Jazz in Paris: The 100's Most Beautiful Melodies

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CD 1: The Man I Love
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1(Générique) Ascenseur pour l'échafaud
double bass:
Pierre Michelot (from 1957-12-04 until 1957-12-05)
drums (drum set):
Kenny Clarke (from 1957-12-04 until 1957-12-05)
piano:
René Urtreger (from 1957-12-04 until 1957-12-05)
tenor saxophone:
Barney Wilen (from 1957-12-04 until 1957-12-05)
trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (from 1957-12-04 until 1957-12-05)
recording of:
Générique (Ascenseur pour l’échafaud) (from 1957-12-04 until 1957-12-05)
composer:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter)
Miles Davis Quartet2:49
2The Man I LoveBernard Zacharias3:25
3The Continental
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1955)
double bass [bass]:
Herman Garst (in 1955)
drums (drum set):
Bernard Planchenault (in 1955)
piano:
Blossom Dearie (in 1955)
instrumental recording of:
The Continental (from the 1934 film "The Gay Divorcee") (in 1955)
lyricist:
Herb Magidson (in 1934)
composer:
Con Conrad (in 1934)
publisher:
Harms, Inc., Magidson Music, Inc., The Songwriters Guild and Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!)
part of:
Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 7)
Blossom Dearie Trio2:45
4They Can't Take That Away From MeHubert Fol Quartet3:38
5Stompin' at the SavoyHenri Salvador3:39
6Fine and Dandy
clarinet:
Hubert Fol (on 1953-01-30)
guitar:
Django Reinhardt (French jazz guitarist and composer) (on 1953-01-30)
piano:
Maurice Vander (jazz musician and conductor, not the lyricist) (on 1953-01-30)
trumpet:
Roger Guérin (on 1953-01-30)
recording of:
Fine and Dandy (on 1953-01-30)
Django Reinhardt3:12
7Cherokee
sound engineer:
Gérard Collard
co-producer:
Jean-Jacques Tilché (jazz guitarist and producer) and Jean Tronchot
alto saxophone:
Michel Portal (French composer, saxophonist and clarinetist) (on 1963-07-03)
baritone saxophone:
Armand Migiani (on 1963-07-03)
double bass:
Pierre Michelot (on 1963-07-03)
drums (drum set):
Christian Garros (on 1963-07-03)
flute:
Raymond Guiot (on 1963-07-03)
piano:
Maurice Vander (jazz musician and conductor, not the lyricist) (on 1963-07-03)
soprano saxophone:
Georges Grenu (on 1963-07-03)
tenor saxophone:
Pierre Gossez (on 1963-07-03)
trombone:
Raymond Katarzynsky (on 1963-07-03) and Charles Verstraete (trombonist & accordion player) (on 1963-07-03)
trumpet:
Fred Gérard (on 1963-07-03), Roger Guérin (on 1963-07-03) and Maurice Thomas (Trumpet player) (on 1963-07-03)
recorded at:
Studio Saussier (Philips D.M.S.) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1963-07-03)
cover recording of:
Cherokee (on 1963-07-03)
lyricist and composer:
Ray Noble
publisher:
Peter Maurice Music Co., Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) and Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.
Pierre Michelot3:18
8This Can't Be Love
Sonny Criss Quartet3:29
9The Nearness of You
baritone saxophone:
Michel de Villers (on 1957-06-24)
double bass:
Paul Rovère (on 1957-06-24)
drums (drum set):
Christian Garros (on 1957-06-24)
guitar:
Sacha Distel (on 1957-06-24)
piano:
Jack Diéval (on 1957-06-24)
tenor saxophone:
Guy Lafitte (on 1957-06-24)
recorded at:
Théâtre Pigalle in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1957-06-24)
Jack Diéval et le J.A.C.E All-Stars3:58
10Laura
Don Byas Quartet4:16
11Yesterdays
producer:
Frank Ténot
double bass:
Alvin "Buddy" Banks (jazz bassist) (on 1954-10-28)
guitar:
Jimmy Gourley (on 1954-10-28)
piano:
Bob Dorough (on 1954-10-28)
recorded at:
Studio Geneix in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1954-10-28)
instrumental recording of:
Yesterdays (on 1954-10-28)
lyricist:
Otto Harbach
composer:
Jerome Kern
publisher:
PolyGram Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) and Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998)
part of:
Roberta
Buddy Banks Trio3:29
12My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Stéphane Grappelli Quintet5:26
13No Greater Love
Earl Hines Trio4:32
14ScoubidouAndy & the Bey Sisters2:44
15Who Is Me?
double bass:
Jean-Marie Ingrand (on 1964-01-14)
drums (drum set):
Baptiste "Mac Kac" Reilles (on 1964-01-14)
euphonium and trumpet:
Roger Guérin (on 1964-01-14)
piano:
Bernard Peiffer (on 1964-01-14)
tenor saxophone:
Bobby Jaspar (Belgian tenor saxophonist) (on 1964-01-14) and Bib Monville (French tenor saxophonist) (on 1964-01-14)
arranger:
Francy Boland
recorded at:
Studio Pathé-Magellan in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1964-01-14)
Bernard Peiffer2:18
16Begin the BeguineHenri Crolla3:09
17Blue Moon
Dizzy Gillespie & His Quartet4:25
18Carioca
Mary Lou Williams Trio2:38
19What Is This Thing Called Love?
