The December 1943 Duke Ellington Discography



December 1, 1943
Studio Session for World Broadcast System, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
94 It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance, Taft Jordan
World Broadcasting Series Volume Two (Track 19) Take 1
94 It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance, Taft Jordan
World Broadcasting Series Volume Two (Track 20) Take 2
94 It Don't Mean A Thing
Vocal by Ray Nance, Taft Jordan
World Broadcasting Series Volume Two (Track 21) Take 3
98 Johnny Come Lately World Broadcasting Series Volume Two (Track 22) Take 1
97 Johnny Come Lately World Broadcasting Series Volume Two (Track 23) Take 2
94 Creole Love Call World Broadcasting Series Volume Two (Track 24) Breakdown
95 Creole Love Call World Broadcasting Series Volume Two (Track 25) Breakdown
95 Audio
Creole Love Call World Broadcasting Series Volume Two (Track 26) VDisc 415A
93 Somebody Loves Me World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 1)
93 Audio
Jack The Bear World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 2)
94 Audio
Harlem Air Shaft World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 3) Take 1
95 Audio
Harlem Air Shaft World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 4) Take 2
95 Audio
Harlem Air Shaft World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 5) Take 3
94 Audio
Ring Dem Bells
Vocal by Ray Nance
World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 6)
96 Audio
In A Mellow Tone World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 7) Take 1
96 Audio
In A Mellow Tone World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 8) Take 2
95 Audio
Honeysuckle Rose World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 9) Blue Ace 251 B
94 Audio
Java Jive World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 10) Blue Ace 251 A


December 8, 1943
NBC Radio Broadcast "Coca Cola Spotlight Bands No. 381" from Langley Field Air Force Base, Norfolk, Virginia
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
95 Audio
Three Cent Stomp Way Low (Duke D-1015 LP) (Side 1, Track 1)
84 Audio
I Wonder Why
Vocal by Betty Roché
The Duke Box, Disk 4 (Track 24)
95 Audio
Going Up The Duke Box, Disk 4 (Track 25)
93 Audio
Boy Meets Horn Way Low (Duke D-1015 LP) (Side 1, Track 5)
95 Jump For Joy Duke's Joint (Track 15)
84 Audio
Take The "A" Train Way Low (Duke D-1015 LP) (Side 1, Track 6b)


December 11, 1943
Concert from Carnegie Hall, New York, New York
Grade Audio
Title Source Note
96 Audio
Star Spangled Banner The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 1)
95 Audio
Take The "A" Train The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 3)
96 Audio
Moon Mist The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 4)
96 Audio
Tea For Two The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 5)
95 Audio
Honeysuckle Rose The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 6)
87 Audio
Star Dust The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 7)
91 Audio
C-Jam Blues The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 8)
94 Audio
West Indian Dance The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 9)
95 Audio
Emancipation Celebration The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 10)
90 Audio
New World A-Coming The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 11)
96 Audio
Going Up The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 12)
94 Audio
Don't Get Around Much Anymore The Duke Box, Disk 5 (Track 13)
94 Audio
Ring Dem Bells
Vocal by Ray Nance
The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 2)
90 Audio
Medley: Fanfare The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 3a)
89 Audio
Medley: In A Sentimental Mood The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 3b)
93 Audio
Medley: Mood Indigo The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 3c)
89 Audio
Medley: Sophisticated Lady The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 3d)
90 Audio
Medley: Caravan The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 3e)
88 Audio
Medley: Solitude The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 3f)
89 Audio
Medley: I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 3g)
93 Audio
Jack The Bear The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 4)
93 Audio
Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 5)
90 Audio
Summertime
Vocal by Al Hibbler
The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 6)
94 Audio
Cotton Tail The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 7)
94 Audio
Black And Tan Fantasy The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 8)
87 Audio
Suddenly It Jumped The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 9a)
97 Audio
Rockin' In Rhythm The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 9b)
95 Audio
I Didn't Know About You The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 10)
92 Audio
Trumpet In Spades The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 11)
95 Audio
Things Ain't What They Used To Be The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 12)
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