DURHAM Brothers Orchestra

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HALLS FAME, MEDAL, PARK

HALLS OF FAME, TRAILBLAZERS CIVIL RIGHTS MEDAL ED GUITARS, DURHAM PARK IN TEXAS

 

1986 HARLEM WEEK PROGRAM

 

Eddie Durham won the (circa 1940) American Poll for his guitar solo on "Honey Keep Your Mind on Me" (Lunceford); He is inducted into both the NARAS and American Jazz Hall of Fame. Durham appeared in films "Born to Swing" and "Last of the Blue Devils".

 

 

  

 

 

DURHAM's COMPOSITIONS include TOPSY (co-written with Edgar Battle),  Good Morning Blues,  Swingin the Blues,  Sent for You Yesterday (co-written with Basie),  Lafayette,   I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire,  Wham! Re Bop Boom Bam,  Sliphorn Jive,  Luncefords Special,  Glenn Island Special,  Johns Idea,  Magic Carpet (and uncredited for Motens Swing and One O'Clock Jump).

 

 Durham's Arrangements include Glenn Miller's Bluebird recording of "IN THE MOOD"

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 CONCEPT & DESIGN by the late, great PAUL ASH

(SAM ASH MUSIC STORES):

 

 

Commemorative Events, Ceremonies & Festivals

 
TRAILBLAZERS - CIVIL RIGHTS MEDAL TO EDDIE

 

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS-HISTORIC DUNBAR DISTRICT

 EDDIE DURHAM PAVILLION PARK

 

shown below are 3 musical instruments on bolted podiums

which can actually be played...

ARIEL VIEW

THE WALKWAY is HALF OF A GUITAR, but

also FORMS A "D"

 

THE ULYSEES CEPHAS HOUSE (next door to the Eddie Durham Park

WILL HOUSE TRAVELING EXHIBITS, including DURHAMS

 MAYOR GURRERO, 4th from LEFT (next to the DURHAMS)

RIBBON CUTTING AUG. 2013 for EDDIE DURHAM PARK (behind Mayor)

& THE ULYSEES CEPHAS HOUSE

 

   

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