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

    Duke EllingtonThe Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion And Okeh Small Group Sessions

    Label:Mosaic Records (2) – MD7-235
    Format:
    7 x CD, Compilation
    Box Set, Limited Edition, Numbered, Mono
    Country:US
    Released:
    Genre:Jazz
    Style:Swing

    Tracklist

    NYC, March 5-6, 1935 (11:00 p.m. - 5:30 a.m.)
    1-1Duke Ellington SextetTough Truckin'
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, I. Mills*
    3:02
    1-2Duke Ellington SextetTough Truckin' (alt tk)
    Written-ByD, Ellington*, I. Mills*
    2:43
    1-3Duke Ellington SextetIndigo Echoes
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, i. Mills*
    2:46
    1-4Duke Ellington SextetIndigo Echoes (alt tk)
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, I. Mills*
    2:42
    Recording Incorporated, Hollywood, December 16,1936
    1-5Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersRelaxatious (alt tk)
    Written-ByRex Stewart
    2:42
    1-6Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersRelaxatious
    Written-ByRex Stewart
    2:42
    1-7Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersLazy Man's Shuffle
    Written-ByRex Stewart
    2:55
    1-8Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersLazy Man's Shuffle (alt tk)
    Written-ByRex Stewart
    2:47
    Associate Cinema Studios, Hollywood, December 19, 1936
    1-9Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Clouds In My Heart (alt tk)
    Written-ByBigard*, Ellington*, Mills*
    2:55
    1-10Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Clouds In My Heart
    Written-ByBigard*, Ellington*, Mills*
    2:55
    1-11Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Frolic Sam (alt tk)
    Written-ByCootie Williams
    2:58
    1-12Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Frolic Sam
    Written-ByCootie Williams
    2:58
    1-13Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Caravan
    Written-ByEllington*, Mills*, Tizol*
    3:04
    1-14Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Caravan
    Written-ByEllington*, Mills*, Tizol*
    3:04
    1-15Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Stompy Jones
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:42
    1-16Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Stompy Jones
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:38
    Hollywood, December 21, 1936
    Duke EllingtonMood Indigo / Solitude(3:03)
    1-17.1Mood Indigo
    Written-ByEllington*, Bigard*
    1-17.2Solitude
    Written-ByEllington*, Delange*, Mills*
    Duke EllingtonSophisticated Lady / In A Sentimental Mood(3:01)
    1-18.1Sophisticated Lady
    Written-ByEllington*, Parish*
    1-18.2In A Sentimental Mood
    Written-ByEllington*, Mills*
    NYC, March 8, 1937 (8:00 p.m. - 1:10 a.m.)
    1-19Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (alt tk)
    Written-ByC. Gaskill*, J, McHugh*
    2:50
    1-20Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
    Written-ByC. Gaskill*, J. McHugh*
    2:51
    1-21Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Downtown Uproar (alt tk)
    Written-ByC. Williams*, D. Ellington*
    2:43
    1-22Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Downtown Uproar
    Written-ByC. Williams*, D. Ellington*
    2:40
    1-23Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Digga Digga Do (alt tk)
    Written-ByD, Fields, J. McHugh*
    2:51
    1-24Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Digga Digga Do
    Written-ByD, Fields, J. McHugh*
    2:51
    2-1Cootie Williams & His Rug CuttersBlue Reverie
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, H. Carney*
    2:58
    2-2Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Blue Reverie (alt tk)
    Written-Byd. Ellington*, H. Carney*
    2:54
    2-3Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Tiger Rag2:41
    2-4Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Tiger Rag2:37
    NYC, March 25, 1937 (10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.)
    2-5The Gotham StompersMy Honey's Lovin' Arms
    Written-ByH. Ruby*, j. Meyer*
    2:43
    2-6The Gotham StompersDid Anyone Ever Tell You? (alt tk)
    Written-ByH. Adamson*, J. McHugh*
    2:58
    2-7The Gotham StompersDid Anyone Ever Tell You?
    Written-ByH. Adamson*, J. McHugh*
    2:54
    2-8The Gotham StompersAlabamy Home
    Written-ByD. Ringle*, D. Ellington*
    2:56
    2-9The Gotham StompersWhere Are You?
    Written-ByH. Adamson*, J. McHugh*
    2:49
    NYC, April 29, 1937 (2:15 p.m. start)
    2-10Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Lament For A Lost Love (Originally Released As "Solace")
    Written-ByBigard*, Ellington*, Mills*
    2:41
    2-11Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Lament For a Lost Love (Originally Released As "Solace") (alt tk)
    Written-ByBigard*, Ellington*, Mills*
    2:41
    2-12Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Four And One-Half Street (alt tk)
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
    2:39
    2-13Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Four And One-Half Street
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
    2:32
    2-14Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Demi-tasse (alt tk)
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, H. Carney*
    2:36
    2-15Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Demi-tasse
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, H. Carney*
    2:35
    2-16Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Jazz A La Carte
    Written-ByB. Bigard*, D. Ellington*
    2:29
    2-17Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Jazz A La Carte (alt tk)
    Written-ByB. Bigard*, D. Ellington*
    2:37
    NYC, May 20, 1937 (2:00 - 5:30 p.m.)
    2-18Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraFoolin' Myself (alt tk)
    Written-ByJ. Lawrence*, P. Tinturin*
    2:54
    2-19Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraFoolin' Myself
    Written ByJ. Lawrence*
    Written-Byp. Tinturin*
    2:57
    2-20Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraA Sailboat In The Moonlight (alt tk)
    Written-ByC, Lombardo*, J. Loeb*
    2:55
    2-21Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraA Sailboat In The Moonlight
    Written-ByC. Lombardo*, J. Loeb*
    3:02
    2-22Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraYou'll Never Go To Heaven (If You Break My Heart)
    Written-ByA, Bryan*, J. Santly*
    2:26
    2-23Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraYou'll Never Go To Heaven (If You Break My Heart) (alt tk)
    Written-ByA. Bryan*, J. Santly*
    2:21
    2-24Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraPeckin'
    Written-ByB. Pollack*, H. James*
    3:11
    2-25Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraPeckin'
    Written-ByB. Pollack*, H. James*
    3:08
    2-26Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraPeckin'
    Written-ByB. Pollack*, H. James*
    3:06
    NYC, June 16, 1937 (3:00 -8:20 p.m.)
    3-1Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Get It Southern Style (alt tk)
    Written-Byh. Nemo*, i. Mills*
    2:38
    3-2Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Get It Southern Style
    Written-ByH. Nemo*, i. Mills*
    2:39
    3-3Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Moonlight Fiesta
    Written-ByI. Mills*, J. Tizol*
    2:45
    3-4Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Moonlight Fiesta (alt tk)
    Written-ByI. Mills*, J. Tizol*
    2:48
    3-5Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Sponge Cake And Spinach (alt tk)
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:31
    3-6Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*Sponge Cake And Spinach
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:31
    3-7Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*If You're Ever In My Arms Again (alt tk)
    Written-ByH, Mahr*, j. Van Heusen*
    2:51
    3-8Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators*If You're Ever In My Arms Again
    Written-ByH. Mahr*, j. Van Heusen*
    2:51
    NYC, July 7, 1937 (Midnight - 5 a.m.)
    3-9Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersThe Back Room Romp (A Contrapuntal Stomp) (alt tk)
    Written-ByD, Ellington*, R. Stewart*
    2:45
    3-10Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersThe Back Room Romp (A Contrapuntal Stomp)
    Written-ByD, Ellington*, R. Stewart*
    2:46
    3-11Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersLove In My Heart (Originally Titled "Swing Baby Swing") (alt tk)
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, H. Alvis*
    2:32
    3-12Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersLove In My Heart (Originally Titled "Swing Baby Swing")
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, H. Alvis*
    2:32
    3-13Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersSugar Hill Shim Sham (alt tk)
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
    2:19
    3-14Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersSugar Hill Shim Sham
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
    2:34
    3-15Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersTea And Trumpets (LP tk)
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
    2:31
    3-16Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersTea And Trumpets (CD tk)
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
    2:30
    3-17Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street StompersTea And Trumpets (78 tk)
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
    2:29
    NYC, October 26, 1937 (2:30 - 7:20 p.m.)
    3-18Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Jubilesta
    Written-ByEllington*, Mills*, Tizol*
    2:45
    3-19Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Watchin'
    Written-ByH. Nemo*, I. Mills*
    2:52
    3-20Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Pigeons And Peppers
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, M. Ellington*
    2:51
    3-21Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*I Can't Give You Anything But Love
    Written-ByD. Fields - J. McHugh*
    2:33
    NYC, January 19, 1938 (10:00 a.m. start)
    3-22Barney Bigard And His OrchestraDrummer's Delight
    Written-ByB. Bigard*, D. Ellington*
    2:34
    3-23Barney Bigard And His OrchestraIf I Thought You Cared (alt tk)
    Written-ByBigard*, Mills*, Jackson*
    2:59
    3-24Barney Bigard And His OrchestraIf I Thought You Cared
    Written-ByBigard*, Mills*, Jackson*
    2:57
    3-25Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Lost In Meditation (Originally Released As "Have A Heart")
    Written-ByEllington*, Mills*, Tizol*, Singer*
    2:44
    3-26Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Lost In Meditation (Originally Released As "Have A Heart") (alt tk)
    Written-ByEllington*, Mills*, Tizol*, Singer*
    2:42
    4-1Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraMy Day
    Written-ByLombardo*, Heyman*, Loeb*
    3:02
    4-2Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraSilvery Moon And Golden Sands
    Written-ByPease*, Stock*, Haid*
    3:12
    4-3Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Echoes Of Harlem (rehearsal take)
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    5:11
    4-4Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Echoes Of Harlem
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    3:12
    4-5Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Echoes Of Harlem (alt tk)
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    3:10
    NYC, March 28, 1938 (2:00 - 6:00 p.m.)
    4-6Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraJeep's Blues
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
    2:52
    4-7Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraIf You Were In My Place (What Would You Do)?
    Written-ByEllington*, Nemo*, Mills*
    2:54
    4-8Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraI Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
    Written-ByEllington*, Nemo*, Mills*, Raymond*
    3:00
    4-9Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraRendezvous With Rhythm
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
    2:57
    NYC, April 4, 1938 (2:30 - 6:10 p.m.)
    4-10Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*A Lesson In C
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, Nemo*, Mills*
    2:30
    4-11Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Swingtime In Honolulu
    Written-ByEllington*, Nemo*, Mills*
    2:41
    4-12Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Carnival In Caroline
    Written-ByEllington*, Nemo*, Mills*
    2:20
    4-13Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Ol' Man River2:46
    NYC, June 22, 1938 (2:00 - 6:45 p.m.)
    4-14Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraYou Walked Out Of The Picture
    Written-ByOppenheim*, Tobias*, Little*
    2:46
    4-15Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraYou Walked Out Of The Picture (alt tk)
    Written-ByOppenheim*, Tobias*, Little*
    2:47
    4-16Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraPyramid
    Written-ByEllington*, Gordon*, Tizol*
    2:50
    4-17Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraEmpty Ballroom Blues
    Written-ByC. Williams*, D. Ellington*
    2:24
    4-18Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraLost In Meditation
    Written-ByEllington*, Mills*, Tizol*, Singer*
    2:38
    4-19Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraLost In Meditation (alt tk)
    Written-ByEllington*, Mills*, Tizol*, Singer*
    2:42
    NYC, August 1, 1938 (3:45 - 6:20 p.m.)
