Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ahmad's Blues
4:04
2 It Could Happen to You
4:17
3 I Wish I Knew
3:45
4 Autumn Leaves
7:40
5 Stompin' at the Savoy
4:15
6 Cheek to Cheek
4:47
7 The Girl Next Door
3:27
8 Secret Love
3:52
9 Squatty Roo
2:19
10 Taboo
4:01
11 Autumn in New York
3:18
12 A Gal in Galico
4:44
13 That's All
2:39
14 Should I ?
3:34
15 Too Late Now
4:22
16 The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
3:33
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Seleritus
3:13
2 Let's Fall in Love
5:09
3 This Can't Be Love
5:12
4 Ole Devil Moon
3:57
5 Ivy
3:09
6 Tater Pie
3:07
7 Aki & Ukthay (Brother & Sister)
3:17
8 You Don't Know What Love Is
3:30
9 I Didn't Know What Time it Was
4:36
10 So Beats My Heart For You
3:42
11 Our Delight
3:01
12 Soft Winds (Studio)
3:22
13 Secret Love (Studio)
2:50
14 Taking a Chance On Love (Studio)
1:52

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Vernell Fournier (tracks 1–15)
bass:
Israel Crosby (tracks 1–14)
piano:
Ahmad Jamal (tracks 1–15)
washtub bass:
Israel Crosby (track 15)
arranger:
Ray Anderson (US jazz trumpeter/trombonist) (track 6)
David Lopato (track 6)
Dion Parson (track 6)
composer:
Vernon Duke (track 11)
Sammy Fain (track 8)
Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (track 5)
Mack Gordon (track 3)
Bob Haymes (track 13)
Ahmad Jamal (tracks 1, 1)
Joseph Kosma (track 4)
Margarita Lecuona (Cuban composer) (track 10)
Hugh Martin (track 7)
Edgar Sampson (track 5)
Arthur Schwartz (tracks 12, 12)
Jimmy Van Heusen (tracks 2, 2)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 3)
Chick Webb (track 5)
Ralph Blane (track 7)
Alan Brandt (track 13)
Irving Berlin (1935) (track 6)
Joseph Kosma (1945) (track 4)
lyricist:
Vernon Duke (track 11)
Mack Gordon (track 3)
Ralph Blane (track 7)
Alan Brandt (track 13)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (tracks 2, 2)
Jacques Prévert (track 4)
Andy Razaf (track 5)
Leo Robin (tracks 12, 12)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 10)
Irving Berlin (1935) (track 6)
Jacques Prévert (1945) (track 4)
producer:
Dave Usher (track 15)
recording engineer:
Malcolm Chisholm (track 15)
translator:
Johnny Mercer (1947) (track 4)
writer:
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter) (track 14)
Arthur Freed (track 14)
Johnny Hodges (track 9)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 2, 2, 11)
EMI Robbins Catalog (ASCAP) (track 5)
Morley Music Corp. (track 4)
Ragbag Music (ASCAP) (track 5)
Rytvoc (ASCAP) (track 5)
Sony/ATV Harmony (tracks 2, 2)
Sony/ATV Harmony UK (tracks 2, 2)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 3)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 8)
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 10)
recorded at:
Spotlite Club in Washington, D.C., United States (1958-09) (tracks 1–14)
Spotlight Club in Washington, D.C., United States (1958-09-05 – 1958-09-06) (track 15)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Fried Bananas (jazz interpretation of "It Could Happen to You") (tracks 2, 2)
TABOO (track 10)
later parody versions:
It Could Happen to You (Sinatra parody) (tracks 2, 2)
later translated versions:
Kind mot kind (track 6)
Las hojas muertas (Autumn Leaves) (track 4)
Pour te plaire (track 13)
Rudens zelts (track 4)
later versions:
Amoureux (track 8)
The Fall (track 4)
live instrumental cover recording of:
A Gal in Calico (track 12)
Autumn Leaves (jazz standard) (track 4)
Autumn in New York (1934) (track 11)
Cheek to Cheek (Top Hat) (track 6)
I Wish I Knew (track 3)
Secret Love (track 8)
Should I (track 14)
Squatty Roo (track 9)
Tabú (Taboo) (track 10)
That's All (track 13)
The Girl Next Door (track 7)
live recording of:
Ahmad's Blues (track 1)
recording of:
A Gal in Calico (track 12)
Ahmad's Blues (track 1)
Las hojas muertas (Autumn Leaves) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Top Hat Medley (Charlie Kunz) (tracks 6, 6)
translated version of:
Autumn Leaves (jazz standard) (track 4)

CD 2

drums:
Vernell Fournier (tracks 1–14)
bass:
Israel Crosby (tracks 1–14)
piano:
Ahmad Jamal (tracks 1–14)
arranger:
Bill Holman (tracks 4, 4)
composer:
Tadd Dameron (track 11)
Vernon Duke (track 14)
Sammy Fain (track 13)
Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (track 12)
Ahmad Jamal (tracks 1, 1, 7, 7)
Burton Lane (tracks 4, 4)
Gene de Paul (tracks 8, 8)
Don Raye (tracks 8, 8)
Irving Ashby (tracks 6, 6)
Hoagy Carmichael (tracks 5, 5)
Harold Arlen (1933) (tracks 2, 2)
Richard Rodgers (1938) (tracks 3, 3)
Richard Rodgers (1939) (tracks 9, 9)
lyricist:
Don Raye (tracks 8, 8)
Irving Ashby (tracks 6, 6)
Hoagy Carmichael (tracks 5, 5)
Ted Fetter (track 14)
Yip Harburg (tracks 4, 4)
John Latouche (track 14)
Ted Koehler (1933) (tracks 2, 2)
Lorenz Hart (1938) (tracks 3, 3)
Lorenz Hart (1939) (tracks 9, 9)
writer:
Pat Ballard (tracks 10, 10)
Dizzy Gillespie (track 11)
Charles Henderson (tracks 10, 10)
Tom Waring (tracks 10, 10)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (tracks 2, 2)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (tracks 8, 8)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 13)
recorded at:
Spotlite Club in Washington, D.C., United States (1958-09) (tracks 1–11)
arrangements:
instrumental cover recording of:
Secret Love (track 13)
Soft Winds (track 12)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Daß ich Dich wiederseh’ (Taking a Chance on Love) (track 14)
later versions:
Amoureux (track 13)
Est-ce par hasard ? (Let's Fall in Love) (tracks 2, 2)
live cover recording of:
Our Delight (track 11)
live instrumental cover recording of:
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was (Pal Joey) (track 9)
Ivy (track 5)
Old Devil Moon (from "Finian's Rainbow") (track 4)
Tater Pie (track 6)
live recording of:
Seleritus (track 1)
part of:
Pal Joey (tracks 9, 9)
Finian's Rainbow (tracks 4, 4)
recording of:
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was (Pal Joey) (track 9)
Ivy (track 5)
Old Devil Moon (from "Finian's Rainbow") (track 4)
Our Delight (track 11)
Seleritus (track 1)
Tater Pie (track 6)