Duke Ellington: Piano in the Background

Duke Ellington: Piano in the Background
Title: Piano in the Background
Label: Essential Jazz Class

Digitally re-mastered edition of this 1960 album including four bonus tracks. Contains Duke Ellington's complete original album Piano in the Background, a revision by the Duke of some of his greatest hits, most of which showcase him as a piano soloist. As a bonus, we have added the complete four-movement 'Suite Thursday', composed by Ellington and Billy Strayhorn and recorded around the same time as this LP. Essential Jazz Classics.

1.1 Happy Go Lucky Local 3:02
1.2 What Am I Here For? 4:08
1.3 Kinda Dukish/Rockin' in Rhythm 5:52
1.4 Perdido 6:49
1.5 I'm Beginning to See the Light 2:06
1.6 Mid-Riff 4:29
1.7 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) 4:33
1.8 Main Stem 4:15
1.9 Take the "A" Train 5:33
1.10 Lullaby of Birland 5:23
1.11 The Wailer 4:25
1.12 Dreamy Sort of Thing 3:56
1.13 Lullaby of Birdland [Version 2] 5:27
1.14 Misfit Blues [Suite Thursday Part I] 4:12*
1.15 Schwiphti [Suite Thursday Part II] 3:07*
1.16 Zweet Zurzday [Suite Thursday Part III] 3:59*
1.17 Lay-By [Suite Thursday Part Iv] 4:50*

Duke Ellington: Piano in the Background

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