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The Great Summit: The Master Takes

Continuing the discussion from Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me):

The Great Summit: The Master Takes is a 2001 Blue Note album by Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. It’s a reissue of the two Roulette albums Together For The First Time (track 1–10) and The Great Reunion (track 11–17) from 1961. (These two albums have later resurfaced as a Roulette double-LP entitled The Duke Ellington/Louis Armstrong Years and in 1990 as a remastered CD called Together for the First Time/The Great Reunion .)

The contents of this album is an all-Ellington program performed by himself and Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars. These 17 selections are the entire result of the only studio meeting by Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. They both lead a small band - Louis Armstrong’s All Stars, and play classic compositions by Ellington such as “Mood Indigo” and “Black And Tan Fantasy”.

The Great Summit - Wikipedia

I can’t find this in circulation, but it is definitely something I want to listen to. :slight_smile: