Homage to Duke

Homage to Duke
Studio album by Dave Grusin
Released 1993
Recorded 1993
Genre Jazz
Length 49:59
Label GRP Records
Producer Dave Grusin & Larry Rosen
Dave Grusin chronology
Dave Grusin and the GRP All-Star Big Band
Homage to Duke
The Orchestral Album

Homage to Duke is an album by American pianist Dave Grusin released in 1993, recorded for the GRP label, and is Grusin's interpretation of Duke Ellington's music.

The album was well received. In addition to Mood Indigo winning the 1994 Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement, Scott Yanow of AllMusic praised this effort as "a respectful and well-conceived tribute".[1]

The Orchestral Album reached #2 on Billboard's Jazz chart.

Track listing

  1. Cotton Tail (Duke Ellington) - 4:10
  2. Things Ain't What They Used to Be (Mercer Ellington/Ted Persons) - 6:45
  3. Satin Doll (Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn/Irving Mills)- 5:22
  4. Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington/Barney Bigard/Irving Mills) - 5:20
  5. Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don't Tease Me) (Duke Ellington/Lee Gaines) - 4:56
  6. Caravan (Juan Tizol) - 6:16
  7. East St. Louis Toodle-Oo (Duke Ellington/Bubber Miley) - 4:26
  8. C-Jam Blues (Duke Ellington) - 5:45
  9. Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington/Irving Mills/Mitchell Parish - 3:28
  10. Take the "A" Train (Billy Strayhorn) - 3:21



Chart (1993) Peak
Billboard Jazz Albums[2] 2


  1. Yanow, S AllMusic review
  2. "Dave Grusin US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2013-03-09.

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