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The Complete 1932-1940 Brunswick, Columbia and Master Recordings of Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra

Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 (composer ). Lasker, Steven (Added Author). Duke Ellington Orchestra. (Performer). Mills Brothers. (Performer). Brunswick (Sound recording label) (Added Author). Columbia Records, Inc. (Added Author). Master Record Company (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 11 audio discs : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in. (12 cm.)
  • Publisher: Stamford, CT : Mosaic Records, p2010

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General Note:
Jazz
Credits and discographical information inserted in individual containers
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Moon over Dixie / D. Ellington-T. Koehler (2:54) -- It don't mean a thing (if it ain't got that swing)/ D. Ellington-I. Mills (3 :07)-- Lazy\rhapsody / Ellington-Parish-Jackson-Sosnik-Washington (3:12) -- Blue tune / Duke Ellington (3:06) -- Baby when you ain't there / D. Ellington-M. Parish (2:39) -- St. Louis blues / W.C. Handy (4:25) -- Creole love call / Duke Ellington (4:04) -- Rose room / A. Hickman-H. Williams (2:57) -- Blue Harlem / Duke Ellington (2:48) -- Thesheik of Araby / H. Smith-T. Snyder (2:54) -- Swampy river / Duke Ellington (2:53) -- Fast and furious / D. Ellington-H. Potter (2:45) -- Best wishes / D. Ellington-T. Koehler (3:07) -- Slippery horn / Duke Ellington (4:10) -- Blue ramble / Duke Ellington (3:08) -- Clouds in my heart / Bigard-Ellington-Mills (3:00) -- Lazy rhapsody (alt tk - B) / Ellington-Parish-Jackson-Sosnik-Washington (3:09) -- Blue tune (alt tk - B) / Duke Ellington (3:04) -- St. Louis blues (alt tk - A) / W.C. Handy (4:25) -- Creole love call (alt tk - B) / Duke Ellington (4:06) -- Best wishes (alt tk - A) / D. Ellington-T. Koehler (3:06) -- Blue ramble (alt tk - B) / Duke Ellington (3:11) -- Clouds in my heart (alt. tk - A) / Bigard-Ellington-Mills (3:04)
Disc 2. Blue mood / D. Ellington-J. Hodges (2:50) -- Ducky wucky / D. Ellington-B. Bigard (3:00) -- Jazz cocktail / Benny Carter (3:06) -- Lightnin' / Duke Ellington (3:03) -- Stars / Kaye Parker (3:02) -- Swing low / D. Ellington-F. Jenkins (2:36) -- I must have that man! (alt tk - A) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (2:57) -- Baby! (alt tk - A) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:03) -- Any time, any day, any where / Young-Wiley-Washington (2:47) -- Delta bound / Alex Hill (2:49) -- Blue mood (alt tk - C) / D. Ellington-J. Hodges (2:48) -- Blue mood (alt tk - B) / D. Ellington-J. Hodges (2:48) -- Ducky wucky (alt tk - B) / D. Ellington-B. Bigard (2:58) -- Jazz cocktail (alt tk - B) / Benny Carter (3:09) -- Lightnin' (alt tk - B) / Duke Ellington (3:05) -- Stars / (alt tk - B) / Kaye Parker (3:01) -- Swing low (alt tk - B) / D. Ellington-F. Jenkins (2:37) -- I must have that man! (alt tk - B) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:03) -- Baby! (alt tk - B) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:05) -- Any time, any day, any where (alt tk - B) / Young-Wiley-Washington (2:48) -- Delta bound (alt tk - B) / Alex Hill (2:57)
