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The Treasury Shows Vol. 5

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Duke Ellington
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Here is Duke Ellington, the patriot, selling war bonds towards the end of WW 11 (Spring and Fa I I of 1945) by presenting his orchestra via three I ive radio broadcasts from a h ospita I centerin M ichig an, The Para m ount Theatre in Toledo, Ohio, and the New Zanzibar Club in New York City. While most of the 51 tunes (1) performed here are Ellington standards/. favorites, there are also several rarely performed/recorded numbers, such as Walking With MY Honey, Court Session, Solid Old Man and Hop, Skip & Jump. These is solid playing throughout, and especially good solos by Johnny Hodges, Rex Stewart, Harry Carney, Lawrence Brown and singing by Joya Sherrill. The music is designed for both listening and dancing.


Duke Ellington's Orchestra


Take The A Train Don'T Take Your Love From Me Mood To Be Wooed Court Session Jack The Bear Emanicipation Celebration Ellington Bond Promo Let The Zoomers Drool The More I See You Take The A Train Way Low Blue Is The Night Ellington Bond Promo Ellington Bond Promo Can'T You Read Between The Lines? Summertime Hop Skip And Jump Take The A Train Kissing Bug Take The A Train Solid Old Man Come Sunday Come Sunday Light Ellington Bond Promo I'M Beginning To See The Light I Miss Your Kiss On The Alamo Things Ain'T Whatthey Used To Be Carnegie Blues Ellington Bond Promo Diminuendo In Blue Riff Stacatto Rocks In My Bed Blue Skies Crescendo In Blue Things Ain'T What They Used To Be I'M Beginning To See The Light Take The A Train Teardrops In The Rain My Little Brown Book Nine-Twenty Special The Wonder Of You Duke Ellington Bond Promo Walkin' With My Honey C-Jam Blues Three Cent Stomp Take The A Train

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