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SELECTION
Alphabetical order - Ordre alphabétique

1933 - 1941
(CD JAZZ ROOTS / CD 56012)

1933 to 1941

Take the A train / Don't get around much anymore / Cotton tail / I got it bad and that ain't good / Conga brava / Concerto for Cootie / A portrait of Bert Williams / Solitude / I let a song go out of my heart / Prelude to a kiss / Caravan / Merry-go-round / In a sentimental mood / In a mellotone / Sophisticated lady / Ko-ko / Harlem airshaft / Just-a-settin' and a-rockin'.

1941 - 1951
(CD GIANTS OF JAZZ / CD 53057)

1941 to 1951

The C jam blues / Perdido / Sultry sunset / Blue skies / It don't mean a thing (if it ain't got that swing) / Magenta haze / Things ain't what they used top be / I'm beginning to see the loight / Moon mist / Chelsea bridge / Jump for joy / Main stem / What am I here for ? / Johnny come lately / Do nothin' till you hear from me / Snibor / On a turquoise cloud / Park at 106th / In a sentimental mood / Black and tan fantasy / Caravan / Creole love call / Great times / Brown Betty.

20 REFLECTIVE RECORDINGS
(CD AUDIO ARCHIVE - Collectors Edition / AA 014)

The mooche / Honeysuckle rose / Take the A train / Mood indigo / Sophisticated lady / Crosstown / Caravan / Tea for two / Frustration / Perdido / One o'clock jump / Coloratura / 9:20 special / Love you madly / Moon mist / Rose of the Rio Grande / Just squeeze me / Jam with Sam / Black and tan fantasy / Primpin' from the prom.

AT HIS VERY BEST
(30 cm RCA VICTOR / LSA 3071)

1927 to 1946

Jack the bear / Concerto for Cootie / Harlem air shaft / Across the track blues / Chloe / Royal garden blues / Warm valley / Ko-ko / Black, Brown and Beige / Creole love call / Transblucency.

AT THE PIANO
(CD double NOCTURNE / CABU 52) France

October, 1928 to April 26, 1954



CD 1 : Black beauty / Swampy river / Fast and furious (Lot O'fingers) / Mood indigo - Solitude - In a sentimental mood / Swing session (Soda fountain rag) / Love in my heart (Swing baby swing) / Portrait of the Lion / Mr J.B. blues / Dear old southland / Solitude / Jumping room only / Frankie and Johnny / Metronome all out / Dancers in love / Drawing room blues / Tip toe topic / New world a'comin' / There was nobody looking / The clothed woman / New York city blues.

CD 2 : Who knows / Retrospection / B sharp blues / Passion flower / Dancers in love / Reflections in D / Melancholia / Prelude to a kiss / In a sentimental mood / Things ain't what they used to be / All too soon / Janet / Kunda dukish / Montevido / The new piano roll blues / Tonk / Johnny come lately / In a blue summer garden / Great times / Cotton tail / C jam blues / Flamingo / Bang-up blues / Band call.

BD JAZZ - DUKE ELLINGTON
(CD-book double EDITIONS NOCTURNE / 17) France

1928 to 1952



Comics by Tim BASTIAN

CD 1 - TAKE THE A TRAIN : Take the A train / Caravan / Rockin' in rhythm / Sophisticated lady / In a sentimental mood / It don't mean a thing / Mood indigo / I let a song go out of my heart / Solitude / Daybreak express / The mooche / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue / Black and tan fantasy / Things ain't what they used to be / Concerto for Cootie / Koko / I got it bad / C jam blues / Perdido.

CD 2 - LOVE YOU MADLY : Stomp, look and listen / Happy-go-lucky local / Lady of the lavender mist / Fancy dan / On a turquoise cloud / Vip's boogie / Jam with Sam / Snibor / Jam-a-ditty / Smada / Rock-skippin' at the Blue Note / Bensonality / Love you madly / Creole love call / Suddenly it jumped / Just a-ittin' and a-rockin' / Jack the bear / Sepia panorama / Harlem air shaft / Pitter panther patter.

BD JAZZ - DUKE ELLINGTON JOUE BILLY STRAYHORN
(CD-book double EDITIONS NOCTURNE / 33) France

1939 to 1954



Comics by Jean-Claude GÖTTING

CD 1 - TAKE THE A TRAIN : Take the A train / Something to live for / I'm checking out, go'om bye / Your love has faded / Day dream / After all / Just a-settin' and a-rockin' / Clementine / Passion flower / Chelsea bridge / Love like this can't last / Noir bleu / Raincheck / Johnny come lately / Sugar hill penthouse / Balcony serenade /Midriff / Drawing room blues / Tonk / Hear say (Hearsay).

CD 2 - LISH LIFE: A flower is a lovesoome thing / Flippant flurry / Overture to a jam session (parts 1 & 2) / Charlotte russe (Lotus blossom) / Progressive gavotte / Violet blue / Once upon a dream / Brow Penny / Lush life / Paradise / Snibor / Brown Betty / Swamp drum / Smada / Rock-a-skippin' at the Blue Note / Orson / Boo-dah / Blossom / All day long / Coffee and kisses.

BEST OF DUKE ELLINGTON (THE)
(30 cm PABLO / 2310 845)

1959 to 1972

The Queen's suite / Bateau / Sophisticated lady / Goof / Black butterfly / Mendoza / Layin' on mellow.

BEST OF EARLY ELLINGTON (THE)
(CD DECCA JAZZ / GRD 660) USA

East St. Louis toodle-Oo / Birmingham breakdown / Black and tan fantasy / Take it easy / Jubilee stomp / Black beauty / Yellow dog blues / Tishomingo blues / Awful sad / The mooche / Doin' the voom voom / Rent party blues / Harlem flat blues / Jolly wog / Jazz convulsions / Sweet mama / Cotton club stomp (take 2) / Mood indigo / Rockin' in rhythm / Creole rhapsody (parts 1 & 2).

BIG BANDS BIG HITS - DUKE ELLINGTON
A collection of the greats hits

(CD HALLMARK / 703312) Netherlands

Three little words / Caravan / Take the A train / The mooche / Ring dem bells / A slip of the lip / The gal from Joe's / At a Dixie Roadside diner / Conga brava / Harlem speaks / Dusk / Black beauty / Swampy river / Frustration / I"m slapping seventh avenue / Jack the bear / Never no lament / Stompy Jones / Love you madly / One o'clock jump.

BILLY STRAYHORN
Masters of Jazz Cabu

(CD double MASTERS OF JAZZ / R2CD 8028) France

1939 to 1948



CD 1 : Take the A train / Something to live for / I'm checking out, go'om bye / Grievin' / Your love has faded / Lost in two flats / Tapioca / Day dream / After all / Just a-settin' and a-rockin' / Clementine / Passion flower / Chelsea bridge / Love like this can't last / Noir bleu / Raincheck / My little brown book / Johnny come lately / Balcony serenade / Tonk / Drawing room blues / Double ruff / A flower is a lovesome thing.

CD 2 : Midriff / Overture to a jam session (parts 1 and 2) / Charlotte russe (Lotus blossom) / Violet blue / Progressive gavotte / Once upon a dream / The new look / Triple play / Paradise / Lush life / Brown Betty / Halfway to dawn / Tailspin / Gone with the wind / Chloe / Maybe I should change my ways.

BLACK BEAUTY
I love jazz

(30 cm CBS / 21059) Netherlands

1937 to 1950

Take the A train / Sophisticated lady / Caravan / Perdido / Prelude to a kiss / C jam blues / Mood indigo / The mooche / Satin doll / Solitude.

BLACK BEAUTY
Le Monde du Jazz 4

(CD double LE CHANT DU MONDE - LE MONDE / 4) France

1924 à 1954
LE MONDE Newspaper March, 2009 - Additional CD




CD 1 : Choo choo / Everything is hosty totsy now / The creeper / Black and tan fantasy / Creole love call / Jubilee stomp / East St. Louis toodle-oo / Black beauty / The mooche / Hot and bothered / Doin' the voom voom / Cotton club stomp / Misty mornin' / Goin' to town / Saint James Infirmary / Double check somp / Ring dem bells / Mood indigo / Rockin' in rhythm / Echoes of Harlem.

CD 2 : It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing / Lots o' fingers / Lightnin' / Bundle of blues / Stompy Jones / Saddest tale / Echoes of Harlem / In a jam / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue / Prelude to a kiss / Battle of swing / Grievin' / Sophisticated lady / Ko-ko / Cotton tail / Dusk / Harlem air-shaft / In a mellotone / Warm valley / Pitter panther patter / Take the A train / Solitude / Perdido / Johnny come lately / Things ain't what they used to be / Frankie and Johnny / Dancers in love / Blue skies (Trumpet no end) / Stop, look and listen / Smada / Happy go lucky local.

DUKE ELLINGTON
Masters of Jazz Cabu

(double CD MASTERS OF JAZZ / R2CD 8005) France

April 7, 1927 to December 18, 1946



CD 1 : Black and tan fantasy / Creole love call / Eat St. Louis toodle-Oo / The mooche / Hot and bothered / The blues with a feelng / Double check stomp / Mood indigo / It don't mean a thing / Slippery horn / Daybreak express / Dear old Southland / Stompy Jones / Troubled water / Saddest tale / Showboat shuffle / Clarinet lament / Echoes of Harlem / In a jam / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue.

CD 2 : A gypsy without a song / Battle of swing / Portrait of the Lion / Tootin' through the roof / Koko / Concerto for Cootie / Cotton tail / Sepia panorama / Take the A train / Chelsea bridge / Raincheck / Moonmist / Things ain't what they used to be / Black, Brown and Beige : Work song - Come Sunday / Midriff / Frankie and Johnny / Transblucency / Royal garden blues / Jam-a-ditty.

DUKE ELLINGTON & FRIENDS
Compact Jazz Collection

(CD VERVE / 833 291 2)

1953 to 1966
Only three tunes are played with Duke Ellington. See More for details



Take the A train / Caravan / Cottontail / Mood Indigo / I let a song go out of my heart / Prelude to a kiss / Satin doll / Stompy Jones / I got it bad (And that ain't good) / Don't get around much anymore / It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing).

DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS MEN
Concertos, showcases and features

(CD double JAZZ MASTERS CABU / CABU 553) France

1938 à 1957



CD 1 : Johnny HODGES : The mood to be wooed / Hop, skip and jump / Jimmy HAMILTON : Duet / Honeysuckle rose / Cootie WILLIAMS : Echoes of Harlem / Ridin' on a blue note / Jimmy BLANTON : Pitter panther patter / Blues / Britt WOODMAN : Sultry serenade / Theme for Trambean / Willie COOK : Tenderly / Tea for two / Quentin JACKSON : Sonnet for Sister Kate / Al SEARS : Hiawatha / The suburbanite / Cat ANDERSON : Blue jean beguine / Summertime / Harry CARNEY : Work song (excerpt) / Frustration / Rex STEWART : Boy meets horn / Ridin' on a blue note / Tyree GLEEN : Mood indigo (excerpt).

CD 2 : Clark TERRY : Harlem air shaft / Perdido / Lawrence BROWN : Godlen cress / Rose of the rio Grande / Ben WEBSTER : Until tonight / How high the moon / Taft JORDAN : Tea for two / Rugged Romeo / Willie SMITH : Sophisticated lady / Oscar PETTIFORD : Pitter panther patter / Tip toe topic / Tricky Sam NANTON : Work song (excerpt) / Black and tan fantasy / Paul GONSALVES : Body and soul / Where or when / Ray NANCE : Rock skippin' at the Blue Note / East St. Louis toodle-Oo / Barney BIGARD : Are you stickin' ? / Clarinet lament / Harold BAKER : Ain't misbehavin' / Mood indigo.

DUKE ELLINGTON AND THE SMALL GROUPS
(30 cm GIANTS OF JAZZ / LPJT 70) Italy

1936 à 1950



The clothed woman / Tonk / Johnny come lately / Caravan / Chasin' chippies / Rent party blues / Blues for Blanton / Dooji wooji / Tip toe topic / Great times / Frankie and Johnny / Charlie the chulo / Subtle slough / Without a song / Jeep's blues / Oscalypso.

DUKE ELLINGTON
ENREGISTREMENTS ORIGINAUX

(30 cm RCA / 6886804) France

Black and tan fantasy / The mooche / Echoes of the jungle / Creole love call / Solitude / Ko ko / Sepia panorama / In a mellotone / Caravan / Perdido / Take the A train.

DUKE ELLINGTON PRESENTS IVIE ANDERSON
(CD double COLUMBIA / 501 654 2)

February 2, 1932 to February 14, 1940

See also IVIE ANDERSON WITH DUKE ELLINGTON & HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA (Jazz Archives)



CD 1 : It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) / Delta bound / Happy as the day is long / Raisin' the rent / Get yourself a new broom (And sweep all your troubles away) / I'm satisfied / Truckin' / Isn't love the strangest thing / Love is like a cigarette/ Kissin' my baby goodnight / Oh babe, maybe someday / Shoe shine boy / It was a sad night in Harlem / I've got to be a rug cutter / There's a lull in my life / It's swell of you.

