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)
membranophone:
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:
James Morgan (conductor) (track 9)
Juliette Pochin (track 9)
Nelson Riddle (track 16)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 9)
Kurt Weill (track 15)
Tommy Wolf (US pianist/composer) (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 8)
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)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 8)
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 (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (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)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 13188) (track 8)
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:
A-Tisket, A-Tasket (track 8)
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]