Studio Sessions New York & Chicago, 1965, 1966 & 1971

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Studio Sessions New York & Chicago, 1965, 1966 & 1971
Studio album by Duke Ellington
Released 1987
Recorded March 4 & 31, 1965, May 18, 1965, August 18, 1966 and May 5, 1971
Genre Jazz
Length 63:05
Label LMR
Producer Duke Ellington
Duke Ellington chronology
The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse
(1971)
Studio Sessions New York & Chicago, 1965, 1966 & 1971
(1965-71)
The Intimate Ellington
(1969-71)

Studio Sessions New York & Chicago, 1965, 1966 & 1971 is the tenth volume of The Private Collection—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 Stewart Mason awarded the album 4 stars and stated the album features "dazzling rhythmic shifts highlighting the orchestra's uncanny musical synchronicity".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

:All compositions by Duke Ellington

  1. "Black" - 8:09
  2. "Come Sunday" - 5:59
  3. "Light" - 6:29
  4. "West Indian Dance" - 2:15
  5. "Emancipation Celebration" - 2:36
  6. "The Blues" - 5:23
  7. "Cy Runs Rock Waltz" - 2:18
  8. "Beige" - 2:24
  9. "Sugar Hill Penthouse" - 4:55
  10. "Harlem" - 13:42
  11. "Ad Lib on Nippon" - 11:40
  • Recorded at Fine Studios, New York on March 4, 1965 (tracks 1-3 & 11) at Universal Studios, Chicago on March 31, 1965 (tracks 4 & 5) and May 18, 1965 (tracks 7-9), at RCA Studio A on August 18, 1966 (track 10) and at National Recording Studio, New York on May 5, 1971 (track 6).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Duke Ellington Panorama accessed June 25, 2010
  2. ^ a b Mason, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 25, 2010