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Duke Ellington: The Duke At Fargo 1940 Special 60th Anniversary Edition

Read "The Duke At Fargo 1940 Special 60th Anniversary Edition" reviewed by Chris Mosey

An historic double album, the only one to feature the Duke Ellington band in the greatest of its many incarnations, playing a dance date. It captures the immediacy and chaotic magic of the 1940 orchestra in a way the carefully manicured studio recordings and even radio broadcasts of the time just can't do.

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