Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 In a Mellow Tone
5:13
2 Night and Day
3:06
3 The Man I Love
3:54
4 Fascinating Rhythm
3:26
5 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
5:07
6 I Get a Kick Out of You
4:04
7 The Lady Is a Tramp
5 3:24
8 Someone to Watch Over Me
4:38
9 Summertime
4:59
10 Can't We Be Friends?
3:50
11 I Won't Dance
4:50
12 Lush Life
3:44
13 You're an Old Smoothie
2:48
14 Black Coffee
3:35
15 Baby, Don't You Go Way Mad
2:37
16 A-Tisket, A-Tasket
2:23
17 Oh, Lady Be Good
4:01

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
violin:
Stuff Smith (jazz violinist) (1957-09-04 – 1957-09-16) (track 5)
trumpet:
Pete Candoli (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Maynard Ferguson (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Conrad Gozzo (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Ray Linn (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Don Fagerquist (1958) (track 13)
Al Porcino (1958) (track 13)
membranophone:
Alvin Stoller (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Alvin Stoller (1957-09-04 – 1957-09-16) (track 5)
Mel Lewis (American jazz drummer) (1958) (track 13)
flute:
Bob Cooper (US jazz saxophonist) (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Ted Nash (40s-80s US swing reedman, uncle of the other) (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Bud Shank (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Maurice Stein (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
guitar:
Barney Kessel (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Barney Kessel (1957-09-04 – 1957-09-16) (track 5)
bass:
Joe Mondragon (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Joe Mondragon (1958) (track 13)
double bass:
Joe Mondragon (1957-09-04 – 1957-09-16) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Bud Shank (1958) (track 13)
saxophone:
Bob Cooper (US jazz saxophonist) (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Ted Nash (40s-80s US swing reedman, uncle of the other) (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Bud Shank (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Maurice Stein (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
piano:
Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1957-09-04 – 1957-09-16) (track 5)
Lou Levy (1958) (track 13)
baritone saxophone:
Chuck Gentry (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Med Flory (1958) (track 13)
bass trombone:
George Roberts (american bass trombone) (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
tenor saxophone:
Ben Webster (1957-09-04 – 1957-09-16) (track 5)
Bob Enevoldsen (1958) (track 13)
Bill Holman (1958) (track 13)
trombone:
Milt Bernhart (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Joe Howard (american trombon player) (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Lloyd Ulyate (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
French horn:
Vincent DeRosa (1958) (track 13)
flugelhorn:
Vince DeRosa (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
valve trombone:
Bob Enevoldsen (1958) (track 13)
arranger:
Buddy Bregman (tracks 2, 7)
James Morgan (conductor) (track 9)
Juliette Pochin (track 9)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 16)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 2)
Richard Rodgers (1937) (track 7)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1940) (track 5)
conductor:
Buddy Bregman (1956) (track 2)
Buddy Bregman (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
engineer:
Val Valentin (tracks 2, 5, 7)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1956) (track 2)
Ella Fitzgerald (1957-09-04 – 1957-09-16) (track 5)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 9)
DuBose Heyward (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 16)
Cole Porter (1932) (track 2)
Lorenz Hart (1937) (track 7)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1942) (track 5)
orchestrator:
Buddy Bregman (track 7)
producer:
Norman Granz (tracks 2, 5, 7)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (track 9)
Ella Fitzgerald (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
Ella Fitzgerald (1958) (track 13)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 9)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 9)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 5)
Harms, Inc. (track 2)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 5)
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 16)
arrangements:
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Night and Day (Cole Porter song) (1956) (track 2)
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (1957-09-04 – 1957-09-16) (track 5)
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)
Ich glaub, 'ne Dame werd ich nie (The Lady Is a Tramp) (track 7)
Sommartid (track 9)
Summa is (track 9)
Tag und Nacht (Night and Day) (track 2)
The Lady Is a Tramp (Rainhard Fendrich) (track 7)
Tout le jour, toute la nuit (Night and Day; du film "Joyeuse divorcée") (track 2)
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical) (track 7)
Gay Divorce (track 2)
Pal Joey (track 7)
recording of:
A-Tisket, A-Tasket (track 16)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 9)
The Lady Is a Tramp (from "Babes in Arms") (1956-08-21 – 1956-08-31) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Never No Lament (track 5)