1941-1950

   
Index Matrix No. Title Location   Date DESOR No.
   
Note:-  † after an issue number denotes the lack of an official catalogue number.  
 * after an issue number denotes that only part of the take has been used for the issued title  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 15 January 1941  
Standard Radio Transcription recording session at RCA-Victor  
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)  
 
41011501 ¬ Take The "A" Train St P-132, DJD 28035, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4101a
41011502   | I Hear A Rhapsody - vHJ St P-132, DJD 28035, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4101b
41011503 BS055250   | Bounce St P-132, DJD 28035, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4101c
41011504   | It's Sad but True St P-132, DJD 28035, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4101d
41011505 _| Madame Will Drop Her Shawl St P-132, DJD 28035, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4101e
41011506 ¬ Frenesi St P-132, DJD 28035, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4101f
41011507   | Until Tonight St P-132, DJD 28035, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4101g
41011508 BS055251   | West Indian Stomp St P-132, DJD 28035, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4101h
41011509   | Love And I St P-132, DJD 28035, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4101i
41011510 _| John Hardy's Wife St P-132, DJD 28035, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4101j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND Jimmie Blanton WITH JOHN SCOTT TROTTER ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 16 January 1941  
NBC broadcast from NBC studios  
Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb) with John Scott Trotter Orchestra  
 
41011601 Jive Rhapsody QD Q-007, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, MR MCD-084-2 DE4102a
41011602 Jumpin' Punkins QD Q-007, (F)RCA FXM 1 7134, MR MCD-084-2 DE4102b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON Culver City, CA 28 January 1941  
MBS broadcast from Casa Manana  
Duke Ellington, Doug Hatton(tk)  
 
41012801 Interview by Hatton Issued on DVD see note DE4103a
 
Issued on Bluebird DVD 82876-60091-2-2  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Culver City, CA February 1941  
MBS broadcast from Casa Manana  
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)  
 
41020601 Clementine unissued DE9060a
41020602 Madame Will Drop Her Shawl unissued DE9060b
41020603 Jumpin' Punkins unissued DE9060c
41020604 Unidentified unissued DE9060d
41020606 Blue Serge unissued DE9060e
41020607 Are You Sticking? unissued DE9060f
41020608 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE9060g
41020609 A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing unissued DE9060h
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Culver City, CA 13 February 1941  
MBS broadcast from Casa Manana  
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)  
 
41021301 John Hardy's Wife unissued DE4104a
41021302 The Girl In My Dreams - vHJ unissued DE4104b
41021303 Clementine unissued DE4104c
41021304 A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing unissued DE4104d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 15 February 1941  
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)  
 
41021501 BS055283-1 Take The "A" Train Vi 27380, (F)RCA FXM 1 7135, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143 DE4105a
41021502 BS055284-1 Jumpin' Punkins (F)RCA FXM 1 7135, Nw RP2051 DE4105b
41021503 BS055284-2 Jumpin' Punkins Vi 27356, (F)RCA FXM 1 7135, Bb 5659-2-RB , Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143 DE4105c
41021504 BS055285-1 John Hardy's Wife Vi 27434, (F)RCA FXM 1 7135, Bb 5659-2-RB , Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143 DE4105d
41021505 BS055286-1 Blue Serge Vi 27356, (F)RCA FXM 1 7135, Bb 5659-2-RB , Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143  
 
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)  
 
41021506 BS055287-1 After All Vi 27434, (F)RCA FXM 1 7135, Bb 5659-2-RB, BL SPV 305822, AMSC1143 DE4105e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Culver City, CA 16 February 1941  
MBS broadcast from Casa Manana  
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)  
 
41021601 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4106a
41021602 Take The "A" Train MR MCD-084-2 DE4106b
41021603 Jumpin' Punkins MR MCD-084-2 DE4106c
41021604 Flamingo - vHJ MR MCD-084-2 DE4106d
 
Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
41021605 Jive Rhapsody MR MCD-084-2 DE4106e
 
As before  
 
41021606 After All MR MCD-084-2 DE4106f
41021607 Chelsea Bridge MR MCD-084-2 DE4106g
41021608 Love Like This Can't Last - vIA MR MCD-084-2 DE4106h
41021609 Blue Serge MR MCD-084-2 DE4106i
41021610 Take The "A" Train (theme) MR MCD-084-2 DE4106j
 
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Culver City, CA 20 February 1941  
MBS broadcast from Casa Manana  
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); Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
41022001 Blue Serge Bb 82876-60091-2-1 DE4107xa
41022002 Are You Sticking? Bb 82876-60091-2-1 DE4107a
41022003 Chelsea Bridge Bb 82876-60091-2-1 DE4107b
41022004 Love Like This Can't Last - vIA Bb 82876-60091-2-1 DE4107c
41022005 Moon Mist Bb 82876-60091-2-1 DE4107d
41022006 Take The "A" Train (theme) Bb 82876-60091-2-1 DE4107xb
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 30 March 1941  
CBS broadcast  
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)  
 
41033001 Take The "A" Train unissued  
41033002 Flamingo - vHJ unissued DE9025a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY 14 May 1941  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Duke Ellington(p)  
 
41051401 BS065604-1 Dear Old Southland (F)FXM 1 7135, Bb 2178-2-RB, Nw RP2051 DE4108a
41051402 BS065604-2 Dear Old Southland Vi 27564,(F)FXM 1 7135, Cl (F) 837 DE4108b
41051403 BS065605-1 Solitude Vi 27564,(F)FXM 1 7135, Bb 2178-2-RB, Cl (F) 837 DE4108c
41051404 BS065605-2 Solitude (F)FXM 1 7135, Bb 2178-2-RB, Nw RP2051 DE4108d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND JIMMIE BLANTON Los Angeles, CA 29 May 1941  
NBC broadcast from NBC Studios  
Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb)  
 
41052901 Stomp Caprice Sp 17 DE4109a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND JIMMIE BLANTON WITH JOHN SCOTT TROTTER ORCHESTRA   Same session  
 
Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb); John Scott Trotter Orch; CHO(v)  
 
41052902 Frankie And Johnny - vCHO Te M-554, (F)RCA FXM 1 7135, MR MCD-084-2 DE4109b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 05 June 1941  
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)  
 
41060501 B061283-1 Bakiff V1 27502, (F)RCA FXM 1 7135, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143 DE4110a
41060502 B061284-1 Are You Sticking? V1 27804, (F)RCA FXM 1 7135, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143 DE4110b
41060503 B061284-2 Are You Sticking? (F)RCA FXM 1 7135, Nw RP2051 DE4110c
41060504 B061285-1 Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin' V1 27502, (F)RCA FXM 1 7201(A), Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143 DE4110d
41060505 B061286-1 The Giddy-Bug Gallop V1 27502, (F)RCA FXM 1 7201(A), Bb 5659-2-RB, BL SPV 305822, Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143 DE4110e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA South Gate, CA June 1941  
MBS Broadcast, from Trianon 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); IA(v)  
 
41060506 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4112a
41060507 Sepia Panorama Bb 82876-60091-2-1 DE4112b
41060508 It's Square But It Rocks Bb 82876-60091-2-1 DE4112c
41060509 Day Dream unissued DE4112d
41060510 In A Mellow Tone Bb 82876-60091-2-1 DE4112e
41060511 ¬ The Second Portrait Of The Lion unissued DE4112f
41060512 _| Raincheck unissued DE4112g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON Los Angeles, CA 09 June 1941  
MBS studio broadcast  
Duke Ellington(p,tk); Herb Jeffries(v); Eddie Rochester” Anderson(tk)  
 
41060901 Talk about Canada Lee https://tinyurl.com/y84jr8be  
41060902 Brown Skin Gal - vHJ https://tinyurl.com/y84jr8be DE4111a
41060903 Intro talk https://tinyurl.com/y84jr8be  
41060904 Chocolate Shake https://tinyurl.com/y84jr8be DE4111b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA South Gate, CA 12 June 1941  
MBS Broadcast, from Trianon 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(v)  
 
41061201 ¬ The Second Portrait Of The Lion JA 15, (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A) DE4113a
41061202 _| Raincheck JA 15, (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A), MDD 006 DE4113b
41061203 Flamingo - vHJ unissued DE4113c
41061204 Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin' Rt 56 DE4113d
41061205 The Giddy-Bug Gallop unissued DE4113e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA South Gate, CA 16 June 1941  
MBS Broadcast, from Trianon 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); Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
41061601 Solid Old Man unissued DE4114a
41061602 John Hardy's Wife unissued DE4114b
41061603 It's Square But It Rocks - vIA unissued DE4114c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 26 June 1941  
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,cs); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
41062601 BS061318-1 Chocolate Shake - vIA Vi 27531, (F)RCA FXM 1 7201(A), Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143 DE4115a
41062602 BS061319-1 I Got It Bad - vIA Vi 27531, (F)RCA FXM 1 7201(A), Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143 DE4115b
41062603 BS061319-2 I Got It Bad - vIA (F)RCA FXM 1 7201(A), BL SPV 305822, Nw RP2051 DE4115c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON Los Angeles, CA 29 June 1941  
CBS broadcast from Hollywood Bowl  
Duke Ellington(p) with  John Scott Trotter, Lud Guskin, Meredith Willson, Freddie Martin, Jackie Cooper and others.  
 
41062901 Amapola unissued DE4207a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 02 July 1941  
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,cs); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Herb Jeffries, Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
41070201 BS061338-1 Clementine Vi 27700, FXM 1 7201(A), Bb 5659-2-RB, BL SPV 305822, Cl (F) 837, AMSC1143 DE4116a
41070202 BS061339-1 Brown-Skin Gal - vHJ Vi 27517, FXM 1 7201(A), Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 837 DE4116b
41070203 BS061340-1 Jump For Joy - vHJ Vi 27517, FXM 1 7201(A), Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 837 DE4116c
41070204 BS061340-2 Jump For Joy - vIA FXM 1 7201(A), Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 851 DE4116d
41070205 BS061341-1 Moon Over Cuba Vi 27587,  FXM 1 7201(A), FXM 1 7201(B), Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 851, AMSC1143 DE4116e
 
REX STEWART AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 03 July 1941  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Rex Stewart(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
41070301 BS061342-1 Some Saturday Bb B-11258, (F)FXM 1 7201(A), (F)FXM 1 7201(B), RCA 07863-66790-2, RCA 09026-63386-2, Cl (F) 851 DE4117a
41070302 BS061343-1 Just Squeeze Me (Subtle Slough) MJ MJCD 1140, Bb B-11258, (F)FXM 1 7201(A), (F)FXM 1 7201(B), RCA 09026-63386-2, Cl (F) 851 DE4117b
41070303 BS061344-1 Menelik - The Lion Of Judah HMV JO-282, (F)FXM 1 7201(A), (F)FXM 1 7201(B), RCA 09026-63386-2 DE4117c
41070304 BS061344-2 Menelik - The Lion Of Judah RCA 09026-63386-2 DE4117xa
41070305 BS061345-1 Poor Bubber HMV JO-282, (F)FXM 1 7201(A), (F)FXM 1 7201(B), RCA 09026-63386-2, Cl (F) 851 DE4117d
 
