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Salute the Duke

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Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington (arr. Paul Yoder)

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N.B. This is a different composition from Salute to the Duke, arranged by Sweeney.

General Info

Year: 1960
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Big Band
Publisher: Hansen Publications
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.

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Condensed Score
C Piccolo
D-flat Piccolo
Flute I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III-IV
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III-IV
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
String Bass

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This medley of Ellington favorites includes Take the "A" Train, Satin Doll, Flamingo, and Perdido.

- Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Woodside (Calif.) Village Band (Yessica Gallagher, conductor) - 11 June 2022
  • Golden Gate Park Band (San Francisco) (Robert Calonico, conductor) - 2 September 2018
  • North Shore Concert Band (Auckland, N.Z.) – 3 August 2014

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Ellington, D.; Yoder, P. (1960). Salute the Duke [score]. Hansen Publications: [Miami Beach, Fla.]