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The Cotton Club Legend - 1929-1941 - Label ID. LC 0396


The Cotton Club Legend - 1929-1941 - Label ID. LC 0396
 


Description from the Sleeve -

FACE I / SIDE 1

1 - A NITE AT THE COTTON CLUB..................................... (5
Introducing: Cotton Club Stomp (Ellington-Carney-Hodges)/ Misty Morning (Ellington-Whetsol) / Coin' to Town (Ellington-Mills) / Freeze and Melt (McHugh-Fields)
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA: Arthur Whetsol, Freddy Jenkins, Melvin "Cootie" Williams ftp); Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton (tb); Johnny Hodges (as, ss, cl)\; Barney Bigard (d, is); Harry Carney (bar, cl, as); Edward K. "Duke" Ellington (p, Idr, arr); Fred Guy (bj); Wellman Braud (b); William "Sonny" Greer (dm); Irving Mills (comments). New York (Liederkrantz Hall), 12-4-1929.
2 - MARKET STREET STOMP (R.Q. Dickerspn) ........................... (1
THE MISSOURIANS: Roger Q. Dickerson, Lammar Wright ftp); De Priest Wheeler (tb); William "Thornton" Blue (cl, as); Andrew Brown (cl, ts); Earres Prince (p); Morris White (bj); Jimmy Smith (tuba); Leroy Maxey (dm); Lockwood Lewis (Idr). New York, 3-6-1929.
3 - A FEW RIFFS (S. Williams-K.A. Roane) ................................ f;
FESS WILLIAMS AND HIS ROYAL FLUSH ORCHESTRA: George Temple ftp); Kenneth A. Roane ftp, arr); David "Jelly" James (tb); Stanley "Fess" Williams (cl, as, Idr); Lockwood Lewis (as); Felix Gregory, Perry Smith (cl, ts); Henry "Hank" Duncan (p); Ollie Blackwell, Andy Pendleton (bj); Emmanuel Casamore (tuba); Ralph Bedell (dm). New York, 17-4-1929.
4 - MY BLUE DAYS BLEW OVER (A. Razaf-E. Blake)...................... (>
EUBIE BLAKE AND HIS ORCHESTRA: Alfred Brown, Frank Belt, George Winfield ftp); Calvin Jones (tb); Ben Whittet, Ralph Brown (cl, as); Robert Robinson (cl, ts); Eubie Blake (p, Idr); George Rickson (p); Leroy Vanderveer (bj); Frank Smith (tuba); Helen Porter (dm); Dick Robertson (voc). New York, 3-6-1931.
5 - MEDLEY OF ARMSTRONG'S HITS .................................. (
Introducing: You Rascal You (Sam Theard) / When It's sleepy Time down South (Rene-Muse) / Nobody's Sweetheart (Kahn-Meyer-Erdman-Schoebel) LOUIS ARMSTRONG AND HIS ORCHESTRA: Louis Armstrong flp, voc); Charlie Gaines & non identifie / Unidentified ftp); Non identifie / Unidentified (tb); Louis Jordan, Arthur Davey fas); Ellsworth Blake (ts); Wesley Robinson (p); Non identifie / Unidentified (bj, g); Ed Hayes (tuba); Benny Hill (dm). Camden (New Jersey), 21-12-1932.
6 - DROP ME OFF IN HARLEM (Duke Ellington) .......................... f
ADELAIDE HALL WITH THE MILLS BLUE RHYTHM BAND: Adelaide Hall (voc) ace par/by: Wardell Jones, Shelton Hemphill, Ed Anderspn, Eddie Mallory (tb); George Washington, Henry Hicks (tb); Crawford Wethington (as bar); Gene Mikell (cl, as); Joe Garland (cl, ts, bar, arr); Edgar Hayes (p); Benny James (bj, g); Hayes Alvis (tuba, b); O' Neil Spencer (dm); Luciyf Lucky" Millinder (Idr). New York, 4-12-1933.
7 - LOVE IS THE THING (Hayes-Mills) ................................... |
MILLS BLUE RHYTHM BAND: Meme personnel que pour le morceau precedent, moins Adelaide Hall / Same personnel as for track 6, minus Adelaide Hall. New York, 4-12-1933.
8 - THE LADY WITH THE FAN,(CaHoway-Burns-Brackman) ................ ,
CAB CALLOWAY AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA: Lammar Wright, Adolphus "Doc" Cheatham, Edwin Swayzee ftp); De Priest Wheeler, Harry White (tb); Eddie Barefield (cl, as, bar); Andrew Brown (bass cl, as, bar); Arville Harris (cl, as); Walter Thomas (cl, fl, ts); Bennie Payne (p); Morris White (bj, g); Al Morgan (b); Leroy Maxey (dm); Cab Galloway (voc, Idr). New York, 2-11-1933.


