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Money Jungle [Expanded] - Duke Ellington
Track Listing
  1. Money Jungle
  2. Fleurette Africaine
  3. Very Special
  4. Warm Valley
  5. Wig Wise
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  1. Money Jungle
  2. Fleurette Africaine
  3. Very Special
  4. Warm Valley
  5. Wig Wise
  6. Caravan
  7. Solitude
  8. Switch Blade
  9. A Little Max (Parfait)
  10. Rem Blues
  11. Backward Country Boy Blues
  12. Solitude
  13. Switch Blade
  14. A Little Max (Parfait)
  15. Rem Blues
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Duke Ellington surprised the jazz world in 1962 with his historic trio session featuring Charles Mingus and Max Roach. Not in a mood to simply rework older compositions, the bulk of the original LP focused on music he wrote specifically for the session. "Money Jungle" is a thunderous opener, a blues that might be classified somewhere between post-bop and avant-garde. The gem of the date is the fragile, somewhat haunting ballad "Fleurette Africaine," where Mingus' floating bassline and Roach's understated drumming add to the ...

Money Jungle [Expanded] 2002, Blue Note

UPC: 724353822729

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