Duke Ellington meets Coleman Hawkins

The album of the week is “Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins”.

Recorded on august 18 in 1962 at the Van Gelder Studio, released by the Impulse! Records and producted by Bob Thele. In 1995, the New York Times described it as “one of the great Ellington albums, one of the great Hawkins albums and one of the great albums of the 1960s.”

Tracklist:

  • Limbo Jazz — 5:15
  • Mood Indigo — 5:56
  • Ray Charles’ Place — 4:05
  • Wanderlust — 5:00
  • You Dirty Dog — 4:20
  • Self-Portrait (of the Bean) — 3:53
  • The Jeep is Jumpin’ — 4:50
  • The Ricitic — 5:53
  • Solitude – 5:51 Bonus track on 1995 CD.

Personnel:

  • Duke Ellington – Piano
  • Coleman Hawkins – Tenor sax
  • Harry Carney – Bass clarinet / Baritone sax
  • Johnny Hodges – Alto sax
  • Lawrence Brown – Trombone
  • Aaron Bell – Doublebass
  • Ray Nance – Violin / Cornet
  • Sam Woodyard – Drumset

Enjoy!


 
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