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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"

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

1951



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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Götenberg - 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.

LIVE ! AT THE NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL 1959
(CD EMARCY / EJD6) Japan

Newport - July 4, 1959



Take the A train / Idiom '59 / Rockin' in rhythm / Flirtibird / Perdido / Cop-out / V. I. P.'s boogie / Jam with Sam / Skin deep / Things ain't what thet used to be / Jones.

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.