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SOPHISTICATED LADIES
Original Broadway cast recording

(30 cm 30 cm RCA / PL 84 053)

Mars 1981
Direction : Mercer Ellington




DISC 1 : Overture : Thing's ain't what they used to be - Sophisticated lady - Perdido / I've got to ba a rug cutter / Music is a woman (Jubilee stomp) / The mooche / Hit me with a hot note and watch me bounce / Love you madly / Fat and forty (You're my meat) / It don't mean a thing / Bli-blip / Cotton tail / Take the A train / Solitude / Don't get around much anymore / I let a song go out of my heart / Caravan / Something to live for / Rockin' in rhythm.

DISC 2 : In a sentimental mood / I'm beginning to see the light / Satin doll / Just squeeze me / Dancers in love / Drop me off at Harlem / I'm just a lucky so and so / Hey baby / Imagine my frustration / Kinda dukish / I'm checking out goombye / Do nothing 'til you hear from me / I got it bad and that ain't good / Mood indigo / Sophisticated lady / It don't mean a thing (reprise).

PLAY ON
Original Broadway cast recording

(CD VARESE SARABANDE / VSD 5837)

Hit Factory, New York - April 14, 1997



Take the A train / Drop me off in Harlem / I've got to be a rug cutter / I let a song go out of my heart / Mood indigo / Don't get around much anymore / Don't you know I care / It don't mean a thing / I got it bad and that ain't good / Hit me with a hot note and watch ma bounce / I'm just a lucky so and so / Solitude / I ain't got nothing but the blues / I'm beginning to see the light / I didn't know about you / Rocks in my bed / Love you madly / Prelude to a kiss / In a mellow tone.

SECRET ELLINGTON
(CD TRUE LIFE JAZZ / TLE 100002)

1999 to 2001

Music by Duke Ellington, lyrics by Herb Martin
14 songs on 22 composed in 1958 for a Broadway Musical entitled "Saturday laughter" never realized by Duke's alive.


You are beautiful / They say / This man / Only yesterday / Only yesterday / I like singing / Full of shadows / New shoes / I am lonely / You are beautiful / I get lonely for a plaything / You walk in my dreams / Big white mountain / My home lies quiet.

BEGGAR'S HOLIDAY
(CD DISQUES DOM / DOM 1233) France

2012
Music by Duke Ellington, lyrics by Jeanb Latouche

With David Serero, Chiara di Bari, Isabelle Georges, Laetitia Ayres, Gilles San Juan , Charlie Glad and Kathryn Frady
John Altman (sax), Marc Benhamou (piano), Bruno Vouillon (bass), Christophe Gallizio (drums)


In between / Time to take a holiday / No one but you / Rooster man / Take love easy / The scrimmage of life / Tomorrow mountain / I want a hero / Maybe I should change my ways / Quarrel for three / But he so charmed me / Live for the moment / Maybe I should change my ways (reprise) / I've got me / No one but you (reprise) / Elegy to an honest crook / In between (reprise) / Tomorrow mountain (finale).