Rare Live Recordings 1952-1953

~ Release by Duke Ellington & His Orchestra (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

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CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1The Hawk Talks
live recording of:
The Hawk Talks (on 1952-01-05)
composer:
Louie Bellson
3:13
2Frustration
live recording of:
Frustration (on 1952-01-05)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader)
5:02
3Sultry Serenade
live recording of:
How Could You Do a Thing Like That to Me (a.k.a. Sultry Serenade) (on 1952-01-05)
writer:
Allan Roberts (songwriter) and Tyree Glenn
4:13
4Sophisticated Lady
live recording of:
Sophisticated Lady (on 1952-01-05)
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)
6:48
5Perdido
live recording of:
Perdido (original instrumental version) (on 1952-01-05)
composer:
Juan Tizol
5:07
6I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
live recording of:
I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good) (on 1952-01-05)
lyricist:
Paul Francis Webster (in 1941)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1941)
publisher:
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP), Robbins Music Corp., Sony/ATV Harmony and Webster Music Co.
part of:
The Real Book (compilation of jazz standards, Volume I)
4:06
7A Tone Parallel to Harlem
live recording of:
A Tone Parallel to Harlem (The Harlem Suite) (on 1952-01-05)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1951)
14:35
8Take the "A" Train
live recording of:
Take the “A” Train (version with lyrics by Sherrill) (on 1952-01-05)
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)
1:57
9V.I.P.'s Boogie / Jam With Sam
live medley including a recording of:
Jam With Sam (on 1952-01-05)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader)
live medley including a recording of:
V.I.P.'s Boogie (on 1952-01-05)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader)
7:16
10Monologue
3:24
11Blues at Sundown
3:29
12Skin Deep
live recording of:
Skin Deep
composer:
Louie Bellson
8:51
13Medley - Don't Get Around Much Anymore / Mood Indigo / I'm Beginning to See the Light / Prelude to a Kiss / It Don't Mean a Thing
live medley including a recording of:
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
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 recording of:
I’m Beginning to See the Light
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 recording of:
It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
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 recording of:
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song)
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 recording of:
Prelude to a Kiss
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.
7:56
CD 2
#TitleRatingLength
1Tulip or Turnip
live recording of:
Tulip or Turnip
lyricist:
Don George (US songwriter/composer, 1909–1987)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader)
5:30
2Basin Street Blues
live recording of:
Beale Street Blues
lyricist and composer:
William Christopher Handy
publisher:
Handy Bros. Music
6:51
3Primping at the Prom
2:35
4Johnny Come Lately
live recording of:
Stomp (Johnny Come Lately)
composer:
Billy Strayhorn
2:56
5Moonstone
5:17
6Time on My Hands
live recording of:
Time on My Hands
lyricist:
Harold Adamson (in 1930) and Mack Gordon (in 1930)
composer:
Vincent Youmans (in 1930)
publisher:
Campbell Connelly, Warner/Chappell, Harold Adamson Music (in 1930, in 1956, in 1986), Miller Music Corp. (in 1930, in 1956) and WB Music Corp. (1929–2019) (in 1930, in 1956)
3:11
7Margie
live recording of:
Margie (aka “My Little Margie”)
lyricist:
Benny Davis (US vaudeville performer and songwriter) (in 1920)
composer:
Con Conrad (in 1920) and J. Russel Robinson (in 1920)
3:47
8Chelsea Bridge
live recording of:
Chelsea Bridge
composer:
Billy Strayhorn (in 1941)
arranger:
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist)
publisher:
Tempo Music Inc
5:18
9Midriff
live recording of:
Midriff
composer:
Billy Strayhorn and Gerald Valentine (trombone, aka Jerry Valentine)
3:41
10Phlanges
4:28
11V.I.P.'s Boogie
live recording of:
V.I.P.'s Boogie
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader)
3:11
12(In My) Solitude
live recording of:
(In My) Solitude
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.
5:32
13Summertime
live recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess)
lyricist:
Dorothy Kuhns (playwright), Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward
composer:
George Gershwin (composer)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music Ltd., Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund Publishing, George Gershwin Music, New Dawn Music, Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), Warner/Chappell, Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV, Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09), Ira Gershwin Music (in 1935), WB Music Corp. (1929–2019) (from 1935 until 2019-05-28) and WC Music Corp. (from 2019-05-28 to present)
version of:
Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. “Summertime” (Clara)
4:26
14My Little Brown Book
live recording of:
My Little Brown Book
composer:
Billy Strayhorn
3:56
15Balling the Blues (Good Girl Blues)
3:34
16The Hawk Talks
live recording of:
The Hawk Talks
composer:
Louie Bellson
6:40
17Take the "A" Train
live recording of:
Take the “A” Train (version with lyrics by Sherrill)
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)
4:52
18Happy Birthday to You
0:46
CD 3
#TitleRatingLength
1Ting-A-Ling
4:05
2Sophisticated Lady
live recording of:
Sophisticated Lady
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)
6:45
3C-Jam Blues
live recording of:
“C” Jam Blues
composer:
Barney Bigard and Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1942)
5:27
4Passion Flower
live recording of:
Passion Flower
composer:
Billy Strayhorn
publisher:
Tempo Music Inc
5:48
5Night Train
5:47
6Summertime
live recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess)
lyricist:
Dorothy Kuhns (playwright), Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward
composer:
George Gershwin (composer)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music Ltd., Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund Publishing, George Gershwin Music, New Dawn Music, Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), Warner/Chappell, Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV, Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09), Ira Gershwin Music (in 1935), WB Music Corp. (1929–2019) (from 1935 until 2019-05-28) and WC Music Corp. (from 2019-05-28 to present)
version of:
Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. “Summertime” (Clara)
2:33
7Warm Valley
live recording of:
Warm Valley
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader)
4:47
8Sultry Serenade
live recording of:
How Could You Do a Thing Like That to Me (a.k.a. Sultry Serenade)
writer:
Allan Roberts (songwriter) and Tyree Glenn
4:15
9Hi Ya Sue
8:24
10Sophisticated Lady
live recording of:
Sophisticated Lady
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)
5:57
11Things Ain't What They Used to Be
live recording of:
Things Ain’t What They Used to Be
lyricist:
Ted Persons
composer:
Mercer Ellington (in 1942)
publisher:
Tempo Music Inc
8:33
12The Hawk Talks
live recording of:
The Hawk Talks
composer:
Louie Bellson
3:30
13C-Jam Blues
live recording of:
“C” Jam Blues
composer:
Barney Bigard and Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1942)
5:35
14Tenderly
live recording of:
Tenderly
lyricist:
Jack Lawrence (US songwriter) (in 1946)
composer:
Walter Gross (American composer) (in 1946)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell Morris Music, Chappell/Morris Ltd., Edwin Morris Music and Range Road Music
4:07