Serenade to Sweden

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Serenade to Sweden
Studio album by Duke Ellington & Alice Babs
Released 1966
Recorded February 28 & March 1, 1963
Genre Jazz
Label Reprise
Duke Ellington chronology
Duke Ellington's Jazz Violin Session
(1963)
Serenade to Sweden
(1963)
Studio Sessions New York 1963
(1963)

Serenade to Sweden is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington and vocalist Alice Babs recorded in 1963 and released on the Reprise label in 1966.[1] The album was Alice Babs debut[dubious ] and has yet to be released on CD.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Duke Ellington except as noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Serenade to Sweden"     3:10
2. "The Boy in My Dreams"     2:30
3. "Stoona"     2:53
4. "La De Doody Doo"     2:15
5. "Azure"     2:50
6. "Come Sunday"     4:50
7. "C Jam Blues"     2:36
8. "I Didn't Know About You"   Ellington, Bob Russell 4:10
9. "Satin Doll"   Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer 2:55
10. "Take Love Easy"     3:22
11. "Babsie"     2:05
12. "(I Want) Something to Live For"     2:48
13. "I'm Beginning to See the Light"   Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, Harry James 2:38
14. "Untitled Lullaby"     2:33

Recorded at Studio Hoche, Paris on February 28 (tracks 5, 9 & 14) and March 1 (tracks 1-4, 6-8 & 10-13), 1963.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Duke Ellington Panorama accessed June 14, 2010