Featuring Paul Gonsalves

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Featuring Paul Gonsalves
Studio album by Duke Ellington
Recorded May 1, 1962
Genre Jazz
Label Fantasy
Duke Ellington chronology
All American In Jazz
(1962)
Featuring Paul Gonsalves
(1962)
Studio Sessions 1957 & 1962
(1957-62)

Featuring Paul Gonsalves is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded in 1962 for the Fantasy label.[1] The album features performances highlighting saxophonist Paul Gonsalves.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Stephen Cook awarded the album 4 stars and stated "Gonsalves turns this one-off session into one of the more enjoyable titles in Ellington's catalog".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Duke Ellington except as indicated.
  1. "C Jam Blues" (Barney Bigard, Ellington) - 5:14
  2. "Take the "A" Train" (Billy Strayhorn) - 5:43
  3. "Happy Go Lucky Local" - 5:03
  4. "Jam With Sam" - 3:18
  5. "Caravan" (Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) - 6:12
  6. "Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'" (Ellington, Lee Gaines, Strayhorn) - 4:49
  7. "Paris Blues" - 3:30
  8. "Ready, Go!" (Ellington, Strayhorn) - 5:01
    • Recorded at A & R Studio, New York on May 1, 1962

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Duke Ellington Panorama accessed June 16, 2010
  2. ^ a b Cook, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 16, 2010