Duke Ellington and His Orchestra – Tourist Point of View (1966)

The Far East Suite is an album by Duke Ellington and his orchestra, recorded in New York City on 19 December to 21 December 1966. Released on RCA Victor  in 1967. [source]

(All compositions by Ellington & Strayhorn except 9. by Ellington.)

  1. “Tourist Point of View” – 5:09
  2. “Bluebird of Delhi (Mynah)” – 3:18
  3. “Isfahan” – 4:02
  4. “Depk” – 2:38
  5. “Mount Harissa” – 7:40
  6. “Blue Pepper (Far East of the Blues)” – 3:00
  7. “Agra” – 2:35
  8. “Amad” – 4:26
  9. “Ad Lib on Nippon” – 11:34
Cootie Williams – Trumpet
William “Cat” Anderson – Trumpet
Mercer Ellington – Trumpet, Fluegelhorn
Herbie Jones – Trumpet, Fluegelhorn
Lawrence Brown – Trombone
Buster Cooper – Trombone
Chuck Connors – Trombone
Jimmy Hammilton – Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Hodges – Alto Saxophone
Russel Procope – Alto saxophone & Clarinet
Paul Gonsalves – Tenor Saxophone
Harry Carney – Baritone Saxophone
John Lamb – Bass
Rufus Jones – Drums
Duke Ellington – Piano

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