Joe Turner And His Memphis Men was a pseudonym for the Duke Ellington Orchestra. The version of "That Rhythm Man" listed here was released as Duke Ellington and his Memphis Men. The song Freeze And Melt features Wellman Braud playing one of the first recorded string bass solos on record.

A special thanks to Dave Dixon for his help with this discography.

Title Recording Date Recording Location Company
Freeze And Melt
(Dorothy Fields / Jimmy McHugh)
4-4-1929 New York, New York Columbia
1813-D
I Must Have That Man
(Dorothy Fields / Jimmy McHugh)
4-4-1929 New York, New York Columbia
5486
Mississippi Moan
(Duke Ellington / Irving Mills)
4-4-1929 New York, New York Columbia
1813-D
That Rhythm Man
(Andy Razaf / Fats Waller / Harry Brooks)
5-28-1929 New York, New York Columbia
36157
Artist Instrument
Barney Bigard Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Wellman Braud Bass
Harry Carney Clarinet, Alto and Baritone Saxophone
Duke Ellington Piano
Sonny Greer Drums
Fred Guy Banjo
Johnny Hodges Clarinet, Saprano and Alto Saxophone
Freddy Jenkins Trumpet
Joe Nanton Trombone
Arthur Whetsel Trumpet
Cootie Williams Trumpet