Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Elysee
3:09
2 Opus V
2:41
3 Hilo
2:45
4 Fox Hunt
2:47
5 Morpheus
2:23
6 Down
2:52
7 Blue Room (take 1)
2:37
8 Whispering
3:03
9 I Know
2:33
10 Conception
4:03
11 Out of the Blue
6:17
12 Denial
5:41
13 Bluing
9:56
14 Dig
7:36
15 My Old Flame
6:34
16 It’s Only a Paper Moon
5:23
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Time on My Hands
2:42
2 Mambo Bounce
2:23
3 This Love of Mine
2:26
4 Shadrack
2:34
5 On a Slow Boat to China
2:41
6 With a Song in My Heart
3:08
7 Scoops
2:15
8 Newk’s Fadeaway
3:13
9 Compulsion
5:44
10 The Serpent’s Tooth (take 1)
7:02
11 The Serpent’s Tooth (take 2)
6:18
12 ’Round About Midnight
7:07
13 In a Sentimental Mood
3:19
14 The Stopper
2:58
15 Almost Like Being in Love
3:25
16 No Moe
3:31
17 Think of One (take 1)
5:39
18 Think of One (take 2)
5:43
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Let’s Call This
5:06
2 Friday the 13th
10:34
3 Soft Shoe
5:01
4 Confab in Tempo
3:56
5 I’ll Take Romance
4:59
6 Airegin
5:00
7 Oleo
5:13
8 But Not for Me (Take 1)
5:44
9 But Not for Me (Take 2)
4:36
10 Doxy
4:54
11 Movin’ Out
4:30
12 Swingin’ for Bumsy
5:47
13 Silk ’n’ Satin
4:00
14 Solid
6:25
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 I Want to Be Happy
7:43
2 The Way You Look Tonight
5:13
3 More Than You Know
10:50
4 There’s No Business Like Show Business
6:19
5 Paradox
4:57
6 Raincheck
6:00
7 There Are Such Things
9:28
8 It’s All Right With Me
6:08
9 In Your Own Sweet Way
4:37
10 No Line
5:40
11 Vierd Blues
6:51
CD 5
# Title Rating Length
1 I Feel a Song Coming On
5:15
2 Pent-Up House
8:54
3 Valse Hot
8:38
4 Kiss and Run
7:09
5 Count Your Blessings
2:30
6 My Reverie
6:08
7 The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
5:35
8 Paul’s Pal
5:12
9 When Your Lover Has Gone
6:12
10 Tenor Madness
12:15
CD 6
# Title Rating Length
1 You Don’t Know What Love Is
6:30
2 St. Thomas
6:47
3 Strode Rode
5:15
4 Blue 7
11:18
5 Moritat
10:04
6 I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
4:54
7 Kids Know
11:39
8 The House I Live In
9:22
CD 7
# Title Rating Length
1 I Remember You
3:07
2 My Melancholy Baby
2:45
3 Old Folks
2:57
4 They Can’t Take That Away From Me
3:03
5 Just Friends
2:49
6 My Little Suede Shoes
2:52
7 Star Eyes
9:22
8 B. Swift
5:17
9 My Ideal
4:22
10 Sonny Boy
9:49
11 Two Different Worlds
7:40
12 Ee-Ah
6:55
13 B. Quick
9:11

Credits

CD 2

drums:
Percy Heath (tracks 1–8)
Art Blakey (1951-12-17) (tracks 1–8)
Art Blakey (1953-10-07) (track 13)
Kenny Clarke (1953-10-07) (tracks 13–15)
bass:
Percy Heath (1951-12-17) (tracks 1–8)
Percy Heath (1953-10-07) (tracks 13–15)
vibraphone:
Milt Jackson (1953-10-07) (tracks 13–15)
piano:
Kenny Drew (1951-12-17) (tracks 1–8)
Kenny Drew (1953-10-07) (track 13)
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (1953-10-07) (tracks 13–15)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1951-12-17) (tracks 1–8)
Sonny Rollins (1953-10-07) (tracks 13–15)
composer:
Sonny Rollins (track 7)
Richard Rodgers (1929) (track 6)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1935) (track 13)
lyricist:
Manny Kurtz (track 13)
Irving Mills (track 13)
Lorenz Hart (1929) (track 6)
publisher:
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 13)
sampled by:
instrumental recording of:
With a Song in My Heart (1951-12-17) (track 6)
recording of:
Scoops (track 7)
In a Sentimental Mood (1953-10-07) (track 13)

CD 3

trumpet:
Art Farmer (1954-01-20) (track 5)
Kenny Dorham (1954-08-18) (tracks 11, 14)
drums:
Kenny Clarke (1954-01-20) (track 5)
Art Blakey (1954-08-18) (tracks 11, 14)
bass:
Percy Heath (1954-08-18) (tracks 11, 14)
double bass:
Percy Heath (1954-01-20) (track 5)
piano:
Horace Silver (1954-01-20) (track 5)
Elmo Hope (1954-08-18) (tracks 11, 14)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1954-01-20) (track 5)
Sonny Rollins (1954-08-18) (tracks 11, 14)
composer:
Ben Oakland (track 5)
Sonny Rollins (tracks 7, 10, 14)
Sonny Rollins (1954) (track 6)
lyricist:
publisher:
Prestige Music (track 7)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-08-18) (tracks 11, 14)
instrumental recording of:
I'll Take Romance (track 5)
later versions:
Airegin (with lyrics) (track 6)
recording of:
Airegin (instrumental) (track 6)
Doxy (track 10)
Oleo (track 7)
Solid (1954-08-18) (track 14)

CD 4

drums:
Art Taylor (1954-10-25) (track 2)
Max Roach (1955-12-02) (tracks 5, 7–8)
bass:
George Morrow (1955-12-02) (tracks 5, 7–8)
double bass:
Tommy Potter (1954-10-25) (track 2)
piano:
Thelonious Monk (1954-10-25) (track 2)
Ray Bryant (1955-12-02) (tracks 5, 7–8)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1954-10-25) (track 2)
Sonny Rollins (1955-12-02) (tracks 5, 7–8)
composer:
Jerome Kern (1936) (tracks 2, 2)
lyricist:
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (1936) (tracks 2, 2)
producer:
Bob Weinstock (track 2)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (track 2)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 2)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-10-25) (track 2)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1955-12-02) (tracks 5, 7–8)
instrumental cover recording of:
The Way You Look Tonight (1954-10-25) (track 2)
instrumental recording of:
later translated versions:
referred to in medleys:
Swing Time Medley (tracks 2, 2)

CD 5

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1956-03-22) (tracks 2–3)
trumpet:
Clifford Brown (1956-03-22) (tracks 2–3)
drums:
Max Roach (1956-03-22) (tracks 2–3)
bass:
George Morrow (1956-03-22) (tracks 2–3)
piano:
Richie Powell (1956-03-22) (tracks 2–3)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1956-03-22) (tracks 2–3)
composer:
Sonny Rollins (tracks 2–3)
remasters:
Valse Hot by Sonny Rollins (track 3)
recording of:
Pent-Up House (1956-03-22) (track 2)
Valse Hot (1956-03-22) (track 3)

CD 6

composer:
Sonny Rollins (track 7)
recording of:
Kids Know (track 7)