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Paul Gonsalves

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

Ray Charles records in New-York ‘The Genius of Ray Charles’ (1959)

‘The Genius of Ray Charles‘ is his sixth studio album mixing big band songs with string-backed ballads, recorded on May 6 and June 23, 1959 and reelased in October 1959 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Let The Good Times Roll (Sam Theard, Fleecie Moore) – 02:53 . 2.It Had To Be You (Gus Kahn, Isham […]

Duke Ellington All Stars at the Sanremo Jazz Festival (1964)

March 22, 1964 – the Duke Ellington “All Stars” Octet – that is Duke Ellington (p), Rolf Ericson (tp), Lawrence Brown (tb), Johnny Hodges (as), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (bs), Bibi Rovére (b), Sam Woodyard (d) – is at the Sanremo Jazz Festival in Italy More Info

The recording of ‘The Popular Duke Ellington’ album starts today…

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

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘The Stockholm Concert, 1966’

Ella Fitzgerald‘s ‘The Stockholm Concert, 1966’ is a live album recorded on February 7, 1966 with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and released in 1984 by Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Imagine My Frustration (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Gerald Wilson) – 05:13 . 2.Duke’S Place (Duke Ellington, Bob Katz, Bob Thiele) – 04:43 . 3.Satin Doll (Duke […]

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. 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 […]

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) […]

Duke Ellington records ‘ A Concert of Sacred Music’ at Fifth Avenue…

Duke Ellington’s ‘ A Concert of Sacred Music’ is an album recorded at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York on December 26, 1965 and released in 1966 By Rca. Track Listing : 1.In The Beginning God (Duke Ellington) – 19:36 . 2.Will You Be There? (Duke Ellington) – 01:23 . 3.Ninety Nine Percent (Duke […]

Duke Ellington begins the recording with his orchestra of ‘The Far East…

Duke Ellington’s ‘The Far East Suite’ is an album recorded in New-York City, with his orchestra from December 19 till 21, 1966 and released in 1967 By Rca. Track Listing : 1.Tourist Point Of View (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 05:09 . 2.Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah) (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:18 . 3.Isfahan (Duke […]