Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Take the "A" Train
2:59
2 Mood Indigo
3:10
3 I'm Beginning to See the Light
3:16
4 Sophisticated Lady
2:46
5 I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
3:21
6 Perdido
3:14
7 Solitude
3:08
8 I Can't Give You Anything But Love
3:22
9 Prelude to a Kiss
3:06
10 Drawing Room Blues
3:41
11 Caravan
2:51
12 In a Sentimental Mood
3:07
13 It Don't Mean a Thing
3:05
14 Lover Man
3:22
15 Lotus Blossom
3:57

Credits

Medium 1

clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Barney Bigard (track 5)
trumpet:
Wallace Jones (track 5)
Ray Nance (track 5)
cornet:
Rex Stewart (track 5)
drums:
Sonny Greer (track 5)
guitar:
Fred Guy (track 5)
double bass:
Jimmy Blanton (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Otto Hardwick (track 5)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Johnny Hodges (track 5)
alto saxophone, baritone saxophone and clarinet:
Harry Carney (track 5)
celesta:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Ben Webster (track 5)
trombone:
Lawrence Brown (jazz trombonist) (track 5)
valve trombone:
Juan Tizol (track 5)
arranger:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 5)
Billy Strayhorn (track 5)
composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 13)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1941) (track 5)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (1931) (track 13)
Paul Francis Webster (1941) (track 5)
vocals:
Ivie Anderson (track 5)
publisher:
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 13)
later translated versions:
Je suis mordue (track 5)
later versions:
recording of:
I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) (1941-06-26) (track 5)