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Fifties



LIVE IN ZURICH
(CD TOB RECORDS / TOB 43 062)

Zurich, Suisse - May 2, 1950

Suddenly it jumped / Ring dem bells / Creole love call / Paradise / Air conditioned jungle / How high the moon / The tattoed bride / Take the A train / Frankie & Johnny / Rockin' in rhythm / Violet blue / St. Louis blues / S'wonderful / The jeep is jumpin'.

DUKE - CLASSIC TRANSCRIPTIONS
BIG BAND BOUNCE & BOOGIE

(30 cm double AFFINITY / AFSD 1032)

Hollywood - January 15, 1941
Hollywood - September 17, 1941
Metropolitan Opera Houses, New York - January 21 1951




DISC 1 : Take the A train / I heard a rhapsody / Bounce / Madame will drop her shawl / Frenesi / Until tonight / West indian stomp / Love & I / John Hardy's wife / Clementine / Love like this can't last / After all / The girl of my dreams / Jumpin' punkins / Frankie & johnny / Flamingo.

DISC 2 : It's sad, but true / The mooche / Ring dem bells / Frustration / Coloratura / Rose of the rio Grande / Love you madly / Take the A train / A tone parallel to Harlem (Harlem suite) / Duet.

A DUKE ELLINGTON COLLECTOR'S ITEM
(30 cm double DJM / DJD 28 035) UK

Hollywood - January 15, 1941
Hollywood - September 17, 1941
Metropolitan Opera Houses, New York - January 21 1951

Same as DUKE - CLASSIC TRANSCRIPTIONS - BIG BAND BOUNCE & BOOGIE but without "It's sad, but true"

NEW YORK Metropolitan Opera House 1951
DETROIT Paradise Theatre Concert 1945

(30 cm RARE RECORDS)

1945 and 1951

No information

NEW YORK METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE
(30 cm RARE RECORDS)

January 21, 1951

No information

HE'S MR. EDWARD KENNEDY "DUKE" ELLINGTON
(30 cm ALTO RECORDS / AL 710)

WMCA Broadcast, Birdland, New York - May 5, 1951

Threesome / Frustration / Sultry serenade / Sophisticated lady / Cheek to cheek / Just a-settin' and a-rockin' / Air-conditioned jungle / Coloratura / Solitude / Skin deep / Perdido.

HOORAY FOR DUKE ELLINGTON
(30 cm SESSION DISC / 107)

ABC Telecast, Kreisler Bandstand, New York - May 2, 1951

Take the A train / Something to live for / Caravan / I got it bad and that ain't good / Do nothin' till you hear form me / V.I.P.'s boogie / Jam with Sam.

WMCA Boradcast, Birdland, New York - June 23, 1951

Fancy dan / The hawk talks / Swamp drum / Rockin' in rhythm / The tattooed bride.

Last track : Slim Gaillard

Babalu.

WEST COAST TOUR
(30 cm JAZZ BIRD / JAZ 2010) USA

June 6 to 30, 1951

Midriff / Boy meets horn / Warm valley / Love you madly / Indian summer / All day long / The happening / Gotta go / Night walk / Diminuendo in blue and crescendo in blue / Harlem airshaft / Thing's ain't what they used to be.

RARE BROADCAST RECORDINGS 1951
(30 cm MUSIDISC / 30 JA 5209)

June 6 to 30, 1951



Same as RARE BROADCAST RECORDINGS 1951 but
"Diminuendo in blue and crescendo in blue" at last

HERE IS DUKE ELLINGTON AT HIS RARE OF ALL RAREST PERFORMANCES
Volume 2

(30 cm KINGS OF JAZZ - Five Stars Serie 34 / KLJ 20 034) Italy



Schenectady - November 6, 1948

You oughta / Don't be so mean baby / How you sound / Don't blame me / On a turquoise cloud.

New York - August 19, 1951

Fancy dan / The hawk talk / Old man river / C jam blues.

DON'T WORRY BOUT ME..
(30 cm SKATA / 502) USA

Live - 1952

Bensonality / Time on my hands / Once there lived a fool / Caravan / Love you madly / Lady of the lavender mist / Cottontail / How high the moon / On the sunny side of the street / Deep purple / Tea for two / Don't worry about me / Summertime / Trumpets no end.

AT THE CRYSTAL GARDENS - 1952
(CD double HEP RECORDS / HEP CD 92/93)

Crystal Gardens, Salem - March 22, 1952



CD 1 : Fancy dan / The hawk talks / Tenderly / Frustration / Tea for two / Take the A train / Sophisticated lady / Don't worry 'bout me / Perdido / The jeep is jumpin' / Deep purple / Caravan / Medley : I let a song go out of my heart - Don't get around much amymore.

CD 2 : Mood indigo / How high the moon / Monologue / Duet / Skin deep / Blues at sundown / Do nothin' till you hear from me / It don't mean a thing / Dancers in love / The tattooed bride / Trumpets no end / Take the A train.

SEATTLE CONCERT
(30 cm RCA VICTOR / LJM 1002) USA

Seattle - March 25, 1952

Same as THE WORKS OF DUKE volume 24


Skin deep / How could you do a thing like that to me (Sultry serenade) / Sophisticated lady / Perdido / Caravan / Harlem / The hawk talks / Ellington medley : Don't get around much anymore - In a sentimental mood - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Prelude to a kiss - It don't mean a thing - Solitude - I let a song go out of my heart - Don't get around much anymore / Jam with Sam.

SEATTLE CONCERT, 25 MARS 1952
(30 cm RCA VICTOR / 430 206 S) France

Seattle - March 25, 1952

Same as previous album

THE SEATTLE CONCERT
(30 cm RCA - Jazz Line / NL 90 071) Germany

Seattle - March 25, 1952

Same as previous album

THE 1952 SEATTLE CONCERT
(CD BLUEBIRD / 66531 2) USA

Seattle - March 25, 1952

Same as SEATTLE CONCERT

FIRST ANNUAL TOUR OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
(Box 30 cm double FOLKWAYS RECORDS / FJ 2968) USA

Different places - Beginning 1952 to April 29, 1952



DISC 1 : Take the A train / Fancy dan / Time on my hands / On the sunny side of the street / Tea for two / Blue skies (Trumpets no end) / It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) / Lady of the lavender mist / How high the moon / The tattoed bride / Love you madly.

DISC 2 : Bensonality / Don't worry 'bout me / Deep purple / Caravan / Cottontail / Solitude / C jam blues (Duke's place) / Happy birthday / Sophisticated lady / Chelsea bridge / Mood indigo.

MEADOWBROOK TO MANHATTAN
(30 cm JAZZ BIRD / JAZ 2009) USA

Different places - March 10 to April 29, 1952

Phalanges / Good woman blues / Ting a ling / Johnny come lately / W. C. / Margie / Moonlight fiesta / Tenderly / Black beauty / The jeep is jumpin' / Blues at sundown / Basin street blues / One o'clock jump.

RADIO DAYS
(CD CACD / 1010) USA

Blue Note, Chicago - August 6, 1952

The eighth veil / How high the moon / Solitude / Duet / Take the A train / Caravan / I let a song go out of my heart - Don't get around much anymore.

THE DUKE IS ON THE AIR
At the Blue Note Chicago, Illinois

(30 cm AIRCHECK RECORDS / 4) Canada

Blue Note, Chicago - July 30, 1952

Bensonality / All of me / Bakiff / The hawk talks / Do nothin' till you hear from me / V.I.P.'s boogie / Jam with Sam / Just a-sittin' and a-rockin' / Mood indigo.

Blue Note, Chicago - August 13, 1952

Tulip or turnip / Ting-a-ling / Flamingo / Rockin' in rhythm / Sophisticated lady / Take the A train / Flying home.

FLYING HOME
(CD CANDID / 79557) UK

Blue Note, Chicago - July 30, 1952
Blue Note, Chicago - August 13, 1952

Same as THE DUKE IS ON THE AIR

FROM THE BLUE NOTE - CHICAGO 1952
(CD MUSIDISC - Jazz Anthology / 550 292) France

Blue Note, Chicago - July 30 and August 13, 1952

Same as THE DUKE IS ON THE AIR but sides in opposite order and without "Bensonality"




Intro / Tulip or turnip / Ting-a-ling / Flamingo / Rockin' in rhythm / Sophisticated lady / Take the A train / Flying home / All of me / Bakiff / The hawk talks / Do nothin' till you hear from me / VIP's boogie / Jam with Sam / Just a-settin' and a-rockin' / Mood indigo.

AT BIRDLAND 1952
(CD JAZZ UNLIMITED / JUCD 2036) Denmark



Birdland, New York - November 20, 1952

Take the A train / The mooche / How high the moon / The tattooed bride / Medley : Solitude - Lullaby of Birdland / Take the A train / Lullaby of Birdland / Take the A train / Perdido / Leonard Feather (spoken introduction) / Monologue / Things ain't what they used to be.

Birdland, New York - November 24, 1952

Take the A train / Caravan / Do nothin' till you hear from me / C jam blues / Creole love call / Just squeeze me / Take the A train / Lullaby of Birdland.

MINGUS CHEZ DUKE
(CD LA MAISON DU DUKE / MDD 010) France - Private edition for members

Banbox, New york - January 30 to February 9, 1953



The hawk talks / Smada / How high the moon / Love you madly / St. Louis blues / Things ain't what they used to be / In a mellotone / Baby, you and me (In a mellotone) / Blue skies (Trumpet no end) / Mood indigo / Just a-sittin' and a-rockin' / Happy-go-lucky local / Harlem airshaft / Sultry serenade / Cotton tail / All of me / I can't get started / Jam with Sam / Vagabonds / The hawk talks.

PASADENA CONCERT
Jazz Legacy

(30 cm VOGUE / 500 201)

Civic Auditorium, Pasadena - March 30, 1953



The tatooed bride / Diminuendo in blue - Crescendo in blue / The hawk talks / Monologue / Saint-Louis blues / V. I. P.'s boogie - Jam with Sam / Without a song / Do nothing till you hear from me / Street blues / Perdido / Ellington medley : Don't get around much anymore - In a sentimental mood / I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - Caravan - It don't mean a thing - Solitude - I let a song go out of my heart.

RARE 'LIVE' RECORDINGS 1952-3
(CD triple ACROBAT MUSIC / ATCRCD 9033) UK

Metropolitan Opera House, New York - January 5, 1952
Unknow place - March, 1952
The Amory, Yakima, Washington - April 29, 1952
McElroy's Ballroom, Portland - April 30, 1953
See More for detail




CD 1 : The hawk talks / Frustration / Sultry serenade / Sophisticated lady / I got it bad and that ain't good / A tone parallel to Harlem / Take the A train / Medley : VIP's boogie - Jam with Sam / Monologue / The blues at sundown / Skin deep / Medley : Don't get around much anymore - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to se the light - Prelude to a kiss - It don't mean a thing - Solitude - I let a song go out of my heart - Don't get around much anymore.

CD 2 : Tulip or turnip / Basin street blues / Primping at the prom / Johnny come lately / Moonstone / Time on my hands / Margie / Chelsea bridge / Midriff / Phalanges / VIP's boogie / Solitude / Summertime / My little brown book / Good girl blues / The hawk talks / Take the A train / Happy birthday to you.

CD 3 : Ting-a-ling / Sophisticated lady / C jam blues / Passion flower / Happy go lucky local / Summertime / Warm valley / Sultry serenadde / Hi ya Sue / Sophisticated lady / Thing's ain't what they used to be / The hawk talks / C jam blues / Tenderly.

IN CONCERT
(30 cm CENTURY / 20EL 5503) Japan - Picture-disc

Concert from 1951 is included in DUKE - CLASSIC TRANSCRIPTIONS

Blue Note, Chicago - June 1953


Theme - Take the A train / Satin doll / Blue jean beguine / Without a song / Smada / Hy'a sue / Just squeeze me / Jam with Sam - Theme.

New York - January 21, 1951

The mooche / Ring dem bells / Take the A train.

HAMILTON, ONTARIO CANADA
(CD double MUSIC & ARTS / CD 1051)

The Forum, Hamilton, Canada - February 8, 1954



CD 1 : Take the A train - Introduction / The mooche / How high the moon / Serious serenade / Theme for Trambean / Skin deep / Tenderly / Perdido / Monologue (Pretty and the wolf) / Ellington medley : Don't get around much anymore - In a sentimental mood - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - Caravan - It don't mean a thing - Solitude - C jam blues - I let a song go out of my heart / Intermission.

CD 2 : Things ain't what they used to be / Satin doll / Stompin' at the Savoy / I let a song go out of my heart - Don't get around much anymore / Caravan / The Bunny hop mambo / Isle of Capri mambo / The hawk talks / All the things you are / Duet / Blue jean beguine / Take the A train / Warm valley / Jam with Sam / Closing remarks - God save the Queen.

1954 LOS ANGELES CONCERT
(CD VOGUE / 600 142)

Embassy Auditorium, Los Angeles - April 13, 1954



Smada / Black and tan fantasy / How high the moon / Serious serenade / Theme for Trambean / Skin deep / Mood indigo / Blue jean beguine / Take the A train / Satin doll / Stompin' at the Savoy.

THE WASHINGTON, D.C. ARMORY CONCERT
(30 cm JAZZ GUILD / 1002) Canada

D.C. Armory, Washington - April 20, 1955 (false date on the cover)

Perdido / All the things you are / Just squeeze me (But please don't tease me) / La virgen de la Macarena / Happy-go-lucky local / A tone parallel to Harlem / Take the A train (extended version) / John Sander's blues.

THE WASHINGTON, D.C. ARMORY CONCERT
(30 cm PHONTASTIC - NOSTALGIA / NOST 7611) Sweden

D.C. Armory, Washington - April 20, 1955 (false date on the cover)

Same as previous album

THE ARMORY CONCERT
(CD SQUATTY ROO / SR 300) USA

D.C. Armory, Washington - April 20, 1955

Same as previous album

THE UNUSUAL ELLINGTON
(30 cm NOSTALGIA / NOST 7614) Sweden

McElroy's Ballroom, Portland - April 29, 1953

Stomp, look and listen / Warm valley / Sultry sunset / H'ya Sue.

Yakima Armory, Yakima - April 29, 1952

Passion flower.

McElroy's Ballroom, Portland - April 29, 1954

Primpin' from the prom / Cobb's tune / Coffee and kisses / Easy to love / Change my ways / Liza.

Jantzen Beach, Portland - June 11, 1955

Body and soul.

THE UNUSUAL ELLINGTON
(30 cm JAZZ GUILD / 1004) Canada

1952 to 1955

Same as previous album

HEADING FOR NEWPORT
(CD DOCTOR JAZZ / DJ 018)

Hill Auditorium , Ann Arbor, Usa - July, 2nd 1956



Black and tan fantasy / Stompin' at the Savoy / Clarinet melodrama / Harlem air-shaft / Sophisticated lady / Theme for Trambean / Satin doll / Take the A train / La virgin de la macarena / Monologue / V.I.P. boogie / Jam with Sam / The hawk talks / Prelude to a kiss / Things ain't what they used to be / Day in, day out.

ELLINGTON AT NEWPORT
(30 cm CBS / S 63 531) France

Newport - July 7, 1956

Included in ELLINGTON AT NEWPORT - COMPLETE




Newport Jazz Festival Suite : Festival junction - Blues to be there - Newport up / Jeep's blues / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue.

ELLINGTON AT NEWPORT - COMPLETE
(CD double COLUMBIA / C2K 64 932)

Newport - July 7, 1956



CD 1 : Star spangled banner / Father Norman 0'Connor introduction / Black and tan fantasy / Tea for two / Take the A train / Festival junction - Blues to be there - Newport up / Sophisticated lady / Day in, day out / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue.

CD 2 : I got it bad (And that ain't good) / Jeep's blues / Tulip or turnip / Skin deep / Mood indigo / Festival junction - Blues to be there - Newport up / I got it bad (And that ain't good) / Jeep's blues.

DUKE ELLINGTON / BUCK CLAYTON - AT NEWPORT
(30 cm COLUMBIA / CL 933) USA

Included in ELLINGTON AT NEWPORT - COMPLETE for Duke Ellington's tracks

Newport - July 7, 1956
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra


Take the "A" train / Sophisticated lady / I got it bad and that ain't good / Skin deep.

Newport - July 7, 1956
Buck Cayton and his All-Stars


You can depend on me / Newport jump / In a mellotone.

DUKE ELLINGTON / BUCK CLAYTON - AT NEWPORT
(30 cm PHILIPS / B 07208 L) Netherlands

Newport - July 7, 1956
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra / Buck Cayton and his All-Stars

Same as previous album

LIVE FROM THE 1956 STRATFORD FESTIVAL
(CD double MUSIC & ARTS / CD 616)

Stratford - July 18, 1956



Hark, the Duke's trumpets / Harlem air shaft / Clarinet melodrama / Theme Trambean / Sophisticated lady / Take the A train / La virgen de la Macarena / Pretty and the wolf (Monologue) / I got it bad and that ain't good / Harlem Suite.

