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Duke Ellington Vol. 1 (1927-34)The hallmarks of Duke Ellington's Jungle Band — growling brass that hinted of danger and strange-sounding reed harmonies that skinned the ears of ...Duke Ellington Vol. 1 (1927-34)JazzThe hallmarks of Duke Ellington's Jungle Band — growling brass that hinted of danger and strange-sounding reed harmonies that skinned the ears of ...1994-06-24
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Duke Ellington Vol. 1 (1927-34)

Genre: Jazz; Lead Performer: Duke Ellington; Producer (group): CDS

The hallmarks of Duke Ellington’s Jungle Band — growling brass that hinted of danger and strange-sounding reed harmonies that skinned the ears of ’20s sophisticates — have never sounded more vibrant than on this volume of his earliest hits, Duke Ellington, Vol. 1 (1927-34). Original recordings of ”The Mooche,” ”Black and Tan Fantasy,” and ”Creole Love Call” — numbers that belong in any basic jazz collection — have been brilliantly remastered in digital stereo. A

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