Blues in Orbit - Duke Ellington
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  1. Blues in Orbit
  2. Track 360
  3. Villes Ville Is the Place, Man
  4. Brown Penny
  5. Three J's Blues
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  1. Blues in Orbit
  2. Track 360
  3. Villes Ville Is the Place, Man
  4. Brown Penny
  5. Three J's Blues
  6. Smada
  7. Pie Eye's Blues
  8. C Jam Blues
  9. Sweet & Pungent
  10. In a Mellow Tone
  11. Sentimental Lady
  12. Blues in Blueprint
  13. The Swingers Get the Blues, Too
  14. The Swinger's Jump
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Blues in Orbit lacks the intellectual cache of the suites and concept pieces that loomed large in Ellington's recordings of this period, but it's an album worth tracking down, if only to hear the band run through a lighter side of its sound -- indeed, it captures the essence of a late-night recording date that was as much a loose jam as a formal studio date, balancing the spontaneity of the former and the technical polish of the latter. Ellington and company were just back from a European tour when the bulk of this album ...

Blues in Orbit 1988, Columbia

UPC: 074644405125

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