Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Flying Home, Part One
2:49
2 Flying Home, Part Two
2:18
3 Uptown Boogie
2:20
4 Throw It Out of Your Mind Baby
3:04
5 Jacquet Mood
2:29
6 Wondering and Thinking of You
3:09
7 Memories of You
3:13
8 Wynonie's Blues
2:48
9 Here Comes the Blues
2:56
10 Bottoms Up (10" LP take)
2:59
11 Bottoms Up (78 take)
2:59
12 Merle's Mood (10" LP take)
2:56
13 Merle's Mood (78 take)
2:57
14 What's This?
2:39
15 I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You
3:11
16 Ladies Lullaby (alternate take)
2:49
17 Ladies Lullaby
2:44
18 Illinois Stomp
3:02
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Don't Blame Me
3:07
2 Don't Blame Me (alternate take)
3:17
3 Jumpin' Jacquet
2:56
4 Jumpin' Jacquet (alternate take)
2:51
5 Blue Mood
2:50
6 Jacquet in the Box
2:56
7 Jacquet in the Box (alternate take)
2:50
8 Savoy Blip (a.k.a. Jacquet and No Vest)
2:51
9 Savoy Blip (alternate take)
3:10
10 Illinois Goes to Chicago
2:59
11 Doggin' With Doggett
2:59
12 Doggin' With Doggett (alternate take)
3:03
13 Minor Romp (alternate take)
3:09
14 Minor Romp (a.k.a. Jacquet and Coat)
2:49
15 Berry's Blues (a.k.a. Illinois' Blues)
2:38
16 Jumpin' at Apollo
2:57
17 Jacquet Bounce
2:55
18 She's Funny That Way
2:50
19 12 Minutes to Go (10" LP take)
2:47
20 12 Minutes to Go (78 take)
2:46
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 For Europeans Only
2:45
2 Big Dog
2:44
3 You Left Me All Alone
3:02
4 Jivin' With Jack the Bellboy
2:51
5 Blow, Illinois, Blow
2:49
6 Illinois Blows the Blues
2:34
7 South Street Special (78 take)
2:44
8 South Street Special (LP take)
2:48
9 Diggin' the Count
2:51
10 Robbins' Nest
2:56
11 Music Hall Beat
2:48
12 Jumpin' at the Woodside
2:48
13 Jumpin' at the Woodside (alternate take)
2:45
14 Goofin' Off
2:27
15 Riffin' With Jacquet
2:55
16 Sahara Heat (alternate take)
3:27
17 Sahara Heat
2:44
18 It's Wild
2:35
19 Destination Moon
2:52
20 For Truly
2:57
21 I Surrender Dear (alternate take)
3:48
22 I Surrender Dear
3:05
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Jet Propulsion
2:56
2 King Jacquet
2:36
3 Try Me One More Time
3:02
4 Embryo
2:42
5 Riffin' at 24th Street
2:47
6 Mutton Leg
2:18
7 Symphony in Sid
3:04
8 A Jacquet for Jack the Bellboy
3:05
9 Big Foot
3:07
10 Black Velvet
3:11
11 B-Yot
2:18
12 Adams' Alley
2:12
13 Blue Satin
2:36
14 Stay Away
3:04
15 My Old Gal
2:48
16 Slow Down Baby
2:40
17 Hot Rod
2:28
18 You Gotta Change
2:47

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1945-07) (tracks 1–4)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1945-08) (tracks 10–15)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1945-08-02) (tracks 5–9)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1945-08-28) (tracks 17–18)
trumpet:
Russell Jacquet (1945-07) (tracks 1–4)
Russell Jacquet (1945-08) (tracks 10–15)
Russell Jacquet (1945-08-02) (tracks 5–9)
Russell Jacquet (1945-08-28) (tracks 17–18)
drums:
Johnny Otis (1945-07) (tracks 1–4)
Al Wichard (1945-08) (tracks 10–15)
Al Wichard (1945-08-02) (tracks 5–9)
Johnny Otis (1945-08-28) (tracks 17–18)
guitar:
Ulysses Livingston (1945-07) (tracks 1–4)
Ulysses Livingston (1945-08) (tracks 10–15)
Ulysses Livingston (1945-08-02) (tracks 5–9)
Ulysses Livingston (1945-08-28) (tracks 17–18)
double bass:
Billy Hadnott (1945-07) (tracks 1–4)
Charles Mingus (1945-08) (tracks 10–15)
Charles Mingus (1945-08-02) (tracks 5–9)
John Simmons (1945-08-28) (tracks 17–18)
alto saxophone:
John Brown (alto saxophone player) (1945-08) (tracks 10–15)
John Brown (alto saxophone player) (1945-08-02) (tracks 5–9)
piano:
Sir Charles Thompson (jazz) (1945-07) (tracks 1–4)
Bill Doggett (1945-08) (tracks 10–15)
Bill Doggett (1945-08-02) (tracks 5–9)
Sir Charles Thompson (jazz) (1945-08-28) (tracks 17–18)
baritone saxophone:
Arthur Dennis (1945-07) (tracks 1–4)
Arthur Dennis (1945-08) (tracks 10–15)
Arthur Dennis (1945-08-02) (tracks 5–9)
tenor saxophone:
Illinois Jacquet (1945-07) (tracks 1–4)
Illinois Jacquet (1945-08) (tracks 10–15)
Illinois Jacquet (1945-08-02) (tracks 5–9)
Tom Archia (1945-08-28) (tracks 17–18)
Illinois Jacquet (1945-08-28) (tracks 17–18)
trombone:
Henry Coker (1945-07) (tracks 1–4)
Henry Coker (1945-08-28) (tracks 17–18)
composer:
Victor Young (track 15)
Eubie Blake (1930) (track 7)
lyricist:
Bing Crosby (track 15)
Ned Washington (track 15)
Andy Razaf (1930) (track 7)
vocals:
Russell Jacquet (1945-07) (track 4)
Russell Jacquet (1945-08-02) (track 6)
Wynonie Harris (1945-08-02) (tracks 8–9)
instrumental recording of:
recording of:
Memories of You (track 7)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1946-01-07) (tracks 1, 3, 5–6)
New York, New York, United States (1946-01-08) (tracks 8, 10, 14–15)
trumpet:
Emmett Berry (1946-01-07) (tracks 1, 3, 5–6)
Emmett Berry (1946-01-08) (tracks 8, 10, 14–15)
drums:
Shadow Wilson (1946-01-07) (tracks 1, 3, 5–6)
Shadow Wilson (1946-01-08) (tracks 8, 10, 14–15)
guitar:
Freddie Green (1946-01-07) (tracks 1, 3, 5–6)
Freddie Green (1946-01-08) (tracks 8, 10, 14–15)
double bass:
John Simmons (1946-01-07) (tracks 1, 3, 5–6)
John Simmons (1946-01-08) (tracks 8, 10, 14–15)
piano:
Bill Doggett (1946-01-07) (tracks 1, 3, 5–6)
Bill Doggett (1946-01-08) (tracks 8, 10, 14–15)
tenor saxophone:
Illinois Jacquet (1946-01-07) (tracks 1, 3, 5–6)
Illinois Jacquet (1946-01-08) (tracks 8, 10, 14–15)

CD 3

composer:
Illinois Jacquet (track 10)
Sir Charles Thompson (jazz) (track 10)
lyricist:
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 10)
instrumental recording of:
Robbins’ Nest (track 10)