Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 A Kiss to Build a Dream On
3:34
2 Doggin' Around
3:04
3 Jump the Blues Away
3:01
4 Jack's Kinda Swing
3:39
5 The Natural Thing to Do
3:03
6 A.C. Meets Osie
2:45
7 Baby Please
3:07
8 9:20 Special
3:00
9 Pick a Dilly
3:33
10 Count Me In
3:37
11 Freddie's Tune
3:29
12 Osie's Blues
2:33
13 Up in the Blues
2:37
14 Down for Double
4:02
15 Back and Forth
2:20
16 Free and Easy
3:29
17 Learnin' the Blues
3:32
18 Feed Bag
3:02
19 Something's Got to Give
2:56
20 Easy Does It
3:46
21 Little Red
2:12
22 Swinging Back
3:26
23 A Date With Ray
4:56
24 When You Wish Upon a Star
2:38
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Pretty Skinny Bunny
2:29
2 Leonice
3:37
3 Jack's Wax
2:32
4 Topsy
3:17
5 Captain Spaulding
3:30
6 I Could Have Told You
2:58
7 Soon
2:43
8 Limehouse Blues
3:26
9 Dream a Little Dream of Me
2:38
10 Corner Pocket
2:43
11 If I Could Be With You
3:09
12 It's a Thing of the Past
2:49
13 Lullaby of Birdland
3:10
14 Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails
2:43
15 You Can Depend on Me
3:36
16 We'll Be Together Again
3:39
17 It's Bad for Me
3:21
18 Exactly Like You
3:19
19 Shameful Roger
2:47
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 The Daughter of Miss Thing
2:37
2 Sometimes I'm Happy
3:07
3 Sweethearts on Parade
2:42
4 Slats
3:54
5 Lament for a Lost Love
3:12
6 Perfidia
2:53
7 Rosetta
4:31
8 The Song Is Ended
2:46
9 Linger Awhile
3:25
10 Every Time
2:20
11 Haroosh
4:03
12 Just Plain Sam
2:58
13 I'm Coming Virginia
2:33
14 Cohn Not Cohen
2:47
15 A Little Song
2:48
16 Foggy Water
2:50
17 Sugar Cohn
3:10
18 Alone Together
3:28

Credits

CD 1

reeds:
Al Cohn (tracks 13–24)
trumpet:
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (tracks 1–24)
drums:
Osie Johnson (tracks 1–13, 15, 18, 21)
bass:
Milt Hinton (tracks 1–24)
piano:
Nat Pierce (tracks 1–24)
tenor saxophone:
Al Cohn (tracks 1–12)
trombone:
Henry Coker (tracks 13–24)
Frank Rehak (tracks 1–12)
arranger:
Al Cohn (tracks 4–7, 9–11, 13–14, 19)
Manny Albam (tracks 1, 3, 8, 12, 16–18, 20)
Ernie Wilkins (tracks 2, 15, 21–24)
performer:
Jo Jones (tracks 14, 16–17, 19–20, 22–24)
producer:
Jack Lewis (jazz producer) (tracks 1–24)
recording engineer:
Ray Hall (engineer) (tracks 1–24)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-02-03) (tracks 1–12)
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-12-18) (tracks 13–21, 23–24)

CD 2

trumpet:
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (tracks 1–19)
drums:
Shadow Wilson (tracks 1–19)
bass:
Milt Hinton (tracks 1–13)
Eddie Jones (US jazz double bassist) (tracks 14–19)
alto saxophone:
Gene Quill (tracks 14–19)
Ernie Wilkins (tracks 1–13)
piano:
Dick Katz (tracks 14–19)
Nat Pierce (tracks 1–13)
tenor saxophone:
Al Cohn (tracks 1–19)
trombone:
Urbie Green (tracks 14–19)
Frank Rehak (tracks 1–13)
arranger:
Al Cohn (tracks 3, 5, 8, 11, 17–18)
Manny Albam (tracks 2, 4, 7, 12–15, 19)
Ernie Wilkins (tracks 1, 9–10, 16)
producer:
Jack Lewis (jazz producer) (tracks 1–19)
recording engineer:
Ray Hall (engineer) (tracks 1–19)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-02-08) (tracks 1–13)
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-10-03 – 1955-10-04) (tracks 14–19)

CD 3

trumpet:
Bernie Glow (tracks 8, 14–16)
Thad Jones (tracks 7–18)
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (tracks 1–18)
Phil Sunkel (tracks 9, 11, 13, 17)
Joe Wilder (tracks 7, 10, 12, 18)
drums:
Osie Johnson (tracks 7–18)
Shadow Wilson (tracks 1–6)
bass:
Buddy Jones (tracks 7–18)
Eddie Jones (US jazz double bassist) (tracks 1–6)
brass:
Nick Travis (tracks 7–18)
alto saxophone:
Gene Quill (tracks 1–6)
piano:
Dick Katz (tracks 1–18)
tenor saxophone:
Al Cohn (tracks 1–18)
trombone:
Urbie Green (tracks 1–6)
arranger:
Manny Albam (tracks 2, 7–18)
Al Cohn (tracks 3, 5, 7–18)
Ernie Wilkins (tracks 1, 4, 6)
producer:
Jack Lewis (jazz producer) (tracks 1–18)
recording engineer:
Ray Hall (engineer) (tracks 1–18)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-05-09) (tracks 7, 10, 12, 18)
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-05-14) (tracks 8, 14–16)
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-05-16) (tracks 9, 11, 13, 17)
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-10-03 – 1955-10-04) (tracks 1–6)