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Duke Ellington Orchestra

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Performers Duke Ellington Orchestra
- Duke Ellington (piano)
- Charles Melvin "Cootie" Williams (trumpet)
- Johnny Coles (trumpet)
- Mercer Ellington (trumpet)
- Eddie Preston (trumpet)
- Harold Johnson (trumpet)
- Chuck Connoes (Trombone)
- Malcolm Tayloe (Trombone)
- Booty Wood (Trombone)
- Russell Procope (alto sax)
- Norris Turney (alto sax)
- Harold Minerve (alto sax)
- Harold Ashby (tenor sax)
- Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax)
- Harry Carney (baritone sax)
- Joseph Rupert "Joe" Benjamin (Double Bass)
- Rufus Jones (Drums, drums)
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
Cootie Williams (trumpet)
Joe Benjamin (Double Bass)

Composers Norris Turney

Date of recording 24 October 1971 (live)


Togo brava suite

Duke Ellington Orchestra, Duke Ellington, Nell Brookshire

Togo brava suite

Record Label Blue Note / 830082 2

Year of production 1994

1. C Jam Blues
Duke Ellington
Togo Brava Suite
2. 1. Part I, Soul soothing 2. Part II, Naturellement
3. 1. Part III, Amour, amour 2. Part IV, Right on Togo
4. Happy reunion
5. Addi
6. Lotus blossom
7. Cotton tail
9. La plus belle Africaine
10. In a mellotone
11. I got it bad (and that ain't good)
12. Melancholia
13. Soul flute