Duke Ellington Creole Rhapsody: Duke Ellington in the Thirties (2-CD)

Creole Rhapsody: Duke Ellington in the Thirties
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Format:  CD  (2 Discs)
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: November 6, 2006
  • Label: Asv Living Era

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Battle of Swing
  • 2.Blue Halem
  • 3.Blue Light (Transblucency)
  • 4.Blue Ramble
  • 5.Bundle of Blues
  • 6.Caravan
  • 7.Clarinet Lament (Barney's Concerto)
  • 8.Creole Rhapsody
  • 9.Daybreak Express
  • 10.Dear Old Southland
  • 11.Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue
  • 12.Drop Me Off at Harlem
  • 13.Echoes of Harlem (Cootie's Concerto)
  • 14.Echoes of the Jungle
  • 15.Grievin'
  • 16.Harlem Speaks
  • 17.Harmony in Harlem
  • 18.I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
  • 19.In a Jam
  • 20.In a Sentimental Mood
  • 21.It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
  • 22.Jungle Blues

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Jungle Nights in Harlem
  • 2.Lazy Rhapsody
  • 3.Lightnin'
  • 4.Merry-Go-Round
  • 5.Mood Indigo
  • 6.Oh, Babe! Maybe Someday
  • 7.Prelude to a Kiss
  • 8.Reminiscing in Tempo
  • 9.Ridin' on a Blue Note
  • 10.Ring Dem Bells
  • 11.Rockin' in Rhythm
  • 12.Rose of the Rio Grande
  • 13.Saddest Tale
  • 14.Showboat Shuffle
  • 15.Solitude
  • 16.Sophisticated Lady
  • 17.Stompy Jones
  • 18.Swampy River
  • 19.The Gal From Joe's
  • 20.Trumpet in Spades (Rex's Concerto)
  • 21.Uptown Downbeat
  • 22.Yearning For Love (Lawrence's Concerto)

Product Description:

One of the most popular big band leaders of (and beyond) the Swing Era and one of the greatest American composers ever, Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington had a truly incomparable style. The Duke's compositions meld the essence of the blues with elegant swing, Tin Pan Alley pop, and Impressionist-era classical music. All these qualities are captured on Living Era's two-disc 22-track CREOLE RHAPSODY, which locates Ellington as he was ascending to one of his finest periods. The engagingly lush, atmospheric tunes here include "Caravan," "Mood Indigo," and "Daybreak Express." This is essential American music.

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Product Info

  • UPC: 743625201529
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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