1924 — 1930

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Index Matrix No. Title Releases New DESOR
 
ALBERTA PRIME New York City, NY November 1924
Duke Ellington(p); Alberta Prime(v)
24-11-01-001 T2001-1 It’s Gonna Be A Cold, Cold Winter - vAPr BD 1007, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8 DE2401a
add Sonny Greer(v)
24-11-01-002 T2002-2 Parlor Social De Luxe - vAPr, SG BD 1007, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8 DE2401b
 
THE WASHINGTONIANS New York City, NY November 1924
Blu Disc recording session
Bubber Miley(t); Charlie Irvis(tb); Otto Hardwick(as); Duke Ellington(p);George Francis(bj); Sonny Greer(d)
24-11-02-001 T2005-2 Choo Choo BD 1002, Cl(F) 539, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8 DE2402a
24-11-02-002 T2006-1 Rainy Nights BD 1002, Cl(F) 539, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8 DE2402b
 
JO TRENT AND THE D C'NS New York City, NY Same session
Otto Hardwick(cms); Duke Ellington(p);George Francis(bj); Sonny Greer(d); Jo Trent(v)
24-11-02-003 T2007-1 Deacon Jazz - vJTr BD 1003, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8 DE2402c
 
SUNNY AND THE D C'NS New York City, NY Same session
Otto Hardwick(cms); Duke Ellington(p); George Francis(bj); Sonny Greer(v)
24-11-02-004 T2008-1 Oh, How I Love My Darling - vSG BD 1003, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8 DE2402d
 
FLORENCE BRISTOL New York City, NY January 1925
Blu Disc recording session
Otto Hardwick(as); Duke Ellington(p);Florence Bristol(v)
25-01-13-001 T2018-2 How Come You Do Me Like You Do - vFB HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8, UtD 2019(D) 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 Hardwick(as); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Bass Edwards(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
25-09-01-001 106250 I’m Gonna Hang Around My Sugar Cl(F) 539, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8, Pt 36333-CBS-67264 DE2501a
25-09-01-002 106251 Trombone Blues Cl(F) 539, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8, Pt 36333-CBS-67264 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 Hardwick(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Bass Edwards(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
26-03-01-001 106729 Georgia Grind CBS 67264, Cl(F) 539, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8, Pt 7504 DE2601a
26-03-01-002 106730 Parlor Social Stomp CBS 67264, Cl(F) 539, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8, Pt 7504 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 Hardwick(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Bass Edwards(bb); Sonny Greer(d,v)
26-03-30-001 X57-A “Wanna Go Back Again” Blues - vSG Ge 3291, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8 DE2602a
26-03-30-002 X58-A If You Can’t Hold The Man You Love - vSG Ge 3291, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8 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 Hardwick(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d,v)
26-06-21-001 X190- Animal Crackers Cl(F) 539, Ge 3342, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, JCt JEL-16, MoJ MJCD-8 DE2603a
26-06-21-002 X191- Li’l Farina Cl(F) 539, Ge 3342, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, JCt JEL-16, MoJ MJCD-8 DE2603b
 
ALBERTA JONES WITH THE ELLINGTON TWINS New York City, NY 14 October 1926
Gennett recording session
Otto Hardwick(as); Duke Ellington(p); Alberta Jones(v)
26-10-14-001 X323- Lucky Number Blues - vAJ Ge 3403, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8 DE2604a
26-10-14-002 X324-A I’m Gonna Put You Right In Jail - vAJ Ge 3403, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8 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 Hardwick(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
26-11-29-001 E4108/9W A Night In Harlem DE2605a
26-11-29-002 E4110W East St. Louis Toodle-O Cl(F) 539, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8, Vo 1064 DE2605b
26-11-29-003 E4112/3W Who Is She? DE2605c
26-11-29-004 E4114W Birmingham Breakdown Cl(F) 539, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, Hi 20.4140-302, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-8, Vo 1064 DE2605d
 
GUSSY ALEXANDER New York City, NY 01 December 1926
OKeh recording session
Otto Hardwick(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Gussy Alexander(v)
26-12-01-001 I Do It - vGAx X Rejected
26-12-01-002 Drifting From You Blues - vGAx X Rejected
26-12-01-003 Drifting From You Blues - vGAx X Rejected
 
GUSSY ALEXANDER New York City, NY Same session
Duke Ellington(p); Gussy Alexander(v)
26-12-01-004 Drifting From You Blues - vGAx X 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 Hardwick(as,bs); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
26-12-29-001 E4321W Immigration Blues Cl(F) 539, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-9, Vo 1077 DE2606a
26-12-29-002 E4323W The Creeper COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196v, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-9, Vo 1077 DE2606b
26-12-29-003 E4324W The Creeper COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5104, MoJ MJCD-9, Nw RP2009, Vo 1077 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 Hardwick(as); Duke Ellington(p); Sonny Greer(d); EPr(v)
26-01-10-001 BVE37527- Make Me love You - vEPr DE2701a
26-01-10-002 BVE37528-1 If You Can't Hold The Man You Love - vEPr (F)RCA 731042, Cl(F) 24, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Tx LP-9 DE2701b
 
