1967 European Tour - Complete Teatro Sistina Concert - 2 CD Set

Duke Ellington

1967 European Tour - Complete Teatro Sistina Concert - 2 CD Set

Lone Hill Jazz

Personnel:
Duke Ellington, Cat Anderson, Cootie Willims, Lawrence Brown, Johnny Hodges, Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Paul Gonsalves and Harry Carney

Reference: LHJ10105_2

This 2CD-set features Duke's legendary February 22, 1967 concert at Rome,s Teatro Sistina, and contains 26 tracks and over 135 minutes of music. The Bandleader is showcased at the height of his creative powers with an orchestra that still included such oustanding figures as Cat Anderson, Cootie Willims, Lawrence Brown, Johnny Hodges, Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Paul Gonsalves and Harry Carney. This edition marks the end of an era in the life and music of the greatest composer and musical figure of the XXth century.

Tracklisting:

CD-1: 55:08
1. Take the A Train Theme
2. The Twitch
3. Swamp Goo
4. Mount Harissa
5. Up Jump
6. Rue Bleu
7. Chromatic Love Affair
8. Salomé
9. Wild Onions
10. The Second Portrait of the Lion
11. Johnny Come Lately
12. Star Crossed Lovers
13. Things ain't what they Used to Be
14. Drag
15. Things ain't what they Used to Be

CD-2: 44:11
1. Stompy Jones
2. Take the A Train Intro
3. Take the A Train
4. The Sheppard
5. Tutti for Cootie
6. Mara Gold
7. Star Crossed Lovers
8. Harmony in Harlem
9. Magenta Haze
10. Drag
11. Rockin' in Rhythm

*****
"These CDs capture Duke Ellington's orchestra during a European tour late in his career, but when he still retained virtually all of his star sidemen... Typically brillint music from Duke Ellington."
- Scott Yanow, All Music Guide.


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$21.94  (tax incl.)

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