Track listing: 00:00 A1 On The Sunny Side Of The Street (J. McHugh, Fields) 04:42 A2 Three Little Words (Kalmar, Ruby) 09:36 A3 Battle Of The Saxes (Williams) 14:20 A4 Louise (Whiting, Robin) 19:19 A5 [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]
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]
Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges, released on Impulse! Records in 1964. AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos: The solo projects of Johnny Hodges were not so much individualistic [More]
Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins is a jazz album by Duke Ellington and Coleman Hawkins that was recorded on August 18, 1962 and released in February 1963 by Impulse! Records. In 1995, The New York [More]
“Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue” is a big band jazz composition written in 1937 by Duke Ellington and recorded for the first time on May 15, 1937 by the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Personnel: Duke Ellington [More]
Track listing: A1 I Don’t Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You A2 Take The A Train A3 We’re In Love Again A4 Chalmeu B1 Moonlight On The Ganges B2 It Had To Be [More]
“Sophisticated Lady” is a jazz standard, composed as an instrumental in 1932 by Duke Ellington. “I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart” is a 1938 composition by Duke Ellington, with lyrics added by [More]
“First Time! The Count Meets the Duke” is an album by American pianists, composers and bandleaders Duke Ellington and Count Basie with their combined Orchestras recorded and released on the Columbia label in 1961. The [More]
“Clementine” (Billy Strayhorn). Personnel: Duke Ellington – piano Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams – trumpet Rex Stewart – cornet Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown – trombone Juan Tizol – valve trombone Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick – alto [More]