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Cotton Club stars

Label
Cotton Club stars
Title
Cotton Club stars
Contributor
Conductor
Instrumentalist
Singer
Speaker
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
SAP
Date of event
1929 April 12 to 1945 April
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
Other event information
Recorded
PerformerNote
Various performers with variously and in part Bobby Hackett, trumpet, cornet ; Ralph Muzzi, trumpet ; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals ; Al Philburn, trombone ; Don Watt, Dave Raskin, clarinet ; Slats Long, Chester Hazlett, clarinet, alto saxophone ; Bud Freeman, tenor saxophone ; Dave Barbour, Ken Binford, Norman Brown, guitar ; Haig Stephens, Ed Brader, string bass ; Frank Signorelli, Milt Rettenberg, piano ; Stan King, Ed Rubsam, drums ; Bill Bojangles Robinson, Adelaide Hall, Harold Arlen, Lucky Millinder, Maxine Sullivan, Lena Horne, vocals ; Irving Mills, speech ; Three Peppers (Bob Bell, guitar, vocals ; Walter Williams, bass, vocals ; Toy Wilson, piano, vocals) ; Duke Ellington and his Cotton Club Orchestra (Cootie Williams, Arthur Whetsol (Wetsol), Freddie (Freddy) Jenkins, trumpet ; Tricky Sam Nanton, trombone ; Johnny Hodges, clarinet, alto saxophone ; Barney Bigard, clarinet, tenor saxophone ; Harry Carney, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone ; Fred (Freddy) Guy, guitar, banjo ; Wellman Braud, string bass ; Duke Ellington, piano, arranger, leader ; Sonny Greer, drums, bells, vocals ; Ivie Anderson, vocals) ; Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra (Wallace Jones, trumpet ; Rex Stewart, cornet ; Lawrence Brown, Juan Tizol, trombone ; Otto Hardwick, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone ; Billy Taylor, string bass) ; The Missourians (Lockwood Lewis, conductor ; R.Q. Dickerson, Lammar Wright, trumpet ; DePriest Wheeler, trombone ; Jimmy Smith, tuba ; Thornton Blue, George Scott, clarinet, alto saxophone ; Andrew Brown, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone ; Morris White, banjo ; Erras Prince, piano ; Leroy Maxey, drums) ; Irving Mills and his Hotsy-Totsy Gang (Manny Klein, Phil Napoleon, trumpet ; Miff Mole, trombone ; Joe Tarto tuba ; Pee Wee Russell, Jimmy Dorsey, clarinet, alto saxophone ; Larry Binyon, tenor saxophone ; Chauncey Morehouse, drums) ; Jimmy Johnson (James P. Johnson) and his orchestra (Ward Pinkett, trumpet ; Ferdinand Arbello, trombone ; Fred Skerritt, alto saxophone ; Henry L. Jones, Bingle Madison, tenor saxophone ; Goldie Lucas, guitar ; Richard Fullbright, string bass ; James P. Johnson, leader, piano ; Bill Benson, drums ; Andy Razaf, vocals) ; Billy Banks and his Blue Rhythm Boys (Mills Blue Rhythm Band) (Baron Lee, conductor ; Wardell Jones, Shelton Hemphill, Ed Anderson, trumpet ; Harry White, Henry Hicks, trombone ; Charles Holmes, clarinet, alto saxophone ; Ted McCord, Castor McCord, clarinet, tenor saxophone ; Benny James, guitar, banjo ; Hayes Alvis, string bass ; Willie Lynch, drums) ; Leo Reisman and his orchestra (Lew Sherwood, trumpet ; Ernie Gibbs, trombone ; Jessie Smith, clarinet, alto saxophone ; Burt Williams, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone ; Raymond Pugh, piano ; Leo Reisman, leader, vocals) ; Claude Hopkins and his orchestra (Albert Snaer, Sylvester Lewis, Ovie Alston, trumpet ; Fred Norman, trombone ; Gene