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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 […]

Miles Davis records ‘Blue Moods’ with Charles Mingus and Elvin Jones…

Miles Davis’ ‘Blue Moods’ is an album recorded on July 9, 1955, together with Charles Mingus and Elvin Jones and released the same year by Debut. Track Listing : 1.Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) – 06:14 . 2.Alone Together (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 07:17 . 3.There’S No You (Hal Hopper, Tom Adair) – 08:06 . […]

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) […]

Ella Fitzgerald records two albums : ‘Ella’ and ‘Things…

Ella Fitzgerald‘s ‘Ella / Things Ain’t What They Used to Be ‘ is the combination of two separate studio albums recorded on May 26-30, 1969 and released .in 1970 by Reprise Track Listing : 1.Get Ready (Smokey Robinson) – 02:34 . 2.The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game (Smokey Robinson) – 03:01 . 3.Yellow Man […]

Duke Ellington records ‘The Nutcracker Suite,’ his take on the…

Duke Ellington‘s ‘The Nutcracker Suite’ is an album featuring jazz interpretations of ‘The Nutcracker’ by Tchaikovsky, arranged by Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, recorded on May 26 & 31, June 3, 21 & 22, 1960 and released in 1960 By Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Overture (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky) – 03:22 . 2.Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance […]

John Coltrane records ‘Africa/Brass,’ his eighth album with French…

John Coltrane‘s ‘Africa/Brass’ is his eighth studio album recorded on May 23 & June 7, 1961 with French horns and euphonium and released the same year by Impulse! Records. Track Listing : 1.Africa (John Coltrane) – 16:28 . 2.Greensleeves (Traditional, Mccoy Tyner) – 10:00 . 3.Blues Minor (John Coltrane) – 07:22 Musicians : John Coltrane […]

Verve wrap up the recording of ‘Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy…

‘Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith‘ is a studio album recorded by Smith on March 26 & 28, 1962 with Oliver Nelson’s big band and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Walk On The Wild Side (Elmer Bernstein, Mack David) – 05:55 . 2.Ol’ Man River (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) – 03:56 […]

Johnny Hodges’ ‘Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges’

Johnny Hodges’ ‘Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges’ is an album recorded on February 6, 1964 & March 8, 1965 with regular members of the Ellington orchestra and released in 1964 by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Everybody Knows (Johnny Hodges) – 07:25 . 2.A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing (Billy Strayhorn) – 03:04 . 3.Papa Knows (Johnny […]

Duke Ellington’s ‘Black, Brown and Beige’

Duke Ellington‘s ‘Black, Brown and Beige’ is an album recorded on February 4–5 & 11-12, 1958 with his orchestra and Mahalia Jackson as guest. Track Listing : 1.Part I (Duke Ellington) – 08:17 . 2.Part Ii (Duke Ellington) – 06:14 . 3.Part Iii (Aka Light) (Duke Ellington) – 06:26 . 4.Part Iv (Aka Come Sunday) […]