Laura – Don Byas (Recorded in June 1950 and April 1952 in Paris) + Duke Ellington & Don Byas, 1969 NPT a Paris – Diminuendo & Crescendo In Blue

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toeVtAu_zKM

From CD “Laura” 2001

Don Byas – Sax (Tenor)
Art Simmons – Piano
Joe Benjamin – Double Bass
Bill Clark – Drums

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1969/11/1, Salle Pleyel, ORTF-TV “Newport a Paris” 2nd concert, Duke Ellington (p) & his Orch.: Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Mercer Ellington, Ambrose Jackson, Harold “Money” Johnson (t) Francois Guin, Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors (tb) Russell Procope (as,cl) Johnny Hodges (as) Norris Turney (as,ts,cl,fl) Harold Ashby (ts,cl) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (bar,cl,b-cl) Victor Gaskin (b) Rufus Jones (d) Georgder Wein (m.c): added Don Byas (ts*) Archie Shepp (ts**): 9:42 *Diminuendo & Crescendo In Blue / 4:45 from 6:16 **C Jam Blues /