CD 2 : Alabamy home / All god's chillun got rhtythm / If you were in my place / Swingtime in Honolulu / You gave me the gate (and I'm swingin') / Rose of the rio Grande / When my sugar walks down in the street / I'm checkin' out goombye / In a mizz / A lonely co-ed / You can count on me / Your love has faded / Killing myself / Solitude / Stormy weather / Mood indigo.

DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS
(30 cm COLUMBIA / CS 9629) USA

Satin doll / Don't get around much anymore / Do nothing till you hear from me / Take the A train / Solitude / C jam blues / Mood indigo / I'm beginning to see the light / Prelude to a kiss / Perdido.

DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS
Jazz Party 12

(30 cm CBS / 52 529) Netherlands

1928 to 1949

The new East St. Louis toddle-Oo / The New Black and tan fantasy / Creole love call / The mooche / Mood indigo / Sophisticated lady / Solitude / In a sentimental mood / Caravan / I let a song go out of my heart / Do nothin' till you hear from me / Don't get around much anymore.

DUKE'S SINGING LADIES
Sagajazz 26

(CD SAGA / 066 460 2) France



Ivie ANDERSON : All god's chilun got rhythm / Kay DAVIS : On a turquoise cloud / Betty ROCHE : ake the A train / Joya SHERRILL : I'm beginning to see the light / Marie ELLINGTON : I don't mind / Marie ELLINGTON, Joya SHERRILL & Kay DAVIS : It don't mean a thing / Dolores PARKER : Take love easy / Marion COX : Saint-Louis blues / Yvonne LANAUZE : Love you madly / Thelma CARPENTER : Do nothin' til you hear from me / Anita O'DAY : I can't believe that you're in love with me / Lu ELLIOT : On the sunny side of the street / Chubby KEMP : Juke box boogie / Billie HOLIDAY : Blues (Big city blues) / Ethel WATERS : I can't give you anything but love / Adelaïde HALL : Baby ! / Evelyn PREER : If you can't hold the man you love / Baby COX : The mooche / Adelaïde HALL : Troubled waters / Jean ELDRIDGE : Somethings to live for / Sue MITCHELL : If you're ever in my arms again / Jerry KRUGER : Swingtime in Honolulu / Mary McHUGH : Lost in meditation / Ivie ANDERSON : Solitude.

EIGHT CLASSIC ALBUMS
(4 CD REAL GONE JAZZ / 813 072 3)

This 4 CD group together 8 albums from the COLUMBIA period

SUCH SWEET THUNDER (1957), BLACK BROWN AND BEIGE with Mahalia Jackson (1958), AT THE BAL MASQUE (1958), THE COSMIC SCENE (1958), ANATOMY OF A MURDER (1959), THE NUTCRACKER SUITE (1960), PIANO IN FOREGROUND (1961) and TOGETHER AGAIN with Louis Armstrong (1961).

ESSENTIAL
(CD MASTERS OF JAZZ / EMCD 18) France

April 7, 1927 to December 30, 19478



Black and tan fantasy / Creole love call / The mooche / Hot and bothered / Creole rhapsody / Daybreak express / Saddest tale / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue / Battle of swing / Blue light / Portrait of the Lion / Koko / Concerto fot Cootie / Cotton tail / Harlem air shaft / Take the A train / Black, Brown and Beige : Work song - Come Sunday / Happy-go-lucky local / The clothed woman.

ESSENTIAL (THE)
(CD CBS / 467146 2)

1936 to 1960



Take the A train / Sophisticated lady / Perdido / I got it bad and that ain't good / In a mellow tone / Mood indigo / Happy go lucky local / It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) / Things ain't what they used to be / Caravan / I let a song go out of my heart / Dancers in love / Something to live for / Solitude / Black beauty / Black and tan fantasy / U.M.M.G.

ESSENTIAL DUKE ELLINGTON (THE)
(4 CD + booklet CHARLY / CD DIG 13)

CD 1 - ROCKIN' IN RHYTHM (1926 to 1931) : Immigration blues / New Orleans lowdown / East St-Louis toodle-Oo / Black and tan fantasy / The mooche / Hot and bothered / Louisiana / Awful sad / The blues with a feeling / Misty morning / Doin' the voom voom / Rent party blues / Harlem flat blues / Jungle jamboree / Sweet mama / Double check stomp / Cotton club stomp (Wall street wail) / Ring dem bells / Mood indigo / Sweet chariot / Rockin' in rhythm / Creole rhapsody (parts 1 & 2).
CD 2 - REMINISCING IN TEMPO (1932 to 1935) : It don't mean a thing (If you ain't got that swing) / Saint-Louis blues / Creole love call / Slippery horn / Ducky wucky / Lightnin' / Sophisticated lady / Drop me off in Harlem / Bundle of blues (Dragon blues) / Harlem speaks / Daybreak express / Delta serenade / Stompy Jones / Solitude / Saddest tale / Moonglow / In a sentimental mood / Showboat shuffle / Reminiscing in tempo (parts 1 to 4).

CD 3 - KO-KO (1936 to 1940) : Clarinet lament (Barney's concerto) / Echoes of Harlem (Cootie's concerto) / Trumpet in spades (Rex's concerto) / Yearning for love (Lawrence concerto) / It was a sad night in Harlem / Caravan / Azure / Diminuendo in blue / Crescendo in blue / Harmony in Harlem / Steppin' into swing society / Lost in meditation / I let a song go out of my heart / Preluce to a kiss / Battle of swing (Le jazz hot) / Blue light (Transbluency) / Slap happy / Subtle lament / Serenade to Sweden / The sergeant was shy / Jack the bear / Ko-ko.

CD 4 - MAIN STEM (1940 to 1942) : Morning glory / Conga brava / Concerto for Cootie / Cottontail / Never no lament / Dusk / Bojangles (A portrait of Bill Robinson) / A portrait of Bert Williams / All too soon / Sepia panorama / In a mellotone / Warm valley / Take the A train / John Hardy's wife / Blue Serge / Just a-settin' and a-rockin' / Jump for joy / Chelsea bridge / Raincheck / Perdido / The C jam blues / Moon mist / Main stem.

FANTASTIC DUKE ELLINGTON
(30 cm double RCA / FJL2 7161)

October 26, 1927 to March 25, 1952

DISC 1 : Take the A train / Creole love call / I got it bad (ain't that ain't good) / Black and tan fantasy / East Saint-Louis toodle-Oo / Mood indigo / Caravan / Sophisticated lady / The mooche / Cotton club stomp / Daybreak express / Rockin' in rhythm.

DISC 2 : C jam blues / I can't give you anything but love / In a mellotone / Chloe / Koko / Warm valley / Perdido / Solitude / Concerto for Cootie / Bodu and soul / In a sentimental mood / Sepia panorama / Cotton tail.

FRANKIE & JOHNNY
(CD CAN PILZ / 44 2043 2C) Round metal box

Sophisticated lady / Take the A train / The mooche / Do nothing 'till you hear from me / Pretty woman / Frankie & Johnny /Mood indigo / Crosstown / Moon mist / One o'clock jump / Caravan / Perdido.

GIANTS OF THE BIG BAND ERA
(CD PILZ MAGMA / 44 2043 2)

Moon mist / Frankie & Johnny / Pretty woman / Mood indigo / Do nothin' till you hear from me / Sophisticated lady / take the A train / Crosstown / One o'clock jump / Perdido / Caravan The mooche.

GREAT ORIGINAL PERFORMANCES 1927 - 1934
(CD BBC / BBC CD 643)

1927 to 1934



Jubilee stomp / The blues with a feelin' / Hop head / What can a poor fellow do ? / Chicago stompdown / Balck beauty / Hot and bothered / Misty morning / The mooche / Paducah / East St. Louis toodle-Oo / Creole love call / Fast and furious / Solitude / Stompy Jones / Live and love tonight.

GREATEST HITS
(CD CBS / 1 21512)

I let a song go out of my heart / Solitude / Mood indigo / Jeep's blues / Sophisticated lady / Prelude to a kiss / Satin doll / Things ain't what they used to be / I'm checkin' out goombye / The new Black and tan fantasy.

INTRODUCTION TO DUKE ELLINGTON (AN)
His best recordings 1927 - 1941

(CD BEST OF JAZZ / 4024)

1927 to 1941

Creole love call / Black and tan fantasy / Jubilee stomp / The mooche / Old man blues / Rockin' in rhythm / Sophisticated lady / Harlem speaks / Rude interlude / Solitude / Saddest tale / The new Birmingham breakdown / The new East St. Louis toodle-Oo / Downtown uproar / Caravan / Azure / Hip chic / Ko-ko / Flamingo / Take the A train / Jumpin' punkins / Blue Serge.

