Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn

Great-Times-Piano-Duets

Great Times!: Piano Duets

  • Release Date: 07 Apr 1989
  • OJCCD-108-2

Ellington-and-Strayhorn, one of the most significant pairings in the entire history of jazz, primarily conjures up an image of rich orchestral settings. However, both were pianists to be reckoned with, and the few occasions on which they were persuaded to collaborate at two keyboards were certainly well described as Great Times. But these unique performances have had great trouble in being heard: recorded in 1950 and originally having a limited life as obscure 10-inch LPs, they were … MORE

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