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Take The A Train

                  Composer: Duke Ellington
              Musicians:  Duke Ellington Orchestra
              Duke Ellington (piano); Barney Bigard (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone);
              Otto Hardwick (alto saxophone, clarinet); Ben Webster (tenor saxophone); Harry Carney
              (baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone); Rex Stewart (cornet); Wallace Jones (trumpet); Ray Nance
              (trumpet,); Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol (trombone); Fred Guy (guitar); Jimmie Blanton (bass);
              Sonny Greer (drums)
              Recording:  Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band, 1941

Take The A Train

                  Composer: Duke Ellington
              MusiciansJohnny Hodges (alto saxophone); Harry Carney (baritone saxophone); Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet);
              Quentin Jackson (trombone); Ray Nance (violin, trumpet); Clark Terry (trumpet,); Billy Strayhorn (piano);
              Jimmy Woode (bass); Sam Woodyard (drums)
              Recording:  Duke's In Bed, 1957

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