Duke Ellington ‎– Giants Of Jazz - Duke Ellington

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Label:
Time Life Records ‎– STL-J02, Time Life Records ‎– TL-J02
Series:
Format:
3 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Box Set, Reissue
Country:
Australia
Released:
1980
Genre:
Jazz
Style:
Big Band, Swing

Tracklist

A1 Duke Ellington And His Kentucky Club Orchestra East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone – Prince Robinson?*Tuba – Bass Edwards*, Mack Shaw
A2 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Creole Love Call
Vocals [Vocal] – Adelaide HallWritten By – Ellington/Miley/JacksonWritten-By – Jackson*
A3 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Black And Tan Fantasie
A4 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Black And Tan Fantasy
Trumpet – Jabbo Smith
A5 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Black Beauty
A6 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Jubilee Stomp
A7 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Yellow Dog Blues
Written-By – Handy*
B1 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Hot And Bothered
Guitar – Lonnie Johnson (2)Vocals [Vocal] – Baby Cox
B2 Duke Ellington And His Cotton Club Orchestra The Mooche
B3 Duke Ellington And His Cotton Club Orchestra Shout 'Em, Aunt Tillie
Written By – Jenkins/WilliamsWritten-By – Williams*, Jenkins*
B4 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Ring Dem Bells
Chimes – Charlie BarnetVocals [Vocal] – Cootie Williams
B5 The Jungle Band (2) Mood Indigo
Written By – Ellington/Mills/BigardWritten-By – Bigard*
B6 The Harlem Footwarmers Rockin' In Rhythm
Written By – Ellington/Mills/CarneyWritten-By – Carney*
B7 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Vocals [Vocal] – Ivie Anderson
C1 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Baby, When You Ain't There
Vocals [Vocal] – Cootie WilliamsWritten By – Ellington/ParishWritten-By – Parish*
C2 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Bugle Call Rag
Written By – Pettis/Meyers/SchoebelWritten-By – Meyers*, Schoebel*, Pettis*
C3 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Merry Go Round
C4 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Harlem Speaks
C5 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree
Written-By – Van Alstyne*
C6 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Merry Go Round
Drums – Fred AvendorfTrumpet – Charlie Allen (3)
C7 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Truckin'
Vocals [Vocal] – Ivie AndersonWritten By – Bloom/KoehlerWritten-By – Bloom*, Koehler*
D1 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Clarinet Lament (Barney's Concerto)
Written By – Ellington/BigardWritten-By – Bigard*
D2 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Echoes Of Harlem (Cootie's Concerto)
D3 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Caravan
Written By – Ellington/Mills/TizolWritten-By – Tizol*
D4 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Trumpet – Harold BakerWritten By – Nemo/Ellington/MillsWritten-By – Nemo*
D5 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Sophisticated Lady
Written By – Ellington/Mills/ParishWritten-By – Parish*
D6 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Jack The Bear
E1 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Ko-Ko
E2 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Concerto For Cootie (Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me)
E3 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Cotton Tail
E4 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Never No Lament (Don't Get Around Much Any More)
E5 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Harlem Air Shaft
E6 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* In A Mellotone
E7 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Warm Valley
F1 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Take The "A" Train
Arranged By [Arranger] – Billy StrayhornWritten-By – Strayhorn*
F2 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Vocals [Vocal] – Ivie AndersonWritten By – Webster/EllingtonWritten-By – Webster*
F3 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* Perdido
Double Bass [String Bass] – Junior RaglinWritten-By – Tizol*
F4 Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra* C Jam Blues
Double Bass [String Bass] – Junior RaglinViolin – Ray Nance
F5 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Rockabye River
Alto Saxophone – Russell ProcopeClarinet – Jimmy HamiltonDouble Bass [String Bass] – Oscar PettifordTenor Saxophone – Al Sears, Jimmy HamiltonTrombone – Claude Jones, Wilbur De ParisTrumpet – Cat Anderson, Francis Williams, Harold Baker, Shelton Hemphill, Taft Jordan
F6 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Jeep's Blues
Alto Saxophone – Russell ProcopeClarinet – Jimmy HamiltonDouble Bass [String Bass] – Jimmy WoodeDrums – Sam WoodyardTenor Saxophone – Jimmy Hamilton, Paul GonsalvesTrombone – Britt Woodman, Quentin JacksonTrumpet – Cat Anderson, Clark Terry, Herbie Jones, Willie CookValve Trombone – John SandersWritten By – Ellington/HodgesWritten-By – Hodges*

Credits

Notes

Comes with a 48 page booklet, a one-sheet tracklisting, a letter to subscribers explaining the song choices, and a glossy Duke Ellington litho.

Cat# on spine: STL-J02
Cat# on back of booklet: TL-J02

On the bottom of the box's spine: Made in U.S.A.

Litho ©1978 Time-Life Books Inc. M English 77.

Booklet info:

©1978 Time-Life Books Inc. Third Printing. Revised 1980. Printed in U.S.A. TIME-LIFE is a trademark of Time Incorporated U.S.A.

Time-Life Records are produced by Time-Life Books Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of TIME INCORPORATED, founded by Henry R. Luce (1898-1967).

John S. Wilson is the jazz critic of the New York Times.
MIchael Brooks is from CBS Special Products.
Stanley Dance is an author, producer and jazz critic.
Richard Spottswood is a musicologist and jazz collector.

Label Info:
Made in Australia by a registered user of the trade marks. ℗ 1978 CBS Inc.
Tracks A1 to A6, B1, B5 to B7, C5, D4, D5, E2, E6, F2, F4, F6 published by Albert.
Track A7 published by Davis.
Tracks B2 to B4, C1, C7, D1, D6, E1, E3 to E5, E7, F3, F5 published by Harry Fox.
Track C2 published by Control.
Tracks C3, C4, C6, D3 published by Boosey & Hawkes
Track D2 published by Leeds.
Track F1 published by Chappell.
Tracks A1, A2, A7, B2 courtesy of Astor Records Pty. Ltd.
Tracks A3, A5, A6, B3, B4, C2, D6 to F5 by courtesy of RCA Ltd.
Tracks C3, C4 by courtesy of EMI Records Australia.

The one-sheet has shortened track names and group names.

From booklet:

Track A1 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Kentucky Club Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With The Washingtonians' on the label. Recorded for Vocalion, November 23, 1926, New York. Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. Vocalion 1064. Mx E-4110. The clarinet and tenor sax is credited to 'Prince Robinson? and another?'. Tuba is credited to 'Bass Edwards or Mack Shaw'.

Track A2 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Victor, October 26, 1927, New York. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 21137. Mx 39370-1.

Track A3 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With The Washingtonians' on the label. Recorded for Victor, October 26, 1927, New York. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 21137. Mx 40155-4.

Track A4 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchstra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for OKeh, November 3, 1927, New York. OKeh 40955. Mx W. 81776-B.

Track A5 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With The Washingtonians' on the label. Recorded for Victor, March 26, 1928, New York. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 21580. Mx 43502-2.

Track A6 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded March 26, 1928, New York. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 21580. Mx 43503-2.

Track A7 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Brunswick, June 5, 1928, New York. Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. Brunswick 3987. Mx E-27771-C.

Track B1 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for OKeh, October 1, 1928, New York. OKeh 8623. Mx W. 40177-A.

Track B2 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Cotton Club Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Cotton Club Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Brunswick, October 17, 1928, New York. Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. Brunswick 4122. Mx E-28359-A.

Track B3 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Cotton Club Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Cotton Club Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Victor, June 4, 1930, New York. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 23041. Mx 62195-2.

Track B4 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Victor, August 26, 1930, Hollywood. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 22528. Mx 61011-6.

Track B5 credited to 'The Jungle Band' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With The Harlem Footwarmers' on the label. Recorded for Brunswick, October 17, 1930, New York. Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. Brunswick 4952. Mx E-34928-A.

Track B6 credited to 'The Harlem Footwarmers' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for OKeh, November 8, 1930, New York. OKeh 8869. Mx W. 404804-A.

Track B7 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Brunswick, February 2, 1932, New York. Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. Brunswick 6265. Mx B 11204-A.

Track C1 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Brunswick, February 4, 1932, New York. Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. Brunswick 6317. Mx B 11224-A.

Track C2 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Victor, February 9, 1932. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 22938. Mx 71839-1.

Track C3 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for English Columbia, February 15, 1933, New York. Courtesy of EMI, Limited. Columbia CB 591. Mx W.265049-3.

Track C4 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded July 13, 1933, London. Courtesy of London Records, Inc. English Decca M-438. Mx GB-6039-2.

Track C5 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Brunswick, August 15, 1933, New York. Brunswick 6646. Mx B 13803-A.

Track C6 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Brunswick, April 30, 1935, New York. Brunswick 7440. Mx B 17408-1.

Track C7 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Brunswick, August 19, 1935, New York. Brunswick 7514. B 17975-1.

Track D1 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded February 27, 1936, New York. Brunswick 7656. Mx B 18736-1.

Track D2 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded February 27, 1936, New York. Brunswick 7656. Mx B 18737-1.

Track D3 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Master, May 14, 1937, New York. Master 131. Mx M-470-2.

