Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Take the "A" Train
4:41
2 I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)
2:40
3 Perdido
3:18
4 Mood Indigo
5:12
5 Black and Tan Fantasy
5:14
6 The Twitch
3:13
7 Solitude
3:38
8 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
1:56
9 The Mooche
5:38
10 Sophisticated Lady
3:06
11 Creole Love Call
3:56

Credits

Medium 1

clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
trumpet:
William “Cat” Anderson (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Mercer Ellington (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Herbie Jones (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Cootie Williams (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
William “Cat” Anderson (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Mercer Ellington (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Herbie Jones (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Cootie Williams (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
William “Cat” Anderson (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
Bud Brisbois (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
Mercer Ellington (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
Herbie Jones (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
drums:
Sam Woodyard (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Sam Woodyard (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Sam Woodyard (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
bass:
John Lamb (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
John Lamb (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
John Lamb (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
alto saxophone:
Johnny Hodges (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Johnny Hodges (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Johnny Hodges (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Russell Procope (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Russell Procope (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Russell Procope (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
piano:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Harry Carney (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Harry Carney (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
bass trombone:
Chuck Connors (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Chuck Connors (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Chuck Connors (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonsalves (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Paul Gonsalves (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Paul Gonsalves (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
trombone:
Lawrence Brown (jazz trombonist) (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Buster Cooper (1966-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
Lawrence Brown (jazz trombonist) (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Buster Cooper (1966-05-10) (tracks 5–6, 10–11)
Lawrence Brown (jazz trombonist) (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
Buster Cooper (1966-05-11) (tracks 3–4, 7)
composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (tracks 5–6, 9, 11)
Bubber Miley (track 5)
Irving Mills (track 9)
Juan Tizol (track 3)
Barney Bigard (1930) (track 4)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1930) (track 4)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1932) (track 10)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1934) (track 7)
Billy Strayhorn (1939) (track 1)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1941) (track 2)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1943) (track 8)
lyricist:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 11)
Mitchell Parish (track 10)
Irving Mills (1930) (track 4)
Eddie DeLange (1934) (track 7)
Irving Mills (1934) (track 7)
Paul Francis Webster (1941) (track 2)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1943) (track 8)
Joya Sherrill (1944) (track 1)
writer:
Eddie DeLange (track 7)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 7)
Irving Mills (track 7)
Irving Mills (1932) (track 10)
publisher:
Mills Music, Inc. (track 10)
Music Sales Corporation (tracks 1, 8)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 8)
Tempo (Please do not use for release label) (track 1)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (1930) (track 4)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1930) (track 4)
arrangements:
Solitude (for strings, Gould) (track 7)
has revision:
Take the “A” Train (Nikki Yanofsky version) (track 1)
instrumental recording of:
Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me (1966-05-09) (track 8)
I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) (1966-05-09) (track 2)
Take the “A” Train (1966-05-09) (track 1)
Sophisticated Lady (1966-05-10) (track 10)
(In My) Solitude (1966-05-11) (track 7)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (1966-05-11) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Je suis mordue (track 2)
later versions:
Perdido (with lyrics) (track 3)
part of:
Sophisticated Ladies (1981 musical) (track 10)
recording of:
The Mooche (1966-05-09) (track 9)
Black and Tan Fantasy (1966-05-10) (track 5)
Creole Love Call (1966-05-10) (track 11)
The Twitch (1966-05-10) (track 6)
Perdido (original instrumental version) (1966-05-11) (track 3)
version of:
Take the “A” Train (initial instrumental version) (track 1)