Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Isn’t It Romantic
3:31
2 The Lamp Is Low
2:34
3 This Time the Dream’s on Me
2:46
4 Maid in Mexico
2:56
5 Russ Job
2:56
6 Imagination
3:02
7 Long Ago and Far Away
2:15
8 Long Ago and Far Away (alternate take)
2:28
9 Carson City Stage
2:40
10 Easy to Love
3:02
11 Batter Up
2:54
12 No Ties
3:00
13 No Ties (alternate take)
3:00
14 All the Things You Are
2:56
15 The Thrill Is Gone
2:47
16 The Thrill Is Gone (alternate take)
2:48
17 Band Aid
2:47
18 Bea’s Flat
3:02
19 Moon Love
3:18
20 Moon Love (alternate take)
3:19
21 Happy Little Sunbeam
2:43
22 Happy Little Sunbeam (alternate take)
2:45
23 I Fall in Love Too Easily
2:06
24 Winter Wonderland
3:21
25 Winter Wonderland (alternate take)
2:27
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 The Thrill Is Gone (vocal version)
2:51
2 But Not for Me
3:04
3 Time After Time
2:46
4 I Get Along Without You Very Well
2:59
5 There Will Never Be Another You
3:00
6 Look for the Silver Lining
2:41
7 My Funny Valentine
2:20
8 I Fall in Love Too Easily (second version)
3:21
9 Daybreak
2:44
10 Just Friends
2:44
11 I Remember You
3:16
12 Let’s Get Lost
3:45
13 Long Ago and Far Away (vocal version)
4:00
14 You Don’t Know What Love Is
4:53
15 That Old Feeling
3:03
16 It’s Always You
3:35
17 I’ve Never Been in Love Before
4:29
18 My Buddy
3:20
19 Like Someone in Love
2:26
20 My Ideal
4:20
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Love Nest
4:20
2 Fan Tan
5:43
3 Summer Sketch
4:40
4 An Afternoon at Home
5:13
5 Say When
5:05
6 Lush Life
4:57
7 Amblin’
7:15
8 Hugo Hurwhey
4:26

