The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1950-1951

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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]
18dec50 1 Sophisticated Lady
(Ellington-Parish-Mills)
[Yvonne Lanauze, vocal]
18dec50 2 Solitude
(Ellington-DeLange-Mills)
17apr51 3 Night Walk
(Anderson)
17apr51 4 Moonlight Fiesta
(Tizol)
17apr51 5 She
(Tizol-Bellson)
17apr51 6 The Happening
(Gonsalves)
10may51 7 Fancy Dan
(Ellington)
10may51 8 The Hawk Talks
(Bellson)
10may51 9 V.I.P.'s Boogie
(Ellington)
10may51 10 Jam With Sam
(Ellington)
10may51 11 Monologue (Pretty And The Wolf)
(Ellington-Hamilton)
[Duke Ellington, vocal]
18may51 12 Swamp Drum
(Strayhorn)
18may51 13 Sultry Serenade
(Ellington-Glenn)
18may51 14 Indian Summer
(Herbert)
18may51 15 Britt And Butter Blues
(Ellington)
24may51 16 Ting-A-Ling
(Shavers-Bellson)
24may51 17 The Eighth Veil
(Ellington-Strayhorn)
24may51 18 Brown Betty
(Ellington-Strayhorn)