Annotation

Reissue. Original Label: Verve Records / Catalog #3145353162

#2:
Date: 25 June 1956
Location: New York
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald, Edgar Sampson, Joe Williams (vc), Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (tp), Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (tb), Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, Bill Graham, Marshall Royal, Frank Wess (rd), Count Basie (p), Freddie Green (g), Eddie Jones (b), Sonny Payne (d)
e. 2904-5 The Party Blues - 03:35 (William "Count" Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams)
Clef Records LP 12" STEREO: MGC 743 - Metronome All-Stars 1956 (1956)
Verve Records LP 12" STEREO: MG V-8030 - Metronome All-Stars 1956 (1956)
Clef Records Mono 45: 89172 - April In Paris / Party Blues (1956)

Annotation last modified on 2011-06-17 10:10 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1: Wining
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Come Dance With Me
Oscar Peterson 2:22
2 There Is No Greater Love
Dizzy Gillespie 3:26
3 As Long as I Live
Kenny Burrell 2:42
4 I Wished on the Moon
Coleman Hawkins 3:41
5 A Smooth One
Junior Mance 3:28
6 On the Sunny Side of the Street
Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra 3:00
7 Whisper Not
Anita O’Day 2:58
8 Lil' Darlin'
Joe Pass 3:48
9 Love You Madly
Monty Alexander 4:27
10 What's New
George Benson 5:37
11 Broadway
Tal Farlow 6:20
12 You Are Too Beautiful
Sonny Rollins 6:19
13 Portrait of Jennie
Wynton Kelly 4:39
14 Fall Out
Gerry Mulligan & Paul Desmond 5:49
15 La Vie en rose
Michel Legrand 3:09
16 I Still Love Him So
Roy Eldridge 5:46
Medium 2: Dining
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 If I Had You
Kenny Burrell 2:42
2 Once I Loved [Amor Em Paz]
Joe Henderson 5:24
3 Isn't It a Pity
Sarah Vaughan 3:58
4 My Foolish Heart
Bill Evans 4:49
5 I Remember Clifford
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 5:40
6 It's Nice to Be With You
Jim Hall 4:45
7 It Might as Well Be Spring
Astrud Gilberto 2 4:25
8 Isn't It Romantic
Benny Carter 3:43
9 When a Woman Loves a Man
Ella Fitzgerald 3:55
10 This Can't Be Love
George Shearing 6:28
11 You Go to My Head
Chet Baker 5:54
12 Autumn in New York
Tal Farlow 5:07
13 But Beautiful
Stan Getz & Bill Evans 4:43
14 Agua de Beber
Antonio Carlos Jobim 2:21
15 Manhattan
Sonny Rollins 4:29
Medium 3: Dancing
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (Ad Lib) Fast Dances
Fred Astaire 2:48
2 Party Blues
Ella Fitzgerald 4:00
3 Sister Sadie
James Clay 7:17
4 The Organ Grinder's Swing
Jimmy Smith 2:16
5 Perdido
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 4:39
6 Back Beat Boogie
Harry James and His Orchestra 2:26
7 At Last
Marlena Shaw 4:10
8 Little Girl Blue
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 5:44
9 So Danca Samba
Stan Getz & Luiz Bonfá 3:39
10 Shall We Dance
Cassandra Wilson 7:20
11 Rose Room
Buddy DeFranco 4:03
12 King Porter Stomp
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra 4:16
13 Taking a Chance on Love
Nicholas Payton 4:30
14 Corner Pocket
Count Basie & His Orchestra 5:19
15 (Ad Lib) Medium Dance
Fred Astaire 2:02
Medium 4: Romancing
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I've Got a Crush on You
Sarah Vaughan 4:04
2 It Had to Be You
Billie Holiday 4:04
3 You're a Weaver of Dreams
John Coltrane 5:34
4 This Love of Mine
Al Hibbler 3:09
5 Misty
Don Byas 3:10
6 Invitation
Dinah Washington 3:05
7 The Nearness of You
Abbey Lincoln & Hank Jones 5:40
8 Time After Time
Stéphane Grappelli 3:55
9 Imagination
Billy Eckstine 4:06
10 That's All
Lester Young & Harry “Sweets” Edison 4:37
11 I Should Care
Mel Tormé 2:57
12 'Round Midnight
Miles Davis 2:59
13 Someone to Watch Over Me
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 3:38
14 It's Easy to Remember
Johnny Hartman 3:06
15 Reaching for the Moon
Ella Fitzgerald 2:18
16 You Don't Know Me
Shirley Horn 3:00
17 Where Are You
Ben Webster 4:44
18 There's No You
Louis Armstrong 2:18
19 Memories of You
Clifford Brown 3:32

Credits

Medium 1: Wining

drums:
Billy Cobham (track 10)
guitar:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 10)
bass:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (track 10)
piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 10)
congas:
Johnny Pacheco (track 10)
congas and tambourine:
Johnny Pacheco (track 10)
composer:
Benny Golson (track 7)
Bob Haggart (track 10)
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 10)
Leonard Feather (track 7)
producer:
Esmond Edwards (track 10)
publisher:
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 10)
instrumental cover recording of:
What’s New? (track 10)
recording of:
Whisper Not (track 7)

