Annotation

Disc 1
Tracks 1-8 originally from "New Faces New Sounds", BlueNote BLP 5018 (1952)
Tracks 9-16 originally from "Horace Silver & Jazz Messengers", BlueNote BLP 1518 (1955)

Disc 2
Tracks 1-8 originally from "Horace Silver Trio" BlueNote BLP 1520 (1956)
Tracks 9-16 originally from "Silver's Blue" BlueNote BLP 1518 (1958)

Disc 3
Tracks 1-6 originally from "Stylings Of Silver" BlueNote BLP 1562 (1957)
Tracks 7-13 originally from "6 Pieces Of Silver" BlueNote BLP 1539 (1957)

Disc 4
Tracks 1-5 originally from "Further Explorations" BlueNote BLP 1589 (1958)
Tracks 6-13 originally from "Blowin' The Blues Away" BlueNote BLP 4017 (1959)

Disc 5
Tracks 1-8 originally from "Finger Poppin'" BlueNote BLP 4008 (1959)
Tracks 9-15 originally from "Horace-Scope" BlueNote BLP 4042 (1960)

Disc 6
Tracks 1-5 originally from "Doin' The Thing'" BlueNote BLP 4076 (1961)
Tracks 6-9 originally from "Tokyo Blues" BlueNote BLP 4110 (1962)

Annotation last modified on 2017-11-01 16:19 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: Disc One
# Title Rating Length
1 Safari
2:53
2 Ecaroh
3:13
3 Prelude To A Kiss
2:52
4 Thou Swell
2:54
5 Quicksilver
3:02
6 Horoscope
3:51
7 Yeah
2:53
8 Knowledge Box
2:49
9 Room 608
5:20
10 Creepin' In
7:24
11 Stop Time
4:05
12 To Whom It May Concern
5:08
13 Hippy
5:22
14 The Preacher
4:16
15 Hankerin'
5:16
16 Doodlin'
6:46
CD 2: Disc Two
# Title Rating Length
1 Day In Day Out
3:01
2 How About You
3:45
3 I Remember You
3:56
4 Silverware
2:38
5 Message From Kenya
4:35
6 Opus De Funk
3:27
7 Nothing But The Soul
4:09
8 Buhaina
3:06
9 Silver's Blue
7:47
10 To Beat Or Not To Beat
4:05
11 How Long Has This Been Going On?
4:20
12 I'll Know
7:27
13 Shoutin' Out
6:36
14 Hank's Tune
5:28
15 The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
9:00
CD 3: Disc Three
# Title Rating Length
1 No Smokin'
5:34
2 The Back Beat
6:23
3 Soulville
6:16
4 Home Cookin'
6:28
5 Metamorphosis
7:18
6 My One And Only Love
6:58
7 Cool Eyes
5:54
8 Shirl
4:16
9 Camouflage
4:25
10 Enchantment
6:22
11 Señor Blues
7:01
12 Virgo
5:48
13 For Heaven's Sake
5:10
CD 4: Disc Four
# Title Rating Length
1 The Outlaw
6:07
2 Melancholy Mood
6:36
3 Pyramid
6:38
4 Moon Rays
10:56
5 Safari
5:11
6 Blowin' The Blues Away
4:44
7 The St. Vitus Dance
4:09
8 Break City
4:57
9 Peace
6:02
10 Sister Sadie
6:19
11 The Baghdad Blues
4:53
12 Melancholy Mood
7:08
13 How Did It Happen
4:45
CD 5: Disc Five
# Title Rating Length
1 Finger Poppin'
4:49
2 Juicy Lucy
5:46
3 Swingin' The Samba
5:18
4 Sweet Stuff
5:33
5 Cookin' At The Continental
4:54
6 Come On Home
5:31
7 You Happened My Way
5:29
8 Mellow D
5:38
9 Strollin'
4:59
10 Where You At
5:37
11 Without You
4:50
12 Horace-Scope
4:43
13 Yeah!
6:28
14 Me And My Baby
5:58
15 Nica's Dream
6:50
CD 6: Disc Six
# Title Rating Length
1 Filthy McNasty
11:02
2 Doin' The Thing
11:16
3 Kiss Me Right
9:18
4 The Gringo
10:54
5 The Theme
1:08
6 Too Much Sake
6:43
7 Sayonara Blues
12:13
8 The Tokyo Blues
7:43
9 Ah So
7:12

Credits

CD 1: Disc One

trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (tracks 9, 12–14, 16)
Kenny Dorham (1954-11-13) (tracks 10–11)
Kenny Dorham (1955-02-06) (track 15)
drums:
Art Blakey (tracks 9, 12–14, 16)
Art Blakey (1952-10-09) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
Art Blakey (1952-10-20) (tracks 2–3, 5, 7–8)
Art Blakey (1954-11-13) (tracks 10–11)
Art Blakey (1955-02-06) (track 15)
bass:
Doug Watkins (tracks 9, 12–14, 16)
Gene Ramey (1952-10-09) (tracks 4, 6)
Curley Russell (1952-10-09) (track 4)
Gene Ramey (1952-10-20) (tracks 5, 7)
Curley Russell (1952-10-20) (tracks 2–3, 5, 8)
Doug Watkins (1954-11-13) (tracks 10–11)
Doug Watkins (1955-02-06) (track 15)
saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (tracks 9–16)
piano:
Horace Silver (tracks 9, 12–14, 16)
Horace Silver (1952-10-09) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
Horace Silver (1952-10-20) (tracks 2–3, 5, 7–8)
Horace Silver (1954-11-13) (tracks 10–11)
Horace Silver (1955-02-06) (track 15)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1954-11-13) (tracks 10–11)
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1955-02-06) (track 15)
composer:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (track 15)
Horace Silver (tracks 10–11)
Richard Rodgers (1927) (track 4)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1938) (track 3)
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (tracks 1–8)
lyricist:
Lorenz Hart (1927) (track 4)
Irving Gordon (1938) (track 3)
Irving Mills (1938) (track 3)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–8)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (tracks 1–8)
publisher:
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1952-10-09) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1952-10-20) (tracks 2–3, 5, 7–8)
recording of:
Creepin' In (track 10)
Hankerin' (track 15)
Stop Time (track 11)
Thou Swell (1952-10-09) (track 4)
Prelude to a Kiss (1952-10-20) (track 3)

CD 2: Disc Two

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1956-06-02) (tracks 10, 13)
New York, New York, United States (1956-06-17) (tracks 9, 12)
New York, New York, United States (1956-06-18) (tracks 14–15)
trumpet:
Joe Gordon (jazz trumpeter) (1956-06-02) (tracks 10, 13)
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (1956-06-17) (tracks 9, 12)
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (1956-06-18) (tracks 14–15)
drums:
Art Blakey (1953-11-23) (tracks 1–8)
Kenny Clarke (1956-06-02) (tracks 10, 13)
Art Taylor (1956-06-17) (tracks 9, 12)
Art Taylor (1956-06-18) (tracks 14–15)
bass:
Percy Heath (1953-11-23) (tracks 1–6, 8)
Doug Watkins (1956-06-02) (tracks 10, 13)
Doug Watkins (1956-06-17) (tracks 9, 12)
Doug Watkins (1956-06-18) (tracks 14–15)
piano:
Horace Silver (1953-11-23) (tracks 1–8)
Horace Silver (1956-06-02) (tracks 10, 13)
Horace Silver (1956-06-17) (tracks 9, 12)
Horace Silver (1956-06-18) (tracks 14–15)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-06-02) (tracks 10, 13)
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-06-17) (tracks 9, 12)
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-06-18) (tracks 14–15)
congas:
Louis 'Sabu' Martinez (1953-11-23) (tracks 5, 7)
composer:
Buddy Bernier (track 15)
Jerry Brainin (track 15)
Horace Silver (track 6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 11)
engineer:
Doug Hawkins (tracks 1–8)
lyricist:
Buddy Bernier (track 15)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 11)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–4, 6, 8)
vocals:
Louis 'Sabu' Martinez (1953-11-23) (track 7)
writer:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (track 14)
Horace Silver (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (tracks 1–8)
publisher:
New World Music Co. (1927) (track 11)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1953-11-23) (tracks 1–8)
instrumental recording of:
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1956-06-18) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Basal Metabolism (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 11)
part of:
Rosalie (track 11)
recording of:
How Long Has This Been Going On? (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 11)
Buhaina (1953-11-23) (track 8)
Opus de Funk (1953-11-23) (track 6)
Hank's Tune (1956-06-18) (track 14)

CD 3: Disc Three

trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (1956-11-10) (tracks 7–8, 10–13)
Art Farmer (1957-05-08) (tracks 1–4)
drums:
Louis Hayes (1956-11-10) (tracks 7–8, 10–13)
Louis Hayes (1957-05-08) (tracks 1–4)
bass:
Doug Watkins (1956-11-10) (tracks 7–8, 10–13)
Teddy Kotick (1957-05-08) (tracks 1–4)
piano:
Horace Silver (1956-11-10) (tracks 7–8, 10–13)
Horace Silver (1957-05-08) (tracks 1–4)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-11-10) (tracks 7–8, 10–13)
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1957-05-08) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Horace Silver (track 10)
writer:
Horace Silver (track 3)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1956-11-10) (tracks 7–8, 10–13)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1957-05-08) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
Enchantment (track 10)
Soulville (1957-05-08) (track 3)

