Duke Ellington

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Greatest all-round musical figure of the 20th century, who achieved monumental status as a composer, bandleader, arranger, and instrumentalist.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Masterpieces by Ellington
1950 Masterpieces by Ellington Sony Music Distribution
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The Seattle Concert 1952 The Seattle Concert RCA
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The 1953 Pasadena Concert
1953 The 1953 Pasadena Concert GNP / GNP/Crescendo
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Premiered by Ellington 1953 Premiered by Ellington Capitol
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Ellington Uptown
1953 Ellington Uptown Sony Music Distribution
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Duke Ellington Plays the Blues 1953 Duke Ellington Plays the Blues RCA
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Dance to the Duke! 1954 Dance to the Duke! Capitol
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Duke Ellington Plays 1954 Duke Ellington Plays Allegro Corporation
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Ellington Showcase 1954 Ellington Showcase Capitol
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Ellington '55
1954 Ellington '55 Capitol / Blue Note
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Duke's Mixture 1955 Duke's Mixture Columbia
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The Duke and His Men
1955 The Duke and His Men RCA
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Ellington at Newport
1956 Ellington at Newport Columbia
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Duke Ellington and the Buck Clayton All-Stars at Newport, Vol. 2 1956 Duke Ellington and the Buck Clayton All-Stars at Newport, Vol. 2 Columbia
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Historically Speaking: The Duke
1956 Historically Speaking: The Duke Bethlehem Music Company, Inc. / Rhino
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Duke Ellington and the Buck Clayton All-Stars at Newport
1956 Duke Ellington and the Buck Clayton All-Stars at Newport Columbia
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Al Hibbler with the Duke 1956 Al Hibbler with the Duke Columbia
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A Drum Is a Woman
1956 A Drum Is a Woman TriStar Music
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Such Sweet Thunder
1957 Such Sweet Thunder Columbia
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Indigos
1957 Indigos Columbia
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Ella Fitzgerald/The Duke Ellington Songbook 1957 Ella Fitzgerald/The Duke Ellington Songbook Verve
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Duke Ellington at the Bal Masque 1958 Duke Ellington at the Bal Masque
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The Cosmic Scene: Duke Ellington's Spacemen
1958 The Cosmic Scene: Duke Ellington's Spacemen Mosaic Select
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Newport 1958
1958 Newport 1958 Mosaic
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Black, Brown and Beige
1958 Black, Brown and Beige Disconforme / Essential Jazz
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Festival Session
1959 Festival Session Legacy / Columbia/Legacy
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Jazz Party
1959 Jazz Party Columbia
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Side by Side
1959 Side by Side PolyGram
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Back to Back: Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges Play the Blues
1959 Back to Back: Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges Play the Blues Verve
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Anatomy of a Murder [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
1959 Anatomy of a Murder [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Legacy / Sony Music Distribution
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The Nutcracker Suite 1960 The Nutcracker Suite
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Piano in the Background
1960 Piano in the Background Sony Music Distribution
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Duke Ellington: Three Suites
1960 Duke Ellington: Three Suites Legacy / Columbia
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Swinging Suites by Edward E. & Edward G. 1960 Swinging Suites by Edward E. & Edward G. Columbia
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Peer Gynt Suite/Suite Thursday 1960 Peer Gynt Suite/Suite Thursday
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Blues in Orbit
1960 Blues in Orbit Columbia
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First Time! The Count Meets the Duke
1961 First Time! The Count Meets the Duke Columbia
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Recording Together for the First Time
1961 Recording Together for the First Time Parlophone / Roulette Records
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Paris Blues/Anatomy Of A Murder 1961 Paris Blues/Anatomy Of A Murder United Artists Records
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All American 1962 All American
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Money Jungle
1962 Money Jungle Blue Note
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Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Featuring Paul Gonsalves
1962 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Featuring Paul Gonsalves Original Jazz Classics
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Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins
1962 Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins Analogue Productions / APO (Analogue Production Originals)
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Midnight in Paris 1962 Midnight in Paris TriStar Music
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Duke Ellington's Jazz Violin Session
1963 Duke Ellington's Jazz Violin Session Wounded Bird
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Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
1963 Duke Ellington & John Coltrane Impulse!
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My People
1963 My People Boplicity
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The Great Paris Concert [Atlantic]
1963 The Great Paris Concert [Atlantic] Collectables
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The Symphonic Ellington
1963 The Symphonic Ellington Collectables
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Afro-Bossa
1963 Afro-Bossa Musicraft
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Will Big Bands Ever Come Back?
1963 Will Big Bands Ever Come Back? Collectables
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Daybreak Express 1964 Daybreak Express
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Hits of the Sixties: This Time by Ellington 1964 Hits of the Sixties: This Time by Ellington Reprise
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Ellington '65
1964 Ellington '65 Collectables
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Duke Ellington Plays Mary Poppins
1964 Duke Ellington Plays Mary Poppins Collectables
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Concert in the Virgin Islands
1965 Concert in the Virgin Islands Collectables
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The Duke at Tanglewood 1965 The Duke at Tanglewood Classic Records / Classics
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Jumpin' Punkins 1965 Jumpin' Punkins
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Ella at Duke's Place
1965 Ella at Duke's Place Verve / Polygram
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Duke Ellington (1966) 1965 Duke Ellington (1966) Reprise
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Orchestral Works
1966 Orchestral Works MCA
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Soul Call
1966 Soul Call Universal / Universal Music
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Serenade to Sweden
1966 Serenade to Sweden Real Gone Music
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Sacred Music
1966 Sacred Music Status (UK)
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The Popular Duke Ellington
1967 The Popular Duke Ellington BMG
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Johnny Come Lately 1967 Johnny Come Lately
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Francis A. & Edward K.
1967 Francis A. & Edward K. Reprise
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The Duke Ellington's Far East Suite
1967 The Duke Ellington's Far East Suite Bluebird
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North of the Border in Canada 1967 North of the Border in Canada ACD
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Ella & Duke at the Côte D'Azur
1967 Ella & Duke at the Côte D'Azur PolyGram
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...And His Mother Called Him Bill
1967 ...And His Mother Called Him Bill RCA
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Yale Concert
1968 Yale Concert Fantasy
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Second Sacred Concert
1968 Second Sacred Concert Prestige
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Pretty Woman 1969 Pretty Woman
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New Orleans Suite
1970 New Orleans Suite Atlantic
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Latin American Suite
1970 Latin American Suite Fantasy
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The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse
1971 The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse Decca
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Togo Brava Suite
1971 Togo Brava Suite Blue Note
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This One's for Blanton
1972 This One's for Blanton Original Jazz Classics / Universal
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Up in Duke's Workshop
1972 Up in Duke's Workshop Original Jazz Classics
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Eastbourne Performance
1973 Eastbourne Performance BMG
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Collages
1973 Collages Motor
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The World of Duke Ellington, Vol. 2 [LP] 1975 The World of Duke Ellington, Vol. 2 [LP] Columbia
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Duke Ellington's Third Sacred Concert
1975 Duke Ellington's Third Sacred Concert RCA
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Music Is My Mistress
1989 Music Is My Mistress Musicmasters
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American Songbook Series: Duke Ellington
1993 American Songbook Series: Duke Ellington Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / Smithsonian Records
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Play On [Original Broadway Cast]
1997 Play On [Original Broadway Cast] Varèse Sarabande / Varese
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Jazz Hits, Vol. 1
1998 Jazz Hits, Vol. 1 Valmark / Columbia River Entertainment Group
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Famed Fieldcup Concert 2002 Famed Fieldcup Concert Tetco
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Duke Ellington: Queenie Pie
2010 Duke Ellington: Queenie Pie Longhorn / Longhorn Music
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Chaise Lounge: Symphony Lounge 2010 Chaise Lounge: Symphony Lounge Big Round Records
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Paris Blues [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
2012 Paris Blues [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Wax Time
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That's Life: Nicole Herzog Meets Don Menza
2017 That's Life: Nicole Herzog Meets Don Menza MGB Jazz
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