The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1941

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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]
2jul41 1 Jump For Joy (Ellington-Webster-Kuller)
[Ivie Anderson, vocal]
2jul41 2 Moon Over Cuba (Ellington-Tizol)
3jul41 3 Some Saturday (Stewart)
3jul41 4 Subtle Slough (Ellington)
3jul41 5 Menelik The Lion Of Judah (Stewart)
3jul41 6 Poor Bubber (Stewart)
3jul41 7 Squaty Roo (Hodges)
3jul41 8 Passion Flower (Strayhorn)
3jul41 9 Things Ain't What They Used To Be (MEllington-Persons)
3jul41 10 Goin' Out The Back Way (Ellington)
26sep41 11 Five O'Clock Drag (Ellington)
26sep41 12 Rocks In My Bed (Ellington)
[Ivie Anderson, vocal]
26sep41 13 Bli-Blip (Ellington-Kuller)
[Ray Nance, vocal]
26sep41 14 Chelsea Bridge (Strayhorn)
29sep41 15 Brown Suede (Ellington)
29sep41 16 Noir Bleu (Strayhorn)
29sep41 17 The "C" Jam Blues (Ellington)
29sep41 18 June (Bigard)
2dec41 19 Raincheck (Strayhorn)
2dec41 20 What Good Would It Do? (Pepper-James)
[Herb Jeffries, vocal]
2dec41 21 I Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I Got (Ellington)
[Herb Jeffries, vocal]
2dec41 22 Chelsea Bridge (Strayhorn)