Juan Tizol: Caravan(s) (1937)

May 31, 2007

Here are three performances on video, and one ripped 45 of “Caravan” by Juan Tizol, the trombonist for the Duke Ellington Orchestra.


Duke Ellington


Thelonius Monk


Nat King Cole

. . .

And here is a snappy rendition of it by the Plas Johnson Quartet (Tampa records). (Courtesy of Office Naps.)

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[Thanks to Cynical-C Blog]

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