Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington
Aliases
Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra
Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
Duke Ellington and His Kentucky Club Orchestra
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
Duke Ellington and His Quintet
Duke Ellington's Famous Orchestra
The Duke Ellington Small Bands
Duke Ellington's Orchestra
The Harlem Footwarmers
The Harlem Hot Chocolates
The Jungle Band
The Washingtonians
The Whoopee Makers
Real name
Edward Kennedy Ellington
Born
April 29, 1899
Died
May 24, 1974
Country
United States
IPI
00009211814
00043281895
Member of
Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators
Family
Mercer Ellington Son
Related
Rudy Jackson Member of The Washingtonians (1927)
Cat Anderson Member of Ellington's band (1944-1947; 1950-1959; 1961-1971)
Juan Tizol Member of Ellington's band 1929 to 1944 and 1951 to 1953.
Sam Woodyard Drummer in Ellington's band 1955 to 1966.
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Covers by Duke Ellington

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1935 Jan Garber and His Orchestra
1979 Bing Crosby
1966 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1963 Ray Bryant
1937 Dick McDonough & His Orchestra
January 1968 Paul Wallace & Sandra Church
April 1965 The Beatles
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1960 The Orchestra of the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre conducted by Riccardo Drigo
October 1964 Julie Andrews
1966 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Sammy Davis, Jr. with Dave Cavanaugh's Music
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Sammy Davis, Jr. with Dave Cavanaugh's Music
1959 Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra
1947 Prince's Band
1959 Prince's Band
1963 John Coltrane
1961 The Washingtonians
1957 Paul White and Marie Bryant
1941 Paul White and Marie Bryant
1964 Bob Dylan
February 1954 Shirley Ross, Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Kenneth Sargent
1975 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1941 Ambrose and His Orchestra
March 1928 Friars Society Orchestra
1964 Jackie Gleason
June 1937 Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators
Covered by (114 artists)
1962 Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators
1957 Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators, Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1957 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
October 1964 Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews, Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber
1960 The Orchestra of the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre conducted by Riccardo Drigo
December 1940 Douglas Richardson
1974 Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy
1966 Barney Bigard and Orchestra
1934 Johnny Green and His Orchestra
January 1968 Louis Jourdan
1946 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1966 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1962 Henri Salvador
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1961 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
February 1928 King Oliver's Jazz Band
Covered by (66 artists)
Dancing in the Dark Duke Ellington and His Orchestra 1958 Unverified
1960 The Orchestra of the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre conducted by Riccardo Drigo
1957 Johnny Hodges and Orchestra
April 1965 [Unknown]
1934 (unknown)
1933 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1928 Bill Robinson [1]
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Woody Herman and His Orchestra
1948 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Woody Herman and His Orchestra
1961 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Woody Herman and His Orchestra
September 1948 Peggy Lee
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra with Kenny Sargent
1973 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra with Kenny Sargent
1963 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Glen Gray and The Casa Loma Orchestra with Kenny Sargent
Don't Take Your Love from Me Duke Ellington and His Orchestra 2002 Unverified
December 1944 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1961 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1961 Barney Bigard and Orchestra, (unknown)
1928 Duke Ellington and His Kentucky Club Orchestra
1957 Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra
October 1964 Julie Andrews
September 1940 (unknown)
1964 Felicia Sanders
January 1968 Marjorie Smith
1980 Johnny Mercer with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
1958 Bobby Howes
1964 Carol Channing and David Hartman
1930 (unknown)
1973 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1956 Bob Hope
1933 Aida Ward and Willard McLean
I Can't Give You Anything but Love Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra January 18, 1929 Unverified
April 1965 Don Gibson
January 1945 Jo Stafford and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston & His Orchestra
1966 Jo Stafford and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston & His Orchestra
1957 Jo Stafford and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston & His Orchestra
1974 Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra
1941 Ivie Anderson
1963 Ivie Anderson
1973 Ivie Anderson
1957 Ivie Anderson
May 21, 1956 Ivie Anderson
1964 Claramae Turner
1957 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
May 21, 1956 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
January 1968 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
October 1964 Ed Wynn, Julie Andrews & Dick Van Dyke
1966 Harry James and His Orchestra
1963 Harry James and His Orchestra
December 1944 Harry James and His Orchestra
1957 Harry James and His Orchestra
1973 Harry James and His Orchestra
1957 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1961 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1929 Adelaide Hall
1933 Adelaide Hall
1940 Prince's Band
Covered by (188 artists)
1961 Prince's Band, Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1957 Prince's Band, Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Mills Brothers
1957 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1963 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
January 1968 Victor Herbert, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1933 Irving Gillette
1973 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
May 21, 1956 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1963 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1974 Ben Bernie and His Orchestra
1966 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
April 1965 The Beatles
1962 Roland Gerbeau
October 1964 Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews
1928 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1962 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1974 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1959 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1971 Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
1963 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1946 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
Covered by (70 artists)
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1958 Arthur Ball
1960 Harold Arlen with Orchestral Acc. Dir. by Ray Sinatra
October 1964 David Tomlinson, Dick Van Dyke and Londoners
1931 Gertrude Lawrence and Jack Buchanan
1934 Carl Brisson and Kitty Carlisle
1984 Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra
1979 Pickens Sisters
1959 (unknown)
1957 (unknown)
1957 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1930 Minto Cato
1974 Ernest Rogers, Cab Calloway and His Orchestra
May 21, 1956 The Jungle Band
1957 The Jungle Band
1973 The Jungle Band
1961 The Jungle Band
1934 Joe Venuti and His Orchestra
April 1965 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus
1964 Riz Ortolani e Nino Oliviero
1956 Mitzi Green
1963 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1934 Mae West with Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1964 Melina Mercouri
1962 Edith Piaf
1974 Harry Richman
1960 The Orchestra of the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre conducted by Riccardo Drigo
1954 Johnny Hodges and Orchestra (An Ellington Unit)
1966 Johnny Hodges and Orchestra (An Ellington Unit), Nancy Wilson
1960 The Orchestra of the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre conducted by Riccardo Drigo
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Sarah Vaughan
January 1968 Katherine Clark
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
November 1947 Frankie Laine and Carl Fischer's Orchestra
April 1965 John Laurenz
1931 Hoagy Carmichael
1957 The Harlem Footwarmers
1931 The Harlem Footwarmers
1957 Joe Turner
1941 Joe Turner
1932 Prince's Band
1959 Mercer Ellington
1931 Ethel Merman
1973 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1966 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
October 1964 Glynis Johns
1957 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1963 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1962 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1966 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1957 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, The Boswell Sisters
May 21, 1956 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, The Boswell Sisters
1962 Mlle Lucienne Boyer
1957 Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra
1960 Clarence Williams' Blue Five
1928 (unknown)
October 1964 Julie Andrews
October 1964 (unknown)
1930 (unknown), Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five
1959 Prince's Band
1947 Prince's Band
1932 Prince's Band
1960 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1933 Ethel Waters with Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
1964 Mr. Acker Bilk with The Leon Young String Chorale
1960 The Orchestra of the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre conducted by Riccardo Drigo
January 1968 Mieko Hirota
October 1964 Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke
March 1928 Marion Harris
1949 Lena Horne
1966 Lena Horne
Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1951 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1962 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
1957 Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
April 10, 1942 Barney Bigard and Orchestra
October 1964 David Tomlinson
1961 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1966 Harry James and His Orchestra
1931 Hal Kemp and His Orchestra
October 1964 Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber
The Sidewalks of New York (East Side, West Side) Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra 1941 Unverified
1957 Duke Ellington
1960 The Orchestra of the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre conducted by Riccardo Drigo
March 1950 Edward Allen
1966 Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra With Vocals by The Rhythm Boys
1928 Eddie Nelson
1960 The Orchestra of the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre conducted by Riccardo Drigo
1934 Mae West & Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1947 Belle Baker
1973 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1931 Earl Fuller's Rector Novelty Orchestra
1962 Jacques Hélian et son Orchestre, Georgia Gibbs with Orchestra Conducted by Glenn Osser
1962 Count Basie and His Orchestra
1930 Paul Whiteman and His Ambassador Orchestra
1966 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
Covered by (7 artists)
1965 Nina Mae McKinney
1938 McKenzie's Candy Kids
May 1953 Lois Deppe & Russell Woodling's Jubilee Singers
1928 Wadsworth's Novelty Dance Orchestra
1930 Ethel Waters