May 26, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders for the album "The Nutcracker Suite."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Columbia CL-1541 3Suites:1-9 THE NUTCRACKER SUITE
RHCO46653-5 Columbia CL-1541 3Suites:1 Overture [The Nutcracker Suite]
RHCO46654-6 Columbia CL-1541 3Suites:5 Entr'Acte [The Nutcracker Suite]


May 31, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders for the album "Piano In The Background."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

RHCO46656-6 Columbia CL-1541 3Suites:2 Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance of The Reed-Pipes) [The Nutcracker Suite]
RHCO46662-6 Columbia CL-1546 PIB:5 I'm Beginning To See The Light
RHCO46663-7 Columbia CL-1546 PIB:4 Perdido


June 1, 1960. Los Angeles

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Wille Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, t; Ray Nance, t, vn; Lawrence Brown, Bootsy Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

RHCO46670 CBS 26306 56/62v3:B4 Lost In Loveliness
Milt Grayson, vocal


June 2, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

RHCO46673-3 Columbia CL-1546 PIB:7 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
RHCO46671 CBS 26306 56/62v3:B5 I'm Just A Lucky So And So
Milt Grayson, vocal
RHCO46672 CBS 26306 56/62v3:B6 One More Once
Milt Grayson, vocal


June 3, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

RHCO46674-20 Columbia CL-1541 3Suites:8
EsCo:3.16
Dance Of The Floreadores (Waltz Of The Flowers) [The Nutcracker Suite]
RHCO46675-2 Columbia CL-1541 3Suites:4 Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance Of The Sugar-Plum Fairy) [The Nutcracker Suite]


June 20, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d; Billy Strayhorn replaces Ellington on "Dreamy Sort Of Thing."

RHCO46676-4 CBS 88654 PIB:13
56/62v2:A6
Lullaby Of Birdland
RHCO46676-5 CBS 88654 PIB:10
56/62v2:B1
Lullaby Of Birdland
RHCO46677-5 CBS 88654 PIB:12
56/62v2:B2
Dreamy Sort Of Thing
RHCO46681-1 Columbia CL-1546 PIB:3a Kinda Dukish
RHCO46681-1 Columbia CL-1546 PIB:3b Rockin' In Rhythm


June 21, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

RHCO46684-5 Columbia CL-1541 3Suites:7 Chinoiserie (Chinese Dance) [The Nutcracker Suite]
RHCO46685-5 Columbia CL-1541 3Suites:3 Peanut Brittle Brigade (March) [The Nutcracker Suite]


June 22, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

RHCO46655-5A Columbia CL-1541 3Suites:9 Arabesque Cookie (Arabian Dance) [The Nutcracker Suite]
RHCO46688-5 Columbia CL-1541 3Suites:6 The Volga Vouty (Russian Dance) [The Nutcracker Suite]
RHCO46689-4 Columbia CL-1546 PIB:8 Main Stem


June 28, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders for the album "Peer Gynt Suites & Suite Thursday."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Columbia CL-1597 3Suites:10-14 PEER GYNT SUITES
RHCO46705-5 Columbia CL-1597 3Suites:10 Morning Mood [Peer Gynt Suites]
RHCO46706-4 Columbia CL-1597 3Suites:14 Anitra's Dance [Peer Gynt Suites]
RHCO46707-5 Columbia CL-1546 PIB:6 Midriff
RHCO46708-1 Columbia CL-1546 PIB:9 Take The "A" Train


June 29, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

RHCO46709-8 Columbia CL-1597 3Suites:12 Solvejg's Song [Peer Gynt Suites]
RHCO46710-7 Columbia CL-1597 3Suites:13 Ase's Death [Peer Gynt Suites]
RHCO46711-2 Columbia CL-1546 PIB:2 What Am I Here For?


June 30, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, Gerald Wilson, t; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

RHCO46713-5 CBS 88654 PIB:11
56/62v2:B3
The Wailer
RHCO46706 Columbia CL-1597 3Suites:11 In The Hall Of The Mountain King [Peer Gynt Suites]
RHCO46715-2 Columbia CL-1546 PIB:1
EsCo:3/13
Happy-Go-Lucky Local


July 1, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, t; Ray Nance, t, vn; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

CBS 88654 56/62v2:B4-6 THE ASPHALT JUNGLE SUITE
RHCO46717 CBS 88654 56/62v2:B4 Wild Car [The Asphalt Jungle Suite]
RHCO46718 CBS 88654 56/62v2:B5 Cops [The Asphalt Jungle Suite]
RHCO46719 CBS 88654 56/62v2:B6 Robbers [The Asphalt Jungle Suite]


July 14, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders released on album "Unknown Session" in 1979.

Duke Ellington: Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, tb; Johnny Hodges, as; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

RHCO46703 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:1 Everything But You
RHCO46704 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:2 Black Beauty
RHCO46712 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:3 All Too Soon
RHCO46716 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:4
EsCo:3/14
Something To Live For
RHCO46720 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:5 Mood Indigo
RHCO46725 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:6
EsCo:3/15
Creole Blues
RHCO46726 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:7 Don't You Know I Care (Or Don't You Care To Know)
RHCO46727 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:8 A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
RHCO46728 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:9 Mighty Like The Blues
RHCO46729 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:10 Tonight I Shall Sleep (With A Smile On My Face)
RHCO46730 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:11 Dual Highway
RHCO46731 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:12 Blues [#8 in NDesor]


July 22, 1960. Sacramento, California.

Dance Date at Mather Air Force Base.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Ed Mullens, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Red Baron AK-48631 HSD:1 Take The "A" Train
Unique Jazz 27 HSD:2 Paris Blues
Unique Jazz 27 HSD:3 Overture
Unique Jazz 27 HSD:4 Tenderly
Koala AW-14117 HSD:5 Such Sweet Thunder
Unique Jazz 27 HSD:6a Black And Tan Fantasy [medley]
Unique Jazz 27 HSD:6b Creole Love Call [medley]
Unique Jazz 27 HSD:6c The Mooche [medley]
Red Baron AK-48631 HSD:7 Satin Doll
Koala AW-14117 HSD:8 All Of Me
Unique Jazz 27 HSD:9 Jeep's Blues
Koala AW-14117 HSD:10 Laura
Koala AW-14117 HSD:11 Dance Of The Floreadores
Red Baron AK-48631 HSD:12 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
Red Baron AK-48631 HSD:13 Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me)
Red Baron AK-48631 HSD:14 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Red Baron AK-48631 HSD:15 Monologue (Pretty And The Wolf)
Duke Ellington, vocal
Red Baron AK-48631 HSD:16a Diminuendo In Blue
Red Baron AK-48631 HSD:16b Wailing Interval


September 24, 1960. Monterey, California.

Concert at the Monterey Jazz Festival.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Matthew Gee, Booty Wood, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Status Monterey:1/1 Take The "A" Train
Status Monterey:1/2 Perdido
Status Monterey:1/3 Overture
Status Monterey:1/4 Half The Fun
Status Monterey:1/5 Jeep's Blues
Status Monterey:1/6 Newport Up
Status Monterey:1/7 Sophisticated Lady
Status Monterey:1/8 SUITE THURSDAY
Status Monterey:1/8a Misfit Blues [Suite Thursday]
Status Monterey:1/8b Schwiphti [Suite Thursday]
Status Monterey:1/8c Zweet Zurzday [Suite Thursday]
Status Monterey:1/8d Lay-By [Suite Thursday]
Status Monterey:1/9 Dance Of The Floreadores
Status Monterey:1/10 Jam With Sam
Status Monterey:1/11 Jones
Status Monterey:2/6 On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Jimmy Rushing, vocal
Status Monterey:2/7 Goin' To Chicago
Jimmy Rushing, vocal
Status Monterey:2/8 Sent For You Yesterday
Jimmy Rushing, vocal
Status Monterey:2/9 You Can't Run Around
Jimmy Rushing, vocal
Status Monterey:2/10 Red Carpet


October 10, 1960. Los Angeles.

Columbia recording session at Radio Recorders.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, Fats Ford, Eddie Mullins, Ray Nance, t; Lawrence Brown, Matthew Gee, Booty Wood, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Paul Horn, as, ts, cl; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Columbia CL-1597 3Suites:15-18 SUITE THURSDAY
RHCO46797 Columbia CL-1597 3Suites:15 Misfit Blues [Suite Thursday]
RHCO46798 Columbia CL-1597 3Suites:16 Schwiphti [Suite Thursday]
RHCO46799 Columbia CL-1597 3Suites:17 Zweet Zurzday [Suite Thursday]
RHCO46800 Columbia CL-1597 3Suites:18 Lay-By [Suite Thursday]


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