Annotation

Label: Atlantic - Catalog #: 1580
Recording Date:
All titles, except the Portraits, were recorded on April 27, 1970
The Portraits were recorded on May 13, 1970
Johnny Hodges is absent on these, as he died on May 11, two days before this session.

Annotation last modified on 2006-09-19 18:23 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Blues for New Orleans
7:50
2 Bourbon Street Jingling Jollies
4:06
3 Portrait of Louis Armstrong
3:05
4 Thanks for the Beautiful Land on the Delta
3:46
5 Portrait of Wellman Braud
4:07
6 Second Line
5:15
7 Portrait of Sidney Bechet
3:56
8 Aristocracy a la Jean LaFitte
3:57
9 Portrait of Mahalia Jackson
4:54

Credits

Medium 1

reeds:
Harold Ashby (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Harry Carney (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Russell Procope (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Harold Ashby (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
Harry Carney (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
Russell Procope (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
trumpet:
Fred Stone (trumpet) (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Cootie Williams (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
William “Cat” Anderson (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
Fred Stone (trumpet) (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
Cootie Williams (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
woodwind:
Norris Turney (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Norris Turney (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
drums:
Rufus Jones (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Rufus Jones (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
organ:
Wild Bill Davis (1970-04-27) (track 1)
bass:
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
alto saxophone:
Johnny Hodges (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
piano:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
bass trombone:
Dave Taylor (US jazz bass trombonist) (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Chuck Connors (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonsalves (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Paul Gonsalves (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
trombone:
Julian Priester (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Booty Wood (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
Julian Priester (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
Booty Wood (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Money Johnson (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (tracks 1–9)
editor:
İlhan Mimaroğlu (tracks 1–9)
engineer:
Roger Rhodes (engineer, producer) (tracks 1–9)
mixer:
İlhan Mimaroğlu (tracks 1–9)
recorded at:
National Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1970-04-27) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8)
National Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1970-05-13) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 9)
part of:
New Orleans Suite (tracks 1–9)
recording of:
Aristocracy a la Jean LaFitte (1970-04-27) (track 8)
Blues for New Orleans (1970-04-27) (track 1)
Bourbon Street Jingling Jollies (1970-04-27) (track 2)
Second Line (1970-04-27) (track 6)
Portrait of Louis Armstrong (1970-05-13) (track 3)
Portrait of Mahalia Jackson (1970-05-13) (track 9)
Portrait of Sidney Bechet (1970-05-13) (track 7)
Portrait of Wellman Braud (1970-05-13) (track 5)

Release

clarinet and tenor saxophone: Harold Ashby
drums: Rufus Jones
bass: Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist)
alto saxophone and clarinet: Russell Procope
alto saxophone, clarinet and flute: Norris Turney
piano: Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader)
baritone saxophone, bass clarinet and clarinet: Harry Carney
tenor saxophone: Paul Gonsalves
trombone: Julian Priester
Booty Wood
flugelhorn and trumpet: Mercer Ellington
Al Rubin
Fred Stone (trumpet)
Cootie Williams
arranger: Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader)
composer: Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader)
ASIN: US: B000008U0A [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/163644 [info]