Tracklist

CD 1: 1952-1958 – My Funny Valentine
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Line for Lyons
Gerry Mulligan Quartet feat. Chet Baker 2:32
2 My Funny Valentine
Gerry Mulligan Quartet feat. Chet Baker 2:56
3 Bark for Barksdale
Gerry Mulligan Quartet feat. Chet Baker 3:14
4 Moonlight in Vermont
Gerry Mulligan Quartet feat. Chet Baker 4:08
5 Turnstile
Gerry Mulligan Quartet feat. Chet Baker 2:56
6 The Lady Is a Tramp
Gerry Mulligan Quartet feat. Chet Baker 3:13
7 Walkin’ Shoes
The Gerry Mulligan Tentette 3:38
8 Rocker
The Gerry Mulligan Tentette 2:27
9 Flash
The Gerry Mulligan Tentette 3:04
10 Half Nelson
Gerry Mulligan Quartet 3:03
11 At Last
Chet Baker 5:18
12 Winter Wonderland
Chet Baker 4:30
13 It Could Happen to You
Chet Baker 2:50
14 Everything Happens to Me
Chet Baker 5:04
15 The Way You Look Tonight
Chet Baker 3:14
16 Polka Dots and Moonbeams
Chet Baker 7:55
17 Fair Weather
Chet Baker 6:55
18 Alone Together
Chet Baker 6:50
CD 2: 1958-1965 – Old Devil Moon
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Do It the Hard Way
Chet Baker 3:01
2 Solar
Chet Baker 5:49
3 It Never Entered My Mind
Chet Baker 4:39
4 Old Devil Moon
Chet Baker 2:56
5 You and the Night and the Music
Chet Baker 4:05
6 September Song
Chet Baker 3:02
7 Time on My Hands
Chet Baker 4:31
8 Show Me (from “My Fair Lady”)
Chet Baker 6:30
9 I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face (from “My Fair Lady”)
Chet Baker 4:11
10 I Talk to the Trees (from “Paint Your Wagon”)
Chet Baker 5:50
11 Street of Dreams
Chet Baker 2:26
12 Look for the Silver Lining
Chet Baker 4:34
13 Tune Up
Chet Baker 5:18
14 Indian Summer
Chet Baker 5:14
15 Choose Now
Chet Baker Quintet 5:51
16 I Waited for You
Chet Baker Quintet 6:32
CD 3: 1965-1982 – So Easy
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Go-Go
Chet Baker Quintet 4:08
2 Have You Met Miss Jones?
Chet Baker Quintet 6:38
3 Rearin’ Back
Chet Baker Quintet 6:04
4 So Easy
Chet Baker Quintet 6:54
5 Bevan Beeps
Chet Baker Quintet 5:03
6 Boudoir
Chet Baker Quintet 6:23
7 E.S.P.
Chet Baker 5:40
8 Once Opon a Summertime (La valse des lilas)
Chet Baker 11:23
9 Third Plane
Ron Carter 7:07
10 Fine and Dandy
Chet Baker 4:28
11 There Will Never Be Another You
Chet Baker 5:37
12 Yours Truly
Ron Carter 5:17

Credits

CD 1: 1952-1958 – My Funny Valentine

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1958-08) (tracks 13–14)
New York, New York, United States (1958-12-30) (track 18)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (tracks 2, 16–17)
Chet Baker (1958-08) (tracks 13–14)
Chet Baker (1958-12-30) (track 18)
drums:
Chico Hamilton (track 2)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (tracks 16–17)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1958-08) (track 14)
Dannie Richmond (1958-08) (track 13)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1958-12-30) (track 18)
Connie Kay (1958-12-30) (track 18)
flute:
Herbie Mann (1958-12-30) (track 18)
guitar:
Kenny Burrell (1958-12-30) (track 18)
bass:
Carson Smith (track 2)
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (1958-08) (track 13)
George Morrow (1958-08) (track 14)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1958-12-30) (track 18)
double bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (tracks 16–17)
piano:
Al Haig (tracks 16–17)
Kenny Drew (1958-08) (tracks 13–14)
Bill Evans (pianist) (1958-12-30) (track 18)
baritone saxophone:
Gerry Mulligan (track 2)
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (1958-12-30) (track 18)
tenor saxophone:
Johnny Griffin (track 17)
composer:
Benny Golson (track 17)
Arthur Schwartz (track 18)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 16)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 2)
engineer:
Jack Higgins (recording engineer) (track 18)
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 16)
Howard Dietz (track 18)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 2)
producer:
Bill Grauer, Jr. (tracks 13–14)
Orrin Keepnews (tracks 16–18)
recording engineer:
Jack Higgins (recording engineer) (tracks 13–14)
phonographic copyright by:
Concord Music Group, Inc. (not for release label use!) (2006 –) (track 2)
publisher:
Warner Bros. Music (track 18)
Warner/Chappell (track 2)
recorded at:
Black Hawk (nightclub) (1952-09-02 – 9152-09-02) (track 2)
Reeves Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1958-09) (tracks 16–17)
arrangements:
My Funny Valentine (arr. Bjørn Kruse) (track 2)
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical) (track 2)
recording of:
Fair Weather (track 17)
My Funny Valentine (from "Babes in Arms") (track 2)
Alone Together (1958-12-30) (track 18)

CD 2: 1958-1965 – Old Devil Moon

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1958-08) (tracks 1, 4)
New York, New York, United States (1958-12-30) (tracks 3, 6)
New York, New York, United States (1959-01-19) (tracks 5, 7)
New York, New York, United States (1959-07-21) (tracks 8, 10)
New York, New York, United States (1959-07-22) (track 9)
Milan, Milano, Italy (1959-09-26) (track 13)
Milan, Milano, Italy (1959-10-06) (tracks 12, 14)
New York, New York, United States (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 15–16)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (track 2)
Chet Baker (1958-08) (tracks 1, 4)
Chet Baker (1958-12-30) (tracks 3, 6)
Chet Baker (1959-01-19) (tracks 5, 7)
Chet Baker (1959-07-21) (tracks 8, 10)
Chet Baker (1959-07-22) (track 9)
Chet Baker (1959-09-26) (track 13)
Chet Baker (1959-10-06) (tracks 12, 14)
drums:
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (track 2)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1958-08) (tracks 1, 4)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1958-12-30) (tracks 3, 6)
Connie Kay (1958-12-30) (tracks 3, 6)
Philly Joe Jones (US jazz drummer) (1959-01-19) (tracks 5, 7)
Connie Kay (1959-01-19) (tracks 5, 7)
Clifford Jarvis (1959-07-21) (tracks 8, 10)
Clifford Jarvis (1959-07-22) (track 9)
Gene Voctory (1959-09-26) (track 13)
Gene Voctory (1959-10-06) (tracks 12, 14)
Roy Brooks (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 15–16)
flute:
Herbie Mann (tracks 3, 6–7)
Herbie Mann (1959-01-19) (track 5)
Herbie Mann (1959-07-21) (tracks 8, 10)
Herbie Mann (1959-07-22) (track 9)
guitar:
Kenny Burrell (1958-12-30) (tracks 3, 6)
Kenny Burrell (1959-01-19) (track 5)
bass:
Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (1958-08) (track 4)
George Morrow (1958-08) (track 1)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1958-12-30) (tracks 3, 6)
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1959-01-19) (tracks 5, 7)
Earl May (1959-07-21) (tracks 8, 10)
Earl May (1959-07-22) (track 9)
Franco Cerri (Italian jazz guitarist) (1959-09-26) (track 13)
Franco Cerri (Italian jazz guitarist) (1959-10-06) (tracks 12, 14)
Herman Wright (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 15–16)
double bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (track 2)
alto saxophone:
Zoot Sims (US jazz saxophonist) (1959-07-21) (tracks 8, 10)
Zoot Sims (US jazz saxophonist) (1959-07-22) (track 9)
Glauco Masetti (saxaphone and songwriter) (1959-09-26) (track 13)
Glauco Masetti (saxaphone and songwriter) (1959-10-06) (track 12)
piano:
Bill Evans (pianist) (track 6)
Al Haig (track 2)
Kenny Drew (1958-08) (tracks 1, 4)
Bill Evans (pianist) (1958-12-30) (track 3)
Bill Evans (pianist) (1959-01-19) (tracks 5, 7)
Bob Corwin (1959-07-21) (tracks 8, 10)
Bill Evans (pianist) (1959-07-21) (tracks 8, 10)
Bob Corwin (1959-07-22) (track 9)
Bill Evans (pianist) (1959-07-22) (track 9)
Renato Sellani (1959-09-26) (track 13)
Renato Sellani (1959-10-06) (tracks 12, 14)
Kirk Lightsey (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 15–16)
baritone saxophone:
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (tracks 6–7)
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (1958-12-30) (track 3)
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (1959-01-19) (track 5)
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (1959-07-21) (tracks 8, 10)
Pepper Adams (baritone saxophonist) (1959-07-22) (track 9)
tenor saxophone:
Herbie Mann (1959-07-21) (tracks 8, 10)
Zoot Sims (US jazz saxophonist) (1959-07-21) (tracks 8, 10)
Herbie Mann (1959-07-22) (track 9)
Zoot Sims (US jazz saxophonist) (1959-07-22) (track 9)
Gianni Basso (1959-09-26) (track 13)
Gianni Basso (1959-10-06) (track 12)
George Coleman (US jazz saxophonist) (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 15–16)
flugelhorn:
Chet Baker (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 15–16)
composer:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 2)
Frederick Loewe (tracks 8, 10)
Arthur Schwartz (track 5)
Kurt Weill (track 6)
Vincent Youmans (1930) (track 7)
Richard Rodgers (1940) (track 3)
Frederick Loewe (1956) (track 9)
engineer:
Roy Friedman (tracks 8–10)
Jack Higgins (recording engineer) (tracks 3, 5–7)
lyricist:
Maxwell Anderson (track 6)
Howard Dietz (track 5)
Alan Jay Lerner (tracks 8–10)
Harold Adamson (1930) (track 7)
Mack Gordon (1930) (track 7)
Lorenz Hart (1940) (track 3)
producer:
Richard Carpenter (producer, manager) (tracks 15–16)
Bill Grauer, Jr. (tracks 1, 4)
Orrin Keepnews (tracks 2–3, 5–10)
recording engineer:
Jack Higgins (recording engineer) (tracks 1, 4)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 6)
Harms, Inc. (track 5)
Prestige Music Co. (US, affiliated with BMI) (track 2)
recorded at:
arrangements:
September Song (from "Knickerbocker Holiday") (Fox Trot Arrangement) (track 6)
later translated versions:
Hazlo (track 8)
Prouve-le (track 8)
Sag’ mir Adieu (Time on My Hands) (track 7)
part of:
Knickerbocker Holiday (Kurt Weill musical) (track 6)
My Fair Lady (full musical) (tracks 8–9)
Paint Your Wagon (full musical) (track 10)
The Band Wagon (1953 film) (track 5)
recording of:
Solar (track 2)
It Never Entered My Mind (1958-12-30) (track 3)
Knickerbocker Holiday: September Song (1958-12-30) (track 6)
Time on My Hands (1959-01-19) (track 7)
You and the Night and the Music (1959-01-19) (track 5)
I Talk to the Trees (Paint Your Wagon) (1959-07-21) (track 10)
Show Me (My Fair Lady) (1959-07-21) (track 8)
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face (My Fair Lady) (1959-07-22) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
My Fair Lady Suite (tracks 8–9)

CD 3: 1965-1982 – So Easy

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 2–6)
New York, New York, United States (1977-02-20) (tracks 7–8)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (tracks 9, 12)
Chet Baker (1977-02-20) (tracks 7–8)
drums:
Jack DeJohnette (track 12)
Edison Machado (track 9)
Roy Brooks (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 2–6)
Mel Lewis (1977-02-20) (tracks 7–8)
guitar:
Amaury Tristao (track 9)
bass:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (tracks 9, 12)
Herman Wright (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 2–6)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1977-02-20) (tracks 7–8)
percussion:
Naná Vasconcelos (track 9)
piano:
Aloisio Aguiar (track 9)
Kirk Lightsey (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 2–6)
Harold Danko (1977-02-20) (tracks 7–8)
tenor saxophone:
George Coleman (US jazz saxophonist) (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 2–6)
Gregory Herbert (1977-02-20) (tracks 7–8)
flugelhorn:
Chet Baker (1965-08-23 – 1965-08-29) (tracks 2–6)
arranger:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (tracks 9, 12)
mixer:
Rudy van Gelder (tracks 9, 12)
producer:
Richard Carpenter (producer, manager) (tracks 1–6)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1980-05-19 – 1980-05-20) (tracks 9, 12)
solo piano:
Kenny Barron (tracks 9, 12)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1980-05-19 – 1980-05-20) (tracks 9, 12)

Release

ASIN: DE: B0007OP3FG [info]