The Treasury Shows Vol. 5


Here is Duke Ellington, the patriot, selling war bonds towards the end of WW 11 (Spring and Fa I I of 1945) by presenting his orchestra via three I ive radio broadcasts from a h ospita I centerin M ichig an, The Para m ount Theatre in Toledo, Ohio, and the New Zanzibar Club in New York City. While most of the 51 tunes (1) performed here are Ellington standards/. favorites, there are also several rarely performed/recorded numbers, such as Walking With MY Honey, Court Session, Solid Old Man and Hop, Skip & Jump. These is solid playing throughout, and especially good solos by Johnny Hodges, Rex Stewart, Harry Carney, Lawrence Brown and singing by Joya Sherrill. The music is designed for both listening and dancing.

Duke Ellington's Orchestra

Take The A Train
Don’T Take Your Love From Me
Mood To Be Wooed
Court Session
Jack The Bear
Emanicipation Celebration
Ellington Bond Promo
Let The Zoomers Drool
The More I See You
Take The A Train
Way Low
Blue Is The Night
Ellington Bond Promo
Ellington Bond Promo
Can’T You Read Between The Lines?
Hop Skip And Jump
Take The A Train
Kissing Bug
Take The A Train
Solid Old Man
Come Sunday
Come Sunday
Ellington Bond Promo
I’M Beginning To See The Light
I Miss Your Kiss
On The Alamo
Things Ain’T Whatthey Used To Be
Carnegie Blues
Ellington Bond Promo
Diminuendo In Blue
Riff Stacatto
Rocks In My Bed
Blue Skies
Crescendo In Blue
Things Ain’T What They Used To Be
I’M Beginning To See The Light
Take The A Train
Teardrops In The Rain
My Little Brown Book
Nine-Twenty Special
The Wonder Of You
Duke Ellington Bond Promo
Walkin’ With My Honey
C-Jam Blues
Three Cent Stomp
Take The A Train

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