1924-1930


   
Index Matrix No. Title Location   Date DESOR No.
   
ALBERTA PRIME New York City, NY November 1924  
 
Duke Ellington(p); Alberta Prime(v)  
 
24110101 T2001-1 It’s Gonna Be A Cold, Cold Winte r- vAPr BD 1007, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104 DE2401a
 
add Sonny Greer(v)  
 
24110102 T2002-2 Parlor Social De Luxe - vAPr, SG BD 1007, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104 DE2401b
   
THE WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY November 1924  
Blu Disc recording session  
Bubber Miley(t); Charlie Irvis(tb); Otto Hardwicke(as); Duke Ellington(p);George Francis(bj); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
24110201 T2005-2 Choo Choo BD 1002, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302, Cl (F) 539 DE2402a
Solos, CI, OH, BM, CI, GF, OH    
24110202 T2006-1 Rainy Nights BD 1002, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302, Cl (F) 539 DE2402b
Solos OH, BM, CI    
 
JO TRENT AND THE D C'NS New York City, NY   same session  
 
Otto Hardwicke(cms); Duke Ellington(p);George Francis(bj); Sonny Greer(d); Jo Trent(v)  
 
24110203 T2007-1 Deacon Jazz - vJTr BD 1003, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104 DE2402c
   
SUNNY AND THE D C'NS New York City, NY   same session  
 
Otto Hardwicke(cms); Duke Ellington(p); George Francis(bj); Sonny Greer(v)  
 
24110204 T2008-1 Oh, How I Love My Darling - vSG BD 1003, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104 DE2402d
 
FLORENCE BRISTOL New York City, NY   January 1925  
Blu Disc recording session  
Otto Hardwicke(as); Duke Ellington(p);Florence Bristol(v)  
 
25011301 T2018-2 How Come You Do Me Like You Do - vFB UTD 2019, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104 DE2403a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON'S WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY   September 1925  
Pathé recording session  
Pike Davis(t); Charlie Irvis(tb); Prince Robinson(cl,ts); Otto Hardwicke(as); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Bass Edwards(bb)  
 
25090101 106250 I’m Gonna Hang Around My Sugar Pt 36333 CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302, Cl (F) 539 DE2501a
25090102 106251 Trombone Blues Pt 36333 CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302, Cl (F) 539 DE2501b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON'S WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY     March 1926  
Pathé recording session  
Harry Cooper, Leroy Rutledge(t); Charlie Irvis(tb); Don Redman(cl,as); Prince Robinson(cl,ts); Otto Hardwicke(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Bass Edwards(bb)  
 
26030101 106729 Georgia Grind Pt 7504, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302, Cl (F) 539 DE2601a
26030102 106730 Parlor Social Stomp Pt 7504, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302, Cl (F) 539 DE2601b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   30 March 1926  
Gennett recording session  
Harry Cooper, Leroy Rutledge(t); Charlie Irvis(tb); Don Redman(cl,as); Prince Robinson(cl,ts); Otto Hardwicke(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Bass Edwards(bb); Sonny Greer(d,v)  
 
26033001 X57-A “Wanna Go Back Again” Blues - vSG Ge 3291, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302 DE2602a
26033002 X58-A If You Can’t Hold The Man You Love - vSG Ge 3291, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302 DE2602b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY   21 June 1926  
Gennett recording session  
Bubber Miley, Charlie Johnson(t);Joe Nanton(tb); Harvey Boone(cl,as); Prince Robinson(cl,ts); Otto Hardwicke(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d,v)  
   
26062101 X190- Animal Crackers Ge 3342, JEL 16, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302, Cl (F) 539 DE2603a
26062102 X191- Li’l Farina Ge 3342, JEL 16, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302, Cl (F) 539 DE2603b
 
ALBERTA JONES WITH THE ELLINGTON TWINS New York City, NY   14 October 1926  
Gennett recording session  
Otto Hardwicke(as); Duke Ellington(p); Alberta Jones(v)  
 
26102401 X323- Lucky Number Blues - vAJ Ge 3403, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302 DE2604a
26102402 X324-A I’m Gonna Put You Right In Jail - vAJ Ge 3403, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302 DE2604b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS KENTUCKY CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   29 November 1926  
Vocalion recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t);Joe Nanton(tb); n/k(cl,as); Edgar Sampson(as); Otto Hardwicke(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
26112901 E4108/9W A Night In Harlem unissued DE2605a
26112902 E4110W East St. Louis Toodle-O Vo 1064, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 539 DE2605b
26112903 E4112/3W Who Is She? unissued DE2605c
26112904 E4114W Birmingham Breakdown Vo 1064, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 8, HnS FDC 5104, Hi 20.4140-302, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 539 DE2605d
 
GUSSY ALEXANDER New York City, NY   01 December 1926  
OKeh recording session  
Otto Hardwicke(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Gussy Alexander(v)  
 
S74430A I Do It - vGAx rejected  
S74431A Drifting From You Blues - vGAx rejected  
S74431B Drifting From You Blues - vGAx rejected  
 
GUSSY ALEXANDER New York City, NY   Same session  
 
Duke Ellington(p); Gussy Alexander(v)  
 
S74431B Drifting From You Blues - vGAx rejected  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS KENTUCKY CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   29 December 1926  
Vocalion recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t);Joe Nanton(tb); n/k(cl,as); Edgar Sampson(as); Otto Hardwicke(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
26122901 E4321W Immigration Blues Vo 1077, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5104, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 539 DE2606a
26122902 E4323W The Creeper Vo 1077, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5104, Def DRCD11196v DE2606b
26122903 E4324W The Creeper Vo 1077, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5104, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2009  DE2606c
 
EVELYN  PREER New York City, NY   10 January 1926  
Victor recording session  
Bubber Miley(t);  n/k(cl,ts);  Edgar Sampson(as,vn);  Otto Hardwicke(as);  Duke Ellington(p); Sonny Greer(d); EPr(v)  
 
27011001 BVE37527- Make Me love You - vEPr unissued DE2701a
27011002 BVE37528-1 If You Can't Hold The Man You Love - vEPr Tax LP-9, (F)RCA 731042, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, Cl (F) 24, RCA 09026 63386 2 DE2701b
 
GUSSY ALEXANDER New York City, NY   21 January 1927  
OKeh recording session  
Duke Ellington(p); Gussy Alexander(v)  
 
W80322-A I Do It - vGAx rejected  
W80323-A Drifting From You Blues - vGAx rejected  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS KENTUCKY CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   03 February 1927  
Vocalion recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb);  n/k(cl,as);  Edgar Sampson(as);  Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj);  Mack Shaw(bb)  
 
27020301 E4510W New Orleans Lowdown Vo1086, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 539 DE2702a
27020302 E4511W Song Of The Cotton Field Vo1086, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 539 DE2702b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS KENTUCKY CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   28 February 1927  
Brunswick recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb);  n/k(cl,as);  Edgar Sampson(as);  Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj);  Mack Shaw(bb)  
 
27022801 E21636/8 East St. Louis Toodle-O unissued DE2703a
27022802 E21641  Birmingham Breakdown Br 3480, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 539 DE2703b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS KENTUCKY CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   14 March 1927  
Brunswick recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb);  n/k(cl,as);  Edgar Sampson(as);  Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj);  Mack Shaw(bb)  
 
27031401 E21872 East St. Louis Toodle-O Br 3480, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 539 DE2704a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY   22 March 1927  
Columbia recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb);  n/k(cl,as);  Edgar Sampson(as);  Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj);  Mack Shaw(bb)  
 
27032201 W143705-3 East St. Louis Toodle-O Co 953D, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, Cl (F) 539 DE2705a
27032202 W143706-2 Hop Head Co 953D, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, Cl (F) 539 DE2705b
27032203 W143707-2 Down In Our Alley Blues Co 1076D, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, Cl (F) 539 DE2705c
 
THE WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY   07 April 1927  
Brunswick recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb);  n/k(cl,as);  Edgar Sampson(as);  Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj);  Mack Shaw(bb)  
 
27040701 E22299 Black And Tan Fantasy Br 3526, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 539 DE2706a
 
THE TRAYMORE ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   30 April 1927  
Brunswick recording session  
June Clark, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb);  n/k(cl,as);  Edgar Sampson(as);  Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj);  Mack Shaw(bb)  
 
27043001 E22809 Soliloquy Vo 15555, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 539 DE2707a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   06 October 1927  
Victor recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb);  n/k(cl,as);  Edgar Sampson(as);  Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj);  Mack Shaw(bb)  
 
27100601 BVE40155- Black And Tan Fantasy unissued DE2708a
27100602 BVE40156-1 Washington Wabble (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 542 DE2708b
27100603 BVE40156-2 Washington Wabble (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2009 DE2708c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Camden, NJ   26 October 1927  
Victor recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb);  n/k(cl,as);  Edgar Sampson(as);  Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj);  Mack Shaw(bb); Adelaide Hall(v)  
 
27102601 BVE40155-4 Black And Tan Fantasy Vi 21137, (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, RCA 09026 63386 2, Bb 82876-60091-2-1 DE2709a
27102602 BVE40156-5 Washington Wabble Vi 21284, (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, RCA 09026 63386 2 DE2709b
27102603 BVE39370-1 Creole Love Call - vAHa Vi 21137, (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, RCA 09026 63386 2, 88697 2985 4 2, Cl (F) 542 DE2709c
27102604 BVE39371-1 The Blues I Love To Sing - vAHa Vi 21490, (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 9, MoJ MJCD 1313,  HnS FDC 5111, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 542 DE2709d
27102605 BVE39371-2 The Blues I Love To Sing - vAHa (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 9, HnS FDC 5111, Nw RP2009 DE2709e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   03 November 1927  
Okeh recording session  
Jabbo Smith, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Rudy Jackson(cl,ts);  Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Adelaide Hall(v)  
 
27110301 W81775-A What Can A Poor Fellow Do? OK 40955, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5111, Cl (F) 542 DE2710a
27110302 W81776-B Black And Tan Fantasy OK 40955, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5111, Cl (F) 542 DE2710b
27110303 W81776-C Black And Tan Fantasy OK 40955, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5111, Nw RP2009 DE2710c
27110304 W817767-C Chicago Stomp Down - vAHa OK 8675, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5111, Cl (F) 542 DE2710d
 
MARGUERITE LEE WITH THE ELLINGTON TRIO New York City, NY   08 November 1927  
Vocalion recording session      
  n/k(vl);  Duke Ellington(p);  n/k(sb); Marguerite Lee(v)  
 
27110801 E6783/4W You Will Always Live On In Our Memory - vML unissued DE2711a
 
WALTER RICHARDSON WITH THE ELLINGTON TRIO     same session  
 
  n/k(vl);  Duke Ellington(p);  n/k(sb); Walter Richardson(v)  
 
27110802 E6785/6W Gone But Not Forgotten - vWRi unissued DE2711b
 
MARGUERITE LEE WITH THE ELLINGTON TRIO     same session  
 
  n/k(vl);  Duke Ellington(p);  n/k(sb); Marguerite Lee(v)  
 
