Conductor, composer and pianist Duke Ellington (1899-1974)
In this special (and festive) 200th broadcast of the DUKE ELLINGTON series, you get to listen to studio and concert recordings by fellow musicians who have performed Ellington (and Strayhorn!) compositions.
Sound engineer: Willem van Schip. Host: Gerard Meulenberg.
Ella Fitzgerald : Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook
(3CD-Box Verve 314 559 248-2)
Charles Mingus : Mingus Ah Um (Columbia Legacy CK 65512)
Stevie Wonder : Songs In The Key Of Live (Motown, 012 157 357-2)
Roswell Rudd : Broad Strokes (Knitting Factory Records KFW-276)
Oscar Peterson: A Time For Love – Live in Helsinki, 1987
(Mack Avenue Music Group, MAC 1151)
HOT Het Orgel Trio & Brass : Reflections Of Duke (Zennez Records ZR2009010)
Fuse ensemble: Concert at Podium Witteman, March 9th, 2021