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Label: Centering Music
Track listing: Introduction by William Parker; Portrait of Louisiana; Essence of Sophisticated Lady/Sophisticated Lady; Take the Coltrane; In a Sentimental Mood; Take the A Train/Ebony Interlude; Caravan; The Essence of Ellington.
by John Sharpe
Talk to any member of the so-called avant-garde, and what is immediately apparent is a deep familiarity and love of the tradition. That's not to say that there is a desire to replicate: almost the opposite. New York City bass icon William Parker first began listening to Duke Ellington when he was seven years old. One ...