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Studio Sessions New York, 1968

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Released  1987
Artist  Duke Ellington
Producer  Duke Ellington
Genre  Jazz
Length  64:59
Release date  1987
Label  Demon Music Group
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Recorded  November 6, 1968 and June 15, 1970
Studio Sessions New York, 1968 (1968)  70th Birthday Concert (1969)
Similar  Duke Ellington's Washingtonians albums, Jazz albums

Studio Sessions New York, 1968 is the ninth volume of The Private Collection a series documenting recordings made by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington for his personal collection which was first released on the LMR label in 1987 and later on the Saja label.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars and stated "Even after 30 years of playing some of these standards, Ellington found new ways to re-arrange... Lots of surprises on this fine CD".

Track listing

:All compositions by Duke Ellington except as indicated

  1. "I Can't Get Started" (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) - 4:27
  2. "Waiting for You" - 4:10
  3. "Knuf" - 2:32
  4. "Gigl" - 5:01
  5. "Meditation" - 2:34
  6. "Sophisticated Lady" (Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 2:53
  7. "Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me)" (Ellington, Lee Gaines) - 4:14
  8. "Mood Indigo" (Barney Bigard, Ellington, Mills) - 4:43
  9. "In a Sentimental Mood" (Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Mills) - 2:52
  10. "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart" (Ellington, Mills, Henry Nemo, John Redmond) - 4:02
  11. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (Mercer Ellington) - 4:02
  12. "Reva" - 4:14
  13. "Ortseam" - 2:04
  14. "Cool and Groovy" (Ellington, Cootie Williams) 2:29
  15. "Elos" - 5:39
  16. "C Jam Blues" (Bigard, Ellington) - 9:03
  • Recorded at National Recording Studio, New York on November 23, 1968 (track 1), November 29, 1968 (tracks 2-12), and December 3, 1968 (tracks 13-16).
  • Personnel

  • Duke Ellington – piano
  • Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Money Johnson, Cootie Williams - trumpet (tracks 2-16)
  • Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper - trombone (tracks 2-16)
  • Chuck Connors - bass trombone (tracks 2-16)
  • Johnny Hodges - alto saxophone (tracks 2-16)
  • Russell Procope - alto saxophone, clarinet (tracks 2-16)
  • Harold Ashby - tenor saxophone, clarinet
  • Paul Gonsalves - tenor saxophone (tracks 2-16)
  • Harry Carney - baritone saxophone (tracks 2-16)
  • Jeff Castleman - bass, electric bass on track 3
  • Rufus Jones - drums
  • Songs

    1I Can't Get StartedDuke Ellington's Washingtonians4:27
    2Waiting for YouDuke Ellington's Washingtonians4:12
    3KnufDuke Ellington's Washingtonians2:34

    References

    Studio Sessions New York, 1968 Wikipedia


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