1931 — 1940

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Index Matrix No. Title Releases New DESOR
 
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)
31-01-08-001 W404802-A I Can't Realise You Love Me - vSGa CBS 88000, Cl(F) 596, FR DP-656, MoJ MJCD-174, Od ONY-36166 DE3018a
31-01-08-002 W404803-B I'm So In Love With You - vSGa CBS 88000, Cl(F) 605, MoJ MJCD-174, Od ONY-36166 DE3018b
 
THE WHOOPEE MAKERS Same session
Same personnel
31-01-08-003 W404804-A Rockin' In Rhythm CBS 88000, Cl(F) 605, Co CK-48654, Co CL-2046, MoJ MJCD-174, Ok 8869 DE3018c
 
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)
31-01-10-001 10356-1 Them There Eyes - vCBu CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD-174, Nw RP2018, Or 2191 DE3101a
31-01-10-002 10356-2 Them There Eyes - vCBu Ba 32070, CBS 88000, Cl(F) 605, MoJ MJCD-174 DE3101b
31-01-10-003 10356-3 Them There Eyes - vCBu CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD-174, Nw RP2018, Pe 15418 DE3101c
31-01-10-004 10357-1 Rockin' Chair - vCBu Cl(F) 605, Or 2191-MoJ-MJCD-174 DE3101d
31-01-10-005 10357-2 Rockin' Chair - vCBu CBS 88000, MoJ MJCD-174, Nw RP2018, Pe 15418 DE3101e
31-01-10-006 10357-3 Rockin' Chair - vCBu Re 10244 DE3101f
31-01-10-007 10357-4 Rockin' Chair - vCBu (F)RCA 741068, MoJ MJCD-174, Nw RP2018, Vi 22587 DE3101g
31-01-10-008 10358-3 I'm So In Love With You - vCBu CBS 88000, Cl(F) 605, Ml M-12444 DE3101h
 
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)
31-01-14-001 E35800-A Rockin' Chair - vBP Cl(F) 605, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, Ml M-12093 DE3102a
31-01-14-002 E35801-A Rockin' In Rhythm Br 6038, Cl(F) 605, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196 DE3102b
31-01-14-003 E35802-A Twelfth Street Rag Br 6038, Cl(F) 605, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196 DE3102c
 
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)
31-01-16-001 BVE67798-2 The River And Me - vCBu (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 605, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22614 DE3103a
31-01-16-002 BVE67799-1 Keep A Song In Your Soul - vCBu (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 605, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22614 DE3103b
31-01-16-003 BVE67800-1 Sam And Delilah - vCB (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 605, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 23036 DE3103c
31-01-16-004 BVE67801-1 Rockin' In Rhythm (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 605, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26310 DE3103d
31-01-16-005 BVE67801-2 Rockin' In Rhythm (F)RCA 741068, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Nw RP2018, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3103e
 
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)
31-01-20-001 E35938-A The Peanut Vendor Cl(F) 605, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, Ml M-12080 DE3104a
31-01-20-002 E35939-A CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 1 Br 6093, Cl(F) 605, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, UA NUA-7(D) DE3104b
31-01-20-003 E35940-A CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 2 Br 6093, Cl(F) 605, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, UA NUA-7(D) DE3104c
31-01-20-004 E35940-AA CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 2 Br 80047, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, Nw RP2023 DE3104d
31-01-20-005 E35941-A Is That Religion - vDR Cl(F) 616, COPS 7395-D2, De GRD-3-640(D)(S)(T), Df DRCD-11196, Ml M-12080 DE3104e
 
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)
31-06-11-001 CRC68231-2 CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 1 (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 616, MoJ MJCD-1303, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), UA NUA-7(D), Vi 36049 DE3105a
31-06-11-002 BRC68232- CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 1 DE3105b
31-06-11-003 CRC68233-2 CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 2 RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3105c
31-06-11-004 CRC68234-3 CREOLE RHAPSODY - Part 2 (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 616, MoJ MJCD-1303, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), UA NUA-7(D), Vi 36049 DE3105d
 
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)
31-06-16-001 BRC68237-1 Limehouse Blues (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 616, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22743 DE3106a
31-06-16-002 BRC68238-1 Echoes Of The Jungle (F)RCA 741068, Cl(F) 616, MoJ MJCD-1306, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22743 DE3106b
 
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)
31-06-17-001 BRC68239-1 It's Glory (F)RCA 741085, Cl(F) 616, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22791 DE3107a
31-06-17-002 BRC68240-1 The Mystery Song (F)RCA 741085, BFR BCD-16340, Nw RP2023, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22800 DE3107b
31-06-17-003 BRC68240-2 The Mystery Song (F)RCA 741085, Bb 2499-2-RB, Cl(F) 616, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3107c
 
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)
31-08-11-001 C7938- Tootsie Hill DE9047a
31-08-11-002 C7939- It Don't Mean A Thing DE9047b
 
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)
32-02-02-001 B11200-A Moon Over Dixie - vSG Br 6317, CBS 88000, Cl(F) 616, Ms MD9-248 DE3201a
32-02-02-002 B11204-A It Don't Mean A Thing - vIA BMG 88697298542, BMG 88697302362, Br 6265, CBS 88000, Cl(F) 616, Ms MD9-248 DE3201b
32-02-02-003 B11205-A Lazy Rhapsody - vCW BMG 88697302362, Br 6288, CBS 88000, Cl(F) 616, Ms MD9-248 DE3201c
32-02-02-004 B11205-B Lazy Rhapsody - vCW CBS 88000, Co 53834, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3201d
 
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)
32-02-03-001 / Mood Indigo (F)RCA 74085, Cl(F) 616, NI 4016, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi L-16006 DE3202a
32-02-03-002 – 71812-2 Hot And Bothered (F)RCA 74085, Cl(F) 616, NI 4016, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi L-16006 DE3202b
32-02-03-003 \ Creole Love Call (F)RCA 74085, Cl(F) 616, NI 4016, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi L-16006 DE3202c
32-02-03-004 / Mood Indigo (F)RCA 74085, Nw RP2023, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi L-16006 DE3202d
32-02-03-005 – 718123-3 Hot And Bothered (F)RCA 74085, Nw RP2023, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi L-16006 DE3202e
32-02-03-006 \ Creole Love Call (F)RCA 74085, Nw RP2023, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi L-16006 DE3202f
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)
32-02-04-001 B11223-A Blue Tune BMG 88697302362, Br 6288, CBS 88000, Cl(F) 616, Ms MD9-248 DE3203a
32-02-04-002 B11223-B Blue Tune CBS 88000, Co CL-2046, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3203b
32-02-04-003 B11224-A Baby, When You Ain't There - vCW BMG 88697302362, Br 6317, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 616, MoJ MJCD-1306, Ms MD9-248 DE3203c
 
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)
32-02-09-001 ¬ ¬ East St. Louis Toodle-O (F)RCA 74085, Cl(F) 616, NI 4016, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi L16007 DE3204a
32-02-09-002 | 71836-2 | Lot O' Fingers (F)RCA 74085, Cl(F) 616, NI 4016, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi L16007 DE3204b
32-02-09-003 _| _| Black And Tan Fantasy (F)RCA 74085, Cl(F) 616, NI 4016, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi L16007 DE3204c
32-02-09-004 71838-1 Dinah - vCE,SG (F)RCA 74085, Cl(F) 616, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22398 DE3204d
32-02-09-005 71839-1 Bugle Call Rag (F)RCA 74085, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 22398 DE3204e
 
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)
32-02-11-001 BX11263-A St. Louis Blues - vBCr Br 20105, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 616, Co CK-66372, MoJ MJCD-1305, Ms MD9-248 DE3205a
32-02-11-002 BX11263-B St. Louis Blues - vBCr BMG 88697302362, Br 20105, CBS 88035, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3205b
Bing Crosby out
32-02-11-003 BX11264-A Creole Love Call Br 20105, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 616, Ms MD9-248 DE3205c
32-02-11-004 BX11264-B Creole Love Call Ms MD9-248, Re 79053 DE3205xa
32-02-11-005 BX11254-A Rose Room BMG 88697302362, Br 6265, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 616, Ms MD9-248 DE3205d
 
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)
32-04-11-001 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) DE9004a
32-04-11-002 When It's Sleepy Time Down South - vSG DE9004b
32-04-11-003 Double Check Stomp DE9004c
 
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)
32-05-16-001 B11839-A Blue Harlem BMG 88697302362, Br 6374, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, MoJ MJCD-1308, Ms MD9-248 DE3206a
32-05-16-002 B11840-A The Sheik Of Araby BMG 88697302362, Br 6336, CBS 88035, Ms MD9-248 DE3206b
 
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)
32-05-17-001 B11850-A Swampy River Br 6355, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Ms MD9-248 DE3207a
32-05-17-002 B11851-A Lot O' Fingers (Fast And Furious) Br 6355, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, MoJ MJCD-1309, Ms MD9-248 DE3207b
32-05-17-003 B11852-A Best Wishes CBS 88035, Co 35836, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3207c
32-05-17-004 B11852-B Best Wishes BMG 88697302362, Br 6374, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Ms MD9-248 DE3207d
 
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)
32-05-18-001 B11865-A Slippery Horn CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Co 37298, Gp 040, MoJ MJCD-1303, Ms MD9-248 DE3208a
32-05-18-002 B11866-A Blue Ramble Br 6336, CBS 88035, Ms MD9-248 DE3208b
32-05-18-003 B11866-B Blue Ramble BMG 88697302362, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Co 35834, Gp 040, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3208c
32-05-18-004 B11867-A Clouds In My Heart Ms MD9-248 DE3206xa
32-05-18-005 B11867-B Clouds In My Heart BMG 88697302362, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Co 37298, Gp 040, Ms MD9-248 DE3208d
 
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)
32-09-19-001 B12332-A Blue Mood BMG 88697302362, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Co 37298, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23001 DE3209a
32-09-19-002 B12332-B Blue Mood CBS 88035, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023, Ra RTE-23001 DE3209b
32-09-19-003 B12332-C Blue Mood CBS 88035,Mc-MD9-248, Gp 040, Nw RP2023 DE3209c
32-09-19-004 B12333-A Ducky Wucky BMG 88697302362, Br 6432, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Ms MD9-248 DE3209d
32-09-19-005 B12333-B Ducky Wucky CBS 88035, Co 35683, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3209e
 
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)
32-09-21-001 BS73557-1 Maori (F)RCA 741114, Cl(F) 626, FDC 1022, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3210a
32-09-21-002 BS73558- Jive Stomp DE3210b
32-09-21-003 BS73559- Sophisticated Lady DE3210c
32-09-21-004 BS73560- Margie - vSG DE3210d
 
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)
32-09-21-005 B12343-A Jazz Cocktail BMG 88697302362, Br 6404, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, MoJ MJCD-1305, Ms MD9-248 DE3211a
32-09-21-006 B12343-B Jazz Cocktail CBS 88035, Gp 040, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3211b
32-09-21-007 B12344-A Lightnin' BMG 88697302362, Br 6404, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Ms MD9-248 DE3211c
32-09-21-008 B12344-B Lightnin' CBS 88035, Co 35835, Gp 040, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3211d
 
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)
32-09-22-001 B12345-A Stars Br 9331, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Ms MD9-248 DE3212a
32-09-22-002 B12345-B Stars CBS 88035, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3212b
32-09-22-003 B12346-A Swing Low BMG 88697302362, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Co 35683, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23001 DE3212c
32-09-22-004 B12346-B Swing Low Br 6432, CBS 88035, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3212d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
32-12-21-001 B12345-A I Must Have That Man - vAHa BD T-1001, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3213a
32-12-21-002 B12345-B I Must Have That Man - vAHa BD T-1001, Ms MD9-248 DE3213b
32-12-21-003 B12346-A Baby - vAHa CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Co OL-6770, Ms MD9-248 DE3213c
32-12-21-004 B12346-B Baby - vAHa BD T-1001, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3213d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
32-12-21-005 B12345-A Any Time, Any Day, Anywhere Br 6467, CBS 88035, Cl(F) 626, Ms MD9-248 DE3213e
32-12-21-006 B12345-B Any Time, Any Day, Anywhere CBS 88082, Gp 040, Lu 5036, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3213f
32-12-21-007 B12346-A Delta Bound - vAHa CBS 88082, Cl(F) 626, Co 37298, Ms MD9-248 DE3213g
32-12-21-008 B12346-B Delta Bound - vAHa BD T-1001, CBS 88082, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3213h
 
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 Hardwick(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)
32-12-22-001 B12781-A Diga Diga Doo - vTMB Br 6519, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 626, MoJ MJCD-1305, Ms MD9-248 DE3214a
32-12-22-002 B12781-B Diga Diga Doo - vTMB Co CK-66372, Ms MD9-248 DE3214b
 
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)
32-12-22-003 B12783-A I Can't Give You Anything But Love - vEW Br 6517, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 626, MoJ MJCD-1305, Ms MD9-248 DE3214c
32-12-22-004 B12783-B I Can't Give You Anything But Love - vEW Co CK-66372, Ms MD9-248 DE3214d
32-12-22-005 B12784-A Porgy - vEW Br 6521, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 626, Ms MD9-248 DE3214e
32-12-22-006 B12784-B Porgy - vEW Ms MD9-248 DE3214f
32-12-22-007 B12784-C Porgy - vEW Ms MD9-248 DE3214g
 
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)
33-01-07-001 B12773-C I Must Have That Man - vAHa Br 6518, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 626, Ms MD9-248 DE3301a
33-01-07-002 B12773-D I Must Have That Man - vAHa CBS 88082, Co OL-6770, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3301b
33-01-07-003 B12774-C Baby! - vAHa Br 6518, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 626, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23001 DE3301c
33-01-07-004 B12774-D Baby! - vAHa BD T-1001, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3301d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(bj); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33-01-07-005 B12855-A Eerie Moan Br 6467, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Ms MD9-248 DE3301e
33-01-07-006 B12855-B Eerie Moan CBS 88082, Gp 040, Lu 5036, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2023 DE3301f
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
33-02-15-001 W265049-2 Merry Go Round CBS 88082, Co J1681, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2033, Ra RTE-23001 DE3302a
33-02-15-002 W265049-3 Merry Go Round CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Co CB-591, Ms MD9-248 DE3302b
33-02-15-003 W265050-1 Sophisticated Lady CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Co J1681, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2033, Ra RTE-23001 DE3302c
33-02-15-004 W265050-2 Sophisticated Lady CBS 88082, Cl(F) 636, Co CB-591, Ms MD9-248 DE3302d
33-02-15-005 W265051-2 I've Got The World On A String - vIA CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Co CB-625, Ms MD9-248 DE3302e
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33-02-16-001 W265052-3 Down A Carolina Lane CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Co CB-625, Ms MD9-248 DE3303a
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33-02-17-001 B13078-A Slippery Horn BMG 88697302362, Br 6527, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Ms MD9-248 DE3304a
33-02-17-002 B13078-B Slippery Horn BD T-1003, FMRS FM-4001/02†, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2033 DE3304b
33-02-17-003 B13079-A Blackbirds Medley - Part 1 DE3304c
1. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
2. Doin' The New Lowdown Br 6516, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Ms MD9-248
3. I Must Have That Man
4. Baby!
33-02-17-004 B13079-B Blackbirds Medley - Part 1 DE3304d
1. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
2. Doin' The New Lowdown CBS 88082, Co OL-6770, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2033
3. I Must Have That Man
4. Baby!
33-02-17-005 B13080-A Blackbirds Medley - Part 2 Br 6516, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Ms MD9-248 DE3304e
5. Dixie
6. Diga Diga Doo
7. Porgy
8. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
33-02-17-006 B13080-B Blackbirds Medley - Part 2 CBS 88082, Co OL-6770, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2033 DE3304f
5. Dixie
6. Diga Diga Doo
7. Porgy
8. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
33-02-17-007 B13080-C Blackbirds Medley - Part 2 DE3304g
5. Dixie
6. Diga Diga Doo Nw RP2033, UtD 2009
7. Porgy
8. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
33-02-17-008 B13081-A Drop Me Off In Harlem BMG 88697302362, Br 6527, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, MoJ MJCD-1308, Ms MD9-248 DE3304h
33-02-17-009 B13081-B Drop Me Off In Harlem CBS 88082, Co 35837, Gp 040, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2033 DE3304i
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33-03-04-001 Sophisticated Lady DE3305a
33-03-04-002 CREOLE RHAPSODY DE3305b
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Joe Garland(ts); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33-05-09-001 B13306-A Happy As The Day Is Long - vIA BMG 88697302362, Br 6571, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Ms MD9-248 DE3306a
33-05-09-002 B13307-A Raisin' The Rent - vIA Br 6571, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Ms MD9-248 DE3306b
33-05-09-003 B13308-A Get Yourself A New Broom - vIA BMG 88697302362, Br 6607, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Ms MD9-248 DE3306c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33-05-16-001 B13337-A Bundle Of Blues BMG 88697302362, Br 6607, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, MoJ MJCD-1302, Ms MD9-248 DE3307a
33-05-16-002 B13337-B Bundle Of Blues CBS 88082, Co 35836, Go 040, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2033 DE3307b
33-05-16-003 B13338-A Sophisticated Lady BMG 88697-2985-4-2, BMG 88697302362, Br 6600, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Go 040, Ms MD9-248 DE3307c
33-05-16-004 B13339-A Stormy Weather Br 6600, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Go 040, Ms MD9-248 DE3307d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch), Ivie Anderson(v)
33-05-23-001 Lightnin' Mx MLP-1001, Pr PRV-102 DE3308a
33-05-23-002 Rockin' In Rhythm Mx MLP-1001, Pr PRV-102 DE3308b
33-05-23-003 Stormy Weather - vIA Mx MLP-1001, Pr PRV-102 DE3308c
33-05-23-004 Bugle Call Rag Mx MLP-1001 DE3308d
33-05-23-005 Lightnin' Mx MLP-1001 DE3308e
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch), Ivie Anderson(v)
33-07-13-001 GB6038-3 Hyde Park Cl(F) 637, De M439, El '97 DE3309a
33-07-13-002 GB6039-1 Harlem Speaks De 800, El '97, MoJ MJCD-1308, Nw RP2033, Ra RTE-23001 DE3309b
33-07-13-003 GB6039-2 Harlem Speaks Cl(F) 637, De M-438, El '97 DE3309c
33-07-13-004 GB6040-1 Ain't Misbehavin' Cl(F) 637, De M439, El '97 DE3309d
33-07-13-005 GB6041-1 Chicago De 800, El '97, Nw RP2033, Ra RTE-23001 DE3309e
33-07-13-006 GB6041-2 Chicago Cl(F) 637, De M-438, El '97 DE3309f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA London, GB 14 July 1933
English Oriole recording session
Duke Ellington(p,tk);Percy Mathison Brooks(tk)
33-07-14-001 538 Souvenir of Duke Ellington's First Visit To England 1933 BD T-1003, Nw RP2033 DE3310a
33-07-14-002 539 Souvenir of Duke Ellington's First Visit To England 1933 BJ LP-3004, Cl(F) 637, Or un-numbered† DE3310b
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch), Ivie Anderson(v)
33-08-15-001 B13800-A I'm Satisfied - vIA Br 6638, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Ms MD9-248 DE3311a
33-08-15-002 B13801-A Jive Stomp BMG 88697302362, Br 6638, CBS 88082, Cl(F) 637, Ms MD9-248 DE3311b
33-08-15-003 B13801-B Jive Stomp Ms MD9-248 DE3311xa
33-08-15-004 B13802-A Harlem Speaks BMG 88697302362, Br 6646, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 646, Ms MD9-248 DE3311c
33-08-15-005 B13803-A In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree Br 6646, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 646, Ms MD9-248 DE3311d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33-09-26-001 BS77025-1 Rude Interlude - vLBa (F)RCA 741114, Cl(F) 646, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24431 DE3312a
33-09-26-002 BS77025-2 Rude Interlude - vLBa (F)RCA 741114, Nw RP2033, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3312b
33-09-26-003 BS77026-1 Dallas Doin's (F)RCA 741114, Nw RP2033, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3312c
33-09-26-004 BS77026-2 Dallas Doin's (F)RCA 741114, Cl(F) 646, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24431 DE3312d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
33-12-04-001 BS77199-1 Dear Old Southland - vLBa (F)RCA 741114, Cl(F) 646, MoJ MJCD-1306, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24501 DE3313a
33-12-04-002 BS77199-2 Dear Old Southland - vLBa Nw RP2033, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), RCA 741114 DE3313b
33-12-04-003 BS77200- Awful Sad DE3313c
33-12-04-004 BS77201-1 Daybreak Express (F)RCA 741114, BMG 88697302362, Cl(F) 646, MoJ MJCD-1303, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24501 DE3313d
33-12-04-005 BS77201-2 Daybreak Express Nw RP2033, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), RCA 741114 DE3313e
 
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)
34-01-09-001 BS80144-1 Delta Serenade (F)RCA 741114, Nw RP2033, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3401a
34-01-09-002 BS80144-2 Delta Serenade (F)RCA 741114, Cl(F) 646, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24755 DE3401b
34-01-09-003 BS80145-1 Stompy Jones (F)RCA 741114, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl(F) 646, MoJ MJCD-1312, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24521 DE3401c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
34-01-10-001 BS80149-1 Solitude (F)RCA 741114, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl(F) 646, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24755 DE3402a
34-01-10-002 BS80150-1 Blue Feeling (F)RCA 741114, Cl(F) 646, MoJ MJCD-1302, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24521 DE3402b
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); BVB(v)
34-02-26-001 79093/1 Ebony Rhapsody BMG 88697302362 DE3403a
34-02-26-002 79094/1 Ebony Rhapsody BMG 88697302362 DE3403b
34-02-26-003 79105/1 Ebony Rhapsody BMG 88697302362 DE3403c
34-02-26-004 79106/1 Ebony Rhapsody - vBVB BMG 88697302362 DE3403d
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)
34-03-15-001 When A St. Louis Woman - vMW Ar ARLP-12031 DE3404a
34-03-15-002 When A St. Louis Woman - vMW DE3404b
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)
34-03-16-001 Memphis Blues - vMW Ar ARLP-12031, ER 1004 DE3405a
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)
34-03-21-001 Sophisticated Lady UtD 2009 DE3406a
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)
34-03-24-001 My Old Flame - vMW (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, Ar ARLP-12031, Cl(F) 646, Cs 7504, MoJ MJCD-1305 DE3407a
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)
34-03-26-001 Hesitation Blues Ar ARLP-12031 DE3408a
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)
34-04-12-001 BS79155-2 Ebony Rhapsody - vIA (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, Cl(F) 646, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24622 DE3409a
34-04-12-002 BS79156-1 Cocktails For Two (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, Nw RP2033, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3409b
34-04-12-003 BS79156-2 Cocktails For Two (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, Cl(F) 646, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24617 DE3409c
34-04-12-004 BS79156-17-2 Live And Love Tonight (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, Cl(F) 646, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24617 DE3409d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,bcl,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
34-04-17-001 BS79169-2 I Met My Waterloo (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, Cl(F) 646, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24622 DE3410a
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,bcl,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Mae West(v)
34-05-07-001 Troubled Waters - vMW Ar ARLP-12031 DE3411a
34-05-07-002 Troubled Waters DE3411b
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,bcl,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
34-05-08-001 My Old Flame Ar ARLP-12031* DE3412a
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)
34-05-09-001 BS79211-1 Troubled Waters - vIA RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE3413a
34-05-09-002 BS79211-2 Troubled Waters - vIA (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, Cl(F) 646, MoJ MJCD-1313, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24651 DE3413b
34-05-09-003 BS79212-2 My Old Flame - vIA (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, Cl(F) 646, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 24651 DE3413c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(cl,bcl,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
34-09-13-001 B15910-A Solitude BMG 88697302362, Br 6987, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 646, Ms MD9-248 DE3414a
34-09-13-002 B15911-A Saddest Tale BMG 88697302362, Br 7310, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 646, MoJ MJCD-1303, Ms MD9-248 DE3414b
34-09-13-003 B15912-A Moonglow Br 6987, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 646, Ms MD9-248 DE3414c
34-09-13-004 B15913-A Sump'n' Bout Rhythm Br 7310, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 646, Ms MD9-248 DE3414d
 
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 Hardwick(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
34-10-00-001 1. The Laborers Mx MLP1001, Pv PRV-102, UA NUA-7(D) DE3415a
34-10-00-002 2. A Triangle - vBH MoJ MJCD-1305, Mx MLP1001, Pv PRV-102, UA NUA-7(D) DE3415b
34-10-00-003 3. A Hymn Of Sorrow Mx MLP1001, Pv PRV-102, UA NUA-7(D) DE3415c
34-10-00-004 4. Harlem Rhythm Mx MLP1001, Pv PRV-102, UA NUA-7(D) DE3415d
 
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 Hardwick(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)
35-01-09-001 C883-2 Admiration Stomp CBS 88137, Cl(F) 646, FDC 1003, Ms MD9-248 DE3501a
35-01-09-002 C884-2 Farewell Blues CBS 88137, Cl(F) 646, FDC 1003, Ms MD9-248 DE3501b
35-01-09-003 C885-3 Let's Have A Jubilee - vIA CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, FDC 1003, Ms MD9-248 DE3501c
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)
35-01-09-004 C886-2 Moonlight Fiesta (Porto Rican Chaos) Ms MD9-248 DE3501d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wellman Braud,Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
35-03-05-001 B16973-1 Margie Br 7526, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248 DE3502a
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)
35-03-05-002 B16974-1 Moonlight Fiesta (Porto Rican Chaos) BMG 88697302362, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248, SE 5007-S DE3502b
35-03-05-003 B16974-2 Moonlight Fiesta (Porto Rican Chaos) CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, FMRS (FM-4001/02, Ms MD9-248 DE3502c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON'S SEXTET Same session
Rex Stewart(t); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Wellman Braud,Billy Taylor(sb)
35-03-05-004 B16975-1 Tough Truckin' CBS 88137, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2033 DE3502d
35-03-05-005 B16975-2 Tough Truckin' CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Co 37297, MJ MJCD-1140, Ms MD7-235 DE3502e
35-03-05-006 B16976-1 Indigo Echoes BD T-1003, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2033 DE3502f
35-03-05-007 B16976-2 Indigo Echoes CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Co 37297, Ms MD7-235 DE3502g
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
35-04-30-001 B17406-1 In A Sentimental Mood BMG 88697-2985-4-2, BMG 88697302362, Br 7461, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248 DE3503a
35-04-30-002 B17407-1 Showboat Shuffle BMG 88697302362, Br 7461, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248 DE3503b
35-04-30-003 B17408-1 Merry Go Round BMG 88697302362, Br 7440, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248 DE3503c
35-04-30-004 B17409-1 Admiration Stomp Br 7440, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248 DE3503d
 
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 Hardwick(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)
35-08-19-001 B17974-1 Cotton - vIA Br 7526, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248 DE3504a
35-08-19-002 B17975-1 Truckin' - vIA Br 7514, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248 DE3504b
35-08-19-003 B17976-1 Accent On Youth Br 7514, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248 DE3504c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
35-09-12-001 B18072-1 REMINISCING IN TEMPO - Part 1 BMG 88697302362, Br 7546, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248, UA NUA-7(D) DE3505a
35-09-12-002 B18073-1 REMINISCING IN TEMPO - Part 2 BMG 88697302362, Br 7546, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248, UA NUA-7(D) DE3505b
35-09-12-003 B18074-2 REMINISCING IN TEMPO - Part 3 BMG 88697302362, Br 7547, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248, UA NUA-7(D) DE3505c
35-09-12-004 B18075-1 REMINISCING IN TEMPO - Part 4 BMG 88697302362, Br 7547, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248, UA NUA-7(D) DE3505d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
36-01-03-001 C1195- Echoes Of Harlem DE3601a
36-01-03-002 C1196- Chatterbox DE3601b
36-01-03-003 C1197- Clarinet Lament DE3601c
36-01-03-004 C1198- Farewell Blues DE3601d
 
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 Hardwick (cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
36-01-20-001 C1199-1 I Don't Know Why I Love You So BMG 88697302362, CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, Co 37296, Ms MD9-248 DE3602a
36-01-20-002 C1199-2 I Don't Know Why I Love You So CBS 88137, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2033, Ra RTE-23001 DE3602b
36-01-20-003 C1200-1 Dinah Lou - vIA CBS 88137, Cl(F) 659, FDC 1003, Ms MD9-248 DE3602c
36-01-20-004 C1200-3 Dinah Lou - vIA CBS 88137, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2033, Ra TE-23001 DE3602d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
36-02-27-001 B18734-1 Isn't Love The Strangest Thing - vIA BMG 88697302362, Br 7625, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248 DE3604a
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
36-02-27-002 B18735-1 No Greater Love Br 7625, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248 DE3604b
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)
36-02-27-003 B18736-1 Clarinet Lament BMG 88697302362, Br 7650, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 659, Ms MD9-248 DE3604c
36-02-27-004 B18737-1 Echoes Of Harlem BMG 88697302362, Br 7650, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 659, MoJ MJCD-1101, Ms MD9-248 DE3604d
 
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)
36-02-28-001 B18738-1 Love Is Like A Cigarette - vIA Br 7627, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD9-248 DE3605a
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)
36-02-28-002 B18739-2 Kissin' My Baby Goodnight - vIA Br 7627, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, MJ MJCD-1140, Ms MD9-248 DE3605b
Billy Taylor out
36-02-28-003 B18740-1 Oh Babe, Maybe Someday - vIA Br 7667, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD9-248 DE3605c
 
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 Hardwick(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)
36-05-09-001 Stompy Jones DE3606a
36-05-09-002 In A Sentimental Mood DE3606b
36-05-09-003 My Old Flame - vIA DE3606c
36-05-09-004 Cotton - vIA DE3606d
36-05-09-005 Harlem Speaks DE3606e
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
36-05-26-001 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) DE3607a
36-05-26-002 Stompy Jones DE3607b
36-05-26-003 Clarinet Lament DE3607c
36-05-26-004 Showboat Shuffle DE3607d
 
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)
36-07-17-001 B19562-2 Shoe Shine Boy - vIA Br 7710, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD9-248 DE3608a
36-07-17-002 B19563-1 It Was A Sad Night In Harlem - vIA Br 7710, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD9-248 DE3608b
36-07-17-003 B19564-1 Trumpet In Spades BMG 88697302362, Br 7752, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD9-248 DE3608c
36-07-17-004 B19565-2 Yearning For Love BMG 88697302362, Br 7752, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD9-248 DE3608d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
36-07-29-001 B19626-1 In A Jam BMG 88697302362, Br 7734, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD9-248 DE3609a
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwick(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)
36-07-29-002 B19627-1 Exposition Swing BMG 88697302362, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD9-248, Vo S-50 DE3609b
36-07-29-003 B19627-2 Exposition Swing CBS 88140, Ms MD9-248 DE3609c
Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
36-07-29-004 B19628-1 Uptown Downbeat BMG 88697302362, Br 7734, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2033 DE3609d
 
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); Harry Carney(cl,bar); Ceele Burke(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
36-12-16-001 B4369-A Rexatious CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD7-235, Va 517 DE3610a
36-12-16-002 B4369-B Rexatious Ms MD7-235, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3610b
36-12-16-003 B4370-A Lazy Man's Shuffle CBS 88140, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039 DE3610c
36-12-16-004 B4370-B Lazy Man's Shuffle CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD7-235, Va 517 DE3610d
 
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)
36-12-19-001 L0371-1 Clouds In My Heart Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, R/V 1001-CD(D), UtD 2004(D) DE3611a
36-12-19-002 L0371-2 Clouds In My Heart CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD7-235, Va 525 DE3611b
36-12-19-003 L0372-1 Frolic Sam Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, R/V 1001-CD(D), UtD 2004(D) DE3611c
36-12-19-004 L0372-2 Frolic Sam CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD7-235, Va 525 DE3611d
36-12-19-005 L0373-1 Caravan CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD7-235, Va 515 DE3611e
36-12-19-006 L0373-2 Caravan CBS 88140, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, Va 515 DE3611f
36-12-19-007 L0374-1 Stompy Jones CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD7-235, Va 515 DE3611g
36-12-19-008 L0374-2 Stompy Jones CBS 88140, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, Va 515 DE3611h
 
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)
36-12-21-001 L0375-1 Scattin' At The Kit Kat BMG 88697302362, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, FDC 1022, Ms MD9-248 DE3612a
36-12-21-002 L0376-1 Black Butterfly BMG 88697302362, Br 8044, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ms MD9-248 DE3612b
36-12-21-003 L0376-2 Black Butterfly Ms MD9-248 DE3612xa
 
DUKE ELLINGTON Los Angeles, CA Same session
Duke Ellington(p)
36-12-21-004 ¯| ¯| Mood Indigo CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ma 102, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23001 DE3612c
36-12-21-005 | L0377-1 | Solitude CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ma 102, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23001 DE3612d
36-12-21-006 _| _| Mood Indigo CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ma 102, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23001 DE3612e
36-12-21-007 ¯| L0378-1 ¯| In A Sentimental Mood CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ma 102, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23001 DE3612f
36-12-21-008 _| _| Sophisticated Lady CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ma 102, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23001 DE3612g
 
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 Hardwick(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)
37-01-10-001 All God's Chillun Got Rhythm - vIA,TCC TCM R2-79805 DE9012a
Film sound track from RKO Pictures' "A Day At The Races"
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 22-25 February 1937
Republic 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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Sammy White(v)
37-02-22-001 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter - vIA, Rex Stewart,HC, Hayes Alvis TOM 10 DE3701a
37-02-22-002 It Don't Mean A Thing - vIA DE3701b
37-02-22-003 Along Came Pete - vSWh DE3701c
37-02-22-004 Sophisticated Lady DE3701d
37-02-22-005 Love Is Good For Anything That Ails You DE3701e
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Freddy Jenkins(ch)
37-03-05-001 M177-1 Birmingham Breakdown BMG 88697302362, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ma 123, Ms MD9-248 DE3702a
37-03-05-002 M177-2 Birmingham Breakdown CBS 88140, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2039, Ra RTE-23001 DE3702b
37-03-05-003 M178-1 Scattin' At The Kit Kat CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ma 123, Ms MD9-248 DE3702c
37-03-05-004 M178-2 Scattin' At The Kit Kat CBS 88140, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2039, Ra RTE-23001 DE3702d
37-03-05-005 M179-1 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter - vIA, Rex Stewart,HC, Hayes Alvis CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ma 101, Ms MD9-248 DE3702e
37-03-05-006 M179-2 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter - vIA, Rex Stewart,HC, Hayes Alvis CBS 88140, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2039, Ra RTE-23001 DE3702f
37-03-05-007 M180-1 East St. Louis Toodle-O BMG 88697302362, CBS 88140, Cl(F) 666, Ma 101, Ms MD9-248 DE3702g
37-03-05-008 M180-2 East St. Louis Toodle-O CBS 88140, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2039, Ra RTE-23001 DE3702h
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as,bsax); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
37-03-08-001 M185-1 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD7-235, Va 555 DE3703a
37-03-08-002 M185-2 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, R/V 1001-CD(D), UtD 2002 DE3703b
37-03-08-003 M186-1 Downtown Uproar CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD7-235, Va 527 DE3703c
37-03-08-004 M186-2 Downtown Uproar Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, R/V 1001-CD(D), UtD 2002 DE3703d
37-03-08-005 M187-1 Diga Diga Doo CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD7-235, Va 555 DE3703e
37-03-08-006 M187-2 Diga Diga Doo CBS 88185, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039 DE3703f
37-03-08-007 M188-1 Blue Reverie CBS 88185, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039 DE3703g
37-03-08-008 M188-2 Blue Reverie CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD7-235, Va 527 DE3703h
37-03-08-009 M189-1 Tiger Rag CBS 88185, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, Tx M-8011 DE3703i
37-03-08-010 M189-2 Tiger Rag CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD7-235 DE3703j
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
37-03-18-001 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) DE3704a
37-03-18-002 Harlem Speaks CC 16(D) DE3704b
37-03-18-003 Caravan CC 16(D) DE3704c
37-03-18-004 One, Two Button Your Shoe - vIA CC 16(D) DE3704d
37-03-18-005 Pennies From Heaven - vIA BJ LP-2004 DE3704e
37-03-18-006 Mexicali Rose - vIA BJ LP-2004 DE3704f
37-03-18-007 Sophisticated Lady CC 16(D) DE3704g
37-03-18-008 Rockin' In Rhythm CC 16(D) DE3704h
37-03-18-009 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) CC 16(D) DE3704i
 
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 Hardwick(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)
37-04-09-001 M379-1 There's A Lull In My Life - vIA CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ma 117, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23002 DE3705a
37-04-09-002 M379-2 There's A Lull In My Life - vIA CBS 88185, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2039, Ra RTE-23002 DE3705b
37-04-09-003 M380-1 It's Swell Of You - vIA CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ma 117, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23002 DE3705c
37-04-09-004 M380-2 It's Swell Of You - vIA CBS 88185, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2039, Ra RTE-23002 DE3705d
37-04-09-005 M381-1 You Can'y Run Away From Love Tonight CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ma 124, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23002 DE3705e
37-04-09-006 M381-2 You Can'y Run Away From Love Tonight CBS 88185, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2039, Ra RTE-23002 DE3705f
 
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 Hardwick(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)
37-04-22-001 M416-1 Azure CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD9-248, TOM 10 DE3706a
37-04-22-002 M416-2 Azure CBS 88185, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2039 DE3706b
37-04-22-003 M417-1 The Lady Who Couldn't Be Kissed CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ma 124, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23002 DE3706c
37-04-22-004 M418-1 Old Plantation - vIA CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23002, Va 519 DE3706d
37-04-22-005 M418-2 Old Plantation - vIA CBS 88185, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2039, Ra RTE-23002 DE3706e
 
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)
37-04-29-001 M433-1 Lament For Lost Love (Solace) BD T-1003, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3707a
37-04-29-002 M433-2 Lament For Lost Love (Solace) CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD7-235, Va 564 DE3707b
37-04-29-003 M434-1 Four And A Half Street CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD7-235, Va 564 DE3707c
37-04-29-004 M434-2 Four And A Half Street BD T-1003, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3707d
37-04-29-005 M435-1 Demi-Tasse CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD7-235, Va 555 DE3707e
37-04-29-006 M435-2 Demi-Tasse BD T-1003, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3707f
37-04-29-007 M436-1 Jazz A La Carte BD T-1003, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3707g
37-04-29-008 M436-2 Jazz A La Carte CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD7-235, Va 555 DE3707h
 
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY 08 May 1937
CBS broadcast
Duke Ellington(p)
37-05-08-001 Soda Fountain Rag Ff LP-17117, JA 40, Sv 103-8415 DE3708a
37-05-08-002 ¬ Solitude Ff LP-17117, Sv 103-8415 DE3708b
37-05-08-003 _| In A Sentimental Mood Ff LP-17117, Sv 103-8415 DE3708c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
37-05-14-001 M470-2 Caravan BMG 88697-2985-4-2, BMG 88697302362, CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ma 131, Ms MD9-248 DE3709a
37-05-14-002 M471-1 Azure BMG 88697302362, CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ma 131, Ms MD9-248 DE3709b
 
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 Hardwick(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Buddy Clark(v)
37-05-20-001 B21186-1 Foolin' Myself - vBCk CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD7-235, Va 576 DE3710a
37-05-20-002 B21186-2 Foolin' Myself - vBCk CBS 88185, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, Ra RTE-23005 DE3710b
37-05-20-003 B21187-1 A Sailboat In The Moonlight - vBCk CBS 88185, Cl(F) 675, Ms MD7-235, Va 586 DE3710c
37-05-20-004 B21187-2 A Sailboat In The Moonlight - vBCk Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2039, R/V 1001-CD(D), Ra RTE-23005 DE3710d
37-05-20-005 B21188-1 You'll Never Go To Heaven - vBCk Ms MD7-235 DE3710xa
37-05-20-006 B21188-2 You'll Never Go To Heaven - vBCk CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235, Va 576 DE3710e
37-05-20-007 B21189-1 Peckin' - vCW CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235, TOM 10 DE3710f
37-05-20-008 B21189-2 Peckin' - vCW CBS 88210, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23005 DE3710g
37-05-20-009 B21189-3 Peckin' - vCW CBS 88210, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23005 DE3710h
 
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 Hardwick(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)
37-06-08-001 M519-1 All God's Chillun Got Rhythm CBS 88210, Ma 137, Ms MD9-248 DE3711a
37-06-08-002 M519-2 All God's Chillun Got Rhythm CBS 88210, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042, Ra RTE-23002 DE3711b
37-06-08-003 M520-1 All God's Chillun Got Rhythm - vIA,RS,HC,HA CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23002, Va 591 DE3711c
37-06-08-004 M520-2 All God's Chillun Got Rhythm - vIA,RS,HC,HA CBS 88210, Ms MD9-248 DE3711d
37-06-08-005 M521-1 Alabamy Home - vIA CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ma 137, Ms MD9-248 DE3711e
37-06-08-006 M521-2 Alabamy Home - vIA CBS 88210, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042, Ra RTE-23002 DE3711f
 
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)
37-06-12-001 Frolic Sam So LP-1013 DE3712a
 
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)
37-06-16-001 M525-1 Get It Southern Style - vSMi CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235, Va 596 DE3713a
37-06-16-002 M525-2 Get It Southern Style - vSMi BD T-1003, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3713b
Add Charlie Barnet(mc)
37-06-16-003 M526-1 Moonlight Fiesta CBS 88137, CBS 88210, Ms MD7-235 DE3713c
37-06-16-004 M526-2 Moonlight Fiesta CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235, Va 626 DE3713d
Charlie Barnet out
37-06-16-005 M527-1 Sponge Cake And Spinach CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235, Va 626 DE3713e
37-06-16-006 M527-2 Sponge Cake And Spinach BD T-1003, Ms MD7-235, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3713f
37-06-16-007 M528-1 If You're Ever In My Arms Again - vSMi CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235, Va 596 DE3713g
37-06-16-008 M528-2 If You're Ever In My Arms Again - vSMi BD T-1003, Ms MD7-235, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3713h
 
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 Hardwick(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)
37-06-30-001 Oh Babe Maybe Someday DE3714a
37-06-30-002 Daybreak Express DE3714b
37-06-30-003 Daybreak Express DE3714d
37-06-30-004 Oh Babe Maybe Someday DE3714e
37-06-30-005 Oh Babe Maybe Someday - vIA DE3714f
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)
37-07-07-001 M549-1 Back Room Romp Br 8029, CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235 DE3715a
37-07-07-002 M549-2 Back Room Romp CBS 88210, Ms MD7-235 DE3715b
37-07-07-003 M550-1 Swing, Baby, Swing (Love In My Heart) Br 8004, CBS 88120, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235 DE3715c
37-07-07-004 M551-1 Sugar Hill Shim-Sham Br 8004, CBS 88120, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235 DE3715e
37-07-07-005 M551-2 Sugar Hill Shim-Sham CBS 88210, Ms MD7-235 DE3715f
37-07-07-006 M552-1 Tea And Trumpets CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235 DE3715g
37-07-07-007 M552-2 Tea And Trumpets Br 8044, CBS 88120, Ms MD7-235, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3715h
37-07-07-008 M552-3 Tea And Trumpets Br 8029, CBS 88210, Ms MD7-235 DE3715i
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
37-09-20-001 M646-1 Chatterbox BMG 88697302362, Br 8029, CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD9-248 DE3716a
37-09-20-002 M647-2 Jubilesta CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23002 DE3716b
37-09-20-003 M648-1 Diminuendo In Blue BMG 88697298542, BMG 88697302362, Br 8004, CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD9-248, UA NUA-7(D) DE3716c
37-09-20-004 M648-2 Diminuendo In Blue CBS 88210, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042, Ra RTE-23002 DE3716d
37-09-20-005 M649-1 Crescendo In Blue BMG 88697298542, BMG 88697302362, Br 8004, CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD9-248, UA NUA-7(D) DE3716e
37-09-20-006 M649-2 Crescendo In Blue CBS 88210, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042, Ra RTE-23002 DE3716f
37-09-20-007 M650- Harmony In Harlem CBS 88210, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042, Ra RTE-23002 DE3716g
37-09-20-008 M650-1 Harmony In Harlem Ms MD9-248 DE3716xa
37-09-20-009 M650-2 Harmony In Harlem BMG 88697302362, Br 8044, CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD9-248 DE3716h
37-09-20-010 M651-1 Dusk On The Desert Ms MD9-248 DE3716xb
37-09-20-011 M651-2 Dusk On The Desert BMG 88697302362, Br 8029, CBS 88210, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD9-248 DE3716i
 
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 Hardwick(ss,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Jerry Kruger(v)
37-10-26-001 M699-1 Jubilesta CBS 88220, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011, Vo 3922 DE3717a
37-10-26-002 M670-1 Watchin' - vJK CBS 88220, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235, Vo 3990 DE3717b
37-10-26-003 M671-1 Pigeons And Peppers CBS 88220, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235, Vo 3922 DE3717c
37-10-26-004 M672-1 I Can't Give You Anything But Love CBS 88220, Cl(F) 687, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011, Vo 3990 DE3717d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38-01-13-001 M713-1 Steppin' Into Swing Society BMG 88697302362, Br 8063, CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD9-248 DE3801a
38-01-13-002 M714-1 Black And Tan Fantasy - Part 1 BMG 88697302362, Br 8256, CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD9-248 DE3801b
38-01-13-003 M715-1 Black And Tan Fantasy - Part 2 BMG 88697302362, Br 8063, CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD9-248 DE3801c
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)
38-01-19-001 M724-1 Drummer's Delight CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Vo 3985 DE3802a
38-01-19-002 M725-1 If I Thought You Cared CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Vo 3985 DE3802b
38-01-19-003 M725-2 If I Thought You Cared BD T-1003, Ms MD7-235, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3802c
 
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)
38-01-19-004 M726-1 Lost In Meditation (Have A Heart) CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235 DE3802d
38-01-19-005 M726-2 Lost In Meditation (Have A Heart) CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Vo 3960 DE3802e
 
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA Same session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Mary McHugh(v)
38-01-19-006 M727-2 My Day - vMMH CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Vo 3948 DE3802f
38-01-19-007 M728-1 Silvery Moon And Golden Sands - vMMH CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Vo 3948 DE3802g
 
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)
38-01-19-008 M729- Echoes Of Harlem Ms MD7-235 DE3802xa
38-01-19-009 M729- Echoes Of Harlem Ms MD7-235 DE3802xb
38-01-19-010 M729- Echoes Of Harlem Ms MD7-235 DE3802xc
38-01-19-011 M729- Echoes Of Harlem Ms MD7-235 DE3802xd
38-01-19-012 M729- Echoes Of Harlem Ms MD7-235 DE3802xe
38-01-19-013 M729-1 Echoes Of Harlem CBS 88220, Ms MD7-235 DE3802h
38-01-19-014 M729-2 Echoes Of Harlem CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Vo 3960 DE3802i
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38-02-02-001 M751-1 Ridin' On A Blue Note BMG 88697302362, Br 8083, CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, MoJ MJCD-1101, Ms MD9-248 DE3803a
38-02-02-002 M751-2 Ridin' On A Blue Note CBS 88220, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042, Ra RTE-23003 DE3803b
38-02-02-003 M752-1 Lost In Meditation BMG 88697302362, Br 8083, CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, JP LP-14, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23003 DE3803c
38-02-02-004 M753-1 Gal From Joe's BMG 88697302362, Br 8108, CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD9-248 DE3803d
38-02-02-005 M753-2 Gal From Joe's CBS 88220, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042 DE3803e
 
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 Hardwick(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)
38-02-24-001 M770-1 If You Were In My Place - vIA CBS 88220, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042, Ra RTE-23003 DE3804a
38-02-24-002 M770-2 If You Were In My Place - vIA Br 80093, CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD9-248 DE3804b
38-02-24-003 M771-1 Skrontch - vIA CBS 88220, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042, Ra RTE-23003 DE3804c
38-02-24-004 M771-2 Skrontch - vIA BMG 88697302362, Br 80093, CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD9-248 DE3804d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON Same session
Duke Ellington(p,v)
38-02-24-005 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter - vDE JP LP-14 DE3804e
 
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 Hardwick(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)
38-02-24-006 Blues In B Flat DE3804f
 
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 Hardwick(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)
38-03-03-001 M772-1 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart BMG 88697298542, CBS 88220, Co DO-2137, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042 DE3805a
38-03-03-002 M772-2 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart BMG 88697302362, Br 8108, CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD9-248 DE3805b
38-03-03-003 M773-1 Braggin' In Brass BMG 88697302362, Br 8099, CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, MJ MJCD-1140, Ms MD9-248 DE3805c
38-03-03-004 M773-2 Braggin' In Brass CBS 88220, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042, Pa 266, Ra RTE-23003 DE3805d
38-03-03-005 M774-1 Carnival In Caroline BMG 88697302362, Br 8099, CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD9-248 DE3805e
 
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 Hardwick(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)
38-03-24-001 Harmony In Harlem BFR BCD-16340, JA 13, Sv 103-8415 DE3806a
38-03-24-002 If You Were In My Place BFR BCD-16340, JA 12, Sv 103-8415 DE3806b
38-03-24-003 Mood Indigo BFR BCD-16340, Sv 103-8415 DE3806c
38-03-24-004 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) BFR BCD-16340, Sv 103-8415 DE3806d
38-03-24-005 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) BFR BCD-16340, Sv 103-8415 DE3806e
38-03-24-006 Oh Babe, Maybe Someday - vIA BFR BCD-16340, JA 12, Sv 103-8415 DE3806f
38-03-24-007 ¬ Dinah's In A Jam - vCW,HC, HA JA 12, Sv 103-8415 DE3806g
38-03-24-008 _| If Dreams Come True - vIA JA 13, Sv 103-8415 DE3806h
38-03-24-009 Skrontch - vIA Sv 103-8415 DE3806i
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Mary McHugh(v)
38-03-28-001 M793-1 Jeep's Blues CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4115 DE3807a
38-03-28-002 M794-1 If You Were in My Place - vMMH CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4046 DE3807b
38-03-28-003 M795-1 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart - vMMH CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4046 DE3807c
38-03-28-004 M796-2 Rendezvous with Rhythm CBS 88220, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4115 DE3807d
 
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 Hardwick(as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d);Jerry Kruger(v)
38-04-04-001 M801-1 A Lesson In C - vJK CBS 88242, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011, Vo 4086 DE3808a
38-04-04-002 M802-1 Swingtime In Honolulu- vJK CBS 88242, Cl(F) 700, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4061 DE3808b
38-04-04-003 M803-1 Carnival In Caroline - vJK CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4061 DE3808c
38-04-04-004 M804-1 Ol' Man River - vJK CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011, Vo 4086 DE3808d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38-04-11-001 M809-1 Swingtime In Honolulu - vIA Br 8131, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD9-248 DE3809a
38-04-11-002 M810-1 I'm Slappin' Seventh Avenue BMG 88697302362, Br 8131, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD9-248 DE3809b
38-04-11-003 M811-1 Dinah's In A Jam BMG 88697302362, Br 8169, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD9-248 DE3809c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38-04-17-001 You Went To My Head - vIA JA 12, Sv 103-8415 DE3810a
38-04-17-002 Three Blind Mice BFR BCD-16340, JA 13, Sv 103-8415 DE3810b
38-04-17-003 Solitude - vIA Sv 103-8415 DE3810c
Cootie Williams(t); Joe Nanton(tb); Johnny Hodges(ss); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38-04-17-004 Downtown Uproar JA 12, Sv 103-8415 DE3810d
 
