Duke Ellington’s ‘In the Uncommon Market’

Duke Ellington’s ‘In the Uncommon Market’ is a live album recorded in Europe on February 6 or 7, & 21, 1963 and July 27, 1966 and released in 1986 by Pablo.

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Track Listing : 1.Bula (Duke Ellington) – 04:44 . 2.Silk Lace (Duke Ellington) – 05:18 . 3.Asphalt Jungle (Duke Ellington) – 04:05 . 4.Star-Crossed Lovers (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 4:19 . 5.In A Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills) – 3:47 . 6.E.S.P. (Duke Ellington) – 05:52 . 7.Guitar Amour (Duke Ellington) – 07:35 . 8.The Shepherd (First Concept) (Duke Ellington) – 05:33 . 9.The Shepherd (Second Concept) (Duke Ellington) – 06:35 . 10.Kinda Dukish (Duke Ellington) – 04:21

Musicians : Duke Ellington – Piano . Cat Anderson – Trumpet On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Lawrence Brown – Trombone On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Roy Burrowes – Trumpet On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Harry Carney – Saxophone On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Chuck Connors – Bass Trombone On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Buster Cooper – Trombone On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Paul Gonsalves – Sax (Tenor) On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Jimmy Hamilton – Clarinet, Reeds On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Johnny Hodges – Saxophone On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Ray Nance – Trumpet, Violin On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Russell Procope – Sax (Alto) On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Ernie Shepard – Bass On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . John Lamb – Bass On (8 – 9 – 10) . Cootie Williams – Trumpet On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7) . Sam Woodyard – Drums

Production : Produced By Norman Granz

Package : Sheldon Marks – Design . Stanley Dance – Liner Notes . Norman Granz – Design, Layout Design, Liner Notes, Photography

Recorded On February 6 Or 7, & 21, 1963 And July 27, 1966.

Released In 1986 By Pablo.

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allmusic
Then the Ellington trio steps in with two takes of “The Shepherd,” where the Duke’s vocal obbligato can be overheard and the performances are so slyly swinging that you don’t mind hearing it twice. And as Ellington unwinds and relaxes on the third and last trio swinger, “Kinda Dukish,” you kinda wish that Granz had recorded an entire album of them. […]

Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
The rhythmically tricky “Silk Lace,” which sets rousing percussion against a delicate, sweeping clarinet, is also a highlight. There’s plenty of more substantive Ellingtonia, but this is good fun for casual listeners and devotees alike. […]

Dean Robbins
As the band’s manager and round-the-clock nursemaid, he worked hard to accommodate his sidemen, many of whom could have left to lead groups of their own. Well treated and well paid, they maintained their enthusiasm for his taxing orchestrations and devoted years—-even lifetimes—-to interpreting his music. […]

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