Track listing: A1 Cotton Tail 0:00 A2 Solitude 3:07 A3 Jack The Bear 6:24 A4 Sophisticated Lady 9:53 A5 Jeep’s Blues 13:31 B1 Take The A-Train 18:08 B2 Don’t Get Around Much Anymore 21:11 B3 [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]
“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]
“Perdido” is a jazz standard composed by Juan Tizol and was first recorded on December 3, 1941 by Duke Ellington. “Perdido” is Spanish and simply means lost, but also sloppy or indecent.┬áThe song refers to [More]