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1956-03-13)
double bass:
Bill Crow (on 1956-03-13)
drums (drum set):
Dave Bailey (on 1956-03-13)
guitar:
Terry Donahue (on 1956-03-13) and Terry Donoughue (on 1956-03-13)
piano:
Art Simmons (on 1956-03-13)
instrumental recording of:
What Is This Thing Called Love? (on 1956-03-13)
lyricist and composer:
Cole Porter (composer) (in 1929)
publisher:
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) and Warner/Chappell
part of:
Wake Up and Dream (1929 revue)
recording of:
What Is This Thing Called Love? (on 1956-03-13)
lyricist and composer:
Cole Porter (composer) (in 1929)
publisher:
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) and Warner/Chappell
part of:
Wake Up and Dream (1929 revue)
Art Simmons Quartet5:28
20Baby Won't You Please Come Home?
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1956-04-09)
piano:
Sammy Price (jazz/blues/boogie pianist) (on 1956-04-09)
recording of:
Baby Won’t You Please Come Home (on 1956-04-09)
writer:
Charles Warfield and Clarence Williams (composer / pianist /bandleader)
publisher:
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin), Universal‐MCA Music Publishing and Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!)
Sammy Price2:21
CD 2: Nuages
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1Swing 39
double bass:
Emmanuel Soudieux (on 1939-03-21)
guitar:
Pierre “Baro” Ferret (on 1939-03-21), Django Reinhardt (French jazz guitarist and composer) (on 1939-03-21) and Joseph Reinhardt (on 1939-03-21)
violin:
Stéphane Grappelli (jazz violinist) (on 1939-03-21)
recording of:
Swing 39 (on 1939-03-21)
composer:
Stéphane Grappelli (jazz violinist) and Django Reinhardt (French jazz guitarist and composer)
Quintette du Hot Club de France3:20
2Body and Soul
Stéphane Grappelli Quartet2:34
3Minor Swing
Les Amis de Django3:39
4Autumn Leaves
Stéphane Grappelli & The Oscar Peterson Quartet6:35
5Stella by StarlightAlain Goraguer Trio3:35
6Caravan
piano:
Bernard Peiffer (on 1952-03-12)
instrumental recording of:
Caravan (on 1952-03-12)
lyricist:
Irving Mills (in 1937)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1937) and Juan Tizol (in 1937)
arranger:
Ako Doma
publisher:
American Academy of Music, Inc., Duke Ellington Music, EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated), Famous Music Corporation, Mills Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Harmony and Lafleur Music Ltd. (from 1995-12-12 to present)
Bernard Peiffer3:11
7Parisian Thoroughfare
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1956-06-26)
alto saxophone:
Jean Aldegon (on 1956-06-26)
baritone saxophone:
Armand Migiani (on 1956-06-26)
double bass:
Pierre Michelot (on 1956-06-26)
drums (drum set):
Christian Garros (on 1956-06-26)
tenor saxophone:
Georges Grenu (on 1956-06-26)
trombone:
Nat Peck (on 1956-06-26)
trumpet:
Roger Guérin (on 1956-06-26) and Jean Liesse (on 1956-06-26)
vibraphone:
“Fats” Sadi (Belgian vibraphonist aka Sadi Lallemand) (on 1956-06-26)
conductor:
André Hodeir (on 1956-06-26)
arranger:
André Hodeir
Le Jazz Groupe de Paris3:56
8Summertime
double bass and double bass [bass]:
Jimmy Bond (on 1955-10-24)
drums (drum set):
Nils-Bertil Dahlander (on 1955-10-24)
piano:
Gérard Gustin (on 1955-10-24)
trumpet:
Chet Baker (on 1955-10-24)
recorded at:
Studio Pathé-Magellan in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1955-10-24)
instrumental recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (on 1955-10-24)
lyricist:
Dorothy Kuhns (playwright), Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward
composer:
George Gershwin (composer)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music Ltd., Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund Publishing, George Gershwin Music, Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), Warner/Chappell, Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV, Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09), Ira Gershwin Music (in 1935) and WB Music Corp. (1929-2019) (in 1935)
is based on:
Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. “Summertime” (Clara)
Chet Baker Quartet4:15
9Sweet and LovelyDizzy Gillespie3:25
10Hallelujah
Earl Hines Trio2:53
11Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
baritone saxophone and tenor saxophone:
Michel de Villers (in 1953)
drums (drum set):
Gérard "Dave" Pochonet (in 1953)
guitar:
Jean-Pierre Sasson (in 1953)
piano:
André Persiany (in 1953)
trumpet:
Buck Clayton (in 1953)
instrumental recording of:
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone (in 1953)
lyricist:
Sidney Clare
composer:
Sam H. Stept
publisher:
Bourne Co. (not for release label use, this is a music publisher) and Remick Music Corp.
