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“U.M.M.G” (1960) Music of Billy Strayhorn – Dizzy Gillespie with Clare Fischer

“U.M.M.G” Composed by Billy Strayhorn; arranged by Clare Fischer. Recorded by Dizzy Gillespie on April 27-28, 1960 for Verve in New York City. John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie, trumpet, directing: Ray Alonge, Richard Berg, Joe Singer, French horns; Benny Green, trombone; Jay McAlister, tuba; Robert Di Domenica, flute; Ernest Bright, John Murtaugh, Paul Ritchie, Stan Webb, […]

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“Take the ‘A’ Train” (1941) Duke Ellington

“Take the ‘A’ Train” Composed and arranged by Billy Strayhorn “Take the ‘A’ Train” Composed and arranged by Billy Strayhorn Recorded by Duke Ellington and His Orchestra for Victor Records; February 15,1941, Hollywood CA Personnel: Duke Ellington, piano, directing: Wallace Jones, first trumpet; Ray Nance, trumpet; Rex Stewart, cornet; Lawrence Brown, first trombone; Joseph Nanton, […]

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