Transcribed and edited by David Berger for Jazz at Lincoln Center. With program and performance notes. This transcription is based on a recording made by the Duke Ellington Orchestra in 1946.
Justin DiCioccio conducts the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra. Track Listing: Harlem (A Tone Parallel to Harlem) -- Mood Indigo -- The Queen’s Suite: Sunset and the Mocking Bird -- Lightning Bugs and Frogs -- Le Sucrier Velours -- Northern Lights -- Single Petal of a Rose --…
Contains 70 great Ellington tunes arranged as piano solos.
Cohen's biography of jazz giant Ellington focuses on his leadership with cultural, social, and political issues in America. With an introduction, notes and indices. Black & white photos.
This book looks at the music of Ellington and frequent collaborator Billy Strayhorn in terms of larger trends in 20th century music. The author argues that the influence and vitality of Ellington is larger than any other classical, jazz or pop composer of his lifetime. With a preface, notes,…
Contents: East St. Louis Toodle-Oo (3:06) -- Black and Tan Fantasy (3:26) -- Take It Easy (2:37) -- Hot and Bothered (3:18) -- The Mooche (3:24) -- Rockin' in Rhythm (3:17) -- Creole Rhapsody (8:28) -- It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (3:10) -- Creole Love Call (3:14) --…
Lead sheets are provided for C, B-flat and E-flat instruments for classic tunes including Caravan, Don’t' Get Around Much Anymore, In a Mellow Tone, Perdido, Satin Doll, Take the A Train, and more. The CD includes accompaniments with choruses for soloing.
A set of 15 songs arranged for voice with guitar in standard notation and tablature, including: Caravan; Don't Get Around Much Anymore; In a Mellow Tone; In a Sentimental Mood; Mood Indigo; Perdido; Satin Doll; Sophisicated Lady; and more.
Transcriptions of Peterson's performances of 17 Ellington tunes, such as Band Call; C-Jam Blues; Caravan; Cotton Tail; Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me; Don't Get Around Much Anymore; I a Mellow Tone; Satin Doll; Sophisticated Lady; and more. With a biography of Peterson.
This meeting between Ellington and Hawkins also features Johnny Hodges, Ray Nance, Lawrence Brown, Sam Woodyard, and others.
The US Air Force Orchestra plays the music of Ellington. Contents: Black, Brown and Beige Suite -- New World A-Comin' -- Harlem -- Three Black Kings.
Graham Reynolds and the Golden Arm Trio perform music by Ellington, as well as Juan Tizol, Irving Berlin, Gabriel Prokofiev, Jeff Hoskins, and others. With various artists.