Duke Ellington Swings!: The Music of the Duke ()

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  1. I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
  2. In a Mellow Tone
  3. Cotton Tail
  4. Take the "A" Train
  5. In a Sentimental Mood
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  1. I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
  2. In a Mellow Tone
  3. Cotton Tail
  4. Take the "A" Train
  5. In a Sentimental Mood
  6. Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
  7. Rockin' in Rhythm
  8. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
  9. Take Love Easy
  10. Satin Doll
  11. Things Ain't What They Used to Be
  12. Azure
  13. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
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Telarc Jazz's contribution to the Ellington centenary was this engaging compilation, all material from the '90s back catalog, with two notable exceptions. As bait for the complete Dave Brubeck collector, they've thrown in a pair of unreleased tracks left over from the Brubeck Quartet's tour of the U.K. in November 1998: a lengthy exploration of "Take The 'A' Train" with a hot solo by tenor Bobby Militello and some polytonal romping by Brubeck and a relaxed solo piano version of Mercer Ellington's "Things Ain't What They ...

Duke Ellington Swings!: The Music of the Duke 1999, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 089408342929

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