After more than sixty years in show business, Hines still has the juice, performing great standards from Frank Loesser, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller and many others.
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Len Cariou may well be the most persistently employed performer on the planet. He leaps fleetly from role to role, format to format and venue to venue -- theater, film, television, recordings, narration, voiceovers, documentaries and audio books.
To celebrate the 110th birthday of Duke Ellington last week, his namesake orchestra played in a subway station in Harlem and, even more appropriately, on a 1930's-vintage, green A train.
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