Duke Ellington ‎– The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion And Okeh Small Group Sessions

Label:
Mosaic Records (2) ‎– MD7-235
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7 × CD, Compilation
Box Set, Limited Edition, Numbered, Mono
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NYC, March 5-6, 1935 (11:00 p.m. - 5:30 a.m.)
1-1 Duke Ellington Sextet Tough Truckin'
Written-By – D. Ellington*, I. Mills*
3:02
1-2 Duke Ellington Sextet Tough Truckin' (alt tk)
Written-By – D, Ellington*, I. Mills*
2:43
1-3 Duke Ellington Sextet Indigo Echoes
Written-By – D. Ellington*, i. Mills*
2:46
1-4 Duke Ellington Sextet Indigo Echoes (alt tk)
Written-By – D. Ellington*, I. Mills*
2:42
Recording Incorporated, Hollywood, December 16,1936
1-5 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers Relaxatious (alt tk)
Written-By – Rex Stewart
2:42
1-6 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers Relaxatious
Written-By – Rex Stewart
2:42
1-7 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers Lazy Man's Shuffle
Written-By – Rex Stewart
2:55
1-8 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers Lazy Man's Shuffle (alt tk)
Written-By – Rex Stewart
2:47
Associate Cinema Studios, Hollywood, December 19, 1936
1-9 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Clouds In My Heart (alt tk)
Written-By – Bigard*, Ellington*, Mills*
2:55
1-10 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Clouds In My Heart
Written-By – Bigard*, Ellington*, Mills*
2:55
1-11 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Frolic Sam (alt tk)
Written-By – Cootie Williams
2:58
1-12 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Frolic Sam
Written-By – Cootie Williams
2:58
1-13 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Caravan
Written-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Tizol*
3:04
1-14 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Caravan
Written-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Tizol*
3:04
1-15 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Stompy Jones
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:42
1-16 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Stompy Jones
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:38
Hollywood, December 21, 1936
1-17 Duke Ellington Mood Indigo/Solitude
Written-By – Bigard*, Ellington*, Ellington*, Ellington*, Delange*, Mills*
3:03
1-18 Duke Ellington Sophisticated Lady/In A Sentimental Mood
Written-By – Ellington*, Ellington*, Mills*, Parish*
3:01
NYC, March 8, 1937 (8:00 p.m. - 1:10 a.m.)
1-19 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (alt tk)
Written-By – C. Gaskill*, J, McHugh*
2:50
1-20 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
Written-By – C. Gaskill*, J. McHugh*
2:51
1-21 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Downtown Uproar (alt tk)
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Ellington*
2:43
1-22 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Downtown Uproar
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Ellington*
2:40
1-23 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Digga Digga Do (alt tk)
Written-By – D, Fields*, J. McHugh*
2:51
1-24 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Digga Digga Do
Written-By – D. Fields*, J. McHugh*
2:51
2-1 Cootie Williams & His Rug Cutters Blue Reverie
Written-By – D. Ellington*, H. Carney*
2:58
2-2 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Blue Reverie (alt tk)
Written-By – d. Ellington*, H. Carney*
2:54
2-3 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Tiger Rag
Written-By – Original Dixieland Jazz Band
2:41
2-4 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Tiger Rag
Written-By – Original Dixieland Jazz Band
2:37
NYC, March 25, 1937 (10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.)
2-5 The Gotham Stompers My Honey's Lovin' Arms
Written-By – H. Ruby*, j. Meyer*
2:43
2-6 The Gotham Stompers Did Anyone Ever Tell You? (alt tk)
Written-By – H. Adamson*, J. McHugh*
2:58
2-7 The Gotham Stompers Did Anyone Ever Tell You?
Written-By – H. Adamson*, J. McHugh*
2:54
2-8 The Gotham Stompers Alabamy Home
Written-By – D. Ringle*, D. Ellington*
2:56
2-9 The Gotham Stompers Where Are You?
Written-By – H. Adamson*, J. McHugh*
2:49
NYC, April 29, 1937 (2:15 p.m. start)
2-10 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Lament For A Lost Love (Originally Released As "Solace")
Written-By – Bigard*, Ellington*, Mills*
2:41
2-11 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Lament For a Lost Love (Originally Released As "Solace") (alt tk)
Written-By – Bigard*, Ellington*, Mills*
2:41
2-12 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Four And One-Half Street (alt tk)
Written-By – D. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
2:39
2-13 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Four And One-Half Street
Written-By – D. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
2:32
2-14 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Demi-tasse (alt tk)
Written-By – D. Ellington*, H. Carney*
2:36
2-15 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Demi-tasse
Written-By – D. Ellington*, H. Carney*
2:35
2-16 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Jazz A La Carte
Written-By – B. Bigard*, D. Ellington*
2:29
2-17 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Jazz A La Carte (alt tk)
Written-By – B. Bigard*, D. Ellington*
2:37
NYC, May 20, 1937 (2:00 - 5:30 p.m.)
2-18 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Foolin' Myself (alt tk)
Written-By – J. Lawrence*, P. Tinturin*
2:54
2-19 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Foolin' Myself
Written By – J. Lawrence*Written-By – p. Tinturin*
2:57
2-20 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra A Sailboat In The Moonlight (alt tk)
Written-By – C, Lombardo*, J. Loeb*
2:55
2-21 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra A Sailboat In The Moonlight
Written-By – C. Lombardo*, J. Loeb*
3:02
2-22 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra You'll Never Go To Heaven (If You Break My Heart)
Written-By – A, Bryan*, J. Santly*
2:26
2-23 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra You'll Never Go To Heaven (If You Break My Heart) (alt tk)
Written-By – A. Bryan*, J. Santly*
2:21
2-24 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Peckin'
Written-By – B. Pollack*, H. James*
3:11
2-25 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Peckin'
Written-By – B. Pollack*, H. James*
3:08
2-26 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Peckin'
Written-By – B. Pollack*, H. James*
3:06
NYC, June 16, 1937 (3:00 -8:20 p.m.)
3-1 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Get It Southern Style (alt tk)
Written-By – h. Nemo*, i. Mills*
2:38
3-2 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Get It Southern Style
Written-By – H. Nemo*, i. Mills*
2:39
3-3 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Moonlight Fiesta
Written-By – I. Mills*, J. Tizol*
2:45
3-4 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Moonlight Fiesta (alt tk)
Written-By – I. Mills*, J. Tizol*
2:48
3-5 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Sponge Cake And Spinach (alt tk)
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:31
3-6 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* Sponge Cake And Spinach
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:31
3-7 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* If You're Ever In My Arms Again (alt tk)
Written-By – H, Mahr*, j. Van Heusen*
2:51
3-8 Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators* If You're Ever In My Arms Again
Written-By – H. Mahr*, j. Van Heusen*
2:51
NYC, July 7, 1937 (Midnight - 5 a.m.)
3-9 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers The Back Room Romp (A Contrapuntal Stomp) (alt tk)
Written-By – D, Ellington*, R. Stewart*
2:45
3-10 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers The Back Room Romp (A Contrapuntal Stomp)
Written-By – D, Ellington*, R. Stewart*
2:46
3-11 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers Love In My Heart (Originally Titled "Swing Baby Swing") (alt tk)
Written-By – D. Ellington*, H. Alvis*
2:32
3-12 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers Love In My Heart (Originally Titled "Swing Baby Swing")
Written-By – D. Ellington*, H. Alvis*
2:32
3-13 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers Sugar Hill Shim Sham (alt tk)
Written-By – D. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
2:19
3-14 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers Sugar Hill Shim Sham
Written-By – D. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
2:34
3-15 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers Tea And Trumpets (LP tk)
Written-By – D. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
2:31
3-16 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers Tea And Trumpets (CD tk)
Written-By – D. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
2:30
3-17 Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stompers Tea And Trumpets (78 tk)
Written-By – D. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
2:29
NYC, October 26. p.m.)1937 (2:30 - 7:20
3-18 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Jubilesta
Written-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Tizol*
2:45
3-19 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Watchin'
Written-By – H. Nemo*, I. Mills*
2:52
3-20 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Pigeons And Peppers
Written-By – D. Ellington*, M. Ellington*
2:51
3-21 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Written-By – D. Fields - J. McHugh*
2:33
NYC, January 19, 1938 (10:00 a.m. start)
3-22 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Drummer's Delight
Written-By – B. Bigard*, D. Ellington*
2:34
3-23 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra If I Thought You Cared (alt tk)
Written-By – Bigard*, Mills*, Jackson*
2:59
3-24 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra If I Thought You Cared
Written-By – Bigard*, Mills*, Jackson*
2:57
3-25 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Lost In Meditation (Originally Released As "Have A Heart")
Written-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Tizol*, Singer*
2:44
3-26 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Lost In Meditation (Originally Released As "Have A Heart") (alt tk)
Written-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Tizol*, Singer*
2:42
4-1 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra My Day
Written-By – Lombardo*, Heyman*, Loeb*
3:02
4-2 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Silvery Moon And Golden Sands
Written-By – Pease*, Stock*, Haid*
3:12
4-3 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Echoes Of Harlem (rehearsal take)
Written-By – Duke Ellington
5:11
4-4 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Echoes Of Harlem
Written-By – Duke Ellington
3:12
4-5 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Echoes Of Harlem (alt tk)
Written-By – Duke Ellington
3:10
NYC, March 28, 1938 (2:00 - 6:00 p.m.)
