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Ellington At Newport (album) by Duke Ellington

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Ellington At Newport
Ellington At Newport by Duke Ellington (1956)
Overall rank: 1,842nd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 136 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 10 albums of 1956 (9th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1950s (34th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,842nd)

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DUKE ELLINGTON - AT NEWPORT - THE CLASSIC CONCERT RECORDINGS 2CD
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DUKE ELLINGTON - AT NEWPORT 1956 COMPLETE [REMASTER] NEW CD
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Duke Ellington bestography

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

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Ellington At Newport track list

Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 81 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Festival Junction
 82/100 (15 votes)
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2.Blues To Be There
 79/100 (15 votes)
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3.Newport Up
 80/100 (13 votes)
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4.Jeep's Blues
 82/100 (17 votes)
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5.Diminuendo And Crescendo In Blue
 84/100 (15 votes)
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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 136 votes)
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75/100
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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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.

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Best track: Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue
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