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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Duke Ellington Plays the Blues 1953 Duke Ellington Plays the Blues RCA
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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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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 Jazz / 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
1956 Duke Ellington and the Buck Clayton All-Stars at Newport 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, Vol. 2 1956 Duke Ellington and the Buck Clayton All-Stars at Newport, Vol. 2 Columbia
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A Drum Is a Woman
1956 A Drum Is a Woman TriStar Music
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Al Hibbler with the Duke 1956 Al Hibbler with the Duke Columbia
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Such Sweet Thunder
1957 Such Sweet Thunder Columbia/Legacy
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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 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 And His Orchestra Featuring Paul Gonsalves
1962 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Featuring Paul Gonsalves Original Jazz Classics
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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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Will Big Bands Ever Come Back?
1963 Will Big Bands Ever Come Back? Collectables
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The Symphonic Ellington
1963 The Symphonic Ellington Collectables
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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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Afro-Bossa
1963 Afro-Bossa Musicraft
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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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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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The Duke Ellington's Far East Suite
1967 The Duke Ellington's Far East Suite Bluebird
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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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Jazz Cocktail
1983 Jazz Cocktail ASV / ASV/Living Era
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Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Vol. 1: 1943
1986 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Vol. 1: 1943 Circle
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Drop Me Off at Harlem
1987 Drop Me Off at Harlem TQ
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Music Is My Mistress
1989 Music Is My Mistress Musicmasters
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The Minor Goes Muggin'
1990 The Minor Goes Muggin' Jazz World
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Greatest Hits
1990 Greatest Hits Pro-Arte Records
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1928-1929
1990 1928-1929 Classics
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1928
1990 1928 Classics
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1927-1928
1990 1927-1928 Classics
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1931-1932
1991 1931-1932 Melodie Jazz Classics
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1930-1931
1991 1930-1931 Classics
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1929-1930
1991 1929-1930 Classics
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1930, Vol. 2
1991 1930, Vol. 2 Classics
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1930
1991 1930 Classics / Melodie Jazz Classics
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1929
1991 1929 Classics
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Happy Birthday, Duke! the Birthday Sessions, Vol. 5
1992 Happy Birthday, Duke! the Birthday Sessions, Vol. 5 Laserlight
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The Brunswick Sessions, Vol. 3 (1932-1935) 1992 The Brunswick Sessions, Vol. 3 (1932-1935) Jazz Information
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1932-1933
1992 1932-1933 Classics
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American Songbook Series: Duke Ellington
1993 American Songbook Series: Duke Ellington Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / Smithsonian Records
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1939 [Classics]
1994 1939 [Classics] Classics
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1938-1939
1994 1938-1939 Classics
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1938, Vol. 3
1994 1938, Vol. 3 Classics
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1938, Vol. 1
1994 1938, Vol. 1 Classics
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1924-1930 1995 1924-1930 Classics
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1940-1941
1995 1940-1941 Classics
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1939-1940
1995 1939-1940 Classics / Melodie Jazz Classics
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1939, Vol. 2
1996 1939, Vol. 2 Classics
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1940, Vol. 2
1996 1940, Vol. 2 Classic Records
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1944-1945
1996 1944-1945 Classic Records
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1941
1996 1941 Classics
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1942-1944
1996 1942-1944 Classics
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1940
1996 1940 Classics
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1937, Vol. 2
1996 1937, Vol. 2 Classics
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1937
1996 1937 Classics
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1938, Vol. 2
1996 1938, Vol. 2 Classics
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1936-1937
1996 1936-1937 Classics
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1935-1936
1996 1935-1936 Classics
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1933-1935
1996 1933-1935 Classics
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1933
1996 1933 Classics
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1924-1927
1996 1924-1927 Classics
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1945
1997 1945 Classics
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Play On [Original Broadway Cast]
1997 Play On [Original Broadway Cast] Varèse Sarabande / Varese
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1945, Vol. 2
1997 1945, Vol. 2 Classics
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Jazz Hits, Vol. 1
1998 Jazz Hits, Vol. 1 Valmark / Columbia River Entertainment Group
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1945-1946
1998 1945-1946 Classics
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Paris Jazz Party 1998 Paris Jazz Party Affinity
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1946
1999 1946 Classics
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Mood Indigo [History]
1999 Mood Indigo [History] History
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Prelude to a Kiss [History]
1999 Prelude to a Kiss [History] History
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Sophisticated Lady [History]
1999 Sophisticated Lady [History] History
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Rendevous with Rhythm
1999 Rendevous with Rhythm History
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Solitude [History]
1999 Solitude [History] History
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New World A Comin'
1999 New World A Comin' History
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Hop Head
1999 Hop Head History
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The Duke Steps Out [History]
1999 The Duke Steps Out [History] History
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I'm Checkin' Out, Goom Bye
1999 I'm Checkin' Out, Goom Bye History
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High Life
1999 High Life History
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Creole Rhapsody
1999 Creole Rhapsody History
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Cotton Tail [History]
1999 Cotton Tail [History] History
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Chelsea Bridge
1999 Chelsea Bridge History
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Blue Serge
1999 Blue Serge History
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Black and Tan Fantasy [History]
1999 Black and Tan Fantasy [History] History
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Jazz Festival, Vol. 2 [Video] 2000 Jazz Festival, Vol. 2 [Video] Storyville
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The Treasury Shows, Vol. 3
2001 The Treasury Shows, Vol. 3 Storyville
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1950
2002 1950 Classics
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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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From His Treasure Chest: 1965-1972
2010 From His Treasure Chest: 1965-1972 Nimbus / Nimbus Records
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Paris Blues [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
2012 Paris Blues [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Wax Time
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Live at the Cave: Vancouver Canada 1970
2013 Live at the Cave: Vancouver Canada 1970 Squatty Roo Records
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Fitzgerald/Ellington Fitzgerald/Ellington Polygram
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Jeep Is Jumpin' [Affinity] Jeep Is Jumpin' [Affinity] Affinity
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European Tour European Tour Band Stand
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Duke Ellington and His Orchesta, Vol. 2 [Classics] Duke Ellington and His Orchesta, Vol. 2 [Classics] Classics
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Great Summit: Recording Together for the First Great Summit: Recording Together for the First
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Drop Me off at Harlem: 1937-1935
Drop Me off at Harlem: 1937-1935 Halcyon
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Rare Live Recordings 1952-1953
Rare Live Recordings 1952-1953 Acrobat
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