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Duke Ellington And His OrchestraThe Duke Box

Label:Storyville – 108 8600
Format:
8 x CD, Compilation
Country:Denmark
Released:
Genre:Jazz
Style:Big Band, Swing

Tracklist

1-1East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
Written-ByDuke Ellington
1:07
1-2Me And You
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:43
1-3Grievin'3:40
1-4Little Posey
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:55
1-5My Last Goodbye
Written-ByHoward*
3:19
1-6The Gal From Joe's
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:36
1-7Tootin' Through The Roof
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:57
1-8Day In, Day Out
Written-ByMercer*, Bloom*
4:16
1-9Merry-Go-Round
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:23
1-10East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
Written-ByDuke Ellington
1:09
1-11Ko Ko
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:25
1-12Blue Goose
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:18
1-13So Far, So Good
Written-ByWhite*, Lawrence*, Mundy*
2:38
1-14Cotton Tail
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:40
1-15Concerto For Cootie
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:14
1-16Jack The Bear
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:14
1-17Boy Meets Horn
Written-ByDuke Ellington, Rex Stewart
5:07
1-18The Sergeant Was Shy
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:37
1-19Never No Lament
Written-ByDuke Ellington
0:55
2-1It's Glory
Written-ByDuke Ellington, Mills*
0:43
2-2The Mooche
Written-ByDuke Ellington
5:20
2-3The Sheik Of Araby
Written-ByWheeler*, Smith*, Snyder*
2:52
2-4Sepia Panorama
Written-ByDuke Ellington
1:15
2-5Ko Ko
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:20
2-6There Shall Be No Night
Written-BySilver*, Shelley*
3:09
2-7Pussy Willow
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:34
2-8Chatterbox
Written-ByDuke Ellington, Rex Stewart
3:22
2-9Mood Ingido4:11
2-10Harlem Airfshaft
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:42
2-11Ferryboat Serenade
Written-ByDiLazzaro*, Adamson*, Panzeri*
1:33
2-12Warm Valley
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:32
2-13Stompy Jones
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:42
2-14Chloe
Written-ByKahn*, Moret*
4:02
2-15Bojangles
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:02
2-16On The Air
Written-ByDuke Ellington
5:08
2-17Rumpus In Richmond
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:36
2-18Chaser0:13
2-19The Sidewalks Of New York
Written-ByLawlor*, Blake*
5:06
2-20The Flaming Sword
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:59
2-21Never No Lament
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:20
2-22Caravan
Written-ByDuke Ellington, Juan Tizol
3:44
2-23Clarinet Lament3:28
3-1Slap Happy
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:24
3-2Sepia Panorama
Written-ByDuke Ellington
5:08
3-3Boy Meets Horn
Written-ByDuke Ellington, Rex Stewart
5:36
3-4Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
Written-ByCreamer*, Layton*
1:27
3-5Oh Babe, Maybe Someday
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:17
3-6Five O'Clock Whistle
Written ByWhistle
Written-ByMyow*, Gannon*
2:01
3-7Fanfare0:30
3-8Call Of The Canyon / Unidentified Title / All This And Heaven Too
Written-ByHill*, De Lange*, Van Heusen*
1:30
3-9Rockin' In Rhythm4:52
3-10Sophisticated Lady
Written-ByDuke Ellington
5:11
3-11Cotton Tail
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:03
3-12Whispering Glass
Written-ByFisher*
2:30
3-13Congo Brava
Written-ByDuke Ellington, Juan Tizol
4:07
3-14I Never Felt This Way Before
Written-ByDubin*, Duke Ellington
5:27
3-15Across The Track Blues
Written-ByDuke Ellington
6:44
3-16Honeysuckle Rose
Written-ByAndy Razaf, Fats Waller
5:08
3-17Wham
Written ByDurham, Miller
2:46
3-18Star Dust
Written-ByHoagy Carmichael
4:16
3-19Rose Of The Rio Grande
Written-ByLeslie*, Warren*, Gorman*
3:33
3-20St. Louis Blues
Written-ByW. C. Handy
5:39
3-21Warm Valley
Written-ByDuke Ellington
0:50
3-22God Bless America
Written-ByIrving Berlin
0:28
4-1Take The "A" Train
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
0:40
4-2Hayfoot Strawfoot
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByDrake*, Lenk*, McGrane*
2:36
4-3It Can't Be Wrong
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByGannon*, Steiner*
3:02
4-4What Am I Here For?
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:34
4-5Mainstem a.k.a. Altitude
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:07
4-6Could It Be You?
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByCole Porter
2:51
4-7Goin' Up
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:44
4-8Don't Get Around Much Anymore
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:48
4-9Nevada
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByGreene*, Donaldson*
2:42
4-10Things Ain't What They Used To Be
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByMercer Ellington
1:01
4-11Take The "A" Train
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
0:46
4-12Don't Get Around Much Anymore
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:01
4-13Mainstem a.k.a. Altitude
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:00
4-14I Don't Want Anybody At All
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByHerb Magidson*, Jule Styne
3:12
4-15Johnny Come Lately
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
2:51
4-16Things Ain't What They Used To Be
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByMercer Ellington
0:34
4-17Moon Mist
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByMercer Ellington
2:59
4-18You'll Never Know
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByWarren*, Gordon*
3:08
4-19Tonight I Shall Sleep
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByDuke Ellington, Gordon*
3:34
4-20I Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I Got
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:23
4-21Don't Get Around Much Anymore
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:31
4-22Moon Mist
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByMercer Ellington
0:36
4-23Introduction
FeaturingBen Webster
0:20
4-24I Wonder Why
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByTubb*
3:03
4-25Goin' Up
FeaturingBen Webster
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:43
5-1Star Spangled Banner
Written-ByFrancis Scott Key
1:37
5-2Introduction By Duke Ellington1:03
5-3Take The "A" Train
Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
3:18
5-4Moon Mist
Written-ByMercer Ellington
3:37
5-5Tea For Two
Written-ByVincent Youmans
3:00
5-6Honeysuckle Rose
Written-ByAndy Razaf, Fats Waller
3:46
5-7Star Dust
Written-ByHoagy Carmichael
4:41
5-8The "C" Jam Blues
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:42
5-9West Indian Influence
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:20
5-10Lighter Attitude
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:59
5-11New World A-Coming
Written-ByDuke Ellington
14:11
5-12Floor Show
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:50
5-13Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:22
6-1Introduction By Duke Ellington0:41
6-2Ring Dem Bells
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:52
Medley(6:40)
6-3aIn A Sentimental Mood
Written-ByDuke Ellington
6-3bMood Indigo
Written-ByDuke Ellington
6-3cSophisticated Lady
Written-ByDuke Ellington
6-3dCaravan
Written-ByJuan Tizol
6-3eSolitude
Written-ByDuke Ellington
6-3fI Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Written-ByDuke Ellington
6-4Jack The Bear
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:42
6-5Do Nothing 'Till You Hear From Me
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:19
6-6Summertime
Written-ByGeorge & Ira Gershwin
3:59
6-7Cotton Tail
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:50
6-8Black And Tan Fantasy5:36
6-9Rockin' In Rhythm5:16
6-10Sentimental Lady
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:52
6-11Trumpet In Spades
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:45
6-12Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Written-ByMercer Ellington
5:07
6-13Announcer And Duke Ellington Introduction0:35
6-14G.I. Jive
Written-ByJohnny Mercer
1:36
6-15Amor, Amor
Written-ByRuiz*, Mendez*
2:28
6-16Frankie And Johnny
Written-ByTrad.*
2:59
7-1Take The "A" Train
Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
0:41
7-2Suddenly It Jumped
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:51
7-3Laura
Written-ByDave Raskin*, Johnny Mercer
3:08
7-4Kissing Bug3:16
7-5Stompy Jones
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:41
7-6Solid Old Man
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:33
7-7Carnegie Blues
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:01
7-8In A Mellotone
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:00
7-9Fancy Dan
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:15
7-10Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Written-ByMercer Ellington
0:58
7-11Black And Tan Fantasy2:00
7-12Mood To Be Wooed4:49
7-13Frantic Fantasy
Written-ByDuke Ellington
5:36
7-14The "C" Jam Blues
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:20
7-15Air Conditioned Jungle
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:54
7-16On The Sunny Side Of The Street4:51
7-17Rockin' In Rhythm
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:49
7-18Take The "A" Train
Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
0:35
7-19The Blues
Written-ByDuke Ellington
7:22
7-20Sono
Written-ByDuke Ellington
5:23
8-1Solid Old Man
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:27
8-2Singin' In The Rain
Written-ByBrown*
6:06
8-3Three Cent Stomp
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:07
8-4Tulip Or Turnip
Written-ByGeorge*, Duke Ellington
3:00
8-5Take The "A" Train
Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
8:15
8-6Hy'a Sue
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:53
8-7The "C" Jam Blues
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:23
8-8Passion Flower
Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
4:11
8-9Clementine
Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
2:59
8-10Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'3:17
8-11One O'Clock Jump
Written-ByCount Basie
1:57
8-12Unbooted Character
Written-ByDuke Ellington
2:59
8-13Paradise
Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
4:48
8-14How You Sound
Written-ByDuke Ellington
4:14
8-15It's Monday Every Day
Written-ByRobin*
3:16
8-16Caravan
Written-ByJuan Tizol
5:15
8-17Cotton Tail
Written-ByDuke Ellington
3:45
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Notes

