Duke Ellington Discography: Sophisticated Lady

Grade Audio Date Gig Vocalist Source Note
95 Audio February 15, 1933 Studio session for Columbia, New York, New York The Complete 1932-1940 Brunswick, Columbia, and Master Recordings (Disc 3, Track 19) Columbia J 1681
94 Audio February 15, 1933 Studio session for Columbia, New York, New York Creole Rhapsody Duke Ellington in the Thirties (Disc 1, Track 14) Columbia CB 591
90 Audio March 4, 1933 Paramount short "Paramount Pictorial No. 837", Astoria, New York Paramount Pictorial No 837
95 Audio May 16, 1933 Studio session for American Record Corporation, New York, New York The Best of Duke Ellington (1932-1939), Disk 1 (Track 22) Brunswick 6600
Columbia C-6064
72 March 21, 1934 Paramount feature "Many Happy Returns", Los Angeles, California Up-To-Date 2009 LP (Side 1, Track 2)
64 Audio December 21, 1936 Studio session for Master, Los Angeles, California At the Piano Une Anthologie 1928/1934 (Disk 1, Track 5b)
Brunswick m7990
Columbia 36312
84 Audio February 22-25, 1937 Soundtrack for Republic feature "The Hit Parade", Los Angeles, California I'll Reach For a Star DVD
85 Audio February 22-25, 1937 Soundtrack for Republic feature "The Hit Parade", Los Angeles, California Vocal by Sammy White I'll Reach For a Star DVD
94 Audio March 18, 1937 MBS Radio broadcast from the Cotton Club, New York, New York at Southland at the Cotton Club (CC 16 LP) (Side 2, Track 4)
93 Audio February 14, 1940 Studio session for Brunswick, New York, New York The Essential Collection 1927-1962, Disk 1 (Track 25) Columbia 35556
VDisc 183B
62 Audio October 1, 1940 Studio session for RCA Victor, Chicago, Illinois The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk I (Track 12) Alternate
61 Audio October 1, 1940 Studio session for RCA Victor, Chicago, Illinois The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk I (Track 13) His Master's Voice B.9179
Victor 27221-A
89 Audio November 7, 1940 Dance Date at the Crystal Ballroom, Fargo, North Dakota The Duke Box, Disk 3 (Track 10)
80 Audio June 17 & 19, 1943 RKO Short "Jamboree", New York, New York In Hollywood (Track 16c)
81 Audio September 5, 1943 "Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street" NBC Radio Broadcast, New York, New York Temple M-554 LP (Side 1, Track 5)
89 Audio December 11, 1943 Concert from Carnegie Hall, New York, New York The Duke Box, Disk 6 (Track 3d)
85 Audio December 17, 1944 "Music America Loves Best" NBC Radio Broadcast, New York, New York Music America Loves Best
85 Audio May 12, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at Radio City Music Hall, New York, New York The Treasury Shows, Vol. 3, Disk 2 (Track 15)
90 Audio May 14, 1945 Studio Session for RCA Victor, New York, New York The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk O (Track 2)
91 Audio July 28, 1945 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the State Theatre, Hartford, Connecticut The Treasury Shows Vol. 9, Disk 1 (Track 12d)
85 Audio April 27, 1946 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Municipal Auditorium, Worchester, Massachusetts Treasury Shows Vol. 18 (Disk 2, Track 7)
83 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 8f)
81 Audio August 24, 1946 "Your Saturday Date With the Duke" ABC Radio Broadcast at the Meadowbrook Gardens Café, Culver City, California The Treasury Shows, Vol. 23 (Disk 1, Track 4)
93 Audio May 10, 1947 Radio Broadcast from WNEW Studios, New York, New York Classics 1946-1947 (Track 14) VDisc 795A
89 August 5, 1947 ABC Radio Broadcast from Ciro's Club, Los Angeles, California Live at Ciros Los Angeles California 1947 (Disc 2, Track 9)
83 December 26, 1947 Concert at Carnegie Hall, New York, New York Carnegie Hall Concert
82 November 13, 1948 Concert from Carnegie Hall, New York, New York Carnegie Hall, November 13, 1948, Disk 2 (Track 14g)
82 Audio December 10, 1948 Concert from Cornell Univeristy, Ithaca, New York Cornell University, Second Set (Track 11g)
87 April 29, 1949 "Adventures in Jazz" CBS Television Broadcast, New York, New York Adventures in Jazz Broadcast
