Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Mamacita
5:49
2 Sweet and Lovely
7:47
3 Andrea
5:17
4 Step Lightly
8:32
5 Cry Me a River
6:48
6 Bluesville
4:11
7 Fungii Mama
7:48
8 Mona's Mood
5:17
9 The Thing to Do
7:02
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Step Lightly
10:25
2 Chick's Tune
9:37
3 Hi Heel Sneakers
8:24
4 Perception
5:41
5 Alone, Alone, and Alone
7:45
6 March on Selma
6:16
7 One Shirt
7:30
8 Samba de Stacy
5:58
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Bring It Home to Me
7:58
2 Blues 3 for 1
6:05
3 Port Rico Rock
6:34
4 Gingerbread Boy
6:37
5 Portrait of Jennie
5:40
6 Blue's Theme
5:24
7 Millie
6:22
8 O Mama Enit
5:36
9 I Should Care
7:32
10 Rigor Mortez
6:21
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Tones for Joan's Bones
6:38
2 Straight Up and Down
6:40
3 Heads Up! Feet Down!
6:00
4 Togetherness
6:50
5 The Folks Who Live on the Hill
5:33
6 Good Humor Man
5:40
7 Len Sirrah
7:20
8 The People in Nassau
5:40
9 Togetherness (alternate take)
6:38
10 Good Humor Man (alternate take)
5:13

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Blue Mitchell (1963-08-13) (tracks 1–6)
Blue Mitchell (1964-07-30) (tracks 7–9)
drums:
Roy Brooks (1963-08-13) (tracks 1–6)
Al Foster (1964-07-30) (tracks 7–9)
bass:
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1963-08-13) (tracks 1–6)
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1964-07-30) (tracks 7–9)
alto saxophone:
Leo Wright (1963-08-13) (tracks 1–6)
piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1963-08-13) (tracks 1–6)
Chick Corea (1964-07-30) (tracks 7–9)
tenor saxophone:
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1963-08-13) (tracks 1–6)
Junior Cook (1964-07-30) (tracks 7–9)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–9)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1963-08-13) (tracks 1–6)
Rudy van Gelder (1964-07-30) (tracks 7–9)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1963-08-13) (tracks 1–6)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1964-07-30) (tracks 7–9)

CD 2

trumpet:
Blue Mitchell (1964-07-30) (tracks 1–2)
Blue Mitchell (1965-07-14) (tracks 3–8)
drums:
Al Foster (1964-07-30) (tracks 1–2)
Al Foster (1965-07-14) (tracks 3–8)
bass:
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1964-07-30) (tracks 1–2)
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1965-07-14) (tracks 3–8)
piano:
Chick Corea (1964-07-30) (tracks 1–2)
Chick Corea (1965-07-14) (tracks 3–8)
tenor saxophone:
Junior Cook (1964-07-30) (tracks 1–2)
Junior Cook (1965-07-14) (tracks 3–8)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–8)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1964-07-30) (tracks 1–2)
Rudy van Gelder (1965-07-14) (tracks 3–8)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1964-07-30) (tracks 1–2)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1965-07-14) (tracks 3–8)

CD 3

trumpet:
Blue Mitchell (1966-01-06) (tracks 1–6)
Blue Mitchell (1966-11-17) (tracks 7–10)
drums:
Billy Higgins (US jazz drummer) (1966-01-06) (tracks 1–6)
Mickey Roker (1966-11-17) (tracks 7–10)
bass:
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1966-01-06) (tracks 1–6)
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1966-11-17) (tracks 7–10)
alto saxophone and flute:
Jerry Dodgion (1966-11-17) (tracks 7–10)
piano:
Harold Mabern (1966-01-06) (tracks 1–6)
Cedar Walton (1966-11-17) (tracks 7–10)
baritone saxophone:
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (1966-11-17) (tracks 7–10)
tenor saxophone:
Junior Cook (1966-01-06) (tracks 1–6)
Junior Cook (1966-11-17) (tracks 7–10)
trombone:
Julian Priester (1966-11-17) (tracks 7–10)
arranger:
Duke Pearson (tracks 7–10)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–10)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1966-01-06) (tracks 1–6)
Rudy van Gelder (1966-11-17) (tracks 7–10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1966-01-06) (tracks 1–6)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1966-11-17) (tracks 7–10)

CD 4

trumpet:
Blue Mitchell (1966-11-17) (track 1)
Burt Collins (1967-11-17) (tracks 4–8)
Blue Mitchell (1967-11-17) (tracks 4–8)
woodwind:
Jerry Dodgion (1967-11-17) (tracks 4–8)
drums:
Mickey Roker (1966-11-17) (track 1)
Al Foster (1967-11-17) (tracks 4–8)
bass:
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1966-11-17) (track 1)
Gene Taylor (US jazz bassist) (1967-11-17) (tracks 4–8)
alto saxophone and flute:
Jerry Dodgion (1966-11-17) (track 1)
piano:
Chick Corea (1966-11-17) (track 1)
McCoy Tyner (1967-11-17) (tracks 4–8)
baritone saxophone:
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (1966-11-17) (track 1)
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (1967-11-17) (tracks 4–8)
tenor saxophone:
Junior Cook (1966-11-17) (track 1)
Junior Cook (1967-11-17) (tracks 4–8)
trombone:
Julian Priester (1966-11-17) (track 1)
Julian Priester (1967-11-17) (tracks 4–8)
arranger:
Jimmy Heath (track 4)
Melba Liston (track 7)
Duke Pearson (tracks 1, 6, 8)
Don Pickett (track 6)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1, 4–8)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1966-11-17) (track 1)
Rudy van Gelder (1967-11-17) (tracks 4–8)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1966-11-17) (track 1)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1967-11-17) (tracks 4–8)
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