The Small Group Sessions are indicated as follows:
BB=Barney Bigard Co=Coronets CW=Cootie Williams DE=Duke Ellington
GS=Gotham Stompers JH=Johnny Hodges RS=Rex Stewart SG=Sonny Greer

Titles in {brackets} are not currently accepted by
discographers as genuine Ellington recordings, but have appeared on Ellington albums or in old discographies.

Date Title Composer Vocalist Matrix Original Release CD

Ocht O'Clock Rock see Acht O'Clock Rock

Oclupaca [Duke Ellington]
5nov68
  • Oclupaca [The Latin American Suite]
  • Fantasy F-8419 LAS:1

    Oh Babe! Maybe Someday [Duke Ellington]
    28feb36
  • Oh Babe! Maybe Someday
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • B18740-1 Brunswick 7667 C36-37:3
    late jun37
  • Oh Babe! Maybe Someday [from film Record Making With Duke]
  • 100dvd:2
    DEIHdvd:13
    late jun37
  • Oh Babe! Maybe Someday [from film Record Making With Duke]
  • 100dvd:2
    DEIHdvd:13
    late jun37
  • Oh Babe! Maybe Someday [from film Record Making With Duke]
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • 100dvd:2
    DEIHdvd:13
    24mar38
  • Oh Babe! Maybe Someday
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • Jazz Archives 12 CC1:5
    5may38
  • Oh Babe! Maybe Someday
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • Jazz Panorama LP-14
    Max MLP-1002
    pending
    13sep40
  • Oh Babe! Maybe Someday
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • Jazz Supreme 705 ***
    7nov40
  • Oh Babe! Maybe Someday
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • Fargo:2/5

    Oh How I Love My Darling [Duke Ellington-Jo Trent]
    nov24
  • Oh How I Love My Darling
    [Sonny Greer, vocal]
  • T2008-1 Blu-Disc 1003-A M1:6
    AT1:2

    Oh! Lady Be Good [George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin]
    19may55
  • Oh! Lady Be Good
    [Jimmy Grissom, vocal]
  • 14104-7 Pickwick SPC-3390 CCR:5/16
    4mar58
  • Oh! Lady Be Good
  • PC:2/15

    Oh Well [Luther Henderson]
    15dec53
  • Oh Well
    [Jimmy Grissom, vocal]
  • 20277-1 Mosiac MQ8-160 C53v2:12
    CCR:3/4

    Oklahoma Stomp [Duke Ellington]
    29oct29
  • Oklahoma Stomp
  • E31372-A Vocalion 1449 M8:15
    C29-30:14
    29oct29
  • Oklahoma Stomp
  • E31372-B MCA 1374 M8:16
    AT1:23

    Ol' Man River [Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein]
    4apr38
  • Ol' Man River [CW]
    [Jerry Kruger, vocal]
  • M804-1 Vocalion 4086 C38v2:2
    SG2:1/8
    SGS:4/13

    The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues [Duke Ellington]
    28jul66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues [rehearsal]
  • Verve Cote:8/1
    28jul66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues [rehearsal]
  • Verve Cote:8/2
    28jul66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues [rehearsal]
  • Verve Cote:8/3
    28jul66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues [rehearsal]
  • Verve Cote:8/4
    28jul66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues [rehearsal]
  • Verve Cote:8/5
    28jul66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues [rehearsal]
  • Verve Cote:8/6
    28jul66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues [rehearsal]
  • Verve Cote:8/7
    28jul66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues [rehearsal]
  • Verve Cote:8/14
    28jul66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues [rehearsal]
  • Verve Cote:8/15
    28jul66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues
  • Verve V-4072-2 Cote:5/1
    29jul66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues
  • Verve Cote:7/12
    18aug66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues
  • -5 Music Masters 5041-2C NBRR:1
    24sep66
  • The Old Circus Train Turn Around Blues
  • Status Greek:7

