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The Complete 1932-40 Bruns./Col./Master Recordings (MCD11-248)

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The Complete 1932-40 Bruns./Col./Master Recordings

Duke Ellington

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The Complete 1932-40 Bruns./Col./Master Recordings

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 “He is a veritable poet of sounds and the range of his sensibility is astonishing” - Dan Morgenstern, Living With Jazz

PERSONNEL & DATES:

(A) Cootie Williams (tp, vcl), Arthur Whetsel, Freddy Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (as), Harry Carney (cl, as, bari), Duke Ellington (p, cel),
Fred Guy (bjo), Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d, vcl), Ivie Anderson (vcl). 
American Record Corporation studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(B)
Cootie Williams (tp, vcl), Arthur Whetsel, Freddy Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (bjo),
Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d, vib).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(C) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddy Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb), Barney Bigard (cl, ts),
Johnny Hodges (cl, as), Harry Carney (cl, as, bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (bjo), Wellman Braud (b),
Sonny Greer (d, vib), Bing Crosby (vcl).             
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC 

(D) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp) Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick, Harry Carney (as), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (bjo), Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d, vibes).   
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(E) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp) Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Otto Hardwick, Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney (as), Barney Bigard (ts), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (bjo),
Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d, vib).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(F) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp) Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (bjo), Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d, vib).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(G) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp) Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Harry Carney (as), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d). 
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(H) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp) Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (ss, as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (bjo), Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d), Benny Carter (arr).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(I) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp) Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d, vib), Ray Mitchell (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(J) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp) Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d), Adelaide Hall, Ivie Anderson (vcl).
 American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(K) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g), Wellman Braud (b),
Sonny Greer (d, vibes), Mills Brothers (Herbert, Harry, Donald) (vcl) and John Mills, Jr. (g, vcl), Ethel Waters (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(L) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb), Barney Bigard (cl, ts),
Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g), Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d),
Adelaide Hall (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(M) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d, vib), Ivie Anderson (vcl).         
Columbia studios, 55 Fifth Ave., NYC

(N) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (cl, as), Harry Carney (as), Otto Hardwick (bass sax), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d, vib).
Columbia studios, 55 Fifth Ave., NYC

(O) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (cl, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (cl, as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (bjo, g), Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d, chimes).
 American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(P) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Joe Garland (ts), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g), Wellman Braud (b),
Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(Q) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d, vib).  
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(R)
Same as (Q) except Hardwick doubles on bass sax, Greer (d) only and add Ivie Anderson (vcl).
 American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC  August 15, 1933, 6:00 to 11:30 p.m.

(S) Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (a-cl, as, bari), Duke Ellington (p, sp),
Fred Guy (g), Wellman Braud (b), Sonny Greer (d).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC  September 13, 1934, 1:00 to 5:00 a.m.

(T) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (as), Otto Hardwick (as, bass sax), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Wellman Braud (b), Billy Taylor (tu) -1, Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
Brunswick studios, 952 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago January 9, 1935

(U) Rex Stewart (cor), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb), Johnny Hodges (ss), Otto Hardwick (as),
Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p), Wellman Braud, Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC March 5-6, 1935, 11:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

(V) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (as), Otto Hardwick (ss, as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(W) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb), Barney Bigard (cl, ts),
Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Ben Webster (ts), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(X)
Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb), Barney Bigard (cl, ts),
Johnny Hodges (cl, as), Otto Hardwick (cl, ss, as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(Y) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
Brunswick studios, 952 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago

(Z) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb), Barney Bigard (cl, ts),
Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (ss, as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis (b),
Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(AA) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Pete Clarke (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(BB) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Billy Taylor (tu, b), Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(CC)
Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Ben Webster (ts), Harry Carney (as, bari),
Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(DD) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d).
Associated Cinema Studios, 1357 Gordon St., Hollywood

(EE) Rex Stewart (cor, vcl), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (cl, as), Otto Hardwick (as, bass sax), Harry Carney (cl, bari, vcl),
Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d, chimes), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
Master Record Co. studios, 1780 Broadway, NYC

(FF) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor or Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
Master Record Co. studios, 1780 Broadway, NY

(GG) Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb), Barney Bigard (cl, ts),
Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Billy Taylor or Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
Master Record Co. studios, 1780 Broadway, NYC

