circa March 18, 1926. New York.

Pathe recording session at the East 53rd Street Studio.

Duke Ellington's Washingtonians: Harry Cooper, Leroy Rutledge, t; Charlie Irvis, tb; Don Redman, cl, as; Prince Robinson, cl, ts; Otto Hardwick, as, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Henry Edwards, bb.

106729 Pathe 7504 M1:11
C24-27:5
Georgia Grind
106730 Pathe 7504 M1:12
C24-27:6
Parlor Social Stomp


March 30, 1926. New York.

Gennett recording session at the East 37th Street Offices.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Harry Cooper, Leroy Rutledge, t; Charlie Irvis, tb; Don Redman, cl, as; Prince Robinson, cl, ts; Otto Hardwick, as, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Henry Edwards, bb; Sonny Greer, d.

X57-A Gennett 3291 M1:13
C24-27:7
(You've Got Those) Wanna-Go-Back-Again Blues
Sonny Greer, vocal
X58-A Gennett 3291 M1:14
C24-27:8
If You Can't Hold The Man You Love
Sonny Greer, vocal


June 21, 1926. New York.

Gennett recording session at the East 37th Street Offices. Joe Nanton replaces Irvis. Mack Shaw replaces Edwards.

Duke Ellington & His Washingtonians: Charlie Johnson, Bubber Miley, t; Joe Nanton, tb; Harvey Boone, cl, as; Prince Robinson, cl, ts; Otto Hardwick, as, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Mack Shaw, bb; Sonny Greer, d.

X190-? Gennett 3342 M1:15
C24-27:9
Animal Crackers
X191-? Gennett 3342 M1:16
C24-27:10
Li'l Farina


circa June, 1926. New York.

This is the famous piano roll which is not listed in Timner 4th or the New Desor, so Ellington's involvement should be regarded as questionable.

The Okeh Syncopators: possibly Duke Ellington's piano roll.

607 Paramount M1:17
AT1:5
{Jig Walk}


October 14, 1926. New York.

Gennett recording session at the East 37th Street Offices.

Alberta Jones With The Ellington Twins: Otto Hardwick, as; Duke Ellington, p.

X323-? Gennett 3403 M1:18 Lucky Numbers Blues
Alberta Jones, vocal
X324-? Gennett 3403 M1:19 I'm Gonna Put You Right In Jail
Alberta Jones, vocal


November 29, 1926. New York.

Vocalion recording session at Brunswick Studio. Louis Metcalf added.

Duke Ellington & His Kentucky Club Orchestra: Louis Metcalf, Bubber Miley, t; Joe Nanton, tb; possibly Prince Robinson, cl, ts; Edgar Sampson, as; Otto Hardwick, as, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Mack Shaw, bb; Sonny Greer, d.

E4110W Vocalion 1064 M1:20
C24-27:11
East St Louis Toodle-Oo
E4114W Vocalion 1064 M1:21
C24-27:12
Birmingham Breakdown


December 29, 1926. New York.

Vocalion recording session at Brunswick Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Kentucky Club Orchestra: Louis Metcalf, Bubber Miley, t; Joe Nanton, tb; possibly Prince Robinson, cl, ts; Edgar Sampson, as; Otto Hardwick, as, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Mack Shaw, bb; Sonny Greer, d.

E4321W Vocalion 1077 M2:1
C24-27:13
Immigration Blues
E4323W Vocalion 1077 M2:2
C24-27:14
The Creeper
E4324W Vocalion 1077 M2:3
AT1:6
The Creeper


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