Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Begin the Beguine
3:17
2 Back Bay Shuffle
3:15
3 Nightmare
2:53
4 Traffic Jam
2:14
5 Oh! Lady Be Good
3:11
6 Frenesi
3:06
7 Star Dust
3:34
8 Any Old Time
3:13
9 Blues, Parts I & II
6:33
10 Moonglow
3:28

Credits

Medium 1

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1939-06-12) (track 4)
clarinet:
Artie Shaw (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Artie Shaw (1940-10-07) (track 7)
violin:
Al Beller (1940-10-07) (track 7)
T. Boardman (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-10-07) (track 7)
B. Bower (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-10-07) (track 7)
T. Klages (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-10-07) (track 7)
E. Lamas (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-10-07) (track 7)
B. Morrow (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-10-07) (track 7)
cello:
F. Goerner (cellist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-10-07) (track 7)
drums (drum set):
Buddy Rich (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Nick Fatool (1940-10-07) (track 7)
trumpet:
Johnny Best (jazz trumpeter) (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Chuck Peterson (trumpet) (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Bernie Privin (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Billy Butterfield (1940-10-07) (track 7)
J. Cathcart (1940-10-07) (track 7)
George Wendt (Swing trumpeter) (1940-10-07) (track 7)
viola:
K. Collins (violist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-10-07) (track 7)
A. Harshman (violist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-10-07) (track 7)
guitar:
Al Avola (1939-06-12) (track 4)
bass:
Sid Weiss (1939-06-12) (track 4)
double bass:
Jud DeNaut (1940-10-07) (track 7)
electric guitar:
Al Hendrickson (1940-10-07) (track 7)
alto saxophone:
Hank Freeman (American jazz saxophonist) (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Les Robinson (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Bus Bassey (1940-10-07) (track 7)
Nelly Plump (1940-10-07) (track 7)
piano:
Bob Kitsis (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Johnny Guarneri (1940-10-07) (track 7)
tenor saxophone:
Georgie Auld (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Tony Pastor (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Jerry Jerome (1940-10-07) (track 7)
Les Robinson (1940-10-07) (track 7)
trombone:
George Arus (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Les Jenkins (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Harry Rodgers (1939-06-12) (track 4)
Vernon Brown (1940-10-07) (track 7)
Jack Jenney (American jazz trombonist) (1940-10-07) (track 7)
composer:
Alberto Domínguez (track 6)
Will Hudson (track 10)
Teddy McRae (tracks 2, 4)
Irving Mills (track 10)
Artie Shaw (tracks 2–4)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 5)
Hoagy Carmichael (1927) (track 7)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 1)
conductor:
Artie Shaw (1940-10-07) (track 7)
lyricist:
Alberto Domínguez (track 6)
Eddie DeLange (track 10)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 5)
Mitchell Parish (1929) (track 7)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 1)
orchestra:
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1939-06-12) (track 4)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 5)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 5)
Mills Music, Inc. (track 7)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 5)
arrangements:
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Stardust (the jazz standard) (1940-10-07) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Divine biguine (french) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 5)
later translated versions:
Beguine (track 1)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 5)
Polvere di stelle (track 7)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 1)
part of:
Jubilee (track 1)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 5)
recording of:
Back Bay Shuffle (track 2)
Begin the Beguine (track 1)
Frenesi (track 6)
Moonglow (track 10)
Nightmare (track 3)
Oh, Lady Be Good! (track 5)
Traffic Jam (1939-06-12) (track 4)
referred to in medleys: