Duke Ellington Discography: I'm Beginning To See The Light

Composers: Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, Harry James
Grade Audio Date Gig Vocalist Source Note
98 December 1, 1944 Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York Vocal by Joya Sherrill Vol. 9 (1942-1947) The Alternative Takes (Track 6) DE4435b
Take 1
100 Audio December 1, 1944 Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York Vocal by Joya Sherrill The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk N (Track 3) DE4435c
His Master's Voice B.9427
Victor 20-1618-B
98 Audio January 2, 1945 Studio Session for World Broadcast System, New York, New York World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 15) DE4501g
Take 1
99 Audio January 2, 1945 Studio Session for World Broadcast System, New York, New York Vocal by Joya Sherrill World Broadcasting Series Volume Three (Track 16) DE4501h
Take 2
96 Audio January 15, 1945 "Jubilee" AFRS Radio Transcription, Los Angeles, California Vocal by Joya Sherrill AFRS Jubilee #117 DE4506c
93 March 25, 1945 Concert at the Civic Opera House, Chicago, Illinois Vocal by Joya Sherrill One Night Stand with The Duke at the Civic Opera Part One (Side 1, Track 1d) DE4509y
95 Audio April 7, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the 400 Restaurant, New York, New York Vocal by Joya Sherrill The Treasury Shows, Volume 1, Disk 1 (Track 7) DE4511g
95 Audio April 21, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the 400 Restaurant, New York, New York Vocal by Joya Sherrill The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 1 (Track 5) DE4515e
95 Audio April 28, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the 400 Restaurant, New York, New York The Treasury Shows Vol. 2, Disk 2 (Track 8) DE4521h
93 Audio May 4, 1945 MBS Radio Broadcast, New York, New York The Treasury Shows, Vol. 10, Disk 2 (Track 25) DE4526f
94 Audio May 5, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Adams Theatre, Newark, New Jersey The Treasury Shows, Vol. 3, Disk 1 (Track 15) DE4527n
82 Audio May 12, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York Vocal by Joya Sherrill The Treasury Shows, Vol. 3, Disk 2 (Track 17) DE4530q
60 Audio May 19, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Paradise Theatre, Detroit, Michigan The Treasury Shows, Vol. 4, Disk 1 (Track 16) DE4535p
71 Audio May 26, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Regal Theatre, Chicago, Illinois The Treasury Shows, Vol. 4, Disk 2 (Track 20) DE4536o
88 Audio June 2, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Percy Jones Hospital Center, Battle Creek, Michigan Vocal by Joya Sherrill The Treasury Shows - Vol. 5, Disk 1 (Track 14) DE4537n
83 Audio June 9, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Paramount Theatre, Toledo, Ohio Vocal by Joya Sherrill The Treasury Shows - Vol. 5, Disk 2 (Track 21) DE4538p
61 Audio June 16, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast from a U.S. Army Camp, Evansville, Indiana The Treasury Shows, Vol. 6, Disk 1 (Track 12) DE4539l
81 Audio June 23, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Palace Theatre, Akron, Ohio Vocal by Joya Sherrill The Treasury Shows, Vol. 6, Disk 2 (Track 15) DE4540j
86 Audio June 30, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Apollo Theater, New York, New York Vocal by Joya Sherrill The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 1 (Track 15) DE4542r
98 Audio July 7, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York Vocal by Joya Sherrill The Treasury Shows Vol. 7, Disk 2 (Track 3) DE4545c
93 Audio July 14, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the RKO Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts The Treasury Shows Vol. 8, Disk 1 (Track 11) DE4546j