Disc 3. Diga diga do / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:01) -- I can't give you anything but love / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:03) -- Porgy / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:07) -- I must have that man! (master take - C) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:01) -- Baby! (master take - C) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:03) -- Eerie moan / V. Young-L. Wiley (3:05) -- Merry-go-round (matrix W265049-3) / Duke Ellington (2:47) -- Sophisticated lady / Ellington-Parish-Mills (3:38) -- I've got the world on a string / H. Arlen-T. Koehler (3:18) -- Down a Carolina lane / M. Parish-F. Perkins (3:03) -- Diga diga do (alt tk -B) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:02) -- I can't give you anything but love (alt tk - B) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:06) -- Porgy (alt tk - C) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:04) -- Porgy (alt tk - B) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:07) -- I must have that man! (alt tk - D) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (2:50) -- Baby! (alt tk - D) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (2:58) -- Eerie moan (alt tk - B) / V. Young-L.Wiley (3:04) -- Merry-go-round (Matrix W265049 alt tk -2) / Duke Ellington (2:49) -- Sophisticated lady (alt tk - 1) / Ellington-Parish-Mills (3:39)
Disc 4. Slippery horn / Duke Ellington (2:59) -- Blackbird medley (pt. 1). I can't give you anything but love ; Doin' the new low down ; I must have that man! ; Baby! / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:01) -- Blackbird medley (pt. 2). Dixie ; Diga diga do ; Porgy ; I can't give you anything but love / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:01) -- Drop me off in Harlem / D. Ellington-N. Kenny (2:58) -- Happy as the day is long / H. Arlen-T. Koehler (2:56) -- Raisin' the rent / H. Arlen-T. Koehler (2:37) -- Get yourself a new broom (and sweep the blues away) / H. Arlen-T. Koehler (2:47) -- Bundle of blues / Duke Ellington (3:06) -- Sophisticated lady / Ellington-Parish-Mills (3:09) -- Stormy weather / H. Arlen-T. Koehler (2:58) -- I'm satisfied / D. Ellington-M. Parish (3:01) -- Jive stomp / Duke Ellington (2:43) -- Harlem speaks / Duke Ellington (3:04) -- In the shade of the old apple tree / E. Van Alstyne-H. Williams (3:07) -- Solitude / Ellington-Mills-DeLange (3:07) -- Saddest tale / Duke Ellington (3:13) -- Moonglow / Hudson-DeLange-Mills (3:01) -- Sump'n 'bout rhythm / Ellington-Kurtz-Mills (2:33) -- Slippery horn (alt tk- B) / Duke Ellington (2:58) -- Blackbird medley (pt. 1; alt tk - B) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:01) -- Blackbird medley (pt. 2; alt tk - C) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:04) -- Blackbird medley (pt. 2; alt tk - B) / D. Fields-J. McHugh (3:03) -- Drop me off in Harlem (alt tk - B) / D. Ellington-N. Kenny (2:37) -- Bundle of blues (alt tk - B) / Duke Ellington (3:04) -- Jive stop (alt tk - B) / Duke Ellington (2:29)
Disc 5. Admiration (matrix C883) / J. Tizol-I. Mills (2:38) -- Farewell blues / Mares-Roppolo-Schoebel (2:26) -- Let's have a jubilee / A. Hill-I. Mills (2:53) -- Porto Rican chaos (Moonlight fiesta) (alt tk matrix C886-2) / J. Tizol-I. Mills (2:57) -- Margie Conrad-Davis-Robinson (2:55) -- Porto Rican chaos (Moonlight fiesta) (master take B16974-1) / J. Tizol-I. Mills (2:49) -- In a sentimental mood / Ellington-Kurtz-Mills (3:11) -- Showboat shuffle / Duke Ellington (2:56) -- Merry-go-round (matrix B17408) / D. Ellington-I. Mills (2:53) -- Admiration (matrix B17409) / J. Tizol-I. Mills (2:49) -- Cotton / R. Bloom-T. Koehler (3:03) -- Truckin' / R. Bloom-T. Koehler (2:57) -- Accent on youth / T. Seymour-V. Lawnhurst (3:03) -- Reminiscing in tempo (pt. 1) / Duke Ellington (3:20) -- Reminiscing in tempo (pt. 2) / Duke Ellington (3:11) -- Reminiscing in tempo (pt. 3) / Duke Ellington (3:12) -- Reminiscing in tempo (pt. 4) / Duke Ellington (3:10) -- I don't know why I love you so / D. Ellington-I. Mills (3:02) -- Dinah Lou / Bloom-Dale- Koehler (2;26) -- Isn't love the strangest thing? / J. Coots-B. Davis (3:07) -- (There is) No greater love / I. Jones-M. Symes (3:08) -- Clarinet lament / D. Ellington-B. Bigard (3:10) -- Echoes of Harlem / Duke Ellington (3:02) -- Porto Rican chaos (Moonlight fiesta) (alt tk matrix B16947-2) / J. Tizol-I. Mills (2:44) -- I don't know why I love you so (alt tk - 2) / Duke Ellington (3:03) -- Dinah Lou (alt tk - 3) / Bloom-Dale-Koehler (2:30)
Disc 6. Love is like a cigarette / Jerome-Kent-Byron (3:02) -- Kissin' my baby good-night / David-Meyer-Wendling (3:17) -- Oh, babe! maybe someday / Duke Ellington (2:48) -- Shoe shine boy / S. Cahn-S. Chaplin (3:11) -- It was a sad night in Harlem / A. Lewis-H. Kresa (3:03) -- Trumpet in spades / Duke Ellington (3:06) -- Yearning for love / Ellington-Mills-Parish (2:53) -- In a jam Duke Ellington (3:10) -- Exposition swing -- Uptown downbeat (Blackout) / Duke Ellington (3:22) -- Scattin' at the Cotton Club (Scattin' at the Kit Kat) / D. Ellington-I. Mills (3:12) -- Black butterfly / Ellington-Mills-Carruthers (3:06) -- The new Birmingham breakdown / Duke Ellington (2:46) -- Scattin' at the Kit Kat (Scattin' at the Cotton Club) / D. Ellington-I. Mills (2:42) -- I've got to be a rug cutter / Duke Ellington (2:32) -- The new East St. Louis toodle-o / D. Ellington-B. Miley (2:57) -- Exposition swing (alt tk - 2) / Duke Ellington (3:11)-- Black butterfly (alt tk - 2) / Ellington-Mills-Carruthers (3:10) -- The new Birmingham breakdown (alt tk - 2) / Duke Ellington (2:45) -- Scattin' at the Kit Kat (Scattin' at the Cotton Club) (alt tk - 2) / D. Ellington-I. Mills (2:45) -- I've got to be a rug cutter (alt tk - 2) / Duke Ellington (2:33) -- The new East St. Louis toodle-o (alt tk - 2) / D. Ellington-B. Miley (2:58)
Disc 7. There's a lull in my life / M. Gordon-H. Revel (2:56) -- It's swell of you / M. Gordon-H. Revel (2:42) -- You can't run away from love tonight / H. Warren-A. Dubin (2:35) -- Azure / D. Ellington-I. Mills (3:00) -- The lady who couldn't be kissed / H. Warren-A. Dubin (2:40) -- Old plantation / J. Redmond-L. David (2:48) -- Caravan / Tizol-Mills-Ellington (2:37) -- Azure / D. Ellington-I. Mills (3:11) -- All God's chillun got rhythm (matrix M519) / Jurmann-Kaper-Kahn (2:41) -- All God's chillun got rhythm (matrix M520) / Jurmann-Kaper-Kahn (2:23) -- Alabamy home / D. Ellington-D. Ringle (2:40) -- Chatter-box (Jumpy) / Ellington-Stewart-Mills (2:43) -- Jubilesta / Ellington-Tizol-Mills (2:51) -- There's a lull in my life (alt tk - 2) / M. Gordon-H. Revel (2:53) -- It's swell of you (alt tk - 2) / M. Gordon-H. Revel (2:45) -- You can't run away from love tonight (alt tk - 2) / H. Warren-A. Dubin (2:34) -- Azure (alt tk - 2 ) / D. Ellington-I. Mills (2:55) -- Old plantation (alt tk - 2) / J. Redmond-L. David (2:53) -- All God's chillun got rhythm (matrix 519 alt tk - 2) / Jurmann-Kaper-Kahn (2:42) -- All God's chillun got rhythm (matrix M520 alt tk - 2) / Jurmann-Kaper-Kahn (2:21) -- Alabamy home (alt tk - 2) / D. Ellington-D. Ringle (2:41)
Disc 8. Diminuendo in blue / Duke Ellington (2:44) -- Crescendo in blue / Duke Ellington (3:13) -- Harmony in Harlem / Ellington-Hodges-Mills (3:05) -- Dusk on the desert / D. Ellington-I. Mills (3:04) -- Stepping into swing society / Ellington-Nemo-Mills (3:04) -- Prologue to black and tan fantasy / D. Ellington-B. Miley (2:34) -- The new black and tan fantasy / D. Ellington-B. Miley (2:40) -- Riding on a blue note / Ellington-Mills-Redmond (2:46) -- Lost in meditation / Ellington-Mills-Tizol-Singer (2:55) -- The gal from Joe's / D. Ellington-I. Mills (2:55) -- If you were in my place (what would you do?) / Ellington-Nemo-Mills (2:52) -- Skrontch (Scrounch) / Ellington-Nemo-Mills (2:41) -- I let a song go out of my heart / Ellington-Mills-Nemo-Redmond (3:06) -- Braggin' in brass / Ellington-Nemo-Mills (2:43) -- Carnival in Caroline / Ellington-Nemo-Mills (2:26) -- Diminuendo in blue (alt tk - 2) / Duke Ellington (2:36) -- Crescendo in blue (alt tk - 2) / Duke Ellington (3:11) -- Harmony in Harlem (alt tk - X) / Ellington-Hodges-Mills (3:06) -- Harmony in Harlem (alt tk - 1) / Ellington-Hodges-Mills (2:59) -- Dusk on the desert (alt tk - 1) / D. Ellington-I. Mills (3:13) -- Riding on a blue note (alt tk - 2) / Ellington-Mills-Redmond (2:48) -- The gal from Joe's (alt tk - 2) / D. Ellington-I. Mills (3:07) -- If you were in my place (what would you do?) (alt tk - 1) / Ellington-Nemo-Mills (2:52) -- Skrontch (Scrounch) (alt tk - 1) / Ellington-Nemo-Mills (2:41) -- I let a song go out of my heart (alt tk - 1) / Ellington-Mills-Nemo-Redmond (3:08) -- Braggin' in brass (alt tk - 2) / Ellington-Nemo-Mills (2:46)
Disc 9. Swingtime in Honolulu / Ellington-Nemo-Mills (2:53) -- I'm slappin' Seventh Avenue (with the sole of my shoe) / Ellington-Nemo-Mills (2:36) -- Dinah's in a jam / D. Ellington-I. Mills (2:50) -- When my sugar walks down the street (all the little birdies go tweet-tweet-tweet) / Austin-McHugh-Mills (2:38) -- You gave me the gate (and I'm swingin') / Ellington-Gordon-McNeely-Farmer (2:21) -- Rose of the Rio Grande / Warren-Forman-Leslie (2:59) -- Pyramid / Gordon-Ellington-Tizol-Mills (2:54) -- The stevedore's serenade / Ellington-Edelstein-Gordon (2:45) -- La de doody doo / Ellington-Lambert-Richards (2:26) -- Watermelon man / Duke Ellington (2:34) -- (A) Gypsy without a song / Ellington-Gordon-Singer-Tizol (2:56) -- A blues serenade / Grande-Lytell-Parish-Signorelli (2:20) -- Love in swingtime / Lambert-Richards-Mills (2:34) -- Please forgive me / Gordon-Ellington-Mills (2:59) -- Lambeth walk / D. Furber-N. Gay (2:25) -- Prelude to a kiss / Ellington-Gordon-Mills (2:58) -- Hip chic / Duke Ellington (2:53) -- Buffet flat / Duke Ellington (2:25) -- Twits and twerps (Boy meets horn) (matrix M898-1) / D. Ellington-R. Stewart (2:41) -- Mighty like the blues / Leonard Feather (2:36) -- Rose of the Rio Grande (alt tk - 2) / Warren-Forman-Leslie (2:56) -- Pyramid (alt tk - 2) / Gordon-Ellington-Tizol-Mills (2:50) -- Prelude to a kiss (alt tk - 2) / Ellington-Gordon-Mills (2:56) -- Twits and twerps (Boy meets horn) (matrix M898-2) / D. Ellington-R. Stewart (2:44) -- Mighty like the blues (alt tk - 1) / Leonard Feather (2:38)
Disc 10. Jazz potpourri / Duke Ellington (2:56) -- T.T. on toast (Lady in doubt) / Duke Ellington (2:49)-- Battle of swing / Duke Ellington (2:57) -- Old King Dooji / Duke Ellington (2:30) -- Boy meets horn (Twits and twerps) / D. Ellington-R. Stewart (3:00) -- Slap happy / Duke Ellington (2:44) -- Pussy willow / Duke Ellington (2:40) -- Subtle lament / Duke Ellington (3:01) -- Lady in blue / Duke Ellington (2:52) -- Smorgasbord and schnapps / Ellington-Stewart-Fleagle (2:38) -- Portrait of the lion / Duke Ellington (2: 26) -- (I want) Something to live for / D. Ellington-B. Strayhorn (2:51) -- Solid old man / Duke Ellington (2:39) -- T.T. on toast (Lady in doubt) (alt tk - 2) / Duke Ellington (2:47) -- Battle of swing (alt tk - 1) / Duke Ellington (2:55) -- Slap happy (alt tk - 2) / Duke Ellington (2:44) -- Subtle lament (alt tk - X) / Duke Ellington (3:14) -- Lady in blue (alt tk - X) / Duke Ellington (3:12) -- Portrait of the lion (alt tk - 2) / Duke Ellington (2:35)
Disc 11. disc 11: Cotton Club stomp / Ellington-Carney-Hodges (2:50) -- Doin' the voom voom / D. Ellington-B. Miley (2:40) -- Way low / Duke Ellington (3:28) -- Serenade to Sweden / Duke Ellington (3:20) -- In a mizz / H. Johnson-C. Barnet (3:06) -- I'm checkin' out--go'om bye / D. Ellington-B. Strayhorn (2:26) -- A lonely co-ed / Ellington-Strayhorn-Leslie (3:17) -- You can count on me / R. Maxwell-J. Myrow (2:54) -- Bouncing buoyancy / Duke Ellington (2:41) -- The sergeant was shy / Duke Ellington (2:42) -- Grievin' (matrix WM 1064) / D. Ellington-B. Strayhorn (3:36) -- Little posey / Duke Ellington (2:39) -- I never felt this way before / D. Ellington-A. Dubin (2:58) -- Grievin' (matrix WM 1093) / D. Ellington-B. Strayhorn (2:50) -- Tootin' through the roof / Duke Ellington (2:53) -- Weely / Duke Ellington (2:57) -- Your love has faded / D. Ellington-B. Strayhorn (2:52) -- Killin' myself / Duke Ellington (2:26) -- Country gal / Duke Ellington (2:55) -- Solitude / Ellington-Mills-DeLange (2:58) -- Stormy weather / H. Arlen-T. Koehler (2:33) -- Mood indigo / D. Ellington-B. Bigard (2:42) -- Sophisticated lady / Ellington-Parish-Mills (2:49) -- I never felt this way before (alt tk - B) / Duke Ellington (3:01) -- Tootin' through the roof (alt tk - B) / Duke Ellington (2:54)
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Arrangers: Benny Carter, Brick Fleagle, Lou Singer, Billy Strayhorn, Chappie Willett
Participant or Performer Note:
Duke Ellington, piano ; with Hayes Alvis, Ivie Anderson, Barney Bigard, Jimmie Blanton, Wellman Braud, Lawrence Brown, Harry Carney, Benny Carter, Pete Clarke, Bing Crosby, Jean Eldridge, Herb Flemming, Joe Garland, Sonny Greer, Fred Guy, Adelaide Hall, Otto Hardwick, Johnny Hodges, Freddy Jenkins, Wallace Jones, Mills Brothers (Herbert, Harry, Donald), John Mills Jr., Ray Mitchell, Ray Nance, Joe Nanton, Scat Powell, Rex Stewart, Billy Strayhorn, Billy Taylor, Juan Tizol, Ethel Waters, Ben Webster, Arthur Whetsel, Chappie Willett, and Cootie Williams variously
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in New York City, Feb.2, 1932-Aug. 28, 1939 ; Chicago, Jan. 9, 1935-Feb. 14, 1940; and Hollywood, Calif., Dec. 21, 1936
System Details Note:
Compact discs
Language Note:
English vocals
Subject: Jazz > 1931-1940
Big band music
Popular music > 1931-1940
Genre: Alternate takes (Sound recordings)
Alternate takes (Sound recordings)

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