Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 What Am I Here For?
3:33
2 Raincheck
2:36
3 In a Mellotone
3:24
4 Ko-Ko
2:46
5 Warm Valley
3:27
6 I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)
3:24
7 Perdido
3:15
8 Johnny Come Lately
2:47
9 Main Stem
2:54
10 Bojangles (A Portrait of Bill Robinson)
2:57
11 Take the "A" Train
3:01
12 Harlem Air Shaft
3:06
13 Concerto for Cootie
3:22
14 All Too Soon
3:37
15 Chelsea Bridge
3:01
16 Moon-Mist
3:04
17 Jack the Bear
3:21
18 Never No Lament (Don't Get Around Much Anymore)
3:18

Credits

Medium 1

clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Barney Bigard (track 18)
trumpet:
Wallace Jones (track 18)
Cootie Williams (track 18)
cornet:
Rex Stewart (track 18)
membranophone:
Sonny Greer (track 18)
guitar:
Fred Guy (track 18)
double bass:
Jimmy Blanton (track 18)
alto saxophone:
Otto Hardwick (track 18)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Johnny Hodges (track 18)
alto saxophone, baritone saxophone and clarinet:
Harry Carney (track 18)
piano:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 18)
tenor saxophone:
Ben Webster (track 18)
trombone:
Lawrence Brown (jazz trombonist) (track 18)
valve trombone:
Juan Tizol (track 18)
composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 18)
later versions:
recording of:
Never No Lament (1940-05-04) (track 18)