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Saturday Night Tunes: Money Jungle

It’s a testament to the majestic abilities of Duke Ellington as a composer and a musician that Money Jungle works as well as it does. Compared to his two sidemen, Charles Mingus on bass and Max Road on drums, Ellington was, by 1962 when this album was recorded, very much an elder statesman on the jazz scene. 435 more words

High Culture

#Jazzday Duke Ellington Max Roach Charlie Mingus

Duke Ellington, Max Roach, Charlie Mingus … THANK YOU !!!

Musicology