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Toga Brava Suite

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
02-10-2001
Genres:
Barcode:
717101832323
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
STCD8323
Toga Brava Suite
Toga Brava Suite

Description

A major event for jazz fans in general and DUKE ELLINGTON fans in particular.Here, for the first time, is Ellington's original 30 minute long studio recording of "Togo Brava Suite" in its entirety, plus 42 minutes containing more exciting, previously unreleased material recorded in New York around the same time (June, 1971) withthe same band. The "Togo Brava Suite" is the most rhythmic and most African of all Ellington's works. Particularly great solo work is contributed by the saxophone section and the Duke himself on piano. DUKE ELLINGTON (piano & leader), WILD BILLDAVIS (organ), RUSSELL PROCOPE, NORRIS TURNEY, HAROLD ASHBY, PAUL GONSALVES, HARRY CARNEY(saxes), COOTIE WILLIAMS, EDDIE PRESTON, MONEY JOHNSON, MERCER ELLINGTON (trumpet), BOOTY WOOD, MALCOLM TAYLOR, CHUCK CONNORS (trumpet), JOE BENJAMIN (bass) a.o.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Mkis (Soul Soothing Beach)
  3. Tego
  4. Togo Or Yoyo (Naturellement)
  5. Too Kee (Amour, Amour)
  6. Buss (Right On Togo)
  7. Soso
  8. Toto (Afrique)
  9. Peke
  10. Checkered Hat
  11. There's A Place
  12. Blues
  13. Hick
  14. Grap (The Giggling Rapids)
  15. Something
  16. Making That Scene
  17. Lover Man
  18. Perdido
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