Tracklist

CD 1: Swing Guitars
# Title Rating Length
1 I'm Confessin'
2:55
2 Dinah
2:37
3 Tiger Rag
2:35
4 Oh Lady Be Good
2:54
5 I Saw Stars
2:32
6 Blue Drag
2:55
7 Ultrafox
3:22
8 Avalon
2:54
9 Smoke Rings
2:53
10 I've Had My Moments
3:00
11 Some of These Days
2:25
12 Djangology
2:58
13 I'se Muggin'
3:08
14 Oriental Shuffle
2:42
15 After You've Gone
3:09
16 Are You in the Mood?
2:52
17 Limehouse Blues
2:48
18 Nagasaki
2:52
19 Swing Guitars
2:27
20 Georgia on My Mind
3:17
21 Shine
2:58
22 In the Still of the Night
3:07
23 Sweet Chorus
2:46
24 Charleston
2:54
25 You're Driving Me Crazy
2:55
26 Tears
2:40
27 When Day Is Done
3:14
CD 2: Minor Swing
# Title Rating Length
1 Chicago
3:28
2 Liebestraum No.3
3:22
3 Mystery Pacific
2:22
4 In a Sentimental Mood
3:05
5 Improvisation
2:58
6 Parfum
3:02
7 Honeysuckle Rose
2:46
8 Hangin' Around Boudon
2:56
9 Japanese Sandman
3:00
10 St. Louis Blues
2:44
11 Bouncin' Around
2:47
12 Eddie's Blues
3:10
13 Oh, Lady Be Good
3:18
14 Daphne
3:04
15 Baby, Won't You Please Come Home?
3:01
16 Big Boy Blues
3:27
17 Bill Coleman Blues
2:48
18 Somebody Loves Me
3:30
19 Improvisation on the First Movement of the Concerto in D Minor by J.S. Bach
3:23
20 Minor Swing
3:16
21 Viper's Dream
3:17
22 Swingin' With Django
2:52
23 Bolero
4:05
24 Mabel
4:12
25 My Serenade
3:02
CD 3: Finesse
# Title Rating Length
1 You Rascal You
3:07
2 Sweet Georgia Brown
3:15
3 Tea for Two
2:50
4 Night and Day
2:44
5 My Sweet
2:56
6 Stompin' at Decca
2:36
7 Tornerai
2:34
8 I'm Coming Virginia
3:06
9 Billets Doux
2:57
10 Them There Eyes
3:04
11 Appel Indirect
3:02
12 Why Shouldn't I?
2:51
13 Improvisation No.2
2:43
14 Hungaria
2:49
15 Jeepers Creepers
3:16
16 Swing 39
3:21
17 Twelfth Year
2:41
18 Low Cotton
3:01
19 Finesse
2:21
20 Solid Old Man
3:05
21 Stockholm
2:48
22 I'll See You in My Dreams
2:32
23 Echoes of Spain
3:09
24 Naguine
2:27
25 The Man I Love
3:13
26 Nauges
3:18
CD 4: Nuages
# Title Rating Length
1 Belleville
2:33
2 Django Rag
2:35
3 Manoir De Mes Reves
3:22
4 Blues Clair
3:05
5 Zuiderzee Blues
2:40
6 If Dreams Come True
2:53
7 Django's Tiger
2:39
8 Echoes of France (La Marseillaise)
3 2:49
9 Lover Man
3:21
10 Minor Blues
2:47
11 Peche a la Mouche
2:35
12 For Sentimental Reasons
2:58
13 Folie a Amphion
2:54
14 Swing 48
2:45
15 Brazil
2:48
16 I'll Never Smile Again
2:41
17 Django's Blues
3:06
18 How High the Moon
2:56
19 Manoir De Mes Reves
3:30
20 Nuages
4:50
21 Double Whisky
2:56
22 Dream of You
3:17
23 Keep Cool
3:05
24 Troublant Bolero
3:32
25 Nuits de Saint-Germain des Pres
3:07

