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Before My Time
Artist: Duke Ellington
Format: CD


Rel. Date: 07/16/2021
UPC: 5019317022495

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1. The Mooche
2. Ring Dem Bells (Voc: Ray Nance)
3. Frustration
4. Coloratura
5. Rose of the Rio Grande
6. Love You Madly (Voc: Yvonne Lanauze)
7. Take the a Train
8. Duet
9. Harlem Suite
10. Monologue (Narration: Duke Ellington)
11. Threesome: V.L.P 's Boogie - Jam with Sam
12. Controversial Suite: Later
13. Before My Time
14. Elington Medley
15. Trumpet No End (Blue Skies)

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DUKE ELLINGTON / BEFORE MY TIME There is not much more that can be said about the Duke Ellington Orchestra. It ranks as possibly one of the finest Jazz orchestras of the the twentieth century. Ellington brought a sense of innovation which had rarely been seen before their time. A number of musicians had sought to elevate the jazz platform beyond it's more basic concept and in that Ellington was to prove most successful. The recordings on this CD were performed live at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, on January the 21st 1951 and includes some of the orchestras rarer and less known numbers. SOUNDS OF YESTERYEAR