    4-20Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraA Blues Serenade
    Written-BySignorelli*, Lytell*, Parish*, Grande*
    2:37
    4-21Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraLove In Swingtime
    Written-ByLambert*, Mills*, Richards*
    2:45
    4-22Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraSwingin' In The Dell
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, J, Hodges*
    2:31
    4-23Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraJitterbug's Lullaby
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, Mills*, J. Hodges*
    2:56
    NYC, August 2, 1938 (2:00 p.m. start)
    5-1Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Chasin' Chippies
    Written-ByC. Williams*, D. Ellington*
    2:55
    5-2Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Blue Is The Evening
    Written-ByH. Akst*, S. Clare*
    3:04
    5-3Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Sharpy
    Written-ByPaul Smith (5)
    2:39
    5-4Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Swing Pan Alley
    Written-ByC. Williams*, D. Ellington*
    2:30
    NYC, August 24, 1938 (7:00 - midnight)
    5-5Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraPrelude To A Kiss
    Written-ByEllington*, Gordon*, Mills*
    2:39
    5-6Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraThere's Something About An Old Love
    Written-ByMills*, Fien*, Hudson*
    2:39
    5-7Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraThe Jeep Is Jumpin'
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
    2:26
    5-8Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraKrum Elbow Blues
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
    2:34
    NYC, December 20, 1938
    5-9Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraI'm In Another World
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
    2:59
    5-10Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraHodge Podge
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
    2:32
    5-11Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraDancing On The Stars
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, I. Mills*
    2:52
    5-12Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraWanderlust
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
    2:56
    NYC, December 21, 1938
    5-13Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Delta Mood
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:43
    5-14Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*(The) Boys From Harlem
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:16
    5-15Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Mobile Blues
    Written-ByC. Williams*, D. Ellington*
    2:29
    5-16Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Mobile Blues (alt tk)
    Written-ByC. Williams*, D. Ellington*
    2:22
    5-17Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Gal-Avantin'
    Written-ByC. Williams*, D. Ellington*
    2:19
    NYC, December 22, 1938
    5-18Duke Ellington And His OrchestraBlue Light
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:37
    5-19Duke Ellington And His OrchestraBlue Light
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:37
    NYC, February 27, 1939 (4:45 - 7:05 p.m.)
    5-20Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraLike A Ship In The Night
    Written-ByJ. Cooper*, W. Hudson*
    2:34
    5-21Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraMississippi Dreamboat
    Written-ByC. Ford*, J. Redmond*
    2:33
    5-22Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraSwingin' On The Campus
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
    2:36
    5-23Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraDooji Wooji
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:52
    NYC, February 28, 1939 (8:10 p.m. - finish)
    6-1Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Beautiful Romance
    Written-ByC. Williams*, D. Ellington*
    2:42
    6-2Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Boudoir Benny
    Written-ByC. Williams*, D. Ellington*
    2:45
    6-3Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Ain't The Gravy Good? (alt tk)
    Written-ByDonald Heywood
    3:08
    6-4Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Ain't The Gravy Good?
    Written-ByDonald Heywood
    3:03
    6-5Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*She's Gone
    Written-ByC. Williams*, D. Ellington*
    2:57
    NYC, Mrch 8, 1939
    6-6Duke EllingtonJust Good Fun
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:38
    6-7Duke EllingtonInformal Blues
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:51
    NYC, March 20, 1939 (2:00 - 5:00 p.m.)
    6-8Rex Stewart And His OrchestraSan Juan Hill
    Written-ByB. Fleagle*, D. Ellington*, R. Stewart*
    2:36
    6-9Rex Stewart And His OrchestraI'll Come Back For More2:50
    6-10Rex Stewart And His Orchestra"Fat Stuff" Serenade
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, R.Stewart*
    2:37
    NYC, March 21, 1939 (2:45 - 4:45 p.m.)
    6-11Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraSavoy Strut (alt tk)
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
    2:30
    6-12Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraSavoy Strut
    Written-ByD. Ellington*, J. Hodges*
    2:29
    6-13Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraRent Party Blues
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:37
    6-14Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraDance Of The Goons
    Written-ByJohnny Hodges
    2:37
    6-15Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraGood Gal Blues
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:57
    NYC, March 21, 1939 (4:45 -5:30 p.m.)
