The Small Group Sessions are indicated as follows:
BB=Barney Bigard Co=Coronets CW=Cootie Williams DE=Duke Ellington
GS=Gotham Stompers JH=Johnny Hodges RS=Rex Stewart SG=Sonny Greer

Titles in {brackets} are not currently accepted by
discographers as genuine Ellington recordings, but have appeared on Ellington albums or in old discographies.

Date Title Composer Vocalist Matrix Original Release CD

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Fair Wind [Norman Symonds]
25jul67
  • Fair Wind
  • 12644 Decca DL-75069 Collages:4

    Falling Like A Raindrop [Duke Ellington]
    17jan54
  • Falling Like A Raindrop
  • 12311-12 Capitol T-679 CCR:4/4

    The Falls [Duke Ellington]
    8jun70
  • The Falls [The River]
  • LMR CD-83004 PC:5/2.6

    Fancy Dan [Duke Ellington]
    22sep45
  • Fancy Dan
  • Dets 24 Dets13:1/11
    26sep45
  • Fancy Dan
  • Dets10:1/25
    7oct45
  • Fancy Dan
  • AFRS ONS-764 Dets7:2/17
    10may51
  • Fancy Dan
  • CO45814-1 Columbia 39428 C50-51:7
    CoCo:3/14
    23jun51
  • Fancy Dan
  • Session Disc 107 2GC:4

    Fanfare [Duke Ellington]
    7nov40
  • Fanfare
  • Fargo:2/7

    Fanfare [The Goutelas Suite] [Duke Ellington]
    27apr71
  • Fanfare [The Goutelas Suite]
  • Pablo 2310-762 TES:7
    27apr71
  • Fanfare [The Goutelas Suite]
  • Pablo 2310-762 TES:12

    Fanfare By Band [Duke Ellington]
    23jun45
  • Fanfare By Band
  • Dets 11 Dets6:2/21

    Fantazm [Duke Ellington]
    13nov48
  • Fantazm
  • VJC 1024-2 CH4811:2/3
    10dec48
  • Fantazm
  • Cornell2:3

    Far Away Blues [Duke Ellington-Johnny Hodges]
    10jun47
  • Far Away Blues
  • Capitol Transcriptions CapTrans:3/18

    THE FAR EAST SUITE [Duke Ellington-Billy Strayhorn]
    19dec66
  • THE FAR EAST SUITE
  • RCA LPM-3782 RCA:21/1-9
    FES:1-9

    Farewell Blues [Elmer Schoebel-Paul Joseph Mares-Leon Rappolo]
    9jan35
  • Farewell Blues
  • C884-2 For Discriminate Collectors 1003 C33-35:23

    Fat Mess [Duke Ellington]
    7jan70
  • Fat Mess
  • Fantasy F-9462 Pianist:10

    Fat Mouth [Dick Vance]
    27mar59
  • Fat Mouth
  • Fresh Sound DJSpecial:1

    Father Forgive [Duke Ellington]
    19feb68
  • Father Forgive [Second Sacred Concert]
  • Fantasy F-8407 RCA:20/1

    Fatstuff Serenade [Duke Ellington-Rex Stewart]
    20mar39
  • Fatstuff Serenade [RS]
  • WM996-1 Vocalion 5448 C38-39:21
    SG2:2/21
    SGS:6/10

    Feed The Birds [Richard M. Sherman-Robert B. Sherman]
    6-9sep64
  • Feed The Birds
  • 2950 Reprise R-6141 RSR:5/3

    The Feeling Of Jazz [Duke Ellington/Bobby Troup-George T. Simon]
    3jul62
  • The Feeling Of Jazz
  • -4 DJ FW-40359 NMI:3
    FOJ:9
    26sep62
  • The Feeling Of Jazz
  • 11119 Impulse A-30 Coltrane:7
    22feb63
  • The Feeling Of Jazz
  • 3526-7 Atlantic SD-1688 RSR:2/20

    Feetbone [Duke Ellington]
    3jan56
  • Feetbone
  • 56131-9 LMR CD-83000 PC:1/2
    3jul58
  • Feetbone
  • N58:1/10
    N58M:13

