Duke Ellington And His Orchestra ‎– The Brunswick Era, Volume I (1926-29)

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MCA Records ‎– MCAD-42325, Decca ‎– MCAD-42325
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1 Duke Ellington And His Kentucky Club Orchestra East St. Louis Toodle-O
Banjo – Fred GuyDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Otto Hardwick, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Bubber Miley, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
2:51
2 Duke Ellington And His Kentucky Club Orchestra New Orleans Low-Down
Banjo – Fred GuyDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Hardwick*, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Bubber Miley, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
3:00
3 Duke Ellington And His Kentucky Club Orchestra Immigration Blues
Banjo – Fred GuyDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Hardwick*, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Bubber Miley, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
2:59
4 Duke Ellington And His Kentucky Club Orchestra Birmingham Breakdown
Banjo – Fred GuyDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Hardwick*, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Bubber Miley, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
2:38
5 The Washingtonians Black And Tan Fantasy
Banjo – Fred GuyDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Hardwick*, Prince Robinson, Unknown Artist, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Bubber Miley, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
3:16
6 Duke Ellington And His Cotton Club Orchestra Doin' The Frog
Banjo – Fred GuyBass – Wellman BraudDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Harry Carney, Hardwick*, Prince Robinson, Rudy Jackson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf
3:10
7 The Washingtonians Take It Easy
Banjo – Fred GuyClarinet, Saxophone [Tenor] – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Otto Hardwick, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Arthur Whetsel*, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
2:36
8 The Washingtonians Jubilee Stomp
Banjo – Fred GuyClarinet, Saxophone [Tenor] – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Otto Hardwick, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Arthur Whetsel*, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
2:40
9 The Washingtonians Black Beauty
Banjo – Fred GuyClarinet, Saxophone [Tenor] – Barney BigardDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Otto Hardwick, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Arthur Whetsel*, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
3:01
10 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Yellow Dog Blues
Banjo – Fred GuyClarinet, Saxophone [Soprano], Saxophone [Alto] – Johnny HodgesDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Otto Hardwick, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Bubber Miley, Miley*, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
2:52
11 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Tishomingo Blues
Banjo – Fred GuyClarinet, Saxophone [Soprano], Saxophone [Alto] – Johnny HodgesDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Otto Hardwick, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Miley*, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
2:55
12 Duke Ellington And His Cotton Club Orchestra Awful Sad
Banjo – Fred GuyDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Otto Hardwick, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Whetsel*, Unknown ArtistTuba – Mack Shaw
3:17
13 Duke Ellington And His Cotton Club Orchestra The Mooche
Banjo – Fred GuyDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Otto Hardwick, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Miley*, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
3:11
14 Duke Ellington And His Cotton Club Orchestra Louisiana
Banjo – Fred GuyDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Otto Hardwick, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Miley*, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
3:00
15 The Jungle Band (2) Tiger Rag-Part I
Banjo – Fred GuyDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Ellington*Reeds – Otto Hardwick, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*Trumpet – Bubber Miley, Freddy Jenkins, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
2:52
16 The Jungle Band (2) Tiger Rag-Part II
Banjo – Fred GuyDrums – Sonny GreerPiano – Duke EllingtonReeds – Otto Hardwick, Prince Robinson, Unknown ArtistTrombone – Joe NantonTrumpet – Bubber Miley, Freddy Jenkins, Louis MetcalfTuba – Mack Shaw
2:51

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Notes

Recorded in New York City between November 29, 1927 and January 8, 1929.

Tracks 3 ("Immigration Blues") and 14 ("Louisiana") are labeled as "Bonus tracks available on CD only".

Photographs provided by the Frank Driggs Collection

℗ © 1990 MCA Records, Inc. [on rear inlay]
℗ 1989 MCA Records, Inc. [on CD face]

Jewel case, incl. 12-page booklet.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (scanned): 076742232528
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDX-005716 2

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