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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/7/2013
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046903329
  • Catalog Number: 9033
  • Sales rank: 130,173


Disc 1
  1. 1 The Hawk Talks (3:13)
  2. 2 Frustration (5:02)
  3. 3 Sultry Serenade (4:13)
  4. 4 Sophisticated Lady (6:48)
  5. 5 Perdido (5:07)
  6. 6 I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good (4:06)
  7. 7 A Tone Parallel To Harlem (14:35)
  8. 8 Take the "A" Train (1:57)
  9. 9 Medley: VIP's Boogie/Jam With Sam (7:16)
  10. 10 Monologue (3:24)
  11. 11 Blues At Sundown (3:29)
  12. 12 Skin Deep (8:51)
  13. 13 Medley: Don't Get Around Much Anymore/Mood Indigo/I'm Beginning To See (7:56)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Tulip or Turnip (5:30)
  2. 2 Basin Street Blues (6:51)
  3. 3 Primping At The Prom (2:35)
  4. 4 Johnny Come Lately (2:56)
  5. 5 Moonstone (5:17)
  6. 6 Time On My hands (3:11)
  7. 7 Margie (3:47)
  8. 8 Chelsea Bridge (5:18)
  9. 9 Midriff (3:41)
  10. 10 Phalanges (4:28)
  11. 11 VIP's Boogie (3:11)
  12. 12 Solitude (5:32)
  13. 13 Summertime (4:26)
  14. 14 My Little Brown Book (3:56)
  15. 15 Good Girl Blues (3:34)
  16. 16 The Hawk Talks (6:40)
  17. 17 Take the "A" Train (4:52)
  18. 18 Happy Birthday To You (0:46)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Ting-a-ling (4:05)
  2. 2 Sophisticated Lady (6:45)
  3. 3 C Jam Blues, Pt. 1 (5:27)
  4. 4 Passion Flower (5:48)
  5. 5 Happy Go Lucky Local (5:47)
  6. 6 Summertime (2:33)
  7. 7 Warm Valley (4:47)
  8. 8 Sultry Serenade - Brit Whitman (4:15)
  9. 9 Hi Ya Sue (8:24)
  10. 10 Sophisticated Lady (5:57)
  11. 11 Things Ain't What They used To Be (8:33)
  12. 12 The Hawk Talks (3:30)
  13. 13 C Jam Blues, Pt. 2 - Russell Proscope (5:35)
  14. 14 Tenderly (4:07)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Primary Artist
Edward Kennedy Ellington Indexed Contributor
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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