    Ferryboat Serenade [Eldo Di Lazzaro/HaroldAdamson] aka La Piccinina
    7nov40
  • Ferryboat Serenade
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • Fargo:1/11

    Festival Junction [Duke Ellington-Billy Strayhorn]
    7-9jul56
  • Festival Junction [Newport Jazz Festival Suite]
  • CO56791 Columbia CL-934 N56C:2/11
    7jul56
  • Festival Junction [Newport Jazz Festival Suite]
  • N56:1
    N56C:1/9
    9jul56
  • Festival Junction [tuning up]
  • N56C:2/9

    Fickle Fling [Duke Ellington]
    13apr43
  • Fickle Fling
  • White Label RM-297/298
    Caracol CAR-435
    Rarities 70
    ***
    30jun45
  • Fickle Fling
  • Dets 12 Dets7:1/3
    22sep45
  • Fickle Fling
  • Dets 24 Dets13:1/13
    15oct45
  • Fickle Fling
  • Buddha 7446599629 DJ:11
    16jul46
  • Fickle Fling
  • Capitol Transcriptions CapTrans:2/2

    Fiddle On The Diddle [Duke Ellington-Billy Strayhorn]
    14apr65
  • Fiddle On The Diddle
  • -2 Reprise R-6185 RSR:5/15

    Fife [Duke Ellington]
    26nov69
  • Fife
  • Solid State SS-19000 70th:2/5
    EC:1/14
    7nov71
  • Fife
  • TIVOLIdvd:2/7
    7nov71
  • Fife
  • TIVOLIdvd:1/6

    Finale [Beige from Black, Brown & Beige] [Duke Ellington]
    23jan43
  • Finale [Black, Brown & Beige]
  • Prestige P-3400 CH4301:2/2e

    Finale [A Drum Is A Woman] [Duke Ellington-Billy Strayhorn]
    6dec56
  • Finale [A Drum Is A Woman]
    [Margaret Tynes, Ozzie Bailey, vocal]
  • Columbia CL-951 DW:15

    Finesse [Duke Ellington-Johnny Hodges]
    21mar39
  • Finesse [DE]
  • WM1005-1 Columbia CL-663 C39:7
    SGS:6/16

    Fishing For The Moon [Eddie Seiler-Sol M. Marcus/Guy B. Wood]
    7oct45
  • Fishing For The Moon
  • AFRS MC-131
    Joyce LP 1071
    Dets2:2/21

    Five O'Clock Drag [Duke Ellington/Harold Adamson]
    28jul42
  • Five O'Clock Drag
  • Natasha 4016 SRIE:22
    18jun43
  • Five O'Clock Drag
  • Rarities 56 ***
    8sep40
  • Five O'Clock Whistle
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • Jazz Supreme 704 ***
    26sep41
  • Five O'Clock Drag
  • 061684-1 Victor 27700 C41:11
    RCA:12/17
    BWB:3/3

    Five O'Clock Whistle [Josef Myrow/Kim Gannon-William C.K. Irwin]
    5sep40
  • Five O'Clock Whistle
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • 053429-1 Victor 26748 C40v2:3
    RCA:9/5
    BWB:2/1
    7nov40
  • Five O'Clock Whistle
    [Ivie Anderson, vocal]
  • Fargo:2/6

    The Flaming Sword [Duke Ellington]
    17oct40
  • The Flaming Sword
  • 053552-1 RCA FXM1-7072 AT8:1
    RCA:9/16
    17oct40
  • The Flaming Sword
  • 053552-2 Victor 26796 C40v2:9
    RCA:9/17
    BWB:2/3
    17oct40
  • The Flaming Sword
  • 053552-3 RCA FXM1-7072 AT8:2
    RCA:9/18
    7nov40
  • The Flaming Sword
  • Fargo:1/21

