The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse

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The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse
Studio album by Duke Ellington
Released 1971
Recorded February 17, 1971
Genre Jazz
Length 34:58
Label Fantasy
Duke Ellington chronology
The Intimate Ellington
(1971)
The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse
(1971)
The Intimate Ellington
(1969-71)

The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse (subtitled A Suite in Eight Parts) is a studio album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded in 1971 and released on the Fantasy label in 1975.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars calling it "one of Duke Ellington's most intriguing works from his later years".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Duke Ellington
  1. "Chinoiserie" - 8:13
  2. "Didjeridoo" - 3:37
  3. "Afrique" - 2:53
  4. "Acht O'Clock Rock" - 3:04
  5. "Gong" - 4:42
  6. "Tang" - 4:45
  7. "True" - 3:35
  8. "Hard Way" - 4:09
  • Recorded at National Recording Studio in New York, NY on February 17, 1971.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Duke Ellington Panorama accessed April 15, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed April 15, 2010