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Solo
Date
Tunes - Titres
Album - Record
1926 Probably June Jig walk COMPLETE EDITION volume 1
THE ALTERNATIVE TAKES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER volume 1

1928 10 01 Black beauty / Swampy river CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1928
AT THE PIANO

1932 02 09 Lot's o' fingers (medley) THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1931 - 1932

1932 05 17 Swampy river / Fast and furious THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1932 - 1933

1936 12 21 Mood indigo - Solitude / Sophisticated lady - In a sentimental mood BRAGGIN' IN BRASS (Tax)
THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1936 - 1937
AT THE PIANO

1937 05 08 Swing session (Soda fountain rag) / Solitude - In a sentimental mood AT THE PIANO (just Swing session)
AT THE COTTON CLUB (Storyville)

1937 probably I've got to be a rug cutter (Duke Ellington sings and plays piano) AT THE COTTON CLUB (Joker)

1939 03 08 Just good fun / Informal blues THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1938 1939

1939 10 14 Blues THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1939 1940

1941 05 14 Dear old southland / Solitude THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1940 1941
AT THE PIANO

1941 05 14 Dear old southland / Solitude (differente takes) THE ALTERNATIVE TAKES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER volume 8

1945 04 14 New world a-comin' THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 1

1945 08 24 Mood indigo / Don't get around much anymore / Sophisticated lady THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 23

1946 11 10 There was nobody looking THE GREAT CHICAGO CONCERTS

1946 11 23 There was nobody looking CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1946
V DISC
AT THE PIANO

1947 12 06 Variations on Mood indigo RETROSPECTION - THE PIANO SESSIONS

1947 12 30 The clothed woman / New York City blues THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1947 1948

1960 12 17
Paris blues / Medley : Do nothing till you hear from me - In a sentimental mood - Just squeeze me - Prelude to a kiss - I let a song go out of my heart - Don't get around much anymore - I got it bad - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - Caravan - Mood indigo
THEATRE - TV - CINEMA

1961 03 Blues # 1 THE PIANO PLAYER

1962 01 04
New York city blues / Blue belles of Harlem / The clothed woman / Melancholia / Janet / Reflections in D / There was nobody looking / New word a-comin'
THE 1962 MOMA RECITAL

1962 12 14 The single petal of a rose THE PIANO PLAYER

1963 01 22 The single petal of a rose THE GREAT LONDON CONCERTS
THE GREAT CONCERTS

1964 05 20 Melancholia - Reflection in D / Little african flower / Bird of paradise / A single petal of a rose / New world-a-comin' PIANO SOLOS
NEW YORK CONCERT (without "New world-a-comin")

1964 07 01 Nagoya / Unidentified title - Little african flower THE PIANO PLAYER

1965 07 28 Single petal of a rose LIVE AND RARE

1965 09 16 New world a-coming CONCERT OF SACRED MUSIC FROM GRACE CATHEDRAL
LOVE YOU MADLY + CONCERT OF SACRED MUSIC (DVD)

1966 02 21 New world a-comin' IN COVENTRY, 1966

1966 02 25
Symphonie pour un monde meilleur (New world a-coming) / Medley : Introduction - It don't mean a thing - Satin doll - Solitude - Don't get around much anymore - Mood indigo - I'm beginning to see the light - Sophisticated lady - Caravan
SOLO
RETROSPECTION - THE PIANO SESSION (first title)

1966 04 09 Dancers in love LIVE IN DAKAR 1966

1966 12 28 Meditation # 1 THE PIANO PLAYER

1967 01 23 Le sucrier velours / Lotus blossom / Meditation THE INTIMATE DUKE (DVD)
DUKE ELLINGTON MASTER 1967 (DVD)

1967 03 10 Meditation # 2 / T.G.T.T. - Little purple flower THE PIANO PLAYER

1967 08 17 Heaven - Le sucrier velours AT THE RAINBOW GRILL

1967 08 30 Lotus blossom ...AND HIS MOTHER CALLED HIM BILL

1968 02 19 Meditation SECOND SACRED CONCERT

1968 11 06 Piano pastel Part. 2 PRIVATE COLLECTION volume 5

1968 11 29 Meditation PRIVATE COLLECTION volume 9

1969 04 29 Pat ALL-STAR WHITE HOUSE
THE DUKE IN WASHINGTON

1969 07 14 Moon maiden (Duke on vocal and celesta) THE INTIMATE ELLINGTON

1969 11 16 Meditation SECOND SACRED CONCERT LIVE

1970 05 10 The river (a ballet suite) : The spring - The run - The meander - Grap - The lake - Stude THE PIANO PLAYER

