Victor matrix CVE-51158. A night at the Cotton Club, part 1 / Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Irving Mills

  • Description: Jazz/dance band
  • Instrumentation: Bass, 3 saxophones, 3 trumpets, trombone, banjo, piano, and traps
  • Category: Instrumental
  • Master Size: 12-in.
Notes
Listed in Victor ledgers as "Irving Mills presents Duke Ellington and his Orchestra in 'A night at the Cotton Club, part 1'." The recording depicts a Cotton Club performance by the band.
Victor ledgers: "I. Mills, master of ceremonies, and applauding by 3 men and members of orchestra."
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); Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
4/12/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 1 Destroy RCA Victor DUKE3 Compact disc
4/12/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 2 Destroy
4/12/1929 New York, New York. Liederkranz Hall 3 Destroy

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix CVE-51158. A night at the Cotton Club, part 1 / Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Irving Mills," accessed May 26, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800024315/CVE-51158-A_night_at_the_Cotton_Club_part_1.

Victor matrix CVE-51158. A night at the Cotton Club, part 1 / Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Irving Mills. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 26, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800024315/CVE-51158-A_night_at_the_Cotton_Club_part_1.

"Victor matrix CVE-51158. A night at the Cotton Club, part 1 / Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Irving Mills." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 26 May 2019.

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