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7 thoughts on “ Perdido - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra* - Seattle Concert

  1. Duke Ellington and his Kentucky Club Orchestra grew to a group of ten players; they developed their own sound by displaying the non-traditional expression of Ellington's arrangements, the street rhythms of Harlem, and the exotic-sounding trombone growls and wah-wahs, high-squealing trumpets, and saxophone blues licks of the band glamrock.fordrerilblackbearerwhisperfire.infoinfo: Jazz, swing.
  2. Nov 02,  · Duke Ellington called his music “American Music” rather than jazz. Today, he remains one of the most influential figures in all American music. His music transcends boundaries and fills the world with a treasure trove of sounds that renew through each generation of fans and music-lovers.
  3. Duke Ellington. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, – May 24, ) was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1, compositions. In the opinion of Bob Blumenthal of The Boston Globe, "[i]n the century since his birth, there has been no greater composer, American or otherwise, than Edward Kennedy.
  4. Jun 22,  · Provided to YouTube by Believe SAS Perdido · Duke Ellington & His Orchestra The Ultimate Big Band Collection ℗ Peacock Records Ltd Released on: Co.
  5. Mar 25,  · I’m guessing that I’m not the only one who wasn’t aware that Duke Ellington’s The Seattle Concert was his first legitimate live performance release (with the exception of a few V-Discs). To be honest, I didn’t even know there was a Ellington Seattle concert recording until I came across it, and and today marks the 57th Anniversary of this concert.
  6. The Seattle Concert ~ Release by Duke Ellington & His Orchestra (see all versions of this release, 1 available).
  7. Dec 26,  · Performed by the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra with special guest vocalists Dee Daniels, James Caddell, and the Oregon Repertory Singers. The two-CD set is a collection of the SRJO’s best recordings made at concerts between 20in performances at the annual Duke Ellington Sacred Music Concert presented each year by Earshot Jazz.

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