94 Audio August 25, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Fieldstone Ballroom, Marshfield, Massachusetts Vocal by Joya Sherrill The Treasury Shows, Vol. 11, Disk 1 (Track 13) DE4558m
88 Audio July 27, 1946 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Orpheum Theatre, San Diego, California The Treasury Shows Volume 21, Disk 2 (Track 8e) DE4624hd
49 Audio October 7, 1946 "Carnation Contented Hour" NBC Radio Broadcast, New York, New York Up-To-Date 2001 LP (Side 1, Track 2a) DE4643ba
85 December 26, 1947 Concert at Carnegie Hall, New York, New York Carnegie Hall Concert DE4736aed
89 Audio November 13, 1948 Concert from Carnegie Hall, New York, New York Carnegie Hall, November 13, 1948, Disk 2 (Track 14f) DE4802abe
83 Audio December 10, 1948 Concert from Cornell Univeristy, Ithaca, New York Cornell University, Second Set (Track 11f) DE4808ze
86 Audio January 21, 1951 Concert at Metropolitan Opera House, New York, New York at Metropolitan Opera House (Vee Jay LP) (Side 2, Track 4d) DE5102od
80 January 5, 1952 Concert at Metropolitan Opera House, New York, New York Rare Live Recordings 1952-3 (Disk 1, Track 13e) DE5201qd
81 Audio March 25, 1952 Concert at the Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk Q, Seattle Concert (Track 12e) DE5206cd
80 Audio November 14, 1952 Concert at Carnegie Hall, New York, New York Love You Madly (Track 7d) DE5222nd
80 Audio March 30, 1953 Concert at the Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California The 1953 Pasadena Concert (Track 11e) DE5312nd
76 February 8, 1954 Concert at the Forum, Hamilton, Canada In Hamilton - 1954, Disk 1 (Track 10d) DE5404jd
85 Audio January 1, 1955 CBS Television Show "Stage Show" from New York, New York The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra 1 & 8 January 1955 TV's Stage Show (Track 5d) DE5501ad
82 Audio January 10, 1957 Concert at Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa Grinnell College (H8OP-0932 LP) (Side 1, Track 6f) DE5703je
87 Audio June 26, 1957 Verve Studio Session, New York, New York Vocal by Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book (Disk 1, Track 9) DE5725c
84 Audio October 13, 1957 NBC Television Broadcast from New York, New York Esso Show, NBC Telecast DE5741eb
58 November 1957 WGN Television Broadcast, Chicago, Illnois Vocal by Lurlean Hunter One Night Stand with Duke Ellington (Joyce LP) (Side 2, Track 4) DE5744k
77 January 22, 1958 Concert at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Mississippi at Biloxi Air Force Base DE5803ge
79 July 18, 1958 Concert at Dogwood Hollow Ampitheater, Stoneybrook, NY Dogwood Hollow, Stoneybrook DE5825we
88 Audio July 31, 1958 "Summertime '58" CBC Television Broadcast, Toronto, Canada That Old Black Magic (Track 2a) DE9032a
81 Audio October 29, 1958 Concert at the Theatre de L'Alhambra, Paris, France Paris Jazz Concert, Disk 2 (Track 4f) DE5843ue
78 Audio November 2, 1958 Concert at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands Live in '58 (Track 12g) DE5844of
82 November 6, 1958 Concert at the Konserthuset, Goteborg, Sweden First Concert, Gothenburg, Sweden DE5847of
80 Audio November 6, 1958 Concert at the Konserthuset, Goteborg, Sweden How Do You Duke, Disk 2 (Track 12c) DE5848re
81 Audio November 14, 1958 Concert at the Deutsches Museum, Munchen, West Germany The Duke Box 2, The Duke in Munich (CD 2, Track 15) DE5853me
81 November 18, 1958 Concert at the Teatro Alfieri, Turin, Italy Teatro Alfieri, Turin, Italy DE5855pf
80 November 20, 1958 Concert at the Salle Pleyel, Paris, France In Concert At the Pleyel Paris 1958 Part 2 (Track 8e) DE5856ye
64 Audio February 10, 1959 "Bell Telephone Hour" NBC Televison Broadcast, New York, New York Vocal by Ella Fitzgerald The Girls and Premieres 1958-1963, MDD 004 (Track 1h) DE5905ah