    6-16Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Billy Taylor*Finesse
    Written-ByB. Taylor*, E. Sour*
    2:42
    NYC, June 2, 1939
    6-17Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraKitchen Mechanic's Day
    Written-ByIrving Mills, J. Hodges*
    2:27
    6-18Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraMy Heart Jumped Over The Moon
    Written-ByI. Mills*, J. Hodges*
    2:32
    6-19Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraYou Can Count On Me
    Written-ByJ. Myrow*, R. Maxwell*
    3:12
    6-20Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraHome Town Blues
    Written-ByJohnny Hodges
    2:36
    NYC, June 8, 1939 (2:30 p.m. start)
    6-21The Quintones With Barney Bigard And His OrchestraUtt-Da-Zay (The Tailor Song)
    Written-ByB. Ram*, I. Mills*
    2:43
    6-22The Quintones With Barney Bigard And His OrchestraChew-Chew-Chew (Chew Your Bubble Gum)
    Written-ByRam*, Webb*, Fitzgerald*
    2:38
    6-23Barney Bigard And His OrchestraBarney Goin' Easy
    Written-ByBarney Bigard
    2:54
    6-24Barney Bigard And His OrchestraJust Another Dream
    Written-ByBarney Bigard
    2:40
    NYC, June 21, 1939 (3:30-4:00 or 5:00)
    6-25Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Night Song
    Written-Byi. Mills*, J. Mundy*, J. Tizol*
    2:43
    NYC, June 22, 1939 (2:45 - 4:30 p.m.)
    7-1Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Blues A Poppin'
    Written-ByCootie Williams
    2:49
    7-2Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Top And Bottom
    Written-ByCootie Williams
    2:52
    7-3Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Black Beauty
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:43
    NYC, September 1, 1939 (2:45 - 4:35 p.m.)
    7-4Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraThe Rabbit's Jump
    Written-ByJohnny Hodges
    2:37
    7-5Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraMoon Romance
    Written-ByJohnny Hodges
    2:45
    7-6Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraTruly Wonderful
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:19
    7-7Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraDream Blues
    Written-ByJohnny Hodges
    2:57
    Chicago, October 14, 1939
    7-8Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraSkunk Hollow Blues
    Written-ByJohnny Hodges
    2:36
    7-9Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraI Know What You Do
    Written-ByJohnny Hodges
    2:39
    7-10Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraYour Love Has Faded
    Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
    2:46
    7-11Johnny Hodges And His OrchestraTired Socks
    Written-ByJohnny Hodges
    2:48
    7-12Duke EllingtonBlues
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:41
    Chicago, October 16, 1939
    7-13Barney Bigard And His OrchestraEarly Mornin'
    Written-ByBarney Bigard
    2:27
    Chicago, November 22, 1939
    7-14Barney Bigard And His OrchestraMinuet In Blues
    Written-ByBarney Bigard
    2:46
    7-15Barney Bigard And His OrchestraLost In Two Flats
    Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
    2:29
    7-16Barney Bigard And His OrchestraHoney Hush
    Written-ByB. Bigard*, R. Stewart*, V. Taylor*
    2:47
    7-17Duke Ellington And Jimmy BlantonBlues
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:50
    7-18Duke Ellington And Jimmy BlantonPlucked Again
    Written-ByDuke Ellington
    2:58
    Chicago, February 14, 1940 (4:20 - 5:15 p.m.)
    7-19Barney Bigard And His OrchestraPelican Drag
    Written-ByHarry Carney
    2:57
    7-20Barney Bigard And His OrchestraTapioca
    Written-ByBilly Strayhorn
    2:28
    Chicago, February 15, 1940 (12:15 - 1:30 p.m.)
    7-21Barney Bigard And His OrchestraMardi Gras Madness
    Written-ByBarney Bigard
    2:29
    7-22Barney Bigard And His OrchestraWatch The Birdie
    Written-ByWallace Jones
    2:38
    Chicago, February 15, 1940 (1:30 - 4:00 a.m.)
    7-23Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Black Butterfly
    Written-ByCarruthers*, Ellington*, Mills*
    2:38
    7-24Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Dry Long So
    Written-ByEllington*, Mills*, Trent*
    2:48
    7-25Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Toasted Pickle
    Written-ByCootie Williams
    2:33
    7-26Cootie Williams And His Rug Cutters*Give It Up
    Written-ByCootie 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

    Reviews

    invalidusername's avatar
    Edited 2 months ago
    A gigantic collection in terms of essentiality. Other than a rehearsal take,the sound is excellent, the odd piece marred by poor vocals and cringe inducing lyrics are just part and parcel of the entire experience.