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All American in Jazz is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded in 1962 and released on the Columbia label.[1] The album features recordings of tunes from the 1962 Broadway theatre musical All American arranged by Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.[2]

All American in Jazz
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Studio album by
Released1962
RecordedJanuary 2, 5, 10 and 23, 1962
StudioColumbia 30th Street Studio, NYC
GenreJazz show tunes
Length29:37
LabelColumbia
CL 1790/CS 8590
ProducerTeo Macero
Duke Ellington chronology
The Girl's Suite and The Perfume Suite
(1961)
All American in Jazz
(1962)
Midnight in Paris
(1965)

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams

  1. "Back to School" – 2:48
  2. "I've Just Seen Her" – 4:32
  3. "Which Way?" – 2:20
  4. "If I Were You" – 2:56
  5. "Once Upon a Time" – 3:20
  6. "Nightlife" – 2:18
  7. "Our Children" – 3:10
  8. "I Couldn't Have Done It Alone" – 2:22
  9. "We Speak the Same Language" – 2:51
  10. "What a Country!" – 3:00

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ A Duke Ellington Panorama, accessed August 17, 2016.
  2. ^ Cast Albums Database, accessed August 17, 2016.