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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 […]

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 . […]

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 […]

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) […]

We remember Bernie Worrell. ‘Bernie M.P.’

This day (June 24, 2016) in Everson, Washington, died George Bernard ‘Bernie’ Worrell, Jr., an American keyboardist and composer best known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads.

The Rolling Stones release ‘Still Life,’ a live album recorded…

The Rolling Stones‘ ‘Still Life’ is a live album recorded during the band’s American Tour in 1981 and released on June 1, 1982 by Rolling Stones/Virgin. Track Listing : 1.Intro: Take The ‘A’ Train (Billy Strayhorn) – 0:27 . 2.Under My Thumb (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) – 04:18 . 3.Let’S Spend The Night Together (Mick […]

Charles Mingus and a Sextet featuring Eric Dolphy record ‘Cornell…

Charles Mingus‘ ‘Cornell 1964’ is a live album recorded on March 18, 1964 with a Sextet featuring Eric Dolphy and released in 2007 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Opening (Charles Mingus) – 00:16 . 2.Atfw You (Jaki Byard) – 04:26 . 3.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 04:23 . 4.Fables Of […]

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 […]

Sun Ra & the Arkestra record ‘Sunrise in Different Dimensions’…

Sun Ra Arkestra’s ‘Sunrise in Different Dimensions’ is a live album recorded on February 24, 1980 at the Gasthof Morhen in Willisau, Switzerland and released in 1981 by Hathut. Track Listing : 1.Light From A Hidden Sun (Sun Ra) – 03:52 . 2.Pin-Points Of Spiral Prisms (Sun Ra) – 04:41 . 3.Silhouettes Of The Shadow […]