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9 thoughts on “ Flamingo - Duke Ellington - Ellington And His Vocalists (CD)

  1. Jeffries’ vocal performance of the song “Flamingo” with the Ellington orchestra became a major hit in Other songs he performed with Ellington were “There Shall Be No Night” and “You, You Darlin’.” Jeffries went on to make other films, worked in TV and continued his singing career into his 80s. Originally Published May 29,
  2. Black, Brown and Beige by Duke Ellington - CD () for $ from Big Band & Swing Q: 4 Stars - Excellent - ' written in the early `40s, and its historical importance (as blueprint for the suites that extended jazz forms from the short jam) is equal to anything in the Ellington canon ' - Order by Phone Price: $
  3. May 11,  · Download Duke Ellington & His Orchestra - Ebony Rhapsody: The Great Ellington Vocalists () FLAC Full Album. Artist: Duke Ellington. Title: Ebony Rhapsody: The Great Ellington Vocalists. (Webster-Ellington) Flamingo (Grouya-Anderson) Pretty Woman (Ellington) Creole Love Call (Ellington-Miley) Personnel Duke Ellington.
  4. The piano playing is to be treasured. The minor problem with the CD is the inclusion of the vocalists. If Ellington had a fault, and he did not have many, it was that he was not noted for his choice of vocalists. Here we have Anita Moore on two tracks and Tony Watkins on three.
  5. Jun 26,  · Its minute corpus extends his orchestra to 22 pieces (including vocalists), then adds four full choirs. As one might imagine, it’s highly driven by lyrics—some of them bypassing the choral multitudes for the singular person of the operatic Swedish vocalist Alice Babs (an Ellington discovery).
  6. Duke Ellington. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, – May 24, ) was an American composer, pianist, and leader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from until his death over a career spanning more than fifty in Washington, D.C., Ellington was based in New York City from the mids onward and gained a national profile through his orchestra's appearances at the.
  7. Ebony Rhapsody: The Great Ellington Vocalists, an album by Duke Ellington on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes.
  8. Duke Ellington & His Orchestra perform with Herb Jeffreys (or Jeffries), who literally gave up a film career in order to go on the road as Duke's vocalist. He'd been making black-cast westerns such as The Bronze Buckeroo () & others. He cancelled all film projects in favor of his music, & singing for Ellington's band exceeded most any.
  9. Ellington Indigos is a jazz album by Duke Ellington. The stereo CD reissue released by Columbia (CK ) in contains a track listing and cover art that is Genre: Jazz.

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