Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Maynard Ferguson 4:21
2 Reflections In 'D'
Native Colours 4:35
3 In a Sentimental Mood
Art Blakey 7:07
4 Sophisticated Lady
Frank Capp Quartet 7:04
5 Don't Get Around Much Any More
Gene Harris 3:18
6 I'm Just a Lucky So and So
Dennis Rowland 6:44
7 Mood Indigo
The Charlie Byrd Quintet 4:24
8 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
Cal Tjader 3:11
9 Caravan
Woody Herman 5:55
10 What Am I Here For?
Nnenna Freelon 6:32

Credits

CD 1

assistant mixer:
Al Schmidt (track 6)
composer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (track 10)
Barney Bigard (1930) (track 7)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1930) (track 7)
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 1)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1932) (track 4)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1935) (track 3)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1937) (track 9)
Juan Tizol (1937) (track 9)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1940) (track 5)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1943) (track 8)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1945) (tracks 6, 6)
lyricist:
Manny Kurtz (track 3)
Irving Mills (track 3)
Mitchell Parish (track 4)
Irving Mills (1930) (track 7)
Irving Mills (1931) (track 1)
Irving Mills (1937) (track 9)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1942) (track 5)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1943) (track 8)
Mack David (1945) (tracks 6, 6)
mixer:
Charlie Paakkari (track 6)
producer:
Gregg Field (drums) (track 6)
writer:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (track 2)
Irving Mills (1932) (track 4)
publisher:
Duke Ellington Music (tracks 1, 4, 9)
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 1)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 5)
Famous Music Corporation (tracks 3–4, 9)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 3)
Mills Music, Inc. (tracks 4, 9)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 8)
Sony/ATV Harmony (tracks 5, 8–9)
EMI Mills Music Inc. (1930) (track 7)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1930) (track 7)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (1995-12-12 –) (track 9)
arrangements:
Caravan (arranged by Au) (track 9)
In a Sentimental Mood (for violin and piano, Logan) (track 3)
instrumental recording of:
Caravan (track 9)
Mood Indigo (1930 jazz composition and song) (track 7)
Sophisticated Lady (track 4)
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 1)
later versions:
part of:
Sophisticated Ladies (1981 musical) (track 4)
recording of:
Reflections in D (track 2)
What Am I Here For (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 9)
version of:
Never No Lament (track 5)

Release

ASIN:US: B000005NKQ [info]