    Flaming Youth [Duke Ellington]
    16jan29
  • Flaming Youth
  • BVE49652-1 Up-to-Date 2006 M6:5
    AT4:24
    RCA:2/11
    16jan29
  • Flaming Youth
  • BVE49652-2 Victor V-38035 M6:6
    C28-29:16
    RCA:2/12
    12-17aug29
  • Flaming Youth [from film Black And Tan]
  • RKO DEIHdvd:4
    M7:16j
    BJ&B
    10sep29
  • Flaming Youth
  • 4063-B 9018-2 Pathe 37059 M8:2
    C29-30:4

    Flamingo [Theodor Grouya/Edmund Anderson] is one of Billy Strayhorn's most famous arrangements.
    28dec40
  • Flamingo
    [Herb Jeffries, vocal]
  • 053781-1 Victor 27326 C40-41:6
    RCA:11/5
    VDisc:1/17
    BWB:2/8
    16feb41
  • Flamingo
    [Herb Jeffries, vocal]
  • Moon Records MCD-084-2 ***
    25aug41
  • Flamingo
    [Herb Jeffries, vocal]
  • Columbia CBS forecast N. 12 ***
    17sep41
  • Flamingo
    [Herb Jeffries, vocal]
  • Standard 169 StdTrans:2/3
    nov-dec41
  • Flamingo [from films Duke Ellington Soundies]
    [Herb Jeffries, vocal]
  • 100dvd:5
    DEHOFvhs
    1sep45
  • Flamingo [A Tropical Triumvirate]
    [Al Hibbler, vocal]
  • Dets 21 Dets11:2/11b
    3oct50
  • Flamingo
  • M5712 Mercer 1964 C50:3
    GT:3
    9apr53
  • Flamingo
  • 11406-9 Capitol H-440 C53:1
    CCR:1/15
    29apr54
  • Flamingo
    [Jimmy Grissom, vocal]
  • Laserlight 15787 HBD:5/7
    10apr72
  • Flamingo [DE]
  • Impulse IMPD-173 Whitney:11

    Fleurette Africaine [Duke Ellington]
    17sep62
  • Fleurette Africaine [DE]
  • -2 United Artists UAJ-14017 MJ:2
    20may64
  • Fleurette Africaine
  • Foxy 9001 NYC:11
    1jul64
  • Fleurette Africaine [as Little African Flower]
  • PP:5b

    Flippant Flurry [Billy Strayhorn]
    5dec46
  • Flippant Flurry
  • 5818-3 Musicraft 465 C46-47:6
    HGLL:6
    7jan47
  • Flippant Flurry
  • Capitol Transcriptions CapTrans:2/19
    6aug47
  • Flippant Flurry
  • Dems 58 Ciros:13

    Flirtibird [Duke Ellington] see also Almost Cried
    1jun59
  • Flirtibird [Anatomy Of A Murder]
  • RZSP46261-5 Columbia CL-1360 AM:2 EsCo:3/9
    early jun59
  • Flirtibird [Anatomy Of A Murder]
  • -17 Columbia CL-1360 AM:3
    early jun59
  • Flirtibird [Anatomy Of A Murder]
  • -20 AM:25
    4jul59
  • Flirtibird
  • Foxy 9003 N59:4
    9aug59
  • Flirtibird
  • Roulette 828637-2 BN:1/4
    24may62
  • Flirtibird
  • -4 MFD G4RS-2536 FOJ:2

    A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing [Billy Strayhorn]
    feb41
  • A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
  • unissued
    17jul46
  • A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
  • Capitol Transcriptions CapTrans:2/16
    14jul60
  • A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
  • RHCO46727 Columbia JC-35342 UnkSes:8
    17-20oct65
  • A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
    [Ella Fitzgerald, vocal]
  • -5 Verve V-4070 EADP:2

    Flute [Duke Ellington]
    8jun70
  • Flute
  • Storyville 1018402 NYNY:2

    Fly Me To The Moon [Bart Howard]
    16apr64
  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • 5018 Reprise R-6122 RSR:4/3

