The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1946-1947

Classics 1051

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]
25nov46 1 Sultry Sunset (Ellington)
25nov46 2 Happy-Go-Lucky Local Part 2 (Ellington-Strayhorn)
25nov46 3 Trumpet No End (Blue Skies) (Berlin)
25nov46 4 Happy-Go-Lucky Local Part 1 (Ellington-Strayhorn)
5dec46 5&8 The Beautiful Indians (Ellington-Sears)
5dec46 5 Hiawatha [The Beautiful Indians] (Ellington-Sears)
5dec46 6 Flippant Flurry (Strayhorn)
5dec46 7 The Golden Feather (Ellington-Sears)
5dec46 8 Minnehaha [The Beautiful Indians] (Ellington)
[Kay Davis, vocal]
11dec46 9 Overture To A Jam Session Part 1 (Strayhorn)
11dec46 10 Overture To A Jam Session Part 2 (Strayhorn)
11dec46 11 Jam-A-Ditty (Concerto For Four Jazz Horns) (Ellington)
18dec46 12 Tulip Or Turnip (Ellington-George)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
18dec46 13 It Shouldn't Happen To A Dream (Ellington-Hodges-George)
[Ray Nance, vocal]
10may47 14 Sophisticated Lady (Ellington-Parish-Mills)
10may47 15 On The Sunny Side Of The Street (Fields-McHugh)
10may47 16 I Can't Give You Anything But Love (Fields-McHugh)
10may47 17 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (Ellington-Mills)
14aug47 18 Hy'a Sue (Ellington)
14aug47 19 Lady Of The Lavender Mist (Ellington)
14aug47 20 Women (They'll Get You) (Ellington-Latouche)
[Ray Nance, vocal]
14aug47 21 Change My Ways (Ellington-Latouche)
[Chester Crumpler, vocal]
1sep47 22 It's Monday Every Day (Robin)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
1sep47 23 Golden Cress (Ellington)
1sep47 24 Put Yourself In My Place, Baby (Carmichael-Laine)
[Dolores Parker, vocal]