8 thoughts on “ Diminuendo In Blue - Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* - Carnegie Hall Concert (Vinyl, LP) ”

  1. Through the ranks of Duke Ellington & His Orchestra passed some of the biggest names in jazz, including Billy Strayhorn, Johnn read more Duke Ellington (Edward Kennedy Ellington, April 29, - May 24, ) was an American jazz composer, pianist and bandleader, one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all A.
  2. Historical Significance: Ellington's performance of "Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue" in at the Newport Jazz Festival revived his orchestra. The piece is a bar blues but is part of a larger work.
  3. The Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concerts - January , an Album by Duke Ellington and His Orchestra. Released in on Prestige (catalog no. P; Vinyl LP). Genres: Swing, Big Band.
  4. The Newport Jazz Festival put Ellington back on top solely because of the performance of Diminuendo And Crescendo In Blue (with 27 choruses by Paul Gonsalves on tenor saxophone) and, aided in large part, by a beautiful blonde woman whose dancing inspired the crowd nearly as /5().
  5. Duke Ellington, leader, piano, arranger ; with his orchestra and vocalists. Event notes: Recorded live at Carnegie Hall, New York City on January 4, Description: 2 audio discs (98 min.): digital ; 4 3/4 in. Contents: Caravan () --In a mellow tone () --Solid old man () - .
  6. "Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue" is a jazz composition written in by Duke Ellington and recorded for the first time on May 15, by the Duke Ellington Orchestra with Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (trumpet), Rex Stewart (cornet), Barney Bigard (clarinet), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (alto saxophone), Laurence Brown, Joe Nanton (trombone), Harry Carney (clarinet, baritone saxophone Songwriter(s): Duke Ellington.
  7. At this edition of the Duke's historic 's concert series, the emphasis was on expansiveness, with selections from the previously-presented Black, Brown and Beige; a brand new "tonal group"; and a reshaping of one of his earliest longer works, the 's pairing of Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue.
  8. Duke Ellington: Carnegie Hall Concerts. By AAJ ITALY STAFF November 22, nel impiegato come interludio fra "Diminuendo in Blue" e "Crescendo in Blue". duke ellington CD/LP/Track Review AAJ Italy Staff Prestige Records Carnegie Hall Concerts. Showcase.

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