Masterpieces: 1926-1949 (4CD)

Duke Ellington

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4
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Delivery Estimate
5-10 days
Genre
Jazz
Label
Proper Box
Released
July 16, 2001

Format: Compact Disc

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The Genius of Duke Ellington, bandleader extraordinaire, pianist and greatest American composer of the 20th century is celebrated in the 93 ducal masterpieces featured in this 4 CD box set. Ellington's achievements as composer, arranger, pianist and bandleader touch a bewildering variety of levels, producing music that has never been surpassed, music that has been a constant inspiration to numerous other musicians, and those who truly appreciate Ellington's achievements.

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Key Value
Catalogue number PROPERBOX25
Barcode 0604988992526
Number of items 4
Packaging type Box Set
Imported No
Weight 186g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 126mm x 18mm x 130mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. East St.Louis Toodle-oo -
2. Birmingham Breakdown -
3. Black And Tan Fantasy -
4. Black Beauty -
5. The Mooche -
6. Awful Sad -
7. The Blues With A Feelin' -
8. Misty Mornin' -
9. Flaming Youth -
10. Hot Feet -
11. Double Check Stomp -
12. Ring Dem Bells -
13. Old Man Blues -
14. Mood Indigo -
15. Rockin' In Rhythm -
16. Echoes Of The Jungle -
17. The Mystery Song -
18. It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) -
19. Lazy Rhapsody -
20. Creole Love Call -
21. Blue Ramble -
22. Ducky Wucky -
23. Eerie Moan -
24. Sophisticated Lady -

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. Slippery Horn -
2. Drop Me Off At Harlem -
3. Daybreak Express -
4. Delta Serenade -
5. Stompy Jones -
6. Solitude -
7. Blue Feeling -
8. Saddest Tale -
9. Moonglow -
10. In A Sentimental Mood -
11. Showboat Shuffle -
12. Reminiscing In Tempo, Pts.1,2,3,4. -
13. Clarinet Lament (Barney's Concerto) -
14. Echoes Of Harlem (Cootie's Concerto) -
15. Black Butterfly -
16. Caravan -
17. Azure -
18. Diminuendo In Blue -
19. Crescendo In Blue -
20. Steppin' Into Swing Society -
21. Lost In Meditation -

Disc 3

Track Listing — Disc 3

Song Title Time
1. Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart -
2. Rose Of The Rio Grande -
3. Pyramid -
4. Prelude To A Kiss -
5. Blue Light (Transbluency) -
6. Boy Meets Horn -
7. Slap Happy -
8. Serenade To Sweden -
9. The Sergeant Was Shy -
10. Jack The Bear -
11. Ko-Ko -
12. Congo Brava -
13. Concerto For Cootie -
14. Cotton Tail -
15. Never No Lament -
16. Dusk -
17. Bojangles (A Portrait Of Bill Robinson) -
18. A Portrait Of Bert Williams -
19. Harlem Air-Shaft -
20. All Too Soon -
21. Sepia Panorama -
22. In A Mellotone -
23. Warm Valley -
24. Across The Track Blues -
25. Day Dream -

Disc 4

Track Listing — Disc 4

Song Title Time
1. Pussy Willow -
2. The Sidewalks Of New York -
3. Take The "A" Train -
4. Blue Serge -
5. Just A-Settin' And A-Rockin' -
6. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) -
7. Clementine -
8. Jump For Joy -
9. Chelsea Bridge -
10. Raincheck -
11. Perdido -
12. The "C" Jam Blues -
13. Moon Mist -
14. What Am I Here For? -
15. Main Stem -
16. Johnny Come Lately -
17. I'm Beginning To See The Light -
18. Transbluency -
19. Lady Of The Lavender Mist -
20. Sultry Serenade -
21. Air Conditioned Jungle -
22. The Clothed Woman -
23. Snibor -