The Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1946

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The Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1946
Live album by Duke Ellington
Released 1977
Recorded January 4, 1946
Genre Jazz
Length 88:09
Label Prestige
Duke Ellington chronology
The Carnegie Hall Concerts: December 1944
(1944)
The Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1946
(1946)
The Carnegie Hall Concerts: December 1947
(1947)

The Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1946 is a live album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded at Carnegie Hall, in New York in 1946 and released on the Prestige label in 1977.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars and stated "The 1946 concert is not as memorable as the others but the many major soloists still make this lesser item an enjoyable listening experience".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Duke Ellington except as indicated
  1. "Caravan" (Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) - 3:45
  2. "In a Mellow Tone" (Ellington, Milt Gabler) - 2:54
  3. "Solid Old Man" - 3:35
  4. "Spiritual (Come Sunday)/Work Song" - 12:06
  5. "The Blues" - 5:08
  6. "Rugged Romeo" - 3:09
  7. "Sono" - 5:04
  8. "Air-Conditioned Jungle" (Ellington, Jimmy Hamilton) - 5:45
  9. "Pitter Panther Patter" - 2:14
  10. "Take the "A" Train" (Billy Strayhorn) - 3:26
  11. "Mellow Ditty" - 7:30
  12. "Fugueaditty" - 2:40
  13. "Jam-A-Ditty" - 3:34
  14. "Magenta Haze" - 4:41
  15. "Diminuendo in Blue/Transblucency" (Ellington/Ellington, Lawrence Brown) - 7:28
  16. "Crescendo in Blue" - 3:40
  17. "Suburbanite" - 4:32
  18. "I'm Just a Lucky So and So" (Mack David, Ellington) - 4:32
  19. "Riffin' Roll" - 2:26
  • Recorded at Carnegie Hall in New York on January 4, 1946.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Duke Ellington Panorama accessed June 17, 2010
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed June 17, 2010