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G.I. Jive - Duke Ellington - Live At The Hurricane 1944 (CD, Album)


  1. The Ellington band was rarely at its best in concerts. These club broadcasts, with, I assume, people dancing around the bandstand - that's what it's all about. Just compare any concert version of Main Stem or Goin' Up to the ones here/5(2).
  2. Never before released, this hour of music (22 tunes), with Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra, is comprised of three radio broadcasts made during a six-month engagement at the Hurricane Club in New York City in (This engagement marked Ellington’s first New York club-gig since he played the Cotton Club in )/5(2).
  3. Feb 29,  · Duke Ellington Licensed to YouTube by SME (on behalf of Columbia/Legacy); LatinAutor, CMRRA, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA - UBEM, Sony ATV Publishing, SOLAR Music Rights Management, and.
  4. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, – May 24, ) was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1, compositions. In the opinion of Bob Blumenthal of The Boston Globe, "[i]n the century since his birth, there has been no greater composer, American or otherwise, than Edward Kennedy Ellington.".
  5. Thankfully, Duke Ellington's live performances were well documented in the s, s, and s -- and there is hardly a shortage of live Ellington recordings that are available on CD. Spanning , The Duke in Washington doesn't focus on any one concert.
  6. On April 3 and 4, as well as on June 6, , Duke's band played the Hurricane Club in Times Square at Broadway and West 51st Street. On December 8, , Ellington's orchestra entertained armed forces personnel at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, VA; three days later Price: $
  7. Label: Musica Jazz - MJCD • Format: CD Album • Country: Italy • Genre: Jazz • Style: Big Band Duke Ellington Guest Star Ella Fitzgerald ‎– Live In Europe Live .

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