Medium 2: Dining

trumpet:
Stu Williamson (track 14)
strings:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 14)
drums:
Charles “Specs” Wright (1958-07-10) (track 15)
Elvin Jones (1964-05-06) (track 13)
flute:
Bud Shank (track 14)
guitar:
Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim) (track 14)
bass:
Joe Mondragon (track 14)
Henry Grimes (1958-07-10) (track 15)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1964-05-06) (track 13)
alto saxophone:
Bud Shank (track 14)
piano:
João Donato (track 14)
Bill Evans (pianist) (1964-05-06) (track 13)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1958-07-10) (track 15)
Stan Getz (1964-05-06) (track 13)
trombone:
Milt Bernhart (track 14)
arranger:
Marty Paich (track 14)
composer:
Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim) (track 14)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1933) (track 3)
conductor:
Marty Paich (track 14)
engineer:
David Hassinger (track 14)
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 13)
Vinicius de Moraes (track 14)
Ira Gershwin (1933) (track 3)
producer:
Creed Taylor (tracks 13–14)
vocals:
Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim) (track 14)
Astrud Gilberto (track 14)
publisher:
New World Music Co. (1932) (track 3)
recorded at:
Beltone Studios in New York, New York, United States (1958-07-10) (track 15)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1964-05-06) (track 13)
RCA Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1965-01-27 – 1965-01-28) (track 14)
cover recording of:
But Beautiful (1964-05-06) (track 13)
is the basis for:
Sweet Sadness (track 14)
later translated versions:
Água de Beber (English translation) (track 14)
part of:
Pardon My English (track 3)
recording of:
Isn't It a Pity? (track 3)
Água de beber (Portuguese original) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 13)

Medium 3: Dancing

drums:
Grady Tate (track 4)
Terri Lyne Carrington (1988-02) (track 10)
organ:
Jimmy Smith (US jazz organist) (track 4)
guitar:
Kenny Burrell (track 4)
double bass:
Lonnie Plaxico (1988-02) (track 10)
piano:
Mulgrew Miller (1988-02) (track 10)
assistant engineer:
Angela Gomez (track 10)
composer:
Freddie Green (tracks 14, 14)
Harry James (American big band leader, trumpeter & actor) (track 6)
Richard Rodgers (track 10)
engineer:
Joe Ferla (track 10)
lyricist:
Donald Wolf (songwriter / composer) (tracks 14, 14)
orchestrator:
producer:
Stefan F. Winter (track 10)
vocals:
Cassandra Wilson (1988-02) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor K.K. (DO NOT USE AS A RELEASE LABEL!) (track 10)
publisher:
Longitude Music (tracks 14, 14)
recorded at:
instrumental recording of:
Corner Pocket (track 14)
later translated versions:
シャル ウイ ダンス? (王様と私) (track 10)
part of:
The King and I (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical) (track 10)
recording of:
Back Beat Boogie (track 6)
Corner Pocket (1955-07-26 – 1955-07-27) (track 14)
Shall We Dance? (The King and I) (1988-02) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:

Medium 4: Romancing

Hammond organ:
Shirley Horn (track 16)
trumpet:
Clifford Brown (1955-01-18) (track 19)
woodwind:
Roland Kirk (1962-04-18 – 1962-09-06) (track 13)
drums:
Stan Lewey (track 17)
Steve Williams (jazz drummer) (track 16)
Max Roach (1955-01-18) (track 19)
guitar:
Charles Ables (track 16)
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (track 17)
Barry Galbraith (1955-01-18) (track 19)
bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (track 17)
double bass:
George Morrow (1955-01-18) (track 19)
piano:
Oscar Peterson (track 17)
Richie Powell (1955-01-18) (track 19)
Hank Jones (1992-10-04 – 1992-10-06) (track 7)
tenor saxophone:
Ben Webster (track 17)
arranger:
Neal Hefti (track 19)
Paul Weston (1958) (track 15)
assistant engineer:
Suzanne Dyer (track 16)
Hubert Salou (sound engineer, mixer and producer) (track 7)
composer:
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 17)
Jule Styne (track 8)
Isham Jones (1924) (track 2)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 1)
Irving Berlin (1930) (track 15)
conductor:
Paul Weston (1958) (track 15)
engineer:
David Baker (American engineer and producer - jazz, funk, ...) (track 16)
Claude Ermelin (track 7)
Val Valentin (track 15)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1958) (track 15)
lyricist:
Harold Adamson (track 17)
Sammy Cahn (track 8)
Gus Kahn (1924) (track 2)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 1)
Irving Berlin (1930) (track 15)
performer:
Paul Weston & His Orchestra (1958) (track 15)
producer:
Norman Granz (tracks 15, 17)
Shirley Horn (track 16)
Jack Tracy (track 13)
vocals:
Shirley Horn (track 16)
Sarah Vaughan (track 1)
Abbey Lincoln (1992-10-04 – 1992-10-06) (track 7)
writer:
Eddy Arnold (track 16)
Cindy Walker (track 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor/PolyGram S.A. France (use for copyright only) (track 7)
Verve Music Group (now known as Verve Label Group; not for release label use!) (2000) (track 13)
Verve Music Group (now known as Verve Label Group; not for release label use!) (2003) (track 17)
publisher:
Sands Music Corp. (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 1)
mixed at:
Studios Davout in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1992-11-05 – 1992-11-06) (track 7)
recorded at:
Fine Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1955-01-18) (track 19)
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1957-10-15) (track 17)
Studios Davout in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1992-10-04 – 1992-10-06) (track 7)
Clinton Recording Studios (NYC 10th Ave til 2010) in New York, New York, United States (1993-04-30 – 1993-05-03) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Time After Time (track 8)
You Don’t Know Me (track 16)
Reaching for the Moon (1958) (track 15)
instrumental recording of:
Where Are You (track 17)
later parody versions:
Time After Time (Friars Club Tribute version) (track 8)
later translated versions:
永遠都深愛你 (track 16)
part of:
Treasure Girl (1928 musical) (track 1)
recording of:
It Had to Be You (track 2)

Release

ASIN: US: B00004ZEJJ [info]