Label: Impulse! - IMPD-166 • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Remastered, Club Edition Digipak • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Post Bop, Swing
While the Nightmare (Remix) - Suff Daddy - Nightmare / Game Over (Remixes) might have portended a dynamic clash of the musical generations, instead we got a casual, respectful, and musically generous meeting of like-minded souls.
Similarly, while one might have assumed that Ellington would use his sidemen, instead producer Bob Thiele who also produced similar albums for Ellington including pairings with Louis Armstrong and Coleman Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane chose to bring in Coltrane 's own outfit for the proceedings.
Consequently, the duo is backed here at various times by bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Elvin Jonesas well as alternates bassist Aaron Bell and drummer Sam Woodyard.
While he was certainly in the Papa Was A Rolling Stone - The Pioneers - Give & Take: The Best Of The Pioneers of his more avant-garde period Duke Ellington & John Coltrane - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane Coltrane had a deep understanding of traditional jazz vocabulary, having played in a swing band in the Navy in the s and studied the style of artists like Hawkins and Ben Webster while coming up in Philadelphia.
Similarly, though an icon of the big-band era by the s, Ellington had been on the upswing of a career resurgence ever since his dynamic performance at the Newport Jazz Festival, later released as Ellington at Newport. His meeting with Coltrane was emblematic of his renewed creativity and was one of several albums he recorded in his latter life with theretofore unexpected artists, not the least of which his other date, Money Jungle with bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Max Roach.
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