80 Audio December 18, 1950 Studio Session for CBS, New York, New York Vocal by Yvonne Lanauze Complete Columbia Studio Albums 1951-1958 (Masterpieces by Ellington, Track 2)
85 Audio January 21, 1951 Concert at Metropolitan Opera House, New York, New York at Metropolitan Opera House (Vee Jay LP) (Side 2, Track 4e)
85 May 4, 1951? WMCA Radio Broadcast from Birdland, New York, New York He's Mr. Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (Side 1, Track 4)
88 June 7, 1951 MBS Radio Broadcast from Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast
83 June 1951 MBS Radio Broadcast from Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, New Jersey Meadowbrook Ballroom, Cedar Grove, NJ, MBS Broadcast
75 August 19, 1951 Studio Session for Stars on Parade, New York, New York With Fred Robbins (Gotham LP) (Side 2, Track 7)
80 January 5, 1952 Concert at Metropolitan Opera House, New York, New York Rare Live Recordings 1952-3 (Disk 1, Track 4)
78 Audio March 14, 1952 Film Shorts for Snader, Los Angeles, California On The Jazz Train (Track 2)
82 Audio March 22, 1952 Dance Date at the Crystal Inn, Salem, Oregon At the Crystal Gardens, Salem, Oregon 1952 (CD 1, Track 7)
78 Audio March 25, 1952 Concert at the Civic Auditorium, Seattle, Washington The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk Q, Seattle Concert (Track 7)
86 April 29, 1952 Dance Date at the Armory, Yakima, Washington Rare Live Recordings 1952-3 (Disk 3, Track 2)
87 Audio August 13, 1952 NBC Radio Broadcast at the Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois Flying Home (Track 16)
82 Audio November 14, 1952 Concert at Carnegie Hall, New York, New York Love You Madly (Track 7e)
81 Audio March 30, 1953 Concert at the Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California The 1953 Pasadena Concert (Track 11f)
86 April 30, 1953 Dance Date at McElroy's Ballroom, Portland, Oregon Happy Birthday, Duke!, Disk 2 (Track 5)
83 Fall 1953? Unknown fraternity house, Madison, Wisconsin Madison, WI Fraternity House
86 February 8, 1954 Concert at the Forum, Hamilton, Canada In Hamilton - 1954, Disk 1 (Track 10e)
71 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 5e)
74 July 9, 1955 CBS Television Broadcast "America's Greatest Bands", New York, New York Special Occasions with Cab Calloway, Menuhin and Kenton (Track 2a)
83 October 24, 1955 Studio Session for USTD, New York, New York Palm 30-02 LP (Side 1, Track 4)
78 Audio January 23, 1956 CBS Studio Session, New York, New York Vocal by Rosemary Clooney Complete Columbia Studio Albums 1951-1958 (Blue Rose, Track 2)
88 Audio April 14, 1956 CBS Radio Broadcast at Basin Street, New York, New York The Duke Ellington Orchestra (Track 14)
86 July 2, 1956 Concert at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Heading for Newport 1956 (Track 5)
85 Audio July 7-8, 1956 Concert at the Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island Ellington at Newport 1956, Disk 1, Track 15
85 July 15, 1956 Concert at Tanglewood, Lenox, Massachusetts Duke Ellington at Tanglewood, Volume 1 (Side 2, Track 2)
94 Audio July 18, 1956 Concert at the Shakespearean Festival, Stratford, Ontario Live from the 1956 Stratford Festival (Track 5)
93 July 21, 1956 CBC Radio Broadcast from the Brant Inn, Burlington, Ontario Duke Ellington at the Brant Inn (Track 8)
85 July 28, 1956 Concert at Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut Duke and Friends, Connecticut Jazz Festival, 1956 (Track 10)
90 December 31, 1956 CBS Radio Broadcast from the Blue Note, Chicago, Illnois CBS Radio broadcast from the Blue Note, Chicago, IL
81 January 10, 1957 Concert at Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa Grinnell College (H8OP-0932 LP) (Side 1, Track 6g)
94 Audio June 22, 1957 Dance Date at the Sunset Ballroom, Carroltown, Pennsylvania All Star Road Band Vol II (Track 9)
83 Audio October 13, 1957 NBC Television Broadcast from New York, New York Esso Show, NBC Telecast
88 Audio March 4, 1958 Dance Date at Travis Air Force Base, Suison City, California The Private Collection, Volume Two (Track 6)
85 March 5, 1958 Dance Date at the Mather Air Force Base, Sacramento, California Dance Date Stereo 1958 (Side 1, Track 1)
