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Today Duke Ellington celebrates his seventieth birthday. As a salute to this great composer some of Britain's top jazz artists play and sing some of the outstanding compositions he has written during the last forty years.
Artists appearing are:
Stan Tracey's Big Brass
featuring Acker Bilk, Ian Carr, Tony Coe, Joe Harriott, Don Rendell
The Kenny Grahame Afro-Percussion
The Directions in Jazz Unit
Directed by Bill Le Sage
featuring Ronnie Ross, Johnny Scott, Bob Burns and The Freddie Alexander Cello Ensemble

Cleo Laine with Johnny DankworthWritten and introduced by Benny Green
See page 40
(Colour)

Contributors

Clarinettist (Stan Tracey's Big Brass):
Acker Bilk
Trumpeter (Stan Tracey's Big Brass):
Ian Carr
Musician (Stan Tracey's Big Brass):
Tony Coe
Saxophonist (Stan Tracey's Big Brass):
Joe Harriott
Musician (Stan Tracey's Big Brass):
Don Rendell
Musicians:
The Kenny Grahame Afro-Percussion
Band directed by/musical arrangements:
Bill Le Sage
Saxophonist (The Directions in Jazz Unit):
Ronnie Ross
Saxophonist (The Directions in Jazz Unit):
Johnny Scott
Saxophonist (The Directions in Jazz Unit):
Bob Burns
Musicians:
The Freddie Alexander Cello Ensemble
Singer:
Cleo Laine
Musician/musical arrangements:
Johnny Dankworth
Writer/presenter:
Benny Green
Research:
Max Jones
Research:
Renee Diamond
Research:
Stephen James
Research:
Stanley Dance
Research:
Ruth Ellington
Musical arrangements:
Stan Tracy
Musical arrangements:
Kenny Grahame
Graphics:
Rosemary Held
Lighting:
Ken McGregor
Sound:
Len Shorey
Design:
Colin Pigott
Production:
Terry Henebery

"Many teenagers become pregnant to punish their parents" (American High School Girl)
"I served honourably in the army as a homosexual but the government gives us dishonourable discharge if we are found out" (Anonymous)
German television asks how far is America still a country of pioneer ethics and puritan austerity?

In the privacy of a public lavatory in London a man uses a needle. Swiss television looks at drug addiction in England.
Tonight in Europa European television investigates 'the jungle of morals.'
Introduced this week by Jack Pizzey
(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Jack Pizzey
Producer:
Frank Smith

The end of today in front of tomorrow with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests

(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Dean
Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Presenter:
Tony Bilbow
Presenter:
Sheridan Morley
Editor:
Rowan Ayers

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