Ruff played in the Mitchell-Ruff Duo with pianist Dwike Mitchell for over 50 years. Mitchell and Ruff first met in 1947, when they were teenaged servicemen stationed at the former Lockbourne Air Force Base in Ohio; Mitchell recruited Ruff to play bass with his unit band for an Air Force radio program. Mitchell and Ruff later played in Lionel Hampton's band but left in 1955 to form their own group. Together as the. Mitchell-Ruff Duo, they played as "second act" to artists such as Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Dizzy Gillespie. During those sessions, he and Cohen laid down the bed tracks for most of the songs on the album.
Dwike Mitchell - piano. Willie Ruff - bass, French horn. Free Ride is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie which was composed, arranged and conducted by Lalo Schifrin, recorded in 1977 and released on the Pablo label. The album represents the first collaboration between the two since The New Continent in 1962. Giants (Dizzy Gillespie album).
Free download and listen Plus Strings And Brass. Plus Strings And Brass. Mitchell - Ruff Duo. Style: jazz. Tracks count: 7. Views: 3. Mitchell - Ruff Duo - Old Devil Moon 02:44. Mitchell - Ruff Duo - Miss Otis Regrets 02:23. Mitchell - Ruff Duo - The Thrill Is Gone 03:38.
The Mitchell-Ruff Duo. Biography by Scott Yanow. Pianist Dwike Mitchell and bassist Willie Ruff (also a talented French horn player) first met in the late '40s when they were serving in the Army and playing in a band at the Lockbourne Air Force Bas. ead Full Biography. The Mitchell-Ruff Duo Plus Strings and Brass. Jazz Mission to Moscow.
Dizzy Gillespie – Live With The Mitchell-Ruff Duo 1970 (Dartmouth Concert),1974 (Yale Concert (excerpts)) Full Album. The Mitchell-Ruff Duo Take The "A" Train.
|Ole Man River|
|I Got Rhythm|
|Bess You Is My Woman|
|It Ain't Necessarily So|
|Miss Otis Regrets||2:20|
|Old Devil Moon||2:40|
|When I Fall In Love||4:49|
|The Thrill Is Gone||3:50|
|Black Is The Color||2:50|
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|R-52013||Mitchell-Ruff Duo*||Plus Strings And Brass (LP, Album, Mono)||Roulette||R-52013||US||1958|
|R-52013||Mitchell-Ruff Duo*||Plus Strings And Brass (LP, Album, Mono)||Roulette||R-52013||Canada||1958|