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)
38-04-24-001 Demi-Tasse JP LP-14, Sv 103-8415 DE3811a
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38-04-24-002 Dinah's In A Jam BFR BCD-16340, JA 13, JP LP-14, Sv 103-8415 DE3811d
38-04-24-003 On The Sunny Side Of The Street BFR BCD-16340, JA 13, Sv 103-8415 DE3811e
38-04-24-004 Azure JP LP-14, Sv 103-8415 DE3811b
38-04-24-005 Carnival In Caroline - vIA JP LP-14, Sv 103-8415 DE3811c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38-04-29-001 Chatterbox El '97 DE3812a
38-04-29-002 Diminuendo In Blue DE3812b
38-04-29-003 Caravan DE3812c
38-04-29-004 Black And Tan Fantasy DE3812d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38-05-01-001 Harmony In Harlem BFR BCD-16340, JA 12, Sv 103-8415 DE3813a
38-05-01-002 At Your Beck And Call - vIA BFR BCD-16340, JA 12, Sv 103-8415 DE3813b
38-05-01-003 Solitude BFR BCD-16340, Sv 103-8415 DE3813c
38-05-01-004 ¬ Gal From Joe's BFR BCD-16340, JA 12, Sv 103-8415 DE3813d
38-05-01-005 _| Ridin' On A Blue Note BFR BCD-16340, JA 12, Sv 103-8415 DE3813e
38-05-01-006 If Dreams Come True BFR BCD-16340, JA 13, Sv 103-8415 DE3813f
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38-05-08-001 Oh Babe, Maybe Someday - vIA JP LP-14, Mx MLP-1002, Sv 103-8415 DE3815a
38-05-08-002 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart Mx MLP-1002, Sv 103-8415 DE3815b
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38-05-15-001 Birmingham Breakdown JA 12, Sv 103-8415 DE3816b
38-05-15-002 Rose Room JA 12, Sv 103-8415 DE3816c
38-05-15-003 Echoes Of Harlem JA 13, Sv 103-8415 DE3816a
38-05-15-004 It's The Dreamer In Me - vIA BFR BCD-16340, JA 13, Sv 103-8415 DE3816e
38-05-15-005 Lost In Meditation - vIA JA 13 DE3816f
 
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)
38-05-15-006 Demi-Tasse JA 13, Sv 103-8415 DE3816g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Same session
As before
38-05-15-007 Echoes Of Harlem JA 13, Sv 103-8415 DE3816d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38-05-22-001 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme0 JP LP14, Mx MLP-1002, Sv 103-8415 DE3817a
38-05-22-002 Jig Walk JP LP14, Mx MLP-1002, Sv 103-8415 DE3817b
38-05-22-003 In A Sentimental Mood JP LP14, Mx MLP-1002, Sv 103-8415 DE3817c
38-05-22-004 I'm Slappin' Seventh Avenue JP LP14, Mx MLP-1002, Sv 103-8415 DE3817d
38-05-22-005 Lost In Meditation - vIA JP LP14, Mx MLP-1002, Sv 103-8415 DE3817e
38-05-22-006 Alabamy Home - vIA JP LP14, Mx MLP-1002, Sv 103-8415 DE3817f
38-05-22-007 If You Were In My Place JP LP14, Mx MLP-1002, Sv 103-8415 DE3817g
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38-05-29-001 Prelude In C Sharp Minor BFR BCD-16340, JA 13, Sv 103-8415 DE3818a
38-05-29-002 Rockin' In Rhythm BFR BCD-16340, JA 13, Sv 103-8415 DE3818b
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38-06-07-001 M832-1 You Gave Me The Gate - vIA Br 8169, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD9-248 DE3819a
38-06-07-002 M833-1 Rose Of The Rio Grande - vIA BMG 88697302362, Br 8186, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD9-248 DE3819b
38-06-07-003 M833-2 Rose Of The Rio Grande - vIA CBS 88242, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2042, Sw 327 DE3819c
Duke Ellington plays (tt)
38-06-07-004 M834-1 Pyramid BMG 88697302362, Br 8168, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Co CL-2365, Co CL-663, Ms MD9-248 DE3819d
38-06-07-005 M834-2 Pyramid CBS 88242, Co 36105, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2048 DE3819e
Duke Ellington goes back to (p)
38-06-07-006 M835-1 When My Sugar Walks Down The Street - vIA Br 8168, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD9-248 DE3819f
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
38-06-20-001 M844-1 Watermelon Man - vIA Br 8200, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD9-248 DE3820a
38-06-20-002 M845-1 Gypsy Without A Song BMG 88697302362, Br 8186, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD9-248 DE3820b
38-06-20-003 M846-1 Stevedore's Serenade BMG 88697302362, Br 8174, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD9-248, TOM 10 DE3820c
38-06-20-004 M847-2 La De Doody Do - vIA Br 8174, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23003, TOM 10 DE3820d
 
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)
38-06-22-001 M852-1 You Walked Out Of The Picture - vMMH BD T-1003, Ms MD7-235, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3821a
38-06-22-002 M852-2 You Walked Out Of The Picture - vMMH CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4213 DE3821b
38-06-22-003 M853-1 Pyramid CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4242 DE3821c
38-06-22-004 M854-1 Empty Ballroom Blues CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4213 DE3821d
38-06-22-005 M855-1 Lost In Meditation - vMMH CBS 88242, Ms MD7-235, R/V 1001-CD(D), Ra RTE-23005 DE3821e
38-06-22-006 M855-2 Lost In Meditation - vMMH CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4242 DE3821f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON ENSEMBLE Los Angeles, CA 25 June 1938
CBS Broadcast
Cootie Williams(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cs); Harry Carney(bar); David Bowman(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38-06-25-001 Frolic Sam JP LP-14 DE3822a
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Leon La Fell(v)
38-08-01-001 M872-2 A Blues Serenade - vLLF CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23005, Vo 4309 DE3823a
38-08-01-002 M873-1 Love In Swingtime - vLLF CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23005, Vo 4335 DE3823b
38-08-01-003 M874-1 Swinging In The Dell CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4335 DE3823c
38-08-01-004 M875-1 Jitterbug's Lullaby CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4309 DE3823d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d); Scat Powell(v)
38-08-02-001 M876-1 Chasin' Chippies CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011, Vo 4425 DE3824a
38-08-02-002 M877-1 Blue Is The Evening - vSP CBS 88242, Cl(F) 717, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011, Vo 4324 DE3824b
38-08-02-003 M978-2 Sharpie - vSP CBS 88242, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4324 DE3824c
38-08-02-004 M879-1 Swing Pan Alley CBS 88242, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4425 DE3824d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Scat Powell(v)
38-08-04-001 M880-1 A Blues Serenade Br 8221, CBS 88242, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD9-248 DE3825a
38-08-04-002 M881-1 Love In Swingtime - vSP Br 8200, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD9-248 DE3825b
38-08-04-003 M882-2 Please Forgive Me Br 8256, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD9-248, TOM 10 DE3825c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38-08-09-001 M883-1 Lambeth Walk Br 8204, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD9-248 DE3826a
38-08-09-002 M884-1 Prelude to A Kiss BMG 88697302362, Br 8204, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23003 DE3826b
38-08-09-003 M884-2 Prelude to A Kiss CBS 88451, Co 36279, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2048 DE3826c
38-08-09-004 M885-1 Hip Chic BMG 88697302362, Br 8221, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23003 DE3826d
38-08-09-005 M886-1 The Buffet Flat BMG 88697302362, Br 8221, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD9-248 DE3826e
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Mary McHugh(v)
38-08-24-001 M887-1 Prelude To A Kiss - vMMH CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4386 DE3827a
38-08-24-002 M888-1 There's Something About An Old Love - vMMH CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4351 DE3827b
38-08-24-003 M889-1 Jeep Is Jumpin' CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4386 DE3827c
38-08-24-004 M890-1 Krum Elbow Blues CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4351 DE3827d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38-09-02-001 M898-1 Boy Meets Horn (Stew Burp) Ms MD9-248, R/V 1001-CD(D) DE3828a
38-09-02-002 M898-2 Boy Meets Horn (Stew Burp) CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, FDC 1003, Ms MD9-248 DE3828b
38-09-02-003 M899-1 Mighty Like The Blues CBS 88451, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2048, Ra RTE-23003 DE3828c
38-09-02-004 M899-2 Mighty Like The Blues Br 8231, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD9-248 DE3828d
 
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)
38-10-06-001 Demi-Tasse El '97 DE3829a
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38-10-06-002 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart El '97 DE3829b
38-10-06-003 Prelude In C Sharp Minor DE3829c
38-10-06-004 Prelude To A Kiss DE3829d
38-10-06-005 Lambeth Walk DE3829e
38-10-06-006 You Gave Me The Gate - vIA DE3829f
38-10-06-007 Merry Go Round DE3829g
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38-12-19-001 M947-1 Jazz Potpourri BMG 88697302362, Br 8293, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD9-248 DE3830a
38-12-19-002 M948-1 T.T. On Toast BMG 88697302362, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Co 37296, Ms MD9-248 DE3830b
38-12-19-003 M048-2 T.T. On Toast CBS 88451, Co 37296, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2048 DE3830c
38-12-19-004 M949-1 Battle Of Swing CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2048 DE3830d
38-12-19-005 M949-2 Battle Of Swing BMG 88697302362, Br 8293, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD9-248 DE3830e
 
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)
38-12-20-001 M950-2 I'm In Another World CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4622 DE3831a
38-12-20-002 M951-1 Hodge Podge CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4573 DE3831b
38-12-20-003 M952-1 Dancing On The Stars CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4622 DE3831c
38-12-20-004 M953-1 Wanderlust CBS 88451, Cl(F) 726, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4573 DE3831d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,bsax); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
38-12-21-001 M594-1 Delta Mood CBS 88451, Cl(F) 747, FDC 1003, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4574 DE3832a
38-12-21-002 M595-1 Boys From Harlem CBS 88451, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4574 DE3832b
38-12-21-003 M596-1 Mobile Blues CBS 88451, MoJ MJCD-1101, Ms MD7-235 DE3832c
38-12-21-004 M596-2 Mobile Blues CBS 88451, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4636 DE3832d
38-12-21-005 M597-1 Gal-Avantin' CBS 88451, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4636 DE3832e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON GROUP New York City, NY 21 December 1938
WNEW broadcast
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38-12-21-006 Tiger Rag DE3833a
38-12-21-007 On The Sunny Side Of The Street DE3833b
38-12-21-008 Jeep Is Jumpin' DE3833c
 
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)
38-12-22-001 M958-1 Blue Light CBS 88451, Co 1265, FDC 1003, Ms MD7-235, Nw RP2048 DE3834a
38-12-22-002 M958-2 Blue Light BMG 88697302362, Br 8297, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23003 DE3834b
Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
38-12-22-003 M959-1 Old King Dooji BMG 88697302362, Br 8306, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD9-248 DE3834c
38-12-22-004 M960-1 Boy Meets Horn BMG 88697302362, Br 8306, CBS 88451, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD9-248 DE3834d
38-12-22-005 M961-1 Slap Happy BMG 88697302362, Br 8297, CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23003 DE3834e
38-12-22-006 M961-2 Slap Happy CBS 88518, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2048, Pa 11304 DE3834f
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ruth Fredricson(v)
38-02-10-001 Beer Barrel Polka - vRF DE3901a
 
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)
39-02-27-001 M974-1 Like A Ship In The Night - vJE CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23005, Vo 4710 DE3902a
39-02-27-002 M975-1 Mississippi Dreamboat - vJE CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23005, Vo 4849 DE3902b
39-02-27-003 M976-1 Swingin' On The Campus CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4710 DE3902c
39-02-27-004 M977-1 Dooji Wooji CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4849 DE3902d
 
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)
39-02-28-001 M982-1 Beautiful Romance CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5411 DE3903a
39-02-28-002 M983-1 Boudoir Benny CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011, Vo 4726 DE3903b
39-02-28-003 M984-1 Ain't The Gravy Good? - vCW CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011, Vo 4726 DE3903c
39-02-28-004 M984-2 Ain't The Gravy Good? - vCW BD T-1003, CBS 88518, Ms MD7-235 DE3903d
39-02-28-005 M985-1 She's Gone - vCW CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5411 DE3903e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY 08 March 1939
ARC-Brunswick recording session
Duke Ellington(p)
39-03-08-001 M990-1 Just Good Fun CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, FDC 1003, Ms MD7-235 DE3904a
39-03-08-002 M991-1 Informal Blues CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, FDC 1003, Ms MD7-235 DE3904b
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39-03-15-001 Jazz Potpourri El '97 DE3905a
39-03-15-002 T.T.On Toast El '97 DE3905b
 
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)
39-03-15-003 Demi-Tasse El '97 DE3905c
39-03-15-004 Jeep's Blues El '97 DE3905d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39-03-15-005 Old King Dooji El '97 DE3905e
39-03-15-006 Boy Meets horn DE3905f
39-03-15-007 Hold Tight - vIA DE3905xa
39-03-15-008 Azure El '97 DE3905g
39-03-15-009 Harmony In Harlem El '97 DE3905h
 
