January 22, 1968. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at Fine Studio for the Album "Second Sacred Concert."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, Benny Green, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Jeff Castleman, b; Sam Woodyard, Steve Little, d; Alice Babs, Devonne Gardner, Trish Turner, Roscoe Gill, v; The AME Mother Zion Church Choir, Choirs Of St Hilda's and St. Hugh's School, Central Connecticut State College Singers, The Frank Parker Singers, choirs.

Fantasy F-8407 RCA:19/3
SSC:3
Heaven
Alice Babs, vocal
Fantasy F-8407 RCA:19/5
SSC:5
Almighty God
Alice Babs, vocal
Fantasy F-8407 RCA:19/7
SSC:7
It's Freedom
Fantasy F-8407 RCA:19/10
SSC:10
T.G.T.T.
Alice Babs, vocal
Fantasy F-8407 RCA:20/2
SSC:11
Praise God And Dance
Alice Babs, vocal


January 26, 1968. New Haven, Connecticut.

Concert at Woolsey Hall, Yale University, released as "Yale Concert."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Jeff Castleman, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Fantasy F-9433 Yale:1 Little Purple Flower
Fantasy F-9433 Yale:2 Put-Tin
Fantasy F-9433 Yale:3 A Chromatic Love Affair
Fantasy F-9433 Yale:4 Boola Boola
Fantasy F-9433 Yale:5a Warm Valley [Johnny Hodges medley]
Fantasy F-9433 Yale:5b Drag [Johnny Hodges medley]
Fantasy F-9433 Yale:6 Salome
Fantasy F-9433 Yale:7 Swamp Goo
Fantasy F-9433 Yale:8 Up Jump
Fantasy F-9433 Yale:9 Take The "A" Train


February 19, 1968. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at Fine Studio. Second Sacred Concert, continued. Two titles were left off the CD. This is a case where it is the LP that has the bonus tracks.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, Benny Green, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Jeff Castleman, b; Sam Woodyard, Steve Little, d; Alice Babs, Devonne Gardner, Trish Turner, Roscoe Gill, v; The AME Mother Zion Church Choir, Choirs Of St Hilda's and St. Hugh's School, Central Connecticut State College Singers, The Frank Parker Singers, choirs.

Fantasy F-8407 RCA:19/1
SSC:1
Praise God
Fantasy F-8407 RCA:19/2
SSC:2
Supreme Being
combined choirs, vocal
Fantasy F-8407 RCA:19/4
SSC:4
Something About Believing
combined choirs, vocal
Fantasy F-8407 RCA:19/6
SSC:6
The Shepherd (Who Watches Over The Night Flock)
Fantasy F-8407 RCA:19/8
SSC:8
Meditation
Fantasy F-8407 RCA:19/9
SSC:9
The Biggest And Busiest Intersection
Fantasy F-8407 RCA:19/11 Don't Get Down On Your Knees To Pray Until You Have Forgiven Everyone
Fantasy F-8407 RCA:20/1 Father Forgive


February 28, 1968. New York.

Newport Jazz Festival Announcement Party recorded at RCA Studio A.

Duke Ellington: Duke Ellington, p.

L&R:1/17 Sweet Fat And That
L&R:1/18 Satin Doll
L&R:1/19 Carolina Shout


September 23, 1968. Mexico City.

Concert at the Auditorio De La Reforma.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Mercer Ellington, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Russell Procope, cl, as; Johnny Hodges, as; Paul Gonsalves, Harold Ashby, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Jeff Castleman, b; Rufus Jones, d.

A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:1 Satin Doll
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:7 Things Ain't What They Used To Be
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:13 Take The "A" Train


September 28, 1968. Mexico City.

Concert at the Palacio De Bellas Artes.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Mercer Ellington, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Russell Procope, cl, as; Johnny Hodges, as; Paul Gonsalves, Harold Ashby, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Jeff Castleman, b; Rufus Jones, d.

A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:2a Creole Love Call [medley]
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:2b Black And Tan Fantasy [medley]
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:2c The Mooche [medley]
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:3 Happy-Go-Lucky Local
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:4 THE LATIN AMERICAN SUITE [as MEXICANTICIPATION]
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:5 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:6 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:8 Mood Indigo
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:9 Mood Indigo
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:10 Take The "A" Train
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:11 Sophisticated Lady
A Vision AMLY-8029 Mexico:12 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me


November 5, 1968. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio for the album "The Latin American Suite."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Mercer Ellington, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Jeff Castleman, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Fantasy F-8419 LAS:1-7 THE LATIN AMERICAN SUITE
Fantasy F-8419 LAS:1 Oclupaca [The Latin American Suite]
Fantasy F-8419 LAS:2 Chico Cuadradino [The Latin American Suite]
Fantasy F-8419 LAS:3 Eque [The Latin American Suite]
Fantasy F-8419 LAS:5 The Sleeping Lady And The Giant Who Watches Over Her [The Latin American Suite]
Fantasy F-8419 LAS:6 Latin American Sunshine [The Latin American Suite]
Fantasy F-8419 LAS:7 Brasilliance [The Latin American Suite]


November 6, 1968. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio. The bulk of Introduction - Opening Titles was recorded on this date, but the beginning portion is from November 23, 1968. Only the first 16 bars of Daily Double were recorded on this date, the rest is from December 3, 1968.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Willie Cook, t; Chuck Connors, btb; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, cl, as; Paul Gonsalves, Harold Ashby, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Jeff Castleman, b; Rufus Jones, d.

LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1 THE DEGAS SUITE
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.1 Introduction - Opening Titles [The Degas Suite]
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.2 Race [The Degas Suite]
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.3 Racing [The Degas Suite]
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.4 Piano Pastel [The Degas Suite]
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.5 Improvisation - Marcia Regina [The Degas Suite]
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.6 Piano Pastel [The Degas Suite]
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.7 Daily Double [The Degas Suite]
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.8 Drawings [The Degas Suite]
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.9 Promenade [The Degas Suite]
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.10 Sonnet [The Degas Suite]
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.11 Race [The Degas Suite]


November 23, 1968. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio. Only the beginning portion of Introduction - Opening Titles was recorded on this date. The rest is from November 6, 1968.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Harold Ashby, ts; Duke Ellington, p; Jeff Castleman, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Saja 91233-2 PC:9/1 I Can't Get Started

Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Money Johnson, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Jeff Castleman, b; Rufus Jones, d.

LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.1 Introduction - Opening Titles [The Degas Suite]


November 29, 1968. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Money Johnson, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Jeff Castleman, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Saja 91233-2 PC:9/2 Waiting For You
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/3 Knuf
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/4 The Giggling Rapids [as Gigl]
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/5 Meditation
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/6 Sophisticated Lady
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/7 Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me)
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/8 Mood Indigo
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/9 In A Sentimental Mood
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/10a I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/10b Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/11 Reva


December 3, 1968. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio. First 16 bars of Daily Double were recorded November 6, 1968.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Money Johnson, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Jeff Castleman, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Saja 91233-2 PC:9/12 Ortseam
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/13 Cool And Groovy
Trish Turner, vocal
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/14 Elos
Saja 91233-2 PC:9/15 The "C" Jam Blues
LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.7 Daily Double [The Degas Suite]


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