    Old King Dooji [Duke Ellington]
    22dec38
  • Old King Dooji
  • M959-1 Brunswick 8306 C38-39:6
    EsCo:1/20
    15mar39
  • Old King Dooji
  • Azure CA-4 BritCon:14
    26jul39
  • Old King Dooji
  • Palm Club 25 Boston:4
    30jun45
  • Old King Dooji
  • Dets 12 Dets7:1/16
    8sep45
  • Old King Dooji
  • Dets 22 Dets12:1/11c

    Old Man Blues [Duke Ellington-Irving Mills]
    early aug30
  • Old Man Blues [from film Check And Double Check]
  • RKO M11:1e
    CDCvhs
    DEIHdvd:7b
    20aug30
  • Old Man Blues
  • BVE61012-1 Up-to-Date 2008 M11:4
    AT4:25
    RCA:4/12
    20aug30
  • Old Man Blues
  • BVE61012-2 Bluebird B-6450 M11:5
    AT2:17
    RCA:4/13
    20aug30
  • Old Man Blues
  • BVE61012-3 Up-to-Date 2008 M11:6
    RCA:4/14
    26aug30
  • Old Man Blues
  • BVE61012-4 Jazz Archives 21 M11:10
    RCA:4/18
    26aug30
  • Old Man Blues
  • BVE61012-6 Victor 23022 M11:11
    C30v2:4
    C30v2:6
    RCA:4/19
    100:4
    30oct30
  • Old Man Blues
  • W404521-B Okeh 8869 M12:4
    C30v2:20

    Old Plantation [John Redmond-Lee David]
    22apr37
  • Old Plantation
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • M418-1 Variety 591 C37:15
    22apr37
  • Old Plantation
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • M418-2 Raretone RTE-23002 AT5:19

    On A Turquoise Cloud [Duke Ellington-Lawrence Brown]
    22dec47
  • On A Turquoise Cloud
    [Kay Davis, vocal]
  • CO38592-1 Columbia 38234 C47-48:6
    CoCo:2/15
    EsCo:2/8
    Vocalists:10
    27dec47
  • On A Turquoise Cloud
    [Kay Davis, vocal]
  • Prestige P-24075 CH4712:1/8
    22nov48
  • On A Turquoise Cloud
    [Kay Davis, vocal]
  • AFRS ONS-1830 Dooji4:9
    16feb49
  • On A Turquoise Cloud [from film Symphony In Swing]
    [Kay Davis, vocal]
  • DEHOFvhs

    On The Air [Duke Ellington]
    7nov40
  • On The Air
  • Fargo:1/17

    On The Alamo [Isham Jones/Gus Kahn]
    28apr44
  • On The Alamo
  • White Label RM-343/344
    Caracol CAR-435
    ***
    2jun45
  • On The Alamo
  • Dets 8 Dets5:1/15
    1sep45
  • On The Alamo
  • Dets 21 Dets11:2/2
    17jul46
  • On The Alamo
  • Capitol Transcriptions CapTrans:2/10

    On The Fringe Of The Jungle see Eggo

    ON THE ROAD WITH DUKE ELLINGTON [film]
    apr-jul67
  • ON THE ROAD WITH DUKE ELLINGTON [film]
  • OTRdvd

    On The Sands Of Time [Peter Tchaikovsky]
    11sep43
  • On The Sands Of Time
  • Temple M-554 ***

    On The Sunny Side Of The Street [Jimmy McHugh/Dorothy Fields]
    24apr38
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • Jazz Archives 13 CC2:8
    CCBF:2/11
    21dec38
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • Dooji1:11
    16jun45
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • Dets 10 Dets6:1/7
    3aug45
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • RadioYrs:16
    4aug45
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street [medley]
  • Dets 17 Dets9:2/16d
    10may47
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • JB-485 V-Disc 795 C46-47:15
    VDisc:3/14
    22dec49
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
    [Lu Elliott, vocal]
  • CO42553 Up-to-Date2003 AT10:18
    22dec49
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
    [Lu Elliott, vocal]
  • CO42553 Up-to-Date2003 AT10:19
    22dec49
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
    [Lu Elliott, vocal]
  • CO42553-1 Columbia 38702 C49-50:8
    CoCo:3/9
    1jun57
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • AS2:15
    9aug59
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • Roulette 828637-2 BN:2/12
    24sep60
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
    [Jimmy Rushing, vocal]
  • Status Monterey:2/6
    23feb63
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  • Atlantic SD2-304 GPC:1/3
    1jul67
  • On The Sunny Side Of The Street
    [Ella Fitzgerald, vocal]
  • Pablo GJC:3/10

    Once In A Blue Mood [Duke Ellington]
    19may55
  • Once In A Blue Mood
  • 14103-10 Up-to-Date 2009 CCR:5/15

    Once Upon A Dream [Duke Ellington-Billy Strayhorn/Thornton Hee-William Coltrell]
    20nov47
  • Once Upon A Dream
  • CO38399 Up-to-Date 2003 AT10:8
    20nov47
  • Once Upon A Dream
  • CO38399-1 For Discriminate Collectors 1022 C47-48:3
    CoCo:2/12

    Once Upon A Time [Charles Strouse/Lee Adams]
    2jan62
  • Once Upon A Time
  • CO68921 Columbia CL-1790 AAIJ:5

    One More Once [Duke Ellington]
    2jun60
  • One More Once
    [Milt Grayson, vocal]
  • RHCO46672 CBS 26306 56/62v3:B6
    6jul61
  • One More Once
  • CO67617-1 Columbia KG-32945 Basie:9
    9jan62
  • One More Once [as The Good Years Of Jazz]
  • Goodyear 106657-L MOJ6:9

    One More Time For The People [Duke Ellington]
    23feb71
  • One More Time For The People [as There's A Place]
    [Tony Watkins, Nell Brookshire, vocal]
  • Storyville STCD-8323 TBS:10
    7nov71
  • One More Time For The People
    [Tony Watkins, Nell Brookshire, vocal]
  • TIVOLIdvd:2/14

    One Note Samba [Antonio Carlos Jobim/Newton Mendonca]
    8feb66
  • One Note Samba [as So Danco Samba]
    [Ella Fitzgerald, vocal]
  • Pablo 2308-242 Stockholm:6
    3sep69
  • One Note Samba
  • -4 L&R:3/17
    3sep69
  • One Note Samba
  • -5 Reader's Digest RDA-112 L&R:3/8

    One O'Clock Jump [Count Basie-Eddie Durham]
    30jun45
  • One O'Clock Jump
  • Dets 12 Dets7:1/8
    28jul45
  • One O'Clock Jump
  • Dets 16 Dets9:1/18
    1sep45
  • One O'Clock Jump
  • Dets 21 Dets11:2/14
    16jul46
  • One O'Clock Jump
  • Capitol Transcriptions CapTrans:2/4
    feb49
  • One O'Clock Jump [incomplete]
  • AFRS JJ-46 Empire:11
    2jan54
  • One O'Clock Jump
  • 12254-3 Capitol T-521 CCR:3/18
    4mar58
  • One O'Clock Jump
  • PC:2/13
    29nov62
  • One O'Clock Jump
  • 3226 Reprise R-6168 RSR:1/6
    RBBE:20

    The One That Got Away [Leonard Feather]
    10jan46
  • The One That Got Away
  • Victor 40-4002 RCA:17/2

    One Two Button Your Shoes [Arthur Johnston-Johnny Burke]
    18mar37
  • One Two Button Your Shoes
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • Collector's Classic 16 Dooji1:4

    The Opener [Cootie Williams]
    20feb64
  • The Opener
  • Music Masters 65106-2 London:6
    9mar64
  • The Opener
  • Pablo 2308-245 Harlem:1
    29mar64
  • The Opener
  • Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/8
    30jan65
  • The Opener
  • RTE 710434 Eur1:1/4
    4mar65
  • The Opener
  • 3394-1 Reprise R-6185 RSR:5/20
    3jul66
  • The Opener [as Open House]
  • IGDJ GJ-12 SRO:7
    27jul66
  • The Opener
  • Verve Cote:2/5
    28jul66
  • The Opener
  • Verve Cote:4/4

