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9 thoughts on “ Blue Serge - Duke Ellington - The Blanton-Webster Band (Box Set)

  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Box Set release of The Blanton-Webster Band on Discogs. Label: Bluebird (3) - RB • Format: Box Set 4x, Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Swing/5(18).
  2. The genius of Duke, bandleader extraordinaire, pianist and greatest American composer of the 20th century is celebrated in the 93 docal masterpieces featured in this 4 CD box set. Ellington's achievements as composer, arranger, pianist and bandleadertouch a bewildering variety of levels, producing music that has never been surpassed/5(39).
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Box Set release of The Blanton-Webster Band on Discogs.
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Blanton-Webster Band on Discogs.
  5. I've just come away from the French Classic "Duke Ellington: " The music and recording quality are more than I could have expected, simply sublime. Yet it's not the Blanton-Webster band, which was the preceding two years--tracks including unequaled classics like "Harlem Airshaft" and "Ko Ko."/5(29).
  6. Apr 01,  · Check out Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band by Duke Ellington on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on anquasibowissehealthmagoodsvabnilu.co Blue Serge ( Remastered) by Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra. Listen Now $ In /5(47).
  7. Label: His Master's Voice - B • Series: Swing Music Series - No. ,Swing Music Series - No. • Format: Shellac
  8. Apr 01,  · This track, three-CD set from Duke Ellington's RCA dates from to , was culled from the massive, Bluebird mega-set. It's named for bassist Jimmy Blanton and tenor saxophonist Ben Webster/5(47).
  9. The Blanton-Webster Band featured a great many soloists, including Cootie Williams, Ray Nance, Rex Stewart, and vocalist Herb Jeffries. In fact, the only shortcomings on this set are some of the vocals by other performers, but let's face it, there were few truly great jazz singers at the time, and this minor annoyance is easily overlooked.

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