Duke Elegant

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Duke Elegant
Studio album by Dr. John
Released 1999
Recorded 1999
Genre Jazz
Length 66:38
Label Parlophone
Producer Mac Rebennack
Dr. John chronology
Anutha Zone
(1998)
Duke Elegant
(1999)
Creole Moon
(2001)

Duke Elegant is a 1999 studio album by New Orleans keyboard player and vocalist Dr. John. The album was produced by the artist under his real name, Mac Rebennack, and is a collection of songs written or performed by Duke Ellington. It features musical support from "The Lower 9-11" (David Barard, Bobby Broom, and Herman Ernest III), Ronnie Cuber, and Cyro Baptista.

Track listing[edit]

The year each song was originally written is given with the composers' names.

  1. "On The Wrong Side of the Railroad Tracks" (1947; John Latouche, Duke Ellington) - 5:41
  2. "I'm Gonna Go Fishin'" (1959; Duke Ellington, Peggy Lee) - 5:02
  3. "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" (1932; Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 5:30
  4. "Perdido" (1942; Ervin M. Drake, Hans Longsfolder, Juan Tizol) - 5:48
  5. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (1942; Bob Russell, Duke Ellington) - 3:35
  6. "Solitude" (1934; Duke Ellington, Eddie DeLango, Irving Mills) - 5:03
  7. "Satin Doll" (1953; Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer, Duke Ellington) - 4:44
  8. "Mood Indigo" (1931; Irving Mills, Duke Ellington, Barnard Bigard) - 6:52
  9. "Do Nothin' 'Til You Hear From Me" (1943; Bob Russell, Duke Ellington) - 5:29
  10. "Thing's Ain't What They Used To Be" (1942; Mercer Ellington) - 6:23
  11. "Caravan" (1937; Juan Tizol, Irving Mills, Duke Ellington) - 6:22
  12. "Flaming Sword" (1940; Duke Ellington) - 5:45

Personnel[edit]

  • Dr John - piano, B3, vocals
  • David Barard - bass, backing vocals
  • Bobby Broom - guitar, backing vocals
  • Herman Ernest III - drums, backing vocals
  • Ronnie Cuber - saxophone
  • Cyro Baptista - percussion