Duke Ellington & John Coltrane’ is an album recorded on September 26, 1962 and released in February 1963 by Impulse!.
Track Listing : 1.In A Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington) – 04:14. 2.Take The Coltrane ((Duke Ellington)) – 04:42 . 3.Big Nick (John Coltrane) – 04:30. 4.Stevie (Duke Ellington) – 04:22 . 5.My Little Brown Book (Billy Strayhorn) – 05:20 . 6.Angelica (Duke Ellington) – 06:00 . 7.The Feeling Of Jazz (Bobby Troup, Duke Ellington, George T. Simon) – 05:34
Musicians : Duke Ellington – Piano . John Coltrane – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone On (3) . Jimmy Garrison – Bass On (2 – 3 – 6) . Aaron Bell – Bass On (1 – 4 – 5 – 7) . Elvin Jones – Drums On (1 – 2 – 3 – 6) . Sam Woodyard – Drums On (4 – 5 – 7)
Production : Produced By Bob Thiele . Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer . Todd Whitelock – Mastering
Package : Joe Alper – Photography . Jason Claiborne – Graphic Design . Stanley Dance – Liner Notes . Robert Flynn – Cover Design . Bob Ghiraldini – Photography . Hollis King – Art Direction
Recorded On September 26, 1962 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.
Released In February 1963 By Impulse!.
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The basis of this music with Duke Ellington is conventional compared with what was to come. Yet the perspective introduced by John Coltrane‘s developing musical radicalism forms an almost perfect counterpoint and the music is restrained yet innovative, […]
For example the opening piece, In A Sentimental Mood has almost instantly become one of my favorite songs of all time. I, in all honest objectivity, cannot find a single thing wrong with this song. The mellow saxophone croons upon a bed of tinkling piano, sporadic drums a splashing bombast. […]
And just when you think he’s fixing to do somethingand coming out of that opening vamp, here comes John Coltrane as though out of a mist, or another world, or maybe just the apartment next door. […]