Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ellington Mood
2:55
2 Air-Conditioned Jungle
2:56
3 Sophisticated Lady
2:50
4 Azure
2:22
5 Black Brown & Beige, Part 1
6:44
6 Black Brown & Beige, Part 2
6:29
7 Kissing Bug
3:02
8 Carnegie Blues
2:50
9 Creole Love Call
4:28
10 Diminuendo in Blue
2:22
11 Crescendo in Blue
4:07
12 Deep South Suite: Magnolias Dripping in Molasses
6:21
13 Deep South Suite: Hearsay (Orson Welles)
4:41
14 Deep South Suite: Nobody Was Looking
2:53
15 Deep South Suite: Happy Go Lucky Local
6:01
16 Esquire Swank
4:22
17 Flamingo
3:24
18 Frantic Fantasy
4:42
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Frankie and Johnny, Part 1
4:11
2 Frankie and Johnny, Part 2
3:11
3 Hollywood Hangover
3:37
4 I Never Felt This Way Before
3:29
5 Live and Love Tonight
3:00
6 In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree
5:45
7 It Don't Mean a Thing
4:29
8 Perfume Suite, Part 1
5:49
9 Perfume Suite, Part 2
5:11
10 Prelude to a Kiss
2:54
11 Ring Dem Bells
3:15
12 Take the "A" Train
2:42
13 Sentimental Lady
2:51
14 The Mood to Be Wooed
5:03
15 Things Ain't What They Used to Be
3:20
16 Unbooted Character
4:41
17 Warm Valley
3:24
18 I'm Checkin' Out, Goom-Bye
1:57
19 Tootin' Through the Roof
2:10
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 (A) New World a Comin', Part 1
6:13
2 (A) New World a Comin', Part 2
6:13
3 The Golden Cross
5:11
4 Are You Stickin'
3:02
5 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
3:18
6 Harlem Airshaft
2:57
7 Rockabye River
2:49
8 Main Stem
2:49
9 Ring Dem Bells
2:58
10 Perdido
3:08
11 New York City Blues
3:10
12 Boy Meets Horn
2:59
13 I Can't Give You Anything but Love
2:08
14 Sunny Side of the Street
4:03
15 Caravan
2:48
16 In a Sentimental Mood
3:02
17 Royal Garden Blues
3:08
18 The Mooche
3:08
19 Rockin' in Rhythm
3:01
20 Sultry Sunset
4:06

Credits

CD 1

clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Barney Bigard (track 17)
trumpet:
Wallace Jones (track 17)
Ray Nance (track 17)
cornet:
Rex Stewart (track 17)
membranophone:
Sonny Greer (track 17)
guitar:
Fred Guy (track 17)
double bass:
Jimmy Blanton (track 17)
alto saxophone:
Otto Hardwick (track 17)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Johnny Hodges (track 17)
alto saxophone, baritone saxophone and clarinet:
Harry Carney (track 17)
piano:
Billy Strayhorn (track 17)
tenor saxophone:
Ben Webster (track 17)
trombone:
Lawrence Brown (jazz trombonist) (track 17)
valve trombone:
Juan Tizol (track 17)
arranger:
Billy Strayhorn (track 17)
composer:
Ted Grouya (track 17)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1946) (track 15)
Billy Strayhorn (1946) (track 15)
lyricist:
Edmund Anderson (track 17)
vocals:
Herb Jeffries (track 17)
recording of:
Flamingo (1940-12-28) (track 17)

CD 2

composer:
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 7)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (1931) (track 7)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 7)
later versions:
recording of:

Release

ASIN: US: B00000IIT6 [info]