Credits

CD 1: Swing Guitars

violin:
Stéphane Grappelli (1934-12) (tracks 2, 5)
Stéphane Grappelli (1934-12-28) (tracks 2, 5)
Stéphane Grappelli (1935-04) (track 6)
Stéphane Grappelli (1935-06) (track 8)
Stéphane Grappelli (1935-09-02) (track 12)
Stéphane Grappelli (1937-04-21) (track 24)
Stéphane Grappelli (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 15)
trumpet:
Pierre Allier (1935-06) (track 8)
Arthur Briggs (1935-06) (track 8)
Alphonse Cox (Belgian jazz trumpeter from the 1920/30s) (1935-06) (track 8)
drums:
Aurelio de Carolis (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 15)
guitar:
Roger Chaput (1934-12) (tracks 2, 5)
Django Reinhardt (1934-12) (tracks 2, 5)
Joseph Reinhardt (1934-12) (tracks 2, 5)
Roger Chaput (1934-12-28) (tracks 2, 5)
Django Reinhardt (1934-12-28) (tracks 2, 5)
Joseph Reinhardt (1934-12-28) (tracks 2, 5)
Roger Chaput (1935-04) (track 6)
Django Reinhardt (1935-04) (track 6)
Joseph Reinhardt (1935-04) (track 6)
Pierre "Baro" Ferret (1935-06) (track 8)
Django Reinhardt (1935-06) (track 8)
Joseph Reinhardt (1935-06) (track 8)
Pierre "Baro" Ferret (1935-09-02) (track 12)
Django Reinhardt (1935-09-02) (track 12)
Joseph Reinhardt (1935-09-02) (track 12)
Marcel Bianchi (1937-04-21) (track 24)
Pierre "Baro" Ferret (1937-04-21) (track 24)
Django Reinhardt (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 15)
double bass:
Louis Vola (1934-12) (tracks 2, 5)
Louis Vola (1934-12-28) (tracks 2, 5)
Louis Vola (1935-04) (track 6)
Louis Vola (1935-06) (track 8)
Louis Vola (1935-09-02) (track 12)
Louis Vola (1937-04-21) (track 24)
Carlo Pecori (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 15)
piano:
Gianni Safred (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 15)
trombone:
Eugène d’Hellemes (1935-06) (track 8)
composer:
Harry Akst (track 2)
Stéphane Grappelli (tracks 12, 16)
Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist) (track 2)
Josef Myrow (track 6)
Django Reinhardt (tracks 12, 16)
Turner Layton (1918) (track 15)
James P. Johnson (1923) (track 24)
lyricist:
Joe Young (US lyricist) (track 2)
Henry Creamer (1918) (track 15)
Cecil Mack (1923) (track 24)
Maurice Sigler (1934) (track 5)
performer:
solo guitar:
Django Reinhardt (1935-04) (track 6)
Django Reinhardt (1937-04-21) (track 24)
writer:
Buddy DeSylva (track 8)
Al Goodhart (track 5)
Al Hoffman (track 5)
Al Jolson (track 8)
Vincent Rose (track 8)
publisher:
Morley Music Corp. (track 2)
WB Music Corp. (track 8)
is the basis for:
Bang Bang (track 24)
later translated versions:
Poczekalnia PKP (track 6)
ダイナ (“Dinah”) (track 2)
later versions:
Dînette (track 2)
recording of:
Dinah (1934-12-28) (track 2)
I Saw Stars (1934-12-28) (track 5)
Blue Drag (1935-04) (track 6)
Avalon (1935-06) (track 8)
Djangology (1935-09-02) (track 12)
Charleston (1937-04-21) (track 24)
After You’ve Gone (1949-01 – 1949-02) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (tracks 2, 15)

CD 2: Minor Swing

clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Frank "Big Boy" Goudie (1937-11-19) (track 16)
violin:
Stéphane Grappelli (1937-04-26) (track 1)
Stéphane Grappelli (1937-09-29) (track 14)
Eddie South (1937-09-29) (track 14)
Stéphane Grappelli (1938-01-31) (track 14)
trumpet:
Bill Coleman (US jazz trumpeter) (1937-11-19) (tracks 16–17)
drums:
Jerry Mengo (1937-11-19) (track 16)
guitar:
Marcel Bianchi (1937-04-26) (track 1)
Pierre "Baro" Ferret (1937-04-26) (track 1)
Louis Gasté (1937-09-09) (track 11)
Roger Chaput (1937-09-29) (track 14)
Django Reinhardt (1937-11-19) (tracks 16–17)
Roger Chaput (1938-01-31) (track 14)
Django Reinhardt (1938-01-31) (track 14)
Eugène Vées (1938-01-31) (track 14)
double bass:
Louis Vola (1937-04-26) (track 1)
Eugène d’Hellemes (1937-09-09) (track 11)
Wilson Myers (1937-09-29) (track 14)
Lucien Simoens (1937-11-19) (track 16)
Louis Vola (1938-01-31) (track 14)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Christian Wagner (1937-11-19) (track 16)
piano:
Emil Stern (1937-11-19) (track 16)
arranger:
Django Reinhardt (track 23)
composer:
Bill Coleman (US jazz trumpeter) (track 17)
Gus Deloof (Belgian jazz trumpeter & band leader) (track 11)
Fred Fisher (1922) (track 1)
Stéphane Grappelli (1938) (tracks 14, 14)
Django Reinhardt (1938) (tracks 14, 14)
lyricist:
Fred Fisher (1922) (track 1)
orchestra:
solo violin:
Stéphane Grappelli (track 14)
Eddie South (track 14)
solo guitar:
Django Reinhardt (1937-04-26) (track 1)
Django Reinhardt (1937-09-09) (track 11)
Django Reinhardt (1937-09-29) (track 14)
writer:
Charles Warfield (track 15)
Clarence Williams (track 15)
publisher:
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 15)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 15)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 15)
cover recording of:
recording of:
Boléro (arr. Django Rheinhardt) (track 23)
Chicago (That Toddlin' Town) (1937-04-26) (track 1)
Bouncin' Around (1937-09-09) (track 11)
Daphné (1937-09-29) (track 14)
Eddie’s Blues (1937-09-29) (track 12)
Big Boy Blues (1937-11-19) (track 16)
Bill Coleman Blues (1937-11-19) (track 17)
Daphné (1938-01-31) (track 14)
version of:
Boléro (track 23)

