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Duke Ellington - Duke Ellington's 70th Birthday Concert Album

Duke Ellington - Duke Ellington's 70th Birthday Concert Album
Performer: Duke Ellington
Genre: Jazz
Title: Duke Ellington's 70th Birthday Concert
MP3 album size: 2087 mb
FLAC album size: 1767 mb
Style: Big Band, Swing
Country: US
Released: 1970
Catalog number: SS 19000
Label: Solid State Records


1Rockin' In Rhythm
Written-By – D. Ellington, H. Carney, I. Mills
2Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Written-By – B. Russell, D. Ellington
3Just Squeeze Me
Written-By – D. Ellington, L. Gaines
4I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Written-By – D. Ellington, H. Nemo, I. Mills, J. Redmond
5Azure Te (Paris Blues)
Written-By – D. Wolfe, W. Davis
6Black Swan
Written-By – D. Ellington
7Closing Speech - End Of Concert1:50
Written-By – D. Ellington
9Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Written-By – M. Ellington, T. Persons
10Take The "A" Train
Written-By – B. Strayhorn
Written-By – D. Ellington
13Mood Indigo
Written-By – A. Bigard, D. Ellington, I. Mills
14I'm Just A Lucky So And So
Written-By – D. Ellington, M. David
15El Gato
Written-By – W. C. Anderson
16Sophisticated Lady
Written-By – D. Ellington, I. Mills, M. Parish
17Laying On Mellow
Written-By – D. Ellington
18Tootie For Cootie
Written-By – D. Ellington, J. Hamilton
194:30 Blues
Written-By – D. Ellington
Written-By – E. Drake, H. Lengsfelder, J. Tizol
21Satin Doll
Written-By – B. Strayhorn, D. Ellington, J. Mercer
22Black Butterfly
Written-By – B. Carruthers, D. Ellington, I. Mills
Written-By – D. Ellington, I. Mills, J. Tizol
24In Triplicate
Written-By – D. Ellington
25Prelude To A Kiss
Written-By – D. Ellington, I. Gordon, I. Mills
26Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Written-By – B. Russell, D. Ellington


  • Art DirectionFrank Gauna
  • BassVictor Gaskin
  • DrumsRufus "Speedy" Jones
  • Edited By, Sequenced ByGeorge Butler
  • EngineerBob Auger
  • Mastered ByClair Krepps
  • OrganWild Bill Davis
  • Photography ByDavid Redfern
  • PianoDuke Ellington
  • ProducerNoel Walker
  • SaxophoneHarold Ashby, Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges, Norris Turney, Paul Gonsalves, Russell Procope
  • TromboneChuck Connors, Lawrence Brown
  • TrumpetCat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Mercer Ellington, Rolf Ericson


Recorded live at Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England.

Gatefold cover with company printed inner sleeves.

The C is scratched out on Side B in the Matrix & the B is scratched out on Side C in the Matrix


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): 114 SS-19000A C.Krepps
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): 114 SS-19000CB C.Krepps
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): 114 /SS-19000BC" C.Krepps
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): 114 B:A SS19000-4RB1


  • Recorded At – Free Trade Hall


70th Birthday Concert is a live album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded in England recorded at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester, England and originally released on the Solid State label in 1970. The album was later reissued on CD on the Blue Note label in 1995. All tracks are written by Duke Ellington, except where noted. This double CD reissues a Solid State double LP that ranks as one of Duke Ellington's finest recordings of his final decade. The live performance gives listeners a good idea as to just how Duke's ensemble sounded in concert, and it serves as both a retrospective and a display of the strengths of Ellington's mighty band. Lesen Sie Rezensionen und Empfehlungen und informieren Sie sich über Tracklisten, beteiligte in album Duke Ellington - 70th Birthday Concert 1969. Duke Ellington - Rockin' in Rhythm. Duke Ellington - B. Duke Ellington - Take the A Train. Duke Ellington - Tootie for Cootie. Duke Ellington - 4:30 Blues. Duke Ellington - El Gato. Duke Ellington - Black Butterfly. Duke Ellington - Things Ain't What They Used to Be. Duke Ellington - Layin' on Mellow. 70th Birthday Concert Live. Duke Ellington. Jazz 1970. Rockin' In Rhythm Live. More by Duke Ellington. Such Sweet Thunder. Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me Live On The Ed Sullivan Show, March 7, 1965 - Single. It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing - Single. Duke Ellington Format: Audio CD. 70th Birthday Concert. Please retry. Captured on a 1969 tour by United Artists and reissued by Blue Note, Duke Ellington's 70th Birthday Concert presents both familiar hits and newer compositions. On Final SpeechSatin Doll, Duke is as commanding and clever as ever, explaining to the audience that the hushed strains of Satin Doll are background to this finger-snapping bit. Mellow 4:55 C1 Satin Doll 4:52 C2 Azure Te Paris Blues 4:40 C3 In Triplicate 6:15 C4 Perdido 3:00 C5 Fife 3:12 Medley 16:22 D1a Prelude To A Kiss D1b I'm Just A Lucky So And So D1c I Let A Song Go Out. Of My Heart D1d Do. Listen free to Duke Ellington Duke Ellington's 70th Birthday Concert Rockin' in Rhythm, B. and more. 16 tracks 64:40. Duke Ellington Edward Kennedy Ellington, April 29, 1899 - May 24, 1974 was an American jazz composer, pianist and bandleader, one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all A read more. Duke Ellington Edward Kennedy Ellington, April 29, 1899 - May 24, 1974 was an American jazz composer, pianist and bandleader, one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music. Duke Ellington composed over 30 read more
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