The Duke Ellington Songbook, Vol. 2

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The second of two Pablo CDs featuring Sarah Vaughan interpreting Duke Ellington-associated material shows that the veteran singer never did decline. With assistance from trumpeter Waymon Reed, flutist Frank Wess, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson on alto and a surprise vocal, and several overlapping rhythm sections, Sassy sounds in top form throughout this date. Highlights include "I Ain't Got Nothing but the Blues," "Chelsea Bridge," "Rocks in My Bed," "I Got It Bad" and "Mood Indigo" but all 11 numbers are well worth hearing. Both of these well-conceived sets are easily recommended.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The second of two Pablo CDs featuring Sarah Vaughan interpreting Duke Ellington-associated material shows that the veteran singer never did decline. With assistance from trumpeter Waymon Reed, flutist Frank Wess, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson on alto and a surprise vocal, and several overlapping rhythm sections, Sassy sounds in top form throughout this date. Highlights include "I Ain't Got Nothing but the Blues," "Chelsea Bridge," "Rocks in My Bed," "I Got It Bad" and "Mood Indigo" but all 11 numbers are well worth hearing. Both of these well-conceived sets are easily recommended.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Pablo
  • UPC: 025218011624
  • Catalog Number: 2312116
  • Sales rank: 190,599

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sarah Vaughan Primary Artist, Vocals
Pee Wee Crayton Guitar
Lloyd Glenn Piano
Joe Pass Guitar
Bucky Pizzarelli Guitar
Jimmy Rowles Piano
Grady Tate Strings, Drums, Horn
Mike Wofford Piano
Billy Walker Bass
Roy McCurdy Drums
Charles Randell Drums
Waymon Reed Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Andy Simkins Bass
Andy Simpkins Bass
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Frank Wess Flute
Bill Walker Bass
Technical Credits
Harry James Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Barney Bigard Composer
Norman Granz Producer, Artwork
Duke Ellington Composer
Dennis Sands Remixing
Bob Simpson Engineer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Val Valentin Engineer
Sheldon Marks Artwork
Takao Ogawa Liner Notes
Tom Copi Cover Photo
Irving Gordon Composer
Don George Composer
Tamaki Beck Mastering
Joe Tarantion Remixing
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