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Ivie Anderson with Duke EllingtonIvie Anderson with Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra ... CD
Jazz Archives (France), 1930s. Used ... $13.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington1953 Pasadena Concert ... LP
GNP/Crescendo, 1953. Near Mint- ... $4.99
With Ray Nance, Willie Cook, Clark Terry, and Cat Anderson on trumpets; Britt Woodman, Quentin Jackson, and Juan Tizol on trombones; Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet and tenor; Russel Procope on clarinet and alto; Rick Henderson on alto, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, Harry Carney on clarinet and baritone, Wendell Marshall on bass, Butch Ballard on drums, and Jimmy Grisson on vocals. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s issue.)

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Duke EllingtonAnatomy Of A Murder (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1959. Used ... $8.99
A beautiful jazzy score by Duke Ellington – and a fitting companion to this classic Otto Preminger film! The record captures Ellington at a perfect moment – right during his Indigos period of increased sophistication, when his band was at an all-time level of perfection – and really shaking free of the too-familiar modes of the past. Ellington's music has a wonderful range of feeling here – even more so than usual, given the shifting scenes of the film – and the players are an all star lineup that includes Clark Terry on trumpet, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, Johnny Hodges on alto, and Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet. Titles include "Upper & Outest", "Almost Cried", "Sunswept Sunday", "Happy Anatomy", "Flirtibird", and "Low Key Lightly". Plus, the CD features a huuuuge amount of bonus tracks – including other tunes from the movie, outtakes, and even the original single version of the theme! 26 cuts in all! CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonBest Of Duke Ellington ... CD
Capitol, Mid 50s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Early 50s material from Duke Ellington's Capitol Recordings featuring Clark Terry on trumpet, Britt Woodman on trombone, Paul Gonsalves on tenor sax, Billy Strayhorn on celeste, Wendell Marshall on bass, and Butch Ballard on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonBest Of Duke Ellington Centennial Edition – The Complete RCA Victor Recordings 1927 to 1973 ... CD
RCA, 1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s/Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
18 tracks recorded between 1927 and 1973. CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonBlanton Webster Band (3CD set) ... CD
Bluebird, 1940/1941/1942. Used 3 CDs ... $11.99
Includes 66 tracks on 3 CDs! Arrangements by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn featuring Wallace Jones and Cootie Williams on trumpet, Rex Stewart on cornet, Tricky Sam Nanton and Lawrence Brown on trombone, Johnny Hodges on alto and soprano sax, Ben Webster on tenor sax, Fred Guy on guitar, Jimmy Blanton on bass, and Sonny Greer on drums. CD

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Duke EllingtonBlues In Orbit ... CD
Columbia, 1959. Used ... $3.99
Deep and bluesy work from the all-star Ellington group of the late 50s – a beautifully recorded album that moves way past the simple cliche of its title! The set features a host of original tunes from Duke Ellington and other members of the group – and players include Jimmy Hamilton on tenor, Ray Nance on trumpet, Matthew Gee on trombone, and the wonderful Johnny Hodges on alto – playing here at the peak of his later powers. Titles include "Three J's Blues", "Smada", "C Jam Blues", "Sweet & Pungent", "Blues In Blueprint", "The Swinger's Jump", and "Blues In Orbit". CD
(Columbia Jazz Masterpieces pressing.)

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Duke EllingtonBrunswick Era Vol 1 – 1926 to 1929 ... CD
Decca/MCA, Late 20s. Used ... $5.99
Featuring Bubber Miley, Johnny Hodges, Tricky Sam Nanton, Barey Bigard, and Harry Carney. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDrum Is A Woman ... LP
Columbia, 1956. Very Good+ ... $28.99
A hokey cover and title, but a hip little record from Duke Ellington – kind of a story of percussion and jazz, all wrapped together with some great vocals and narration! The format is kind of far-reaching, but never too stuffy – and in a way, the album offers a great opportunity to hear some of the Ellington players stepping out in a slightly different vibe than the usual Columbia date from the decade. Duke does a bit of narration himself – and singers include Margaret Tynes, Joya Sherrill, and Ozzie Bailey – who beautifully illustrate the shifting passages of the longer suite. Solos are by Johnny Hodges on alto, Clark Terry on trumpet, and Paul Gonsalves on tenor – and titles include "Congo Square", "Madam Zajj", "Drum is A Woman", "You Better Know It", "Rhythm Pum Te Dum", and "Rhumbop". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has some light wear, but vinyl is nice.)

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Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington – Fargo, North Dakota, November 7, 1940 ... CD
Jazz Classics, 1940. Used 2 CDs ... $7.99
Johnny Hodges on alto sax, Duke Ellington on piano, Harry Carney on baritone sax & clarinet, Jimmy Blanton on bass, Otto Hardwick on alto sax & clarinet, Barney Bigard on tenor sax & clarinet, Sonny Greer on drums, Freddy Guy on guitar & whistle, Ben Webster on tenor sax, Juan Tizol, Lawrence Brown & Tricky Sam Nanton on trombones, Rex Stewart & Wallace Jones on trumpets, Ray Nance on trumpet, vibes & vocals & Herb Jeffries & Ivie Anderson on vocals. CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington At The Blue Note, Chicago ... CD
Vogue (France), 1958. Used ... $6.99
Duke Ellington on piano, Russell Procope on alto saxophone and clarinet, Johnny Hodges on alto saxophone, Harry Carney on baritone saxophone and clarinet, Jimmy Woode on bass, Jimmy Hamilton on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Sam Woodyard on drums, Paul Gonsalves on tenor saxophone, Britt Woodman, John Sanders, and Quentin Jackson on trombone, Cat Anderson, Clark Terry, and Harold Baker on trumpet, and Ray Nance on trumpet and violin. CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1962. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... On November 19, 2021
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The meeting of two classic talents late in their careers – in a setting that's ideal to bring out all the complexity of their well-honed genius! The approach of the album is mostly an Ellington one – as the group features some of Duke's stalwarts, like Ray Nance, Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney, Lawrence Brown, and Aaron Bell – but Coleman Hawkins gets plenty of space as the main soloist on each number, alongside Duke, who also solos strongly on piano! As with most later records by the players, the writing is great – with a lot more dark moments than you'd expect – and titles include "The Rictic", "You Dirty Dog", "Limbo Jazz", "Wanderlust", and "Self Portrait Of The Bean". LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the excellent Acoustic Sounds series!)

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Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington Plays Ellington (10 inch LP) ... LP
Royale, 1955. Very Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Small black label pressing in a flip-back cover, with some wear and aging.)

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Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington The Centennial Edition – The Complete RCA Victor Recordings 1927 to 1973 (24CD box set) ... CD
RCA, Late 20s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s/Early 70s. Used 24CD & Book ... $299.99
An amazing package – decades of work from Duke Ellington, presented here with lots of unreleased tracks as well – the most comprehensive collection of this work that's ever been done! CD
(Out of print. Includes box, individual sleeves, and book, all in nice shape. Barcode has a mark, and back of box and a few edges of the box have some light wear – but overall, everything is very nice.)

