The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 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]
1jun51 1 Caravan
(Ellington-Tizol-Mills)
19jun51 2 Alternate
(Ellington)
19jun51 3 Hoppin' John
(Clayton)
19jun51 4 Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
(Young)
7aug51 5 Deep Night
(Vallee-Henderson)
7aug51 6 Please Be Kind
(Cahn-Chaplin)
7aug51 7 Smada
(Ellington-Strayhorn)
7aug51 8 Rock Skippin' At The Blue Note
(Ellington-Strayhorn)
7dec51 9 Harlem
(Ellington)
7dec51 10 Bensonality
(Ellington)
11dec51 11 Blues At Sundown
(Ellington)
[Lloyd Oldham, vocal]
11dec51 12 Duet
(Ellington)
11dec51 13 The Controversial Suite
(Ellington)
11dec51 13a Before My Time [The Controversial Suite]
(Ellington)
11dec51 13b Later [The Controversial Suite]
(Ellington)
11dec51 14 Azalea
(Ellington)
[Lloyd Oldham, vocal]
11dec51 15 Vagabonds
(Ellington-Burke-Tizol)
11dec51 16 Something To Live For
(Ellington-Strayhorn)