Conductor, composer and pianist Duke Ellington (1899-1974)
In the broadcast DUKE ELLINGTON (episode 215), you will listen to Ellington as a piano soloist in two Piano Recitals: the first on 4 January 1962 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the second on 20 May 1964 at Columbia University’s Wollman Auditorium in New York. You will also hear two more unique piano pieces from 1965 and 1966.
Technical engineer: Willem van Schip. Presentation: Gerard Meulenberg.
D.E. : The 1962 MOMA Recital ((La Maison du Duke – MDD 001)
D.E. : New York Concert (MusicMasters Jazz – The Travelog Edition 01612-65122-2)
D.E. : Solos, Duets and Trios (BMG Bluebird 2178-2-RB)
D.E. : The Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington Côte d’Azur Concerts
(8CD set Verve 314 539 02; Disc 8)