DUKE ELLINGTON, HIS ORCHESTRA & FRIENDS
AT THE FIRST ANNUAL CONNECTICUT JAZZ FESTIVAL

(30 cm IAJRC / 45)

July 28, 1956



Festival Suite : Festival junction - Blues to be there - Newport up / Tea for two / Do nothin' till you hear from me / Perdido / Fingerbuster / Just squeeze me / The hawk talks / I got it bad (and that ain't good) / Take the A train / Ad lib blues / Mood indigo.

ALL STAR ROAD BAND
(30 cm double DOCTOR JAZZ / W2X39137)

Carroltown, Pennsylvania - June 1st, 1957



DISC 1 : Take the A train / Take the A train (vocal) / Such sweet thunder / Frustration / Cop out / Perdido / Mood indigo / Bass-ment.

DISC 2 : Sophisticated lady / Stardust / Jeeps blues / All of me / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue / I got it bad and that ain't good / On the sunny side of the street.

ALL * STAR ROAD BAND volume 1
(CD COLLECTABLES / COL CD 6656)

Carroltown, Pennsylvania - June 1st, 1957

Same as previous album

ALL * STAR ROAD BAND volume 2
(CD ZILLION RECORDS / 261 049 2)

Carroltown, Pennsylvania - June 1st, 1957

Same as ALL STAR ROAD BAND "first volume" (DOCTOR JAZZ)

AT HOLIDAY BALLROOM, CHICAGO. NOVEMBER 10, 1957
(CD DUKE ELLINGTON SOCIETY OF SWEDEN / CD 5) Sweden - Private edition for members

Holiday Ballroom, Chicago - November 10, 1957



Creole love call / Blue jean beguine / Happy one / What else can you do with a drum ? / In the mood / Flamingo / Do nothin' till you hear from me / Blue moon / Mambo jambo / Mambo jambo / Such sweet thunder / Star-crossed lovers / Passion flower / Madness in great ones / What am I here for ? / Diminuendo in blue - Wailing interval - Crescendo in blue / Autumn leaves / Mambo jambo / Love you madly.

DANCE DATE AIR FORCE U.S.A. MARCH 1958
(30 cm JAZZ CONNOISSEUR / JC 004) Italie

Air Force Base, Suisun City, Californie - Mach 4, 1958



Smada / Vivi / Frivolous banta / Willow weep for me / Just scratchin' the surface / Blues in orbit / Juniflip / Beer Barrel polka / Caravan / Bass-ment.

NEWPORT 1958
(30 cm COLUMBIA / CS 8072) USA

Newport - July, 1958

Included in LIVE AT NEWPORT 1958 - COMPLETE EDITION


Just scratchin' the surface / El gato / Happy reunion / Multicolored blue / Princess blue / Jazz festival jazz / Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool / Juniflip / Prima bara dubla / Hi fi fo fum.

NEWPORT 1958
(30 cm CBS / S 65113) France

Newport - July, 1958

Same as previous album
Included in LIVE AT NEWPORT 1958 - COMPLETE EDITION

LIVE AT NEWPORT 1958 - COMPLETE EDITION
(CD double COLUMBIA / C2K 53584)

Newport - July, 1958



CD 1 : Introduction / Take the A train (excerpt) / Princess blue / Duke's place / Just scratchin' the surface / Happy reunion / Juniflip / Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool / Jazz festival jazz / Feet bone.

CD 2 : Hi fi fo fum / I got it bad and that ain't good / Bill Bailey, won't you please come home / Primia bara dubla / El gato / Multicolored blue / Introduction to Mahalia Jackson / Come Sunday / Keep your hand on the plow / Take the A train (excerpt) / Jones.

NEWPORT 1958 REVISITE
(JAZZ MAGAZINE n° 708, 2018 - Additional CD) France

July 3 and 21, 1958

Included in LIVE AT NEWPORT 1958 - COMPLETE EDITION


Just scratchin' the surface / El gato / happy reunion / Jazz Festival Jazz.

