Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ambulatory Suite: Promenade (Walking the Dog) / March of the Swiss Soldiers / Fidgety Feet
7:17
2 The Preludes: Prelude I / Prelude II / Prelude III
6:38
3 Sam and Delilah
3:18
4 But Not for Me
3:35
5 My One and Only
2:39
6 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
4:30
7 (I've Got) Beginner's Luck
3:11
8 Oh, Lady Be Good
4:02
9 Nice Work If You Can Get It
3:35
10 Things Are Looking Up
3:06
11 Just Another Rhumba
5:38
12 How Long Has This Been Going On?
3:48
13 's Wonderful
3:31
14 The Man I Love
3:54
15 That Certain Feeling
3:06
16 By Strauss
2:33
17 Someone to Watch Over Me
4:35
18 The Real American Folk Song
3:46
19 Who Cares?
3:06
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Looking for a Boy
3:07
2 They All Laughed
3:06
3 My Cousin in Milwaukee
3:11
4 Somebody From Somewhere
3:09
5 A Foggy Day
3:35
6 Clap Yo' Hands
2:32
7 For You, for Me, for Evermore
3:26
8 Stiff Upper Lip
2:54
9 Boy Wanted
3:37
10 Strike Up the Band
2:37
11 Soon
2:24
12 I've Got a Crush on You
3:31
13 Bidin' My Time
2:43
14 Aren't You Kind of Glad We Did?
3:31
15 Of Thee I Sing (Baby)
3:10
16 "The Half of It, Dearie" Blues
3:49
17 I Was Doing All Right
3:29
18 He Loves and She Loves
2:46
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Love Is Sweeping the Country
3:27
2 Treat Me Rough
2:58
3 Our Love Is Here to Stay
3:57
4 Slap That Bass
3:27
5 Isn't It a Pity?
3:27
6 Shall We Dance?
3:10
7 Love Walked In
3:55
8 You've Got What Gets Me
2:16
9 They Can't Take That Away From Me
3:11
10 Embraceable You
4:54
11 I Can't Be Bothered Now
2:51
12 Boy! What Love Has Done to Me!
3:50
13 Fascinating Rhythm
3:26
14 Funny Face
3:25
15 Lorelei
3:24
16 Oh, So Nice
3:42
17 Let's Kiss and Make Up
3:53
18 I Got Rhythm
3:11
19 Somebody Loves Me
2:37
20 Cheerful Little Earful
2:09

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
violin:
Victor Bay (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Alex Beller (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Jacques Gasselin (1959-01-05) (track 7)
James Getzoff (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Ben Gill (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Murray Kellner (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Nat Ross (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Eudice Shapiro (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Felix Slatkin (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Marshall Sosson (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Victor Bay (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Alex Beller (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Jacques Gasselin (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Ben Gill (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Joseph Livoti (violinist) (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Dan Lube (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Misha Russell (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Paul Shure (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Marshall Sosson (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Gerald Vinci (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
cello:
Armand Kaproff (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Kurt Reher (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Eleanor Slatkin (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Armand Kaproff (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Edgar Lustgarten (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Kurt Reher (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
trumpet:
Cappy Lewis (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Vito Mangano (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Dale McMickle (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Shorty Sherock (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Pete Candoli (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Cappy Lewis (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Dale McMickle (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Shorty Sherock (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
woodwind:
Buddy Collette (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Harry Klee (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Joe Koch (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Champ Webb (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Buddy Collette (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Harry Klee (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Champ Webb (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
viola:
Alvin Dinkin (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Stanley Harris (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Barbara Simons (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Alvin Dinkin (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Lou Kievman (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Ralph Lane (viola) (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Barbara Simons (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
drums:
Alvin Stoller (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Alvin Stoller (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
guitar:
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
bass:
Joe Mondragon (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Joe Comfort (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
percussion:
Frank Flynn (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Frank Flynn (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
alto saxophone:
Ted Nash (40s-80s US swing reedman, uncle of the other) (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Ronnie Lang (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
piano:
Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Lou Levy (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
baritone saxophone:
Chuck Gentry (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
tuba:
Red Callender (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
bass trombone:
George Roberts (american bass trombone) (1959-01-05) (track 7)
George Roberts (american bass trombone) (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
trombone:
Milt Bernhart (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Richard Noel (trombonist) (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Tommy Pederson (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Richard Noel (trombonist) (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
Tommy Pederson (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
James Priddy (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
French horn:
Vincent DeRosa (1959-01-05) (track 7)
arranger:
Nelson Riddle (tracks 7, 13, 16)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (tracks 5, 13, 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1936) (track 16)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 7, 7)
conductor:
Nelson Riddle (1959) (track 7)
Nelson Riddle (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Nelson Riddle (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
engineer:
Val Valentin (tracks 7, 13, 16)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1959) (track 7)
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (1927) (tracks 5, 13, 13)
Ira Gershwin (1936) (track 16)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 7, 7)
performer:
Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
producer:
Norman Granz (tracks 7, 13, 16)
vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-07-16) (tracks 13, 16)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 13, 13)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 13, 13)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 13, 13)
Ira Gershwin Music (tracks 13, 13)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 13, 13)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1927) (track 5)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (1936) (track 16)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks 7, 7)
arrangements:
My One and Only (for piano solo) (track 5)
’s Wonderful (for solo piano) (tracks 13, 13)
cover recording of:
(I've Got) Beginner's Luck (1959) (track 7)
By Strauss (1959-07-16) (track 16)
’s Wonderful (1959-07-16) (track 13)
later translated versions:
Vom Strauss (track 16)
Wundervoll (tracks 13, 13)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 7, 7, 13, 13)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (tracks 5, 13, 13)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (tracks 7, 7)
recording of:
My One and Only (track 5)
’s Wonderful (1959-07-16) (track 13)

CD 2

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1959-07-15) (track 16)
violin:
Israel Baker (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Victor Bay (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Alex Beller (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Walter Edelstein (1959-01-05) (track 5)
James Getzoff (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Ben Gill (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Murray Kellner (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Nathan Ross (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Marshall Sosson (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Gerald Vinci (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Victor Arno (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Victor Bay (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Alex Beller (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Harold Dicterow (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Ben Gill (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Murray Kellner (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Erno Neufeld (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Paul Shure (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Felix Slatkin (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Marshall Sosson (1959-03-18) (track 15)
cello:
Elizabeth Greenschpoon (1959-01-05) (track 5)
George Neikrug (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Kurt Reher (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Elizabeth Greenschpoon (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Armand Kaproff (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Eleanor Slatkin (1959-03-18) (track 15)
trumpet:
Don Fagerquist (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Manny Klein (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Dale McMickle (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Shorty Sherock (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Pete Candoli (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Dale McMickle (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Shorty Sherock (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Joe Triscari (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Cappy Lewis (1959-07-15) (track 16)
woodwind:
Buddy Collette (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Harry Klee (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Joe Koch (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Champ Webb (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Gene Cipriano (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Jewell Grant (1959-03-18) (track 15)
William Green (woodwind) (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Buddy Collette (1959-07-15) (track 16)
Harry Klee (1959-07-15) (track 16)
Champ Webb (1959-07-15) (track 16)
viola:
Alvin Dinkin (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Paul Robyn (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Barbara Simmons (viola) (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Alvin Dinkin (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Stanley Harris (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Paul Robyn (1959-03-18) (track 15)
drums:
Alvin Stoller (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Mel Lewis (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Alvin Stoller (1959-07-15) (track 16)
guitar:
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1959-07-15) (track 16)
bass:
Joe Comfort (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Joe Comfort (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Ralph Pena (1959-07-15) (track 16)
percussion:
Frank Flynn (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Frank Flynn (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Frank Flynn (1959-07-15) (track 16)
alto saxophone:
Ted Nash (40s-80s US swing reedman, uncle of the other) (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Ted Nash (40s-80s US swing reedman, uncle of the other) (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Ronnie Lang (1959-07-15) (track 16)
piano:
Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Lou Levy (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Lou Levy (1959-07-15) (track 16)
baritone saxophone:
Chuck Gentry (1959-07-15) (track 16)
tuba:
Ed Gilbert (1959-03-18) (track 15)
bass trombone:
Karl DeKarske (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Karl DeKarske (1959-03-18) (track 15)
George Roberts (american bass trombone) (1959-07-15) (track 16)
harp:
Katherina Julyie (1959-01-05) (track 5)
trombone:
Milt Bernhart (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Richard Noel (trombonist) (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Tommy Pederson (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Dick Nash (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Tommy Pederson (1959-03-18) (track 15)
James Priddy (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Richard Noel (trombonist) (1959-07-15) (track 16)
Tommy Pederson (1959-07-15) (track 16)
James Priddy (1959-07-15) (track 16)
French horn:
Vince Darosa (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Vincent DeRosa (1959-03-18) (track 15)
James Decker (1959-03-18) (track 15)
arranger:
Nelson Riddle (tracks 5, 14–16)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 14)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 16)
George Gershwin (composer) (1931) (tracks 15, 15)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 5, 5)
conductor:
Nelson Riddle (1959) (track 14)
Nelson Riddle (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Nelson Riddle (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Nelson Riddle (1959-07-15) (track 16)
engineer:
Val Valentin (tracks 5, 14–16)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1959) (track 14)
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-07-15) (track 16)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 14)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 16)
Ira Gershwin (1931) (tracks 15, 15)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 5, 5)
performer:
Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (1959-07-15) (track 16)
producer:
Norman Granz (tracks 5, 14–16)
vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-03-18) (track 15)
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-07-15) (track 16)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 5, 5)
Harms, Inc. (1924) (track 16)
New World Music Corp. (1931) (tracks 15, 15)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1946) (track 14)
cover recording of:
A Foggy Day (in London Town) (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Of Thee I Sing (1959-03-18) (track 15)
"The Half of It, Dearie" Blues (1959-07-15) (track 16)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (tracks 5, 5)
Jour de brouillard (tracks 5, 5)
Um dia de garoa (tracks 5, 5)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (tracks 5, 5)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 16)
Of Thee I Sing (1931 musical) (tracks 15, 15)
recording of:
A Foggy Day (in London Town) (1959-01-05) (track 5)
Of Thee I Sing (1959-03-18) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

arranger:
Nelson Riddle (tracks 5, 8, 16)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 16)
George Gershwin (composer) (1933) (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 9)
conductor:
Nelson Riddle (track 8)
Nelson Riddle (1959) (tracks 5, 16)
engineer:
Val Valentin (tracks 5, 16)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1959) (tracks 5, 16)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 16)
Ira Gershwin (1933) (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 9)
performer:
Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (1959) (tracks 5, 16)
producer:
Norman Granz (tracks 5, 8–9, 16)
vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (track 8)
publisher:
Ira Gershwin Music (track 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 9)
New World Music Co. (1932) (track 5)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track 9)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1959-01-05 – 1959-07-17) (track 9)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Isn't It a Pity? (1959) (track 5)
Oh, So Nice (1959) (track 16)
later translated versions:
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 9)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 9)
Pardon My English (track 5)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 9)
Treasure Girl (1928 musical) (track 16)
recording of:
They Can’t Take That Away From Me (1959-01-05 – 1959-07-17) (track 9)