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This is a 6-CD box with 84 tracks sold in the Brazilian market. Amazon.com and other outlets sell a 2-CD, 28-track compilation with the same title

Annotation last modified on 2014-12-23 11:46 UTC.

Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Embraceable You Roy Eldridge 2:26
2 All of Me Billie Holiday 3:03
3 Makin’ Whoopee Ella Fitzgerald 3:05
4 I’m in the Mood for Love Nat King Cole 3:13
5 Begin the Beguine Frank Sinatra 3:08
6 But Not for Me Sarah Vaughan 1:58
7 I Got Rhythm Benny Goodman 3:56
8 Mack the Knife Louis Armstrong 3:19
9 My Baby Just Cares for Me Nina Simone 3:38
10 That Old Feeling Glenn Miller 2:21
11 Night and Day Lena Horne 2:36
12 It Don’t Mean a Thing Duke Ellington featuring Ivie Anderson 3:11
13 Sweet Georgia Brown Bing Crosby 3:06
14 Stardust Lester Young 4:44
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I’ve Got a Crush on You Ella Fitzgerald 3:13
2 Misty Sarah Vaughan 3:02
3 Perdido Duke Ellington 3:11
4 Out of Nowhere Miles Davis 4:09
5 Whispering Frank Sinatra 3:01
6 Stomping at the Savoy Benny Goodman 2:27
7 Body and Soul Billie Holiday 2:59
8 Cheek to Cheek Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 5:53
9 How High the Moon The Modern Jazz Quartet 5:53
10 In a Mellow Tone Duke Ellington 2:53
11 Easy to Love Steve Grossman 5:26
12 Moonlight Serenade Glenn Miller 4:30
13 You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To Cannonball Adderley 3:44
14 Love Is Here to Stay Dinah Washington 2:30
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Easy to Love Billie Holiday 3:13
2 Someone to Watch Over Me Ella Fitzgerald 3:15
3 A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody Artie Shaw and His Orchestra 2:50
4 Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra 2:45
5 I’ll See You in My Dreams Django Reinhardt 2:31
6 Tickle Toe Lester Young 2:42
7 Sleepy Lagoon Harry James and His Orchestra 2:56
8 Wolverine Blues Jelly Roll Morton 3:26
9 Canal Street Blues King Oliver 2:27
10 If Dreams Come True Chick Webb 3:29
11 Let’s Misbehave Irving Aaronson 2:11
12 Red River Valley Jo Stafford 2:46
13 Yes Sir, That’s My Baby Lee Morse 2:52
14 It Had to Be You Marion Harris 3:14
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Double Dare You Louis Armstrong 2:57
2 In the Mood The Andrews Sisters 2:51
3 One O’Clock Jump Count Basie 3:00
4 A Sailboat in the Moonlight Johnny Hodges & Buddy Clark 3:03
5 Alabama Bound Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra 3:12
6 I’ll Get By Billie Holiday 3:07
7 Palesteena Original Dixieland Jazz Band 2:46
8 Isn’t It Romantic? Ella Fitzgerald 3:00
9 Dancing in the Dark Erroll Garner 3:38
10 Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue Art Landry & His Orchestra 3:32
11 I Love My Baby (My Baby Loves Me) Jill Corey 2:15
12 Ain’t We Got Fun Billy Jones 3:00
13 Bewitched Bill Snyder 2:50
14 You Are Too Beautiful George Olsen 3:18
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 You’re Nobody ’Till Somebody Loves You Nat King Cole 2:50
2 Goodbye Benny Goodman 3:25
3 I’m Getting Sentimental Over You Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra 4:26
4 American Patrol The Glenn Miller Orchestra 3:46
5 I’ve Got a Feeling I’m Falling Fats Waller 2:52
6 Back to the Apple Count Basie 4:41
7 All of You Connie Russell 2:17
8 The Way You Look Tonight Billie Holiday 3:02
9 Paper Doll The Mills Brothers 2:36
10 ’S Wonderful Ella Fitzgerald 3:29
11 They’re Either Too Young or Too Old Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra 3:04
12 Just One of Those Things Louis Armstrong 4:04
13 Who Marek Weber und sein Orchester 3:33
14 Remember Pearl Harbor Carson Robison 2:59
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Take the "A" Train Duke Ellington 2:55
2 That Old Feeling Doris Day 3:03
3 Out of Nowhere Django Reinhardt 3:18
4 I'll Get By The Ink Spots 2:55
5 You and I Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra 2:43
6 I'm Sitting on Top of the World Al Jolson 3:24
7 La Conga Blicoti Joséphine Baker 2:25
8 Keep Your Sunny Side Up! Johnny Hamp’s Kentucky Serenaders 2:47
9 Running Wild Joseph Samuels' Orchestra 2:49
10 I Could Write a Book Kenny Drew Trio 4:40
11 Let's Do It (Let´s Fall in Love) Billie Holiday 2:57
12 You've Got That Thing Ted Lewis and His Band 2:51
13 Where or When Ray Heatherton 3:17
14 I Let a Song Go Out My Heart Duke Ellington 3:10

