Jazz Icons: Duke Ellington features the earliest-known filmed full-length concert by one of the 20th Century's greatest songwriters and bandleaders. ...Click To Read More About This Product
Jazz Icons: Duke Ellington features the earliest-known filmed full-length concert by one of the 20th Century's greatest songwriters and bandleaders. Filmed at Amsterdam's famed Concertgebouw, this 80-minute concert features the 16-piece Duke Ellington Orchestra two years after their stunning performance at the 1956 Newport Jazz Festival, which Duke considered his second birth. This epic performance includes legendary players Clark Terry, Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney, Paul Gonalves, Quetin Jackson, and Ray Nance performing some of the most beloved American music ever written. Features: 24-page booklet; liner notes by Patricia Willard; foreword by Edward Kenndy Ellington II; cover photo by Lee Tanner; booklet photos by Duncan Schiedt, Lee Tanner, Riccardo Schwamenthal, Ray Avery, Susanne Schapowalow; 2 memorabilia collages; and more. 80 minutes.
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