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Fascinatin' Rhythm

In this Part 2 of Duke’s Place, I will offer some of the very finest, lov­ing trib­utes to the great inspi­ra­tion that was the Duke Of Elling­ton. Some of the invit­ed artists include Mel Torme, Ella Fitzger­ald, Count Basie, Sarah Vaugh­an, Dabe Brubeck Patrice Jegou, McCoy Tyn­er, May­nard Fer­gu­son, Chico Hamil­ton Dizzy Gille­spie, Stephane Grap­pel­li Ken­ny Bur­rell, John­ny Guarneri, Dick Hyman, Bet­ty Roche, The Scot­tish Nation­al Jazz Orches­tra, The Mod­ern Jaz Qt., Toots Thiele­mans, Mar­i­an McPart­land, Tony Ben­nett, and Ian McDougall to name a few (if time permits!)

Set #1

Artist Song Album
Guido Basso/Peter Appleyard C Fascinating Rhythm Jazz Canadiana
Bobby Darin/Richard Wess I'll Remember April That's All
Benny Carter Orchestra One Morning In May Aspects
Mel Torme/Johnny Mandel Don't Get Around I Dig The Duke...I Dig The COunt
Ella Fitzgerald In A Mellow Tone Sings The D. E. Songbook
McCoy Tyner Trio Duke's Place Plays Duke Ellington
Count Basie Orchestra Take The 'A' Train Count Plays Duke
Betty Roche/Eddie Costa Quintet Something To Live For Take The 'A' Train

Set #2

Artist Song Album
Maynard Ferguson Orchestra I'm Beginning To See The Light Plays Jazz For Dancing
Dick Hyman Drop Me Off At Harlem Plays Duke Ellington
Tony Bennett/Ralph Sharon Azure Sings Ellington or Hot & Cool
Chico Hamilton Quintet Everything But You Ellington Suite
Terry Gibbs Qt. Do Nothin' Til You Hear From Me

Set #3

Artist Song Album
Patrice Jegou/Hamilton-Clayton Orch. C Squeeze Me If It Ain't Love
Nick Hempton It Shouldn't Happen To A Dream Night Owl
Dave Brubeck The Duke Brubeck Plays Brubeck
Boy Edgar Big Band The One And Only Duke Music Was His Mistress

Set #4

Artist Song Album
Silvia Droste Duke's Sound Of Love Duke's Sound Of Love
The Modern Jazz Qt. Maestro E.K.E. For Ellington
Stephane Grappelli Qt. Remembrance To Duke Tribute To
Ian McDougall Quintet C In A Sentimental Mood Plays Ellington & Strayhorn
Toots Thielemans & Svend Asmussen Sophisticated Lady Toots & Svend - Yesterday And Today

Set #5

Artist Song Album
Scott Hamilton Qt. The Old Circus Train Turnaround Blues Organic Duke
Sarah Vaughan I'm Just A Lucky So And So D.E. Song Book One
Kenny Burrell Trio Prelude To A Kiss Ellington Is Forever-Volume Two
Dizzy Gillespie Johnny Come Lately Portrait of Duke Ellington
Marian McPartland the Single Petal of A Rose The Essence Of Duke Ellington
The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra Sunset and the Mockingbird In The Spirit Of Duke