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THE DUKE IN BOSTON
(CD JAZZ UNLIMITED / JUCD 2022) Sweden

Ritz Carlton, Boston - July 26, 1939



East St. Louis toodle-Oo / Jazz potpurri / Something to live for / Old King Dooji / In a mizz / Rose of the Rio Grande / Pussy willow / You can count on me / Way low.

Southland, Boston - January 9, 1940

East St. Louis toodle-Oo / Me and you / Grievin' / Little Posey / My last goodbye / The gal from Joe's / Tootin' through the roof / Day in, day out / Merry-go-round.

SESSIONS 1937/1940
(30 cm JAZZ SOCIETY / 67 403) France

Cotton Club, New York - March 18, 1937

Harlem speaks / Caravan / One, two botton on your shoe / Sophisticated lady / Rockin' in rhythm / East St-Louis toodle-Oo.

Southland - September 1st, 1940

East St-Louis todle-Oo / Grievin' / Little posey / The gal from Joe's / Tootin' through the roof / Day in, day out / Merry-go-round.

ELLINGTON ON THE AIR
(30 cm EMBER / CJS 840) UK

Cotton Club, New York - March 18, 1937
Southland - September 1st, 1940

Same as SESSIONS 1937/1940

AT SOUTHLAND - AT THE COTTON CLUB
(30 cm COLLECTOR'S CLASSICS / CC 16)

Southland - September 1st, 1940
Cotton Club, New York - March 18, 1937

Same as SESSIONS 1937/1940 (sides reversed)

BASIE / ELLINGTON
FROM SOUTHLAND CAFE BOSTON 1940

(CD JAZZ ANTHOLOGY / 550 022)

Ellington part included in SESSIONS 1937/1940 and AT SOUTHLAND - AT THE COTTON CLUB

Southland - 1940
Count BASIE


One o'clock jump / Ebony rhapsody / Riff interlude / Darn that dream / Take it, Prez / Baby, don't you tell on me.

Southland - September 1st, 1940
Duke ELLINGTON


East St-Louis todle-Oo / Grievin' / Little posey / The gal from Joe's / Tootin' through the roof / Day in, day out / Merry-go-round.

DUKE ELLINGTON & HIS ORCHESTRA 1939-40
Jazz Spirit

(30 cm ALAMAC / 180 046)

1939 - 1940



Jazz potpourri / Something to live for / Old king Dooji / Pussy willow / You can count on me / Way low / Grievin' / Little Posey / The gal from Joes / Tootin' through the roof / Day in, day out / Merry go round.

REFLECTIONS IN ELLINGTON
(30 cm EVERYBODYS / EV 3005) USA



February 3 and 9, 1932 - RCA studio sessions

Medley : Mood indigo - Hot and bothered - Creole love call / Medley : East St. Louis toodle-Oo - Lots o' fingers - Black and tan fantasy.

August 17 to September 26, 1940 - Broadcast sessions

Harlem air shaft / I don't mind (All too soon) / Rose of the Rio Grande / Riding on a blue note / Boy meets horn / Rose room / Stompy Jones / Jig walk / Little Posey / Warm valley.

THE DUKE 1940
(30 cm double JAZZ SOCIETY / AA 520/21)

Crystal Ballroom, Fargo, North Dakota - November 7, 1940

Included in THE DUKE AT FARGO 1940 - SPECIAL 60TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION




DISC 1 : The mooche / Ko ko / Pussy willow / Chatterbox / Mood indigo / Harlem airshaft / Warm valley / Stompy Jones / Bojangles / You took advantage of me / Rumpus in Richmond / The flaming sword / Never no lament / Clarinet lament.

DISC 2 : Slap happy / Sepia panorama / Boy meets horn / Way down yonder in New Orleans / Oh, baby ! Maybe someday / Five o'clock whistle / Rockin' in rhythm / Sophisticated lady / Whispering grass / Conga brava / Stardust / Rose of the rio Grande / Saint-Louis blues.

LIVE FROM "THE CRYSTAL BALLROOM", FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA
(30 cm double MUSIDISC - Jazz Anthology / 30 JA 529/30) France

Crystal Ballroom, Fargo, North Dakota - November 7, 1940

Same as THE DUKE 1940
Included in THE DUKE AT FARGO 1940 - SPECIAL 60TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

FARGO ENCORE...
(30 cm JAZZ GUILD / JA 1006) Canada

Crystal Ballroom, Fargo, North Dakota - November 7, 1940

Included in THE DUKE AT FARGO 1940 - SPECIAL 60TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION except "In a mellotone"


It's glory / Sheik of Araby / Sepia panorama (theme) - There shall be no night / The ferry boat serenade / Chloe / The sidewalks of New York / Caravan / Cotton tail / I never felt this way before / Across the tracks blues / Honeysuckle rose / Wham (Re-bop-boom-bam) / Dance date closing : Warm valley - God bless America / Sepia panorama (theme) - Stompy Jones / In a mellotone / Chaterbox / St. Louis blues.

THE DUKE AT FARGO 1940
SPECIAL 60TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

(Box with CD double + booklet STORYVILLE / STCD 8316/17) Denmark

Crystal Ballroom, Fargo, North Dakota - November 7, 1940



CD 1 : It's glory / The mooche / The sheik of Araby / Sepia panorama / Ko-ko / There shall be no night / Pussy willow / Chatterbox / Mood indigo / Harlem airshaft / Ferryboat serenade / Warm valley / Stompy Jones / Chloe / Bojangles / On the air / Rumpus in Richmond / Chaser / The sidewalks of New York / The flaming sword / Never no lament / Caravan / Clarinet lament.

CD 2 : Slap happy / Sepia panorama / Boy meets horn / Way down yonder in New Orleans / Oh babe, maybe someday / Five o'clock whistle / Fanfare / Call of the canyon - Unidentified title - All this and heaven too / Rockin' in rhythm / Sophisticated lady / Cotton tail / Whispering grass / Cong brava / I never felt this way before / Across the track blues / Honeysuckle rose / Wham / Star dust / Rose of the rio Grande / St. Louis blues / War valley / God bless America.

DUKE ELLINGTON & HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA
Jazz Spirit

(30 cm ALAMAC / 180 041)

Hollywood - January 15 and September 17, 1941

Included in HOLLYWOOD 1941 CLASSIC ERA and DUKE - CLASSIC TRANSCRIPTIONS (except "Chelsea bridge" for this last)




Take the A train / Bounce / It's sad but true / Madame will drop her shaw / I hear a rhapsody / Until tonight / West indian stomp / Love and I / John Hardy's wife / Clementine / After all / Chelsea bridge.

JIVE RHAPSODY
(CD MOON RECORDS / MCD 084 2) Italy

Some dates on the album informations are false



New York - June 10, 1940

East St-Louis toodle-Oo (theme) / Ko-ko / Blue goose / So far so good / Cotton tail / Concerto for Cootie / Jack the bear / Boy meets horn / The seargent was shy / Don't get around much anymore (theme).

New York and Los Angeles - January and May, 1941

Jive rhapsody / Jumpin' punkins / Frankie and Johnny / Take the A train (unknow date).

Culver City - February, 16 1941

Take the A train / Jumpin' punkins / Flamingo / Jive rhapsody / After all / Chelsea bridge / Love like this can't last / Blue Serge.

JAZZ LIVE & RARE volume 15
(30 cm JAZZLINE / 20 805)



Southland, Boston - September 1st, 1940

Grievin' / The gal from Joe's / Day in day out / Caravan.

Hollywood - December 3, 1941
Included in HOLLYWOOD 1941 CLASSIC ERA except "You and I" and "I don't want to set the world on fire"


Stomp caprice / Bugle breaks / You and I / Have you changed ? / Raincheck / Blue Serge / Moon mist / I don't want to set the world on fire / Easy street / Perdido.

HOLLYWOOD 1941 CLASSIC ERA
(30 cm double FESTIVAL / 237) France



January 15, 1941
Included in DUKE - CLASSIC TRANSCRIPTIONS


Take the A train / Bounce / It's sad but true / Madame will drop her shawl / I hear a rhapsody / Until tonight / West indian stomp / Love and I / John Hardy's wife.