27110803 E6787/8W She's Gone To Join The Songbirds In Heaven - vML unissued DE2711c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   03 December 1927  
Victor recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Rudy Jackson(cl,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
27121901 BVE41244-1 Harlem River Quiver Vi 21284, (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5111, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1308, Cl (F) 542 DE2712a
27121902 BVE41244-2 Harlem River Quiver (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 25, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2009 DE2712b
27121903 BVE41244-3 Harlem River Quiver (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5111, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2009 DE2712c
27121904 BVE41245-1 East St. Louis Toodle-O Vi 21703, (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5111, RCA 09026 63386 2, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl (F) 542 DE2712d
27121905 BVE41246-2 Blue Bubbles Vi 21490, (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 542 DE2712e
27121906 BVE41246-1 Blue Bubbles (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 25, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2009 DE2712f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   29 December 1927  
Vocalion recording session     
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Rudy Jackson(cl,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
27122901 E6824W Red Hot Band Vo1153, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 542 DE2713a
27122902 E6826W Doin' The Frog Vo1153, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 542 DE2713b
 
THE WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY   09 January 1928  
Columbia recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Rudy Jackson(cl,as);Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28010901 145488-3 Sweet Mama,Papa's Getting Mad Har 577-H, CBS 67264, FMRS FM-4001/02†, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Cl (F) 542 DE2801a
28010902 145489-3 Stack O'Lee Blues Har 601-H, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Cl (F) 542 DE2801b
28010903 145490-3 Bugle Call Rag Har 577-H, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Cl (F) 542 DE2801c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   19 January 1928  
Okeh recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28011901 W400030-B Take It Easy OK 41013, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Cl (F) 542 DE2802a
28011902 W400031-A Jubilee Stomp OK 41013, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Cl (F) 542 DE2802b
28011903 W400032-A East St. Louis Toodle-O (Harlem Twist) OK 8638, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Cl (F) 542 DE2802c
 
THE WHOOPEE MAKERS / THE WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY   c.07 March 1928  
Pathé and Cameo recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28030701 2944-A East St. Louis Toodle-O Ca 8182, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Nw RP2009 DE2803a
28030702 108079-1 East St. Louis Toodle-O Pt 36781, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Cl (F) 542 DE2803b
28030703 108080-1 Jubilee Stomp Pt 36781, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Cl (F) 542 DE2803c
28030704 2945-B Jubilee Stomp Ca 8182, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Nw RP2009 DE2803d
28030705 108081-1 Take It Easy Pt 36787, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Nw RP2009 DE2803e
28030706 2946-B Take It Easy Ca 8188, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 25, HnS FDC 5112, Cl (F) 542 DE2803f
 
THE WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY   21 March 1928  
Brunswick recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28032101 E27090 Take It Easy Br 4009, COPS 7394-D/2, MoJ MJCD 30, HnS FDC 5112, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 542 DE2804a
28032102 E27091 Jubilee Stomp Vo 15710, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 30, HnS FDC 5112, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 542 DE2804b
28032103 E27093 Black Beauty Br 4044, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 30, HnS FDC 5112, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2009 DE2804c
28032104 E27094 Black Beauty Br 4009, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 30, HnS FDC 5112, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 550 DE2804d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   26 March 1928  
Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Otto Hardwicke(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28032601 BVE43502-2 Black Beauty Vi 21580, (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 30, HnS FDC 5112, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1310, Cl (F) 550 DE2805a
28032602 BVE43503-2 Jubilee Stomp Vi 21580, (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 30, HnS FDC 5112, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 550 DE2805b
28032603 BVE43504-2 Got Everything But You Vi 21580, (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD 30, HnS FDC 5112, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 550 DE2805c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   25 June 1928  
Brunswick recording session  
Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28062501 E27770- What A Life Unissued DE2806a
28062502 E27771-A Yellow Dog Blues Br 3987, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 30, HnS FDC 5112, MoJ MJCD 1302, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 550 DE2806b
28062503 E27772-A Tishomingo Blues Br 3987, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 30, HnS FDC 5112, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 550 DE2806c
28062504 E27772-B Tishomingo Blues Br 3987, JO BDW 8047 DE2806d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   10 July 1928  
Okeh recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,ss,,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Irving Mills(v)  
 
28071001 W400859-B Diga Diga Doo - vIM OK 8602, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 30, Co C2K 46177, Cl (F) 550 DE2807a
28071002 W400860-C Doin' The New Low Down - vIM OK 8602, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 30, Co C2K 46177, Cl (F) 550 DE2807b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY   01 October 1928  
Okeh recording session  
  Duke Ellington(p)  
 
28100101 W401172-B Black Beauty OK 8636, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 30, Co C2K 46177, MoJ MJCD 1309, Cl (F) 550 DE2808a
28100102 W401173-B Swampy River OK 8636, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 30, Co C2K 46177, MoJ MJCD 1309, Cl (F) 550 DE2808b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA     same session  
 
Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Lonnie Johnson(g); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Baby Cox(v)  
28100103 W401175-A The Mooche - vBCx OK 8636, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 30, MoJ MJCD 1306, Co C2K 46177, DeM MCAD-42325, MoJ MJCD 1305, MoJ MJCD 1306, Cl (F) 550 DE2808c
28100104 W401176-B Move Over OK 8636, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 30, Co C2K 46177, Cl (F) 550 DE2808d
28100105 W401177-A Hot And Bothered - vBCx OK 8636, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 30, MoJ MJCD 1305, Cl (F) 550 DE2808e
 
Note: Move Over was released as LONNIE JOHNSON'S HARLEM FOOTWARMERS  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   02 October 1928  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28100201 E28441-A Awful Sad Br 4110, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 52, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 550 DE2809a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   17 October 1928  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley, n/k(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28101701 E28359-A The Mooche Br 4122, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 30, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 550 DE2810a
28101702 E28360-A Louisiana Br 4122, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 30, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 550 DE2810b
28101703 E28361- Memphis Wail unissued DE2810c
 
