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Songwriter Series: Duke Ellington

The best recordings of his most-beloved compositions.

20 songs (1 hour and 19 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (1990 Digital Remaster)
Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong - The Great Summit - The Master Tapes
3:58
2
I'm Beginning To See The Light
Peggy Lee - Things Are Swingin'
1:48
3
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Tony Bennett - Tony Makes It Happen!
2:00
4
Mood Indigo
Nina Simone - Nina Simone Her Greatest Hits
4:03
5
Caravan (Live Edit (1959/Basin Street East))
Herbie Mann - Verve Jazz Masters 56: Herbie Mann
9:32
6
Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me
Dinah Washington - The Complete Roulette Collection
2:18
7
I'm Just A Lucky So And So [feat. Hank Jones & Ray Barretto & Ron Carter & Lex Humphries]
Wes Montgomery feat. Hank Jones, Ray Barretto, Ron Carter & Lex Humphries - So Much Guitar! [Original Jazz Classics Remasters]
5:57
8
Cotton Tail (Album Version)
Benny Carter & His Orchestra - Further Definitions
4:27
9
In A Sentimental Mood
Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book
2:48
10
Ring Dem Bells (Remastered 2002)
Lionel Hampton - Ring Dem Bells (Bluebird's Best Series)
3:22
11
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Carmen McRae - Atlantic Top 60: Jazz, Jive and Strut
3:28
12
In A Mellow Tone
Coleman Hawkins, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Tommy Flanagan - In A Mellow Tone
6:45
13
Ellington: Prelude To A Kiss
Dee Dee Bridgewater, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra & John Mauceri - Prelude To A Kiss - The Duke Ellington Album
3:52
14
In My Solitude
Billie Holiday - Jazz Café
3:29
15
Satin Doll (Remastered Version)
Duke Ellington Orchestra - Duke Ellington: The Reprise Studio Recordings
2:31
16
Sophisticated Lady
Nancy Wilson - The Great American Songbook
2:34
17
Sentimental Lady (1995 Remastered)
Johnny Hodges - Passion Flower 1940-46
3:03
18
I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Nancy Wilson feat. Phil Woods - R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal)
3:20
19
I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Sarah Vaughan - A Celebration Of Duke
4:34
20
Lost In Meditation (Instrumental)
Taft Jordan - Mood Indigo
6:02