1970 07 9/10
La plus belle africaine / Carolina shout / Take the A train / Black beauty / Warm valley / Things ain't what they used to be / Portrait of Sidney Bechet / New world a comin' / Improvisation / Paris blues / Come Sunday / For Billy Strayhorn
IN CONCERT - PIANO SOLO & ORCHESTRA

1971 10 24 Goof TOGO BRAVA SUITE (Concert)

1972 04 10
Medley : Black and tan fantasy - Prelude to a kiss - Do nothing till you hear from me - Caravan / Meditation / A mural from two perspectives / Sophisticated lady - Solitude / Soda fountain rag / New world-a-coming / Flamingo / Le sucrier velours
LIVE AT THE WHITNEY

1972 08 08
The anticipation / Le sucrier velours (2 takes) / Lotus blossom (2 takes) / A blue mural from two perspectives (2 takes) / New world a-comin' / Melancholia / Single petal of a rose
AN INTIMATE PIANO SESSION

Duo
Date
Tunes - Titres
Album - Record
1924 11 It's gonna be a cold winter / Parlor social stomp Alberta Prime (vocal) COMPLETE EDITION volume 1

1925 06 25 Everything is hotsy totsy now Irving Mills (vocal and kazoo) COMPLETE EDITION volume 1

1929 08 Black and tan fantasy (soundtrack) Arthur Whetsol (trumpet) COMPLETE EDITION volume 7

1939 11 22 Blues / Plucked again Jimmy Blanton (bass) THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1939 - 1940

1940 10 01 Pitter panther patter / Body and soul / Sophisticated lady / Mr. J. B. blues Jimmy Blanton (bass) THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1940 volume 2

1940 10 01 Alternate takes : Pitter panther patter / Body and soul (2 takes) / Sophisticated lady / Mr. J. B. blues Jimmy Blanton (bass) THE ALTERNATIVE TAKES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER volume 7

1945 07 30 Dancers in love Junior Raglin (bass) THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1945 1946
AT THE PIANO

1945 08 24 Solitude Oscart Pettiford (bass) THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 23

1945 08 25 Pianistically allied (Tonk) Billy Strayhorn (piano) THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 11

1945 09 08 If I loved you Kay Davis (vocal) THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 11

1945 10 20 If I love you (without Duke, Billy Strayhorn on piano) Joya Sherrill (vocal) THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 14

1946 01 10 Tonk / Drawing room blues Billy Strayhorn (piano) THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1945 1946

1946 01 20 Pitter panther patter Oscar Pettiford (bass) THE GREAT CHICAGO CONCERTS

1953 04 13 Reflections in D / Melancholia / Retrospection Wendell Marshall (bass) THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1953
PIANO REFLECTIONS
AT THE PIANO

1957 03 20 Improvisation partie 4 Sam Woodyard (drums) DUKE 56/62 volume 1

1960 12 30 Motif de flamant Guy Pedersen (bass) THEATRE - TV - CINEMA

1963 06 08 Intermission music Ernie Shepard (bass) IN GRÖNA LAND

1964 01 14 A single petal of a rose Sam Woodyard (drums) AT BASIN STREET EAST

1966 01 30 Hamlet's monologue (To be or not to be, essere o non essere) Vittorio Gassman (narrator) THE INTIMATE DUKE (DVD)
DUKE ELLINGTON MASTER 1967 (DVD)

1967 01 23 The second portrait of the Lione Rufus Jones (drums) THE INTIMATE DUKE (DVD)
DUKE ELLINGTON MASTER 1967 (DVD)

1968 01 22 T.G.T.T. (Duke Ellington on electric keyboard) Alice Babbs (vocal) SECOND SACRED CONCERT

1969 11 16 T.G.T.T. Alice Babbs (vocal) SECOND SACRED CONCERT LIVE

1970 05 25 The spring Joe Benjamin (bass) THE PRIVATE COLLECTION volume 5

1972 04 10 Lotus blossom Joe Benjamin (bass) LIVE AT THE WHITNEY

1972 04 10 Kixx Rufus Jones (drums) LIVE AT THE WHITNEY

1972 08 08 I'm afraid / I didn't know about you Anita Moore (vocal) AN INTIMATE PIANO SOLO