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Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington's Jazz Violin Session ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1963. New Copy ... $10.99
Duke Ellington and jazz violin – a mode that's maybe not such a surprise, once you realize how important Ray Nance was to his group! Nance played trumpet, but also turned in plenty of violin solos for Ellington over the years – and here, he's joined by European greats Stephan Grappelli on violin, and Svend Asmussen on viola – both players who had a huge reputation overseas, and who work here with a core lineup of Ellington musicians that includes Russell Procope on alto, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, and Buster Cooper on trombone! The setting is a bit more relaxed and small combo than larger Ellington dates – and although the session was recorded by Reprise Records in 1963, it wasn't issued until over a decade later – making it a nice surprise to fans of the recently-departed Duke. Titles include "Cotton Tail", "Blues In C", "String Along With Strings", "Limbo Jazz", "The Feeling Of Jazz", and "Tricky's Licks". CD

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke Plays Ellington ... LP
Capitol, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Duke plays his favorites including "In A Sentimental Mood", "Reflections In D", "Prelude To A Kiss", "Passion Flower" and more, accompanied by Wendell Marshall on bass and Butch Ballard on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono turquoise label pressing. Cover has light wear and a BONUS cutout.)

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Duke EllingtonDuke's Big 4 ... CD
Pablo, 1973. Used ... $12.99
Duke's Big 4 here are a quartet of jazz legends – Joe Pass, Ray Brown, and Louie Bellson – all working with Duke himself to serve up unique small combo versions of older Ellington full band classics! The mix of piano, guitar, bass, and drums is a bit unusual for Ellington – and Pass especially has this sharply ringing tone that really brings a different flavor to many of the numbers – a kind of stepping, pulsating quality that's even in contrast to his other work from this period. Duke's piano augments the angularity, and titles include "Love You Madly", "Cottontail", "The Blues", "Prelude To A Kiss", "Everything But You", and "Just Squeeze Me". CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonEarly Ellington – 1927 To 1934 ... LP
Bluebird/RCA, Late 20s/Early 30s. Sealed ... $14.99
Early work with his orchestra, includes Johnny Hodges, Barney Bigard, Billy Taylor, Harry Carney, Sonny Greer, and others. LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 80s issue. Still sealed!)
Also available Early Ellington 1927 to 1934 ... CD 4.99

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Duke EllingtonEarly Ellington 1927 to 1934 ... CD
Bluebird/RCA, Late 20s/Early 30s. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "Black & Tan Fantasy", "Creole Love Call", "Black Beauty", "Flaming Youth", "Cotton Club Stomp", and "Ring Dem Bells" – 22 tracks in all. CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Early Ellington – 1927 To 1934 ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonEllington At Newport ... CD
Columbia, 1956. Used ... $1.99
One of the first albums to ever issue recordings made at the Newport Jazz Festival – quite a big hit, and the beginning of a real trend in jazz! The set's also some great work by Duke – free to perform in a setting that's not bound by some of the time restrictions of earlier years, which lets him offer up three long tracks with a great deal of sophistication over previous recordings. Titles include "Jeep's Blues", "Diminuendo & Crescendo In Blue", and "Newport Jazz Festival Suite". CD
(Columbia Jazz Masterpieces pressing.)

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Duke EllingtonEllington At Newport ... LP
Columbia, 1956. Good ... $9.99
One of the first albums to ever issue recordings made at the Newport Jazz Festival – quite a big hit, and the beginning of a real trend in jazz! The set's also some great work by Duke – free to perform in a setting that's not bound by some of the time restrictions of earlier years, which lets him offer up three long tracks with a great deal of sophistication over previous recordings. Titles include "Jeep's Blues", "Diminuendo & Crescendo In Blue", and "Newport Jazz Festival Suite". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has masking tape holding the seams and spine, with some small stains and aging on back.)
Also available Ellington At Newport 1956 – Complete ... CD 8.99

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Duke EllingtonEllington At Newport 1956 – Complete ... CD
Columbia, 1956. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
One of the first albums to ever issue recordings made at the Newport Jazz Festival – quite a big hit, and the beginning of a real trend in jazz! The set's also some great work by Duke – free to perform in a setting that's not bound by some of the time restrictions of earlier years, which lets him offer up three long tracks with a great deal of sophistication over previous recordings. Titles include "Jeep's Blues", "Diminuendo & Crescendo In Blue", and "Newport Jazz Festival Suite". 2CD version features lots of bonus tracks! CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)
Also available Ellington At Newport ... LP 9.99

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Duke EllingtonEllington Uptown ... CD
Columbia, 1952. Used ... $4.99
One of Duke Ellington's standout sides for Columbia – a strong recording that revisits many of the best elements of his earlier work, and offers up some more sophisticated scoring for the 50s – thanks to extended track length in the LP generation! The tunes here are older ones, but they're taken to some nicely hip territory – thanks to Duke's strong ear for modern changes, and a line up of players that includes Billy Strayhorn on piano, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, Clark Terry and Ray Nance on trumpets, Juan Tizol on trombone, and Louis Bellson on drums. Bellson does a great job on the classic "Skin Deep" – a real showcase for his talents in this recording – and other titles include "The Mooche", "Take The A Train", and "Perdido" – plus a 13 minute reading of "A Tone Parallel To Harlem (aka The Harlem Suite)". CD
(Out of print, Columbia Jazz Masterpieces pressing.)

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Duke EllingtonEllington Uptown ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1952. Used ... $6.99
One of Duke Ellington's standout sides for Columbia – a strong recording that revisits many of the best elements of his earlier work, and offers up some more sophisticated scoring for the 50s – thanks to extended track length in the LP generation! The tunes here are older ones, but they're taken to some nicely hip territory – thanks to Duke's strong ear for modern changes, and a line up of players that includes Billy Strayhorn on piano, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, Clark Terry and Ray Nance on trumpets, Juan Tizol on trombone, and Louis Bellson on drums. Bellson does a great job on the classic "Skin Deep" – a real showcase for his talents in this recording – and other titles include "The Mooche", "Take The A Train", and "Perdido" – plus a 13 minute reading of "A Tone Parallel To Harlem (aka The Harlem Suite)". CD
(Out of print and still sealed!)

