Harlem Man Duke Ellington Band Live (video)

May 20, 2016

duke ellingtonFantastic performance footage of one of Jazz’s greatest stars – Duke Ellington. With performances of song of his most famous songs including “Mood Indigo”, “Caravan” and “Sophisticated Lady”

Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader. Ellington wrote over 1,000 compositions. A major figure in the history of jazz, Ellington’s music stretched into various other genres. His career spanned more than 50 years and included leading his orchestra, composing an inexhaustible songbook, scoring for movies, composing stage musicals, and world tours. Several of his instrumental works were adapted into songs that became standards. Due to his inventive use of the orchestra, or big band, and thanks to his eloquence and extraordinary charisma, he is generally considered to have elevated the perception of jazz to an art form on a par with other traditional genres of music. His reputation increased after his death and the Pulitzer Prize Board bestowed on him a special posthumous honor in 1999.

Ellington called his music “American Music” rather than jazz, and liked to describe those who impressed him as “beyond category.”

1. Sophisticated Lady
2. Caravan
3. The Mooch
4. V.I.P’s Boogie
5. Solitude (With Jimmie Grissom)
6. Mood Indigo
7. The Hawk Talks (Feat. Louie Bellson)
8. I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good
9. Bli-Blip
10. Flamingo
11. Hot Chocolate (“Cottontail”)
12. C Jam Blues

Here’s the video:

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One Comment

  1. WOW! Thanks Harlem World Magazine for this fabulous sound of Duke Ellington and his orchestra. I’m so happy to be one of your readers. You bring wonderful information.

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