Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Announcements
0:18
2 Line for Lyons
7:17
3 Lover Man
6:06
4 My Funny Valentine
5:26
5 Maid in Mexico
5:10
6 Stella by Starlight
4:33
7 My Old Flame
6:04
8 Headline
5:06
9 Russ Job
6:15
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 No Ties
3:13
2 Out of Nowhere
8:31
3 Deep Purple
6:27
4 My Little Suede Shoes
6:33
5 Lady Bird
7:21
6 Line for Lyons
5:34
7 Lullaby of the Leaves
4:36
8 My Old Flame
5:48
9 Russ Job
6:07
10 The Wind
4:24
11 Zing Went the Strings of My Heart
6:01
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Everything Happens to Me
5:24
2 A Dandy Line
6:26
3 Frenesi
6:31
4 Moonlight in Vermont
5:09
5 Carson City Stage
7:07
6 Billie's Bounce
10:23
7 Stella by Starlight
4:55
8 Line for Lyons
5:27
9 Carson City Stage
4:55
10 All the Things You Are
6:21

Credits

CD 1

drumset:
Bob Neel (1954-05-09) (tracks 2–9)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (1954-05-09) (tracks 2–9)
double bass:
Carson Smith (1954-05-09) (tracks 2–9)
piano:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1954-05-09) (tracks 2–9)
composer:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (tracks 5, 9)
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (track 7)
Jack Montrose (track 8)
Gerry Mulligan (track 2)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (track 3)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 4)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 3)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 3)
Victor Young (1944) (track 6)
lyricist:
Sam Coslow (track 7)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 4)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (track 3)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (track 3)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (1942) (track 3)
Ned Washington (1946) (track 6)
publisher:
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (tracks 6–7)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (track 3)
Warner/Chappell (track 4)
recorded at:
University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States (1954-05-09) (tracks 2–9)
arrangements:
My Funny Valentine (arr. Bjørn Kruse) (track 4)
live instrumental recording of:
Lover Man (1954-05-09) (track 3)
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") (1954-05-09) (track 4)
My Old Flame (1954-05-09) (track 7)
Stella by Starlight (1954-05-09) (track 6)
live recording of:
Headline (1954-05-09) (track 8)
Line for Lyons (1954-05-09) (track 2)
Maid in Mexico (1954-05-09) (track 5)
Russ Job (1954-05-09) (track 9)
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical) (track 4)

CD 2

drumset:
Bob Neel (1954-08-10) (tracks 1–11)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (1954-08-10) (tracks 1–11)
double bass:
Carson Smith (1954-08-10) (tracks 1–11)
piano:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1954-08-10) (tracks 1–11)
composer:
Tadd Dameron (track 5)
Russ Freeman (pianist) (tracks 1, 9–10)
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (track 2)
James F. Hanley (track 11)
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (track 8)
Gerry Mulligan (track 6)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (track 4)
Bernice Petkere (track 7)
Peter de Rose (track 3)
lyricist:
James F. Hanley (track 11)
Sam Coslow (track 8)
Edward Heyman (track 2)
Joe Young (US lyricist) (track 7)
Mitchell Parish (1938) (track 3)
publisher:
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 8)
Robbins Music (publishing company owned by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.) (track 3)
recorded at:
Tiffany Club in Los Angeles, California, United States (1954-08-10) (tracks 1–11)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Out of Nowhere (Sinatra / Crosby parody) (track 2)
live instrumental recording of:
Deep Purple (1954-08-10) (track 3)
Lullaby of the Leaves (1954-08-10) (track 7)
Out of Nowhere (1954-08-10) (track 2)
Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart (1954-08-10) (track 11)
live recording of:
Lady Bird (1954-08-10) (track 5)
Line for Lyons (1954-08-10) (track 6)
My Little Suede Shoes (1954-08-10) (track 4)
My Old Flame (1954-08-10) (track 8)
No Ties (1954-08-10) (track 1)
Russ Job (1954-08-10) (track 9)
The Wind (1954-08-10) (track 10)

CD 3

recorded in:
Santa Cruz, California, United States (1954) (tracks 6–10)
drumset:
Bob Neel (1954) (tracks 6–10)
Bob Neel (1954-08-10) (tracks 1–5)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (1954) (tracks 6–10)
Chet Baker (1954-08-10) (tracks 1–5)
double bass:
Carson Smith (1954) (tracks 6–10)
Carson Smith (1954-08-10) (tracks 1–5)
piano:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1954) (tracks 6–10)
Russ Freeman (pianist) (1954-08-10) (tracks 1–5)
composer:
Matt Dennis (American singer, pianist, band leader) (track 1)
Jack Montrose (track 2)
Gerry Mulligan (track 8)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (track 6)
Carson Smith (tracks 5, 9)
Karl Suessdorf (track 4)
Alberto Domínguez (track 3)
Jerome Kern (1939) (track 10)
Victor Young (1944) (track 7)
lyricist:
Tom Adair (track 1)
John Blackburn (songwriter) (track 4)
Alberto Domínguez (track 3)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1939) (track 10)
Ned Washington (1946) (track 7)
publisher:
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 7)
T.B. Harms Co. (track 10)
recorded at:
Tiffany Club in Los Angeles, California, United States (1954-08-10) (tracks 1–5)
later versions:
Billie's Bounce (version with lyrics by Eddie Jefferson) (track 6)
live instrumental recording of:
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May) (1954) (track 10)
Stella by Starlight (1954) (track 7)
Everything Happens to Me (1954-08-10) (track 1)
Frenesi (1954-08-10) (track 3)
Moonlight in Vermont (1954-08-10) (track 4)
live recording of:
Billie's Bounce (1954) (track 6)
Carson City Stage (1954) (track 9)
Line for Lyons (1954) (track 8)
A Dandy Line (1954-08-10) (track 2)
Carson City Stage (1954-08-10) (track 5)