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1973


Ellington Sessions 1973


January 8, 1973. Los Angeles.

Pablo recording session for the album "Duke's Big 4," documented on the video "Duke: The Last Jam Session."

Duke's Big 4: Duke Ellington, p; Joe Pass, g; Ray Brown, b; Louis Bellson, d.

LastJamdvd:1 The Brotherhood
Pablo 2310-703 Big4:1
LastJamdvd:6
Cotton Tail
Pablo 2310-703 Big4:2
LastJamdvd:5
Carnegie Blues
Pablo 2310-703 Big4:3
LastJamdvd:4
The Hawk Talks
Pablo 2310-703 Big4:4
LastJamdvd:5
Prelude To A Kiss
Pablo 2310-703 Big4:5
LastJamdvd:8
Love You Madly
Pablo 2310-703 Big4:6
LastJamdvd:2
Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me)
Pablo 2310-703 Big4:7
LastJamdvd:7
Everything But You
LastJamdvd:9 Fragmented Suite For Piano And Bass


May 25, 1973. Winnipeg, Canada.

Concert at Centennial Hall.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Johnny Coles, t, fl; Mercer Ellington, Money Johnson, Cootie Williams, t; Vince Prudente, tb; Murray McEachern, tb, as; Chuck Connors, btb; Russell Procope, as, cl; Harold Minerve, as, cl f, pi; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Paul Gonsalves, Doug Harris, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Rufus Jones, d.

MP Ell-87 RugJun:9 The "C" Jam Blues
MP Ell-87 RugJun:10 Creole Love Call
MP Ell-87 RugJun:11 Perdido
MP Ell-87 RugJun:12a Caravan
MP Ell-87 RugJun:12b How High The Moon
MP Ell-87 RugJun:13 Chinoiserie


September 4, 1973. New York.

Flying Dutchman recording session for the album "Duke & Teresa: It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing."

Teresa Brewer with Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Ray Nance, c; Johnny Coles, Barrie Lee Hall, Money Johnson, t; Art Baron, Vince Prudente, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Harold Minerve, as, fl; Russell Procope, as; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Norris Turney, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Quentin White, d.

Flying Dutchman FD-10166 Brewer:5 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Teresa Brewer, vocal
Flying Dutchman FD-10166 Brewer:3 Satin Doll
Teresa Brewer, vocal
Flying Dutchman FD-10166 Brewer:8 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
Teresa Brewer, vocal
Flying Dutchman FD-10166 Brewer:10 It's Kind Of Lonesome Out Tonight
Teresa Brewer, vocal


September 5, 1973. New York.

Flying Dutchman recording session.

Teresa Brewer with Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Ray Nance, c; Johnny Coles, Barrie Lee Hall, Money Johnson, t; Art Baron, Tyree Glenn, Vince Prudente, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Harold Minerve, as, fl; Russell Procope, as; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Norris Turney, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Quentin White, d.

Flying Dutchman FD-10166 Brewer:6 I'm Beginning To See The Light
Teresa Brewer, vocal
Flying Dutchman FD-10166 Brewer:2 I Ain't Got Nothin' But The Blues
Teresa Brewer, vocal

Ray Nance, c; Johnny Coles, Mercer Ellington, Barrie Lee Hall, Money Johnson, Joe Newman, Jimmy Nottingham, Jimmy Owens, Ernie Royal, t; Art Baron, Tyree Glenn, Vince Prudente, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Harold Minerve, as, fl; Russell Procope, as; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Norris Turney, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Quentin White, d.

Flying Dutchman FD-10166 Brewer:7 I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter
Teresa Brewer, Bunny Briggs, vocal
Flying Dutchman FD-10166 Brewer:1 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Teresa Brewer, Bunny Briggs, vocal


September 6, 1973. New York.

Flying Dutchman recording session.

Teresa Brewer with Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Duke Ellington, p; Joe Beck, g; Herb Bushler, electric b; Pretty Purdie, d.

Flying Dutchman FD-10166 Brewer:9 Tulip Or Turnip?
Teresa Brewer, Bunny Briggs, vocal

Tyree Glenn, tb; Russell Procope, as; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Beck, g; Herb Bushler, electric b; Pretty Purdie, d.

Flying Dutchman FD-10166 Brewer:4 Mood Indigo
Teresa Brewer, vocal

Tyree Glenn, tb; Russell Procope, as; Harry Carney, bs; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Beck, g; Herb Bushler, electric b; Pretty Purdie, d; James Mtume, conga.

Flying Dutchman FD-10166 Brewer:11 Poco Mucho
Teresa Brewer, vocal


October 24, 1973. London.

"Third Sacred Concert" at Westminister Abbey.

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Johnny Coles, Mercer Ellington, Barrie Lee Hall, Money Johnson, t; Art Baron, Vince Prudente, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Harold Minerve, as, fl; Russell Procope, as; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Percy Marion, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Quentin White, d.

RCA APL1-0785 RCA:20/5a The Lord's Prayer
RCA APL1-0785 RCA:20/5 My Love
Alice Babs, vocal
RCA APL1-0785 RCA:20/6 Is God A Three-Letter Word For Love? [Part 1]
Alice Babs, vocal
RCA APL1-0785 RCA:20/7 Is God A Three-Letter Word For Love? [Part 2]
Alice Babs, Tony Watkins, John Alldis Choir, vocal
RCA APL1-0785 RCA:20/8 The Brotherhood
John Alldis Choir, vocal
RCA APL1-0785 RCA:20/9 Hallelujah
John Alldis Choir, vocal
RCA APL1-0785 RCA:20/10 Every Man Prays In His Own Language
Alice Babs, John Alldis Choir, vocal
RCA APL1-0785 RCA:20/11 Ain't Nobody Nowhere Nothin' Without God
Tony Watkins, vocal
RCA APL1-0785 RCA:20/12 The Majesty Of God
Alice Babs, vocal


December 1, 1973. Eastbourne, England.

Concert at the Congress Theatre released on the album "The Eastbourne Performance."

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Johnny Coles, Mercer Ellington, Barrie Lee Hall, Money Johnson, t; Art Baron, Vince Prudente, tb; Chuck Connors, btb; Harold Minerve, as, fl; Russell Procope, as; Harold Ashby, ts, cl; Percy Marion, ts; Harry Carney, bs, cl, bcl; Duke Ellington, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Quentin White, d.

RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/9
L&R:1/1
The Piano Player
RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/10
L&R:1/2
Creole Love Call
RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/11
L&R:1/3
Don't You Know I Care (Or Don't You Care To Know)
RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/12
L&R:1/4
I Can't Get Started
RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/13
L&R:1/5
New York, New York
Anita Moore, vocal
RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/14
L&R:1/6
Pitter Panther Patter
RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/15
L&R:1/7
How High The Moon
RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/16
L&R:1/8
Basin Street Blues
Money Johnson, vocal
RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/17
L&R:1/9
Tiger Rag
RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/18
L&R:1/10
Woods [as Soso]
RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/19
L&R:1/11
Meditation
RCA APL1-1023 RCA:24/20
L&R:1/12
Metcuria The Lion


1965 - 1974

As Sideman

Pre-Duke

With Duke

1957 - 1964

Highlights