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Duke Elegant is a 1999 studio album by New Orleans keyboard player and vocalist Dr. John. The album was produced by the artist under his real name, Mac Rebennack, and is a collection of songs written or performed by Duke Ellington. It features musical support from "The Lower 9-11" (David Barard, Bobby Broom, and Herman Ernest III), Ronnie Cuber, and Cyro Baptista.[1]

Duke Elegant
Dr. John
Studio album by
Released1999
Recorded1999
GenreJazz
Length66:38
LabelParlophone
ProducerMac Rebennack
Dr. John chronology
Anutha Zone
(1998)
Duke Elegant
(1999)
Creole Moon
(2001)

Track listingEdit

The year each song was originally written is given with the composers' names.

  1. "On The Wrong Side of the Railroad Tracks" (1947; John Latouche, Duke Ellington) - 5:41
  2. "I'm Gonna Go Fishin'" (1959; Duke Ellington, Peggy Lee) - 5:02
  3. "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" (1932; Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 5:30
  4. "Perdido" (1942; Ervin M. Drake, Hans Longsfolder, Juan Tizol) - 5:48
  5. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (1942; Bob Russell, Duke Ellington) - 3:35
  6. "Solitude" (1934; Duke Ellington, Eddie DeLango, Irving Mills) - 5:03
  7. "Satin Doll" (1953; Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer, Duke Ellington) - 4:44
  8. "Mood Indigo" (1931; Irving Mills, Duke Ellington, Barnard Bigard) - 6:52
  9. "Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me" (1943; Bob Russell, Duke Ellington) - 5:29
  10. "Things Ain't What They Used To Be" (1942; Mercer Ellington) - 6:23
  11. "Caravan" (1937; Juan Tizol, Irving Mills, Duke Ellington) - 6:22
  12. "Flaming Sword" (1940; Duke Ellington) - 5:45

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bays, Kenneth. "Dr. John: Duke Elegant". AllMusic. Retrieved June 8, 2019.