    Opening Titles [Duke Ellington]
    6nov68
  • Opening Titles [The Degas Suite]
  • LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.1
    23nov68
  • Opening Titles [The Degas Suite]
  • LMR CD-83004 PC:5/1.1

    Orchids For Remembrance [Peter De Rose/Mitchell Parish]
    29jul40
  • Orchids For Remembrance
  • Jazz Moderne DE-003
    Azure CA-1

    Orson [Duke Ellington-Billy Strayhorn]
    7apr53
  • Orson
  • 11420-5 Capitol T-637 C52-53:17
    CCR:1/10

    Ortseam [Louis Bellson]
    3dec68
  • Ortseam
  • Saja 91233-2 PC:9/12

    Oscalypso [Oscar Pettiford-Lloyd Trotman]
    13sep50
  • Oscalypso
  • 4007-1 Mercer 1952 C49-50:15
    GT:11

    (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato [Si Schwartz-Milt Orent]
    21apr45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
  • Dets 2 Dets2/1:4
    1may45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
    [Ray Nance, vocal]
  • D5VB234-1 Victor 20-1697 C45:7
    RCA:14/17
    BB&B:1/15
    4may45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
    [Ray Nance, vocal]
  • Dets10:2/23
    12may45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
    [Ray Nance, vocal]
  • Dets 5 Dets3:2/3
    30jun45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
  • Dets 12 Dets7:1/13
    31jul45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato [incomplete]
    [Ray Nance, vocal]
  • Circle CLP-108 WldTrans:4/21
    31jul45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
    [Ray Nance, vocal]
  • Circle CLP-108 WldTrans:4/22
    31jul45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
    [Ray Nance, vocal]
  • Circle CLP-108 WldTrans:4/23
    4aug45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato [Bond promo]
  • Dets 17 Dets9:2/14
    18aug45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
    [Ray Nance, vocal]
  • Dets 19 Dets10:2/14
    22sep45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
    [Ray Nance, vocal]
  • Dets 24 Dets13:1/2
    1oct45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
    [Ray Nance, vocal]
  • Buddha 7446599629 DJ:8
    Dets12:2/2
    28oct45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccato
    [Joya Sherrill, vocal]
  • AFRS ONS-786 Dets6:2/2
    2jun45
  • (Otto Make That) Riff Staccatto
    [Ray Nance, vocal]
  • Dets 8 Dets5:1/18

    Our Children [Charles Strouse/Lee Adams]
    10jan62
  • Our Children
  • CO69233 Columbia CL-1790 AAIJ:7

    Out Of Nowhere [Johnny Green/Eddie Heyman]
    11jul43
  • Out Of Nowhere
  • Hurricane HC-6002 ***

    Out Of This World [Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer]
    11aug45
  • Out Of This World
    [Kay Davis, vocal]
  • Dets 18 Dets10:1/9

    Out South [Duke Ellington]
    15mar67
  • Out South [Combo Suite]
  • Fantasy F-9640 Intimacy:2

    Overture [Peter Tchaikovsky]
    26may60
  • Overture [The Nutcracker Suite]
  • RHCO46653-5 Columbia CL-1541 3Suites:1
    22jul60
  • Overture
  • Unique Jazz 27 HSD:3
    24sep60
  • Overture
  • Status Monterey:1/3

    Overture To A Jam Session [Billy Strayhorn]
    11dec46
  • Overture To A Jam Session [Part 1]
  • 5845-3 Musicraft 463 C46-47:9
    HGLL:12
    11dec46
  • Overture To A Jam Session [Part 2]
  • 5846-3 Musicraft 463 C46-47:10
    HGLL:12
    7jan47
  • Overture To A Jam Session
  • Capitol Transcriptions CapTrans:3/3
    31aug47
  • Overture To A Jam Session
  • HB:2


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