Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 From the Heart
3:37
2 I've Got News for You
4:35
3 Moanin'
3:20
4 Let's Go
2:44
5 One Mint Julep
3:10
6 I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
3:46
7 Stompin' Room Only
3:47
8 Mister C
4:33
9 Strike Up the Band
2:38
10 Birth of the Blues
5:16
11 Golden Boy
3:28
12 Booty-Butt
4:16
13 This Here
4:43
14 I Remember Clifford
3:42
15 Sidewinder
3:33
16 Bluesette
3:23
17 Pas-Se-O-Ne Blues
4:46
18 Zig Zag
4:33
19 Angel City
4:26
20 Señor Blues
5:25

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Sonny Payne (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Roy Haynes (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
oboe:
J. Lloyd Miller (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
trumpet:
Phillip Guilbeau (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Thad Jones (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Clark Terry (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Eugene Young (1960-12-26) (tracks 1, 3, 7–9)
Eugene "Snooky" Young (1960-12-26) (track 2)
John Frosk (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Jimmy Nottingham (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Joe Wilder (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Bobby Bryant (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
Marshall Hunt (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
Bill King (Trumpeter) (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
Blue Mitchell (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
membranophone:
Ernest Elly (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
organ:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
guitar:
Freddie Green (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Sam Herman (guitar, jazz) (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Ben Martin (Guitarist) (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
bass:
Eddie Jones (US jazz double bassist) (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Joe Benjamin (US jazz bassist) (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Edgar Willis (bass) (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
alto saxophone:
Marshall Royal (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Frank Wess (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
George Dorsey (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Earle Warren (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
J. Lloyd Miller (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
Curtis Peagler (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
piano:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
baritone saxophone:
Charlie Fowlkes (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Haywood Henry (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Leroy Cooper (saxophonist) (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
tenor saxophone:
Frank Foster (saxophonist) (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Billy Mitchell (US jazz saxophonist) (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Budd Johnson (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Seldon Powell (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Andy Ennis (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
Albert McQueen (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
Clifford Scott (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
trombone:
Henry Coker (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Urbie Green (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Al Grey (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Benny Powell (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Jimmy Cleveland (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Urbie Green (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Keg Johnson (jazz trombonist) (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
George Matthews (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Glen Childress (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
Henry Coker (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
Joe Randazzo (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
additional writer:
Cab Calloway (track 10)
arranger:
Teddy Edwards (jazz saxophonist) (track 19)
Ralph Burns (tracks 2, 4, 9–10)
Quincy Jones (tracks 1, 3, 5–8)
composer:
William C. Baker (track 18)
Teddy Edwards (jazz saxophonist) (track 19)
Benny Golson (track 14)
Ray Henderson (track 10)
Lee Morgan (track 15)
Charles Strouse (track 11)
Toots Thielemans (track 16)
Bobby Timmons (tracks 3, 13)
Roy Alfred (track 2)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (tracks 1, 4, 8, 12)
Rudolph Toombs (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (track 9)
lyricist:
Lee Adams (US musical theatre lyricist & librettist) (track 11)
Roy Alfred (track 2)
Lew Brown (track 10)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 12)
Buddy DeSylva (track 10)
Norman Gimbel (track 16)
Rudolph Toombs (track 5)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (track 9)
producer:
Creed Taylor (tracks 2, 5)
vocals:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1960-12-26) (track 2)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1960-12-27) (tracks 5–6)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (track 12)
writer:
Roy Jordan (track 6)
Horace Silver (track 20)
William Weldon (track 6)
Howard Marks (Writer of "Stompin' Room Only") (1940) (track 7)
publisher:
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1960-12-26) (tracks 1–3, 7–9)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1960-12-27) (tracks 4–6, 10)
Tangerine / RPM Studios in Los Angeles, California, United States (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (tracks 11–20)
arrangements:
Strike Up the Band (for solo piano) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Moanin' (1960-12-26) (track 3)
Stompin' Room Only (1960-12-26) (track 7)
Birth of the Blues (1960-12-27) (track 10)
One Mint Julep (1960-12-27) (track 5)
I Remember Clifford (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (track 14)
Señor Blues (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (track 20)
The Sidewinder (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (track 15)
This Here (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (track 13)
instrumental cover recording of:
Strike Up the Band (1927 Gershwin song) (1960-12-26) (track 9)
Bluesette (English lyrics) (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (track 16)
Golden Boy (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (track 11)
is based on:
Bluesette (Original instrumental version) (track 16)
later versions:
Moanin' (track 3)
Moanin’ (track 3)
orchestrations:
Strike Up the Band! (unknown orchestration of the song) (track 9)
part of:
Strike up the Band (1927 Gershwin musical) (track 9)
recording of:
From the Heart (1960-12-26) (track 1)
I’ve Got News for You (1960-12-26) (track 2)
Mister C (1960-12-26) (track 8)
Let’s Go (1960-12-27) (track 4)
Angel City (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (track 19)
Booty-Butt (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (track 12)
Zig Zag (1970-01-01 – 1970-01-10) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: US: B000003424 [info]

Release Group

includes: Genius + Soul = Jazz by Ray Charles