Milton Suggs & Willie Pickens | Just Like Me: The Music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn

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Just Like Me: The Music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn

by Milton Suggs & Willie Pickens

The most beloved compositions of two of America's most influential composers: Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. Vocalist Milton Suggs and master pianist Willie Pickens interpret these songs together in a Piano-Vocal duo format.
Genre: Jazz: Jazz Vocals
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1. Come Sunday
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2. Rocks In My Bed
5:22 $0.99
3. Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me
4:37 $0.99
4. I'm Just A Lucky So and So
4:48 $0.99
5. I've Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)
5:17 $0.99
6. Just Squeeze Me
3:28 $0.99
7. Day Dream
3:33 $0.99
8. I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
4:29 $0.99
9. Solitude
4:41 $0.99
10. Sophisticated Lady
4:41 $0.99
11. Lush Life
5:37 $0.99
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After years of working together as student and teacher, Milton Suggs and Willie Pickens have come together as two professionals to offer a stellar interpretation of the compositions of two of America’s most beloved and profound composers. The music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn has proven to be a timeless staple of American culture and a small sample from their vast bodies of work are offered in a piano-vocal duo format.

Milton Suggs's rich baritone and Willie Pickens's lush harmonics are the perfect compliment to one other. The album explores a vast emotional framework not only through song selection, but interpretation as well. With a heightened sensibility toward harmonics as well as dynamics, each track tells its own story. Listen and enjoy!



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