Annotation

Packaging: 4 jewel boxes in a cardboard box.

Annotation last modified on 2014-08-01 13:00 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: 1944-1953
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blues
Jazz at the Philharmonic All-Stars 10:24
2 Oh, Lady Be Good
Jazz at the Philharmonic All-Stars 11:08
3 I've Found a New Baby
Lester Young 4:05
4 Trav'lin' Light
Billie Holiday 3:25
5 Repetition
Charlie Parker 3:00
6 Picasso
Coleman Hawkins 3:17
7 Tanga
Machito y Su Orquesta 5:10
8 Celia
Bud Powell 3:01
9 Just Friends
Charlie Parker 3:33
10 Bloomdido
Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie 3:27
11 Jeep's Blues
Johnny Hodges 2:59
12 Drum Boogie
Gene Krupa 3:07
13 Port of Rico
Illinois Jacquet 2:44
14 Tenderly
Oscar Peterson 5:47
15 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Stan Getz feat. Dizzy Gillespie 6:40
16 Echoes of Harlem
Roy Eldridge 4:01
CD 2: 1953-1957
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tea for Two
Art Tatum 3:33
2 Manteca (Theme)
Dizzy Gillespie 4:16
3 My One and Only Love
Benny Carter 3:55
4 Flying Home
Lionel Hampton 3:17
5 Lemonaid 21
Flip Phillips 6:34
6 Every Day I Have the Blues
Count Basie & Joe Williams 5:29
7 April in Paris
Count Basie 3:49
8 Honeysuckle Rose
Anita O’Day 3:16
9 All of Me
The Lester Young — Teddy Wilson Quartet 5:10
10 Just One of Those Things
Ella Fitzgerald 3:33
11 Lady Sings the Blues
Billie Holiday 3:47
12 Swinging on a Star
Oscar Peterson 4:59
13 Cooking the Blues
Buddy DeFranco 7:00
14 They Can't Take That Away from Me
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 4.5 4:41
15 La Rosita
Ben Webster & Coleman Hawkins 5:05
16 I Know that You Know
Dizzy Gillespie with Sonny Rollins and Sonny Stitt 5:28
CD 3: 1957-1962
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Crazy Rhythm
Stan Getz & J.J. Johnson 7:45
2 Surrey With the Fringe on Top
Blossom Dearie 4:19
3 Stompy Jones
Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges 6:42
4 I Can't Give You Anything but Love
Sonny Stitt 4:04
5 Chelsea Bridge
Gerry Mulligan & Ben Webster 7:22
6 Mack the Knife
Ella Fitzgerald 4:44
7 Too Close for Comfort
Mel Tormé 4:05
8 In the Mornings Out There
Jimmy Giuffre 6:51
9 I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
Gerry Mulligan 5:51
10 Night Rider
Stan Getz 4:00
11 I Remember You
Lee Konitz 4:30
12 Something's Coming
Oscar Peterson 3:54
13 Desafinado
Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd 5:53
14 Walk on the Wild Side
Jimmy Smith 5:53
CD 4: 1962-1994
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 'Round Midnight
Bill Evans 6:32
2 The Girl from Ipanema
Stan Getz & João Gilberto feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim 5:24
3 Soul Sauce (Guachi Guaro)
Cal Tjader 2:29
4 Last Night When We Were Young
Kenny Burrell 4:39
5 If You Could See Me Now
Wynton Kelly Trio & Wes Montgomery 8:24
6 Night Train
Jimmy Smith and Wes Montgomery 6:48
7 Every Night
Joe Williams 5:20
8 The Good Life
Betty Carter 7:01
9 You Won't Forget Me
Shirley Horn 7:12
10 Bird Alone
Abbey Lincoln 8:35
11 Johnny Come Lately
Joe Henderson 6:32
12 Hello My Lovely
Charlie Haden 6:48

