Label: Bluebird (3) - 82876-55614-2,BMG - 82876-55614-2 Format: CD Album, Remastered Digipak Country: Europe Genre: Jazz Style: Big Band, Swing
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Top Charts. New Releases. Far East Suite. Duke Ellington January 1, Add to Wishlist. Listen to this album and millions more. First month free. Ellington and Billy Strayhorn wrote the compositions. The album was reissued in with four previously unreleased alternate takes.
In , Bluebird Records issued the album on CD with additional bonus takes. Strayhorn died in May , making The Far East Suite the final album released during his life to feature his compositions. Published 12 years ago by zoologischergarten. More CDs by Duke Ellington. It is one of the attractions: Ellington was an outstanding composer.
He wrote thousands of works, composing popular songs, art songs, a wide variety of instrumentals, suites, symphonic works, movie and TV scores, and music for ballet - all of a very high quality. But to say merely that Ellington was a great composer ignores his achievement as a musician. Ellington is probably the only musician whose name has been associated with a particular style "Ellingtonia". This style does not imply a specific tempo or specific mood, but also a certain standard of quality.
Whoever plays "Ellingtonia" must adhere to these standards. Duke Ellington. The Penguin Jazz Guide: The History of the Music in the Best Albums. The Penguin Guide to Jazz 10th ed. New York: All Music Guide to Jazz: The Definitive Guide to Jazz Music. San Francisco: Backbeat Books. Down Beat. Sign in or sign up to upload your MP3 for "Download of the Day" consideration. Sign in or sign up to upload your events. Sign in or sign up to upload and share your publicity or live event photos.
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