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9 thoughts on “ The Mooche - Duke Ellington - At Fargo 1940 Live (Vinyl, LP) ”

  1. This two-disc set is a true historical treasure. An amateur recording of a Duke Ellington dance engagement at the Crystal Ballroom in Fargo, North Dakota made by two dedicated fans, one a high-school senior at the time, and the other a college student, coupled with a remote radio broadcast complete with a KVOX announcer, it makes a fascinating document of an era long gone.
  2. “The Fargo Dance Date” by Jerry Valburn, “After Fargo” by William Strother, then a 19 year old Ellington-fan who happened to catch the band the very next evening after the Fargo date. His impressions of his first “live” exposure of the Ellington band and “Recording The Duke at Fargo .
  3. May 11,  · I have "Duke Ellington At Fargo, Live" issued by Time-Life Records in It was recorded from a portable, disc cutting recorder and has some sonic problems -- as when the crowd dances in front of the mike. But it is a sensational listen. I believe it was reissued a few years ago.
  4. Apr 21,  · An historic double album, the only one to feature the Duke Ellington band in the greatest of its many incarnations, playing a dance date. It captures the immediacy and chaotic magic of the orchestra in a way the carefully manicured studio recordings and even radio broadcasts of .
  5. "The Mooche" 16 "Three Little Words" 1 "Ring Dem Bells" 17 "Blue Again" 12 Duke Ellington at Fargo, Live (various labels) The Duke in Boston (Jazz Unlimited) The British Connection: – [In my solitude LP] s. Ellington remained active to the end of his life, recording three final major suites in the s, the.
  6. Feb 09,  · I just discovered that there were two versions of 'The Mooche,' both recorded in October. The one on the above RCA Victor compilation This Is Duke Ellington VPM (recorded Oct. 1) is about three and a half minutes and the first part has some percussion going on, that almost sound like coconuts. The version on the Ken Burns comp (recorded Oct. 30) is slightly shorter and has no .
  7. Duke Ellington at Newport and in the studio – in a set of tracks recorded both live and away from the concert – but with a really unified feel overall! Duke 's group here is in fine fine form – with key late 50s players who include Johnny Hodges on alto, Paul Gonsalves on tenor, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, and Cootie Williams, Clark Terry, and Cat Anderson on trumpets – plus a guest.
  8. The remastered LP tracks heard here — and Towers’ photos of the concert — are from the Grammy Award winning Book of the Month Club boxed vinyl set, Duke Ellington at Fargo, Live (BOMC). Fargo B – The Mooche, Harlem Airshaft & stoneshaperfelharimhelldweller.xyzinfo3.
  9. Duke Ellington Mingus & Max Roach Money Jungle g Blue Colored Vinyl LP $ New Plays the Music of Duke Ellington by Thelonious Monk (Vinyl, Oct, Wax Time).

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