Watch Duke Take the 'A' Train

Picture of Duke Ellington

Today's clip is from a 1943 musical called "Reveille with Beverly" released by Columbia Pictures.  It features Duke Ellington and His Orchestra performing "Take the 'A' Train".  

This same film also featured appearances by some other huge names from the era including: Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, The Mills Brothers, Bob Crosby, Freddie Slack, and Ella Mae Morse.

A very fun performance and a great version of the song.  Enjoy!

Watch: Duke Ellington perform "Take the 'A' Train" in the 1943 film "Reveille with Beverly".

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