JOHNNY HODGES AND HIS ORCHESTRA   Same session  
 
Ray Nance(t); Lawrence Brown(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Harry Carney(bar) Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
41070306 BS061346-1 Squaty Roo Bb B-11447, (F)FXM 1 7201(B), (F)FXM 1 7274(A), RCA 09026-63386-2, BL SPV 305822 DE4117e
41070307 BS061347-1 Passion Flower Bb B30-0817, (F)FXM 1 7201(B), (F)FXM 1 7274(A), RCA 09026-63386-2, BL SPV 305822 DE4117f
41070308 BS061348-1 Things Ain't What They Used To Be Bb B-11447, (F)FXM 1 7201(B), (F)FXM 1 7274(A), RCA 09026-63386-2, BL SPV 305822 DE4117g
41070309 BS061349-1 Goin' Out The Back Way Bb B30-0817, (F)FXM 1 7201(B), (F)FXM 1 7274(A), RCA 09026-63386-2, BL SPV 305822 DE4117h
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 25 August 1941  
Recording for CBS broadcast  
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)  
 
41082501 Take The "A" Train Co CBS Forecast N. 12 DE4118a
41082502 Flamingo - vHJ Co CBS Forecast N. 12 DE4118b
41082503 Jumpin' Punkins Co CBS Forecast N. 12 DE4118c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON Los Angeles, CA 01 September 1941  
KFI studio broadcast  
Duke Ellington(p); Herb Jeffries, Ivie Anderson, Joe Turner, Choir(v)  
 
Selections From "Jump For Joy" DE4119a
41090101 1. Brown Skin Gal - vHJ Kl KLON-1†  
41090102 2. Jump For Joy - vCHO Kl KLON-1†  
41090103 3. I Got It Bad - vIA Kl KLON-1†  
41090104 4. Rocks In My Bed - vJTu Kl KLON-1†  
41090105 5. Jump For Joy - vCHO Kl KLON-1†  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 17 September 1941  
Standard Radio Transcription recording session at RCA-Victor  
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)  
 
41091701 ¬ Clementine St P-169, DJD 28035(F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A), VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107, MDD 006 DE4120a
41091702   | Chelsea Bridge St P-169, DJD 28035(F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A), VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4120b
41091703 BS061661   | Love Like This Can't Last St P-169, DJD 28035(F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A), VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4120c
41091704   | After All St P-169, DJD 28035(F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A), VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4120d
41091705 _| The Girl In My Dreams - vHJ St P-169, DJD 28035(F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A), VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4120e
41091706 ¬ Jumpin' Punkins St P-169, DJD 28035(F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A), VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4120f
41091707 BS061662   | Frankie And Johnny St P-169, DJD 28035(F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A), VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4120g
41091708   | Flamingo - vHJ St P-169, DJD 28035(F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A), VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4120h
41091709 _| Bakiff St P-169, DJD 28035(F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A), VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4120i
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 26 September 1941  
Same personnel  
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); Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
41092601 BS061684-1 Five O'Clock Drag Vi 27700, (F)RCA FXM 1 7201(B), Bb 5659-2-RB, RCA 07863-33790-2, Cl (F) 851, AMSC1143 DE4121a
41092602 BS061685-1 Rocks In My Bed - vIA Vi 27639, (F)RCA FXM 1 7201(B), Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 851 DE4121b
41092603 BS061686-1 Bli-Blip - vRN Vi 27639, (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 851 DE4121c
 
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)  
 
41092604 BS061687-1 Chelsea Bridge (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Cl (F) 851 DE4121d
 
BARNEY BIGARD AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 29 September 1941  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Ray Nance(t); ~JT(tb); Barney Bigard(cl,ts); Harry Carney(bar) Billy Strayhorn(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
41092901 BS061688-1 Brown Suede Bb B-11581, (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Cl (F) 851 DE4122a
41092902 BS061689-1 Noir Bleu (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Cl (F) 851 DE4122b
41092903 BS061690-1 C Blues (C-Jam Blues) Bb B-11581, (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Cl (F) 851 DE4122c
41092904 BS061691-1 June (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Cl (F) 851 DE4122d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND Jimmie Blanton WITH JOHN SCOTT TROTTER ORCHESTRA   09 October 1941  
 
Duke Ellington(p); Jimmie Blanton(sb) with John Scott Trotter Orchestra  
 
41100901 Take The "A" Train QD Q-007, MR MCD-084-2, JHP CD 48736 DE4123a
41100902 Flamingo JHP CD 48736 DE4123b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA November / December 1941  
RCM film 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); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch);Herb Jeffries, Ivie Anderson, Paul White, Marie Bryant(v)  
 
41113001 Cotton Tail ER 1002, Sv SLP-6000 DE4124a
41113002 I Got It Bad - vIA Sv SLP-6000 DE4124b
41113003 Flamingo - vHJ (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A), Sv SLP-6000 DE4124c
41113004 Bli-Blip - vPW, MB (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(A) DE4124d
41113005 C-Jam Blues ER 1002 DE4124e
 
Film soundtrack from "Soundies" made for visual juke boxes  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 02 December 1941  
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); Billy Strayhorn(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch);Herb Jeffries(v)  
 
41120201 BS061941-1 Raincheck Vi 27880, (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Cl (F) 851, AMSC1143 DE4125a
41120202 BS061942-1 What Good Would It Do? - vHJ Vi 27740, (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Cl (F) 851 DE4125b
 
Billy Strayhorn out. Add Duke Ellington(p)  
 
41120203 BS061943-1 I Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I've Got - vHJ Vi 27804, (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Cl (F) 851 DE4125c
41120204 BS061943-2 I Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I've Got - vHJ RCA 09026 63386, Nw RP2051 DE4125d
 
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p)  
 
41120205 BS0616887-2 Chelsea Bridge Vi 27740, (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Cl (F) 851, AMSC1143 DE4125e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 03 December 1941  
Standard Radio Transcription recording session at RCA-Victor  
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); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch);Herb Jeffries(v)  
 
41120301 ¬ Stomp Caprice  St P-183, Te M-550, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4126a
41120302   | Bugle Breaks St P-183, Te M-550, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4126b
41120303 BS061946   | You And I - vHJ  St P-183, Te M-550, Sd SCD 4107 DE4126c
41120304   | Have You Changed? St P-183, Te M-550, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4126d
41120305 _| Raincheck St P-183, Te M-550, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4126e
41120306 ¬ Blue Serge St P-183, Te M-550, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4126f
41120307   | Moon Mist St P-183, Te M-550, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4126g
41120308 BS061947   | I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire - vHJ St P-183, Te M-550, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4126h
41120309   | Easy Street St P-183, Te M-550, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4126i
41120310 _| Perdido St P-183, Te M-550, VJC 1003-2, Sd SCD 4107 DE4126j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 21 January 1942  
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); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42012101 BS070682-1 Perdido Vi 27880, (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Bb 5659-2-RB, Bb 82876-60091-2-1, Cl (F) 867, AMSC1143 DE4201a
42012102 BS070682-2 Perdido RCA 07863-66790-2, Nw RP2056 DE4201b
42012103 BS070683-1 C-Jam Blues Vi 27756, (F)RCA FXM 1 7274(B), Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 867, AMSC1143 DE4201c
42012104 BS070684-1 Moon Mist Vi 27880, Bb 5659-2-RB  , BL SPV 305822, Cl (F) 867 DE4201d
42012105 BS070684-2 Moon Mist (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Nw RP2056 DE4201e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 26 February 1942  
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); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
42022601 BS071890-1 What Am I Here For? Vi 20-1598, (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Bb 5659-2, RCA 07863-66790-2, Cl (F) 867 DE4202a
42022602 BS071891-1 I Don't Mind - vIA Vi 09026-63386-2, Nw RP2056 DE4202b
42022603 BS071891-2 I Don't Mind - vIA Vi 20-1598, (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Bb 5659-2, Cl (F) 867 DE4202c
42022604 BS071892-1 Someone Vi 20-1584, (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Bb 5659-2, Cl (F) 867 DE4202d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA South Gate, CA April / May 1942  
Broadcast, from Trianon 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); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42042001 What Am I Here For? unissued DE4203a
42042002 Barzalli Lou unissued DE4203b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA South Gate, CA 02 May 1942  
MBS broadcast from Trianon 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); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42050201 Take The "A" Train 903 9021 DE4204a
42050202 Swing Shifters Swing Rt 70, 903 9021 DE4204b
42050203 Main Stem 903 9021 DE4204c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA South Gate, CA 07 May 1942  
MBS broadcast from Trianon 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); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
42050701 Take The "A" Train unissued DE4205a
42050702 The Strollers unissued DE4205b
42050703 I Don't Want To Walk Without You unissued DE4205c
42050704 Just Fiddlin' Around unissued DE4205d
42050705 I Don't Mind - vIA unissued DE4205e
42050706 John Hardy's Wife unissued DE4205f
42050707 Someone (Blue Again#) unissued DE4205g
42050708 Body And Soul unissued DE4205h
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA South Gate, CA May 1942  
MBS broadcast from Trianon 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); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Herb Jeffries, Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
42052001 The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else - vIA unissued DE4206a
42052002 Body And Soul - vHJ unissued DE4206b
42052003 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4206c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 26 June 1942  
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); Billy Strayhorn(p,cs); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Herb Jeffries(v)  
 
42062601 BS072437-1 My Little Brown Book - vHJ Vi 20-1584, (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 867 DE4208a
42062602 BS072438-1 Main Stem Vi 20-1556, (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 867 DE4208b
42062603 BS072439-1 Johnny Come Lately Vi 20-1556, (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 867 DE4208c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Denver, CO 14 July 1942  
CBS Broadcast, from El Patio Ballroom, Lakeside Park  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42071401 Things Ain't What They Used To Be 903 9021 DE4209a
42071402 Ko-Ko 903 9021 DE4209b
42071403 Take The "A" Train (theme) 903 9021 DE4209c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Denver, CO 15 July 1942  
CBS Broadcast, from El Patio Ballroom, Lakeside Park  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
42071401 Take The "A" Train (theme) 903 9021 DE4210a
42071402 The Strollers JA 15, 903 9021 DE4210b
42071403 Rocks In My Bed - vIA 903 9021 DE4210c
42071404 John Hardy's Wife 903 9021 DE4210d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 19 July 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42071501 Bli-Blip - vRN unissued DE4211a
42071502 All I Need Is You unissued DE4211b
42071503 Perdido unissued DE4211c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 21 July 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42071901 C-Jam Blues unissued DE4212a
42071902 Take The "A" Train unissued DE4212b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 22 July 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42072101 Just A-Sittin And A-Rockin' NI 4016 DE4213a
42072102 Rose Of The Rio Grande unissued DE4213b
42072103 I Didn't Know About You NI 4016 DE4213c
42072104 Things Ain't What They Used to Be BJ LP-3004, NI 4016 DE4213d
 
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 24 July 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42072401 Swing Shifter's Swing JA 15 DE4214a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 26 July 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
42072601 Someone unissued DE4215a
42072602 The Sergeant Was Shy unissued DE4215b
42072603 I Don't Mind - vIA unissued DE4215c
42072604 What Am I Here For? unissued DE4215d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 27 July 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42072701 Warm Valley unissued DE4216a
42072702 Bakiff unissued DE4216b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 28 July 1942  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
42072801 BS074781-1 Hayfoot, Strawfoot - vIA Vi 20-1505, (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Cl (F) 867 DE4217a
42072802 BS074781-2 Hayfoot, Strawfoot - vIA Bb 5659-2-RB, Nw RP2056 DE4217b
42072803 BS074782-1 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady) Vi 20-1528, (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Bb 5659-2-RB, BL SPV 305822, Cl (F) 867 DE4217c
42072804 BS074782-2 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady) (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Nw RP2056 DE4217d
42072805 BS074783-1 A Slip Of The Lip - vRN Vi 20-1528, (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 867 DE4217e
42072806 BS074784-1 Sherman Shuffle Vi 20-1505, (F)RCA FXM 1 7301, Bb 5659-2-RB, Cl (F) 867 DE4217f
 
