Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 C Jam Blues
5:12
2 On Green Dolphin Street
5:29
3 Up in Cynthia's Room
5:26
4 Lady Bird
5:03
5 Bags' Groove
5:48
6 Stella by Starlight
6:04
7 There Is No Greater Love
6:45
8 It Could Happen to You
3:20
9 Us Three
4:35
10 I Want to Be Loved
4:52
11 Come Rain or Come Shine
6:26
12 Wadin'
5:54
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 The Lady Is a Tramp
7:11
2 Walkin'
7:07
3 Return Engagement
4:52
4 Headin' South
4:29
5 The Song Is Ended
5:56
6 Summertime
6:01
7 Low Down
5:30
8 Congalegre
4:24
9 Prelude to a Kiss
5:29
10 Jim Loves Sue
4:33
11 My Mother's Eyes
5:24
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Wadin'
6:17
2 Up in Cynthia's Room
6:20
3 Borderline
6:11
4 Rastus
6:54
5 Oh So Blue
7:40
6 Speakin' My Piece
6:07
7 Rastus (alternate take)
6:43
8 Oh So Blue (alternate take)
7:41
9 On the Spur of the Moment (alternate take)
7:58
10 Pyramid (alternate take)
6:34
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 On the Spur of the Moment
5:55
2 Skoo Chee
10:59
3 And That I Am So in Love
5:06
4 Al's Tune
7:06
5 Ray C.
6:57
6 Pyramid
6:30
7 The Book's Beat
9:48
8 Up and Down
6:10
9 Fugee
7:09
CD 5
# Title Rating Length
1 The Other Part of Town
11:40
2 Lonely One
4:05
3 Light Blue
6:03
4 Fugee (alternate take)
7:00
5 Home Is Africa
8:48
6 A Tune for Richard
6:09
7 Back From the Gig
5:56
8 Dexi
5:58
9 Kucheza Blues
5:42
10 Happy Frame of Mind
6:13

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Al Harewood (1960-02-29) (tracks 1–4, 6–8)
Al Harewood (1960-04-20) (tracks 9–12)
bass:
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (1960-02-29) (tracks 1–4, 6–8)
George Tucker (1960-04-20) (tracks 9–12)
double bass:
George Tucker (tracks 9–12)
piano:
Horace Parlan (1960-02-29) (tracks 1–4, 6–8)
Horace Parlan (1960-04-20) (tracks 9–12)
composer:
Harold Arlen (1946) (tracks 11, 11)
lyricist:
Johnny Mercer (1946) (tracks 11, 11)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–4, 6–8)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1960-02-29) (tracks 1–4, 6–8)
Rudy van Gelder (1960-04-20) (tracks 9–12)
writer:
Savannah Churchill (tracks 10, 10)
Horace Parlan (tracks 9, 12)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1960-02-29) (tracks 1–4, 6–8)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1960-04-20) (tracks 9–12)
cover recording of:
Come Rain or Come Shine (1960-04-20) (track 11)
I Want to Be Loved (1960-04-20) (track 10)
later parody versions:
Come Rain or Come Shine (Friars Club Tribute version) (tracks 11, 11)
recording of:
I Want to Be Loved (track 10)
Us Three (1960-04-20) (track 9)
Wadin' (1960-04-20) (track 12)

CD 2

drums:
Al Harewood (1960-04-20) (tracks 1–3)
Al Harewood (1960-12-06) (tracks 4–11)
bass:
George Tucker (1960-04-20) (tracks 1–3)
George Tucker (1960-12-06) (tracks 4–11)
double bass:
George Tucker (tracks 1–3)
piano:
Horace Parlan (1960-04-20) (tracks 1–3)
Horace Parlan (1960-12-06) (tracks 4–11)
congas:
Ray Barretto (1960-12-06) (tracks 4–5, 7–8, 10–11)
composer:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1927) (track 5)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (tracks 1, 1)
lyricist:
Fritz Löhner-Beda (1927) (track 5)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (tracks 1, 1)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 4–11)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1960-04-20) (tracks 1–3)
Rudy van Gelder (1960-12-06) (tracks 4–11)
writer:
Horace Parlan (track 3)
publisher:
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1960-04-20) (tracks 1–3)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1960-12-06) (tracks 4–11)
cover recording of:
The Lady Is a Tramp (from "Babes in Arms") (1960-04-20) (track 1)
instrumental recording of:
The Lady Is a Tramp (from "Babes in Arms") (track 1)
later translated versions:
Ich glaub, 'ne Dame werd ich nie (The Lady Is a Tramp) (tracks 1, 1)
The Lady Is a Tramp (Rainhard Fendrich) (tracks 1, 1)
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical) (tracks 1, 1)
Pal Joey (tracks 1, 1)
recording of:
Walkin' (usually credited to Richard Carpenter) (track 2)
Return Engagement (1960-04-20) (track 3)

CD 4

trumpet:
Tommy Turrentine (1961-03-18) (tracks 1–6)
drums:
Al Harewood (1961-03-18) (tracks 1–6)
Al Harewood (1961-06-18) (tracks 7–9)
guitar:
Grant Green (Jazz guitarist) (1961-06-18) (tracks 7–9)
bass:
George Tucker (1961-03-18) (tracks 1–6)
George Tucker (1961-06-18) (tracks 7–9)
piano:
Horace Parlan (1961-03-18) (tracks 1–6)
Horace Parlan (1961-06-18) (tracks 7–9)
tenor saxophone:
Stanley Turrentine (1961-03-18) (tracks 1–6)
Booker Ervin (1961-06-18) (tracks 7–9)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 7–9)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1961-03-18) (tracks 1–6)
Rudy van Gelder (1961-06-18) (tracks 7–9)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1961-03-18) (tracks 1–6)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1961-06-18) (tracks 7–9)

CD 5

trumpet:
Johnny Coles (1963-02-15) (tracks 5–10)
drums:
Al Harewood (1961-06-18) (tracks 1–4)
Billy Higgins (US jazz drummer) (1963-02-15) (tracks 5–10)
guitar:
Grant Green (Jazz guitarist) (1961-06-18) (tracks 1–4)
Grant Green (Jazz guitarist) (1963-02-15) (tracks 5–8, 10)
bass:
George Tucker (1961-06-18) (tracks 1–4)
Butch Warren (1963-02-15) (tracks 5–10)
piano:
Horace Parlan (1961-06-18) (tracks 1–4)
Horace Parlan (1963-02-15) (tracks 5–10)
tenor saxophone:
Booker Ervin (1961-06-18) (tracks 1–4)
Booker Ervin (1963-02-15) (tracks 5–10)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–10)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1961-06-18) (tracks 1–4)
Rudy van Gelder (1963-02-15) (tracks 5–10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1961-06-18) (tracks 1–4)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1963-02-15) (tracks 5–10)