82 Audio September 20, 1959 Concert at the Salle Pleyel, Paris, France Live in Paris 1959 (Track 12f) DE9033qe
82 Audio September 20, 1959 Concert at the Salle Pleyel, Paris, France Sarpe Top Jazz Duke Ellington 2 (Track 7b) DE9034ra
82 September 26, 1959 Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm, Sweden Konserthuset Concert DE5931he
81 September 26, 1959 Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm, Sweden Konserthuset Concert DE5932oe
83 September 30, 1959 Concert at the KB-Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark Concert in Copenhagen, Denmark DE9099re
83 Audio October 4, 1959 Concert at the Sportpalast, Berlin, West Germany Berlin 1959 (Disk 2, Track 11) DE5933uf
82 October 9, 1959 Concert at the Kongress-Haus, Zurich, Switzerland Zurich, Switzerland Concert DE5934pf
88 Audio May 31, 1960 CBS Studio Session, Los Angeles, California The Columbia Studio Albums Collection, 1959-1961 (Piano In The Background, Track 5) DE6008b
82 Audio December 17, 1960 "Jean Sablon Show" ORTF Televison Broadcast, Paris, France Theatre - TV - Cinema (Track 27h) DE6035bh
84 Audio April 3, 1961 Roulette Studio Session, New York, New York Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington, The Making of The Great Summit (Track 2a) DE6104xc
Take 1
80 Audio April 3, 1961 Roulette Studio Session, New York, New York Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington, The Making of The Great Summit (Track 2b) DE6104none
Take 4
82 Audio April 3, 1961 Roulette Studio Session, New York, New York Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington, The Making of The Great Summit (Track 2c) DE6104xd
Take 5
73 Audio April 3, 1961 Roulette Studio Session, New York, New York Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington, The Making of The Great Summit (Track 2d) DE6104none
69 Audio April 3, 1961 Roulette Studio Session, New York, New York Vocal by Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington, The Making of The Great Summit (Track 2e) DE6104xe
79 Audio April 3, 1961 Roulette Studio Session, New York, New York Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington, The Making of The Great Summit (Track 2f) DE6104xf
Take 6
79 Audio April 3, 1961 Roulette Studio Session, New York, New York Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington, The Making of The Great Summit (Track 2g) DE6104xg
70 Audio April 3, 1961 Roulette Studio Session, New York, New York Vocal by Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington, The Making of The Great Summit (Track 2h) DE6104xh
Take 7
69 Audio April 3, 1961 Roulette Studio Session, New York, New York Vocal by Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington, The Great Summit, The Master Takes (Track 14) DE6104d
Master
33 Audio April 19, 1961 "Music Makers" CBC Telecast, Toronto, Canada Vocal by Sylvia Murphy, Don Franks, and Chorus Sylvia Murphy Live with Duke Ellington DE6106d
84 January 4, 1962 Piano recital at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York The 1962 MOMA Recital - Piano Solo & Trio, MDD 001 (Track 14f) DE6202nf
56 Audio September 27, 1962 "Here's Edie" ABC Television Broadcast, New York, New York Vocal by Edie Adams Here's Edie (Disk 1, Special #1 "New York") DE6244ab
83 Audio March 1, 1963 Reprise Studio Session, Paris, France Alice Babs & Duke Ellington and Orchestra Reprise Recording Session DE6338i
89 Audio March 1, 1963 Reprise Studio Session, Paris, France Vocal by Alice Babs Alice Babs & Duke Ellington and Orchestra Reprise Recording Session DE6338j
89 Audio March 1, 1963 Reprise Studio Session, Paris, France Vocal by Alice Babs Alice Babs & Duke Ellington and Orchestra Reprise Recording Session DE6338none