Credits

CD 1: 1944-1953

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1949-01) (track 8)
clarinet:
John LaPorta (1947-12) (track 5)
violin:
Sammy Caplan (1947-12) (track 5)
Manny Fidler (1947-12) (track 5)
Sid Harris (1947-12) (track 5)
Harry Kaltzman (1947-12) (track 5)
Gene Orloff (1947-12) (track 5)
Zelly Smirnoff (1947-12) (track 5)
Bronislaw Gimpel (1949-11-30) (track 9)
Max Hollander (1949-11-30) (track 9)
Milton Lomask (1949-11-30) (track 9)
cello:
Joe Benaventi (1947-12) (track 5)
Frank Miller (US cellist) (1949-11-30) (track 9)
oboe:
Mitch Miller (1949-11-30) (track 9)
trumpet:
Doug Mettome (1947-12) (track 5)
Al Porcino (1947-12) (track 5)
Ray Wetzel (1947-12) (track 5)
viola:
Nat Nathanson (1947-12) (track 5)
Fred Ruzilla (1947-12) (track 5)
Frank Brieff (1949-11-30) (track 9)
drums:
Shelly Manne (1947-12) (track 5)
Max Roach (1949-01) (track 8)
Buddy Rich (1949-11-30) (track 9)
bass:
Ray Brown (soul/jazz trumpet player Raymond Lee Brown, 75-) (1949-01) (track 8)
double bass:
Curley Russell (1947-12) (track 5)
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1949-11-30) (track 9)
percussion:
Diego Iborra (jazz percussionist) (1947-12) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1947-12) (track 5)
Sonny Salad (1947-12) (track 5)
Murray Williams (1947-12) (track 5)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1949-11-30) (track 9)
piano:
Tony Aless (1947-12) (track 5)
Bud Powell (1949-01) (track 8)
Stan Freeman (1949-11-30) (track 9)
baritone saxophone:
Manny Albam (1947-12) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Pete Mondello (1947-12) (track 5)
Flip Phillips (1947-12) (track 5)
harp:
Myor Rosen (1949-11-30) (track 9)
trombone:
Bill Harris (Jazz trombonist) (1947-12) (track 5)
Bart Varsalona (1947-12) (track 5)
French horn:
Vinnie Jacobs (1947-12) (track 5)
arranger:
Neal Hefti (track 5)
Jimmy Carroll (1913 - 1972, songwriter, orchestra arranger & conductor) (track 9)
composer:
Neal Hefti (track 5)
John Klenner (track 9)
Bud Powell (track 8)
conductor:
Jimmy Carroll (1913 - 1972, songwriter, orchestra arranger & conductor) (1949-11-30) (track 9)
lyricist:
Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist) (track 9)
performer:
Dizzy Gillespie (track 15)
producer:
Norman Granz (track 8)
cover recording of:
Repetition (1947-12) (track 5)
instrumental cover recording of:
Just Friends (1949-11-30) (track 9)
recording of:
Celia (1949-01) (track 8)

CD 2: 1953-1957

trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (1956-08-16) (track 14)
drums:
Buddy Rich (1956-08-16) (track 14)
guitar:
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1956-08-16) (track 14)
bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1956-08-16) (track 14)
piano:
Oscar Peterson (1956-08-16) (track 14)
arranger:
Buddy Bregman (track 10)
composer:
Billie Holiday (track 11)
Herbie Nichols (track 11)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 14, 14)
conductor:
Buddy Bregman (1956) (track 10)
engineer:
Val Valentin (track 10)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1956) (track 10)
lyricist:
Cole Porter (1935) (track 10)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 14, 14)
producer:
Norman Granz (track 10)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1956-08-16) (track 14)
Ella Fitzgerald (1956-08-16) (track 14)
writer:
Gerald Marks (1932) (track 9)
Seymour Simons (1932) (track 9)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (tracks 9, 9)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 14, 14)
Ira Gershwin Music (tracks 14, 14)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 14, 14)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks 14, 14)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1956-08-16) (track 14)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Just One of Those Things (1956) (track 10)
All of Me (1956-01-13) (track 9)
They Can’t Take That Away From Me (1956-08-16) (track 14)
later translated versions:
Des nimmt ma kana weg (tracks 14, 14)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 14, 14)
Can‐Can (1960 musical film) (track 10)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 14, 14)
High Society (stage musical) (track 10)
Jubilee (track 10)
Panama Hattie (1942 film) (track 10)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (tracks 14, 14)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 9)

