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8 thoughts on “ King Around The Moon - Duke Ellington - Duke at the Hurricane (Vinyl, LP)

  1. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, – May 24, ) was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1, compositions. In the opinion of Bob Blumenthal of The Boston Globe, "[i]n the century since his birth, there has been no greater composer, American or otherwise, than Edward Kennedy Ellington.".
  2. Apr 01,  · The King of All, Sir Duke: Ellington and the Artistic Revolution reveals the wonder that was Duke Ellington. In addition to an excellent foreword, there is a section detailing Ellington, followed by selections concerning individuals touched in some way by Ellington. If you read only one jazz book this year, please make this the one you decide.
  3. Unlike some labels, who chose to celebrate Duke Ellington's centennial with lavish sets of his complete recordings for a label, Columbia/Legacy decided to keep things relatively simple. They assembled Duke Ellington - The Essential Collection: , a three-disc set that features highlights of his sessions for Columbia over the years/
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Everlastin' Duke Ellington on Discogs. Label: Vernon Records - VM • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Jazz •.
  5. Duke Ellington poses with his piano at the KFG Radio Studio on Nov. 3, Author unknown via Wikimedia Commons. The best album ever made by Duke Ellington—which is to say, one of the best.
  6. This is it, folks - get with it. The Ellington band was rarely at its best in concerts. These club broadcasts, with, I assume, people dancing around the bandstand - that's what it's all about. Just compare any concert version of Main Stem or Goin' Up to the ones here. And, another thing: this was a very long residency in New York Freakin' City!/5(2).
  7. Never before released, this hour of music (22 tunes), with Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra, is comprised of three radio broadcasts made during a six-month engagement at the Hurricane Club in New York City in (This engagement marked Ellington’s first New York club-gig since he played the Cotton Club in )/5(2).
  8. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Performer(s): Duke Ellington and his Orchestra. Event notes: Recorded June 27 and July 14, at the Hurricane Club, New York.

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