As said in the previous article, Ellington had been contracted by the French public radio and TV agency ORTF (Office de radiodiffusion-télévision française) to make two programs during his visit to France at the end of June and beginning of July 1970.
The first of them was Ellington sitting alone at the piano in the ORTF studio on July 2 to demonstrate his talents as a piano player. During the 40 minutes concert, Ellington went from
As far as I understand, ORTF never broadcasted the concert recorded 0n July 2, 1970. However,
Author: Ulf Lundin