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The Chronogical Duke Ellington 1946-1947

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Sultry Sunset 3:11 Duke Ellington November 25, 1946 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
2 Happy Go Lucky Local (Parts 1 and 2) 5:43 Duke Ellington November 25, 1946 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
3 Blue Skies 2:35 Duke Ellington November 25, 1946 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
4 The Beautiful Indians: Hiawatha 2:43 Duke Ellington December 5, 1946 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
5 Flippant Flurry 2:53 Duke Ellington December 5, 1946 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
6 Golden Feather 2:51 Duke Ellington December 5, 1946 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
7 The Beautiful Indian: Minnehaha 2:59 Duke Ellington December 5, 1946 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Kay Davis (vocal)
8 Overture to a Jam Session (Parts 1 and 2) 5:37 Duke Ellington December 11, 1946 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
9 Jam-A-Ditty 3:01 Duke Ellington December 11, 1946 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
10 Tulip or Turnip 3:13 Duke Ellington December 18, 1946 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Ray Nance (vocal)
11 It Shouldn't Happen to a Dream 3:03 Duke Ellington December 18, 1946 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Al Hibbler (vocal)
12 Sophisticated Lady 02:02 Duke Ellington May 10, 1947 Taft Jordan (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Ed McConney (drums)
13 On The Sunny Side of the Street 04:05 Duke Ellington May 10, 1947 Taft Jordan (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Ed McConney (drums)
14 I Can't Give You Anything But Love 02:38 Duke Ellington May 10, 1947 Taft Jordan (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Ed McConney (drums)
15 It Don't Mean A Thing 02:40 Duke Ellington May 10, 1947 Taft Jordan (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Al Sears (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Ed McConney (drums)
16 H'ya Sue 2:53 Duke Ellington August 14, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Dud Bascomb (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, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
17 Lady of the Lavender Mist (Too Weary To Worry) 3:16 Duke Ellington August 14, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Dud Bascomb (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, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
18 Women, Women, Women 3:17 Duke Ellington August 14, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Dud Bascomb (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), 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, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Ray Nance (vocal)
19 Maybe I Should Change My Ways 2:45 Duke Ellington August 14, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Dud Bascomb (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, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Chester Crumpler (vocal)
20 It's Monday Every Day 3:05 Duke Ellington September 1, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Dud Bascomb (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, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Al Hibbler (vocal)
21 Golden Cress 3:00 Duke Ellington September 1, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Dud Bascomb (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, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
22 Put Yourself In My Place, Baby 3:07 Duke Ellington September 1, 1947 Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Dud Bascomb (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, baritone saxophone), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Billy Strayhorn (piano), Duke Ellington (omit),
Leader(s): 
Duke Ellington
Label Name: 
Classics
Catalog Number: 
CLASSICS 1051
Release Date: 
August 10, 1999
Format: 
CD
Playback Channels: 
stereo
Total Time: 
1:10:12
Issue Status: 
reissue
Post-production audio editing
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Sources: 
http://www.allmusic.com/album/1946-1947-mw0000245656
Issue Details: 

This is a compilation of 1946 Musicraft sides, 1947 V-Discs, and 1947 Columbia recordings. -CD