JAZZ AT THE PLAZA volume II
(30 cm CBS / C 32 471) France

Plaza Hotel, New York - September 9, 1958

JAZZ AT THE PLAZA volume I is a Miles Davis album


Jazz Festival suite : Red garter - Red shoes - Red carpet - Ready go / Jones / El gato / All of me / Go away blues / Hello, little girl / Love to hear my baby call my name / When your lover has gone / (Hush now) Don't explain / Take the A train.

DUKE ELLINGTON IN LONDON 1958
(30 cm double TELLINGTON'88)

London - October 11, 1958

DISC 1 : Take the A train / Red carter / My funny Valentine / Juniflip / Frustration / On the sunny side of the street / Things ain't what they used to be / El gato / Newport up / Tenderly.

DISC 2 : Boo-dah / Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / What else can you do with a drum ? / Autumn leaves / Summertime / Passion flower / Medley : Caravan - I got it bad and that ain't good - Just squeeze me - It don't mean a thing - Satin doll / Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool / Take the A train / Jones / God save the Queen.

DUKE ELLINGTON IN LONDON 1958
(CD double ELLINGTON 2008)

London - October 11, 1958

Same as previous album, re-issue on CD

ALHAMBRA 29 OCTOBRE 1958 - Part. 1
(CD TREMA / 710 582) France

Alhambra, Paris - October 29, 1958

Same as EN CONCERT AVEC EUROPE 1 ALHAMBRA, CD 1


Take the A train / Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Newport up / Deep purple / Harlem airshaft / Such sweet thunder - Sonnet to Hank Cinq / Sophisticated lady / Kinda dukish - Rockin' in rhythm / What else can you do with a drum / Together / Jeep's blues / All of me / Thing's ain't what they used to be.

ALHAMBRA 29 OCTOBRE 1958 - Part. 2
(CD TREMA / 710 583) France

Alhambra, Paris - October 29, 1958

Same as EN CONCERT AVEC EUROPE 1 ALHAMBRA, CD 2


El gato / Stompy Jones / Hi-fi fo fum / Medley : Don't get around much anymore - Do nothing till you hear from me - In a sentimental mood - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - Caravan - I got it bad and that ain't good - Just squeeze me - It don't mean a thing - Satin doll - Solitude - I let a song go out of my heart / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue.

EN CONCERT AVEC EUROPE 1
ALHAMBRA

(CD double TREMA / 710 707) France

Alhambra, Paris - October 29, 1958



CD 1 : Take the A train / Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Newport up / Deep purple / Harlem airshaft / Such sweet thunder - Sonnet to Hank Cinq / Sophisticated lady / Kinda dukish - Rockin' in rhythm / What else can you do with a drum / Together / Jeep's blues / All of me / Thing's ain't what they used to be.

CD 2 : El gato / Stompy Jones / Hi-fi fo fum / Medley : Don't get around much anymore - Do nothing till you hear from me - In a sentimental mood - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - Caravan - I got it bad and that ain't good - Just squeeze me - It don't mean a thing - Satin doll - Solitude - I let a song go out of my heart / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue.

AT THE ALHAMBRA
(CD PABLO / PACD 5313 2) USA

Alhambra, Paris - October 29, 1958

Same concert as previous , different playlist


Take the A train / Medley: Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Newport up / Tenderly / Juniflip / Frustration / Rockin' in rhythm / Jeep's blues / All of me / Things ain't what they used to be / Jam with Sam / Hi fi fo fum / Diminuendo ad crescendo in blue.

AT THE ALHAMBRA
(CD JAZZ IN PARIS - 114 / 537 599 5) France

Alhambra, Paris - October 29, 1958

Same as previous album

EUROPEAN TOUR
(30 cm BANDSTAND / BDLP 1509) Italy

Oslo, Norway- November 5, 1958
Gothenberg, Sweden - November 6, 1958


Kinda dukish - Rockin' in rhythm / Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Perdido / Sophisticated lady / Sonnet to Hank Cinq / What else can you do with a drum ? / You better know it / On the sunny side of the street / Things ain't what they used to be / In a sentimental mood - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the lignt - I got it bad (And that ain't good) - Just sqeeze me - It don't mean a thing (If it ain't got that swing) - Solitude.

LIVE 1958
(30 cm MUSICA JAZZ PRESENTS / 2 MJP 100)

Götenberg, Sweden - November 6, 1958



Take the A train / Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Perdido / Sophisticated lady / Sonnet to Hank Cinq / Boo-dah / On the sunny side of the street / Things ain't what they uesd to be / Medley : Caravan - I got it bad - Just squeeze me - It don't mean a thing - Satin doll / El gato.

