Age never slowed Duke Ellington. Recorded at four different sessions in 1962 at Bell Studio in 1962, ‘The Feeling of Jazz’ is one of the rarest titles America’s greatest composer ever released, and contains both never-before-heard originals as well as reinterpretations of Ellington classics. Performed by the Duke Ellington Orchestra, which included players such as Paul Gonsalves, Johnny Hodges, Harold Baker, and Jimmy Hamilton, the material contains a wealth of spot-on solos and stop-on-a-dime changes. Originally released by the UK label Black Lion, an imprint that specialized in resurrecting rare gems from US jazz and blues legends,’The Feeling of Jazz’ represents a critical juncture in Ellington’s career and a can’t-miss opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts to get closer to the man and his music. The album was mastered from the original analog tapes at Bernie Grundman Studios, and pressed on 180 gram vinyl at Pallas Group in Germany. This deluxe 3 X vinyl LP, limited to 500 copies worldwide, includes one version of the album at 33RPM on one LP, and a second version at 45RPM on two LPs. Each copy has been individually numbered with a silver foil stamp.