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

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 ... Read More

First Time! The Count Meets the Duke 2009, Col

UPC: 886975696024

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First Time! The Count Meets the Duke 1990, Columbia

UPC: 074644058628

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