Blue Rose is the debut studio album by Rosemary Clooney, accompanied by Duke Ellington and his orchestra, released in mono on Columbia Records, catalogue CL 872. Although she had appeared on albums before, it had [More]
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]