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Hi Dick:

Where will the review be published? I was eyeing that box set but since it's 78 era sound quality, 
it's probably not high enough on the radar for the cost. But it's tempting!

-- Tom Fine

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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Harry Carney


> I'm preparing a review of the new Mosaic box set of 1935-40 Ellington
> small group dates.  I couldn't like it more if I tried, and there are few
> tracks without Mr. Carney either anchoring the ensembles or soloing
> memorably.  Ben Webster worked briefly for DE in 1935, otherwise HC took
> the place of a tenor saxophone in the Ellington reed section, always
> giving it a full, expansive sound.
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> Thanks for the leads.  I'll start searching.  I'm amazed by the number
> of Ellington dates/sides/albums.  I've got quite a few, but they tend to
> be from the late '50s and on.  "Festival Junction" is amazing.  It was
> so good my wife took notice.  That whole album is amazing.
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> Michael Fitzgerald wrote:
>> At 11:18 PM 2/3/2007, you wrote:
>>> Someone on this list probably has encyclopedic knowledge of Duke
>>> Ellington.  In all my Ellington stuff, I can only think of two
>>> records with solos by Harry Carney.  Any recommendations?
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>> There are a bunch - some briefer than others. The following is by no
>> means complete.
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>> Sophisticated Lady (many - but not all - recordings)
>> Frustration (many recordings)
>> Got Everything But You (1928)
>> I Must Have That Man (1928)
>> Stepping Into Swing Society (1938)
>> Jack The Bear (1940)
>> So Far, So Good (1940)
>> Cotton Tail (1940)
>> Blue Goose (1940)
>> At A Dixie Roadside Diner (1940)
>> My Greatest Mistake (1940)
>> Sepia Panorama (1940)
>> Five O'Clock Whistle (1940)
>> Sidewalks Of New York (1940)
>> Jumpin' Punkins (1941)
>> John Hardy's Wife (1941)
>> Chocolate Shake (1941)
>> The Brown-Skinned Gal (1941)
>> I Don't Know What Kind Of Blues I Got (1941)
>> Perdido (1942)
>> I Don't Mind (1942)
>> Work Song (from Black, Brown, & Beige) (1944)
>> Prelude To A Kiss (1945)
>> Black And Tan Fantasy (1945)
>> In A Sentimental Mood (1945)
>> Blues Is The Night (1946)
>> Just You, Just Me (1946)
>> My Honey's Lovin' Arms (1946)
>> Memphis Blues (1946)
>> Royal Garden Blues (1946)
>> Golden Feather (1946)
>> Progressive Gavotte (1947)
>> Ultra Deluxe (1953)
>> Falling Like A Raindrop (1954)
>> Festival Junction (1956)
>> Prima Bara Dubla (1958, with Gerry Mulligan)
>> Villes Ville Is The Place, Man (1959)
>> In A Mellotone (1959)
>> Stay Awake (from Mary Poppins) (1964)
>> Agra (from Far East Suite) (1966)
>> A Chromatic Love Affair (1967)
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>> Carney also was featured clarinet soloist on Rockin' In Rhythm. He can
>> be heard on bass clarinet on I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart and Black
>> Beauty (both 1945). Early on he played alto and soprano as well and
>> solos on alto on What Can A Poor Fellow Do and on soprano on Blue
>> Bubbles (both 1927). Be careful in this early period since Otto
>> Hardwick also played baritone (and bass sax) and some baritone solos
>> are by him.
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>> I believe the DESOR discography - Duke Ellington's Story On Records -
>> by Massagli, Pusateri and Volonte indicates soloists, so if you really
>> want a comprehensive list, it should be able to supply the information.
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>> Lastly, FWIW, Carney led a few dates - 1946 for HRS (now on a Mosaic
>> boxed set); 1947 for WAX (now on a Storyville CD); 1947 for Clef (on
>> the Verve CD The Jazz Scene); 1954 for Clef (now on a Ben Webster
>> Verve CD); and 1960 for Columbia.
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>> Mike
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>> mike at jazzdiscography.com
>> www.jazzdiscography.com
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