Duke Ellington Far East Suite (1966)

RCA Victor
  • 1. Tourist Point Of View
  • 2. Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah)
  • 3. Isfahan
  • 4. Depk
  • 5. Mount Harissa
  • 6. Blue Pepper (Far East Of The Blues)
  • 7. Agra
  • 8. Arnad
  • 9. Ad Lib On Nippon

Fifty years later Far East Suite lot of it sounds like spy music - maybe James Bond theme music. Those who are not familiar with Ellington's many Suites, a good starting point.
The band was in excellent form, and the songs are ageless.

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