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Masterpieces: 4CD. Take the "A" Train. Only 9 left in stock. Customer reviews. How are ratings calculated? Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. Top reviews Most recent Top reviews. Top reviews from United Kingdom. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The Centennial Collection. The Jazz Biography Series. Harlem Roots, Vol. Duke Ellington Essentials.
Classic Transcriptions. Jazz Inspiration. The Treasury Shows, Vol. Duke Ellington The Golden Duke. Best of Jazz. Duke Ellington Great Times! Bluebird RCA. Duke Ellington Happy Birthday, Duke! Blue Note. Duke Ellington The Young Duke. Among the best jazz albums ever. How about a 45rpm pressing, Chad? Columbia soon replaced it with an image more "modern" and more mundane.
Freed from the 78rpm single's three-minute constraint, Ellington could score and record concert-length arrangements similar to those enjoyed by his concert audiences. Three of the four selections, including 'Mood Indigo' and 'Sophisticated Lady,' are familiar Ellington classics stretched and elasticized to luxurious effect.
The harmonically saturated, transparent mono sound is astonishing for any era of recording. It's sure to leave you swooning, and wondering how and why recorded sound has since gone so far south. I can now see Ellington in full technicolor glory! The perfectly quiet vinyl and exemplary packaging add up to one of the best reissues of the century.
Every dimension of the recording was much better The recording sounded like it had been made that morning No veiling. No roll-off. In fact, it's so good that it doesn't matter that this is a mono recording! Listen to it on a great turntable Just wait until you hear Yvonne Lanauze sing, "Mood Indigo" amigos, after a long instrumental build-up The pressing itself was impeccable: flat, and free of noise, tics and pops The Hyperion OCL, the finest cartridge that I've ever heard, revealed how superbly these grooves were carved!
Commendable, reference-grade analog Very damned close! Kissing cousins close! Hell, maybe even closer than that. In fact, I now consider the Analogue Productions re-issue of Masterpieces by Ellington to be one of the very finest Jazz records ever released. Sorry Miles! Move over, Kind of Blue! Robinson, editor-in-chief, Positive Feedback Online. You won't have to die to get a copy. A true classic both musically and sonically and a historical work of art you can now own.
Read the whole review here. Horns sound brassy, drums smack, cymbals sizzle, you hear the air pass through the woodwinds. When saxophones play in harmony, the overtones bloom like a sonic bouquet; when the musicians take a quarter-note pause, you hear them breathe in. Four years. That's all it took to go from the discovery by Americans, of German advancements in the field of sound recording, to the marketing of tape decks in the U. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.
Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Genre Jazz.The four selections contained here catapulted the Maestro Ellington into the LP era, as the great composer/arranger/pianist and his matchless orchestra took full advantage of the possibilities afforded by magnetic tape recording and the still-new 33 1/3 RPM LP to, for the first time, capture uncut concert arrangements of their signature songs/5().