Tracklist

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# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It Had to Be You
David Grisman & Martin Taylor 3:17
2 I'm Beginning to See the Light
Duke Ellington 3:17
3 Blue Skies
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers 3:50
4 S'Wonderful
Jethro Burns, Joe Venuti, Curly Chalker & Eldon Shamblin 2:45
5 Body & Soul
Coleman Hawkins 3:00
6 Across the Blues
Duke Ellington 3:03
7 The Lamp Is Low
Eddie Reed Big Band 2:58
8 Perdido
Harry James 3:16
9 Meant to Be
Squirrel Nut Zippers 3 3:12
10 I Want a Little Girl
Lester Young 2:55
11 Streamliner
Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra 3:50
12 Summertime
Mongo Santamaría 4:43
13 Melody at Twilight
Coco Briaval 3:52
14 All of Me
Billie Holiday 3:59
15 Jersey Bounce
Benny Goodman 3:01
16 It Don't Mean a Thing
Duke Ellington 3:10
17 On the Sunny Side of the Street
Stéphane Grappelli 3:25
18 Deep Blue Melody
Don Albert 3:01
19 Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
Dick Hyman Group 2:55
20 Easy Does It
Count Basie 3:28
21 No Gypsies
Django Reinhardt 2:17
22 I've Got the World on a String
Pee Wee Russell 4:27
23 Besame Mucho
Oscar Alemán 2:35

Credits

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clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Lester Young (1938-09-28) (track 10)
violin:
Joe Venuti (track 4)
trumpet:
Shad Collins (track 14)
Buck Clayton (1938-09-28) (track 10)
mandolin:
Jethro Burns (track 4)
drums:
Kenny Clarke (track 14)
Angelo Varias (track 4)
Jo Jones (1938-09-28) (track 10)
guitar:
John Collins (jazz guitarist) (track 14)
Eldon Shamblin (track 4)
Freddie Green (1938-09-28) (track 10)
bass:
Jim Tullio (track 4)
double bass:
Ted Sturgis (track 14)
Walter Page (1938-09-28) (track 10)
electric guitar and trombone:
Eddie Durham (1938-09-28) (track 10)
steel guitar:
Curly Chalker (track 4)
alto saxophone:
Eddie Barefield (track 14)
Leslie Johnakins (track 14)
piano:
Eddie Heywood (track 14)
Bob Hoban (track 4)
tenor saxophone:
Lester Young (track 14)
composer:
Murray Mencher (track 10)
Billy Moll (track 10)
Tom Maxwell (formerly of Squirrel Nut Zippers) (track 9)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 16)
lyricist:
Tom Maxwell (formerly of Squirrel Nut Zippers) (track 9)
Irving Mills (1931) (track 16)
orchestra:
performer:
Howard Alden (track 19)
producer:
Milt Gabler (track 10)
vocals:
Billie Holiday (track 14)
writer:
Gerald Marks (1932) (track 14)
Seymour Simons (1932) (track 14)
publisher:
recorded at:
New York (NYC) in New York, New York, United States (1941-03-21) (track 14)
Kingsway Studios (New Orleans) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1995-10 – 1995-11) (track 9)
cover recording of:
I Want a Little Girl (1938-09-28) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 16)
later versions:
recording of:
All of Me (track 14)
Meant to Be (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 14)