Annotation


Label: Prestige - Catalog #: 24073 - Format: 2CD

Annotation last modified on 2012-01-05 20:01 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Blutopia
4:23
2 Midriff
4:01
3 Creole Love Call
6:30
4 Suddenly It Jumped
2:51
5 Pitter Panther Patter
2:58
6 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
3:57
7 Things Ain't What They Used to Be
5:17
8 Perfume Suite: Introduction
0:55
9 Perfume Suite: Sonata
3:15
10 Perfume Suite: Strange Feeling
5:09
11 Perfume Suite: Dancers in Love
2:33
12 Perfume Suite: Coloratura
3:24
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Selections from Black, Brown and Beige: Work Song
7:00
2 Selections from Black, Brown and Beige: The Blues
5:25
3 Selections from Black, Brown and Beige: Three Dances: West Indian Dance / Creamy Brown / Emancipation Celebration
6:29
4 Selections from Black, Brown and Beige: Come Sunday
11:48
5 The Mood to Be Wooed
4:48
6 Blue Cellophane
3:16
7 Blue Skies
3:34
8 Frankie and Johnny
8:09

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Colin T. Dawson (track 12)
drums:
Oliver Mewes (track 12)
alto saxophone:
Chris Hopkins (piano, saxophone) (track 12)
piano:
Bernd Lhotzky (track 12)
composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Kay Davis (track 3)
Al Hibbler (track 10)
Ray Nance (track 6)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (1931) (track 6)
recorded at:
Studio Weinberg in Kefermarkt, Oberösterreich, Austria (2006-06-13 – 2006-06-15) (track 12)
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 6)
later versions:
live recording of:

CD 2

lead vocals:
Marie Ellington (track 2)

Release

clarinet: Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer)
trumpet: William "Cat" Anderson
Shelton Hemphill
Taft Jordan
Rex Stewart
trumpet and violin: Ray Nance
drums: Hillard Brown
bass: Junior Raglin
alto saxophone: Otto Hardwick
Johnny Hodges
piano: Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader)
baritone saxophone: Harry Carney
tenor saxophone: Al Sears
trombone: Lawrence Brown (jazz trombonist)
Claude Jones
Tricky Sam Nanton
guitars: Fred Guy
additional arranger: Billy Strayhorn
arranger: Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader)
Billy Strayhorn
art direction: Phil Carroll
conductor: Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader)
design/illustration: Lance Anderson (artwork)
ASIN: US: B000000ZDA [info]