REX STEWART AND HIS ORCHESTRA 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)
39-03-20-001 WM994-1 San Juan Hill CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, FDC 1003, MJ MJCD-1140, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5510 DE3906a
39-03-20-002 WM995-1 I'll Come Back For More - vLBa CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5448 DE3906b
39-03-20-003 WM996-1 "Fat Stuff" Serenade CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5448 DE3906c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39-03-20-004 WM997-1 Pussy Willow BMG 88697302362, Br 8344, CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD9-248 DE3906d
39-03-20-005 WM998-1 Subtle Lament BMG 88697302362, Br 8344, CBS 88518, Cl(F) 747, Ms MD9-248 DE3906e
39-03-20-006 WM998-2 Subtle Lament Ms MD9-248, R/V 1001-CD(D), TSC P-14274 DE3906f
39-03-20-007 WM999-1 Lady In Blue CBS 88518, Cl(F) 765, Co 35291, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23003 DE3906g
39-03-20-008 WM999-2 Lady In Blue Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2048, R/V 1001-CD(D), UtD 2002 DE3906h
39-03-20-009 WM1000-1 Smorgasbord And Schnapps BMG 88697302362, Br 8380, CBS 88518, Cl(F) 765, Ms MD9-248, TSC P-14274 DE3906i
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39-03-21-001 WM1001-1 Savoy Strut CBS 88518, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5170 DE3907a
39-03-21-002 WM1001-2 Savoy Strut CBS 88518, Ms MD7-235 DE3907b
39-03-21-003 WM1002-1 Rent Party Blues CBS 88518, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5100 DE3907c
39-03-21-004 WM1003-1 Dance Of The Goon CBS 88518, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23005, Vo 4979 DE3907d
39-03-21-005 WM1004-1 Good Gal Blues CBS 88518, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5170 DE3907e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON Trio Same session
Johnny Hodges(as); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb)
39-03-21-006 WM1005-1 Finesse CBS 88518, Cl(F) 765, Co CL-663, Ms MD7-235, TSC P-14274 DE3907f
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39-03-21-007 WM1006-1 Portrait Of The Lion Br 8365, CBS 88518, Cl(F) 765, Ms MD9-248, TSC P-14274 DE3907g
39-03-21-008 WM1006-2 Portrait Of The Lion BMG 88697302362, CBS 88518, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2048, Sw 307 DE3907h
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p); Jean Eldridge(v)
39-03-21-009 WM1007-1 Something To Live For - vJE BMG 88697302362, Br 8365, CBS 88518, Cl(F) 765, Ms MD9-248 DE3907i
Billy Strayhorn, Jean Eldridge out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
39-03-21-010 WM1008-1 Solid Old Man BMG 88697302362, Br 8380, CBS 88518, Cl(F) 765, Ms MD9-248, TSC P-14274 DE3907j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON Stockholm, Sweden 29 April 1939
Swedish Radio Broadcast
Duke Ellington, Manne Berggren(tk)
39-04-29-001 Interview by Berggren CaR CAP-21452, Mx MLP-1001 DE3908a
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39-04-29-002 Serenade To Sweden CaR CAP-21452, Mx MLP-1001, Sv 103-8415 DE3909a
39-04-29-003 Rockin' In Rhythm CaR CAP-21452, Mx MLP-1001, Sv 103-8415 DE3909b
39-04-29-004 In A Red Little Cottage - vIA CaR CAP-21452, Mx MLP-1001, Sv 103-8415 DE3909c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39-05-28-001 Pussy Willow BR BS-7128 DE3910a
 
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); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39-06-02-001 WM1026-A Kitchen Mechanic's Day CBS 88158, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4917 DE3911a
39-06-02-002 WM1027-A My Heart Jumped Over The Moon CBS 88518, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23005, Vo 5330 DE3911b
39-06-02-003 WM1028-A You Can Count On Me CBS 88521, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4917 DE3911c
39-06-02-004 WM1029-A Home Town Blues CBS 88521, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4941 DE3911d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39-06-06-001 WM1030-A Cotton Club Stomp Br 8405, CBS 88521, Cl(F) 765, Ms MD9-248, TSC P-14274 DE3912a
39-06-06-002 WM1031-A Doin' The Voom Voom CBS 88521, Cl(F) 765, Co 35208, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004, TSC P-14274 DE3912b
39-06-06-003 WM1032-A Way Low BMG 88697302362, Br 8411, CBS 88521, Cl(F) 765, Ms MD9-248, TOM 10, TSC P-14274 DE3912c
39-06-06-004 WM1033-A Serenade to Sweden BMG 88697302362, CBS 88521, Cl(F) 765, Co 35214, Ms MD9-248, TSC P-14274 DE3912d
 
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)
39-06-08-001 WM1034-A Utt-Day-Zay - vTQ CBS 88521, Cl(F) 765, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4928 DE3913a
39-06-08-002 WM1035-A Chew Chew Chew - vTQ CBS 88521, Cl(F) 765, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23004, Vo 4928 DE3913b
 
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)
39-06-08-003 WM1036-A I'm Checking Out - Goom Bye (Barney Goin' Easy) CBS 88521,TSC-P-14274, Cl(F) 765, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5378 DE3913c
39-06-08-004 WM1037-A Just Another Dream CBS 88521, Cl(F) 765, Ms MD7-235, Ok 5663 DE3913d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39-06-12-001 WM1038-A In A Mizz - vIA Br 8405, CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004 DE3914a
39-06-12-002 WM1039-A I'm Checking Out - Goom Bye - vIA CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Co 35208, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004 DE3914b
39-06-12-003 WM1040-A Lonely Co-Ed - vIA CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Co 35240, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004 DE3914c
39-06-12-004 WM1041-A You Can Count On Me - vIA Br 8411, CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Ms MD9-248 DE3914d
 
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)
39-06-21-001 WM1042-A Night Song CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4958 DE3915a
 
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)
39-06-22-001 WM1043-A Blues A Poppin' Cl(F) 780, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011CBS-88521, Vo 5618 DE3915b
Billy Strayhorn out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
39-06-22-002 WM1044-A Top And Bottom CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Ms MD7-235, Ok 6336, Tx M-1011 DE3915c
39-06-22-003 WM1044-A Black Beauty CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Ms MD7-235, Vo 4958 DE3915d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39-07-26-001 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1002 DE3916a
39-07-26-002 Jazz Potpourri JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1002 DE3916b
39-07-26-003 Something To Live For JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1002 DE3916c
39-07-26-004 Old King Dooji JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1002 DE3916d
39-07-26-005 In A Mizz - vIA JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1002 DE3916e
39-07-26-006 Rose Of The Rio Grande - vIA JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1002 DE3916f
39-07-26-007 Pussy Willow JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1002 DE3916g
39-07-26-008 You Can Count On Me - vIA JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1002 DE3916h
39-07-26-009 Way Low JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1002 DE3916i
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39-08-28-001 WM1062-A Bouncing Bouyancy BMG 88697302362, CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Co 35240, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004 DE3917a
39-08-28-002 WM1063-A The Sergeant Was Shy BMG 88697302362, CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Co 35214, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004 DE3917b
39-08-28-003 WM1064-A Grievin' BMG 88697302362, CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004 DE3917c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Billy Strayhorn(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39-09-01-001 WM1072-A The Rabbit's Jump CBS 88521, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5100 DE3918a
39-09-01-002 WM1073-A Moon Romance CBS 88521, Ms MD7-235, Ok 5940, Ra RTE-23005 DE3918b
39-09-01-003 WM1074-A Truly Wonderful CBS 88521, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23005 DE3918c
Billy Strayhorn out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
39-09-01-004 WM1075-A Dream Blues CBS 88521, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5353 DE3918d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON WITH ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 20 September 1939
NBC broadcast
Duke Ellington(p) plus studio orchestra
39-09-20-001 Medley:- DE3919a
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39-10-14-001 WM1091-A Little Posey CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Co 35291, Ms MD9-248 DE3920a
39-10-14-002 WM1092-A I Never Felt This Way Before BMG 88697302362, CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Co 35353, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004 DE3920b
39-10-14-003 WM1092-B I Never Felt This Way Before CBS 88521, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2048, Ra RTE-23004 DE3920c
39-10-14-004 WM1093-A Grievin' CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Co 35310, Ms MD9-248 DE3920d
39-10-14-005 WM1094-A Tootin' Through The Roof BMG 88697302362, CBS 88521, Co 35310, MJ MJCD-1140, Ms MD9-248 DE3920e
39-10-14-006 WM1094-B Tootin' Through The Roof CBS 88521, Cl(F) 780, Ms MD9-248, Nw RP2048, Ra RTE-23004 DE3920f
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)
39-10-14-007 WM1095-A Weely CBS 88522, Co 35353, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004 DE3920g
 
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA Same session
Cootie Williams(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Johnny Hodges(ss,as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(bar); Billy Strayhorn(p); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
39-10-14-008 WM1096-A Skunk Hollow Blues CBS 88522, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5533 DE3920h
Billy Strayhorn out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
39-10-14-009 WM1097-A I Know What You Do CBS 88522, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23005, Vo 5353 DE3920i
39-10-14-010 WM1098-A Your Love Has Faded CBS 88522, Ms MD7-235, Ok 5940, Ra RTE-23005 DE3920j
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)
39-10-14-011 WM1099-A Tired Socks CBS 88522, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23005, Vo 5533 DE3920k
 
DUKE ELLINGTON Same session
Duke Ellington(p)
39-10-14-012 WM1100-A Blues CBS 55822, Cl(F) 790, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23004 DE3920l
 
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)
39-10-16-001 WM1105-A Early Mornin' CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5422 DE3921a
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Billy Strayhorn(p,v); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)
39-10-16-002 WM1106-A Killin' Myself - vIA,BS BMG 88697302362, CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Co 35640, Ms MD7-235, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004 DE3921b
39-10-16-003 WM1107-A Your Love Has Faded - vIA CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Co 35640, Ms MD7-235, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004 DE3921c
Billy Strayhorn out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
39-10-16-004 WM1108-A Country Gal BMG 88697302362, CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Co 35776, Ms MD7-235, Ms MD9-248, Ra RTE-23004 DE3921d
 
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 Hardwick(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)
39-11-02-001 Pyramid JM DE-003† DE3922a
39-11-02-002 Pussy Willow JM DE-003† DE3922b
39-11-02-003 I'm Checking Out - Goom Bye - vIA JM DE-003† DE3922c
 
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)
39-11-22-001 WM1117-A Minuet In Blues CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5378 DE3923a
39-11-22-002 WM1118-A Lost In Two Flats CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5422 DE3923b
39-11-22-003 WM1119-A Honey Hush CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ms MD7-235, Ok 5663 DE3923c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND Jimmie Blanton Same session
Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb)
39-11-22-004 WM1120-A The Blues # CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Co 35322, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23004 DE3923d
39-11-22-005 WM1121-A Plucked Again CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Co 35322, Ms MD7-235, Ra RTE-23004 DE3923e
 
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 Hardwick(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)
39-11-24-001 Cavalcade of Hits :- DE3924a
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
39-11-24-002 I'm Checking Out - Goom Bye - vIA Cl(F) 867, FDC 1023, Ra RTE-23004, VD 723 DE3924b
39-11-24-003 Tootin' Through The Roof Cl(F) 867, FDC 1023, VD 723 DE3924c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Billy Taylor,Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
39-11-30-001 Boy Meets Horn DE3925a
39-11-30-002 Solid Old Man DE3925b
39-11-30-003 The Sergeant Was Shy Ra RTE-23004 DE3925c
NB. These titles are from various unknown sessions in 1939
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Boston, MA 09 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 Hardwick(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)
40-01-09-001 East St. Louis Toodle-O (theme) CC 16(D), JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1003(D), Pv PRV-101(D) DE4002a
40-01-09-002 Me And You - vHJ JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1003(D), Pv PRV-101(D) DE4002b
40-01-09-003 Grievin' CC 16(D), JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1003(D), Pv PRV-101(D) DE4002c
40-01-09-004 Little Posey CC 16(D), JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1003(D), Pv PRV-101(D) DE4002d
40-01-09-005 My Last Goodbye JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1003(D), Pv PRV-101(D) DE4002e
40-01-09-006 Gal From Joe's CC 16(D), JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1003(D), Pv PRV-101(D) DE4002f
40-01-09-007 Tootin' Through The Roof CC 16(D), JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1003(D), Pv PRV-101(D) DE4002g
40-01-09-008 Day In, Day Out CC 16(D), JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1003(D), Pv PRV-101(D) DE4002h
40-01-09-009 Merry Go Round CC 16(D), JU JUCD-2022(D), Mx MLP-1003(D), Pv PRV-101(D) DE4002i
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-01-12-001 The Sergeant Was Shy Mx MLP-1003(D) DE4001a
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-02-14-001 WM1335-A Solitude - vIA CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Co 35427, Ms MD9-248 DE4003a
40-02-14-002 WM1336-A Stormy Weather - vIA CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Co 35556, Ms MD9-248 DE4003b
40-02-14-003 WM1337-A Mood Indigo - vIA CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Co 35427, Ms MD9-248 DE4003c
40-02-14-004 WM1338-A Sophisticated Lady CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Co 35556, Ms MD9-248 DE4003d
 
BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS ORCHESTRA 15 February 1940
Rex Stewart(t); Juan Tizol(tb); Barney Bigard(cl); Harry Carney(bar); Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d)
40-02-15-001 WM1339-A Pelican Drag CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ep LN-32337, Ms MD7-235 DE4003e
40-02-15-002 WM1340-A Tapioca CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ep LN-32337, Ms MD7-235 DE4003f
 
COOTIE WILLIAMS AND HIS RUG CUTTERS 15 February 1940
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)
40-02-15-003 WM1341-A Mardi Gras Madness CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5595 DE4003g
40-02-15-004 WM1342-A Watch The Birdie CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ms MD7-235, Vo 5595 DE4003h
40-02-15-005 WM1143-A Black Butterfly CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011, Vo 5618 DE4004a
40-02-15-006 WM1144-A Dry Long So CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011, Vo 5690 DE4004b
40-02-15-007 WM1145-A Toasted Pickle CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ms MD7-235, Ok 6336 DE4004c
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)
40-02-15-008 WM1146-A Give It Up CBS 88522, Cl(F) 790, Ms MD7-235, Tx M-8011, Vo 5690 DE4004d
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-02-20-001 Clarinet Lament DE4007a
40-02-20-002 Serenade To Sweden DE4007b
40-02-20-003 Pyramid DE4007d
40-02-20-004 Mood Indigo DE4007e
40-02-20-005 St. Louis Blues - vCW DE4007f
Duke Ellington(p); Sonny Greer(d); Ivie Anderson(v) only
40-02-20-006 I Want A Man Like That - vIA DE4007g
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-03-06-001 BS044887-2 You, You Darlin' - vHJ (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26537 DE4005a
40-03-06-002 BS044888-1 Jack The Bear (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26536 DE4005b
40-03-06-003 BS044889-1 Ko-Ko Nw RP2048, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), RCA FPM-1-7002 DE4005c
40-03-06-004 BS044889-2 Ko-Ko (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26577 DE4005d
40-03-06-005 BS044890-1 Morning Glory (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, MJ MJCD-1140, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26536 DE4005e
40-03-06-006 BS044891-1 So Far, So Good - vIA (F)RCA FPM-1-7002, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26537 DE4005f
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-03-15-001 BS049015-1 Conga Brava (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26577 DE4006a
40-03-15-002 BS049016-1 Concerto For Cootie (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26598 DE4006b
40-03-15-003 BS049017-1 Me And You - vIA (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26598 DE4006c
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40-05-04-001 BS049654-1 Bojangles Cl(F) 805, Mt 1, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4008a
40-05-04-002 BS049655-1 Cotton Tail (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26610 DE4008b
40-05-04-003 BS049656-1 Don't Get Around Much Anymore (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26610 DE4008c
40-05-04-004 BS049657-1 Blue Goose Cl(F) 805, Mt 1, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4008d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40-05-28-001 BS053020-1 Dusk (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB.-MJ-MJCD-1140, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26677 DE4009a
40-05-28-002 BS053020-2 Dusk (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, Nw RP2048, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4009b
40-05-28-003 BS053021-1 Bojangles (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26644 DE4009c
40-05-28-004 BS053022-1 A Portrait Of Bert Williams (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26644 DE4009d
40-05-28-005 BS053023-1 Blue Goose (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), BL SPV-305822, Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26677 DE4009e
 
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)
40-06-10-001 East St. Louis toodle-O (theme) El '97, MR MCD-084-2 DE4010a
40-06-10-002 Ko-Ko El '97, MR MCD-084-2, QD Q-007 DE4010b
40-06-10-003 Blue Goose El '97, MR MCD-084-2, QD Q-007 DE4010c
40-06-10-004 So Far, So Good - vIA El '97, MR MCD-084-2, QD Q-007 DE4010d
40-06-10-005 Cotton Tail El '97, MR MCD-084-2, QD Q-007 DE4010e
40-06-10-006 Concerto For Cootie El '97, MR MCD-084-2, QD Q-007 DE4010f
40-06-10-007 Jack The Bear El '97, MR MCD-084-2, QD Q-007 DE4010g
40-06-10-008 Boy Meets Horn El '97, MR MCD-084-2, QD Q-007 DE4010h
40-06-10-009 The Sergeant Was Shy El '97, MR MCD-084-2, QD Q-007 DE4010i
40-06-10-010 Don't Get Around Much Anymore El '97, MR MCD-084-2 DE4010j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON Chicago, IL 12 June 1940
MBS broadcast
Duke Ellington, Norman Pierce(tk)
40-06-12-001 Interview by Pierce DE4011a
Duke Ellington(p)
40-06-12-002 Never No Lament DE4011b
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-07-22-001 BS054606-1 Harlem Air Shaft (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26731 DE4012a
40-07-22-002 BS054607-1 At A Dixie Roadside Diner - vIA (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26719 DE4012b
40-07-22-003 BS054608-1 All Too Soon (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26247 DE4012c
40-07-22-004 BS054609-1 Rumpus In Richmond (F)RCA FPM-1-7047, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26788 DE4012d
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40-07-24-001 BS0546214-1 My Greatest Mistake (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26719 DE4013a
40-07-24-002 BS054625-1 Sepia Panorama (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 805, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26731 DE4013b
40-07-24-003 BS054625-2 Sepia Panorama Nw RP2048, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), RCA FXM-1-7072 DE4013c
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-07-29-001 At A Dixie Roadside Diner DE4014xa
40-07-29-002 Harlem Air-Shaft JM DE-003†, NI 4016 DE4014a
40-07-29-003 All Too Soon JM DE-003†, NI 4016 DE4014b
40-07-29-004 Me And You - vIA JM DE-003† DE4014c
40-07-29-005 Jack The Bear JM DE-003† DE4014d
40-07-29-006 Concerto For Cootie JM DE-003† DE4014e
40-07-29-007 Ko-Ko JM DE-003†, JS 705 DE4014f
40-07-29-008 Orchids For Remembrance JM DE-003† DE4014g
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-07-31-001 Rose Of The Rio Grande - vIA Ev EV-3005, NI 4016 DE4015a
40-07-31-002 Warm Valley Ev EV-3005, NI 4016 DE4015b
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40-08-17-001 Ridin' On A Blue Note Ev EV-3005, NI 4016 DE4016a
40-08-17-002 Boy Meets Horn Ev EV-3005, NI 4016 DE4016b
40-08-17-003 Rose Room Ev EV-3005, NI 4016 DE4017a
40-08-17-004 Stompy Jones Ev EV-3005, NI 4016 DE4017b
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-05-001 BS053427-1 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26748 DE4018a
40-09-05-002 BS053428-1 In A Mellow Tone (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), BL SPV-305822, Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26748 DE4018b
40-09-05-003 BS053429-1 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26748 DE4018c
40-09-05-004 BS053430-1 Warm Valley (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, BL SPV-305822, Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4018d
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-06-001 Sepia Panorama Ev EV-3005, NI 4016 DE4019a
40-09-06-002 Concerto For Cootie Ev EV-3005, NI 4016 DE4019b
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-06-003 Sepia Panorama (Theme) DESS CD-4, JG 1006 DE4020a
40-09-06-004 Stompy Jones DESS CD-4, JG 1006, Rt 70 DE4020b
40-09-06-005 Gal From Joe's DESS CD-4, JS 705 DE4020c
40-09-06-006 Me And You - vIA DESS CD-4, JS 705 DE4020d
40-09-06-007 In A Mellow Tone DESS CD-4, JG 1006, Mx MLP-1003(D) DE4020e
40-09-06-008 Chatterbox DESS CD-4, JG 1006, Mx MLP-1003(D) DE4020f
40-09-06-009 Echoes Of Harlem DESS CD-4, JS 705 DE4020g
40-09-06-010 St. Louis Blues - vIA DESS CD-4, JG 1006 DE4020h
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-07-001 East St Louis Toodle-Oo (Theme)
40-09-07-002 Harlem Airshaft
40-09-07-003 Whispering Grass
40-09-07-004 Sepia Panorama
40-09-07-005 KoKo
40-09-07-006 I Don't Mind -vIA
40-09-07-007 At A Dixie Roadside Diner - vIA
40-09-07-008 Conga Brava
40-09-07-009 Pussy Willow
40-09-07-010 Warm Valley (Theme)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-08-001 Sepia Panorama DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4021a
40-09-08-002 Rumpus In Richmond DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4021b
40-09-08-003 You Think Of Everything DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4021c
40-09-08-004 My Greatest Mistake DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4021d
40-09-08-005 Bojangles DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4021e
40-09-08-006 Azure DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4021f
40-09-08-007 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4021g
40-09-08-008 Concerto For Cootie
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-10-001 East St Louis Toodle-Oo (Theme)
40-09-10-002 Mood Indigo
40-09-10-003 April In Paris
40-09-10-004 The Same Old Story
40-09-10-005 Plucked Again
40-09-10-006 Something To Live For - vHJ
40-09-10-007 Whispering Grass
40-09-10-008 The Mystery Song
40-09-10-009 Warm Valley (Theme)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-11-001 Tootin' Through The Roof JS 704 DE4022a
40-09-11-002 April In Paris JS 704 DE4022b
40-09-11-003 So Far, So Good - vIA JS 704 DE4022c
40-09-11-004 Whispering Grass DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4022d
40-09-11-005 The Mystery Song DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4022e
40-09-11-006 Warm Valley DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4022f
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40-09-11-007 East St Louis Toodle-O (theme) DE4023a
40-09-11-008 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4023b
40-09-11-009 Blue Goose DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4023c
40-09-11-010 All This And Heaven Too DE4023d
40-09-11-011 Slap Happy DESS CD-4, JS 704, Mx MLP-1003(D) DE4023e
40-09-11-012 All Too Soon JS 704 DE4023f
40-09-11-013 Solitude DE4023g
40-09-11-014 Rockin' In Rhythm DESS CD-4, JS 704 DE4023h
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-12-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-09-12-002 The Breeze And I - vHJ
40-09-12-003 There I Go - vIA
40-09-12-004 At A Dixie Roadside Diner - vIA
40-09-12-005 I Don't Mind - vIA
40-09-12-006 So Far So Good - vIA
40-09-12-007 Solitude
40-09-12-008 Rockin In Rhythm (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-12-009 Sepia panorama (theme)
40-09-12-010 Solid Old Man JS 705 DE4024a
40-09-12-011 Maybe - vIA DESS CD-4, JS 705 DE4024b
40-09-12-012 Oh Babe, Maybe Someday - vIA JS 705 DE4024c
40-09-12-013 I Don't Mind DE4024d
40-09-12-014 Blueberry Hill JS 705 DE4024e
40-09-12-015 Harlem Air-Shaft DESS CD-4, JS 705 DE4024f
40-09-12-016 Warm Valley (theme) DE4024g
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-14-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-09-14-002 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl
40-09-14-003 You Think Of Everything
40-09-14-004 Our Love Affair
40-09-14-005 My Greatest Mistake - vHJ
40-09-14-006 Maybe - vIA
40-09-14-007 In A Mellow Tone
40-09-14-008 Warm Valley (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-15-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-09-15-002 The Seargent Was Shy
40-09-15-003 Orchids For Remembrance
40-09-15-004 Maybe - vIA
40-09-15-005 Cotton Tail
40-09-15-006 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ
40-09-15-007 Harlem Airshaft
40-09-15-008 There I Go
40-09-15-009 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-17-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-09-17-002 Azure
40-09-17-003 The Same Old Story
40-09-17-004 Subtle Lament
40-09-17-005 Star Dust - vHJ
40-09-17-006 Black Beauty
40-09-17-007 You Think Of Everything
40-09-17-008 Warm Valley (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-18-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-09-18-002 Doing The Voom Voom
40-09-18-003 Something To Live For - vIA
40-09-18-004 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl
40-09-18-005 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
40-09-18-006 Sweet Sue
40-09-18-007 Mood Indigo
40-09-18-008 Blue Prelude (Blue Goose?)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-19-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-09-19-002 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl
40-09-19-003 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ
40-09-19-004 Our Love Affair
40-09-19-005 My Greatest Mistake
40-09-19-006 At A Dixie Roadside Diner - vIA
40-09-19-007 Call Of The Canyon - vHJ
40-09-19-008 Whispering Grass
40-09-19-009 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA
40-09-19-010 Warm Valley (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-21-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-09-21-002 Jig Walk Ev EV-3005, NI 4016 DE4025a
40-09-21-003 Whispering Grass
40-09-21-004 Blueberry Hill
40-09-21-005 Harlem Air Shaft
40-09-21-006 All This And Heaven Too
40-09-21-007 Maybe - vIA
40-09-21-008 There I Go
40-09-21-009 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl
40-09-21-010 Tootin' Through The Roof
40-09-21-011 Warm Valley (theme) DE4025b
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-25-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-09-25-002 The Sergeant Was Shy
40-09-25-003 Frenesi
40-09-25-004 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ
40-09-25-005 Harlem Airshaft
40-09-25-006 My Greatest Mistake
40-09-25-007 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
40-09-25-008 Solid Old Man
40-09-25-009 Blue Goose
40-09-25-010 There I Go
40-09-25-011 Old King Dooji
40-09-25-012 Warm Valley (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-26-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-09-26-002 Rumpus In Richmond
40-09-26-003 I Don't Mind - vIA
40-09-26-004 Our Love Affair
40-09-26-005 Orchids For Remembrance
40-09-26-006 Maybe
40-09-26-007 Cotton Tail
40-09-26-008 Here I Go
40-09-26-009 Get Out Of Town
40-09-26-010 Little Posey NI 4016 DE4026a
40-09-26-011 Warm Valley (theme) NI 4016 DE4026b
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40-09-27-001 Sittin' At The Séance DE4027a
40-09-27-002 Looking For Yesterday DE4027b
40-09-27-003 Weely DE4027c
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-28-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-09-28-002 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ
40-09-28-003 Two Dreams Met - vIA
40-09-28-004 Cottontail
40-09-28-005 There I Go
40-09-28-006 St. Louis Blues - vIA
40-09-28-007 My Greatest Mistake
40-09-28-008 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl
40-09-28-009 Rumpus In Richmond
40-09-28-010 Warm Valley (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-09-29-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-09-29-002 The Sergeant Was Shy
40-09-29-003 Concerto For Cootie
40-09-29-004 Two Dreams Met
40-09-29-005 Our Love Affair - vHJ
40-09-29-006 Harlem Air Shaft
40-09-29-007 Crosstown
40-09-29-008 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl
40-09-29-009 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA
40-09-29-010 Two Dreams Met
40-09-29-011 Warm Valley (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-10-00-001 Maybe - vIA DE4028xa
40-10-00-002 I Give You My word DE4028a
40-10-00-003 So You're The One DE4028b
40-10-00-004 I Want To Live DE4028c
40-10-00-005 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl DE4028d
40-10-00-006 There I Go DE4028e
40-10-00-007 Harlem Air-Shaft DE4028f
40-10-00-008 Stardust - vHJ DESS CD-4, JS 705 DE4028g
40-10-00-009 Subtle Lament DESS CD-4, JS 705 DE4028h
40-10-00-010 It's The Same Old Story DESS CD-4, JS 705 DE4028j
40-10-00-011 Cotton Tail DESS CD-4, JS 705 DE4028i
40-10-00-012 T.T. On Toast JS 705 DE4028k
40-10-00-013 The Sergeant Was Shy JS 705 DE4028l
40-10-00-014 At A Dixie Roadside Diner DESS CD-4 DE4028m
Duke Ellington(p)
40-10-00-015 Black Beauty DESS CD-4, JS 705 DE4028n
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)
40-10-01-001 BS053504-1 Pitter Panther Patter (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, Bb 2178-2-RB, Nw RP2048, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4029a
40-10-01-002 BS053504-2 Pitter Panther Patter (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 2178-2-RB, Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 27221 DE4029b
40-10-01-003 BS053505-1 Body And Soul Bb 2178-2-RB, Nw RP2048, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), UtD 2008(D) DE4029c
40-10-01-004 BS053505-2 Body And Soul (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, Bb 2178-2-RB, Nw RP2048, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4029d
40-10-01-005 BS053505-3 Body And Soul (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 2178-2-RB, Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 27406 DE4029e
40-10-01-006 BS053506-1 Sophisticated Lady (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, Bb 2178-2-RB, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4029f
40-10-01-007 BS053506-2 Sophisticated Lady (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 2178-2-RB, Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 27221 DE4029g
40-10-01-008 BS053507-1 Mr. J.B. Blues (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 2178-2-RB, Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 27406 DE4029h
40-10-01-009 BS053507-2 Mr. J.B. Blues (F)RCA FXM-1-7072, Bb 2178-2-RB, Nw RP2048, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4029i
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-10-01-010 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-10-01-011 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl
40-10-01-012 There I Go
40-10-01-013 I'll Never Smile Again - vIA
40-10-01-014 I'm Nobody's Baby - vIA
40-10-01-015 I Hear A Rhapsody
40-10-01-016 Harmony In Harlem
40-10-01-017 Looking For Yesterday
40-10-01-018 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans - vIA
40-10-01-019 Two Dreams Met
40-10-01-020 Warm Valley (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40-10-03-001 In A Mellow Tone JS 705 DE4030a
40-10-03-002 Ring Dem Bells - vCW JS 705, QD Q-007 DE4030b
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-10-05-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-10-05-002 Koko
40-10-05-003 I Never Felt This Way Before - vJH
40-10-05-004 Rumpus In Richmond
40-10-05-005 I Hear A Rhapsody
40-10-05-006 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl
40-10-05-007 There I Go
40-10-05-008 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA
40-10-05-009 I Don't Mind
40-10-05-010 Tootin' Through The Roof
40-10-05-011 Warm Valley (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-10-06-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-10-06-002 Me And You - vHJ
40-10-06-003 My Greatest Mistake
40-10-06-004 Harlem Air Shaft
40-10-06-005 I Give You My Word
40-10-06-006 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl
40-10-06-007 So You're The One
40-10-06-008 Bojangles
40-10-06-009 Our Love Affair
40-10-06-010 In A Mellow Tone
40-10-06-011 Warm Valley (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-10-08-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-10-08-002 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ
40-10-08-003 In A Mellow Tone
40-10-08-004 I Never Felt This Way Before
40-10-08-005 Practice Makes Perfect
40-10-08-006 The Same Old Story
40-10-08-007 At A Dixie Roadside Diner - vIA
40-10-08-008 I Hear A Rhapsody
40-10-08-009 Maybe - vIA
40-10-08-010 Cottontail
40-10-08-011 Warm Valley (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40-10-12-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-10-12-002 In A Mellow Tone
40-10-12-003 There I Go
40-10-12-004 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl
40-10-12-005 I Hear A Rhapsody
40-10-12-006 Warm Valley (theme)
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 13 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 Hardwick(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
40-10-13-001 Sepia Panorama (theme)
40-10-13-002 Rumpus In Richmond
40-10-13-003 I Never Felt This Way Before - vHJ
40-10-13-004 The Sergeant Was Shy
40-10-13-005 The Same Old Story
40-10-13-006 Practice Makes Perfect
40-10-13-007 So You're The One
40-10-13-008 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA
40-10-13-009 Concerto For Cootie
40-10-13-010 Ferryboat Serenade - vIA
40-10-13-011 Jack The Bear
40-10-13-012 Warm Valley (theme)
 
