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First Annual Tour of the Pacific Northwest, Spring 1952

First Annual Tour of the Pacific Northwest, Spring 1952

Recorded at four venues during Duke Ellington’s first annual tour of the Pacific Northwest in 1952, these songs bring listeners to the ballrooms and armories of Oregon and Washington, where the legendary Ellington and his band had been hired to play for dancers.

Track Listing

101
Take the "A" Train Duke Ellington 5:19
102
Fancy Dan Duke Ellington 5:24
103
Time on My Hands Duke Ellington 5:03
104
On the Sunny Side of the Street Duke Ellington 3:31
105
Tea For Two Duke Ellington 3:42
106
Blue Skies (Trumpet(s) No End) Duke Ellington 2:40
201
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Duke Ellington 6:53
202
Lady of the Lavender Mist Duke Ellington 3:20
203
How High the Moon Duke Ellington 6:20
204
The Tattooed Bride (Aberdeen) Duke Ellington 6:31
205
Love You Madly Duke Ellington 3:21
301
Bensonality Duke Ellington 3:09
302
Don't Worry 'Bout Me Duke Ellington 4:34
303
Deep Purple Duke Ellington 3:51
304
Caravan Duke Ellington 4:35
305
Cottontail Duke Ellington 4:14
306
Solitude Duke Ellington 4:55
401
C Jam Blues Duke Ellington 4:48
402
Happy Birthday Duke Ellington 0:39
403
Sophisticated Lady Duke Ellington 6:44
404
Chelsea Bridge Duke Ellington 4:50
405
Mood Indigo Duke Ellington 6:28

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