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Duke Ellington's Sophisticated ladies [sound recording]

Title
Duke Ellington's Sophisticated ladies [sound recording] / [orchestrations by Al Cohn].
Publication
New York, N.Y. : RCA Red Seal, [1987?], p1981.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
1 sound disc (72 min.) : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Sophisticated ladies. Selections
Alternative Title
Sophisticated ladies.
Subject
Note
  • Music principally by Duke Ellington.
  • "Original Broadway cast recording."
Event (note)
  • Recorded Mar. 23, 24, 27, 30, 1981, in RCA's Studio B.
Contents
Overture : orchestra. Things aren't what they used to be / Mercer Ellington ; Sophisicated lady ; Perdido / Juan Tixel (3:34) -- I've got to be a rug cutter (2:12) -- Music is a woman (1:44) -- The mooche (2:46) -- Hit me with a hot note and watch me bounce (2:43) -- It don't mean a thing (4:51) --Bli-blip (2:03) -- Cotton tail (2:42) -- Take the "A" train / Billy Strayhorn (3:24) -- Solitude (3:19) -- Don't get around much any more ; I let a song go out of my heart (1:54) -- Caravan (2:59) -- Something to live for (3:51) --Rockin' in rhythm (2:26) -- In a sentimental mood (3:24) -- I'm beginning to see the light (2:58) -- Satin doll ; Just squeeze me (3:17) -- Echoes of Harlem (3:37) -- I'm just a lucky so-and-so (2:11) -- Imagine my frustration (2:24) --I'm checking out goombye ; Do nothing 'til you hear from me (1:23) -- I got it bad and that ain't good ; Mood indigo (5:25) -- Sophisticated lady (3:07) -- It don't mean a thing : reprise (2:22).
Call Number
*LDC 7947 (F)
LCCN
7863562082
Title
Duke Ellington's Sophisticated ladies [sound recording] / [orchestrations by Al Cohn].
Imprint
New York, N.Y. : RCA Red Seal, [1987?], p1981.
Playing Time
011117
Performer
Starring Gregory Hines, Judith Jamison, Phyllis Hyman, P.J. Benjamin, and others ; vocal ensemble ; orchestra ; Mercer Ellington, conductor.
Event
Recorded Mar. 23, 24, 27, 30, 1981, in RCA's Studio B.
Added Author
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
Cohn, Al. Arranger
Hines, Gregory, singer.
Jamison, Judith, singer.
Hyman, Phyllis, singer.
Benjamin, P. J., singer.
Ellington, Mercer. Conductor
Added Title
Sophisticated ladies.
Other Standard Identifier
7863562082
Publisher No.
6208-2-RC RCA Red Seal
Research Call Number
*LDC 7947 (F) Program notes on file.
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