Tracklist

CD 1: One O'Clock Jump
# Title Rating Length
1 Shoe Shine Boy
3:01
2 Lady Be Good
3:08
3 Swingin' at the Daisy Chain
2:49
4 Roseland Shuffle
2:34
5 The Glory of Love
2:31
6 Smarty (You Know It All)
2:39
7 One O'Clock Jump
3:02
8 John's Idea
2:58
9 Time Out
3:04
10 Topsy
3:09
11 Out the Window
2:47
12 Blues in the Dark
3:06
13 Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)
2:55
14 Every Tub
3:16
15 Swingin' the Blues
2:45
16 Blue and Sentimental
3:14
17 Doggin' Around
3:07
18 Texas Shuffle
3:08
19 Jumpin' at the Woodside
3:09
20 How Long, How Long Blues
2:57
21 The Dirty Dozens
3:05
22 Shorty George
2:46
23 The Blues I Like to Hear
3:04
24 Panassie Stomp
2:50
25 My Heart Belongs to Daddy
2:54
CD 2: Jive at Five
# Title Rating Length
1 Dupree Blues
3:07
2 Red Wagon
2:56
3 You Can Depend on Me
3:14
4 Blame It on My Last Affair
2:50
5 Jive at Five
2:56
6 Oh, Lady Be Good
3:10
7 Goin' to Chicago Blues
3:07
8 Rock-a-bye Basie
3:05
9 Taxi War Dance
2:50
10 Jump for Me
3:11
11 Miss Thing, Parts 1 & 2
5:38
12 Pound Cake
2:44
13 Clap Hands! Here Comes Charlie
2:30
14 Dickie's Dream
3:09
15 Lester Leaps In
3:14
16 I Left My Baby
3:15
17 Volcano
2:52
18 Tickle-toe
2:41
19 Louisiana
2:26
20 Easy Does It
3:28
21 Let Me See
2:48
22 Blow Top
2:56
23 Gone With "What" Wind
2:48
24 Super Chief
3:25
CD 3: Harvard Blues
# Title Rating Length
1 Moten Swing
2:21
2 I Want a Little Girl
2:40
3 Broadway
2:59
4 Rockin' the Blues
3:09
5 The Jitters
2:46
6 Tuesday at Ten
2:59
7 Fiesta in Blue
3:07
8 Something New
2:18
9 Feather Merchant
3:03
10 Down for Double
2:54
11 Harvard Blues
3:20
12 Ain't It the Truth
2:56
13 It's Sand Man!
3:09
14 Dance of the Gremlins
4:07
15 G.I. Stomp (Red Bank Boogie)
2:17
16 Rhythm Man
2:40
17 Taps Miller
3:25
18 Avenue C
3:11
19 High Tide
5:35
20 Tippin', on the Q.T.
3:45
21 San Jose
2:44
22 B-flat Blues
2:38
23 High Tide
2:51
24 Queer Street
3:05
25 The Mad Boogie
2:56
CD 4: Basie's Basement
# Title Rating Length
1 Lazy Lady Blues
3:07
2 Rambo
3:21
3 Stay Cool
3:12
4 The King
3:10
5 Stay on It
3:27
6 Bill's Mill
2:40
7 Brand New Wagon
2:54
8 One O'Clock Boogie
3:27
9 Swingin' the Blues
3:17
10 Basie's Basement
3:19
11 Shine on Harvest Moon
2:25
12 Sugar
2:52
13 7th Avenue Express
2:40
14 Mr. Roberts' Roost
2:32
15 Just a Minute
2:41
16 Hey, Pretty Baby
3:02
17 Bye Bye Baby
2:35
18 After You've Gone
2:35
19 If You See My Baby
2:23
20 Sweets
2:24
21 Golden Bullet
2:27
22 Song of the Islands
2:52
23 One O'Clock Jump
2:57
24 Tootsie
2:52
25 Basie Boogie
3:13

Credits

CD 1: One O'Clock Jump

clarinet:
Lester Young (tracks 1–19, 22–25)
trumpet:
Buck Clayton (tracks 3–19, 22–25)
Shad Collins (track 25)
Harry “Sweets” Edison (tracks 13–19, 22–25)
Karl George (US jazz trumpeter) (track 12)
Bobby Hicks (American bluegrass fiddler) (track 11)
Joe Keyes (tracks 3–4)
Ed Lewis (jazz trumpeter) (tracks 5–19, 22–25)
Bobby Moore (jazz musician) (tracks 5–10)
Carl Smith (trumpeter) (tracks 1–4)
membranophone:
Jo Jones (tracks 1–25)
guitar:
Claude Williams (jazz violinist and guitarist) (tracks 3–4)
bass:
Walter Page (tracks 1–25)
electric guitar:
Eddie Durham (tracks 6–17)
alto saxophone:
Caughey Roberts (tracks 3–5)
Earle Warren (tracks 6–19, 22–25)
Jack Washington (tracks 3–19, 22–25)
baritone saxophone:
Jack Washington (tracks 3–19, 22–25)
tenor saxophone:
Herschel Evans (tracks 3–19, 22–25)
Lester Young (tracks 1–19, 22–25)
trombone:
Eddie Durham (tracks 6–17)
George Hunt (tracks 3–8)
Dan Minor (tracks 3–19, 22–25)
Benny Morton (tracks 9–19, 22–25)
Dicky Wells (tracks 18–19, 22–25)
arranger:
Buster Smith (track 7)
vocals:
Helen Humes (track 25)
Jimmy Rushing (tracks 12–13, 23)

CD 2: Jive at Five

clarinet:
Lester Young (tracks 3–24)
trumpet:
Buck Clayton (tracks 4–24)
Shad Collins (tracks 3–13, 16–17)
Harry “Sweets” Edison (tracks 4–6, 8–13, 16–24)
Al Killian (tracks 18–24)
Ed Lewis (jazz trumpeter) (tracks 3–6, 8–10, 12–13, 16–24)
membranophone:
Jo Jones (tracks 1–24)
bass:
Walter Page (tracks 1–24)
alto saxophone:
Tab Smith (tracks 22–24)
Earle Warren (tracks 4–6, 8–13, 16–24)
Jack Washington (tracks 4–6, 8–13, 16–24)
baritone saxophone:
Jack Washington (tracks 4–6, 8–13, 16–24)
tenor saxophone:
Chu Berry (tracks 4–6)
Buddy Tate (tracks 8–13, 16–19, 21–24)
Lester Young (tracks 3–24)
trombone:
Vic Dickenson (tracks 18–24)
Dan Minor (tracks 4–6, 8–13, 16–24)
Benny Morton (tracks 4–6, 8–13, 16–17)
Dicky Wells (tracks 4–24)
vocals:
Helen Humes (track 4)
Jimmy Rushing (tracks 3, 7, 16)

