Duke Ellington - 1962

from Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress, pages 261-262:

Alan Douglas of United Artists arranged a record date in 1962 on which I was to play with two fine musicians, two men of imagination, whose normal personalities were as far apart as the North and South poles. Charles Mingus [bass] and Max Roach [drums] were both leaders of their own groups, but what was wanted now was the kind of performance that results when all the minds are intent on and concerned with togetherness. Nothing should be overdone, nothing underdone, regardless of which musician was in the prime spot as a soloist… One of the numbers recorded was approached something like …   more >>
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Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington: Music is my Mistress (New Jersey, 1973), p. 261-262. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429613965083 accessed: 19 July, 2024


Duke Ellington
lyricist, performer, piantist, Composer […]

Experience Information

Date/Time 1962
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:59:25 +0100
Approved on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:55:00 +0100