Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Begin the Beguine
3:19
2 Back Bay Shuffle
3:19
3 Any Old Time
3:15
4 Nightmare
2:53
5 Yesterdays
3:22
6 They Say
2:49
7 My Heart Stood Still
2:52
8 Carioca
3:09
9 Out of Nowhere
3:28
10 Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
3:14
11 Jungle Drums
3:32
12 I Poured My Heart Out in a Song
3:29
13 Rose Room
3:13
14 Rosalie
2:44
15 The Donkey Serenade
3:12
16 Deep Purple
3:14
17 Traffic Jam
2:18
18 Oh, Lady, Be Good
3:11
19 I Surrender Dear
3:41
20 Frenesi
3:07
21 April in Paris
3:28
22 Special Delivery Stomp
2:45
23 Summit Ridge Drive
3:21
24 Stardust
3:37
Medium 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Dancing in the Dark
3:07
2 Serenade to a Savage
2:39
3 Day In - Day Out
3:37
4 Rockin' Chair
3:09
5 Temptation
3:06
6 Blues in the Night
3:14
7 All the Things You Are
3:18
8 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
3:14
9 My Blue Heaven
2:50
10 Moonglow
3:32
11 St. James Infirmary, Part 1
2:57
12 St. James Infirmary, Part 2
3:24
13 I Don't Want to Walk Without You
3:18
14 Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat
3:19
15 Chantez les Bas
3:09
16 Diga Diga Doo
2:44
17 (Alla En) El Rancho Grande
3:36
18 Nocturne
3:30
19 To a Broadway Rose
3:38
20 Lady Day
3:06
21 Little Jazz
3:06
22 A Foggy Day
3:15
23 The Man I Love
3:12
24 Lucky Number
2:40

Credits

Medium 1

composer:
Alberto Domínguez (track 20)
Teddy McRae (tracks 2, 17)
Cole Porter (track 14)
Artie Shaw (tracks 2, 4, 17, 22–23)
Vincent Youmans (track 8)
Peter de Rose (track 16)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 18)
Hoagy Carmichael (1927) (track 24)
Sigmund Romberg (1928) (track 10)
Vernon Duke (1932) (track 21)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 1)
lyricist:
Alberto Domínguez (track 20)
Cole Porter (track 14)
Edward Eliscu (track 8)
Gus Kahn (track 8)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 18)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1928) (track 10)
Mitchell Parish (1929) (track 24)
Yip Harburg (1932) (track 21)
Cole Porter (1935) (track 1)
Mitchell Parish (1938) (track 16)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 18, 21)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 18)
Mills Music, Inc. (track 24)
Robbins Music (publishing company owned by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.) (track 16)
WB Music Corp. (track 18)
Warner Bros., Inc. (track 10)
arrangements:
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 18)
cover recording of:
Stardust (the jazz standard) (track 24)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 18)
later translated versions:
Beguine (track 1)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 18)
Polvere di stelle (track 24)
夏にしとくれ (track 10)
later versions:
Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English) (track 1)
part of:
Jubilee (track 1)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 18)
The New Moon: Act I (track 10)
recording of:
April in Paris (track 21)
Back Bay Shuffle (track 2)
Begin the Beguine (track 1)
Carioca (track 8)
Deep Purple (track 16)
Frenesi (track 20)
Nightmare (track 4)
Oh, Lady Be Good! (track 18)
Rosalie (from “Rosalie”) (track 14)
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise (The New Moon) (track 10)
Summit Ridge Drive (track 23)
Traffic Jam (track 17)

