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One of the Verve serie. Honest compilation.

Annotation last modified on 2007-11-23 21:32 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 A-Tisket, A-Tasket
1:55
2 Oh, Lady, Be Good
4:02
3 Lullaby of Birdland
2:27
4 Angel Eyes
3:22
5 Imagine My Frustration
4:50
6 Midnight Sun
4:57
7 Mack the Knife
4:47
8 Bess, You Is My Woman Now
5:26
9 How High the Moon?
7:09
10 All Too Soon
4:24
11 Blue Skies
3:46
12 Mr. Paganini
4:06
13 There's a Lull in My Life
3:26
14 Robbins' Nest
2:26
15 Lush Life
3:40
16 Too Close for Comfort
2:53

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Buddy DeFranco (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 6)
clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
trumpet:
William “Cat” Anderson (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
Willie Cook (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
Clark Terry (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
trumpet and violin:
Ray Nance (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
membranophone:
Sam Woodyard (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
vibraphone:
Frank Flynn (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 6)
double bass:
Jimmy Woode (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
alto saxophone:
Johnny Hodges (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
Willie Smith (US jazz alto saxophonist) (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 6)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Russell Procope (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
saxophone:
Stan Getz (1957) (track 13)
piano:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
bass clarinet and clarinet:
Harry Carney (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
tenor saxophone:
Frank Foster (saxophonist) (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
Paul Gonsalves (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
Plas Johnson (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 6)
trombone:
Quentin Jackson (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
John Sanders (US jazz trombonist) (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
Britt Woodman (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
arranger:
Nelson Riddle (tracks 2, 6)
Paul Weston (1958) (track 11)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 11)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1940) (track 10)
Sonny Burke (1947) (track 6)
Lionel Hampton (1947) (track 6)
conductor:
Frank De Vol (1957) (track 13)
Paul Weston (1958) (track 11)
Nelson Riddle (1959) (track 2)
Nelson Riddle (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 6)
engineer:
Val Valentin (tracks 2, 10–11)
instruments:
Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
Ella Fitzgerald (1958) (track 11)
Ella Fitzgerald (1959) (track 2)
Ella Fitzgerald (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 6)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 11)
Carl Sigman (1940) (track 10)
Johnny Mercer (1954) (track 6)
performer:
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
Paul Weston & His Orchestra (1958) (track 11)
producer:
Norman Granz (tracks 2, 10–11)
vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1957) (track 13)
publisher:
Ira Gershwin Music (track 2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 2)
arrangements:
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 2)
cover recording of:
All Too Soon (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 10)
Blue Skies (1958) (track 11)
Oh, Lady Be Good! (1959) (track 2)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 2)
later translated versions:
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 2)
later versions:
part of:
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 2)
recording of:
Midnight Sun (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 11)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000047FZ [info]

Release Group

part of: Verve Ultimate (number: 539 054-2)