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MW21321 Or.EllingtonBasie Troq

Duke Ellington meets Count Basie “Battle Royal”

1CD - 1 album(s)

EAN: 8436539311546

17 tracks (with 7 bonus tracks)

The DUKE ELLINGTON Orchestra (heard on the right channel),The COUNT BASIE Orchestra (heard on the left channel)

This release presents the complete original album Battle Royal—Duke Ellington Meets Count Basie (Columbia CS851 5), which was the only collaboration ever recorded by both legendary big band leaders. As a bonus we have added recordings of Basie playing Ellington's "In a Mellow Tone", "I'm Beginning to See the Light", "What Am I Here For?" and "Perdido", as well as Ellington's rendition of Basie's "One O'Clock Jump", and the original versions of "Wild Man Moore" and "Battle Royal" from Ellington's soundtrack to the film Paris Blues.