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Track Listing
  1. The Star Spangled Banner
  2. Father Norman O'Connor Introduces Duke & The Orchestra/Duke Introduces
  3. Black and Tan Fantasy
  4. Duke Introduces Cook & Tune
  5. Tea for Two
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  1. The Star Spangled Banner
  2. Father Norman O'Connor Introduces Duke & The Orchestra/Duke Introduces
  3. Black and Tan Fantasy
  4. Duke Introduces Cook & Tune
  5. Tea for Two
  6. Duke & Band Leave Stage/Father Norman O'Connor Talks About Festival
  7. Take the "A" Train
  8. Duke Announces Strayhorn's a Train & Nance/Duke Introduces ...
  9. Part I- Festival Junction
  10. Duke Announces Soloists: Introduces, Pt. 2
  11. Part II- Blues to Be There
  12. Duke Announces Nance & Procope; Introduces, Pt. 3
  13. Part III- Newport Up
  14. Duke Announces Hamilton, Gonsalves, & Terry/Duke Introduces Carney ...
  15. Sophisticated Lady
  16. Duke Announces Grissom & Tune
  17. Day In - Day Out
  18. Duke Introduces Tune (S) And Paul Gonsalves Interludes
  19. Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue
  20. Announcements, Pandemonium
  21. # Duke Introduces Johnny Hodges
  22. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
  23. Jeep's Blues
  24. Duke Calms Crowd; Introduces Nance & Tune
  25. Tulip or Turnip
  26. Riot Prevention
  27. Skin Deep
  28. Mood Indigo
  29. Studio Concert
  30. Father Norman O'Connor Introduces Duke Ellington/Duke Introduces ...
  31. Part I- Festival Junction
  32. Duke Announces Soloists: Introduces, Pt. 2
  33. Part II- Blues to Be There
  34. Duke Announces Nance & Procope; Introduces, Pt. 3
  35. Part III- Newport Up
  36. Duke Announces Hamilton, Gonsalves, & Terry/Pause/Duke Introduces ...
  37. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
  38. Jeep's Blues #
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One of the greatest live jazz festival recordings ever has gotten better, and more interesting as well, with this 1999 reissue, a result of the kind of effort that most record companies normally won't even discuss. Ellington's original 1956 Newport album was his best-selling long-player ever, and re-established him, after a two-year drought in the wake of his unsuccessful stay at Capitol, as a vitally popular jazz artist, perceived as worth courting by the major labels. But that record was, in keeping with Columbia's ...

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