Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 The Chess Players
9:33
A2 Sakeena's Vision
6:02
A3 Politely
6:02
12" Vinyl 2
# Title Rating Length
B1 Dat Dere
8:43
B2 Lester Left Town
6:22
B3 It's Only a Paper Moon
6:38

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (1960-03-06) (tracks A1–A3)
trumpet:
Lee Morgan (1960-03-06) (tracks A1–A3)
double bass:
Jymie Merritt (1960-03-06) (tracks A1–A3)
piano:
Bobby Timmons (1960-03-06) (tracks A1–A3)
tenor saxophone:
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer) (1960-03-06) (tracks A1–A3)
composer:
Bill Hardman (track A3)
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer) (tracks A1–A2)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks A1–A3)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1960-03-06) (tracks A1–A3)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1960-03-06) (tracks A1–A3)
recording of:
Politely (1960-03-06) (track A3)
Sakeena’s Vision (1960-03-06) (track A2)
The Chess Players (1960-03-06) (track A1)

12" Vinyl 2

drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (1960-03-06) (tracks B1–B3)
trumpet:
Lee Morgan (1960-03-06) (tracks B1–B3)
double bass:
Jymie Merritt (1960-03-06) (tracks B1–B3)
piano:
Bobby Timmons (1960-03-06) (tracks B1–B3)
tenor saxophone:
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer) (1960-03-06) (tracks B1–B3)
composer:
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer) (track B2)
Bobby Timmons (tracks B1, B1)
Harold Arlen (1933) (track B3)
lyricist:
Oscar Brown Jr. (tracks B1, B1)
E.Y. Harburg (1933) (track B3)
Billy Rose (lyricist and Broadway producer) (1933) (track B3)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks B1–B3)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1960-03-06) (tracks B1–B3)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track B3)
Gloccamorria Music (track B3)
S.A. Music Co. (track B3)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track B3)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1960-03-06) (tracks B1–B3)
instrumental recording of:
Dat Dere (1960-03-06) (track B1)
It’s Only a Paper Moon (1960-03-06) (track B3)
later parody versions:
It's Only a Paper Moon (parody version) (track B3)
later versions:
recording of:
Dat Dere (track B1)
Lester Left Town (1960-03-06) (track B2)
referred to in medleys: