The Symphonic Duke Ellington / SO & Concert Jazz Band of the Amsterdam Conservatory/Dirk Vermeulen and Justin DiCioccio, conductors
1 CD / Challenge / 2014-09-09Works: Duke Ellington: Harlem; Queen Suite; Night Creature
Performers: Symphoni Orchestra & Concert Jazz Band of the Amst
Conductors: Vermeulen, Dirk; DiCioccio, Justin
Ensemble: Concert Jazz Band of the Amsterdam Conservatory; Symphonic Orchestra of the Amsterdam Conservatory
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; 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...
Live at the Kulturpalast Dresden - The SWR Big Band plays Duke ellington, George Gershwin and Sammy Nestico
1 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2012-08-28Works: Sammy Nestico: A Swingphonic Collection, for big band; George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé); Duke Ellington: Harlem
Performers: Farrent, Karl; Godfroid, Marc; Kuhn, Axel [Bass]; Paquette, Pierre; Wagenleiter, Klaus; Wayne Marshall [Piano/Organ]
Conductors: Marshall, Wayne
Perhaps no other musical style has exerted a greater influence on the culture of the first half of the 20th century than Jazz. This utterly...continue...
Recording information: Kulturpalast Dresden (07/17/2011).
The phrase "German swing" may still cause a few hairs to stand up on the back of the neck, but this competent release is more the produ...continue...
1 CD / Altissimo / 2012-01-31Works: Duke Ellington: Black, Brown and Beige Suite; New World A-comin'; Harlem; 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...
American Music - Adams, Gershwin, Bernstein, Ellington, Ives, Carter, etc / Sir Simon Rattle, London PO, et al
7 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-09-16Works: John Adams: Harmonielehre; The Chairman Dances; Tromba Lontana, fanfare for orchestra; Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Charles Ives: New England Holidays Symphony; George Gershwi...
Performers: Allen, Geri [Piano]; Atkinson, Lynton; Baker, Gregg; Barclay, John; Barnell, Andrew; Barrett, Brent; Barrington, Coleman; Blackwell, Harolyn [Soprano Vocals]; Braithwaite, Maureen; Carter, Regina [Vi...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Sinfonietta
American classical composers often get unfairly overshadowed by their European counterparts, and a great deal of powerful, groundbreaking new music has passed under the radar...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...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 2001-05-22Works: William Levi Dawson: Negro Folk Symphony, for orchestra; Duke Ellington: The River; Solitude; Harlem
Performers: Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Gould, Morton [Composer/Conductor]; Jarvi, Neeme; Lucas, William; White, Walter
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme
Recording information: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall, Detroit, MI (01/12/1992-04/25/1993)....continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1994-01-01Works: William Grant Still: Symphony no 2 in G minor ("Song of A New Race"); William Levi Dawson: Negro Folk Symphony, for orchestra; Duke Ellington: Harlem
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme