8 thoughts on “ Duke Ellington - The Far East Suite (CD, Album) ”
The Ellington Suites is an album by American pianist, composer, and bandleader Duke Ellington which collects three suites recorded in , , and released on the Pablo label in The album won a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Performance by a Big Band in Ellington and Billy Strayhorn wrote "The Queen's Suite" for Queen Elizabeth II who was presented with a single pressing of the .
"The Far East Suite" is in reality eight separate compositions of which the beautiful "Isfahan" (a memorable Johnny Hodges feature) became the best-known melody; Paul Gonsalves and Jimmy Hamilton are also among the main stars with the clarinetist being showcased throughout "Ad Lib on Nippon."Brand: Imports.
This is a Duke Ellington pantheon album - first of all, it's one of the greatest-sounding stereo albums of all time - brilliant sound and engineering. The music is fantastic, the band is amazing. I don't have the Bluebird issue, so I don't know if this came before or after, I can only tell you I cannot imagine this sounding better unless one of those SACD companies gets hold of it and we get isbarseehosurderalmotarmantmicom.cos:
Product description The Far East Suite is an album by Duke Ellington and his orchestra, recorded in New York City on 19 December to 21 December The nine compositions on the original album were all composed by Ellington and Billy Strayhorn (except for one by Ellington)/5(15).
View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Digipak CD release of Duke Ellington's Far East Suite on Discogs. Label: BMG France - • Series: RCA Victor Gold Series • Format: CD Album, Remastered Digipak • Country: France • Genre: Jazz • Style: Swing/5(13).
Jan 25, · Duke Ellington's Far East Suite has never enjoyed the accolades lauded upon some of the Maestro's other major isbarseehosurderalmotarmantmicom.co, Brown and Beige and Such Sweet Thunder are in the Ellington canon; Far East, it seems, was left behind.. That may be due to its dated Orientalism. It was recorded in , a strange few years when jazz was looking to other cultures for inspiration but not embracing .