Victor matrix PBS-061285. Just a-settin' and a-rockin' / Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra

  • Description: Jazz/dance band
  • Instrumentation: Bass, 3 clarinets, 3 alto saxophones, 2 tenor saxophones, baritone saxophone, cornet, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, valve trombone, guitar, piano, and drums
  • Category: Instrumental
  • Master Size: 10-in.
  • Title Note: It is possible that the original title of the song is "Swee' Pea," which was also Billy Strayhorn's nickname.
Notes
Victor ledgers: "H. Meyerson present."
Instrumentation is from Victor ledgers and is not confirmed; collective personnel from notes to a reissue compilation CD. Personnel listings here are not intended to imply that every instrument listed is played on every master recorded at the session.
Source(s): CD: Duke Ellington centennial edition : The complete RCA Victor recordings (personnel); Rigler-Deutsch Index; Victor blue history card; Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
6/5/1941 Hollywood, California. Studio 1 Master Victor 27587 10-in.
6/5/1941 Hollywood, California. Studio 1 Master RCA Victor DUKE11 Compact disc
6/5/1941 Hollywood, California. Studio 2 Not processed

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix PBS-061285. Just a-settin' and a-rockin' / Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra," accessed May 23, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200049129/PBS-061285-Just_a-settin_and_a-rockin.

Victor matrix PBS-061285. Just a-settin' and a-rockin' / Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 23, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200049129/PBS-061285-Just_a-settin_and_a-rockin.

"Victor matrix PBS-061285. Just a-settin' and a-rockin' / Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 23 May 2019.

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