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UP-TO-DATE volume 1
THE STUDIO SERIES 1937 - 1947

(30 cm MERITT RECORD SOCIETY / 2002) Usa

March 8, 1937 to October 6, 1947
Cootie Williams and his Rug Cutters, Duke Ellingotn and his Orchestra


I can't believe that you're in love with me / Downtown uproar / Lady in blue / H'ya Sue (2 takes breakdown) / Lady of the lavender mist / Women / Change my ways / Golden cress / Put yourself in my place baby / I fell and broke my heart / Antidisestablishmentarianismist / You gotta crowl before you walk / Change my ways / Kitty / Change my ways (remake).

UP-TO-DATE volume 2
THE STUDIO SERIES 1947 - 1949

(30 cm MERITT RECORD SOCIETY / 2003) Usa

October 6, 1947 to December 22, 1949

Boogie bop blues / Stomp, look and listen / Air conditioned jungle / Three cent stomp / Progressive gavotte / Take love easy / Singin' in the rain / Once upon a time / A woman and a man / The clothed woman / New York City blues / Creole love call / The greatest there is / Snibor / On the sunny side of the street(2 takes).

UP-TO-DATE volume 4
THE STUDIO SERIES 1947 - 1951 - The extended works

(30 cm MERITT RECORD SOCIETY / 2005) Usa

December 24, 1947 to December 11 1951

I like the sunrise (instrumental take + alternate) / Dance n° 1 / Dance n° 2 (original take) / Dance n° 3 (original take + breakdown) / Dance n° 4 (original take) / Dance n° 5 (original take) / A tone paralell to Harlem (original take) / The controversial suite : Later - Before the time (original take).

UP-TO-DATE volume 5
THE STUDIO SERIES 1929 - 1956

(30 cm MERITT RECORD SOCIETY / 2006) Usa

January 16, 1929 to December 6, 1956
Duke Ellington and his Cotton Club Orchestra, Oscar Pettiford Quartet, Chubby Kemp and her All Stars, Duke Ellington and his Orchestra


Flaming youth / Untitled blues / Mean old choo choo / Ballin' the blues / Body and soul / It don't mean a thing / Passion flower / Hey, baby / A-flat minor / Half the fun / Suburan beauty / Cafe au lait (2 takes) / Pretty girl (3 takes).

UP-TO-DATE volume 6
THE STUDIO SERIES 1930 - 1958

(30 cm MERITT RECORD SOCIETY / 2007) Usa

1930 to 1958

When you're smiling / Accordion Joe / Keep your temper / Ultra de luxe / Flying home / What more can I say ? / Rockin' in rhythm / Serious serenade / You're love has faded / Allah bye / Piano improvisation # 1 / Piano improvisation # 2 / Lullaby of Birdland.

UP-TO-DATE volume 7
THE STUDIO SERIES 1929 - 1962

(30 cm MERITT RECORD SOCIETY / 2008) Usa

1929 to 1962

Cincinnati Daddy / Old man blues (3 takes) / Body and soul / Montevido / Title # 3 / I'm just a lucky so and so / It shouldn't happen to a dream / Just a settin' and a rockin' / Frillie trillie / Brown Penny / Sentimental lady / A medium dream / Monk's dream / Frere Monk / Cordon bleu.

UP-TO-DATE volume 8
THE STUDIO SERIES 1933 - 1967

(30 cm MERITT RECORD SOCIETY / 2009) Usa

1933 to 1967

Blackbird medley Part II / Sophisticated lady / Junior hop / Charlie the Chulo / Basin street blues / Untitled / Blues / Commercial time / Body and soul / Once upon a blue / So long / Blues a la Willie Cook / Slo blues ensemble / Three trumps / Five variations on a commercial theme.