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The Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concerts, December 1947

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 The New Look 3:44 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
2 Blue Serge 3:55 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
3 Triple Play 6:14 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
4 Harlem Air Shaft 3:52 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
5 Johnny Hodges Medley 6:54 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
6 Mella Brava 4:11 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
7 Kickapoo Joy Juice 3:57 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
8 On a Turquoise Cloud 4:11 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Kay Davis (vocal)
9 Bakiff 6:17 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
10 Liberian Suite: I Like the Sunrise 5:48 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Al Hibbler (vocal)
11 Liberian Suite: Dance No. 1 5:09 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
12 Liberian Suite: Dance No. 2 4:09 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
13 Liberian Suite: Dance No. 3 3:50 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
14 Liberian Suite: Dance No. 4 4:16 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
15 Liberian Suite: Dance No. 5 5:25 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
16 Cotton Tail 3:24 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
17 Theme Medley 6:40 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
18 Juke Bop Boogie 3:47 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
19 New York City Blues 4:59 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
20 The Clothed Woman 4:54 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
21 Blue Skies (Trumpets No End) 3:43 Duke Ellington December 27, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
Leader(s): 
Duke Ellington
Label Name: 
Prestige
Catalog Number: 
P 24075
Format: 
LP
Playback Channels: 
stereo
Issue Status: 
original
Post-production audio editing
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Sources: 
https://www.discogs.com/Duke-Ellington-And-His-Orchestra-The-Duke-Ellington-Carnegie-Hall-Concerts-December-1947/release/2398909