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Author Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.

Title The complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh small group sessions [sound recording] / Duke Ellington.

Imprint Stamford, Connecticut : Mosaic Records, p2006.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc, Oversized    MJ ELLI CNT E35CD    DUE 12-14-21 OFF CAMPUS
Description 7 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Compact discs ; 4 containers in box (32 cm.).
Mosaic Records: MD7-235 (additional no. on container spines: 235, on discs: A 27821--A 27827)
"This set gathers together all the small group sessions led by Duke Ellington and his sidemen Rex Stewart, Barney Bigard, Cootie Williams and Johnny Hodges, during the years 1936-40 for labels now owned by the Sony half of Sony-BMG."--Notes, p. 28.
Includes alternate takes of some selections.
Durations on containers.
Program notes by Steven Lasker and discography (28 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.) laid in outer container ; discographical information (4 vol.) inserted in each container.
Contents CD 1. Tough trackin' -- Indigo echoes -- Rexations -- Lazy man's shuffle -- Clouds in my heart -- Frolic Sam -- Caravan -- Stompy Jones -- Mood indigo/Solitude -- Sophisticated lady/In a sentimental mood -- I can't believe that you're in love with me -- Downtown uproar -- Digga digga do.
CD 2. Blue reverie -- Tiger rag -- My honey's lovin' arms -- Did anyone ever tell you? -- Alabamy home -- Where are you? -- Lament for a lost love -- Four and One-half Street -- Demi-tasse -- Jazz a la carte -- Foolin' myself -- A sailboat in the moonlight -- You'll never go to heaven (if you break my heart) -- Peckin'.
CD 3. Get it southern style -- Moonlight fiesta -- Sponge cake and spinach -- If you're ever in my arms again -- The back room romp -- Love in my heart -- Sugar Hill shim sham -- Tea and trumpets -- Jubilesta -- Watchin' -- Pigeons and peppers -- I can't give you anything but love -- Drummer's delight -- If I thought you cared -- Lost in meditation.
CD 4. My day -- Silvery moon and golden sands -- Echoes of Harlem -- Jeep's blues -- If you were in my place (what would you do?) -- I let a song go out of my heart -- Rendezvous with rhythm -- A lesson in C -- Swingtime in Honolulu -- Carnival in Caroline -- Ol' man river -- You walked out of the picture -- Pyramid -- Empty ballroom blues -- Lost in meditation -- A blues serenade -- Love in swingtime -- Swingin' in the dell -- Jitterbug's lullaby.
CD 5. Chasin' chippies -- Blue is the evening -- Sharpy -- Swing Pan Alley -- Prelude to a kiss -- There's something about an old love -- The jeep is jumpin' -- Krum elbow blues -- I'm in another world -- Hodge podge -- Dancing on the stars -- Wanderlust -- Delta mood -- Boys from Harlem -- Mobile blues -- Gal-avantin' -- Blue light -- Like a ship in the night -- Mississippi dreamboat -- Swingin' on the campus -- Dooji wooji.
CD 6. Beautiful romance -- Boudoir Benny -- Ain't the gravy good? -- She's gone -- Just good fun -- Informal blues -- San Juan Hill -- I'll come back for more -- "Fat stuff" serenade -- Savoy strut -- Rent party blues -- Dance of the goons -- Good gal blues -- Finesse -- Kitchen mechanic's day -- My heart jumped over the moon -- You can count on me -- Home town blues -- Utt-da-zay (The tailor song) -- Chew-chew-chew (chew your bubble gum) -- Barney goin' easy -- Just another dream -- Night song.
CD 7. Blues a poppin' -- Top and bottom -- Black beauty -- The rabbit's jump -- Moon romance -- Truly wonderful -- Dream blues -- Skunk hollow blues -- I know what you do -- Your love has faded -- Tired socks -- Blues -- Early mornin' -- Minuet in blues -- Lost in two flats -- Honey hush -- Blues -- Plucked again -- Pelican drag -- Tapioca -- Mardi Gras madness -- Watch the birdie -- Black butterfly -- Dry long so -- Toasted pickle -- Give it up.
Performer Duke Ellington, piano, conductor ; with variously, Johnny Hodges, alto saxophone ; Billy Taylor, bass ; Jimmy Blanton, bass ; Duke Ellington's Sextet and Orchestra ; Rex Stewart and his 52nd Street Stompers ; Barney Bigard and his Jazzopators ; Cootie Williams and his Rug Cutters ; The Gotham Stompers ; Johnny Hodges and his Orchestra ; The Quintones ; Barney Bigard and his Orchestra.
Event Recorded in Hollywood December 16, 21, 1936 ; in Chicago October 14, 16, and November 22, 1939, February 14-15, 1940 ; remainder in New York City, March 5, 1935 through September 1, 1939.
Language Vocal selections sung in English.
Subject Jazz -- 1931-1940.
Big band music.
Dance orchestra music.
Added Author Taylor, Billy, 1906-1986. Instrumentalist.
Blanton, Jimmy, 1918-1942. Instrumentalist.
Stewart, Rex, 1907-1967. Conductor. Instrumentalist.
Bigard, Barney. Conductor. Instrumentalist.
Williams, Cootie. Conductor. Instrumentalist.
Hodges, Johnny. Conductor. Instrumentalist.
Duke Ellington's Sextet. Performer.
Duke Ellington Orchestra. Performer.
52nd Street Stompers. Performer.
Jazzopaters. Performer.
Rug Cutters (Musical group) Performer.
Gotham Stompers (Musical group) Performer.
Johnny Hodges Orchestra. Performer.
Quintones (Musical group) Performer.
Barney Bigard Orchestra. Performer.
Note Additional title on container spine: 1936-1940 small group sessions
Music No. MD7-235 Mosaic Records
235 Mosaic Records
A 27821--A 27827 Mosaic Records

 
    
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