(HH)
Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor or Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d).
Master Record Co. studios, 1780 Broadway, NYC

(II) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson, band (vcl).
Master Record Co. studios, 1780 Broadway, NYC

(JJ) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb),
Juan Tizol (v-tb), Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (cl, ss, as), Otto Hardwick (cl, as), Harry Carney (cl, as, bari),
Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g), prob. Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(KK) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb),
Juan Tizol (v-tb), Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (bari),
Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(LL) Rex Stewart (cor), Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsel, Freddie Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb),
Juan Tizol (v-tb), Otto Hardwick (ss, as), Johnny Hodges (as), Barney Bigard (ts), Harry Carney (as, bari),
Duke Ellington (p), Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(MM) Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(NN)
Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins (tp),
Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown, Herb Fleming (tb), Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as),
Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor, Hayes Alvis (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(OO)
Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Freddie Jenkins, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb),
Juan Tizol (v-tb), Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari),
Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl), Chappie Willett (arr).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC April 11, 1938, 2:30 to 6:10 p.m.

(PP) Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(QQ)
Same as (PP) except Hodges doubles on (ss) and add Lou Singer (arr).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC June 20, 1938, 7:00 p.m. to midnight

(RR)
Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d), Scat Powell (vcl).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(SS) Same as (RR) except Carney does not double on alto and omit Powell.
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC August 9, 1938, 1:30 to 7:40 p.m.

(TT) Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (as), Otto Hardwick (ss, as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(UU) Same as (TT)
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC or Master Record Co. studios, 1780 Broadway, NYC
December 19, 1938, 3:30 p.m. start

(VV) Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Otto Hardwick, Johnny Hodges (cl, as), Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d).
American Record Corp. studios, 1776 Broadway, NYC

(WW)
Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Barney Bigard (cl, ts),
Johnny Hodges (cl, ss, as), Otto Hardwick (cl, as), Harry Carney (cl, as, bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d), Brick Fleagle (arr).  
World Broadcasting System studios, 711 Fifth Ave., NYC

(XX)
Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Barney Bigard (ts),
Johnny Hodges (as), Otto Hardwick (ss, as), Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p-1), Billy Strayhorn (p-2),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d), Jean Eldridge (vcl).
 World Broadcasting System studios, 711 Fifth Ave., NYC

(YY) Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (ss, as), Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d).      
World Broadcasting System studios, 711 Fifth Ave., NYC

(ZZ) Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).  
World Broadcasting System studios, 711 Fifth Ave., NYC June 12, 1939, 4:00 to 8:40 p.m.

(AAA)
Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (cl, as), Otto Hardwick (cl, as), Harry Carney (cl, as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d), Billy Strayhorn (arr).
World Broadcasting System studios, 711 Fifth Ave., NYC August 28, 1939, 3:00 to 5:40 p.m.

(BBB)
Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges (ss, as), Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (as, bari), Duke Ellington (p),
Fred Guy (g), Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d), Billy Strayhorn (arr).
probably World Broadcasting System studios, 301 E. Eire St., Chicago October 14, 1939, 11:00 a.m. start

(CCC) Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (as), Harry Carney (bari), Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g),
Billy Taylor (b), Sonny Greer (d), Billy Strayhorn (arr).
probably World Broadcasting System studios, 301 E. Eire St., Chicago         October 16, 1939

(DDD) Rex Stewart (cor), Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (v-tb),
Barney Bigard (cl, ts), Otto Hardwick (cl, as), Johnny Hodges (as), Ben Webster (ts), Harry Carney (cl, as, bari),
Duke Ellington (p), Fred Guy (g), Jimmie Blanton (b), Sonny Greer (d), Ivie Anderson (vcl).
  poss. World Broadcasting System studios, 301 E. Eire St., Chicago  february 14, 1940, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

TRACKS:

DISC I

01. Moon Over Dixie (A)
02. It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing) (A)
03. Lazy Rhapsody (A)
04. Blue Tune (B)
05. Baby When You Ain’t There (B)
06. St. Louis Blues (C)
07. Creole Love Call (C)
08. Rose Room (C)
09. Blue Harlem (D)
10. The Sheik Of Araby (D)
11. Swampy River (E)
12. Fast And Furious (E)
13. Best Wishes (E)
14. Slippery Horn (F)
15. Blue Ramble (F)
16. Clouds In My Heart (F)
17. Lazy Rhapsody (alt.tk -B) (A)
18. Blue Tune (alt.tk -B) (B)
19. St. Louis Blues (alt.tk -A) (C)
20. Creole Love Call (alt.tk -B) (C)
21. Best Wishes (alt.tk -A) (E)
22. Blue Ramble (alt.tk -B) (F)
23. Clouds In My Heart (alt.tk -A) (F)

DISC II

01. Blue Mood (G)
02. Ducky Wucky (G)
03. Jazz Cocktail (H)
04. Lightnin’ (H)
05. Stars (I)
06. Swing Low (I)
07. I Must Have That Man! (alt.tk -A) (J)
08. Baby! (alt.tk -A) (J
09. Any Time, Any Day, Any Where (J)
10. Delta Bound (J)
11. Blue Mood (alt.tk -C) (G)
12. Blue Mood (alt.tk -B) (G)
13. Ducky Wucky (alt.tk -B) (G)
14. Jazz Cocktail (alt.tk -B) (H)
15. Lightnin’ (alt.tk -B) (H)
16. Stars (alt.tk -B) (I)
17. Swing Low (alt.tk -B) (I)
18. I Must Have That Man! (alt.tk -B) (J)
19. Baby! (alt.tk -B) (J)
20. Any Time, Any Day, Any Where (alt.tk -B) (J)
21. Delta Bound (alt.tk -B) (J)

DISC III

01. Diga Diga Do (K)
02. I Can't Give You Anything But Love (K)
03. Porgy (K)
04. I Must Have That Man! (master take -C) (L)
05. Baby! (master take -C) (L)
06. Eerie Moan (L)
07. Merry-Go-Round (matrix W265049) (M)
08. Sophisticated Lady (M)
09. I've Got The World On A String (M)
10. Down A Carolina Lane (N)
11. Diga Diga Do (alt.tk -B) (K)
12. I Can't Give You Anything But Love (alt.tk -B) (K)
13. Porgy (alt.tk -C) (K)
14. Porgy (alt.tk -B) (K)
15. I Must Have That Man! (alt.tk -D) (L)
16. Baby! (alt.tk -D) (L)
17. Eerie Moan (alt.tk -B) (L)
18. Merry-Go-Round (matrix W265049 alt tk. -2) (M)
19. Sophisticated Lady (alt.tk -1) (M)

DISC IV
01. Slippery Horn (O)
02. Blackbird Medley (Part I) (O)
- I Can't Give You Anything But Love
- Doin’ The New Low Down
- I Must Have That Man!
   (D. Fields-J. McHugh)
03. Blackbird Medley (Part II) (O)
- Diga Diga Do
- Porgy
- I Can't Give You Anything But Love
04. Drop Me Off At Harlem (O)
05. Happy As The Day Is Long (P)
06. Raisin’ The Rent (P)
07. Get Yourself A New Broom (And Sweep The Blues Away) (P)
08. Bundle Of Blues (Q)
09. Sophisticated Lady (Q)
10. Stormy Weather (Q)
11. I’m Satisfied (R)
12. Jive Stomp (R)
13. Harlem Speaks (R)
14. In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree (R)
15. Solitude (S)
16. Saddest Tale (S)
17. Moonglow (S)
18. Sump’n ‘Bout Rhythm (S)
19. Slippery Horn (alt.tk -B) (O)
20. Blackbird Medley (Part I) (alt.tk -B) (O)
- I Can't Give You Anything But Love
- Doin’ The New Low Down
- I Must Have That Man!
21. Blackbird Medley (Part II) (alt.tk -C) (O)
- Dixie
- Diga Diga Do
- Porgy
- I Can't Give You Anything But Love
22. Blackbird Medley (Part II) (alt.tk -B) (O)
- Dixie
- Diga Diga Do
- Porgy
- I Can't Give You Anything But Love
23. Drop Me Off At Harlem (alt.tk -B) (O)
24. Bundle Of Blues (alt tk.-B) (Q)
25. Jive Stomp (alt tk.-B) (R)

