The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1936-1937

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Good Sound And Lots Of Music: Ellington Reissues On Classics

The Classics Chronological series on Ellington is not to be missed. Classics has plenty of albums out and good sound as well. The liner notes could be more extensive, but no other company is this far along in reissuing Ellington.

Date Track Title (Composer) [Vocalist]
28feb36 1 Love Is Like A Cigarette (Jerome-Kent)
[Ivie Anderson, vocal]
28feb36 2 Kissin' My Baby Goodnight (David-Meyer-Wendling)
[Ivie Anderson, vocal]
28feb36 3 Oh Babe! Maybe Someday (Ellington)
[Ivie Anderson, vocal]
17jul36 4 Shoe Shine Boy (Chan-Chaplin)
[Ivie Anderson, vocal]
17jul36 5 It Was A Sad Night In Harlem (Lewis-Kresa)
[Ivie Anderson, Helmy Kresa, vocal]
17jul36 6 Trumpet In Spades (Rex's Concerto) (Ellington)
17jul36 7 Yearning For Love (Lawrence's Concerto) (Ellington-Parish-Mitchell-Mills)
29jul36 8 In A Jam (Ellington)
29jul36 9 Exposition Swing (Ellington)
29jul36 10 Uptown Downbeat (Ellington)
16dec36 11 Rexatious (Stewart)
16dec36 12 Lazy Man's Shuffle (Stewart)
19dec36 13 Clouds In My Heart (Ellington-Bigard-Mills)
19dec36 14 Frolic Sam (Williams)
19dec36 15 Caravan (Ellington-Tizol-Mills)
19dec36 16 Stompy Jones (Ellington)
21dec36 17 Scattin' At The Cotton Club (Ellington-Mills)
21dec36 18 Black Butterfly (Ellington)
21dec36 19-20 Medley (Ellington-others)
21dec36 19a Mood Indigo [medley] (Ellington-Bigard-Mills)
21dec36 19b Solitude [medley] (Ellington-DeLange-Mills)
21dec36 20a Sophisticated Lady [medley] (Ellington-Parish-Mills)
21dec36 20b In A Sentimental Mood [medley] (Ellington-Mills)
5mar37 21 The New Birmingham Breakdown (Ellington)
5mar37 22 Scattin' At The Kit Kat (Ellington-Mills)
5mar37 23 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter (Ellington)
[Ivie Anderson, band chorus, vocal]
5mar37 24 The New East St Louis Toodle-Oo (Ellington-Miley)