Ethel Waters With Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (1932)

Ethel Waters (October 31, 1896 – September 1, 1977) was an African-American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress. She frequently performed jazz, big band, and pop music, on the Broadway stage and in concerts, although she began her career in the 1920s singing blues. [source] Johnny Hodges – Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone / Fred Guy – Banjo, Guitar / Harry Carney –  Baritone Saxophone / … Continue reading Ethel Waters With Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (1932)

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – Satin Doll (1962)

From the movie JAZZ FESTIVAL, Vol. 2 – Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, recorded 9 January 1962. Ray Nance – Trumpet / Shorty Baker – Trumpet / Cat Anderson – Trumpet / Bill Berry – Trumpet / Ed Mullens – Trumpet / Lawrence Brown – Trombone / Leon Cox – Trombone / Chuck Connors – Trombone  / Russell Procope – Alt Saxophone / Johnny Hodges – Alt Saxophone / Paul … Continue reading Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – Satin Doll (1962)

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.) “Tourist Point of View” – 5:09 “Bluebird of Delhi (Mynah)” – 3:18 “Isfahan” – 4:02 “Depk” – 2:38 “Mount Harissa” – 7:40 “Blue Pepper (Far East of … Continue reading Duke Ellington and His Orchestra – Tourist Point of View (1966)

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra – Bluebird of Delhi (Mynah) (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.) “Tourist Point of View” – 5:09 “Bluebird of Delhi (Mynah)” – 3:18 “Isfahan” – 4:02 “Depk” – 2:38 “Mount Harissa” – 7:40 “Blue Pepper (Far East of … Continue reading Duke Ellington and His Orchestra – Bluebird of Delhi (Mynah) (1966)

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra – Mount Harissa (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.) “Tourist Point of View” – 5:09 “Bluebird of Delhi (Mynah)” – 3:18 “Isfahan” – 4:02 “Depk” – 2:38 “Mount Harissa” – 7:40 “Blue Pepper (Far East of … Continue reading Duke Ellington and His Orchestra – Mount Harissa (1966)

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra – Agra (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.) “Tourist Point of View” – 5:09 “Bluebird of Delhi (Mynah)” – 3:18 “Isfahan” – 4:02 “Depk” – 2:38 “Mount Harissa” – 7:40 “Blue Pepper (Far East of … Continue reading Duke Ellington and His Orchestra – Agra (1966)