87 Audio July 31, 1958 "Summertime '58" CBC Television Broadcast, Toronto, Canada That Old Black Magic (Track 2b)
87 Audio October 29, 1958 Concert at the Theatre de L'Alhambra, Paris, France Paris Jazz Concert, Disk 1 (Track 7)
80 Audio October 29, 1958 Concert at the Theatre de L'Alhambra, Paris, France Paris Jazz Concert, Disk 2 (Track 4g)
85 Audio November 2, 1958 Concert at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands Live in '58 (Track 3)
81 Audio November 2, 1958 Concert at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands Live in '58 (Track 12h)
92 November 6, 1958 Concert at the Konserthuset, Goteborg, Sweden First Concert, Gothenburg, Sweden
84 November 6, 1958 Concert at the Konserthuset, Goteborg, Sweden First Concert, Gothenburg, Sweden
87 Audio November 6, 1958 Concert at the Konserthuset, Goteborg, Sweden How Do You Duke, Disk 1 (Track 9)
81 November 6, 1958 Concert at the Konserthuset, Goteborg, Sweden How Do You Duke, Disk 2 (Track 12d)
84 Audio November 14, 1958 Concert at the Deutsches Museum, Munchen, West Germany The Duke Box 2, The Duke in Munich (CD 2, Track 4)
81 Audio November 14, 1958 Concert at the Deutsches Museum, Munchen, West Germany The Duke Box 2, The Duke in Munich (CD 2, Track 16)
83 November 18, 1958 Concert at the Teatro Alfieri, Turin, Italy Teatro Alfieri, Turin, Italy
85 November 20, 1958 Concert at the Salle Pleyel, Paris, France In Concert At the Pleyel Paris 1958 Part 2 (Track 8f)
84 Audio January 7, 1959 "Timex All-Star Jazz Show" CBS Televison Broadcast, New York, New York Timex All-Star Jazz Show #4 - The Golden Age of Jazz (Track 6)
89 Audio August 9, 1959 Concert at the Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois Live at the Blue Note, Disk 1 (Track 8)
84 Audio September 20, 1959 Concert at the Salle Pleyel, Paris, France Live in Paris 1959 (Track 12g)
83 Audio September 20, 1959 Concert at the Salle Pleyel, Paris, France Sarpe Top Jazz Duke Ellington 2 (Track 7c)
83 September 26, 1959 Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm, Sweden Konserthuset Concert
84 September 26, 1959 Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm, Sweden Konserthuset Concert
84 September 30, 1959 Concert at the KB-Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark Concert in Copenhagen, Denmark
84 Audio October 4, 1959 Concert at the Sportpalast, Berlin, West Germany Berlin 1959 (Disk 2, Track 12)
84 October 9, 1959 Concert at the Kongress-Haus, Zurich, Switzerland Zurich, Switzerland Concert
89 May 27, 1960 Concert at the Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California The Duke Live in Santa Monica Volume 1 (Side 2, Track 1)
53 July 21, 1960 United Artists Studio Session for Feature "Paris Blues", Los Angeles, California Vocal by Nan Wynn Paris Blues Recording Session
85 July 21, 1960 United Artists Studio Session for Feature "Paris Blues", Los Angeles, California Paris Blues Recording Session
83 September 24, 1960 Concert at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, California Live at Monterey 1960 The Unheard Recordings Part One (Track 7)
82 December 17, 1960 "Jean Sablon Show" ORTF Televison Broadcast, Paris, France Theatre - TV - Cinema (Track 27i)
83 January 4, 1962 Recital at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York The 1962 MOMA Recital - Piano Solo & Trio, MDD 001 (Track 14g)
93 Audio February 13, 1962 National Guard Transcription, New York, New York Della Reese with Duke Ellington Orchestra (Track 3)
58 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")
86 Audio February 7, 1963 Swedish Television Broadcast at the Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden In Europe, 1963-64 (Track 6)
84 June 6, 1963 Concert at Tivoli Gruna Lund, Stockholm, Sweden The Duke Box 2, at Gröna Lund Tivoli, Stockholm (Disk 3, Track 10)
81 June 8, 1963 Concert at Tivoli Gruna Lund, Stockholm, Sweden Tivoli, Gröna Lund
83 June 8, 1963 Concert at Tivoli Gruna Lund, Stockholm, Sweden In Gröna Lund (Disk 2, Track 12)
71 August 12, 1963 Concert at the Music Circus, Lambertville, New Jersey Special Occasions with Cab Calloway, Menuhin and Kenton (Track 15a)