GUSSY ALEXANDER New York City, NY 21 January 1927
OKeh recording session
Duke Ellington(p); Gussy Alexander(v)
27-01-21-001 I Do It - vGAx X Rejected
27-01-21-002 Drifting From You Blues - vGAx X 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
27-02-03-001 E4510W New Orleans Lowdown Cl(F) 539, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9, Vo 1086 DE2702a
27-02-03-002 E4511W Song Of The Cotton Field Cl(F) 539, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9, Vo 1086 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
27-02-28-001 E21636/8 East St. Louis Toodle-O DE2703a
27-02-28-002 E21641 Birmingham Breakdown Br 3480, Cl(F) 539, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
27-03-14-001 E21872 East St. Louis Toodle-O Br 3480, Cl(F) 539, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
27-03-22-001 W143705-3 East St. Louis Toodle-O CBS 67264, Cl(F) 539, Co 953D, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9 DE2705a
27-03-22-002 W143706-2 Hop Head CBS 67264, Cl(F) 539, Co 953D, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9 DE2705b
27-03-22-003 W143707-2 Down In Our Alley Blues CBS 67264, Cl(F) 539, Co 1076D, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
27-04-07-001 E22299 Black And Tan Fantasy Br 3526, Cl(F) 539, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
27-04-30-001 E22809 Soliloquy Cl(F) 539, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9, Vo 15555 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
27-10-06-001 BVE40155- Black And Tan Fantasy DE2708a
27-10-06-002 BVE40156-1 Washington Wabble (F)RCA 731043, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE2708b
27-10-06-003 BVE40156-2 Washington Wabble (F)RCA 731043, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9, Nw RP2009, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Mack Shaw(bb); Sonny Greer(d) Adelaide Hall(v)
27-10-26-001 BVE40155-4 Black And Tan Fantasy (F)RCA 731043, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 21137 DE2709a
27-10-26-002 BVE40156-5 Washington Wabble (F)RCA 731043, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 21284 DE2709b
27-10-26-003 BVE39370-1 Creole Love Call - vAHa (F)RCA 731043, BMG 88697-2985-4-2, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 21137 DE2709c
27-10-26-004 BVE39371-1 The Blues I Love To Sing - vAHa (F)RCA 731043, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-1313, MoJ MJCD-9, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 21490 DE2709d
27-10-26-005 BVE39371-2 The Blues I Love To Sing - vAHa (F)RCA 731043, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-9, Nw RP2009, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Adelaide Hall(v)
27-11-03-001 W81775-A What Can A Poor Fellow Do? CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-25, Ok 40955 DE2710a
27-11-03-002 W81776-B Black And Tan Fantasy CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-25, Ok 40955 DE2710b
27-11-03-003 W81776-C Black And Tan Fantasy CBS 67264, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-25, Nw RP2009, Ok 40955 DE2710c
27-11-03-004 W817767-C Chicago Stomp Down - vAHa CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-25, Ok 8675 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)
27-11-08-001 E6783/4W You Will Always Live On In Our Memory - vML DE2711a
 
WALTER RICHARDSON WITH THE ELLINGTON TRIO Same session
n/k(vl); Duke Ellington(p); n/k(sb); Walter Richardson(v)
27-11-08-002 E6785/6W Gone But Not Forgotten - vWRi DE2711b
 
