Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Vol. 2: 1943

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Vol. 2: 1943

by Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington

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Overview

The second in this nine-LP series of transcriptions documents the 1943 Duke Ellington Orchestra shortly after tenor star Ben Webster had departed, but the band had so many talented soloists that he was barely missed. Volume Two is one of the strongest in this collector's program, containing nine selections (in addition to alternate takes and false starts) that are highlighted by features for Johny Hodges and Ray Nance.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/01/1995
Label: Ghb Jazz Foundation
UPC: 0762247410225
catalogNumber: 102
Rank: 99916

Tracks

  1. Main Stem
  2. Slip of the Lip (Can Sink a Ship)
  3. Take Two
  4. Three Cent Stomp
  5. Take Two
  6. Take Three
  7. I Wonder Why
  8. Take Two
  9. Take Three
  10. Take Four
  11. Go Away Blues
  12. I Don't Want Anybody at All
  13. Ain't Misbehavin'
  14. Things Ain't What They Used to Be
  15. Baby, Please Stop and Think About Me
  16. Take Two
  17. Take Three
  18. Caravan
  19. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
  20. Take Two
  21. Take Three
  22. Johnny Come Lately
  23. Take Two
  24. Creole Love Call
  25. Take Two
  26. Take Three

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Duke Ellington   Primary Artist,Piano
Johnny Hodges   Alto Saxophone
Ray Nance   Trumpet,Violin,Vocals
Betty Roché   Vocals
Rex Stewart   Cornet
Taft Jordan   Trumpet,Vocals
Sonny Greer   Drums
Harold Baker   Trumpet
Harry Carney   Baritone Saxophone
Fred Guy   Guitar
Jimmy Hamilton   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Juan Tizol   Trombone
Wallace Jones   Trumpet
Otto Hardwick   Alto Saxophone

Technical Credits

Mercer Ellington   Composer
Eddie Lambert   Text
Herbert Magidson   Composer
Jule Styne   Composer
William Gottlieb   Cover Photo
Reg Stagmaier   Art Direction
Wendell Echols   Liner Notes
Ted Persons   Composer

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