Duke Ellington ‎– Duke Ellington His Piano And His Orchestra At The Bal Masque

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Duke Ellington at the Bal Masque is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded in 1958 and released on the Columbia label.

Track listing:
“Alice Blue Gown” (Harry Tierney, Joseph McCarthy) – 3:02
“Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf” (Frank Churchill, Ann Ronell) – 2:53
“Got a Date with an Angel” (Jack Waller, Joseph Turnbridge; Sonnie Miller, Clifford Grey) – 2:25
“Poor Butterfly” (Raymond Hubbell, John Golden) – 3:40
“Satan Takes a Holiday” (Larry Clinton) – 3:15
“The Peanut Vendor” (Moisés Simons, Marion Sunshine, Wolfe Gilbert) – 3:33
“Satin Doll” (Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer) – 3:48
“Lady in Red” (Mort Dixon, Allie Wrubel) – 2:49
“Indian Love Call” (Rudolf Friml, Herbert Stothart, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach) – 3:36
“The Donkey Serenade” (Friml, Stothart, George Forrest, Robert Wright) – 2:14
“Gypsy Love Song” (Victor Herbert, Harry B. Smith) – 3:54
“Laugh, Clown, Laugh” (Ted Fio Rito, Samuel Lewis, Joseph Young) – 3:02

Recorded at Columbia 30th Street Studios, New York on March 20 (tracks 3, 5 & 12), March 24 (tracks 4 & 6), March 26 (track 9), March 31 (tracks 1, 7, 8 & 10) and April 1 (tracks 2 & 11), 1958.

Personnel:
Duke Ellington – piano
Cat Anderson, Shorty Baker, Willie Cook, Clark Terry – trumpet
Ray Nance- trumpet, violin on “Poor Butterfly” and “Gypsy Love Song”
Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman – trombone
John Sanders – valve trombone
Jimmy Hamilton – clarinet, tenor saxophone
Russell Procope – alto saxophone, clarinet
Bill Graham – alto saxophone
Paul Gonsalves – tenor saxophone
Harry Carney – baritone saxophone
Jimmy Woode – bass
Sam Woodyard – drums

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Released: 1958
Recorded: March 20, 24, 26, 31 & April 1, 1958
Label: Columbia

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