MARGUERITE LEE WITH THE ELLINGTON TRIO Same session
n/k(vl); Duke Ellington(p); n/k(sb); Marguerite Lee(v)
27-11-08-003 E6787/8W She's Gone To Join The Songbirds In Heaven - vML 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
27-12-03-001 BVE41244-1 Harlem River Quiver (F)RCA 731043, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-1308, MoJ MJCD-25, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 21284 DE2712a
27-12-03-002 BVE41244-2 Harlem River Quiver (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD-25, Nw RP2009, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE2712b
27-12-03-003 BVE41244-3 Harlem River Quiver (F)RCA 731043, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-25, Nw RP2009, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE2712c
27-12-03-004 BVE41245-1 East St. Louis Toodle-O (F)RCA 731043, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5111, MoJ MJCD-25, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 21703 DE2712d
27-12-03-005 BVE41246-2 Blue Bubbles (F)RCA 731043, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 21490 DE2712e
27-12-03-006 BVE41246-1 Blue Bubbles (F)RCA 731043, MoJ MJCD-25, Nw RP2009, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
27-12-29-001 E6824W Red Hot Band Cl(F) 542, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25, Vo 1153 DE2713a
27-12-29-002 E6826W Doin' The Frog Cl(F) 542, COPS 7394-D/1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25, Vo 1153 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
28-01-09-001 145488-3 Sweet Mama,Papa's Getting Mad CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, FMRS FM-4001/02†, Har 577-H, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25 DE2801a
28-01-09-002 145489-3 Stack O'Lee Blues CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, Har 601-H, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25 DE2801b
28-01-09-003 145490-3 Bugle Call Rag CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, Har 577-H, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
28-01-19-001 W400030-B Take It Easy CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25, Ok 41013 DE2802a
28-01-19-002 W400031-A Jubilee Stomp CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25, Ok 41013 DE2802b
28-01-19-003 W400032-A East St. Louis Toodle-O (Harlem Twist) CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25, Ok 8638 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
28-03-07-001 2944-A East St. Louis Toodle-O Ca 8182, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25, Nw RP2009 DE2803a
28-03-07-002 108079-1 East St. Louis Toodle-O CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25, Pt 36781 DE2803b
28-03-07-003 108080-1 Jubilee Stomp CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25, Pt 36781 DE2803c
28-03-07-004 2945-B Jubilee Stomp Ca 8182, CBS 67264, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25, Nw RP2009 DE2803d
28-03-07-005 108081-1 Take It Easy CBS 67264, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25, Nw RP2009, Pt 36787 DE2803e
28-03-07-006 2946-B Take It Easy Ca 8188, CBS 67264, Cl(F) 542, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-25 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
28-03-21-001 E27090 Take It Easy Br 4009, Cl(F) 542, COPS 7394-D/2, Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-30 DE2804a
28-03-21-002 E27091 Jubilee Stomp Cl(F) 542, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-30, Vo 15710 DE2804b
28-03-21-003 E27093 Black Beauty Br 4044, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-30, Nw RP2009 DE2804c
28-03-21-004 E27094 Black Beauty Br 4009, Cl(F) 550, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-30 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 Hardwick(cl,ss,as,bar,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,ss,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
28-03-26-001 BVE43502-2 Black Beauty (F)RCA 731043, Cl(F) 550, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-1310, MoJ MJCD-30, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 21580 DE2805a
28-03-26-002 BVE43503-2 Jubilee Stomp (F)RCA 731043, Cl(F) 550, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-30, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 21580 DE2805b
28-03-26-003 BVE43504-2 Got Everything But You (F)RCA 731043, Cl(F) 550, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-30, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 21580 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)
28-06-25-001 E27770- What A Life DE2806a
28-06-25-002 E27771-A Yellow Dog Blues Br 3987, Cl(F) 550, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-1302, MoJ MJCD-30 DE2806b
28-06-25-003 E27772-A Tishomingo Blues Br 3987, Cl(F) 550, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, HnS FDC-5112, MoJ MJCD-30 DE2806c
28-06-25-004 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)
28-07-10-001 W400859-B Diga Diga Doo - vIM CBS 67264, Cl(F) 550, Co C2K-46177, MoJ MJCD-30, Ok 8602 DE2807a
28-07-10-002 W400860-C Doin' The New Low Down - vIM CBS 67264, Cl(F) 550, Co C2K-46177, MoJ MJCD-30, Ok 8602 DE2807b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY 01 October 1928
Okeh recording session
Duke Ellington(p)
28-10-01-001 W401172-B Black Beauty CBS 67264, Cl(F) 550, Co C2K-46177, MoJ MJCD-1309, MoJ MJCD-30, Ok 8636 DE2808a
28-10-01-002 W401173-B Swampy River CBS 67264, Cl(F) 550, Co C2K-46177, MoJ MJCD-1309, MoJ MJCD-30, Ok 8636 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)
28-10-01-003 W401175-A The Mooche - vBCx CBS 67264, Cl(F) 550, Co C2K-46177, DeM MCAD-42325, MoJ MJCD-1305, MoJ MJCD-1306, MoJ MJCD-30, Ok 8636 DE2808c
28-10-01-004 W401176-B Move Over CBS 67264, Cl(F) 550, Co C2K-46177, MoJ MJCD-30, Ok 8636 DE2808d
28-10-01-005 W401177-A Hot And Bothered - vBCx CBS 67264, Cl(F) 550, MoJ MJCD-1305, MoJ MJCD-30, Ok 8636 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)
28-10-02-001 E28441-A Awful Sad Br 4110, Cl(F) 550, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-52 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)
28-10-17-001 E28359-A The Mooche Br 4122, Cl(F) 550, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-30 DE2810a
28-10-17-002 E28360-A Louisiana Br 4122, Cl(F) 550, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-30 DE2810b
28-10-17-003 E28361- Memphis Wail 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)
28-10-20-001 108446-1 The Mooche CBS 67264, Cl(F) 550, MoJ MJCD-30, Pt 36899 DE2811a
28-10-20-002 108446-2 The Mooche CBS 67264, MoJ MJCD-30, Nw RP2009, Pt 36899 DE2811b
28-10-20-003 108447-2 Hot And Bothered CBS 67264, Cl(F) 550, MoJ MJCD-30, Pt 36899 DE2811c
28-10-20-004 108448-1 Move Over CBS 67264, Cl(F) 550, MoJ MJCD-30, Pt 36899 DE2811d
 
OZZIE WARE WITH "HOT FIVE" New York City, NY 30 October 1928
Victor recording session
Freddie Jenkins(t); Barney Bigard(cl); Duke Ellington(p); Wellman Braud(bb); Sonny Greer(d); Ozzie Ware(v)
28-10-30-001 BVE48100-1 Santa Claus, Bring My Man Back To Me - vOW (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 550, MoJ MJCD-52, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE2812a
28-10-30-002 BVE48101-2 I Done Caught You Blues - vOW (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 550, MoJ MJCD-52, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE2812b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 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)
28-10-30-003 BVE47799-2 The Mooche (F)RCA 741028, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl(F) 550, MoJ MJCD-52, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38034 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)
28-10-30-004 BVE48102-1 I Can't Give You Anything But Love - vIM,BC (F)RCA 741028, MoJ MJCD-52, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE2812d
28-10-30-005 BVE48103-1 No Papa No (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 550, MoJ MJCD-52, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26310 DE2812e
28-10-30-006 BVE48103-2 No Papa No - vOW (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-52, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) 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)
28-11-10-001 BVE48102-4 I Can't Give You Anything But Love - vIM,BC (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 550, MoJ MJCD-52, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 38008 DE2813a
28-11-10-002 BVE401-1 Since You Went Away 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)
28-11-15-001 BVE48166-2 Bandana Babies - vOW (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-52, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 38007 DE2814a
28-11-15-002 BVE48167-2 Diga Diga Doo - vIM,OW (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-52, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 38007 DE2814b
28-11-15-003 BVE48168-1 I Must Have That Man (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-52, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 38007 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)
28-11-20-001 W401350- The Blues With A Feeling DE2815a
28-11-20-002 W401351- Goin' To Town DE2815b
28-11-20-003 W401352- Misty Mornin' 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)
28-11-22-001 W401350-D The Blues With A Feeling CBS 68275, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-1302, MoJ MJCD-52, Ok 8675 DE2816a
28-11-22-002 W401351-E Goin' To Town CBS 68275, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-52, Ok 8675 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)
28-11-22-003 W401352-D Misty Mornin' CBS 68275, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-52, Ok 8662 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)
28-12-05-001 108532-3 Hottentot (T)(YT) CBS 68275, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-52, Pt 36923 DE2817a
28-12-05-002 108533-3 Misty Mornin' CBS 68275, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-52, Pt 36923 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)
28-12-12-001 3532-B Hit Me In The Nose Blues - vOW (YT) Ca 9039, CBS 68275, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-52 DE2818a
Duke Ellington(p); Ozzie Ware(v)
28-12-12-002 3533-B It's All Coming Home To You - vOW (YT) Ca 9039, CBS 68275, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-52 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)
28-12-20-001 BVE49007-1 St. Louis Blues - v n/k, Hall Johnson Choir JA 21, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE2819a
28-12-20-002 BVE49007-2 St. Louis Blues - v n/k, Hall Johnson Choir (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 35962 DE2819b
28-12-20-003 BVE49007-3 St. Louis Blues - v n/k, Hall Johnson Choir RCA 09026-63386, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE2819c
BVE49008- Gems From "Blackbirds of 1928" DE2819d
28-12-20-004 1. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
28-12-20-005 2. Doin' The New Lowdown
28-12-20-006 3. I Must Have That Man
 
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)
29-01-08-001 E28939-A Doin' The Voom Voom Br 4345, Cl(F) 559, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-69 DE2901a
29-01-08-002 E28940-A Tiger Rag - Part 1 Br 01338, Cl(F) 559, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MCA 1374, MoJ MJCD-69 DE2901b
29-01-08-003 E28940-B Tiger Rag - Part 1 Br 4238, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-69, Nw RP2009 DE2901c
29-01-08-004 E28941-A Tiger Rag - Part 2 Br 4238, Cl(F) 559, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-69 DE2901d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 16 January 1929
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)
29-01-16-001 BVE49652-1 Flaming Youth MoJ MJCD-69, Nw RP2033, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), UtD 2006 DE2902a
29-01-16-002 BVE49652-2 Flaming Youth (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38035 DE2902b
29-01-16-003 BVE49653-2 Saturday Night Function (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-1306, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38036 DE2902c
29-01-16-004 BVE49654-1 High Life (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38036 DE2902d
29-01-16-005 BVE49655-1 Doin' The Voom Voom RCA 09026-63386, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE2902e
29-01-16-006 BVE49655-2 Doin' The Voom Voom (F)RCA 741028, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-1311, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38035 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)
29-02-18-001 BVE48373-2 Japanese Dream (F)RCA 741029, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38045 DE2903a
29-02-18-002 BVE48374-1 Harlemania (F)RCA 741029, Cl(F) 559, MoJ MJCD-1308, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38045 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)
29-03-01-001 E29381-A Rent Party Blues Br 4345, Cl(F) 559, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-69 DE2904a
29-03-01-002 E29382-A Paducah Br 4345, Cl(F) 569, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-69 DE2904b
29-03-01-003 E29383-B Harlem Flat Blues Br 4345, Cl(F) 569, COPS 7394-D/2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-1308, MoJ MJCD-69 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)
29-03-07-001 BVE49767-1 Dicty Glide (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD-69, Nw RP2009, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38053 DE2905a
29-03-07-002 BVE49767-2 Dicty Glide (F)RCA 741029, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-1312, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38053 DE2905b
29-03-07-003 BVE49768-1 Hot Feet - vCW (F)RCA 741029, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38065 DE2905c
29-03-07-004 BVE49769-1 Sloppy Joe - vSG (F)RCA 741029, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-1313, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38065 DE2905d
29-03-07-005 BVE49769-2 Sloppy Joe - vSG (F)RCA 741029, MoJ MJCD-69, Nw RP2009, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38065 DE2905e
29-03-07-006 BVE49770-2 Stevedore Stomp (F)RCA 741029, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-69, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38053 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)
29-03-15-001 3713-C Saratoga Swing Ca 9175, CBS 68275, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-69 DE2906a
29-03-15-002 3714-A Who Said It's "Tight Like That" - vCW Ca 9175, CBS 68275, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-69 DE2906b
29-03-15-003 3714-A Who Said It's "Tight Like That" - vCW Ca 9175, CBS 68275, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-69
 
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)
29-03-15-004 3715-B He Just Don't Appeal To Me Ca 9240, CBS 68275, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-69 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)
29-04-07-001 148170-3 I Must Have That Man CBS 68275, Cl(F) 569, Co 5486, MoJ MJCD-88 DE2907a
29-04-07-002 148171-1 Freeze And Melt CBS 68275, Cl(F) 569, Co 18130, MoJ MJCD-88 DE2907b
29-04-07-003 148172-3 Mississippi Moan CBS 68275, Cl(F) 569, Co 18130, MoJ MJCD-1306, MoJ MJCD-88 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)
29-04-12-001 BVE51158-1 A Nite At The Cotton Club - Part 1 (F)RCA 741029, BFR BCD-16340, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-88, Pi MPC-524, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE2908a
1. Cotton Club Stomp
2. Misty Mornin'
29-04-12-002 BVE51159-1 A Nite At The Cotton Club - Part 2 (F)RCA 741029, BFR BCD-16340, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-88, Pi MPC-524, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) 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)
29-05-03-001 BVE51971-2 Cotton Club Stomp (F)RCA 741029, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-88, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38079 DE2909a
29-05-03-002 BVE51972-2 Misty Mornin' (F)RCA 741029, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-88, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38058 DE2909b
29-05-03-003 BVE51973-2 Arabian Lover (F)RCA 741029, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-88, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38079 DE2909c
Cootie Williams(t); Barney Bigard(cl); Johnny Hodges(as); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(bb); Sonny Greer(d)
29-05-03-004 BVE51974-2 Saratoga Swing (F)RCA 741029, Cl(F) 569, MoJ MJCD-1302, MoJ MJCD-88, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38058 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)
29-05-28-001 148640-1 That Rhythm Man CBS 68275, Cl(F) 569, Co 36157, MoJ MJCD-88 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)
29-05-28-002 148641-3 Beggar's Blues Cl(F) 569, Co 18680-CBS-68275, MoJ MJCD-1302, MoJ MJCD-88 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)
29-05-28-003 148642-1 Saturday Night Function Cl(F) 569, Co 18680-CBS-68275, MoJ MJCD-88 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)
29-07-29-001 E30585-B Black And Blue Br 4492, Cl(F) 569, COPS 7395D-1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-88 DE2911a
29-07-29-002 E30586-A Jungle Jamboree Br 4492, Cl(F) 569, COPS 7395D-1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-88 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)
29-08-02-001 W402551-C Jungle Jamboree CBS 68275, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-1306, MoJ MJCD-88, Ok 8720 DE2912a
29-08-02-002 W402552- Six Or Seven Times DE2912b
29-08-02-003 W402553-B Snake Hip Dance CBS 68275, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-1304, MoJ MJCD-88, Ok 8720 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)
29-08-12-001 Black And Tan Fantasy MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702 DE2913a
29-08-12-002 Black And Tan Fantasy MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702 DE2913b
29-08-12-003 Black And Tan Fantasy MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702 DE2913c
29-08-12-004 Black And Tan Fantasy MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702 DE2913d
29-08-12-005 The Duke Steps Out MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702 DE2913e
29-08-12-006 Black Beauty MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702 DE2913f
29-08-12-007 The Duke Steps Out MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702 DE2913g
29-08-12-008 Black Beauty MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702 DE2913h
29-08-12-009 Cotton Club Stomp MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702 DE2913i
29-08-12-010 Flaming Youth MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702 DE2913j
29-08-12-011 Same Train - vHJC MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702
29-08-12-012 Black And Tan Fantasy - vHJC MoJ MJCD-88, Sv SLP-702 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)
29-09-10-001 4062-A Doin' The Voom Voom Ca 9306, CBS 68275-MoJ-MJCD-101, Cl(F) 577 DE2914a
29-09-10-002 4063-B Flaming Youth CBS 68275-MoJ-MJCD-101, Cl(F) 577, Pt 37059 DE2914b
29-09-10-003 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)
29-09-13-001 E30526-A Ain't Misbehavin' - vBRo Br 7706, MoJ MJCD-88
29-09-13-002 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)
29-09-13-003 E30937-A Jolly Wog Br 4705, Cl(F) 577, COPS 7395D-1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-101 DE2915a
29-09-13-004 E30938-A Jazz Convulsions Br 4705, Cl(F) 577, COPS 7395D-1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-101 DE2915b
29-09-13-005 E30939- Slow Motion DE2915c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON'S ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 16 September 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); Teddy Bunn(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
29-09-16-001 BVE55845-2 Mississippi Dry (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-101, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38089 DE2916a
