Duke Ellington was particularly ill-served by the recording ban, as the prolific bandleader/composer was in the middle of one of his most fruitful periods at the time. This recording of Ellington's second appearance at Carnegie Hall (the first had been on January 23rd of the same year) shows his orchestra focusing primarily on excellent takes of Ellington's legendary early songs, including a magnificent version of the then-current hit "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me," with a sweetly trilling opening solo by trombonist Lawrence Brown and.
Between 1943 and 1948, Duke Ellington & His Orchestra typically made one or more annual trips to perform at Carnegie Hall. His second performance of December 11, 1943, is not historically equal to the January concert, which marked the debut of his complete tone poem "Black, Brown & Beige" (played complete on only one other occasion a few days later in Boston), though the sound on this two-CD set fares better than the somewhat deteriorated source material for the first Carnegie Hall.
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At Carnegie Hall is a big band music live album recording by DUKE ELLINGTON released in 1976 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. Jazz CD: Duke Ellington LIve At Carnegie Hall December 11, 1943.
1959 live album by Duke Ellington. Live at the Blue Note. The album was originally released as a single LP and rereleased as a double CD in 1994 with fourteen bonus tracks on the Blue Note label. Sophisticated Lady" (Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 3:56. Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool" (Shorty Baker, Ellington) - 7:17. The Carnegie Hall Concerts: December 1944. The Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1946. The Carnegie Hall Concerts: December 1947. Ellington at Newport. Dance Concerts, California 1958. Dance Dates, California 1958.