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Dancers In Love - Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - Perfume Suite And Black, Brown And Beige (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Nov 10,  · Duke Ellington, Fargo, ND, November From their opening at the famed Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem, Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra (as they were officially billed) set the highest standards for musicality, solo improvisation, imaginative ideas and .
  2. I've bought a number of cheap Duke Ellington CD's and this was the best one I've found so far. This one I keep playing. It takes me off to another place and time. It's well worth picking up cheaply if you have the opportunity. Track List: 1 - The Perfume Suite (Balcony Serenade, Strange Feeling, Dancers In Love, Coloratura) 2 - Take The "A" Train5/5(2).
  3. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, – May 24, ) was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from until his death over a career spanning more than six decades.. Born in Washington, D.C., Ellington was based in New York City from the mids onward and gained a national profile through his orchestra's appearances at the Cotton Club in.
  4. Before the end of the year, the song was incorporated into "The Perfume Suite," which made its debut during the Duke Ellington Orchestra's December, Carnegie Hall concert. This happy miniature, usually played as a piano solo or duet with a bass, gave Ellington a chance to show off his ragtime roots, and was often used in concert as an.
  5. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - Perfume Suite, Black Brown And Beige at Discogs. Complete your Duke Ellington And His Orchestra collection.4/5(2).
  6. Through the ranks of Duke Ellington & His Orchestra passed some of the biggest names in jazz, including Billy Strayhorn, Johnn read more Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington, April 29, - May 24, ) was an American jazz composer, pianist and bandleader, one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all A.
  7. I am a fairly recent fan of the great Duke Ellington. While as a musician I have been aware of his work for a long time, as I age I find myself joyously investigating music of the past, and I can honestly state that being a fan of so much styles of music, from rock and roll to classic rock and heavy metal, not to mention pop (the good stuff like The Beatles, The Cars, etc., not brainless Top /5(45).
  8. There is some truly great music on these 3 CD's. Excerpts from the incredible "Black, Brown & Beige" suite kick it off and there are innumerable highlights including Duke's great blues with attitude "Things Ain't What they Used to Be" (no, not the one from the Oliver musical!), updates of some of his earlier hits and some great vocals from the underated Al Hibbler as well as Ray Nance and Joya /5(3).

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