First Time! The Count Meets the Duke ()

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First Time! The Count Meets the Duke - Duke Ellington with Count Basie's Orchestra

Track Listing
  1. Battle Royal
  2. To You
  3. Take the "A" Train
  4. Corner Pocket (AKA Until I Met You)
  5. Wild Man (AKA Wild Man Moore)
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  1. Battle Royal
  2. To You
  3. Take the "A" Train
  4. Corner Pocket (AKA Until I Met You)
  5. Wild Man (AKA Wild Man Moore)
  6. Segue in C
  7. B D B
  8. Jumpin' at the Woodside
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At first glance this collaboration should not have worked. The Duke Ellington and Count Basie Orchestras had already been competitors for 25 years but the leaders' mutual admiration (Ellington was one of Basie's main idols) and some brilliant planning made this a very successful and surprisingly uncrowded encounter. On most selections Ellington ...

First Time! The Count Meets the Duke 2009, Col

UPC: 886975696024

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First Time! The Count Meets the Duke 1993,

UPC: 5099706557128

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First Time! The Count Meets the Duke 1990, Columbia

UPC: 074644058628

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