Annotation

2 CDs boxset

Annotation last modified on 2014-02-27 14:38 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Black and Tan Fantasy
3:29
2 East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
3:09
3 Hot and Bothered
3:21
4 Take It Easy
2:40
5 The Mooche
3:27
6 Creole Rhapsody, Parts 1 & 2
8:31
7 Rockin’ in Rhythm
3:20
8 It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
3:13
9 Creole Love Call
3:17
10 Sophisticated Lady
3:19
11 Drop Me Off in Harlem
3:05
12 Solitude
3:17
13 In a Sentimental Mood
3:22
14 Clouds in My Heart
3:01
15 Echoes of Harlem (Cootie’s Concerto)
3:05
16 Back Room Romp
2:52
17 Caravan
2:44
18 Crescendo in Blue
3:17
19 Blue Reverie
2:59
20 Diminuendo in Blue
2:47
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Prelude to a Kiss
3:02
2 Pyramid
2:59
3 I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
3:12
4 Tired Socks
2:55
5 Cotton Tail
3:16
6 Ko-Ko
2:47
7 Mood Indigo
2:46
8 Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (Never No Lament)
3:23
9 Harlem Air Shaft
3:02
10 Take the “A” Train
3:00
11 I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love With Me
2:53
12 Three Cent Stomp
3:05
13 Brown Betty
3:09
14 Perdido
8:27
15 Primpin’ at the Prom
3:06
16 Blue Rose
2:25
17 Jeep’s Blues
4:46
18 Dancers in Love
2:22
19 The Star-Crossed Lovers
4:05
20 Come Sunday: Black, Brown and Beige Suite, Part 4
7:59

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Rabih Abou-Khalil (track 17)
composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (tracks 1–2, 9, 15)
Bubber Miley (tracks 1–2)
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 8)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1933) (track 11)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1935) (track 13)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1937) (track 17)
Juan Tizol (1937) (track 17)
lyricist:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 9)
Manny Kurtz (track 13)
Irving Mills (track 13)
Irving Mills (1931) (track 8)
Nick Kenny (1933) (track 11)
Irving Mills (1937) (track 17)
performer:
Ivie Anderson (track 8)
vocals:
Ivie Anderson (track 8)
publisher:
Duke Ellington Music (tracks 8, 17)
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 8)
Famous Music Corporation (tracks 13, 17)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 13)
Mills Music, Inc. (track 17)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 17)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (1995-12-12 –) (track 17)
arrangements:
Caravan (arranged by Au) (track 17)
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 8)
later versions:
recording of:
Caravan (track 17)
Creole Love Call (track 9)
Echoes of Harlem (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 17)

CD 2

clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1956-01-23) (track 16)
trumpet:
Willie Cook (1952-01-07) (track 14)
Ray Nance (1952-01-07) (track 14)
Clark Terry (1952-01-07) (track 14)
William “Cat” Anderson (1952-07-01) (track 14)
William “Cat” Anderson (1956-01-23) (track 16)
Willie Cook (1956-01-23) (track 16)
Ray Nance (1956-01-23) (track 16)
Cootie Williams (1956-01-23) (track 16)
drums:
Louie Bellson (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Sam Woodyard (1956-01-23) (track 16)
double bass:
Wendell Marshall (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Jimmy Woode (1956-01-23) (track 16)
alto saxophone:
Hilton Jefferson (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Johnny Hodges (1956-01-23) (track 16)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Russell Procope (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Russell Procope (1956-01-23) (track 16)
piano:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Billy Strayhorn (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1956-01-23) (track 16)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Harry Carney (1956-01-23) (track 16)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonsalves (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Paul Gonsalves (1956-01-23) (track 16)
trombone:
Quentin Jackson (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Britt Woodman (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Quentin Jackson (1956-01-23) (track 16)
Britt Woodman (1956-01-23) (track 16)
valve trombone:
Juan Tizol (1952-07-01) (track 14)
John Sanders (US jazz trombonist) (1956-01-23) (track 16)
composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (tracks 5–6, 16–17)
Johnny Hodges (track 17)
Juan Tizol (track 14)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1938) (track 3)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1940) (track 8)
lead vocals:
Rosemary Clooney (track 16)
lyricist:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (tracks 5, 16)
Irving Mills (1938) (track 3)
Henry Nemo (1938) (track 3)
John Redmond (House vocalist) (1938) (track 3)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1942) (track 8)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 8)
later versions:
Perdido (with lyrics) (track 14)
recording of:
Cotton Tail (track 5)
Jeep's Blues (track 17)
Ko-Ko (track 6)
Perdido (original instrumental version) (1952-07-01) (track 14)
Blue Rose (1956-01-23) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Never No Lament (track 8)

Release

ASIN: UK: B002JA1VY8 [info]