1931-1940

 
Index Matrix No. Title Location   Date
 
Note:-  † after an issue number denotes the lack of an official catalogue number.
 * after an issue number denotes that only part of the take has been used for the issued title
THE WHOOPEE MAKERS New York City, NY   08 January 1931
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); Sid Garry(v)
31010801 W404802-A I Can't Realise You Love Me - vSGa Od ONY 36166, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 174, FR DP-656, Cl (F) 596
31010802 W404803-B I'm So In Love With You - vSGa Od ONY 36166, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 174, Cl (F) 605
THE WHOOPEE MAKERS     Same session
Same personnel
31010803 W404804-A Rockin' In Rhythm Ok 8869, Co CK 48654, Co CL 2046, CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD 174, Cl (F) 605
THE WHOOPEE MAKERS New York City, NY   10 January 1931
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); Chick Bullock(v)
31011001 10356-1 Them There Eyes - vCBu Or2191, CBS88000, MoJ MJCD 174, Nw RP2018
31011002 10356-2 Them There Eyes - vCBu Ba32070, CBS88000, MoJ MJCD 174, Cl (F) 605
31011003 10356-3 Them There Eyes - vCBu Pe 15418, CBS88000, MoJ MJCD 174, Nw RP2018
31011004 10357-1 Rockin' Chair - vCBu Or 2191 MoJ MJCD 174, Cl (F) 605
31011005 10357-2 Rockin' Chair - vCBu Pe 15418, CBS88000, MoJ MJCD 174, RP 2018, Nw RP2018
31011006 10357-3 Rockin' Chair - vCBu Re 10244
31011007 10357-4 Rockin' Chair - vCBu Vi 22587, (F)RCA 741068, MoJ MJCD 174, Nw RP2018
31011008 10358-3 I'm So In Love With You - vCBu Ml M-12444, CBS88000, Cl (F) 605
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   14 January 1931
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); Bennie Payne(v)
31011401 E35800-A Rockin' Chair - vBP Ml M-12093, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 605
31011402 E35801-A Rockin' In Rhythm Br 6038, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 605
31011403 E35802-A Twelfth Street Rag Br 6038, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 605
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   16 January 1931
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); Chick Bullock(v)
31011601 BVE67798-2 The River And Me - vCBu Vi 22614, (F)RCA 741068, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 605
31011602 BVE67799-1 Keep A Song In Your Soul - vCBu Vi 22614, (F)RCA 741068, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 605
31011603 BVE67800-1 Sam And Delilah - vCB Vi 23036, (F)RCA 741068, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 605
31011604 BVE67801-1 Rockin' In Rhythm Vi 26310, (F)RCA 741068, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 605
31011605 BVE67801-2 Rockin' In Rhythm (F)RCA 741068, RCA 09026 63386 2, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Nw RP2018
THE JUNGLE BAND New York City, NY   20 January 1931
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)
31012001 E35938-A The Peanut Vendor Ml M-12080, De GRD-3-640, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 605
31012002 E35939-A CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 1 Br 6093, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640, Def DRCD11196, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 605
31012003 E35940-A CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 2 Br 6093, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640, Def DRCD11196, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 605
31012004 E35940-AA CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 2 Br 80047, De GRD-3-640, Def DRCD11196, Nw RP2023
31012005 E35941-A Is That Religion - vDR Ml M-12080, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640, Def DRCD11196, Cl (F) 616
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Camden, NJ   11 June 1931
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)
31061101 CRC68231-2 CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 1 Vi 36049, (F)RCA 741068, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1303, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 616
31061102 BRC68232- CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 1 unissued
31061103 CRC68233-2 CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 2 RCA 09026 63386, RCA 09026 63386 2
31061104 CRC68234-3 CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 2 Vi 36049, (F)RCA 741068, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1303, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 616
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA Camden, NJ   16 June 1931
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)
31061601 BRC68237-1 Limehouse Blues Vi 22743, (F)RCA 741068, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 616
31061602 BRC68238-1 Echoes Of The Jungle Vi 22743, (F)RCA 741068, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1306, Cl (F) 616
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Camden, NJ   17 June 1931
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)
31061701 BRC68239-1 It's Glory Vi 22791, (F)RCA 741085, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 616
31061702 BRC68240-1 The Mystery Song Vi 22800, (F)RCA 741085, RCA 09026 63386 2, BFR BCD 16340, Nw RP2023
31061703 BRC68240-2 The Mystery Song (F)RCA 741085, Bb 2499-2-RB, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 616
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   11 August 1931
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)
31081101 C7938- Tootsie Hill unissued
31081102 C7939- It Don't Mean A Thing unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   02 February 1932
ARC 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,v); Ivie Anderson(v)
32061701 B11200-A Moon Over Dixie - vSG Br 6317, CBS 88000, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 616
32061702 B11204-A It Don't Mean A Thing - vIA Br 6265, CBS 88000, BMG 88697298542, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 616
32061703 B11205-A Lazy Rhapsody - vCW Br 6288, CBS 88000, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 616
32061704 B11205-B Lazy Rhapsody - vCW Co 53834, CBS 88000, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   03 February 1932
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)
32020301 / Mood Indigo Vi L-16006, (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026 63386 2, NI-4016, Cl (F) 616
32020302 – 71812-2 Hot And Bothered Vi L-16006, (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026 63386 2, NI-4016, Cl (F) 616
32020303 \ Creole Love Call Vi L-16006, (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026 63386 2, NI-4016, Cl (F) 616
32020304 / Mood Indigo Vi L-16006, (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2023
32020305 – 718123-3 Hot And Bothered Vi L-16006, (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2023
32020306 \ Creole Love Call Vi L-16006, (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2023
NB. The above titles are reproduced in true stereo on the Natasha Imports CD
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   04 February 1932
ARC 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)
32020401 B11223-A Blue Tune Br 6288, CBS 88000, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 616
32020402 B11223-B Blue Tune Co CL-2046, CBS 88000, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
32020403 B11224-A Baby, When You Ain't There - vCW Br 6317, CBS 88035, MoJ MJCD 1306, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 616
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   09 February 1932
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,v)
32020901 ¬ ¬ East St. Louis Toodle-O Vi L16007, (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 616, NI-4016
32020902   | 71836-2   | Lot O' Fingers Vi L16007, (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 616, NI-4016
32020903 _| _| Black And Tan Fantasy Vi L16007, (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 616, NI-4016
32020904 71838-1 Dinah - vCE,SG Vi 22398, (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 616
32020905 71839-1 Bugle Call Rag Vi 22398, (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026 63386 2
BING CROSBY WITH DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   11 February 1932
ARC 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); Bing Crosby(v)
32021101 BX11263-A St. Louis Blues - vBCr Br 20105, Co CK 66372, CBS 88035, MoJ MJCD 1305, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 616
32021102 BX11263-B St. Louis Blues - vBCr Br 20105, CBS 88035, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
Bing Crosby out
32021103 BX11264-A Creole Love Call Br 20105, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 616
32021104 BX11264-B Creole Love Call Re 79053, Mc MD9-248
32021105 BX11254-A Rose Room Br 6265, CBS 88035, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 616
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Hartford, CT   11 April 1932
Broadcast, Publix Allyn Theatre
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, v)
32041101 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) unissued
32041102 When It's Sleepy Time Down South - vSG unissued
32041103 Double Check Stomp unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   16 May 1932
ARC 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)
32051601 B11839-A Blue Harlem Br 6374, CBS 88035, MoJ MJCD 1308, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32051602 B11840-A The Sheik Of Araby Br 6336, CBS 88035, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   17 May 1932
ARC 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)
32051701 B11850-A Swampy River Br6355, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32051702 B11851-A Lot O' Fingers (Fast And Furious) Br6355, CBS 88035, MoJ MJCD 1309, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32051703 B11852-A Best Wishes Co 35836, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
32051704 B11852-B Best Wishes Br 6374, CBS 88035, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   18 May 1932
ARC 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)
32051801 B11865-A Slippery Horn Co 37298, CBS 88035, Gp 040, MoJ MJCD 1303, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32051802 B11866-A Blue Ramble Br 6336, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248
32051803 B11866-B Blue Ramble Co 35834, CBS 88035, Gp 040, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023, Cl (F) 626
32051804 B11867-A Clouds In My Heart Mc MD9-248
32051805 B11867-B Clouds In My Heart Co 37298, CBS 88035, Gp 040, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   19 September 1932
ARC 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)
32091901 B12332-A Blue Mood Co 37298, Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88035, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32091902 B12332-B Blue Mood Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
32091903 B12332-C Blue Mood Gp 040, CBS 88035,Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
32091904 B12333-A Ducky Wucky Br 6432, CBS 88035, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32091905 B12333-B Ducky Wucky Co 35683, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   21 September 1932
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)
32092101 BS73557-1 Maori FDC 1022, (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 626
32092102 BS73558- Jive Stomp unissued
32092103 BS73559- Sophisticated Lady unissued
32092104 BS73560- Margie - vSG unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   21 September 1932
ARC 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)
32092105 B12343-A Jazz Cocktail Br 6404, CBS 88035, MoJ MJCD 1305, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32092106 B12343-B Jazz Cocktail Gp 040, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
32092107 B12344-A Lightnin' Br 6404, CBS 88035, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32092108 B12344-B Lightnin' Co 35835, Gp 040, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   22 September 1932
ARC 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)
32092201 B12345-A Stars Br 9331, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32092202 B12345-B Stars CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
32092203 B12346-A Swing Low Co 35683, Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88035, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32092204 B12346-B Swing Low Br 6432, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   21 December 1932
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
32092201 B12345-A I Must Have That Man - vAHa BD T-1001, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
32092202 B12345-B I Must Have That Man - vAHa BD T-1001, Mc MD9-248
32092203 B12346-A Baby - vAHa Co OL-6770, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32092204 B12346-B Baby - vAHa BD T-1001, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   Same Session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
32092201 B12345-A Any Time, Any Day, Anywhere Br 6467, CBS 88035, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32092202 B12345-B Any Time, Any Day, Anywhere Lu 5036,  CBS 88082, Gp 040, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
32092203 B12346-A Delta Bound - vAHa Co 37298,  CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32092204 B12346-B Delta Bound - vAHa BD T-1001,  CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   22 December 1932
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); The Mills Brothers(v)
32122101 B12781-A Diga Diga Doo - vTMB Br 6519, CBS 88082, MoJ MJCD 1305, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32122102 B12781-B Diga Diga Doo - vTMB Co CK-66372, Mc MD9-248
ETHEL WATERS WITH DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   Same Session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton(tb); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ethel Waters(v)
32122103 B12783-A I Can't Give You Anything But Love - vEW Br 6517, CBS 88082, MoJ MJCD 1305, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32122104 B12783-B I Can't Give You Anything But Love - vEW Co CK-66372, Mc MD9-248
32122105 B12784-A Porgy - vEW Br 6521, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
32122106 B12784-B Porgy - vEW Mc MD9-248
32122107 B12784-C Porgy - vEW Mc MD9-248
ADELAIDE HALL WITH DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   07 January 1933
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown, 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); Adelaide Hall(v)
33010701 B12773-C I Must Have That Man - vAHa Br 6518, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
33010702 B12773-D I Must Have That Man - vAHa Co OL-6770, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
33010703 B12774-C Baby! - vAHa Br 6518, Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 626
33010704 B12774-D Baby! - vAHa BD T-1001, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   Same Session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33010705 B12855-A Eerie Moan Br 6467, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
33010706 B12855-B Eerie Moan Lu 5036, CBS 88082, Gp 040, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2023
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   15 February 1933
English Columbia recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
33021501 W265049-2 Merry Go Round Co J1681, Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2033
33021502 W265049-3 Merry Go Round Co CB-591, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
33021503 W265050-1 Sophisticated Lady Co J1681, Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2033, Cl (F) 637
33021504 W265050-2 Sophisticated Lady Co CB-591, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 636
33021504 W265051-2 I've Got The World On A String - vIA Co CB-625, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   16 February 1933
English Columbia recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33021601 W265052-3 Down A Carolina Lane Co CB-625, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   17 February 1933
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33021701 B13078-A Slippery Horn Br 6527, CBS 88082, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
33021702 B13078-B Slippery Horn BD T-1003, FMRS FM-4001/02†, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2033
33021703 B13079-A Blackbirds Medley - Part 1
1. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
2. Doin' The New Lowdown Br 6516, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
3. I Must Have That Man
4. Baby!
33021704 B13079-B Blackbirds Medley - Part 1
1. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
2. Doin' The New Lowdown Co OL-6770, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2033
3. I Must Have That Man
4. Baby!
33021705 B13080-A Blackbirds Medley - Part 2 Br 6516, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
5. Dixie
6. Diga Diga Doo
7. Porgy
8. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
33021706 B13080-B Blackbirds Medley - Part 2 Co OL-6770, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2033
5. Dixie
6. Diga Diga Doo
7. Porgy
8. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
33021707 B13080-C Blackbirds Medley - Part 2
5. Dixie
6. Diga Diga Doo UtD 2009, Nw RP2033
7. Porgy
8. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
33021708 B13081-A Drop Me Off In Harlem Br 6527, CBS 88082, MoJ MJCD 1308, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
33021709 B13081-B Drop Me Off In Harlem Co 35837, CBS 88082, Gp 040, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2033
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Astoria, NY   04 March 1933
Paramount fim recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33030401 Sophisticated Lady unissued
33030402 CREOLE RHAPSODY unissued
Film sound track from "Paramount Pictorial No. 837"
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   09 May 1933
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Joe Garland(ts); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33050901 B13306-A Happy As The Day Is Long - vIA Br 6571, CBS 88082, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
33050902 B13307-A Raisin' The Rent - vIA Br 6571, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
33050903 B13308-A Get Yourself A New Broom - vIA Br 6607, CBS 88082, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   16 May 1933
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33051601 B13337-A Bundle Of Blues Br 6607, CBS 88082, MoJ MJCD 1302, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
33051602 B13337-B Bundle Of Blues Co 35836, CBS 88082, Go 040, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2033
33051603 B13338-A Sophisticated Lady Br 6600, CBS 88082, Go 040, BMG 88697 2985 4 2, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
33051604 B13339-A Stormy Weather Br 6600, CBS 88082, Go 040, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Astoria, NY   23 May 1933
Paramount film recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch), Ivie Anderson(v)
33052301 Lightnin' Pr PRV-102, Mx MLP-1001
33052302 Rockin' In Rhythm Pr PRV-102, Mx MLP-1001
33052303 Stormy Weather - vIA Pr PRV-102, Mx MLP-1001
33052304 Bugle Call Rag Mx MLP-1001
33052305 Lightnin' Mx MLP-1001
Film sound track from Paramount's "A Bundle Of Blues"
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA London, GB   13 July 1933
English Decca recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch), Ivie Anderson(v)
33071301 GB6038-3 Hyde Park De M439, El '97, Cl (F) 637
33071302 GB6039-1 Harlem Speaks De 800, Ra RTE 23001, El '97, MoJ MJCD 1308, Nw RP2033
33071303 GB6039-2 Harlem Speaks De M-438, El '97, Cl (F) 637
33071304 GB6040-1 Ain't Misbehavin' De M439, El '97, Cl (F) 637
33071305 GB6041-1 Chicago De 800, Ra RTE 23001, El '97, Nw RP2033
33071306 GB6041-2 Chicago De M-438, El '97, Cl (F) 637
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA London, GB   14 July 1933
English Oriole recording session
 Duke Ellington(p,tk);Percy Mathison Brooks(tk)
33071401 538 Souvenir of Duke Ellington's First Visit To England 1933 BD T-1003, Nw RP2033
33071402 539 Souvenir of Duke Ellington's First Visit To England 1933 Or un-numbered†, BJ LP-3004, Cl (F) 637
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   15 August 1933
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch), Ivie Anderson(v)
33081501 B13800-A I'm Satisfied - vIA Br 6638, CBS 88082, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
33081502 B13801-A Jive Stomp Br 6638, CBS 88082, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 637
33081503 B13801-B Jive Stomp Mc MD9-248
33081504 B13802-A Harlem Speaks Br 6646, CBS 88137, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 646
33081505 B13803-A In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree Br 6646, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 646
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   26 September 1933
RCA-Victor recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Louis Bacon(t,v)Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33092601 BS77025-1 Rude Interlude - vLBa V1 24431, (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 646
33092602 BS77025-2 Rude Interlude - vLBa (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2033
33092603 BS77026-1 Dallas Doin's (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2033
33092604 BS77026-2 Dallas Doin's V1 24431, (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 646
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   04 December 1933
RCA-Victor recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Louis Bacon(t,v)Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33120401 BS77199-1 Dear Old Southland - vLBa Vi 24501, (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1306, Cl (F) 646
33120402 BS77199-2 Dear Old Southland - vLBa RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2033
33120403 BS77200- Awful Sad unissued
33120404 BS77201-1 Daybreak Express Vi 24501, (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1303, BMG 88697302362, Cl (F) 646
33120405 BS77201-2 Daybreak Express RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2033
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   09 January 1934
RCA-Victor recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Louis Bacon(t,v)Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
34011001 BS80144-1 Delta Serenade (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2033
34011002 BS80144-2 Delta Serenade Vi 24755, (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 646
34011003 BS80145-1 Stompy Jones Vi 24521, (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1312, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl (F) 646
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   10 January 1934
RCA-Victor recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Louis Bacon(t,v)Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
34011001 BS80149-1 Solitude Vi 24755, (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl (F) 646
34011002 BS80150-1 Blue Feeling Vi 24521, (F)RCA 741114, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1302, Cl (F) 646
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   26 February 1934
Paramount film recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); BVB(v)
34022601 79093/1 Ebony Rhapsody BMG 88697302362
34022602 79094/1 Ebony Rhapsody BMG 88697302362
34022603 79105/1 Ebony Rhapsody BMG 88697302362
34022604 79106/1 Ebony Rhapsody - vBVB BMG 88697302362
Film sound track from Paramount's "Murder At The Vanities" NB. Vocal on 34022604 overdubbed on 16 Apr 1934
MAE WEST WITH DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   15 March 1934
Paramount film recording session    
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Marshall Royal(as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Mae West(v)
34031501 When A St. Louis Woman - vMW Ar ARLP-12031
34031502 When A St. Louis Woman - vMW unissued
Film sound track from Paramount's "Belle Of The Nineties"
MAE WEST WITH DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   16 March 1934
Paramount film recording session    
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Marshall Royal(as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Mae West(v)
34031601 Memphis Blues - vMW ER 1004, Ar ARLP-12031
Film sound track from Paramount's "Belle Of The Nineties"
LARRY ADLER WITH DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   21 March 1934
Paramount film recording session    
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts)  Johnny Hodges(ss,as);
Marshall Royal(as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Larry Adler(hca); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
34032101 Sophisticated Lady UtD 2009
Film sound track from Paramount's "Many Happy Returns"
MAE WEST WITH DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   24 March 1934
Paramount film recording session    
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts)  Johnny Hodges(ss,as);
Marshall Royal(as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Mae West(v)
34032401 My Old Flame - vMW Cs 7504, Ar ARLP-12031, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, MoJ MJCD 1305, Cl (F) 646
Film sound track from Paramount's "Belle Of The Nineties"
MAE WEST WITH DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   26 March 1934
Paramount film recording session    
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts)  Johnny Hodges(ss,as);
 Marshall Royal(as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Mae West(v)
34032601 Hesitation Blues Ar ARLP-12031
Film sound track from Paramount's "Belle Of The Nineties"
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   12 April 1934
RCA-Victor recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts)  Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
34041201 BS79155-2 Ebony Rhapsody - vIA Vi 24622, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 646
34041202 BS79156-1 Cocktails For Two (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, RCA 09026 63386 2, Nw RP2033
34041203 BS79156-2 Cocktails For Two Vi 24617, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 646
34041204 BS79156-17-2 Live And Love Tonight Vi 24617, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 646
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   17 April 1934
RCA-Victor recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts)  Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,bcl,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
34041701 BS79169-2 I Met My Waterloo Vi 24622, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 646
MAE WEST WITH DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   07 May 1934
Paramount film recording session   
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts)  Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,bcl,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Mae West(v)
34050701 Troubled Waters - vMW Ar ARLP-12031
34050702 Troubled Waters unissued
Film sound track from Paramount's "Belle Of The Nineties"
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   08 May 1934
Paramount film recording session   
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts)  Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,bcl,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
34050801 My Old Flame Ar ARLP-12031*
Film sound track from Paramount's "Belle Of The Nineties"
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   09 May 1934
RCA-Victor recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(cl,ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
34050901 BS79211-1 Troubled Water - vIA RCA 09026 63386, RCA 09026 63386 2
34050902 BS79211-2 Troubled Water - vIA Vi 24651, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, RCA 09026 63386 2, MoJ MJCD 1313, Cl (F) 646
34050903 BS79212-2 My Old Flame - vIA Vi 24651, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, RCA 09026 63386 2, Cl (F) 646
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   13 September 1934
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,bcl,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
34091201 B15910-A Solitude Br 6987, CBS 88137, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 646
34091202 B15911-A Saddest Tale Br 7310, CBS 88137, MoJ MJCD 1303, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 646
34091203 B15912-A Moonglow Br 6987, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 646
34091204 B15913-A Sump'n' Bout Rhythm Br 7310, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 646
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   Early October 1934
Paramount film recording session   
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(cl,ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,bcl,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Billie Holiday(v)
SYMPHONY IN BLACK
34100001 1. The Laborers Pv PRV-102, Mx MLP1001, UA NUA-7
34100002 2. A Triangle - vBH Pv PRV-102, Mx MLP1001, MoJ MJCD 1305, UA NUA-7
34100003 3. A Hymn Of Sorrow Pv PRV-102, Mx MLP1001, UA NUA-7
34100004 4. Harlem Rhythm Pv PRV-102, Mx MLP1001, UA NUA-7
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   09 January 1935
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Billy Taylor(bb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
35010901 C883-2 Admiration Stomp FDC 1003, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 646
35010902 C884-2 Farewell Blues FDC 1003, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 646
35010903 C885-3 Let's Have A Jubilee - vIA FDC 1003, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d); n/k(mc)
35010904 C886-2 Moonlight Fiesta (Porto Rican Chaos) Mc MD9-248
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   05 March 1935
ARC recording session
Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud,Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
35030501 B16973-1 Margie Br 7526, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud, Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d); n/k(mc)
35030502 B16974-1 Moonlight Fiesta (Porto Rican Chaos) SE 5007-S, CBS 88137, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
35030503 B16974-2 Moonlight Fiesta (Porto Rican Chaos) CBS 88137, FMRS (FM-4001/02, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
DUKE ELLINGTON'S SEXTET     Same session
Rex Stewart(t); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Wellman Braud,Billy Taylor(sb)
35030504 B16975-1 Tough Truckin' CBS 88137, Mc MD7-235, Nw RP2033
35030505 B16975-2 Tough Truckin' Co 37297, CBS 88137, Mc MD7-235, MJ MJCD 1140, Cl (F) 659
35030506 B16976-1 Indigo Echoes BD T-1003, Mc MD7-235, Nw RP2033
35030507 B16976-2 Indigo Echoes Co 37297, CBS 88137, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 659
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   30 April 1935
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
35043001 B17406-1 In A Sentimental Mood Br7461, CBS 88137, BMG 88697 2985 4 2, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
35043002 B17407-1 Showboat Shuffle Br7461, CBS 88137, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
35043003 B17408-1 Merry Go Round Br7440, CBS 88137, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
35043004 B17409-1 Admiration Stomp Br7440, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   19 August 1935
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
35081901 B17974-1 Cotton - vIA Br 7526, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
35081902 B17975-1 Truckin' - vIA Br 7514, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
35081903 B17976-1 Accent On Youth Br 7514, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   12 September 1935
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
35091201 B18072-1 REMINISCING IN TEMPO - Part 1 Br 7546, CBS 88137, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 659
35091202 B18073-1 REMINISCING IN TEMPO - Part 2 Br 7546, CBS 88137, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 659
35091203 B18074-2 REMINISCING IN TEMPO - Part 3 Br 7547, CBS 88137, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 659
35091204 B18075-1 REMINISCING IN TEMPO - Part 4 Br 7547, CBS 88137, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 659
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   03 January 1936
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
36010301 C1195- Echoes Of Harlem unissued
36010302 C1196- Chatterbox unissued
36010303 C1197- Clarinet Lament unissued
36010304 C1198- Farewell Blues unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   20 January 1936
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as);Otto Hardwicke
(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
36012001 C1199-1 I Don't Know Why I Love You So Co 37296, CBS 88137, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
36012002 C1199-2 I Don't Know Why I Love You So Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2033
36012003 C1200-1 Dinah Lou - vIA FDC 1003, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
36012004 C1200-3 Dinah Lou - vIA Ra TE-23001, CBS 88137, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2033
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   27 February 1936
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
36022701 B18734-1 Isn't Love The Strangest Thing - vIA Br 7625, CBS 88140, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
36022702 B18735-1 No Greater Love Br 7625, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
36022703 B18736-1 Clarinet Lament Br 7650, CBS 88140, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
36022704 B18737-1 Echoes Of Harlem Br 7650, CBS 88140, MoJ MJCD 1101, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 659
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   28 February 1936
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Pete
Clark(as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
36022801 B18738-1 Love Is Like A Cigarette - vIA Br 7627, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Pete Clark(as);
Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
36022802 B18739-2 Kissin' My Baby Goodnight - vIA Br 7627, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, MJ MJCD 1140, Cl (F) 666
Billy Taylor out
36022803 B18740-1 Oh Babe, Maybe Someday - vIA Br 7667, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   09 May 1936
WMAQ broadcast
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
36050901 Stompy Jones unissued
36050902 In A Sentimental Mood unissued
36050903 My Old Flame - vIA unissued
36050904 Cotton - vIA unissued
36050905 Harlem Speaks unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   26 May 1936
WMAQ broadcast
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
36052601 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) unissued
36052602 Stompy Jones unissued
36052603 Clarinet Lament unissued
36052604 Showboat Shuffle unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   17 July 1936
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Pete
Clark(as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
36071701 B19562-2 Shoe Shine Boy - vIA Br 7710, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
36071702 B19563-1 It Was  A Sad Night In Harlem - vIA Br 7710, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
36071703 B19564-1 Trumpet In Spades Br 7752, CBS 88140, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
36071704 B19565-2 Yearning For Love Br 7752, CBS 88140, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   29 July 1936
ARC recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
36072901 B19626-1 In A Jam Br 7734, CBS 88140, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
36072902 B19627-1 Exposition Swing Vo S-50, CBS 88140, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
36072903 B19627-2 Exposition Swing CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
36072904 B19628-1 Uptown Downbeat Br 7734, CBS 88140, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2033, Cl (F) 666
REX STEWART AND HIS FIFTY SECOND STREET STOMPERS Los Angeles, CA   16 December 1936
Master recording session
Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,bar); Ceele Burke(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
36121601 B4369-A Rexatious Va 517, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 666
36121602 B4369-B Rexatious Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD
36121603 B4370-A Lazy Man's Shuffle CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235, Nw RP2039
36121604 B4370-B Lazy Man's Shuffle Va 517, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 666
BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS JAZZOPATORS Los Angeles, CA   19 December 1936
Master recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cs); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
36121901 L0371-1 Clouds In My Heart UtD 2004, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD, Nw RP2039
36121902 L0371-2 Clouds In My Heart Va 525, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 666
36121903 L0372-1 Frolic Sam UtD 2004, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD, Nw RP2039
36121904 L0372-2 Frolic Sam Va 525, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 666
36121905 L0373-1 Caravan Va 515, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 666
36121906 L0373-2 Caravan Va 515, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235, Nw RP2039
36121907 L0374-1 Stompy Jones Va 515, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 666
36121908 L0374-2 Stompy Jones Va 515, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235, Nw RP2039
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   21 December 1936
Master recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Pete Clark(as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
36122101 L0375-1 Scattin'At The Kit Kat CBS 88140, FDC 1022, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
36122102 L0376-1 Black Butterfly Br 8044, CBS 88140, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
36122103 L0376-2 Black Butterfly Mc MD9-248
DUKE ELLINGTON Los Angeles, CA   Same session
Duke Ellington(p)
36122104 ¯| ¯| Mood Indigo Ma 102, Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 666
36122105   | L0377-1   | Solitude Ma 102, Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 666
36122106 _| _| Mood Indigo Ma 102, Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 666
36122107 ¯| L0378-1 ¯| In A Sentimental Mood Ma 102, Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 666
36122108 _| _| Sophisticated Lady Ma 102, Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88140, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 666
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   Early 1937
MGM film recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); The Chrinoline Choir(v)
37011001 All God's Chillun Got Rhythm - vIA,TCC TCM R2-79805
Film sound track from RKO Pictures' "A Day At The Races"
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA   22-25 February 1937
Repubic film recording session   
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Sammy White(v)
37022201 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter - vIA, Rex Stewart,HC, Hayes Alvis TOM 10
37022202 It Don't Mean A Thing - vIA unissued
37022203 Along Came Pete - vSWh unissued
37022204 Sophisticated Lady unissued
37022205 Love Is Good For Anything That Ails You unissued
Film sound track from Republic Pictures' "The Hit Parade"
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   05 March 1937
Master recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Freddy Jenkinsch)
37030501 M177-1 Birmingham Breakdown Ma 123, CBS 88140, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
37030502 M177-2 Birmingham Breakdown Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2039
37030503 M178-1 Scattin' At The Kit Kat Ma 123, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
37030504 M178-2 Scattin' At The Kit Kat Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2039
37030505 M179-1 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter - vIA, Rex Stewart,HC, Hayes Alvis Ma 101, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
37030506 M179-2 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter - vIA, Rex Stewart,HC, Hayes Alvis Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2039
37030507 M180-1 East St. Louis Toodle-O Ma 101, CBS 88140, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 666
37030508 M180-2 East St. Louis Toodle-O Ra RTE 23001, CBS 88140, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2039
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS New York City, NY   08 March 1937
Master recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
37030801 M185-1 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me Va 555, CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 675
37030802 M185-2 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me UtD 2002, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD, Nw RP2039
37030803 M186-1 Downtown Uproar Va 527, CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 675
37030804 M186-2 Downtown Uproar UtD 2002, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD, Nw RP2039
37030805 M187-1 Diga Diga Doo Va 555, CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 675
37030806 M187-2 Diga Diga Doo CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Nw RP2039
37030807 M188-1 Blue Reverie CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Nw RP2039
37030808 M188-2 Blue Reverie Va 527, CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 675
37030809 M189-1 Tiger Rag Tx M-8011, CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Nw RP2039
37030810 M189-2 Tiger Rag CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 675
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   18 March 1937
MBS broadcast
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
37031801 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme)
37031802 Harlem Speaks CC 16
37031803 Caravan CC 16
37031804 One, Two Button Your Shoe - vIA CC 16
37031805 Pennies From Heaven - vIA BJ LP-2004
37031806 Mexicali Rose - vIA BJ LP-2004
37031807 Sophisticated Lady CC 16
37031808 Rockin' In Rhythm CC 16
37031809 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) CC 16
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   09 April 1937
Master recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
37040901 M379-1 There's A Lull In My Life - vIA Ma 117, Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88185, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 675
37040902 M379-2 There's A Lull In My Life - vIA Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88185, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2039
37040903 M380-1 It's Swell Of You - vIA Ma 117, Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88185, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 675
37040904 M380-2 It's Swell Of You - vIA Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88185, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2039
37040905 M381-1 You Can'y Run Away From Love Tonight Ma 124, Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88185, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 675
37040906 M381-2 You Can'y Run Away From Love Tonight Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88185, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2039
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   22 April 1937
Master recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
37042201 M416-1 Azure CBS 88185, TOM 10, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 675
37042202 M416-2 Azure CBS 88185, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2039
37042203 M417-1 The Lady Who Couldn't Be Kissed Ma 124, Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88185, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 675
37042204 M418-1 Old Plantation - vIA Va 519, Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88185, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 675
37042205 M418-2 Old Plantation - vIA Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88185, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2039
BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS JAZZOPATORS New York City, NY   29 April 1937
Master recording session
Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
37042901 M433-1 Lament For Lost Love (Solace) BD T-1003, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD, Nw RP2039
37042902 M433-2 Lament For Lost Love (Solace) Va 564, CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 675
37042903 M434-1 Four And A Half Street Va 564, CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 675
37042904 M434-2 Four And A Half Street BD T-1003, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD, Nw RP2039
37042905 M435-1 Demi-Tasse Va 555, CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 675
37042906 M435-2 Demi-Tasse BD T-1003, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD, Nw RP2039
37042907 M436-1 Jazz A La Carte BD T-1003, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD, Nw RP2039
37042908 M436-2 Jazz A La Carte Va 555, CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 675
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY   08 May 1937
CBS broadcast
Duke Ellington(p)
37050801 Soda Fountain Rag JA 40, Ff LP 17117, Sv 103 8415
37050802 ¬ Solitude Ff LP 17117, Sv 103 8415
37050803 _| In A Sentimental Mood Ff LP 17117, Sv 103 8415
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   14 May 1937
Master recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
37051401 M470-2 Caravan Ma 131, CBS 88185, BMG 88697 2985 4 2, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 675
37051402 M471-1 Azure Ma 131, CBS 88185, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 675
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   20 May 1937
Master recording session
Cootie Williams(t,v); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges,Otto Hardwicke(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Buddy Clark(v)
37052001 B21186-1 Foolin' Myself - vBCk Va 576, CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 675
37052002 B21186-2 Foolin' Myself - vBCk CBS 88185, Ra RTE 23005, Mc MD7-235, Nw RP2039
37052003 B21187-1 A Sailboat In The Moonlight - vBCk Va 586, CBS 88185, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 675
37052004 B21187-2 A Sailboat In The Moonlight - vBCk Ra RTE 23005, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD, Nw RP2039
37052005 B21188-1 You'll Never Go To Heaven - vBCk Mc MD7-235 
37052006 B21188-2 You'll Never Go To Heaven - vBCk Va 576, CBS 88210, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37052007 B21189-1 Peckin' - vCW CBS 88210, TOM 10, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37052008 B21189-2 Peckin' - vCW CBS 88210, Ra RTE 23005, Mc MD7-235
37052009 B21189-3 Peckin' - vCW CBS 88210, Ra RTE 23005, Mc MD7-235
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   08 June 1937
Master recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams(t); Rex Stewart(t,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar,v); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Hayes Alvis(sb,v); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
37060801 M519-1 All God's Chillun Got Rhythm Ma 137, CBS 88210, Mc MD9-248
37060802 M519-2 All God's Chillun Got Rhythm Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88210, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
37060803 M520-1 All God's Chillun Got Rhythm - vIA,RS,HC,HA Va 591, Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88210, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 687
37060804 M520-2 All God's Chillun Got Rhythm - vIA,RS,HC,HA CBS 88210, Mc MD9-248
37060805 M521-1 Alabamy Home - vIA Ma 137, CBS 88210, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 687
37060806 M521-2 Alabamy Home - vIA Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88210, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
DUKE ELLINGTON'S JAM ENSEMBLE New York City, NY   12 June 1937
CBS broadcast
Cootie Williams(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Hayes Alvis(sb); JWl(d)
37061201 Frolic Sam So LP 1013
BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS JAZZOPATORS New York City, NY   16 June 1937
Master recording session
Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl);Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Sue Mitchell(v)
37061601 M525-1 Get It Southern Style - vSMi Va 596, CBS 88210, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37061602 M525-2 Get It Southern Style - vSMi BD T 1003, R/V Records 1001-CD
Add Charlie Barnet(mc)
37061603 M526-1 Moonlight Fiesta CBS 88137, CBS 88210, Mc MD7-235 
37061604 M526-2 Moonlight Fiesta Va 626, CBS 88210, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
Charlie Barnet out
37061605 M527-1 Sponge Cake And Spinnach Va 626, CBS 88210, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37061606 M527-2 Sponge Cake And Spinnach BD T-1003, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD 
37061607 M528-1 If You're Ever In My Arms Again - vSMi Va 596, CBS 88210, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37061608 M528-2 If You're Ever In My Arms Again - vSMi BD T-1003, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   Late June 1937
Paramount film recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
37063001 Oh Babe Maybe Someday unissued
37063002 Daybreak Express unissued
37063004 Daybreak Express unissued
37063005 Oh Babe Maybe Someday unissued
37063006 Oh Babe Maybe Someday - vIA unissued
Film sound track from Paramount's "Paramount Pictorial No. 889" The whole film was issued on Bluebird DVD 82876-60091-2-2
REX STEWART AND HIS FIFTY SECOND STREET STOMPERS  New York City, NY   07 July 1937
Master recording session
Rex Stewart, Freddie Jenkins(t); Johnny Hodges(as);Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Brick Fleagle(g); Hayes Alvis(sb); Jack Maisel(d)
37070701 M549-1 Back Room Romp Br 8029, CBS 88210, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37070702 M549-2 Back Room Romp CBS 88210, Mc MD7-235 
37070703 M550-1 Swing, Baby, Swing (Love In My Heart) Br 8004, CBS 88120, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37070705 M551-1 Sugar Hill Shim-Sham Br 8004, CBS 88120, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37070706 M551-2 Sugar Hill Shim-Sham CBS 88210, Mc MD7-235
37070707 M552-1 Tea And Trumpets CBS 88210, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37070708 M552-2 Tea And Trumpets Br 8044, CBS 88120, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD
37070709 M552-3 Tea And Trumpets Br 8029, CBS 88210, Mc MD7-235
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   20 September 1937
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
37092001 M646-1 Chatterbox Br 8029, CBS 88210, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 687
37092002 M647-2 Jubilesta Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88210, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 687
37092003 M648-1 Diminuendo In Blue Br 8004, CBS 88210, BMG 88697298542, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 687
37092004 M648-2 Diminuendo In Blue Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88210, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
37092005 M649-1 Crescendo In Blue Br 8004, CBS 88210, BMG 88697298542, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 687
37092006 M649-2 Crescendo In Blue Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88210, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
37092007 M650- Harmony In Harlem Ra RTE 23002, CBS 88210, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
37092008 M650-1 Harmony In Harlem Mc MD9-248
37092009 M650-2 Harmony In Harlem Br 8044, CBS 88210, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 687
37092010 M651-1 Dusk On The Desert Mc MD9-248
37092011 M651-2 Dusk On The Desert Br 8029, CBS 88210, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 687
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS New York City, NY   26 October 1937
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Otto Hardwicke(ss,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Jerry Kruger(v)
37102601 M699-1 Jubilesta Vo 3922, CBS 88220, Tx M-8011, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37102602 M670-1 Watchin' - vJK Vo 3990, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37102603 M671-1 Pigeons And Peppers Vo 3922, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
37102604 M672-1 I Can't Give You Anything But Love Vo 3990, CBS 88220, Tx M-8011, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 687
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   13 January 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38011301 M713-1 Steppin' Into Swing Society Br 8063, CBS 88220, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 700
38011302 M714-1 Black And Tan Fantasy - Part 1 Br 8256, CBS 88220, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 700
38011303 M715-1 Black And Tan Fantasy - Part 2 Br 8063, CBS 88220, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 700
Black And Tan Fantasy was originally  issued as Prologue To Black And Tan Fantasy (Part 1) and The New Black And Tan Fantasy (Part 2)
BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   19 January 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl);Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38011901 M724-1 Drummer's Delight Vo 3985, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 700
38011902 M725-1 If I Thought You Cared Vo 3985, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 700
38011903 M725-2 If I Thought You Cared BD T-1003, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS     Same session
Cootie Williams(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38011904 M726-1 Lost In Meditation (Have A Heart) CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 700
38011905 M726-2 Lost In Meditation (Have A Heart) Vo 3960, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 700
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA     Same session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwicke(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Mary McHugh(v)
38011906 M727-2 My Day - vMMH Vo 3948, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 700
38011907 M728-1 Silvery Moon And Golden Sands - vMMH Vo 3948, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 700
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS     Same session
Cootie Williams(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38011908 M729- Echoes Of Harlem Mc MD7-235
38011909 M729- Echoes Of Harlem Mc MD7-235
38011910 M729- Echoes Of Harlem Mc MD7-235
38011911 M729- Echoes Of Harlem Mc MD7-235
38011912 M729- Echoes Of Harlem Mc MD7-235
38011913 M729-1 Echoes Of Harlem CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235 
38011914 M729-2 Echoes Of Harlem Vo 3960, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 700
NB. 38011908 is a partial rehearsal complete with studio chatter
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   02 February 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny
Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38020201 M751-1 Ridin' On A Blue Note Br 8083, CBS 88220, MoJ MJCD 1101, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 700
38020202 M751-2 Ridin' On A Blue Note Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88220, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
38020203 M752-1 Lost In Meditation Br 8083, Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88220, JP LP-14, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 700
38020204 M753-1 Gal From Joe's Br 8108, CBS 88220, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 700
38020205 M753-2 Gal From Joe's CBS 88220, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   24 February 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38022401 M770-1 If You Were In My Place - vIA Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88220, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
38022402 M770-2 If You Were In My Place - vIA Br 80093, CBS 88220, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 700
38022403 M771-1 Skrontch - vIA Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88220, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
38022404 M771-2 Skrontch - vIA Br 80093, CBS 88220, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 700
DUKE ELLINGTON     Same session
Duke Ellington(p,v)
38022405 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter - vDE JP LP-14
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   Same Session
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Cootie Williams(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38022406 Blues In B Flat unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   03 March 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart, Freddie Jenkins(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38030301 M772-1 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart Co DO-2137, CBS 88220, BMG88697298542, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
38030302 M772-2 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart Br 8108, CBS 88220, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 700
38030303 M773-1 Braggin' In Brass Br 8099, CBS 88220, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, MJ MJCD 1140, Cl (F) 700
38030304 M773-2 Braggin' In Brass Pa 266, Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88220, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
38030305 M774-1 Carnival In Caroline Br 8099, CBS 88220, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 700
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   24 March 1938
CBS broadcast, Cotton Club
Arthur Whetsel, Rex Stewart, Freddie Jenkins(t); Cootie Williams(t,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar,v); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Hayes Alvis(sb,v); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38032401 Harmony In Harlem JA 13, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38032402 If You Were In My Place JA 12, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38032403 Mood Indigo BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38032404 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38032405 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38032406 Oh Babe, Maybe Someday - vIA JA 12, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38032407 ¬ Dinah's In A Jam - vCW,HC, HA JA 12, Sv 103 8415
38032408 _| If Dreams Come True - vIA JA 13, Sv 103 8415
38032409 Skrontch - vIA Sv 103 8415
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   28 March 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Mary McHugh(v)
3803280 M793-1 Jeep's Blues Vo 4115, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 700
3803280 M794-1 If You Were in My Place - vMMH Vo 4046, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 700
3803280 M795-1 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart - vMMH Vo 4046, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 700
3803280 M796-2 Rendezvous with Rhythm Vo 4115, CBS 88220, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 700
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS New York City, NY   04 April 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Johnny Hodges,Otto Hardwicke(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d);Jerry Kruger(v)
38040401 M801-1 A Lesson In C - vJK Vo 4086, CBS 88242, Tx M-8011, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 700
38040402 M802-1 Swingtime In Honolulu- vJK Vo 4061, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 700
38040403 M803-1 Carnival In Caroline - vJK Vo 4061, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 717
38040404 M804-1 Ol' Man River - vJK Vo 4086, CBS 88242, Tx M-8011, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 717
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   11 April 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38041101 M809-1 Swingtime In Honolulu - vIA Br 8131, CBS 88242, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 717
38041102 M810-1 I'm Slappin' Seventh Avenue Br 8131, CBS 88242, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 717
38041103 M811-1 Dinah's In A Jam Br 8169, CBS 88242, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 717
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   17 April 1938
CBS broadcast, Cotton Club
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38041701 You Went To My Head - vIA JA 12, Sv 103 8415
38041702 Three Blind Mice JA 13, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38041703 Solitude - vIA Sv 103 8415
Cootie Williams(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Johnny Hodges(ss); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38041704 Downtown Uproar JA 12, Sv 103 8415
DUKE ELLINGTON GROUP New York City, NY   24 April 1938
CBS broadcast, Cotton Club
Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38042401 Demi-Tasse JP LP-14, Sv 103 8415
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA     Same session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38042404 Dinah's In A Jam JP LP-14, JA 13, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38042405 On The Sunny Side Of The Street JA 13, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38042402 Azure JP LP-14, Sv 103 8415
38042403 Carnival In Caroline - vIA JP LP-14, Sv 103 8415
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   29 April 1938
CBS broadcast for BBC, Cotton Club
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38042901 Chatterbox El '97
38042902 Diminuendo In Blue unissued
38042903 Caravan unissued
38042904 Black And Tan Fantasy unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   01 May 1938
CBS broadcast, Cotton Club
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38050101 Harmony In Harlem JA 12, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38050102 At Your Beck And Call - vIA JA 12, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38050103 Solitude BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38050104 ¬ Gal From Joe's JA 12, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38050105 _| Ridin' On A Blue Note JA 12, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38050106 If Dreams Come True JA 13, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   08 May 1938
CBS broadcast, Cotton Club
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38050801 Oh Babe, Maybe Someday - vIA JP LP-14, Mx MLP 1002, Sv 103 8415
38050802 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart Mx MLP 1002, Sv 103 8415
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   15 May 1938
CBS broadcast, Cotton Club
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38051501 Birmingham Breakdown JA 12, Sv 103 8415
38051502 Rose Room JA 12, Sv 103 8415
38051503 Echoes Of Harlem JA 13, Sv 103 8415
38051504 It's The Dreamer In Me - vIA JA 13, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38051505 Lost In Meditation - vIA JA 13
DUKE ELLINGTON GROUP     Same session
Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38051506 Demi-Tasse JA 13, Sv 103 8415
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA     Same session
As before
38051507 Echoes Of Harlem JA 13, Sv 103 8415
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   22 May 1938
CBS broadcast, Cotton Club
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38052201 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme0 JP LP14, Mx MLP 1002, Sv 103 8415
38052202 Jig Walk JP LP14, Mx MLP 1002, Sv 103 8415
38052203 In A Sentimental Mood JP LP14, Mx MLP 1002, Sv 103 8415
38052204 I'm Slappin' Seventh Avenue JP LP14, Mx MLP 1002, Sv 103 8415
38052205 Lost In Meditation - vIA JP LP14, Mx MLP 1002, Sv 103 8415
38052206 Alabamy Home - vIA JP LP14, Mx MLP 1002, Sv 103 8415
38052207 If You Were In My Place JP LP14, Mx MLP 1002, Sv 103 8415
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   29 May 1938
CBS broadcast, Cotton Club
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38052901 Prelude In C Sharp Minor JA 13, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
38052902 Rockin' In Rhythm JA 13, BFR BCD 16340, Sv 103 8415
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   07 June 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38060701 M832-1 You Gave Me The Gate - vIA Br 8169, CBS 88242, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 717
38060702 M833-1 Rose Of The Rio Grande - vIA Br 8186, CBS 88242, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 717
38060703 M833-2 Rose Of The Rio Grande - vIA Sw 327, CBS 88242, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2042
Duke Ellington plays (tt)
38060704 M834-1 Pyramid Br 8168, Co CL-2365, Co CL-663, CBS 88242, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 717
38060705 M834-2 Pyramid Co 36105, CBS 88242, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2048
Duke Ellington goes back to (p)
38060706 M835-1 When My Sugar Walks Down The Street - vIA Br 8168, CBS 88242, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 717
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   20 June 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38062001 M844-1 Watermelon Man - vIA Br 8200, CBS 88242, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 717
38062002 M845-1 Gypsy Without A Song Br 8186, CBS 88242, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 717
38062003 M846-1 Stevedore's Serenade Br 8174, CBS 88242, TOM 10, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 717
38062004 M847-2 La De Doody Do - vIA Br 8174, Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88242, TOM 10, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 717
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   22 June 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(as,ss); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Mary McHugh(v)
38062201 M852-1 You Walked Out Of The Picture - vMMH BD T-1003, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD
38062202 M852-2 You Walked Out Of The Picture - vMMH Vo 4213, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 717
38062203 M853-1 Pyramid Vo 4242, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 717
38062204 M854-1 Empty Ballroom Blues Vo 4213, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 717
38062205 M855-1 Lost In Meditation - vMMH Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235, R/V Records 1001-CD
38062206 M855-2 Lost In Meditation - vMMH Vo 4242, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 717
DUKE ELLINGTON ENSEMBLE Los Angeles, CA   25 June 1938
CBS Broadcast
Cootie Williams(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cs); Harry Carney(bar); David Bowmanp); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38062501 Frolic Sam JP LP-14
Ellington was in hospital for a minor operation and David Bowman took his place for this broadcast
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   01 August 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Leon La Fell(v)
38080101 M872-2 A Blues Serenade - vLLF Vo 4309, Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 717
38080102 M873-1 Love In Swingtime - vLLF Vo 4335, Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 717
38080103 M874-1 Swinging In The Dell Vo 4335, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 717
38080104 M875-1 Jitterbig's Lullaby Vo 4309, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 717
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS New York City, NY   02 August 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Barney Bigard(cl); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Scat Powell(v)
38080201 M876-1 Chasin' Chippies Vo 4425, CBS 88242, Tx M 8011, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 717
38080202 M877-1 Blue Is The Evening - vSP Vo 4324, CBS 88242, Tx M 8011, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 717
38080203 M978-2 Sharpie - vSP Vo 4324, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 726
38080204 M879-1 Swing Pan Alley Vo 4425, CBS 88242, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 726
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   04 August 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Scat Powell(v)
38080401 M880-1 A Blues Serenade Br 8221, CBS 88242, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
38080402 M881-1 Love In Swingtime - vSP Br 8200, CBS 88451, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
38080403 M882-2 Please Forgive Me Br 8256, CBS 88451, TOM 10, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   09 August 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38060901 M883-1 Lambeth Walk Br 8204, CBS 88451, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
38060902 M884-1 Prelude to A Kiss Br 8204, Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88451, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
38060903 M884-2 Prelude to A Kiss Co 36279, CBS 88451, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2048
38060904 M885-1 Hip Chic Br 8221, Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88451, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
38060905 M886-1 The Buffet Flat Br 8221, CBS 88451, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   24 August 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Mary McHugh(v)
38082401 M887-1 Prelude To A Kiss - vMMH Vo 4386, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 726
38082402 M888-1 There's Something About An Old Love - vMMH Vo 4351, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 726
38082403 M889-1 Jeep Is Jumpin' Vo 4386, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 726
38082404 M890-1 Krum Elbow Blues Vo 4351, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 726
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   02 September 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38090201 M898-1 Boy Meets Horn (Stew Burp) R/V Records 1001-CD, Mc MD9-248
38090202 M898-2 Boy Meets Horn (Stew Burp) FDC 1003, CBS 88451, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
38090203 M899-1 Mighty Like The Blues Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88451, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2048
38090204 M899-2 Mighty Like The Blues Br 8231, CBS 88451, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
DUKE ELLINGTON GROUP New York City, NY   06 October 1938
CBS broadcast for BBC from Apollo Theatre
Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38100601 Demi-Tasse El '97
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Same session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38100602 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart El '97
38100603 Prelude In C Sharp Minor unissued
38100604 Prelude To A Kiss unissued
38100605 Lambeth Walk unissued
38100606 You Gave Me The Gate - vIA unissued
38100607 Merry Go Round unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   19 December 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38121901 M947-1 Jazz Potpourri Br 8293, CBS 88451, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
38121902 M948-1 T.T. On Toast Co 37296, CBS 88451, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
38121903 M048-2 T.T. On Toast Co 37296, CBS 88451, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2048
38121904 M949-1 Battle Of Swing CBS 88451, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2048, Cl (F) 726
38121905 M949-2 Battle Of Swing Br 8293, CBS 88451, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 726
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   20 December 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38122001 M950-2 I'm In Another World Vo 4622, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 726
38122002 M951-1 Hodge Podge Vo 4573, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 726
38122003 M952-1 Dancing On The Stars Vo 4622, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 726
38122004 M953-1 Wanderlust Vo 4573, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 726
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS New York City, NY   21 December 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Barney Bigard(cl); Johnny Hodges(cl,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,bsax); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38122101 M594-1 Delta Mood Vo 4574, CBS 88451, FDC 1003, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
38122102 M595-1 Boys From Harlem Vo 4574, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
38122103 M596-1 Mobile Blues CBS 88451, MoJ MJCD 1101, Mc MD7-235 
38122104 M596-2 Mobile Blues Vo4636, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
38122105 M597-1 Gal-Avantin' Vo4636, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
DUKE ELLINGTON GROUP New York City, NY   21 December 1938
WNEW broadcast
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38122106 Tiger Rag unissued
38122107 On The Sunny Side Of The Street unissued
38122108 Jeep Is Jumpin' unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   22 December 1938
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38122201 M958-1 Blue Light Co 1265, FDC 1003, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235, Nw RP2048
38122202 M958-2 Blue Light Br 8297, Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88451, Mc MD7-235  , BMG 88697302362, Cl (F) 747
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38122203 M959-1 Old King Dooji Br 8306, CBS 88451  , BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 747
38122204 M960-1 Boy Meets Horn Br 8306, CBS 88451  , BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 747
38122205 M961-1 Slap Happy Br 8297, Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88518, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 747
38122206 M961-2 Slap Happy Pa 11304, CBS 88518, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2048
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   February 1939
Concert at New York City, NY College
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
 Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch);  Ruth Fredricson(v)
38021001 Beer Barrel Polka - vRF unissued
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   27 February 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Jean Eldridge(v)
39022701 M974-1 Like A Ship In The Night - vJE Vo 4710, Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
39022702 M975-1 Mississippi Dreamboat - vJE Vo 4849, Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
39022703 M976-1 Swingin' On The Campus Vo 4710, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
39022704 M977-1 Dooji Wooji Vo 4849, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS New York City, NY   28 February 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t,v); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
39030801 M982-1 Beautiful Romance Vo 5411, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
39030802 M983-1 Boudoir Benny Vo 4726, CBS 88518, Tx M-8011, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
39030803 M984-1 Ain't The Gravy Good? - vCW Vo 4726, CBS 88518, Tx M-8011, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
39030804 M984-2 Ain't The Gravy Good? - vCW CBS 88518, BD T-1003, Mc MD7-235
39030805 M985-1 She's Gone - vCW Vo 5411, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY   08 March 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Duke Ellington(p)
39030801 M990-1 Just Good Fun FDC 1003, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
39030802 M991-1 Informal Blues FDC 1003, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   15 March 1939
CBS broadcast for BBC
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38031501 Jazz Potpourri El '97
38031502 T.T.On Toast El '97
DUKE ELLINGTON GROUP     Same session
Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38031503 Demi-Tasse El '97
38031504 Jeep's Blues El '97
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA     Same session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38031505 Old King Dooji El '97
38031506 Boy Meets horn unissued
38031507 Hold Tight - vIA unissued
38031508 Azure El '97
38031509 Harmony In Harlem El '97
REX STEWART AND HIS FIFTY SECOND STREET STOMPERS New York City, NY   20 March 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Rex Stewart(t); Louis Bacon(t,v); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
39032001 WM994-1 San Juan Hill Vo 5510, CBS 88518, FDC 1003, Mc MD7-235, MJ MJCD 1140, Cl (F) 747
39032002 WM995-1 So, I'll Come Back To You - vLBa Vo 5448, CBS 88518, , Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
39032003 WM996-1 Fatstuff Serenade Vo 5448, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 747
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA     Same session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39032004 WM997-1 Pussy Willow Br 8344, CBS 88518, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 747
39032005 WM998-1 Subtle Lament Br 8344, CBS 88518, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 747
39032006 WM998-2 Subtle Lament TSC P-14274, Mc MD9-248, R/V Records 1001-CD
39032007 WM999-1 Lady In Blue Co 35291, Ra RTE 23003, CBS 88518, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 765
39032008 WM999-2 Lady In Blue UtD 2002, Mc MD9-248, R/V Records 1001-CD, Nw RP2048
39032009 WM1000-1 Smorgasbord And Schnapps Br 8380, CBS 88518, TSC P-14274, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 765
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   21 March 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39032101 WM1001-1 Savoy Strut Vo 5170, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235
39032102 WM1001-2 Savoy Strut CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235
39032103 WM1002-1 Rent Party Blues Vo 5100, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235
39032104 WM1003-1 Dance Of The Goon Vo 4979, Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235
39032105 WM1004-1 Good Gal Blues Vo 5170, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235
DUKE ELLINGTON Trio     Same session
Johnny Hodges(as); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb)
39032106 WM1005-1 Finesse Co CL-663, CBS 88518, TSC P-14274, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 765
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA     Same session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39032107 WM1006-1 Portrait Of A Lion Br 8365, CBS 88518, TSC P-14274, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 765
39032108 WM1006-2 Portrait Of A Lion SW-307, CBS 88518, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2048
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p); Jean Eldridge(v)
39032109 WM1007-1 Something To Live For - vJE Br 8365, CBS 88518, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 765
Billy Strayhorn, Jean Eldridge out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
39032110 WM1008-1 Solid Old Man Br 8380, CBS 88518, TSC P-14274, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 765
DUKE ELLINGTON Stockholm, Sweden   29 April 1939
Swedish Radio Broadcast
Duke Ellington, Manne Berggren(tk)
39042901 Interview by Berggren Mx MLP-1001, CaR CAP-21452
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Stockholm, Sweden   29 April 1939
Concert at Stockholms Konserthus
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39042902 Serenade To Sweden Mx MLP-1001, CaR CAP-21452, Sv 103 8415
39042903 Rockin' In Rhythm Mx MLP-1001, CaR CAP-21452, Sv 103 8415
39042904 In A Red Little Cottage - vIA Mx MLP-1001, CaR CAP-21452, Sv 103 8415
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   28 May 1939
NBC broadcast
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39052801 Pussy Willow BR BS-7128
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   02 June 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39060201 WM1026-A Kitchen Mechanic's Day Vo 4917, CBS 88158, Mc MD7-235
39060202 WM1027-A My Heart Jumped Over The Moon Vo 5330, Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88518, Mc MD7-235
39060203 WM1028-A You Can Count On Me Vo 4917, CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235
39060204 WM1029-A Home Town Blues Vo 4941, CNS 88521, Mc MD7-235
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   06 June 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39060601 WM1030-A Cotton Club Stomp Br 8405, CBS 88521, TSC P-14274, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 765
39060602 WM1031-A Doin' The Voom Voom Co 35208, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88521, TSC P-14274, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 765
39060603 WM1032-A Way Low Br 8411, CBS 88521, TSC P-14274, TOM10, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 765
39060604 WM1033-A Serenade to Sweden Co 35214, CBS 88521, TSC P-14274, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 765
THE QUINTONES WITH BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   08 June 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d); The Quintones(v)
39060801 WM1034-A Utt-Day-Zay - vTQ Vo 4928, CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 765
39060802 WM1035-A Chew Chew Chew - vTQ Vo 4928, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 765
BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS ORCHESTRA     Same session
Cootie Williams(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
39060803 WM1036-A I'm Checking Out - Goom Bye (Barney Goin' Easy) Vo 5378, CBS 88521,TSC P-14274, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 765
39060804 WM1037-A Just Another Dream Ok 5663, CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 765
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   12 June 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39061201 WM1038-A In A Mizz - vIA Br 8405, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88521, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 780
39061202 WM1039-A I'm Checking Out - Goom Bye - vIA Co 35208, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88521, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 780
39061203 WM1040-A Lonely Co-Ed - vIA Co 35240, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88521, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 780
39061204 WM1041-A You Can Count On Me - vIA Br 8411, CBS 88521, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 780
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS New York City, NY   21 June 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t,v); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
39062101 WM1042-A Night Song Vo 4958, CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235 , Cl (F) 780
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS New York City, NY   22 June 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t,v); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar); Billy Strayhorn(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
39062201 WM1043-A Blues A Poppin' Vo 5618, Tx M-8011CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 780
Billy Strayhorn out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
39062202 WM1044-A Top And Bottom Ok 6336, Tx M-1011, CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 780
39062203 WM1044-A Black Beauty Vo 4958, CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 780
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Boston, MA   26 July 1939
NBC broadcast from Ritz Carlton Hotel
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39072601 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) Mx MLP-1002, JU JUCD-2022
39072602 Jazz Potpourri Mx MLP-1002, JU JUCD-2022
39072603 Something To Live For Mx MLP-1002, JU JUCD-2022
39072604 Old King Dooji Mx MLP-1002, JU JUCD-2022
39072605 In A Mizz - vIA Mx MLP-1002, JU JUCD-2022
39072606 Rose Of The Rio Grande - vIA Mx MLP-1002, JU JUCD-2022
39072607 Pussy Willow Mx MLP-1002, JU JUCD-2022
39072608 You Can Count On Me - vIA Mx MLP-1002, JU JUCD-2022
39072609 Way Low Mx MLP-1002, JU JUCD-2022
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Boston, MA   28 August 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session    
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39082801 WM1062-A Bouncing Bouyancy Co 35240, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88521, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 780
39082802 WM1063-A The Sergeant Was Shy Co 35214, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88521, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 780
39082803 WM1064-A Grievin' Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88521, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 780
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   01 September 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Billy Strayhorn(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39090101 WM1072-A The Rabbit's Jump Vo 5100, CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235
39090102 WM1073-A Moon Romance Ok 5940, Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235
39090103 WM1074-A Truly Wonderful Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235
Billy Strayhorn out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
39090104 WM1075-A Dream Blues Vo 5353, CBS 88521, Mc MD7-235
DUKE ELLINGTON WITH ORCHESTRA New York City, NY   20 September 1939
NBC broadcast
Duke Ellington(p) plus studio orchestra
39092001 Medley:- unissued
1. Sophisticated Lady
2. Solitude
3. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   14 October 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39101401 WM1091-A Little Posey Co 35291, CBS 88521, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 780
39101402 WM1092-A I Never Felt This Way Before Ra RTE 23004, Co 35353, CBS 88521, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 780
39101403 WM1092-B I Never Felt This Way Before Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88521, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2048
39101404 WM1093-A Grievin' Co 35310, CBS 88521, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 780
39101405 WM1094-A Tootin' Through The Roof Co 35310, CBS 88521, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, MJ MJCD 1140
39101406 WM1094-B Tootin' Through The Roof Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88521, Mc MD9-248, Nw RP2048, Cl (F) 780
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)
39101407 WM1095-A Weely Ra RTE 23004, Co 35353, CBS 88522, Mc MD9-248
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA     Same session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Billy Strayhorn(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
39101408 WM1096-A Skunk Hollow Blues Vo 5533, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235
Billy Strayhorn out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
39101409 WM1097-A I Know What You Do Vo 5353, Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235
39101410 WM1098-A Your Love Has Faded Ok 5940, Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)
39101411 WM1099-A Tired Socks Vo 5533, Ra RTE 23005, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235
DUKE ELLINGTON     Same session
Duke Ellington(p)
39101412 WM1100-A Blues Ra RTE 23004, CBS 55822, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   16 October 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Rex Stewart(t); Barney Bigard(cl); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
39101601 WM1105-A Early Mornin' Vo 5422, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA     Same session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Billy Strayhorn(p,v); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39101602 WM1106-A Killin' Myself - vIA,BS Co 35640, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 790
39101603 WM1107-A Your Love Has Faded - vIA Co 35640, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 790
Billy Strayhorn out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
39101604 WM1108-A Country Gal Co 35776, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, BMG 88697302362, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 790
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA St. Louis, MO   02 November 1939
CBS broadcast from Coronado Hotel
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Billy Strayhorn(p,V); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor,Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39110201 Pyramid JM DE-003†
39110202 Pussy Willow JM DE-003†
39110203 I'm Checking Out - Goom Bye - vIA JM DE-003†
BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   22 November 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Harry Carney(bar); Billy Strayhorn(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
39112201 WM1117-A Minuet In Blues Vo 5378, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
39112202 WM1118-A Lost In Two Flats Vo 5422, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
39112203 WM1119-A Honey Hush Ok 5663, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
DUKE ELLINGTON AND Jimmie Blanton     Same session
Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb)
39112204 WM1120-A The Blues # Co 35322, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
39112205 WM1121-A Plucked Again Co 35322, Ra RTE 23004, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL   24 November 1939
CBS broadcast
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor,Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39112401 Cavalcade of Hits :- unissued 
  1. Mood Indigo
  2. Liza
  3. Black And Tan Fantasy
  4. Ring Dem Bells
  5. It Don't Mean A Thing - vIA
  6. Sophisticated Lady
  7. Solitude
  8. In A Sentimental Mood
  9. Caravan
10. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
39112402 I'm Checking Out - Goom Bye - vIA VD 723, FDC 1023, Ra RTE 23004, Cl (F) 867
39112403 Tootin' Through The Roof VD 723, FDC 1023, Cl (F) 867
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL Probably late 1939
Broadcast
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor,Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39113001 Boy Meets Horn unissued
39113002 Solid Old Man unissued
39113003 The Sergeant Was Shy Ra RTE 23004
NB. These titles are from various unknown sessions in 1939
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Boston, MA   12 January 1940
NBC broadcast from Southlands Theatre Restaurant
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor,Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40010801 The Sergeant Was Shy Mx MLP-1003
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Boston, MA   12 January 1940
NBC broadcast from Southlands Theatre Restaurant
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor,Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Herb Jeffries(v)
40011201 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) Pv PRV-101,  Mx MLP-1003, JU JUCD-2022
40011202 Me And You - vHJ Pv PRV-101,  Mx MLP-1003, JU JUCD-2022
40011203 Grievin' Pv PRV-101,  Mx MLP-1003, JU JUCD-2022
40011204 Little Posey Pv PRV-101,  Mx MLP-1003, JU JUCD-2022
40011205 My Last Goodbye Pv PRV-101,  Mx MLP-1003, JU JUCD-2022
40011206 Gal From Joe's Pv PRV-101,  Mx MLP-1003, JU JUCD-2022
40011207 Tootin' Through The Roof Pv PRV-101,  Mx MLP-1003, JU JUCD-2022
40011208 Day In, Day Out Pv PRV-101,  Mx MLP-1003, JU JUCD-2022
40011209 Merry Go Round Pv PRV-101,  Mx MLP-1003, JU JUCD-2022
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago. IL 14 February 1940
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40021401 WM1335-A Solitude - vIA Co 35427, CBS 88522, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 790
40021402 WM1336-A Stormy Weather - vIA Co 35556, CBS 88522, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 790
40021403 WM1337-A Mood Indigo - vIA Co 35427, CBS 88522, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 790
40021404 WM1338-A Sophisticated Lady Co 35556, CBS 88522, Mc MD9-248, Cl (F) 790
BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS ORCHESTRA     Same Session
Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
40021405 WM1339-A Pelican Drag Ep LN-32337, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
40021406 WM1340-A Tapioca Ep LN-32337, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS     Same Session
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Cootie Williams(t,v); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
40021501 WM1341-A Mardi Gras Madness Vo 5595, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
40021502 WM1342-A Watch The Birdie Vo 5595, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
40021503 WM1143-A Black Butterfly Vo 5618, Tx M-8011, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
40021504 WM1144-A Dry Long So Vo 5690, Tx M-8011, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
40021505 WM1145-A Toasted Pickle Ok 6336, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)
40021506 WM1146-A Give It Up Vo 5690, Tx M-8011, CBS 88522, Mc MD7-235, Cl (F) 790
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago. IL February 1940
Stage show at State Lake Theatre
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40022001 Clarinet Lament unissued
40022002 Serenade To Sweden unissued
40022003 Pyramid unissued
40022004 Mood Indigo unissued
40022005 St. Louis Blues - vCW unissued
Duke Ellington(p); Sonny Greer(d); Ivie Anderson(v) only
40022006 I Want A Man Like That - vIA unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago. IL 06 March 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Herb Jeffries, Ivie Anderson(v)
40030601 BS044887-2 You, You Darlin' - vHJ Vi 26537, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805
40030602 BS044888-1 Jack The Bear Vi 26536, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, Bb 5659-2-RB, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40030603 BS044889-1 Ko-Ko RCA FPM 1 7002, Nw RP2048
40030604 BS044889-2 Ko-Ko Vi 26577, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, Bb 5659-2-RB, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40030605 BS044890-1 Morning Glory Vi 26536, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, Bb 5659-2-RB, MJ MJCD 1140, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40030606 BS044891-1 So Far, So Good - vIA Vi 26537, (F)RCA FPM 1 7002, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago. IL 15 March 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40031501 BS049015-1 Conga Brava Vi 26577, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805
40031502 BS049016-1 Concerto For Cootie Vi 26598, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl (F) 805
40031503 BS049017-1 Me And You - vIA Vi 26598, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 04 May 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40050401 BS049654-1 Bojangles Mt 1, Cl (F) 805
40050402 BS049655-1 Cotton Tail Vi 26610, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40050403 BS049656-1 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Vi 26610, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40050404 BS049657-1 Blue Goose Mt 1, Cl (F) 805
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 28 May 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40052801 BS053020-1 Dusk Vi 26677, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB. MJ MJCD 1140, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, AMSC1143
40052802 BS053020-2 Dusk (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Nw RP2048
40052803 BS053021-1 Bojangles Vi 26644, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40052804 BS053022-1 A Portrait Of Bert Williams Vi 26644, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40052805 BS053023-1 Blue Goose Vi 26677, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, BL SPV 305822, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 10 June 1940
CBS recording for BBC
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as);
William White Jr(as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40061001 East St. Louis toodle-O (theme) El '97, MR MCD-084-2
40061002 Ko-Ko QD Q-007, El '97, MR MCD-084-2
40061003 Blue Goose QD Q-007, El '97, MR MCD-084-2
40061004 So Far, So Good - vIA QD Q-007, El '97, MR MCD-084-2
40061005 Cotton Tail QD Q-007, El '97, MR MCD-084-2
40061006 Concerto For Cootie QD Q-007, El '97, MR MCD-084-2
40061007 Jack The Bear QD Q-007, El '97, MR MCD-084-2
40061008 Boy Meets Horn QD Q-007, El '97, MR MCD-084-2
40061009 The Sergeant Was Shy QD Q-007, El '97, MR MCD-084-2
40061010 Don't Get Around Much Anymore El '97, MR MCD-084-2
DUKE ELLINGTON Chicago, IL 12 June 1940
MBS broadcast
Duke Ellington, Norman Pierce(tk)
40061201 Interview by Pierce unissued
Duke Ellington(p)
40061202 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 22 July 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40072201 BS054606-1 Harlem Air Shaft V1 26731, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40072202 BS054607-1 At A Dixie Roadside Diner - vIA V1 26719, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40072203 BS054608-1 All Too Soon V1 26247, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40072204 BS054609-1 Rumpus In Richmond V1 26788, (F)RCA FPM 1 7047, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 24 July 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40072401 BS0546214-1 My Greatest Mistake Vi 26719, (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40072402 BS054625-1 Sepia Panorama Vi 26731, (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 805, AMSC1143
40072403 BS054625-2 Sepia Panorama RCA FXM 1 7072, Nw RP2048
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Detroit, MI 29 July 1940
NBC broadcast from Eastwood Gardens
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40072901 At A Dixie Roadside Diner unissued
40072902 Harlem Air-Shaft JM DE-003†, NI 4016
40072903 All Too Soon JM DE-003†, NI 4016
40072904 Me And You - vIA JM DE-003†
40072905 Jack The Bear JM DE-003†
40072906 Concerto For Cootie JM DE-003†
40072907 Ko-Ko JM DE-003†, JS 705
40072908 Orchids For Remembrance JM DE-003†
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Detroit, MI 31 July 1940
NBC broadcast from Eastwood Gardens
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40073101 Rose Of The Rio Grande - vIA Ev EV 3005, NI 4016
40073102 Warm Valley Ev EV 3005, NI 4016
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Salem, NH 17 August 1940
NBC broadcast from Canobie Lake Park
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40081701 Ridin' On A Blue Note Ev EV 3005, NI 4016
40081702 Boy Meets Horn Ev EV 3005, NI 4016
40081703 Rose Room Ev EV 3005, NI 4016
40081704 Stompy Jones Ev EV 3005, NI 4016
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 05 September 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
40090501 BS053427-1 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ Vi 26748, (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 820
40090502 BS053428-1 In A Mellow Tone Vi 26748, (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 5659-2-RB, BL SPV 305822, Cl (F) 820, AMSC1143
40090503 BS053429-1 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA Vi 26748, (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 820, AMSC1143
40090504 BS053430-1 Warm Valley (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, BL SPV 305822, Cl (F) 820
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 06 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Herb Jeffries(v)
40090601 Sepia Panorama Ev EV 3005, NI 4016
40090807 Concerto For Cootie Ev EV 3005, NI 4016
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 06 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
 Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40090601 Sepia Panorama (Theme) JG 1006, DESS CD 4
40090602 Stompy Jones JG 1006, Rt 70, DESS CD 4
40090603 Gal From Joe's JS 705, DESS CD 4
40090604 Me And You - vIA JS 705, DESS CD 4
40090605 In A Mellow Tone Mx MLP 1003, JG 1006, DESS CD 4
40090606 Chatterbox Mx MLP 1003, JG 1006, DESS CD 4
40090607 Echoes Of Harlem JS 705, DESS CD 4
40090608 St. Louis Blues - vIA JG 1006, DESS CD 4
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 07 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40090701 East St Louis Toodle-Oo (Theme) unissued
40090702 Harlem Airshaft unissued
40090703 Whispering Grass unissued
40090704 Sepia Panorama unissued
40090705 KoKo unissued
40090706 I Don't Mind -vIA unissued
40090707 At A Dixie Roadside Diner - vIA unissued
40090708 Conga Brava unissued
40090709 Pussy Willow unissued
40090710 Warm Valley (Theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 08 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40090801 Sepia Panorama JS 704, DESS CD 4
40090802 Rumpus In Richmond JS 704, DESS CD 4
40090803 You Think Of Everything JS 704, DESS CD 4
40090804 My Greatest Mistake JS 704, DESS CD 4
40090805 Bojangles JS 704, DESS CD 4
40090806 Azure JS 704, DESS CD 4
40090807 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA JS 704, DESS CD 4
40090808 Concerto For Cootie unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 10 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Herb Jeffries(v)
40090901 East St Louis Toodle-Oo (Theme) unissued
40090902 Mood Indigo unissued
40090903 April In Paris unissued
40090904 The Same Old Story unissued
40090905 Plucked Again unissued
40090906 Something To Live For - vHJ unissued
40090907 Whispering Grass unissued
40090908 The Mystery Song unissued
40090909 Warm Valley (Theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 11 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40091101 Tootin' Through The Roof JS 704
40091102 April In Paris JS 704
40091103 So Far, So Good - vIA JS 704
40091104 Whispering Grass JS 704, DESS CD 4
40091105 The Mystery Song JS 704, DESS CD 4
40091106 Warm Valley JS 704, DESS CD 4
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 11 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40091107 East St Louis Toodle-O (theme) unissued
40091108 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl JS 704, DESS CD 4
40091109 Blue Goose JS 704, DESS CD 4
40091210 All This And Heaven Too unissued
40091111 Slap Happy JS 704, Mx MLP 1003, DESS CD 4
40091112 All Too Soon JS 704
40091113 Solitude unissued
40091114 Rockin' In Rhythm JS 704, DESS CD 4
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 12 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
40091201 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40091202 The Breeze And I - vHJ unissued
40091203 There I Go - vIA unissued
40091204 At A Dixie Roadside Diner - vIA unissued
40091205 I Don't Mind - vIA unissued
40091206 So Far So Good - vIA unissued
40091207 Solitude unissued
40091208 Rockin In Rhythm (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 12 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40091301 Sepia panorama (theme) unissued
40091302 Solid Old Man JS 705
40091303 Maybe - vIA JS 705, DESS CD 4
40091304 Oh Babe, Maybe Someday - vIA JS 705
40091305 I Don't Mind unissued
40091306 Blueberry Hill JS 705
40091307 Harlem Air-Shaft JS 705, DESS CD 4
40091308 Warm Valley (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 14 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
40091401 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40091402 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued
40091403 You Think Of Everything unissued
40091404 Our Love Affair unissued
40091405 My Greatest Mistake - vHJ unissued
40091406 Maybe - vIA unissued
40091407 In A Mellow Tone unissued
40091408 Warm Valley (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 15 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
40091501 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40091502 The Seargent Was Shy unissued
40091503 Orchids For Remebrance unissued
40091504 Maybe - vIA unissued
40091505 Cotton Tail unissued
40091506 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ unissued
40091507 Harlem Airshaft unissued
40091508 There I Go unissued
40091509 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 17 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Herb Jeffries(v)
40091701 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40091702 Azure unissued
40091703 The Same Old Story unissued
40091704 Subtle Lament unissued
40091705 Star Dust - vHJ unissued
40091706 Black Beauty unissued
40091707 You Think Of Everything unissued
40091708 Warm Valley (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 18 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
40091801 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40091802 Doing The Voom Voom unissued
40091803 Something To Live For - vIA unissued
40091804 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued
40091805 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans unissued
40091806 Sweet Sue unissued
40091807 Mood Indigo unissued
40091808 Blue Prelude (Blue Goose?) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 19 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
40091901 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40091902 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued
40091903 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ unissued
40091904 Our Love Affair unissued
40091905 My Greatest Mistake unissued
40091906 At A Dixie Roadside Diner - vIA unissued
40091907 Call Of The Canyon - vHJ unissued
40091908 Whispering Grass unissued
40091909 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA unissued
40091910 Warm Valey (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 21 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson
40092101 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40092102 Jig Walk Ev EV-3005, NI 4016
40092103 Whispering Grass unissued
40092104 Blueberry Hill unissued
40092105 Harlem Air Shaft unissued
40092106 All This And Heaven Too unissued
40092107 Maybe - vIA unissued
40092108 There I Go unissued
40092109 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued
40092110 Tootin' Through The Roof unissued
40092111 Warm Valey (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 25 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Herb Jeffries(v)
40092501 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40092502 The Sergeant Was Shy unissued
40092503 Frenesi unissued
40092504 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ unissued
40092505 Harlem Airshaft unissued
40092506 My Greatest Mistake unissued
40092507 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans unissued
40092508 Solid Old Man unissued
40092509 Blue Goose unissued
40092510 There I Go  unissued
40092511 Old King Dooji unissued
40092512 Warm Valey (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 26 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
40092601 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40092602 Rumpus In Richmond unissued
40092603 I Don't Mind - vIA unissued
40092604 Our Love Affair unissued
40092605 Orchids For Rembrance unissued
40092606 Maybe unissued
40092607 Cotton Tail unissued
40092608 Here I Go unissued
40092609 Get Out Of Town unissued
40092610 Little Posey NI 4016
40092611 Warm Valey (theme) NI 4016
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 27 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40092701 Sittin' At The Séance unissued
40092702 Looking For Yesterday unissued
40092703 Weely unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 28 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
40092801 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40092802 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ unissued
40092803 Two Dreams Met - vIA unissued
40092804 Cottontail unissued
40092805 There I Go unissued
40092806 St. Louis Blues - vIA unissued
40092807 My Greatest Mistake unissued
40092808 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued
40092809 Rumpus In Richmond unissued
40092810 Warm Valey (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 29 September 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
40092801 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40092802 The Sergeant Was Shy unissued
40092803 Concerto For Cootie unissued
40092804 Two Dreams Met unissued
40092805 Our Love Affair - vHJ unissued
40092806 Harlem Air Shaft unissued
40092807 Crosstown unissued
40092808 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued
40092809 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA unissued
40092810 Two Dreams Met unissued
40092811 Warm Valey (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL September / October 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
40100001 Maybe - vIA unissued
40100002 I Give You My word unissued
40100003 So You're The One unissued
40100004 I Want To Live unissued
40100005 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued
40100006 There I Go unissued
40100007 Harlem Air-Shaft unissued
40100008 Stardust - vHJ JS 705, DESS CD 4
40100009 Subtle Lament JS 705, DESS CD 4
40100010 It's The Same Old Story JS 705, DESS CD 4
40100011 Cotton Tail JS 705, DESS CD 4
40100012 T.T. On Toast JS 705
40100013 The Sergeant Was Shy JS 705
40100014 At A Dixie Roadside Diner DESS CD 4
Duke Ellington(p)
40100015 Black Beauty JS 705, DESS CD 4
The above items are likely duplicates from the other listed sessions from Hotel Sherman but until these are definitively identified they remain as previously listed.
DUKE ELLINGTON AND Jimmie Blanton Chicago, IL 01 October 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb)
40100101 BS053504-1 Pitter Panther Patter (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 2178-2-RB, Nw RP2048
40100102 BS053504-2 Pitter Panther Patter Vi 27221, (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 2178-2-RB, Cl (F) 820, AMSC1143
40100103 BS053505-1 Body And Soul UtD 2008, Bb 2178-2-RB, Nw RP2048
40100104 BS053505-2 Body And Soul (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 2178-2-RB, Nw RP2048
40100105 BS053505-3 Body And Soul Vi 27406, (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 2178-2-RB , Cl (F) 820, AMSC1143
40100106 BS053506-1 Sophisticated Lady (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 2178-2-RB 
40100107 BS053506-2 Sophisticated Lady Vi 27221, (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 2178-2-RB, Cl (F) 820, AMSC1143
40100108 BS053507-1 Mr. J.B. Blues Vi 27406, (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 2178-2-RB, Cl (F) 820, AMSC1143
40100109 BS053507-2 Mr. J.B. Blues (F)RCA FXM 1 7072, Bb 2178-2-RB , Nw RP2048
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 01 October 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson
40100101 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40100102 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued
40100103 There I Go unissued
40100104 I'll Never Smile Again - vIA unissued
40100105 I'm Nobody's Baby - vIA unissued
40100106 I Hear A Rhapsody unissued
40100107 Harmony In Harlem unissued
40100108 Looking For Yesterday unissued
40100109 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans - vIA unissued
40100110 Two Dreams Met unissued
40100111 Warm Valey (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 03 October 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Cootie Williams(t,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40100301 In A Mellow Tone JS 705
40100302 Ring Dem Bells - vCW JS 705, QD Q-007
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 05 October 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
40100501 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40100502 Koko unissued
40100503 I Never Felt This Way Before - vJH unissued
40100504 Rumpus In Richmond unissued
40100505 I Hear A Rhapsody unissued
40100506 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued
40100507 There I Go unissued
40100508 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA unissued
40100509 I Don't Mind unissued
40100510 Tootin' Through The Roof unissued
40100511 Warm Valey (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 06 October 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Herb Jeffries(v)
40100601 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40100602 Me And You - vHJ unissued
40100603 My Greatest Mistake unissued
40100604 Harlem Air Shaft unissued
40100605 I Give You My Word unissued
40100606 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued
40100607 So You're The One unissued
40100608 Bojangles unissued
40100609 Our Love Affair unissued
40100610 In A Mellow Tone unissued
40100611 Warm Valey (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 08 October 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
40100801 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40100802 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ unissued
40100803 In A Mellow Tone unissued
40100804 I Never Felt This Way Before unissued
40100805 Practice Makes Perfect unissued
40100806 The Same Old Story unissued
40100807 At A Dixie Roadside Diner - vIA unissued
40100808 I Hear A Rhapsody unissued
40100809 Maybe - vIA unissued
40100810 Cottontail unissued
40100811 Warm Valey (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 12 October 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40101201 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40101202 In A Mellow Tone unissued
40101203 There I Go unissued
40101204 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued
40101205 I Hear A Rhapsody unissued
40101206 Warm Valey (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 12 October 1940
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson, Herb Jeffries(v)
NBC broadcast from Hotel Sherman
40101301 Sepia Panorama (theme) unissued
40101302 Rumpus In Richmond unissued
40101303 I Never Felt This Way Before - vHJ unissued
40101304 The Sergeant Was Shy unissued
40101305 The Same Old Story unissued
40101306 Practice Makes Perfect unissued
40101307 So You're The One unissued
40101308 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA unissued
40101309 Concerto For Cootie unissued
40101310 Ferryboat Serenade - vIA unissued
40101311 Jack The Bear unissued
40101312 Warm Valey (theme) unissued
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 17 October 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as);
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40101701 BS053430-2 Warm Valley ((F)RCA FXM 1 7094, Nw RP2051
40101702 BS053430-3 Warm Valley Vi 26796, (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 820, AMSC1143
40101703 BS053552-1 Flaming Sword ((F)RCA FXM 1 7094, Nw RP2051
40101704 BS053552-2 Flaming Sword Vi 26796, (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 820, AMSC1143
40101705 BS053552-3 Flaming Sword ((F)RCA FXM 1 7094, Nw RP2051
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 28 October 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as);Otto
Otto Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Herb Jeffries(v)
40102801 BS053579-1 Across The Track Blues Vi 27235, (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 820, AMSC1143
40102802 BS053579-2 Across The Track Blues (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, Nw RP2051
40102803 BS053580-1 Chloe Vi 27235, (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 820, AMSC1143
40102804 BS053581-1 I Never Felt This Way Before - vHJ Vi 27247, (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 820
40102805 BS053582-2 I Never Felt This Way Before - vHJ  (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, Nw RP2051
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 02 November 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
40110201 BS053603-1 Day Dream Bb B-11021, (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, BL SPV 305822
40110202 BS053604-1 Good Queen Bess Bb B-11117, (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, BL SPV 305822
40110203 BS053604-2 Good Queen Bess (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, BL SPV 305822
40110204 BS053605-1 That's The Blues Old Man Bb B-11117, (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, BL SPV 305822
40110205 BS053606-1 Junior Hop UtD 2009
40110206 BS053606-2 Junior Hop Bb B-11021, (F)RCA FXM 1 7094, BL SPV 305822
REX STEWART AND HIS ORCHESTRA   Same session
Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
40110207 BS053607-1 Without A Song Bb B-10946, (F)RCA FXM 1 7133, Cl (F) 820
40110208 BS053607-2 Without A Song (F)RCA FXM 1 7133
40110209 BS053608-1 My Sunday Gal Bb B-10946, (F)RCA FXM 1 7133, Cl (F) 820
40110210 BS053609-1 Mobile Bay Bb B-11057, (F)RCA FXM 1 7133, RCA 07863-66790-2, Cl (F) 820
40110211 BS053609-2 Mobile Bay (F)RCA FXM 1 7133
40110212 BS053610-1 Linger Awhile (F)RCA FXM 1 7133
40110213 BS05310-2 Linger Awhile Bb B-11057, (F)RCA FXM 1 7133, RCA 07863-66790-2, MJ MJCD , Cl (F) 8201140
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Fargo, ND 07 November 1940
Dance The Crystal Ballroom
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch);Herb Jeffries, Ivie Anderson(v)
40110701 It's Glory VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110702 The Mooche JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110703 The Sheik Of Araby VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110704 Sepia Panorama VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110705 Ko-Ko JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110706 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110707 Pussy Willow JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110708 Chatterbox JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110709 Mood Indigo JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110710 Harlem Air-Shaft JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110711 Ferryboat Serenade - vIA VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110712 Warm Valley JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110713 Chaser VJC 1019-2
40110714 Stompy Jones JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110715 Chloe VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110716 Bojangles JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110717 On The Air JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110718 Rumpus In Richmond JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110719 Chaser VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110720 The Sidewallks Of New York VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110721 Flaming Sword JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110722 Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Never No Lament) VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110723 Caravan VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110724 Clarinet Lament JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1019-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110725 Slap Happy JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110726 Sepia Panorama JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110727 Boy Meets Horn JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110728 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans - vIA JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110729 Oh Babe, Maybe Someday - vIA JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110730 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110731 Fanfare VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110732 Call Of The Canyon - vHJ JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110733 Unidentified Title VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110734 All This And Heaven Too - vHJ VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110735 Chaser VJC 1020-2
40110736 Rockin' In Rhythm JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110737 Sophisticated Lady JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110738 Cotton Tail VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110739 Whispering Grass JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110740 Conga Brava - vHJ JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110741 Chaser VJC 1020-2
40110742 Across The Track Blues VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110743 Honeysuckle Rose VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110744 Wham! - vRN VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110745 Stardust JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110746 Rose Of The Rio Grande - vIA JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110747 St. Louis Blues - vIA JSo AA 520/521, VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110748 Warm Valley VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
40110749 God Bless America VJC 1020-2, St STCD 5316/17
BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 11 November 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Ray Nance(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Ben Webster(ts); Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
40111101 BS053621- Charlie The Chulo (F)RCA FXM 1 7133, UtD 2009
40111102 BS053621- Charlie The Chulo (F)RCA FXM 1 7133
40111103 BS053621-1 Charlie The Chulo Bb B-10981, (F)RCA FXM 1 7133, Cl (F) 837
40111104 BS053622- Lament For Javanette (F)RCA FXM 1 7133, Cl (F) 837
40111105 BS053622-1 Lament For Javanette Bb B-11098, (F)RCA FXM 1 7133
40111106 BS053623- A Lull At Dawn (F)RCA FXM 1 7133
40111107 BS053623- A Lull At Dawn (F)RCA FXM 1 7133
40111108 BS053623-1 A Lull At Dawn Bb B-10981, (F)RCA FXM 1 7133, Cl (F) 837
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)
40111109 BS053624-1 Ready Eddy Bb B-11098, (F)RCA FXM 1 7133, Cl (F) 837
40111110 BS053624- Ready Eddy (F)RCA FXM 1 7133
40111111 BS053624- Ready Eddy (F)RCA FXM 1 7133
40111112 BS053624- Ready Eddy (F)RCA FXM 1 7133
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 28 December 1940
RCA-Victor recording session
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto
Hardwicke(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch);Herb Jeffries(v)
40122801 BS052780-1 The Sidewalks Of New York Vi 27380, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)
40122802 BS052781-1 Flamingo - vHJ Vi 27326, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143
Billy Strayhorn out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
40122803 BS052782-1 The Girl In My Dreams - vHJ Vi 27326, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 837
40122804 BS052782-2 The Girl In My Dreams - vHJ (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, Nw RP2051

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