NB. This was Duke Ellingtons final commercial recording before the Union ban which started on 1 August 1942  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 28 July 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
42072807 John Hardy's Wife unissued DE4218a
42072808 Five O'Clock Drag NI 4016 DE4218b
42072809 Perdido NI 4016 DE4218c
42072810 Solitude - vIA NI 4016 DE4218d
42072811 Barzallai Lou NI 4016 DE4218e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL July/August 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ivie Anderson(v)  
 
42080001 Hayfoot, Strawfoot - vIA unissued DE4219a
42080002 Unbooted Character unissued DE4219b
42080003 Concerto For Cootie unissued DE4219d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 07 August 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42080701 Moon Mist unissued DE4222a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 08 August 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42080801 Mainstem unissued DE4223a
42080802 Sherman Shuffle  unissued DE4223b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 11 August 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42081101 Cotton Tail unissued DE4224a
42081102 Things Ain't What They Used to Be unissued DE4224b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 13 August 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Joya Sherrill(v)  
 
42081301 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4225a
42081302 Manhattan Serenade - vJS unissued DE4225b
42081303 What Am I Here For? unissued DE4225c
42081304 Be Careful, It's My Heart unissued DE4225d
42081305 Perdido unissued DE4225e
42081306 At Last unissued DE4225f
42081307 Massachussets - vJS unissued DE4225g
42081308 Things Ain't What They Used to Be unissued DE4225h
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Cleveland, OH 29 August 1942  
Broadcast, from Hotel Sherman  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42082901 Tangerine tinyurl.com/9nqzhfrx DE4226a
42082902 Who Wouldn't Love You? Te M-554, tinyurl.com/9nqzhfrx DE4226b
42082903 Unidentified Te M-554, tinyurl.com/9nqzhfrx DE4226c
42082904 I Don't Want To Walk Without You Te M-554, tinyurl.com/9nqzhfrx DE4226d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Culver City, CA 28 September 1942  
MGM film soundtrack  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
42092801 Things Ain't What They Used to Be HS 5003, TCM R2-72245 DE4227a
42092802 Going Up HS 5003, TCM R2-72245 DE4227b
 
Film sound track from MGM's "Cabin In The Sky"  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Culver City, CA 29 September 1942  
MGM film soundtrack  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Ford Washington(Buck), John Sublett (Bubbles), Hall Johnson Choir(v)  
 
42092901 Shine - vJsu, Francis Williamss,HJC HS 5003, TCM R2-72245 DE4228a
 
Film sound track from MGM's "Cabin In The Sky"  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA October 1942  
AFRS radio transcription  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncey Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as);  
Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
42090501 Jubilee Theme AFRS J-1 DE4229a
42090502 Hayfoot, Strawfoot - vBR AFRS J-1, Sn SB-214 DE4229b
42090503 Going Up AFRS J-1, Sn SB-214 DE4229c
42090504 Jubilee Theme unissued  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 08 October 1942  
Columbia film soundtrack  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
42100801 Take The "A" Train HS 5014 DE4230a
 
Film sound track from Columbia's "Reveille With Beverley". This session has been released on Docurama DVD NVG 9502  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Trenton, NJ 19 November 1942  
Broadcast, from Fort Dix  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche, Jimmy Britton(v)  
 
42111901 Coca Cola Theme Dk D-1011 DE4231a
42111902 Perdido AFRS BW-31, Dk D-1011 DE4231b
42111903 Just As I Thought You Were Here - vJBr AFRS BW-31, Dk D-1011 DE4231c
42111904 Hayfoot, Strawfoot - vBR Dk D-1011 DE4231d
42111905 Don't Get Around much Anymore BJ LP-3004, Dk D-1011, Rt 70 DE4231e
42111906 Going Up BJ LP-3004, Dk D-1011, Rt 70 DE4231f
42111907 Things Ain't What They Used to Be Dk D-1011 DE4231g
42111908 Take The "A" Train (theme) Dk D-1011 DE4231h
42111909 Coca Cola Theme Dk D-1011 DE4231i
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Providence, RI 17 December 1942  
Broadcast, from Biltmore Hotel  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche, Jimmy Britton(v)  
 
42121701 What Am I Here For? BJ LP-3004 DE4232a
42121702 Dearly Beloved - vJBr BJ LP-3004 DE4232b
42121703 Perdido BJ LP-3004 DE4232c
42121704 A Slip Of The Lip - vRN BJ LP-3004 DE4232d
42121705 Mr. Five By Five - vBR BJ LP-3004 DE4232e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 23 January 1943  
Concert, at Carnegie Hall  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43012301 Star Spangled Banner unissued DE4301a
43012302 Black And Tan Fantasy Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301b
43012303 Rockin' In Rhythm Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301c
43012304 Moon Mist  HoF JG-627, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301d
43012305 Jumpin' Punkins  HoF JG-627, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301e
43012306 A Portrait Of Bert Williams  HoF JG-625, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301f
43012307 Bojangles  HoF JG-625, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301g
43012308 Black Beauty (A Portrait Of Florence Mills) unissued DE4301h
BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE  
  A. BLACK  
43012309       01. Worksong FDC 1004 DE4301i
43012310       02. Come Sunday FDC 1004 DE4301j
43012311       03. Light FDC 1004,  HoF JG-626, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301k
  B. BROWN  
43012312       04. West Indian Dance FDC 1004,  HoF JG-626, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301l
43012313       05. Come Sunday FDC 1004,   HoF JG-626, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301m
43012314       06. The Blues - vBR FDC 1004,   HoF JG-626, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301n
  C. BEIGE  
43012315       07. A View From Central Park  FDC 1004,  HoF JG-626, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301o
43012316       08. Cy Runs Rock Waltz  FDC 1004,  HoF JG-626, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301p
43012317       09. Interlude - Cy Runs Rock Waltz  FDC 1004,  HoF JG-626, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301q
43012318       10. Sugar Hill Penthouse  FDC 1004,  HoF JG-626, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301r
43012319       11. Finale  FDC 1004,  HoF JG-626, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301s
43012320 Ko-Ko  HoF JG-627, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301t
43012321 Dirge  HoF JG-627, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301u
43012322 Johnny Come Lately (Stomp)  HoF JG-627, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301w
43012323 Are You Sticking?  HoF JG-627, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301x
43012324 Bakiff  HoF JG-627, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301y
43012325 Jack The Bear  HoF JG-627, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301z
43012326 BLUE BELLS OF HARLEM  HoF JG-627, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301aa
43012327 Cotton Tail  HoF JG-625, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301ab
43012328 Day Dream  HoF JG-625, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301ac
43012329 Boy Meets Horn  HoF JG-625, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301ad
43012330 Rose Of The Rio Grande  HoF JG-625, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301ae
43012331 Don't Get Around Much Anymore  HoF JG-625, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301af
43012332 Going Up  HoF JG-625, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301ag
43012333 Mood Indigo  HoF JG-625, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4301ah
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Boston, MA 28 January 1943  
Concert, at Symphony Hall  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43012801 Star Spangled Banner Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4302a
43012802 What Am I Here For? unissued DE4302b
43012803 Main Stem unissued DE4302c
43012804 Day Dream unissued DE4302d
BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE  
  A. BLACK  
43012805       01. Worksong HoF JG-626, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4302e
43012806       02. Come Sunday HoF JG-626, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4302f
43012807       03. Light unissued DE4302g
  B. BROWN  
43012808       04. West Indian Dance unissued DE4302h
43012809       05. Come Sunday MJ MJCD 1140 DE4302i
43012810       06. The Blues - vBR JA15 DE4302j
  C. BEIGE  
43012811       07. A View From Central Park unissued DE4302k
43012812       08. Cy Runs Rock Waltz unissued DE4302l
43012813       09. Interlude - Cy Runs Rock Waltz unissued DE4302m
43012814       10. Sugar Hill Penthouse unissued DE4302n
43012815       11. Finale unissued DE4302o
43012816 Jumpin' Punkins unissued DE4302p
43012817 Dirge unissued DE4302q
43012818 Johnny Come Lately unissued DE4302r
43012819 Black Beauty (A Portrait Of Florence Mills) HoF JG-625, Pr P-34004, DRCD11210 DE4302s
43012820 Bakiff unissued DE4302t
43012821 Black And Tan Fantasy unissued DE4302u
43012822 BLUE BELLS OF HARLEM unissued DE4302v
43012823 Boy Meets Horn unissued DE4302w
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 03 April 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Sax Mallard(cl,as); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43040301 Take The "A" Train (theme) Az LP-431, Sv 101 8359 DE4303a
43040302 Hayfoot, Strawfoot - vBR Az LP-431, Sv 101 8359 DE4303b
43040303 It Can't Be Wrong Az LP-431, Sv 101 8359 DE4303c
43040304 What Am I Here For? Az LP-431, Sv 101 8359 DE4303d
43040305 Main Stem Az LP-431, Sv 101 8359 DE4303e
43040306 Could It Be You? Az LP-431, Sv 101 8359 DE4303f
43040307 Going Up Az LP-431, Sv 101 8359 DE4303g
43040308 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Az LP-431, Sv 101 8359 DE4303h
43040309 Nevada Az LP-431, Sv 101 8359 DE4303i
43040310 Things Ain't What They Used To Be Az LP-431, Sv 101 8359 DE4303j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 04 April 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Sax Mallard(cl,as); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43040401 Take The "A" Train (theme) Rt 56, Sv 101 8359 DE4304a
43040402 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Rt 56, Sv 101 8359 DE4304b
43040403 Main Stem Rt 56, Sv 101 8359 DE4304c
43040404 I Don't Want Nobody At All - vBR Rt 56, Sv 101 8359 DE4304d
43040405 Johnny Come Lately Rt 56, Sv 101 8359 DE4304e
43040406 Things Ain't What They Used To Be Rt 56, Sv 101 8359 DE4304f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 07 April 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Sax Mallard(cl,as); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43040701 My Gal Sal unissued DE4305a
43040702 You'll Never Know - vBR unissued DE4305b
43040703 Way Low unissued DE4305c
43040704 Hayfoot, Strawfoot - vBR unissued DE4305d
43040705 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4305e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY  April 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Sax Mallard(cl,as); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43041001 What's The Good Word Mr. Bluebird? - vBR unissued DE4306a
43041002 It Can't Be Wrong unissued DE4306b
43041003 Harlem Air Shaft unissued DE4306c
43041004 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4306d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY  April 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Sax Mallard(cl,as); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Jimmy Britton(v)  
 
43041701 Take The "A" Train (theme) Az LP-431 DE4308a
43041702 What Am I Here For? Az LP-431 DE4308b
43041703 Barzallai Lou Az LP-431 DE4308c
43041704 Ring Around The Moon - vJBr Az LP-431 DE4308d
43041705 Cotton Tail Az LP-431 DE4308e
43041706 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Az LP-431 DE4308f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 20 April 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Sax Mallard(cl,as); Johnny Hodges,  
Scotty Scott(as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
Johnny Come Lately unissued DE4309a
It Can't Be Wrong unissued DE4309b
Three Cent Stomp unissued DE4309c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON GROUP WITH CBS HOUSE BAND New York City, NY 21 April 1943  
Broadcast, from CBS studios  
Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton(tb); Sax Mallard, Harry Carney(cl); Duke Ellington(p); Junior Raglin(sb)  
 
43042101 ¬ Mood Indigo Rt 70 DE4310a
43042102 _| Sophisticated Lady Rt 70 DE4310b
43042103 It Don't Mean A Thing unissued DE4310c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 24 April 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Sax Mallard(cl,as); Johnny Hodges,  
Scotty Scott(as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43042401 Cabin In The Sky unissued DE4311a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY  25 April 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Chauncy Haughton(cl,ts); Sax Mallard(cl,as); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43042501 Nevada unissued DE4307a
43042502 Hayfoot, Strawfoot unissued DE4307b
43042503 It Can't Be Wrong unissued DE4307c
43042504 It's Been So Long unissued DE4307d
43042505 Perdido unissued DE4307e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 01 May 1943  
Broadcast, from Radio City  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Sax Mallard(cl,as); Johnny Hodges,  
Scotty Scott(as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43050101 Take The "A" Train (theme) JSo AA-501, DETS 903 9001 DE4313a
43050102 Hayfoot, Strawfoot JSo AA-501, DETS 903 9001 DE4313b
43050103 Don't Get Around Much Anymore JSo AA-501, DETS 903 9001 DE4313c
43050104 A Slip Of The Lip JSo AA-501, DETS 903 9001 DE4313d
43050105 Take The "A" Train DETS 903 9001 DE4313e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON WITH PAUL LAVALLE ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 02 May 1943  
Broadcast, from WJZ studios  
Duke Ellington(p) with  Chamber of L.B.S. Orchestra  
 
43050201 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4314a
43050202 It Don't Mean A Thing unissued DE4314b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY May 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Sax Mallard(cl,as); Johnny Hodges,  
Scotty Scott(as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43051001 Cabin In The Sky Ca CAR-435 DE4315a
43051002 In A Mellow Tone unissued DE4315b
43051003 I Don't Want Anybody At All - vBR unissued DE4315c
43051004 Barzallai Lou Ca CAR-435 DE4315d
43051005 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4315e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 23 May 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Sax Mallard(cl,as); Johnny Hodges,  
Scotty Scott(as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43052301 As Time Goes By unissued DE4316a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY May 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43052501 Take The "A" Train (theme) Dk D-1015 DE4317a
43052502 Java Jive Dk D-1015 DE4317b
43052503 Day Dream Dk D-1015 DE4317c
43052504 Way Low Dk D-1015 DE4317d
43052505 Perdido Dk D-1015 DE4317e
43052506 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Dk D-1015 DE4317f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 28 May 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43042801 Way Low unissued DE4312a
43042802 Around My Heart unissued DE4312b
43042803 Perdido unissued DE4312c
43042804 Ogeechee River Lullaby - vJBr unissued DE4312d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 30 May 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); BettyRoche(v)  
 
43053001 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4319a
43053002 The Canteen Bounce AFRS J-69, AFRS BW-31 DE4319xa
43053003 Perdido AFRS BW-31, AFRS BW-31 DE4319xb
43053004 Hayfoot, Strawfoot - vBR AFRS J-69, AFRS BW-31 DE4319xc
43053005 Don't Get Around Much Anymore AFRS BW-31 DE4319b
43053006 A Slip Of The Lip - vRN AFRS BW-31 DE4319c
43053007 Ring Dem Bells AFRS BW-31 DE4319d
43053008 Things Ain't What They Used To Be AFRS BW-31 DE4319e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON   Same session  
 
Duke Ellington, Tobe Reed (tk)  
 
43053001 Interview by Reed unissued DE4319xd
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 06 June 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker,Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43060601 Moon Mist Sv 101 8359 DE4321a
43060602 You'll Never Know JA 15, Sv 101 8359 DE4321b
43060603 Oh! Lady Be Good unissued DE4321c
43060604 Tonight I shall Sleep JA 15, Sv 101 8359 DE4321d
43060605 Nevada unissued DE4321e
43060606 Just Squeeze Me (Subtle Slough) unissued DE4321f
43060607 I Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I've Got - vBR Sv 101 8359 DE4321g
43060608 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Sv 101 8359 DE4321h
43060609 Moon Mist Sv 101 8359 DE4321i
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 07 June 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker,Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43060701 Just Squeeze Me (Subtle Slough) unissued DE4322a
43060702 Main Stem unissued DE4322b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 17,19 June 1943  
RKO film soundtrack  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43061701 ¬ Mood Indigo unissued DE4324a
43061702 _| Sophisticated Lady unissued DE4324b
43061703 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, Taft Jordan unissued DE4324c
43061704 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Co CK-48654 DE4324d
 
Film soundtrack from RKO Pictures' "Duke Ellington And His Orchestra" issued on Bb DVD 82876 60091 2 2  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 18 June 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker,Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43061801 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4325a
43061802 Bojangles Rt 56 DE4325b
43061803 People will Say We're In Love Rt 56 DE4325c
43061804 Five O'Clock Drag Rt 56 DE4325d
43061805 Johnny Come Lately Rt 56 DE4325e
43061806 Tonight I Shall Sleep Rt 56 DE4325f
43061807 Wait For Me, Mary Rt 56 DE4325g
43061808 It's Been So Long Rt 56 DE4325h
43061809 Blue Skies Rt 56 DE4325i
43061810 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4325j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND BARRY WOOD WITH MILLION DOLLAR BAND New York City, NY 19 June 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Duke Ellington(p,v): Barry Wood(v) with the Million Dollar Band  
 
43061901 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4326a
43061902 Unidentified - vBaW,DE unissued DE4326b
43061903 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4326c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 20 June 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43062001 Moon Mist Hu HC 6.001 DE4327a
43062002 Black Beauty Hu HC 6.001 DE4327b
43062003 Could It Be You? Hu HC 6.001 DE4327c
43062004 I Have Faith Hu HC 6.001 DE4327d
43062005 Time On My Hands Hu HC 6.001 DE4327e
43062006 Tonight I Shall Sleep - vBR Hu HC 6.001 DE4327f
43062007 C-Jam Blues Hu HC 6.001 DE4327g
43062008 BLUE BELLS OF HARLEM Hu HC 6.001 DE4327h
43062009 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Hu HC 6.001 DE4327i
43062010 Moon Mist Hu HC 6.001 DE4327j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY 25 June 1943  
CBS broadcast  
Duke Ellington(p)  
 
43072501 Solitude GoJ 1002 DE4335a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON WITH SCOTT ORCHESTRA   Same session  
 
Duke Ellington(p) with Raymond Scott and His Orchestra  
 
43072502 Don't Get Around Much Anymore GoJ 1002 DE4335b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY Early Summer 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43062401 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady) unissued DE9022a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 27 June1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
43062701 Moon Mist Hu HC 6.001 DE4328a
43062702 Close to You Hu HC 6.001 DE4328b
43062703 Baghdad Hu HC 6.001 DE4328c
43062704 Summertime - vAH Hu HC 6.001 DE4328d
43062705 Caravan Hu HC 6.001 DE4328e
43062706 Sunday, Monday Or Always Hu HC 6.001 DE4328f
43062707 Tonight I Shall Sleep Hu HC 6.001 DE4328g
43062708 Dinah's In A Jam - vRN Hu HC 6.001 DE4328h
43062709 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Hu HC 6.001 DE4328i
43062710 Moon Mist Hu HC 6.001 DE4328j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY June/July 1943  
U.S. Treasury Department recording session  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Betty Roche(v)  
 
43063001 Take The "A" Train TSP 231/232, DETS 46, DETS 903 9001 DE4329a
43063002 Don't Get Around Much Anymore TSP 231/232, DETS 46, DETS 903 9001 DE4329b
43063003 Caravan TSP 231/232, DETS 46, DETS 903 9001 DE4329c
43063004 Bond Promo DETS 903 9001  
43063005 I Can't Be Wrong - vAH TSP 231/232, DETS 46, DETS 903 9001 DE4329d
43063006 Johnny Come Lately TSP 231/232, DETS 46, DETS 903 9001 DE4329e
43063007 Take The"A" Train TSP 231/232, DETS 46, DETS 903 9001 DE4329f
43063008 Wait For Me Mary TSP 231/232, DETS 46, DETS 903 9001 DE4329g
43063009 Moon Mist TSP 231/232, DETS 46, DETS 903 9001 DE4329h
43063010 A Slip Of The Lip - vRN TSP 231/232, DETS 46, DETS 903 9001 DE4329i
43063011 Things Ain't What They Used To Be TSP 231/232, DETS 46, DETS 903 9001 DE4329j
43063012 Take The "A" Train (Theme) TSP 233, DETS 46, DETS 903 9002 DE4329k
43063013 Tonight I Shall Sleep TSP 233, DETS 46, DETS 903 9002 DE4329l
43063014 Go Away Blues - vBR TSP 233, DETS 46, DETS 903 9002 DE4329m
43063015 Bond Promo DETS 903 9002  
43063016 Creole Love Call TSP 233, DETS 46, DETS 903 9002 DE4329n
43063017 Three Cent Stomp TSP 233, DETS 46, DETS 903 9002 DE4329o
 
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY 11 July 1943  
BBC broadcast  
Duke Ellington, Alistair Cooke(tk)  
 
43071101 Interview by Cooke unissued DE4331a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 11 July 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t)Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43071102 Moon Mist Hu HC 6.002 DE4332a
43071103 Out Of Nowhere Hu HC 6.002 DE4332b
43071104 And Russia Is Her Name Hu HC 6.002 DE4332c
43071105 It Don't Mean A Thing Hu HC 6.002 DE4332d
43071106 Blue Serge Hu HC 6.002 DE4332e
43071107 BLUE BELLS OF HARLEM Hu HC 6.002 DE4332f
43071108 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Hu HC 6.002 DE4332g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 14 July 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t)Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43071401 Barzallai Lou unissued DE4333a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY July 1943  
WMCA broadcast  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t)Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43071501 Cotton Tail JA 15 DE4334a
43071502 I Left My Sugar In Salt Lake City - vBR unissued DE4334b
43071503 Sweet Georgia Brown JA 15 DE4334c
43071504 Going Up JA 15 DE4334d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 03 August 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43080301 Three Cent Stomp unissued DE4336a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 09 August 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Sandy Williams, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Ben Webster(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43080901 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued  DE4337a
43080902 Rumpus In Richmond unissued DE4337b
43080903 Creole Love Call unissued DE4337c
43080904 Things Ain't What They Used To Be unissued DE4337d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 14 August 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
43081401 Clementine Hu HC 6.002 DE4338a
43081402 I Didn't Know About You Hu HC 6.002 DE4338b
43081403 A Slip Of The Lip - vRN Hu HC 6.002 DE4338c
43081404 There Is A Man In My Life Hu HC 6.002 DE4338d
 
Duke Ellington(p); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
43081405 Pitter Panther Patter Hu HC 6.002 DE4338e
 
As before  
 
43081406 Rockin' In Rhythm Hu HC 6.002 DE4338f
43081407 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH Hu HC 6.002 DE4338g
43081408 Main Stem Hu HC 6.002 DE4338h
43081409 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Hu HC 6.002 DE4338i
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 21 August 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43082101 Baby, Please Please Stop And Think About Me 903 9021 DE4339a
43082102 And Russia Is Her Name 903 9021 DE4339b
43082103 Don't Get Around Much Anymore 903 9021 DE4339c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 26 August 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43082601 What Am I Here For? 903 9023 DE4340a
43082602 Baby Please Stop And Think About Me Ca CAR-435, 903 9023 DE4340b
43082603 Rocks In My Bed - vBR 903 9023 DE4340c
43082604 Clementine 903 9023 DE4340d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 28 August 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
43082801 Take The "A" Train (theme) QD Q-071 DE4341a
43082802 Way Low QD Q-071 DE4341b
43082803 A Slip Of The Lip - vRN QD Q-071 DE4341c
43082804 Rockin' In Rhythm QD Q-071 DE4341d
43082805 Tonight I Shall Sleep - vAH QD Q-071 DE4341e
43082806 Three Cent Stomp QD Q-071 DE4341f
43082807 I Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I've Got - vBR QD Q-071 DE4341g
43082808 Later Tonight QD Q-071 DE4341h
43082809 Don't Get Around Much Anymore QD Q-071 DE4341i
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 29 August 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Betty Roche(v)  
 
