Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on June 12, 1960 · 134
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · 134

Oakland, California
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Sunday, June 12, 1960
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. i . 1 1 . ; ; ' i . r t ' . i .t 1 1 " 6-D ' Oakland Tribune, Sunday, J one ,12, I960 WORLD OF JAZZ Two Ellingtonians In 'Homecoming7 By RUSS Two members of the Duke. Ellington entourage will have a homecoming of sorts when the group returns to the Bay. Area next Friday to star in a concert program at the San Francisco Civic Auditorium. Singer Sarah Vaughan and the Virgil Gonsalves Sextet will be heard along with the Duke's world-famed orchestra. . ' Back on the band Ts veteran trombonist Lawrence Brown, who lived In Oakland from 1915 to '22 while his father, the Rev. J. M. Brown, was pastor of the First A.M.E. Church at 15th and West Sts. The youngster, who was born in Lawrence, Kan. In 1908, attended school here at Emerson, Longfellow and Oakland High. "And I had a Tribune paper route," Brown recalled with a smile last Sunday night during a break in the Ellington orchestra's concert at the Auditorium Theater here. The Browns subsequently moved to Pasadena where Lawrence finished school. He got into music by playing with several local groups, then Joined Les Hite's band which backed Louis Armstrong in 1931. The following year Brown was signed by EllingtonHe remained until 1951, leaving to join the small band that Johnny Hodges, another Ellington veteran, organized that year. After Hodges' group disbanded in 1955 and Johnny returned to Duke, Brown went with the Columbia Broadcast- WILSON ing System. He re joined Ellington June 1. Singer Lil Greenwood, who now uses the professional name Lili Gigi, Is the other "homecomer." Miss G moved - here in 1949 from Alabama, where she had Just finished school, and soon began singing at Slim Jenkins' club in West Oakland. She alternated between here and Sacra-mentoJor the next several "" nuruir.uT nuivi , will, mi vri f i wiia.ii DUKE f ELLINGTON SARAH YAUGHH ST. CIVIO AUDITORIUM FRIDAY, Jan. 17 8:33 P.M. 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Glittering Show Jazz Concert Here Tonight Horace Sflver and Bine MItchcU win be Ran WO-ton'i guesti en "Jazz Audi flan," at t p.m. today on KJAZ-FM, 12.7 mf jacyckt. years, then toured with Roy Milton and his Solid Senders, a small band that plays most' ly the blues. Later she resumed working in clubs, finally catching on at the Purple Onion in San Francisco early in 1957. Ellington heard her there and on July 4 "I'll never forget that date," she says Miss G Joined the band. Drammer Lennie McBrowne will be with the Montgomery Brothers quintet during their engagement at the Jazz Workshop. ' Headed by the Four Freshmen, the vocal-instrumental group that shot to national fame after its discovery by Stan Kenton, a concert that includes Si Zentner's iwing-ing big band and the Chris Ibanez Trio will begin at 8:30 p.m. today in the Oakland Auditorium Theater. 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