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Duke EllingtonFar East Suite – Special Mix (Bluebird) ... CD
RCA/Bluebird, 1966. Used ... $5.99
One of Ellington's greatest albums of the 60s – and a record tinged with Eastern themes and darkly angular modern arrangements. The group here features Ellington stalwarts Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, Cootie Williams, Mercer Ellington, and Rufus Jones – and the players work together tightly to craft the suite of tracks based on Ellington's impressions of recent travels through the Mid and Far East during the 60s. Titles include "Tourist Point Of View", "Isfahan", "Depk", "Mount Harissa", "Amad", "Agra", and "Blue Pepper". Plus, the CD reissue features 4 alternate takes not on the LP! CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonGolden Greats (3CD set) ... CD
Disky (Netherlands), Late 20s/1930s/Mid 40s. Used 3 CDs ... $7.99
66 tracks over 3 CDs. CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonGreat Paris Concert ... LP
Atlantic, 1963. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99
Did Ellington ever record in concert and it not be great? This wonderful double-length set from the 60s is key proof of his genius in an unfettered live setting – recorded in Paris in 1963 with plenty of dark edges! The tracks are short overall, but Duke's really at the head of the group on piano – playing with those angular, modern tones he picked up in the post Money Jungle years – and clearly in charge of the group from the keyboard, not the podium. Horn players include Harry Carney, Ray Nance, Lawrence Brown, Cootie Williams, Johnny Hodges, and Paul Gonsalves – all bringing in some special tones and unique performances to an extended set list that includes both Ellington standards and a few lesser-known numbers. Titles include "Rockin In Rhythm", "Concerto For Cootie", "Suite Thursday", "Tone Parallel To Harlem", "Bula", "Cop Out", "Happy Go Lucky Local", "Theme From Asphalt Jungle", and "Star-Crossed Lovers". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green and red Broadway label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear and aging, with splitting in the bottom seams.)

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Duke EllingtonGreatest Hits – Recorded Live In Concert ... LP
Reprise, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Titles include "Satin Doll", "Echoes Of Harlem", "Black & Tan Fantasy", "Mooch", "Creole Love Call", "Pyramid", and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono tri-color steamboat label pressing. Cover has light wear, some discoloration from age, and a name in penci on front.)

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Duke EllingtonGreatest Hits – Recorded Live In Concert (Harmony) ... LP
Harmony, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Live session in Europe circa 1963 originally released on the Reprise label in 1967, with Cootie Williams and Ray Nance, plus Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney, Paul Gonsalves, Lawrence Brown, Jimmy Hamilton and Russel Procope, Ernie Shepard, Sam Woodyard, and Milt Grayson. LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 70s issue.)

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Duke EllingtonHappy Reunion ... CD
Signature, 1957/1958. Used ... $4.99
Obscure 50s material recorded in Chicago – with Clark Terry on trumpet and Johnny Hodges on alto! CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonIn A Mellotone ... CD
RCA, 1940. Used ... $6.99
A 50s LP that showcases Duke's early 40s sides for the Bluebird/Victor label – including early versions of formative compositions, featuring players like Rex Stewart, Johnny Hodges, Barney Bigard, and Ray Nance. Titles include "Take The A Train", "Portrait Of Bert Williams", "Rumpus In Richmond", "Rocks In My Bed", "Sepia Panorama", "Flaming Sword", "Perdido", and "Blue Serge". CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)

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Duke EllingtonJazz Profile ... CD
Blue Note, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $1.99
Include a few tracks from Money Jungle – Duke's album with Charles Mingus and Max Roach – plus selections from Togo Brava Suite, 70th Birthday Concert, and Premiered By Ellington. 12 tracks total. CD
(Promotional stamp on CD.)

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Duke EllingtonLatin American Suite ... CD
Fantasy/OJC, 1968/1970. Used ... $12.99
A killer album – one of Duke Ellington's best from the later years! The record features excellent writing from Duke – in a Latin mode, obviously, but touched with these incredible orchestrations that bring all sorts of weird twists and turns to the grooves, yet still manage to keep everything swinging nicely! The result is a rare album of brilliance – one that's vaguely similar to the Clarke Boland Big Band's Latin Kaleidoscope album, but with a genius that's all it's own. The album's got all the modernist touches of late Duke – but man, it also swings like a mofo, and with a really groovy sound – and the great Paul Gonsalves brings some wonderful solo work to the entire session. Titles include "Oclupaca", "Chico Cuadradino", "Eque", "The Sleeping Lady & The Giant Who Watches Over Her", and "Brasiliance". CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonMy People (Flying Dutchman) ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1963. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
A great high concept composition from Duke Ellington – one that rivals the earlier brilliance of his Liberian Suite! Like that one, vocals are a key part of this long-form work – a special performance done for the Century Of Negro Progress Exposition in Chicago in 1963 – with an all-star cast that includes Jimmy Jones both at the piano and conductor's stand; Joya Sherrill on vocals with the Irving Bunton Singers, Jimmy Grissom, Jimmy McPhail, and Lil Greenwood; Billy Strayhorn on celeste, Juan Amalbert on conga, and other familiar Ellingtonians in the larger group! The tunes have a mix of gospel and folk roots, turned towards more modern Ellington compositional modes – and almost all numbers feature vocals, including one with narration by Ellington himself. Titles include "Will You Be There", "Come Sunday", "David Danced", "Montage", "My Mother My Father", "My People", "The Blues Ain't", and "What Color Is Virtue". LP, Vinyl record album
(Flying Dutchman pressing, in a nice glossy gatefold cover!)

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Duke EllingtonOkeh Ellington ... CD
Columbia, Late 20s/1930s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
50 tracks over two CDs. Featuring Jabbo Smith and Cootie Williams on trumpet, Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton on trombone, Johnny Hodges on clarinet and alto sax, Barney Bigard on clarinet and tenor sax, Fred Guy on banjo, Lonnie Johnson on guitar, and Sonny Greer on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonPremiered By Ellington (10 inch LP) ... LP
Capitol, Early 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
Titles include Ellington versions of "Stormy Weather", "Stardust", "Liza", "Three Little Words", "Cocktails For Two", and "My Old Flame". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam with a thin stain, half split bottom seam held with clear tape, and some wear and aging on back.)