DISC V
01. Admiration (matrix C883) (T)
02. Farewell Blues (T)
03. Let’s Have A Jubilee (T)
04. Porto Rican Chaos (Moonlight Fiesta) (alt tk. matrix C886-2) (T)
05. Margie (U)
06. Porto Rican Chaos (Moonlight Fiesta) (master take B16974-1) (U)
07. In A Sentimental Mood (V)
08. Showboat Shuffle (V)
09. Merry-Go-Round (matrix B17408) (V)
10. Admiration (matrix B17409) (V)
11. Cotton (W)
12. Truckin’ (W)
13. Accent On Youth (W)
14. Reminiscing In Tempo (Part 1) (X)
15. Reminiscing In Tempo (Part 2) (X)
16. Reminiscing In Tempo (Part 3) (X)
17. Reminiscing In Tempo (Part 4) (X)
18. I Don’t Know Why I Love You So (Y)
19. Dinah Lou (Y)
20. Isn’t Love The Strangest Thing? (Z)
21. (There Is) No Greater Love (Z)
22. Clarinet Lament (Z)
23. Echoes Of Harlem (Z)
24. Porto Rican Chaos (Moonlight Fiesta) (alt tk. matrix B16974-2) (U)
25. I Don’t Know Why I Love You So (alt tk. -2) (Y)
26. Dinah Lou (alt tk. -3) (Y)

DISC VI
01. Love Is Like A Cigarette (AA)
02. Kissin’ My Baby Good-Night (AA)
03. Oh, Babe! Maybe Someday (AA)
04. Shoe Shine Boy (BB)
05. It Was A Sad Night In Harlem (BB)
06. Trumpet In Spades (BB)
07. Yearning For Love (BB)
08. In A Jam (CC)
09. Exposition Swing (CC)
10. Uptown Downbeat (Blackout) (CC)
11. Scattin’ At The Cotton Club (Scattin’ At The Kit Kat) (DD)
12. Black Butterfly (DD)
13. The New Birmingham Breakdown (EE)
14. Scattin’ At The Kit Kat (Scattin’ At The Cotton Club) (EE)
15. I’ve Got To Be A Rug Cutter (EE)
16. The New East St. Louis Toodle-O (EE)
17. Exposition Swing (alt tk. -2) (CC)
18. Black Butterfly (alt tk. -2) (DD)
19. The New Birmingham Breakdown (alt tk. -2) (EE)
20. Scattin’ At The Kit Kat (Scattin’ At The Cotton Club) (alt tk. -2) (EE)
21. I’ve Got To Be A Rug Cutter (alt tk. -2) (EE)
22. The New East St. Louis Toodle-O (alt tk. -2) (EE)

DISC VII (Session JJ is continued on Disc VIII)
01. There’s A Lull In My Life (FF)
02. It’s Swell Of You (FF)
03. You Can’t Run Away From Love Tonight (FF)
04. Azure (GG)
05. The Lady Who Couldn’t Be Kissed (GG)
06. Old Plantation (GG)
07. Caravan (HH)
08. Azure (HH)
09. All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm (II)
10. All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm (matrix M520) (II)
11. Alabamy Home (II)
12. Chatter-Box (Jumpy) (JJ)
13. Jubilesta (JJ)
14. There’s A Lull In My Life (alt tk. -2) (FF)
15. It’s Swell Of You (alt tk. -2) (FF)
16. You Can’t Run Away From Love Tonight (alt tk. -2) (FF)
17. Azure (alt tk.-2) (GG)
18. Old Plantation (alt tk.-2) (GG)
19. All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm (matrix M519 alt tk.-2) (II)
20. All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm (matrix M520 alt tk.-2) (II)
21. Alabamy Home (alt tk.-2) (II)

