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Louis Armstrong & Duke EllingtonGreat Summit – The Master Takes ... CD
Roulette, 1961. Used ... $4.99
Duke joins the combo of Louis Armstrong on piano – a group that includes Trummy Young on trombone and Barney Bigard on clarinet! CD

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Teresa Brewer with Count Basie & Duke EllingtonSongs Of Bessie Smith/It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Boplicity (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
A pair of later jazzy vocal LP gems by Teresa Brewer, both backed by jazz greats – Songs Of Bessie Smith with Count Basie and Thad Jones, and It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing with Duke Ellington – both released by Flying Dutchman in 1973! Teresa's popularity peaked a couple decades earlier as a girlish pop singer, and she succeeds strongly on both records – not just because of the jazz heavies in the band, but because she has the pipes and genuine affection for the material to pull it off. It's lovely stuff! Songs Of Bessie Smith have the bluesy overtones necessary to make it work, without trying the hide Teresa's naturally softer approach. Basie on piano throughout, with arrangements by Jones, and a great big band on half and more intimate arrangements on the other half. It Don't Mean A Thing. . .works just as wel, with Duke Ellington and Ernie Wilkins arrangements, and great Flying Dutchman players that include Bernard Purdie, Joe Beck and Mtume. 20 tracks in all, including "Trombone Cholly", "Gmme A Pigfoot", "I Ain't Got Nobody", "St Louis Blues", "I Ain't Got Nothing But The Blues", "Mood Indigo", "I'm Beginning To See The Light", "I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter", "Tulip Or Turnip", "I'ts Kinda Lonesome Out Tonight" and more. CD

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✨✧ Rosemary Clooney with Duke EllingtonBlue Rose ... LP
Columbia, 1956. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
Fantastic stuff, and proof that Rosemary Clooney was always one heck of a great singer – with strengths in jazz that you didn't always hear in her pop work! As you'd guess from the cover, Duke Ellington's leading the group on the album – and most of the tracks here are older Ellington standards, reworked with bold vocal lines from Clooney – in a way that's right up there with any of the usual singers with Ellington's band! Players include Clark Terry, Cat Anderson, Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, and Harry Carney – and titles include "I'm Checkin Out", "Mood Indigo", "Blue Rose", "Grievin", "Hey Baby", and "Passion Flower". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has split seams and some aging.)

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Duke Ellington16 Most Requested Songs ... CD
Columbia, 1930s/1940s/1950s. Used ... $1.99
Includes the songs "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)", "In A Sentimental Mood", "Solitude", "Caravan", "I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart", "Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me", "Don't Get Around Much Anymore", "Sophisticated Lady", "I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good", "Perdido", "In A Mellow Tone", "Mood Indigo", "Prelude To A Kiss", "Satin Doll", "I'm Beginning To See the Light", and "Take The "A" Train". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington1938 ... LP
Smithsonian, 1938. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
With featured soloists Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams, Otto Hardwick, Barney Bigard, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence Brown, Rex Stewart, and Ivie Anderson. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 70s issue. Cover has minimal wear.)

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Duke Ellington1938 Cotton Club Nights ... CD
Music Memoria (France), 1938. Used ... $6.99
Tracks include "Harmony In Harlem", "You Went To My Head", "At Your Beck & Call", "Downtown Uproar", "If Dreams Come True", and "The Gal From Joe's" – 24 tracks total. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington1941 ... LP
Smithsonian, 1941. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
With Wallace Jones on trumpet, Ray Nance on cornet and violin, Rex Stewart on cornet, Lawrence Brown and Joe Nanton on trombone, Juan Tizol on valve trombone, Barney Bigard on clarinet and tenor, Johnny Hodges on alto, sooprano, and clarinet, Otto Hardwick on alto, Ben Webster on tenor, Harry Carney on baritone, alto, and clarinet, Ferd Guy on guitar, Jimmy Blanton on bass, and Sonny Greer on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(With booklet inside the gatefold. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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Duke Ellington1952 Seattle Concert ... CD
Bluebird, 1952. Used ... $6.99
A classic early 50s moment from Duke Ellington – a whole new level of modern expression – with a lineup that includes Paul Gonsalves on tenor and Willie Smith on alto! Titles include "The Hawk Talks", "Harlem Suite", "Jam With Jam", "Sultry Serenade", and "Skin Deep". CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Duke Ellington70th Birthday Concert ... LP
Solid State, 1970. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
Titles include "Black Swan", "Azure", "In Triplicate", "Fifi", "Black Butterfly", "El Gato", "BP", and "4:30 Blues" – plus a speech by Duke at the end! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Duke EllingtonAll Star Road Band Vol 1 ... CD
Collectables, 1957. Used ... $4.99
Recorded live in Carrolltown, Pennsylvania. Tracks include "Such Sweet Thunder", "Bassment", "Stardust", "Diminuendo And Crescendo In Blue", and "All Of Me". CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonAnatomy Of A Murder (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1959. Used ... $4.99
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 EllingtonAscap Award Winners – Solitude/Sophisticated Lady/Mood Indigo/Caravan (7-inch EP) ... 7-inch
Columbia, 1953. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $14.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has some discoloration from age, in nice shape otherwise!)

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Duke EllingtonBest Of Duke Ellington (Pablo) ... LP
Pablo, Mid/Late 70s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A collection of Duke's later work for Pablo – titles include "Queen's Suite", "Layin' On Mellow", "Bateau", "Goof", "Black Butterfly", "Sophisticated Lady", and "Mendoza". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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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 ... $2.99
Includes 18 tracks recorded between 1927 and 1973. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonBethlehem Years Vol 1 (aka Historically Speaking) ... LP
Bethlehem, 1956. Very Good+ ... $5.99
The album's a bit less "historical" than you might guess from the title – at least at the time it was issued in the mid 50s! The material is from Chicago sessions recorded in 1956 – unusual non-Columbia material for the period, featuring the Ellington group working in a slightly older-styled mode. Much of the material is from the earlier songbook of the orchestra – but it's done here with some slight modern touches that show the 50s impulses of the group firmly in place. Players include Cat Anderson and Clark Terry on trumpet, Johnny Hodges on alto, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, and Harry Carney on baritone sax – and titles include "Midriff", "Ko Ko", "Lonesome Lullaby", "Upper Manhattan Medical Group", "Jack The Bear", "Stompy Jones", and "Creole Love Call". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue. Glossy cover has light surface wear.)

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Duke EllingtonBlack, Brown, & Beige ... CD
Columbia (France), 1958. Used ... $4.99
An important larger work from Duke Ellington – a suite of tracks that encompasses a range of styles and emotions in African-American expression! The work features some key guest work from Mahalia Jackson – singing here in a way that's different than other vocalists who worked with Duke in the 50s – much more steeped in a rootsy tradition. Group members include John Sanders, Harry Carney, Ray Nance, Quentin Jackson, and Cat Anderson – and the piece is divided into 6 sections, and includes the famous "Come Sunday" theme throughout most of the second half. CD
(French pressing.)
Also available Black, Brown, & Beige (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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Duke EllingtonBlack, Brown, & Beige (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1958. Used ... $6.99
An important larger work from Duke Ellington – a suite of tracks that encompasses a range of styles and emotions in African-American expression! The work features some key guest work from Mahalia Jackson – singing here in a way that's different than other vocalists who worked with Duke in the 50s – much more steeped in a rootsy tradition. Group members include John Sanders, Harry Carney, Ray Nance, Quentin Jackson, and Cat Anderson – and the piece is divided into 6 sections, and includes the famous "Come Sunday" theme throughout most of the second half. Plus, the CD features a number of rare bonus tracks – including "Blues In Orbit" and "Track 360" in alternate takes, and a whole alternate version of the album – plus an acapella version of "Come Sunday", and even Mahalia Jackson swearing in the studio! CD
Also available Black, Brown, & Beige ... CD 4.99

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Duke EllingtonBlanton Webster Band (3CD set) ... CD
Bluebird, 1940/1941/1942. Used 3 CDs ... $9.99
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 (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1958. Used ... $4.99
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 features 8 bonus tracks too – including "Track 360", "Brown Penny", "Sweet & Pungent (alternate)", and "Pie Eye's Blues (alternate)". CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonBrunswick Era Vol 1 – 1926 to 1929 ... CD
Decca/MCA, Late 20s. Used ... $1.99
Featuring Bubber Miley, Johnny Hodges, Tricky Sam Nanton, Barey Bigard, and Harry Carney. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonChronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – 1937 Vol 2 ... CD
Classics (France), 1937. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Brunswick, Variety, and Vocalion sides featuring Rex Stewart, Cootie Williams, Johnny Hodges, Barney Bigard, Juan Tizol, and others. 23 tracks total. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonChronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – 1938 ... CD
Classics (France), 1938. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great entry in the series that includes both tracks issued under Ellington's own name and dates led by regular band members Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams, and Barney Bigard. CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonDrum Is A Woman ... CD
Columbia (France), 1956. Used ... $14.99
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". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Drum Is A Woman ... LP 24.99

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Duke EllingtonDrum Is A Woman ... LP
Columbia, 1956. Very Good+ ... $24.99
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.)
Also available Drum Is A Woman ... CD 14.99

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Duke EllingtonDuke – The Essential Collection – 1927 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Columbia, Late 20s/1930s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. Used 3 CDs ... $13.99
A really nice set – arranged chronologically – with one disc devoted to Ellington's pre-war 78 rpm recordings, and two discs pulled from his classic Columbia LPs. 66 tracks total, plus a great booklet with detailed notes on each track. CD
(Out of print. Slipover has a 1" tear and a light crease on the back.)

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Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1962. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... On February 1, 2022
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! Street date TBA.)

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Duke EllingtonEllington At Newport ... LP
Columbia, 1956. Near Mint- ... $16.99
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
(70s stereo pressing in a light blue border cover, with light wear.)
Also available Ellington At Newport 1956 – Complete ... CD 3.99

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Duke EllingtonEllington At Newport 1956 – Complete ... CD
Columbia, 1956. Used 2 CDs ... $3.99
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 16.99

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Duke EllingtonEllington Suites ... LP
Pablo, 1959/1971/1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $7.99
Three slices of rare work by Duke Ellington – all recorded previously as semi-private recordings, and issued here in a short-lived 70s set! As you'd guess by the title, the tracks are all in "suite" form – that broader compositional style that dominated Ellington's later work, one in which he brought together complicated ideas with a very unified feel – often based around a single theme, but fleshed out beautifully with modes that were even more sophisticated than in his earlier work. Side one features "The Queen's Suite", recorded in 1959 with mostly full orchestra, but also a spare passage of just piano and bass – and side two features "The Goutelas Suite" from 1971, and "The Uwis Suite" from 1972. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light staining (inside gatefold) and very minor wear on the bottom.)

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Duke EllingtonEllington Uptown ... LP
Columbia, 1952. Very Good+ ... $34.99
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)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Masterworks pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and some aging on the back.)
Also available Ellington Uptown (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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Duke EllingtonEllington Uptown (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 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)". Plus, this CD brings together all material issued on later versions of the album – Hi-Fi Ellington Uptown and a third version – with addition of the full "Liberian Suite" and "The Controversial Suite". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Ellington Uptown ... LP 34.99

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Duke EllingtonEn Concert Avec Europe 1 Theatre Des Champs Elysees 29-30 Janvier 1965 ... CD
RTE, 1965. Used 2 CDs ... $7.99
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 and Beige". CD
(Out of print and still sealed.)

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Duke EllingtonExplosion Of Genius – 1938 To 1940 (6LP Box Set) ... LP
Smithsonian, Late 30s. Near Mint- 6LP Box Set ... $24.99
A massive collection of late 30s Duke! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet. Box has some wear, aging, and light stains on back.)

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Duke EllingtonFestival Session (Jazz Odyssey) ... LP
Columbia, 1959. Sealed ... $7.99
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". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s Jazz Odyssey pressing, still sealed with a Nice Price sticker and hole in front.)

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Duke EllingtonFestival Session (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1959. Used ... $4.99
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, small cutout hole through case.)

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Duke EllingtonGolden Duke ... LP
Prestige, 1940s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
A nice collection of rare Duke Ellington material from the 40s on up to 1950 – originally issued on the Musicraft and Mercer labels! LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl is nice and clean, but has a few light marks from the old inner sleeve. There's very minor wear on cover – a corner bump on a bottom corner.)

