February 1949. Los Angeles.

ABC broadcast from the Hollywood Empire.

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

AFRS JJ-39 2GC:7 Main Stem


February 1949. Los Angeles.

ABC broadcast from the Hollywood Empire.

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

AFRS JJ-46 Empire:6 H'ya Sue
AFRS JJ-46 Empire:7 The "C" Jam Blues
AFRS JJ-46 Empire:8 Passion Flower
AFRS JJ-46 Empire:9 Clementine
AFRS JJ-46 Empire:10 Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'
AFRS JJ-46 Empire:11 One O'Clock Jump [incomplete]


February 10, 1949. Los Angeles.

ABC broadcast from the Hollywood Empire.

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

AFRS J-336 Empire:1 Solid Old Man
AFRS J-336 Empire:2 Singin' In The Rain
AFRS J-336 Empire:3 Three Cent Stomp
AFRS J-336 Empire:4 Tulip Or Turnip?
Ray Nance, vocal
AFRS J-336 Empire:5 Take The "A" Train


February 1949. Los Angeles.

ABC broadcast from the Hollywood Empire.

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

AFRS J-361 Empire:12 Unbooted Character
AFRS J-361 Empire:13 Paradise
AFRS J-361 Empire:14 How You Sound
AFRS J-361 Empire:15 It's Monday Every Day
Al Hibbler, vocal
AFRS J-361 Empire:16 Caravan
AFRS J-361 Empire:17 Cotton Tail


February 16, 1949. Los Angeles.

Soundtrack to film "Symphony In Swing" recorded at Universal Studios.

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

Universal DEHOFvhs SYMPHONY IN SWING [film]
DEHOFvhs Take The "A" Train [from film Symphony In Swing]
DEHOFvhs On A Turquoise Cloud [from film Symphony In Swing]
Kay Davis, vocal


September 1, 1949. New York.

Columbia recording session.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Shorty Baker, Dave Burns, Al Killian, Ray Nance, Nelson Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Tyree Glenn, Quentin Jackson, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Jimmy Forrest, Charlie Rouse, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Wendell Marshall, b; Sonny Greer, d.

CO41687-1 Columbia 38606 C49-50:1
CoCo:3/2
You Of All People
Al Hibbler, vocal
CO41688 Up-to-Date 2003 AT10:15 Creole Love Call
Kay Davis, vocal
CO41688-1 Columbia 38606 C49-50:2
CoCo:3/3
EsCo:2/15
Creole Love Call
Kay Davis, vocal
CO41689 Up-to-Date 2003 AT10:16 The Greatest There Is
Lu Elliott, vocal
CO41689-1 FDC 1022 C49-50:3
CoCo:3/4
The Greatest There Is
Lu Elliott, vocal
CO41690 Up-to-Date 2003 AT10:17 Snibor
CO41690-1 CBS 62993 C49-50:4
CoCo:3/5
EsCo:2/14
Snibor


December 22, 1949. New York.

Columbia recording session.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Ray Nance, t; Tyree Glenn, tb, vib; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Wendell Marshall, b; Sonny Greer, d; Billy Strayhorn replaces Ellington on piano on "The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise" and on celeste on "On The Sunny Side Of The Street."

CO42550-1 Columbia 30195 C49-50:5
CoCo:3/6
The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
Al Hibbler, vocal
CO42551-1 Columbia 30195 C49-50:6
CoCo:3/7
Joog Joog
Kay Davis, Lu Elliott, vocal
CO42552-1 Columbia 38702 C49-50:7
CoCo:3/8
Good Woman Blues
Al Hibbler, vocal
CO42553 Up-to-Date2003 AT10:18 On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Lu Elliott, vocal
CO42553 Up-to-Date2003 AT10:19 On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Lu Elliott, vocal
CO42553-1 Columbia 38702 C49-50:8
CoCo:3/9
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Lu Elliott, vocal
CO42554-1 Columbia PE-7 C49-50:9
CoCo:3/10
B Sharp Boston
CO42554 Up-to-Date 2004 AT10:20 B Sharp Boston


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