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This essential Ellington library features rare bonus tracks and new state-of-the-art mixes of some of the most enduring recordings in American jazz history. The initial Columbia album, 'Masterpieces By Ellington', found the maestro embracing the new technology, displaying grand arrangements of his popular anthems. Other visionary projects soon followed: 'Ellington Uptown', featuring the masterful composition like "A Tone Parallel To Harlem" and 'Blue Rose' with singer Rosemary Clooney and 'Black, Brown and Beige with majestic contributions from Mahalia Jackson. 'Such Sweet Thunder' is a masterpiece with Johnny Hodges at his voluptuous best. Ranging from ambitious themed projects to extended remakes of early classics, this collection emphasizes how restlessly wide-ranging the maestro was!
This essential Ellington library features rare bonus tracks and new state-of-the-art mixes of some of the most enduring recordings in American jazz history. The initial Columbia album, 'Masterpieces By Ellington', found the maestro embracing the new technology, displaying grand arrangements of his popular anthems. Other visionary projects soon followed: 'Ellington Uptown', featuring the masterful composition like "A Tone Parallel To Harlem" and 'Blue Rose' with singer Rosemary Clooney and 'Black, Brown and Beige with majestic contributions from Mahalia Jackson. 'Such Sweet Thunder' is a masterpiece with Johnny Hodges at his voluptuous best. Ranging from ambitious themed projects to extended remakes of early classics, this collection emphasizes how restlessly wide-ranging the maestro was!
8718627235232

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Format: CD
Label: Music on CD
Rel. Date: 09/23/2022
UPC: 8718627235232

Complete Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1951-1958
Artist: Duke Ellington
Format: CD
New: Available $64.00
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DISC: 1

1. Mood Indigo
2. Sophisticated Lady
3. The Tattooed Bride
4. Solitude
5. Vagabonds
6. Smada
7. Rock Skippin' At The Blue Note
8. Skin Deep
9. The Mooche
10. Take The "A" Train
11. A Tone Parallel To Harlem (Harlem Suite)
12. Perdido
13. Before My Time
14. Later
15. I Like The Sunrise
16. Dance No. 1
17. Dance No. 2
18. Dance No. 3
19. Dance No. 4
20. Dance No. 5
21. Hey Baby
22. Sophisticated Lady
23. Me And You
24. Passion Flower
25. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
26. It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
27. Grievin'
28. Blue Rose
29. I'm Checking Out - Goodbye
30. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
31. Mood Indigo
32. If You Were In My Place (What Would You Do)
33. Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
34. A Drum Is A Woman
35. Rhythm Pum Te Dum
36. What Else Can You Do With A Drum - Calypso
37. New Orleans
38. Hey, Buddy Bolden
39. Carribee Joe/Congo Square
40. A Drum Is A Woman - Part Two
41. You Better Know It
42. Madam Zajj/Ballet Of The Flying Saucers
43. Zajj's Dream
44. Rhumbop/Carribee Joe - Part Two
45. Finale
46. Such Sweet Thunder
47. Sonnet For Caesar
48. Sonnet For Hank Cinq
49. Lady Mac
50. Sonnet In Search Of A Moor
51. The Telecasters
52. Up And Down, Up And Down (I Will Lead Them Up And Down)
53. Sonnet For Sister Kate
54. The Star-Crossed Lovers
55. Madness In Great Ones
56. Half The Fun
57. Circle Of Fourths
58. The Star-Crossed Lovers (Stereo L.P. Master)
59. Circle Of Fourths (Stereo L.P. Master)
60. Suburban Beauty
61. A Flat Minor
62. Café Au Lait
63. Half The Fun (Aka Lately - Alternate Take)
64. Suburban Beauty (Alternate Take)
65. A Flat Minor (Outtakes)
66. Café Au Lait (Outtakes)
67. Pretty Girl (Aka The Star-Crossed Lovers - First Recording)
68. Solitude
69. Where Or When
70. Mood Indigo
71. Autumn Leaves (Full Version)
72. The Sky Fell Down
73. Prelude To A Kiss
74. Willow Weep For Me
75. Tenderly
76. Dancing In The Dark
77. Night And Day
78. Cop-Out
79. Under The Balcony
80. Strange Feeling
81. Dancers In Love
82. Coloratura
83. Part I
84. Part II
85. Part III (Light)
86. Part IV (Come Sunday)
87. Part V (Come Sunday)
88. Part VI (23rd Psalm)
89. Track 360 (Alternate Take)
90. Blues In Orbit (Alternate Take)
91. Part I (Alternate Take)
92. Part II (Alternate Take)
93. Part III (Light) (Alternate Take)
94. Part IV (Come Sunday)
95. Part V (Come Sunday)
96. Part VI (23rd Psalm)
97. Studio Conversation
98. Come Sunday (A Cappella)
99. Alice Blue Gown
100. Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf?
101. Got A Date With An Angel
102. Poor Butterfly
103. Satan Takes A Holiday
104. The Peanut Vendor
105. Satin Doll
106. Lady In Red
107. Indian Love Call
108. The Donkey Serenade
109. Gypsy Love Song
110. Laugh, Clown, Laugh
111. Avalon
112. Body And Soul
113. Bass-Ment
114. Early Autumn
115. Jones
116. Perdido
117. St. Louis Blues
118. Spacemen
119. Midnight Sun
120. Take The "A" Train
121. Body And Soul (Alternate Take)
122. Jones (Alternate Take)

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This essential Ellington library features rare bonus tracks and new state-of-the-art mixes of some of the most enduring recordings in American jazz history. The initial Columbia album, 'Masterpieces By Ellington', found the maestro embracing the new technology, displaying grand arrangements of his popular anthems. Other visionary projects soon followed: 'Ellington Uptown', featuring the masterful composition like "A Tone Parallel To Harlem" and 'Blue Rose' with singer Rosemary Clooney and 'Black, Brown and Beige with majestic contributions from Mahalia Jackson. 'Such Sweet Thunder' is a masterpiece with Johnny Hodges at his voluptuous best. Ranging from ambitious themed projects to extended remakes of early classics, this collection emphasizes how restlessly wide-ranging the maestro was!
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