Credits

CD 1

drumset:
Bobby White (jazz drummer) (1953-07-24 – 1953-07-27) (tracks 1–4)
Larry Bunker (1953-07-29 – 1953-07-30) (tracks 5–11)
Larry Bunker (1953-10-03) (tracks 12–22)
Shelly Manne (1953-10-27) (tracks 23–25)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (1953-07-24 – 1953-07-27) (tracks 1–4)
Chet Baker (1953-07-29 – 1953-07-30) (tracks 5–11)
Chet Baker (1953-10-03) (tracks 12–22)
Chet Baker (1953-10-27) (tracks 23–25)
double bass:
Bob Whitlock (Jazz bassist) (1953-07-24 – 1953-07-27) (tracks 1–4)
Carson Smith (1953-07-29 – 1953-07-30) (tracks 5–11)
Carson Smith (1953-10-03) (tracks 12–22)
Joe Mondragon (1953-10-27) (tracks 23–25)
piano:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1953-07-24 – 1953-07-27) (tracks 1–4)
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1953-07-29 – 1953-07-30) (tracks 5–11)
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1953-10-03) (tracks 12–22)
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1953-10-27) (tracks 23–25)
additional composer:
Bert Shefter (track 2)
Peter de Rose (track 2)
composer:
Felix Bernard (tracks 24–25)
Russ Freeman (pianist) (tracks 4–5, 11–13, 17–18, 21–22)
Ray Henderson (tracks 15–16)
Jerome Kern (tracks 7–8, 19–20)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (track 2)
Carson Smith (track 9)
Jule Styne (track 23)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 6)
Richard Rodgers (1932) (track 1)
Cole Porter (1936) (track 10)
Jerome Kern (1939) (track 14)
Harold Arlen (1941) (track 3)
lyricist:
Lew Brown (tracks 15–16)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 6)
Sammy Cahn (track 23)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 7–8)
George Grossmith Jr. (tracks 19–20)
Mitchell Parish (track 2)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (tracks 24–25)
P. G. Wodehouse (tracks 19–20)
Lorenz Hart (1932) (track 1)
Cole Porter (1936) (track 10)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1939) (track 14)
Johnny Mercer (1941) (track 3)
vocals:
Chet Baker (1953-10-27) (track 23)
publisher:
Bregman, Vocco & Conn, Inc. (tracks 24–25)
Chappell (track 10)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 10)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (tracks 24–25)
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd. (tracks 24–25)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (tracks 15–16, 24–25)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 1)
T.B. Harms Co. (track 14)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (tracks 7–8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 24–25)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (1944) (tracks 7–8)
recorded at:
Gold Star Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-07-24 – 1953-07-27) (tracks 1–4)
Radio Recorders Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-07-29 – 1953-07-30) (tracks 5–11)
instrumental recording of:
Isn’t It Romantic? (from 1932 film "Love Me Tonight") (1953-07-24 – 1953-07-27) (track 1)
The Lamp Is Low (1939 song) (1953-07-24 – 1953-07-27) (track 2)
This Time the Dream’s on Me (1953-07-24 – 1953-07-27) (track 3)
Easy to Love (1953-07-29 – 1953-07-30) (track 10)
Imagination (1953-07-29 – 1953-07-30) (track 6)
Long Ago (and Far Away) (1953-07-29 – 1953-07-30) (tracks 7–8)
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May) (1953-10-03) (track 14)
Moon Love (1953-10-03) (tracks 19–20)
The Thrill Is Gone (Henderson/Brown song, first performed in 1931) (1953-10-03) (tracks 15–16)
Winter Wonderland (1953-10-27) (tracks 24–25)
is based on:
Pavane pour une infante défunte (for solo piano) (track 2)
later translated versions:
Talven ihmemaa (tracks 24–25)
Winter Wonderland (tracks 24–25)
すてきな雪景色 (tracks 24–25)
ウィンターワンダーランド (Japanese version of “Winter Wonderland”) (tracks 24–25)
later versions:
Winter Wunderwelt (tracks 24–25)
part of:
Born to Dance (track 10)
recording of:
Maid in Mexico (1953-07-24 – 1953-07-27) (track 4)
Batter Up (1953-07-29 – 1953-07-30) (track 11)
Carson City Stage (1953-07-29 – 1953-07-30) (track 9)
Russ Job (1953-07-29 – 1953-07-30) (track 5)
Band Aid (1953-10-03) (track 17)
Bea’s Flat (1953-10-03) (track 18)
Happy Little Sunbeam (1953-10-03) (tracks 21–22)
No Ties (1953-10-03) (tracks 12–13)
I Fall in Love Too Easily (1953-10-27) (track 23)
referred to in medleys:
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 24–25)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 24–25)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 24–25)
Polarlufteinbruch (tracks 24–25)