86 Audio November 17 to 20, 1963 Concert at Théatre Du Liban, Beirut, Lebanon Duke Ellington Et Son Orchestre (Track 18)
90 January 14, 1964 WNEW Radio Broadcast from Basin Street East, New York, New York at Basin Street East 1964 (Track 22)
84 Audio March 22, 1964 Concert at the Ariston Theater, San Remo, Italy Jazz Group 1964 (Track 6)
81 April 6, 1964 Sesac party at the Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois Hilton party
84 April 7, 1964 Sesac party at the Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois Hilton party
83 Audio April 20, 1964 Television Broadcast from Le Jazz Hot, Montreal, Canada Montreal 1964 (Track 22)
80 May 20, 1964 Recital at Columbia University, New York, New York Columbia University, N.Y. (Foxy 9001 LP) (Side 2, Track 4e)
84 Audio June/July, 1964 Concert in Japan Duke Ellington Swings Through Japan
78 September 2, 1964 "Festival - The Duke" CBC Television Broadcast, Toronto, Canada "Festival - The Duke" CBC Telecast
83 Audio January 12, 1965 "The Big Bands" WGN Television Broadcast, Chicago, Illinois '65 Revisited (Track 12f)
85 January 30, 1965 Concert at Champs-Elysées Theater, Paris, France 2 Great Concerts 1952/1965 (Track 11b)
86 January 30, 1965 Concert at Champs-Elysées Theater, Paris, France The Champs-Elysees Theater, Jan. 29-30th, 1965, Disk 1 (Track 7b)
89 Audio January 31, 1965 Concert at Falkoner Teatret, Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen (1965) (Track 2-3)
90 February 9, 1965 Concert at the Liederhalle, Stuttgart, West Germany 1965-02-09 Stuttgart, West Germany
36 Audio July 28, 1965 Concert at the Music Barn, Tanglewood, Massachusetts The Complete RCA Victor Recordings, Disk W, The Duke at Tanglewood (Track 5)
84 Audio August 26, 1965 Concert at the Basin Street West, San Francisco, California Love You Madly - A Concert of Sacred Music (Track 3d)
82 Audio January 30, 1966 Concert at the Opera House, Milan, Italy Duke & Ella Teatro Lirico Milano (Track 7)
84 Audio February 25, 1966 Concert at the Chateau de Goutelas, Goutelas-en-Forez, France Masters of Jazz Vol. 6 (Track 3h)
83 April 9, 1966 Concert at the Daniel Sorano Theater, Dakar, Senegal World Festival of Negro Arts, Senegal
97 Audio May 10, 1966 RCA Studio Session, Los Angeles, California The Popular Duke Ellington (Track 10)
83 Audio July 27, 1966 Concert at Frank Jay Gould Square, Juan-les-Pins, France Côte D'Azur Concerts (Disk 3, Track 12)
76 Audio August 25, 1966 Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California Live at the Hollywood Bowl (with Los Angeles Symphony)
86 November 21, 1966 WNEW Radio Broadcast from the Mark Twain Restaurant, New York, New York ellington.se blog
85 Audio January 23, 1967 DR Televison Broadcast, Copenhagen, Denmark The Intimate Ellington (DVD) (Track 11)
81 March 6, 1967 Concert at the Liederhalle, Stuttgart, West Germany 1967-03-06 Stuttgart, West Germany
82 Audio Probably Early July 1967 Concert in the United States On the Road with Duke Ellington (Track 1b)
92 Audio August 3, 1967 CBS Radio Broadcast from the Rainbow Grill, New York, New York Octet Rainbow Room Broadcasts 1967 (Side 1, Track 5)
82 August 17, 1967 CBS Radio Broadcast from the Rainbow Grill, New York, New York At The Rainbow Grill 1967 (Track 7)
79 April 19, 1968 Private Party at El Caballero Country Club, Los Angeles, California Bob Udkoff Birthday Party
82 April 19, 1968 Concert at the Convention Center, Anaheim, California Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
84 July 6, 1968 Concert at the Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island Wolfgang's Vault
82 August 3, 1968 Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California Saturday Pops Concert with the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
81 Audio September 2, 1968 Concert at the Municipal Theater, Sao Paulo, Brazil The Duke in Sao Paulo (Side 1, Track 1h)
83 Audio September 28, 1968 Concert at the Palace of Fine Arts, Mexico City, Mexico Live in Mexico (Track 11)
82 Late September 1968 Concert at the Delgado Theater, Guadalajara, Mexico Reminiscing in Tempo DVD (Track 6g)
