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jazz Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Live in Brussels Sonuma Archives 1973

Sonuma Archives 1973

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Live in Brussels Sonuma Archives 1973

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The year 1973 saw a Belgian edition of the Jazz from Newport event, featuring one of the very last performances that the great Duke Ellington ever gave. He passed away less than a year later and one of jazz’ most important sparks of genius – the one that got the whole world swinging – faded out. 

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Cast

  • Duke Ellington | Bandleader
  • Money Johnson | Trumpeter
  • Harry Carney | Clarinetist, Saxophonist
  • Barry Lee Hall | Trumpeter
  • John Coles | Trumpeter
  • Mercer Ellington | Hornist, Trumpeter
  • Vince Prudente | Trombonist
  • Art Baron | Trombonist
  • Chuck Connors | Trombonist
  • Russell Procope | Clarinetist, Alto saxophonist
  • Harold Minerve | Clarinetist, Flutist, Saxophonist
  • Percy Marion | Saxophonist
  • Paul Gonsalves | Saxophonist
  • Harold Ashby | Clarinetist, Saxophonist
  • Joe Benjamin | Bass guitarist
  • Quintin White | Drummer
  • Anita Moore | Singer
  • Tony Watkins | Singer
  • Jacques Bourton | Movie director
  • Claude Bolling | Pianist
  • Raymond Fol | Pianist

Program

  • Duke Ellington, The "C" Jam Blues
  • Billy Strayhorn, Take the "A" Train
  • Duke Ellington, Creole Love Call
  • Juan Tizol / Duke Ellington, Caravan
  • John Kander / Duke Ellington, New York, New York
  • Duke Ellington, Blem
  • Duke Ellington, The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse
  • Quintin White, Rocky White Solo
  • Irving Mills / Duke Ellington / Barney Bigard, Mood Indigo
  • Duke Ellington, Fantasia
  • Duke Ellington, Somebody Cares
  • Raymond Fol / Billy Strayhorn, Raymond Fol (Improvisation Over Take The A Train)
  • Billy Strayhorn / Claude Bolling, Claude Bolling (improvisation Over Take The A Train)

Details

  • Venue: Marni Hall (Brussels, Belgium)
  • Production date: 1973
  • Recording date: 1973
  • Duration: 54 min
  • Production: © Sonuma
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