1972 08 08 Loco madi Unknow (drums) AN INTIMATE PIANO SOLO

1972 08 08 Tha blues ain't / Come Sunday / My mother, my father and love Tony Watkins (vocal) AN INTIMATE PIANO SOLO

1972 12 05
Do nothing till you hear from me / Pitter panther patter / Things ain't what they used to be / Sophisticated lady / See se rider / Fragmented suite for piano and bass
Ray Brown (bass) THIS ONE'S FOR BLANTON

1973 01 08 Fragmented suite for piano and bass Ray Brown (bass) THE LAST JAM SESSION (DVD)

1973 12 01 Meditation Joe Benjamin (bass) EASTBOURNE PERFORMANCE
LIVE AND RARE

1994 Solitude
(Cleo Laine sings on the 1941 solo piano version payed by Duke Ellington)
Cleo Laine (vocal) Cleo LAINE : SOLITUDE

Trio
Date
Tunes - Titres
Album - Record
1924 11 How come you do me like you do ? Florence Bristol (vocal)
Otto Hardwick (alto sax)
COMPLETE EDITION volume 1
THE ALTERNATIVE TAKES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER volume 1

1926 10 19 Lucky number bkues / I'm gonna put you right in jail Alberta Jones (vocal)
Otto Hardwick (alto sax)
COMPLETE EDITION volume 1

1945 04 07 Dancers in love Junior Raglin (bass)
Sonny Greer (drums)
THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1944 - 1945
THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 1

1945 05 16 Frankie and Johnny / Jumpin' room only Junior Raglin (bass)
Sonny Greer (drums)
THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1945 volume 2
AT THE PIANO

1945 05 19 Pitter panther patter Junior Raglin (bass)
Sonny Greer (drums)
THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 4

1945 07 07 Dancers in love Junior Raglin (bass)
Sonny Greer (drums)
THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 7

1945 09 01 Pitter panther patter Junior Raglin (bass)
Sonny Greer (drums)
THE TREASURY SHOWS volume 11

1946 01 20 Dancers in love / Pitter panther patter Oscar Pettiford (bass)
Sonny Greer (drums)
THE GREAT CHICAGO CONCERTS

1946 03 28 Tip toe topic Oscar Pettiford (bass)
Sonny Greer (drums)
AT THE PIANO

1950 10 03 Cottontail / C jam blues / Flamingo / Bang-up blues Billy Strayhorn (piano)
Wendell Marshall (bass)
ARCHIVE OF JAZZ volume 31
GREAT TIMES (PIANO DUETS)
THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1950
AT THE PIANO

1950 11 Tonk / Johnny come lately / In a blue summer garden / Great times Billy Strayhorn (piano)
Joe Shulman (bass)
ARCHIVE OF JAZZ volume 31
GREAT TIMES (PIANO DUETS)
THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1950
AT THE PIANO

1952 03 22 Dancers in love Wendell Marshall (bass)
Louie Belson (drums)
AT THE CRYSTAL GARDENS - 1952

1953 04 13 Who knows ? / Prelude to a kiss / B sharp blues / Passion flower / Dancers in love Wendell Marshall (bass)
Butch Ballard (drums)
THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1953
PIANO REFLECTIONS
RETROSPECTION - PIANO SESSIONS
AT THE PIANO

1953 04 14 In a sentimental mood / Things ain't what they used to be / All too soon / Janet Wendell Marshall (bass)
Butch Ballard (drums)
THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1953
PIANO REFLECTIONS
RETROSPECTION - PIANO SESSIONS
AT THE PIANO

1953 12 03 Night time Wendell Marshall (bass)
Dave Black (drums)
PIANO REFLECTIONS
RETROSPECTION - PIANO SESSIONS

1953 12 03 Kinda dukish Wendell Marshall (bass)
Dave Black (drums)
THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1953 volume 2
PIANO REFLECTIONS
AT THE PIANO

1953 12 03 December blue Wendell Marshall (bass)
Dave Black (drums)
RETROSPECTION - PIANO SESSIONS

1955 04 30 John Sander's blues Jilly Woode (bass)
Dave Black (drums)
THE ARMORY CONCERT

1957 03 20 Piano improvisation part. 1 à 3 Jimmy Woode (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
DUKE 56/62 volume 1
RETROSPECTION - PIANO SESSIONS

1957 10 10 All the things you are (2 prises) Jimmy Woode (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
DUKE 56/62 volume 1
RETROSPECTION - PIANO SESSIONS