FACE 2 / SIDE 2


1 - DAYBREAK EXPRESS (Duke Ellington) ................................
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA : Arthur Whetsol, 'Freddy Jenkins, Melvin "Cootie" Williams, Louis Bacon (tp); Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb); Barney Bigard (d, ts); Johnny Hodges (as, ss, d); Otto Hardwick (as, cl, bsx); Harry Carney (bar, d, as); Duke Ellington (p, Idr, arr); Fred Guy (g); Wellman Braud (b); Sonny Greer (dm). • Chicago, 4-12-1933.
2 - MINNIE THE MOOCHER (Calloway-Mills) .............................
CAB CALLOWAY AND HIS COTTON CLUB ORCHESTRA: Meme personnel que pour le litre 8, face 1 / Same personnel as for track 8, side 1. New York, 18-12-1933. ' • •
3 - SWINGIN' UPTOWN (S. Oliver-J. Lunceford) ............................
JIMMIE LUNCEFORD AND HIS ORCHESTRA: Eddie Tompkins, . Tommy Stevgnson (tp); "Sy" Oliver (tp, arr); Henry Wells, Russel Bowles (tb); Willie lawks*(as, cl); Earl Carruthers (cl, as bar); Joe Thomas (ts, d); Edwin Wilcox (p, eel); Al Norris (g); Moses Alien (tuba, b); James Crawford (dm, vibes). Jimmie Lunceford (Idr). New York, 20-3-1934.
4 - 'LONG ABOUT MIDNIGHT (I. Mills-A. Hill) ...........................
WILLIE BRYANT AND HIS ORCHESTRA: Robert Cheek, Richard Clark, Benny Carter (tp); Edgar "Pudding Head" Battle (tp, vtb); John Haughton, Robert Horton, Eddie Durham (tb); Glyn Paque (d, as); Stanley Payne (as); Johnny Russell, Ben Webster (ts); Teddy Wilson (p); Arnold Adams (g); Louis Thompson (b); William "Cozy" Cole (dm); Alex Hill (arr); Willie Bryant (voc. Idr). New York, 8-5-1935.
5 - THE SCAT SONG (Cab Galloway) .....................................
• BILLY BANKS vocal), ace. par / by: Wardell Jones, Shelton Hemphill, Ed
Anderson (tp); Harry White, Henry Hicks (tb); Charlie Holmes (d, as);
Crawford Wethington (as, bar); Joe Garland (ts, d, bar); Edgar Hayes (p,
arr); Benny James (bj, g); Hayes Alvis (tuba, b); O'Neil Spencer (dm); Baron
Lee-(Idr). New York, 10-5-1932.
6 - KING PORTER STOMP (F. Morton)..........................
TEDDY HILL AND HIS ORCHESTRA : Bill Dtllard, Shad Collins,
John B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); Dicky Wells (tb); Russell Procope (d, as); . Howard Johnson (as); Robert Carroll (ts); Teddy Hill (ts, Idr); Sam Alien (p);
John Smith (g); Richard Fullbright (b, arr.); Bill Beason (dm). New York,
17-5-1937.
7 - JEEPERS CREEPERS (H. Warren - J. Mercer) ..........................
ETHEL WATERS WITH EDDIE MALLORY AND HIS ORCHESTRA : Ethel Waters (voc); ace. par / by : Eddie Mallory, Shirley Clay (tp); Tyree Gkienftb, vibes); Castor McCord (cl); William Steiner (as); Reg Beane (p); Danny Barker (g); Charles "Fat Man" Turner (b). New York, 9-11-1938.
8 - BOJANGLES (Duke Ellington).........................................
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA : *gax&&*& Jones, Cootie Williams (tp); Rex Stewart (cnt); Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb); Juan Tizol (vtb); Barney Bigard (cl); Johnny Hodges (as, ss, cl); Otto Hardwick (as, bsx); Ben Webster (ts); Harry Carney (bar, as, cl); Duke Ellington (p, Idr, arr); Fred Guy (g); Jimmy Blanton (b); Sonny Greer (dm). Hollywood, 4-5-1940.
9 - SAINT LOUIS BLUES (W.C. Handy) ..................................
LENA HORNE WITH THE DIXIELAND JAZZ GROUP OF NBC'S CHAMBER MUSIC OF LOWER BASIN STREET : Lena Home (voc); ace. par / by : Henry "Hot Lips" Levine (tp); Jack Epstein (tb); Alfred Evans (cl); Rudoleh Adler (ts); Mario Janarro (p); Tony Colucci (g); Harry Patent (b); Harry Stitman (dm). New York, 21-6-1941.


ID. 100221 - The Cotton Club Legend - 1929-1941 - Label ID. LC 0396

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