update 2012-12-12

EARLY

Duke Ellington

TRANSCRIPTIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS
BY BENT PERSSON

Here is a list of about 20 transcribed arrangements from recordings with Duke's big and small bands. Items marked in the "print" column were computer made. You will note that several arrangements require clarinets.
Duke Ellington

Transcriptions of Ellington tunes for big band
title composers recording/
revised
tp
(opt)
tb sax cl rhythm vo print pdf
BLACK BEAUTY Ellington E 29 film version 3 1 (2) as ts bars 1 sb   pr pdf 50
BLACK AND TAN FANTASY Ellington E 27 2 1 as ts bars (as ts)   tu     pdf 60
CARAVAN Ellington E 37 1 vtb as ss bars 1 sb p       70
CREOLE LOVE CALL Ellington-Miley-Jackson E 27 2 1 2as ts 3 sb vo   pdf 60
HARLEM RIVER QUIVER Ellington E 27 2 1 as ts bars   sb       80
HAUNTED NIGHTS Ellington E 29 3 2 as bars 1 sb g       60
IT DON'T MEAN A THING
(If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Ellington E 32 3 2 2as (ts) bars 1 sb p dr vo pr   90
JUNGLE NIGHTS IN HARLEM Ellington E 30 3 2 as ts bars 1 sb p dr   pr   80
THE MOOCHE Ellington E Oct 28 Brunswick 1235 3 1 as 3 sb     pdf 60
MOOD INDIGO Ellington-Bigard E 30 r 3 2 2as ts 3 p sb dr   pr   70
RING THEM BELLS Ellington E 30 oct Okéh 3 2 as ts bars 1 bells vo pr   80
(I Gotta Be a)
RUG CUTTER
Ellington E 37 2 2 as ts bars 1 p vo 4 pr   60
SERENADE TO SWEDEN Ellington E 39 3 3 2as ts bars   sb       80
SHOUT'EM AUNT TILLIE Ellington E 30 2 (3) 1 (2)   3 sb     pdf 70
TAKE THE A-TRAIN Strayhorn E 41 3 3 2as ts bars       pr   70
YELLOW DOG BLUES W.C Handy E 28 2 (3) 1 (2) ss/as ts bars 3 sb       70


Ellington transcriptions for small band
title composers recording/
reduced
tp
(opt)
tb sax cl rhythm vo print pdf
CARAVAN Ellington E 37 / r 1 vtb as ts 1 sb p       60
CREOLE RHAPSODY (excerpt) Ellington E 31 / r 1 1 as ts   sb       30
DICTY GLIDE Ellington E 29 / r 1 1 as ts 1 sb       50
HARLEMANIA Ellington E 29 / r 1 1 as bars 1 sb       40
THE JEEP IS JUMPING Ellington E 38 1 1 as bars       pr   40
MOOD INDIGO Ellington E 30 1 1   1 sb p   pr   40
RING THEM BELLS Ellington Hampton 38 1 1 as bars     vo     40
ROCKY MOUNTAIN BLUES Ellington E 30 1 1   1 (3 opt) p sb       40
SWINGING IN THE DELL Ellington E 38 1 1 as bars   sb       40


Arrangements of Ellington tunes for small bands
title composers recording/
revised stock
tp
(opt)
tb sax cl rhythm vo print pdf
DO NOTHING ‘TIL YOU HEAR FROM ME Ellington trombone feature 1 1 as bars     (vo)     40
DO NOTHING 'TIL YOU HEAR FROM ME Ellington for low alto vo 3 2 2as bars 1 (opt) sb vo     40
DROP ME OFF IN HARLEM Ellington   1 1 as ts           30
IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD Ellington   1 1 as ts (bars)           50
SLIPPERY HORN Ellington E 32 r 1 1 (3) as bars 1         40
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