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Duke EllingtonPrivate Collection Vol 9 – Studio Sessions New York 1968 ... CD
Saja, 1968. Used ... $5.99
Large group studio sessions – musicians include Johnny Hodges on alto, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, Cat Anderson on trumpet, and Ellington on piano. Tracks include "Knuf", "Waiting For You", "Mood Indigo", "Elos", "C-Jam Blues", and "Cool And Groovy". CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonSkin Deep – A Proper Introduction To Duke Ellington ... CD
Proper (UK), Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $2.99
Includes the songs "Come Sunday", "Don't You Know I Care", "I Didn't Know About You", "Mood To Be Woo'd", "Everything But You", "Things Ain't What They Used To Be", "I'm Just A Lucky So-And-So", "Memphis Blues", "Royal Garden Blues", "Golden Cress", "Stomp, Look And Listen", "On A Turquoise Cloud", "New York City Blues", "Fancy Dan", "The Hawk Talks", "V.I.P.'s Boogie", "Jam With Sam", "Perdido", "Skin Deep", and "Satin Doll". CD
(Out of print, digipack spine has some edgewear.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonSuch Sweet Thunder ... CD
Columbia (France), 1957. Used ... $5.99
Excellent Duke Ellington work from the late 50s – written and recorded during a period in which he was reemerging with a stronger jazz vision than ever before! The set was written by Ellington and Strayhorn – and dedicated to the Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario – but forget the Bard-inspired roots of the tracks, because the shimmering moods of the pieces is pure Ellington – with a richness of feeling that's totally great, and a sound that's wonderfully fresh, given that most of these numbers aren't overplayed Ellington compositions! Players include Cat Anderson and Clark Terry on trumpets, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, and Johnny Hodges on alto – and titles include "The Telecasters", "Circle Of Fourths", "Sonnet For Caesar", "Sonnet To Hank Cinq", and "Such Sweet Thunder". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonSwanee Shuffles/Mississippi ... 78 RPM
Victor, 1929. Very Good ... $9.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonSymphonic Ellington ... CD
Reprise/Discovery, 1963. Used ... $6.99
An incredible record – and key proof that Ellington was growing even more in the 60s than he had a decade before! Duke's working here with a core orchestra of his own, plus a huge amount of added players from orchestras in Paris, Hamburg, Stockholm, and Milan – all working together in a sound that's symphonic, but still pretty darn jazzy – and which comes off with a lightness that you'd hardly ever expect. There's a depth to the record that's undeniable – especially on the horn solos by Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, and Jimmy Hamilton – which snake through the larger orchestrations with a sinister edge that really blows us away. The whole thing's a tremendous thrill – the kind of record that's filled with delights that we never expected, and which appeals to us on so many different levels. Titles include the 3-part suite "Night Creature", plus "Non-Violent Integration", "Harlem", and "La Scala She Too Pretty To Be Blue". CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke Ellington & Count BasieFirst Time – The Count Meets The Duke ... LP
Columbia, 1962. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Hard to believe it took a few decades in the careers of both players for them to record together – but that's exactly what you've got here – a landmark meeting of Count Basie and Duke Ellington from the early 60s, near the tail end of Duke's classic stretch on Columbia! Teo Macero produced the session with just the right amount of care and class to keep the whole thing from being an exercise in cliche – and there's a surprising amount of depth here that you might not expect – the best modern elements of Duke's orchestra on Columbia, coming into play with a bit more of the fire and vamp of the Basie group at the time! Titles include "Battle Royal", "Wild Man", "Segue In C", "Jumpin At The Woodside", "To You", and "Take The A Train". LP, Vinyl record album
(Columbia Jazz Masterpieces pressing.)

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Duke Ellington & His Famous OrchestraI Got It Bad & That Ain't Good/Chocolate Shake ... 78 RPM
Victor, 1941. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label has a small Denison label.)

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Duke Ellington & His OrchestraArabian Lover/Washington Wobble ... 78 RPM
Bluebird, 1937. Very Good ... $19.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label has a bit of marker and a sticker remnant.)

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Duke Ellington & John ColtraneDuke Ellington & John Coltrane (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1962. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... On December 10, 2021
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A seminal meeting of the old and new generations of jazz in the 60s – put together in perfect Impulse fashion! At some level, this is actually an early 60s John Coltrane Quartet album – with Duke Ellington sitting in for McCoy Tyner on piano, as that's the lineup on about half of the album – tracks that feature Coltrane on tenor, Elvin Jones on drums, and Jimmy Garrison on bass, all working with Ellington on the keys. On other titles, though, the album features Coltrane playing with a Duke-ish trio that has Aaron Bell on bass and Sam Woodyard on drums – slightly less modern, but with a nice sense of depth throughout! Overall, the the record does a great job of balancing between the best talents of both players – and titles include "Big Nick", "The Feeling Of Jazz", "Take The Coltrane", and "My Little Brown Book". LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the excellent Acoustic Sounds series!)

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Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesBlues Summit (Side By Side/Back To Back) ... LP
Verve, 1959. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
A great little album that builds on the strength of Johnny Hodges' small group 50s sessions for Verve – and which lets Duke Ellington in on some of the action! The format is nicely stripped-down throughout – featuring Hodges in sextet and septet formation with players that include Ben Webster, Roy Eldridge, Les Spann, Lawrence Brown, and Jo Jones. And while Duke's actually only on piano on some of the tracks on the album (Billy Strayhorn handles keys on the others), the sessions are still a great example of small combo Ellingtonia at its best! Titles include "Ruint", "Stompy Jones", "Big Shoe", "Going Up", "Just A Memory", and "You Need to Rock". Added to the original album is a full bonus album here – done in a similar format, and titled Back To Back – with titles that include "Weary Blues", "Royal Garden Blues", "Loveless Love", "St Louis Blues", and "Wabash Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s MGM stereo pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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Duke Ellington OrchestraApril In Paris ... CD
West Wind (Germany), 1969. Used ... $9.99
Duke Ellington on piano, Johnny Hodges on alto saxophone, Russell Procope on alto saxophone and clarinet, Norris Turney on alto saxophone and flute, Harry Carney on baritone saxophone and clarinet, Paul Gonsalves on tenor saxophone, Lawrence Brown, Nelson Williams, and Ake Persson on trombone, Benny Bailey, Cat Anderson, and Cootie Williams on trumpet, Wild Bill Davis on organ, Leonard Gaskin on bass, and Rufus Jones on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke Ellington OrchestraDigital Duke ... CD
GRP, 1987. Used ... $1.99
Conducted by Mercer Ellington – guest performers include Branford Marsalis, Eddie Daniels, Clark Terry, Louie Bellson, Noris Turney, Britt Woodman, and Roland Hanna. CD

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Duke Ellington's SpacemenCosmic Scene ... LP
Columbia, 1958. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A lost Duke Ellington gem from the late 50s – a session that has a decidedly different look than some of his other records of the time! We don't know if the Duke was into Sun Ra – but it almost seems like he was copping his thunder with this title and band name – a fair bit more flashy than the usual presentation for the Ellington group! The record's not nearly as trippy as you'd expect – but it's still a prime set of Ellingtonia from those key late 50s years – material played by a smaller group of "Spacemen" than Duke's fuller orchestra – with a bit more room for small group interaction, almost in a Verve mode. Players include Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, Clark Terry on trumpet, Paul Gonzalves on tenor, Quentin Jackson on trombone, and Jimmy Woode on bass – and titles include "Avalon", "Midnight Sun", "Spacemen", "Bass-ment", "Early Autumn", and "Jones". LP, Vinyl record album
(French reissue mono pressing. Cover has "Collectors' Series" stickers.)

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✨✧ Ella Fitzgerald & Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington Songbook (80s pressing) ... LP
Verve, Late 50s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $14.99
Ella's performing songs written by or associated with Duke–what could be better? Titles include "Rockin' In Rhythm", "Caravan", "Take The A Train", "Clementine", and "Perdido", all performed with the with the big band. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is bent a bit at the top right corner.)

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✨✧ Louis Armstrong & Duke EllingtonLouis Armstrong & Duke Ellington – Recording Together For The First Time ... LP
Roulette, Early 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Small group material with Armstrong on trumpet and vocal, Ellington on piano, Trummy Young on trombone, and Barney Bigard on clarinet. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono color bar label pressing. Cover has a name in marker on front and back, small sticker at the top left corner, and a promo ink stamp inside the gatefold.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonAfro-Eurasian Eclipse ... CD
Fantasy/OJC, 1971. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Duke's last albums – and a great one! The session is right up there with some of Ellington's best late "suites" – an extended work that features writing around exotic themes, played by stalwarts like Paul Gonsalves, Harold Ashby, Rufus Jones, Cootie Williams, and Harry Carney – all coming together with more energy and imagination than you'd expect after all these years! The writing is fantastic, and the moods change strongly with each tune – running through numbers like "Afrique", "Chinoiserie", "Didjeridoo", "Gong", "Tang", and "Hard Way" – all of which sound as great as their titles might imply! CD

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonAll Star Road Band Vol 2 ... LP
Doctor Jazz, 1964. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Cat Anderson, Lawrence Brown, Harry Carney, Chuck Connors, Buster Cooper, Paul Gonsalves, Jimmy Hamilton, Johnny Hodges, Herbie Jones, Peck Morrison, Russel Procope, Cootie Williams, Nat Woodard, and Sam Woodyard. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonBest Of Duke Ellington ... CD
CBS/Signature, Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes the songs "Way Back Blues", "Where's The Music?", "Rubber Bottom", "Jump For Joy", "In A Mellotone (Take 1)", " Happy Reunion (Take 1)", "Diminuendo And Crescendo In Blue (The Wailing Interval)", "New Mood Indigo", "Play The Blues And Go", and "Mack The Knife". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonBrunswick Era Vol 1 – 1926 to 1929 ... LP
Decca/MCA, Late 20s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A collection of recordings for the Brunswick label, with the Kentucky Club Orchestra, The Washingtonians, Cotton Club Orchestra, and Jungle Band. LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 90s issue.)
Also available Brunswick Era Vol 1 – 1926 to 1929 ... CD 5.99

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonCarnegie Hall Concerts – January 1943 ... CD
Prestige, 1943. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Recorded in January of 1943 – with Ellington on piano, Ray Nance on trumpet and violin, Rex Stewart and Harold Baker on trumpets, Juan Tizol and Lawrence Brown on trombones, Johnny Hodges on alto, and Ben Webster on tenor. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonComplete Ellington Indigos ... CD
Poll Winners Records (Spain), 1957. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Duke Ellington on piano, Johnny Hodges and Rick Henderson on alto saxophone, Russell Procope on alto saxophone and clarinet, Paul Gonsalves on tenor saxophone, Jimmy Hamilton on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Britt Woodman, John Sanders, and Quentin Jackson on trombone, Cat Anderson, Clark Terry, Shorty Baker, and Willie Cook on trumpet, Ray Nance on trumpet, violin, and cello, Harry Carney on clarinet and bass clarinet, Jimmy Woode on bass, and Sam Woodyard on drums, with Jimmy Grissom and Ozzie Bailey on vocals. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington At The Cotton Club (RCA Camden) ... LP
RCA/Camden, Late 20s/Early 30s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Personnel include Johnny Hodges on trombone, Sonny Greer on drums, and Freddie Jenkins on trumpet. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke's Big 4 ... LP
Pablo, 1973. Sealed ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Duke's Big 4 here are a quartet of jazz legends – Joe Pass, Ray Brown, and Louie Bellson – all working with Duke himself to serve up unique small combo versions of older Ellington full band classics! The mix of piano, guitar, bass, and drums is a bit unusual for Ellington – and Pass especially has this sharply ringing tone that really brings a different flavor to many of the numbers – a kind of stepping, pulsating quality that's even in contrast to his other work from this period. Duke's piano augments the angularity, and titles include "Love You Madly", "Cottontail", "The Blues", "Prelude To A Kiss", "Everything But You", and "Just Squeeze Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and promo sticker under the shrink.)
Also available Duke's Big 4 ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonFestival Session (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Duke Ellington in fine fine form – working here in a selection of tunes played at jazz festivals in 1959 – a very good year for the Ellington Orchestra! The styles here are a mix of older Duke modes and some of the more sophisticated modernism of his late 50s years – and performances are often long and open-ended, with just the sort of spontaneous energy the Ellington organization offered to live crowds of the time. Titles include the extended "Idiom 59", plus "Launching Pad", "Perdido", "Duel Fuel", "Copout Extension", and "Things Ain't What They Used To Be". Includes bonus tracks "VIP Boogie" and "Jam With Sam". CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonLiberian Suite (10 inch LP) ... LP
Columbia, Early 50s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of our favorite Duke Ellington albums, and a sometimes-overlooked work that stands as one of his best compositions from the time. The whole 10" LP stands as one extended suite of tracks commissioned by the Liberian government for their centennial celebration in 1947. The piece starts with the haunting "I Like The Sunrise", with vocals by Al Hibbler, then leads into 5 "Dances", with solo work by Jimmy Hamilton, Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney, and Tyree Glenn. Beautiful stuff, and one of the few essential Ellington LPs. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red and gold label pressing with deep groove. Cover has discoloration from age and a half split bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonTake The A Train/Sidewalks Of New York ... 78 RPM
Victor, 1941. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(PLEASE NOTE: Record has a hairline crack.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonThis Is Duke Ellington ... LP
RCA, 1930s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features the tracks "Mood Indigo", "The Mooche", "East Saint Louis Toodle-oo", "Take The A Train" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonThis One's For Blanton ... CD
Pablo, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great tribute to the late bassist Jimmy Blanton – served up by his old boss Duke Ellington, working here on piano alongside the bass of Ray Brown! This spare piano/bass session is a rarity in Duke's catalog – and it's a real later gem that captures the warmth and imagination of the Ellington piano sound in a near-solo setting. Brown's tones are round and nicely soulful – always a treat, even if not entirely in Blanton's spirit – and titles include "Pitter Panther Patter", "Do Nothin Till You Hear From Me", "Sophisticated Lady", "See See Rider", and "Fragmented Suite For Piano & Bass" – a great extended piece that takes up all of side two! CD

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✨✧ Duke Ellington with Bing CrosbySt Louis Blues/Creole Love Call (12 inch 78 rpm record) ... 78 RPM
Columbia, 1932. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Duke Ellington/Charles Mingus/Max RoachMoney Jungle ... CD
United Artists/Blue Note, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rarely are such "meeting of the minds" sessions worth any fuss at all – but in this case, the masterful talents of the players turn what should be a snoozy "common denominator" session into a modernist classic that still crackles with excitement after all these years! The real success factor here is Ellington, who was hitting a point in his career when he was really beginning to experiment again – as you'll hear in the beautifully angular piano lines that he lays next to Mingus' bass and Roach's lively drums. The set's nearly all originals, and titles include "Money Jungle", "Le Fleurs Africaines", and "Wig Wise". Very nice! CD features bonus tracks! CD

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✨✧ Ella Fitzgerald & Duke EllingtonElla & Duke At The Cote D'Azur ... LP
Verve, 1966. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A superstar performance from the Antibes jazz festival at Cote D'Azur – one that features Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington sharing the stage, in a concert that was also recorded for a film! Most numbers here feature the full Ellington orchestra backing Ella up – but a few other numbers feature just backings from a trio with Jimmy Jones on piano and Grady Tate on drums. Duke and Ella trade the spotlight nicely – and Fitzgerald only sings on about half of the set, numbers that include "Mack The Knife", "The More I See You", "Lullaby Of Birdland", "Jazz Samba", "How Long Has This Been Going On", and "Going Out Of My Head". Ellington's heard on other instrumental performances – some of which are a bit more upbeat and unbridled than usual – almost in a Basie mode. These tunes include "Trombonio Bustosolssimo", "Diminuendo In Blue & Blow By Blow", "The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues", and "The Matador". LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove mono pressing.)

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✨✧ Louis Armstrong & Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington & Louis Armstrong – The Complete Sessions ... CD
Capitol/Roulette, Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Duke joins the combo of Louis Armstrong on piano – a group that includes Trummy Young on trombone and Barney Bigard on clarinet! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonAll Star Road Band ... CD
CBS, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
Duke Ellington on piano, Johnny Hodges and Russell Procope on alto saxophone, Harry Carney on baritone saxophone and bass clarinet, Peck Morrison on bass, Chuck Connors on bass trombone, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet and tenor saxophone, Sam Woodyard on drums, Paul Gonsalves on tenor saxophone, Buster Cooper and Lawrence Brown on trombone, and Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Herbie Jones, and Nat Woodard on trumpet. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonAll Star Road Band Vol 2 ... CD
Doctor Jazz/CBS, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
Duke Ellington on piano, Johnny Hodges on alto saxophone, Russell Procope on alto saxophone and clarinet, Harry Carney on baritone saxophone and bass clarinet, Paul Gonsalves on tenor saxophone, Jimmy Hamilton on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Britt Woodman, John Sanders, and Quentin Jackson on trombone, Clark Terry, Harold "Shorty" Baker, and Willie Cook on trumpet, Ray Nance on cornet and vocals, Joe Benjamin on bass, and Sam Woodyard on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonAnd His Mother Called Him Bill (Bluebird pressing) ... CD
RCA/Bluebird, 1968. Used ... Out Of Stock
A nicely understated session that was recorded in honor of Billy Strayhorn – who'd passed away a few months before the recording. The set features all classic Strayhorn compositions – played in new versions by Duke and a group that includes Clark Terry, Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Aaron Bell, and Jimmy Hamilton. The recording quality is great, and the sound of the album really makes old classics sparkle nicely once again! Titles include "UMMG", "Blood Count", "Boo Dah", "Rain Check", "Day Dream", "All Day Long", and "Lotus Blossom", done in a haunting solo piano version by Duke! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington Live At The Newport Jazz Festival 1959 ... CD
EmArcy, 1959. Used ... Out Of Stock
A rare slice of Duke Ellington at Newport in the 50s – recorded live at the festival in 1959, but unlike other sessions of the time, never issued on record! The set remained unissued until Duke's 90th birthday, and it's a great discovery that easily matches the strength of Ellington's larger live recordings for Columbia at the same time. As is usual for this type of outing, there's a number of shorter tracks that reprise Ellington favorites for the crowd – but those are offset by longer, more serious works that are deeply complex, the highlight of which is "Idiom 59", a great lost composition done especially for the Festival! The full performance runs for over an hour – with players that include Clark Terry, Cat Anderson, Harry Carney, and Johnny Hodges – and other tunes include "Cop Out", "Rockin In Rhythm", "Skin Deep", "Jam With Sam", "Perdido", and "Jones". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonEastbourne Performance ... LP
RCA, 1973. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
With Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Johnny Coles, and Barry Lee Hall on trumpets; Vince Prudente, Art Baron, and Chuck Connors on trombone; Harry Carney, Harold Ashby, Russell Procope, Geezil Minerve, and Percy Marion on reeds; Joe Benjamin on bass; Rocky White on drums; and Anita Moore and Money Johnson on vocals. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonEllington Indigos ... LP
Columbia, 1957. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
One of Duke Ellington's best albums of the 50s – a well-conceived session of dark moody tracks that revisits a few old favorites, hits a few standards, and offers a new gem that's right up there with the classics! The "indigos" title is taken very seriously here – as the album's awash in blue tones and darker hues – a bit Kenton in inspiration, but carried off with a lot more intimacy and sense of soul throughout. The group by this point is completely mature – and old bandmates like Johnny Hodges on alto, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, Cat Anderson and Ray Nance on trumpets, and Jimmy Woode on bass all fit together perfectly under Ellington's direction. Titles include Duke's great "The Sky Fell Down", plus "Mood Indigo", "Autumn Leaves", "Tenderly", "Dancing In The Dark", "Where Or When", and "Solitude". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has light surface wear and some aging.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonEllington Indigos (Columbia Jazz Masterpieces) ... LP
Columbia, 1957. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
One of Duke Ellington's best albums of the 50s – a well-conceived session of dark moody tracks that revisits a few old favorites, hits a few standards, and offers a new gem that's right up there with the classics! The "indigos" title is taken very seriously here – as the album's awash in blue tones and darker hues – a bit Kenton in inspiration, but carried off with a lot more intimacy and sense of soul throughout. The group by this point is completely mature – and old bandmates like Johnny Hodges on alto, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, Cat Anderson and Ray Nance on trumpets, and Jimmy Woode on bass all fit together perfectly under Ellington's direction. Titles include Duke's great "The Sky Fell Down", plus "Mood Indigo", "Autumn Leaves", "Tenderly", "Dancing In The Dark", "Where Or When", and "Solitude". LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 80s issue. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonEn Concert Avec Europe 1 Theatre Des Champs Elysees 29-30 Janvier 1965 ... CD
RTE, 1965. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Tracks include "Afrobossa", "Chelsea Bridge", "Take The 'A' Train", "Passion Flower", "C Jam Blues", "Ad Lib On Nippon", "Carolina Shout", and the suite "Black, Brown & Beige". CD
(Out of print and still sealed.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonFar East Suite (First Editions Series) ... CD
RCA, 1967. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of Ellington's greatest albums of the 60s – and a record tinged with Eastern themes and darkly angular modern arrangements. The group here features Ellington stalwarts Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, Cootie Williams, Mercer Ellington, and Rufus Jones – and the players work together tightly to craft the suite of tracks based on Ellington's impressions of recent travels through the Mid and Far East during the 60s. Titles include "Tourist Point Of View", "Isfahan", "Depk", "Mount Harissa", "Amad", "Agra", and "Blue Pepper". Plus, the CD reissue features 7 alternate takes not on the LP! CD
(Out of print. Digipack has a small bit of sticker residue over barcode, great shape overall!)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonMoonlight Fiesta (3CD set) ... CD
Le Chant Du Monde (France), 1930s/1940s/Early 50s. Used 3CDs ... Out Of Stock
Tracks includes "Caravan", "Pigeons And Peppers", "Have A Heart", "Silvery Moon And Golden Sands", "Blue Skies", "Sugar Hill Shim-Sham", "Frankie And Johnny", and "Jumping Room Only" – 71 tracks in all. CD

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonPiano Reflections – Capitol Jazz Classics Vol 12 ... LP
Capitol, 1953. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Obscure small group work from Duke Ellington – trio sides recorded in 1953! Titles include "Janet", "B Sharp Blues", "Night Time", "Dancers In Love", "Kinda Dukish", and "Retrospection". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonPlays Duke Ellington ... LP
RCA/Camden, Early/Mid 40s. Sealed ... Out Of Stock
A collection of recordings from the 40s, with sidemen that include Juan Tizol and Lawrence Brown on trombone, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, Johnny Hodges on alto, Barney Bigard on clarinet and tenor, Ben Webster on tenor, Ray Nance and Wallace Jones on trumpet, with Fred Guy on guitar, Junior Raglin on bass, and Sonny Greer on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s issue. Cover is faded a bit along the spine.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonPrivate Collection Volume 10 – New York & Chicago 1965, 1966 & 1971 ... CD
Saja, 1965/1966/1971. Used ... Out Of Stock
Duke Ellington on piano, Joe Benjamin and John Lamb on bass, Ray Nance on cornet and violin, Buddy Pearson, Harold Ashby, Harry Carney, Jimmy Hamilton, Johnny Hodges, Norris Turney, Paul Gonsalves, and Russell Procope on reeds, Booty Wood, Buster Cooper, Chuck Connors, Lawrence Brown, and Malcolm Taylor on trombone, Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Eddie Preston, Herbie Jones, Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Paul Serrano, and Richard Williams on trumpet, Rufus Jones and Sam Woodyard on drums, and Tony Watkins on vocals. CD
(Out of pirnt.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonYale Concert ... LP
Fantasy, 1968. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Late work from Duke – a set that has that nicely mature approach to arrangements, with a group that includes Johnny Hodges on alto, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, Cootie Williams and Cat Anderson on trumpets, and Lawrence Brown on trombones. Titles include a "Johnny Hodges Medley" – plus "Boola Boola", "Chromatic Love Affair", "Put-Tin", and "Swamp Goo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 70s issue.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonI Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I Got/Are You Sticking? ... 78 RPM
Victor, 1941. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label has a small sticker.)

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✨✧ Ella Fitzgerald & Duke EllingtonElla Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book (3CD set) ... CD
Verve, 1957. Used 3 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Ella's performing songs written by or associated with Duke–what could be better? Here she's backed by two different Ellington groups–-one a big band, the other a small group, whose members included Stuff Smith, Barney Kessel, and Ben Webster. Titles include "Rockin' In Rhythm", "Caravan", "Take The A Train", "Clementine", and "Perdido", all performed with the with the big band, and "Satin Doll", "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)", "Cottontail", and "Do Nothing Till You Here From Me", backed by the small group. Sublime! CD
(Out of print, jewel case edition.)

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✨✧ Jamey AebersoldDuke Ellington – Vol 12 ... CD
Jamey Aebersold, 1978. Used ... $6.99
With Kenny Barron on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Ben Riley on drums! Tracks include "Solitude", "Perdido", "In A Sentimental Mood", "Take The A Train", and "Satin Doll". CD
(Out of print. Cover image varies slightly. Play-a-long book is not included.)

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✨✧ Don ByronBug Music – Music Of The Raymond Scott Quintette, John Kirby & His Orchestra, & The Duke Ellington Orchestra ... CD
Nonesuch, 1996. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Features a long list of collaborators including Steve Wilson on alto, Uri Craine on piano, David Gilmore on guitar, and Pheeroan akLaff, Billy Hart, and Joey Baron taking turns on drums. CD
(Out of print, slipcover is not included.)

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Diahann CarrollWith The Duke Ellington Orchestra – A Tribute To Ethel Waters ... LP
Orinda, 1978. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Serial number 0659 J. Cover has light wear and a bumped corner.)

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Mercer Ellington & Original Broadway CastDuke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies ... LP
RCA, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $2.99
Conducted by Mercer Ellington & Greg Burge on vocals. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington ... CD
Riverside/OJC, 1955. Used ... $4.99
Thelonious Monk plays the music of Duke Ellington – but as you can imagine, the sound here is quite different than usual! At a time when Ellington was working mostly in large group format for the mainstream, Monk's presentation of his standards in trio format is a wonderful way to unlock their nascent modernism – the angular tones, lines, and complex ideas that were still present in the orchestra readings of the tunes, but which would show up even more strongly in Duke's smaller group dates of the 60s. Many numbers bear the familiar Monk imprint – complicated lines on the keys and sharp changes that really reignite the numbers – and rhythm here is from Oscar Pettiford on bass and Kenny Clarke on drums. Titles include "Mood Indigo", "It Don't Mean A Thing", "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good", and "Caravan". CD
(Disc has a few marks but plays fine.)

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Thelonious MonkUnique Thelonious Monk/Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington ... CD
Jazztwin (Spain), 1956. Used ... $5.99
The session's billed as "very personal treatments of great standards" – and it's a great twist on familiar material, all given the Thelonius touch! There's less of Monk's creative composition and angular group arrangements going on here – and instead, the album's almost a rewriting of 40 years of popular compositions, all taken into the modern world of Monk's piano. The group's a trio, with Oscar Pettiford on bass and Art Blakey on drums – and titles include nicely reworked versions of "Just You Just Me", "Memories Of You", "Liza", "Darn That Dream", and "Tea For Two". Thelonious Monk plays the music of Duke Ellington – but as you can imagine, the sound here is quite different than usual! At a time when Ellington was working mostly in large group format for the mainstream, Monk's presentation of his standards in trio format is a wonderful way to unlock their nascent modernism – the angular tones, lines, and complex ideas that were still present in the orchestra readings of the tunes, but which would show up even more strongly in Duke's smaller group dates of the 60s. Many numbers bear the familiar Monk imprint – complicated lines on the keys and sharp changes that really reignite the numbers – and rhythm here is from Oscar Pettiford on bass and Kenny Clarke on drums. Titles include "Mood Indigo", "It Don't Mean A Thing", "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good", and "Caravan". CD