Johnson, alto saxophone ; Edmond Hall, clarinet, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone ; Bobby Sands, tenor saxophone ; Walter Jones, guitar ; Henry Turner, string bass ; Claude Hopkins, piano, leader ; Peter Jacobs, drums) ; Buck and Bubbles (Buck Washington, piano ; Bubbles Sublett, aka John W. Bubbles, vocals, tap dancing) ; Edgar Hayes and his orchestra (Bernie Flood, Henry Goodwin, trumpet ; Robert Horton, Clyde Bernhardt, John Haughton, trombone ; Stanley Palmer, Al Skerritt, alto saxophone ; Crawford Wethington, Joe Garland, tenor saxophone ; Andy Jackson, guitar ; Elmer James, string bass ; Edgar Hayes, piano, leader ; Kenny Clarke, drums) ; The Mills Blue Rhythm Band (Charlie Shavers, Carl Warwick, Sweets Edison, trumpet ; Alfred Cobbs, Wilbur DePairs, trombone ; Tab Smith alto saxophone ; Eddie Williams, Ben Williams, Harold Arnold, tenor saxophone ; Danny Barker, guitar ; John Williams, string bass ; Billy Kyle, piano ; Lester Nichols, drums, vibes ; Eli Robinson, arrangements) ; The Nicholas Brothers (Fayard Nicholas, vocals ; Harold Nicholas, tap dancing) ; Ella Fitzgerald and her Famous Orchestra (Dick Vance, Bobby Stark, Taft Jordan, trumpet ; George Matthews, Nat Story, Sandy Williams, trombone ; Garvin Bushel, Hilton Jefferson, Wayman Carver, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone ; Teddy McRae, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone ; John Trueheart, guitar ; Beverly Peer, string bass ; Tommy Fulford, piano ; Bill Beason, drums ; Ella Fitzgerald, vocals, leader) ; Cab Calloway and his orchestra (Mario Bauza, Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet ; Claude Jones, Keg Johnson, trombone ; Chauncey Haughton, Foots Thomas, Chu Berry, tenor saxophone ; Milton Hinton, string bass ; Benny Payne, piano ; Cozy Cole, drums) ; The Dandridge Sisters (Dorothy, Vivian, Etta, vocals) ; Jimmy Lunceford and his orchestra (Snooky Young, Gerald Wilson, Paul Webster, trumpet ; Elmer Crumbley, Russell Bowles, trombone ; Trummy Young, trombone, vocals ; Willie Smith, Earl Carruthers, Ted Buckner, Dan Grissom, Joe Thomas, reeds ; Al Norris, guitar ; Moses Allen, string bass ; Ed Wilcox, piano ; Jimmy Crawford, drums ; Roger Sequire, arranger) ; Phil Moore Four (Remo Palmieri, electric guitar ; Phil Moore, piano, cello ; Doles Dickens, string bass ; Wallace Bishop, drums) ; Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy (Howard McGee, trumpet, arranger ; Johnny Burris, Harry Lawson, trumpet ; Ted Donnelly, Milton Robinson, trombone ; Johnny Harrington, clarinet, alto saxophone ; Ben Smith, alto saxophone ; Edward Inge, clarinet, tenor saxophone ; Al Sears, tenor saxophone ; Kenny Kersey, piano ; Floyd Smith, guitar ; Booker Collins, string bass ; Ben Thigpen, drums ; June Richmond, vocals) ; Mills Brothers (Harry, Herbert, Donald, John Sr., vocals)
Place of event
Cotton Club in New York
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1971
  • 1902-1972
  • 1906-1991
  • 1900-1949
  • 1878-1949
  • 1905-1986
  • 1911-1987
  • 1894-1985
  • -1967
  • 1897-1961
  • 1904-1979
  • 1898-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hackett, Bobby
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Philburn, Al
  • Hazlett, Chester
  • Freeman, Bud
  • Barbour, Dave
  • Stephens, Haig
  • Signorelli, Frank
  • Rettenberg, Milton
  • King, Stan
  • Rubsam, Edward F.