43082901 Moon Mist QD Q-071 DE4342a
43082902 Do You Know? QD Q-071 DE4342b
43082903 Just Squeeze Me (Subtle Slough) QD Q-071 DE4342c
43082904 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH QD Q-071 DE4342d
43082905 Emancipation Celebration QD Q-071 DE4342e
43082906 I Didn't Know About You unissued DE4342f
43082907 Go Away Blues - vBR QD Q-071 DE4342g
43082908 Cotton Tail QD Q-071 DE4342h
43082909 Tonight I Shall Sleep - vAH QD Q-071 DE4342i
43082910 Don't Get Around Much Anymore QD Q-071 DE4342j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 31 August 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
43083001 Blue Skies unissued DE4343a
43083002 Tonight I Shall Sleep - vAH unissued DE4343b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 01 September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Betty Roche(v)  
 
43090101 Take The "A" Train (theme) DETS 903 9019 DE4344a
43090102 Take It From There DETS 903 9019 DE4344b
43090103 Later Tonight DETS 903 9019 DE4344c
43090104 Wait For Me, mary DETS 903 9019 DE4344d
43090105 Go Away Blues - vBR DETS 903 9019 DE4344e
43090106 Tonight I Shall Sleep - vAH DETS 903 9019 DE4344f
43090107 Don't Get Around Much Anymore DETS 903 9019 DE4344g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY Early September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43090201 In A Mellow Tone unissued DE9083a
43090202 Rockin' In Rhythm unissued DE9083b
43090203 Tonight I Shall Sleep unissued DE9083c
43090204 Stormy Weather - vBR unissued DE9083d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON WITH LAVALLE ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 03 September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
43090301 Barzallai Lou DETS 903 9019 DE4345a
43090302 C-Jam Blues DETS 903 9019 DE4345b
43090303 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH DETS 903 9019 DE4345c
43090304 Just Squeeze Me (Subtle Slough) DETS 903 9019 DE4345d
43090305 Take The "A" Train (theme) DETS 903 9019 DE4345e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY Early September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43090401 Day Dream unissued DE9084a
43090402 West Indian Dance unissued DE9084b
43090403 Tonight I Shall Sleep unissued DE9084c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 05 September 1943  
NBC broadcast  
Duke Ellington(p) with Chamber of LBS Orchestra. Paul Lavalle(cond.)  
 
43090501 Sophisticated Lady Te M-554 DE4346a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 05 September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
43090501 Moon Mist unissued DE4347a
43090502 C-Jam Blues unissued DE4347b
43090503 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me unissued DE4347c
43090504 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, Taft Jordan unissued DE4347d
43090505 Tonight I Shall Sleep - vAH unissued DE4347e
43090506 Ring Dem Bells - vRN unissued DE4347f
43090507 ¬ Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4347g
43090508 _| Things Ain't What They Used To Be unissued DE4347h
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY Early September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43090601 Rumpus In Richmond unissued DE9085a
43090602 Caravan unissued DE9085b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 07 September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43090701 I Don't Want Anybody At All - vBR unissued DE4348a
43090702 C-Jam Blues unissued DE4348b
43090703 ¬ Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4348c
43090704 _| Things Ain't What They Used To Be unissued DE4348d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 07 September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43090705 Johnny Come Lately 903 9020 DE4349a
43090706 Emancipation Celebratioin 903 9020 DE4349b
43090707 Go Away Blues 903 9020 DE4349c
43090708 ¬ Don't Get Around Much Anymore 903 9020 DE4349d
43090709 _| Things Ain't What They Used To Be 903 9020 DE4349e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY Early September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43090805 Day Dream unissued DE9086a
43090806 Honeysuckle Rose unissued DE9086b
43090807 Go Away Blues unissued DE9086c
43090808 Main Stem unissued DE9086d
43090809 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady) unissued DE9086e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 09 September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43090901 Way Low unissued DE4350a
43090902 Harlem Air Shaft unissued DE4350b
43090903 I Didn't Know About You unissued DE4350c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 10 September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43091001 Summertime 903 9020 DE4351a
43091002 Jack The Bear 903 9020 DE4351b
43091003 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady 903 9020 DE4351c
43091004 In A Mellow Tone 903 9020 DE4351d
43091005 Rockin' In Rhythm 903 9020 DE4351e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 11 September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
43091101 Just Squeeze Me (Subtle Slough) unissued DE4352a
43091102 Go Away Blues - vBR unissued DE4352b
43091103 Bojangles unissued DE4352c
43091104 West Indian Dance unissued DE4352d
43091105 Cotton Tail unissued DE4352e
43091106 On The Sands Of Time unissued DE4352f
43091107 A Slip Of The Lip unissued DE4352g
43091108 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4352h
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 12 September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43091201 Sunday, Monday Or Always unissued DE4353a
43091202 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4353b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 12 September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43091203 Johnny Come Lately unissued DE4354a
43091204 Later Tonight unissued DE4354b
43091205 A Slip Of The Lip - vRN unissued DE4354c
43091206 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4354d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY Early September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43091301 Caravan unissued DE9087a
43091302 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN,TJ unissued DE9087b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43091501 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4355a
43091502 Someone (Blue Again #) WL RM-343/344† DE4355b
43091503 Jump For Joy WL RM-343/344†, Ca CAR-435 DE4355c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43091801 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4356a
43091802 Until It Happened To You unissued DE4356b
43091803 Jack The Bear unissued DE4356c
43091804 On The Sunny Side Of The Street unissued DE4356d
43091805 Cotton Tail unissued DE4356e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Betty Roche(v)  
 
43092001 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4357a
43092002 Do You Know? unissued DE4357b
43092003 Go Away Blues - vBR unissued DE4357c
43092004 Rockin' In Rhythm unissued DE4357d
43092005 Ghost Of Love - vAH unissued DE4357e
43092006 What Am I Here For? unissued DE4357f
43092007 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, Taft Jordan unissued DE4357g
43092008 I Didn't Know About You unissued DE4357h
43092009 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4357i
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 23 September 1943  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Wallace Jones, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Bernard Archer(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts);  
Johnny Hodges(as); Nat Jones(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Rochee(v)  
 
43092301 At's In There - vBR unissued DE4358a
43092302 Design For Jivin' Ca CAR-435 DE4358b
43092303 Jump For Joy - vRN unissued DE4358c
43092304 Solid Old Man unissued DE4358d
43092305 I Didn't Know About You unissued DE4358e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 08 November 1943  
World Broadcasting System recording Session  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Dizzy Gillespie,Taft Jordan(t); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton,Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Wilson Myers(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
43110801 Rockin' In Rhythm Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359a
43110802 Rockin' In Rhythm Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359b
43110803 Rockin' In Rhythm Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359c
43110804 Rockin' In Rhythm Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359d
43110805 Rockin' In Rhythm Wo 6049/6058, Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359e
43110806 Blue Skies Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359f
43110807 Blue Skies Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359g
43110808 Blue Skies Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359h
43110809 Blue Skies Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359i
43110810 Boy Meets Horn Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359j
43110811 Boy Meets Horn Wo 6049/6058, Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101, Cl (F) 867 DE4359k
43110812 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359l
43110813 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359m
43110814 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH Wo 6049/6058, Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359n
43110815 Summertime - vAH Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359o
43110816 Summertime - vAH Wo 6049/6058, Ci CLP 101, Ci CCD-101 DE4359p
43110817 I Didn't Know About You Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101 DE4359q
43110818 I Didn't Know About You AFRS J-69, Wo 6029/6038, Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101 DE4359r
43110819 Tea For Two Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101 DE4359s
43110820 Tea For Two Wo 6029/6038, Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101 DE4359t
43110821 C-Jam Blues Wo 6009/6018, Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101 DE4359u
43110822 Rockabye River (Hop-Skip-Jump) AFRS J-69, Wo 6019/6028, Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101, Cl (F) 867 DE4359v
43110823 Blue Skies Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101 DE4359w
43110824 Blue Skies Wo 6049/6058, Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101 DE4359x
43110825 Mood Indigo Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101 DE4359y
43110826 Mood Indigo Wo 6029/6038, Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101 DE4359z
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 09 November 1943  
World Broadcasting System recording Session  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Betty Roche(v)  
 
43110901 Main stem Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101 DE4360a
43110902 Main stem Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101 DE4360b
43110903 Main stem Wo 6499/6508, Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-102, Cl (F) 867 DE4360c
43110904 A Slip Of The Lip - vRN Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-102 DE4360d
43110905 A Slip Of The Lip - vRN Wo 6049/6058,  Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-102 DE4360e
43110906 Three Cent Stomp Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-102 DE4360f
43110907 Three Cent Stomp Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-102 DE4360g
43110908 Three Cent Stomp Wo 6499/6508, Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360h
43110909 I Wonder Why - vBR Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360i
43110910 I Wonder Why - vBR Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360j
43110911 I Wonder Why - vBR Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360k
43110912 I Wonder Why - vBR Wo 7699/7708, Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360l
43110913 Go Away Blues - vBR Wo 6049/6058, Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360m
43110914 I Don't Want Anybody At All - vBR AFRS J-69, Wo 6019/6028, Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360n
43110915 Ain't Misbehavin' Wo 6019/6028, Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360o
43110916 Things Ain't What They Used To Be Wo 6499/6508, Ci CLP 102, Ci CCD-101  Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102, Cl (F) 867 DE4360p
43110917 Baby, Please Stop And Think About Me Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360q
43110918 Baby, Please Stop And Think About Me Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360r
43110919 Baby, Please Stop And Think About Me Wo 6019/6028, Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360s
43110920 Caravan Wo 7699/7708, Ci CLP 103, Ci CCD-102 DE4360t
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Buffalo, NY 27 November 1943  
Broadcast, from Trico Products Factory  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton,Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Betty Roche(v)  
 
43112701 Blue Skies AFRS SB-217 DE4361a
43112702 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH AFRS SB-217 DE4361b
43112703 A Slip Of The Lip - vRN AFRS SB-217, AFRS J-69 DE4361c
43112704 I Didn't Know About You AFRS SB-217 DE4361d
43112705 I Wonder Why - vBR AFRS SB-217 DE4361e
43112706 Rockin' In Rhythm AFRS SB-217 DE4361f
43112707 Things Ain't What They Used To Be AFRS SB-217 DE4361g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Unknown Location, U.S.A. 1943 / 1944  
Broadcast  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Betty Roche(v)  
 
