Victor matrix BVE-64380. When a black man's blue / Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Bennie Payne

  • Description: Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo (takes 3 and 4); with male vocal trio (takes 1 and 2)
  • Instrumentation: Bass, 3 saxophones, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, banjo, piano, and traps
  • Category: Instrumental with vocal refrain
  • Language: English
  • Master Size: 10-in.
Notes
Victor ledgers (takes 1 and 2): "Vocal refrain by Sid Garry and 2 colored male singers."
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; trade catalog; Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
11/26/1930 New York, New York. Studio 2 1 Hold
11/26/1930 New York, New York. Studio 2 2 Master/destroy RCA Victor DUKE5 Compact disc
12/10/1930 New York, New York. Studio 2 3 Hold
12/10/1930 New York, New York. Studio 2 4 Master Victor 22587 10-in.
12/10/1930 New York, New York. Studio 2 4 Master Gramophone B-4842 10-in.
12/10/1930 New York, New York. Studio 2 4 Master Gramophone B-6294 10-in.
12/10/1930 New York, New York. Studio 2 4 Master RCA Victor DUKE5 Compact disc

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Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix BVE-64380. When a black man's blue / Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Bennie Payne," accessed January 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800033507/BVE-64380-When_a_black_mans_blue.

Victor matrix BVE-64380. When a black man's blue / Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Bennie Payne. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800033507/BVE-64380-When_a_black_mans_blue.

"Victor matrix BVE-64380. When a black man's blue / Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington ; Bennie Payne." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 January 2020.

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