CD 3: Finesse

violin:
Stéphane Grappelli (1938-06-14) (tracks 9, 11)
guitar:
Joseph Reinhardt (1938-06-14) (tracks 9, 11)
Eugène Vées (1938-06-14) (tracks 9, 11)
Django Reinhardt (1939-06-30) (track 23)
double bass:
Roger Grasset (1938-06-14) (tracks 9, 11)
composer:
Stéphane Grappelli (tracks 9, 11)
Django Reinhardt (tracks 9, 11, 23)
orchestra:
performer:
solo guitar:
Django Reinhardt (1938-06-14) (tracks 9, 11)
recording of:
Appel indirect (Appel direct) (1938-06-14) (track 11)
Billets Doux (1938-06-14) (track 9)
Echoes of Spain (1939-06-30) (track 23)

CD 4: Nuages

anthem of:
France (1795-07-14 –) (track 8)
clarinet:
Gérard Lévecque (track 4)
Jo Magis (1942-05-08) (track 2)
Hubert Rostaing (1947-07-18) (tracks 15, 17)
violin:
Stéphane Grappelli (1946-01-31) (tracks 7–8)
trumpet:
Bernard Hulin (track 22)
Raymond Chantrain (1942-05-08) (track 2)
George Clais (1942-05-08) (track 2)
Paul d’Hondt (1942-05-08) (track 2)
drums:
Gaston Léonard (track 4)
Josse Aerts (1942-05-08) (track 2)
André Jourdan (1947-07-18) (tracks 15, 17)
guitar:
Django Reinhardt (track 15)
Eugène Vées (tracks 4, 15, 17)
Jim Van Der Jeught (1942-05-08) (track 2)
Allan Hodgkiss (1946-01-31) (tracks 7–8)
Jack Llewelyn (1946-01-31) (tracks 7–8)
Django Reinhardt (1946-01-31) (track 8)
Joseph Reinhardt (1947-07-18) (tracks 15, 17)
double bass:
Jean Storne (track 4)
Arthur Peters (1942-05-08) (track 2)
Coleridge Goode (1946-01-31) (tracks 7–8)
Emmanuel Soudieux (1947-07-18) (tracks 15, 17)
electric guitar:
Django Reinhardt (1947-07-18) (tracks 15, 17)
alto saxophone:
Hubert Fol (track 22)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Louis Billen (1942-05-08) (track 2)
piano:
Raymond Fol (track 22)
John Ouwerx (Belgian jazz pianist & conductor) (1942-05-08) (track 2)
baritone saxophone, clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Arthur Saguet (1942-05-08) (track 2)
tenor saxophone:
Jeff Van Heerswingels (1942-05-08) (track 2)
tenor saxophone and violin:
Jack Demany (1942-05-08) (track 2)
trombone:
Jean Damm (1942-05-08) (track 2)
Sus Van Camp (1942-05-08) (track 2)
composer:
Ary Barroso (track 15)
Stan Brenders (Belgian jazz band leader, pianist and conductor) (track 2)
Django Reinhardt (tracks 1–2, 4, 7, 17)
lyricist:
orchestra:
solo guitar:
Django Reinhardt (1942-05-08) (track 2)
Django Reinhardt (1943-02-26) (track 4)
Django Reinhardt (1946-01-31) (track 7)
translator:
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1942) (track 15)
vocals:
Jack Demany (1942-05-08) (track 2)
Emile Deltour (Belgian violinist & conductor) (1942-05-08) (track 2)
Chas Dolne (Belgian jazz violinist & guitarist) (1942-05-08) (track 2)
Jean Douillez (1942-05-08) (track 2)
Walter Feron (1942-05-08) (track 2)
recorded at:
Studio Technisonor in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1947-07-18) (tracks 15, 17)
arrangements:
1789 (track 8)
Hymne des Marseillais, H. 51A (for choirs and orchestra) (track 8)
Hymne des Marseillais, H. 51B (for voices and piano) (track 8)
La Marseillaise (for violin solo, Stravinsky) (track 8)
is the basis for:
La Marseillaise (アドバンスド大戦略) (track 8)
later parody versions:
later versions:
La Marseillaise (Pour tous les enfants de la terre…) (track 8)
recording of:
Belleville (track 1)
Django Rag (1942-05-08) (track 2)
Blues Clair (1943-02-26) (track 4)
Django's Tiger (1946-01-31) (track 7)
La Marseillaise (national anthem of France) (1946-01-31) (track 8)
Brazil (1947-07-18) (track 15)
Django's Blues (1947-07-18) (track 17)
Dream of You (1951-05-11) (track 22)
translated version of:
Aquarela do Brasil (track 15)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000083E81 [info]