Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Soft Lights and Sweet Music
2:08
2 Bobby's Blues
2:50
3 I Cried for You (Now It's Your Turn to Cry Over Me)
2:28
4 You Turned the Tables on Me
2:28
5 Under a Blanket of Blue
2:48
6 How About You?
2:56
7 Easy to Love
2:15
8 That Old Black Magic
3:05
9 Someday You'll Be Sorry
2:35
10 The Song Is You
2:45
11 It's All Right With Me
3:28
12 Sleep
2:35
13 Serenade in Blue
3:24
14 Deep Night
2:54
15 In a Sentimental Mood
3:10
16 Lazy River
3:03
17 Carefree
2:41
18 Mood Indigo
3:35
19 Get Out of Town
2:14
20 All Through the Night
3:51
21 Stars in My Eyes
2:17
22 Rain
2:57
23 Flamingo
3:09
24 You're My Thrill
3:14
25 Isn't It Romantic?
2:58
26 If You Were the Only Girl in the World
3:09
27 Together
2:32
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 You Are Too Beautiful
3:05
2 Thank You for a Lovely Evening
2:39
3 Autumn Nocturne
2:38
4 Cocktails for Two
2:59
5 When I'm With You
3:09
6 We Kiss in a Shadow
3:08
7 Two Cigarettes in the Dark
2:37
8 The Very Thought of You
2:35
9 The Way You Look Tonight
2:33
10 Moonlight Becomes You
3:15
11 Love Me
3:07
12 One Kiss
2:28
13 My Heart Stood Still
2:51
14 Ev'rything I Love
2:54
15 Moonlight Serenade
3:21
16 Put Your Dreams Away
2:40
17 Softly as in a Morning Sunrise
2:55
18 Wonderful One
3:01
19 Zigeuner
2:27
20 Don't Take Your Love From Me
3:24
21 Autumn Serenade
2:55
22 If I Had a Million Dollars
2:42
23 A Handful of Stars
3:19
24 Street of Dreams
2:37
25 The Thrill Is Gone
3:44
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 At the Jazz Band Ball
2:49
2 Lazy Mood
4:01
3 Wolverine Blues
2:44
4 The Continental
2:40
5 Rose Room
3:21
6 In a Little Spanish Town
2:40
7 Cornet Chop Suey
2:41
8 Caravan
3:20
9 Tin Roof Blues
5:33
10 Albatross
3:00
11 Henry Hudson
2:43
12 It Don't Mean a Thing
3:09
13 Paradise
2:49
14 Spring, Beautiful Spring
2:40
15 C'est magnifique
2:24
16 I'll See You in My Dreams
2:34
17 It's Been So Long
2:19
18 That Naughty Waltz
2:11
19 Cheek to Cheek
2:51
20 If I Had My Way
2:41
21 My Monday Date
2:20
22 If You Were There
2:24
23 All of You
2:18
24 Rosalie
2:06
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Bernie's Tune
2:42
2 The Lady Is a Tramp
2:05
3 Michelle
3:10
4 You Stepped Out of a Dream
2:40
5 Stompin' at the Savoy
2:56
6 Swing That Music
2:14
7 Stereoso
2:50
8 Undecided
2:28
9 Don't Be That Way
2:57
10 Kahakalau
2:12
11 High Society
2:14
12 It Don't Mean a Thing
2:21
13 I'm in the Market for You
3:12
14 Embraceable You
3:22
15 Mr. Wonderful
2:39
16 'Tis Autumn
3:08
17 Take the A Train
3:09
18 Bright Eyes
2:41
19 Too Close for Comfort
3:23
20 Anytime, Anyday, Anywhere
2:56
21 What's New?
4:27
22 C'est fini
3:04
23 Prelude to a Kiss
3:26
24 Sleepy Lagoon
2:51
CD 5
# Title Rating Length
1 Good-Bye Blues
2:35
2 Weary Blues
2:53
3 Sugar Blues
3:15
4 Blues in the Night
3:35
5 Baker's Keyboard Blues
2:54
6 Wang Wang Blues
2:42
7 Limehouse Blues
2:44
8 Davenport Blues
3:00
9 Blues in My Heart
2:47
10 Alcoholic Blues
2:49
11 Bye Bye Blues
1:25
12 Blues With a Kick
2:56
13 Kohala March
2:04
14 Orchids From Hawaii
1:57
15 Song of the Islands
3:04
16 Hawaii Swings
3:02
17 On the Beach at Waikiki
2:19
18 Robby-San
3:15
19 Ku Nei
3:00
20 Maui Chimes
2:09
21 Hapa Haole Hula Girl
2:31
22 Puamana (Sea Breeze)
2:40
23 Soft Sands
2:32
24 Aloha Oe
2:16

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1953-05-11) (tracks 1–4, 7–10)
New York, New York, United States (1954-11-07) (tracks 14, 18, 20, 23)
New York, New York, United States (1954-11-09) (tracks 13, 16, 19, 22)
New York, New York, United States (1954-11-10) (tracks 15, 17, 21, 24)
New York, New York, United States (1955-07-18) (tracks 5–6, 11–12)
New York, New York, United States (1956-01-23) (tracks 25–27)
cornet:
Bobby Hackett (tracks 1–27)
drums:
Denzil Best (tracks 1–4, 7–10)
guitar:
Billy Bauer (tracks 1–4, 7–10)
bass:
Arnold Fishkind (tracks 1–4, 7–10)
piano:
Lou Stein (tracks 1–4, 7–10)
arranger:
Glenn Osser (tracks 13, 15–17, 19, 21–22, 24–27)
composer:
Nat D. Ayer (track 26)
Barney Bigard (1930) (track 18)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1930) (track 18)
Richard Rodgers (1932) (track 25)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1935) (track 15)
Cole Porter (1936) (track 7)
conductor:
Glenn Osser (tracks 14–15, 17–18, 20–21, 23–24)
lyricist:
Clifford Grey (track 26)
Manny Kurtz (track 15)
Irving Mills (track 15)
Irving Mills (1930) (track 18)
Lorenz Hart (1932) (track 25)
Cole Porter (1936) (track 7)
writer:
Louis Armstrong (track 9)
publisher:
Chappell (track 7)
Famous Music Corporation (tracks 15, 25)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 15)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 26)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 25)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (1930) (track 18)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1930) (track 18)
instrumental recording of:
Easy to Love (track 7)
Isn’t It Romantic? (from 1932 film "Love Me Tonight") (track 25)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (track 18)
later translated versions:
live recording of:
Someday You’ll Be Sorry (1953-05-11) (track 9)
part of:
Born to Dance (track 7)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 9)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1956-01-23) (track 4)
New York, New York, United States (1956-02-13) (tracks 3, 6, 9, 11)
New York, New York, United States (1956-02-15) (tracks 2, 8, 12–13)
New York, New York, United States (1956-04-03) (tracks 1, 5, 7, 10)
New York, New York, United States (1957-11-27) (tracks 15, 17, 21, 25)
New York, New York, United States (1957-12-12) (tracks 16, 19, 22–23)
New York, New York, United States (1957-12-19) (tracks 14, 18, 20, 24)
cornet:
Bobby Hackett (tracks 1–25)
bass:
John Dengler (tracks 14–25)
saxophone:
Bob Wilber (tracks 14–25)
horn:
Dick Cary (piano, trumpet, alto horn) (tracks 14–25)
trombone:
Cutty Cutshall (tracks 14–25)
arranger:
Bernd Heitzler (track 17)
Glenn Osser (tracks 1–13)
David Terry (tracks 14–25)
composer:
Sigmund Romberg (1928) (track 17)
conductor:
Glenn Osser (tracks 1–3, 5–13)
David Terry (tracks 14–25)
lyricist:
Oscar Hammerstein II (1928) (track 17)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 17)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 17)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 17)
instrumental recording of:
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise (The New Moon) (track 17)
later translated versions:
夏にしとくれ (track 17)
part of:
The New Moon: Act I (track 17)

