Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Bru's Blues
11:28
A2 These Foolish Things
10:02
B1 I'm Afraid the Masquerade Is Over
6:06
B2 One Moment Worth Years
8:52
B3 St. Louis Blues
8:17
12" Vinyl 2
# Title Rating Length
C1 Balcony Rock
11:50
C2 Out of Nowhere
8:07
C3 Le Souk
4:46
D1 Take the "A" Train
6:10
D2 The Song Is You
5:47
D3 Don't Worry 'Bout Me
8:50
D4 I Want to Be Happy
6:43

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

membranophone:
Joe Morello (1957-05-01) (tracks A1–A2, B2)
Joe Morello (1957-05-02) (tracks B1, B3)
double bass:
Norm Bates (double-bass player) (1957-05-01) (tracks A1–A2, B2)
Norm Bates (double-bass player) (1957-05-02) (tracks B1, B3)
alto saxophone:
Paul Desmond (1957-05-01) (tracks A1–A2, B2)
Paul Desmond (1957-05-02) (tracks B1, B3)
piano:
Dave Brubeck (1957-05-01) (tracks A1–A2, B2)
Dave Brubeck (1957-05-02) (tracks B1, B3)
additional composer:
Harry Link (track A2)
composer:
Dave Brubeck (tracks A1, B2)
Allie Wrubel (track B1)
Jack Strachey (1935) (track A2)
lyricist:
Herb Magidson (track B1)
Eric Maschwitz (1935) (track A2)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (track A2)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track A2)
recorded at:
Fullerton College in Fullerton, California, United States (1957-05-01) (tracks A1–A2, B2)
Long Beach City College in Long Beach, California, United States (1957-05-02) (tracks B1, B3)
arrangements:
St. Louis Blues (for concert band, Nowak) (track B3)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Baby Girl (track A2)
Såna små ting (track A2)
live instrumental cover recording of:
These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) (1957-05-01) (track A2)
I'm Afraid the Masquerade Is Over (1957-05-02) (track B1)
St. Louis Blues (1957-05-02) (track B3)
live recording of:
Bru's Blues (1957-05-01) (track A1)
One Moment Worth Years (1957-05-01) (track B2)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track B3)

12" Vinyl 2

membranophone:
Joe Dodge (1954-05) (tracks C1–D4)
double bass:
Bob Bates (1954-05) (tracks C1–D4)
alto saxophone:
Paul Desmond (1954-05) (tracks C1–D4)
piano:
Dave Brubeck (1954-05) (tracks C1–D4)
composer:
Dave Brubeck (tracks C1, C3)
Paul Desmond (tracks C1, C3)
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (track C2)
Jerome Kern (track D2)
Vincent Youmans (track D4)
Irving Caesar (track D4)
Rube Bloom (American songwriter, pianist and vocalist) (1939) (track D3)
Billy Strayhorn (1939) (track D1)
lyricist:
Irving Caesar (track D4)
Edward Heyman (track C2)
Ted Koehler (1939) (track D3)
Joya Sherrill (1944) (track D1)
producer:
George Avakian (tracks C1–D4)
publisher:
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track D1)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track D3)
Tempo (Please do not use for release label) (track D1)
recorded at:
Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, United States (1954-05) (track C3)
University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States (1954-05) (tracks C1, D1–D4)
has revision:
Take the “A” Train (Nikki Yanofsky version) (track D1)
later parody versions:
Out of Nowhere (Sinatra / Crosby parody) (track C2)
later translated versions:
Lui, toi et moi (track D2)
live instrumental cover recording of:
Don’t Worry ’Bout Me (1954-05) (track D3)
I Want to Be Happy (1954-05) (track D4)
Out of Nowhere (1954-05) (track C2)
Take the “A” Train (1954-05) (track D1)
The Song Is You (1954-05) (track D2)
live recording of:
Balcony Rock (1954-05) (track C1)
Le Souk (1954-05) (track C3)
version of:
Take the “A” Train (initial instrumental version) (track D1)