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Diminuendo/Crescendo

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Diminuendo/Crescendo

Diminuendo/Crescendo

Diminuendo/Crescendo

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Storyteller Mitch Myers recounts the tale of Duke Ellington's performance at the Newport Jazz festival in 1956. It's a story of a journeyman saxophone player, Paul Gonsalves, and how his playing that night would become legend. (6:00)
Music is from the CD Ellington at Newport on the Columbia Jazz label. The tune is called Diminuendo/Crescendo in Blue.

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Album
At Newport 1956 Complete
Artist
Duke Ellington
Label
Columbia/Legacy

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