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Duke Ellington and his Kentucky Club Orchestra

Duke Ellington and his Kentucky Club OrchestraWhen the Hollywood Club on West 49th Street between 7th Avenue and Broadway in New York reopened in the spring of 1925 it did so with a new name, The Kentucky Club.

See: The Washingtonians and Duke Ellington (1899-1974)

Duke Ellington and his Kentucky Club Orchestra

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Birmingham Breakdown
(Duke Ellington)
11-29-1926 New York, New York Vocalion
B 1064
Birmingham Breakdown
(Duke Ellington)
2-28-1927 New York, New York Brunswick
3480
Brunswick
6801
East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
(Duke Ellington / Bubber Miley)
11-29-1926 New York, New York Vocalion
A 1064
East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
(Duke Ellington / Bubber Miley)
4-14-1927 New York, New York Brunswick
3480
Immigration Blues
(Duke Ellington)
12-29-1926 New York, New York Vocalion
1077
New Orleans Low-Down
(Duke Ellington)
2-3-1927 New York, New York Vocalion
1086
Song Of The Cotton Field
(Duke Ellington)
2-3-1927 New York, New York Vocalion
1086
The Creeper
(Duke Ellington)
12-29-1926 New York, New York Vocalion
1077
The Creeper
(Duke Ellington)
12-29-1926 New York, New York Oriole
1086

Duke Ellington and his Kentucky Club Orchestra

Artist Instrument
Bass Edwards Tuba
Duke Ellington Piano
Sonny Greer Drums
Fred Guy Banjo
Otto Hardwick Clarinet, Soprano, Alto, and Baritone Saxophone
Louis Metcalf Trumpet
Bubber Miley Cornet, Trumpet
Joe Nanton Trombone
Prince Robinson Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone

 

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