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1964


Ellington Sessions 1964


January 14, 1964. New York.

WNEW Broadcast from Basin Street East

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Rolf Ericson, Herbie Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Ernie Shepard, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

BSE:2
DR:18
Take The "A" Train
BSE:4
DR:19
Afro-Bossa
BSE:6 Silk Lace
BSE:8a
DR:20a
Kinda Dukish
BSE:8b
DR:20b
Rockin' In Rhythm
BSE:10 The Single Petal Of A Rose
BSE:12 Tootie For Cootie
BSE:14 Lush Life
Billy Strayhorn, vocal
BSE:16 Passion Flower
BSE:18-20 Jam With Sam
BSE:22 Sophisticated Lady
BSE:24 Satin Doll
BSE:26 Rose Of The Rio Grande
BSE:28a Diminuendo In Blue [medley]
BSE:28b Wailing Interval [medley]
BSE:29
DR:21
East St Louis Toodle-Oo


February 20, 1964. London.

BBC Telecast "Jazz On Campus" from the BBC TV Theatre.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Rolf Ericson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Russell Procope, as, cl; Johnny Hodges, as; Jimmy Hamilton, ts, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Ernie Shepard, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Music Masters 65106-2 London:1 Take The "A" Train
Music Masters 65106-2 London:3 Perdido
Music Masters 65106-2 London:4 Caravan
Music Masters 65106-2 London:5 Isfahan
Music Masters 65106-2 London:6 The Opener
Music Masters 65106-2 London:7 Harlem
Music Masters 65106-2 London:8 Take The "A" Train
Ernie Shepard, vocal
Music Masters 65106-2 London:14a Kinda Dukish
Music Masters 65106-2 London:14b Rockin' In Rhythm


March 9, 1964. Stockholm, Sweden.

Second Concert at the Konserthuset.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Rolf Ericson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Jimmy Woode, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Pablo 2308-245 Harlem:1 The Opener
Pablo 2308-245 Harlem:2 Happy Reunion
Pablo 2308-245 Harlem:3 Blow By Blow
Pablo 2308-245 Harlem:4 Caravan
Pablo 2308-245 Harlem:5 Tootie For Cootie
Pablo 2308-245 Harlem:6 Satin Doll
Pablo 2308-245 Harlem:7 Harlem
Pablo 2308-245 Harlem:8 Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Pablo 2308-245 Harlem:9 All Of Me
Pablo 2308-245 Harlem:10 The Prowling Cat


March 29, 1964. New York.

Concert at Carnegie Hall.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Rolf Ericson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Major Holley, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/1 Take The "A" Train
Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/2a Black And Tan Fantasy [medley]
Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/2b Creole Love Call [medley]
Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/2c The Mooche [medley]
Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/3 Perdido
Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/4 Amad
Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/5 Agra
Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/6 Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah)
Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/7 Depk
Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/8 The Opener

Paul Gonsavles, ts; Duke Ellington, p; Major Holley, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/9 Happy Reunion

As first entry for date.

Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/10 Crescendo In Blue
Jazz Unlimited 322 CH6403:1/12 Harlem
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/1a Stompy Jones
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/1b Take The "A" Train
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/2 Caravan
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/3 Tootie For Cootie
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/4 Isfahan
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/5 Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/6 Banquet Scene
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/7 Skillipoop
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/8 The Prowling Cat
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/9a Kinda Dukish
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/9b Rockin' In Rhythm
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/10 Satin Doll

Harry Carney, Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, cl; Duke Ellington, p; Major Holley, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/11 Monologue (Pretty And The Wolf)
Duke Ellington, vocal

As first entry for date.

Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/12 Jam With Sam
Jazz Unlimited 323 CH6403:2/13 Jones


April 15, 1964. New York.

Reprise recording session at Fine Studios for the album "Ellington '65."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Rolf Ericson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, ts; Duke Ellington, p; Major Holley, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

5017 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/2 Call Me Irresponsible
5022 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/7 The Second Time Around
5023 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/8 Never On Sunday
5025 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/10 Blowin' In The Wind


April 16, 1964. New York.

Reprise recording session at Fine Studios.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Rolf Ericson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, ts; Duke Ellington, p; Major Holley, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

5018 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/3 Fly Me To The Moon
5019 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/4 So Little Time
5021 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/6 More
5026 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/11 Stranger On The Shore


April 27, 1964. New York.

Reprise recording session at Fine Studios.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Rolf Ericson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, ts; Duke Ellington, p; Major Holley, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

5016 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/1 Hello, Dolly!
5020 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/5 Danke Schoen
5024 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/9 I Left My Heart In San Francisco


May 19, 1964. New York.

Reprise recording session at Fine Studios for the album "Ellington '66."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Rolf Ericson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, ts; Duke Ellington, p; Peck Morrison, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

5093 Reprise R-6154 RSR:4/14 People
5094 Reprise R-6154 RSR:4/20 The Good Life
5095 Reprise R-6154 RSR:4/13 Charade
5096 Reprise R-6154 RSR:4/19 I Can't Stop Loving You


May 31, 1964. Chicago.

Dance Date at the Holiday Ballroom.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, Nat Woodard, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellngton, p; Peck Morrison, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:1 Mood Indigo
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:2 Satin Doll
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:3 Happy-Go-Lucky Local
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:4 Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:5 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:6 Guitar Amour
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:7 Summertime
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:8 The "C" Jam Blues
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:9 Silk Lace
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:10 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:11 Isfahan
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:12 Timon Of Athens March
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:13 Tootie For Cootie
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:14 Stompin' At The Savoy
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:15 Jeep's Blues
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:16a Diminuendo In Blue [medley]
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:16b Wailing Interval [medley]
Doctor Jazz W2X-40012 AS1:17 Satin Doll


June 1964. Japan.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, Nat Woodard, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Russell Procope, as, cl; Johnny Hodges, as; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington p; Peck Morrison, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

DJ NMI:1 The New Mood Indigo


September 6, 8, 9, 1964. Chicago.

Reprise recording session at Universal Studios for the album "Music From Mary Poppins."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Cat Anderson, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams, Nat Woodard, t; Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Jimmy Hamilton, cl, ts; Johnny Hodges, as; Russell Procope, as, cl; Paul Gonsalves, Eddie Johnson, ts; Harry Carney, ts; Duke Ellington, p; John Lamb, b; Sam Woodyard, d.

2948 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/1 A Spoonful Of Sugar
2949 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/5 Stay Awake
2950 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/3 Feed The Birds
2951 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/12 Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
2952 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/4 Let's Go Fly A Kite
2953 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/2 Chim Chim Cheree
2954 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/8 Sister Suffragette
2955 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/9 The Perfect Nanny
2956 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/6 I Love To Laugh
2957 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/11 The Life I Lead
2958 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/10 Step In Time
2959 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/7 Jolly Holiday


1965 - 1974

As Sideman

Pre-Duke

With Duke

1957 - 1964

Highlights