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Duke Ellington - The Duke Box 1940-1949 [8CD BoxSet] (2006) {Storyville}
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Duke Ellington - The Duke Box 1940-1949 [8CD BoxSet] (2006) {Storyville}
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© 2006 Storyville Records | 108 8600
Jazz / Big Band / Early Jazz

The Duke Box contains a generous serving of more than eight hours of music from what many consider the greatest decade of the greatest orchestra in the history of jazz. What's more, the Duke and his men, among them the incomparable Johnny Hodges, Ben Webster, Lawrence Brown, "Tricky" Sam Nanton, Harry Carnet, Rex Stewart, Barney Bigar d and Jimmy Blanton are captured live in dance halls, night clubs, concert halls and radio studios...with a you-are-there feeling absent from most commercial recordings. We are lucky indeed that these slice-of-life sound documents survivie, or were made in the first place, such as the unique Fargo dance date, and hearing it chronologically places this grand music in a very special and illuminating perspective. There are numbers you may know but never heard like this before and when there are several versions, each is different , and then there are some things that even seasoned Ellingtonians will encounter for the first time. So come on in for your special date with the immortal Duke!
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Duke Ellington - The Centennial Edition: Complete RCA Victor Recordings 1927-1973 (1999) [Disc 17 to 24 of 24-disc Box Set]
Author: Bezz

Duke Ellington - The Centennial Edition: Complete RCA Victor Recordings 1927-1973 (1999) [Disc 17 to 24 of 24-disc Box Set]
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Genre ~ Big Band, Early Jazz, Swing | Label ~ RCA Records
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Duke Ellington - The Centennial Edition: Complete RCA Victor Recordings 1927-1973 (1999) [Disc 9 to 16 of 24-disc Box Set]
Author: Bezz

Duke Ellington - The Centennial Edition: Complete RCA Victor Recordings 1927-1973 (1999) [Disc 9 to 16 of 24-disc Box Set]
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Genre ~ Big Band, Early Jazz, Swing | Label ~ RCA Records
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Duke Ellington - The Centennial Edition: Complete RCA Victor Recordings 1927-1973 (1999) [Disc 1 to 8 of 24-disc Box Set]
Author: Bezz

Duke Ellington - The Centennial Edition: Complete RCA Victor Recordings 1927-1973 (1999) [Disc 1 to 8 of 24-disc Box Set]
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Genre ~ Big Band, Early Jazz, Swing | Label ~ RCA Records
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George Duke - Original Album Classics [5CD's Box Set] (2010) {Sony} [Re-Up]
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George Duke - Original Album Classics [5CD's Box Set] (2010) {Sony}
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Genre: Jazz-Funk, Smooth Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Soul

5 key Columbia albums from George Duke – presented here in these cool little LP-styled covers. 52 tracks in all.
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Duke Ellington - The (almost) complete Jazz Violin Session - 1963 (2016) {La Maison du Duke MDD 008}
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Duke Ellington - The (almost) complete Jazz Violin Session - 1963 (2016) {La Maison du Duke MDD 008}
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© 1963, 2016 La Maison du Duke | MDD 008
Jazz / Mainstream Jazz / Progressive Jazz / Piano / Violin

La Maison du Duke is proud to present a collection of unpublished recordings of Duke Ellington, which come from an important stock of Ellington archives (Clavié collection), acquired by the association, which only a few collectors had access to today . The CDs are reserved for members of the Maison du Duke association and are not intended to be marketed.
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Duke Ellington - Elvin chez Duke - EuropeanTour - January 1966 (2015) {La Maison du Duke MDD 007}
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Duke Ellington - Elvin chez Duke - EuropeanTour - January 1966 (2015) {La Maison du Duke MDD 007}
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© 1966, 2015 La Maison du Duke | MDD 007
Jazz / Mainstream Jazz / Big Band / Progressive Jazz

La Maison du Duke is proud to present a collection of unpublished recordings of Duke Ellington, which come from an important stock of Ellington archives (Clavié collection), acquired by the association, which only a few collectors had access to today . The CDs are reserved for members of the Maison du Duke association and are not intended to be marketed.
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Duke Ellington - Carnegie Hall Concerts (1943-1947) {Prestige 8CD Boxset Joe Tarantino Remaster rel 2010}
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Duke Ellington - Carnegie Hall Concerts (1943-1947) {Prestige 8CD Boxset Joe Tarantino Remaster rel 2010}
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© 2010 Prestige / Universal | 0600753232491
Jazz / Big Band / Early Jazz / Swing

2010 eight CD box set from the legendary Jazz pianist, composer, arranger and Big Band leader. This box set contains a plethora of material that Ellington recorded at the legendary venue, Carnegie Hall, during the height of the Big Band movement. Spanning the years 1943-47, this box set features 85 performances by Ellington backed by some of Jazz's greatest musicians including Johnny Hodges, Ben Webster, Junior Raglin, Al Hibbler, Claude B. Jones, Harry Carney, Oscar Pettiford, Sonny Greer, Ray Nance, Jimmy Hamilton, Al Sears and Ellington himself.
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Duke Ellington - Early Ellington: The Complete Brunswick and Vocalion Recordings 1926-1931 (1994) [3CD Set] {Decca Jazz}
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Duke Ellington - Early Ellington: The Complete Brunswick and Vocalion Recordings 1926-1931 (1994) [3CD Set] {Decca Jazz}
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© 1994 Decca Jazz / MCA / GRP | GRD-3-640
Jazz / Big Band / Early Jazz / Swing

Duke Ellington recorded for Brunswick from 1926 to 1931, the period in which his great talent and great orchestra first flowered, whether the band was recording under his own name or such pseudonyms as the Washingtonians or the Jungle Band. The earliest recordings are highlighted by the presence of trumpeter Bubber Miley and trombonist "Tricky Sam" Nanton, whose brilliant work with plunger mutes for vocal effects did much to define the early sound--which, in turn, rapidly evolved and expanded with the additions of Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges, and Cootie Williams. While the band's repertoire included many blues and popular songs, its distinctive identity emerges from early renditions of such trademark pieces as "East St. Louis Toodle-O," "Black and Tan Fantasy," "The Mooche," and "Mood Indigo." By the end of the period covered in this set, Ellington's ambitious later suites--some of them CD-length--are portended in the elegant extended composition "Creole Rhapsody," his clearly superior contribution to the symphonic jazz movement.
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Duke Ellington - Ellington At Newport 1956 Complete (1956) [2CD] {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series}
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Duke Ellington - Ellington At Newport 1956 Complete (1956) [2CD] {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series}
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© 2014 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | SICP 4007~8
Jazz / Big Band / Swing / Progressive Jazz

Reissue with latest remastering. Comes with liner notes. One of the first albums to ever issue recordings made at the Newport Jazz Festival – quite a big hit, and the beginning of a real trend in jazz! The set's also some great work by Duke – free to perform in a setting that's not bound by some of the time restrictions of earlier years, which lets him offer up three long tracks with a great deal of sophistication over previous recordings. Due to bad mike placement on stage, the original "live" album was actually a studio re-creation; the actual live performance was never issued-until now. This 2-CD set contains the complete original album and the hour-plus concert. More than 100 minutes of new music, and the whole thing's in stereo for the first time!
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