World Saxophone Quartet: Plays Duke Ellington

Plays Duke Ellington
Studio album by World Saxophone Quartet
Released 1986
Recorded April 1986
Genre Jazz
Length 69:16
Label Elektra/Nonesuch
Producer Robert Hurwitz
World Saxophone Quartet chronology
Live at Brooklyn Academy of Music
Plays Duke Ellington
Dances and Ballads
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic [1]
Robert ChristgauA–[2]

Plays Duke Ellington was the seventh album by the jazz group the World Saxophone Quartet, released in 1986.

The album marked a departure for the quartet, in that their first six albums had been of music written by the four musicians themselves; this was their first venture into jazz standards.

Track listing

  1. "Take the 'A' Train" (Strayhorn) 1:33
  2. "Lush Life" (Strayhorn) 6:30
  3. "Prelude to a Kiss" (EllingtonGordonMills) 2:43
  4. "Sophisticated Lady" (EllingtonMillsParish) 4:41
  5. "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart" (EllingtonMillsNemo) 6:02
  6. "Come Sunday" (Ellington) 7:36
  7. "In a Sentimental Mood" (EllingtonKurtzMills) 5:16
  8. "Take the 'A' Train" (Strayhorn) 4:55



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