29-09-16-002 BVE55846-2 The Duke Steps Out (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-101, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38092 DE2916b
29-09-16-003 BVE55847-2 Haunted Nights (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-101, MoJ MJCD-1306, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38092 DE2916c
29-09-16-004 BVE55848-2 Swanee Shuffles (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-101, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38089 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)
29-10-25-001 E31301-A Six Or Seven Times - vSG,CW Cl(F) 577, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-101, Vo 15843 DE2917a
29-10-25-002 E31301-B Six Or Seven Times - vSG,CW De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-101, Nw RP2009, Vo 15843 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)
29-10-29-001 E31371-A Goin' Nuts - v Freddie Jenkins Cl(F) 577, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-101, Vo 15843 DE2918a
29-10-29-002 E31372-A Oklahoma Stomp Cl(F) 577, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-101, Vo 1449 DE2918b
29-10-29-003 E31372-B Oklahoma Stomp De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MCA 1347, MoJ MJCD-101, Nw RP2009 DE2918c
29-10-29-004 E31372- Oklahoma Stomp 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)
29-11-14-001 BVE57542-1 The Breakfast Dance (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-101, MoJ MJCD-1304, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38115 DE2919a
29-11-14-002 BVE57543-2 Jazz Lips (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-101, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38129 DE2919b
29-11-14-003 BVE57544-1 March Of The Hoodlums (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-101, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38115 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)
29-11-20-001 W403286-B The Lazy Duke CBS 68275, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-101, Ok 8760 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)
29-11-20-002 W403287-B Blues Of The Vagabond CBS 68275, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-101, Ok 8746 DE2920b
29-11-20-003 W403288-B Syncopated Shuffle CBS 68275, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-101, Ok 8746 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)
29-12-10-001 E31508-A Sweet Mama Br 4760, Cl(F) 577, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-123 DE2921a
29-12-10-002 E31509-A Wall Street Wail Br 4887, Cl(F) 24, Cl(F) 577, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-123, MoJ MJCD-1308 DE2921b
29-12-10-003 E31509-B Wall Street Wail De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-123, Nw RP2009 DE2921c
29-12-10-004 E31510-A Cincinnati Daddy Cl(F) 577, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, FDC 1003, MoJ MJCD-123 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)
30-01-29-001 9319-1 St. James Infirmary - vIM CBS 68275, Cl(F) 577, MoJ MJCD-123, Pe 15272 DE3001a
30-01-29-002 9319-2 St. James Infirmary - vIM Ba 0594, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD-123, Nw RP2009 DE3001b
30-01-29-003 9319-3 St. James Infirmary - vIM Ca 0194, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD-123, Nw RP2009 DE3001c
30-01-29-004 9320-1 When You're Smiling - vIM Ba 0607, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD-123, Nw RP2009 DE3001d
30-01-29-005 9320-3 When You're Smiling - vIM CBS 68275, Cl(F) 586, MoJ MJCD-123, Pe 15272 DE3001e
30-01-29-006 9321-1 Rent Party Blues Ba 0607, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD-123, Nw RP2009 DE3001f
30-01-29-007 9321-2 Rent Party Blues Ca 0194, CBS 68275, MoJ MJCD-123, Nw RP2009 DE3001g
30-01-29-008 9321-3 Rent Party Blues Ba 0594, CBS 68275, Cl(F) 586, MoJ MJCD-123 DE3001h
30-01-29-009 9322-1 Jungle Blues Ba 0598, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD-123, MoJ MJCD-1306, Nw RP2009 DE3001i
30-01-29-010 9322-2 Jungle Blues CBS 88000, Cl(F) 586, MoJ MJCD-123, Or 1854 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)
30-02-21-001 E32209- Admiration DE3002a
30-02-21-002 E32210-A Maori Br 4776, Cl(F) 586, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-123, MoJ MJCD-1304 DE3002b
30-02-21-003 E32211- Maori DE3002c
30-02-21-004 E32212- When You're Smiling - vIM 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)
30-03-00-001 1045-C Sing Your Sinners - vIM Cl(F) 586, HoW 1045, MoJ MJCD-123 DE3003a
30-03-00-002 1046-D St. James Infirmary - vIM Cl(F) 586, HoW 1045, MoJ MJCD-123 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)
30-03-20-001 E32447-A When You're Smiling - vIM Br 4760, Cl(F) 586, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-123 DE3004a
30-03-20-002 E32447-B When You're Smiling - vIM De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-123, Nw RP2009, UtD 2007 DE3004b
30-03-20-003 E32448-A Maori Br A-500158, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-123, Nw RP2009 DE3004c
30-03-20-004 E32448-B Maori De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MCA 11374, MoJ MJCD-123, Nw RP2009 DE3004d
30-03-20-005 E32449-A Admiration Br 4776, Cl(F) 586, COPS 7395-D1, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-123 DE3004e
 
MILLS TEN BLACK BERRIES 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)
30-04-03-001 1050165-2 The Mooche CBS 88000, Cl(F) 586, MoJ MJCD-145, Ve 7072 DE3005a
30-04-03-002 105015-3 The Mooche CBS 88000, Di 6046, MoJ MJCD-145, Nw RP2009 DE3005b
30-04-03-003 105016-1 Ragamuffin Romeo CBS 88000, Cl(F) 586, FDC 1003, MoJ MJCD-145 DE3005c
30-04-03-004 105017-2 East St. Louis Toodle-O CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD-145, Nw RP2009, Ve 7072 DE3005d
30-04-03-005 105017-3 East St. Louis Toodle-O CBS 88000, Cl(F) 586, Di 6046, MoJ MJCD-145 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)
30-04-11-001 BVE59695-2 Double Check Stomp (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 586, MoJ MJCD-1312, MoJ MJCD-145, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38129 DE3006a
30-04-11-002 BVE59693-2 My Gal Is Good For Nothing But Love - vFM (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 586, MoJ MJCD-145, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38130 DE3006b
30-04-11-003 BVE59694-1 I Was Made To Love You - vFM (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 586, MoJ MJCD-145, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38130 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)
30-04-22-001 E32612-A Double Check Stomp Br 4783, Cl(F) 586, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-145 DE3007a
30-04-22-002 E32613-A Accordion Joe - vDR Br 4783, COPS 7395-D2, Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-1305, MoJ MJCD-145 DE3007b
30-04-22-003 E32613-B Accordion Joe - vDR De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-145, Nw RP2009, UtD 2007 DE3007c
30-04-22-004 E32614-A Cotton Club Stomp* Br 4887, Cl(F) 586, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-145 DE3007d
30-04-22-005 E32614-B Cotton Club Stomp* De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-145, Nw RP2009, UtD 2007 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)
30-06-04-001 BVE62192-1 Sweet Dreams Of Love (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 586, MoJ MJCD-145, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38143 DE3008a
30-06-04-002 BVE62192-2 Sweet Dreams Of Love MoJ MJCD-145, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3008b
30-06-04-003 BVE62193-2 Jungle Nights In Harlem (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 586, MoJ MJCD-1306, MoJ MJCD-145, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 23022 DE3008c
30-06-04-004 BVE62194-1 Sweet Jazz O' Mine (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 586, MoJ MJCD-145, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38143 DE3008d
30-06-04-005 BVE62194-2 Sweet Jazz O' Mine (F)RCA 741039, MoJ MJCD-145, Nw RP2009, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi V-38143 DE3008e
30-06-04-006 BVE62195-2 Shout 'Em Aunt Tillie (F)RCA 741039, Cl(F) 586, MoJ MJCD-1306, MoJ MJCD-145, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 23041 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)
30-06-12-001 150584-1 Sweet Mama BD T-1001, MoJ MJCD-145, Nw RP2009, Ve 7088 DE3009a
30-06-12-002 150584-2 Sweet Mama CBS 88000, Cl(F) 586, Di 6062, FMRS FM-4001/02†, MoJ MJCD-145 DE3009b
30-06-12-003 150585-1 Hot And Bothered CBS 88000, Cl(F) 586, Di 6056, MoJ MJCD-145 DE3009c
30-06-12-004 150586-1 Double Check Stomp Ve 7088 DE3009d
30-06-12-005 150586-2 Double Check Stomp BD T-1001, CBS 88000, Cl(F) 586, Di 6062, MoJ MJCD-145 DE3009e
30-06-12-006 150590-1 Black And Tan Fantasy CBS 88000, Cl(F) 596, Di 6056, MoJ MJCD-145 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)
30-00-08-001 When I'm Blue MoJ MJCD-173, Pv PRV-102 DE3010a
30-00-08-002 The Mystery song MoJ MJCD-173 DE3010b
30-00-08-003 When I'm Blue MoJ MJCD-173 DE3010c
30-00-08-004 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) MoJ MJCD-173, Pv PRV-102 DE3010d
30-00-08-005 Old Man Blues MoJ MJCD-173, Pv PRV-102 DE3010f
30-00-08-006 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)
30-08-20-001 BVE61011-2 Ring Dem Bells - vCW (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD-173, Nw RP2009, Pi MPC-509, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3011a
30-08-20-002 BVE61011-3 Ring Dem Bells - vCW (F)RCA 741048, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-1312, MoJ MJCD-173, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 200-1532 DE3011b
30-08-20-003 BVE61012-1 Old Man Blues MoJ MJCD-173, Nw RP2033, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), UtD 2008(D) DE3011c
30-08-20-004 BVE61012-2 Old Man Blues (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD-173, Nw RP2009, Pi MPC-509, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3011d
30-08-20-005 BVE61012-3 Old Man Blues MoJ MJCD-173, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), UtD 2008(D) DE3011e
30-08-20-006 BVE61013-1 Three Little Words - vEHQ MoJ MJCD-173, RCA 09026-63386, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3011f
30-08-20-007 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)
30-08-26-001 BVE61011-6 Ring Dem Bells - vCW (F)RCA 74108, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-173, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22528 DE3012a