1958 10 17
probably
Take the A train Malcom Mitchell (guitar)
Russ Stableford (bass)
THE BRITISH CONNECTION

1959 08 09 Drawing room blues / Tonk Billy Strayhorn (piano)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
LIVE AT THE BLUE NOTE

1960 06 20 Kinda dukish Aaron Bell (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
PIANO IN THE BACKGROUND

1960 12 30 Tonk Billy Strayhorn (piano)
Christian Garros probably (drums)
THEATRE - TV - CINEMA

1961 03 01
I can't get started / Cong-go / Body and soul / Blues for Jerry / Fontainebleau forest / Summertime / It's bad to be forgotten / A hundred dreams ago / So / Yearning for love / Springtime in Africa
Aaron Bell (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
PIANO IN THE FOREGROUND

1961 03 02 Lotus blossom Aaron Bell (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
DUKE 56/62 volume 2

1962 01 04
Take the A train / Lotus blossom / Satin doll / A single petal of a rose / Kinda dukish / Medley / Dancers in love
Aaron Bell (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
THE 1962 MOMA RECITAL

1962 06 02 Take the A train / A single petal of a rose Aaron Bell (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
THE DUKE IN WASHINGTON

1962 09 17
Very special / A little max (Parfait) (2 takes) / Fleurette africaine (African flower) / Rem Blues (Blues for Blanton) / Wig wise / Switch blade / Caravan / Money jungle / Solitude (2 takes) / Warm valley / Backward country blues
Charlie Mingus (bass)
Max Roach (drums)
MONEY JUNGLE

1963 02 Kinda dukish Ernie Shepard (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
THE GREAT PARIS CONCERT

1964 01 14 Kinda Dukish (with Rockin' in rhythm and the band) / A single petal of a rose Ernie Shepard (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
AT BASIN STREET EAST

1964 02 20 Kinda Dukish (with Rockin' in rhythm and the band) Ernie Shepard (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
THE GREAT LONDON CONCERTS

1964 05 20
Take the A train / Satin doll / Skillypop / Medley : Solitude - Don't get around much anymore - Mood indigo - I got it bad - Sophisticated lady - Just squeeze me - In a sentimental mood - Do nothin' till you hear from me - It don't mean a thing
Peck Morrison (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
PIANO SOLOS

1964 05 20
Take the A train / Satin doll / Caravan / Skillipoop / Blues medley : Happy-go-lucky-local - John Sander's blues - C jam blues
Peck Morrison (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
NEW YORK CONCERT

1965 04 14 Rhythm section blues Peck Morrison (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
NEW YORK CONCERT

1966 07 18
Don Juan / Slow blues / Looking glass / The shepherd (take 1) / The shepherd (take 2) / Tap dancer's blues / Sam Woodyard's blues
John Lamb (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
THE PIANIST

1966 07 Kinda dukish / The shepherd John Lamb (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
DUKE ELLINGTON AT THE CÔTE D'AZUR (DVD)

1967 01 23 On the fringe of the jungle / Mood indigo / Take the A train John Lamb (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
THE INTIMATE DUKE (DVD)
DUKE ELLINGTON MASTER 1967 (DVD)

1967 08 17 Azure John Lamb (bass)
Steve Little (drums)
AT THE RAINBOW GRILL

1967 09 01 Lotus blossom Harry Carney (baryton sax)
Aaron Bell (bass)
...AND HIS MOTHER CALLED HIM BILL (bonus CD)

1968 01 26 Boola, boola Jeff Castelman (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
YALE CONCERT

1969 05 23 Edward the First Paul Kondziela (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
THE INTIMATE DUKE

1970 01 07 Fat mess Victor Gaskin (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
THE PIANIST

1970 05 25 The spring (begin & end - from "The River") Joe Benjamin (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
PRIVATE COLLECTION volume 5

1971 02 01 Edward the Second Joe Benjamin (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
THE INTIMATE DUKE

1971 11 07 Kinda Dukish (following by "Rockin' in rhythm" with the band) Joe Benjamin (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
THE DUKE ELLINGTON MASTERS - 1971 (DVD)

1972 04 10
Amour, amour / Soul soothing beach / The night shepherd / C jam blues / Mood indigo / I'm beginning to see the light /Dancers in love / Satin doll
Joe Benjamin (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
LIVE AT THE WHITNEY

1973 12 01 The piano player / Pitter panther patter Joe Benjamin (bass)
Quentin White (drums)
EASTBOURNE PERFORMANCE
LIVE AND RARE

Quartet
Date
Tunes - Titres
Album - Record
1941 02 16 Jive rhapsody Fred Guy (guitar)
Jimmy Blanton (bass)
Sonny Greer (drums)
JIVE RHAPSODY

1950 Perdido / Take the A train / Oscalypso / Blues for Blanton Oscar Pettiford (cello)
Llyod Trotman (bass)
Jo Jones (drums)
ARCHIVE OF JAZZ volume 31
GREAT TIMES !

