And the Trumpets Sing! (Podcast #21-003)

 

RayNanceRay Nance, photo by Lee Tanner



The recordings heard on this podcast episode:


centennial editionDear Old Southland  (CD: “Duke Ellington, The Centennial Edition” RCA Victor ‎– 09026-63386-2)

Recorded 4 December 1933, Chicago

Louis Bacon – trumpet, vocal; Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins – trumpet; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton – trombone; Barney Bigard, Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick, Harry Carney – reeds; Duke Ellington – piano; Fred Guy – guitar; Wellman Braud – bass; Sonny Greer – drums.


centennial edition

Rude Interlude  (CD: “Duke Ellington, The Centennial Edition” RCA Victor ‎– 09026-63386-2)

Recorded 26 September 1933, Chicago

Louis Bacon – trumpet, vocal; Arthur Whetsel, Cootie Williams, Freddie Jenkins – trumpet; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol – trombone; Barney Bigard, Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick, Harry Carney – reeds; Duke Ellington – piano; Fred Guy – guitar; Wellman Braud – bass; Sonny Greer – drums.


centennial edition

I’ll Come Back For More (CD: “Duke Ellington, The Centennial Edition” RCA Victor ‎– 09026-63386-2)

Recorded 20 March 1939, New York City

Louis Bacon – trumpet, vocal; Rex Stewart – trumpet; Joe Nanton – trombone; Barney Bigard – clarinet; Duke Ellington – piano; Billy Taylor – bass; Sonny Greer – drums.


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Baby, Ain’tcha Satisfied (CD: “The Duke’s Men: Small Groups, Vol. 1” Columbia C2K 46995)

Recorded 12 December 1934, New York City

Rex Stewart – cornet, vocal; George Stevenson – trombone; Rudy Powell, Bingie Madison – reeds; Roger “Ram” Ramirez – piano; Billy Taylor – bass; Jack Maisel – drums.


small groupsAin’t The Gravy Good  (CD:”The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions” Mosaic Records #235)

Recorded 28 February 1939, New York City

Cootie Williams – trumpet, vocal; Barney Bigard, Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney – reeds; Duke Ellington – piano; Billy Taylor – bass; Sonny Greer – drums.


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Peckin’  (CD:”The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions” Mosaic Records #235)

Recorded 20 May 1937, New York City

Cootie Williams – trumpet, vocal; Barney Bigard, Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick, Harry Carney – reeds; Duke Ellington – piano; Fred Guy – guitar; Hayes Alvis – bass; Sonny Greer – drums.


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Dry Long So  (CD:”The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion and Okeh Small Group Sessions” Mosaic Records #235)

Recorded 14 February 1940, Chicago

Cootie Williams – trumpet, vocal; Barney Bigard, Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney – reeds; Duke Ellington – piano; Jimmie Blanton – bass; Sonny Greer – drums.


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Bli-Blip (CD: “The Blanton-Webster Band” Bluebird RCA 5659-2-RB35)

Recorded 26 September 1941 in Los Angeles

Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Ray Nance – trumpet; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol – trombone; Otto Hardwicke, Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwicke, Ben Webster, Harry Carney – reeds; Duke Ellington – piano; Fred Guy – guitar; Jimmie Blanton – bass; Sonny Greer – drums.


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You’re Just an Old Antidisestablishmentarianismist (CD: “Duke Ellington: The Columbia Years 1927-1962” Columbia 5176872)

Recorded 30 September 1947 in Los Angeles

Shelton Hemphill, Dud Bascomb, Francis Williams, Harold Baker, Ray Nance – trumpet; Lawrence Brown, Claude Jones, Tyree Glenn – trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Johnny Hodges, Al Sears, Harry Carney – reeds; Duke Ellington – piano; Fred Guy – guitar; Oscar Pettiford – bass; Sonny Greer – drums.


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It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing (CD: “World Broadcasting Series, Volume 2” Circle ‎ CCD-102)

Recorded 1 December 1943, New York City

Ray Nance – trumpet, violin, vocal; Taft Jordan – trumpet, vocal; Wallace Jones, Rex Stewart, Harold Baker – trumpet; Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol – trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, Johnny Hodges(as); Otto Hardwick(cl,as); Skippy Williams(ts); Harry Carney(cl,as,bar); Duke Ellington – piano; Fred Guy – guitar; Junior Raglin – bass; Sonny Greer – drums.


private collection vol 2Take the “A” Train  (CD: “The Private Collection, Volume 2: Dance Concerts California” ) LMR LMR CD 83001

Recorded 4 March 1958, Travis Air Force Base

Ray Nance – vocal; Harold Baker, Clark Terry – trumpet;  Britt Woodman, Quentin Jackson, John Sanders – trombone; Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Bill Graham, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney – reeds; Duke Ellington – piano; Jimmy Woode – bass; Sam Woodyard – drums.


 

terry brookmeyer


My Gal 
(CD: “Clark Terry – Bob Brookmeyer Quintet: Complete Studio Recordings” Lone Hill Jazz LHJ 10199)
Recorded 1965, New York City

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