Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
A1 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Dizzy Gillespie with the Orchestra of Johnny Richards 2:53
A2 Alone Together
Dizzy Gillespie with the Orchestra of Johnny Richards 4:48
A3 The Things I Love
Dizzy Gillespie with the Orchestra of Johnny Richards 2:39
A4 Lullaby of the Leaves
Dizzy Gillespie with the Orchestra of Johnny Richards 2:24
A5 Boppin` the Blues
Dizzy Gillespie with The Bebob Boys 3:03
A6 Smokey Hollow Jump
Dizzy Gillespie with The Bebob Boys 2:57
B1 On the Alamo
Dizzy Gillespie with the Orchestra of Johnny Richards 2:18
B2 I Found a Million Dollar Baby
Dizzy Gillespie with the Orchestra of Johnny Richards 2:59
B3 What Is There to Say
Dizzy Gillespie with the Orchestra of Johnny Richards 2:45
B4 Interlude in C
Dizzy Gillespie with the Orchestra of Johnny Richards 2:30
B5 Moody Speaks
Dizzy Gillespie with The Bebob Boys 2:30
B6 For Hecklers Only
Dizzy Gillespie with The Bebob Boys 2:55

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1946-09-25) (tracks A5–A6, B5–B6)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
violin:
Victor Arno (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Walt Edelstein (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Jack Shulman (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Felix Slatkin (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Victor Arno (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
Walt Edelstein (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
Jack Shulman (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
Felix Slatkin (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
cello:
Cy Bernhard (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Eleanor Slatkin (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Cy Bernhard (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
Eleanor Slatkin (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
oboe:
Harry Steinfeld (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Harry Steinfeld (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
trumpet:
Dave Burns (trumpet) (1946-09-25) (tracks A5–A6, B5–B6)
Dizzy Gillespie (1946-09-25) (tracks A5–A6, B5–B6)
Dizzy Gillespie (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Dizzy Gillespie (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
drums:
Joe Harris (jazz drummer/percussionist) (1946-09-25) (tracks A5–A6, B5–B6)
Specs Wright (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Specs Wright (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
bassoon:
Shirley Thompson (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Shirley Thompson (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
flute:
Askell Issenbuth (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Askell Issenbuth (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
bass:
Jack Cascales (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Jack Cascales (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
vibraphone:
Milt Jackson (1946-09-25) (tracks A5–A6, B5–B6)
double bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1946-09-25) (tracks A5–A6, B5–B6)
alto saxophone:
John Brown (alto saxophone player) (1946-09-25) (tracks A5–A6, B5–B6)
piano:
Hank Jones (1946-09-25) (tracks A5–A6, B5–B6)
Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
alto flute:
Philip Shuken (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Philip Shuken (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
tenor saxophone:
James Moody (jazz saxophonist) (1946-09-25) (tracks A5–A6, B5–B6)
harp:
Barbara Whitney (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Barbara Whitney (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
congas:
Carlos Vidal Bolado (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Carlos Vidal Bolado (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
trombone:
Henry Coker (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Dick Kenny (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Harold Smith (trombone) (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Henry Coker (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
Dick Kenny (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
Harold Smith (trombone) (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
French horn:
John Graas (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
John Graas (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
arranger:
Walter "Gil" Fuller (jazz composer & arranger) (tracks A5–A6, B5–B6)
Johnny Richards (tracks A1–A4, B1–B4)
composer:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (tracks A5–A6, B6)
Dave Burns (trumpet) (track B5)
Vernon Duke (track B3)
Walter "Gil" Fuller (jazz composer & arranger) (track A6)
Isham Jones (track B1)
James Moody (jazz saxophonist) (track B5)
Bernice Petkere (track A4)
Arthur Schwartz (track A2)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track B2)
Wallace Willis (1862) (track A1)
conductor:
Johnny Richards (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Johnny Richards (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
lead vocals:
Dizzy Gillespie (1950-10-31) (track A1)
lyricist:
Howard Dietz (track A2)
Mort Dixon (track B2)
Yip Harburg (track B3)
Gus Kahn (track B1)
Billy Rose (track B2)
Joe Young (US lyricist) (track A4)
Wallace Willis (1862) (track A1)
orchestra:
Johnny Richards and His Orchestra (1950-10-31) (tracks A1, A4, B2–B3)
Johnny Richards and His Orchestra (1950-11-01) (tracks A2–A3, B1, B4)
producer:
Ozzie Cadena (tracks A1–B6)
writer:
Harold Barlow (track A3)
Walter "Gil" Fuller (jazz composer & arranger) (track B6)
Lew Harris (track A3)
publisher:
Warner Bros. Music (track A2)
arrangements:
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (arrangement from “The Spiritual Medley”) (track A1)
instrumental cover recording of:
The Things I Love (1950-11-01) (track A3)
instrumental recording of:
What Is There to Say? (1950-10-31) (track B3)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later versions:
recording of:
Boppin` the Blues (Dizzy Gillespie) (1946-09-25) (track A5)
For Hecklers Only (1946-09-25) (track B6)
Moody Speaks (1946-09-25) (track B5)
Smokey Hollow Jump (1946-09-25) (track A6)
Lullaby of the Leaves (1950-10-31) (track A4)
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (1950-10-31) (track A1)
Alone Together (1950-11-01) (track A2)
Interlude in C (1950-11-01) (track B4)
On the Alamo (1950-11-01) (track B1)

Release

liner notes: H. Alan Stein (Jazz Liner Notes)
mastering: Rudy van Gelder