Duke Ellington: Tone Poems - Black, Brown & Beige; Harlem; The River; Take the "A" Train / Sal Andolina, clarinet; Amy Licata, violin
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2013-02-26Works: Duke Ellington: Harlem (A Tone Parallel to Harlem), for orchestra; Black, Brown and Beige Suite; Three Black Kings; The River, suite from the ballet for orchestra; Billy Strayhorn: Take the A Train
Performers: Andolina, Salvatore; Anthony di Lorenzo [Composer/Trumpet]; Licata, Amy [Violin]
Conductors: Falletta, JoAnn
Ensemble: ; Buffalo Philharmonic
Duke Ellington was a master of Big Band jazz but he also wrote in a variety of other forms including tone poems and ballets. The...continue...
Recording information: Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York, USA (05/09/2012-05/11/2012)....continue...
1 CD / Altissimo / 2012-01-31Works: Duke Ellington: Black, Brown and Beige Suite; New World A-comin'; Harlem (A Tone Parallel to Harlem), for orchestra; Three Black Kings
Performers: Beach, Wade
Conductors: Graham, Lowell E.
Ensemble: ; United States Air Force Orchestra, Washington DC
Duke Ellington (1899-1974) carries a musical legacy that extends beyond the realms of being a writer or bandleader. His music still stands as a brilliant...continue...
Recording information: The Center for the Performing Arts, George Mason Univer (01/1988)....continue...
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2008-07-08Works: Duke Ellington: Black, Brown and Beige Suite; Three Black Kings; New World a-Comin'; Harlem
Conductors: Peress, Maurice
Ensemble: American Composers Orchestra
Duke Ellington’s diversions into the concert hall deserve much wider acclaim, and these performances are strong advocates for his symphonic work....continue...