Back to Back is a 1959 studio album by Johnny Hodges and Duke Ellington. It was followed up by Side by Side (1959), recorded at the same sessions. Wabash Blues" (Fred Meinken, Dave Ringle) – 6:22. Basin Street Blues" (Spencer Williams) – 8:05. Beale Street Blues" (W. C. Handy) – 7:40. Weary Blues" (Artie Matthews) – 6:50. St. Louis Blues" (Handy) – 5:45. Loveless Love" (Handy) – 6:05. Royal Garden Blues" (Clarence Williams, Spencer Williams) – 5:20. Duke Ellington – piano.
These distinctive small-group sessions, featuring Duke Ellington as pianist in a blues context, are part of a group of recordings issued under the confusing titles Back to Back and Side by Side, and further reissued under the not particularly distinctive name of Blues Summit. But there should be no confusion about the high quality of music that came out of these sessions - it is all "cooking with gas" as the expression goes.
Back to Back is a 1959 studio album by Johnny Hodges and Duke Ellington Track listing. Back to Back Verve Music Group catalog. v. t. e. Duke Ellington. The Blanton–Webster Band.
Tracklist: 1. Wabash Blues, 2. Basin Street Blues, 3. Beale Street Blues, 4. Weary Blues, 5. Louis Blues, 6. Loveless Love, 7. Royal Garden Blues. More albums from Duke Ellington: Duke Ellington Present. y Duke Ellington. Cotton Club-1938, Volume Two, Three Blind Mice by Duke Ellington. Ultra De Luxe by Duke Ellington. The Popular Duke Ellington by Duke Ellington. Francis A. & Edward K. by Duke Ellington. Harlem, New World A’Coming, The Golden Broom And The Green Apple by Duke Ellington. Ella At Duke’s Place by Duke Ellington. Live Part 1 by Duke Ellington. View all albums . Back To Back (Duke Ellington And Johnny Hodges Play The Blues). By: Duke Ellington (1959, Jazz). 2. Basin Street Blues.
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This album has an average beat per minute of 97 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 72/148 BPM). Tracklist - Back to Back: Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges Play the Blues. Recent albums by Duke Ellington. An Intimate Piano Session.
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