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Organic Duke The unaccompanied opening notes of this tenor saxist's self-assured Ellington salute are filled with promise. And he delivers — with buoying...Organic DukeJazz The unaccompanied opening notes of this tenor saxist's self-assured Ellington salute are filled with promise. And he delivers — with buoying...1994-11-18
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Organic Duke

Genre: Jazz; Lead Performer: Scott Hamilton; Producer (group): Concord; Status: In Season

The unaccompanied opening notes of this tenor saxist’s self-assured Ellington salute are filled with promise. And he delivers — with buoying renditions of ”Jump for Joy,” ”Castle Rock,” and ”The Old Circus Train Turn-Around Blues.” But the spell is sometimes broken when he relinquishes the lead to his costar, organist Mike LeDonne. A-

Originally posted November 18 1994 — 12:00 AM EST

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