Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It Ain't Necessarily So
Jamie Cullum 4:34
2 Something Happens to Me
Blossom Dearie 2:04
3 Isn't This a Lovely Day
Stacey Kent 3:58
4 Love the Feeling
Leroy Hutson 2:54
5 Think (instrumental)
Curtis Mayfield 3:47
6 Billy's Bag
Billy Preston 3:47
7 Dr. Pretty
Toots Thielemans 6:21
8 The Look of Love
Billy May 2:50
9 Gentilhomme Italian
Roberto Sironi 2:41
10 Brazil
Django Reinhardt 2:26
11 O Chamado
Marina Lima 4:07
12 Just Squeeze Me
Miles Davis 7:30
13 Night and Day
Stan Getz 3:05
14 Walk Tall
Howard Roberts 2:16
15 Big Legged Woman
Willie Hobbs 3:02
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love Me or Leave Me
Nina Simone 5 3:24
2 T'Incontrero
Roberto Sironi 6:10
3 Light My Fire
Julie London 3:20
4 About Love
Ben Sidran 2:59
5 Somebody Loves Me
Dinah Shore 4:22
6 Charade
Blossom Dearie 1:56
7 Cristo Redentor
Ferrante and Teicher 3:16
8 Cosmo
Kyle Eastwood 5:33
9 Aligator Boogaloo
Sandy Nelson 2:26
10 Exodus
Eddie Harris 4:47
11 Marvellous
The Jungle Band 2:01
12 Parkers Mood
King Pleasure 3:00
13 Born to Be Blue
Wynton Kelly 3:27
14 Splash
Tal Farlow 3:37
15 I Wish I Knew
Chet Baker 3:49
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Can't Get Started
Jamie Cullum 5:16
2 Your Good Thing (Is About to End)
Lou Rawls 2:53
3 Never Gonna Stop
Linda Clifford 4:36
4 Eddie You Should Have Known Better
The Natural Four 2:18
5 Butterfat
Leroy Hutson 7:17
6 Bitchin'
Charlie Rouse 7:13
7 Bossa Nova Baby
The Clovers 2:06
8 Tin Tin Deo
Dizzy Gillespie 2:41
9 When I'm Grown
Tok Tok Tok 5:58
10 Teach Me Tiger
April Stevens 2:22
11 A Good Bait
Nina Simone 3:46
12 (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue
Louis Armstrong 4:39
13 Darn That Dream
Dinah Washington 5:17
14 Stella by Starlight
Chet Baker 3:55
15 It Never Entered My Mind
Miles Davis 4:01

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 5)
drums:
Morris Jennings (track 5)
Jean-Louis Viale (French jazz drummer 1933-1984) (1953-03-10) (track 10)
guitar:
Curtis Mayfield (track 5)
Craig McMullen (track 5)
double bass:
Pierre Michelot (1953-03-10) (track 10)
electric guitar:
Django Reinhardt (1953-03-10) (track 10)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 5)
piano:
Maurice Vander (1953-03-10) (track 10)
arranger:
Johnny Pate (track 5)
composer:
Ary Barroso (track 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 1)
Curtis Mayfield (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1935) (track 3)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 5)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (track 5)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 1)
DuBose Heyward (track 1)
Irving Berlin (1935) (track 3)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 5)
producer:
Curtis Mayfield (track 5)
translator:
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1942) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records (1972) (track 5)
publisher:
Camad Music Company (1972 – ????) (track 5)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 1)
sampled by:
Egg Man by Beastie Boys (track 5)
cover recording of:
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (track 1)
is based on:
later translated versions:
later versions:
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 1)
Think (track 5)
recording of:
Think (track 5)
Brazil (1953-03-10) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Top Hat Medley (Charlie Kunz) (track 3)
translated version of:
Aquarela do Brasil (track 10)

CD 2

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-12) (track 1)
drums:
Albert “Tootie” Heath (1957-12) (track 1)
bass:
Jimmy Bond (1957-12) (track 1)
piano:
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 1)
arranger:
Tommy Oliver (track 3)
composer:
Walter Donaldson (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 5)
conductor:
Tommy Oliver (track 3)
lyricist:
Buddy DeSylva (track 5)
Gus Kahn (track 1)
Ballard MacDonald (track 5)
producer:
Tommy Oliver (track 3)
vocals:
Julie London (track 3)
Dinah Shore (track 5)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1957-12) (track 1)
writer:
John Densmore (track 3)
Robby Krieger (American guitarist, member of The Doors) (track 3)
Ray Manzarek (track 3)
Jim Morrison (lead vocalist of the Doors) (track 3)
publisher:
arrangements:
Somebody Loves Me (for piano solo) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Light My Fire (track 3)
is the basis for:
Elizabete (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
part of:
Superstar (track 3)
recording of:
Somebody Loves Me (track 5)
Love Me or Leave Me (1957-12) (track 1)

CD 3

trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1954-03-06) (track 15)
drums:
Art Blakey (1954-03-06) (track 15)
bass:
Percy Heath (1954-03-06) (track 15)
piano:
Horace Silver (1954-03-06) (track 15)
composer:
Vernon Duke (track 1)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 1)
producer:
Alfred Lion (track 15)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-03-06) (track 15)
cover recording of: