"Pretty Girl" (Also known as the "Star-Crossed Lovers") (Outtake) (Ellington, Strayhorn) - 8:54
On all LP issues of this album and the French Columbia CD #COL 469140 2, there is a different take of the piece, Up and Down, Up and Down (I Will Lead Them Up and Down). On this original version, Clark Terry ends it by talking through his trumpet, "Lord, what fools these mortals be."
“Ellington Suite to Bow April 28” New York Times. 15 April 1957.
Parmenter, Ross. “Music: Weill and the Duke.” New York Times 29 April 1957.
“New Ellington Suite Hailed By Coast-to-Coast Audience.” Daily Defender. 2 July 1957.
Wilson, John S. “Duke Bounces Back With Provocative Work.” New York Times. 13 Oct. 1957. esp 113
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Hasse, John Edward. Beyond Category: The Life and Genius of Duke Ellington. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993.
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Harrison, Max. “Max Harrison: Some Reflections on Ellington’s Longer Works. The Duke Ellington Reader. Tucker, Mark, ed. (esp. pg.393).
Crouch, Stanley. “Stanley Crouch on Such Sweet Thunder, Suite Thursday, and Anatomy of a Murder.” The Duke Ellington Reader. Tucker, Mark, ed. (esp. 339, 441).
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Timmer, W.E. Ellingtonia: The recorded music of Duke Ellington and his sidemen. Metuchen, N.J.: Institute of Jazz Studies: Scarecrow Press, 1988. Esp. pp. 450.
Marsalis, Wynton. “What Jazz is and Isn’t.” New York Times. 31, July 1988.
Ellington, Mercer. Duke Ellington in Person: An Intimate Memoir. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1978. Esp. pp. 117.
Ellington, Duke. Music is My Mistress. New York: Da Capo Press, 1976, c1973. Esp. pp. 192.