Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Groovin’ High (live - Storyville)
Charlie Parker 5:05
2 It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
Louis Armstrong & The Duke Ellington Orchestra 3:57
3 Trav’lin’ Light
Billie Holiday & Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra 3:17
4 Whirly Bird
Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:50
5 Big Sur
Gil Fuller, The Montreal International Jazz Festival Orchestra & Dizzy Gillespie 4:36
6 Don’t Git Sassy (live)
Thad Jones & Mel Lewis 7:19
7 Wig Wise
Duke Ellington 3:19
8 Bernie’s Tune
Gerry Mulligan 2:52
9 Split Kick
Stan Getz 2:54
10 In a Sentimental Mood
Sarah Vaughan 4:03
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometime)
Chet Baker 2:58
2 It Never Entered My Mind
Miles Davis 4:02
3 Nice Work If You Can Get It
Thelonious Monk 3:29
4 Nostalgia in Times Square
Charles Mingus 12:13
5 News for Lulu
Sonny Clark 8:32
6 Watermelon Man
Herbie Hancock 7:06
7 Hanky Panky
Dexter Gordon 6:30
8 Message From the Nile
McCoy Tyner 12:22
9 Blues Walk
Lou Donaldson 6:38
10 Strange Fruit
Lou Rawls 3:27
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Southern Exposure
Fred Jackson 6:53
2 Virgo
Wayne Shorter 7:02
3 Monk’s Mood (live at Carnegie Hall)
Thelonious Monk Quartet & John Coltrane 7:53
4 Dexterity
Paul Chambers 6:45
5 Decision
Sonny Rollins 7:59
6 Blue Train (alternate take)
John Coltrane 9:55
7 Blue Bossa
Joe Henderson 7:58
8 Latona
John Patton 7:22
9 For Spee’s Sake
Freddie Hubbard 8:35
10 Marney
Jackie McLean 6:13
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Procrastinator
Lee Morgan 8:04
2 Nomad
Grant Green 12:14
3 Daahoud
Clifford Brown 4:12
4 Trompeta Toccata
Kenny Dorham 12:21
5 Broad Way Blues
Ornette Coleman 8:42
6 At the Vanguard
Joe Lovano 9:31
7 Flight 19
Andrew Hill 4:11
8 The Moontrane
Larry Young 7:20
9 St. Louis Blues
Gil Evans 5:25
10 The Witch Doctor
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 5:30
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Psychedelic Sally
Horace Silver 7:12
2 Elijah
Donald Byrd 9:18
3 Howling for Judy
Jeremy Steig 4:39
4 Nostalgia
Eddie Henderson 4:10
5 Easy Rider
Cassandra Wilson 7:04
6 I Wait for Late Afternoon and You
Patricia Barber 5:13
7 Afro Blue (live)
Dianne Reeves 5:44
8 Blue Blocks
Jason Moran 4:34
9 Ces petits riens
Stacey Kent 3:19
10 Come Away With Me
Norah Jones 4 3:17

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Dizzy Gillespie (track 1)
Frank Paparelli (track 1)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (track 1)
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 2)
Jimmy Mundy (1942) (track 3)
Trummy Young (1942) (track 3)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (1931) (track 2)
Johnny Mercer (1942) (track 3)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 2)
instrumental recording of:
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 2)
later versions:
live recording of:
Groovin' High (track 1)
recording of:

CD 2

composer:
Lewis Allan (track 10)
lyricist:
Lewis Allan (track 10)
publisher:
Basart Editions (track 10)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Strange Fruit (track 10)
version of:
Bitter Fruit (track 10)

CD 3

recorded in:
Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1956-12-16) (track 5)
trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (1956-12-16) (track 5)
Lee Morgan (1957-09-15) (track 6)
drums:
Max Roach (1956-12-16) (track 5)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1957-09-15) (track 6)
Shadow Wilson (1957-11-29) (track 3)
bass:
Gene Ramey (1956-12-16) (track 5)
double bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1957-09-15) (track 6)
Ahmed Abdul-Malik (1957-11-29) (track 3)
piano:
Wynton Kelly (1956-12-16) (track 5)
Kenny Drew (1957-09-15) (track 6)
Thelonious Monk (1957-11-29) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1956-12-16) (track 5)
John Coltrane (1957-09-15) (track 6)
John Coltrane (1957-11-29) (track 3)
trombone:
Curtis Fuller (1957-09-15) (track 6)
composer:
John Coltrane (track 6)
Thelonious Monk (track 3)
writer:
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer) (track 2)
publisher:
Jowcol Music (track 6)
live recording of:
Monk's Mood (1957-11-29) (track 3)
recording of:
Virgo (track 2)
Blue Train (1957-09-15) (track 6)

CD 4

drums:
Al Harewood (1963-11-04) (track 2)
guitar:
Grant Green (Jazz guitarist) (1963-11-04) (track 2)
bass:
Bob Cranshaw (1963-11-04) (track 2)
vibraphone:
Bobby Hutcherson (1963-11-04) (track 2)
piano:
Duke Pearson (1963-11-04) (track 2)
tenor saxophone:
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1963-11-04) (track 2)
engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1963-11-04) (track 2)
producer:
Alfred Lion (track 2)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1963-11-04) (track 2)

CD 5

acoustic guitar:
Jesse Harris (track 10)
bass guitar:
Lee Alexander (track 10)
trumpet:
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (1963-01-12) (track 2)
drums:
Dan Rieser (track 10)
Lex Humphries (1963-01-12) (track 2)
guitar:
Kenny Burrell (1963-01-12) (track 2)
bass:
Butch Warren (1963-01-12) (track 2)
vibraphone:
Donald Best (1963-01-12) (track 2)
electric guitar:
Adam Levy (track 10)
piano:
Norah Jones (track 10)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1963-01-12) (track 2)
tenor saxophone:
Hank Mobley (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1963-01-12) (track 2)
arranger:
Duke Pearson (track 2)
art direction:
Jessica Novod (track 10)
assistant engineer:
Dick Kondas (track 10)
composer:
Norah Jones (track 10)
Serge Gainsbourg (tracks 9, 9)
design/illustration:
Jessica Novod (track 10)
engineer:
Jay Newland (track 10)
lead vocals:
Norah Jones (track 10)
lyricist:
Norah Jones (track 10)
Serge Gainsbourg (tracks 9, 9)
mixer:
Arif Mardin (track 10)
Jay Newland (track 10)
photography:
Joanne Savio (Photographer) (track 10)
producer:
Arif Mardin (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (2002) (track 10)
publisher:
Vianelly (tracks 9, 9)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1963-01-12) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Ces petits riens (track 9)
later translated versions:
Those Little Things (tracks 9, 9)
recording of:
Ces petits riens (track 9)
Come Away With Me (track 10)

Release

ASIN: DE: B004IZBJ44 [info]