Concert of Sacred Music / Love You Madly
Catalogue No: EREDV490
| Release: 30/01/2006
This DVD combines two vintage Duke Ellington performances from the mid-sixties. Rarely seen they are highly sought after by Ellington fans and are both appearing on DVD for the first time.Love You Madly is an Emmy-nominated behind the scenes profile of Ellington including performances and interviews with the legendary bandleader. The performance footage was recorded in a number of places, from The Basin St. West Jazz Club, the 1965 Monterey Jazz Festival, and his first Concert of Sacred Music at Grace Cathedral. This program was described by Ellington in his autobiography as “…the best film about Duke Ellington ever made…”A Concert of Sacred Music From Grace Cathedral (also an Emmy-nominated program) is a rare piece of history. Filmed on location at the premier performance on September 16, 1965, it is the first of what would be 3 Concerts of Sacred Music performed by Ellington between 1965 & 1973.