the comments (they don't show up on this embed...drats) for comments on Chelsea Bridge, East St. Louis Toodle-oo (with both Duke and Steely Dan versions references), and a comment which inspired a follow-up post...

Happy Birthday Duke Ellington! B-4/29/1899, D-5/24/74 (age 75)  SHARE YOUR FAVORITE DUKE Tune / Story / Pic / Link!

Posted by Ksds San Diego on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

To which, we got this great reply...



And thanks to one of our earlier commentators Roberto on the Facebook post, we posed a follow-up question, which didn't elicit any comments or replys, but did collect a few more well wishing likes and favs...

Who today continues the legacy of Duke Ellington in Bandleading? Wynton? In Composition? Maria Schneider? Pianist? http://ow.ly/i/aAosn

Posted by Ksds San Diego on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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Happy Birthday, Duke!
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