September 17, 1941
Included in DUKE - CLASSIC TRANSCRIPTIONS except "Chelsea bridge"


Clementine / After all / Chelsea bridge / Jumpin' punkins / Frankie and Johnny / Love like this.

December 3, 1941
Included in JAZZ LIVE & RARE VOLUME 15 except "Bakiff"


Bakiff / Stomp caprice / Bugle breaks / Have you changed / Raincheck / Blue Serge / Moon mist / Easy street / Perdido.

AT THE HURRICANE
(CD STORYVILLE / 101 8359) Denmark



Hurricane, New-York - April 3, 1943

Take the A train / Hayfoot, strawfoot / It can't be wrong / What am I here for ? / Mainstem / Could it be you ? / Goin' up / Don't get around much anymore / Nevada / Things ain't what they used to be.

Hurricane, New-York - April 4, 1943

Take the A train / Don't get around much anymore / Main stem / I don't want anybody at all / Johnny come lately / Things ain't what they used to be.

Hurricane, New-York - June 6, 1943

Moon mist / You'll never know / Tonight I shall sleep / I don't know what kind of blues I got / Don't get around much anymore / Moon mist.

AT THE HURRICANE CLUB - N.Y.C. volume one
(30 cm HURRICANE / HC 6001) Italy

Hurricane Club, New York - June 20, 1943

Theme & Black beauty / Could it be you / I have faith / Time on my hands / Tonight I shall sleep / C jam blues / Blue belles of Harlem / Don't get around much anymore.

Hurricane Club, New York - June 27, 1943

Theme & Close to you / Bagdad / Summertime / Caravan / Sunday, monday and always / Tonight I shall sleep / Dinah's in jam / Don't get arund much anymore.

AT THE HURRICANE CLUB - N.Y.C. volume two
(30 cm HURRICANE / HC 6002) Italy

Hurricane Club, New York - July 11, 1943

Theme & Out of nowhere / And Russia is her name / It don't mean a thing / Blue Serge / Blue belles of Harlem / Don't get around much anymore.

Hurricane Club, New York - July 14, 1943

Clementine / Sentimental lady / A slip of the lip / There is a man in my life / Pitter panther patter / Rockin' in rhythm / Do nothin' till you hear from me / Main stem / Don't get around much anymore.

LIVE AT THE HURRICANE 1944
(CD MUSICA JAZZ / MJCD 1124) Italy

Hurricane, New-York - May 6 to June 4, 1944



Perdido / Do nothin' till you hear from me / My gal Sal / Now I know / Jumpin' punkins / Poinciana / It don't mean a thing / Clementine / Someone / G. I. jive / Three cent stomp / Johnny come lately / Blue skies / Sentimental lady / Main stem / My little brown book / Too much in love / Mood to be wooed.

LIVE SESSIONS 1943/1945
Jazz Anthology

(30 cm MUSIDISC / 30 JA 5124) France

New York - 1943
Sherrill, Evansville, New York, Boston - 1945




Take the A train / Hayfoot strawfoot / Don't get around much anymore / Slip of the lip / Blue Serge / Let the zoomers drool / Between the devil and the deep blue sea / Perdido / Esquire swank / Bugle breaks / I miss your kiss / Accentuate the positive / Old king Dooji / I can't get started with you.

AN EVENING WITH THE DUKE
(30 cm double GIANT OF JAZZ / LP 1003) Limited edition

Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles - January 17, 1945



Blutopia / Air conditioned jungle / Frustration / Blue cellophane / Suddenly it jumped / Coloratura / It don't mean a thing / Frantic fantasy / I can't believe that you're in love with me / Frankie and Johnny.

GOIN' UP
(30 cm DUKE RECORDS / D 1011) USA

Fort Dix, New Jersey - November 19, 1942

The Coca Cola theme & intro / Perdido / Hayfoot strawfoot / Don't get around much anymore / Coca Cola commercial / Goin' up / Things ain't what they used to be / Take the A train (theme) / Broadcast closing & Coca Cola theme.

400 Restaurant, New York - April 22, 1945

Take the A train (theme) / After a while / I ain't got nothin' but the blues / Riff staccato / I didn't know about you / Mainstem & Broadcast clothing.

