Annotation

Compiled by Orrin Keepnews, Riverside co-founder.
Abbey Lincoln's track from It's Magic (RLP 12-277)

Annotation last modified on 2014-06-07 10:02 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Thelonious Monk 4:41
2 Watermelon Man
Mongo Santamaría 2:30
3 This Here
Cannonball Adderley 12:32
4 Brilliant Corners
Thelonious Monk 7:47
5 Four on Six
Wes Montgomery 6:21
6 Waltz for Debby
Bill Evans 6:59
7 African Waltz
Cannonball Adderley 2:13
8 Meditation
Charlie Byrd 3:14
9 The Village Caller
Johnny Lytle 4:28
10 Blues for Dracula
Philly Joe Jones 8:20
11 Wade in the Water
Johnny Griffin 3:49
12 Smooth as the Wind
Blue Mitchell 5:15
13 Big "P"
Jimmy Heath 3:55
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Freedom Suite
Sonny Rollins 19:34
2 Cariba
Wes Montgomery 9:43
3 Tune-Up
Wes Montgomery 4:49
4 Ruby, My Dear
Thelonious Monk feat. Coleman Hawkins 5:29
5 Ruby, My Dear
Thelonious Monk feat. John Coltrane 6:22
6 'Round Midnight
Thelonious Monk feat. Gerry Mulligan 8:30
7 One Foot in the Gutter
Thelonious Monk feat. Clark Terry 7:22
8 Peace Piece
Bill Evans 6:44
9 Know What I Mean?
Cannonball Adderley feat. Bill Evans 4:53
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Things Are Getting Better
Cannonball Adderley feat. Milt Jackson 7:15
2 Delilah
Milt Jackson feat. Wes Montgomery 6:14
3 Trav'lin' Light
Ben Webster feat. Joe Zawinul 6:14
4 Tickletoe
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis feat. Johnny Griffin 5:30
5 Work Song
Nat Adderley 4:17
6 If You Could See Me Now
Chet Baker 5:16
7 One by One
Art Blakey 6:22
8 On a Misty Night
Tadd Dameron 2:59
9 My Old Flame
Kenny Dorham 5:26
10 Come Rain or Come Shine
Kenny Drew 6:09
11 Circle Waltz
Don Friedman 5:58
12 Out of the Past
Benny Golson 6:27
13 Mutattra
Barry Harris 3:18
14 Laura
Coleman Hawkins 4:32
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Autumn Leaves
Ernie Henry 3:15
2 Eyes So Beautiful as Yours
Elmo Hope 5:33
3 Invitation
Milt Jackson 3:55
4 Letter From Home
Eddie Jefferson 3:03
5 Blue Leu
Budd Johnson 5:13
6 Some Kinda Mean
Sam Jones 5:53
7 On Green Dolphin Street
Wynton Kelly 4:45
8 West Coast Blues
Harold Land 6:04
9 I'm Just a Lucky So and So
Yusef Lateef 4:39
10 I Am in Love
Abbey Lincoln 2:49
11 Invitation
Junior Mance 4:02
12 Out of This World
Mark Murphy 4:49
13 Nardis
George Russell 4:43
14 Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)
Zoot Sims 4:31
15 Come Sunday
Clark Terry 3:37
16 So Tired
Bobby Timmons 6:28
17 Zulu
Randy Weston 3:27

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1961-02-28) (track 7)
trumpet:
Nat Adderley (1961-02-28) (track 7)
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (1961-02-28) (track 7)
Ernie Royal (1961-02-28) (track 7)
Clark Terry (1961-02-28) (track 7)
cornet:
Nat Adderley (track 3)
drums:
Louis Hayes (track 3)
Charlie Persip (1961-02-28) (track 7)
flute and tenor saxophone:
Oliver Nelson (1961-02-28) (track 7)
flute, piccolo and tenor saxophone:
Jerome Richardson (1961-02-28) (track 7)
double bass:
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (track 3)
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (1961-02-28) (track 7)
alto saxophone:
Cannonball Adderley (1961-02-28) (track 7)
alto saxophone and flute:
George Dorsey (1961-02-28) (track 7)
bongos and congas:
Michael Olatuja (UK soul/jazz artist) (1961-02-28) (track 7)
piano:
Bobby Timmons (track 3)
Wynton Kelly (1961-02-28) (track 7)
baritone saxophone:
Arthur Clarke (baritone saxophonist) (1961-02-28) (track 7)
tuba:
Don Butterfield (1961-02-28) (track 7)
bass trombone:
Paul Faulise (American jazz trombone player, based in New Jersey, USA.) (1961-02-28) (track 7)
trombone:
Jimmy Cleveland (1961-02-28) (track 7)
George Matthews (1961-02-28) (track 7)
Arnett Sparrow (1961-02-28) (track 7)
arranger:
Ernie Wilkins (track 7)
composer:
Tadd Dameron (track 12)
Bill Evans (pianist) (track 6)
Thelonious Monk (track 4)
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 1)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (1931) (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Mastercorp Pty Ltd (2011) (track 7)
Kendal (2014) (track 7)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 1)
recorded at:
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 1)
later versions:
Waltz for Debby (English lyrics) (track 6)
recording of:
Brilliant Corners (track 4)
Smooth as the Wind (track 12)
Waltz for Debby (instrumental) (track 6)

CD 2

composer:
Bill Evans (pianist) (track 8)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 4–6)
Cootie Williams (track 6)
lyricist:
Bernie Hanighen (track 6)
performer:
Bill Evans (pianist) (track 9)
Clark Terry (track 7)
publisher:
Embassy Music Corporation (tracks 4–5)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 6)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Rubies (tracks 4–5)
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 6)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 6)
later versions:
Dear Ruby (tracks 4–5)
recording of:
Peace Piece (track 8)
Ruby, My Dear (tracks 4–5)
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (track 6)

CD 3

trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (1957-05-27) (track 9)
drums:
Max Roach (1957-05-27) (track 9)
bass:
Oscar Pettiford (1957-05-27) (track 9)
piano:
Hank Jones (1957-05-27) (track 9)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1957-05-27) (track 9)
harp:
Betty Glamann (1957-05-27) (track 9)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 8)
composer:
Nat Adderley (track 5)
Tadd Dameron (track 8)
engineer:
Jack Higgins (recording engineer) (track 9)
performer:
Milt Jackson (track 1)
producer:
Orrin Keepnews (track 9)
publisher:
recorded at:
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-05-27) (track 9)
later versions:
Work Song (lyrics added by Oscar Brown Jr.) (track 5)
recording of:
On a Misty Night (track 8)
Work Song (original instrumental) (track 5)

Release

ASIN: US: B000000ZG7 [info]