April 10, 1972. New York.

Concert at The Whitney Museum of American Art released on the album "Live at the Whitney."

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

Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:2a Black And Tan Fantasy [medley]
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:2b Prelude To A Kiss [medley]
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:2c Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me [medley]
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:2d Caravan [medley]
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:3 Meditation
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:4 A Mural From Two Perspectives
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:5a Sophisticated Lady [medley]
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:5b Solitude [medley]
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:6 Soda Fountain Rag
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:7 New World A-Comin'
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:8 Amour, Amour
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:9 Soul Soothing Beach
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:10 Lotus Blossom
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:11 Flamingo
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:12 Le Sucrier Velour
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:13 The Shepherd (Who Watches Over The Night Flock)
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:14 The "C" Jam Blues
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:15 Mood Indigo
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:16 I'm Beginning To See The Light
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:17 Dancers In Love
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:18 Kixx
Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:19 Satin Doll


June 12, 1972. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at National Recording Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Johnny Coles, Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Cootie Willaims, t; Vince Prudente, Booty Wood, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Norris Turney, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Harold Minerve, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Laserlight 15782 CR:3 Don't You Know I Care (Or Don't You Care To Know)
Laserlight 15782 CR:9 Chinoiserie
Pablo 2310-815 Workshop:1 Blem


June 22, 1972. Toronto.

Duke Ellington recording session at Toronto Sound Studio. Ron Collier has confirmed that Relaxin' (not Vancouver Lights) is the title on the Laserlight CD Cool Rock. You can find Vancouver Lights on the Azure cassette.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Johnny Coles, Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Fred Stone, t; Vince Prudente, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Norris Turney, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Harold Minerve, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Laserlight 15782 CR:7 Alone Together
Laserlight 15782 CR:9 Relaxin' [as Vancouver Lights]
Laserlight 15782 CR:10 Hello, Dolly!
Money Johnson, vocal
Laserlight 15782 CR:12 Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Azure CA-22 Vancouver Lights


July 8, 1972. New York.

Concert at Carnegie Hall released on the album "Rugged Jungle."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Johnny Coles, t, fl; Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Cootie Williams, t; Tyree Glenn, Vince Prudente, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Norris Turney, as, ts, cl f; Russell Procope, as, cl; Harold Minerve, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

RugJun:1 Take The "A" Train
RugJun:2 Happy Reunion
RugJun:3 Acac
RugJun:4 Satin Doll
RugJun:5 Harlem
RugJun:6 Hello, Dolly!
Money Johnson, vocal
RugJun:7 La Plus Belle Africaine
RugJun:8 Rose Room [as Barney Bigard]


August 2, 1972. New York.

Duke Ellington recording session at Mediasound Studio.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Money Johnson, t; Norris Turney, as; Russell Procope, Harold Minerve, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

Music Masters 5041-2C NBRR:15 Woods


October 5, 1972. New York.

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

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: John Coles, Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Cootie Williams, t; Vince Prudente, Booty Wood, tb; Norris Turney, as; Harold Minerve, Russell Procope, as, cl; Russ Andrews, ts; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d; Wulf Freedman, el b, added on "Loco Madi."

Pablo 2310-762 TES:13-15 THE UWIS SUITE
Pablo 2310-762 TES:13 UWIS [The UWIS Suite]
Pablo 2310-762 TES:14 Klop [The UWIS Suite]
Pablo 2310-762 TES:15 Loco Madi [The UWIS Suite]


December 5, 1972. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pablo recording session at United Recording Session for the album "This One's For Blanton."

Duke Ellington with Ray Brown: Duke Ellington, p; Ray Brown, b.

Pablo 2310-721 FB:1 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Pablo 2310-721 FB:2 Pitter Panther Patter
Pablo 2310-721 FB:3 Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Pablo 2310-721 FB:4 Sophisticated Lady
Pablo 2310-721 FB:5 See See Rider
Pablo 2310-721 FB:6 Fragmented Suite For Piano And Bass [First Movement]
Pablo 2310-721 FB:7 Fragmented Suite For Piano And Bass [Second Movement]
Pablo 2310-721 FB:8 Fragmented Suite For Piano And Bass [Third Movement]
Pablo 2310-721 FB:9 Fragmented Suite For Piano And Bass [Fourth Movement]


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