Tracklist

CD 1: St. Thomas
# Title Rating Length
1 St. Thomas
4 6:48
2 You Don't Know What Love Is
6:29
3 Strode Rode
5:15
4 Moritat
10:06
5 Blue Seven
4 11:14
6 Valse Hot
8:38
7 Kiss and Run
7:10
8 I Feel a Song Coming On
5:16
9 Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep
2:31
10 Pent-Up House
8:53
CD 2: Way Out West
# Title Rating Length
1 I'm an Ol' Cowhand
5:44
2 Solitude
7:51
3 Come, Gone
7:53
4 Wagon Wheels
10:12
5 There Is No Greater Love
5:16
6 Way Out West
6:32
7 Just in Time
4:00
8 Cutie
5:57
9 Mangos
5:35
10 Two Different Worlds
7:42
CD 3: The Stopper
# Title Rating Length
1 Compulsion
5:48
2 Almost Like Being in Love
3:24
3 In a Sentimental Mood
3:19
4 No Moe
3:30
5 The Stopper
2:57
6 Friday the 13th
10:34
7 Let's Call This
5:05
8 Think Of One (Take 1)
5:44
9 Think of One (take 2)
5:36
CD 4: Oleo
# Title Rating Length
1 Soft Shoe
5:00
2 Airegin
5:03
3 Oleo
5:17
4 Doxy
4:50
5 Swingin' for Bumsy
5:43
6 Solid
6:24
7 Moving Out
4:28
8 Silk 'n' Satin
3:58
9 There Are Such Things
9:29
10 The Way You Look Tonight
5:09

Credits

CD 1: St. Thomas

recorded in:
New Jersey, United States (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–10)
New York, New York, United States (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–10)
New York, New York, United States (1956-06-22) (tracks 1–5)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–10)
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1956-06-22) (tracks 1–5)
trumpet:
Clifford Brown (trumpet) (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–10)
bass:
George Morrow (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–10)
double bass:
George Morrow (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–10)
Doug Watkins (1956-06-22) (tracks 1–5)
piano:
Richie Powell (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–10)
Tommy Flanagan (1956-06-22) (tracks 1–5)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1956-03-22) (tracks 6–10)
Sonny Rollins (1956-06-22) (tracks 1–5)
composer:
Sam Coslow (track 7)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 8)
George Oppenheimer (track 8)
Gene de Paul (track 2)
Sonny Rollins (tracks 1, 3, 5–6, 10)
Kurt Weill (composer) (track 4)
Irving Berlin (track 9)
Don Raye (track 2)
engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (tracks 1–5)
lyricist:
Sonny Rollins (track 1)
Irving Berlin (track 9)
Bertolt Brecht (track 4)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 8)
Don Raye (track 2)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (tracks 1–10)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 4)
publisher:
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 2)
Universal Edition (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 4)
instrumental cover recording of:
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (1956-06-22) (track 4)
instrumental recording of:
Count Your Blessings (1956-03-22) (track 9)
I Feel a Song Comin’ On (1956-03-22) (track 8)
recording of:
Kiss and Run (1956-03-22) (track 7)
Pent-Up House (1956-03-22) (track 10)
Valse Hot (1956-03-22) (track 6)
Blue 7 (1956-06-22) (track 5)
St. Thomas (1956-06-22) (track 1)
Strode Rode (1956-06-22) (track 3)
You Don’t Know What Love Is (1956-06-22) (track 2)
translated version of:

CD 2: Way Out West

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-06-11 – 1957-06-12) (tracks 7–9)
drums (drum set):
Roy Haynes (American jazz drummer and bandleader) (tracks 7, 9)
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1956-12-07) (track 10)
Shelly Manne (1957-03-07) (tracks 1–6)
Roy Haynes (American jazz drummer and bandleader) (1957-06) (track 8)
membranophone:
Roy Haynes (American jazz drummer and bandleader) (1957-06-11 – 1957-06-12) (tracks 7, 9)
bass:
Percy Heath (tracks 7, 9)
George Morrow (1956-12-07) (track 10)
Percy Heath (1957-06) (track 8)
double bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1957-03-07) (tracks 1–6)
Percy Heath (1957-06-11 – 1957-06-12) (tracks 7, 9)
piano:
Kenny Drew (1956-12-07) (track 10)
Sonny Clark (1957-06) (track 8)
Sonny Clark (1957-06-11 – 1957-06-12) (tracks 7, 9)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (1956-12-07) (track 10)
Sonny Rollins (1957-03-07) (tracks 1–6)
Sonny Rollins (1957-06) (track 8)
Sonny Rollins (1957-06-11 – 1957-06-12) (tracks 7, 9)
composer:
Al Frisch (tracks 10, 10)
Billy Hill (Songwriter and standards composer) (track 4)
Isham Jones (track 5)
Dee Libbey (track 9)
Johnny Mercer (track 1)
Sonny Rollins (tracks 3, 6, 8)
Sid Wayne (tracks 10, 10)
Peter de Rose (track 4)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1934) (track 2)
Jule Styne (1956) (track 7)
engineer:
Jack Higgins (recording engineer) (tracks 7, 9)
lyricist:
Sid Wayne (track 9)
Marty Symes (lyricist) (track 5)
Eddie DeLange (1934) (track 2)
Irving Mills (1934) (track 2)
Betty Comden (1956) (track 7)
Adolph Green (1956) (track 7)
producer:
Orrin Keepnews (tracks 7, 9)
Lester Koenig (tracks 1–6)
recording engineer:
Roy Du Nann (Audio Engineer) (track 1)
Roy DuNann (tracks 2–6)
sound engineer:
Roy DuNann (track 1)
vocals:
Earl Coleman (1956-12-07) (track 10)
writer:
Eddie DeLange (track 2)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (track 2)
Irving Mills (track 2)
publisher:
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) (track 7)
engineered at:
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1957-06-11 – 1957-06-12) (tracks 7, 9)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1956-12-07) (track 10)
Contemporary’s Studio in Los Angeles, California, United States (1957-03-07) (tracks 1–6)
arrangements:
Solitude (for strings, Gould) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Two Different Worlds (1956-12-07) (track 10)
instrumental cover recording of:
Just in Time (Bells Are Ringing) (1957-06-11 – 1957-06-12) (track 7)
Mangos (1957-06-11 – 1957-06-12) (track 9)
instrumental recording of:
(In My) Solitude (1957-03-07) (track 2)
There Is No Greater Love (1957-03-07) (track 5)
Wagon Wheels (1957-03-07) (track 4)
later versions:
part of:
Bells Are Ringing (stage musical) (track 7)
recording of:
Two Different Worlds (1956-12-07) (track 10)
Come, Gone (1957-03-07) (track 3)
Way Out West (1957-03-07) (track 6)
Cutie (1957-06) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3: The Stopper

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1953-10-07) (tracks 2, 4)
New Jersey, United States (1953-11-13) (tracks 6, 8–9)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (track 5)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1953-01-30) (track 1)
Art Blakey (1953-10-07) (track 3)
Kenny Clarke (1953-10-07) (tracks 2–5)
Willie Jones (jazz drummer, not Willie Jones III) (1953-11-13) (tracks 6–9)
trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1953-01-30) (track 1)
bass:
Percy Heath (1953-10-07) (tracks 2–5)
Percy Heath (1953-11-13) (tracks 6–9)
vibraphone:
Milt Jackson (1953-10-07) (tracks 2–5)
double bass:
Percy Heath (1953-01-30) (track 1)
piano:
Kenny Drew (track 5)
Walter Bishop, Jr. (American jazz pianist) (1953-01-30) (track 1)
Kenny Drew (1953-10-07) (track 3)
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (1953-10-07) (tracks 2–5)
Thelonious Monk (1953-11-13) (tracks 6–9)
tenor saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (1953-01-30) (track 1)
Sonny Rollins (1953-01-30) (track 1)
Sonny Rollins (1953-10-07) (tracks 2–5)
Sonny Rollins (1953-11-13) (tracks 6–9)
French horn:
Julius Watkins (1953-11-13) (tracks 6–9)
composer:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 1)
Frederick Loewe (track 2)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 6–9)
Sonny Rollins (tracks 4–5)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1935) (track 3)
lyricist:
Manny Kurtz (track 3)
Alan Jay Lerner (track 2)
Irving Mills (track 3)
publisher:
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 2)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 3)
Thelonious Music (tracks 8–9)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1953-11-13) (track 7)
arrangements:
In a Sentimental Mood (for violin and piano, Logan) (track 3)
instrumental recording of:
Almost Like Being in Love (from "Brigadoon") (1953-10-07) (track 2)
later versions:
Matrix (Think of One) (tracks 8–9)
part of:
Brigadoon (complete musical) (track 2)
recording of:
Compulsion (1953-01-30) (track 1)
In a Sentimental Mood (1953-10-07) (track 3)
No Moe (1953-10-07) (track 4)
The Stopper (1953-10-07) (track 5)
Friday the 13th (1953-11-13) (track 6)
Let’s Call This (1953-11-13) (track 7)
Think of One (1953-11-13) (tracks 8–9)

CD 4: Oleo

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1954-06-29) (tracks 2–4)
New York, New York, United States (1954-08-18) (tracks 5–6, 8)
New York, New York, United States (1954-10-25) (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (tracks 5–6)
Willie Jones (jazz drummer, not Willie Jones III) (1954-01-20) (track 1)
Kenny Clarke (1954-06-29) (tracks 2–4)
Art Blakey (1954-08-18) (tracks 7–8)
Art Taylor (1954-10-25) (track 10)
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1955-12-02) (track 9)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (tracks 5–6)
Art Farmer (1954-01-20) (track 1)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1954-06-29) (tracks 2–4)
Kenny Dorham (1954-08-18) (tracks 7–8)
bass:
Percy Heath (tracks 5–6)
Percy Heath (1954-01-20) (track 1)
Percy Heath (1954-06-29) (tracks 2–4)
Percy Heath (1954-08-18) (tracks 7–8)
George Morrow (1955-12-02) (track 9)
double bass:
Tommy Potter (1954-10-25) (track 10)
piano:
Elmo Hope (tracks 5–6)
Horace Silver (track 2)
Horace Silver (1954-01-20) (track 1)
Horace Silver (1954-06-29) (tracks 3–4)
Elmo Hope (1954-08-18) (tracks 7–8)
Thelonious Monk (1954-10-25) (track 10)
Ray Bryant (1955-12-02) (track 9)
tenor saxophone:
Sonny Rollins (tracks 5–6)
Sonny Rollins (1954-01-20) (track 1)
Sonny Rollins (1954-06-29) (tracks 2–4)
Sonny Rollins (1954-08-18) (tracks 7–8)
Sonny Rollins (1954-10-25) (track 10)
Sonny Rollins (1955-12-02) (track 9)
composer:
Art Farmer (track 1)
Sonny Rollins (tracks 3–8)
Jerome Kern (1936) (track 10)
Sonny Rollins (1954) (track 2)
lyricist:
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (1936) (track 10)
producer:
Bob Weinstock (track 10)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (track 10)
writer:
Stanley Adams (US lyricist & songwriter) (1942) (track 9)
Abel Baer (1942) (track 9)
George W. Meyer (Tin Pan Alley songwriter) (1942) (track 9)
publisher:
Aldi Music Company (track 10)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 10)
Prestige Music (track 3)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 10)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-08-18) (track 7)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-10-25) (track 10)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1955-12-02) (track 9)
instrumental recording of:
The Way You Look Tonight (Swing Time) (1954-10-25) (track 10)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Airegin (with lyrics) (track 2)
recording of:
Soft Shoe (1954-01-20) (track 1)
Airegin (instrumental) (1954-06-29) (track 2)
Doxy (1954-06-29) (track 4)
Oleo (1954-06-29) (track 3)
Moving Out (1954-08-18) (track 7)
Silk 'n' Satin (1954-08-18) (track 8)
Solid (1954-08-18) (track 6)
Swingin' for Bumsy (1954-08-18) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Swing Time Medley (track 10)