Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Has Anyone Here Seen Basie?
2:43
2 Cute
3:13
3 Pensive Miss
3:49
4 Sloo Foot
3:09
5 It's Awf'ly Nice to be with You
3:34
6 Scoot
2:29
7 A Little Tempo, Please
2:37
8 Late Date
3:18
9 Count Down
2:47
10 Bag-A' Bones
2:44
11 Pony Tail
2:59
12 Lollypop
3:08
13 Dinner with Friends
3:07
14 Ska-Di-Dle-Dee-Bee-Doo
3:38
15 Two Franks
3:18
16 You for Me
3:13
17 Two for the Blues
2:50
18 Bubbles
4:01
19 Softly with Feeling
3:08
20 Cherry Point
3:22
21 Plymouth Rock
3:44
22 Sure Thing
3:03
23 Why Not?
3:31
24 Fancy Meetin' You
3:03

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1952-01-19) (tracks 22–24)
New York, New York, United States (1953-08-13) (track 21)
New York, New York, United States (1953-12-12) (tracks 18–20)
New York, New York, United States (1954-08-16) (tracks 14–17)
New York, New York, United States (1956-06-27) (track 12)
New York, New York, United States (1958-04-03) (tracks 1, 3, 6, 10)
New York, New York, United States (1958-04-04) (tracks 4, 8, 11)
New York, New York, United States (1958-04-14) (tracks 2, 5, 7, 9)
reeds:
Charlie Fowlkes (tracks 12–17)
Marshall Royal (tracks 1–24)
trumpet:
Paul Campbell (trumpet) (tracks 21–24)
Wendell Culley (tracks 1–24)
Reunald Jones (tracks 12–21)
Thad Jones (tracks 1–17)
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (tracks 1–24)
Charlie Shavers (tracks 22–24)
Joe Wilder (tracks 18–20)
Snooky Young (tracks 1–11)
woodwind:
Frank Wess (tracks 1–17)
drums:
Gus Johnson (tracks 14–24)
Sonny Payne (tracks 1–13)
guitar:
Freddie Green (tracks 1–24)
bass:
Eddie Jones (US jazz double bassist) (tracks 1–21)
Jimmy Lewis (jazz bassist) (tracks 22–24)
percussion:
José Mangual (track 13)
Ubaldo Nieto (track 13)
bass trumpet:
Johnny Mandel (American composer and arranger) (track 21)
keyboard:
Count Basie (tracks 18–20)
alto saxophone:
Bill Graham (San Francisco Bay Area promoter) (tracks 12–13)
saxophone:
Ernie Wilkins (tracks 14–24)
piano:
Count Basie (tracks 1–17, 21–24)
baritone saxophone:
Charlie Fowlkes (tracks 1–11, 18–24)
tenor saxophone:
Frank Foster (saxophonist) (tracks 12–21)
Floyd Johnson (tracks 22–24)
Billy Mitchell (US jazz saxophonist) (tracks 1–11)
Paul Quinichette (tracks 22–24)
Frank Wess (tracks 18–21)
trombone:
Henderson Chambers (tracks 18–20)
Henry Coker (tracks 1–24)
Al Grey (tracks 1–11)
Bill Hughes (trombone) (tracks 12–17)
Benny Powell (tracks 1–24)
Jimmy Wilkins (tracks 22–24)
arranger:
Neal Hefti (tracks 1–24)
composer:
Neal Hefti (tracks 1–24)
lyricist:
Stanley Styne (track 2)
writer:
Neal Hefti (track 21)
recording of:
Bag-A' Bones (track 10)
Bubbles (track 18)
Cherry Point (track 20)
Count Down (track 9)
Cute (track 2)
Dinner With Friends (track 13)
Fawncy Meeting You (track 24)
Late Date (track 8)
Lollypop (track 12)
Pensive Miss (track 3)
Plymouth Rock (track 21)
Pony Tail (track 11)
Scoot (track 6)
Sloo Foot (track 4)
Softly with Feeling (track 19)
Sure Thing (track 22)
Two Franks (track 15)
Two for the Blues (track 17)
Why Not? (track 23)
You for Me (track 16)