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Secure Payment. Like Gershwin, Ellington wrote tunes to sing, and others that can only be hummed. Choosing a favorite Ellington recording is like being asked to choose an all-time favorite meal— only grand epicureans like Duke himself see Music Is My Mistress can be that selective.
Recording exclusively with Ellington and members of the Ellington camp during his three-year career, bassist Jimmy Blanton seems to have been willed into being by Duke. Where is it! Give me all of it! Like a master chef, he started with his main ingredient, the big band; added danceable dashes of African, Caribbean, and Latin rhythmic tinges and textures and created one of his most succulent and swinging musical dishes.
When I first heard it on the car radio, I nearly crashed. Knowing the emotional etymology of almost every sound a man could make and what those sounds said about the men who made them, Ellington built into some of his best works and, of course, into the orchestra that cocreated them a special sort of musical self-awareness.
And yes, this two-minute, second kaleidoscope of moods is about being such a kaleidoscope, about the ways we inevitably place ourselves by the way we sound. In fact, I think that among the most central points of celebration that Ellington ever allowed himself is the blaze-of-sunlight break with which the trumpet section begins chorus eight, after which the master chastens their sassiness with the finger-wagging of Tricky Sam Nanton this leads to fierce dissonance and then asks Harry Carney to smack his basso seal of sobriety on a seriocomic masterpiece.
I was a high school student in Chicago in One winter night in a freezing rain I went to Orchestra Hall to try to get into the sold-out Duke Ellington concert. In the confusion and chaos of the lobby, using a technique of backward walking and temporary invisibility, I got inside.
It turned out there were a few empty seats, and as the lights went down I found quite a good one. It was the first time I had seen Ellington, and despite the war and the draft, the personnel of the band was still largely intact. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Guess Who. Australian Chart Book — illustrated ed.
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