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Music Review: 'Organic Duke'

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Organic Duke

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Scott Hamilton
Producers:
Concord
genre:
Jazz

We gave it an A-

The unaccompanied opening notes of this tenor saxist’s self-assured Ellington salute are filled with promise. And he delivers — with buoying renditions of ”Jump for Joy,” ”Castle Rock,” and ”The Old Circus Train Turn-Around Blues.” But the spell is sometimes broken when he relinquishes the lead to his costar, organist Mike LeDonne. A-