Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Oh, Lady Be Good (slow version)
4:03
2 Oh, Lady Be Good (scat version)
4:08
3 There's a Lull in My Life
3:27
4 Little Jazz
3:07
5 Drop Me Off in Harlem
3:50
6 Angel Eyes
3:30
7 Ding! Dong! The Witch Is Dead
3:19
8 A-Tisket, A-Tasket
1:57
9 Summertime
5:01
10 Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
3:22
11 Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most
6:17
12 Pick Yourself Up
2:10
13 Cool Breeze
1:59
14 Imagine My Frustration
4:52
15 Mack the Knife
5:09
16 Dream
2:56

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1961-06-22) (track 11)
clarinet:
Buddy DeFranco (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 16)
trumpet:
William “Cat” Anderson (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 5)
Willie Cook (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 5)
Dizzy Gillespie (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 5)
Clark Terry (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 5)
trumpet and violin:
Ray Nance (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 5)
drums:
Gus Johnson (tracks 11, 15)
guitar:
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (track 11)
Jim Hall (US jazz guitarist, composer & arranger) (track 15)
bass:
Wilfred Middlebrooks (jazz bassist) (track 15)
vibraphone:
Frank Flynn (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 16)
alto saxophone:
Willie Smith (US jazz alto saxophonist) (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 16)
saxophone:
Stan Getz (1957) (track 3)
piano:
Lou Levy (track 11)
Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (track 15)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
Plas Johnson (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 16)
arranger:
Nelson Riddle (track 16)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 9)
Kurt Weill (track 15)
Tommy Wolf (US pianist/composer) (track 11)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1933) (track 5)
Harold Arlen (1939) (track 7)
Johnny Mercer (1944) (track 16)
conductor:
Frank De Vol (1957) (track 3)
Nelson Riddle (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 16)
engineer:
Val Valentin (track 5)
instruments:
Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 16)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (track 15)
Ella Fitzgerald (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 5)
Ella Fitzgerald (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21) (track 16)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht (track 15)
Ira Gershwin (track 9)
DuBose Heyward (track 9)
Fran Landesman (track 11)
Nick Kenny (1933) (track 5)
Yip Harburg (1939) (track 7)
Johnny Mercer (1944) (track 16)
performer:
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 5)
producer:
Norman Granz (tracks 5, 11)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 15)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (track 9)
Ella Fitzgerald (track 11)
Ella Fitzgerald (1957) (track 3)
publisher:
Capitol Songs Inc. (track 16)
Chappell & Co. (track 9)
Universal Edition (track 15)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 16)
Warner Music Corp. (track 16)
Warner/Chappell (track 9)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 9)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 9)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Drop Me Off in Harlem (1957-06-25 – 1957-06-27) (track 5)
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (1960-02-13) (track 15)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 9)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 9)
The Bones of You (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 9)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 9)
Sommartid (track 9)
Summa is (track 9)
part of:
The Wizard of Oz (Arlen/Harburg musical, introduced in the 1939 motion picture) (track 7)
recording of:
Dream (track 16)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 9)
Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most (1961-06-22 – 1961-06-23) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:

Release

ASIN: US: B000001DZX [info]