parlando playlist #66: duke ellington - portrait of mahalia jackson [1971]

Posted on November 14th, 2013 by Scraps.
Categories: Music, Parlando Playlist.

There's no need to describe Duke Ellington. New Orleans Suite is one of his very late albums, all new songs, and it's my favorite. "Portrait of Mahalia Jackson" is the last song.

2 comments.

Gavin

Comment on December 5th, 2013.

That's gorgeous. Wistful and forceful at the same time, if that makes sense.

Scraps

Comment on December 6th, 2013.

For me it does.

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