February 1, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Cootie Williams, t; Malcolm Taylor, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Russell Procope, as, cl; Norris Turney, as; Harold Ashby, Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Wild Will Davis, org; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Pablo 2310-815 Workshop:4 Love Is Just Around The Corner

Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Pablo 2310-815 Workshop:4 Edward The Second


February 2, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio released on the album "The Intimate Ellington."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Money Johnson, t; Booty Wood, Malcolm Taylor, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Norris Turney, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Pablo 2310-787 Intimate:4 Intimate Interlude


February 3, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Edward Preston, Cootie Williams, t; Booty Wood, Malcolm Taylor, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Norris Turney, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Wild Bill Davis, org, p on Looking For My Man only; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Storyville 1018402 NYNY:12 Looking For My Man
Nell Brookshire, vocal
Pablo 2310-815 Workshop:3 Dick


February 11, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio.

Duke Ellington: Wild Bill Davis, org; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

PP:14 Riddle
PP:15 Blues [#18 in NDesor]

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Cootie Williams, t; Malcolm Taylor, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Russell Procope, as, cl; Norris Turney, as; Harold Ashby, Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Wild Will Davis, org; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Storyville 1018402 NYNY:13 No Title


February 17, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio for the album "The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Eddie Preston, Cootie Williams, t; Malcolm Taylor, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Russell Procope, cl, as; Norris Turney, cl, as, f; Paul Gonsalves, Harold Ashby, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Fantasy F-9498 AEE:1-8 THE AFRO-EURASIAN ECLIPSE
Fantasy F-9498 AEE:2 Didjeridoo [The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse]
Fantasy F-9498 AEE:3 Afrique [The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse]
Fantasy F-9498 AEE:7 Tell Me It's The Truth [as True] [The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse]
Fantasy F-9498 AEE:1 Chinoiserie [The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse]
Fantasy F-9498 AEE:5 Gong [The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse]
Fantasy F-9498 AEE:6 Tang [The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse]
Fantasy F-9498 AEE:8 The Hard Way [The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse]


February 23, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Edward Preston, Cootie Williams, t; Booty Wood, Malcolm Taylor, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Norris Turney, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Wild Bill Davis, org; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:9 Checkered Hat
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:10 One More Time For The People [as There's A Place]
Tony Watkins, Nell Brookshire, vocal

Duke Ellington: Wild Bill Davis, organ; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:11 Blues [#20 in NDesor]
PP:16 Blues [#21 in NDesor]


April 27, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio released on the album "The Ellington Suites."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Eddie Preston, Cootie Williams, t; Malcolm Taylor, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Norris Turney, as; Harold Minerve, Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Pablo 2310-762 TES:7-12 THE GOUTELAS SUITE
Pablo 2310-762 TES:7 Fanfare [The Goutelas Suite]
Pablo 2310-762 TES:8 Goutelas [The Goutelas Suite]
Pablo 2310-762 TES:9 Get-With-Itness [The Goutelas Suite]
Pablo 2310-762 TES:10 Something [The Goutelas Suite]
Pablo 2310-762 TES:11 Having At It [The Goutelas Suite]
Pablo 2310-762 TES:12 Fanfare [The Goutelas Suite]


April 28, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Edward Preston, Cootie Williams, t; Booty Wood, Malcolm Taylor, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Norris Turney, as; Harold Minerve, as, cl, fl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:12 Hick
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:13 The Giggling Rapids [as Grap]
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:14 Something
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:15 Love Scene
Tony Watkins, vocal


May 5, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Eddie Preston, Cootie Williams, t; Malcolm Taylor, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Buddy Pearson, Norris Turney, as; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Pablo 2310-787 Intimate:3 Sugar Hill Penthouse [as Symphonette]
Storyville 1018402 NYNY:14 Pretty Girl
Saja 91234-2 PC:10/6 The Blues
Tony Watkins, vocal

Wild Bill Davis, org, replaces Ellington.

Storyville 1018402 NYNY:15 Dreaming By The Fire

Duke Ellington, p, replaces Davis.

Storyville 1018402 NYNY:16 Pat Your Feet


May 13, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Edward Preston, Cootie Williams, t; Malcolm Taylor, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Buddy Pearson, as; Norris Turney, cl, as, f; Paul Gonsalves, Harold Ashby, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Wild Bill Davis, org; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:16 Lover Man
Fantasy F-9498 AEE:4 Acht O'Clock Rock [The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse]
Music Masters 5041-2C NBRR:11 Charpoy
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:17 Perdido


June 28, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Richard Williams, Cootie Williams, t; Malcolm Taylor, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Russell Procope, as, cl; Buddy Pearson, Norris Turney, as; Harold Ashby, Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:1-7 TOGO BRAVA-BRAVA TOGO SUITE
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:1 Soul Soothing Beach [Togo Brava-Brava Togo Suite]
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:2 Tego [Togo Brava-Brava Togo Suite]
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:3 Naturellement [Togo Brava-Brava Togo Suite]


June 29, 1971. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Richard Williams, Cootie Williams, t; Malcolm Taylor, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Russell Procope, as, cl; Buddy Pearson, Norris Turney, as; Harold Ashby, Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Pablo 2310-787 Intimate:7 Eulb
Pablo 2310-787 Intimate:8 Tenz
Pablo 2310-815 Workshop:2 Goof
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:4 Amour, Amour [Togo Brava-Brava Togo Suite]
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:5 Right On Togo [Togo Brava-Brava Togo Suite]
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:6 Soso [Togo Brava-Brava Togo Suite]
Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:7 Afrique [Togo Brava-Brava Togo Suite]


October 22, 1971. Bristol, England.

