The Duke

So, I was thinking about my last post and the comment about Melvin Tolson representing “his people” and I’m reminded of a story of Duke Ellington. An interviewer once asked him about representing his people and Duke responded, “My people? Oh you mean other lovers of Beaujolais.”

Yeah, keep it real people. You know you gotta represent…

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