Soul Call

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This article is about the album by Duke Ellington. For the album by Kenny Burrell, see Soul Call (Kenny Burrell album).
Soul Call
Live album by Duke Ellington
Released 1967
Recorded July 10–29, 1966, at the Juan-les-Pins/Antibes Jazz Festival, Côte d'Azur
Genre Jazz
Length 54:41
Label Verve
Producer Norman Granz
Duke Ellington chronology
Ella and Duke at the Cote D'Azur
(1967)
Soul Call
(1965)
The Popular Duke Ellington
(1961)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Soul Call is a 1967 live album by Duke Ellington and his orchestra, recorded live at the Juan-les-Pins/Antibes Jazz Festival on the Côte d'Azur.[2] Ella Fitzgerald appeared with Ellington and his band at the same festival, and a more complete version of Ellington's appearance at the festival is documented on the 1998 album Ella and Duke at the Cote D'Azur.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "La Plus Belle Africaine" (Duke Ellington) – 14:00
  2. "West Indian Pancake" (Ellington) – 4:41
  3. "Soul Call" (Louie Bellson, Henry Bellson) – 3:09
  4. "Skin Deep" (Bellson) – 13:03
  5. "Jam with Sam" (Ellington) – 3:38
  6. "Sophisticated Lady" (Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 4:20 Bonus track on Cd reissue
  7. "Wings and Things" (Johnny Hodges) – 3:00 Bonus track on Cd reissue
  8. "The Opener" (Ellington) – 3:16 Bonus track on Cd reissue
  9. "Caravan" (Ellington, Mills, Juan Tizol) – 6:18 Bonus track on Cd reissue
  10. "Kinda Dukish"/"Rockin' in Rhythm" (Ellington)/(Harry Carney, Ellington, Mills) – 5:55 Bonus track on Cd reissue
  11. "Such Sweet Thunder" (Ellington, Strayhorn) – 3:36 Bonus track on Cd reissue
  12. "Madness in Great Ones" (Ellington, Strayhorn) – 4:42 Bonus track on Cd reissue
  13. "Main Stem" (Ellington) – 4:21 Bonus track on Cd reissue
  14. "Take the "A" Train" (Strayhorn) – 5:13 Bonus track on Cd reissue
  • Recorded at Juan Les Pins on July 26 (track 9), July 27 (tracks 2, 4-6, 8 & 10), July 28 (tracks 1, 3 & 11-14) and July 29 (track 7)

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