Impulse! publish ‘Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins’ (1963)

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 Ellington, Johnny Hodges) — 05:00 . 5.You Dirty Dog (Duke Ellington) – 04:19 . 6.Self-Portrait (Of The Bean) (Duke Ellington) – 03:52 . 7.The Jeep Is Jumpin’ (Duke Ellington, Hodges) — 04:49 . 8.The Ricitic (Duke Ellington) – 05:51 . 9.Solitude (Duke Ellington, Eddie Delange) — 05:51

Musicians : Duke Ellington – Piano . Coleman Hawkins – Tenor Saxophone . Harry Carney – Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone . Johnny Hodges – Alto Saxophone . Lawrence Brown – Trombone . Ray Nance – Violin, Cornet . Aaron Bell – Bass . Sam Woodyard – Drums

Production : Produced By Bob Thiele – Producer Rudy Van Gelder – Engineer

Package : Joe Alper – Photography . Jason Claiborne – Graphic Design . Stanley Dance – Liner Notes . Hollis King – Art Direction

Recorded On August 18, 1962 At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs.

Released In February 1963 By Impulse!.

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Released a mere two months ahead of the largely iconic Ellington-Coltrane meeting, the earlier date is distinguished by the creative energies and commitment both men bring to the proceedings, with… […]

Although Coleman Hawkins had been an admirer of Duke Ellington‘s music for at least 35 years at this point and Ellington had suggested they record together at least 20 years prior to their actual meeting in 1962, this was their first (and only) meeting on record. […]

Working with Ellington provides Hawkins, on a song-by-song basis, a chance to fuse the two great segments of his career—his work as the innovator of the swing solo and as the elder statesman of bop. […]


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