CD 4: Disc Four

trumpet:
Blue Mitchell (tracks 9, 13)
Art Farmer (1958-01-13) (tracks 1, 3–4)
drums:
Louis Hayes (tracks 9, 13)
Louis Hayes (1958-01-13) (tracks 1–4)
bass:
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (tracks 9, 13)
Teddy Kotick (1958-01-13) (tracks 1–4)
piano:
Horace Silver (tracks 9, 13)
Horace Silver (1958-01-13) (tracks 1–4)
tenor saxophone:
Junior Cook (tracks 9, 13)
Clifford Jordan (1958-01-13) (tracks 1, 3–4)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–4)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1958-01-13) (tracks 1–4)
writer:
Horace Silver (tracks 1, 6)
publisher:
Ecaroh Music Inc (track 6)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1958-01-13) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
The Outlaw (track 1)

CD 5: Disc Five

trumpet:
Blue Mitchell (1959-01-31) (tracks 1–3, 5, 8)
Blue Mitchell (1960-07-08 – 1960-07-09) (tracks 9, 12, 14–15)
drums:
Louis Hayes (1959-01-31) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
Roy Brooks (1960-07-08 – 1960-07-09) (tracks 9, 12, 14–15)
bass:
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1960-07-08 – 1960-07-09) (tracks 9, 12, 14–15)
double bass:
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1959-01-31) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
piano:
Horace Silver (1959-01-31) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
Horace Silver (1960-07-08 – 1960-07-09) (tracks 9, 12, 14–15)
tenor saxophone:
Junior Cook (1959-01-31) (tracks 1–3, 5, 8)
Junior Cook (1960-07-08 – 1960-07-09) (tracks 9, 12, 14–15)
composer:
Horace Silver (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–5, 7–9, 12, 14–15)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1959-01-31) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
Rudy van Gelder (1960-07-08 – 1960-07-09) (tracks 9, 12, 14–15)
publisher:
Ecaroh Music Inc (track 2)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1959-01-31) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1960-07-08 – 1960-07-09) (tracks 9, 12, 14–15)
recording of:
Cookin' at the Continental (1959-01-31) (track 5)
Finger Poppin' (1959-01-31) (track 1)
Juicy Lucy (1959-01-31) (track 2)
Mellow D (1959-01-31) (track 8)
Sweet Stuff (1959-01-31) (track 4)
Swingin' the Samba (1959-01-31) (track 3)
You Happened My Way (1959-01-31) (track 7)
Me & My Baby (1960-07-08 – 1960-07-09) (track 14)

CD 6: Disc Six

trumpet:
Blue Mitchell (1961-05-19 – 1961-05-20) (track 3)
Blue Mitchell (1962-07-13) (tracks 7–8)
Blue Mitchell (1962-07-14) (tracks 6, 9)
drums:
Roy Brooks (1961-05-19 – 1961-05-20) (track 3)
John Harris, Jr. (1962-07-13) (tracks 7–8)
John Harris, Jr. (1962-07-14) (tracks 6, 9)
bass:
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1961-05-19 – 1961-05-20) (track 3)
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1962-07-13) (tracks 7–8)
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1962-07-14) (tracks 6, 9)
piano:
Horace Silver (1961-05-19 – 1961-05-20) (track 3)
Horace Silver (1962-07-13) (tracks 7–8)
Horace Silver (1962-07-14) (tracks 6, 9)
tenor saxophone:
Junior Cook (1961-05-19 – 1961-05-20) (track 3)
Junior Cook (1962-07-13) (tracks 7–8)
Junior Cook (1962-07-14) (tracks 6, 9)
composer:
Horace Silver (tracks 1, 1, 3)
lyricist:
Ira Gitler (tracks 1, 1)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 3, 6–9)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1962-07-13) (tracks 7–8)
Rudy van Gelder (1962-07-14) (tracks 6, 9)
recorded at:
The Village Gate in New York, New York, United States (1961-05-19 – 1961-05-20) (track 3)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1962-07-13) (tracks 7–8)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1962-07-14) (tracks 6, 9)
instrumental recording of:
Filthy McNasty (track 1)
live instrumental recording of:
Filthy McNasty (track 1)
recording of:
Kiss Me Right (track 3)