Magazine article IAJRC Journal

The Treasury Shows Volume 15

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

The Treasury Shows Volume 15

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Duke Ellington and His Orchestra

The Treasury Shows Volume 15

Storyville 903 9015

CD 1: 1-17: Duke Ellington (p, arr, ldr), Taft Jordan; Shelton Hemphill; Cat Anderson (tp), Rex Stewart (cnt), Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown, Claude Jones (tb), Al Sears (ts), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges; Otto Hardwick (as); Harry Carney (bs, cl, b cl), Billy Strayhorn (p, arr), Fred Guy (g), Junior Raglin (b), Sonny Greer (d), Al Hibbler; Joya Sherrill; Kay Davis; Golden Gate Quartet (vcl). 18: Duke Ellington (p, arr, ldr), Wallace Jones; Rex Stewart; Harold Baker; Ray Nance (tp), Lawrence Brown; Joe Nanton; Juan Tizol (tb), Sax Mallard; Johnny Hodges; Scotty Scott; Ben Webster; Harry Carney (sax), Fred Guy (g), Junior Raglin (b), Sonny Greer (d). 19-22: Duke Ellington (p, arr, ldr), Wallace Jones; Taft Jordan; Harold Baker; Ray Nance (tp), Lawrence Brown; Joe Nanton; Juan Tizol (tb), Johnny Hodges; Jimmy Hamilton; Nat Jones; Ben Webster; Harry Carney (sax), Fred Guy (g), Junior Raglin (b), Sonny Greer (d), Jimmy Britton (voc).

CD 2: 1-3 Duke Ellington (p, arr, ldr), Rex Stewart; Shelton Hemphill; Taft Jordan; Cat Anderson (tp), Joe Nanton; Claude Jones; Lawrence Brown (tb), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Johnny Hodges; Otto Hardwick (as), Al Sears (ts), Harry Carney (bs, cl, b cl), Fred Guy (g), Junior Raglin (b), Sonny Greer (d), Al Hibbler; Joya Sherrill; Kay Davis; Taft Jordan; The Mellotones (voc)

CD 1: Treasury Broadcast 28, AB F Studio 6-B, Radio City, NYC, October 27, 1945 (Theme) Take The A Train /Johnny Come Lately/I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me/I'll Buy That Dream/Stomp, Look and Listen (into station break)/(Theme) Take The A Train/The Wonder of You (vocal Joya Sherril)/Ellington bond promo/Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho (Golden Gate Quartet vocal)/The General Jumped At Dawn (Golden Gate Quartet vocal)/Mood To Be Wooed/Three Cent Stomp/Yesterdays (Kay Davis vocal)/Ellington bond promo/Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me (Al Hibbler vocal) /Stompy Jones/Time's A-Waistin' and broadcast closing/MBS Broadcast from The Hurricane Restaurant, NYC, May 23, 1943: As Time Goes By/MBS Broadcast from The Hurricane Restaurant, NYC, May 28, 1943: Way Low/Around My Heart/Perdido/Ogeechee River Lullaby TT 62:53

CD 2: MBS Broadcast from The Hurricane Restaurant, NYC, June 6, 1943: Oh! Lady Be Good/Nevada 2:10/Just Squeeze Me (Subtle Slough)/Treasury Broadcast 29, ABC Studio 6-B, Radio City, NYC, November 3, 1945: (Theme) Take The A Train /Clementine/The Jeep Is Jumpin'/Don't Take Your Love From Me (Al Hibbler vocal)/It Don't Mean A Thing (Taft Jordan vocal)/Ellington bond promo/If You Are But A Dream (Kay Davis vocal)/Emancipation Celebration/Caldonia (The Mellotones vocal)/Ring Dem Bells into station break/(Theme Take The A Train/A Door Will Open/Ellington bond promo/Court Session/That's For Me/On The Acheson, Topeka, And The Santa Fe /Every Hour On The Hour (Al Hibbler vocal)/Ellington bond promo/How Deep Is The Ocean/Ellington and the announcer "Joya's audition" Victory Drive (Joya Sherrill vocal)/Autumn Serenade (Joya Sherrill vocal)/(Theme) Take The A Train TT 68:54

This is the fifteenth volume of the excellent Storyville Records project to reissue the entire series of broadcast transcriptions sponsored by the US Treasury Department to promote sales of Victory Bonds. …

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