The Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concert

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


75801. The Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concert. January 23, 1943. Not a broadcast. The first selection (after the national anthem) is, "Black and Tan Fantasy." Internal announcements are made by Duke Ellington. Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Rex Stewart (trumpet), Harold Baker (trumpet), Wallace Jones (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Sam Nanton (trombone), Juan Tizol (trombone), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Johnny Hodges (reeds), Ben Webster (reeds), Harry Carney (reeds), Otto Hardwicke (reeds), Chauncey Haughton (reeds), Fred Guy (guitar), Junior Raglin (bass), Betty Roche (vocal), Sonny Greer (drums), Billy Strayhorn (assistant arranger). 2:15:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as released.

75802. The Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concert. December 19, 1944. Not a broadcast. The first tune is, "Bluetopia." Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Rex Stewart (trumpet), Taft Jordan (trumpet), Cat Anderson (trumpet), Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin, vocal), Sam Nanton (trombone), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Johnny Hodges (reeds), Harry Carney (reeds), Otto Hardwicke (reeds), Al Sears (reeds), Jimmy Hamilton (reeds), Fred Guy (guitar), Junior Raglin (bass), Hillard Brown (drums), Kay Davis (vocal), Marie Ellington (vocal), Al Hibbler (vocal), Billy Strayhorn (assistant Arranger). 1:37:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

75804. The Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concert. January 4, 1946. Not a broadcast. The first tune is, "Caravan." Cat Anderson (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Wilbur de Paris (trombone), Johnny Hodges (reeds), Harry Carney (reeds), Otto Hardwicke (reeds), Al Sears (reeds), Jimmy Hamilton (reeds), Al Lucas (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Sonny Greer (drums), Joya Sherrill (vocal), Kay Davis (vocal), Al Hibbler (vocal), Billy Strayhorn (assistant arranger), Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Taft Jordan (trumpet). 1:38:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

75805. The Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall Concert. December 27, 1947. Not a broadcast. The first tune is, "The New Look." The last tune ("Blue Skies") was actually recorded at Carnegie Hall the day before (December 26, 1946). Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Harold Baker (trumpet), Al Killian (trumpet), Francis Williams (trumpet), Shelton Hemphill (trumpet), Ray Nance (trumpet, violin), Lawrence Brown (trombone), Claude Jones (trombone), Tyree Glenn (trombone, vibraphone), Johnny Hodges (reeds), Harry Carney (reeds), Russell Procope (reeds), Al Sears (reeds), Jimmy Hamilton (reeds), Fred Guy (guitar), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Junior Ragland (bass), Sonny Greer (drums), Kay Davis (vocal), Al Hibbler (vocal), Billy Strayhorn (assistant arranger). 1:39:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as released.

Report contains 4 programs.