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Afro-Bossa

Afro-Bossa
Duke Ellington
Released April 1963
Recorded November 29, 1962, December 20, 1962 & January 4 & 5, 1963
Genre Jazz
Label Reprise
Duke Ellington chronology

Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
(1963)
Afro-Bossa
(1963)
The Great Paris Concert
(1963)

Afro-Bossa is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded and released on the Reprise label in 1963.[1]

Reception

The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden awarded the album 4 stars and stated "This is easily one of Duke Ellington's essential studio recordings of the 1960s, though it isn't as widely recognized as it ought to be".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing

:All compositions by Duke Ellington except as indicated

  1. "Afro-Bossa" – 4:22
  2. "Purple Gazelle" – 2:44
  3. "Absinthe" (Billy Strayhorn) – 3:34
  4. "Moonbow" – 2:33
  5. "Sempre Amoré" – 3:14
  6. "Caliné (Silk Lace)" – 2:31
  7. "Tigress" (Strayhorn) – 3:06
  8. "Angu" – 2:42
  9. "Volupté" – 2:44
  10. "Bonga" – 2:49
  11. "Pyramid" (Ellington, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) – 3:03
  12. "Eighth Veil" (Ellington, Strayhorn) – 2:48
    • Recorded at Fine Studios, New York on November 29, 1962 (track 9), December 20, 1962 (tracks 6 & 11), January 4, 1963 (track 10), and January 5, 1963 (tracks 1-5, 7 & 8).

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References

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