JAZZ COLLECTION 7
(CD HIGH DEFINITION JAZZ / CD JA 7)

Take it easy / Mood indigo (Dreamy blues) / The mooche / Cotton tail / All too soon / In a mellow tone / Sophisticated lady / Just a sittin' and a rockin' / Five o'clock whistle / Take the A train / I got it bad (And that ain't good) / Clementine.

JAZZ HISTORY volume 10
(30 cm double POLYDOR / 2679 004) Germany

DISC 1 : Creole love call / Stompy Jones / Jack the bear / Ko ko / Stomp, look and listen / Unbooted character / East St. Louis toodle-Oo / The jeep is jumpin' / In a mellow tone / Midriff / Lonesome lullaby / Upper Manhattan Medical Group.

DISC 2 : The blues / Summertime / Laura / I can't get started / My funny Valentine / Cotton tail / Day dream / Deep purple / Indian summer / Everything but you / Frustration.

JUKEBOX HITS
(CD ACROBAT / ACMCD 4021)

1941 to 1951

Flamingo / Hayfoot, strawfoot / The C jam blues / Don't get around much anymore / a slip of a lip (Can sink a ship) / Sentimental lady / Perdido / Take the A train / Do nothin' till you hear from me / Main stem / My little brown book / Someone / I don't mind / Goin' out the back way (Johnny Hodges) / I'm beginning to see the light / Don't you know I care / I ain't got nothin' but the blues / Come to baby do / Don't be so mean to baby (Cause baby's so good to you) / Castel rock (Johnny Hodges).

MEMORIAL
(30 cm double CBS / 88 054)

November 3, 1927 to December 3, 1959

DISC 1 : Black and tan fantasy / The new East St. Louis toodle-Oo / Creole love call / The mooche / Mood indigo / Rockin' in rhyhtm / Caravan / Solitude / It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) / I let a song go out of my heart / Do nothing till you hear from me / Don't get around much anymore.

DISC 2 : Perdido / Prelude to a kiss / C jam blues / In a mellow tone / Satin doll / Sophisticated lady / Things ain't what they used to be / I got it bad and that ain't good / Take the A train.

MEMORIAL DUKE ELLINGTON
(30 cm double ROULETTE - VOGUE / DP 29) France

November 10, 1946 to April 4, 1961
DISC 2 (April, 1951) included in THE GREAT REUNION double LP


DISC 1 : Blue skies / Happy-go-lucky local (parts 1 and 2) / Improvisation on Tiger rag / Blues riff / Honeysuckle rose / Take the A train / Things ain't what they used to be / Caravan / C jam blues / Perdido.

DISC 2 : Cotton tail / The mooche / It don't mean a thing / Solitude / Don't get around much anymore / Black and tan fantasy / I'm beginning to see the light / Mood indigo / Do nothin 'till you hear from me / I got it bad and that ain't good.

MOMENTO (EL)
(CD EL PAIS - Estrallas del Jazz / 25) Spain

1926 to 1972



East St-Louis toodle-Oo / Black and tan fantasy / Jubilee stomp / Black beauty / The mooche / Rent party blues / Double check stomp / Mood indigo / Creole rhapsody parts 1 & 2 / Stompy Jones / Self-portrait (Of the Bean) / In a sentimental mood / Take the A train / Prelude to a kiss / Sophisticated lady - Solitude / Satin doll.

MUSIC OF DUKE ELLIGTON (THE)
(30 cm COLUMBIA / 20AP 1847) Japan

The new East St. Louis toodle-o / The new Black and tan fantasy / Creole love call / The mooche / Mood indigo / Sophiticated lady / Solitude / In a sentimental mood / Caravan / I let a song go out of my heart / Do nothing till you hear from me / Don't get around much anymore.

PLAISIR D'ELLINGTON
(CD double FREMEAUX & ASSOCIES / FA 170) France

1935 to 1946

CD 1 : Stepping into swing society / The new East St. Louis toodle-Oo / Squatty roo / A portrait of Bert Williams / The C jam blues / Johnny come lately / Slap happy / John Hardy's wife / Prelude to a kiss / Four and one-half street / Charlie the chulo / The giddybug gallop / I let a song go out of my heart / Rockabye river / Magenta haze / The new Birmingham breakdown / Caravan / Riding on a blue note.

CD 2 : Linger awhile / Yearning for love / Main stem / Braggin' in brass / Morning glory / Clementine / Sepia panorama / Sophisticated lady / Just a-settin' and a-rockin' / Conga brava / What am I here for ? / Five o'clock drag / Moon mist / Just squeeze me (But please don't tease me) / Truckin' / I got it bad (And that ain't good) / Rocks in my beds / The minor goes a muggin'.

PLAYING THE BLUES
McCann Direct presente Duke Ellington

(CD McCANN DIRECT / CDE 221 A)

1927 to 1939

Black and tan fantasy / Yellow dog blues / The mooche / No papa no / Blues is a feeling / Paducah / Harlem flat blues / Sloopy Joe / Saratoga swing / Beggars blues / Saturday night function / Jazz lips / Lazy Duke / Sweet chariot / Bundle of blues / Blue feeling / Diminuendo in blue / Battle of swing / Blue light / Country gal.

QUINTESSENCE (THE)
(CD double FREMEAUX & ASSOCIES / FA 204) France

1926 to 1941

CD 1 : East St-Louis toodle-Oo / Black and tan fantasy / Creole love call / The blues I love to sing / Take it easy / Jubilee stomp / Yellow dog blues / The mooche / Hot and bothered / Awful sad / Misty mornin' / Mood indigo / Rockin' in rhythm / Echoes of the jungle / Daybreak express / Saddest tale / Moon glow / Black beauty.

CD 2 : Reminiscing in tempo / Echoes of Harlem / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue / The new Black and tan fantasy part. two / Blue light / Subtle lament / Jack the bear / Ko ko / Concerto for Cootie / Cotton tail / Harlem airshaft / All too soon / In a mellow tone / Chloe / Take the A train / Blue Serge / Across the tracks blues / Pitter panther patter.

QUINTESSENCE - 2 (THE)
(CD double FREMEAUX & ASSOCIES / FA 236) France

1928 to 1950

CD 1 : Swampy river / Mood indigo - Solitude / Informal blues / Dear old Southland / There was nobody looking / Fast and furious - Lots of fingers / The clothed woman / Sophisticated lady / Mr. JB blues / Dancers in love / Tonk / Frankie and Johnny / Jumpin' room only / Cottontail / C jam blues / Johnny come lately / Great times / Goin' nuts.

CD 2 : Tough truckin' / Indigo echoes / Relaxious / Love in my heart / Fat stuff serenade / My Sunday gal / Mobile bay / Subtle slough / Menelik the Lion of Judah / Clouds in my hearts / Stompy Jones / Lament for a lost love / A lull at dawn / Blue reverie / Echoes of Harlem / Delta mood / Mobile blues / Drawing room blues.

RARE STRAYHORN
(CD LA MAISON DU DUKE / MDD 006) France - Private edition for members

September 17, 1941 to January 31, 1965



Clementine / Raincheck / Entrance of youth / Pianistically allied (Tonk) / Halfway to dawn / Paradise / All day long / Ballad for very tired and very sad lotus eaters / Allah-bye / Up and down, up and down / Frou- frou / Dreamy sort of thing / Telstar / Take it slow / Frère Monk / Cordon bleu / Elysée / Rod La Rocque / Lush life / Chelsea bridge / Take the A train.

RECORDS 1928 - 1945
Original soundrecordings - Jazz series

(CD PHONODOR RECORDS / 31042 CD) Germany

1928 to 1945

Yellow dog blues / Tishomingo blues / Louisiana / Dog bottom / The mooche / Tiger rag (parts 1 et 3) / The dicty glide / Harmony in Harlem / Blue tune / Rent party blues / Doing the voom voom / Riff Staccato / I'm beginning to see the light / Mood to be wooed / Do nothin' till you hear from me.

SIX CLASSIC ALBUMS
DUKE ELLINGTON volume 2

(4 CD RCD REAL GONE JAZZ / 813 582 7)

This 4 CD group together 6 albums from the COLUMBIA and VERVE period

ELLINGTON INDIGOS (1958), ELLINGTON JAZZ PARTY (1959), SIDE BY SIDE (1958/59), BACK TO BACK (1959), BLUES IN ORBIT (1956) and BATTLE ROYAL (1961).

SOPHISTICATED LADY
16 ELLINGTON CLASSICS

(30 cm EPIC EPC 25742) Netherlands

Take the A train / Sophisticated lady / Perdido / I got it bad and that ain't good / In a mellow tone / Mood indigo / Happy go lucky local / It don't mean a thing / Things ain't what they used to be / Caravan / I let a song go out of my heart / Dancers in love / Something to lve for / Solitude / Black beauty / Black and tan fantasy.

