Annotation


Label: Prestige - Catalog #: 24074 - Format: 2CD

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

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Caravan
4:00
2 In a Mellow Tone
3:06
3 Solid Old Man
3:42
4 Selections from Black, Brown and Beige: Spiritual (Come Sunday) / Worksong
13:03
5 Selections from Black, Brown and Beige: The Blues
5:55
6 Rugged Romeo
4:12
7 Sono
5:29
8 Air-Conditioned Jungle
6:21
9 Pither Panther Patter
2:51
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Take the "A" Train
3:37
2 A Tonal Group: Meloditti
8:20
3 A Tonal Group: Fugueaditty
3:18
4 A Tonal Group: Jam-a-ditty
4:23
5 Magenta Haze
5:21
6 Diminuendo in Blue / Transblucency
8:06
7 Crescendo in Blue
4:01
8 Suburbanite
4:36
9 I'm Just a Lucky So and So
4:54
10 Riffin' Drill
2:49

Credits

CD 1

lead vocals:
Joya Sherrill (track 5)

CD 2

lead vocals:
Al Hibbler (track 9)
miscellaneous support:
Joya Sherrill (tracks 6, 6)
recording of:

Release

clarinet: Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer)
trumpet: William "Cat" Anderson
Shelton Hemphill
Taft Jordan
Francis Williams
drums: Sonny Greer
bass: Oscar Pettiford
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
Wilbur de Paris
guitars: Al Lucas
additional arranger: Billy Strayhorn
arranger: Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader)
art direction: Phil Carroll
conductor: Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader)
design/illustration: Lance Anderson (artwork)
ASIN: US: B000000ZDB [info]