Classic Medley

Duke Ellington Orchestra

Movietone Studios,
New York City, 1943

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Here the Duke Ellington Orchestra perform “Sophisticated Lady,” “It don’t mean a thing” and “Don’t get around much anymore.”

Personnel:

Ray Nance, violin, vocals
Harold Baker, trumpet
Wallace Jones, trumpet
Taft Jordan, trumpet, vocals
Joe Nanton, trombone
Juan Tizol, trombone
Sandy Williams, trombone
Jimmy Hamilton, trombone
Johnny Hodges, reed
Nat Jones, reed
Ben Webster, reed
Harry Carney, reed
Duke Ellington, piano
Fred Guy, guitar
Junior Raglin, acoustic double bass
Sonny Greer, drums

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