Track D4 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded March 3, 1938, New York. Brunswick 8108. Mx M. 772-2.

Track D5 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded February 14, 1940, New York. Columbia 35556. Mx WM-1138-1.

Track D6 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded March 6, 1940, Chicago. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 26536. Mx 044999-1.

Track E1 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded March 6, 1940, Chicago. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 26577. Mx 044889-2.

Track E2 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded March 15, 1940, Chicago. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 26598. Mx 049016-1.

Track E3 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded May 4, 1940, Hollywood. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 26610. Mx 049655-1.

Track E4 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded May 4, 1940, Hollywood. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 26610. Mx 049656-1.

Track E5 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded July 22, 1940, New York. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 26731. Mx 054606-1.

Track E6 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded September 5, 1940, New York. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 26788. Mx 053428-1.

Track E7 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded October 17, 1940, Chicago. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 26796. Mx 053430-3.

Track F1 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Victor, February 15, 1941, Hollywood. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 27380. Mx 055283-1.

Track F2 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Victor, June 26, 1941, Hollywood. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 27531. Mx 061319-1.

Track F3 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Victor, January 21, 1942, Chicago. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 27880. Mx 070682-1.

Track F4 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Victor, January 21, 1942, Chicago. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 27856. Mx 070683-1.

Track F5 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Victor, July 9, 1946, Hollywood. Courtesy of RCA Records. Victor 40-0134. Mx D6VB2093.

Track F6 credited to 'Duke Ellington And His Orchestra' in the booklet and 'Duke Ellington With His Orchestra' on the label. Recorded for Victor, July 7, 1956. Newport Jazz Festival. Columbia CL934. Mx C05806. The trumpet credit includes 'possibly Herbie Jones'.

Illustration sources:
Pages 2, 13, 15: Courtesy Frank Driggs Collection.
Pages 4, 18-19, 22, 24, 30-31, 33: Courtesy Mercer Ellington.
Page 6: Courtesy Harlingue-Viollet, Paris.
Pages 8-9: Courtesy Richard Spottswood, except Hit Of The Week courtesy Dan Morgenstern.
Pages 10-12: Courtesy Duncan P. Scheidt.
Page 20: Courtesy Duncan P. Scheidt; Courtesy Frank Driggs Collection; Courtesy Mercer Ellington; Courtesy Duncan P. Scheidt—Courtesy Frank Driggs Collection; Courtesy Mercer Ellington; Courtesy Duncan P. Scheidt; Courtesy Culver Pictures—Courtesy Duncan P. Scheidt (2); Courtesy Mercer Ellington (2)—Duncan Butler; courtesy Frank Driggs Collection; Courtesy Jeff Atterton Collection; Courtesy Frank Driggs Collection; Courtesy Duncan P. Scheidt.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side One label): MX192996
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two label): MX192997
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Three label): MX192998
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Four label): MX192999
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Five label): MX193000
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Six label): MX193001
  • Matrix / Runout (Side One runouts): D MX192996 B STL-J02-1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two runouts): D MX192997 STL-J06̶2-1-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Three runouts): D MX192998 STL-J06-2-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Four runouts): D MX192999 STL-J06̶2-2-1̶4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Five runouts): D MX193000 STL-J06̶2-3-5
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Six runouts): D MX193001 B STL-J02-3-6
  • Other (Record One cat#): STL-JO2-1
  • Other (Record Two cat#): STL-JO2-2
  • Other (Record Three cat#): STL-JO2-3
  • Other (Bottom of spine and back of booklet): P3 14729

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ABBREVIATIONS (used in comments section):

autog=autographed(usu. on cover)
bklt=booklet insert
cc=cut corner of cover
co=cutout cover
coh=cutout hole in cover
con or sm=sawmark on cover
dh=drill hole in cover
djl=dj promo label
djts=dj timestrip on cover
djs=dj stamp on cover
gfld=gatefold cover
h2o=water damage on cover
lbl=label
lim ed=limited edition
nap=does not affect play
obc=on back cover
oc=on cover
ocs=orig. co. sleeve
ol=on label
osw=original shrinkwrap on cover
OST=original soundtrack
pc=picture cover
prst=promo sticker on cover
re=reissue
rssoc=radio station sticker on cover
rssol=radio station sticker on label
rw=heavy ring wear on cover
s=used at beginning means small
sm=sawmark
soc=sticker on cover
sost=song sticker on cover or shrink
srw=slight ring wear on cover
sst=song sticker on cover
S/T=self titled or Same
toc=tape on cover
tol=tape on label
VA=various artists
wlp=white label promo or dj label
woc=writing on cover
wol=writing on label

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