  • Robinson, Bill
  • Hall, Adelaide
  • Arlen, Harold
  • Millinder, Lucky
  • Sullivan, Maxine
  • Horne, Lena
  • Mills, Irving
  • Johnson, Jimmy
  • Banks, Billy
  • Reisman, Leo
  • Hopkins, Claude
  • Hayes, Edgar
  • Fitzgerald, Ella
  • Kirk, Andy
  • Three Peppers (Musical group)
  • Cotton Club
  • Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • Missourians
  • Hotsy Totsy Gang
  • Blue Rhythm Boys
  • Leo Reisman Orchestra
  • Buck and Bubbles
  • Mills Blue Rhythm Band
  • Nicholas Brothers
  • Dandridge Sisters
  • Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra
  • Phil Moore Four
  • Twelve Clouds of Joy (Musical group)
  • Mills Brothers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dance orchestra music
  • Big band music
  • Swing (Music)
  • Jazz
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Cotton Club stars
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Milan: RNDCD-1302
  • Title from disc label
  • Big band, swing, and jazz music
  • Compact disc
  • Configuration of band personnel listed on insert in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Swingin' at the Cotton Club (The Three Peppers) (2:50) -- A night at the Cotton Club medley (Duke Ellington and his Cotton Club Orchestra) (9:06) -- Ozark mountain blues (The Missourians) (3:05) -- Ain't misbehavin' (Bill Bojangles Robinson, Irvin Mills and his Hotsy-Totsy Gang) (3:20) -- Go Harlem (Jimmy Johnson and his orchestra) (3:21) -- Baby (Adelhaide Hall, Duke Ellington and his famous orchestra) (3:08) -- Minnie the moocher's wedding day (Billy Banks and his Blue Rhythm Boys) (3:05) -- Stormy weather (Duke Ellington and his orchestra) (3:24) -- Happy as the day is long (Harold Arlen, Leo Reisman and his orchestra) (2:25) -- Minor mania (Claude Hopkins and his orchestra) (2:54) -- Breakfast in Harlem (Buck and Bubbles) (3:11) -- Edgar steps out (Edgar Hayes and his orchestra) (3:05) -- Jammin' for the jackpot (Lucky Millinder, The Mills Blue Rhythm Band) (2:30) -- Wrap your cares in rhythm and dance (Nicholas brothers) (3:13) -- They say he ought to dance (Nicholas Brothers) (3:13) -- Say it with a kiss (Maxine Sullivan) (3:06) -- Cotton Club stomp (Duke Ellington and his orchestra) (2:58) -- Moon ray (Ella Fitzgerald and her famous orchestra) (2:11) -- Give, baby, give (Cab Calloway and his orchestra) (3:41) -- Ain't gonna study war no more (The Dandridge Sisters, Jimmy Lunceford and his orchestra) (3:00) -- How long has this been goin' on? (Lena Horne) (3:32) -- Hip hip horray (Andy Kirk, Might Clouds of Joy) (3:03) -- The song is ended (but the melody lingers on) (Louis Armstrong, The Mills Brothers) (3:17)
Control code
26090064
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr copy forms part of the Dan Conn Collection.
Other physical details
digital, mono
Publisher number
RNDCD-1302
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)26090064
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Cotton Club stars
Publication
Note
  • Milan: RNDCD-1302
  • Title from disc label
  • Big band, swing, and jazz music
  • Compact disc
  • Configuration of band personnel listed on insert in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Swingin' at the Cotton Club (The Three Peppers) (2:50) -- A night at the Cotton Club medley (Duke Ellington and his Cotton Club Orchestra) (9:06) -- Ozark mountain blues (The Missourians) (3:05) -- Ain't misbehavin' (Bill Bojangles Robinson, Irvin Mills and his Hotsy-Totsy Gang) (3:20) -- Go Harlem (Jimmy Johnson and his orchestra) (3:21) -- Baby (Adelhaide Hall, Duke Ellington and his famous orchestra) (3:08) -- Minnie the moocher's wedding day (Billy Banks and his Blue Rhythm Boys) (3:05) -- Stormy weather (Duke Ellington and his orchestra) (3:24) -- Happy as the day is long (Harold Arlen, Leo Reisman and his orchestra) (2:25) -- Minor mania (Claude Hopkins and his orchestra) (2:54) -- Breakfast in Harlem (Buck and Bubbles) (3:11) -- Edgar steps out (Edgar Hayes and his orchestra) (3:05) -- Jammin' for the jackpot (Lucky Millinder, The Mills Blue Rhythm Band) (2:30) -- Wrap your cares in rhythm and dance (Nicholas brothers) (3:13) -- They say he ought to dance (Nicholas Brothers) (3:13) -- Say it with a kiss (Maxine Sullivan) (3:06) -- Cotton Club stomp (Duke Ellington and his orchestra) (2:58) -- Moon ray (Ella Fitzgerald and her famous orchestra) (2:11) -- Give, baby, give (Cab Calloway and his orchestra) (3:41) -- Ain't gonna study war no more (The Dandridge Sisters, Jimmy Lunceford and his orchestra) (3:00) -- How long has this been goin' on? (Lena Horne) (3:32) -- Hip hip horray (Andy Kirk, Might Clouds of Joy) (3:03) -- The song is ended (but the melody lingers on) (Louis Armstrong, The Mills Brothers) (3:17)
Control code
26090064
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr copy forms part of the Dan Conn Collection.
Other physical details
digital, mono
Publisher number
RNDCD-1302
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)26090064
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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