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Ellington At Newport 1956

Duke Ellington

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I have not heard all of this "complete" recording - it looks like an awful light of filler. My version only has about 6 songs, not 40. But the actual concert that this disk documents was legendary. The remastering of Crescendo in Blue is most welcome and beautifully done. If you're here because you liked Jeep's Blues in American Hustle, do yourself a favor and buy the whole album. It's an American Treasure.


Born: April 29, 1899 in Washington D.C.

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s

Duke Ellington was the most important composer in the history of jazz as well as being a bandleader who held his large group together continuously for almost 50 years. The two aspects of his career were related; Ellington used his band as a musical laboratory for his new compositions and shaped his writing specifically to showcase the talents of his bandmembers, many of whom remained with him for long periods. Ellington also wrote film scores and stage musicals, and several of his instrumental works...
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