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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 ‘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 […]

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 […]

‘Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins’ The album is released in…

‘Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins‘ is an album recorded in August 18, 1962 At Van Gelder Studio and released in February 1963 by Impulse! Track Listing : 1.Limbo Jazz (Duke Ellington) – 05:14 . 2.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard) (Duke Ellington) – 05:56 . 3.Ray Charles‘ Place (Duke Ellington) – 04:04 . 4.Wanderlust (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 ‘The Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1943’…

Duke Ellington’s ‘The Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1943’ is a live album recorded on January 23, 1943 at Carnegie Hall In New York City and released in 1977 By Prestige. Track Listing : 1.The Star Spangled Banner (Francis Scott Key, John Stafford Smith) – 01:12 . 2.Black And Tan Fantasy (Duke Ellington, James Bubber Miley) […]

Duke Ellington records with an orchestra, ‘Masterpieces by…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Masterpieces by Ellington’ is an album recorded on December 18, 1950 with an orchestra and released in 1951 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills) – 15:27 . 2.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 11:29 . 3.The Tattooed Bride (Duke Ellington) – 11:43 . […]