Medium 2

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1941-01-23) (track 1)
New York, New York, United States (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1945-06-08) (track 22)
clarinet:
Artie Shaw (tracks 1–2, 6, 20–22, 24)
Artie Shaw (1940-09-07) (track 5)
violin:
Alex Beller (tracks 1, 6)
Max Berman (track 6)
Truman Boardman (tracks 1, 6)
Bill Brower (track 1)
Bill Ehrenkranz (track 6)
Ted Klages (track 1)
Eugene Lamas (track 1)
Bob Morrow (track 1)
Leo Persner (track 6)
Raoul Polikian (track 6)
Leonard Posner (track 6)
Irving Raymond (track 6)
Bernie Tinterow (track 6)
Al Beller (1940-09-07) (track 5)
T. Boardman (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
B. Bower (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
T. Klages (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
E. Lamas (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
B. Morrow (violinist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
cello:
Fred Goerner (tracks 1, 6)
Ed Sodero (track 6)
George Taliarkin (track 6)
F. Goerner (cellist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
trumpet:
Johnny Best (jazz trumpeter) (track 2)
Billy Butterfield (track 1)
Lee Castle (track 6)
Paul Cohen (US jazz trumpeter) (track 21)
Roy Eldridge (tracks 20–22, 24)
Stan Fishelson (tracks 22, 24)
Bernie Glow (tracks 21–22, 24)
Clyde Hurley (track 1)
Max Kaminsky (track 6)
Ray Linn (track 20)
Steve Lipkins (track 6)
Hot Lips Page (track 6)
Chuck Peterson (track 2)
Bernie Privin (track 2)
Jimmy Pupa (track 20)
George Schwartz (tracks 20–22, 24)
George Wendt (Swing trumpeter) (track 1)
Billy Butterfield (1940-09-07) (track 5)
J. Cathcart (1940-09-07) (track 5)
George Wendt (Swing trumpeter) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
viola:
Lenny Atkins (track 6)
Keith Collins (viola) (track 1)
Allan Harshman (track 1)
Morris Kohn (track 6)
Sam Rosenblum (track 6)
K. Collins (violist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
A. Harshman (violist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
drums:
Nick Fatool (track 1)
Lou Fromm (tracks 20–22, 24)
Buddy Rich (track 2)
Dave Tough (jazz drummer) (track 6)
Nick Fatool (1940-09-07) (track 5)
guitar:
Al Avola (track 2)
Mike Bryan (Musician - Guitar Player) (track 6)
Al Hendrickson (track 1)
Barney Kessel (tracks 20–22, 24)
bass:
Jud DeNaut (track 1)
Eddie McKinney (track 6)
Morris Rayman (tracks 20–22, 24)
Sid Weiss (track 2)
double bass:
Jud DeNaut (1940-09-07) (track 5)
electric guitar:
Al Hendrickson (1940-09-07) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Les Clarke (track 20)
Chuck DiMaggio (track 6)
Hank Freeman (American jazz saxophonist) (track 2)
Tom Mace (track 20)
Neely Plumb (track 1)
Louis Prisby (tracks 21–22, 24)
Les Robinson (tracks 1–2, 6)
Rudy Tanza (tracks 21–22, 24)
Bus Bassey (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Nelly Plump (1940-09-07) (track 5)
piano:
Johnny Guarnieri (tracks 1, 6)
Bob Kitsis (track 2)
Dodo Marmarosa (tracks 20–22, 24)
Johnny Guarneri (1940-09-07) (track 5)
baritone saxophone:
Artie Baker (saxophonist, flutist and clarinetist) (track 6)
Chuck Gentry (tracks 20–22, 24)
tenor saxophone:
Georgie Auld (tracks 2, 6)
Bus Bassey (track 1)
Mickey Folus (track 6)
Jerry Jerome (track 1)
Tony Pastor (track 2)
Ralph Rosenlund (tracks 22, 24)
Herbie Steward (jazz saxophonist) (tracks 20–21)
Jon Walton (tracks 20–22, 24)
Jerry Jerome (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Les Robinson (1940-09-07) (track 5)
trombone:
George Arus (track 2)
Vernon Brown (track 1)
Ray Conniff (tracks 1, 6, 20)
Charles Coolidge (track 20)
Gus Dixon (tracks 21–22, 24)
Les Jenkins (track 2)
Jack Jenney (tracks 1, 6)
Pat McNaughton (track 20)
Harry Rodgers (tracks 2, 20–22, 24)
Morey Samel (track 6)
Bob Swift (tracks 21–22, 24)
Ollie Wilson (tracks 21–22, 24)
Vernon Brown (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Jack Jenney (1940-09-07) (track 5)
composer:
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter) (track 5)
Joe Garland (track 2)
Will Hudson (track 10)
Irving Mills (track 10)
Arthur Schwartz (track 1)
Rube Bloom (1939) (track 3)
Jerome Kern (1939) (track 7)
Harold Arlen (1941) (track 6)
conductor:
Artie Shaw (1940-09-07) (track 5)
lyricist:
Eddie DeLange (track 10)
Howard Dietz (track 1)
Arthur Freed (track 5)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1939) (track 7)
Johnny Mercer (1939) (track 3)
Johnny Mercer (1941) (track 6)
orchestra:
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (tracks 1–2, 6, 20–22, 24)
publisher:
T.B. Harms Co. (track 7)
cover recording of:
Temptation (1940-09-07) (track 5)
later translated versions:
Le Bal des adieux (track 1)
part of:
The Band Wagon (1953 film) (track 1)
recording of:
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May) (track 7)
Blues in the Night (track 6)
Day In, Day Out (track 3)
Moonglow (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 5)

Release

ASIN: UK: B00004U9XL [info]