- Released: January 26, 2010
- Label: Essential Jazz Class
- 1.Wabash Blues
- 2.Basin Street Blues
- 3.Beale Street Blues
- 4.Weary Blues
- 5.St. Louis Blues
- 6.Loveless Love
- 7.Royal Garden Blues
- 8.Villes Ville is the Place, Man
- 9.Brown Penny
- 10.Sentimental Lady (I Didn't Know About You)
- 12.The Swinger's Jump
- 13.The Swingers Get the Blues, Too
- 14.Blues In Blueprint
- 15.Three J's Blues
- 16.C Jam Blues
Personnel: Duke Ellington (piano); Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone); Les Spann (guitar); Harry "Sweets" Edison (trumpet); Jo Jones (drums).
Liner Note Author: Charles Boldt.
Recording information: New York (02/20/1959).
An album with the spotlight on Hodges, though Duke is omnipresent. ~ Ron Wynn