Concert at Colston Hall.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: John Coles, Mercer Ellington, Harold Johnson, Cootie Williams, t; Malcolm Taylor, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Norris Turney, as; Harold Minerve, Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Wild Bill Davis, org; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/3 The "C" Jam Blues
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/7 Cotton Tail


October 24, 1971. Birmingham, England.

Concert at Birmingham Theatre.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: John Coles, Mercer Ellington, Harold Johnson, Cootie Williams, t; Malcolm Taylor, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Norris Turney, as; Harold Minerve, Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Wild Bill Davis, org; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/2 TOGO BRAVA-BRAVA TOGO SUITE
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/2a Soul Soothing Beach [Togo Brava-Brava Togo Suite]
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/2b Naturellement [Togo Brava-Brava Togo Suite]
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/2c Amour, Amour [Togo Brava-Brava Togo Suite]
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/2d Right On Togo [Togo Brava-Brava Togo Suite]
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/4 Happy Reunion
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/5 Addi
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/6 Lotus Blossom
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/8 Checkered Hat
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/9 La Plus Belle Africaine
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/10 In A Mellow Tone
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/11 Goof
United Artists UXS-92 ENG:2/12 Soul Flute [as Flute Ame]


November 7, 1971. Copenhagen, Denmark.

First concert at the Tivoli Gardens released on the DVD "Live at the Tivoli Gardens." Ben Webster sits in.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Eddie Preston, Cootie Williams, t; John Coles, t, fl; Malcolm Taylor, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Russell Procope, as, cl; Norris Turney, as, ts, cl f; Harold Minerve, as, cl, f, pi; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Paul Gonsalves, Ben Webster, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

TIVOLIdvd:1/1 The "C" Jam Blues
TIVOLIdvd:1/2a Kinda Dukish
TIVOLIdvd:1/2b Rockin' In Rhythm
TIVOLIdvd:1/3 All Too Soon
TIVOLIdvd:1/4 Cotton Tail
TIVOLIdvd:1/5 Take The "A" Train
TIVOLIdvd:1/6 Fife
TIVOLIdvd:1/7 Satin Doll
TIVOLIdvd:1/8 Chinoiserie
TIVOLIdvd:1/9 In Triplicate [as Quadruped]
TIVOLIdvd:1/10 Come Off The Veldt [as Rufus Jones]
TIVOLIdvd:1/11a Prelude To A Kiss [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:1/11b Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:1/11c I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:1/11d Don't Get Around Much Anymore [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:1/11e Mood Indigo [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:1/11f I'm Beginning To See The Light [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:1/11g Solitude [medley]
Tony Watkins, vocal
TIVOLIdvd:1/11h Love You Madly [medley]
Nell Brookshire, vocal
TIVOLIdvd:1/11i Sophisticated Lady [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:1/11j Caravan [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:1/12 Goof

Second concert.

TIVOLIdvd:2/1 The "C" Jam Blues
TIVOLIdvd:2/2a Kinda Dukish
TIVOLIdvd:2/2b Rockin' In Rhythm

Paul Gonsalves, ts; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

TIVOLIdvd:2/3 Happy Reunion

As first entry for date.

TIVOLIdvd:2/4 Cotton Tail

Ben Webster, ts; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

TIVOLIdvd:2/5 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)

As first entry for date.

TIVOLIdvd:2/6 Take The "A" Train
TIVOLIdvd:2/7 Fife
TIVOLIdvd:2/8 Chinoiserie
TIVOLIdvd:2/9 Satin Doll
TIVOLIdvd:2/10 Things Ain't What They Used To Be
TIVOLIdvd:2/11 In Triplicate [as Quadruped]
TIVOLIdvd:2/12a Prelude To A Kiss [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:2/12b Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:2/12c In A Sentimental Mood [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:2/12d I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:2/12e Don't Get Around Much Anymore [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:2/12f Mood Indigo [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:2/12g I'm Beginning To See The Light [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:2/12h Solitude [medley]
Tony Watkins, vocal
TIVOLIdvd:2/12i Love You Madly [medley]
Nell Brookshire, vocal
TIVOLIdvd:2/12j Sophisticated Lady [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:2/12k Caravan [medley]
TIVOLIdvd:2/13 Hello, Dolly!
Money Johnson, vocal
TIVOLIdvd:2/14 One More Time For The People
Tony Watkins, Nell Brookshire, vocal


13jun08

Take The 'A' Train