STOMP, LOOK & LISTEN
IN THE FORTIES

(CD ASV LTD. / CD AJA 5310) UK

1940 to 1948

Jack the bear / Ko-ko / Concerto for Cootie / Dusk / Harlem airshaft (Rumpus in Richmond) / Chelsea bridge / Perdido / What am I here for ? / Someone / Main stem / I ain't got nothin' but the blues / Times a wastin' (Things ain't what they used to be) / A gathering in a clearing / Esquire swank / Happy-go-lucky local / Hy'a Sue / Stomp, look and listen / Air conditioned jungle / On a turquoise cloud / The clothed woman / New York city blues / Dancers in love / Suddenly it jumped.

WARNER JAZZ
LES INCONTOURNABLES

(CD WARNER JAZZ / 34 537 2) France

1962 to 1973



Portrait of Louis Armstrong / Minnie the moocher / Salome / Caravan / Kinda dukish / Do nothin' till you hear from me / Love you madly / Chinoiserie / Rockhochet / Perdido / Chico cuadralino / Mendoza / Satin doll.

WASHINGTON WOBBLE
(CD SAVILLE / CDSVL 206) UK

1927 to 1935

Whashington wobble / Awful sad / Stevedore stomp / March of the hoodlums / Cotton Club stomp / Sweet jazz o'mine / Three little words / That lindy hop / Runnin' wild / Ring dem bells / Blue again / 12th street rag / The river and me / Keep a song in your soul / Sophisticated lady / I've got the world on a string / Drop me off at Harlem / Live and love tonight / In a sentimental mood / Truckin'.

CD + Fascicule

GENIES DU JAZZ Volume II, n° 3 (LES)
Au temps du Cotton Club

(CD + fascicule EDITIONS ATLAS / JA-CD 2003) France

Octobre 26, 1927 to June 16, 1931



Jubilee stomp / Creole love call / East Saint-Louis toodle-Oo / Black and tan fantasy / Hot and bothered / Take it easy / Cotton club stomp / Tiger rag / Old man blues / Saratoga swing / Wall street wail / Echoes of the jungle / Doin' the voom voom /Rockin' in rhythm / Ring dem bells.

GENIES DU JAZZ Volume II, n° 4 (LES)
Black beauty

(CD + fascicule EDITIONS ATLAS / JA-CD 2004) France

March 22, 1927 to November 22, 1939



Black beauty / The blues I love to sing / Washington wobble / Misty mornin' / The dicty glide / Hop head / Sophisticated lady / Harlem speaks / Merry-go-round / I let a song go out of my heart / Country gal / Plucked again / Blues / Weely / Chasin' chippies / Rent party blues.

GOLD'N JAZZ
(CD + fascicule TIME LIFE MUSIQUE / TL 934 02 01) France

1950 to 1973

Take the A train / Intimacy of the blues / Pitter panther patter / Oclupaca / Bula / Caravan / Cotton tail / The shepherd (first concept) / Edward the first / Tonk / Boola boola / Chelsea bridge / Happy-go-lucky local / All too soon.

JAZZ AND BLUES - 9
(CD + fascicule EDITIONS ATLAS - CHARLY / WIS CD 609) France

March, 1940 to June, 1942



Take the A train / Johnny come lately / Perdido / Jumpin' pumpkins / I got it bad (And that ain't good) / Main stem / Warm valley / In a mellow tone / Chelsea bridge / Raincheck / Harlem air shaft / Cotton Club / Never no lament / What am I here for ? / Concerto for Cootie / Bojangles (A portrait of Bill Robinson) / Ko-ko / Moon mist.

JAZZ PLUS
(CD + fascicule EDITOP 2000 / JP 001) France

Live performances



Take the A train / Such sweet thunder / Sophisticated lady / Perdido / Passion flower / Things ain't what they used to be / On the sunny side of the street / In a mellotone / Main stem / Just a-sittin' and a-rockin' / Stompy Jones / The mooche / Honeysuckle rose / Mood indigo / One o'clock jump / The wailin' interval.

SPECIALE AMADEUS JAZZ 4
(CD + fascicule AMADEUS - ASJ 99001) Italy

November 22, 1939 to November 25, 1946



Concerto for Cootie / Sepia panorama / Across the track blues / Ko-ko / Mood to be wooed / Tonk / Black, Brown and Beige (suite) / Pitter panther patter / Body and soul / Sophisticated lady / Mr. J.B. blues / Blues / Plucked again / Perfume suite / Happy go lucky local / Blue skies.