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For the first time ever on DVD: A rarely seen and long unavailable live performance presenting the Ellington band at its best!
Organist Wild Bill Davis joined the Duke Ellington orchestra during its European tour. This wonderful DVD contains one of the few filmed testimonies of this unusual collaboration. Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, plus guest star: Wild Bill Davis (organ). Recorded live at the Berlin Philharmonic, Berlin, Germany, November 8, 1969.
1. Take the "A" Train
2. La Plus Belle Africaine
3. Black Butterfly
4. Things Ain't What They Used To Be
5. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
7. Mood Indigo
8. Sophisticated Lady
9. April in Paris
10. Satin Doll
As a bonus, an Amsterdam concert from Ellington's 1958 European tour. Duke Ellington & His Orchestra (featuring Clark Terry, Harold Baker, Cat Anderson, Ray Nance, Johnny Hodges and many more). Recorded live in Amsterdam, Holland, November 2, 1958.
11. First Medley of Ellington Hits
12. My Funny Valentine
13. Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool
14. All of Me
15. Second Medley of Ellington Hits
Total Time: 75 mins. (COLOR / B&W: Bonus Tracks)
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