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 Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)
40-10-17-001 BS053430-2 Warm Valley (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, Nw RP2051(AM), RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4031a
40-10-17-002 BS053430-3 Warm Valley (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26796 DE4031b
40-10-17-003 BS053552-1 Flaming Sword (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, Nw RP2051(AM), RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4031c
40-10-17-004 BS053552-2 Flaming Sword (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 26796 DE4031d
40-10-17-005 BS053552-3 Flaming Sword (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, Nw RP2051(AM), RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4031e
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-10-28-001 BS053579-1 Across The Track Blues (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 27235 DE4032a
40-10-28-002 BS053579-2 Across The Track Blues (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, Nw RP2051(AM), RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4032b
40-10-28-003 BS053580-1 Chloe (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 27235 DE4032c
40-10-28-004 BS053581-1 I Never Felt This Way Before - vHJ (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 27247 DE4032d
40-10-28-005 BS053582-2 I Never Felt This Way Before - vHJ (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, Nw RP2051(AM), RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4032e
 
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)
40-11-02-001 BS053603-1 Day Dream (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, Bb B-11021, BL SPV-305822, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033a
40-11-02-002 BS053604-1 Good Queen Bess (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, Bb B-11117, BL SPV-305822, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033b
40-11-02-003 BS053604-2 Good Queen Bess (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, BL SPV-305822, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033c
40-11-02-004 BS053605-1 That's The Blues Old Man (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, Bb B-11117, BL SPV-305822, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033d
40-11-02-005 BS053606-1 Junior Hop RCA 09026-63386-2(D), UtD 2009 DE4033e
40-11-02-006 BS053606-2 Junior Hop (F)RCA FXM-1-7094, Bb B-11021, BL SPV-305822, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033f
 
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)
40-11-02-007 BS053607-1 Without A Song (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, Bb B-10946, Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033g
40-11-02-008 BS053607-2 Without A Song (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033h
40-11-02-009 BS053608-1 My Sunday Gal (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, Bb B-10946, Cl(F) 820, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033i
40-11-02-010 BS053609-1 Mobile Bay (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, Bb B-11057, Cl(F) 820, RCA 07863-66790-2, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033j
40-11-02-011 BS053609-2 Mobile Bay (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033k
40-11-02-012 BS053610-1 Linger Awhile (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033l
40-11-02-013 BS05310-2 Linger Awhile (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, Bb B-11057, Cl(F) 8201140, MJ MJCD, RCA 07863-66790-2, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4033m
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-11-07-001 It's Glory St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034a
40-11-07-002 The Mooche JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034b
40-11-07-003 The Sheik Of Araby St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034c
40-11-07-004 Sepia Panorama St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034d
40-11-07-005 Ko-Ko JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034e
40-11-07-006 There Shall Be No Night - vHJ St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034f
40-11-07-007 Pussy Willow JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034g
40-11-07-008 Chatterbox JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034h
40-11-07-009 Mood Indigo JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034i
40-11-07-010 Harlem Air-Shaft JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034j
40-11-07-011 Ferryboat Serenade - vIA St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034k
40-11-07-012 Warm Valley JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034l
40-11-07-013 Chaser VJC 1019-2 DE4034m
40-11-07-014 Stompy Jones JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034n
40-11-07-015 Chloe St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034o
40-11-07-016 Bojangles JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034p
40-11-07-017 On The Air JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034q
40-11-07-018 Rumpus In Richmond JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034r
40-11-07-019 Chaser St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034s
40-11-07-020 The Sidewallks Of New York St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034t
40-11-07-021 Flaming Sword JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034u
40-11-07-022 Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Never No Lament) St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034w
40-11-07-023 Caravan St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034x
40-11-07-024 Clarinet Lament JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1019-2 DE4034y
40-11-07-025 Slap Happy JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034z
40-11-07-026 Sepia Panorama JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034aa
40-11-07-027 Boy Meets Horn JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034ab
40-11-07-028 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans - vIA JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034ac
40-11-07-029 Oh Babe, Maybe Someday - vIA JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034ad
40-11-07-030 Five O'Clock Whistle - vIA JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034ae
40-11-07-031 Fanfare St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2
40-11-07-032 Call Of The Canyon - vHJ JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034af
40-11-07-033 Unidentified Title St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2
40-11-07-034 All This And Heaven Too - vHJ St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034ag
40-11-07-035 Chaser VJC 1020-2 DE4034ah
40-11-07-036 Rockin' In Rhythm JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034ai
40-11-07-037 Sophisticated Lady JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034aj
40-11-07-038 Cotton Tail St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034ak
40-11-07-039 Whispering Grass JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034al
40-11-07-040 Conga Brava - vHJ JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034am
40-11-07-041 Chaser VJC 1020-2 DE4034an
40-11-07-042 Across The Track Blues St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034ao
40-11-07-043 Honeysuckle Rose St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034ap
40-11-07-044 Wham! - vRN St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034aq
40-11-07-045 Stardust JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034ar
40-11-07-046 Rose Of The Rio Grande - vIA JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034as
40-11-07-047 St. Louis Blues - vIA JSo AA-520/521, St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034at
40-11-07-048 Warm Valley St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034au
40-11-07-049 God Bless America St STCD-5316/17, VJC 1020-2 DE4034av
 
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)
40-11-11-001 BS053621- Charlie The Chulo (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), UtD 2009 DE4035a
40-11-11-002 BS053621- Charlie The Chulo (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4035b
40-11-11-003 BS053621-1 Charlie The Chulo (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, Bb B-10981, Cl(F) 837, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4035c
40-11-11-004 BS053622- Lament For Javanette (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, Cl(F) 837, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4035d
40-11-11-005 BS053622-1 Lament For Javanette (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, Bb B-11098, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4035e
40-11-11-006 BS053623- A Lull At Dawn (F)RCA FXM-1-7133 DE4035f
40-11-11-007 BS053623- A Lull At Dawn (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4035g
40-11-11-008 BS053623-1 A Lull At Dawn (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, Bb B-10981, Cl(F) 837, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4035h
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)
40-11-11-009 BS053624-2 Ready Eddy (F)RCA FXM-1-7133 DE4035i
40-11-11-010 BS053624- Ready Eddy (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4035j
40-11-11-011 BS053624- Ready Eddy (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4035k
40-11-11-012 BS053624-1 Ready Eddy (F)RCA FXM-1-7133, Bb B-11098, Cl(F) 837, RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4035l
 
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 Hardwick(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)
40-12-28-001 BS052780-1 The Sidewalks Of New York (F)RCA FXM-1-7134, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 837, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 27380 DE4036a
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)
40-12-28-002 BS052781-1 Flamingo - vHJ (F)RCA FXM-1-7134, AMSC 1143(D), Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 837, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 27326 DE4036b
Billy Strayhorn out. Add Duke Ellington(p)
40-12-28-003 BS052782-1 The Girl In My Dreams - vHJ (F)RCA FXM-1-7134, Bb 5659-2-RB(D), Cl(F) 837, RCA 09026-63386-2(D), Vi 27326 DE4036c
40-12-28-004 BS052782-2 The Girl In My Dreams - vHJ (F)RCA FXM-1-7134, Nw RP2051(AM), RCA 09026-63386-2(D) DE4036d