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Duke Elllington And His Orchestra: The Duke Box 2

Read "The Duke Box 2" reviewed by Chris Mosey

This box set of seven CDs, one DVD and an illustrated booklet celebrates the latter part of Duke Ellington's monumental career. It opens with the so-called “Silver Jubilee" 1952 coast-to-coast broadcasts from Birdland in New York City by NBC. They were held to mark the 25th anniversary of Ellington's breakthrough first gig at the Cotton Club ...