Duke Ellington: The Bandleader, part 1
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Song Performer(s) Album/CD and
Catalog Number

"Perdido"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

London Concert, Heritage Jazz (513583L)

"Jones"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Newport 1959, Emarcy (842071-2)

"Black Beauty"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

The Okeh Ellington, Columbia (C2K-46177)

"East St. Louis Toodle-Oo"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Beyond Category, Smithsonian/RCA (RD104/DMC2-1141)

"Misty Morning"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

The Okeh Ellington, Columbia (C2K-46177)

"The Mooch"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

The Okeh Ellington, Columbia (C2K-46177)

"Harmony in Harlem"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Ellington Cotton Club 1938, Jazz Archives, Vol. 1, (JA-12 731124)

"Echoes of Harlem"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Ellington Cotton Club 1938, Vol. 2, Jazz Archives (JA-13 731125)

"On the Sunny Side of the Street"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Ellington Cotton Club 1938, Vol 2, Jazz Archives (JA-13 731125)

"Rockin' in Rhythm"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Ellington Cotton Club 1938, Vol 2, Jazz Archives (JA-13 731125)

"Satin Doll"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Studio Sessions Chicago 1956, Vol. 1 Saja (7-91041-2)

"Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

London Concert Heritage Jazz (513583L)

"Such Sweet Thunder"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Such Sweet Thunder, Columbia (EOL 469140-2)

"Rock Skippin at the Blue Note"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

And His Mother Called Him Bill, RCA (6287-2-RB)

"In a Mellotone"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

The Blanton-Webster Band, RCA Bluebird (5659-2-RB)

"Day Dream"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

And His Mother Called Him Bill, RCA (6287-2-RB)

"Concerto for Cootie"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Beyond Category, Smithsonian/RCA (RD104/DMC2-1141)

"Boy Meets Horn"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Braggin' in Brass: The Immortal 1938 Years, Portrait (R2K-44395)

"Skin Deep"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Uptown, Columbia (CK 40836)

"Sophisticated Lady"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

1956 Stratford Festival Music & Arts (CD-616)

"Things Ain't What They Used To Be"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Newport 1959 Emarcy (842071-2), cut 10

"Midriff"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

And His Mother Called Him Bill, RCA (6287-2-RB)