    Flying Home [Benny Goodman-Lionel Hampton/Eddie De Lange]
    5dec53
  • Flying Home
  • 20266-3 Up-to-Date 2007 C53v2:9
    CCR:3/1
    21dec53
  • Flying Home
  • 20288-5 Capitol T-521 C53v2:15
    CCR:3/7

    A Foggy Day In London Town [George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin]
    13feb62
  • A Foggy Day In London Town
    [Della Reese, vocal]
  • National Guard 39/40 DR:10

    Follow Me [Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay Lerner]
    22dec52
  • Follow Me
    [Jimmy Grissom, vocal]
  • CC05399-1 Columbia CG-33961 C52-53:7
    CoCo:4/19
    12dec67
  • Follow Me
    [Frank Sinatra, vocal]
  • K6326 Reprise F-1024 Sinatra:1

    Fontainebleau Forest [Duke Ellington]
    1mar61
  • Fontainebleau Forest
  • RHCO70023-1 Columbia CL-2029 PIF:5

    Foolin' Myself [Jack Lawrence/Peter Tinturin]
    20may37
  • Foolin' Myself [JH]
    [Buddy Clark, vocal]
  • B21186-1 Variety 576 C37:22
    SG1:2/1
    SGS:2/19
    20may37
  • Foolin' Myself [JH]
    [Buddy Clark, vocal]
  • B21186-2 Raretone RTE-23005 AT5:24
    SGS:2/18

    For Dancers Only [Sy Oliver]
    14dec62
  • For Dancers Only
  • 3389-2 Atlantic SD-1665 RSR:1/13
    RBBE:2

    Four And A Half Street [Duke Ellington-Rex Stewart]
    29apr37
  • Four And A Half Street [BB]
  • M434-1 Variety 564 C37:17
    SG1:1/21
    SGS:2/13
    29apr37
  • Four And A Half Street [BB]
  • M434-2 Blu-Disc 1003 AT5:21
    SGS:2/12
    SB:7

    Fragmented Suite For Piano And Bass [Duke Ellington-Ray Brown]
    5dec72
  • Fragmented Suite For Piano And Bass [First Movement]
  • Pablo 2310-721 FB:6
    5dec72
  • Fragmented Suite For Piano And Bass [Second Movement]
  • Pablo 2310-721 FB:7
    5dec72
  • Fragmented Suite For Piano And Bass [Third Movement]
  • Pablo 2310-721 FB:8
    5dec72
  • Fragmented Suite For Piano And Bass [Fourth Movement]
  • Pablo 2310-721 FB:9
    8jan73
  • Fragmented Suite For Piano And Bass
  • LastJamdvd:9

    Frankie And Johnny [traditional]
    29may41
  • Frankie And Johnny
    [unidentified choir, vocal]
  • Temple M-554
    Moon Records MCD-084-2
    Queen Disc Q-007
    RCA FXM1-7135
    Spokane 17
    ***
    17sep41
  • Frankie And Johnny
  • Standard 169 StdTrans:2/2
    8jul44
  • Frankie And Johnny
  • AFRS SB-409
    Rarities 70
    Wash:7
    19dec44
  • Frankie And Johnny
  • Prestige P-24073 CH4412:2/8a
    17jan45
  • Frankie And Johnny
  • AFRS BML-P229/230 Ciros:22
    16may45
  • Frankie And Johnny [DE]
  • D5VB271-1 Victor 20-2324 C45v2:1
    RCA:15/8
    SDT:3
    SG3:2/13
    26may45
  • Frankie And Johnny [Part 1]
  • VP-1752 Dets 7
    V-Disc 626
    C45v2:8
    Dets4:2/19a
    VDisc:2/1
    26may45
  • Frankie And Johnny [Part 2]
  • VP-1753 Dets 7
    V-Disc 626
    C45v2:9
    Dets4:2/19b
    VDisc:2/2
    15sep45
  • Frankie And Johnny [medley]
  • Dets 23 Dets12:2/12a
    20jan46
  • Frankie And Johnny
  • Music Masters 65110-2 GCC:2/9
    2may50
  • Frankie And Johnny
  • Zurich:9

