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Duke Ellington: London and New York, 1963-64 | Nimbus NI2704

Duke Ellington: London and New York, 1963-64

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Label: Nimbus

Cat No: NI2704

Barcode: 0710357270420

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Jazz

Release Date: 28th July 2008

Contents

Artists

Duke Ellington

Artists

Duke Ellington

About

DUKE ELLINGTON
1963, 1964 LONDON AND NEW YORK

CD 1 - LONDON
Take the "A" Train
Duke Ellington: Introduction
Perdido
Caravan
Isfahan
The Opener
Harlem
Take the "A" Train (vocal)
Mood Indigo
C Jam Blues
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue
Single Petal of a Rose
Kinda Dukish & Rockin' in Rhythm

CD 2 NEW YORK
Take the "A" Train
Satin Doll
Caravan
Skillipoop
Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall (Duke's Poetry)
Blues Medley [Happy-Go-Lucky Local - John Sanders' Blues - C Jam Blues]
Carolina Shout (The Lion)
Tonk
Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Melancholia / Reflections in D
Little African Flower
Bird of Paradise
The Single Petal of a Rose

By 1964, when this recital was given, Duke Ellington had been a famous name in jazz for nearly four decades. He was probably best known as a charismatic bandleader and, in popular terms, as a songwriter. Some knew him, too, as an arranger, the greatest jazz had produced. Fewer, even more discerning, recognized him as a superior jazz pianist.

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