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Harlem Air Shaft - Duke Ellington - Masters Of Jazz Vol.6 (Vinyl, LP)


1978
Label: RCA - CL 42237 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Germany • Genre: Jazz •
Harlem Air Shaft - Duke Ellington - Masters Of Jazz Vol.6 (Vinyl, LP)

 · In , Duke Ellington told a writer from The New Yorker that his composition “Harlem Air Shaft,” recorded four years earlier, was inspired by the myriad sounds heard in the air shaft of a Harlem apartment building (“You hear fights, you smell dinner, you hear people making love ”).Cited by:

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This album largely duplicates Duke Ellington & His Orchestra/Johnny Hodges & His Orchestra (Storyville), featuring six of the seven selections performed by the Duke Ellington Orchestra for a half-hour television special. However it is the additional material that is of greatest interest, for Duke Ellington is also heard solo in playing a lengthy medley of his popular numbers and a version.

 · Performer(s): «Duke Ellington»«Harlem Air Shaft»Audio: Very Hq - CD Quality Sound -- MP3 KbpsAlbum: «99 Hits: Duke Ellington Vol 1» by «Duke El.

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  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Masters Of Jazz Vol.6" on Discogs/5(5).

  2. One of Duke Ellington’s classic portraits of Harlem, was recorded on this date in – Harlem Airshaft, about which Duke wrote: “So much goes on in a Harlem airshaft. You hear fights, you smell dinner, you hear people making love. You hear intimate gossip floating down. You hear the radio. An air shaft is one big loudspeaker.

  3.  · In “Harlem Air Shaft,” Ellington demonstrates that he was a master at creating music for and with his 15 piece band and highly individual soloists that is vividly colorful, with many contrasting sonorities, that swings ted Reading Time: 7 mins.

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