Duke Ellington: The Bandleader, part 2
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Song Performer(s) Album/CD and
Catalog Number

"After All"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

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

"Charpoy"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

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

"Smada"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

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

"Warm Valley"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

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

"Hey Buddy Bolden"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

A Drum Is a Woman, Columbia (JCL 951)

"Lush Life"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Carnegie Hall 1948, Vintage Jazz Classics (VJC 1024/25-2)

"Long, Strong, & Consecutive"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Black, Brown, & Beige, RCA Bluebird (6641-2-RB)

"Skin Deep"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Uptown, Columbia (CK 40836)

"Pitter, Panther, Patter"

Duke Ellington and Jimmy Blanton

Solos, Duets and Trios, RCA Bluebird (2178-2-RB)

"Braggin in Brass"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Braggin in Brass, Portrait (R2K-44395)

"Sepia Panorama"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

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

"Fantazm"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Cornell University Second Set, Music Masters (01612-65162-2)

"Prelude to a Kiss"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

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

"East St. Louis Toodle-Oo"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

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

"Slap Happy"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Fargo Concert, Jazz Classics (JZCL-5009)

"Clarinet Lament"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Fargo Concert Jazz, Classics (JZCL-5009)

"Rockin' in Rhythm"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

The Okeh Ellington, Columbia (C2K-46177)

"Caravan"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Fargo Concert, Jazz Classics (JZCL-5009)

"I've Got it Bad and That Ain't Good"

Duke Ellington Orchestra with Ivie Anderson

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

"Yearning For Love"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Drop Me Off at Harlem, TQ (151)

"Boy Meets Horn"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

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

"Mr. J.B. Blues"

Duke Ellington and Jimmy Blanton

Solos, Duets and Trios, RCA Bluebird (2178-2-RB)

"Just a Settin' and a Rockin'"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

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

"I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues"

Duke Ellington Orchestra with Al Hibbler

Black, Brown, & Beige, RCA Bluebird (6641-2-RB)

"Take the 'A' Train"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

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

"Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Ellington at Newport, Columbia (7464-40587-2)

"The Star Crossed Lovers"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Such Sweet Thunder, Columbia (EOL 469140-2)

"Boo-dah"

Duke Ellington Orchestra

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