Storyville Records

The Treasury Shows Vol. 10

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Catalogue Number
9039010
Format
2CD
Artist
Duke Ellington
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Description

The music on these two CD’s (51 tunes) has never been released before. The music is taken from 4 radio broadcasts in New York City in 1945 – part live and part in the radio studio. Aside from providing great big band jazz for the radio audience, the point of these broadcasts was also for Duke Ellington to sell war bonds in the final year of World War II. The repertoire consists mostly of well-known Ellington numbers, plus a few rarities. These radio broadcasts are particularly important because commercial studio recordings were banned during World War II. One tune on CD 2 – "I Miss Your Kiss", featuring the great trombone work of Lawrence Brown – was never recorded commercially. Other highpoints are Johnny Hodges’ smooth alto sax on "Mood to be Wooed", and Rex Stewart’s trumpet work on "Emancipation Celebration".

Personnel

Duke Ellington (piano, arranger, leader), Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan, Shelton Hemphill, Cat Anderson (trumpets), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin, vocal), Joseph Nanton, Lawrence Brown, Claude Jones (trombones), Al Sears (tenor sax), Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet & Tenor sax), Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick (alto saxes), Harry Carney (baritone sax,clarinet,bass clarinet), Billy Strayhorn (piano, arranger), Fred Guy (guitar), Junior Raglin (bass), Sonny Greer (drums), Kay Davis, Albert Hibbler, Marie Ellington, Joya Sherrill, Ray Nance (vocals)CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)

Tracklisting

Take The A Train Take The A Train Work Song What Am I Here For Ellington Bond Promo Blue Is The Night The Blues Ellington Bond Promo West Indian Dance Wish I Wish Tonight Ellington Bond Promo Someone Come Sunday/Light Take The A Train Take The A Train Harlem Air Shaft Take The A Train Out Of This World Subtle Slough Elling Bond Promo Ellington Bond Promo Midriff Blue Skies Everything But You I Ain'T Got Nothin' But The Blues Ring Dem Bells Riff Staccato Mood To Be Wooed Bugle Breaks Elling Bond Promo Kissing Bug Emanipation Celebration Take The A Train Take The A Train It Jumped Suddenly It Jumpted Laura Warm Valley Kissing Bug Take The A Train Stompy Jones I Miss Your Kiss Solid Old Man He'S Home For A Little While Carnegie Blues Riff Staccato I Ain'T Got Nothin' But The Blues Fancy Dan I'M Beginning To See The Light Take The A Train Take The A Train Take The A Train Take The A Train Take The A Train

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