Subtitled "Duke Ellington in the Forties".

Recording dates and locations:
Tracks 1-1 to 1-9. NBC Broadcast, Southland Café, Boston. January 9, 1940
Tracks 1-10 to 1-19. CBS Studios, New York. June 10, 1940
Tracks 2-1 to 3-22. Recorded live at Crystal Ballroom Fargo, North Dakota. November 7, 1940
Tracks 4-1 to 4-10, 4-12 to 4-16. Hurricane, New York, radio broadcasts. April 3, 1943
Track 4-11. As above, April 4, 1943
Tracks 4-17 to 4-22 As above, June 6, 1943
Tracks 4-23 to 4-25. Langley Air Force Base, Hampton, Virginia. December 8, 1943
Tracks 5-1 to 6-12. Live at Carnegie Hall, New York. December 11, 1943
Tracks 6-13 to 6-16. Naval Trainin [sic] Center, Bainbridge, Maryland. July 8, 1944
Tracks 7-1 to 7-10. The New Zanzibar, New York. September 26, 1945
Tracks 7-11 to 7-18. Recorded at World Studios, New York. August 3, 1945. Broadcast on December 28, 1945
Tracks 7-19, 7-20. Howard Theatre, Washington, D.C. April 20, 1946
Tracks 8-1 to 8-17. Hollywood Empire, L.A. February 1949.

CD 1 Total time: 58:19
CD 2 Total time: 77:24
CD 3 Total time: 76:56
CD 4 Total time: 67:06
CD 5 Total time: 55:29
CD 6 Total time: 57:53
CD 7 Total time: 71:20
CD 8 Total time: 70:57

8 CD long-box with 40 page illustrated booklet.
Box rear: ⒸⓅ2006 Storyville Records. Made in Germany.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 7 17101 86002 9
  • Barcode (Scanned): 717101860029
  • Rights Society: BIEM / NⒸB
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): DANCD 108 8600-1 A671682-01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): DANCD 108 8600-2 A671683-01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 3): DANCD 108 8600-3 A671684-01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 4): DANCD 108 8600-4 A671685-01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 5): DANCD 108 8600-5 A671686-01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 6): DANCD 108 8600-6 A671687-01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 7): DANCD 108 8600-7 A671688-01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 8): DANCD 108 8600-8 A671689-01
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1 to 6): ifpi L573
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 7, 8): IFPI L572
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1 to 8): IFPI 9701

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