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

arranger:
Bernd Heitzler (track 10)
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, 10, 18, 21)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 18)
Mills Music, Inc. (track 24)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 10)
Robbins Music (publishing company owned by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.) (track 16)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 18)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (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:
Divine biguine (french) (track 1)
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)
referred to in medleys:

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 (track 24)
Artie Shaw (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Artie Shaw (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Artie Shaw (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Artie Shaw (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Artie Shaw (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Artie Shaw (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Artie Shaw (1945-06-08) (track 22)
violin:
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)
Alex Beller (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Truman Boardman (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Bill Brower (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Ted Klages (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Eugene Lamas (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Bob Morrow (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Alex Beller (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Max Berman (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Truman Boardman (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Bill Ehrenkranz (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Leo Persner (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Raoul Polikian (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Leonard Posner (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Irving Raymond (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Bernie Tinterow (1941-09-02) (track 6)
cello:
F. Goerner (cellist who performed with Artie Shaw in 1940) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Fred Goerner (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Fred Goerner (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Ed Sodero (1941-09-02) (track 6)
George Taliarkin (1941-09-02) (track 6)
drums (drum set):
Lou Fromm (track 24)
Buddy Rich (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Nick Fatool (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Nick Fatool (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Dave Tough (jazz drummer) (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Lou Fromm (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Lou Fromm (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Lou Fromm (1945-06-08) (track 22)
trumpet:
Roy Eldridge (track 24)
Stan Fishelson (track 24)
Bernie Glow (track 24)
George Schwartz (track 24)
Johnny Best (jazz trumpeter) (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Chuck Peterson (trumpet) (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Bernie Privin (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Billy Butterfield (1940-09-07) (track 5)
J. Cathcart (1940-09-07) (track 5)
George Wendt (Swing trumpeter) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Billy Butterfield (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Clyde Hurley (1941-01-23) (track 1)
George Wendt (Swing trumpeter) (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Lee Castle (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Max Kaminsky (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Steve Lipkins (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Hot Lips Page (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Roy Eldridge (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Ray Linn (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Jimmy Pupa (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
George Schwartz (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Paul Cohen (US jazz trumpeter) (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Roy Eldridge (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Bernie Glow (1945-04-05) (track 21)
George Schwartz (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Roy Eldridge (1945-06-08) (track 22)
Stan Fishelson (1945-06-08) (track 22)
Bernie Glow (1945-06-08) (track 22)
George Schwartz (1945-06-08) (track 22)
viola:
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)
Keith Collins (viola) (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Allan Harshman (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Lenny Atkins (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Morris Kohn (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Sam Rosenblum (1941-09-02) (track 6)
guitar:
Barney Kessel (track 24)
Al Avola (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Al Hendrickson (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Mike Bryan (Musician - Guitar Player) (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Barney Kessel (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Barney Kessel (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Barney Kessel (1945-06-08) (track 22)
bass:
Morris Rayman (track 24)
Sid Weiss (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Jud DeNaut (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Eddie McKinney (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Morris Rayman (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Morris Rayman (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Morris Rayman (1945-06-08) (track 22)
double bass:
Jud DeNaut (1940-09-07) (track 5)
electric guitar:
Al Hendrickson (1940-09-07) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Louis Prisby (track 24)
Rudy Tanza (track 24)
Hank Freeman (American jazz saxophonist) (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Les Robinson (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Bus Bassey (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Nelly Plump (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Neely Plumb (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Les Robinson (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Chuck DiMaggio (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Les Robinson (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Les Clarke (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Tom Mace (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Louis Prisby (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Rudy Tanza (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Louis Prisby (1945-06-08) (track 22)
Rudy Tanza (1945-06-08) (track 22)
piano:
Dodo Marmarosa (track 24)
Bob Kitsis (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Johnny Guarneri (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Johnny Guarnieri (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Johnny Guarnieri (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Dodo Marmarosa (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Dodo Marmarosa (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Dodo Marmarosa (1945-06-08) (track 22)
baritone saxophone:
Chuck Gentry (track 24)
Artie Baker (saxophonist, flutist and clarinetist) (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Chuck Gentry (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Chuck Gentry (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Chuck Gentry (1945-06-08) (track 22)
tenor saxophone:
Ralph Rosenlund (track 24)
Jon Walton (track 24)
Georgie Auld (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Tony Pastor (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Jerry Jerome (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Les Robinson (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Bus Bassey (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Jerry Jerome (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Georgie Auld (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Mickey Folus (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Herbie Steward (jazz saxophonist) (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Jon Walton (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Herbie Steward (jazz saxophonist) (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Jon Walton (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Ralph Rosenlund (1945-06-08) (track 22)
Jon Walton (1945-06-08) (track 22)
trombone:
Gus Dixon (track 24)
Harry Rodgers (track 24)
Bob Swift (track 24)
Ollie Wilson (track 24)
George Arus (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Les Jenkins (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Harry Rodgers (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Vernon Brown (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Jack Jenney (American jazz trombonist) (1940-09-07) (track 5)
Vernon Brown (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Ray Conniff (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Jack Jenney (American jazz trombonist) (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Ray Conniff (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Jack Jenney (American jazz trombonist) (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Morey Samel (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Ray Conniff (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Charles Coolidge (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Pat McNaughton (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Harry Rodgers (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Gus Dixon (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Harry Rodgers (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Bob Swift (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Ollie Wilson (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Gus Dixon (1945-06-08) (track 22)
Harry Rodgers (1945-06-08) (track 22)
Bob Swift (1945-06-08) (track 22)
Ollie Wilson (1945-06-08) (track 22)
composer:
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter) (track 5)
Joe Garland (saxophonist, composer) (track 2)
Will Hudson (track 10)
Irving Mills (track 10)
Arthur Schwartz (track 1)
Rube Bloom (American songwriter, pianist and vocalist) (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 (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1941-09-02) (track 6)
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1944-11-23 – 1944-11-24) (track 20)
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1945-04-05) (track 21)
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1945-06-08) (track 22)
publisher:
T.B. Harms Co. (track 7)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 6)
cover recording of:
Temptation (1940-09-07) (track 5)
later translated versions:
Le Bal des adieux (track 1)
part of:
Singin' in the Rain (1952 film) (track 5)
The Band Wagon (1953 film) (track 1)
recording of:
All the Things You Are (from Very Warm for May) (track 7)
Day In, Day Out (track 3)
Moonglow (track 10)
Serenade to a Savage (1939-06-12) (track 2)
Dancing in the Dark (1941-01-23) (track 1)
Blues in the Night (1941-09-02) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 5)

Release

ASIN: UK: B00004U9XL [info]