Concord To Re-release Sarah Vaughn Ellington Records

On August 20, Concord Music Groups will be releasing a two disc collection – Sophisticated Lady: The Duke Ellington Songbook Collection, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Norman Granz’s Pablo Records label.

The set is comprised of Sarah Vaughn’s two albums of Ellington material (Duke Ellington Song Book One and Duke Ellington Song Book Two) released in 1979 and 1980 respectively.

Included with the original albums in their entirety, The Duke Ellington Songbook Collection also features six previously unreleased tracks including Benny Carter arranged, “Sophisticated Lady” and “In A Sentimental Mood.”