Duke Ellington's Sound of Love

from by Shane Allessio

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Duke was Mingus' favorite composer, and this is Mingus' tribute to him. It's a song about falling in love with music. If you're listening to this, I'm sure that's something you can relate to. While there is no singer on this track, I've included the lyrics below, because they're just so darn good.


from The Big Smoke Hustle, released June 17, 2015
Composed by Charles Mingus
Shane Allessio- double bass
Nigel Price- guitar
Jason Reeve- drums



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New England born, Old England resident Shane Allessio likes to play a wide variety of music... as long as it swings. His latest album features Nigel Price and Jason Reeve, two of the UK's top jazzers.

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