THE WHOOPEE MAKERS New York City, NY   October 1928  
Pathé recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28102001 108446-1 The Mooche Pt 36899, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 30, Cl (F) 550 DE2811a
28102001 108446-2 The Mooche Pt 36899, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 30, Nw RP2009 DE2811b
28102003 108447-2 Hot And Bothered Pt 36899, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 30, Cl (F) 550 DE2811c
28102004 108448-1 Move Over Pt 36899, CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD 30, Cl (F) 550 DE2811d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   30 October 1928  
Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28103001 BVE47799-2 The Mooche Vi V-38034, (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 52, RCA 09026 63386 2, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl (F) 550 DE2812a
 
OZZIE WARE WITH "HOT FIVE" New York City, NY   same session  
 
  Freddie Jenkins(t); Barney Bigard(cl);  Duke Ellington(p); Wellman Braud(bb); Sonny Greer(d); Ozzie Ware(v)  
 
28103002 BVE48100-1 Santa Claus, Bring My Man Back To Me - vOW (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 52, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 550 DE2812b
28103003 BVE48101-2 I Done Caught You Blues - vOW (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 52, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 550 DE2812c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA     same session  
 
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Irving Mills, Baby Cox,Ozzie Ware(v)  
 
28103004 BVE48102-1 I Can't Give You Anything But Love - vIM,BC (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 52, RCA 09026 63386 2 DE2812d
28103005 BVE48103-1 No Papa No Vi 26310, (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 52, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 550 DE2812e
28103006 BVE48103-2 No Papa No - vOW (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 52, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 559 DE2812f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   10 November 1928  
Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Irving Mills, Baby Cox(v)  
 
28111001 BVE48102-4 I Can't Give You Anything But Love - vIM,BC Vi38008, (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 52, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 550 DE2813a
28111002 BVE401-1 Since You Went Away unissued DE2813b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   15 November 1928  
Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Irving Mills, Baby Cox(v)  
 
28111501 BVE48166-2 Bandana Babies - vOW Vi38007, (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 52, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 559 DE2814a
28111502 BVE48167-2 Diga Diga Doo - vIM,OW Vi38007, (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 52, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 559 DE2814b
28111503 BVE48168-1 I Must Have That Man Vi38007, (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 52, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 559 DE2814c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   20 November 1928  
Okeh recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28112201 W401350- The Blues With A Feeling unissued DE2815a
28112202 W401351- Goin' To Town unissued DE2815b
28112203 W401352- Misty Mornin' unissued DE2815c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   22 November 1928  
Okeh recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28112201 W401350-D The Blues With A Feeling Ok 8675, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 52, MoJ MJCD 1302, Cl (F) 559 DE2816a
28112202 W401351-E Goin' To Town Ok 8675, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 52, Cl (F) 559 DE2816b
 
Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Lonnie Johnson(g); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28112203 W401352-D Misty Mornin' Ok 8662, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 52, Cl (F) 559 DE2816c
 
THE WHOOPEE MAKERS New York City, NY   November/December 1928  
Pathé recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
28120501 108532-3 Hottentot Pt 36923, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 52, Cl (F) 559 DE2817a
28120502 108533-3 Misty Mornin' Pt 36923, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 52, Cl (F) 559 DE2817b
 
OZIE WARE New York City, NY   December 1928  
Cameo recording session  
Arthur Whetsel(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Sonny Greer(d); Ozzie Ware(v)  
 
28121201 3532-B Hit Me In The Nose Blues - vOW Ca 9039, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 52, Cl (F) 559 DE2818a
 
  Duke Ellington(p); Ozzie Ware(v)  
 
28121202 3533-B It's All Coming Home To You - vOW Ca 9039, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 52, Cl (F) 559 DE2818b
 
WARREN MILLS AND HIS BLUE SERENADERS New York City, NY   20 December 1928  
Brunswick recording session  
MM(vn); Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); n/k, Hall Johnson Choir(v)  
 
28122001 BVE49007-1 St. Louis Blues - v n/k, Hall Johnson Choir JA 21, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2 DE2819a
28122002 BVE49007-2 St. Louis Blues - v n/k, Hall Johnson Choir Vi 35962, (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 559 DE2819b
28122003 BVE49007-3 St. Louis Blues - v n/k, Hall Johnson Choir RCA 09026 63386 DE2819c
BVE49008- Gems From "Blackbirds of 1928" DE2819d
28122004 1. I Can't Give You Anything But Love unissued  
28122005 2. Doin' The New Lowdown unissued  
28122006 3. I Must Have That Man unissued  
 
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   08 January 1929  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29010801 E28939-A Doin' The Voom Voom Br 4345, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 69, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 559 DE2901a
29010802 E28940-A Tiger Rag - Part 1 Br 01338, MCA 1374, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 69, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 559 DE2901b
29010803 E28940-B Tiger Rag - Part 1 Br 4238, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 69, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2009 DE2901c
29010804 E28941-A Tiger Rag - Part 2 Br 4238, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 69, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 559 DE2901d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   16-Jan-29  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Bubber Miley, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29011601 BVE49652-1 Flaming Youth Utd 2006, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2033 DE2902a
29011602 BVE49652-2 Flaming Youth Vi V-38035, (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 559 DE2902b
29011603 BVE49653-2 Saturday Night Function Vi V-38036, (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1306, Cl (F) 559 DE2902c
29011604 BVE49654-1 High Life Vi V-38036, (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 559 DE2902d
29011605 BVE49655-1 Doin' The Voom Voom RCA 09026 63386, RCA 09026 63386 2 DE2902e
29011606 BVE49655-2 Doin' The Voom Voom Vi V-38035, (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1311, Cl (F) 559 DE2902f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON'S ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   18 February 1929  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29021801 BVE48373-2 Japanese Dream Vi V-38045, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 559 DE2903a
29021802 BVE48374-1 Harlemania Vi V-38045, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1308, Cl (F) 559 DE2903b
 
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   01 March 1929  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29030101 E29381-A Rent Party Blues Br 4345, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 69, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 559 DE2904a
29030102 E29382-A Paducah Br 4345, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 69, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 569 DE2904b
29030103 E29383-B Harlem Flat Blues Br 4345, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 69, MoJ MJCD 1308, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 569 DE2904c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   07 March 1929  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29030701 BVE49767-1 Dicty Glide Vi V-38053, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2009 DE2905a
29030702 BVE49767-2 Dicty Glide Vi V-38053, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1312, Cl (F) 569 DE2905b
29030703 BVE49768-1 Hot Feet - vCW Vi V-38065, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 569 DE2905c
29030704 BVE49769-1 Sloppy Joe - vSG Vi V-38065, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 69, MoJ MJCD 1313, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 569 DE2905d
29030705 BVE49769-2 Sloppy Joe - vSG Vi V-38065, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2009 DE2905e
29030706 BVE49770-2 Stevedore Stomp Vi V-38053, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 69, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 569 DE2905f
 
THE WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY   March 1929  
Cameo recording session  
  Cootie Williams(t); Barney Bigard(cl); Johnny Hodges(as);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(bb)  
 
29031501 3713-C Saratoga Swing Ca 9175, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 69, Cl (F) 569 DE2906a
29031502 3714-A Who Said It's "Tight Like This"? - vCW Ca 9175, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 69, Cl (F) 569 DE2906b
 
OZIE WARE WITH THE WHOOPEE MAKERS     Same Session  
 
  Cootie Williams(t); Barney Bigard(cl); Johnny Hodges(as);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(bb); Ozzie Ware(v)  
 
29031503 3715-B He Just Don't Appeal To Me Ca 9240, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 69, Cl (F) 569 DE2906c
 
JOE TURNER AND HIS MEMPHIS MEN New York City, NY   07 April 1929  
Columbia recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29040401 148170-3 I Must Have That Man Co 5486, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 88, Cl (F) 569 DE2907a
29040402 148171-1 Freeze And Melt Co 18130, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 88, Cl (F) 569 DE2907b
29040403 148172-3 Mississippi Moan Co 18130, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 88, MoJ MJCD 1306, Cl (F) 569 DE2907c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   12 April 1929  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Harmonica Charlie(hca)  
 
29041201 BVE51158-1 A Nite At The Cotton Club - Part 1 Pi MPC-524, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 88, RCA 09026 63386 2, BFR BCD 16340, Cl (F) 569 DE2908a
    1. Cotton Club Stomp  
    2. Misty Mornin'  
29041202 BVE51159-1 A Nite At The Cotton Club - Part 2 Pi MPC-524, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 88, RCA 09026 63386 2, BFR BCD 16340, Cl (F) 569 DE2908b
    1. Goin' To Town  
    2. Harmonica Interlude  
    3. Freeze And Melt  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   03 May 1929  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29050301 BVE51971-2 Cotton Club Stomp Vi V-38079, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 88, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 569 DE2909a
29050302 BVE51972-2 Misty Mornin' Vi V-38058, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 88, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 569 DE2909b
29050303 BVE51973-2 Arabian Lover Vi V-38079, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 88, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 569 DE2909c
 
  Cootie Williams(t); Barney Bigard(cl); Johnny Hodges(as);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(bb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29050304 BVE51974-2 Saratoga Swing Vi V-38058, (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD 88, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1302, Cl (F) 569 DE2909d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS MEMPHIS MEN New York City, NY   28 May 1929  
Columbia recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29052801 148640-1 That Rhythm Man Co 36157, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 88, Cl (F) 569 DE2910a
 
SONNY GREER AND HIS MEMPHIS MEN New York City, NY   same session  
 
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard,Harry Carney(cl);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29052802 148641-3 Beggar's Blues Co 18680 CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 88, MoJ MJCD 1302, Cl (F) 569 DE2910b
 
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29052803 148642-1 Saturday Night Function Co 18680 CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 88, Cl (F) 569 DE2910c
 
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   29 July 1929  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
29072901 E30585-B Black And Blue Br 4492, COPS 7395D-1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 88, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 569 DE2911a
29072902 E30586-A Jungle Jamboree Br 4492, COPS 7395D-1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 88, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 569 DE2911b
 
THE HARLEM FOOTWARMERS New York City, NY   02 August 1929  
Okeh recording session  
Arthur Whetsel(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
29080201 W402551-C Jungle Jamboree Ok 8720, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 88, MoJ MJCD 1306, Cl (F) 577 DE2912a
29080202 W402552- Six Or Seven Times unissued DE2912b
29080203 W402553-B Snake Hip Dance Ok 8720, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 88, MoJ MJCD 1304, Cl (F) 577 DE2912c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   c. 12 August 1929  
RKO film recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); HJC(v)  
 
29081201 Black And Tan Fantasy Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88 DE2913a
29081202 Black And Tan Fantasy Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88 DE2913b
29081203 Black And Tan Fantasy Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88 DE2913c
29081201 Black And Tan Fantasy Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88 DE2913d
29081205 The Duke Steps Out Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88 DE2913e
29081206 Black Beauty Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88 DE2913f
29081207 The Duke Steps Out Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88 DE2913g
29081208 Black Beauty Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88 DE2913h
29081209 Cotton Club Stomp Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88 DE2913i
29081210 Flaming Youth Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88 DE2913j
29081211 Same Train - vHJC Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88  
29081212 Black And Tan Fantasy - vHJC Sv SLP-702, MoJ MJCD 88 DE2913k
 
Same Train is by HJC only  
 
THE WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY   10 September 1929  
Cameo recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
29091201 4062-A Doin' The Voom Voom Ca 9306, CBS 68275 MoJ MJCD 101, Cl (F) 577 DE2914a
29091202 4063-B Flaming Youth Pt 37059, CBS 68275 MoJ MJCD 101, Cl (F) 577 DE2914b
29091203 4064-B Saturday Night Function Ca 9306, CBS 68275 MoJ MJCD 101, Cl (F) 577 DE2914c
 
BILL ROBINSON ACCOMPANIED BY IRVING MILLS AND HIS HOTSY TOTSY GANG New York City, NY   13 September 1929  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Bill "Bojangles" Robinson(v,td)  
 
29091301 E30526-A Ain't Misbehavin' - vBRo Br 7706, MoJ MJCD 88  
29091302 E30527-A Doin' The New Low Down - vBRo Br 7706, MoJ MJCD 88  
 
Some doubt remains that this is a Duke Ellington session but the bulk of evidence suggests that it is  
 
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   13 September 1929  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
29091303 E30937-A Jolly Wog Br 4705, COPS 7395D-1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 101, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 577 DE2915a
29091304 E30938-A Jazz Convulsions Br 4705, COPS 7395D-1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 101, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 577 DE2915b
29091305 E30939- Slow Motion unissued DE2915c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON'S ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   16 September 1929  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Teddy Bunn(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
29091601 BVE55845-2 Mississippi Dry Vi V-38089, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 101, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 577 DE2916a
29091602 BVE55846-2 The Duke Steps Out Vi V-38092, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 101, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 577 DE2916b
29091603 BVE55847-2 Haunted Nights Vi V-38092, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 101, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1306, Cl (F) 577 DE2916c
29091604 BVE55848-2 Swanee Shuffles Vi V-38089, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 101, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 577 DE2916d
 
THE SIX JOLLY JESTERS New York City, NY   25 October 1929  
Brunswick recording session  
  Cootie Williams(t,v); Joe Nanton(tb); Johnny Hodges(as);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,v)  
 
29102501 E31301-A Six Or Seven Times - vSG,CW Vo 15843, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 101, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 577 DE2917a
29102502 E31301-B Six Or Seven Times - vSG,CW Vo 15843, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 101, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2009 DE2917b
 
THE SIX JOLLY JESTERS New York City, NY   29 October 1929  
Brunswick recording session  
  Cootie Williams(t);  Freddie Jenkins(t,v); Joe Nanton(tb); Johnny Hodges(as);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Teddy Bunn(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,v); Howard "Blinky" Randolph(kaz)  
 
29102901 E31371-A Goin' Nuts - v Freddie Jenkins Vo 15843, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 101, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 577 DE2918a
29102902 E31372-A Oklahoma Stomp Vo 1449, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 101, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 577 DE2918b
29102903 E31372-B Oklahoma Stomp MCA 1347, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 101, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2009 DE2918c
29102904 E31372- Oklahoma Stomp unissued DE2918d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   14 November 1929  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29111401 BVE57542-1 The Breakfast Dance Vi V-38115, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 101, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1304, Cl (F) 577 DE2919a
29111402 BVE57543-2 Jazz Lips Vi V-38129, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 101, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 577 DE2919b
29111403 BVE57544-1 March Of The Hoodlums Vi V-38115, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 101, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 577 DE2919c
 
THE HARLEM FOOTWARMERS New York City, NY   20 November 1929  
Okeh recording session  
  Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard,Harry Carney(cl);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29112001 W403286-B The Lazy Duke Ok 8760, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 101, Cl (F) 577 DE2920a
 
  Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
29112002 W403287-B Blues Of The Vagabond Ok 8746, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 101, Cl (F) 577 DE2920b
29112003 W403288-B Syncopated Shuffle Ok 8746, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 101, Cl (F) 577 DE2920c
 
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   10 December 1929  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
29121001 E31508-A Sweet Mama Br 4760, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 123, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 577 DE2921a
29121002 E31509-A Wall Street Wail Br 4887, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 123, Cl (F) 24, MoJ MJCD 1308, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 577 DE2921b
29121003 E31509-B Wall Street Wail De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 123, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2009 DE2921c
29121004 E31510-A Cincinnati Daddy COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640, FDC 1003, MoJ MJCD 123, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 577 DE2921d
 
THE TEN BLACK BERRIES New York City, NY   29 January 1930  
Plaza recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Irving Mills(v)  
 
30011901 9319-1 St. James Infirmary - vIM Pe 15272, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 123, Cl (F) 577 DE3001a
30011902 9319-2 St. James Infirmary - vIM Ba 0594, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 123, Nw RP2009 DE3001b
30011903 9319-3 St. James Infirmary - vIM Ca 0194, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 123, Nw RP2009 DE3001c
30011904 9320-1 When You're Smiling - vIM Ba 0607, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 123, Nw RP2009 DE3001d
30011905 9320-3 When You're Smiling - vIM Pe 15272, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 123, Cl (F) 586 DE3001e
30011906 9321-1 Rent Party Blues Ba 0607, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 123, Nw RP2009 DE3001f
30011907 9321-2 Rent Party Blues Ca 0194, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 123, Nw RP2009 DE3001g
30011908 9321-3 Rent Party Blues Ba 0594, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD 123, Cl (F) 586 DE3001h
30011909 9322-1 Jungle Blues Ba 0598, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 123, MoJ MJCD 1306, Nw RP2009 DE3001i
30011910 9322-2 Jungle Blues Or 1854, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 123, Cl (F) 586 DE3001j
 
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   21 February 1930  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Irving Mills(v)  
 