4-6 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Jeep's Blues
Written-By – D. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
2:52
4-7 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra If You Were In My Place (What Would You Do)?
Written-By – Ellington*, Nemo*, Mills*
2:54
4-8 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Written-By – Ellington*, Nemo*, Mills*, Raymond*
3:00
4-9 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Rendezvous With Rhythm
Written-By – D. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
2:57
NYC, April 4, 1938 (2:30 - 6:10 p.m.)
4-10 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* A Lesson In C
Written-By – D. Ellington*, Nemo*, Mills*
2:30
4-11 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Swingtime In Honolulu
Written-By – Ellington*, Nemo*, Mills*
2:41
4-12 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Carnival In Caroline
Written-By – Ellington*, Nemo*, Mills*
2:20
4-13 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Ol' Man River
Written-By – J- Kern - O. Hammrstein II*
2:46
NYC, June 22, 1938 (2:00 - 6:45 p.m.)
4-14 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra You Walked Out Of The Picture
Written-By – Oppenheim*, Tobias*, Little*
2:46
4-15 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra You Walked Out Of The Picture (alt tk)
Written-By – Oppenheim*, Tobias*, Little*
2:47
4-16 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Pyramid
Written-By – Ellington*, Gordon*, Tizol*
2:50
4-17 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Empty Ballroom Blues
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Ellington*
2:24
4-18 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Lost In Meditation
Written-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Tizol*, Singer*
2:38
4-19 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Lost In Meditation (alt tk)
Written-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Tizol*, Singer*
2:42
NYC, August 1, 1938 (3:45 - 6:20 p.m.)
4-20 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra A Blues Serenade
Written-By – Signorelli*, Lytell*, Parish*, Grande*
2:37
4-21 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Love In Swingtime
Written-By – Lambert*, Mills*, Richards*
2:45
4-22 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Swingin' In The Dell
Written-By – D. Ellington*, J, Hodges*
2:31
4-23 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Jitterbug's Lullaby
Written-By – D. Ellington*, Mills*, J. Hodges*
2:56
NYC, August 2, 1938 (2:00 p.m. start)
5-1 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Chasin' Chippies
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Ellington*
2:55
5-2 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Blue Is The Evening
Written-By – H. Akst*, S. Clare*
3:04
5-3 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Sharpy
Written-By – Paul Smith (5)
2:39
5-4 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Swing Pan Alley
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Ellington*
2:30
NYC, August 24, 1938 (7:00 - midnight)
5-5 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Prelude To A Kiss
Written-By – Ellington*, Gordon*, Mills*
2:39
5-6 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra There's Something About An Old Love
Written-By – Mills*, Fien*, Hudson*
2:39
5-7 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra The Jeep Is Jumpin'
Written-By – D. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
2:26
5-8 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Krum Elbow Blues
Written-By – D. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
2:34
NYC, December 20, 1938
5-9 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra I'm In Another World
Written-By – D. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
2:59
5-10 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Hodge Podge
Written-By – D. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
2:32
5-11 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Dancing On The Stars
Written-By – D. Ellington*, I. Mills*
2:52
5-12 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Wanderlust
Written-By – D. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
2:56
NYC, December 21, 1938
5-13 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Delta Mood
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:43
5-14 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* (The) Boys From Harlem
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:16
5-15 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Mobile Blues
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Ellington*
2:29
5-16 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Mobile Blues (alt tk)
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Ellington*
2:22
5-17 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Gal-Avantin'
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Ellington*
2:19
NYC, December 22, 1938
5-18 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Blue Light
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:37
5-19 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Blue Light
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:37
NYC, February 27, 1939 (4:45 - 7:05 p.m.)
