Sacred Music of Duke Ellington was released as a 2-CD package in January 2006. In December of 2010, Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra presents the 22nd annual performance of this music, the world's longest running presentation of these fine works.
The SRJO is supported by the Seattle Jazz Orchestra, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation registered in the State of Washington.
released January 17, 2006
Produced by Michael Brockman and Clarence Acox with Earshot Jazz
All music composed by Duke Ellington (Tempo Music, ASCAP)
1,2,3,7,10,12,13 from the First Sacred Concert
(3 & 13 also from Black, Brown and Beige)
4,5,6,9,14 from the Second Sacred Concert
8 from the Third Sacred Concert
2,3,6,7,10 arranged by Michael Brockman
4 & 9 arranged by John Hoybye
5 & 8 transcribed by Michael Brockman
Intro and Coda on 11 by Larry Fuller