Duke Ellington

All American in Jazz + Midnight in Paris (EJC 55591)

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All American in Jazz + Midnight in Paris

Duke Ellington

Essential Jazz Classics

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EJC 137335

EJC 55591

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All American in Jazz + Midnight in Paris

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• 2 ORIGINAL ALBUMS ON 1 CD

• FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON CD

This release presents Duke Ellington’s complete original 1962 LP All American in Jazz (Columbia CS8590), which features Duke playing jazz versions of the music from the Broadway hit All American. It appears here for the first time ever on CD. Also included is the long out of print album Midnight in Paris (Columbia CS8077). Recorded that same year, it consists of a variety of songs related to France, which were composed or arranged by Duke and Billy Strayhorn. Alternate versions of two of the songs from the album have been added as a bonus.

PERSONNEL:

  • DUKE ELLIMGTON & HIS ORCHESTRA
  • COLLECTIVE PERSONNELl: Cat Anderson, Harold “Shorty” Baker, Howard McGhee (tp), Ray Nance (tp, vln), Lawrence Brown, Jimmy Cleveland, Chuck Connors (tb), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Russell Procope (as, cl), Johnny Hodges (as), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (bar, cl, b-cl), Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn (p), Aaron Bell (b), Sam Woodyard (d), among others.
  • [1-10]: ALL AMERICAN IN JAZZ: New York, January 2, 5, 10 & 23, 1962.
  • Original sessions produced by Teo Macero.
  • [11-23]: MIDNIGHT IN PARIS: New York, January 30-31, February 27, June 21 & June 26, 1962.
  • Original sessions produced by Teo Macero.
  • [24-25] BONUS TRACK:
  • (24) Ray Nance (tp), Lawrence Brown (tb), Johnny Hodges (as), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (bar), Billy Strayhorn (p), Aaron Bell (b), Sam Woodyard (d), Milt Grayson (vcl). Chicago, Illinois, March 16, 1962.
  • (25) Jimmy Gourley (guitar solo). From Duke Ellington’s original soundtrack to the film Paris Blues. Paris, France, December 15-16, 1960.

TRACKS:

  • 01) Back To School (*)
  • 02) I’ve Just Seen Her (As Nobody Else Has Seen Her) (*)
  • 03) Which Way? (*)
  • 04) If I Were You (*)
  • 05) Once Upon A Time (*)
  • 06) Nightlife (*)
  • 07) Our Children (*)
  • 08) I Couldn’t Have Done It Alone (*)
  • 09) We Speak The Same Language (*)
  • 10) What A Country! (*)
  • 11) Under Paris Skies
  • 12) I Wish You Love
  • 13) Mademoiselle De Paris
  • 14) Comme Ci, Comme Ça
  • 15) Speak To Me Of Love
  • 16) A Midnight In Paris
  • 17) (All Of A Sudden) My Heart Sings
  • 18) Guitar Amour
  • 19) The Petite Waltz
  • 20) Paris Blues
  • 21) Javapachacha (Apache)
  • 22) No Regrets
  • 23) The River Seine
  • 24) Paris Blues [rare vocal version] (**)
  • 25) Guitar Amour [solo guitar version] (**)
  • TOTAL TIME: 77:44 mins
  • (*) FIRST TIME ON CD
  • (**) BONUS TRACKS