5-20 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Like A Ship In The Night
Written-By – J. Cooper*, W. Hudson*
2:34
5-21 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Mississippi Dreamboat
Written-By – C. Ford*, J. Redmond*
2:33
5-22 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Swingin' On The Campus
Written-By – D. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
2:36
5-23 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Dooji Wooji
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:52
NYC, February 28, 1939 (8:10 p.m. - finish)
6-1 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Beautiful Romance
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Ellington*
2:42
6-2 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Boudoir Benny
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Ellington*
2:45
6-3 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Ain't The Gravy Good? (alt tk)
Written-By – Donald Heywood
3:08
6-4 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Ain't The Gravy Good?
Written-By – Donald Heywood
3:03
6-5 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* She's Gone
Written-By – C. Williams*, D. Ellington*
2:57
NYC, Mrch 8, 1939
6-6 Duke Ellington Just Good Fun
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:38
6-7 Duke Ellington Informal Blues
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:51
NYC, March 20, 1939 (2:00 - 5:00 p.m.)
6-8 Rex Stewart And His Orchestra San Juan Hill
Written-By – B. Fleagle*, D. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
2:36
6-9 Rex Stewart And His Orchestra I'll Come Back For More
Written-By – Brick Fleagle, D. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
2:50
6-10 Rex Stewart And His Orchestra "Fat Stuff" Serenade
Written-By – D. Ellington*, R.Stewart*
2:37
NYC, March 21, 1939 (2:45 - 4:45 p.m.)
6-11 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Savoy Strut (alt tk)
Written-By – D. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
2:30
6-12 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Savoy Strut
Written-By – D. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
2:29
6-13 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Rent Party Blues
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:37
6-14 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Dance Of The Goons
Written-By – Johnny Hodges
2:37
6-15 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Good Gal Blues
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:57
NYC, March 21, 1939 (4:45 -5:30 p.m.)
6-16 Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Billy Taylor* Finesse
Written-By – B. Taylor*, E. Sour*
2:42
NYC, June 2, 1939
6-17 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Kitchen Mechanic's Day
Written-By – Irving Mills, J. Hodges*
2:27
6-18 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra My Heart Jumped Over The Moon
Written-By – I. Mills*, J. Hodges*
2:32
6-19 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra You Can Count On Me
Written-By – J. Myrow*, R. Maxwell*
3:12
6-20 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Home Town Blues
Written-By – Johnny Hodges
2:36
NYC, June 8, 1939 (2:30 p.m. start)
6-21 The Quintones With Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Utt-Da-Zay (The Tailor Song)
Written-By – B. Ram*, I. Mills*
2:43
6-22 The Quintones With Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Chew-Chew-Chew (Chew Your Bubble Gum)
Written-By – Ram*, Webb*, Fitzgerald*
2:38
6-23 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Barney Goin' Easy
Written-By – Barney Bigard
2:54
6-24 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Just Another Dream
Written-By – Barney Bigard
2:40
NYC, June 21, 1939 (3:30-4:00 or 5:00)
6-25 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Night Song
Written-By – i. Mills*, J. Mundy*, J. Tizol*
2:43
NYC, June 22, 1939 (2:45 - 4:30 p.m.)
7-1 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Blues A Poppin'
Written-By – Cootie Williams
2:49
7-2 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Top And Bottom
Written-By – Cootie Williams
2:52
7-3 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Black Beauty
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:43
NYC, September 1, 1939 (2:45 - 4:35 p.m.)
