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  • Performer: Duke Ellington
  • Title: The Best Of The Complete RCA Victor Mid-Forties Recordings (1944-1946)
  • Genre: Jazz
  • Formats: MP2 VOX AAC DMF ASF AU MP3
  • Released: 2000
  • Style: Swing, Big Band
  • MP3 album: 1970 mb
  • FLAC album: 1282 mb
  • Rating: 4.5/5
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Duke Ellington - The Best Of The Complete RCA Victor Mid-Forties Recordings (1944-1946) album FLAC

Vocals – Joya SherrillWritten-By – Don George, Ellington, Harry James (2), Johnny Hodges. Track 2 recorded December 1, 1944. It is an alternate take. Track 3 recorded December 11, 1944. From "Black, Brown And Beige. Track 4 recorded December 12, 1944.

Once Duke Ellington's complete RCA/Victor recordings were released on the 24-disc box set in 1999, it meant that it was only a matter of time before the cream of that crop was released in individual sets. RCA was sharp enough to realize that there were a number of different audiences for Ellington's timeless recordings - audiences that wanted an overview of the entire multi-decade stint, audiences that wanted to hear a particular period of his time at the label.

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The Best of the Complete RCA Victor Mid-Forties Recordings. With Duke Ellington and His Orchestra enjoying their comeback to RCA Records in the mid-1940's as World War II have finally came to a victorious end, the big band titan released another excellent recorded session that consists of other chart-topping hits and other classic hits done with rewarding expectations.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

1 I'm Beginning To See The Light
Vocals – Joya SherrillWritten-By – Don George, Ellington*, Harry James , Johnny Hodges
3:09
2 Don't You Know I Care
Alto Saxophone [Solo] – Johnny HodgesTrombone [Solo] – Lawrence BrownVocals – Al HibblerWritten-By – Ellington*, Mack David
2:57
3 Come Sunday
Alto Saxophone [Solo] – Johnny HodgesViolin [Solo] – Ray NanceWritten-By – Duke Ellington
4:28
4 The Blues
Vocals – Joya SherrillWritten-By – Duke Ellington
4:31
5 Prelude To A Kiss
Baritone Saxophone [Solo] – Harry CarneyViolin [Solo] – Ray NanceWritten-By – Ellington*, Irving Gordon, Irving Mills
2:59
6 Caravan
Clarinet [Solo] – Jimmy HamiltonTrombone [Solo] – Lawrence BrownViolin [Solo] – Ray NanceWritten-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Juan Tizol
2:45
7 In A Sentimental Mood
Baritone Saxophone [Solo] – Harry CarneyTenor Saxophone [Solo] – Otto HardwickTrombone [Solo] – Lawrence BrownTrumpet [Solo] – Rex StewartWritten-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Manny Kurtz
3:01
8 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Tenor Saxophone [Solo] – Al SearsTrumpet [Solo] – Taft JordanVocals – Joya Sherrill, Kay Davis, Marie EllingtonWritten-By – Duke Ellington
2:57
9 Sophisticated Lady
Clarinet [Solo] – Jimmy HamiltonTrumpet [Solo] – Cat AndersonWritten-By – Ellington*, Mills*, Mitchell Parish
2:37
10 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Bass Clarinet [Solo] – Harry CarneyTrombone [Solo] – Lawrence BrownVocals – Joya SherrillWritten-By – Ellington*, Nemo*, Mills*, John Redmond
3:00
11 Solitude
Alto Saxophone [Solo] – Johnny HodgesVocals – Al Hibbler, Joya Sherrill, Kay Davis, Marie EllingtonWritten-By – Ellington*, Eddie DeLange*, Mills*
3:03
12 Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Alto Saxophone [Solo] – Johnny HodgesTrombone [Solo] – Lawrence BrownTrumpet [Solo] – Taft JordanWritten-By – Mercer Ellington
3:05
13 I'm Just A Lucky So-and-So
Alto Saxophone [Solo] – Johnny HodgesTrombone [Solo] – Lawrence BrownVocals – Al HibblerWritten-By – Ellington*, Mack David
3:08
14 Tonk
Piano [Solo] – Billy Strayhorn, Duke EllingtonWritten-By – Strayhorn*, Ellington*
2:46
15 Transblucency
Clarinet [Solo] – Jimmy HamiltonTrombone [Solo] – Lawrence BrownVocals – Kay DavisWritten-By – Ellington*, Lawrence Brown
2:58
16 Just Squeeze Me
Alto Saxophone [Solo] – Johnny HodgesTrumpet [Solo] – Ray Nance, Taft JordanWritten-By – Ellington*, Lee Gaines
3:17
17 St. Louis Blues
Vocals – Marian Cox*Written-By – W.C. Handy*
2:57
18 Esquire Swank
Alto Saxophone [Solo] – Johnny HodgesTrumpet [Solo] – Cat AndersonWritten-By – Ellington*, Hodges*
3:28

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – BMG Distribution
  • Manufactured By – BMG Entertainment
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Entertainment
  • Copyright (c) – BMG Entertainment

Credits

  • A&R [A&R Direction] – Steven Gates
  • Alto Saxophone – Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick, Russell Procope
  • Art Direction – Carol Bobolts, Red Herring Design
  • Baritone Saxophone – Harry Carney
  • Bass – Al Lucas, Alvin "Junior" Raglin*, Oscar Pettiford, Sid Weiss
  • Clarinet – Jimmy Hamilton
  • Compiled By – Jon M. Samuels, Marian M. Conaty*
  • Coordinator [Editorial Coordinator] – Stephanie Stein*
  • Creative Director – Janet DeMatteis
  • Drums – Sid Catlett*, Sonny Greer
  • Engineer [CEDAR Noise Reduction] – Paul Brizzi
  • Engineer [Digital Transfers], Remastered By – Dennis Ferrante
  • Executive-Producer – Steve Backer
  • Guitar – Fred Guy
  • Piano – Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington
  • Production Manager [Production Coordinator], Liner Notes – Joshua Sherman
  • Reissue Producer – Orrin Keepnews
  • Research [Photo Researcher] – Tish King
  • Tenor Saxophone – Al Sears
  • Trombone – Claude Jones, Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton*, Lawrence Brown, Wilbur DeParis*
  • Trumpet – Cat Anderson, Francis Williams, "Shorty" Baker*, Rex Stewart, Shelton Hemphill, Taft Jordan
  • Trumpet, Violin – Ray Nance

Notes

© 2000, BMG Entertainment ℗ 2000, BMG Entertainment.

Track 1 recorded December 1, 1944.
Track 2 recorded December 1, 1944. It is an alternate take.
Track 3 recorded December 11, 1944. From "Black, Brown And Beige."
Track 4 recorded December 12, 1944. From "Black, Brown And Beige."
Track 5 recorded May 10, 1945.
Track 6 recorded May 11, 1945.
Tracks 7, 8, and 9 recorded May 14, 1945.
Tracks 10 and 11 recorded May 15, 1945.
Track 12 recorded May 30, 1945.
Track 13 recorded November 26, 1945.
Track 14 recorded January 10, 1946.
Tracks 15 and 16 recorded July 9, 1946.
Tracks 17 and 18 recorded September 3, 1946.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 9026 63462-2 6
  • Barcode (String): 090266346226
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L238
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 4121
  • Matrix / Runout: 09026634622 1H 12 K
  • Rights Society: ASCAP


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