Buck Clayton Quintet3:04
12It Had to Be You
Sidney Bechet2:41
13Between the Devil and the Deep Blue SeaJune Richmond & the Quincy Jones Orchestra2:30
14Satin Doll
sound engineer:
Gerhard Lehner (from 1977-05-10 until 1977-05-11)
producer:
Raoul Saint-Yves
drums (drum set):
Kenny Clarke (from 1977-05-10 until 1977-05-11)
organ:
Rhoda Scott (from 1977-05-10 until 1977-05-11)
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (from 1977-05-10 until 1977-05-11)
instrumental recording of:
Satin Doll (in 1977-05)
lyricist:
Johnny Mercer (in 1953)
additional composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (in 1953)
composer:
Billy Strayhorn (in 1953)
publisher:
Campbell Connelly & Co. Ltd., Duke Ellington Music, Tempo Music Inc and WB Music Corp. (1929-2019)
Rhoda Scott & Kenny Clarke5:20
15Angel Eyes
Eddy Louiss Quartet4:20
16I Remember Clifford
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1963-11-14)
phonographic copyright by:
Universal Music S.A. France (in 1963)
recording of:
I Remember Clifford (on 1963-11-14)
composer:
Benny Golson
Slide Hampton5:08
17Nica
Max Roach4:45
18A Night in Tunisia
René Thomas Quintet4:41
19Nuages
double bass:
Pierre Michelot (in 1953-03)
drums (drum set):
Jean‐Louis Viale (French jazz drummer 1933-1984) (in 1953-03)
guitar:
Django Reinhardt (French jazz guitarist and composer) (in 1953-03)
piano:
Maurice Vander (jazz musician and conductor, not the lyricist) (in 1953-03)
recording of:
Nuages (instrumental) (in 1953-03)
composer:
Django Reinhardt (French jazz guitarist and composer)
Django Reinhardt33:16
20Misty
alto saxophone:
Marcel Hrasko (on 1958-07-07)
baritone saxophone:
William Boucaya (on 1958-07-07) and Jo Hrasko (on 1958-07-07)
drums (drum set):
Kenny Clarke (on 1958-07-07)
guitar:
Pierre Cullaz (on 1958-07-07)
piano:
Ronnell Bright (on 1958-07-07)
tenor saxophone:
Zoot Sims (US jazz saxophonist) (on 1958-07-07)
vibraphone:
Michel Hausser (on 1958-07-07)
orchestra:
Quincy Jones and His Orchestra
arranger:
Quincy Jones
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1958-07-07)
cover recording of:
Misty (on 1958-07-07)
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964)
composer:
Erroll Garner
publisher:
Marke Music Publishing Co., Inc., My Dad’s Songs, Inc., Octave Music Publishing Corp., Pocketful of Dreams Music, Reganesque Music Company, The Songwriters Guild, Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) and WB Music Corp. (1929-2019)
is based on:
Misty (original instrumental work)
Sarah Vaughan & the Quincy Jones Orchestra3:00
CD 3: 'round Midnight
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1'round Midnight
Sacha Distel Quartet3:31
2September Song
clarinet:
Hubert Rostaing (on 1947-07-18)
double bass:
Emmanuel Soudieux (on 1947-07-18)
drums (drum set):
André Jourdan (on 1947-07-18)
guitar:
Django Reinhardt (French jazz guitarist and composer) (on 1947-07-18) and Eugène Vées (on 1947-07-18)
recorded at:
Studio Technisonor in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1947-07-18)
instrumental recording of:
September Song (catch‐all for arrangements) (on 1947-07-18)
lyricist:
Maxwell Anderson
composer:
Kurt Weill (composer)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Hampshire House Publishing Corp., ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
arrangement of:
Knickerbocker Holiday: September Song
Quintette du Hot Club de France3:22
3La Bride sur le cou
bugle:
Bernard Vitet (French trumpeter) (on 1961-04-19)
double bass:
Luigi Trussardi (on 1961-04-19)
drums (drum set):
Michel Babault (on 1961-04-19)
piano:
Georges Arvanitas (on 1961-04-19)
tenor saxophone:
François Jeanneau (on 1961-04-19)
recorded at:
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1961-04-19)
Georges Arvanitas Quintet3:11
4God Bless the Child
Sonny Criss Quartet6:08
5Lover Man
baritone saxophone:
Bill Graham (US jazz saxophonist) (on 1956-10-08)
double bass:
Eddie Jones (US jazz double bassist) (on 1956-10-08)
drums (drum set):
Sonny Payne (on 1956-10-08)
piano:
Maurice Vander (jazz musician and conductor, not the lyricist) (on 1956-10-08)
tenor saxophone:
Frank Wess (on 1956-10-08)
trombone:
Henry Coker (on 1956-10-08)
trumpet:
Joe Newman (US jazz trumpeter) (on 1956-10-08)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1956-10-08)
live instrumental recording of:
Lover Man (on 1956-10-08)
lyricist:
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (in 1942), Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (in 1942) and Jimmy Sherman (in 1942)
composer:
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist), Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (in 1942) and Jimmy Sherman (in 1942)
publisher:
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) and Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP)
Joe Newman Quintet5:55
6The Surrey With the Fringe on the Top
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1955)
double bass [bass]:
Herman Garst (in 1955)
drums (drum set):
Bernard Planchenault (in 1955)
piano:
Blossom Dearie (in 1955)
instrumental recording of:
The Surrey With the Fringe on Top (in 1955)
orchestrator:
Robert Russell Bennett
lyricist:
Oscar Hammerstein II (collab with Rodgers)
composer:
Richard Rodgers
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!), EMI Music Publishing Ltd. and Williamson Music Company (from 1943 to present)
part of:
Oklahoma! (Rodgers & Hammerstein musical)
Blossom Dearie Trio2:57
7My Funny Valentine
double bass:
Bill Crow (on 1956-03-13)
drums (drum set):
Dave Bailey (on 1956-03-13)
guitar:
Terry Donoughue (on 1956-03-13)
piano:
Art Simmons (on 1956-03-13)
instrumental recording of:
My Funny Valentine (from “Babes in Arms”) (on 1956-03-13)
lyricist:
Lorenz Hart (in 1937)
composer:
Richard Rodgers (in 1937)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), Warner/Chappell, Williamson Music Company, ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) and ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部
part of:
Babes in Arms (full musical)
Art Simmons Quartet3:26
8Over the Rainbow
Elek Bacsik2:26
9I Want to Talk About You
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (from 1964-06 until 1964-07)
double bass:
Gilbert Rovère (French bassist) (from 1964-06 until 1964-07)
drums (drum set):
Daniel Humair (from 1964-06 until 1964-07)
organ:
Eddy Louiss (from 1964-06 until 1964-07)
violin:
Jean‐Luc Ponty (from 1964-06 until 1964-07)
Jean-Luc Ponty Quartet3:49
10That's My DesirePeanuts Holland4:21
11The Foolish ThingsMichel de Villers2:46
12Blue and Sentimental
Dizzy Gillespie Quintet2:45
13Mélodie pour les radios taxis
producer:
Marcel Romano
double bass:
Paul Rovère (in 1959-04)
drums (drum set):
Kenny Clarke (in 1959-04)
piano:
Duke Jordan (in 1959-04)
soprano saxophone:
Barney Wilen (in 1959-04)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (in 1959-04)
recording of:
Mélodie pour les radio taxis (in 1959-04)
composer:
Barney Wilen
Barney Wilen3:51
14Georgia on My Mind
Don Byas Quintet2:55
15Lullaby of the Leaves
Lucky Thompson Quartet4:00
16There's a Small Hotel
drums (drum set):
Jean‐Louis Viale (French jazz drummer 1933-1984) (on 1954-01-14)
recorded at:
Studio Pathé-Pelouze in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1954-01-14)
Mary Lou Williams3:12
17My Old Flame
René Thomas Quartet4:48
18Willow Weep for Me
Toots Thielemans Quartet5:32
19Autumn in New York
double bass:
Benoît Quersin (Belgian jazz bassist) (in 1956)
drums (drum set):
Christian Garros (in 1956)
flute:
Bobby Jaspar (Belgian tenor saxophonist) (in 1956)
piano:
Blossom Dearie (in 1956)
recorded at:
Studio Pathé-Magellan in Paris, Île-de-France, France (in 1956)
instrumental recording of:
Autumn in New York (1934) (in 1956)
lyricist and composer:
Vernon Duke
publisher:
Chappell & Co. and Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!)
Bobby Jaspar Quartet3:58
20I Can't Get Started
Lester Young Quintet3:11
CD 4: La Vie en rose
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1When It's Sleepy Time Down SouthLouis Armstrong3:22
2A Kiss to Build a Dream On