IN SWEDEN
(30 cm JAZZ INFORMATION / CAH 4001)

Götenberg - November 6, 1958

Same concert as previous album, some tracks differents


Take the A train / Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Perdido / Sophisticated lady / Sonnet to Hank Cinq / What else can you do with a drum / You better know it / On the sunny side of the street / Things ain't what they uesd to be / El gato.

THE DUKE IN MUNICH
(CD STORYVILLE / STCD 8324) Denmark

Kongressaal, Deutsches Museum, Munich - November 14, 1958



Take the A train / Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Newport up / Sophisticated lady / Sonnet to Hank Cinq / What else can you do with a drum / Do nothin' till you hear from me / Jeep's blues / Take the A train / Hi fi fo fun / Ellington 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 - I got it bad and that ain't good - Just squeeze me - It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing - Satin doll - In my solitude - I let a song go out of my heart - Don't get around much anymore / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue.

LIVE IN PARIS OCT-NOV 1958
(CD double FREMEAUX & ASSOCIES / FA 5682) France

Alhambra, Paris - October 29, 1958
Salle Pleyel, Paris - November 20, 1958

Same as EN CONCERT AVEC EUROPE 1 ALHAMBRA and part of THE CONCERT AT PLEYEL PARIS 1958




CD 1 : Take the A train / Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Newport up / Deep purple / Harlem airshaft / Such sweet thunder - Sonnet to Hank Cinq / Sophisticated lady / Kinda dukish - Rockin' in rhythm / What else can you do with a drum / Together / Jeep's blues / All of me / Thing's ain't what they used to be / El gato / Stompy Jones / Hi-fi fo fum.

CD 2 : Medley : Don't get around much anymore - Do nothing till you hear from me - In a sentimental mood - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - Caravan - I got it bad and that ain't good - Just squeeze me - It don't mean a thing - Satin doll - Solitude - I let a song go out of my heart / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue / Tenderly / On the sunny side of the street / C jam blues / Duke's place / Caravan / Take the A train / M.C. blues / V.I.P. boogie / Jam with Sam / The hawk talks.

THE CONCERT AT PLEYEL PARIS 1958
(CD double SUBMARINE RECORDS / DSOY 932) UK

Salle Pleyel, Paris - November 20, 1958

CD 1 : Take the A train / Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Harlem air shaft / Tenderly / Jeep's blues / On the sunny side of the street / C jam blues / Duke's place / Rockin' in rhythtm / Such sweet thunder / Caravan / Newport up.

CD 2 : El gato / Take the A train / M.C. blues / V.I.P. boogie / Jam with Sam / Stompy Jones / Hi fi fo fum / Medley : Don't get around much anymore - Do nothing till you hear from me - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - I've got it bad and that ain't good - Caravan - Just squeeze me - It don't mean a thing - Satin doll - Solitude - I let a song go out of my heart / The hawk talks.

IN CONCERT AT PLEYEL PARIS
(CD MAGIC / DAWE 39)

Salle Pleyel, Paris - November 20, 1958

Same as THE CONCERT AT PLEYEL PARIS 1958, CD 1


Take the A train / Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Harlem air shaft / Tenderly / Jeep's blues / On the sunny side of the street / C jam blues / Duke's place / Rockin' in rhythtm / Such sweet thunder / Caravan / Newport up.

IN CONCERT AT PLEYEL PARIS PART 2
(CD MAGIC / DAWE 39)

Salle Pleyel, Paris - November 20, 1958

Same as THE CONCERT AT PLEYEL PARIS 1958, CD 2


El gato / Take the A train / M.C. blues / V.I.P. boogie / Jam with Sam / Stompy Jones / Hi fi fo fum / Medley : Don't get around much anymore - Do nothing till you hear from me - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - I've got it bad and that ain't good - Caravan - Just squeeze me - It don't mean a thing - Satin doll - Solitude - I let a song go out of my heart / The hawk talks.

AT THE BLUE NOTE, CHICAGO
(CD ROULETTE / 600 062)

Blue Note, Chicago - December 28, 1958



In a mellow tone / Perdido / Polly's theme / Flirtibird / Pie eye's blues / Passion flower / Things ain't what they used to be / On the sunny side of the street / Sophisticated mady / Mr Gentle & Mr Cool / Jeep's blues / All of me.

