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Duke Ellington November 2, 1939

Main Session Personnel
trumpet
trumpet
trumpet
trombone
trombone
trombone
clarinet, tenor saxophone
soprano saxophone, alto saxophone
clarinet, alto saxophone
clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone
piano
guitar
bass
bass
drums, chimes
vocal
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Pyramid 0:00
2 Pussy Willow 0:00
3 I'm Checking Out - Goom Bye 0:00 Ivie Anderson (vocal)
Content State: draft
source: "Ellingtonia" Online Discography - Marcus Girvan, ed.
Recording Date: 
1939-11-02
Label Name: 
CBS Broadcast
Leader(s): 
Duke Ellington
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
soprano saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
clarinet
Skill/instrument: 
alto 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: 
vocal
Personnel: 
Wallace Jones
Personnel: 
Cootie Williams
Personnel: 
Rex Stewart
Personnel: 
Lawrence Brown
Personnel: 
Joe Nanton
Personnel: 
Juan Tizol
Personnel: 
Barney Bigard
Personnel: 
Barney Bigard
Personnel: 
Johnny Hodges
Personnel: 
Johnny Hodges
Personnel: 
Otto Hardwick
Personnel: 
Otto Hardwick
Personnel: 
Harry Carney
Personnel: 
Harry Carney
Personnel: 
Harry Carney
Personnel: 
Billy Strayhorn
Personnel: 
Fred Guy
Personnel: 
Billy Taylor, Sr.
Personnel: 
Jimmie Blanton
Personnel: 
Sonny Greer
Personnel: 
Sonny Greer
Personnel: 
Ivie Anderson
Ensemble Size: 
big_band
Venue Type: 
radio broadcast
Venue Name: 
Coronado Hotel
Venue Location: 
St. Louis, MO
Session Details: 

Ellingtonia lists both Billy Taylor and Jimmie Blanton as bassists for this performance, but I believe that is meant to imply uncertainty about which played bass, not that both played bass.