Tracklist

CD 1: The Quartet
# Title Rating Length
1 Get Happy
2:34
2 ’S Wonderful
3:34
3 Godchild
2:55
4 Haig and Haig (Dinah)
2:57
5 She Didn’t Say Yes, She Didn’t Say No
2:35
6 Bernie’s Tune
2:52
7 Lullaby of the Leaves
3:14
8 Utter Chaos #1
0:37
9 Aren’t You Glad You're You
2:51
10 Frenesi
3:09
11 Nights at the Turntable
2:53
12 Freeway
2:45
13 Soft Shoe
2:38
14 Walkin’ Shoes
3:13
15 Aren’t You Glad You're You
4:00
16 Get Happy
5:53
17 Poinciana
3:52
18 Godchild
3:59
19 Makin’ Whoopee
3:29
20 Cherry
2:57
21 Motel
2:35
22 Carson City Stage
2:29
CD 2: The Quartet
# Title Rating Length
1 Festive Minor
4:10
2 My Old Flame
3:12
3 All the Things You Are
5:10
4 Love Me or Leave Me (alternate take)
2:48
5 Love Me or Leave Me (master take)
2:43
6 Swinghouse (10″ take)
2:58
7 Swinghouse (12″ take)
2:57
8 Jeru
2:30
9 Utter Chaos #2
0:31
10 Darn That Dream (master take)
3:49
11 Darn That Dream (alternate take)
3:23
12 I May Be Wrong (12″ take)
2:59
13 I May Be Wrong (10″ take)
2:52
14 I’m Beginning to See the Light (10″ take)
3:35
15 I’m Beginning to See the Light (12″ take)
3:08
16 The Nearness of You
2:52
17 Tea for Two
2:48
18 Five Brothers
3:00
19 I Can’t Get Started
4:02
20 Ide’s Side
4:22
21 Funhouse (Haig and Haig)
3:29
22 My Funny Valentine
5:17
CD 3: The Tentette and Konitz Sessions
# Title Rating Length
1 A Ballad
2:55
2 Westwood Walk
2:36
3 Walkin’ Shoes
3:41
4 Rocker
2:28
5 Takin’ a Chance on Love
2:52
6 Flash
3:06
7 Simbah
3:00
8 Ontet
3:18
9 Too Marvelous for Words
3:40
10 Lover Man
3:04
11 I’ll Remember April
4:14
12 These Foolish Things
3:25
13 All the Things You Are
3:57
14 Bernie’s Tune
3:34
15 Almost Like Being in Love
2:59
16 Sextet
3:00
17 Broadway
2:58
18 I Can’t Believe That You're in Love With Me
3:09
19 Lady Be Good (master take)
2:31
20 Lady Be Good (alternate take)
1:53