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Duke EllingtonGolden Greats (3CD set) ... CD
Disky (Netherlands), Late 20s/1930s/Mid 40s. Used 3 CDs ... $3.99
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 in the textured cover. Cover has a bit of pencil in back, in great shape other wise.)

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Duke EllingtonHi Fi Ellington Uptown ... LP
Columbia, 1953. Very Good- ... $14.99
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 "The Controversial Suite". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Label on Side 1 has a small peeled spot. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Duke EllingtonHistorically Speaking ... CD
Bethlehem, 1956. Used ... $6.99
The album's a bit less "historical" than you might guess from the title – at least at the time it was issued in the mid 50s! The material is from Chicago sessions recorded in 1956 – unusual non-Columbia material for the period, featuring the Ellington group working in a slightly older-styled mode. Much of the material is from the earlier songbook of the orchestra – but it's done here with some slight modern touches that show the 50s impulses of the group firmly in place. Players include Cat Anderson and Clark Terry on trumpet, Johnny Hodges on alto, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, and Harry Carney on baritone sax – and titles include "Midriff", "Ko Ko", "Lonesome Lullaby", "Upper Manhattan Medical Group", "Jack The Bear", "Stompy Jones", and "Creole Love Call". CD
(Out of print. Front artwork has some age spots.)

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Duke EllingtonIntimate Ellington ... LP
Pablo, Late 60s/Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A really well-titled set – as it offers up some more intimate takes on the Duke Ellington sound of the cusp of the 70s – with some especially nice trio and solo numbers that are well worth the price of the whole collection! The album starts with the amazing "Moon Maiden" – a track that has Ellington playing celeste, and reciting this weird little cosmic poem – almost in a Sun Ra-type aesthetic, and key proof that Duke was still stretching out a lot in his later years! There's also some excellent trio tracks that really get at that highly modern mode that Ellington hit at his Live At The Whitney session – mixed with a few more larger group numbers that, while not exactly intimate, still have a nicely laid back feel. In addition to "Moon Maiden", other tracks include "Tenz", "Eulb", "Layin On Mellow", "Edward The First", "Symphonette", and "Some Summer Fun". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Duke EllingtonJazz Masters 4 ... CD
Verve, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $1.99
Includes the songs "Take The "A" Train", "La Plus Belle Africaine", "Flirtibird", "Diminuendo In Blue And Blow By Blow", "Loveless Love", "Going Up", "St. Louis Blues", "Stompy Jones", "Caravan", "Total Jazz (From "Portrait Of Ella Fiztgerald")", "Perdido", "Jam With Sam", and "Rockin' In Rhythm". CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonJazz Profile ... CD
Blue Note, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $1.99
Include 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
(Mark through barcode and promotional stamp on CD.)

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Duke EllingtonLegendary Duke Ellington – In Memoriam ... LP
Olympic, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
With Shelton Hemphill, Taft Jordan, and Cat Anderson on trumpets, Ray Nance on trumpet and violin, Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown, and Claude Jones on trombone, Otto Hardwicke on alto and bass saxophone and clarinet, Johnny Hodges on alto and soprano, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet and tenor, Al Sears on tenor, Harry Carney on baritone, alto, and clarinet, Billy Strayhorn on piano, Fred Fuy on guitar, Junior Raglin on bass, Sonny Greer and Hillard Brown on drums, and Rex Stewart on coronet. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 70s issue. Cover has light wear.)

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Duke EllingtonLive At The Blue Note ... CD
Roulette/Blue Note, 1959. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
An excellent live performance – presented here with loads of unreleased tracks! Players include Clark Terry and Cat Anderson on trumpets, Quentin Jckson on trombone, and Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney, and Paul Gonsalves on saxes! CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonMany Moods Of Duke Ellington ... LP
Quintessence Jazz, 1930s/1940s. Sealed ... $5.99
A collection of Ellington recordings from the 30s and 40s, with his classic line-ups that include Johnny Hodges, Al Sears, Barney Bigard, Cootie Williams, Harry Carney, Lawrence Brown, and Joseph Nanton. LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s issue.)

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Duke EllingtonMasterpieces 1926 to 1949 ... CD
Proper (UK), Late 20s/1930s/1940s. Used 4 CDs ... $6.99
A budget collection, but one that's overflowing with great music – classic sides recorded for Victor and Brunswick with Johnny Hodges, Barney Bigard, Joe Nanton, and Jimmie Blanton. Includes 93 tracks on 4 CDs, plus a 52 page illustrated booklet. CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonMy Little Brown Book/Someone ... 78 RPM
RCA/Victor, Mid 40s. Very Good ... $5.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Record has a small edge chip. Labels have some glue residue and stickers.)

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Duke EllingtonNew Orleans Suite ... CD
Atlantic, 1971. Used ... $4.99
Titles include "Portrait Of Mahalia Jackson", "Bourbon Street Jingling Jollies", "Second Line", "Portrait Of Wellman Bruad", and "Thanks For The Beautiful Land On The Delta". CD

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Duke EllingtonNewport 1958 ... LP
Columbia, 1958. Near Mint- ... $49.99
Duke Ellington at Newport and in the studio – in a set of tracks recorded both live and away from the concert – but with a really unified feel overall! Duke's group here is in fine fine form – with key late 50s players who include Johnny Hodges on alto, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, and Cootie Williams, Clark Terry, and Cat Anderson on trumpets – plus a guest appearance by Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax! A few tunes stretch out nicely with that mix of complicated modernism and all-out swing that Duke was bringing to the table at the time – and although initially aimed at the popular festival crowd of the time, the album's got more than enough depth to please fans of his other 50s classics on Columbia. Titles include "Juniflip", "El Gato", "Just Scratchin The Surface", "Princes Blue", "Multicolored Blue", "Happy Reunion", and "Jazz Festival Jazz". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has light surface wear, some aging, and a 3 inch split in the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonOkeh Ellington ... CD
Columbia, Late 20s/1930s. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
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 EllingtonPlays Duke Ellington ... LP
RCA/Camden, Early/Mid 40s. Sealed ... $4.99
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, still sealed, but with fraying and splitting at the bottom half of the spine.)

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Duke EllingtonPoetic Commentary Of His Music – Narrated By Duke Ellington ... 7-inch
Decca, 1960s. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $11.99
Features the Duke narrating his music to the songs "New Word A'Coming", "Harlem", and "The Golden Broom And The Green Apple". 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has light wear.)

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Duke EllingtonPremiered By Ellington (10 inch LP) ... LP
Capitol, Early 50s. Very Good ... $4.99
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 EllingtonReminiscing In Tempo (parts 1 & 2) ... 78 RPM
Columbia, 1936. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label A has a small sticker and an ink stamp.)

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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 EllingtonTake The A Train – The Legendary Blanton Webster Transcriptions ... CD
Vintage Jazz Classics, 1941. Used ... $7.99
A a nice collection of tracks recorded in a Hollywood featuring Jimmy Blanton, Ben Webster, Johnny Hodges, Rex Stewart, plus vocals by Ivie Anderson and Herb Jeffries. CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonThat Rhythm Man/Mississippi Moan ... 78 RPM
Columbia, Late 20s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label has a small sticker and an ink stamp.)

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Duke EllingtonThree Suites ... CD
Columbia, 1960. Used ... $2.99
Includes the "Nutcracker Suite", "Peter Gynt Suites No 1 & No 2", and the Ellington-Strayhorn piece "Suite Thursday". CD
(Out of print.)

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Duke EllingtonTogo Brava Suite ... CD
Blue Note, 1971. Used ... $12.99
Includes the four part "Togo Brave Suite", plus "Addi", "C Jam Blues", "Cotton Tail", "Checkered Hat", and "Soul Flute". CD
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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Duke EllingtonTruckin'/Moonglow ... 78 RPM
Columbia, Mid 30s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label has an ink stamp.)

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Duke EllingtonUp In Duke's Workshop ... LP
Pablo, 1969. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Previously unreleased late work from Ellington – with titles that include "Black Butterfly", "Dick", "Goof", "Blem", "Wanderlust", "Neo Creole", and "Mendoza". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Duke EllingtonWorld Is Waiting For The Sunrise/Joog Joog ... 78 RPM
Columbia, 1950. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Duke Ellington & Count BasieFirst Time – The Count Meets The Duke ... LP
Columbia, 1962. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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
(70s stereo pressing. Cover has a lightly bent corner and a small stain.)
Also available First Time – The Count Meets The Duke (with bonus tracks) ... CD 2.99

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Duke Ellington & Count BasieFirst Time – The Count Meets The Duke (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1962. Used ... $2.99
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". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available First Time – The Count Meets The Duke ... LP 14.99

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Duke Ellington & His OrchestraJubilee Stomp ... CD
Bluebird/BMG, Late 20s/Early 30s. Used ... $8.99
Volume 3 of a definitive collection of early Ellington tracks recorded between 1928 and 1934. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Duke Ellington & John ColtraneDuke Ellington & John Coltrane ... LP
Impulse, 1962. Very Good+ ... $29.99
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
(Early 80s rainbow label MCA pressing in a non-gatefold cover. Cover has light wear, with a bit of pen and small index label in back.)

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Duke Ellington & John ColtraneDuke Ellington & John Coltrane (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Impulse, 1962. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... On February 25, 2022
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!)
Also available Duke Ellington & John Coltrane ... LP 29.99

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Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesSide By Side ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $13.99 About November 25, 2021 (delayed)
A great little session 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 3 tracks on the album (Billy Strayhorn handles keys on the other 6), the session's 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". CD

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & Teresa BrewerIt Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing ... CD
Columbia, 1973. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing", "Tulip Or Turnip", "Poco Mucho", "Mood Indigo", and "I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good". CD

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Duke Ellington with Ivie Anderson & Ray NanceRocks In My Bed/Bli Blip ... 78 RPM
Victor, 1941. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label has a small sticker.)

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Duke Ellington's SpacemenCosmic Scene ... LP
Columbia, 1958. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has surface wear and light aging.)

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Duke Ellington/Charles Mingus/Max RoachMoney Jungle ... CD
United Artists, 1962. Used ... $6.99
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
(Tray card has a thin cutout notch.)

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Ella Fitzgerald & Duke EllingtonDay Dreams – The Best Of The Duke Ellington Songbooks ... CD
Verve, 1957. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Frank Sinatra & Duke EllingtonFrancis A & Edward K ... LP
Reprise, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Titles include "Follow Me"," Sunny", "All I Need Is You Girl", "I Like The Sunrise", and "Yellow Days". LP, Vinyl record album
(Tri-color stereo pressing. Cover has a grommet and light wear.)

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✨✧ Louis Armstrong & Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington & Louis Armstrong – The Complete Sessions ... CD
Capitol/Roulette, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily 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 EllingtonAnd His Mother Called Him Bill (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Sony (France), 1967. Used ... Temporarily 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 features 7 bonus tracks, too. CD

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonBest Of Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra ... LP
Capitol, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes "Warm Valley", "Prelude To A Kiss", "Satin Doll", "Caravan", "In A Sentimental Mood", "Black And Tan Fantasy", "Passion Flower", and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has light wear and small splits in the spine.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonBlack, Brown, & Beige ... LP
Columbia, 1958. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An important larger work from Duke Ellington – a suite of tracks that encompasses a range of styles and emotions in African-American expression! The work features some key guest work from Mahalia Jackson – singing here in a way that's different than other vocalists who worked with Duke in the 50s – much more steeped in a rootsy tradition. Group members include John Sanders, Harry Carney, Ray Nance, Quentin Jackson, and Cat Anderson – and the piece is divided into 6 sections, and includes the famous "Come Sunday" theme throughout most of the second half. LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small mark from sticker removal and light wear. Vinyl has a short click on "Part IV".)
Also available
Black, Brown, & Beige ... CD 4.99
Black, Brown, & Beige (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonBlack, Brown, & Beige (gold CD) ... CD
Columbia, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An important larger work from Duke Ellington – a suite of tracks that encompasses a range of styles and emotions in African-American expression! The work features some key guest work from Mahalia Jackson – singing here in a way that's different than other vocalists who worked with Duke in the 50s – much more steeped in a rootsy tradition. Group members include John Sanders, Harry Carney, Ray Nance, Quentin Jackson, and Cat Anderson – and the piece is divided into 6 sections, and includes the famous "Come Sunday" theme throughout most of the second half. CD
(Out of print gold CD pressing.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonBlanton-Webster Band (4LP Box Set) ... LP
Bluebird, 1940/1941/1942. Near Mint- 4LP Box Set ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue. Includes the booklet. Box has some pen at the barcode, in nice shape otherwise.)
Also available Blanton Webster Band (3CD set) ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonBraggin In Brass – The Immortal 1938 Year ... CD
Portrait, 1938. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
32 tracks over two CDs. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonChronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra – 1929/30 ... CD
Classics (France), 1929/1930. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams, Barney Bigard, Arthur Whetsol, Wellman Braud, Fred Guy, and Tricky Sam. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington – His Piano & His Orchestra At The Bal Masque ... LP
Columbia, 1958. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Duke's standout sides for Columbia during the late 50s wealth of new recordings – a live set recorded at Miami's Bal Masque nightclub. The arrangements are sophisticated, and Duke's piano is hitting that darkly-tinged later style – but the focus is also on danceable arrangements, letting the crowds sway and swing to the group's warmly chromatic orchestrations. Titles include "Got A Date With An Angel", "Satan Takes A Holiday", "Satin Doll", "Lady In Red", "Donkey Serenade", and "Laugh Clown Laugh". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington – Six Classic Albums (Indigos/Jazz Party/Side By Side/Back To Back/Blues In Orbit/First Time – The Count Meets The Duke) (4CD set) ... CD
Real Gone (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 4 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes the albums Indigos, Jazz Party, Side By Side, Back To Back, Blues In Orbit, and First Time - The Count Meets Duke. CD

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington At Carnegie Hall – December 11, 1943 ... LP
Everest, 1943. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Harold Baker, Taft Jordan, Wallace Jones, and Ray Nance on trumpet, Rex Stewart on coronet, Joe Nanton and Juan Tizol on trombone, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, Johnny Hodges and Otto Hardwick on alto, Elmer Skippy Williams on tenor, Harry Harney on baritone, Junior Raglan on bass, and Sonny Greer on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington Presents ... CD
Bethlehem, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An excellent and oft-overlooked 50s session from Duke – recorded in Chicago as a one-off for the Bethlehem label, and done with a lush, rich sound that's really tremendous! The group's nicely restrained and very moody – playing here in a mellow late nite mode that offers a good focus on the best horn soloists in the group, yet which also really hangs together perfectly from the slow-moving and eerie tone of the rest of the group. Jimmy Grissom sings a bit on the set, and other players include Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Cat Anderson, and Ray Nance – on tracks that include "Day Dream", "Blues", "Frustration", "My Funny Valentine", and "Laura". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke's Men – The Small Groups Vol 1 ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, Late 30s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A collection of small group recordings with Duke Ellington's sidemen – tracks recorded by groups led by Rex Stewart on cornet, Barney Bigard on clarinet, Cootie Williams on trumpet, and Johnny Hodges on alto. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonDuke's Men – The Small Groups Vol 2 ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, Late 30s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Work by Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams and His Rug Cutters, and Rex Stewart and His 52nd Street Stompers. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonEllington 55 ... LP
Capitol, 1955. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Duke's most popular albums of the 50s – but we won't hold that against him! The session's one of a number of 50s outings that revisit older classics with the new level of quality offered in the studio – and it's got a similar feel to some of Duke's work for Bethlehem around the same time, which was also done by producer Gus Wildi – tight, but never too facile – and a perfect demonstration of the great balance the Ellington orchestra had at the time. The group includes key players Ray Nance, Cat Anderson, Clark Terry, Juan Tizol, Harry Carney, Paul Gonsalves, and Jimmy Hamilton – and titles include "Black & Tan Fantasy", "Rockin In Rhythm", "Flying Home", "Happy Go Lucky Local", and "In The Mood". LP, Vinyl record album
(Abridged 70s yellow label pressing.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonFar East Suite – Special Mix (Bluebird) ... CD
RCA/Bluebird, 1966. Used ... Temporarily 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 4 alternate takes not on the LP! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonIndigos (Columbia Jazz Masterpieces) ... CD
Columbia, 1957. Used ... Temporarily 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 "Prelude To A Kiss", plus "Mood Indigo", "Autumn Leaves", "Tenderly", "Dancing In The Dark", "Where Or When", and "Solitude". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonNew Orleans Suite ... LP
Atlantic, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "Portrait Of Mahalia Jackson", "Bourbon Street Jingling Jollies", "Second Line", "Portrait Of Wellman Bruad", and "Thanks For The Beautiful Land On The Delta". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green and red Broadway label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)
Also available New Orleans Suite ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonPianist ... CD
Fantasy/OJC, 1966/1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rare small combo work from Duke Ellington – just the sort of excellent later-years material that follows nicely in the spirit of his Money Jungle and Live At The Whitney albums! As with those records, you'll hear an Ellington here who's a hell of a modernist – a wonderful talent in a piano trio setting, which gives him lots of space to open up and try out new ideas he might never have reached in some of his larger group dates. The material here is from two different sessions – one in 1966, with John Lamb on bass and Sam Woodyard on drums – the other from 1970, with Victor Gaskin and Paul Kondziela on bass, and Rufus Jones on drums. Titles include "Fat Mess", "Duck Amok", "The Shepherd", "Don Juan", "Looking Glass", and "Slow Blues". CD

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✨✧ Duke EllingtonRecollections Of The Big Band Era ... LP
Atlantic, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A collection of recordings from 1962 and 1963, with Cootie Williams, Cat Anderson, Ray Burrows, and Ray Nance on trumpets, Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, and Chuck Connors on trombones, Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope, Jimmy Hamilton, Paul Gonsalves, and Harry Carney on reeds, Ernie Shepard on bass, and Sam Woodyard on drums. LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue. Includes the Atlantic inner sleeve. Cover has some surface wear.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & Count BasieFirst Time – The Count Meets The Duke ... CD
Columbia, 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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". CD
(Columbia Jazz Masterpiece pressing.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & His OrchestraMasterpieces By Ellington ... LP
Columbia, 1950. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
True masterpieces from Duke Ellington – some of his greatest compositions, presented here in an early Columbia LP that offers up "uncut concert arrangements" – clearly grooming a new side of Duke for the long-playing audience! The recordings were made in 1950, with players who include Johnny Hodges and Paul Gonzalves on saxes, Ray Nance and Cat Anderson on trumpets, and Tyree Glenn and Quentin Jackson on trombones. The tracks include "Mood Indigo", "Sophisticated Lady", "The Tattooed Bride" and "Solitude". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Columbia Special Products 70s pressing. Cover has surface wear.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & His OrchestraMasterpieces By Ellington (French pressing) ... CD
Columbia (France), 1950. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
True masterpieces from Duke Ellington – some of his greatest compositions, presented here in an early Columbia LP that offers up "uncut concert arrangements" – clearly grooming a new side of Duke for the long-playing audience! The recordings were made in 1950, with players who include Johnny Hodges and Paul Gonzalves on saxes, Ray Nance and Cat Anderson on trumpets, and Tyree Glenn and Quentin Jackson on trombones. The tracks include "Mood Indigo", "Sophisticated Lady", "The Tattooed Bride" and "Solitude". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesBack To Back ... CD
Verve, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Duke Ellington makes a rare Verve appearance on this classic album – and works strongly in the mode of earlier sides recorded for the label by Johnny Hodges! There's a relaxed, small group feel going on here – one that's a bit different than some of the tighter Ellington work on Columbia during the 50s, and which almost paves the way for some of the more intimate piano sides that Duke would record during the 60s. In a way, Hodges is almost at the lead – given how comfortable he is here in a Verve setting – and other players include Harry Edison on trumpet, Les Spann on guitar, Sam Jones on bass, and Jo Jones on drums. The real charm, as always, is Hodges' solos, lean, mean, raspy, and soulful – and titles include "Weary Blues", "Royal Garden Blues", "Loveless Love", "St Louis Blues", and "Wabash Blues". CD
(Out of print, early CD pressing.)

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✨✧ Duke Ellington & Johnny HodgesSide By Side ... CD
Verve, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great little session 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 3 tracks on the album (Billy Strayhorn handles keys on the other 6), the session's 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". CD
(Out of print first CD pressing.)
 
 
 



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