Gina Vivinetto’s Greatest Hits

Let’s cool down with Duke Ellington

Here is Duke Ellington and his orchestra performing Take the A Train, my favorite of his hundreds of compositions. To me, Ellington defines sophistication. He’s the suavest man who ever lived. Check him out back in the 1940s:

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One thought on “Let’s cool down with Duke Ellington

  1. ceterisparibus on said:

    Money Jungle w/ Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, and Max Roach.
    Not your Father’s Duke Ellington but I love it.

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