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH unissued  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 01 December 1943  
World Broadcasting System recording Session  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
43120101 N1055-1 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, Taft Jordan Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-102 DE4362a
43120102 N1055-2 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, Taft Jordan Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-102 DE4362b
43120103 N1055-3 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, Taft Jordan Wo 6689/6698, Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-102 DE4362c
43120104 N1056-1 Johnny Come Lately Wo 6679/6688, Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-102 DE4362d
43120105 N1056-2 Johnny Come Lately Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-102 DE4362e
43120106 N1057-1 Creole Love Call Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-102 DE4362f
43120107 N1057-2 Creole Love Call Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-102 DE4362g
43120108 N1057-3 Creole Love Call Wo 6689/6698, Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-102, Cl (F) 867 DE4362h
43120109 N1058-1 Somebody Loves Me Wo 6689/6698, Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-103 DE4362i
43120110 N1059-1 Jack The Bear Wo 6679/6688, Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-103 DE4362j
43120111 N1060-1 Harlem Air-Shaft Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-103 DE4362k
43120112 N1060-2 Harlem Air-Shaft Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-103 DE4362l
43120113 N1060-3 Harlem Air-Shaft Wo 6679/6688, Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-103 DE4362m
43120114 N1061-1 Ring Dem Bells Wo 6909/6918, Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-103 DE4362n
43120115 N1062-1 Rose Room Ci CLP 105, Ci CCD-103 DE4362o
43120116 N1062-2 Rose Room Wo 6689/6698, Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-103 DE4362p
43120117 N1063-1 Honeysuckle Rose Wo 6679/6688, Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-103 DE4362q
43120118 N1064-1 Java Jive Wo 6679/6688, Ci CLP 104, Ci CCD-103 DE4362r
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Hampton, VA 08 December 1943  
Broadcast, from Langley Field AFB  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart Harold Baker(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny  
Hodges(as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Rochee(v)  
 
43120801 Three Cent Stomp AFRS SB-226, Dk D-1015 DE4363a
43120802 I Wonder Why - vBR AFRS SB-226, Dk D-1015, Bu 74465-99629-2, Washington '99 DE4363b
43120803 Going Up AFRS SB-226, Dk D-1015, Bu 74465-99629-2, Washington '99 DE4363c
43120804 Boy Meets Horn AFRS SB-226, Dk D-1015 DE4363d
43120805 Jump For Joy AFRS SB-226, Dk D-1015, Bu 74465-99629-2 DE4363e
43120806 Take The "A" Train AFRS SB-226, Dk D-1015 DE4363f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 11 December 1943  
Concert, at Carnegie Hall  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as);  Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
43121101 Star Spangled Banner JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364a
43121102 Introduction by Duke Ellington Sv103 8341  
43121103 Take The "A" Train JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364b
43121104 Moon Mist JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364c
43121105 Tea For Two JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364d
43121106 Honeysuckle Rose JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364e
43121107 Stardust Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364f
43121108 C-Jam Blues Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364g
43121109 West Indian Dance JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364h
43121110 Emancipation Celebration JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364i
43121111 NEW WORLD A-COMIN' Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364j
43121112 Going Up Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364k
43121113 Don't Get Around Much Anymore Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364l
43121114 Introduction by Duke Ellington Sv103 8341  
43121115 Ring Dem Bells - vRN JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364m
Medley:- DE4364n
43121116   1. In A Sentimental Mood JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341   
43121117   2. Mood Indigo JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341   
43121118   3. Sophisticated Lady JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341   
43121119   4. Caravan JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341   
43121120   5. Solitude JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341   
43121121   6. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341   
43121122 Jack The Bear JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364o
43121123 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364p
43121124 Summertime - vAH Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364q
43121125 Cotton Tail Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364r
43121126 Black And Tan Fantasy JP LP-1, Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364s
43121127 ¬ Suddenly It Jumped Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364t
43121128 _| Rockin' In Rhythm Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364u
43121129 I Didn't Know About You Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364v
43121130 Trumpet In Spades Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364w
43121131 Things Ain't What They Used To Be Em EMBD2001, Sv103 8341  DE4364x
43121132  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY December 1943  
Time film recording session     
Duke Ellington(p)  
 
43122001 Dancers In Love unissued DE4365a
 
Film soundtrack from "March of Time, Vol. 10, No. 5 - Up Beat In Music"  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA u/k, U.S.A. 1943 / 1944  
Broadcast  
Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Johnny Hodges(as);   
Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Betty Roche(v)  
 
44000001 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH unissued DE9071a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 01 April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Wini Johnson(v)  
 
44040101 Take The "A"Train (theme) DRC DE-3 DE4401a
44040102 Concerto For Cootie DRC DE-3 DE4401b
44040103 Johnny Come Lately DRC DE-3 DE4401c
44040104 My Heart Tells Me - vAH DRC DE-3 DE4401d
44040105 Blue Skies DRC DE-3 DE4401e
44040106 Things Ain't What They Used To Be DRC DE-3 DE4401f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY 02 April 1944  
Concert, at Carnegie Hall  
Duke Ellington(p)  
 
44040201 Sophisticated Lady unissued DE4402a
44040202 Dancers InLove Rt 70 DE4402b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 02 April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Wini Johnson(v)  
 
44040203 Take The "A"Train (theme) unissued DE4403a
44040204 Johnny Come Lately unissued DE4403b
44040205 I Didn't Know About You unissued DE4403c
44040206 Solid Old Man unissued DE4403d
44040207 My Ideal - vWJh unissued DE4403e
44040208 Five O'Clock Drag unissued DE4403f
44040209 Honeysuckle Rose unissued DE4403g
44040210 No Love, No Nothing unissued DE4403h
44040211 Boy Meets Horn unissued DE4403i
44040212 Things Ain't What They Used To Be unissued DE4403j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 07 April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44040701 Take The "A"Train (theme) unissued DE4404a
44040702 Johnny Come Lately unissued DE4404b
44040703 I Didn't Know About You unissued DE4404c
44040704 Just Squeeze Me unissued DE4404d
44040705 Ring Dem bells - vRN unissued DE4404e
44040706 My Heart Tells Me - vAH unissued DE4404f
44040707 My Gal Sal unissued DE4404g
44040708 Concerto For Cootie unissued DE4404h
44040709 Honeysuckle Rose unissued DE4404i
44040710 Sweet Georgia Brown unissued DE4404j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 08 April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44040801 Three Cent Stomp unissued DE4405a
44040802 Main Stem unissued DE4405b
44040803 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady) unissued DE4405c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 09 April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44040901 Take The "A"Train (theme) unissued DE4406a
44040902 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me unissued DE4406b
44040903 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, Taft Jordan unissued DE4406c
44040904 Things Ain't What They Used To Be unissued DE4406d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 13 April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44041301 Take The "A"Train (theme) unissued DE4407a
44041302 Fickle Fling WL RM-297/298†, Ca CAR-235, Rt 70 DE4407b
44041304 I'll Get By - vAH unissued DE4407c
44041304 Tea For Two WL RM-297/298†, Ca CAR-235 DE4407d
44041305 Day Dream unissued DE4407e
44041306 Three Cent Stomp WL RM-297/298† DE4407f
44041307 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me unissued DE4407g
44041308 San Fernando Valley unissued DE4407h
44041309 Solid Old Man unissued DE4407i
44041310 Things Ain't What They Used To Be unissued DE4407j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON New York City, NY 16 April 1944  
WJZ broadcast  
Duke Ellington(p)  
 
44041601 Solitude unissued DE4408a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON WITH HALL OF FAME ORCHESTRA New York City, NY Same session  
 
Duke Ellington(p) with Hall of Fame Orchestra. Cond. Paul Whiteman  
 
44041602 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE4408b
44041603 Sophisticated Lady unissued DE4408c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 20 April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44042001 Take The "A"Train (theme) unissued DE4409a
44042002 San Fernando Valley unissued DE4409b
44042003 Way Low unissued DE4409c
44042004 Suddenly It Jumped unissued DE4409d
44042005 Summertime - vAH unissued DE4409e
44042006 On The Alamo unissued DE4409f
44042007 Things Ain't What They Used To Be unissued DE4409g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 21 April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44042101 Boy Meets Horn unissued DE4410a
44042102 Jump For Joy unissued DE4410b
44042103 Three Cent Stomp unissued DE4410c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 22 April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44042201 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4411a
44042202 Now I Know unissued DE4411b
44042203 Perdido unissued DE4411c
44042204 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH unissued DE4411d
44042205 Suddenly It Jumped unissued DE4411e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44042301 Concerto For Cootie unissued DE9088a
44042302 Three Cent Stomp unissued DE9088b
44042303 No Love, No Nothing - vAH unissued DE9088c
44042304 Main Stem unissued DE9088d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44042401 Chloe unissued DE9089a
44042402 Johnny Come Lately unissued DE9089b
44042403 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH unissued DE9089c
44042404 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN,TJ unissued DE9089d
44042405 Things Ain't What They Used To Be unissued DE9089e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44042501 Rockabye River (Hop, Skip, Jump) unissued DE9090a
44042502 Main Stem unissued DE9090b
44042503 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady) unissued DE9090c
44042504 On The Alamo unissued DE9090d
44042505 My Heart Tells Me - vAH unissued DE9090e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44042601 Way Low unissued DE9091a
44042602 San Fernando Valley unissued DE9091b
44042603 Concerto For Cootie unissued DE9091c
44042604 Suddenly It Jumped unissued DE9091d
44042605 Things Ain't What They Used To Be unissued DE9091e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 27 April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44042701 Solid Old Man unissued DE4412a
44042702 How Blue The Night unissued DE4412b
44042703 Ring Dem Bells unissued DE4412c
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 28 April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44042801 Rockabye River WL RM-343/344† DE4413a
44042802 Jumping Frog Jump WL RM-343/344†, Ca CAR 435 DE4413b
44042803 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH unissued DE4413c
44042804 Johnny Come Lately unissued DE4413d
44042805 Poinciana WL RM-343/344† DE4413e
44042806 On The Alamo WL RM-343/344†, Ca CAR 435 DE4413f
44042807 Three Cent Stomp unissued DE4413g
44042808 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady) unissued DE4413h
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44042901 Don't Get Around Much Anymore unissued DE9092a
44042902 Rockin' In Rhythm unissued DE9092b
44042903 I'll Get By - vAH unissued DE9092c
44042904 Perdido unissued DE9092d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY April 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44043001 San Fernando Valley unissued DE9093a
44043002 And So Little Time unissued DE9093b
44043003 Jumping Frog Jump unissued DE9093c
44043004 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH unissued DE9093d
44043005 Clementine unissued DE9093e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44050001 Rockin' In Rhythm unissued DE9094a
44050002 Mood To Be Wooed unissued DE9094b
44050003 My Honey's Lovin' Arms - vRN unissued DE9094c
44050004 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me unissued DE9094d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44050101 On The Alamo unissued DE9095a
44050102 Main Stem unissued DE9095b
44050103 My Little Brown Book - vAH unissued DE9095c
44050104 Rockabye River (Hop, Skip, Jump) unissued DE9095d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 05 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44050501 Back Home Again In Indiana unissued DE4414a
44050502 How Blue The Night unissued DE4414b
44050503 Stomp, Look And Listen unissued DE4414c
44050504 Jumping Frog Jump unissued DE4414d
44050505 Perdido unissued DE4414e
44050506 Concerto For Cootie unissued DE4414f
44050507 Blue Skies unissued DE4414g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 06 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44050601 Take The "A" Train (theme) DRC DE-3 DE4415a
44050602 Now I Know MJ MJCD-1124, DRC DE-3 DE4415b
44050603 Perdido MJ MJCD-1124, DRC DE-3 DE4415c
44050604 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH MJ MJCD-1124, DRC DE-3 DE4415d
44050605 My Gal Sal MJ MJCD-1124, DRC DE-3 DE4415e
44050606 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady) DRC DE-3 DE4415f
44050607 Take The "A" Train (theme) DRC DE-3 DE4415g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 07 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44050701 Jumpin' Punkins MJ MJCD-1124 DE4416a
44050702 Poinciana MJ MJCD-1124 DE4416b
44050703 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, Taft Jordan MJ MJCD-1124 DE4416c
44050704 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me - vAH unissued DE4416d
44050705 Perdido unissued DE4416e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 12 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44051201 Time Alone Will Tell unissued DE4417a
44051202 San Fernando Valley unissued DE4417b
44051203 Stomp, Look And Listen unissued DE4417c
44051204 Concerto For Cootie unissued DE4417d
 
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 19 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44051901 Long Ago And Far Away - vAH unissued DE4418a
44051902 Someone unissued DE4418b
44051903 Suddenly It Jumped unissued DE4418c
44051904 Things Ain't What They Used to Be unissued DE4418d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 20 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44052001 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4419a
44052002 Someone unissued DE4419b
44052003 Goin' My Way unissued DE4419c
44052004 Perdido unissued DE4419d
44052005 Since You Went Away unissued DE4419e
44052006 How Blue The Night unissued DE4419f
44052007 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me unissued DE4419g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 21 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44052101 Five O'Clock Drag unissued DE4420a
44052102 C-Jam Blues unissued DE4420b
44052103 How Blue The Night unissued DE4420c
44052104 My Honey's Lovin' Arms - vRN WL RM-299/300†, Ca CAR-435 DE4420d
44052105 I'll Get By - vAH unissued DE4420e
44052106 Stomp, Look And Listen unissued DE4420f
44052107 Now I Know unissued DE4420g
 
Duke Ellington(p); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
44052108 Pitter Panther Patter unissued DE4420h
 
As before .
 
