This is the discography of Duke Ellington. Most of these recordings are listed by the year they were recorded rather than year released. Reissues are listed for most of the recordings released before the 1950s, as the original 78s are rare.
Matrix, Runout (Disc 1): A0101035373-0102. Matrix, Runout (Disc 2): A0101035374-0202. Mastering SID Code (Discs 1&2): IFPI L681. Other Versions (4 of 4) View All. Cat.
The Essential Duke Ellington, a two-CD set, differs from previous Columbia/Legacy Duke Ellington reissues in that the music is drawn not only from Sony's vaults but from BMG's vaults, too. Four selections are from the 1920s, 20 date from the 1930s, seven are from the 1940s, and the final six were recorded between 1950 and 1960. Is this an essential acquisition?
CD promos are discs that have been factory pressed and will quite often have custom artwork different to the official release, again they can be highly collectable. Duke ellington - 3 essential albums 3 CD new. £1. 9.
One, Ellington disliked musical pigeonholes. His open-minded attitude allowed him to create masterpieces as different as the spiritual classic "Come Sunday" with gospel star Mahalia Jackson and the Ravelian impressionism of "Lady of the Lavender Mist. Columbia/Legacy offers a survey of its Duke Ellington catalog with its release of "The Duke: The Essential Collection (1927-1961)," a three-CD boxed set that hit stores in March.
Trying to compile an album of essential Duke Ellington performances is a difficult task indeed. How can you get it all in? How does one performance of "It Don't Mean a Thing" compare to another? It's all arbitrary, and that's why our record collections continue to grow. The recordings reissued on this two-CD compilation range from 1927 to 1960, with an emphasis on the earlier years.
2014 Original Album Plus Bonus Tracks 1963. My Jazz Collection: Duke Ellington, Swinging Suites, The Nutcracker Suite & Peer Gynt Suites. Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington Orchestra. Recording Together For The First Time. Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington. 2017 Remastered 2017. Essential - Cool Cats.