Tracklist

CD 1
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1Skin Deep
alto saxophone:
Russell Procope (on 1952-03-25) and Willie Smith (US jazz alto saxophonist, 1910-1967) (on 1952-03-25)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (on 1952-03-25)
double bass:
Wendell Marshall (on 1952-03-25)
drums (drum set):
Louie Bellson (on 1952-03-25)
piano:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (on 1952-03-25)
reeds:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (on 1952-03-25)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonzalves (on 1952-03-25)
trombone:
Quentin "Butter" Jackson (on 1952-03-25) and Britt Woodman (on 1952-03-25)
trumpet:
Cat Anderson (on 1952-03-25), Willie Cook (on 1952-03-25) and Clark Terry (American swing trumpeter) (on 1952-03-25)
valve trombone:
Juan Tizol (on 1952-03-25)
arranger:
Billy Strayhorn
recorded at:
Civic Auditorium in Seattle, Washington, United States (on 1952-03-25)
live recording of:
Skin Deep (on 1952-03-25)
composer:
Louie Bellson
7:35
2How Could You Do a Thing Like That to Me (Sultry Serenade)
live recording of:
How Could You Do a Thing Like That to Me (a.k.a. Sultry Serenade) (on 1952-03-25)
writer:
Allan Roberts (songwriter) and Tyree Glenn
3:52
3Sophisticated Lady
live recording of:
Sophisticated Lady (on 1952-03-25)
lyricist:
Mitchell Parish and Irving Mills (in 1932)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1932)
publisher:
Duke Ellington Music (ended), Mills Music, Inc. (ended), EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated), Famous Music Corporation (renamed since 2007‐05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (until 2007-05) and Sony/ATV Harmony (from 2007-05 to present)
part of:
Sophisticated Ladies (1981 musical)
part of:
The Real Book (compilation of jazz standards, Volume I)
6:14
4Perdido
live recording of:
Perdido (original instrumental version) (on 1952-03-25)
composer:
Juan Tizol
4:39
5Caravan
live recording of:
Caravan (on 1952-03-25)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (in 1937)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1937) and Juan Tizol (in 1937)
publisher:
American Academy of Music, Inc., Duke Ellington Music, EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated), Famous Music Corporation (renamed since 2007‐05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody), Mills Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Harmony and Lafleur Music Ltd. (from 1995-12-12 to present)
4:14
6Harlem Suite
recording of:
A Tone Parallel to Harlem (The Harlem Suite) (on 1952-03-25)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1951)
15:18
7The Hawks Talks
alto saxophone:
Russell Procope (on 1952-03-25) and Willie Smith (US jazz alto saxophonist, 1910-1967) (on 1952-03-25)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (on 1952-03-25)
double bass:
Wendell Marshall (on 1952-03-25)
drums (drum set):
Louie Bellson (on 1952-03-25)
piano:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (on 1952-03-25)
reeds:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (on 1952-03-25)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonzalves (on 1952-03-25)
trombone:
Quentin "Butter" Jackson (on 1952-03-25) and Britt Woodman (on 1952-03-25)
trumpet:
Cat Anderson (on 1952-03-25), Willie Cook (on 1952-03-25) and Clark Terry (American swing trumpeter) (on 1952-03-25)
valve trombone:
Juan Tizol (on 1952-03-25)
arranger:
Billy Strayhorn
recorded at:
Civic Auditorium in Seattle, Washington, United States (on 1952-03-25)
live recording of:
The Hawk Talks (on 1952-03-25)
composer:
Louie Bellson
2:53
8Ellington Medley: Don't Get Around Much Any More / In a Sentimental Mood / Mood Indigo / I'm Beginning to See the Light / Prelude to a Kiss / It Don't Mean a Thing / Solitude / I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
alto saxophone:
Russell Procope (on 1952-03-25) and Willie Smith (US jazz alto saxophonist, 1910-1967) (on 1952-03-25)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (on 1952-03-25)
double bass:
Wendell Marshall (on 1952-03-25)
drums (drum set):
Louie Bellson (on 1952-03-25)
piano:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (on 1952-03-25)
reeds:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (on 1952-03-25)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonzalves (on 1952-03-25)
trombone:
Quentin "Butter" Jackson (on 1952-03-25) and Britt Woodman (on 1952-03-25)
trumpet:
Cat Anderson (on 1952-03-25), Willie Cook (on 1952-03-25) and Clark Terry (American swing trumpeter) (on 1952-03-25)
valve trombone:
Juan Tizol (on 1952-03-25)
arranger:
Billy Strayhorn
recorded at:
Civic Auditorium in Seattle, Washington, United States (on 1952-03-25)
live medley including a instrumental recording of:
(In My) Solitude (on 1952-03-25)
lyricist:
Eddie DeLange (in 1934) and Irving Mills (in 1934)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1934)
publisher:
American Academy of Music, Inc., De Lange Music Co., EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated) and J. R. Lafleur & Son Ltd.
