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Billy Strayhorn

Duke Ellington starts the recording of the album ‘Afro-Bossa’ for…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Afro-Bossa’ is a studio album recorded on November 29, 1962, December 20, 1962 & January 4 & 5, 1963 and released in April 1963 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Afro-Bossa (Duke Ellington) – 04:22 . 2.Purple Gazelle (Duke Ellington) – 02:44 . 3.Absinthe (Billy Strayhorn) – 03:34 . 4.Moonbow (Duke Ellington) – 02:33 […]

Duke Ellington records the ’70th Birthday Concert’ album in…

Duke Ellington’s ’70th Birthday Concert’ is a live album recorded at Colston Hall In Bristol, England on November 25 and at Free Trade Hall In Manchester, England on November 26, 1969. Track Listing : 1.Kinda Dukish/Rockin’ In Rhythm (Duke Ellington, Harry Carney, Irving Mills) – 05:53 . 2.B.P. Blues (Duke Ellington) – 04:41 . 3.Take […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella at Duke’s Place’ with the Duke…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella at Duke’s Place’ is a studio album recorded on October 18,19,20, 1965, with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and released in 1965 By Verve. Track Listing : 1.Something To Live For (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:35 . 2.A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing (Aka Passion) (Billy Strayhorn) – 05:00 . 3.Passion Flower […]

Wes Montgomery records his third album : ‘The Wes Montgomery Trio (or A…

‘The Wes Montgomery Trio (or A Dynamic New Sound: Guitar Organ Drums)’ is Montgomery’s third album recorded on October 5–6, 1959 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.’Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) – 04:58 . 2.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) – 03:20 . 3.The End Of A Love Affair (Edward […]

Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn record ‘Great Times!’ for…

‘Great Times!’ by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn is an album recorded on September 13, October 3 & November, 1950 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Cotton Tail (Duke Ellington) – 02:55 . 2.C Jam Blues (Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington) – 02:58 . 3.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) – 03:00 . […]

Joe Henderson records ‘Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn’ with…

Joe Henderson’s ‘Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn’ is a (tribute to Billy Strayhorn) album recorded on September 3 & 8, 1991 and released In 1992 By Verve. Track Listing : 1.Isfahan (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 05:59 . 2.Johnny Come Lately (Billy Strayhorn) – 06:30 . 3.Blood Count (Billy Strayhorn) – 07:19 . […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Take Love Easy’ with Joe Pass (1973)

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Take Love Easy’ is a studio album recorded on August 28, 1973 with Joe Pass and released the same year by Pablo. Track listing : . 1.Take Love Easy (Duke Ellington, John Latouche) – 04:36 . 2.O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) (Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 02:19 […]

Joe Henderson records ‘The Kicker’ for Milestone (1967)

Joe Henderson’s ‘The Kicker’ is an album recorded on August 10 & September 27, 1967 with Mike Lawrence, Grachan Moncur III, Kenny Barron, Ron Carter and Louis Hayes and released the same year by Milestone. Track Listing : 1.Mamacita (Joe Henderson) – 03:24 . 2.The Kicker (Joe Henderson) – 04:09 . 3.Chelsea Bridge (Billy Strayhorn) […]

Duke Ellington records ‘Live at the Blue Note’ with his Orchestra…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Live at the Blue Note’ is an album recorded on August 9, 1959 and released the same year by Roulette. Track listing : 1.Haupe [aka Polly’s Theme] (Duke Ellington) – 03:58 . 2.Flirtibird (Duke Ellington) – 03:01 . 3.Pie Eye’s Blues (Duke Ellington) – 03:16 . 4.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell […]

Duke Ellington records ‘Such Sweet Thunder,’ an album based on the…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Such Sweet Thunder’ is an album based on the work of William Shakespeare and recorded on August 7, 1956 and May 3, 1957. Track listing : 1.Such Sweet Thunder (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:22 . 2.Sonnet for Caesar (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:00 . 3.Sonnet to Hank Cinq (Duke Ellington, Billy […]

Duke Ellington records ‘Soul Call’ with his orchestra at the…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Soul Call’ is a live album recorded with his orchestra on July 26, 27, 28 & 29 1966 at the Juan-les-Pins/Antibes Jazz Festival, Côte d’Azur and released In 1967 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.La Plus Belle Africaine (Duke Ellington) – 14:00 . 2.West Indian Pancake (Duke Ellington) – 04:41 . 3.Soul Call […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella and Basie!’ her first studio album…

‘Ella and Basie!’ is the first studio album (recorded on July 16–17, 1963) by Ella Fitzgerald with the Count Basie Orchestra playing arrangements by Quincy Jones and released in September 1963 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Honeysuckle Rose (Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) – 02:42 . 2.’Deed I Do (Walter Hirsch, Fred Rose) – 02:40 . […]

Verve tape ‘Oscar Peterson Plays the Duke Ellington Song book’…

‘Oscar Peterson Plays the Duke Ellington Song book’ is an album recorded between July 14 and August 9, 1959 with Ray Brown on double bass and Ed Thigpen on drums and released the same year by Verve. Track listing : 1.Cotton Tail (Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington) – 03:24 . 2.Just A-Sittin’ and A-Rockin’ (Lee Gaines, […]

Columbia tape ‘First Time! The Count Meets the Duke’ by Duke…

‘First Time! The Count Meets the Duke’ by Duke Ellington & Count Basie is an album recorded on July 6, 1961, with their combined orchestras and released the same year by Columbia.. Track Listing : 1.Battle Royal (Duke Ellington) – 05:33 . 2.To You (Thad Jones) – 03:53 . 3.Take The A Train (Billy Strayhorn) […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song…

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book’ is a studio album recorded with the Duke Ellington Orchestra on June 25 and October 17, 1957 and released the same year By Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Rockin’ In Rhythm (Harry Carney, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 05:17 . 2.Drop Me Off In Harlem (Nick Kenny) […]

Roland Kirk records ‘Left & Right’ for Atlantic (1968)

Roland Kirk’s ‘Left & Right’ is an album recorded on June 17 & 18 1968 and released the same year By Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Black Mystery Has Been Revealed (Roland Kirk) – 01:17 . 2.Expansions: Kirkquest/Kingus Mingus/Celestialness/A Dream Of Beauty Reincarnated/Frisco Vibrations/Classical Jazzical/El Kirk (Roland Kirk) – 19:37 . 3.Lady’S Blues (Roland Kirk) – […]