Duke Ellington Masterpieces By Ellington MONO 2014 12"LP Jazz 33RPM 200gm A.P.
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  • Duke Ellington Masterpieces By Ellington MONO 2014 12"LP Jazz 33RPM 200gm A.P.

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Duke Ellington Masterpieces By Ellington MONO 2014 12"LP Jazz 33RPM 200gm A.P.

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Duke Ellington - Masterpieces By Ellington (Mono)


Label: Analogue Productions
Product No.: AAPJ 4418
Format: 200 gram 33 RPM Audiophile Vinyl LP
No. of Discs: 1
Grade: New & Factory Sealed
Genre: Jazz


Masterpieces By Ellington shines from an astonishingly brief period of history that gave the recording industry two of its greatest achievements — the introduction of magnetic tape recording and the 33 1/3 LP, or long-playing record.

Four years. That's all it took to go from the discovery by Americans, of German advancements in the field of sound recording, to the marketing of tape decks in the U.S. by the Ampex company, to Columbia's unveiling of its 12” LP, and the first long-playing record to be sold to consumers.

The four selections contained here catapulted the Maestro Ellington into the LP era, as the great composer/arranger/pianist and his matchless orchestra took full advantage of the possibilities afforded by magnetic tape recording and the still-new 33 1/3 RPM LP to, for the first time, capture uncut concert arrangements of their signature songs.

Duke was joined for this album by a virtuoso supporting cast: Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn (piano). Russell Procope, Paul Gonzalves, Johnny Hodges, Jimmy Hamilton (saxophone). Nelson Williams, Andrew Ford, Harold Baker, Ray Nance, William Anderson (trumpet). Quentin Jackson, Lawrence Brown, Tyree Glenn (trombone). Mercer Ellington (horn). Sonny Greer (drums). Wendell Marshall (bass). Yvonne Lanauze (vocals).

This album wouldn't have been possible without a chain of events starting at the end of World War II. Recorded in December 1950, just five years after Germany fell to the Allies, revealing the Germans' advances in magnetic tape recording, Ellington's master work holds its wonder still today and the recording quality hands-down betters the sound of many modern-day albums. 


Track Listings

Mood Indigo Sophisticated Lady The Tattooed Bride Solitude

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