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Duke Ellington December 24, 1947

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet, violin
trombone
trombone
trombone, vibraphone
clarinet, tenor saxophone
clarinet, alto saxophone
alto saxophone
tenor saxophone
clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone
piano
guitar
bass
bass
drums, chimes
timpani
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 I Like The Sunrise 0:00
2 I Like The Sunrise 4:35 Al Hibbler (vocal)
3 I Like The Sunrise 0:00 Al Hibbler (vocal)
4 Dance No. 1 0:00
5 Dance No. 1 4:54
6 Dance No. 1 0:00
7 Dance No. 2 3:25
8 Dance No. 3 0:00
9 Dance No. 3 3:45
10 Dance No. 4 3:06
11 Dance No. 5 0:00
12 Dance No. 5 5:11
Content State: draft
source: "Ellingtonia" Online Discography - Marcus Girvan, ed.
Recording Date: 
1947-12-24
Label Name: 
Columbia
Leader(s): 
Duke Ellington
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
violin
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
vibraphone
Skill/instrument: 
clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
baritone saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
guitar
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
chimes
Skill/instrument: 
timpani
Personnel: 
Shelton Hemphill
Personnel: 
Al Killian
Personnel: 
Francis Williams
Personnel: 
Harold Baker
Personnel: 
Ray Nance
Personnel: 
Ray Nance
Personnel: 
Lawrence Brown
Personnel: 
Claude Jones
Personnel: 
Tyree Glenn
Personnel: 
Tyree Glenn
Personnel: 
Jimmy Hamilton
Personnel: 
Jimmy Hamilton
Personnel: 
Russell Procope
Personnel: 
Russell Procope
Personnel: 
Johnny Hodges
Personnel: 
Al Sears
Personnel: 
Harry Carney
Personnel: 
Harry Carney
Personnel: 
Harry Carney
Personnel: 
Duke Ellington
Personnel: 
Fred Guy
Personnel: 
Oscar Pettiford
Personnel: 
Junior Raglin
Personnel: 
Sonny Greer
Personnel: 
Sonny Greer
Personnel: 
Elayne Jones
Ensemble Size: 
big_band
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Name: 
Columbia Recording Studio
Venue Location: 
New York, NY
Session Details: 

Al Hibbler's vocals were overdubbed at a later date. The first track of "I Like the Sunrise" is the original take without overdubbed vocals, issued as VD 858. -CD