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The Resource The complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh small group sessions, Duke Ellington, (sound recording)

The complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh small group sessions, Duke Ellington, (sound recording)

Label
The complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh small group sessions
Title
The complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh small group sessions
Statement of responsibility
Duke Ellington
Title variation
1936-1940 small group sessions
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Instrumentalist
Performer
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Accompanying matter
  • discography
  • biography of composer or author
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
OSU
Date time place
Recorded in Hollywood December 16, 21, 1936 ; in Chicago October 14, 16, and November 22, 1939, February 14-15, 1940 ; remainder in New York City, March 5, 1935 through September 1, 1939
Form of composition
jazz
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Vocal selections sung in English
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Duke Ellington, piano, conductor ; with variously, Johnny Hodges, alto saxophone ; Billy Taylor, bass ; Jimmy Blanton, bass ; Duke Ellington's Sextet and Orchestra ; Rex Stewart and his 52nd Street Stompers ; Barney Bigard and his Jazzopators ; Cootie Williams and his Rug Cutters ; The Gotham Stompers ; Johnny Hodges and his Orchestra ; The Quintones ; Barney Bigard and his Orchestra
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh small group sessions, Duke Ellington, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Mosaic Records: MD7-235 (additional no. on container spines: 235, on discs: A 27821--A 27827)
  • "This set gathers together all the small group sessions led by Duke Ellington and his sidemen Rex Stewart, Barney Bigard, Cootie Williams and Johnny Hodges, during the years 1936-40 for labels now owned by the Sony half of Sony-BMG."--Notes, p. 28
  • Includes alternate takes of some selections
  • Compact discs ; 4 containers in box
  • Durations on containers
  • Program notes by Steven Lasker and discography (28 p. : ill.) laid in outer container ; discographical information (4 vol.) inserted in each container.
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc. 1. Tough trackin' -- Indigo echoes -- Rexations -- Lazy man's shuffle -- Clouds in my heart -- Frolic Sam -- Caravan -- Stompy Jones -- Mood indigo/Solitude -- Sophisticated lady/In a sentimental mood -- I can't believe that you're in love with me -- Downtown uproar -- Digga digga do. Disc 2. Blue reverie -- Tiger rag -- My honey's lovin' arms -- Did anyone ever tell you? -- Alabamy home -- Where are you? -- Lament for a lost love -- Four and One-half Street -- Demi-tasse -- Jazz a la carte -- Foolin' myself -- A sailboat in the moonlight -- You'll never go to heaven (if you break my heart) -- Peckin'. Disc 3. Get it southern style -- Moonlight fiesta -- Sponge cake and spinach -- If you're ever in my arms again -- The back room romp -- Love in my heart -- Sugar Hill shim sham -- Tea and trumpets -- Jubilesta -- Watchin' -- Pigeons and peppers -- I can't give you anything but love -- Drummer's delight -- If I thought you cared -- Lost in meditation. Disc 4. My day -- Silvery moon and golden sands -- Echoes of Harlem -- Jeep's blues -- If you were in my place (what would you do?) -- I let a song go out of my heart -- Rendezvous with rhythm -- A lesson in C -- Swingtime in Honolulu -- Carnival in Caroline -- Ol' man river -- You walked out of the picture -- Pyramid -- Empty ballroom blues -- Lost in meditation -- A blues serenade -- Love in swingtime -- Swingin' in the dell -- Jitterbug's lullaby. Disc 5. Chasin' chippies -- Blue is the evening -- Sharpy -- Swing Pan Alley -- Prelude to a kiss -- There's something about an old love -- The jeep is jumpin' -- Krum elbow blues -- I'm in another world -- Hodge podge -- Dancing on the stars -- Wanderlust -- Delta mood -- Boys from Harlem -- Mobile blues -- Gal-avantin' -- Blue light -- Like a ship in the night -- Mississippi dreamboat -- Swingin' on the campus -- Dooji wooji. Disc 6. Beautiful romance -- Boudoir Benny -- Ain't the gravy good? -- She's gone -- Just good fun -- Informal blues -- San Juan Hill -- I'll come back for more -- "Fat stuff" serenade -- Savoy strut -- Rent party blues -- Dance of the goons -- Good gal blues -- Finesse -- Kitchen mechanic's day -- My heart jumped over the moon -- You can count on me -- Home town blues -- Utt-da-zay (The tailor song) -- Chew-chew-chew (chew your bubble gum) -- Barney goin' easy -- Just another dream -- Night song. Disc 7. Blues a poppin' -- Top and bottom -- Black beauty -- The rabbit's jump -- Moon romance -- Truly wonderful -- Dream blues -- Skunk hollow blues -- I know what you do -- Your love has faded -- Tired socks -- Blues -- Early mornin' -- Minuet in blues -- Lost in two flats -- Honey hush -- Blues -- Plucked again -- Pelican drag -- Tapioca -- Mardi Gras madness -- Watch the birdie -- Black butterfly -- Dry long so -- Toasted pickle -- Give it up
Control code
ocm82365825
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
7 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • MD7-235
  • 235
  • A 27821--A 27827
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)82365825
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh small group sessions, Duke Ellington, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Mosaic Records: MD7-235 (additional no. on container spines: 235, on discs: A 27821--A 27827)
  • "This set gathers together all the small group sessions led by Duke Ellington and his sidemen Rex Stewart, Barney Bigard, Cootie Williams and Johnny Hodges, during the years 1936-40 for labels now owned by the Sony half of Sony-BMG."--Notes, p. 28
  • Includes alternate takes of some selections
  • Compact discs ; 4 containers in box
  • Durations on containers
  • Program notes by Steven Lasker and discography (28 p. : ill.) laid in outer container ; discographical information (4 vol.) inserted in each container.