96 Audio November 29, 1968 Studio Session, New York, New York The Private Collection, Volume 9 (Track 6)
80 Audio November 1, 1969 Concert at Salle Pleyel, Paris, France Standards Live at the Salle Pleyel (Track 12)
85 November 4, 1969 Concert at the Kongresshallen, Stockholm, Sweden Kongresshallen, Stockholm
80 Audio November 7, 1969 Concert at De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands Rotterdam 1969 (Track 11c)
80 Audio November 8, 1969 Concert at the Philharmonie, Berlin, West Germany 1969-11-08 Berlin, West Germany
83 November 9, 1969 Concert at the City Theater, Malmo, Sweden Malmo, First Show
84 November 9, 1969 Concert at the City Theater, Malmo, Sweden Malmo, Second Show
81 Audio November 10, 1969 Concert at the Opernhaus, Cologne, West Germany Live at the Opernhaus, Cologne 1969 (Track 14)
81 November 15, 1969 Concert at Victoria Halle, Geneva, Switzerland
81 Audio November 20, 1969 Concert at L'Alcazar, Paris, France Things Ain't The Way They Used To Be (Track 8)
81 Audio November 26, 1969 Concert at Free Trade Hall, Manchester, Great Britain 70th Birthday Concert, Disk 2 (Track 6k)
82 April 2, 1970 Concert at The Cave Inn, Vancouver, Canada Duke Ellington Opens the Cave Volume Two (Side 1, Track 2d)
82 Audio July 6, 1970 "Bienvenue" ORTF Television Taping, Paris, France Bienvenue (French TV show)
80 July 8, 1970 Concert in Liseberg Concert Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden Gothenburg First Concert
72 July 8, 1970 Concert in Liseberg Concert Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden Gothenburg Second Concert
79 July 21, 1970 Concert at the Parco delle Naiadi, Genoa, Italy Live in Genoa (Track 4f)
58 Audio August/September 1970 "Lou Rawls Show" Television Taping, Toronto, Canada Vocal by Lou Rawls The Lou Rawls Show (Track 2)
81 Audio December 1970 Concert at the Constitution Hall, New York, New York United Nations Headquarters
70 Audio December 9, 1970 Studio Session, New York, New York The Duke Box 2, New York, New York (Disk 6, Track 9)
82 December 11, 1970 Studio Session, New York, New York The Intimate Ellington (Track 10)
86 Audio December 31, 1970 Concert at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NBC Radio Broadcast (Track 3)
83 Audio October 30, 1971 Concert at Sali Kongresowej, Warsaw, Poland Live in Warsaw 1971 (Track 7a)
84 November 7, 1971 Concert at the Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark Live at the Tivoli Gardens, Part One (Track 10)
81 November 7, 1971 Concert at the Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark Live at the Tivoli Gardens, Part Two (Track 13)
79 November 9, 1971 Concert at the Universitsaulen, Uppsala, Sweden First Uppsala Concert
79 Audio November 9, 1971 Concert at the Universitsaulen, Uppsala, Sweden Uppsala 1971 (Track 9o)
72 November 10, 1971 Concert at the City Theater, Malmo, Sweden Malmo Concert
79 Audio November 26, 1971 Concert at the Caupolican Theater, Santiago, Chile Santiago, Chile
83 Audio April 10, 1972 Piano Concert at the Whitney Museum, New York, New York Live at the Whitney (Track 5a)
77 Audio December 5, 1972 Pablo Studio Session, New York, New York This One's For Blanton (Track 4)
83 July 8, 1973 Concert at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York Wolfgang's Vault
81 October 25, 1973 Concert at Malmo, Sweden Wolfgang's Vault
81 October 25, 1973 Concert at Malmo, Sweden Malmo Second Show
77 October 28, 1973 Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm Concert
81 November 3, 1973 Concert at the Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria dimeadozen.org
80 November 8, 1973 Concert at the Palasport, Bologna, Italy Jazz At Radio Rai Via Asiago 10 Radio (Track 11b)
82 Audio November 14, 1973 Concert at the Palais Des Sports, Paris, France Last Trip To Paris Nov. 14 1973 (Track 11d)
84 Audio November 16, 1973 Concert at the Marni Theater, Brussels, Belgium Live Duke Ellington and his Orchestra
84 December 2, 1973 Concert at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne, England
88 December 3, 1973 BBC Television Taping, London, England London, England BBC 2 TV