Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Up in the Blues
2:36
2 Down for Double
4:02
3 Back and Forth
2:20
4 Free and Easy
3:28
5 Learnin' the Blues
3:31
6 Feed Bag
3:01
7 Something's Gotta Give
2:56
8 Easy Does It
3:46
9 Little Red
2:11
10 Swinging Back
3:26
11 A Date With Ray
4:55
12 When You Wish Upon a Star
2:37

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Osie Johnson (1955-12-18) (tracks 1, 3, 6, 9)
reeds:
Al Cohn (track 10)
Al Cohn (1955-12-18) (tracks 1–6, 8–9, 12)
trumpet:
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (track 10)
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (1955-12-18) (tracks 1–6, 8–9, 12)
bass:
Milt Hinton (track 10)
Milt Hinton (1955-12-18) (tracks 1–6, 8–9, 12)
piano:
Nat Pierce (track 10)
Nat Pierce (1955-12-18) (tracks 1–6, 8–9, 12)
trombone:
Henry Coker (track 10)
Henry Coker (1955-12-18) (tracks 1–6, 8–9, 12)
arranger:
Al Cohn (tracks 1–2)
Manny Albam (tracks 4–6, 8)
Ernie Wilkins (tracks 3, 9–10, 12)
composer:
executive producer:
Steve Backer (track 5)
lyricist:
performer:
Jo Jones (track 10)
Jo Jones (1955-12-18) (tracks 2, 4–5, 8, 12)
producer:
Jack Lewis (jazz producer) (tracks 1–6, 8–10, 12)
Billy Vera (track 5)
recording engineer:
Ray Hall (engineer) (tracks 1–6, 8–10, 12)
vocals:
Lou Rawls (track 5)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1955-12-18) (tracks 1–6, 8–9, 12)
cover recording of: