The Uncollected Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Vol. 1 (1946)

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Hindsight has released five excellent LPs of radio transcriptions by Duke Ellington from 1946-47, one of his most underrated periods. With the trumpet section now starring Taft Jordan and the phenomenal high-note virtuoso Cat Anderson, Tricky Sam Nanton and Lawrence Brown still in the trombone section and veterans Harry Carney and Johnny Hodges joined in the saxophone section by clarinetist Jimmy Hamilton and tenorman Al Sears not to mention the presence of bassist Oscar Pettiford, Ellington's orchestra was far from in decline. There are lots of colorful moments provided throughout this series by all of the above and Volume One gets it off...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Hindsight has released five excellent LPs of radio transcriptions by Duke Ellington from 1946-47, one of his most underrated periods. With the trumpet section now starring Taft Jordan and the phenomenal high-note virtuoso Cat Anderson, Tricky Sam Nanton and Lawrence Brown still in the trombone section and veterans Harry Carney and Johnny Hodges joined in the saxophone section by clarinetist Jimmy Hamilton and tenorman Al Sears not to mention the presence of bassist Oscar Pettiford, Ellington's orchestra was far from in decline. There are lots of colorful moments provided throughout this series by all of the above and Volume One gets it off to a solid start.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/22/1993
  • Label: Hindsight Records
  • UPC: 014921012523
  • Catalog Number: 125
  • Sales rank: 160,973

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Take the "A" Train - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  2. 2 Crosstown - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  3. 3 Passion Flower - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  4. 4 Magenta Haze - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  5. 5 Everything Goes - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  6. 6 The Eighth Veil - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  7. 7 Riff 'N Drill - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  8. 8 Blue Abandon - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  9. 9 Transblucency - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  10. 10 Rugged Romeo - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  11. 11 Jennie - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  12. 12 Sono - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
  13. 13 The Jeep Is Jumpin' - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Duke Ellington Primary Artist, Piano
Cat Anderson Trumpet
Johnny Hodges Reeds
Oscar Pettiford Bass
Al Sears Reeds
Lawrence Brown Trombone
Taft Jordan Trumpet
Sonny Greer Drums
Harry Carney Reeds
Fred Guy Guitar
Jimmy Hamilton Reeds
Shelton Hemphill Trumpet
Claude Jones Trombone
Wilson Myers Bass
Billy Strayhorn Piano
Wilbur De Paris Trombone
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Track Performer
Bernard Flood Trumpet
Francis Williams Trumpet
Otto Hardwick Reeds
Edward Kennedy Ellington Indexed Contributor
Technical Credits
Lawrence Brown Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Wally Heider Producer, Reissue Producer
Billy Strayhorn Composer
Patricia Willard Liner Notes
Steve Guy Mastering
Joseph H. Igo Programming
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