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The Duke in Munich

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Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
07-07-2003
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Barcode:
717101832422
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
STCD8324
The Duke in Munich
The Duke in Munich

Description

This previously unissued Duke Ellington Orchestra CD contains 24 numbers (66 minutes, including two 9-minute suites), recorded live in Munich, Germany, in 1958. The band consists of practically the same musicians who play much of the same music as performed on Ellingtons famous come-back concert/album, "Newport, 1956". The music performed on the CD is entirely from the Ellington/Billy Strayhorn songbook. Featured soloists are Johnny Hodges (alto sax), Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax), Harry Carney (baritone sax), Clark Terry (trumpet), Britt Woodman (trombone) and Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet). The musicians are obviously having a ball and playing at the top of their powers; there is never a dull moment with many fine solos: check out Johnny Hodges on "Jeeps Blues".

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Take The A Train
  3. Medley: Black And Tan Fantasy, Creole Love Call, The Mooche
  4. Newport Up
  5. Sophisticated Lady
  6. Sonnet To Hank Cinq
  7. What Else Can You Do With A Drum
  8. Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
  9. Jeep's Blues
  10. Take The A Train
  11. Hi Fi Fo Fum: Ellington Medley
  12. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
  13. Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
  14. In A Sentimental Mood
  15. Mood Indigo
  16. I'm Beginning To See The Light
  17. Sophisticated Lady
  18. Caravan
  19. I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
  20. Just Squeeze Me
  21. It Don't Mean A thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
  22. Satin Doll
  23. In My Solitude
  24. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart/Don't Get Around Much Anymore
  25. Diminuendo And Crescendo In Blue
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