November 13, 1948. New York.

Concert at Carnegie Hall. There are no studio sessions for 1948 because of a union recording ban.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Shorty Baker, Shelton Hemphill, Al Killian, Ray Nance, Francis Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Tyree Glenn, Quentin Jackson, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Al Sears, Ben Webster, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wendell Marshall, b; Sonny Greer, d; Billy Strayhorn replaces Ellington on "Lush Life."

VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/1 Three Cent Stomp
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/2 Lady Of The Lavender Mist
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/3 Suddenly It Jumped
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/4 Reminiscing In Tempo
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/5 She Wouldn't Be Moved
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/6-7 THE SYMPHOMANIAC
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/6 Symphonic Or Bust [The Symphomaniac]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/7 How You Sound [The Symphomaniac]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/8 My Friend
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/9 Tootin' Through The Roof
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/10 Creole Love Call
Kay Davis, vocal
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/11 Don't Blame Me
Kay Davis, vocal
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/12 Paradise
J-676-1106/7 V-Disc 898 C47-48:18-19
CH4811:1/13
The Tattooed Bride
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:1/14 Manhattan Murals
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/1 Lush Life
Kay Davis, vocal
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/2 Hy'a Sue
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/3 Fantazm
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/4 You Oughta
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/5 Brown Betty
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/6 Humoresque
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/7 How High The Moon
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/8 Cotton Tail
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/9 Don't Be So Mean To Baby ('Cause Baby's So Good To You)
Al Hibbler, vocal
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/10 Lover Come Back To Me
Al Hibbler, vocal
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/11 Trees
Al Hibbler, vocal
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/12 It's Monday Every Day
Al Hibbler, vocal
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/13a Don't Get Around Much Anymore [medley]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/13b Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me [medley]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/13c In A Sentimental Mood [medley]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/13d Mood Indigo [medley]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/13e I'm Beginning To See The Light [medley]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/13f Sophisticated Lady [medley]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/13g Caravan [medley]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/13h It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) [medley]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/13i Solitude [medley]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/13j I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart [medley]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/13k Don't Get Around Much Anymore [medley]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/14 Limehouse Blues
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/15 Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
Ray Nance, vocal
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/16 Blue Skies [as Trumpet No End]
VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/17 Things Ain't What They Used To Be


November 22, 1948. Philadelphia.

CBS broadcast from the Click.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Shorty Baker, Shelton Hemphill, Al Killian, Francis Williams, t; Ray Nance, t, vn; Lawrence Brown, Quentin Jackson, tb; Yree Glenn, tb, vb; Russell Procope, as, cl; Johnny Hodges, as; Jimmy Hamilton, ts, cl; Al Sears, Ben Webster, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wendell Marshall, b; Sonny Greer, d.

AFRS ONS-1830 Dooji4:5 Take The "A" Train
AFRS ONS-1830 Dooji4:6 Suddenly It Jumped
AFRS ONS-1830 Dooji4:7 It's Monday Every Day
Al Hibbler, vocal
AFRS ONS-1830 Dooji4:8 How High The Moon
AFRS ONS-1830 Dooji4:9 On A Turquoise Cloud
Kay Davis, vocal
AFRS ONS-1830 Dooji4:10 Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'
Ray Nance, vocal
AFRS ONS-1830 Dooji4:11 Blue Skies [as Trumpet No End]
AFRS ONS-1830 Dooji4:12 H'ya Sue


December 10, 1948. Ithaca, New York.

Concert at Cornell University.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Shorty Baker, Shelton Hemphill, Al Killian, Ray Nance, Francis Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Tyree Glenn, Quentin Jackson, tb; Russell Procope, as, cl; Johnny Hodges, as; Jimmy Hamilton, ts, cl; Al Sears, Ben Webster, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, g; Wendell Marshall, b; Sonny Greer, d.

Cornell1:1 The Star Spangled Banner
Cornell1:2 Lady Of The Lavender Mist
Cornell1:3 Suddenly It Jumped
Cornell1:4 Reminiscing In Tempo
Cornell1:5 She Wouldn't Be Moved
Cornell1:6 Paradise
Cornell1:7-8 THE SYMPHOMANIAC
Cornell1:7 Symphonic Or Bust [The Symphomaniac]
Cornell1:8 How You Sound [The Symphomaniac]
Cornell1:9 My Friend
Cornell1:10 You Oughta
Cornell1:11 Creole Love Call
Kay Davis, vocal
Cornell1:12 Don't Blame Me
Kay Davis, vocal
Cornell1:13 Lover Man
Kay Davis, vocal
Cornell1:14 The Tattooed Bride
Cornell1:15 Dancers In Love
Cornell2:1 Manhattan Murals
Cornell2:2 Hy'a Sue
Cornell2:3 Fantazm
Cornell2:4 Tootin' Through The Roof
Cornell2:5 Brown Betty
Cornell2:6 Humoresque
Cornell2:7 How High The Moon
Cornell2:8 Don't Be So Mean To Baby ('Cause Baby's So Good To You)
Al Hibbler, vocal
Cornell2:9 Lover Come Back To Me
Cornell2:10 It's Monday Every Day
Cornell2:11a Don't Get Around Much Anymore [medley]
Cornell2:11b Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me [medley]
Cornell2:11c In A Sentimental Mood [medley]
Cornell2:11d Mood Indigo [medley]
Cornell2:11e I'm Beginning To See The Light [medley]
Cornell2:11f Sophisticated Lady [medley]
Cornell2:11g Caravan [medley]
Cornell2:11h It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) [medley]
Cornell2:11i I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart [medley]
Cornell2:11j Don't Get Around Much Anymore [medley]
Cornell2:12 Limehouse Blues


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