DISC VIII
01. Diminuendo In Blue (JJ)
02. Crescendo In Blue (JJ)
03. Harmony In Harlem (JJ)
04. Dusk On The Desert (JJ)
05. Stepping Into Swing Society (KK)
06. Prologue To Black And Tan Fantasy (KK)
07. The New Black And Tan Fantasy (KK)
08. Riding On A Blue Note (LL)
09. Lost In Meditation (LL)
10. The Gal From Joe’s (LL)
11. If You Were In My Place (What Would You Do)? (MM)
12. Skrontch (Scrounch) (MM)
13. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart (NN)
14. Braggin’ In Brass (NN)
15. Carnival In Caroline (NN)
16. Diminuendo In Blue (alt tk. -2) (JJ)
17. Crescendo In Blue (alt tk. -2) (JJ)
18. Harmony In Harlem (alt tk. -X) (JJ)
19. Harmony In Harlem (alt tk. -1) (JJ)
20. Dusk On The Desert (alt tk. -1) (JJ)
21. Riding On A Blue Note (alt tk. -2) (LL)
22. The Gal From Joe’s (alt tk. -2) (LL)
23. If You Were In My Place (What Would You Do)? (alt tk. -1) (MM)
24. Skrontch (Scrounch) (alt tk. -1) (MM)
25. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart (alt tk. -1) (NN)
26. Braggin’ In Brass (alt tk. -2) (NN)

DISC IX

01. Swingtime In Honolulu (OO)
02. I’m Slappin’ Seventh Avenue (With The Sole Of My Shoe) (OO)
03. Dinah’s In A Jam (OO)
04. When My Sugar Walks Down The Street  (All The Little Birdies Go Tweet-Tweet-Tweet) (PP)
05. You Gave Me The Gate (And I’m Swingin’) (PP)
06. Rose Of The Rio Grande (PP)
07. Pyramid (PP)
08. The Stevedore’s Serenade (QQ)
09. La De Doody Doo (QQ)
10. Watermelon Man (QQ)
11. (A) Gypsy Without A Song (QQ)
12. A Blues Serenade (RR)
13. Love In Swingtime (RR)
14. Please Forgive Me (RR)
15. Lambeth Walk (SS)
16. Prelude To A Kiss (SS)
17. Hip Chic (SS)
18. Buffet Flat (SS)
19. Twits And Twerps (Boy Meets Horn) (matrix M898-1) (TT)
20. Mighty Like The Blues (TT)
21. Rose Of The Rio Grande (alt tk. -2) (PP)
22. Pyramid (alt tk. -2) (PP)
23. Prelude To A Kiss (alt tk. -2) (SS)
24. Twits And Twerps (Boy Meets Horn) (matrix M898-2) (TT)
25. Mighty Like The Blues (alt tk. -1) (TT)

DISC X
01. Jazz Potpurri (UU)
02. T.T. On Toast (Lady In Doubt) (UU)
03. Battle Of Swing (UU)
04. Old King Dooji (VV)
05. Boy Meets Horn (Twits And Twerps) (VV)
06. Slap Happy (VV)
07. Pussy Willow (WW)
08. Subtle Lament (WW)
09. Lady In Blue (WW)
10. Smorgasbord And Schnapps (WW)
11. Portrait Of The Lion (XX)
12. (I Want) Something To Live For (XX)
13. Solid Old Man (XX)
14. T.T. On Toast (Lady In Doubt) (alt tk. -2) (UU)
15. Battle Of Swing (alt tk. -1) (UU)
16. Slap Happy (alt tk. -2) (VV)
17. Subtle Lament (alt tk. -X) (WW)
18. Lady In Blue (alt tk. -X) (WW)
19. Portrait Of The Lion (alt tk. -2) (XX)

DISC XI
01. Cotton Club Stomp (YY)
02. Doin’ The Voom Voom (YY)
03. Way Low (YY)
04. Serenade To Sweden (YY)
05. In A Mizz (ZZ)
06. I’m Checkin’ Out-Go’om Bye (ZZ)
07. A Lonely Co-Ed (ZZ)
08. You Can Count On Me (ZZ)
09. Bouncing Buoyancy (AAA)
10. The Sergeant Was Shy (AAA)
11. Grievin’ (matrix WM 1064) (AAA)
12. Little Posey (BBB)
13. I Never Felt This Way Before (BBB)
14. Grievin’ (matrix WM 1093) (BBB)
15. Tootin’ Through The Roof (BBB)
16. Weely (BBB)
17. Your Love Has Faded (C