Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 So Rare
Jimmy Dorsey 2:41
2 Begin the Beguine
Artie Shaw 3:18
3 Let’s Dance
Benny Goodman 2:15
4 Magenta Haze
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 3:05
5 Cherokee
Charlie Barnet 3:10
6 Tiger Rag
Jimmy Dorsey 2:51
7 Does Your Heart Beat for Me
Russ Morgan 3:47
8 Jeepers Creepers
Louis Armstrong 2:49
9 They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Count Basie - Billie Holiday vocal 3:23
10 Summit Ridge Drive
Tony Pastor 3:27
11 Woodchoppers Ball
Woody Herman 4:30
12 When the Saints Go Marching In
Louis Armstrong 3:15
13 One O’Clock Jump
Count Basie 4:23
14 Opus One
Tommy Dorsey 3:20
15 Oh, Johnny
Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb 4:20
16 Night and Day
Artie Shaw 2:50
17 Northwest Passage
Woody Herman 3:01
18 Harlem Nocturne
Charlie Barnet 3:06
19 Sophisticated Lady
Duke Ellington 3:30
20 A Shanty in Old Shanty Town
Johnny Long 3:03

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1938-07-24) (track 2)
clarinet:
Artie Shaw (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Benny Goodman (clarinetist and bandleader) (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
drums (drum set):
Cliff Leeman (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Bobby Donaldson (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
reeds:
Hank Freeman (American jazz saxophonist) (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Tony Pastor (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Ronnie Perry (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Les Robinson (1938-07-24) (track 2)
trumpet:
Johnny Best (jazz trumpeter) (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Claude Bowen (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Chuck Peterson (trumpet) (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Ruby Braff (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
Chris Griffin (Gordon Claude Griffin, trumpeter) (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
Carl Poole (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
Bernie Privin (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
guitar:
Al Avola (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Steve Jordan (guitar) (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
bass:
Sid Weiss (1938-07-24) (track 2)
George Duvivier (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
alto saxophone:
Paul Ricci (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
Hymie Shertzer (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
piano:
Les Burness (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Mel Powell (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
baritone saxophone:
Sol Schlinger (jazz musician) (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Al Klink (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
Boomie Richman (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
trombone:
George Arus (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Harry Rodgers (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Ted Vesely (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Will Bradley (US boogie woogie trombonist & bandleader) (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
Vernon Brown (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
Cutty Cutshall (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
composer:
Joe Bishop (track 11)
Joseph Bonime (track 3)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 4)
Earle Hagen (TV & film composer) (track 18)
Woody Herman (track 11)
Nick LaRocca (track 6)
Little Jack Little (track 20)
Ray Noble (track 5)
Sy Oliver (track 14)
Abe Olman (track 15)
Ira Schuster (track 20)
Artie Shaw (track 10)
Gregory Stone (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 12)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1932) (track 19)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 16)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 2)
Count Basie (1937) (track 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 9)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (1938) (track 8)
lyricist:
Ray Noble (track 5)
Mitchell Parish (track 19)
Dick Rogers (track 18)
Ed Rose (lyricist) (track 15)
Joe Young (US lyricist) (track 20)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 12)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 16)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 2)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 9)
Johnny Mercer (1938) (track 8)
orchestra:
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
vocals:
Billie Holiday (track 9)
writer:
Ralph Burns (track 17)
Woody Herman (track 17)
Jerry Herst (track 1)
Chubby Jackson (track 17)
Arnold Johnson (track 7)
Russ Morgan (Big Band orchestra leader) (track 7)
ODJB (track 6)
Jack Sharpe (American songwriter) (track 1)
Mitchell Parish (track 7)
Irving Mills (1932) (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (track 3)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 16)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 8)
Harms, Inc. (track 16)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 9)
Mills Music, Inc. (track 19)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 5)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 9)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 9)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track 9)
recorded at:
Plaza Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 13983) (track 12)
arrangements:
When the Saints Go Marching In (arrangement from “The Spiritual Medley”) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Cherokee (track 5)
Night and Day (Cole Porter song) (track 16)
Opus One (1943 song) (track 14)
So Rare (track 1)
Summit Ridge Drive (track 10)
Tiger Rag (track 6)
is the basis for:
Divine biguine (french) (track 2)
Marshmallow (track 5)
later translated versions:
Beguine (track 2)
Tag und Nacht (Night and Day) (track 16)
Tiger Rag (French version) (track 6)
Tiger-Rag (German version) (track 6)
Tiikerinmetsästys (track 6)
Tout le jour, toute la nuit (Night and Day; du film "Joyeuse divorcée") (track 16)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 2)
When the Saints Go Marching In (Bartholomew & Domino version) (track 12)
When the Saints Go Marching In (Rosetta Tharpe's version) (track 12)
When the Saints Go Marching In (Louis Armstrong's version) (track 12)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 9)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 9)
Gay Divorce (track 16)
Jubilee (track 2)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 9)
Sophisticated Ladies (1981 musical) (track 19)
recording of:
Harlem Nocturne (Mike Hammer) (track 18)
Jeepers Creepers (track 8)
Magenta Haze (track 4)
Northwest Passage (track 17)
One O’Clock Jump (track 13)
Sophisticated Lady (track 19)
Begin the Beguine (1938-07-24) (track 2)
Let’s Dance (Benny Goodman’s theme song) (1954-11-08 – 1954-11-17) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Big Band Swing (track 14)
Ja-Da Medley (track 6)

Release

manufactured in: the EEC
copyrighted by: Object Enterprises Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1989)
glass mastered by: DanDisc
phonographic copyright by: Object Enterprises Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1989)