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) [More]
Track listing: Rockin’ in Rythym Stormy Weather Bugle Call Rag Personnel: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Duke Ellington – piano Ivie Anderson – vocal Florence Hill – dancer Bessie Dudley – dancer Joe ‘Tricky Sam’ [More]
“These quite rare tracks show Sarah Vaughan in her prime (and still quite attractive, if I might add a small opinion), scatting and mellow-singing with her trio, as well as a not so bad (but [More]
Ellington Uptown (also released as Hi-Fi Ellington Uptown) is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded for the Columbia label in 1951 & 1952. The album was re-released on CD in [More]
Afro-Bossa is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded and released on the Reprise label in 1963. AllMuѕіс Rеvіеw bу Kеn Dryden: Dukе Ellington аnd Bіllу Strауhоrn combined оld аnd new [More]
“Warm Valley” (Duke Ellington). Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Johnny Hodges – alto saxophone ______________________ Recorded on October 17, 1940
Track listing: ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA 1. Nightmare 2. Table D’Hote 3. I Have Eyes 4. Shoot The Likker To Me, John Boy JACK TEAGARDEN & HIS ORCHESTRA 5. Two Sleepy People 6. Medley: [More]
Taken from a concert in Stockholm, Sweden, this well-recorded CD mostly features trumpeters Cootie Williams and Cat Anderson, tenor-saxophonist Paul Gonsalves and altoist Johnny Hodges as the main soloists in a set with Duke Ellington’s [More]
Such Sweet Thunder is a Duke Ellington album, released in 1957. The record is a twelve part suite based on the work of William Shakespeare. AllMusic Review by Bruce Eder: The 1999 reissue of this [More]
“Stormy Weather” (Harold Arlen ,Ted Koehler). Duke Ellington and his Orchestra. Ivie Anderson – vocals.