4 STARS DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE
THE FULL ALBUM PLUS ALL OTHERS TUNES AND ALTERNATIVES
TUNES AND ALTERNATIVE TAKES FROM THE SESSIONS!
The splendid "Ellington Indigos" (Columbia CL-1085/ CS 8053), contained here in its entirety, presented new arrangements made by Duke Ellington of some of his own masterpieces, as well as of a variety of jazz standards he seldom recorded. All additional titles and alternate takes from the sessions that yielded Ellington Indigos (but weren’t present on the original album) have been included on this CD as a bonus.
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA:
Clark Terry, Willie Cook, Cat Anderson, Harold “Shorty” Baker (tp),
Ray Nance (tp, vln, vcl), Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman (tb),
Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Russell Procope (as, cl),
Johnny Hodges, Rick Henderson (as), Paul Gonsalves (ts),
Harry Carney (bar, cl, b-cl), Duke Ellington (p), Jimmy Woode (b),
Sam Woodyard (d), Jimmy Grissom, Ozzie Bailey (vcl).
Recorded in New York, March 13, September 9 & October 1-14, 1957.INCLUDES 12-PAGE BOOKLETTRACKS
02) WHERE OR WHEN
03) MOOD INDIGO
04) NIGHT AND DAY
05) PRELUDE TO A KISS
06) ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE
07) WILLOW WEEP FOR ME
09) DANCING IN THE DARK
10) AUTUMN LEAVES
11) THE SKY FELL DOWN
12) COMMERCIAL TIME
13) MOOD INDIGO (alt. take 1)
14) MOOD INDIGO (alt. take 2)
15) AUTUMN LEAVES (alt. take)
16) WILLOW WEEP FOR ME (alt. take)
17) WHERE OR WHEN (alt. take)
18) ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE (alt. take)
19) LOVE [MY HEART, MY MIND, MY EVERYTHING]
TOTAL TIME: 78:53 Min.