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Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington records ‘Money Jungle’ with Charles Mingus and Max…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Money Jungle’ is a studio album recorded with Charles Mingus and Max Roach on September 17, 1962 by United Artists. Track Listing : 1.Money Jungle (Duke Ellington) – 05:30 . 2.Fleurette Africaine (African Flower) (Duke Ellington) – 03:36 . 3.Very Special (Duke Ellington) – 04:26 . 4.Warm Valley (Duke Ellington) – 03:33 . […]

In Duo With Ella

Besides her collaborations with Louis Armstrong and a “youth” album conveniently called “Ella & Friends,” Ella Fitzgerald‘s recorded repertoire is quite poor on the “duo” front. On television, this is another story. Track Listing : 1.Medley – 07:52 . 2.How High The Moon (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) – 07:36 . 3.Can’T We Be Friends (Paul […]

Jaco Pastorius takes the Word of Mouth Big Band to ‘Aurex Jazz Festival…

During the first week of September 1982, Jaco Pastorius, the Word of Mouth Big Band and a couple of special guests such as Toots Thielemans took part in the “Aurex Jazz Festival” held in three different Japanese venues : Budokan, Tokyo (September 1st), Osaka Festival Hall (September 4th) and Yokohama Stadium (September 5th). Here is […]

McCoy Tyner records ‘Atlantis’ at the Keystone Korner in San…

McCoy Tyner’s ‘Atlantis’ is a live album recorded on August 31 and September 1, 1974 at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco and released in 1975 by Milestone. Track listing : 1.Atlantis (McCoy Tyner) – 17:59 . 2.In a Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills)- 05:39 . 3.Makin’ Out (McCoy Tyner) – 13:04 […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Take Love Easy’ with Joe Pass (1973)

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Take Love Easy’ is a studio album recorded on August 28, 1973 with Joe Pass and released the same year by Pablo. Track listing : . 1.Take Love Easy (Duke Ellington, John Latouche) – 04:36 . 2.O Amor Em Paz (Once I Loved) (Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 02:19 […]

The Modern Jazz Quartet begins the recording of their album :…

The Modern Jazz Quartet’s ‘Pyramid’ is an album recorded on August 22 & 25 and December 21, 1959 and January 15, 1960 and released the same year by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Vendome (John Lewis) – 02:30 . 2.Pyramid (Blues For Junior) (Ray Brown) – 10:46 . 3.It Don’T Mean A Thing (If It Ain’T […]

This week In Jazz Legends 16

Duke Ellington, Charles Lloyd, Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Robert Glasper, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Thelonious Monk, The Bad Plus, Monty Alexander, Dave Holland, Fourplay, Herbie Hancock. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 227 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

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 ‘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 […]