Duke Ellington and John Coltrane

Duke Ellington: Sharing the Limelight

Episode 23

Episode date - August 20, 2021

How Music Changed

    As the 1960s rolled around, Duke Ellington saw his reputation burnished, recovering from many of the negative impressions that haunted him in the 1950s.

    This was mostly obvious by te number of famous musicians who made it a point to work with him around this time. In this show, Ellington shares the limelight with renowned artists such as Charles Mingus, Coleman Hawkins, Louis Armstrong and even John Coltrane.

    Featured tracks include:

    Single Petal of a Rose

    Black Beauty (from “Reminiscing in Tempo” album)

    Do Nothin’ ‘Til You Hear from Me – w/ Louis Armstrong

    Duke’s Place - w/ Louis Armstrong

    Self Portrait of the Bean – w/ Coleman Hawkins

    Money Jungle – w/ Charles Mingus

    Very Special – w/ Charles Mingus

    Caravan – w/ Charles Mingus

    In a Sentimental Mood – w/ John Coltrane

    Take the ‘A’ Train (revisited)

    Channel 27 - Duke Ellington