(A) Duke Ellington and His Cotton Club Orchestra: Ellington, piano; Bubber Miley, Arthur Whetsol, Louis Metcalf, trumpets; Joe Tricky Sam Nanton, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto and soprano saxophones; Barney Bigard, clarinet and tenor saxophone; Harry Carney, clarinet, alto and baritone saxophones; Fred Guy, banjo; Wellman Braud, bass; Sonny Greer, drums. New York, 17 October, 1928.
(B) As (A), Freddy Jenkins (trumpet) replaces Metcalf, and Harry White (trombone) added. New York, 20 October, 1928.
(C) The Jungle Band: As (B), Otto Hardwick (alto and baritone saxophones) added; Harry White omitted. New York, 8 January, 1929.
(D) As (C), Cootie Williams (trumpet) replaces Miley; Otto Hardwick omitted. New York, 1 March, 1929.
(E) As (D), New York, 29 July, 1929.
(F) As (D), Juan Tizol (valve trombone) added. New York, 13 September, 1929.
(G) The Six Jolly Jesters: Duke Eilington, piano; Cootie Williams, Freddy Jenkins, trumpets; Joe Nanton, trombone; Johnny Hodges, alto saxo¬phone; Teddy Bunn, guitar; Fred Guy, banjo; Wellman Braud, bass; Sonny Greer, drums; Harold Blinky Randolph, kazoo; Bruce Johnson, washboard. New York, 29 October, 1929.