Storyville Records

The Treasury Shows Vol. 2

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Catalogue Number
9039002
Format
2CD
Artist
Duke Ellington
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Description

Here is the patriotic Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra performing weekly radio broadcasts in 1945 (plus one from 1943) to help sell U.S. war bonds and boost the public's morale. These 55 minute weekly programs gave Ellington a wide choice of material to: perform, including older work, new material, pop tunes instrumentals & vocals, and extended works. The band's line up at this time was outstanding, featuring great performances by .... Ellington soloists such as Ray Nance, Lawrence Brown, Johnny Hodges and Ben Webster. and vocalists Joya Sherri ll, Kay Davis and Al Hibbler The excitement and seamless professionalism of Ellington's orchestra of the .... mid 1 940's is in abundant evidence throughout the two hours worth of music on this double CD compilation. The sound quality is also surprisingly good.

Personnel

Duke EllIngton (leader, piano~, Johnny:Hodges (alto sax), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Ben Webster & Al Séars (tenor sax), Ray Nance, Rex Stewart & Talt Jordan (trumpet), Kay Davis & Al Hibbler (vocal),

Tracklisting

Take The A Train Take The A Train Mood To Be Wooed Midriff If You Are But A Dream Carnegie Blues Riff Staccato Someone I'M Beginning To See The Light My Little Brown Book Kissing Bug West Indian Dance Ring Dem Bells The Blues I'M Beginning To See The Light Emancipation Celebration Sugar Hill Penthouse Work Song Come Sunday [The Spiritual Theme] Sentimental Lady Come Sunday Stomp Look And Listen Candy Frantic Fantasy Broadcast Interruption By War Bulletin It Don'T Mean A Thing Teardrops In The Rain Sentimental Lady Way Low Take The A Train Take The A Train Tonight I Shall Sleep Take The A Train Go Away Blues Love Letters Bond Promo Main Stem Creole Love Song Fishing For The Moon Three Cent Stomp Riff'N Drill Any Bonds Today? Kissing Bug

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