CD 2

drumset:
Shelly Manne (1953-10-27) (track 1)
Bob Neel (1954-02-15) (tracks 2–8)
Bob Neel (1955-03-07) (tracks 9–14)
Peter Littman (1956-07-23) (tracks 15–17)
Lawrence Marable (1956-07-30) (tracks 18–20)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (1953-10-27) (track 1)
Chet Baker (1954-02-15) (tracks 2–8)
Chet Baker (1955-03-07) (tracks 9–14)
Chet Baker (1956-07-23) (tracks 15–17)
Chet Baker (1956-07-30) (tracks 18–20)
drums:
Bob Neel (track 18)
bass:
Carson Smith (track 18)
double bass:
Joe Mondragon (1953-10-27) (track 1)
Carson Smith (1954-02-15) (tracks 2–8)
Carson Smith (1955-03-07) (tracks 9–14)
Jimmy Bond (1956-07-23) (tracks 15–17)
Jimmy Bond (1956-07-30) (tracks 18–20)
piano:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1953-10-27) (track 1)
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1954-02-15) (tracks 2–8)
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1955-03-07) (tracks 9–14)
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1956-07-23) (tracks 15–17)
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1956-07-30) (tracks 18–20)
composer:
Newell Chase (track 20)
Sammy Fain (track 15)
Ferde Grofé (track 9)
Ray Henderson (track 1)
Jerome Kern (tracks 6, 13)
John Klenner (track 10)
Frank Loesser (track 17)
Gene de Paul (track 14)
Jule Styne (tracks 3, 8)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 16)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 5)
Richard A. Whiting (track 20)
Don Raye (track 14)
Walter Donaldson (1922) (track 18)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 2)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 7)
Hoagy Carmichael (1939) (track 4)
Victor Schertzinger (1941) (track 11)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1944) (track 19)
lyricist:
Frank Loesser (track 17)
Harold Adamson (track 9)
Lew Brown (tracks 1, 15)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 16)
Sammy Cahn (tracks 3, 8)
Buddy DeSylva (track 6)
Ira Gershwin (track 13)
Mack Gordon (track 5)
Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist) (track 10)
Don Raye (track 14)
Leo Robin (track 20)
Gus Kahn (1922) (track 18)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 2)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 7)
Johnny Mercer (1941) (track 11)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1944) (track 19)
producer:
Richard Bock (record producer) (track 7)
vocals:
Chet Baker (1953-10-27) (track 1)
Chet Baker (1954-02-15) (tracks 2–8)
Chet Baker (1955-03-07) (tracks 9–14)
Chet Baker (1956-07-23) (tracks 15–17)
Chet Baker (1956-07-30) (tracks 18–20)
writer:
Frank Loesser (track 12)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1954) (track 7)
Blue Note (1989) (track 7)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 6)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 15)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 14)
Morley Music Corp. (track 5)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 1)
Sands Music Corp. (track 3)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 13)
Warner/Chappell (track 7)
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 2)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (1944) (track 13)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1954-02-15) (tracks 2–8)
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1955-03-07) (tracks 9–14)
The Forum Theater in Los Angeles, California, United States (1956-07-23) (tracks 15–17)
The Forum Theater in Los Angeles, California, United States (1956-07-30) (tracks 18–20)
arrangements:
My Funny Valentine (arr. Bjørn Kruse) (track 7)
cover recording of:
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") (1954-02-15) (track 7)
My Buddy (1956-07-30) (track 18)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Time After Time (Friars Club Tribute version) (track 3)
later translated versions:
Nua ned fia mi (track 2)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 2)
Babes in Arms (full musical) (track 7)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 2)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 2)
Sally (1920 musical) (track 6)
Guys and Dolls (full musical) (track 17)
recording of:
The Thrill Is Gone (Henderson/Brown song, first performed in 1931) (1953-10-27) (track 1)
But Not for Me (1954-02-15) (track 2)
I Fall in Love Too Easily (1954-02-15) (track 8)
I Get Along Without You Very Well (1954-02-15) (track 4)
Look for the Silver Lining (1954-02-15) (track 6)
There Will Never Be Another You (1954-02-15) (track 5)
Time After Time (1954-02-15) (track 3)
Daybreak (1955-03-07) (track 9)
I Remember You (1955-03-07) (track 11)
Just Friends (1955-03-07) (track 10)
Let’s Get Lost (1955-03-07) (track 12)
Long Ago (and Far Away) (1955-03-07) (track 13)
You Don’t Know What Love Is (1955-03-07) (track 14)
It’s Always You (1956-07-23) (track 16)
I’ve Never Been in Love Before (1956-07-23) (track 17)
That Old Feeling (1956-07-23) (track 15)
Like Someone in Love (1956-07-30) (track 19)
My Ideal (from "Playboy of Paris") (1956-07-30) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1956-11-06) (tracks 1–8)
drumset:
Shelly Manne (1956-11-06) (tracks 1–8)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (1956-11-06) (tracks 1–8)
double bass:
Leroy Vinnegar (1956-11-06) (tracks 1–8)
piano:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1956-11-06) (tracks 1–8)
composer:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (tracks 2–5, 7–8)
Louis A. Hirsch (Musician. Co-founder of ASCAP) (track 1)
Billy Strayhorn (1933 – 1938) (track 6)
lyricist:
Otto Harbach (track 1)
Billy Strayhorn (1933 – 1938) (track 6)
instrumental recording of:
Love Nest (1956-11-06) (track 1)
Lush Life (1956-11-06) (track 6)
parts:
Lush Life (Intro) (track 6)
recording of:
Amblin’ (1956-11-06) (track 7)
An Afternoon at Home (1956-11-06) (track 4)
Fan Tan (1956-11-06) (track 2)
Hugo Hurwhey (1956-11-06) (track 8)
Say When (1956-11-06) (track 5)
Summer Sketch (1956-11-06) (track 3)