WELCOME TO THE CLUBS
(CD LA MAISON DU DUKE / MDD 005) France - Private edition for members



Blue Note, Chicago - August 26, 1956

Newport up / I got it bad and that ain't good / Tulip or turnip / Mood indigo.

Blue Note, Chicago - January 1st, 1957

Take the A train / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue / Jeep's blues / Just squeeze me / Mood indigo.

Hickory House, New York - April 23, 1957

Take the A train / Things ain't what they used to be / Perdido.

Storyville, Boston - March 14, 1959

Take the A train / Caravan / Juniflip / Medley : Don't get around much anymore - Do nothin' till you hear from me - I got it bad and that ain't good - Things ain't what they used to be.

DIMINUENDO & CRESCENDO IN BLUE
(30 cm KOALA / AW 14165) USA

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA - 56 07 28

Diminueno and crescendo in blue.

Playhouse, Tamiment, USA - 59 06 27

Polly's tune - Flirty bird / Copout.

Sunset Ballroom, Carltown, USA - 57 06 22

Frustration / Three little words / As time goes by / The happy one.

LIVE AT THE FIRST PLAYBOY JAZZ FESTIVAL
(CDR REEL TO REEL / RRRR006)

Chicago Stadium - August 7 & 8, 1959



Intro / VIP boogie / Jam with Sam / Launching pad / Newport up / Walking and singing the blue / Outro / Intro / Playboy duo polka / Diminuendo and crescendo in blue / Satin doll / Intro / Goin' to Chicago / Baby, what's on your troubled mind / Baby, what's on your troubled mind (reprise) / Unidentified title / El gato / Hand me down love.

LIVE AT THE BLUE NOTE
(CD double ROULETTE / 828 637 2)

Blue Note, Chicago - August 9, 1959



CD 1 : (FIRST SET) Take the A train / Newport up / Haupé (Polly's theme) / Flirtibird / Pie eye's blues / Almost cried / Duael fuel (Dual filter) / Sophisticated lady / Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool / El gato. (SECOND SET) C jam blues Tenderly / Honeysuckle rose / Drawing room blues / Tonk.

CD 2 : In a mellotone / All of me / Thing's ain't what they used to be / Jeep's blues. (THIRD SET) Mood indigo / Perdido / Satin doll / A disarming visit by June Christy and Stan Kenton / Newport up / Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Passion flower / On the sunny side of the street / Eg gato.

LIVE
(30 cm double AFFINITY / AFDD 28) UK

Salle Pleyel, Paris - September 20, 1959

CD 1 : Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Newport up / Sonet in search of amour / Kinda dukish - Rockin' in rhythm / El gato / All of me / Won't you come home Bill Bailey / Walkin' and singin' the blues / V.I.P. boogie / Jam with Sam / Skin deep.

CD 2 : Ellington medley : Don't get around much anymore - Do nothing till you hear from me - In a sentimental mood - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - Caravan - Satin doll - Just squeeze me - It don't mean a thing if you ain't got that swing - Solitude - Don't get around much anymore.

LIVE IN PARIS 1959
(CD AFFINITY / CD AFF 777)

Salle Pleyel, Paris - September 20, 1959



Same as previous album

THE ELEGANT MISTER ELLINGTON
(30 cm SWING HOUSE / SWH 4) - Limited edition (3.000 copies)

Berlin - October 4, 1959

Included in THE FAMOUS BERLIN CONCERT 1959




Jam with Sam / Things ain't what they used to be / Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Walking and singing the blues / Hank cinq (Hank sank) / Such sweet thunder / Rockin' in rhythm / El gato / Basin street blues.

THE FAMOUS BERLIN CONCERT 1959
(CD double SOUNDS OF YESTER YEAR / DSOY 935)

Berlin - October 4, 1959



CD 1 : V.I.P. boogie / Anatomy of a murder / Medley : Don't get around much anymore - Do nothin' till you hear from me - I've got it bad and that ain't good - In a sentimental mood - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - Caravan - Solitude / Saint-Louis blues / Bill Bailey won't you please come home / Satin doll / Skin deep.

CD 2 : Jam with Sam / Things ain't what they used to be / Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Creole love call - The mooche / Walking (And singing the blues) / Sonnet to Hank Cinq / Such sweet thunder / Rockin' in rhythm / El gato / Basin street blues.