CD 3

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-03-27) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
New York, New York, United States (1957-04-04) (tracks 6–7, 9–10, 12)
New York, New York, United States (1957-04-10) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 11)
New York, New York, United States (1958-05-06) (tracks 14–15, 23–24)
New York, New York, United States (1958-05-07) (tracks 17–20)
New York, New York, United States (1958-05-08) (tracks 13, 16, 21–22)
reeds:
Ernie Caceres (tracks 1–12)
cornet:
Bobby Hackett (tracks 1–24)
drums:
Benjamin "Buzzy" Drootin (tracks 13–24)
Nat Ray (tracks 1–12)
bass:
John Giuffrida (tracks 13–24)
Al Hall (tracks 6–7, 9–10, 12)
Milt Hinton (tracks 1–5, 8, 11)
piano:
Mickey Crane (tracks 1–12)
Pepe Moreale (tracks 13–24)
tuba:
John Dengler (tracks 1–12)
horn:
Dick Cary (piano, trumpet, alto horn) (tracks 1–12)

CD 4

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1959-03-24) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9)
New York, New York, United States (1959-03-25) (tracks 1, 3, 6, 8, 10)
New York, New York, United States (1959-03-26) (tracks 2, 12)
New York, New York, United States (1959-11-24) (tracks 16–18, 20, 24)
New York, New York, United States (1959-11-25) (tracks 13–15, 19, 21–23)
cornet:
Bobby Hackett (tracks 1–10, 12–24)
drums:
Benjamin "Buzzy" Drootin (tracks 13–24)
Dick Scott (drums) (tracks 1–10, 12)
bass:
Bob Carter (bass) (tracks 1–10, 12)
Bill Cronk (tracks 13–24)
piano:
Dave McKenna (tracks 1–10, 12)
Pepe Moreale (tracks 13–24)
composer:
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter) (track 4)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 2)
lyricist:
Gus Kahn (track 4)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 2)
publisher:
instrumental recording of:
The Lady Is a Tramp (from "Babes in Arms") (track 2)
You Stepped Out of a Dream (Ziegfeld Girl, 1941 film) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Ich glaub, 'ne Dame werd ich nie (The Lady Is a Tramp) (track 2)
The Lady Is a Tramp (Rainhard Fendrich) (track 2)
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical) (track 2)
Pal Joey (track 2)

CD 5

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1958-11-25) (tracks 1, 4, 9–10)
New York, New York, United States (1958-11-26) (tracks 2, 6, 8, 11)
New York, New York, United States (1958-11-28) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 12)
New York, New York, United States (1959-04-13) (tracks 13, 18, 22)
New York, New York, United States (1959-04-17) (tracks 15–17, 20–21)
New York, New York, United States (1959-04-27) (tracks 14, 19, 23–24)
clarinet:
Stan Brauner (track 23)
clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Bob Wilber (track 18)
cornet:
Bobby Hackett (tracks 1–24)
drums:
Joe Porcaro (tracks 1–12)
Dick Scott (drums) (tracks 13–24)
flute:
Stan Brauner (track 14)
bass:
Bob Carter (bass) (tracks 13–24)
steel guitar:
Bill Kahakalau (tracks 13–24)
bongos:
Johnny Cresci (tracks 13–24)
piano:
Dave McKenna (tracks 1–12, 14–17, 19–21, 23–24)
Lou Stein (tracks 13, 18, 22)
bass clarinet:
Stan Brauner (track 19)
tenor saxophone:
Stan Brauner (track 24)
Bob Wilber (tracks 13, 22)
arranger:
Stan Applebaum (tracks 1–12)
conductor:
Stan Applebaum (tracks 1–12)