Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It's a Lovely Datoday
Perry Como 2:42
2 (Ah, the Apple Trees) When the World Was Young
Peggy Lee 3:16
3 C James Blues
The Oscar Peterson Trio 7:30
4 Midnight Sun
Les Brown 3:11
5 Robin's Nest
Erroll Garner 3:19
6 How About You
Les Brown 3:06
7 Be Fair With My Baby
Billie Holiday 2:36
8 Blue Funk
Jack Teagarden 4:46
9 Ain't Nothing Good
Dinah Washington 2:54
10 Apropos
Shorty Rogers 2:39
11 Sweets
Count Basie 2:23
12 East of the Sun
George Shearing 3:06
13 Funny
Nat King Cole 2:59
14 Davenport Blues
Jack Teagarden 4:13
15 I Guess I'll Have to Change My Mind
Les Brown 2:10
16 Chiquito Loco
Shorty Rogers 3:25
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blue Lou
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra 2:50
2 Ain't She Sweet
Erroll Garner 2:43
3 Rollin' Home
Ray Anthony 3:17
4 Mona Lisa
Nat King Cole 3:25
5 Day Dream
Johnny Hodges 3:19
6 (I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance With You
Oscar Peterson 2:34
7 C.O.D.
Les Brown 1:48
8 I Left My Hat in Haiti
Billy Eckstine 2:42
9 Easy Go
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra 3:08
10 Choose Now
Clifford Brown 4:55
11 Arent You Glad You're You
Gerry Mulligan Quartet & Chet Baker 2:52
12 Fuzzy
Gene Ammons 3:08
13 Tea for Two
Art Tatum 3:09
14 How Deep Is the Ocean (How High Is the Sky)
Billie Holiday 2:58
15 Be My Love
Kenny Dorham 3:33
16 It's Crazy
Nat King Cole 2:19
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Beaver Junction
Count Basie 3:00
2 As Long as I Live
Billy Eckstine 2:49
3 Cold Cold Heart
Tony Bennett 2:39
4 Blue Moon
Mel Tormé 2:37
5 Caledonia
George Lewis 4:48
6 It's Only a Paper Moon
Rosemary Clooney 2:29
7 Rose O'Day
Mel Tormé 2:21
8 (It Takes) Two to Tango
Lester Young 3:26
9 Moon Flowers
Peggy Lee 3:17
10 Air Mail Special
Oscar Peterson 1:52
11 Easy Living
Clifford Brown 3:43
12 Gershwin (medley)
The Modern Jazz Quartet & The Milt Jackson Quintet 7:57
13 How High the Moon
Lester Young 3:54
14 De-Dah
Clifford Brown 4:52
15 I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
Ray Anthony 3:03
16 That Old Black Magic
Mel Tormé 3:11

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Irving Berlin (1950) (track 1)
lyricist:
Irving Berlin (1950) (track 1)
recording of:

CD 2

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1951-07-02) (track 2)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (track 11)
drums:
Chico Hamilton (track 11)
Shadow Wilson (1951-07-02) (track 2)
double bass:
Bob Whitlock (Jazz bassist) (track 11)
John Simmons (1951-07-02) (track 2)
piano:
Erroll Garner (1951-07-02) (track 2)
baritone saxophone:
Gerry Mulligan (track 11)
composer:
Milton Ager (track 2)
Jay Livingston (track 4)
Richard Rodgers (track 16)
Victor Young (track 6)
Irving Berlin (1932) (track 14)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1945) (track 11)
lyricist:
Bing Crosby (track 6)
Ray Evans (track 4)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 16)
Ned Washington (track 6)
Jack Yellen (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1932) (track 14)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1945) (track 11)
publisher:
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Mona Lisa (track 4)
Ain’t She Sweet (1951-07-02) (track 2)
instrumental cover recording of:
instrumental recording of:
later translated versions:
Mona Lisa (track 4)
recording of:
It's Crazy (track 16)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

composer:
Harold Arlen (1933) (track 6)
lyricist:
E.Y. Harburg (1933) (track 6)
Billy Rose (1933) (track 6)
publisher:
later parody versions:
It's Only a Paper Moon (parody version) (track 6)
later versions:
recording of:

Release Group

part of: Great Jazz Giants: Smooth Jazz (number: 1)