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Individual barcodes:

CD 1: 8712155022944
CD 2: 8712155022951
CD 3: 8712155022968

Annotation last modified on 2012-01-28 21:12 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Take Five
The Dave Brubeck Quartet 5 5:26
2 A Foggy Day
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 4:35
3 My Baby Just Cares for Me
Nina Simone 3:40
4 Summertime
Billie Holiday 2:56
5 Jeepers Creepers
Tony Bennett with The Count Basie Band 2:08
6 Embraceable You
Nat King Cole 3:23
7 Perdido
Sarah Vaughan 2:30
8 Willow Weep for Me
Lionel Hampton with Dinah Washington 5:07
9 I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Tony Bennett with The Count Basie Band 3:03
10 More Than You Know
Lena Horne 3:07
11 September in the Rain
Peggy Lee 3:25
12 Stardust
Nat King Cole 2.5 3:15
13 Hello Dolly
Louis Armstrong 2:32
14 Unforgettable
Nat King Cole 2:42
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 St. James Infirmary
Louis Armstrong 3:20
2 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Dinah Washington 3:26
3 Close to You
Lionel Hampton with Dinah Washington 4:43
4 Carelessly
Billie Holiday 3:08
5 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald 4:13
6 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Nat King Cole 5 3:10
7 Whatever Lola Wants
Sarah Vaughan 2:36
8 Honeysuckle Rose
Ben Webster 3:17
9 Moonlight in Vermont
Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald 3:42
10 Don't Be That Way
The Andrews Sisters 2:46
11 Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Lena Horne 2:48
12 I've Got the World on a String
Peggy Lee 2:43
13 Anything Goes
Tony Bennett with The Count Basie Orchestra 2:20
14 Love Come Back to Me
Ella Fitzgerald 1:56
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pennies From Heaven
Billie Holiday 3:19
2 Just One of Those Things
Peggy Lee 2:18
3 Sweethearts on Parade
Louis Armstrong 5:32
4 I Can't Give You Anything but Love
Ella Fitzgerald 2:21
5 After You've Gone
Nina Simone 5:42
6 'Round Midnight
Sarah Vaughan 3:39
7 Hit That Jive, Jack
Nat King Cole 3:00
8 The More I See You
Sarah Vaughan 3:10
9 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Dinah Washington 2:45
10 It Don't Mean a Thing
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:12
11 And the Angels Sing
Benny Goodman 3:16
12 Stars Fell on Alabama
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 3:15
13 It's a Good Day
Peggy Lee 1:33
14 Ain't Misbehavin'
Dave Brubeck 3:23

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 3)
New York, New York, United States (1959-07-01) (track 1)
drums:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 3)
Joe Morello (1959-07-01) (track 1)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 3)
double bass:
Eugene Wright (1959-07-01) (track 1)
alto saxophone:
Paul Desmond (1959-07-01) (track 1)
piano:
Nat King Cole (track 12)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 3)
Dave Brubeck (1959-07-01) (track 1)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 6)
composer:
Paul Desmond (track 1)
Walter Donaldson (tracks 3, 3)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 4)
Irving Gordon (track 14)
Hoagy Carmichael (1927) (track 12)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 6)
Ann Ronell (1932) (track 8)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 2)
Frederick Loewe (1956) (track 9)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (track 12)
lyricist:
Irving Gordon (track 14)
Ira Gershwin (track 4)
DuBose Heyward (track 4)
Gus Kahn (tracks 3, 3)
Alan Jay Lerner (track 9)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 6)
Mitchell Parish (1929) (track 12)
Ann Ronell (1932) (track 8)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 2)
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 12)
vocals:
Nat King Cole (track 12)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 3)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (track 6)
Warner/Chappell (track 4)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (1935) (track 4)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Red Mullet by Jega (track 1)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Willow Weep for Me (track 8)
Stardust (the jazz standard) (1956-12-19 – 1956-12-28) (track 12)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 4)
Prisca "Five" (track 1)
Summertime (track 4)
The Bones of You (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 4)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (track 2)
Abraçável você (track 6)
Jour de brouillard (track 2)
Polvere di stelle (track 12)
Sommartid (track 4)
Summa is (track 4)
Um dia de garoa (track 2)
later versions:
Take Five (song version) (track 1)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 2)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 6)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 6)
My Fair Lady (full musical) (track 9)
recording of:
Embraceable You (track 6)
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face (My Fair Lady) (track 9)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 4)
Unforgettable (track 14)
My Baby Just Cares for Me (1957-12) (track 3)
Take Five (original instrumental version) (1959-07-01) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (track 5)
Louis Armstrong (1956) (track 9)
Louis Armstrong (1956-08-16) (track 9)
drums:
Louie Bellson (track 5)
Buddy Rich (1956) (track 9)
Buddy Rich (1956-08-16) (track 9)
guitar:
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (track 5)
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1956) (track 9)
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1956-08-16) (track 9)
bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (track 5)
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1956) (track 9)
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1956-08-16) (track 9)
piano:
Oscar Peterson (track 5)
Oscar Peterson (1956) (track 9)
Oscar Peterson (1956-08-16) (track 9)
composer:
Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (track 10)
Edgar Sampson (track 10)
Karl Suessdorf (track 9)
Cole Porter (1934) (track 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 5)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1940) (track 6)
lyricist:
John Blackburn (songwriter) (track 9)
Mitchell Parish (track 10)
Cole Porter (1934) (track 13)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 5)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1942) (track 6)
performer:
Louis Armstrong (1957-07-22 – 1957-07-23) (track 5)
Ella Fitzgerald (1957-07-22 – 1957-07-23) (track 5)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (track 5)
Ella Fitzgerald (track 5)
Louis Armstrong (1956) (track 9)
Ella Fitzgerald (1956) (track 9)
Ella Fitzgerald (1956-08-16) (track 9)
Louis Armstrong (1956-08-16 – 1967-08-16) (track 9)
writer:
Al Hoffman (track 3)
Carl Lampl (track 3)
Jerry Livingston (songwriter) (track 3)
publisher:
Chappell Music (track 13)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 6)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track 5)
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
part of:
Anything Goes (track 13)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 5)
parts:
Goodbye, Little Dream, Goodbye (from 'Anything Goes') (track 13)
recording of:
Anything Goes (track 13)
Close to You (track 3)
Don't Be That Way (track 10)
Moonlight in Vermont (1956-08-16) (track 9)
version of:
Never No Lament (track 6)

CD 3

composer:
Ziggy Elman (track 11)
Turner Layton (1918) (tracks 5, 5, 5)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 10)
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (1936) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 5)
lyricist:
Johnny Mercer (track 11)
Henry Creamer (1918) (tracks 5, 5, 5)
Irving Mills (1931) (track 10)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1936) (track 1)
performer:
Ivie Anderson (track 10)
vocals:
Ivie Anderson (track 10)
publisher:
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd. (tracks 5, 5, 5)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 10)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
live recording of:
recording of:
And the Angels Sing (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 1)