‘The Popular Duke Ellington’

‘The Popular Duke Ellington’ is a studio album recorded on March 9, 10 & 11, 1966 and released In 1967 by RCA

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Track Listing : 1.Take The A Train (Billy Strayhorn) – 04:40 . 2.I Got It Bad (And That Ain’T Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) – 02:36 . 3.Perdido (Juan Tizol) – 03:14 . 4.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills) – 05:10 . 5.Black And Tan Fantasy (Duke Ellington, James Bubber Miley) – 05:12 . 6.The Twitch (Duke Ellington) – 03:11 . 7.Solitude (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Eddie Delange) – 03:36 . 8.Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me (Duke Ellington, Bob Russell) – 01:55 . 9.The Mooche (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 05:36 . 10.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 03:02 . 11.Creole Love Call (Duke Ellington) – 03:56

Musicians : Duke Ellington – Piano . Cat Anderson – Trumpet . Mercer Ellington – Trumpet . Herb Jones – Trumpet . Cootie Williams – Trumpet . Lawrence Brown – Trombone . Buster Cooper – Trombone . Chuck Connors – Bass Trombone . Russell Procope – Alto Saxophone, Clarinet . Johnny Hodges – Alto Saxophone . Jimmy Hamilton – Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet . Paul Gonsalves – Tenor Saxophone . Harry Carney – Baritone Saxophone . John Lamb – Bass . Sam Woodyard – Drums

Production : Produced By Brad Mccuen – Producer . David Hassinger – Engineer

Package : Leonard Feather – Liner Notes

Recorded On March 9, 10 & 11, 1966.

Released In 1967 By Rca.

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Since the material is all very familiarand mostly quite concise (nothing over six minutes longand a version of “Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me” that is under two minutes), few surprises occur. […]

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‘The Popular Duke Ellington’

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