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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 . […]

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 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 . […]