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Track Listing
1. Take The A Train
2. Take The A Train
3. Work Song
4. What Am I Here For
5. Ellington Bond Promo
6. Blue Is The Night
7. The Blues
8. Ellington Bond Promo
9. West Indian Dance
10. Wish I Wish Tonight
11. Ellington Bond Promo
12. Someone
13. Come Sunday/Light
14. Take The A Train
15. Take The A Train
16. Harlem Air Shaft
17. Take The A Train
18. Out Of This World
19. Subtle Slough
20. Ellington Bond Promo
21. Ellington Bond Promo
22. Midriff
23. Blue Skies
24. Everything But You
25. I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
26. Ring Dem Bells
27. Riff Staccato
28. Mood To Be Wooed
29. Bugle Breaks
30. Ellington Bond Promo
31. Kissing Bug
32. Emanipation Celebration
33. Take The A Train
34. Take The A Train
35. It Jumped
36. Suddenly It Jumped
37. Laura
38. Warm Valley
39. Kissing Bug
40. Take The A Train
41. Stompy Jones
42. I Miss Your Kiss
43. Solid Old Man
44. He'S Home For A Little While
45. Carnegie Blues
46. Riff Staccato
47. I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
48. Fancy Dan
49. I'M Beginning To See The Light
50. Take The A Train
51. Take The A Train
52. Take The A Train
53. Take The A Train
54. Take The A Train
Duke Ellington
Treasury shows Vol. 10 (2CD)
Ellington Treasury
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Price £12.99
The music on these two CD’s (51 tunes) has never been released before. The music is taken from 4 radio broadcasts in New York City in 1945 – part live and part in the radio studio. Aside from providing great big band jazz for the radio audience, the point of these broadcasts was also for Duke Ellington to sell war bonds in the final year of World War II. The repertoire consists mostly of well-known Ellington numbers, plus a few rarities. These radio broadcasts are particularly important because commercial studio recordings were banned during World War II. One tune on CD 2 – "I Miss Your Kiss", featuring the great trombone work of Lawrence Brown – was never recorded commercially. Other highpoints are Johnny Hodges’ smooth alto sax on "Mood to be Wooed", and Rex Stewart’s trumpet work on "Emancipation Celebration".
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