DUKE ELLINGTON: A GIANT AMONG GIANTS (10 CDS)
DUKE ELLINGTON: A GIANT AMONG GIANTS (10 CDS)

DUKE ELLINGTON: A GIANT AMONG GIANTS (10 CDS)

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Seventeen rare and classic albums by the legendary jazz pianist, composer and band leader Duke Ellington from the 1950s, on 10 CDs for an unbeatable price.

Featuring Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson, Billy Strayhorn, Rosemary Clooney, Count Basie and Gerry Mulligan. The packaging includes pictures of the original covers, full track listing, personnel and recording information.

The albums on this remarkable box set includes, 'Great Times!' with Billy Strayhorn, 'Such Sweet Thunder', 'Black, Brown and Beige', the soundtrack 'Anatomy of a Murder', 'Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington: Recording Together For The First Time', 'First Time! The Count Meets the Duke' and many others.

Disc: 1

DUKE ELLINGTON AND BILLY STRAYHORN: GREAT TIMES & ELLINGTON UPTOWN
1. Cotton Tail
2. C Jam Blues
3. Flamingo
4. Bang-Up Blues
5. Tonk
6. Johnny Come Lately
7. In a Blue Summer Garden
8. Great Times
9. Perdido
10. Take the a Train
11. Oscalypso
12. Blues for Blanton
13. Skin Deep
14. The Mooche
15. Take the a Train
16. A Tone Parallel to Harlem (Harlem Suite)
17. Perdido

Disc: 2

THE DUKE PLAYS ELLINGTON & ELLINGTON AT LE BAL MASQUE
1. In a Sentimental Mood
2. Things Ain't What They Used to Be
3. Reflections in D
4. Who Knows?
5. Melancholia
6. All Too Soon
7. Prelude to a Kiss
8. B Sharp Blues
9. Passion Flower
10. Janet
11. Retrospection
12. Dancers in Love
13. Alice Blue Gown
14. Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf
15. Got a Date with An Angel
16. Poor Butterfly
17. Satan Takes a Holiday
18. The Peanut Vendor
19. Satin Doll
20. Lady in Red
21. Indian Love Call
22. The Donkey Serenade
23. Gypsy Love Song
24. Laugh, Clown, Laugh

Disc: 3

SUCH SWEET THUNDER & BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE
1. Such Sweet Thunder
2. Sonnet for Caesar
3. Sonnet to Hank Cinq
4. Lady Mac
5. Sonnet in Search of a Moor
6. The Telecasters
7. Up and Down, Up and Down (I Will Lead Them Up and Down)
8. Sonnet for Sister Kate
9. The Star-Crossed Lovers
10. Madness in Great Ones
11. Half the Fun (Also Known As Lately)
12. Circle of Fourths
13. Part I
14. Part II
15. Part III (Aka Light)
16. Part IV (Aka Come Sunday)
17. Part V (Aka Come Sunday)
18. Part VI (23rd Psalm)

Disc: 4

ANATOMY OF A MURDER & SWINGING SUITES WITH EDWARD E. AND EDWARD G.
1. Main Title/Anatomy of a Murder
2. Flirtibird
3. Way Early Subtone
4. Hero to Zero
5. Low Key Lightly
6. Happy Anatomy [Band-Movie Version]
7. Midnight Indigo
8. Almost Cried [Studio]
9. Sunswept Sunday
10. Grace Valse
11. Happy Anatomy [P.I. Five Version]
12. Upper and Outest
13. Morning Mood
14. In the Hall of the Mountain King
15. Solvejg's Song
16. Ase's Death
17. Anitra's Dance
18. Misfit Blues
19. Schwiphti
20. Zweet Zurzday
21. Lay-By

Disc: 5

PIANO IN THE BACKGROUND
1. Happy Go Lucky Local
2. What Am I Here for
3. Medley: Kinda Dukish/Rockin' in Rhythm
4. Perdido
5. I'm Beginning to See the Light
6. Midriff
7. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
8. Main Stem
9. Take the a Train
10. I Can't Get Started
11. Cong-Go
12. Body and Soul
13. Blues for Jerry
14. Fontainebleau Forest
15. Summertime
16. It's Bad to Be Forgotten
17. A Hundred Dreams Ago
18. So
19. Yearning for Love
20. Springtime in Africa

Disc: 6

BLUE ROSE
1. Summertime
2. Laura
3. I Can't Get Started
4. My Funny Valentine
5. Everything But You
6. Frustration
7. Cotton Tail
8. Day Dream
9. Deep Purple
10. Indian Summer
11. Blues
12. Hey Baby
13. Sophisticated Lady
14. Me and You
15. Passion Flower
16. I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
17. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
18. Grievin'
19. Blue Rose
20. I'm Checkin' Out - Goodbye
21. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
22. Mood Indigo

Disc: 7

LOUIS ARMSTRONG AND DUKE ELLINGTON: RECORDING TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME & DUKE ELLINGTON AND COUNT BASIE: FIRST TIME! THE COUNT MEETS THE DUKE


1. Duke's Place
2. I'm Just a Lucky So and So
3. Cottontail
4. Mood Indigo
5. Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
6. The Beautiful American
7. Black and Tan Fantasy
8. Drop Me Off in Harlem
9. The Mooche
10. In a Mellow Tone
11. Battle Royal
12. To You
13. Take the a Train
14. Corner Pocket [Aka Until I Met You]
15. Wild Man [Aka Wild Man Moore]
16. Segue in C
17. B D B
18. Jumpin' at the Woodside

Disc: 8

NEWPORT 1958
1. Just Scratchin' the Surface
2. El Gato
3. Happy Reunion
4. Multicolored Blue
5. Princess Blue
6. Jazz Festival Jazz
7. Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool
8. Juniflip
9. Prima Bara Dubla
10. Hi Fi Fo Fum

Disc: 9

A DRUM IS A WOMAN
1. A Drum Is a Woman
2. Rhythm Pum Te Dum
3. What Else Can You Do with a Drum
4. New Orleans
5. Hey, Buddy Bolden
6. Carribee Joe
7. Congo Square
8. A Drum Is a Woman, Part 2
9. You Better Know It
10. Madam Zajj
11. Ballet of the Flying Saucers
12. Zajj's Dream
13. Rhumbop
14. Carribee Joe, Part 2
15. Finale

Disc: 10

DUKE ELLINGTON & JOHNNY HODGES: SIDE BY SIDE
1. Stompy Jones
2. Squeeze Me
3. Big Shoe
4. Going Up
5. Just a Memory
6. Let's Fall in Love
7. Ruint
8. Bend One
9. You Need to Rock