The Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1959-1961 (10-CD Box Set)
  • Columbia CL 1323
    Columbia CL 1323
  • Columbia CL 1360
    Columbia CL 1360
  • Columbia CL 1400
    Columbia CL 1400
  • Columbia CL 1445
    Columbia CL 1445
  • Columbia CL 1541
    Columbia CL 1541
  • Columbia CL 1546
    Columbia CL 1546
  • Columbia CL 1597
    Columbia CL 1597
  • Columbia JC 35342
    Columbia JC 35342
  • Columbia CL 2029
    Columbia CL 2029
  • Columbia CL 1715
    Columbia CL 1715
  • Duke Ellington
    Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

The Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1959-1961 (10-CD Box Set)

Box Sets & Special Editions

Personnel:
Duke Ellington (p, dir, arr), Clark Terry, Ray Nance, Willie Cook, Cat Anderson, 'Shorty' Baker, Anders Ford (tp), Matthew Gee, Quentin Jackson, 'Booty' Wood, Lawrence Brown, John Sanders (tb), Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope (as), Jimmy Hamilton (ts, cl), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (bs), Jimmy Jones (p), Aaron Bell, Jimmy Woode (b), Sam Woodyard (d)

Reference: 88697 93889 2

Bar code: 886979388925

The second volume in Columbia Records box set series of Duke Ellington's complete output for the label is a collection of 10 masterpiece albums recorded in the 1959-1961 period, including film soundtracks, interpretations of classical pieces and timeless collaborations with jazz contemporaries. 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. Members of Duke’s orchestra line-up in the 1950s—Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Clark Terry, Ray Nance and Harry Carney among others, as well as Duke's right hand man, composer and arranger Billy Strayhorn—can be heard on these 10 stunning albums, most of which feature exciting bonus tracks to complete the latest chapter in the ongoing definitive account of Ellington’s output for Columbia Records.

· Issued in a box set and in mini-sleeves with graphics from the LPs
· Remastered with bonus tracks
· Includes a 28-page booklet with complete credits for each album and an introductory appreciation from Didier C. Deutsch

Tracklist

CD 1
01. Malletoba Spank
02. Medley: Toot Suite
03. Satin Doll
04. U.M.M.G.
05. All of Me
06. Tymperturbably Blue
07. Fillie Trillie
08. Hello Little Girl

CD 2
01. Anatomy of a Murder Main Title
02. Flirtibird
03. Way Early Subtone
04. Hero to Zero
05. Low Key Lightly
06. Happy Anatomy
07. Midnight Indigo
08. Almost Cried
09. Sunswept Sunday
10. Grace Valse
11. Happy Anatomy
12. Haupe
13. Upper and Outest
14. Anatomy of a Murder *
15. Merrily Rolling Along *
16. Beer Garden *
17. Happy Anatomy *
18. Polly (A.k.a. Grace Valse, Hauoe, Low Key Lightly, Midnight Indigo) *
19. Polly *
20. Happy Anatomy *
21. More Blues *
22. Almost Cried *
23. Sound Track Music: Anatomy of a Murder *
24. Anatomy of a Murder *
25. The Grand Finale *

CD 3
01. Perdido
02. Copout Extension
03. Duael Fuel, Part I
04. Duael Fuel, Part II
05. Duael Fuel, Part III
06. Idiom ’59, Part I
07. Idiom ’59, Part II
08. Idiom ’59, Part III
09. Things Ain't What They Used to Be
10. Launching Pad
11. V.I.P.'s Boogie *
12. Jam with Sam *

CD 4
01. Three J's Blues
02. Smada
03. Pie Eye's Blues
04. Sweet & Pungent
05. C Jam Blues
06. In a Mellow Tone
07. Blues In Blueprint
08. The Swingers Get the Blues, Too
09. The Swinger's Jump
10. Blues In Orbit
11. Villes Ville is the Place, Man
12. Track 360 *
13. Sentimental Lady *
14. Brown Penny *
15. Pie Eye's Blues *
16. Sweet & Pungent *
17. The Swinger's Jump *
18. Blues In Orbit *
19. Track 360 *

CD 5
01. Overture
02. Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance of the Reed-Pipes)
03. Peanut Brittle Brigade (March)
04. Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy)
05. Entr'acte
06. The Volga Vouty (Russian Dance)
07. Chinoiserie (Chinese Dance)
08. Dance of the Floreadores (Waltz of the Flowers)
09. Arabesque Cookie (Arabian Dance)
10. Girls *
11. Mahalia *
12. Peg O' My Heart *
13. Sweet Adeline *
14. Juanita *
15. Sylvia *
16. Lena *
17. Dinah *
18. Clementine *
19. Diane *

CD 6
01. Happy Go Lucky Local
02. What Am I Here For
03. Kinda Dukish / Rockin' In Rhythm
04. Perdido
05. I'm Beginning to See the Light
06. Mid-Riff
07. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
08. Main Stem
09. Take the “A” Train
10. Lullaby of Birdland *
11. The Wailer *
12. Dreamy Sort of Thing *
13. Lullaby of Birdland *
14. Harlem Air Shaft *

CD 7
01. Morning Mood
02. In the Hall of the Mountain King
03. Solvejg's Song
04. Ase's Death
05. Anitra's Dance
06. Misfit Blues
07. Schwiphti
08. Zweet Zurzday
09. Lay-By

CD 8
01. Everything but You
02. Black Beauty
03. All Too Soon
04. Something to Live For
05. Mood Indigo
06. Creole Blues
07. Don't You Know I Care (Or Don't You Care to Know)
08. A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing
09. Mighty Like the Blues
10. Tonight I Shall Sleep
11. Dual Highway
12. Blues

CD 9
01. I Can't Get Started
02. Cong-Go
03. Body and Soul
04. Blues for Jerry
05. Fontainebleau Forest
06. Summertime
07. It's Bad to Be Forgotten
08. A Hundred Dreams Ago
09. So
10. Searching (Pleading for Love)
11. Springtime In Africa
12. Lotus Blossom *
13. All The Things You Are *
14. All The Things You Are *
15. Piano Improvisation No. 2 *
16. Piano Improvisation No. 3 *
17. Piano Improvisation No. 4 *
18. Piano Improvisation No. 1 *

Album details

(*) Bonus tracks

Albums included:

CD 1 - Ellington Jazz Party (CL 1323) 1959
CD 2 - Anatomy Of A Murder (CL 1360) 1959
CD 3 - Festival Session (CL 1400) 1960
CD 4 - Blues In Orbit (CL 1445) 1960
CD 5 - The Nutcracker Suite (CL 1541) 1960
CD 6 - Piano In The Background (CL 1546) 1960
CD 7 - Selections From Peer Gynt Suites Nr. 1 & 2 / Suite Thursday (CL 1597) 1960
CD 8 - Unknown Session (JC 35342) 1979
CD 9 - Piano In The Foreground (CL 2029) 1963
CD 10 - First Time! The Count Meets The Duke (CL 1715) 1961
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