Sophisticated Ladies > Original Broadway Cast


Show Details

Show
Sophisticated Ladies (2)
Music
Duke Ellington (126)
Lyrics
Various (568)
Book
Donald McKayle (8)

Recording Details

Date
March 1981
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Studio
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Theatre/Venue
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Recording Studio
RCA Studio B
Producer
Thomas Z. Shepard (120)
Engineer
Joaquin J. Lopes (2)
Liner Notes
Stanley Dance (2), Mercer Ellington (5)
Director
Michael Smuin
Choreography
Henry LeTang (2), Donald McKayle (8), Michael Smuin
Conductor
Mercer Ellington (5)
Music Director
Mercer Ellington (5)
Orchestrations
Al Cohn (24)
Vocal Arrangements
Malcolm Dodds, Lloyd Mayers (4)
Dance Music
Lloyd Mayers (4)
Performer
Claudia Asbury, Adrian Bailey (10), Priscilla Baskerville, Hinton Battle (15), P. J. Benjamin (2), Gregg Burge (5), Mercedes Ellington, Michael Scott Gregory (3), Gregory Hines (12), Phyllis Hyman (3), Judith Jamison, Terri Klausner (10), Michael Lichtefeld (2), Paula Lynn, Wynonna Smith (2), T. A. Stephens (2)
Shortcode
[r899]

Releases (6)

Format
CD
Label
RCA 6208
Released
1992-03-10
Barcode
078635620825
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Notes
Missing from this CD are "Love You Madly - Perdido", "Fat and Forty", "Dancers in Love", "Drop Me Off in Harlem", "Hey Baby", and "Kinda Dukish" which were included on the 2LP release.
# Tracks
24
Lists
110 collectors / 7 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl549]
1. Overture: Things Aren't What They Used to Be/Sophisticated Lady/Perdid - The Orchestra
2. I've Got to Be a Rug Cutter - Hinton Battle, Gregg Burge, Michael Scott Gregory,
3. Music Is a Woman - Gregory Hines,
4. Mooche - The Orchestra
5. Hit Me With a Hot Note (And Watch Me Bounce) - Terri Klausner
6. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) - Gentleman, Phyllis Hyman
7. Bli-Blip - P.J. Benjamin, Terri Klausner
8. Cotton Tail - The Orchestra
9. Take the "A" Train - Gregory Hines, Phyllis Hyman
10. Solitude - Priscilla Baskerville
11. Don't Get Around Much Anymore/I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart - Gregory Hines,
12. Caravan - Gregg Burge
13. Something to Live For - Gregory Hines
14. Rockin' in Rhythm - Company
15. In a Sentimental Mood - Phyllis Hyman
16. I'm Beginning to See the Light - Gregory Hines,
17. Satin Doll/Just Squeeze Me - P.J. Benjamin, Terri Klausner
18. Echoes of Harlem - The Orchestra
19. I'm Just a Lucky So and So - Gregory Hines
20. Imagine My Frustration - Terri Klausner
21. I'm Checkin' Out -- Go'om Bye/Do Nothing 'Til You Hear from Me - Gregory Hines, Phyllis Hyman
22. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)/Mood Indigo - Phyllis Hyman, Terri Klausner
23. Sophisticated Lady - Gregory Hines
24. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (Reprise) - Gregory Hines
Format
Cassette
Label
BMG Music
Released
1989-03-10
Barcode
078635469349
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Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl41177]
Format
LP
Label
RCA DJL1-4061
Released
1981
Country
US
Audio
Stereo
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Notes
"Special DJ Copy for Programming" Note: Front cover says this is a 2-Record Set, but only one record is included.
Lists
2 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl36345]
SIDE A:
1. It Don't Mean a Thing
2. Satin Doll / Just Squeeze Me
3. Imagine My Frustration
4. Take the "A" Train
SIDE B:
1. I'm Beginning to See the Light
2. I'm Checking Out Goombye / Do Nothing 'Til You Hear from Me
3. I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good / Mood Indigo
4. Sophisticated Lady
Format
LP
Label
RCA Red Seal ABL1-4693
Released
1981
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Notes
1-disc highlights version
Lists
6 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl16739]
Side A:
1. Music Is A Woman
2. Hit Me With A Hot Note And Watch Me Bounce
3. It Don’t Mean A Thing
4. Bli-Blip
5. Take The “A” Train
6. Solitude
7. Don’t Get Around Much Any More/I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
8. Something To Live For
9. Satin Doll/Just Squeeze Me
Side B:
1. In A Sentimental Mood
2. Echoes Of Harlem
3. I’m A Lucky So-And-So
4. I’m Checking Out Goombye/Do Nothing ‘Til You Hear From Me
5. Imagine My Frustration
6. I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good/Mood Indigo
7. Sophisticated Lady
8. It Don’t Mean A Thing (Reprise)
Format
2-LP
Label
RCA Red Seal CBL2 4053
Released
1981
Barcode
07863540531
Notes
Contains 6 tracks, "Love You Madly - Perdido", "Fat and Forty", "Dancers in Love", "Drop Me Off in Harlem", "Hey Baby", "Kinda Dukish" which were omitted from the CD release.
Lists
31 collectors / 3 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl5574]
1. Overture
2. I've Got To Be A Rug Cutter
3. Music Is A Woman
4.The Mooche
5. Hit Me With A Note And Watch Me Bounce
6.Love You Madly - Perdido
7. Fat And Forty
8. It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got that Swing)
9. Bli-Blip
10.Cotton Tail
11.Take The A Train
12. Solitude
13. Don't Get Around Much Anymore - I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
14. Caravan
15. Something To Live For
16. Rockin' In Rhythm
17. In A Sentimental Mood
18. I'm Beginning To See The Light
19. Satin Doll - Just Squeeze Me
20. Dancers In Love
21. Drop Me Off In Harlem
22. Echoes Of Harlem
23. I'm Just A Lucky So-And-So
24. Hey Baby
25. Imagine My Frustration
26. Kinda Dukish
27. I'm Checking Out Go'ombye - Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
28. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) - Mood Indigo
29.Sophisticated Lady
30. It Don't Mean A Thing (Reprise)
Format
LP
Label
RCA BL 04053
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Notes
German issue.
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl21453]

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