    Frantic Fantasy [Duke Ellington-Rex Stewart]
    19dec44
  • Frantic Fantasy
  • Rarities 59 ***
    3jan45
  • Frantic Fantasy
  • Circle CLP-106 WldTrans:4/3
    3jan45
  • Frantic Fantasy
  • Circle CLP-106 WldTrans:4/4
    21apr45
  • Frantic Fantasy
  • Dets 2
    VP-1315
    V-Disc 575 C45:1
    Dets2/1:13
    VDisc:1/18
    5may45
  • Frantic Fantasy
  • Dets 4 Dets3:1/14
    3aug45
  • Frantic Fantasy
  • RadioYrs:13
    4aug45
  • Frantic Fantasy [medley]
  • Dets 17 Dets9:2/16b
    6oct45
  • Frantic Fantasy
  • Dets 25 Dets13:2/14

    Freeze And Melt [Jimmy McHugh/Dorothy Fields]
    4apr29
  • Freeze And Melt
  • 148171-1 Columbia 1813D M7:2
    C29:11
    12apr29
  • Freeze And Melt [A Nite At The Cotton Club Part 2]
    [Irving Mills, unidentified choir, vocal]
  • 51159-1 Pirate MPC-524 M7:4b
    C29:14b
    RCA:3/8b

    Frenesi [Alberto Dominguez/Leonard Whitcup]
    15jan41
  • Frenesi
  • Standard 132 StdTrans:1/1

    Frere Monk [Duke Ellington]
    13sep62
  • Frere Monk
  • -1 LMR CD-83002 PC:3/13

    A Friend Of Yours [Jimmy Van Heusen/Johnny Burke]
    26may45
  • A Friend Of Yours
  • Dets 7 Dets4:2/12
    14jul45
  • A Friend Of Yours
  • Dets 14 Dets8:1/6

    Frisky [Duke Ellington-Johnny Hodges]
    10jun47
  • Frisky
  • Capitol Transcriptions CapTrans:3/20

    Frivolous Banta [Duke Ellington-Rick Henderson]
    1jan54
  • Frivolous Banta
  • 12251-12 Capitol T-637 CCR:3/16

    Frolic Sam [Cootie Williams]
    19dec36
  • Frolic Sam [BB]
  • LO372-1 Up-to-Date 2004 AT5:3
    SGS:1/11
    SB:3
    19dec36
  • Frolic Sam [BB]
  • LO372-2 Variety 525 C36-37:14
    SG1:1/8
    SGS:1/12
    12jun37
  • Frolic Sam [DE]
  • Soundcraft LP-1013 ***
    25jun38
  • Frolic Sam
  • Jazz Panorama LP-14 ***

    Frontin [Duke Ellington]
    5jan63
  • Frontin [as Sempre Amore]
  • 1703-11 Reprise R-6069 RSR:2/5
    AB:5

    Frou- Frou [Lil Young]
    27mar59
  • Frou-Frou
  • Fresh Sound DJSpecial:4

    Frustration [Duke Ellington]
    19dec44
  • Frustration
  • Rarities 59 ***
    7apr45
  • Frustration
  • Dets 1 Dets1/1:6
    28jul45
  • Frustration
  • Dets 16 Dets9:1/3
    7aug45
  • Frustration [incomplete]
  • Circle CLP-108 WldTrans:5/9
    7aug45
  • Frustration
  • Circle CLP-108 WldTrans:5/10
    10jun47
  • Frustration
  • Capitol Transcriptions CapTrans:3/15
    7-8feb56
  • Frustration
  • Bethlehem BCP-6005 DEP:6
    1jun57
  • Frustration
  • AS2:4
    29oct58
  • Frustration
  • Alhambra:6

    Fugue-A- Ditty [Duke Ellington]
    4jan46
  • Fugue-A-Ditty [A Tonal Group]
  • CH4601:2/3
    20jan46
  • Fugue-A-Ditty [A Tonal Group]
  • Music Masters 65110-2 GCC:2/13
    7jan47
  • Fugue-A-Ditty
  • Capitol Transcriptions CapTrans:3/1


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