93 Audio March 1, 1963 Reprise Studio Session, Paris, France Vocal by Alice Babs Alice Babs & Duke Ellington and Orchestra Serenade to Sweden (Track 14) DE6338l
73 June 6, 1963 Concert at Tivoli Gruna Lund, Stockholm, Sweden The Duke Box 2, at Gröna Lund Tivoli, Stockholm (Disk 3, Track 9) DE6349de
78 June 8, 1963 Concert at Tivoli Gruna Lund, Stockholm, Sweden Tivoli, Gröna Lund DE6351de
62 Audio October 10, 1963 Concert at Rang Bhavan, Bombay, India State Department Sponsored Bombay, India Concert DE6373oe
86 Audio November 17 to 20, 1963 Concert at Théatre Du Liban, Beirut, Lebanon Duke Ellington Et Son Orchestre (Track 17) DE9082le
80 April 6, 1964 Sesac party at the Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois Hilton party DE6430ad
63 Audio April 20, 1964 Television Broadcast from Le Jazz Hot, Montreal, Canada Montreal 1964 (Track 21) DE6433le
83 Audio September 2, 1964 "Festival - The Duke" CBC Television Broadcast, Toronto, Canada "Festival - The Duke" CBC Telecast DE6456p
76 Audio January 12, 1965 "The Big Bands" WGN Television Broadcast, Chicago, Illinois '65 Revisited (Track 12e) DE6502fe
75 Audio March 7, 1965 "Ed Sullivan Show" CBS Television Broadcast, New York, New York Vocal by Ella Fitzgerald Ed Sullivan Show Amazon.com MP3 DE6529cb
36 July 28, 1965 Concert at the Music Barn, Tanglewood, Massachusetts Live and Rare, Disk 2 (Track 25) DE9028e
35 Audio July 28, 1965 Concert at the Music Barn, Tanglewood, Massachusetts The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk W, The Duke at Tanglewood (Track 3) DE6544f
85 Audio February 25, 1966 Concert at the Chateau de Goutelas, Goutelas-en-Forez, France Masters of Jazz Vol. 6 (Track 3g) DE6634bg
74 April 9, 1966 Concert at the Daniel Sorano Theater, Dakar, Senegal World Festival of Negro Arts, Senegal DE6638kg
82 Audio August 25, 1966 Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California Live at the Hollywood Bowl (with Los Angeles Symphony) DE6679bd
41 Audio November 2, 1966 "Barbara McNair Special" Television Taping, New York, New York Vocal by Barbara McNair Barbara McNair Special DE6675db
84 December 28, 1966 Studio Session, New York, New York Radio Denmark Broadcast #33 DE6690i
78 December 28, 1966 Studio Session, New York, New York Radio Denmark Broadcast #33 DE6690j
Take 2
80 March 6, 1967 Concert at the Liederhalle, Stuttgart, West Germany 1967-03-06 Stuttgart, West Germany DE6736uf
82 August 17, 1967 CBS Radio Broadcast from the Rainbow Grill, New York, New York At The Rainbow Grill 1967 (Track 4) DE6777e
78 April 19, 1968 Private Party at El Caballero Country Club, Los Angeles, California Bob Udkoff Birthday Party DE9053x
80 April 19, 1968 Concert at the Convention Center, Anaheim, California Convention Center, Anaheim, CA DE6821gf
86 Audio June 1968 Concert at the Rainbow Grill, New York, New York Famed Fieldcup Concert (Vol. 1) (Side 2, Track 4) DE6830i
82 August 3, 1968 Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California Saturday Pops Concert with the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra DE6840gc
66 Audio September 2, 1968 Concert at the Municipal Theater, Sao Paulo, Brazil The Duke in Sao Paulo (Side 1, Track 1g) DE6843af
80 November 4, 1969 Concert at the Kongresshallen, Stockholm, Sweden Kongresshallen, Stockholm DE6948jc
80 November 4, 1969 Concert at the Kongresshallen, Stockholm, Sweden Vocal by Duke Ellington Kongresshallen, Stockholm DE6949nc
78 November 8, 1969 Concert at the Philharmonie, Berlin, West Germany Vocal by Duke Ellington and Audience 1969-11-08 Berlin, West Germany DE6954lc
73 November 9, 1969 Concert at the City Theater, Malmo, Sweden Vocal by Audience Malmo, First Show DE6955kf
84 November 9, 1969 Concert at the City Theater, Malmo, Sweden Vocal by Everyone Malmo, Second Show DE6956kf
