Dick Hyman Plays Duke Ellington

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Performed as was Dick Hyman's previous Fats Waller project on a Bosendorfer Reproducing Piano and actually recorded from the piano at a later date one really cannot tell the difference, this outing finds the great Hyman interpreting 14 of Duke Ellington's compositions. Most intriguing are Ellington's nearly atonal "The Clothed Woman" and "Tonk" in which Hyman somehow duplicates an Ellington-Billy Strayhorn piano duet! Other highlights include the joyous "Drop Me Off In Harlem," "Doin' the Voom Voom," "Echoes of Harlem" and "The Gal from Joe's." The recording is as rewarding as one would expect.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Performed as was Dick Hyman's previous Fats Waller project on a Bosendorfer Reproducing Piano and actually recorded from the piano at a later date one really cannot tell the difference, this outing finds the great Hyman interpreting 14 of Duke Ellington's compositions. Most intriguing are Ellington's nearly atonal "The Clothed Woman" and "Tonk" in which Hyman somehow duplicates an Ellington-Billy Strayhorn piano duet! Other highlights include the joyous "Drop Me Off In Harlem," "Doin' the Voom Voom," "Echoes of Harlem" and "The Gal from Joe's." The recording is as rewarding as one would expect.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/27/1993
  • Label: Reference Recordings
  • UPC: 030911105020
  • Catalog Number: 50
  • Sales rank: 153,685

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dick Hyman Primary Artist, Piano
Technical Credits
Les Brown Composer
Leonard Feather Liner Notes
Duke Ellington Composer
Robert Harley Mastering
J. Tamblyn Henderson Producer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer, Mastering
Jeff Kaufman Contributor
Marcia Martin Executive Producer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Kenny Lee Mastering
Kenneth Lee Mastering
Michael "Pflash" Pflaumer Engineer
Wayne Stahnke Liner Notes
Beck Rowell Mastering
Keith O. Johnson Engineer
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