January 7, 1933. New York.

ARC recording session. First 17 bars repeated on AT3:23.

Adelaide Hall with Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra: Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

B12773-C Brunswick 6518 C32-33:22 I Must Have That Man
Adelaide Hall, vocal
B12773-D Columbia OL-6770 AT3:21 I Must Have That Man
Adelaide Hall, vocal
B12774-C Brunswick 6518 C32-33:23 Baby!
Adelaide Hall, vocal
B12774-D Blu-Disc 1001 AT3:22 Baby!
Adelaide Hall, vocal

Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra:

B12855-A Brunswick 6467 C33:1 Eerie Moan
B12855-B Lucky 5036 AT3:23 Eerie Moan


February 15, 1933. New York.

English Columbia recording session. Fred Guy guitar only.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Freddy Jenkins, Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

W265049-2 Columbia J-1681 AT4:1 Merry Go Round
W265049-3 Columbia CB-591 C33:2 Merry Go Round
W265050-1 Columbia J-1681 AT4:2 Sophisticated Lady
W265050-2 Columbia CB-591 C33:3 Sophisticated Lady
W265051-2 Columbia CB-625 C33:4 I've Got The World On A String
Ivie Anderson, vocal


February 16, 1933. New York.

English Columbia recording session.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Freddy Jenkins, Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

W265052-3 Columbia CB-625 C33:5 Down A Carolina Lane


February 17, 1933. New York.

ARC recording session.

Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra: Freddy Jenkins, Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

B13078-A Brunswick 6527 C33:6
EsCo:1/8
Slippery Horn
B13078-B Blu-Disc 1003 AT4:3 Slippery Horn
B13079-A Brunswick 6516 C33:7 BLACKBIRD MEDLEY [PART 1]
B13079-A Brunswick 6516 C33:7a I Can't Give You Anything But Love [Blackbird Medley Part 1]
B13079-A Brunswick 6516 C33:7b Doin' The New Low Down [Blackbird Medley Part 1]
B13079-A Brunswick 6516 C33:7c I Must Have That Man [Blackbird Medley Part 1]
B13079-A Brunswick 6516 C33:7d Baby! [Blackbird Medley Part 1]
B13079-B Columbia OL-6770 AT4:4 BLACKBIRD MEDLEY [PART 1]
B13079-B Columbia OL-6770 AT4:4a I Can't Give You Anything But Love [Blackbird Medley Part 1]
B13079-B Columbia OL-6770 AT4:4b Doin' The New Low Down [Blackbird Medley Part 1]
B13079-B Columbia OL-6770 AT4:4c I Must Have That Man [Blackbird Medley Part 1]
B13079-B Columbia OL-6770 AT4:4d Baby! [Blackbird Medley Part 1]
B13080-A Brunswick 6516 C33:8 BLACKBIRD MEDLEY [PART 2]
B13080-A Brunswick 6516 C33:8a Dixie [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13080-A Brunswick 6516 C33:8b Diga Diga Doo [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13080-A Brunswick 6516 C33:8c Porgy [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13080-A Brunswick 6516 C33:8d I Can't Give You Anything But Love [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13080-B Columbia OL-6770 AT4:5 BLACKBIRD MEDLEY [PART 2]
B13080-B Columbia OL-6770 AT4:5a Dixie [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13080-B Columbia OL-6770 AT4:5b Diga Diga Doo [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13080-B Columbia OL-6770 AT4:5c Porgy [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13080-B Columbia OL-6770 AT4:5d I Can't Give You Anything But Love [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13080-C Up-to-Date 2009 AT4:6 BLACKBIRD MEDLEY [PART 2]
B13080-C Up-to-Date 2009 AT4:6a Dixie [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13080-C Up-to-Date 2009 AT4:6b Diga Diga Doo [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13080-C Up-to-Date 2009 AT4:6c Porgy [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13080-C Up-to-Date 2009 AT4:6d I Can't Give You Anything But Love [Blackbird Medley Part 2]
B13081-A Brunswick 6527 C33:9 Drop Me Off In Harlem
B13081-B Columbia 35837 AT4:7 Drop Me Off In Harlem


March 4, 1933. Astoria, New York.

Soundtrack to film "World At Large (Paramount Pictorial No. 837)" recorded at Paramount's Eastern Service Studios.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Freddy Jenkins, Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

Paramount DEHOFvhs WORLD AT LARGE (Paramount Pictorial No. 837) [film]
DEHOFvhs Sophisticated Lady [from film World At Large]
DEHOFvhs Creole Rhapsody [from film World At Large]


May 9, 1933. New York.

