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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This two-disc set provides a low-cost introduction to two of jazz's greatest bandleaders, with a disc each devoted to Duke Ellington and Count Basie, both of them giants of 20th century music. Ellington brought intelligence and sophistication to jazz as a songwriter, composer, arranger, pianist, and bandleader, and he touched down everywhere, from solo recordings to orchestral works and extended suites. Basie came out of the 1930s Kansas City jazz scene as a hot stride piano player, but his ability to lead and tighten any ensemble he worked with, bringing out the best solos from his players, was his real strength. Jazz, and pop music in general, would be unrecognizable ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
This two-disc set provides a low-cost introduction to two of jazz's greatest bandleaders, with a disc each devoted to Duke Ellington and Count Basie, both of them giants of 20th century music. Ellington brought intelligence and sophistication to jazz as a songwriter, composer, arranger, pianist, and bandleader, and he touched down everywhere, from solo recordings to orchestral works and extended suites. Basie came out of the 1930s Kansas City jazz scene as a hot stride piano player, but his ability to lead and tighten any ensemble he worked with, bringing out the best solos from his players, was his real strength. Jazz, and pop music in general, would be unrecognizable without the contributions of these two giants.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/21/2009
  • Label: Fuel 2000
  • UPC: 030206180121
  • Catalog Number: 061801
  • Sales rank: 22,476

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Take the 'A' Train (3:02)
  2. 2 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me (3:24)
  3. 3 All The Things You Are (6:53)
  4. 4 Don't Get Around Much Anymore (4:02)
  5. 5 Jeep's Blues (2:24)
  6. 6 Perdido (2:29)
  7. 7 Caravan (3:46)
  8. 8 Hawk Talks (4:16)
  9. 9 Deep Purple (4:10)
  10. 10 Things Ain't The Way They Used To Be (4:05)
  11. 11 All Of Me (2:49)
  12. 12 Together (3:19)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Jumpin' At The Woodside - Count Basie (3:41)
  2. 2 Rock-A-Bye Basie - Count Basie (5:03)
  3. 3 Basie Boogie - Count Basie (2:08)
  4. 4 Two for Blues - Count Basie (3:22)
  5. 5 Sweet & Purty - Count Basie (3:54)
  6. 6 Fancy Meeting You - Count Basie (2:36)
  7. 7 Lil' Darlin' - Count Basie (4:04)
  8. 8 H.R.H. - Count Basie (2:36)
  9. 9 Vine Street Rumble - Count Basie (3:54)
  10. 10 April In Paris - Count Basie (3:34)
  11. 11 Stella By Starlight - Count Basie (2:48)
  12. 12 You're Too Beautiful - Count Basie (3:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Duke Ellington Primary Artist
Edward Kennedy Ellington Indexed Contributor
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