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World Saxophone QuartetPlays Duke Ellington ... LP
Nonesuch, 1986. Near Mint- ... $2.99
One of their best ones, and a tight set of Ellington tracks that works perfectly with their multi-horn style. Oliver Lake, Julius Hemphill, Bamiet Bluiett, and David Murray split up the arrangements, and the tracks include "Lush Life", "Come Sunday", "Prelude To A Kiss", and 2 different versions of "Take The A Train". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Jimmy RowlesPlays Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn ... LP
Columbia, 1981. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A sweet solo set from the great revival years of pianist Jimmy Rowles – produced by French jazzman Henri Renaud! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Rodney WhitakerAll Too Soon – The Music Of Duke Ellington ... CD
Origin, 2019. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very fresh take on the songs of Duke Ellington – presented here by bassist Rodney Whitaker, with a tight combo sound that resonates strongly with his other great records! The tunes are definitely Duke's, but the presentation is pure Whitaker – hip, soulful, and reworked with nicely contemporary elements – played by a strong lineup that features Michael Dease on trombone, Brian Lynch on trumpet, Diego Rivera on tenor, Richard Roe on piano, and Karriem Riggins on drums – plus vocals from Rockelle Whitaker at a few points too. It's nice to have the bass up in the lead on some of these tunes – and titles include "Cotton Tail", "All Too Soon", "Perdido", "Come Sunday", "Azure", "Caravan", "Harlem Air Shaft", and "Take The A Train". CD
(Sealed.)

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✨✧ World Saxophone QuartetPlays Duke Ellington ... CD
Nonesuch, 1986. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of their best ones, and a tight set of Ellington tracks that works perfectly with their multi-horn style. Oliver Lake, Julius Hemphill, Bamiet Bluiett, and David Murray split up the arrangements, and the tracks include "Lush Life", "Come Sunday", "Prelude To A Kiss", and 2 different versions of "Take The A Train". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespiePortrait Of Duke Ellington (bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve/Essential Jazz, 1960. Used ... Out Of Stock
A portrait of Duke, done by Dizzy – and one that's got a whole different feel than you might think! Gillespie's working here with arrangements by a young Clare Fischer – who takes Ellington's themes and recasts them with an even deeper sense of color and tone – one that pushes the already-modern themes of the numbers into a whole new realm of sound, and uses the horn passages to carve things out a lot differently than Duke might have done! The result is a wonderfully striking session – one with familiar melodies that unfold in a whole new way – and which showcases some great phrasing from Dizzy, over rhythms by a combo that features Hank Jones, George Duvivier, and Charlie Persip – playing alongside a group of larger horns. Titles include "Perdido", "Caravan", "Upper Manhattan Medical Group", and "Chelsea Bridge". Essential Jazz release adds 4 bonus tracks recorded at the Newport Jazz Festival. CD

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✨✧ Who Trio (Michel Wintsch/Gerry Hemmingway/Banz Oester)Strell – The Music Of Billy Strayhorn & Duke Ellington ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2020. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The WHO here is a trio with Michel Wintsch on piano, Gerry Hemingway on drums, and Banz Oester on bass – a trio who make very different music with the songs of Duke Ellington! The vibe is very open and creative – very much in the spirit of Michel's best recordings of the past decade or so – but the real star of the set might be bassist Oester, as he handles his instrument in these really amazing ways – sometimes rhythmic, with qualities that set the pulse for the tunes – but other times with these unusual sounds that sometimes feel as if they're making up for the missing horn players that might have been in larger group recordings, and resonating wonderfully with the looser, freer lines of Wintsch on piano. Drummer Hemingway finds a way to space himself perfectly, and also adds in some really compelling moments on voice – on titles that include "The Mooche", "Black & Tan Fantasy", "Passion Flower", "Angelica", "A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing", and "In A Sentimental Mood". CD
 
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Art FarmerTo Duke With Love ... CD
East Wind/Test Of Time, 1975. Used ... $11.99
A pretty sweet 70s set from Art Farmer – ostensibly a tribute to Duke Ellington, but really more of a gently soulful session in the mode of Art's best work of the decade! The group is the Cedar Walton trio with Walton on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – all matching Art's lyrical work beautifully, in a soulfully swinging way that transforms familiar Ellington numbers into new vehicles for creative expression. Farmer's at the height of his powers, and tracks include "Love You Madly", "Lush Life", "In A Sentimental Mood", and "The Star Crossed Lovers". CD
(Out of print.)

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Oscar Pettiford/Red MitchellJazz Mainstream (aka Basically Duke & Happy Minor) ... LP
Bethlehem, 1954. Very Good ... $8.99
An interesting LP, where Bethlehem pulled together two previous 10" sessions led by bassists for one LP! Pettiford's Basically Duike is a beautiful set – ostensibly a session of Ellington material, but one that features some great arrangements that really blow past the obvious! The group's an octet, with Pettiford leading trumpeters Clark Terry & Joe Wilder, trombonist Jimmy Cleveland, clarinetist Jimmy Hamilton, and alto saxophonist Dave Schildkraut – with Earl Knight on piano, taking Ellington's place in the arrangements. Titles include 2 Pettiford originals – "Tamalpais" and "Swing Until The Girls Come Home" – plus a Terry number called "Chuckles", and the tracks "Mood Indigo" and "Jack The Bear". The second side is an obscure side from Red Mitchell, a tight little sextet session featuring a group of LA players that includes Zoot Sims, Bob Brookmeyer, Claude Williamson, Stan Levey and Conte Candoli. The set cooks nicely, a snapping west coast bop side that's hard to come by in any format. Titles include "Happy Minor", "Bluesology", "Kelly Green" and "Scrapple From The Apple". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label Rep pressing. Cover has a number of stains, masking tape on the spine, and splitting on the top seam.)

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✨✧ McCoy TynerMcCoy Tyner Plays Ellington (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Impulse/MCA, 1964. Used ... $9.99
Mc Coy plays Duke, with surprisingly great results – thanks to an expanded trio format that features lots of additional percussion! McCoy's on piano, working alongside Coltrane bandmates Jimmy Garrison on bass and Elvin Jones on drums – but the real charm of the record comes from Willie Rodriguez and Johnny Pacheco, who add in extra percussion to most numbers, and really complicate the rhythms nicely! The tracks are way more than simple Ellington tribute numbers, and the fresher rhythms really liven things up tremendously – giving the record a soulful swing that we wouldn't expect from either Tyner or Duke! Titles include "Mr Gentle & Mr Cool", "Gypsy Without A Song", "Duke's Place", "Caravan", and "Searchin". Includes 3 bonus tracks "It Don't Mean A Thing", "I Got It Bad", "Gypsy Without A Song (alternate)". CD
(Out of print, digipak pressing. BMG Direct edition. Spine has a small index sticker.)

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✨✧ Ellis LarkinsDo Nothing Til You Hear From Me – Ellis Larkins In An Ellington Mood ... LP
Storyville, Late 50s. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Very mellow work from pianist Ellis Larkins – working here with just Beverly Peer on bass, on a set of tunes by Duke Ellington! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has half split seams, a peeled spot from sticker removal on front, small address label on back, and some tape remnants at the bottom seam.)
 
 
 



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