30022101 E32209- Admiration unissued DE3002a
30022102 E32210-A Maori Br 4776, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 123, MoJ MJCD 1304, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 586 DE3002b
30022103 E32211- Maori unissued DE3002c
30022104 E32212- When You're Smiling - vIM unissued DE3002d
 
HARLEM HOT CHOCOLATES New York City, NY   March 1930  
Durium recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Irving Mills(v)  
 
30030001 1045-C Sing Your Sinners - vIM HoW 1045, MoJ MJCD 123, Cl (F) 586, Cl (F) 586 DE3003a
30030002 1046-D St. James Infirmary - vIM HoW 1045, MoJ MJCD 123, Cl (F) 586, Cl (F) 586 DE3003b
 
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   20 March 1930  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Irving Mills(v)  
 
30032001 E32447-A When You're Smiling - vIM Br 4760, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 123, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 586 DE3004a
30032002 E32447-B When You're Smiling - vIM UtD 2007, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 123, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2009 DE3004b
30032003 E32448-A Maori Br A-500158, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 123, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2009 DE3004c
30032004 E32448-B Maori MCA 11374, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 123, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2009 DE3004d
30032005 E32449-A Admiration Br 4776, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 123, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 586 DE3004e
 
MILLS TEN BLACK BERIES New York City, NY   03 April 1930  
Columbia recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
30040301 1050165-2 The Mooche Ve 7072, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 145, Cl (F) 586 DE3005a
30040302 105015-3 The Mooche Di 6046, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 145, Nw RP2009 DE3005b
30040303 105016-1 Ragamuffin Romeo CBS 88000, FDC 1003, MoJ MJCD 145, Cl (F) 586 DE3005c
30040304 105017-2 East St. Louis Toodle-O Ve 7072, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 145, Nw RP2009 DE3005d
30040305 105017-3 East St. Louis Toodle-O Di 6046, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 145, Cl (F) 586 DE3005e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   11 April 1930  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Frank Marvin(v)  
 
30041101 BVE59695-2 Double Check Stomp Vi V-38129, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 145, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1312, Cl (F) 586, Cl (F) 586 DE3006a
30041102 BVE59693-2 My Gal Is Good For Nothing But Love - vFM Vi V-38130, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 145, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 586, Cl (F) 586 DE3006b
30041103 BVE59694-1 I Was Made To Love You - vFM Vi V-38130, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 145, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 586, Cl (F) 586 DE3006c
 
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   22 April 1930  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams,  Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Cornell Smelser(acc); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Dick Robertson(v)  
 
30042201 E32612-A Double Check Stomp Br 4783, COPS 7395-D2, GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 145, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 586 DE3007a
30042202 E32613-A Accordion Joe - vDR Br 4783, COPS 7395-D2, MoJ MJCD 145, MoJ MJCD 1305, Def DRCD11196 DE3007b
30042203 E32613-B Accordion Joe - vDR UtD 2007, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 145, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2009 DE3007c
30042204 E32614-A Cotton Club Stomp* Br 4887, COPS 7395-D2, GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 145, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 586 DE3007d
30042205 E32614-B Cotton Club Stomp* UtD 2007, De GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 145, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2009 DE3007e
 
NB:- Cotton Club Stomp on these recordings is not the same as any other recording of the same title.  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   04 June 1930  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
30060401 BVE62192-1 Sweet Dreams Of Love Vi V-38143, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 145, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 586 DE3008a
30060402 BVE62192-2 Sweet Dreams Of Love MoJ MJCD 145, RCA 09026 63386 2 DE3008b
30060403 BVE62193-2 Jungle Nights In Harlem Vi 23022, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 145, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1306, Cl (F) 586 DE3008c
30060404 BVE62194-1 Sweet Jazz O' Mine Vi V-38143, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 145, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 586 DE3008d
30060405 BVE62194-2 Sweet Jazz O' Mine Vi V-38143, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 145, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2009 DE3008e
30060406 BVE62195-2 Shout 'Em Aunt Tillie Vi 23041, (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD 145, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1306, Cl (F) 586 DE3008f
 
MILLS TEN BLACK BERRIES New York City, NY   12 June 1930  
Columbia recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
30061201 150584-1 Sweet Mama Ve 7088, BD T-1001, MoJ MJCD 145, Nw RP2009 DE3009a
30061202 150584-2 Sweet Mama Di 6062, CBS 88000, FMRS FM-4001/02†, MoJ MJCD 145, Cl (F) 586 DE3009b
30061203 150585-1 Hot And Bothered Di 6056, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 145, Cl (F) 586 DE3009c
30061204 150586-1 Double Check Stomp Ve 7088 DE3009d
30061205 150586-2 Double Check Stomp Di 6062, BD T-1001, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 145, Cl (F) 586 DE3009e
30061206 150590-1 Black And Tan Fantasy Di 6056, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 145, Cl (F) 596 DE3009f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   Early August 1930  
RKO film recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); The Rhythm Boys(v)  
 
30000801 When I'm Blue Pv  PRV-102, MoJ MJCD 173 DE3010a
30000802 The Mystery song MoJ MJCD 173 DE3010b
30000803 When I'm Blue MoJ MJCD 173 DE3010c
30000804 Eaast St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) Pv  PRV-102, MoJ MJCD 173 DE3010d
30000805 Old Man Blues Pv  PRV-102, MoJ MJCD 173 DE3010f
30000806 Three Little Words Roan AED-2027 DE3010g
 
Film sound track from RKO Radio Pictures "Check And Double Check". NB. 30000806, while recorded for this film was used in the RKO Radio Pictures "The Lady Refuses" The version in "Check And Double Check" and appearing on Pv  PRV-102 and MoJ MJCD 173 was recorded by The Rhythm Boys and a studio orchestra  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   20 August 1930  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t); Cootie Williams(t,v); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry  
Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Emmanuel Hall Quartet, Jimmy Miller(v)  
 
