THE JEAN-PIERRE LELOIR COLLECTION
3 PANEL DIGIPACK EDITION
INCLUDES 3 BONUS TRACK
On "Festival Session", the great Duke Ellington introduced new extended compositions for his orchestra that he had been preparing during the previous months with the intention of presenting them at the Newport Jazz Festival. Two additional suites by Ellington, The Harlem Suite and The Controversial Suite, have been included here as bonus material.
DUKE ELLINGTON & His Orchestra:
Cat Anderson, Harold “Shorty” Baker, Fats Ford, Willie Cook, Clark Terry (tp),
Ray Nance (tp, vln, vcl), Quentin Jackson (tb, bass on 3-5 only),
Britt Woodman, John Sanders (tb), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts),
Russell Procope (cl, as), Johnny Hodges (as), Paul Gonsalves (ts),
Harry Carney (bar, cl, b-cl), Duke Ellington (p),
Joe Benjamin (b on 6 only), Jimmy Woode (b on 1-2 & 7-10),
Sam Woodyard, Jimmy Johnson (d).
New York, September 8, 1959.
Note: Jimmy Woode arrived late to the session and Quentin Jackson played bass instead of trombone on 3-5, the first tunes of the date. Joe Benjamin was called as a replacement and played bass on 6. Then Woode showed up and played on the rest of the tunes.
BONUS TRACKS [11-13):
11: THE HARLEM SUITE: Willie Cook, Clark Terry, Francis Williams (tp),
Ray Nance (tp, vln, vcl), Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, Juan Tizol (tb),
Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Russell Procope (as, cl), Willie Smith (as),
Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (bar, cl, b-cl),
Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn (p), Wendell Marshall (b),
Louie Bellson (d). New York, December 7, 1951.
12-13: THE CONTROVERSIAL SUITE: Same personnel as track 11,
except Harold “Shorty” Baker (tp) replaces Francis Williams.
New York, December 11, 1951.
02 COPOUT EXTENSION
03 DUEL FUEL –Part I
04 DUEL FUEL –Part II
05 DUEL FUEL –Part III
06 IDIOM ’59 –Part I [Vapor]
07 IDIOM ’59 –Part II
08 IDIOM ’59 –Part III
09 THINGS AIN’T WHAT THEY USED TO BE
10 LAUNCHING PAD
11 A TONE PARALLEL TO HARLEM (THE HARLEM SUITE)
12 THE CONTROVERSIAL SUITE PART 1 (Before My Time)
13 THE CONTROVERSIAL SUITE PART 2 (Later)
Total Time: 72:30
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