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Duke Ellington - Money Jungle (LP, Album, Stereo)


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Money Jungle is a studio album by pianist Duke Ellington with double bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Max Roach. It was recorded on September 17, 1962, and released in February 1963 by United Artists Jazz. All but one of the compositions were written by Ellington, with four of the seven on the original LP being recorded for the first time on this album. Later releases on CD added eight tracks from the same recording session. The album was reviewed positively at the time of its release and subsequent reviews have remained highly favorable. Negative comments have concentrated on differences in playing style among the three musicians, brought about by the generational gap between Ellington and the others, and an argument that led to Mingus leaving the studio mid-session. Hundreds of musicians have been influenced by the recording, in particular by the freedom of individual expression within a small-group setting.

Release Info

Artist: Duke Ellington
Label: Groove Replica
Format: LP, Album, Stereo
Country: Europe
Label: Groove Replica
Released: 2021-08-11
Genre: Jazz
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Tracklist

A1 Money Jungle
A2 Fleurette Africaine
A3 Very Special
A4 Warm Valley
A5 and A6 - Bonustracks
A5 Switch Blade
A6 A Little Max (Parfait)
B1 Wig Wise
B2 Caravan
B3 Solitude
B4 and B5 - Bonustracks
B4 Rem Blues
B5 Backward Country Boy Blues
CD- 1 Money Jungle
CD-2 Fleurette Africaine
CD-3 Very Special
CD-4 Warm Valley
CD-5 Wig Wise
CD-6 Caravan
CD-7 Solitude
Track 8 to 15 - Bonustracks
CD-8 Switch Blade
CD-9 A Little Max (Parfait)
CD-10 Rem Blues
CD-11 Backward Country Boy Blues
CD-12 Solitude (Alternate Take)
New York, October 14, 1957
CD-13 Solitude (Orchestral Version 1)
New York, December 18, 1950
CD-14 Solitude (Orchestral Version 2)
New York, May 1, 1962
CD-15 Caravan (Orchestral Version)

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