7-4 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra The Rabbit's Jump
Written-By – Johnny Hodges
2:37
7-5 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Moon Romance
Written-By – Johnny Hodges
2:45
7-6 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Truly Wonderful
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:19
7-7 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Dream Blues
Written-By – Johnny Hodges
2:57
Chicago, October 14, 1939
7-8 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Skunk Hollow Blues
Written-By – Johnny Hodges
2:36
7-9 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra I Know What You Do
Written-By – Johnny Hodges
2:39
7-10 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Your Love Has Faded
Written-By – Billy Strayhorn
2:46
7-11 Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra Tired Socks
Written-By – Johnny Hodges
2:48
7-12 Duke Ellington Blues
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:41
Chicago, October 16, 1939
7-13 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Early Mornin'
Written-By – Barney Bigard
2:27
Chicago, November 22, 1939
7-14 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Minuet In Blues
Written-By – Barney Bigard
2:46
7-15 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Lost In Two Flats
Written-By – Billy Strayhorn
2:29
7-16 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Honey Hush
Written-By – B. Bigard*, R. Stewart*, V. Taylor*
2:47
7-17 Duke Ellington And Jimmy Blanton Blues
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:50
7-18 Duke Ellington And Jimmy Blanton Plucked Again
Written-By – Duke Ellington
2:58
Chicago, February 14, 1940 (4:20 - 5:15 p.m.)
7-19 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Pelican Drag
Written-By – Harry Carney
2:57
7-20 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Tapioca
Written-By – Billy Strayhorn
2:28
Chicago, February 15, 1940 (12:15 - 1:30 p.m.)
7-21 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Mardi Gras Madness
Written-By – Barney Bigard
2:29
7-22 Barney Bigard And His Orchestra Watch The Birdie
Written-By – Wallace Jones
2:38
Chicago, February 15, 1940 (1:30 - 4:00 a.m.)
7-23 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Black Butterfly
Written-By – Carruthers*, Ellington*, Mills*
2:38
7-24 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Dry Long So
Written-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Trent*
2:48
7-25 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Toasted Pickle
Written-By – Cootie Williams
2:33
7-26 Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters* Give It Up
Written-By – Cootie Williams
2:54

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Credits

  • Alto Saxophone, Soprano SaxophoneJohnny Hodges (tracks: 1-1 to 1-8, 1-19 to 1-2-9, 2-18 to 2-26, 3-9 to 3-17, 3-25 to 5-17, 5-20 to 6-5, 6-11 to 6-16, 6-25 to 7-7, 7-23 to 7-26 )
  • Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Bass SaxophoneOtto Hardwick (tracks: 2-18 to 2-26, 3-18 to 3-21, 4-1 to 4-13, 4-19 to 5-4, 5-13 to 5-17)
  • Arranged ByBilly Strayhorn (tracks: 5-20 to 5-23, 6-17 to 6-20, 7-13 to 7-16, 7-19 to 7-26), Brick Fleagle (tracks: 6-8 to 6-10), Jerry Blake (tracks: 4-10 to 4-13), Wayman Carver (tracks: 2-5 to 2-9)
  • Baritone Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Clarinet, Bass ClarinetHarry Carney (tracks: 1-1 to 1-16, 1-19 to 6-5, 6-11 to 6-15, 6-21 to 6-25 to 7-11, 7-13 to 7-16, 7-19 to 7-26)
  • BassBilly Taylor Sr. (tracks: 1-1 to 1-16, 2-5 to 2-17, 3-1 to 3-8, 3-18 to 6-5, 6-8 to 6-25 to 7-11, 7-13, ), Hayes Alvis (tracks: 1-19 to 2-4, 2-18 to 2-26, 3-9 to 3-17), Jimmy Blanton (tracks: 7-17 to 7-26), Wellman Braud (tracks: 1-1 to 1-4)
