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Duke Ellington

wed 11 dec 2019 18:00 
Composer: Duke Ellington

Conductor, composer and pianist Duke Ellington (1899-1974)

In today’s episode of the DUKE ELLINGTON program you are going to listen to tracks which were recorded for ‘Capitol Transcriptions’ in July 1946, January and June 1947. As intermezzo, you will hear the performance of Ellington’s Deep South Suite in Carnegie Hall on 23 November 1946. In the next episode, we continue with pieces from the Capitol sessions of 9 and 10 June 1947.

Source:
D.E. : Vol. 12 “Blue Abandon” 1946 Radio Transcriptions and Concert Recordings
(Naxos Jazz Legends 8.120812)
D.E. : Vol. 13 “Jam-A-Ditty” Original 1946-1947 Recordings
(Naxos Jazz Legends 8.120813)
D.E. : The “Collection” ’46-47 Recordings (3CD-set, Hindsight HBCD501)

 

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