Serenade to Sweden

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Serenade to Sweden
Serenade to Sweden.jpg
Studio album by
Released1966
RecordedFebruary 28 & March 1, 1963
GenreJazz
LabelReprise
Duke Ellington chronology
Duke Ellington's Jazz Violin Session
(1963)
Serenade to Sweden
(1966)
Studio Sessions New York 1963
(1963)

Serenade to Sweden is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington and vocalist Alice Babs recorded in 1963 and released on the Reprise label in 1966.[1] The album was released on CD in 2017 by Real gone music.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Duke Ellington except as noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Serenade to Sweden" 3:10
2."The Boy in My Dreams" 2:30
3."Stoona" 2:53
4."La De Doody Doo" 2:15
5."Azure" 2:50
6."Come Sunday" 4:50
7."C Jam Blues" 2:36
8."I Didn't Know About You"Ellington, Bob Russell4:10
9."Satin Doll"Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer2:55
10."Take Love Easy" 3:22
11."Babsie" 2:05
12."(I Want) Something to Live For" 2:48
13."I'm Beginning to See the Light"Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, Harry James2:38
14."Untitled Lullaby" 2:33

Recorded at Studio Hoche, Paris on February 28 (tracks 5, 9 & 14) and March 1 (tracks 1-4, 6-8 & 10-13), 1963.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Duke Ellington Panorama accessed June 14, 2010