30082001 BVE61011-2 Ring Dem Bells - vCW Pi MPC-509, (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2009 DE3011a
30082002 BVE61011-3 Ring Dem Bells - vCW Vi 200-1532, (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1312, Cl (F) 596 DE3011b
30082003 BVE61012-1 Old Man Blues UtD 2008, MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2033 DE3011c
30082004 BVE61012-2 Old Man Blues Pi MPC-509, (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2009 DE3011d
30082005 BVE61012-3 Old Man Blues UtD 2008, MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2 DE3011e
30082006 BVE61013-1 Three Little Words - vEHQ RCA 09026 63386, MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2 DE3011f
30082007 BVE61013-2 Three Little Words - vJMi MoJ MJCD 173 DE3011g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   26 August 1930  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); The Rhythm Boys(v)  
 
30082601 BVE61011-6 Ring Dem Bells - vCW V1 22528, (F)RCA74108; MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 596 DE3012a
30082602 BVE61012-4 Old Man Blues JA 21, (F)RCA74108; MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2 DE3012b
30082603 BVE61012-6 Old Man Blues Vi 23022, (F)RCA74108; MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl (F) 596 DE3012c
30082604 BVE61013-5 Three Little Words - vTRB V1 22528, (F)RCA74108; MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1305, Cl (F) 596 DE3012d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   02 October 1930  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams(t) Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Dick Robertson(v)  
 
30100201 BVE63360-1 Hittin' The Bottle - vDR Vi 23016, (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2009 DE3013a
30100202 BVE63360-2 Hittin' The Bottle - vDR Vi 23016, (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 596 DE3013b
30100203 BVE63361-3 That Lindy Hop - vDR Vi 23016, (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1304, Cl (F) 596 DE3013c
30100204 BVE63362-2 You're Lucky To Me - vDR Vi 23017, (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 596 DE3013d
30100205 BVE63363-1 Memories Of You - vDR Vi 23017, (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD 173, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 596 DE3013e
 
THE HARLEM FOOTWARMERS New York City, NY   14 October 1930  
Okeh recording session  
Arthur Whetsel(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(Cl);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
30101401 W404481-A Mood Indigo Ok 8840, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 174, Cl (F) 596 DE3014a
30101402 W404482-C Big House Blues Ok 8840, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 173, Cl (F) 596 DE3014b
30101403 W404483-B Rocky Mountain Blues Ok 8840, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 173, Cl (F) 596 DE3014c
 
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   17 October 1930  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Dick Robertson(v)  
 
30101401 E34927-A Runnin' Wild - vDR Br 4952, COPS 7395-D2, GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 173, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 596 DE3015a
 
Arthur Whetsel(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(Cl);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
30101402 E34928-A Mood Indigo Br 4952, COPS 7395-D2, GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 173, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 596 DE3015b
 
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   27 October 1930  
Brunswick recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Dick Robertson, Bennie Payne(v)  
 
30102701 E35035-B Home Again Blues - vDR Br 4952, COPS 7395-D2, GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 173, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 596 DE3016a
30102702 E35036-A Wang Wang Blues - vDR,BP Br 4952, COPS 7395-D2, GRD-3-640, MoJ MJCD 173, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 596 DE3016b
 
THE HARLEM MUSIC MASTERS New York City, NY   30 October 1930  
Okeh recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t);  Cootie Williams(t,v); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Irving Mills(v)  
 
30103001 W404519-A Ring Dem Bells - vCW CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 174, Cl (F) 596 DE3017a
30103002 W404520-A Three Little Words - vIM CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 174, Cl (F) 596 DE3017b
 
THE HARLEM FOOTWARMERS     Same session  
 
Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins(t);  Cootie Williams(t,v); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
30103003 W404521-B Old Man Blues Ok 8869, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 174, Cl (F) 596 DE3017c
30103004 W404522-B Sweet Chariot - vCW Ok 8840, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 174, MoJ MJCD 1302, Cl (F) 596 DE3017d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   08 November 1930  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar);  Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Sonny Greera(v)  
 
30110801 BVE64811- Mood Indigo unissued DE3019a
30110802 BVE64812-1 Nine Little Miles - vSB Vi 22586, (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD 174, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 605 DE3019b
30110803 BVE64812-2 Nine Little Miles - vSB Vi 22586, (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD 174, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2009 DE3019c
30110804 BVE64813-1 I'm So In Love With You - vSB MoJ MJCD 174, RCA 09026 63386, RCA 09026 63386 2 DE3019d
30110805 BVE64813-2 I'm So In Love With You - vSB Vi 23041, (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD 174, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 605 DE3019e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   21 November 1930  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Dick Robertson, Sonny Greer(v)  
 
30112101 BVE64378-1 What Good Am I Without You? - vDR (F)RCA 741068, MoJ MJCD 174, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 605 DE3020a
30112102 BVE64379-1 Blue Again - vSGa Va 22603, (F)RCA 741068, MoJ MJCD 174, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 605 DE3020b
30112103 BVE64380-2 When A Black Man's Blue - vSG (F)RCA 741068, MoJ MJCD 174, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 605 DE3020c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   10 December 1930  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Dick Robertson, Bennie Payne(v)  
 
30121001 BVE64811-4 Mood Indigo Vi 22587, (F)RCA 741068, MoJ MJCD 174, RCA 09026 63386 2, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl (F) 605 DE3021a
30121002 BVE64378-4 What Good Am I Without You? - vDR Vi 22586, (F)RCA 741068, MoJ MJCD 174, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 605 DE3021b
30121003 BVE64380-4 When A Black Man's Blue - vSG Vi 22587, (F)RCA 741068, MoJ MJCD 174, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 605 DE3021c
 
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