January 10, 1927. New York.

Victor recording session at the 44th Street Studio.

Evelyn Preer: Bubber Miley, t; possibly Prince Robinson, cl, ts; Edgar Sampson, as, vn; Otto Hardwick, as; Duke Ellington, p; Sonny Greer, d.

2701b 37528-3 Tax LP-9 M2:4
CCT:2/19
RCA:1/1
If You Can't Hold The Man You Love
Evelyn Preer, vocal


February 3, 1927. New York.

Victor 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, cl, ss, bs, bsx; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Mack Shaw, bb; Sonny Greer, d.

2702a E4510 Vocalion 1086 M2:5
C24-27:15
New Orleans Low Down
2702b E4511 Vocalion 1086 M2:6
C24-27:16
Song Of The Cotton Field


February 28, 1927. New York.

Brunswick recording session at Brunswick Studio.

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

2703b E21641 Brunswick 3480 M2:7
C24-27:17
JTB:1
Birmingham Breakdown


March 14, 1927. New York.

Brunswick recording session at Brunswick Studio.

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

2704a E21873 Brunswick 3480 M2:8
C24-27:18
East St Louis Toodle-Oo


March 22, 1927. New York.

Columbia recording session.

The Washingtonians: Louis Metcalf, Bubber Miley, t; Joe Nanton, tb; possibly Prince Robinson, cl, ts; possibly Edgar Sampson, as, cl; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, ss, bs, bsx; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Mack Shaw, bb; Sonny Greer, d.

2705a W143705-3 Columbia 953D M2:9
C24-27:19
EsCo:1/2
East St Louis Toodle-Oo
2705b W143706-2 Columbia 953D M2:10
C24-27:20
JTB:2
Hop Head
2705c W143707-2 Columbia 1076D M2:11
C24-27:21
Down In Our Alley Blues


April 7, 1927. New York.

Brunswick recording session at Brunswick Studio.

The Washingtonians: Louis Metcalf, Bubber Miley, t; Joe Nanton, tb; possibly Prince Robinson, cl, ts; possibly Edgar Sampson, as, cl; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, ss, bs, bsx; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Mack Shaw, bb; Sonny Greer, d.

2706a E22299 Brunswick 3526 M2:12
C24-27:22
Black And Tan Fantasy


April 30, 1927. New York.

Brunswick recording session at Brunswick Studio. Also issued on Vocalion 15555 as Traymore Orchestra.

The Washingtonians: June Clark, Louis Metcalf, t; Joe Nanton, tb; possibly Prince Robinson, cl, ts; possibly Edgar Sampson, as, cl; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, ss, bs, bsx; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Mack Shaw, bb; Sonny Greer, d.

2707a E22809 Brunswick 3526 M2:13
C24-27:23
Soliloquy


October 6, 1927. New York.

Victor recording session at the 44th Street Studio. Harry Carney replaces Robinson. Wellman Braud replaces Shaw. Issued as "Washington Wabble."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Louis Metcalf, Bubber Miley, t; Joe Nanton, tb; Rudy Jackson, cl, ts; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, ss, bs, bsx; Harry Carney, as, cl; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

2708b BVE40156-1 Pirate MPC-510 M2:14
C27-28:1
RCA:1/2
Washington Wobble
2708c BVE40156-2 "X" LVA-3037 M2:15
AT1:7
RCA:1/3
Washington Wobble


October 26, 1927. Camden, New Jersey.

Victor recording session at Studio 1. Issued as "Black And Tan Fantasie" and "Washington Wabble."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Louis Metcalf, Bubber Miley, t; Joe Nanton, tb; Rudy Jackson, cl, ts; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, ss, bs, bsx; Harry Carney, as, cl; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

2709a BVE40155-4 Victor 21137 M2:19
C27-28:4
RCA:1/4
JTB:4
100:1
Black And Tan Fantasy
2709b BVE40156-5 Victor 21284 M2:20
C27-28:5
RCA:1/5
Washington Wobble
2709c BVE39370-1 Victor 21137 M2:16
C27-28:2
RCA:1/6
JTB:3
Creole Love Call
Adelaide Hall, vocal
2709d BVE39371-1 Victor 21490 M2:17
C27-28:3
RCA:1/7
The Blues I Love To Sing
Adelaide Hall, vocal
2709e BVE39371-2 "X" LVA-3037 M2:18
AT1:8
RCA:1/8
The Blues I Love To Sing
Adelaide Hall, vocal


November 3, 1927. New York.

Okeh recording session at 11 Union Square.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Louis Metcalf, Jabbo Smith, t; Joe Nanton, tb; Rudy Jackson, cl ts; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, ss, bs, bsx; Harry Carney, as, cl; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

2710a 81775-A Okeh 40955 M3:1
C27-28:6
What Can A Poor Fellow Do?
2710b 81776-B Okeh 40955 M3:2
AT1:9
EsCo:1/3
Black And Tan Fantasy
2710c 81776-C Okeh 40955 M3:3
C27-28:7
Black And Tan Fantasy

The Chicago Footwarmers:

2701d 81777-C Okeh 8675 M3:4
C27-28:8
Chicago Stomp Down
Adelaide Hall, vocal


December 19, 1927. New York.

Victor recording session at Liederkranz Hall. Harry Carney adds baritone sax.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Louis Metcalf, Bubber Miley, t; Joe Nanton, tb; Rudy Jackson, cl, ts; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, ss, bs, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, ss, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

2712a BVE41244-1 Victor 21284 M3:5
C27-28:9
RCA:1/9
Harlem River Quiver
2712b BVE41244-2 RCA 731043 M3:6
AT1:10
RCA:1/10
Harlem River Quiver
2712c BVE41244-3 "X" LVA-3037 M3:7
AT1:11
RCA:1/11
Harlem River Quiver
2712d BVE41245-2 Victor 21703 M3:8
C27-28:10
RCA:1/12
100:2
East St Louis Toodle-Oo
2712e BVE41246-1 Victor 21490 M3:9
C27-28:11
RCA:1/13
Blue Bubbles
2712f BVE41246-2 Pirate MPC-510 M3:10
AT1:12
RCA:1/14
Blue Bubbles


December 29, 1927. New York.

Vocalion recording session at Brunswick Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Cotton Club Orchestra: Louis Metcalf, Bubber Miley, t; Joe Nanton, tb; Rudy Jackson, cl, ts; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, ss, bs, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, ss, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

2713a E6824 Vocalion 1153 M3:11
C27-28:12
Red Hot Band
2713b E6826 Vocalion 1153 M3:12
C27-28:13
Doin' The Frog


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