Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Whims Of Chambers
6:57
2 Bijou The Poodle
6:00
3 Why Are We Afraid
3:37
4 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
6:55
5 Rhythm-A-Ning
7:15
6 Diane
5:04
7 Gettin' Together
7:55
8 The Way You Look Tonight
6:39
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 The Breeze And I
3:34
2 Without A Song
7:39
3 Long Ago And Far Away
4:10
4 Fascinatin' Rhythm
4:25
5 I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
5:41
6 Webb City
4:36
7 Begin The Beguine
6:20

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1956-02-29) (tracks 1–8)
drums (drum set):
Jimmy Cobb (US jazz drummer) (track 3)
Jimmy Cobb (US jazz drummer) (1956-02-29) (tracks 1–2, 4–8)
trumpet:
Conte Candoli (1956-02-29) (tracks 1–2, 5)
double bass [bass]:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (track 1)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1956-02-29) (tracks 2–8)
alto saxophone:
Art Pepper (1956-02-29) (tracks 1–8)
piano:
Wynton Kelly (1956-02-29) (tracks 1–8)
composer:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (track 1)
Thelonious Monk (track 5)
Art Pepper (tracks 2, 7)
Ernö Rapée (track 6)
Sigmund Romberg (1928) (track 4)
Jerome Kern (1936) (track 8)
lyricist:
Lew Pollack (track 6)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1928) (track 4)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (1936) (track 8)
writer:
André Previn (pianist & conductor) (track 3)
Dory Previn (track 3)
publisher:
Aldi Music Company (track 8)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 4, 8)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 4)
Thelonious Music (track 5)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 8)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 4)
arrangements:
Softly as in a Morning Sunrise (arranged by David Wolpe) (track 4)
instrumental recording of:
Diane (from 1927 film “Seventh Heaven”) (1956-02-29) (track 6)
The Way You Look Tonight (Swing Time) (1956-02-29) (track 8)
later translated versions:
夏にしとくれ (track 4)
later versions:
Listen to Monk (track 5)
part of:
recording of:
Bijou the Poodle (1956-02-29) (track 2)
Gettin' Together (1956-02-29) (track 7)
Rhythm-a-Ning (1956-02-29) (track 5)
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise (The New Moon) (1956-02-29) (track 4)
Whims of Chambers (1956-02-29) (track 1)
Why Are We Afraid? (1956-02-29) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Monk’s Mix (track 5)
Swing Time Medley (track 8)

CD 2

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1957-01) (tracks 1–5)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1958-01) (tracks 6–7)
drums (drum set):
Chuck Flores (track 2)
Chuck Flores (1957-01) (tracks 1, 3–5)
Chuck Flores (1958-01) (tracks 6–7)
double bass [bass]:
Ben Tucker (track 2)
Ben Tucker (1957-01) (tracks 1, 3–5)
Ben Tucker (1958-01) (tracks 6–7)
alto saxophone:
Art Pepper (track 2)
Art Pepper (1957-01) (tracks 1, 3–5)
Art Pepper (1958-01) (tracks 6–7)
piano:
Carl Perkins (Jazz pianist from the bop era, west coast) (track 2)
Carl Perkins (Jazz pianist from the bop era, west coast) (1957-01) (tracks 1, 3–5)
Carl Perkins (Jazz pianist from the bop era, west coast) (1958-01) (tracks 6–7)
arranger:
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (track 2)
composer:
Jerome Kern (track 3)
Ernesto Lecuona (track 1)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 5)
Bud Powell (track 6)
Vincent Youmans (track 2)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 4)
Cole Porter (composer) (1935) (track 7)
lyricist:
Edward Eliscu (track 2)
Clarence Gaskill (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 3–4)
Billy Rose (lyricist and Broadway producer) (track 2)
Al Stillman (track 1)
Cole Porter (composer) (1935) (track 7)
publisher:
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 3)
Harms, Inc. (1929) (track 4)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (1944) (track 3)
arrangements:
Fascinating Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 4)
instrumental recording of:
Fascinatin’ Rhythm (1957-01) (track 4)
Long Ago (and Far Away) (1957-01) (track 3)
Without a Song (1957-01) (track 2)
Begin the Beguine (1958-01) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Divine biguine (french) (track 7)
later translated versions:
Beguine (track 7)
Fascinante ritmo (track 4)
愛的開始 (track 7)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 7)
Fascinating Rhythm (track 4)
part of:
Jubilee (track 7)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 4)
recording of:
The Breeze and I (1957-01) (track 1)
Webb City (1958-01) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
The Rhythm Series (track 4)
version of:
Andalucia (track 1)