Studio Sessions, 1957, 1965, 1966, 1967, San Francisco, Chicago, New York

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Studio Sessions 1957, 1965, 1966, 1967, San Francisco, Chicago, New York
Studio album by Duke Ellington
Released 1987
Recorded January 1957, March 17, 1965, April 14, 1965, August 30, 1965, December 28, 1966 and July 11, 1967
Genre Jazz
Length 63:05
Label LMR
Producer Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington chronology
The Greatest Jazz Concert in the World
(1967)
Studio Sessions, 1957, 1965, 1966, 1967, San Francisco, Chicago, New York
(1957-67)
...And His Mother Called Him Bill
(1967)

Studio Sessions, 1957, 1965, 1966, 1967, San Francisco, Chicago, New York is the eighth volume of The Private Collection (published by the canadian label Unidisc as AGEK 2038) - whereas is Volume 5 in the edition of the collection by the english KAZ Jazz Masters label - a series documenting recordings made by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington for his personal collection which was first released on the LMR label in 1987 and later on the Saja label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated the album "features particularly strong moments from trumpeter Cat Anderson, altoist Johnny Hodges and tenorman Paul Gonsalves on many little-played Ellington compositions ".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

:All compositions by Duke Ellington except as indicated

  1. "Countdown" - 2:32
  2. "When I'm Feeling Kinda Blue" - 5:50
  3. "El Viti" (Gerald Wilson) - 3:21
  4. "Draggin' Blues" - 6:10
  5. "Cotton Tail" - 3:42
  6. "Now Ain't It" - 4:16
  7. "The Last Go-Round" - 3:32
  8. "Moon Mist" - 6:13
  9. "Skillipoop" - 2:00
  10. "Banquet Scene (Timon of Athens)" - 2:20
  11. "Love Scene" (Barer, Ellington) 3:08
  12. "Rod la Rocque" - 4:13
  13. "Rhythm Section Blues" - 3:09
  14. "Lele" - 3:07
  15. "Ocht O'Clock Rock" - 3:16
  16. "Lady" (Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 3:33
  17. "Rondolet" - 2:43
  • Recorded in Chicago late January 1957 (track 8), at Fine Studios, New York on March 17, 1965 (tracks 9 & 10), at Coast Recorders Studio, San Francisco on April 14, 1965 (tracks 11-13) and August 30, 1965 (tracks 1-3) at RCA Studio B, New York on December 28, 1966 (tracks 4-7) and July 11, 1967 (tracks 14-17).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Duke Ellington Panorama accessed June 23, 2010
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed June 23, 2010