Studio Sessions New York, 1968

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Studio Sessions New York, 1968
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Studio album by
Released1987
RecordedNovember 6, 1968 and June 15, 1970
GenreJazz
Length64:59
LabelLMR
ProducerDuke Ellington
Duke Ellington chronology
Second Sacred Concert
(1968)
Studio Sessions New York, 1968
(1987)
70th Birthday Concert
(1969)

Studio Sessions New York, 1968 is the ninth volume of The Private Collection a series documenting recordings made by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington for his personal collection which was first released on the LMR label in 1987 and later on the Saja label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars and stated "Even after 30 years of playing some of these standards, Ellington found new ways to re-arrange... Lots of surprises on this fine CD".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

:All compositions by Duke Ellington except as indicated

  1. "I Can't Get Started" (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) - 4:27
  2. "Waiting for You" - 4:10
  3. "Knuf" - 2:32
  4. "Gigl" - 5:01
  5. "Meditation" - 2:34
  6. "Sophisticated Lady" (Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 2:53
  7. "Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me)" (Ellington, Lee Gaines) - 4:14
  8. "Mood Indigo" (Barney Bigard, Ellington, Mills) - 4:43
  9. "In a Sentimental Mood" (Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Mills) - 2:52
  10. "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart" (Ellington, Mills, Henry Nemo, John Redmond) - 4:02
  11. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (Mercer Ellington) - 4:02
  12. "Reva" - 4:14
  13. "Ortseam" - 2:04
  14. "Cool and Groovy" (Ellington, Cootie Williams) 2:29
  15. "Elos" - 5:39
  16. "C Jam Blues" (Bigard, Ellington) - 9:03
  • Recorded at National Recording Studio, New York on November 23, 1968 (track 1), November 29, 1968 (tracks 2-12), and December 3, 1968 (tracks 13-16).

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Duke Ellington Panorama accessed June 25, 2010
  2. ^ a b Allmusic Review accessed June 25, 2010