Duke Ellington: A Giant Among Giants | Documents 600191

Duke Ellington: A Giant Among Giants

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Label: Documents

Cat No: 600191

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 10

Genre: Jazz

Release Date: 16th March 2015

Contents

Artists

Duke Ellington
Louis Armstrong
Mahalia Jackson
Billy Strayhorn
Rosemary Clooney
Count Basie
Gerry Mulligan

Artists

Duke Ellington
Louis Armstrong
Mahalia Jackson
Billy Strayhorn
Rosemary Clooney
Count Basie
Gerry Mulligan

About

Seventeen rare and classic albums by the legendary jazz pianist, composer and band leader Duke Ellington from the 1950s, on 10 CDs for an unbeatable price.

Featuring Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Billy Strayhorn, Rosemary Clooney, Count Basie and Gerry Mulligan. The packaging includes pictures of the original covers, full track listing, personnel and recording information.

The albums on this remarkable box set includes, 'Great Times!' with Billy Strayhorn, 'Such Sweet Thunder', 'Black, Brown and Beige', the soundtrack 'Anatomy of a Murder', 'Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington: Recording Together For The First Time', 'First Time! The Count Meets the Duke' and many others.

Contents:

CD 1
Great Times!
- Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn
Ellington Uptown

CD 2
The Duke Plays Ellington
Duke Ellington at the Bal Masque

CD 3
Such Sweet Thunder
Black, Brown and Beige

CD 4
Anatomy of a Murder
Swinging Suites by Edward E and Edward G

CD 5
Piano in the Background

CD 6
Blue Rose

CD 7
Recording Together for the First Time
- Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington
First Time!  The Count Meets the Duke
- Duke Ellington & Count Basie

CD 8
Newport 1958

CD 9
A Drum is a Woman

CD 10
Side by Side
- Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges

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