Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 I Can't Get Started
5:31
2 What Am I Here For
7:35
3 Mood Indigo
5:08
4 Frankie and Johnny
7:41
5 Once in a While
4:55
6 Poinciana
9:00
7 C Jam Blues
7:48
8 Prelude to a Kiss
6:56
9 September in the Rain
8:27
10 Perdido
6:16

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Vernon Duke (track 1)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 2)
Juan Tizol (track 10)
Barney Bigard (1930) (track 3)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1930) (track 3)
Nat Simon (1936) (track 6)
Michael Edwards (1937) (track 5)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (1937) (track 9)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1938) (track 8)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1942) (track 7)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 1)
Irving Mills (1930) (track 3)
Buddy Bernier (1936) (track 6)
Al Dubin (1937) (track 9)
Bud Green (1937) (track 5)
Irving Gordon (1938) (track 8)
Irving Mills (1938) (track 8)
publisher:
Carl Sandburg (1927) (track 4)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music Inc. (1930) (track 3)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1930) (track 3)
Henrees Music co. (1937) (track 9)
peermusic UK (UK publisher) (1937) (track 9)
instrumental recording of:
Frankie and Johnny (traditional song, version of "Frankie and Albert") (1990-11-30) (track 4)
I Can’t Get Started (1990-11-30) (track 1)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (1990-11-30) (track 3)
September in the Rain (1990-11-30) (track 9)
later translated versions:
Frankie et Johnny (French version by Boris Vian) (track 4)
later versions:
Duke’s Place (track 7)
Frankie and Johnny (Sidney Bechet arrangement) (track 4)
Perdido (with lyrics) (track 10)
recording of:
"C" Jam Blues (1990-11-30) (track 7)
Once in a While (1990-11-30) (track 5)
Perdido (original instrumental version) (1990-11-30) (track 10)
Poinciana (Song of the Tree) (1990-11-30) (track 6)
Prelude to a Kiss (1990-11-30) (track 8)
What Am I Here For (1990-11-30) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Septemberly (jazz instrumental medley of "Tenderly" and "September in the Rain") (track 9)
version of:
Frankie and Albert (traditional song with the lyrics from "You’re My Baby" added, post-1912) (track 4)