Rare Live Recordings 1952-1953

Rare Live Recordings 1952-1953

by Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

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Disc 1

  1. The Hawk Talks
  2. Frustration
  3. Sultry Serenade
  4. Sophisticated Lady
  5. Perdido
  6. I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
  7. A Tone Parallel To Harlem
  8. Take the "A" Train
  9. Medley: VIP's Boogie/Jam With Sam
  10. Monologue
  11. Blues At Sundown
  12. Skin Deep
  13. Medley: Don't Get Around Much Anymore/Mood Indigo/I'm Beginning To See

Disc 2

  1. Tulip or Turnip
  2. Basin Street Blues
  3. Primping At The Prom
  4. Johnny Come Lately
  5. Moonstone
  6. Time On My hands
  7. Margie
  8. Chelsea Bridge
  9. Midriff
  10. Phalanges
  11. VIP's Boogie
  12. Solitude
  13. Summertime
  14. My Little Brown Book
  15. Good Girl Blues
  16. The Hawk Talks
  17. Take the "A" Train
  18. Happy Birthday To You

Disc 3

  1. Ting-a-ling
  2. Sophisticated Lady
  3. C Jam Blues, Pt. 1
  4. Passion Flower
  5. Happy Go Lucky Local
  6. Summertime
  7. Warm Valley
  8. Sultry Serenade
  9. Hi Ya Sue
  10. Sophisticated Lady
  11. Things Ain't What They used To Be
  12. The Hawk Talks
  13. C Jam Blues, Pt. 2
  14. Tenderly

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra   Primary Artist
Cat Anderson   Trumpet,Soloist
Louie Bellson   Drums
Paul Gonsalves   Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Soloist
Ray Nance   Trumpet,Violin,Cello,Vocals,Soloist
Betty Roché   Vocals
Willie Smith   Alto Saxophone
Willie Cook   Trumpet
Rick Henderson   Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Grissom   Vocals
Quentin Jackson   Trombone,Soloist
Britt Woodman   Trombone,Soloist
Butch Ballard   Drums
Harry Carney   Clarinet,Bass Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone,Soloist
Clark Terry   Trumpet
Duke Ellington   Piano,Vocals,Narrator,Announcer
Jimmy Hamilton   Clarinet,Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Soloist
Hilton Jefferson   Alto Saxophone
Wendell Marshall   Bass
Juan Tizol   Trombone
Brit Whitman   Trombone,Soloist
Russell Proscope   Clarinet,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone,Soloist

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Mercer Ellington   Composer
Johnny Hodges   Composer
Harry James   Composer
Charlie Shavers   Composer
Irving Mills   Composer
Vincent Youmans   Composer
Barney Bigard   Composer
Clark Terry   Composer
Con Conrad   Composer
Eddie DeLange   Composer
Ervin Drake   Composer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Mack Gordon   Composer
Walter Gross   Composer
Jimmy Hamilton   Composer
Jack Lawrence   Composer
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Billy Strayhorn   Composer
Juan Tizol   Composer
Paul Webster   Composer
Spencer Williams   Composer
DuBose Heyward   Composer
Harold Adamson   Composer
Irving Gordon   Composer
Henry Nemo   Composer
Don George   Composer
Benny Davis   Composer
Ted Persons   Composer
Dorothy Heyward   Composer
Mildred Hill   Composer
Paul Watts   Liner Notes
Harry Lenk   Composer
Patty Hill   Composer
Sidney Russell   Composer
Russel Robinson   Composer
John Redmond   Composer
Louis Bellson   Composer

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