live medley including a instrumental recording of:
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (on 1952-03-25)
lyricist:
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith “Bob” Russell) (in 1942)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1940)
publisher:
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher), EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP), Harrison Music Corp. and Sony/ATV Harmony
sub-publisher:
フジパシフィックミュージック SBK事業部 and ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company – do not use as release label)
version of:
Never No Lament
live medley including a instrumental recording of:
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart (on 1952-03-25)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (in 1938), Henry Nemo (in 1938) and John Redmond (House vocalist) (in 1938)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1938)
part of:
The Real Book (compilation of jazz standards, Volume I)
live medley including a instrumental recording of:
I’m Beginning to See the Light (on 1952-03-25)
lyricist:
Don George (US songwriter/composer, 1909–1987) (in 1944)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1944), Johnny Hodges (in 1944) and Harry James (US big band leader, trumpeter & actor) (in 1944)
publisher:
Anne-Rachel Music Corp.
live medley including a instrumental recording of:
In a Sentimental Mood (on 1952-03-25)
lyricist:
Manny Kurtz and Irving Mills
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1935)
publisher:
American Academy of Music, Inc., Famous Music Corporation (renamed since 2007‐05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody), J. R. Lafleur & Son Ltd., Lafleur Music Ltd., Mills Music and Sony/ATV Harmony
live medley including a instrumental recording of:
It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing) (on 1952-03-25)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (in 1931)
composer:
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1931-08)
publisher:
Duke Ellington Music and EMI Mills Music (ASCAP-affiliated)
part of:
The Real Book (compilation of jazz standards, Volume I)
live medley including a instrumental recording of:
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (on 1952-03-25)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (in 1930)
composer:
Barney Bigard (in 1930) and Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1930)
publisher:
Duke Ellington Music, Indigo Mood Music, EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated) (in 1930), EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated) (in 1930) and Lawrence Wright Music Co., Ltd. (in 1930)
part of:
The Real Book (compilation of jazz standards, Volume I)
live medley including a instrumental recording of:
Prelude to a Kiss (on 1952-03-25)
lyricist:
Irving Gordon (US songwriter) (in 1938) and Irving Mills (in 1938)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1938)
publisher:
J. R. Lafleur & Son Ltd. and Lafleur Music Ltd.
6:55
9Jam With Sam
recording of:
Jam With Sam (on 1952-03-25)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader)
3:42
10I Love My Lovin' Lover
vocals:
Betty Roché (on 1952-06-30)
3:08
11Come on Home
vocals:
Jimmy Grissom (on 1952-06-30)
2:49
12Take the "A" Train
alto saxophone:
Johnny Hodges (on 1952-06-30) and Hilton Jefferson (on 1952-06-30)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Russell Procope (on 1952-06-30)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (on 1952-06-30)
clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (on 1952-06-30)
double bass:
Wendell Marshall (on 1952-06-30)
drums (drum set):
Louie Bellson (on 1952-06-30)
piano:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (on 1952-06-30) and Billy Strayhorn (on 1952-06-30)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonsalves (on 1952-06-30)
trombone:
Quentin Jackson (on 1952-06-30) and Britt Woodman (on 1952-06-30)
trumpet:
William “Cat” Anderson (on 1952-06-30), Willie Cook (on 1952-06-30), Ray Nance (on 1952-06-30) and Clark Terry (American swing trumpeter) (on 1952-06-30)
valve trombone:
Juan Tizol (on 1952-06-30)
lead vocals:
Betty Roché (on 1952-06-30)
performer:
Betty Roché (on 1952-06-30)
recording of:
Take the “A” Train (version with lyrics by Sherrill) (on 1952-06-30)
lyricist:
Joya Sherrill (in 1944)
composer:
Billy Strayhorn (in 1939)
publisher:
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music)
version of:
Take the “A” Train (original instrumental version)
8:02
13The Mooche
alto saxophone:
Hilton Jefferson (on 1952-07-01)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Russell Procope (on 1952-07-01)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (on 1952-07-01)
clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (on 1952-07-01)
double bass:
Wendell Marshall (on 1952-07-01)
drums (drum set):
Louie Bellson (on 1952-07-01)
piano:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (on 1952-07-01) and Billy Strayhorn (on 1952-07-01)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonsalves (on 1952-07-01)
trombone:
Quentin Jackson (on 1952-07-01) and Britt Woodman (on 1952-07-01)
trumpet:
William “Cat” Anderson (on 1952-07-01), Willie Cook (on 1952-07-01), Ray Nance (on 1952-07-01) and Clark Terry (American swing trumpeter) (on 1952-07-01)
valve trombone:
Juan Tizol (on 1952-07-01)
recording of:
The Mooche (on 1952-07-01)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) and Irving Mills
6:36

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part of:The Chronological Classics (number: 1320) (order: 829)
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000694693 [info]