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PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:00 pm    Post subject: Don Ellis, La Fiesta. What album? Reply with quote

Can anyone tell me what album Don Ellis' La Fiesta is from? Thanks.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:13 pm    Post subject: Don Ellis, La Fiesta, what album? Reply with quote

I am killing time at the group home tonight and I just searched everything of Don Ellis' and the only La Fiesta I find is a cut by Maynard Ferguson done on the Chameleon album written by Chic Corea. I loved Ellis, too. Had two of his albums and soundtrack from French Connection back in the day. It shows Don was a side man with Maynard several times back as far as Maynard's Music for Dancing in 1959. I got that album in the early sixties and tried to wear it out. I wish you luck in the search.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks. Due to the dearth of responses, I guess it's pretty obscure. I understand it's great and it's out there, but I just can't find it.

BTW, along the lines of Maynard's dance music of he late 50s/early 60s, do you know the album, I think that was the name, "Swinging my Way Through College"? I faintly remember such an album but can't find anything on it, also?
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swingin%27_My_Way_Through_College
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, mm55. I meant a recording that I could hear. Guess I wasn't clear.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Searched high and low and could not find anything that included Don Ellis and La Fiesta. Would have loved to hear it played by Don.

I did find the Maynard album on Amazon. Only available on MP3 or vinyl....that is unless you can find the Complete Roulette Recordings box set and you have a couple of hundred dollars to spare.

https://www.amazon.com/Swingin-My-Way-Through-college/dp/B00491C6FS/ref=sr_1_69?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1407627767&sr=1-69&keywords=Maynard+Ferguson
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