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Ellington '66

Ellington '66
Duke Ellington
Released 1965
Recorded January 19 & 21, 1965
Genre Jazz
Label Reprise
Duke Ellington chronology

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Ellington '66 is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded and released on the Reprise label in 1965.[1] The album won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Performance - Large Group or Soloist with Large Group in 1966.[2]

Reception

The Allmusic review by Matt Collar awarded the album 3½ stars and stated "Ellington '66 is yet another example of how the change in popular music toward an all rock & roll format found jazz musicians attempting crossover material with varying degrees of success... While Ellington '66 isn't a bad recording and actually bests '65 for sheer listening pleasure, it is by no means required listening and will most likely appeal to die-hard Ellington completists".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]

Track listing

  1. "Red Roses for a Blue Lady" (Sid Tepper, Roy C. Bennett) - 3:40
  2. "Charade" (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 2:40
  3. "People" (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill) - 3:22
  4. "All My Loving" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 3:26
  5. "A Beautiful Friendship" (Stanley Styne, Donald Kahn) 2:47
  6. "I Want to Hold Your Hand" (Lennon, McCartney) - 2:04
  7. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Mancini, Mercer) - 3:23
  8. "I Can't Stop Loving You" (Don Gibson) - 3:57
  9. "The Good Life" (Sacha Distel, Jack Reardon) - 3:16
  10. "Satin Doll" (Duke Ellington, Mercer, Billy Strayhorn) - 2:31
  11. "Moon River" (Mancini, Mercer) - 2:42
  12. "Ellington '66" (Ellington) - 2:34
    • Recorded at Fine Studios, New York on May 19, 1964 (tracks 2, 3, 8 & 9), January 19, 1965 (tracks 4, 7, 10 & 11) and January 21, 1965 (tracks 1, 5, 6 & 12).

Personnel

References

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