Annotation

Notes

While the material here is remarkable (sourced from the Victor period), this specific edition is pale compared to the previous 2 discs set (highly preferable), and resembles more a sampler than anything serious, even for newcomers.

Annotation last modified on 2008-12-29 16:09 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 52nd Street Theme
3:13
2 A Night in Tunisia
3:07
3 Anthropology
2:37
4 Two Bass Hit
2:46
5 Cool Breeze
2:46
6 Cubana Be
2:41
7 Minor Walk
2:44
8 Good Bait
2:46
9 Lover, Come Back to Me
3:31
10 I'm Be Boppin' Too
2:18
11 St. Louis Blues
3:07
12 That Old Black Magic
2:40
13 You Go to My Head
3:01
14 Dizzier and Dizzier
3:06
15 Hey Pete! Let's Eat More Meat
3:01
16 Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
3:03
17 In the Land of Oo-Bla-Dee
2:36

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Bill Holman (track 12)
composer:
Count Basie (pianist) (tracks 8, 14)
Dizzy Gillespie (tracks 3–4, 6, 15)
Lorraine Gillespie (track 10)
Buster Harding (track 15)
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (track 4)
Johnny Mercer (track 12)
Milt Orent (track 17)
Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (track 3)
Lester Peterson (track 15)
George Russell (jazz pianist) (track 6)
Mary Lou Williams (track 17)
Gerald Wilson (US jazz trumpeter/bandleader/composer/arranger) (track 14)
Lester Young (track 16)
Tadd Dameron (track 8)
Sigmund Romberg (1928) (track 9)
J. Fred Coots (1938) (track 13)
Harold Arlen (1942) (track 12)
lyricist:
Tadd Dameron (track 8)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1928) (track 9)
Haven Gillespie (1938) (track 13)
Johnny Mercer (1942) (track 12)
publisher:
B. Feldman & Co. (track 13)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 8)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 13)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 9)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 8)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 9)
arrangements:
St. Louis Blues (for concert band, Nowak) (track 11)
instrumental recording of:
Lover, Come Back to Me (The New Moon) (track 9)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
恋人よ我に帰れ (今は淋しく 君は去りて 忘れられない あの面影…) (track 9)
later versions:
Ce diable noir (track 12)
part of:
recording of:
Anthropology (track 3)
Cubana Be (track 6)
Dizzier and Dizzier (track 14)
I'm Be Boppin' Too (track 10)
St. Louis Blues (track 11)
Two Bass Hit (track 4)
You Go to My Head (track 13)
Good Bait (1947-12-30) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 11)