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Duke Ellington, Ben Webster, Harry Carney, Lawrence Brown, Jimmy Blanton, Sonny Greer With Rex Stewart And His Orchestra - Rex Stewart And His Orchestra (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. THE DUKE BOX includes more than eight hours of music what many consider the greatest decade of the greatest orchestra in the history of jazz. This 8 CD box set captures Duke Ellington and his musicians live in dance halls, night clubs, concert halls and radio stations.
  2. In August , Duke Ellington and his orchestra were in Canada, performing in the same city as the ongoing Stratford Shakespearean Festival. Curious, Ellington and his longtime composer/arranger Billy Strayhorn talked to festival staffers, and Ellington soon announced his next album project would be a conceptual piece, paying tribute to.
  3. Apr 21,  · Ben Webster, Johnny Hodges and Barney Bigard were in the saxophone section, the inimitable "Tricky Sam" Nanton was playing trombone and the mighty Jimmy Blanton bass. Towers and Burris promised Ellington that the records they cut would be purely for their own enjoyment and that's how it stayed until Duke's death in
  4. "In A Mellotone" is a compilation of sides by the legendary Ellington "Blanton-Webster" orchestra from , first compiled by RCA as a long-play album in the s. It has as been reissued in Europe and the U.S. a number of times through the s, s and s/5(8).
  5. Duke Ellington-Jimmy Blanton: Piano and bass duets. A1 – A4 Chicago, October 1, Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra: Cootie Williams (tp), Lawrence Brown (tb), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Harry Carney (bs), Duke Ellington (p, arr), Jimmy Blanton (b), Sonny Greer (ds), Billy Strayhorn (arr). A5 – A6 Chicago, November 2, Rex Stewart And.
  6. Soloist – Ben Webster, Lawrence Brown Written By – Sigman-Ellington Written-By – Sigman*, Ellington* B6: Sepia Panorama Soloist – Cootie Williams, Ellington*, Harry Carney, Jimmy Blanton Written-By – Ellington* B7: Rocks In My Bed (From The Mus. Prod. "Jump For Joy")/5(4).
  7. The Duke at Fargo Special 60th Anniversary Edition, an Album by Duke Ellington. Released in on Storyville (catalog no. STCD /17; CD). Genres: Big Band, Jazz, Swing.
  8. I've just come away from the French Classic "Duke Ellington: " The music and recording quality are more than I could have expected, simply sublime. Yet it's not the Blanton-Webster band, which was the preceding two years--tracks including unequaled classics like "Harlem Airshaft" and "Ko Ko."/5(29).
  9. What's more, the Duke and his men, among them the incomparable Johnny Hodges, Ben Webster, Lawrence Brown, "Tricky" Sam Nanton, Harry Carnet, Rex Stewart, Barney Bigar d and Jimmy Blanton are captured live in dance halls, night clubs, concert halls and radio studios with a you-are-there feeling absent from most commercial recordings.

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