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The Chronogical Duke Ellington 1950

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Cotton Tail 2:52 Billy Strayhorn October 3, 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass)
2 C-Jam Blues 2:56 Billy Strayhorn October 3, 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass)
3 Flamingo 2:57 Billy Strayhorn October 3, 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass)
4 Bang Up Blues 3:04 Billy Strayhorn October 3, 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass)
5 Things Ain't What They Used To Be 2:45 Wild Bill Davis October 1950 Wild Bill Davis (organ), Duke Ellington (piano), John Collins (guitar), Wendell Marshall (bass), Jo Jones (drums)
6 Make No Mistake 2:40 Wild Bill Davis October 1950 Wild Bill Davis (organ), John Collins (guitar), Wendell Marshall (bass), Jo Jones (drums)
(variance) -- Duke Ellington (omit),
7 Tonk 2:56 Billy Strayhorn November 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Joe Shulman (bass)
8 Johnny Come Lately 2:58 Billy Strayhorn November 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Joe Shulman (bass)
9 In A Blue Summer Garden 4:03 Billy Strayhorn November 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Joe Shulman (bass)
10 Great Times 2:53 Billy Strayhorn November 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Joe Shulman (bass)
11 Build That Railroad 2:43 Duke Ellington November 20, 1950 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes), Butch Ballard (drums)
(variance) -- Al Hibbler (vocal)
12 Love You Madly 2:58 Duke Ellington November 20, 1950 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes), Butch Ballard (drums)
(variance) -- Yvonne Lanauze (vocal)
13 Great Times 3:13 Duke Ellington November 20, 1950 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes), Butch Ballard (drums)
14 The Tattooed Bride 11:40 Duke Ellington December 18, 1950 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Mercer Ellington (flugelhorn), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes), Butch Ballard (drums)
15 Mood Indigo 15:30 Duke Ellington December 18, 1950 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Mercer Ellington (flugelhorn), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes), Butch Ballard (drums)
(variance) -- Yvonne Lanauze (vocal)
Leader(s): 
Duke Ellington
Label Name: 
Classics
Catalog Number: 
Classics 1217
Release Date: 
May 7, 2002
Tracks: 
Cotton Tail
Tracks: 
C-Jam Blues
Tracks: 
Flamingo
Tracks: 
Bang Up Blues
Tracks: 
Make No Mistake
Tracks: 
Tonk
Tracks: 
Johnny Come Lately
Tracks: 
Great Times
Tracks: 
Love You Madly
Tracks: 
Great Times
Tracks: 
The Tattooed Bride
Tracks: 
Mood Indigo
Format: 
CD
Total Time: 
1:06:52
Issue Status: 
reissue
Post-production audio editing
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Sources: 
https://www.allmusic.com/album/1950-mw0000659733