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Russell Procope in Duke Ellington: Memories of Duke

Duke Ellington: Memories of Duke

2002 NR

Capturing the legendary Duke Ellington during his 1968 tour through Mexico, this unique musical tribute also includes footage of trumpeter Cootie Williams and clarinetist Russell Procope watching the master in action and commenting on his work. Featured songs include "The Mooch," "Creole Love Call," "Black and Tan Fantasy," "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got that Swing)," "Mood Indigo" and the rarely performed "Mexican Suite."