Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Nice Work If You Can Get It
2:39
2 It Might as Well Be Spring
3:14
3 Ain't Misbehavin'
3:04
4 Goodnight My Love
3:31
5 Summertime
3:17
6 Can't Get Out of This Mood
2:53
7 The Nearness of You
3:25
8 Come Rain or Come Shine
3:28
9 Once in a While
3:06
10 Don't Blame Me
3:11
11 Tenderly
3:06
12 Mean to Me
2:40
13 Lover Man
3:26
14 No Smokes Blues
2:29
15 Body and Soul
2:58
16 East of the Sun
2:55
17 I Could Make You Love Me
3:06
18 My Kinda Love
2:40
19 Cheek to Cheek
2:47
20 Alexander's Ragtime Band
4:01

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist) (track 2)
trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 2)
drums:
J.C. Heard (tracks 2–3)
bass:
Billy Taylor Jr. (jazz bassist) (tracks 2–3)
piano:
Jimmy Jones (jazz pianist, active years 1936-1975) (tracks 2–3)
composer:
Louis Alter (track 18)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 5)
Mack Gordon (track 4)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 10)
Jo Trent (track 18)
Harry Brooks (jazz pianist & songwriter) (1929) (tracks 3, 3)
Fats Waller (1929) (tracks 3, 3)
Michael Edwards (1937) (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 1)
Richard Rodgers (1945) (tracks 2, 2)
lyricist:
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 10)
Ira Gershwin (track 5)
DuBose Heyward (track 5)
Harry Revel (track 4)
Andy Razaf (1929) (tracks 3, 3)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 1)
Bud Green (1937) (track 9)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1945) (tracks 2, 2)
solo clarinet:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist) (track 3)
solo trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 3)
solo tenor saxophone:
Budd Johnson (track 3)
solo trombone:
Bennie Green (jazz trombonist) (track 3)
vocals:
Sarah Vaughan (tracks 2–3)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! file releases under its imprint "BMG Chrysalis") (tracks 3, 3)
Chappell & Co. (track 5)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 2, 5)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (tracks 3, 3)
Redwood Music (tracks 3, 3)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (tracks 3, 3)
Warner/Chappell (track 5)
Williamson Music, Inc. (tracks 2, 2)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 5)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 5)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track 1)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
cover recording of:
It Might as Well Be Spring (State Fair) (track 2)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 5)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 5)
The Bones of You (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 5)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 5)
Jag hålls på mattan (tracks 3, 3)
Sommartid (track 5)
Summa is (track 5)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 1)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 1)
State Fair (tracks 2, 2)
State Fair (1945 film soundtrack) (tracks 2, 2)
State Fair (1962 film soundtrack) (tracks 2, 2)
recording of:
Don’t Blame Me (track 10)
Goodnight, My Love (1936) (track 4)
It Might as Well Be Spring (State Fair) (track 2)
My Kinda Love (track 18)
Once in a While (track 9)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 5)
referred to in medleys: