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Duke Ellington - Blues In Orbit download album
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Performer: Duke Ellington
Title: Blues In Orbit
Year 1999
Country US
Genre: Jazz
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Duke Ellington - Blues In Orbit download album


A quintessential Ellington in his post-Newport period. If this tune doesn't speak to you in some form or other, Ellington probably isn't for you.

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Blues in Orbit is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded for the Columbia label in 1959 and released in 1960. The album was re-released on CD in 2004 with bonus tracks including alternate takes and tracks from earlier sessions.

a brassy blues by Billy Strayhorn - title track to Duke's 1960 album. pretty title makes for pretty pictorial accompaniment. A quintessential Ellington in his post-Newport period.

Blues In Orbit ‎(LP, Album, Mono). Blues In Orbit ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM). Columbia, Legacy.

Tracklist: 1. Three J’s Blues, 2. Smada, 3. Pie Eye’s Blues, 4. Sweet And Pungent, 5. C Jam Blues, 6. In A Mellow Tone, 7. Blues In Blueprint, 8. The Swingers Get The Blues Too, 9. The Swingers’ Jump, 10. Blues In Orbit, 11. Villes Ville Is The Place, Ma. 4. Sweet And Pungent. 7. Blues In Blueprint. 8. The Swingers Get The Blues Too. 9. The Swingers’ Jump. 11. Villes Ville Is The Place, Man. More albums from Duke Ellington: Black Brown And Beige (A Duke Ellington Tone Parallel To The American Negro) by Duke Ellington.

Duke Ellington is seen by many as one of the frontrunners of Jazz and as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. He was a part of the Harlem Renaissance and many feel that because of him, Jazz gained recognition as a art form. Many of his instrumental songs have become Jazz standards, and his distinctive style remains a shining beacon in music. Blues In Orbit was mostly recorded during one after-midnight session after they had returned from a run of shows in Europe. It presents a Big Band in full swing; there is true synergy at work here that could only come from a group of musicians that expect - and get - the best from each other. Free flowing improvisations and straightforward arrangements show a band that is kicking back, relaxing, and doing it nice 'n' easy.

Blues in Blueprint - 3:43. The Swingers Get the Blues, Too (Ellington, Matthew Gee) - 3:09. The Swinger's Jump - 3:53. Blues in Orbit (Strayhorn) - 2:29. Villes Ville Is the Place, Man - 2:33. Duke Ellington – piano. Billy Strayhorn - piano (tracks 2 & 7). Ray Nance - trumpet, violin. Britt Woodman - trombone. Matthew Gee, Booty Wood - trombone. Jimmy Hamilton - clarinet, tenor saxophone. Johnny Hodges - alto saxophone.

Blues In Orbit deservingly finds itself on many lists of crucial Ellington releases. Personnel: Duke Ellington- piano; Jimmy Woode- bass; Sam Woodyard, Jimmy Johnson- drums; Clark Terry, Cat Anderson, Shorty Baker- trumpet; Ray Nance- trumpet, violin; Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, John Sanders, Booty Wood- trombone; Matthew Gee- trombone, baritone horn; Johnny Hodges, Bill Graham- alto saxophone; Russell Procope- alto saxophone, clarinet; Jimmy Hamilton- tenor saxophone, clarinet; Paul Gonsalves- tenor saxophone; Harry Carney- baritone saxophone; Billy Strayhorn-. piano on "Smada" and "Blues in Blueprint

Blues in Orbit is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded for the Columbia label in 1959 and released in 1960.

Tracklist

1 Three J´s Blues 2:56
2 Smada 2:39
3 Pie Eye´s Blues 3:29
4 Sweet And Pungent 4:03
5 C Jam Blues 4:53
6 In A Mellow Tone 2:43
7 Blues In Blueprint 3:42
8 The Swingers Get The Blues Too 3:08
9 The Swinger´s Jump 3:55
10 Blues In Orbit 2:29
11 Villes Ville Is The Place, Man 2:30

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 15775 47572 4

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CL 1445 Duke Ellington Blues In Orbit ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia CL 1445 US 1960
CS 8241 Duke Ellington Blues In Orbit ‎(LP) Columbia CS 8241 Canada 1960
CK 87041 Duke Ellington Blues In Orbit ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Columbia, Legacy CK 87041 US 2004
CS 8241 Duke Ellington Blues In Orbit ‎(LP, Album) Columbia CS 8241 US 1960
88697492062 Duke Ellington Blues In Orbit ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Columbia, Legacy 88697492062 Europe 2009