30-08-26-002 BVE61012-4 Old Man Blues (F)RCA 74108, JA 21, MoJ MJCD-173, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3012b
30-08-26-003 BVE61012-6 Old Man Blues (F)RCA 74108, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-173, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 23022 DE3012c
30-08-26-004 BVE61013-5 Three Little Words - vTRB (F)RCA 74108, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-1305, MoJ MJCD-173, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22528 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)
30-10-02-001 BVE63360-1 Hittin' The Bottle - vDR (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD-173, Nw RP2009, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 23016 DE3013a
30-10-02-002 BVE63360-2 Hittin' The Bottle - vDR (F)RCA 741048, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-173, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 23016 DE3013b
30-10-02-003 BVE63361-3 That Lindy Hop - vDR (F)RCA 741048, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-1304, MoJ MJCD-173, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 23016 DE3013c
30-10-02-004 BVE63362-2 You're Lucky To Me - vDR (F)RCA 741048, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-173, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 23017 DE3013d
30-10-02-005 BVE63363-1 Memories Of You - vDR (F)RCA 741048, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-173, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 23017 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)
30-10-14-001 W404481-A Mood Indigo CBS 88000, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-174, Ok 8840 DE3014a
30-10-14-002 W404482-C Big House Blues CBS 88000, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-173, Ok 8840 DE3014b
30-10-14-003 W404483-B Rocky Mountain Blues CBS 88000, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-173, Ok 8840 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)
30-10-17-001 E34927-A Runnin' Wild - vDR Br 4952, Cl(F) 596, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-173 DE3015a
Arthur Whetsel(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(Cl); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
30-10-17-002 E34928-A Mood Indigo Br 4952, Cl(F) 596, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-173 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)
30-10-27-001 E35035-B Home Again Blues - vDR Br 4952, Cl(F) 596, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-173 DE3016a
30-10-27-002 E35036-A Wang Wang Blues - vDR,BP Br 4952, Cl(F) 596, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, MoJ MJCD-173 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)
30-10-30-001 W404519-A Ring Dem Bells - vCW CBS 88000, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-174 DE3017a
30-10-30-002 W404520-A Three Little Words - vIM CBS 88000, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-174 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)
30-10-30-003 W404521-B Old Man Blues CBS 88000, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-174, Ok 8869 DE3017c
30-10-30-004 W404522-B Sweet Chariot - vCW CBS 88000, Cl(F) 596, MoJ MJCD-1302, MoJ MJCD-174, Ok 8840 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 Greer(v)
30-11-08-001 BVE64811- Mood Indigo DE3019a
30-11-08-002 BVE64812-1 Nine Little Miles - vSB (F)RCA 741048, Cl(F) 605, MoJ MJCD-174, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22586 DE3019b
30-11-08-003 BVE64812-2 Nine Little Miles - vSB (F)RCA 741048, MoJ MJCD-174, Nw RP2009, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22586 DE3019c
30-11-08-004 BVE64813-1 I'm So In Love With You - vSB MoJ MJCD-174, RCA 09026-63386, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3019d
30-11-08-005 BVE64813-2 I'm So In Love With You - vSB (F)RCA 741048, Cl(F) 605, MoJ MJCD-174, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 23041 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)
30-11-21-001 BVE64378-1 What Good Am I Without You? - vDR (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 605, MoJ MJCD-174, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3020a
30-11-21-002 BVE64379-1 Blue Again - vSGa (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 605, MoJ MJCD-174, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Va 22603 DE3020b
30-11-21-003 BVE64380-2 When A Black Man's Blue - vSG (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 605, MoJ MJCD-174, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) 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)
30-12-10-001 BVE64811-4 Mood Indigo (F)RCA 741068, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl(F) 605, MoJ MJCD-174, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22587 DE3021a
30-12-10-002 BVE64378-4 What Good Am I Without You? - vDR (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 605, MoJ MJCD-174, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22586 DE3021b
30-12-10-003 BVE64380-4 When A Black Man's Blue - vSG (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 605, MoJ MJCD-174, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22587 DE3021c