The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1947

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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]
18nov47 1 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me (Ellington-Russell)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
20nov47 2 Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Ellington-Russell)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
20nov47 3 Once Upon A Dream (Ellington-Strayhorn-Hee-Coltrell)
20nov47 4 It's Love I'm In (Ellington-Hee-Coltrell)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
22dec47 5 I Could Get A Man (Ellington-Hee-Coltrell)
[Dolores Parker, vocal]
22dec47 6 On A Turquoise Cloud (Ellington-Brown)
[Kay Davis, vocal]
24dec47 8-13 The Liberian Suite (Ellington)
24dec47 7 I Like The Sunrise (Ellington)
24dec47 8 I Like The Sunrise [The Liberian Suite] (Ellington)
[Al Hibbler, vocal]
24dec47 9 Dance No. 1 [The Liberian Suite] (Ellington)
24dec47 10 Dance No. 2 [The Liberian Suite] (Ellington)
24dec47 11 Dance No. 3 [The Liberian Suite] (Ellington)
24dec47 12 Dance No. 4 [The Liberian Suite] (Ellington)
24dec47 13 Dance No. 5 [The Liberian Suite] (Ellington)
30dec47 14 A Woman And A Man (Ellington-Russell)
[Dolores Parker, vocal]
30dec47 15 The Clothed Woman (Ellington)
30dec47 16 New York City Blues (Ellington)
30dec47 17 Let's Go Blues (Ellington)
13nov48 18-19 The Tattooed Bride (Ellington)