Chip Deffaa
June 24, 1994 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Duke Ellington Vol. 1 (1927-34)

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Duke Ellington
Producers
CDS
genre
Jazz

We gave it an A

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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