1953 12 03 Montevido Wendell Marshall (bass)
Dave Black (drums)
Ron Collier (percussion)
THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1953 volume 2
RETROSPECTION - PIANO SESSIONS
AT THE PIANO

1953 12 03 I'm just a lucky so and so / It should't happen to a dream Jimmy Grissom (vocal)
Wendell Marshall (bass)
Dave Black (drums
THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1953 volume 2

1953 12 15 Chile bowl / Just a-sittin' and a-rockin' Ray Nance (violin, vocal)
Wendell Marshall (bass)
Dave Black (drums)
THE CHRONOLOGICAL DUKE ELLINGTON 1953 volume 2

1961 04 I got it bad and that ain't good / Azalea / I'm just a lucky so and so Louis Armstrong (vocal - trumpet)
Mort Herbert (bass)
Danny Barcelona (drums)
THE GREAT REUNION

1962 09 26 Stevie / My little brown book / The feeling of jazz John Coltrane (tenor sax)
Aaron Bell (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
AND JOHN COLTRANE

1962 09 26 In a sentimental mood John Coltrane (tenor sax)
Aaron Bell (bass)
Elvin Jones (drums)
AND JOHN COLTRANE

1962 09 26 Angelica / Big Nick / Take the Coltrane John Coltrane (tenor sax)
Jimmy Garrison (bass)
Elvin Jones (drums)
AND JOHN COLTRANE

1964 01 14 Lush life Billy Strayhorn (vocal)
Ernie Shepard (bass)
Sam Woodyard (drums)
AT BASIN STREET EAST

1965 09 16 In the beginning God II Jon Hendricks (vocal)
John Lamb (bass)
Louie Bellson (drums)
CONCERT OF SACRED MUSIC FROM GRACE CATHEDRAL
LOVE YOU MADLY + CONCERT OF SACRED MUSIC (DVD)

1965 09 16 The Lord's prayer Esther Merrill (vocal)
John Lamb (bass)
Louie Bellson (drums)
CONCERT OF SACRED MUSIC FROM GRACE CATHEDRAL
LOVE YOU MADLY + CONCERT OF SACRED MUSIC (DVD)

1967 08 17 In a sentimental mood Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax)
John Lamb (bass)
Steve Little (drums)
AT THE RAINBOW GRILL

1968 11 23 I can't get started Harold Ashby (tenor sax)
Jeff Castelman (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
THE PRIVATE COLLECTION volume 9

1968 11 29 In a sentimental mood Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax)
Jeff Castelman (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
THE PRIVATE COLLECTION volume 9

1968 11 29 Sophisticated lady Johnny Hodges (alto sax)
Jeff Castelman (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
THE PRIVATE COLLECTION volume 9

1970 01 07 Tina Victor Gaskin & Paul Kondziela (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
LATIN AMERICA SUITE

1970 01 07 Duck amok / Never stop remembering Bill Victor Gaskin & Paul Kondziela (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
THE PIANIST

1971 02 11 Riddle / Blues # 2 Will Bill Davis (ogan)
Joe Benjamin (basse)
Rufus Jones (drums)
THE PIANO PLAYER

1971 02 23 Blues # 3 Will Bill Davis (ogan)
Joe Benjamin (basse)
Rufus Jones (drums)
THE PIANO PLAYER

1971 11 09
probably
Happy reunion Paul Gonsalves (tenor sax)
Joe Benjamin (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
BLACK BUTTERFLY

1972 08 08 Black swan / The lake / Satin doll / Just squeeze me Will Bill Davis (organ)
Victor Gaskin (bass)
Rufus Jones (drums)
AN INTIMATE PIANO SESSION

1973 01 08
Cottontail / Carnegie blues / The hawk talks / Prelude to a kiss / Love you madly / Just squeeze me / Everything but you / The brotherhood (just in DVD)
Joe Pass (guitar)
Ray Brown (bass)
Louie Bellson (drums)
DUKE'S BIG FOUR
THE LAST JAM SESSION (DVD)