Credits

CD 1: The Quartet

drumset:
Chico Hamilton (1952-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Chico Hamilton (1952-08-16) (tracks 6–8)
Chico Hamilton (1952-10-15 – 1952-10-16) (tracks 9–14)
Chico Hamilton (1953-01) (tracks 15–18)
Larry Bunker (1953-02-24) (tracks 19–22)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (1952-07-09) (tracks 4–5)
Chet Baker (1952-08-16) (tracks 6–8)
Chet Baker (1952-10-15 – 1952-10-16) (tracks 9–14)
Chet Baker (1953-01) (tracks 15–18)
Chet Baker (1953-02-24) (tracks 19–22)
double bass:
Red Mitchell (1952-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Joe Mondragon (1952-07-09) (tracks 4–5)
Bob Whitlock (Jazz bassist) (1952-08-16) (tracks 6–8)
Bob Whitlock (Jazz bassist) (1952-10-15 – 1952-10-16) (tracks 9–14)
Carson Smith (1953-01) (tracks 15–18)
Carson Smith (1953-02-24) (tracks 19–22)
piano:
Gerry Mulligan (1952-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Jimmy Rowles (1952-07-09) (tracks 4–5)
baritone saxophone:
Gerry Mulligan (1952-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Gerry Mulligan (1952-07-09) (tracks 4–5)
Gerry Mulligan (1952-08-16) (tracks 6–8)
Gerry Mulligan (1952-10-15 – 1952-10-16) (tracks 9–14)
Gerry Mulligan (1953-01) (tracks 15–18)
Gerry Mulligan (1953-02-24) (tracks 19–22)
composer:
Chet Baker (track 12)
Charles N. Daniels (US composer) (track 20)
Alberto Domínguez (track 10)
Walter Donaldson (track 19)
Arthur Gillespie (track 20)
Bernie Miller (jazz composer) (track 6)
Gerry Mulligan (tracks 4, 11, 13–14, 21)
Bernice Petkere (track 7)
Carson Smith (track 22)
George Wallington (tracks 3, 18)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (track 2)
Harold Arlen (1929) (tracks 1, 16)
Jerome Kern (1931) (track 5)
Nat Simon (1936) (track 17)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1945) (tracks 9, 15)
lyricist:
Alberto Domínguez (track 10)
Gus Kahn (track 19)
Jerry Leiber (track 6)
Mike Stoller (track 6)
Joe Young (US lyricist) (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (track 2)
Ted Koehler (1929) (tracks 1, 16)
Otto Harbach (1931) (track 5)
Buddy Bernier (1936) (track 17)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1945) (tracks 9, 15)
publisher:
Beth Dryer Music (track 19)
Chappell & Co. (track 2)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 2)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (tracks 1, 16)
Tobago Music Co. (track 19)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 2, 19)
Warner Bros. Music (tracks 1, 16)
recorded at:
Phil Turetsky’s House in Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Phil Turetsky’s House in Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-07-09) (tracks 4–5)
Phil Turetsky’s House in Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-08-16) (tracks 6–8)
Gold Star Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-10-15 – 1952-10-16) (tracks 9–14)
The Haig in Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-01) (tracks 15–18)
Gold Star Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-02-24) (tracks 19–22)
arrangements:
’s Wonderful (for solo piano) (track 2)
instrumental recording of:
Get Happy (1952-06-10) (track 1)
’s Wonderful (1952-06-10) (track 2)
She Didn’t Say Yes (1952-07-09) (track 5)
Bernie’s Tune (1952-08-16) (track 6)
Lullaby of the Leaves (1952-08-16) (track 7)
Aren’t You Glad You're You? (1952-10-15 – 1952-10-16) (track 9)
Cherry (1953-02-24) (track 20)
Makin’ Whoopee! (1953-02-24) (track 19)
later parody versions:
Hör auf zu regnen (track 19)
later translated versions:
Makin' Whoopee (track 19)
Voyage au paradis (tracks 1, 16)
Wundervoll (track 2)
live instrumental recording of:
Aren’t You Glad You're You? (1953-01) (track 15)
Get Happy (1953-01) (track 16)
live recording of:
Godchild (1953-01) (track 18)
Poinciana (Song of the Tree) (1953-01) (track 17)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 2)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (track 2)
recording of:
Godchild (1952-06-10) (track 3)
Haig and Haig (Dinah) (1952-07-09) (track 4)
Freeway (1952-10-15 – 1952-10-16) (track 12)
Frenesi (1952-10-15 – 1952-10-16) (track 10)
Nights at the Turntable (1952-10-15 – 1952-10-16) (track 11)
Soft Shoe (1952-10-15 – 1952-10-16) (track 13)
Walkin’ Shoes (1952-10-15 – 1952-10-16) (track 14)
Carson City Stage (1953-02-24) (track 22)
Motel (1953-02-24) (track 21)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2: The Quartet

drumset:
Larry Bunker (1953-03-27) (tracks 1–3)
Larry Bunker (1953-04-27) (tracks 4–9)
Larry Bunker (1953-04-29 – 1953-04-30) (tracks 10–17)
Larry Bunker (1953-05-20) (tracks 18–22)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (1953-03-27) (tracks 1–3)
Chet Baker (1953-04-27) (tracks 4–9)
Chet Baker (1953-04-29 – 1953-04-30) (tracks 10–17)
Chet Baker (1953-05-20) (tracks 18–22)
double bass:
Carson Smith (1953-03-27) (tracks 1–3)
Carson Smith (1953-04-27) (tracks 4–9)
Carson Smith (1953-04-29 – 1953-04-30) (tracks 10–17)
Carson Smith (1953-05-20) (tracks 18–22)
baritone saxophone:
Gerry Mulligan (1953-03-27) (tracks 1–3)
Gerry Mulligan (1953-04-27) (tracks 4–9)
Gerry Mulligan (1953-04-29 – 1953-04-30) (tracks 10–17)
Gerry Mulligan (1953-05-20) (tracks 18–22)
composer:
Walter Donaldson (tracks 4–5)
Vernon Duke (track 19)
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (track 2)
Gerry Mulligan (tracks 1, 6–8, 18, 20–21)
Jimmy Van Heusen (tracks 12–13)
Vincent Youmans (1925) (track 17)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 22)
Hoagy Carmichael (1938) (track 16)
Jerome Kern (1939) (track 3)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1939) (tracks 10–11)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1944) (tracks 14–15)
Johnny Hodges (1944) (tracks 14–15)
Harry James (American big band leader, trumpeter & actor) (1944) (tracks 14–15)
lyricist:
Sam Coslow (track 2)
Eddie DeLange (tracks 12–13)
Ira Gershwin (track 19)
Gus Kahn (tracks 4–5)
Irving Caesar (1925) (track 17)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 22)
Ned Washington (1938) (track 16)
Eddie DeLange (1939) (tracks 10–11)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1939) (track 3)
Don George (1944) (tracks 14–15)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 17)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 4–5)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 2)
Scarsdale Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 10–11)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 16)
Sony/ATV Harmony UK (track 16)
T.B. Harms Co. (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 17)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 17, 22)
Warner/Chappell (track 22)
recorded at:
Radio Recorders Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-04-29 – 1953-04-30) (tracks 10–17)
The Haig in Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-05-20) (tracks 18–22)
arrangements:
My Funny Valentine (arr. Bjørn Kruse) (track 22)
instrumental recording of:
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May) (1953-03-27) (track 3)
My Old Flame (1953-03-27) (track 2)
Love Me or Leave Me (1953-04-27) (tracks 4–5)
Darn That Dream (1953-04-29 – 1953-04-30) (tracks 10–11)
I May Be Wrong (1953-04-29 – 1953-04-30) (tracks 12–13)
I’m Beginning to See the Light (1953-04-29 – 1953-04-30) (tracks 14–15)
Tea for Two (1953-04-29 – 1953-04-30) (track 17)
The Nearness of You (1953-04-29 – 1953-04-30) (track 16)
later translated versions:
live instrumental recording of:
I Can’t Get Started (1953-05-20) (track 19)
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") (1953-05-20) (track 22)
live recording of:
Five Brothers (1953-05-20) (track 18)
Funhouse (Haig and Haig) (1953-05-20) (track 21)
Ide’s Side (1953-05-20) (track 20)
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical) (track 22)
recording of:
Festive Minor (1953-03-27) (track 1)
Jeru (1953-04-27) (track 8)
Swinghouse (1953-04-27) (tracks 6–7)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3: The Tentette and Konitz Sessions

