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The Chronogical Duke Ellington 1950-1951

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Sophisticated Lady 11:33 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)
2 Solitude 8:24 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)
3 Night Walk 2:50 Duke Ellington April 17, 1951 William Anderson (trumpet), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
4 Moonlight Fiesta 3:02 Duke Ellington April 17, 1951 William Anderson (trumpet), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
5 She (Sensuous) 3:08 Duke Ellington April 17, 1951 William Anderson (trumpet), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
6 The Happening 2:48 Duke Ellington April 17, 1951 William Anderson (trumpet), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
7 Fancy Dan 3:04 Duke Ellington May 10, 1951 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
8 The Hawk Talks 2:58 Duke Ellington May 10, 1951 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
9 V.I.P. Boogie 3:01 Duke Ellington May 10, 1951 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
10 Jam With Sam 3:14 Duke Ellington May 10, 1951 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
11 Monologue 2:14 Duke Ellington May 10, 1951 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
(variance) -- Duke Ellington (vocal)
12 Swamp Drum 2:55 Duke Ellington May 18, 1951 Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
13 Sultry Serenade 2:39 Duke Ellington May 18, 1951 Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
14 Indian Summer 2:47 Duke Ellington May 18, 1951 Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
(variance) -- Billy Strayhorn (piano), Duke Ellington (omit),
15 Britt and Butter Blues 2:28 Duke Ellington May 18, 1951 Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
16 Ting-A-Ling 3:03 Duke Ellington May 24, 1951 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
17 Eighth Veil 2:45 Duke Ellington May 24, 1951 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
18 Brown Betty 3:04 Duke Ellington May 24, 1951 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Andres Merenguito (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Britt Woodman (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Willie Smith (alto saxophone), Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
Leader(s): 
Duke Ellington
Label Name: 
Classics
Catalog Number: 
Classics 1258
Release Date: 
October 2, 2002
Tracks: 
Sophisticated Lady
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Solitude
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Night Walk
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Moonlight Fiesta
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She (Sensuous)
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The Happening
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Fancy Dan
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The Hawk Talks
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V.I.P. Boogie
Tracks: 
Jam With Sam
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Monologue
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Swamp Drum
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Sultry Serenade
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Indian Summer
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Ting-A-Ling
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Eighth Veil
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Brown Betty
Format: 
CD
Total Time: 
1:05:57
Issue Status: 
reissue
Post-production audio editing
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Sources: 
https://www.allmusic.com/album/1950-1951-mw0000228599