Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins

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Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins
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Studio album by Duke Ellington and Coleman Hawkins
Released January 1963 (1963-01)
Recorded August 18, 1962
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 39:05
Label Impulse!
Producer Bob Thiele
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 5/5 stars[1]
Down Beat 4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[3]

Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins is a jazz album by Duke Ellington and Coleman Hawkins that was recorded on August 18, 1962 and released in February 1963 by Impulse! Records.[4]

In 1995, The New York Times called it "one of the great Ellington albums, one of the great Hawkins albums and one of the great albums of the 1960s."[5]

Track listing[edit]

All songs composed by Duke Ellington, except where otherwise stated.

  1. "Limbo Jazz" — 5:14
  2. "Mood Indigo" (Ellington, Barney Bigard) — 5:56
  3. "Ray Charles' Place" — 4:04
  4. "Wanderlust" (Ellington, Johnny Hodges) — 5:00
  5. "You Dirty Dog" — 4:19
  6. "Self-Portrait (of the Bean)" — 3:52
  7. "The Jeep Is Jumpin'" (Ellington, Hodges) — 4:49
  8. "The Ricitic" — 5:51
  9. "Solitude" (Ellington, Eddie DeLange)[6] — 5:51
     

Personnel[edit]

Production

  • Bob Thiele – producer
  • Rudy Van Gelder – engineer
  • Joe Alper – photography
  • Jason Claiborne – graphic design
  • Stanley Dance – liner notes
  • Hollis King – art direction

Reissue

  • Michael Cuscuna – liner notes, reissue producer
  • Erick Labson – digital remastering

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Milkowski, Bill (June 2013). "Money Jungle: 50 Years After the Summit" (pdf). Down Beat. p. 34. Retrieved 7 June 2017. 
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 69. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  4. ^ Billboard Feb 9, 1963
  5. ^ Watrous, Peter (17 December 1995). "Pop Briefs". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 June 2017. 
  6. ^ CD reissue only. Solitude was until the 1995 CD reissue never part of the album. Originally issued on the compilation album The Definitive Jazz Scene-Volume 1 (Impulse! A-99) in the 1960s.