ARC recording session.

Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra: Freddy Jenkins, Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Joe Garland, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

B13306-A Brunswick 6571 C33:10 Happy As The Day Is Long
Ivie Anderson, vocal
B13307-A Brunswick 6571 C33:11 Raisin' The Rent
Ivie Anderson, vocal
B13308-A Brunswick 6607 C33:12 Get Yourself A New Broom (And Sweep The Blues Away)
Ivie Anderson, vocal


May 16, 1933. New York.

ARC recording session.

Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra: Freddy Jenkins, Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

B13337-A Brunswick 6607 C33:13 Bundle Of Blues
B13337-B Columbia 35836 AT4:8 Bundle Of Blues
B13338-A Brunswick 6600 C33:14 Sophisticated Lady
B13339-A Brunswick 6600 C33:15 Stormy Weather


May 23, 1933. Astoria, New York.

Soundtrack to film "A Bundle Of Blues" recorded at Paramount's Eastern Service Studios. Since you ask, the two dancers on "Bugle Call Rag" are Bessie Dudley in the light costume and Florence Hill in the dark costume.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Freddy Jenkins, Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, Benny James, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

Paramount DEIHdvd:19 A BUNDLE OF BLUES [film]
Max MLP-1001 DEIHdvd:19a Lightnin' [from film A Bundle Of Blues]
Max MLP-1001 DEIHdvd:19b Rockin' In Rhythm [from film A Bundle Of Blues]
Max MLP-1001 DEIHdvd:19c Stormy Weather [from film A Bundle Of Blues]
Ivie Anderson, vocal
Max MLP-1001 DEIHdvd:19d Bugle Call Rag [from film A Bundle Of Blues]
Max MLP-1001 DEIHdvd:19e Lightnin' [from film A Bundle Of Blues]


July 13, 1933. London.

English Decca recording session at Chenil Galleries.

Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra: Freddy Jenkins, Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

GB6038-3 Decca M-439 C33:16
BritCon:1
Hyde Park
GB6039-1 Decca 800 AT4:9
BritCon:2
Harlem Speaks
GB6039-2 Decca M-438 C33:17
BritCon:3
Harlem Speaks
GB6040-1 Decca M-439 C33:18
BritCon:4
Ain't Misbehavin'
GB6041-1 Decca 800 AT4:10
BritCon:5
Chicago
GB6041-2 Decca M-438 C33:19
BritCon:6
Chicago


July 14, 1933. London.

English Oriole recording session at Oriole Studios.

Duke Ellington: Duke Ellington, p.

538 Blu-Disc 1003 AT4:11 Souvenir Of Duke Ellington
539 Oriole C33:20 Souvenir Of Duke Ellington


August 15, 1933. New York.

ARC recording session.

Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra: Freddy Jenkins, Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

B13800-A Brunswick 6638 C33:21 I'm Satisfied
Ivie Anderson, vocal
B13801-A Brunswick 6638 C33:22 Jive Stomp
B13802-A Brunswick 6646 C33-35:1 Harlem Speaks
B13803-A Brunswick 6646 C33-35:2 In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree


September 26, 1933. Chicago.

RCA-Victor recording session at the Merchandise Mart.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Louis Bacon, Freddy Jenkins, Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

BS77025-1 Victor 24431 C33-35:3
RCA:6/12
Rude Interlude
Louis Bacon, vocal
BS77025-2 RCA 741114 AT4:12
RCA:6/13
Rude Interlude
Louis Bacon, vocal
BS77026-1 RCA 741114 AT4:13
RCA:6/14
Dallas Doings
BS77026-2 Victor 24431 C33-35:4
RCA:6/15
Dallas Doings


December 4, 1933. Chicago.

RCA-Victor recording session at the Merchandise Mart.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Louis Bacon, Freddy Jenkins, Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, tb; Barney Bigard, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as, ss; Otto Hardwick, as, cl, bsx; Harry Carney, bs, cl, as: Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d.

BS77199-1 Victor 24501 C33-35:5
RCA:7/1
Dear Old Southland
Louis Bacon, vocal
BS77199-2 RCA 741114 AT4:14
RCA:7/2
Dear Old Southland
Louis Bacon, vocal
BS77201-1 Victor 24501 C33-35:6
RCA:7/3
Daybreak Express
BS77201-2 RCA 741114 AT4:15
RCA:7/4
Daybreak Express


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