Columbia record Duke Ellington and his band at the Newport Jazz Festival for ‘Ellington at Newport’ (1956)
‘Ellington at Newport’ is a live album by Duke Ellington and his band recorded on July 7, 1956 at the Newport Jazz Festival and released the same year by Columbia.
Track Listing : 1.Festival Junction (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 10:08 . 2.Blues To Be There (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 08:04 . 3.Newport Up (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 05:33 . 4.Jeep’S Blues (Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges) – 05:12 . 5.Diminuendo And Crescendo In Blue (Duke Ellington) – 14:56
Musicians : Duke Ellington – Piano . Harry Carney – Baritone Sax . John Willie Cook – Trumpet . Paul Gonsalves – Tenor Sax . Jimmy Grissom – Voice . Jimmy Hamilton – Clarinet . Johnny Hodges – Alto Sax . Quentin Jackson – Trombone . William Cat Anderson – Trumpet . Ray Nance – Voice, Trumpet . Russell Procope – Alto Sax . John Sanders – Trombone . Clark Terry – Trumpet . James Woode – Bass . Britt Woodman – Trombone . Sam Woodyard – Drums
Production : Produced By George Avakian
Recorded On July 7, 1956 At The Newport Jazz Festival.
Released In 1956 By Columbia.