THE RADIO YEARS 1940 - 45
(CD JAZZ UNLIMITED / JUCD 2943) Denmark



CBS Studios, New York - June 10, 1940

East St. Louis toodle-Oo / Ko ko / Blue goose / So far, so good / Cotton tail / Concerto for Cootie / Jqck the bear / Boy meets horn / The sergeant was shy / Never no lament.

World Studios, New York - August 3, 1945

Black and tan fantasy / Mood to be wooed / Frantic fantasy / The C jam blues / Air conditioned jungle / On the sunny side of the street / Rockin' in rhythm / Tahe the A train.

BROADWAY GALA
(30 cm GIANT OF JAZZ / LP 1020) Limited edition



Club Zanzibar, New York - October 28, 1945

Take the A train (theme) / In a mellotone / The wonder of you / Riff n' drill / The last time I saw you / How deep is the ocean ? / Riff staccato / Every hour on the hour / Harlem airshaft.

Radio City Music Hall, New York - November 10, 1945

Take the A train (theme) / Light / 11:60 pm / Tell it to a star / I ain't got nothing but the blues / Cottontail.

THE GREAT CHICAGO CONCERTS
(CD double LIMELIGHT / 844 401 2)

CD 1 : Chicago - November 10, 1946
CD 2 : Chicago - January 20, 1946




CD 1 : Ring dem bells / Jumpin' punkins / Beale street blues / Memphis blues / The golden feather / Air-conditioned jungle / A very unbooted character / Sultry sunset / The Deep south suite : Magnolias just drippin' with molasses - Hearsay - There was nobody looking - Happy-go-lucky local / Things ain't wath they used to be / Hiawatha / Ride, red, ride / A blues riff / Improvisation / Honeysuckle rose / Blue skies (Trumpet no end).

CD 2 : Star spangled banner / In a mellotone / Solid old man / Come Sunday - Work song / Rugged Romeo / Circle / Dancers in love / Coloratura / Frankie & Johnny / Caravan / Take the A train / Mellow ditty / Fugue / Jam a ditty / Magenta haze / Pitter panther patter / Suburbanite.

CHICAGO 1946
(CD double NIMBUS RECORDS / NI 2719-20) UK

CD 1 : Chicago - November 10, 1946
CD 2 : Chicago - January 20, 1946

Same as previous album

DUKE ELLINGTON ON V-DISCS
(30 cm JAZZ LIVE - Serie Cicala / BLJ 8018) Italy

April 07, 1945 to November 23, 1946
Some dates and places on the album informations are false




The perfume suite : Introduction by Duke Ellington - Under the balcony - Strange feeling - Dancers in love - Coloratura / Diminuendo in blue / Crescendo in blue / In the shade of the old apple tree / Esquire swank / Frankie and Johnny / Sultry sunset.

JAM-A-DITTY
(CD JAZZ & JAZZ / CDJJ 6023)

El Patio Ballroom, Denvers - July 1st, 1947

Orchids for madam / Golden feather / Flippant flurry / Jam-a-ditty / Passion flower / The beautiful indians : Minnehaha - Hiawatha.

El Patio Ballroom, Denvers - July 4, 1947

Caravan / Brown Penny / In a mellow tone / The mooche / Prisoner of love / Happy-go-lucky local.

LIVE AT CIRO'S
(CD double SOUNDS OF YESTER YEAR / DSOD 2100) UK

Ciro's Restaurant, Hollywood - July 25 to August 7, 1947



CD 1 : Introduction : Moon mist / Prisoner of love / Harlem air-shaft / Brown Penny / Moon mist (closing theme) / Introduction : Beale Street blues / Memphis blues / St. Louis blues / Mood indigo / Harlem air-shat (closing theme) / Introduction : Take the A train / Happy-go-lucky local / The beautiful indians : Minnehaha / The beautifiul indians : Hiawatha / Warm valley / Beale Street blues (closing theme) / Introduction : Take the A train / It's kinda lonesome out tonight / Caravan / When I walk without you / Passion flower.

CD 2 : Introduction : Moon mist / Passion flower / Tulip or turnip / Stompy Jones / Squeeze me - Introduction / Take the A train / Royal Garden blues / I like the sunrise / Sophisticated lady / Brown Penny / How blue the night (closing theme) / Introduction : Take the A train / Flippant flurry / It's kind of lonesome out tonight / Hollywood hangover / Tulip or turnip (closing theme) / Introduction : Take the A train / Lady of the lavender mist / Flirtation (H'ya Sue) / Azalea / Caravan.

LIVE IN 1947 ! AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL
(CD UNIQUE JAZZ / RKO 1033)

Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood - August 31, 1947



Blutopia / Overture to a jam session / Jumpin' punkins / Ring dem bells / Handy medley : Beale street blues - Memphis blues - Saint Louis blues / The golden feather / Air conditioned jungle / Golden cress / Diminuendo in blue / Tranblucency / Crescendo in blue.

ONE NIGHT STAND WITH DUKE ELLINGTON AT THE CLUB ZANZIBAR
(30 cm JOYCE / LP 1066)) USA

Club Zanzibar, New York - September 21, 1945

Midriff / A door will open / My little brown book / Stomp, look and listen / Waitin' for the train to come / Diminuendo in blue / Rocks in my bed / Crescendo in blue / Everything but you.

Click Restaurant, New York - November 22, 1948

Suddenly it jumped / It's Monday every day / How high the moon / On a turquoise cloud.

ELLINGTON IN CONCERT
(30 cm WORLD RECORD CLUB / T 160) UK

Cornell University - December 10, 1948

Included in CORNELL UNIVERSITY 1948 except "Blue skies"

How high the moon / Brown Betty / Don't be so mean to baby / Humoresque / Dancers in love / Creole love call / Don't blame me / Limehouse blues / Blue skies (trumpet no end).

CORNELL UNIVERSITY
(CD MUSIC MASTERS JAZZ / 65114 2) USA

Cornell University - December 10, 1948

Same as CORNELL UNIVERSITY 1948 CD 1

ELLINGTON IN CONCERT - 2
(30 cm WORLD RECORD CLUB / T 195) UK

Cornell University - December 10, 1948

Included in CORNELL UNIVERSITY 1948

She wouldn't be moved / Paradise / Tootin' through the roof / Lady of the lavender mist / Suddenly it jumped / Medley : Don't get around much anymore - Do nothin' till you hear from me - In a sentimental mood - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - Caravan - It don't mean a thing - I let a song go out of my heart/ The tattooed bride.

CORNELL UNIVERSITY - SECOND SET
(CD MUSIC MASTERS JAZZ / D 116738) USA

Cornell University - December 10, 1948

Same as CORNELL UNIVERSITY 1948 CD 2

CORNELL UNIVERSITY 1948
The Great Concerts

(CD double NIMBUS RECORDS / NI 2727/28)

Cornell University - December 10, 1948



CD 1 (FIRST SET) : Star spangled banner / Lady of the lavender mist / Suddenly it jumped / Reminiscing in tempo / She wouldn't be moved / Paradise / The symphomaniac part. 1 : Symphonic or bust / The symphomaniac part. 2 : How you sound / My friend / You oughta / Creole love call / Don't blame me / Lover man / The tattoed bride / Dancers in love.

CD 2 (SECOND SET) : Manhattan murals / Hy'a Sue / Fantazm / Tootin' through the roof / Brown Betty / Humoresque / How high the moon / Don't be so mean to baby / Lover come back to me / It's monday everyday / Medley : Don't get around much anymore - Do nothin' till you hear from me - In a sentimental mood - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - Caravan - It don't mean a thing - I let a song go out of my heart / Limehouse blues.

DUKE ELLINGTON AT THE HOLLYWOOD EMPIRE
(CD STORYVILLE / 101 8346)

Hollywood Empire, Los Angeles - February, 1949



Solid old man / Singin' in the rain / Three cent stomp / Tulip or turnip / Take the A train / Hy'a Sue / C jam blues / Passion flower / Clementine / Just a-sittin' and a-rockin' / One o'clock jump / Unbooted character / Paradise / How you sound / It's monday every day / Caravan / Cotton tail.