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc. 1. Tough trackin' -- Indigo echoes -- Rexations -- Lazy man's shuffle -- Clouds in my heart -- Frolic Sam -- Caravan -- Stompy Jones -- Mood indigo/Solitude -- Sophisticated lady/In a sentimental mood -- I can't believe that you're in love with me -- Downtown uproar -- Digga digga do. Disc 2. Blue reverie -- Tiger rag -- My honey's lovin' arms -- Did anyone ever tell you? -- Alabamy home -- Where are you? -- Lament for a lost love -- Four and One-half Street -- Demi-tasse -- Jazz a la carte -- Foolin' myself -- A sailboat in the moonlight -- You'll never go to heaven (if you break my heart) -- Peckin'. Disc 3. Get it southern style -- Moonlight fiesta -- Sponge cake and spinach -- If you're ever in my arms again -- The back room romp -- Love in my heart -- Sugar Hill shim sham -- Tea and trumpets -- Jubilesta -- Watchin' -- Pigeons and peppers -- I can't give you anything but love -- Drummer's delight -- If I thought you cared -- Lost in meditation. Disc 4. My day -- Silvery moon and golden sands -- Echoes of Harlem -- Jeep's blues -- If you were in my place (what would you do?) -- I let a song go out of my heart -- Rendezvous with rhythm -- A lesson in C -- Swingtime in Honolulu -- Carnival in Caroline -- Ol' man river -- You walked out of the picture -- Pyramid -- Empty ballroom blues -- Lost in meditation -- A blues serenade -- Love in swingtime -- Swingin' in the dell -- Jitterbug's lullaby. Disc 5. Chasin' chippies -- Blue is the evening -- Sharpy -- Swing Pan Alley -- Prelude to a kiss -- There's something about an old love -- The jeep is jumpin' -- Krum elbow blues -- I'm in another world -- Hodge podge -- Dancing on the stars -- Wanderlust -- Delta mood -- Boys from Harlem -- Mobile blues -- Gal-avantin' -- Blue light -- Like a ship in the night -- Mississippi dreamboat -- Swingin' on the campus -- Dooji wooji. Disc 6. Beautiful romance -- Boudoir Benny -- Ain't the gravy good? -- She's gone -- Just good fun -- Informal blues -- San Juan Hill -- I'll come back for more -- "Fat stuff" serenade -- Savoy strut -- Rent party blues -- Dance of the goons -- Good gal blues -- Finesse -- Kitchen mechanic's day -- My heart jumped over the moon -- You can count on me -- Home town blues -- Utt-da-zay (The tailor song) -- Chew-chew-chew (chew your bubble gum) -- Barney goin' easy -- Just another dream -- Night song. Disc 7. Blues a poppin' -- Top and bottom -- Black beauty -- The rabbit's jump -- Moon romance -- Truly wonderful -- Dream blues -- Skunk hollow blues -- I know what you do -- Your love has faded -- Tired socks -- Blues -- Early mornin' -- Minuet in blues -- Lost in two flats -- Honey hush -- Blues -- Plucked again -- Pelican drag -- Tapioca -- Mardi Gras madness -- Watch the birdie -- Black butterfly -- Dry long so -- Toasted pickle -- Give it up
Control code
ocm82365825
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
7 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • MD7-235
  • 235
  • A 27821--A 27827
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)82365825
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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