Ellington At Newport (live album) by Duke Ellington And His Orchestra

Ellington At Newport by Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
(Live album)
Year: 1956
Overall rank: 1,414th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 175 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 1956 (6th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1950s (31st)
Award Best albums of all time (1,414th)
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DUKE ELLINGTON: LIVE AT NEWPORT 1956 (CD.)
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Duke Ellington / Buck Clayton ‎– At Newport, Philips Import vinyl LP
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Duke Ellington At Newport MFSL/Mobile Fidelity/MoFi 180g MONO Factory Sealed LP
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Duke Ellington And His Orchestra bestography

Ellington At Newport is ranked as the best album by Duke Ellington And His Orchestra.

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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 175 votes)
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08/10/2021 12:49 Cytoma  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 78475/100
 
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08/08/2021 20:26 kokkinos  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,16468/100
 
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 80.2/100, a mean average of 80.1/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.6/100. The standard deviation for this album is 11.9.

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From 10/20/2020 13:37
Brinca com a música e nos leva em sua jornada!
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From 07/04/2019 03:23
Ahhh...Ellington's signature album that sustained and revitalized his career. From the smoking tenor of Paul Gonsalves, to the blonde in black, to the Time magazine cover that would follow weeks later...what a great story!

My pick for Best Album of 1956.

Best tracks: Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue, Festival Junction, Jeep's Blues.
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From 01/21/2016 20:41
Originally one of the best non-live records ever made. Ellington and his producer were so displeased with the sound quality taken from their concert that Ellington arranged to have his orchestra show up in studio and record the album and over dub the sound of the audience. Only years later with cd re-issue was a version of his actual playing on front of an audience released. Still a great set.
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From 02/11/2012 15:32
The highest rated EAN track on BEA is Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue.

The best track of EAN, according to Nape, is Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue.

Coincidence? I think NOT!
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From 02/11/2012 04:55
Ahahaha

Did that darn ol popular opinion change again? You have the ability to think for yourself, try it sometime.
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