CD 3: 1957-1962

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1958-09-12 – 1958-09-13) (track 2)
drums:
Ed Thigpen (1959-05-18) (track 4)
Mel Lewis (1959-11-03 – 1959-12-02) (track 5)
bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1959-05-18) (track 4)
Leroy Vinnegar (1959-11-03 – 1959-12-02) (track 5)
double bass:
Leroy Vinnegar (1959-11-03 – 1959-12-02) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Sonny Stitt (1959-05-18) (track 4)
piano:
Oscar Peterson (1959-05-18) (track 4)
Jimmy Rowles (1959-11-03 – 1959-12-02) (track 5)
baritone saxophone:
Gerry Mulligan (1959-11-03 – 1959-12-02) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Ben Webster (1959-11-03 – 1959-12-02) (track 5)
arranger:
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (track 5)
composer:
Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim) (track 13)
Kurt Weill (track 6)
Billy Strayhorn (1941) (track 5)
engineer:
Tommy Nola (track 2)
Phil Schaap (Grammy-winning jazz archivist and producer) (track 5)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht (track 6)
Newton Mendonça (track 13)
producer:
Norman Granz (tracks 2, 4–5)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 6)
publisher:
Bendig Music Corp. (track 13)
Fermata Do Brasil (track 13)
Universal Edition (track 6)
cover recording of:
Chelsea Bridge (1959-11-03 – 1959-12-02) (track 5)
instrumental cover recording of:
Desafinado (track 13)
is the basis for:
Desafinado (English lyrics) (track 13)
Desafinado (English version sung by Ella Fitzgerald) (track 13)
later translated versions:
Faits pour s’aimer (Desafinado) (track 13)
recording of:
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (track 6)
translated version of:

CD 4: 1962-1994

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1963-02-09) (track 1)
drumset:
Milton Banana (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 2)
bass guitar:
Tommy Williams (jazz bassist) (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 2)
trumpet:
Wynton Marsalis (1991-09-03 – 1991-09-08) (track 11)
drums:
Milton Banana (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 2)
John Rae (1964-11-20) (track 3)
Gregory Hutchinson (1991-09-03 – 1991-09-08) (track 11)
bass:
John Hilliard (jazz bassist) (1964-11-20) (track 3)
Christian McBride (1991-09-03 – 1991-09-08) (track 11)
vibraphone:
Cal Tjader (1964-11-20) (track 3)
percussion:
Armando Peraza (1964-11-20) (track 3)
Alberto "Virgilio" Valdés (1964-11-20) (track 3)
Willie Bobo (1964-11-20) (track 3)
piano:
Bill Evans (pianist) (1963-02-09) (track 1)
Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim) (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 2)
Lonnie Hewitt (1964-11-20) (track 3)
Stephen Scott (1991-09-03 – 1991-09-08) (track 11)
tenor saxophone:
Stan Getz (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 2)
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1991-09-03 – 1991-09-08) (track 11)
guitar family:
João Gilberto (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 2)
assistant engineer:
Jay Newland (track 10)
Maureen Sickler (track 11)
assistant producer:
Camille Tominaro (track 11)
composer:
Kermit Goell (track 9)
Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim) (track 2)
Fred Spielman (track 9)
Billy Strayhorn (track 11)
Abbey Lincoln (track 10)
engineer:
Phil Ramone (1964-11-20) (track 3)
guest piano:
Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim) (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 2)
lyricist:
Abbey Lincoln (track 10)
Vinicius de Moraes (track 2)
mastering:
Rudy van Gelder (track 11)
mixer:
Rudy van Gelder (track 11)
performer:
Wes Montgomery (track 6)
producer:
Richard Seidel (track 11)
Don Sickler (track 11)
Creed Taylor (tracks 2–3)
recording engineer:
Phil Ramone (track 2)
Rudy van Gelder (1991-09-03 – 1991-09-08) (track 11)
translator:
Norman Gimbel (track 2)
vocals:
Astrud Gilberto (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 2)
João Gilberto (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 2)
Willie Bobo (1964-11-20) (track 3)
writer:
Milton DeLugg (track 3)
Chano Pozo (track 3)
Bob Thiele (track 3)
publisher:
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 2)
mixed at:
BMG Studios in New York, New York, United States (1991-02-27 – 1991-02-28) (track 10)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 2)
A&R Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1964-11-20) (track 3)
BMG Studios in New York, New York, United States (1991-02-25 – 1991-02-26) (track 10)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1991-09-03 – 1991-09-08) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Stomp (Johnny Come Lately) (1991-09-03 – 1991-09-08) (track 11)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
The Boy From Ipanema (Antena version) (track 2)
recording of:
Bird Alone (track 10)
The Girl From Ipanema (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 2)
Soul Sauce (1964-11-20) (track 3)
translated version of:
Garota de Ipanema (track 2)
version of:
Guarachi Guaro (track 3)