  • Clarinet, Tenor SaxophoneBarney Bigard (tracks: 1-9 to 1-16. 2-5 to 3-8, 3-18 to 3-26, 4-10 to 4-13, 5-1 to 5-4, 5-13 to 5-19, 6-1 to 6-5, 6-8 to 6-10, 6-21 to 6-24, 6-25 to 7-3, 7-8 to 7-11, 7-13 to 7-16, 7-19 to 7-26)
  • Co-producer [Release]Scott Wenzel, Steven Lasker
  • CornetRex Stewart (tracks: 1-1 to 1-8, 2-10 to 2-17, 3-1 to 3-17, 3-22 to 3-24, 5-8 to 6-10, 6-21 to 6-24, 7-13 to 7-16, 7-19, 7-20 to 7-22)
  • DesignRichard Mantel
  • DrumsChick Webb (tracks: 2-5 to 2-9), Jack Maisel (tracks: 3-9 to 3-17), Sonny Greer (tracks: 1-5 to 1-16, 1-19 to 2-4, 2-9 to 3-8, 3-18 to 6-5, 6-8 to 6-15, 6-17 to 6-25 to 7-11, 7-13, 7-19 to 7-26)
  • Executive-ProducerMichael Cuscuna
  • GuitarBernard Addison (tracks: 2-5 to 2-9), Brick Fleagle (tracks: 3-9 to 3-17), Fred Guy (tracks: 2-10 to 3-8, 3-22 to 4-2, 4-6 to 4-13, 5-18, 5-19. 6-21 to 6-24)
  • Guitar, Steel GuitarCeele Burke (tracks: 1-5 to 1-8)
  • Liner NotesSteven Lasker
  • MaracasCharlie Barnet (tracks: 3-1)
  • Mastered ByKurt Lundvall
  • PianoBilly Strayhorn (tracks: 7-4, 7-5, 7-13 to 7-16, 7-19-7-22), Duke Ellington, Tommy Fulford (tracks: 2-5 to 2-9)
  • RestorationSteven Lasker
  • Transferred BySteven Lasker
  • TromboneJoe Nanton (tracks: 1-19 to 2-4, 3-25, 3-26, 4-3, 4-10 to 4-13, 6-8 to 6-10), Lawrence Brown (tracks: 1-5 to 1-8, 4-1, 4-5 to 4-13, 4-20 to 4-23, 5-5 to 5-12, 5-18 to 5-23, 6-11 to 6-15, 6-17 to 6-20, 7-4 to 7-7), Sandy Williams (tracks: 2-5 to 2-9)
  • TrumpetFreddy Jenkins (tracks: 3-9, 3-10), Wallace Jones (tracks: 5-18, 5-19)
  • Trumpet, VocalsCootie Williams (tracks: 1-9 to 1-16, 1-19 to 2-9, 2-18 to 2-26, 3-18 to 3-21, 3-25 to 5-17, 5-20 to 6-5, 6-11 to 6-15, 6-17 to 6-20, 6-25 to 7-11, 7-23 to 7-26)
  • VibraphoneJuan Tizol (tracks: 1-9 to 1-16, 2-10 to 2-19, 3-1 to 3-8, 3-18 to 3-24, 6-21 to 6-24, 7-14 to 7-16, 7-19 to 7-22)
  • VocalsAl Lane (tracks: 6-21, 6-22), Buddy Clark (3) (tracks: 2-18 to 2-26), Irving Deutsch (tracks: 6-21, 6-22), Ivie Anderson (tracks: 2-5 to 2-9), Jean Eldridge (tracks: 5-20 to 5-23), Jerry Kruger (tracks: 3-18 to 3-2, 3-18 to 3-21, 4-10 to 4-13), Leon LaFell (tracks: 4-19 to 4-23), Lloyd Hundling (tracks: 6-21, 6-22), Mary McHugh (tracks: 4-1 to 4-9, 4-14 to 4-19, 5-5 to 5-8), Murray Deutsch (tracks: 6-21, 6-22), Patti Davis (4) (tracks: 6-21, 6-22), Scat Powell (tracks: 5-1 to 5-4), Sue Mitchell (tracks: 3-1 to 3-8)
  • Vocals, TrumpetLouis Bacon (tracks: 6-8 to 6-10)

Notes

℗ 2006 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
© 2006 Mosaic Records L.L.C.

Limited to 10,000 copies, hand numbered.

24 bit disc to digital transfer and CEDAR restoration.
Original sources provided by Steven Lasker, Michael Brooks and The Institute of Jazz Studies.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): DIDP-148437 1
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1): L327
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1): 50EA
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): DIDP-148438 1
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 2): L328
  • Mould SID Code (CD 2): 50EA
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 3): DIDP-148439 1
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 3): L328
  • Mould SID Code (CD 3): 50F1
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 4): DIDP-148440 1
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 4): L327
  • Mould SID Code (CD 4): 50EA
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 5): DIDP-148441 1
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 5): L328
  • Mould SID Code (CD 5): 50EA
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 6): DIDP-148442 1
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 6): L327
  • Mould SID Code (CD 6): 50F1
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 7): DIDP-148443 1
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 7): L328
  • Mould SID Code (CD 7): 50EA

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