Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Northwest Passage
Woody Herman 3:15
2 Flying Home
Lionel Hampton 12:07
3 King Porter Stomp
Gene Krupa 3:03
4 Temptation
Artie Shaw 3:01
5 Caldonia
Woody Herman 3:05
6 Stardust
Artie Shaw 3:28
7 Drum Boogie
Gene Krupa 3:12
8 Little Blue Girl
Lionel Hampton 3:06
9 Begin the Beguine
Artie Shaw 3:20
10 Glad Hamp
Lionel Hampton 6:58
11 Four Brothers
Woody Herman 3:19
12 Buggle Call Rag
Gene Krupa 3:15
13 Monmartre Bus Ride
Woody Herman 2:41
14 Scustlebutt
Artie Shaw 3:11
15 What's New
Lionel Hampton 4:54
16 Sidewalks of Cuba
Woody Herman 3:03
17 Opus One
Gene Krupa 2:58
18 It's a Long Way to Tipperary
Artie Shaw 2:44

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Artie Shaw (1940-09-07) (track 4)
Woody Herman (1947-12-27) (track 11)
violin:
Al Beller (1940-09-07) (track 4)
T. Boardman (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 4)
B. Bower (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 4)
T. Klages (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 4)
E. Lamas (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 4)
B. Morrow (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 4)
cello:
F. Goerner (cellist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 4)
drums (drum set):
Nick Fatool (1940-09-07) (track 4)
trumpet:
Billy Butterfield (1940-09-07) (track 4)
J. Cathcart (1940-09-07) (track 4)
George Wendt (Swing trumpeter) (1940-09-07) (track 4)
Stan Fishelson (1947-12-27) (track 11)
Bernie Glow (1947-12-27) (track 11)
Marky Markowitz (1947-12-27) (track 11)
Shorty Rogers (1947-12-27) (track 11)
Ernie Royal (1947-12-27) (track 11)
viola:
K. Collins (violist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 4)
A. Harshman (violist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 4)
membranophone:
Don Lamond (1947-12-27) (track 11)
guitar:
Gene Sargent (1947-12-27) (track 11)
double bass:
Jud DeNaut (1940-09-07) (track 4)
Walter Yoder (1947-12-27) (track 11)
electric guitar:
Al Hendrickson (1940-09-07) (track 4)
alto saxophone:
Bus Bassey (1940-09-07) (track 4)
Nelly Plump (1940-09-07) (track 4)
Sam Marowitz (Saxophonist) (1947-12-27) (track 11)
piano:
Johnny Guarneri (1940-09-07) (track 4)
Fred Otis (1947-12-27) (track 11)
baritone saxophone:
Serge Chaloff (1947-12-27) (track 11)
bass trombone:
Bob Swift (1947-12-27) (track 11)
tenor saxophone:
Jerry Jerome (1940-09-07) (track 4)
Les Robinson (1940-09-07) (track 4)
Stan Getz (1947-12-27) (track 11)
Zoot Sims (US jazz saxophonist) (1947-12-27) (track 11)
Herbie Steward (jazz saxophonist) (1947-12-27) (track 11)
trombone:
Vernon Brown (1940-09-07) (track 4)
Jack Jenney (American jazz trombonist) (1940-09-07) (track 4)
Earl Swope (1947-12-27) (track 11)
Ollie Wilson (1947-12-27) (track 11)
arranger:
Jimmy Giuffre (track 11)
composer:
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter) (track 4)
Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (track 2)
Lionel Hampton (track 2)
Fleecy Moore (track 5)
Hoagy Carmichael (1927) (track 6)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 9)
Jimmy Giuffre (1947) (track 11)
conductor:
Artie Shaw (1940-09-07) (track 4)
lyricist:
Arthur Freed (track 4)
Fleecy Moore (track 5)
Mitchell Parish (1929) (track 6)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 9)
writer:
Roy Eldridge (track 7)
Gene Krupa (track 7)
publisher:
Mills Music, Inc. (track 6)
Ragbag Music (ASCAP) (track 2)
Regent Music (BMI) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Stardust (the jazz standard) (track 6)
Temptation (1940-09-07) (track 4)
instrumental cover recording of:
Four Brothers (1947-12-27) (track 11)
is the basis for:
Divine biguine (french) (track 9)
later translated versions:
Beguine (track 9)
Polvere di stelle (track 6)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 9)
Caldonia (Eddy Mitchell song) (track 5)
Flying Home (track 2)
Four Brothers (Jon Hendricks Vocalese) (track 11)
live instrumental recording of:
Flying Home (Instrumental version) (track 2)
part of:
Jubilee (track 9)
Singin' in the Rain (1952 film) (track 4)
recording of:
Begin the Beguine (track 9)
Caldonia (track 5)
Drum Boogie (Krupa jazz song) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 4)