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James Newton
The African Flower (The Music Of Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn)

Album FR 1985 on Blue Note label
Jazz (Contemporary Jazz)

Recorded June 24 and 25, 1985, at RCA Studio B

PortraitJames Newton fl, *1953 US
arranged by, concept by, flute, album by
PortraitRick Rozie cb, b, US
PortraitOlu Dara tr, cor, *1941 US
PortraitBilly Hart dr, *1940 US
PortraitPheeroan Aklaff dr, perc, *1955 US
PortraitAnthony Brown dr, perc, *1953 JP
PortraitRoland Hanna p, 1932-2002 US
PortraitJay Hoggard vib, *1954 US
PortraitJohn Blake vn, eb, 1947-2014 US
PortraitMilt Grayson voc, bvoc, 1931-2005 US
Mike Moran engineer
Stanley Crouch liner notes
Mike Berniker producer
Album Tracks
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Black And Tan FantasyJames NewtonBubber Miley, Duke Ellington5:43
2Virgin JungleJames NewtonBilly Strayhorn, Duke Ellington11:10
3Strange FeelingJames NewtonBilly Strayhorn, Duke Ellington4:53
4Fleurette Africaine (The African Flower)James NewtonDuke Ellington4:12
5CottontailJames NewtonDuke Ellington6:55
6Sophisticated LadyJames NewtonDuke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish4:05
7Passion FlowerJames NewtonBilly Strayhorn5:49
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