CD 3: Harvard Blues

clarinet:
Rudy Rutherford (saxophone/clarinet) (tracks 17–25)
Lester Young (tracks 1–3)
trumpet:
Emmett Berry (tracks 23–25)
Buck Clayton (tracks 1–16, 19–22)
Harry “Sweets” Edison (tracks 1–25)
Al Killian (tracks 1–13, 17–18)
Ed Lewis (jazz trumpeter) (tracks 1–16, 19–25)
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (tracks 17–18)
Al Stearns (tracks 17–18)
Snooky Young (tracks 14–16)
membranophone:
Jo Jones (tracks 1–16)
Shadow Wilson (tracks 17–25)
bass:
Vernon Alley (track 16)
Walter Page (tracks 1–13)
Rodney Richardson (tracks 14–15, 17, 25)
alto saxophone:
George Dorsey (tracks 23–25)
Jimmy Powell (tracks 14–22)
Preston Love (tracks 23–25)
Caughey Roberts (tracks 12–13)
Tab Smith (tracks 4–8)
Earle Warren (tracks 1–22)
Jack Washington (tracks 1–16)
baritone saxophone:
Rudy Rutherford (saxophone/clarinet) (tracks 17–25)
Jack Washington (tracks 1–16)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Bascomb (track 4)
Don Byas (tracks 5–16)
Illinois Jacquet (tracks 23–25)
Buddy Tate (tracks 1–25)
Lucky Thompson (tracks 19–22)
Lester Young (tracks 1–3)
trombone:
Buster Smith (Trombone) (tracks 14–16)
Ed Cuffee (tracks 5–6)
Vic Dickenson (tracks 1–4)
Ted "Muttonleg" Donnelly (tracks 17–25)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (tracks 19–25)
George Matthews (track 25)
Dan Minor (tracks 1–6)
Eli Robinson (trombonist) (tracks 7–25)
Robert Scott (jazz trombonist) (tracks 7–13)
Louis Taylor (tracks 14–18)
Dicky Wells (tracks 1–24)
composer:
Count Basie (tracks 17, 19, 23)
Freddie Green (tracks 19, 23)
Rudy Rutherford (saxophone/clarinet) (tracks 19, 23)
lyricist:
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 17)
vocals:
Taps Miller (track 19)
Jimmy Rushing (track 11)
recording of:
Taps Miller (track 17)

CD 4: Basie's Basement

clarinet:
Buddy DeFranco (tracks 21–25)
Rudy Rutherford (saxophone/clarinet) (tracks 1–4)
trumpet:
Emmett Berry (tracks 1–10, 13–18)
Harry “Sweets” Edison (tracks 1–4, 6–8, 13–20)
Ed Lewis (jazz trumpeter) (tracks 1–8, 13–17)
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (tracks 1–5, 13–17)
Jimmy Nottingham (track 18)
Clark Terry (tracks 18, 21, 25)
Gerald Wilson (US jazz trumpeter/bandleader/composer/arranger) (track 18)
Jimmy Rushing (track 7)
membranophone:
Butch Ballard (track 18)
Gus Johnson (tracks 19–20, 22, 25)
Jo Jones (tracks 1–5, 9–17)
Buddy Rich (track 21)
Shadow Wilson (tracks 6–8)
bass:
Jimmy Lewis (jazz bassist) (tracks 21–25)
Al McKibbon (tracks 19–20)
Walter Page (tracks 5, 9, 17)
Rodney Richardson (tracks 1, 4, 6–7)
alto saxophone:
Jimmy Powell (tracks 1–4)
Preston Love (tracks 5–8, 13–17)
Charles Price (jazz saxophonist) (tracks 9–10, 13, 18)
Earle Warren (tracks 1–4, 18)
Jack Washington (tracks 5–8, 13–18)
baritone saxophone:
Rudy Rutherford (saxophone/clarinet) (tracks 1–4)
Serge Chaloff (track 21)
Jack Washington (tracks 5–8, 13–18)
tenor saxophone:
Georgie Auld (tracks 19–20)
Bill Parker (Tenor Saxophone) (track 18)
Paul Gonsalves (tracks 6–10, 12–18)
Wardell Gray (tracks 22–25)
Illinois Jacquet (tracks 1–5)
Charlie Rouse (track 21)
Buddy Tate (tracks 1–8, 13–17)
trombone:
Ted "Muttonleg" Donnelly (tracks 1–8, 13–18)
Bill Johnson (US jazz trombonist in Count Basie and His Orchestra) (tracks 6–8, 13–17)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (tracks 1–5)
George Matthews (tracks 1–8, 15–18)
Eli Robinson (trombonist) (tracks 1–8)
George Simon (tracks 13–14)
George Washington (jazz trombonist) (tracks 16–17)
Dicky Wells (tracks 13–15, 18–20)
composer:
Count Basie (track 3)
Dicky Wells (track 3)
performer:
Singleton Palmer (track 18)
vocals:
Mr. Google Eyes (track 19)
Jimmy Rushing (tracks 1, 7, 16–18)
recording of:
Stay Cool (track 3)