In The Cooler, Interviews, Music, NCCR

Pug Horton & Bob Wilber-The Royal Ellington(1989) Friday 3rd June 2022

In this special year(The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee), how appropriate to recall this 1989 Concert, played at The Royal Festival Hall, in the presence of royalty.

  • Joanne “Pug” Horton, recalls Bob Wilber and The Royal Ellington.(1989).. and his star pupils…
Pug Horton
The Royal Ellington DVD Cover.
  • Music played includes “The Queen’s Suite”, Lester’s Bounce, Caravan, Swinging The Changes and Take The A-Train.
  • Contributing artists: Duke Ellington, Bob Wilber. Antti Sarpila, Alex Mendham Nick Payton

Friday 3rd June 2022 at 3pm!!

In The Cooler, Interviews, Music, NCCR

NCCR “In The Cooler” Friday 27th May 2022 (rpts Sunday noon till 2pm) Available on Listen Again ( & Mixcloud.

  • Stephanie Seymour submitted some music.. here she is explaining herself and “There Was A Time”
Stephanie Seymour
  • The Cosmic American Derelicts (George Kapitanelis and Danny Pavas) recall their history…and say “The Twain Shall Meet”
George Kapitanelis
Danny Pavas
  • And an extended conversation with Pug Horton, widow of the famed jazz musician Bob Wilber.
Joanne “Pug” Horton
  • Pug recalls key moments, and enthuses over Duke Ellington’s “Queen’s Suite”, which Bob Wilber and His Band performed before royalty in 1989.. “The Royal Ellington”… and is worthy of highlighting in this year of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The Royal Ellington DVD (NTSC format)
  • Additional music from Duke Ellington, Nik Payton,Alex Mendham, Antti Sarpila, The Clarisse Sisters.

Friday 27th May 2022…7-9pm 1st broadcast. Repeats Sunday 29th May 2022 Noon till 2pmAvailable on Listen Again (7 days) and on Mixcloud.. (for a while longer!!)