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Joya Sherrill Sings Duke

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Joya Sherrill Sings Duke is a 1965 album by Joya Sherrill recorded in tribute to the bandleader and composer Duke Ellington. [1]

51 relations: A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing, AllMusic, Alto saxophone, Barney Bigard, Billy Strayhorn, Bob Katz, Bob Thiele, C Jam Blues, Conducting, Cootie Williams, Cornet, Day Dream, Don George, Double bass, Drum kit, Duke Ellington, Ernie Harper, Harry James, I'm Beginning to See the Light, I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So, In a Sentimental Mood, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills, Jazz, Joe Benjamin, John La Touche (lyricist), John Lamb (musician), Johnny Hodges, Joya Sherrill, Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me), Lee Gaines, Liner notes, Mack David, Manny Curtis, Mercer Ellington, Mitchell Parish, Mood Indigo, Paul Gonsalves, Piano, Prelude to a Kiss (song), Ray Nance, Rex Stewart, Sam Woodyard, Shep Shepherd, Singing, Sophisticated Lady, Tenor saxophone, Things Ain't What They Used to Be, Trumpet, Violin, ..., 20th Century Fox Records. Expand index (1 more) »

A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing

A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing is an album by the Vince Guaraldi Trio and released in 1957 by Fantasy, Inc.

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AllMusic

AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Alto saxophone

The alto saxophone, also referred to as the alto sax, is a member of the saxophone family of woodwind instruments invented by Belgian instrument designer Adolphe Sax in the 1840s, and patented in 1846.

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Barney Bigard

Albany Leon "Barney" Bigard (March 3, 1906 – June 27, 1980) was an American jazz clarinetist known for his 15-year tenure with Duke Ellington.

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Billy Strayhorn

William Thomas "Billy" Strayhorn (November 29, 1915 – May 31, 1967) was an American jazz composer, pianist, lyricist, and arranger, best known for his successful collaboration with bandleader and composer Duke Ellington, lasting nearly three decades.

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Bob Katz

Bob Katz is an American audio mastering engineer and author of a popular book on audio mastering.

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Bob Thiele

Bob Thiele (July 27, 1922 – January 30, 1996) was an American record producer who worked on numerous classic jazz albums and record labels.

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C Jam Blues

"C Jam Blues"" is a jazz standard composed in 1942 by Duke Ellington and performed by countless other musicians, such as Dave Grusin, Django Reinhardt, Oscar Peterson, and Charles Mingus.

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Conducting

Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral concert.

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Cootie Williams

Charles Melvin "Cootie" Williams (July 10, 1911 – September 15, 1985) was an American jazz, jump blues, and rhythm and blues trumpeter.

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Cornet

The cornet is a brass instrument similar to the trumpet but distinguished from it by its conical bore, more compact shape, and mellower tone quality.

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Day Dream

"Day Dream" is a 1941, retrieved August 27, 2010 song (see 1941 in music) composed by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington, with lyrics by John La Touche.

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Don George

Don R. George (August 27, 1909 – 1987) was an American popular music lyricist.

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Double bass

The double bass, or simply the bass (and numerous other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.

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Drum kit

A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.

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Duke Ellington

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years.

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Ernie Harper

Ernest "Ernie" Harper (3 August 1902 – 9 October 1979) was an English athlete who competed for Great Britain in the 1924, 1928 and 1936 Summer Olympics.

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Harry James

Harry Haag James (March 15, 1916 – July 5, 1983) was an American musician who is best known as a trumpet playing band leader who led a big band from 1939 to 1946.

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I'm Beginning to See the Light

"I'm Beginning to See the Light" is a popular song and jazz standard, written by Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, and Harry James, and published in 1944.

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I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So

"I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So" is a 1945 song composed by Duke Ellington, with lyrics written by Mack David.

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In a Sentimental Mood

"In a Sentimental Mood" is a jazz composition by Duke Ellington that is also performed as a song.