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Walter Donaldson (track 9)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 4)
Kurt Weill (composer) (track 8)
Ben Bernie (1925) (track 13)
Maceo Pinkard (1925) (track 13)
Cole Porter (composer) (1935) (track 5)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht (track 8)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 4)
Gus Kahn (track 9)
Kenneth Casey (1925) (track 13)
Cole Porter (composer) (1935) (track 5)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 8)
publisher:
Gus Kahn Music Co. (track 9)
Remick Music Corp. (track 13)
Tobago Music Co. (track 9)
Universal Edition (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 8)
Warner Bros. Music (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23) (track 13)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Divine biguine (french) (track 5)
Moody’s Mood for Love (1949 jazz instrumental) (track 4)
Moody’s Mood for Love (1952 song, lyrics by Eddie Jefferson) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Beguine (track 5)
愛的開始 (track 5)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 5)
part of:
Jubilee (track 5)
recording of:
Begin the Beguine (track 5)
Sweet Georgia Brown (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 13)
translated version of:

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Buddy Rich (1940-06-13) (track 5)
Kenny Clarke (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 2)
trumpet:
Bunny Berigan (1940-06-13) (track 5)
Jimmy Blake (jazz trumpeter) (1940-06-13) (track 5)
guitar:
Clark Yocum (1940-06-13) (track 5)
Pierre Cullaz (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 2)
bass:
Sid Weiss (1940-06-13) (track 5)
vibraphone:
Michel Hausser (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 2)
alto saxophone:
Marcel Hrasko (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 2)
saxophone:
Don Lodice (1940-06-13) (track 5)
Paul Mason (jazz saxophonist) (1940-06-13) (track 5)
Johnny Mince (1940-06-13) (track 5)
Hymie Shertzer (1940-06-13) (track 5)
Fred Stulce (1940-06-13) (track 5)
piano:
Joe Bushkin (1940-06-13) (track 5)
Ronnell Bright (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 2)
baritone saxophone:
William Boucaya (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 2)
Jo Hrasko (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 2)
tenor saxophone:
Zoot Sims (US jazz saxophonist) (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 2)
arranger:
Quincy Jones (track 2)
Fred Stulce (track 5)
composer:
Erroll Garner (track 2)
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (track 4)
Vincent Rose (early-20th century violinist, pianist, composer & bandleader) (1920) (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1935) (track 8)
Cole Porter (composer) (1943) (track 13)
lead vocals:
Frank Sinatra (1940-06-13) (track 5)
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 2)
Edward Heyman (track 4)
Richard Coburn (1920) (track 5)
John Schoenberger (1920) (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1935) (track 8)
Cole Porter (composer) (1943) (track 13)
orchestra:
performer:
The Pied Pipers (American vocal group, active 1930s-50s) (track 5)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 13)
Fisher Music Corp. (track 5)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 5)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 2)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 13)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track 2)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 13)
recorded at:
RCA Studio 2 in New York, New York, United States (1940-06-13) (track 5)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Misty (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 2)
is based on:
Misty (original instrumental work) (track 2)
later parody versions:
Out of Nowhere (Sinatra / Crosby parody) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Kind mot kind (track 8)
Koma Heim (track 13)
part of:
Top Hat (1935 film) (track 8)
recording of:
Cheek to Cheek (from “Top Hat”) (track 8)
Out of Nowhere (track 4)
Whispering (1940-06-13) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Top Hat Medley (Charlie Kunz) (tracks 8, 8)

CD 3

composer:
Jelly Roll Morton (track 8)
John Spikes (track 8)
Benjamin F Spikes (Benjamin Franklin "Reb" Spikes) (track 8)
recording of:
Wolverine Blues (track 8)

CD 4

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1920-12-04) (track 7)
clarinet:
Larry Shields (1920-12-04) (track 7)
drums (drum set):
Tony Sbarbaro (1920-12-04) (track 7)
cornet:
Nick LaRocca (1920-12-04) (track 7)
alto saxophone:
Benny Krueger (jazz saxophonist) (1920-12-04) (track 7)
piano:
J. Russel Robinson (1920-12-04) (track 7)
trombone:
Eddie Edwards (Jazz trombonist) (1920-12-04) (track 7)

CD 5

composer:
Johnny S. Black (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (track 10)
Cole Porter (composer) (1935) (track 12)
lyricist:
Johnny S. Black (track 9)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (track 10)
Cole Porter (composer) (1935) (track 12)
writer:
James Cavanaugh (track 1)
Russ Morgan (Big Band orchestra leader) (track 1)
Larry Stock (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 10)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 10, 12)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 10)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 1)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 10)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 10)
arrangements:
’s Wonderful (for solo piano) (track 10)
cover recording of:
later translated versions:
Wundervoll (track 10)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 10)
Can‐Can (1960 musical film) (track 12)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (track 10)
High Society (stage musical) (track 12)
Jubilee (track 12)
Panama Hattie (1942 film) (track 12)
recording of:
Paper Doll (track 9)
’s Wonderful (track 10)

CD 6

drums (drum set):
Buddy Rich (1941-06-27) (track 5)
trumpet:
Jimmy Blake (jazz trumpeter) (1941-06-27) (track 5)
Ziggy Elman (1941-06-27) (track 5)
Chuck Peterson (trumpet) (1941-06-27) (track 5)
Shorty Sherock (1941-06-27) (track 5)
guitar:
Clark Yocum (1941-06-27) (track 5)
bass:
Sid Weiss (1941-06-27) (track 5)
saxophone:
Manny Gershman (1941-06-27) (track 5)
Heinie Beau (1941-06-27) (track 5)
Don Lodice (1941-06-27) (track 5)
Bruce Snyder (1941-06-27) (track 5)
Fred Stulce (1941-06-27) (track 5)
piano:
Joe Bushkin (1941-06-27) (track 5)
trombone:
George Arus (1941-06-27) (track 5)
Dave Jacobs (jazz trombonist) (1941-06-27) (track 5)
Lowell Martin (jazz trombonist) (1941-06-27) (track 5)
arranger:
Axel Stordahl (track 5)
composer:
Armando Orefiche (Cuban composer) (track 7)
Meredith Willson (track 5)
conductor:
Tommy Dorsey (Swing trombone player & band leader) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Frank Sinatra (1941-06-27) (track 5)
lyricist:
André de Badet (track 7)
Meredith Willson (track 5)
orchestra:
Lecuona Cuban Boys (1936-11-27) (track 7)
vocals:
Joséphine Baker (1936-11-27) (track 7)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (not for release label use, this is a music publisher) (track 5)
recorded at:
RCA Studios (New York, later noted as RCA Recording Studios) in New York, New York, United States (1941-06-27) (track 5)
recording of:
La Conga Blicoti (1936-11-27) (track 7)
You and I (1941 Meredith Willson song, popularized by Bing Crosby) (1941-06-27) (track 5)