77 Audio November 10, 1969 Concert at the Opernhaus, Cologne, West Germany Vocal by Band Live at the Opernhaus, Cologne 1969 (Track 13) DE6957nc
77 November 15, 1969 Concert at Victoria Halle, Geneva, Switzerland Vocal by Duke Ellington and Band DE6962ij
53 April 2, 1970 Concert at The Cave Inn, Vancouver, Canada Vocal by Audience Duke Ellington Opens the Cave Volume Two (Side 1, Track 1b) DE7027mg
75 Audio May 29, 1970 Concert at Mount Angel Abbey Library, St. Benedict, Oregon Vocal by Duke Ellington and Audience Mount Angel Abbey Library DEnone
68 July 8, 1970 Concert in Liseberg Concert Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden Gothenburg First Concert DE7051md
54 July 8, 1970 Concert in Liseberg Concert Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden Vocal by Duke Ellington and Audience Gothenburg Second Concert DE7052me
73 July 21, 1970 Concert at the Parco delle Naiadi, Genoa, Italy Vocal by Duke Ellington and Audience Live in Genoa (Track 4e) DE7059ld
68 Audio December 1970 Concert at the Constitution Hall, New York, New York United Nations Headquarters DE7088gd
70 Audio December 31, 1970 Concert at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada Vocal by Duke Ellington and Audience Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NBC Radio Broadcast (Track 4) DE7092d
77 Audio October 30, 1971 Concert at Sali Kongresowej, Warsaw, Poland Vocal by Band Live in Warsaw 1971 (Track 1) DE7168ba
72 November 7, 1971 Concert at the Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark Vocal by Band Live at the Tivoli Gardens, Part One (Track 7g) DE7171lf
80 November 7, 1971 Concert at the Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark Live at the Tivoli Gardens, Part Two (Track 10h) DE7172ng
79 November 9, 1971 Concert at the Universitsaulen, Uppsala, Sweden First Uppsala Concert DE7174jg
75 Audio November 9, 1971 Concert at the Universitsaulen, Uppsala, Sweden Vocal by Band Uppsala 1971 (Track 9i) DE7175ji
73 November 10, 1971 Concert at the City Theater, Malmo, Sweden Vocal by Everyone Malmo Concert DE7178le
51 Audio April 10, 1972 Piano Concert at the Whitney Museum, New York, New York Vocal by Duke Ellington and Audience Live at the Whitney (Track 16) DE7217r
50 Audio January 10, 1973 "We Love You Madly" CBS Television Taping, New York, New York We Love You Madly CBS TV Special DE7306ab
71 Audio September 5, 1973 Flying Dutchman Studio Session, New York, New York Vocal by Teresa Brewer It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing (with Teresa Brewer) (Track 6) DE7339a
80 October 25, 1973 Concert at Malmo, Sweden Wolfgang's Vault DE7345lc
62 October 25, 1973 Concert at Malmo, Sweden Announcement by Duke Ellington Wolfgang's Vault DE7345xd
83 October 25, 1973 Concert at Malmo, Sweden Malmo Second Show DE7345none
54 October 25, 1973 Concert at Malmo, Sweden Announcement by Duke Ellington Malmo Second Show DE7345none
81 October 28, 1973 Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm Concert DE7346uc
63 November 3, 1973 Concert at the Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria Vocal by Anita Moore dimeadozen.org DE7349m
81 Audio November 8, 1973 Concert at the Palasport, Bologna, Italy Jazz At Radio Rai Via Asiago 10 Radio (Track 11a) DE7352oc
80 Audio November 14, 1973 Concert at the Palais Des Sports, Paris, France Last Trip To Paris Nov. 14 1973 (Track 11c) DE7354oc
80 Audio November 16, 1973 Concert at the Marni Theater, Brussels, Belgium Live Duke Ellington and his Orchestra DE7355jc
83 Audio November 26, 1973 "Command Variety Performance" Concert at the Palladium, London, England Royal Command Variety Performance DE7356dc
82 December 2, 1973 Concert at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne, England DE7359sc
83 December 3, 1973 BBC Television Taping, London, England London, England BBC 2 TV DE7360ic