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Irving Gordon

Irving Gordon (February 14, 1915 – December 1, 1996) was an American songwriter.

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Irving Mills

Irving Harold Mills (né Isadore Minsky; 16 January 1894 in Odessa, Ukraine – 21 April 1985 in Palm Springs, California) was an American music publisher, musician, lyricist, and jazz artist promoter.

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Jazz

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Joe Benjamin

Joseph Rupert Benjamin (November 4, 1919 – January 26, 1974) was an American jazz bassist.

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John La Touche (lyricist)

John Treville Latouche (La Touche) (November 13, 1914, Baltimore, Maryland – August 7, 1956, Calais, Vermont) was a lyricist and bookwriter in American musical theater.

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John Lamb (musician)

John Lamb (born November 29, 1933) is an American Jazz double bassist, who was a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra.

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Johnny Hodges

John Cornelius Hodges (July 25, 1907 – May 11, 1970) was an American alto saxophonist, best known for solo work with Duke Ellington's big band.

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Joya Sherrill

Joya Sherrill (August 20, 1924, Bayonne, New Jersey – June 28, 2010, Great Neck, New York) was an American jazz vocalist and children's television show host.

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Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me)

"Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me)" is a 1941 popular song composed by Duke Ellington, with lyrics by Lee Gaines.

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Lee Gaines

Otho Lee Gaines (April 21, 1914 – July 15, 1987) was an American jazz singer and lyricist.

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Liner notes

Liner notes (also sleeve notes or album notes) are the writings found on the sleeves of LP record albums and in booklets which come inserted into the compact disc jewel case or the equivalent packaging for vinyl records and cassettes.

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Mack David

Mack David (July 5, 1912 – December 30, 1993) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work in film and television, with a career spanning the period between the early 1940s and the early 1970s.

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Manny Curtis

Manny Curtis (born Emanuel Kurtz, 1911 – 1984) was an American songwriter.

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Mercer Ellington

Mercer Kennedy Ellington (March 11, 1919 – February 8, 1996) was an American musician, composer, and arranger.

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Mitchell Parish

Mitchell Parish (July 10, 1900 – March 31, 1993) was an American lyricist.

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Mood Indigo

"Mood Indigo" (1930) is a jazz composition and song, with music by Duke Ellington and Barney Bigard with lyrics by Irving Mills.

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Paul Gonsalves

Paul Gonsalves (–) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist best known for his association with Duke Ellington.

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Piano

The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.

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Prelude to a Kiss (song)

"Prelude to a Kiss" is a 1938 ballad composed by Duke Ellington, with lyrics by Irving Gordon and Irving Mills.

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Ray Nance

Ray Willis Nance (December 10, 1913, in Chicago – January 28, 1976, in New York City) was a jazz trumpeter, violinist and singer.

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Rex Stewart

Rex William Stewart (February 22, 1907 – September 7, 1967) was an American jazz cornetist best remembered for his work with the Duke Ellington orchestra.

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Sam Woodyard

Sam Woodyard (January 7, 1925 – September 20, 1988) was an American jazz drummer.

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Shep Shepherd

Berisford "Shep" Shepherd (born January 19, 1917) is an American jazz musician.

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Singing

Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.

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Sophisticated Lady

"Sophisticated Lady" is a jazz standard, composed as an instrumental in 1932 by Duke Ellington.

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Tenor saxophone

The Tenor saxophone is a medium-sized member of the saxophone family, a group of instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in the 1840s.

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Things Ain't What They Used to Be

"Things Ain't What They Used to Be" is a 1942 jazz standard with music by Mercer Ellington and lyrics by Ted Persons.

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Trumpet

A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.

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Violin

The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.

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20th Century Fox Records

20th Century Fox Records, also known as 20th Fox Records and 20th Century Records, was a wholly owned subsidiary of film studio 20th Century Fox.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joya_Sherrill_Sings_Duke

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