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-01) (tracks 15–17)
drumset:
Larry Bunker (1953-01) (tracks 9–20)
Chico Hamilton (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
Larry Bunker (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (1953-01) (tracks 9–20)
Chet Baker (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
Pete Candoli (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
Chet Baker (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
Pete Candoli (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
double bass:
Joe Mondragon (1953-01) (tracks 18–20)
Carson Smith (1953-01) (tracks 9–17)
Joe Mondragon (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
Joe Mondragon (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
alto saxophone:
Lee Konitz (1953-01) (tracks 9–20)
Bud Shank (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
Bud Shank (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
piano:
Gerry Mulligan (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
Gerry Mulligan (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
baritone saxophone:
Gerry Mulligan (1953-01) (tracks 9–20)
Don Davidson (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
Gerry Mulligan (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
Don Davidson (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
Gerry Mulligan (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
tuba:
Ray Siegel (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
Ray Siegel (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
French horn:
John Graas (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
John Graas (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
valve trombone:
Bob Enevoldsen (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
Bob Enevoldsen (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
additional composer:
Harry Link (track 12)
arranger:
Art Pepper (track 11)
composer:
Vernon Duke (track 5)
Frederick Loewe (track 15)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 18)
Bernie Miller (jazz composer) (track 14)
Gerry Mulligan (tracks 1–4, 6–8, 16)
Gene de Paul (track 11)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (track 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 19–20)
Jack Strachey (1935) (track 12)
Richard A. Whiting (1937) (track 9)
Jerome Kern (1939) (track 13)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 10)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 10)
lyricist:
Ted Fetter (track 5)
Clarence Gaskill (track 18)
Patricia Johnston (track 11)
John Latouche (track 5)
Jerry Leiber (track 14)
Alan Jay Lerner (track 15)
Don Raye (track 11)
Mike Stoller (track 14)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (tracks 19–20)
Eric Maschwitz (1935) (track 12)
Johnny Mercer (1937) (track 9)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1939) (track 13)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 10)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 10)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (1942) (track 10)
writer:
Bobby Bird (Jazz composer and lyricist) (track 17)
Teddy McRae (track 17)
William Henri Woode (track 17)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (track 12)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 19–20)
George Gershwin Music (tracks 19–20)
Ira Gershwin Music (tracks 19–20)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 12)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 10)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 11)
T.B. Harms Co. (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 19–20)
recorded at:
The Haig in Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-01) (tracks 9–14)
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-01-29) (tracks 1–4)
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-01-31) (tracks 5–8)
arrangements:
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (tracks 19–20)
instrumental recording of:
Almost Like Being in Love (from "Brigadoon") (1953-01) (track 15)
Broadway (1953-01) (track 17)
Oh, Lady Be Good! (1953-01) (tracks 19–20)
Taking a Chance on Love (1953-01-31) (track 5)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (tracks 19–20)
later translated versions:
Daß ich Dich wiederseh’ (Taking a Chance on Love) (track 5)
Oh, dama, tem dó (tracks 19–20)
later versions:
A Ballad (track 1)
Baby Girl (track 12)
Såna små ting (track 12)
Westwood Walk (track 2)
live instrumental recording of:
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May) (1953-01) (track 13)
Bernie’s Tune (1953-01) (track 14)
I’ll Remember April (1953-01) (track 11)
Lover Man (1953-01) (track 10)
Too Marvelous for Words (1953-01) (track 9)
part of:
Brigadoon (complete musical) (track 15)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (tracks 19–20)
recording of:
Sextet (1953-01) (track 16)
A Ballad (1953-01-29) (track 1)
Rocker (1953-01-29) (track 4)
Walkin’ Shoes (1953-01-29) (track 3)
Westwood Walk (1953-01-29) (track 2)
Flash (1953-01-31) (track 6)
Ontet (1953-01-31) (track 8)
Simbah (1953-01-31) (track 7)