Norman Granz Presents: Duke - The Last Jam Session

Norman Granz Presents: Duke - The Last Jam Session

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Overview

This concert release pairs two legendary jazz collaborations into a single performance film. It begins with Norman Granz's third music documentary: Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald, performing live at the Côte d'Azur in the south of France, on such numbers as "Such Sweet Thunder" (the Duke Ellington Band), "The Shepherd" (the Duke Ellington Trio), and "Satin Doll" (the Duke Ellington Trio). The second concert film in the set, titled Duke: The Last Jam Session, finds Ellington pairing up with Ray Brown and the late Louie Bellson on such numbers as "The Hawk Talks," "Cotton Tail," and "Everything But You."

Product Details

Release Date: 03/18/2008
UPC: 0801213906994
Original Release: 2007
Source: Eagle Rock Ent
Region Code: 0
Time: 3:00:00

Special Features

Duke Ellington at the Cote d'Azur With Ella Fitzgerald and Joan Miro: ; Nat Hentoff presents Duke & Ella ; Photo gallery; Portrait by David Stone Martin; ; Duke - The Last Jam Session: ; Interview with Ray Brown

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Norman Granz Presents: Duke Ellington at the Cote d'Azur With Ella Fitzgerald and Joan Miro
1. Presentation by Nat Hentoff [3:59]
2. The Opener [4:28]
3. Such Sweet Thunder [3:54]
4. Medley [9:57]
5. Kinda Dukish [4:35]
6. The Shepherd [7:00]
7. The Old Circus Train Turn-Around Blues [7:25]
8. La Plus Belle Africaine [10:18]
9. Satin Doll [2:55]
10. Something to Live For [4:10]
11. Jazz Samba (So Danço Samba) [5:57]
12. Things Ain't What They Used to Be [1:00]
Disc #2 -- Norman Granz Presents: Duke - The Last Jam Session
1. Opening Session [2:36]
2. The Brotherhood [6:41]
3. Just Squeeze Me [12:38]
4. Carnegie Blues [16:52]
5. The Hawk Talks [5:29]
6. Prelude to a Kiss [23:14]
7. Cotton Tail [8:45]
8. Everything But You [5:21]
9. Love You Madly [8:42]
10. Fragmented Suite for Piano and Bass [5:10]

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