Great Times! is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington's featuring duet performances with his arranger and musical partner Billy Strayhorn originally recorded for the Mercer Records label in and released on a 10". Great Times! is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington's featuring duet performances with his arranger and musical partner. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Piano Duets: Great Times!" on Discogs. not one of Duke's greatest. We don't often get to hear him play and it helps demonstrate what a great collaboration he had with Billy Strayhorn. Find album reviews, songs, credits and award information for Great Times! Piano Duets with Billy Strayhorn by Duke Ellington on AllMusic - - This CD. Great Times! - Piano Duets. Billy Strayhorn & Duke Ellington. Jazz · Preview. Song. Time. Cottontail. Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn. Listen to Piano Duets: Great Times! on Spotify. Duke Ellington · Album · · 12 songs. Brand new in long box. Has sticker for John Coltrane on the front by mistake. DUKE ELLINGTON - Great Times! Piano Duets With Billy Strayhorn - CD Brand New. As musical history this album is priceless. It presents Duke Ellington and his long-time associate composer, arranger, confidant and friend Billy Strayhorn in a. Leader(s): Duke Ellington Leader(s): Billy Strayhorn Leader(s): Oscar Pettiford Label Name: Fantasy Tracks: Cotton Tail Tracks: C-Jam Blues Tracks: Flamingo.