THE GROOVE YARD 199 – NEW ORLEANS SUITE

George Klein presents the third hour of his multi-part feature on Duke Ellington, focusing on two suites late in Ellington’s career: The New Orleans Suite (1970) and Afro-Eurasian Eclipse (1971), plus a look back to Ellington’s adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker from 1960.

The John Sinclair Foundation presents
NEW ORLEANS SUITE
THE GROOVE YARD 199
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 15, 1991 [23052]

Duke Ellington Orchestra with Cootie Williams: Portrait of Louis Armstrong
Duke Ellington Orchestra with Cootie Williams & Russell Procope: Second Line
Duke Ellington Orchestra with Paul Gonsalves: Portrait of Sidney Bechet
Duke Ellington Orchestra with Harold Ashby: Chinoisiere
Duke Ellington Orchestra with Rufus Jones: Afrique
Duke Ellington Orchestra: Gong
Duke Ellington Orchestra: Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance of the Reed Pipes)
Duke Ellington Orchestra: Peanut Brittle Brigade (March)
Duke Ellington Orchestra: Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy)
Duke Ellington Orchestra: Danse of the Floreadores (Waltz of the Flowers)

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1991, 2023 George Klein. Used with permission.

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