Tracklist

CD 1: 1950-1954
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Bloomdido
Charlie Parker Quintet 3:26
2 Subconscious Lee
Lee Konitz 2:49
3 Bouncing with Bud
Bud Powell 3:04
4 My Funny Valentine
Gerry Mulligan & Chet Baker 2:56
5 The Surrey with the Fringe on Top
Ahmad Jamal 2:51
6 Au Privave
Charlie Parker Quintet 2:45
7 Straight No Chaser
Thelonious Monk 2:57
8 Lullaby of Birdland
George Shearing 2:44
9 Almost Like Being in Love
Lester Young 3:33
10 Black Coffee
Peggy Lee 3:09
11 Nuages
Django Reinhardt 3:18
12 Django
The Modern Jazz Quartet 7:03
13 Walkin'
Miles Davis 13:27
14 Caravan
Dizzy Gillespie 7:21
15 If There's Someone Lovelier Than You
Tal Farlow 2:44
16 On the Sunny Side of the Street
Johnny Hodges 2:58
17 Lover Man
Sarah Vaughan 3:17
18 Joy Spring
Clifford Brown & Max Roach 6:49
CD 2: 1955-1956
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Doodlin'
Horace Silver 6:47
2 Confirmation
Dexter Gordon 7:51
3 Afrodisia
Kenny Dorham 5:04
4 New Rhumba
Ahmad Jamal 4:41
5 'Round Midnight
Miles Davis 5:57
6 Misty
Erroll Garner 2:52
7 St. Thomas
Sonny Rollins 6:47
8 Blue Monk
Thelonious Monk 7:52
9 The Champ
Jimmy Smith 8:37
10 I Was Doing All Right
Carmen McRae 2:49
11 Avila and Tequila
Hank Mobley 4:31
12 Guarachi Guaro
Cal Tjader 2:59
13 April in Paris
Coleman Hawkins 3:57
14 Route 66
Nat King Cole 3:43
15 Have You Met Miss Jones
Art Tatum & Ben Webster 4:47
CD 3: 1956-1957
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Senor Blues
Horace Silver 7:04
2 I Remember Clifford
Lee Morgan 7:07
3 Mack the Knife
Louis Armstrong 3:24
4 The Kid from the Red Bank
Count Basie 2:40
5 The Maid of Cadiz
Miles Davis 3:57
6 Blue Train
John Coltrane 10:43
7 Funk in a Deep Freeze
Hank Mobley 6:48
8 I Want to be Happy
Stan Getz 7:36
9 Birk's Work
Dizzy Gillespie 4:57
10 They Say It's Spring
Blossom Dearie 3:41
11 Russian Lullaby
John Coltrane 5:32
12 Well You Needn't
Thelonious Monk 11:24
13 One O'clock Jump
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross 3:00
CD 4: 1957
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Line for Lyons (with Paul Desmond)
Gerry Mulligan 3:09
2 Playful Flute
Yusef Lateef 4:15
3 Billie's Bounce
Red Garland 9:24
4 Come Fly With Me
Frank Sinatra 3:19
5 Haitian Fight Song
Charles Mingus 12:01
6 Soulville
Ben Webster 8:05
7 Dial S for Sonny
Sonny Clark 7:25
8 I'll Close My Eyes
Kenny Burrell 4:49
9 's Wonderful/They Can't Take That Away From Me
Anita O’Day 2:58
10 You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
Art Pepper 5:25
11 Farmer's Market
Art Farmer 5:50
12 Landslide
The Curtis Counce Group 8:36
CD 5: 1957-1958
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Whisper Not
Benny Golson 5:59
2 My Baby Just Cares for Me
Nina Simone 3:38
3 Stockholm Sweetnin'
Quincy Jones 5:42
4 Dawn Ray
Ray Charles 5:02
5 Dimenuendo and Crescendo in Blue
Duke Ellington 14:22
6 Poinciana
The Ahmad Jamal Trio 8:09
7 Summertime
Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald 4:59
8 Milestones
Miles Davis 5:45
9 Way Out West
Sonny Rollins 6:32
10 Autumn Leaves
Cannonball Adderley 10:55
CD 6: 1958-1959
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Moanin'
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 9:32
2 Hip Strut
Jackie McLean 11:16
3 Do It the Hard Way
Chet Baker 3:02
4 Cherokee
Johnny Griffin 6:46
5 Let's Face the Music & Dance
Ella Fitzgerald 2:57
6 Ginza Samba
Cal Tjader & Stan Getz 11:00
7 In the Wee Small Hours
Ben Webster 3:12
8 You've Changed
Billie Holiday 3:19
9 The Night We Called It a Day
Chris Connor 3:24
10 Along Came Betty
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 6:11
11 Cheek to Cheek
Ella Fitzgerald 3:47
12 Peace Piece
Bill Evans 6:43
13 It Ain't Necessary So
Oscar Peterson 2:46
CD 7: 1958-1959
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cool Struttin'
Sonny Clark 9:22
2 The Sermon
Jimmy Smith 20:11
3 Here I Am
Donald Byrd 8:27
4 Let the Good Times Roll
Ray Charles 2:52
5 Better Git It in Your Soul
Charles Mingus 7:22
6 Manhattan
George Russell 10:35
7 What a Difference a Day Makes
Dinah Washington 2:30
8 The End of a Love Affair
Wes Montgomery 3:16
9 Polka Dots & Moonbeams
Chet Baker 7:57
CD 8: 1959
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 So What
Miles Davis 9:24
2 Lonely Woman
Ornette Coleman 5:01
3 Take Five
The Dave Brubeck Quartet 5 5:27
4 Keep It Moving
Wynton Kelly 7:32
5 Ramblin'
Ornette Coleman 6:36
6 Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Charles Mingus 5:44
7 Blue in Green
Bill Evans 5:23
8 Naima
John Coltrane 4:23
9 Blue Rondo a la Turk
The Dave Brubeck Quartet 6:45
10 Giant Steps
John Coltrane 4:44

Credits

CD 1: 1950-1954

composer:
Thelonious Monk (track 7)
Bud Powell (track 3)
recording of:
Bouncing With Bud (track 3)
Straight No Chaser (track 7)

CD 2: 1955-1956

composer:
Kenny Dorham (track 3)
Thelonious Monk (track 8)
publisher:
Second Floor Music (track 3)
is the basis for:
Ganz alloan (track 8)
recording of:
Afrodisia (track 3)
Blue Monk (track 8)

CD 3: 1956-1957

clarinet:
Barney Bigard (1955) (track 3)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (1955) (track 3)
drums:
Barrett Deems (1955) (track 3)
bass:
Arvell Shaw (1955) (track 3)
piano:
Billy Kyle (1955) (track 3)
trombone:
Trummy Young (1955) (track 3)
composer:
Thelonious Monk (track 12)
Kurt Weill (track 3)
lead vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1955) (track 3)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht (track 3)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 3)
publisher:
Regent Music (BMI) (track 12)
Universal Edition (track 3)
cover recording of:
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (1955) (track 3)
later versions:
It's Over Now (track 12)
recording of:
Well, You Needn't (track 12)
translated version of:

CD 5: 1957-1958

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 2)
trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1958-03-09) (track 10)
drums:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 2)
Art Blakey (1958-03-09) (track 10)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 2)
double bass:
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (1958-03-09) (track 10)
alto saxophone:
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley (1958-03-09) (track 10)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 2)
Hank Jones (1958-03-09) (track 10)
composer:
Walter Donaldson (track 2)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 7)
Joseph Kosma (1945) (track 10)
engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (track 10)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 7)
DuBose Heyward (track 7)
Gus Kahn (track 2)
Jacques Prévert (1945) (track 10)
performer:
Louis Armstrong (track 7)
Ella Fitzgerald (track 7)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1958-03-09) (track 10)
producer:
Alfred Lion (track 10)
translator:
Johnny Mercer (1947) (track 10)
vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Blue Note Records (this is the record company; for release labels use its imprint "Blue Note") (1999) (track 10)
Mastercorp Pty Ltd (2011) (track 10)
Blue Note Records (this is the record company; for release labels use its imprint "Blue Note") (2012) (track 10)
Count Records (2013) (track 10)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 7)
Gus Kahn Music Co. (track 2)
Morley Music Corp. (track 10)
Tobago Music Co. (track 2)
Warner/Chappell (track 7)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 7)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 7)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1958-03-09) (track 10)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
instrumental cover recording of:
Autumn Leaves (jazz standard) (1958-03-09) (track 10)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 7)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 7)
The Bones of You (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 7)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 7)
Las hojas muertas (Autumn Leaves) (track 10)
Rudens zelts (track 10)
Sommartid (track 7)
Summa is (track 7)
later versions:
The Fall (track 10)
recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 7)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
Les Feuilles mortes (track 10)

CD 6: 1958-1959

composer:
Bobby Timmons (track 1)
later versions:
Moanin' (track 1)
Moanin’ (track 1)
recording of:
Moanin' (track 1)

CD 8: 1959

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1959-07-01) (track 3)
drums:
Joe Morello (1959-07-01) (track 3)
double bass:
Eugene Wright (1959-07-01) (track 3)
alto saxophone:
Paul Desmond (1959-07-01) (track 3)
piano:
Dave Brubeck (1959-07-01) (track 3)
composer:
Paul Desmond (track 3)
publisher:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Red Mullet by Jega (track 3)
is the basis for:
Prisca "Five" (track 3)
later versions:
Take Five (song version) (track 3)
recording of:
Take Five (original instrumental version) (1959-07-01) (track 3)

Release

ASIN: US: B004NTVMLA [info]