44052109 Blue Skies MJ MJCD 1141, MJ MJCD 1140 DE4420i
44052110 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me unissued DE4420j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 24 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44052401 Someday I'll Meet You Again unissued DE4421a
44052402 And So Little Time unissued DE4421b
44052403 Clementine MJ MJCD-1124 DE4421c
44052404 Someone MJ MJCD-1124 DE4421d
44052405 Perdido unissued DE4421e
44052406 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me unissued DE4421f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 25 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44052501 Take The "A" Train (theme) DRC DE-3 DE4422a
44052502 Someone DRC DE-3 DE4422b
44052503 G.I. Jive DRC DE-3 DE4422c
44052504 Three Cent Stomp DRC DE-3 DE4422d
44052505 My Little Brown Book - vAH VD 252, DRC DE-3, Cl (F) 867 DE4422e
44052506 Johnny Come Lately DRC DE-3 DE4422f
44052507 Blue Skies DRC DE-3 DE4422g
44052508 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady) DRC DE-3 DE4422h
44052509 Stomp, Look And Listen DRC DE-3 DE4422i
44052510 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me DRC DE-3 DE4422j
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 26 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44052501 Mood To Be Wooed VD 252, Cl (F) 867 DE4423a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 27 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44052701 Someone Rt 70 DE4424a
44052702 G.I. Jive Ca CAR-435, Rt 70, MJ MJCD-1124  DE4424b
44052703 Three Cent Stomp Rt 70, MJ MJCD-1124  DE4424c
44052704 My Little Brown Book - vAH unissued DE4424d
44052705 Johnny Come Lately MJ MJCD-1124 DE4424e
44052706 Blue Skies MJ MJCD-1124 DE4424f
44052707 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady) Rt 70 DE4424g
44052708 Stomp, Look And Listen unissued DE4424h
44052709 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me unissued DE4424i
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 31 May 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44053101 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4425a
44053102 This I Love Above All unissued DE4425b
44053103 Midriff MJ MJCD-1124 DE4425c
44053104 My Little Brown Book - vAH unissued DE4425d
44053105 Suddenly It Jumped unissued DE4425e
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 01 June 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44060101 San Fernando valley unissued DE9026a
44060102 Perdido unissued DE9026b
44060103 My Little Brown Book - vAH unissued DE9026c
44060104 Rockabye River (Hop, Skip, Jump) unissued DE9026d
44060105 Ring Dem Bells - vRN unissued DE9026e
44060106 Now I Know unissued DE9026f
44060107 Mood To Be Wooed unissued DE9026g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 02 June 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler(v)  
 
44060201 Take The "A" Train (theme) unissued DE4427a
44060202 Dancing In The Dark unissued DE4427b
44060203 Main Stem MJ MJCD-1124 DE4427c
44060204 My Little Brown Book - vAH MJ MJCD-1124 DE4427d
44060205 Rockabye River (Hop, Skip, Jump) unissued DE4427e
44060206 Ring Dem Bells - vRN unissued DE4427f
44060207 Mood To Be Wooed unissued DE4427g
44060208 A Slip Of The Lip - vRN unissued DE4427h
44060209 Harlem Air-Shaft unissued DE4427i
 
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 03 June 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44060304 Perdido P30 05 DE4429a
44060305 Irresistible You WL RM-297/298†, Ca CAR-435, P30 05 DE4429b
44060306 How Blue The Night WL RM-297/298†, Ca CAR-435, P30 05 DE4429c
44060307 Things Ain't What They Used To Be P30 05 DE4429d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 04 June 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44060401 Too Much In Love Ca CAR-435, MJ MJCD-1124  DE4430a
44060402 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, Taft Jordan unissued DE4430b
44060403 Mood To Be Wooed MJ MJCD-1124 DE4430c
44060404 Things Ain't What They Used To Be MJ MJCD-1124 DE4430d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 06 June 1944  
Broadcast, from the Hurricane Restaurant  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Wini Johnson(v)  
 
44060601 The Wonder Of You - vWJh unissued DE4431a
44060602 Suddenly It Jumped unissued DE4431b
44060603 Mood To Be Wooed unissued DE4431c
44060604 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me unissued DE4431d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Bainbridge, MD 08 June 1944  
Broadcast, from Naval Training Center  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart(t); Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch)  
 
44060801 G.I. Jive AFRS SB-409, Washington ‘99 DE4432a
44060802 Amor AFRS SB-409, Rt 70, Washington ‘99 DE4432b
44060803 My Little Brown Book - vAH AFRS SB-409 DE4432c
44060804 Frankie And Johnny AFRS SB-409, Rt 70, Washington ‘99 DE4432d
44060805 I Didn't Know About You (Sentimental Lady) AFRS SB-409 DE4432e
44060806 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, Taft Jordan AFRS SB-409, Rt 70 DE4432f
44060807 Take The "A" Train (theme) AFRS SB-409 DE4432g
 
DUKE ELLINGTON WITH THE PAUL BARON ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 02 August 1944  
CBS broadcast  
Duke Ellington(p) with the Paul Baron Orchestra  
 
44080201 Dancers In Love (Stomp For Beginners) AFRS SO-430 DE4433a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 29 November 1944  
WMCA broadcast  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan, Cat Anderson(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy  
Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Hillard Brown(d)  
 
44112901 Things Ain't What They Used To Be Ev EV-3003 DE4434a
44112902 Suddenly It Jumped unissued DE4434b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 01 December 1944  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Shelton Hemphill, Taft Jordan, Cat Anderson(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Joya Sherrill, Kay Davis(v)  
 
44120101 D4VB453-1 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues - vAH, Kay Davis Vi 20-1623, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, Cl (F) 881 DE4435a
44120102 D4VB454-1 I'm Beginning To See The Light - vJS Vi 20-1618, Nw RP2056 DE4435b
44120103 D4VB454-2 I'm Beginning To See The Light - vJS Vi 20-1618, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, Cl (F) 881 DE4435c
44120104 D4VB455-1 Don't You Know I Care - vAH (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, RCA EPAT 435, Nw RP2056 DE4435d
44120105 D4VB455-2 Don't You Know I Care - vAH Vi 20-1618, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, Cl (F) 881 DE4435e
44120106 D4VB456-1 I Didn't Know About You - vJS Vi 20-1623, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, Cl (F) 881 DE4435f
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 11,12 December 1944  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Shelton Hemphill, Taft Jordan, Cat Anderson(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto  
Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Betty Roche(v)  
 
BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE  
44121101 D4VC560-1       01. Worksong Vi 28-0401, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 881 DE4436a
44121102 D4VC560-2       02. Come Sunday Vi 28-0401, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 881 DE4436b
44121103 D4VC560-3       06. The Blues - vBR Vi 28-0400, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 881 DE4436c
44121104 ¬       04. West Indian Dance Vi 20-1618, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 881 DE4436d
44121105   | D4VC563-1       05. Emancipation Celebration Vi 20-1618, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 881 DE4436e
44121106 _|       10. Sugar Hill Penthouse Vi 20-1623, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, UA NUA-7, Cl (F) 881 DE4436f
 
44121104-6 were issued as "Three Dances"  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON WITH BLACKTON ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 17 December 1944  
NBC broadcast  
Duke Ellington(p): Gertrude Niesen, Choir(v) with Jay Blackston and His Orchestra  
 
Medley:- DE4437a
44121701   1. Sophisticated Lady AFRS MALB-1  
44121702   2. Solitude - vChoir AFRS MALB-1  
44121703   3. Caravan AFRS MALB-1  
44121704   4. Mood Indigo - vChoir AFRS MALB-1  
44121705   5. It Don't Mean A Thing - vChoir AFRS MALB-1  
44121706 Main Stem AFRS MALB-1 DE4437b
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 19 December 1944  
Concert, at Carnegie Hall  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan, Cat Anderson(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy  
Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Hillard Brown(d); Al Hibbler, Joya Sherrill, Kay Davis, Marie Ellington(v)  
 
44121701 Star Spangled Banner DE4438a
44121702 Blutopia Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438b
44121703 Midriff Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438c
44121704 Creole Love Call - vKD Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438d
44121705 Suddenly It Jumped Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438e
44121706 Frustration Rt 59 DE4438f
44121707 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438g
44121708 I Didn't Know About You - vJS DE4438h
44121709 Don't You Know I Care - vAH DE4438i
44121710 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues - vAH, Kay Davis DE4438j
44121711 I'm Beginning To See The Light - vJS DE4438k
44121712 Pitter Panther Patter Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438l
PERFUME SUITE  
44121713   1. Balcony Serenade (Love) Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438m
44121714   2. Strange Feeling (Violence) Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438n
44121715   3. Dancers In Love (Naivete) Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438o
44121716   4. Coloratura (Sophistication) Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438p
44121717 Things Ain't What They Used To Be Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438q
BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE  
44121718       01. Worksong Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438r
44121719       06. The Blues - vME Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438s
44121720       04. West Indian Dance Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438t
44121721       10. Sugar Hill Penthouse Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438u
44121722       05. Emancipation Celebration Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438v
44121723       02. Come Sunday Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438w
44121724       03. Light Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438x
Medley:- DE4438y
44121725   1. In A Sentimental Mood Rt 59  
44121726   2. Mood Indigo Rt 59  
44121727   3. Sophisticated Lady Rt 59  
44121728   4. Caravan Rt 59  
44121729   5. Solitude Rt 59  
44121730   6. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart Rt 59  
44121731 Mood To Be Wooed Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438z
44121732 Blue Cellophane Rt 59, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438aa
44121733 Air Conditioned Jungle Rt 59 DE4438ab
44121734 Frantic Fantasy Pr P-24073 DE4438ac
44121735 Blue Skies Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438ad
44121736 ¬ Frankie And Johnny Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438ae
44121737 _| Metronome All Out Pr P-24073, Df DRCD11210, PA PAJZ005 DE4438af
 
Duke Ellington(p); Junior Raglin(sb); HBetty Roche(d) only on 44121715. 44121720-44121722, presented as "Three Dances"  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 02 January 1945  
World Broadcasting System recording Session  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan, Cat Anderson(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy  
Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Joya Sherrill(v)  
 
45010201 N2994-1 Midriff Ci CLP-105, Ci CCD-103 DE4501a
45010202 N2994-2 Midriff Wo 7799/7808, Ci CLP-105, Ci CCD-103 DE4501b
45010203 N2995-1 I Didn't Know About You - vJS Ci CLP-105, Ci CCD-103 DE4501c
45010204 N2995-2 I Didn't Know About You - vJS Ci CLP-105, Ci CCD-103 DE4501d
45010205 N2995-3 I Didn't Know About You - vJS Ci CLP-105, Ci CCD-103 DE4501e
45010206 N2995-4 I Didn't Know About You - vJS Wo 6819/6828, Ci CLP-105, Ci CCD-103 DE4501f
45010207 N2996-1 I'm Beginning To See The Light Ci CLP-105, Ci CCD-103 DE4501g
45010208 N2996-2 I'm Beginning To See The Light -vJS Wo 6819/6828, Ci CLP-105, Ci CCD-103 DE4501h
45010209 N2997-1 Mood To Be Woed Wo 7799/7808, Ci CLP-105, Ci CCD-103 DE4501i
45010210 N2998-1 Blue Cellophane Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-103 DE4501j
45010211 N2998-2 Blue Cellophane Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-103 DE4501k
45010212 N2998-3 Blue Cellophane Wo 7219/7228, Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-103 DE4501l
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 03 January 1945  
World Broadcasting System recording Session  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan, Cat Anderson(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy  
Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Joya Sherrill, Kay Davis(v)  
 
45010301 N2999-1 Just Squeeze Me (Subtle Slough) Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-103 DE4502a
45010302 N2999-2 Just Squeeze Me (Subtle Slough) Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-103 DE4502b
45010303 N2999-3 Just Squeeze Me (Subtle Slough) Wo 7219,7228, Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-103 DE4502c
45010304 N3000-1 Hit Me With A Hot Note - vJS Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-103 DE4502d
45010305 N3000-2 Hit Me With A Hot Note - vJS Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-103 DE4502e
45010306 N3000-3 Hit Me With A Hot Note Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-103 DE4502f
45010307 N3000-4 Hit Me With A Hot Note - vJS Wo 8749/8758, Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-103 DE4502g
45010308 N3001-1 Air Conditioned Jungle Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-103 DE4502h
45010309 N3001-2 Air Conditioned Jungle Wo 7799/7808, Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-104 DE4502i
 
Duke Ellington(p); Junior Raglin(sb) only  
 
45010310 N3002-1 Pitter Panther Patter Wo 6909/6918Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-104 DE4502j
 
as before  
 
45010311 N3003-1 Frantic Fantasy Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-104 DE4502k
45010312 N3003-2 Frantic Fantasy Wo 7699/7708, Dk D-1017, Ci CLP-106, Ci CCD-104 DE4502l
45010313 N3004-1 Don't You Know I Care - vAH Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502m
45010314 N3004-2 Don't You Know I Care - vAH Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502n
45010315 N3004-3 Don't You Know I Care - vAH Wo 6819/1828, Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502o
45010316 N3005-1 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues - vAH, KD Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502p
45010317 N3005-2 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502q
45010318 N3005-3 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502r
45010319 N3005-4 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502s
45010320 N3005-5 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues - vAH, KD Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502t
45010321 N3005-6 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues - vAH, KD Wo 6909/6918, Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502u
45010323 N3006-1 Blutopia Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502v
45010324 N3006-2 Blutopia Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502w
45010325 N3006-3 Blutopia Wo 7869/67878, Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502x
45010326 N3007-1 Let The Zoomers Drool Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502y
45010328 N3007-2 Let The Zoomers Drool Wo 7869/67878, Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502z
 
Duke Ellington out. Add  Billy Strayhorn(p)  
 
45010329 N3008-1 You Never Know The Things You Miss Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502aa
45010330 N3008-2 You Never Know The Things You Miss Wo 6909/6918, Ci CLP-107, Ci CCD-104 DE4502ab
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA New York City, NY 04 January 1945  
RCA-Victor recording session  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan, Cat Anderson(t); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy  
Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Joya Sherrill(v)  
 
45010401 D5VB12-3 Carnegie Blues Vi 20-1644, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, Cl (F) 881 DE4503a
45010402 D5VB13-1 Blue Cellophane (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, Cl (F) 881 DE4503b
45010403 D5VB14-2 Mood To Be Wooed Vi 20-1670, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, Cl (F) 881 DE4503c
45010404 D5VB15-5 My Heart Sings - vJS Vi 20-1644, (F)RCA FXM 1 7302, Cl (F) 881 DE4503d
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 17 January 1945  
Concert, at Philharmonic Auditorium  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Cat Anderson(t);Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy  
Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Joya Sherrill, Kay Davis, Marie Ellington(v)  
 
45011401 Blutopia AFRS BML-P229/230, AFRS ONS-484, GoJ 1003 DE4504a
45011402 Air Conditioned Jungle AFRS BML-P229/230, AFRS ONS-484, GoJ 1003 DE4504b
45011403 Frustration AFRS BML-P229/230, AFRS ONS-484, GoJ 1003 DE4504c
45011404 Blue Cellophane AFRS BML-P231/232, AFRS ONS-484, GoJ 1003 DE4504d
45011405 Suddenly It Jumped AFRS BML-P231/232, AFRS ONS-484, GoJ 1003 DE4504e
45011406 Coloratura AFRS BML-P231/232, AFRS ONS-484, GoJ 1003 DE4504f
45011407 Frantic Fantasy AFRS BML-P231/232, AFRS ONS-486, GoJ 1003 DE4504g
 
Add Billie Holidayv)  
 
45011408 Lover Man - vBH MoJ MJCD 141 DE4504h
 
Billie Holiday out  
 
45011409 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, TJ AFRS ONS-486, GoJ 1003 DE4504i
45011410 It Don't Mean A Thing unissued DE4504j
45011411 Esquire Jump AFRS BML-P233/234, AFRS ONS-485, FDC 1009 DE4504k
 
Add Willie Smith(as)  
 
45011412 Tea For Two AFRS BML-P233/234, AFRS ONS-485, FDC 1008 DE4504l
 
Willie Smith out. Add Anita O'Day(v)  
 
45011413 Wish You Waiting For Me - vAOD AFRS ONS-485, FDC 1009 DE4504m
 
Anita O'Day out  
 
45011414 Midriff AFRS BML-P233/234, AFRS ONS-485, FDC 1009 DE4504n
45011415 Mood To Be Wooed AFRS BML-P231/232, AFRS ONS-486, FDC 1009 DE4504o
 
Duke Ellington out. Add Billy Strayhorn(p); Billie Holiday(v)  
 
45011416 I Cover The Waterfront - vBH AFRS BML-P233/234, AFRS ONS-486, FDC 1009, MoJ MJCD 141   DE4504p
 
Duke Ellington(p); Al Casey(g); Junior Raglin(b); Sidney Catlett(d)  
 
45011417 Honeysuckle Rose AFRS ONS-486, FDC 1009 DE4504q
 
As before Billy Strayhorn and Billie Holiday out. Add Louis Armstrong(t); Benny Goodman(cl); Duke Ellington(p)  
 
45011418 Things Ain't What They Used To Be AFRS ONS-486, 485,486,487, FDC 1009 DE4504r
 
Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman out  
 
BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE  
45011419       01. Worksong AFRS BML-P233/234, AFRS ONS-486, DRC DE-4 DE4504s
45011420       06. The Blues - vME AFRS BML-P233/234, AFRS ONS-487, DRC DE-4 DE4504t
45011421       04. West Indian Dance AFRS ONS-487, DRC DE-4 DE4504u
45011422       10. Sugar Hill Penthouse AFRS ONS-487, DRC DE-4 DE4504v
45011423       05. Emancipation Celebration AFRS ONS-487, DRC DE-4 DE4504w
45011424       02. Come Sunday AFRS ONS-487, DRC DE-4 DE4504x
45011425       03. Light AFRS ONS-487, DRC DE-4 DE4504y
 
Taft Jordan(t); Jimmy Hamilton(cl); Duke Ellington(p); Al Casey(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sidney Catlett(d); AOD(v)  
 
45011426 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me - vAOD AFRS BML-P231/232, GoJ 1003 DE4504z
 
As before  
 
45011427 ¬ Frankie And Johnny AFRS BML-P229/230, GoJ 1003 DE4504aa
45011428 _| Metronome All Out AFRS BML-P229/230, GoJ 1003 DE4504ab
 
NB. The title of the concert is "Second esquire All-American Jazz Concert,". Louis Armstrong's and Benny Goodman's were playing from New Orleans and New York respectively  
 
DUKE ELLINGTON WITH JOHN SCOTT TROTTER ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA 18 January 1945  
Concert, at Philharmonic Auditorium  
Duke Ellington(p) with the John Scott Trotter Orchestra and choir  
 
45011801 Frankie And Johnny vCHO AFRS MH-111, Bo 601 DE4505a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Los Angeles, CA January 1945  
NBC broadcast  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Cat Anderson(t);Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy  
Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Joya Sherrill, Lena Horne(v)  
 
45012001 Take The "A" Train  (theme) AFRS J-117 DE4506a
45012002 Suddenly It Jumped AFRS J-117 DE4506b
45012003 I'm Beginning To See The Light - vJS AFRS J-117 DE4506c
45012004 It Don't Mean A Thing - vRN, TJ AFRS J-117 DE4506d
45012005 I Didn't Know About You - vLH AFRS J-117 DE4506e
45012006 I Get A Kick Out Of You - vLH AFRS J-117 DE4506f
45012007 Midriff AFRS J-117 DE4506g
45012008 Blue Skies AFRS J-117 DE4506h
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Culver City, CA 03 March 1945  
AFRS broadcast  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Cat Anderson(t);Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy  
Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Joya Sherrill, Kay Davis(v)  
 
45030301 Take The "A" Train  (theme) AFRS EC-38 DE4507a
45030302 I'm Beginning To See The Light - vJS AFRS EC-38 DE4507b
45030303 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues - vAH, Kay Davis AFRS EC-38 DE4507c
45030304 Blue Skies AFRS EC-38 DE4507d
 
REX STEWART ALL STARS Los Angeles, CA 19 March 1945  
KPAS broadcast  
Rex Stewart(t); Bob Wilson(tb); Barney Bigardcl); Duke Ellington(p); Rollo Garber(sb); Sonny Greer(d)  
 
45031901 Mood Indigo Dk D-1017 DE4508a
 
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA Chicago, IL 25 March 1945  
Concert, at Civic Opera House  
Shelton Hemphill,  Rex Stewart, Cat Anderson(t);Taft Jordan(t,v); Ray Nance(t,vn,v); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Claude Jones(tb); Jimmy  
Hamilton(cl,ts); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Johnny Hodges(as); Al Sears(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington(p); Fred Guy(g); Junior Raglin(sb); Sonny Greer(d,ch); Al Hibbler, Joya Sherrill, Kay Davis, Marie Ellington(v)  
 
45032501 Blutopia unissued DE4509a
45032502 Midriff unissued DE4509b
45032503 Creole Love Call - vKD unissued DE4509c
45032504 Suddenly It Jumped unissued DE4509d
45032505 I Didn't Know About You - vJS unissued DE4509e
45032506 My Heart Sings - vJS unissued DE4509f
45032507 Air Conditioned Jungle unissued DE4509g
45032508 Frantic Fantasy unissued DE4509h
BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE  
45032509       01. Worksong Jo LP-1053A DE4509i
45032510       06. The Blues - vME Jo LP-1053B DE4509j
45032511       04. West Indian Dance Jo LP-1053B DE4509k
45032512       10. Sugar Hill Penthouse Jo LP-1053B DE4509l
45032513       05. Emancipation Celebration Jo LP-1053B DE4509m
45032514       02. Come Sunday Jo LP-1053B DE4509n
45032515       03. Light Jo LP-1053B DE4509o
45032516 Things Aint What They Used To Be unissued DE4509p