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The Chronogical Duke Ellington 1949-1950

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 You of All People 2:56 Duke Ellington September 1, 1949 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Dave Burns (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Al Hibbler (vocal)
2 Creole Love Call 2:57 Duke Ellington September 1, 1949 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Dave Burns (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Kay Davis (vocal)
3 The Greatest There Is 2:43 Duke Ellington September 1, 1949 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Dave Burns (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Lu Elliott (vocal)
4 Snibor 2:49 Duke Ellington September 1, 1949 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Dave Burns (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
5 The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise 3:00 Duke Ellington December 22, 1949 Ray Nance (trumpet), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Al Hibbler (vocal)
6 Joog, Joog 3:00 Duke Ellington December 22, 1949 Ray Nance (trumpet), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Lu Elliott (vocal), Kay Davis (vocal), Duke Ellington (piano), Billy Strayhorn (omit),
7 Good Woman Blues 3:05 Duke Ellington December 22, 1949 Ray Nance (trumpet), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Al Hibbler (vocal), Duke Ellington (piano), Billy Strayhorn (omit),
8 On the Sunny Side of the Street 2:44 Duke Ellington December 22, 1949 Ray Nance (trumpet), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Billy Strayhorn (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Lu Elliott (vocal), Duke Ellington (piano)
9 B-Sharp Boston 2:54 Duke Ellington December 22, 1949 Ray Nance (trumpet), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Jimmy Forrest (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Billy Strayhorn (omit),
10 Hello, Little Boy 2:50 Duke Ellington March 6, 1950 Nelson Williams (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Dave Burns (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Quentin Jackson (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone), Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Charlie Rouse (tenor saxophone), Alva McCain (tenor saxophone), Harry Carney (clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Wendell Marshall (bass), Sonny Greer (drums, chimes)
(variance) -- Chubby Kemp (vocal)
11 Perdido 2:59 Oscar Pettiford September 13, 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Oscar Pettiford (cello), Lloyd Trotman (bass), Jo Jones (drums)
12 Take the "A" Train 2:22 Oscar Pettiford September 13, 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Oscar Pettiford (cello), Lloyd Trotman (bass), Jo Jones (drums)
(variance) -- Billy Strayhorn (celeste)
13 Blues No. 3 2:33 Oscar Pettiford September 13, 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Oscar Pettiford (cello), Lloyd Trotman (bass), Jo Jones (drums)
14 Oscalypso 2:48 Oscar Pettiford September 13, 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Oscar Pettiford (cello), Lloyd Trotman (bass), Jo Jones (drums)
(variance) -- Billy Strayhorn (celeste)
15 Blues for Blanton 2:44 Oscar Pettiford September 13, 1950 Duke Ellington (piano), Oscar Pettiford (cello), Lloyd Trotman (bass), Jo Jones (drums)
16 Mean Old Choo Choo 2:53 Duke Ellington September 21, 1950 Red Rodney (trumpet), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Harry Carney (baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Oscar Pettiford (cello), Wendell Marshall (bass), Max Roach (drums), Chubby Kemp (vocal)
17 A Slip of the Lip (Me and My Wig) 2:49 Duke Ellington September 21, 1950 Red Rodney (trumpet), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Harry Carney (baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Oscar Pettiford (cello), Wendell Marshall (bass), Max Roach (drums), Chubby Kemp (vocal)
18 How Blue Can You Get 2:17 Duke Ellington September 21, 1950 Red Rodney (trumpet), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Harry Carney (baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Oscar Pettiford (cello), Wendell Marshall (bass), Max Roach (drums), Chubby Kemp (vocal)
19 Juke Bop Boogie 2:16 Duke Ellington September 21, 1950 Red Rodney (trumpet), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Harry Carney (baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Oscar Pettiford (cello), Wendell Marshall (bass), Max Roach (drums), Chubby Kemp (vocal)
20 Set 'Em Up 2:50 Duke Ellington September 21, 1950 Red Rodney (trumpet), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Harry Carney (baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Oscar Pettiford (cello), Wendell Marshall (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Sara Forde (vocal), Chubby Kemp (omit),
21 New Piano Roll Blues 2:18 Duke Ellington September 21, 1950 Red Rodney (trumpet), Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone), Harry Carney (baritone saxophone), Duke Ellington (piano), Oscar Pettiford (cello), Wendell Marshall (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Chubby Kemp (omit),
Leader(s): 
Duke Ellington
Label Name: 
Classics
Catalog Number: 
Classics 1191
Release Date: 
February 5, 2002
Format: 
CD
Total Time: 
1:03:34
Issue Status: 
reissue
Post-production audio editing
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Sources: 
https://www.allmusic.com/album/1949-1950-mw0000214799