Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Take the A Train
Duke Ellington 2:48
2 Frenesi
Tony Pastor 3:07
3 My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Artie Shaw - Kitty Kallen vocal 3:07
4 I Want the Waiter With the Water
Chick Webb - Ella Fitzgerald vocal 3:08
5 Flat Foot Floogie
Count Basie 4:26
6 St. Louis Blues
Jimmy Dorsey 3:11
7 Skyliner
Charlie Barnet 3:21
8 Bijou
Woody Herman 3:28
9 Mame
Louis Armstrong 2:25
10 Old Rocking Chair
Louis Armstrong - Jack Teagarden vocal 3:20
11 Caldonia
Woody Herman 2:56
12 Margie
Jimmie Lunceford - Trummy Young vocal 3:02
13 I’m Just Wild About Harry
Jimmy Dorsey 2:49
14 Pompton Turnpike
Charlie Barnet 2:12
15 What Is This Thing Called Love
Artie Shaw 2:59
16 Ain’t Misbehavin’
Duke Ellington 2:56
17 The Count Steps In
Count Basie 2:36
18 Sultry Sunset
Duke Ellington 3:12
19 Dipsy Doodle
Larry Clinton 3:00
20 Linger Awhile
Russ Morgan 2:17

Credits

CD 1

background vocals:
composer:
Charlie Barnet (track 7)
Eubie Blake (track 13)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (track 18)
Slim Gaillard (track 5)
Bud Green (track 5)
Cole Porter (track 3)
Vincent Rose (track 20)
Slam Stewart (track 5)
Paul Whiteman (track 20)
Alberto Domínguez (track 2)
Jerry Herman (track 9)
Fleecy Moore (track 11)
Con Conrad (1920) (track 12)
J. Russel Robinson (1920) (track 12)
Harry Brooks (jazz pianist & songwriter) (1929) (track 16)
Hoagy Carmichael (1929) (track 10)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 15)
Fats Waller (1929) (track 16)
Larry Clinton (1937) (track 19)
Billy Strayhorn (1939) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Count Basie (track 5)
lyricist:
Cole Porter (track 3)
Alberto Domínguez (track 2)
Jerry Herman (track 9)
Fleecy Moore (track 11)
Harry Owens (track 20)
Noble Sissle (track 13)
Benny Davis (vaudeville performer) (1920) (track 12)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 15)
Andy Razaf (1929) (track 16)
Larry Clinton (1937) (track 19)
Joya Sherrill (1944) (track 1)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (tracks 9–10)
Ella Fitzgerald (track 4)
Woody Herman (track 11)
Kitty Kallen (track 3)
Jack Teagarden (track 10)
Trummy Young (track 12)
writer:
Count Basie (track 17)
Ralph Burns (track 8)
Jon Hendricks (track 8)
Jimmy Mundy (track 17)
Will Osborne (track 14)
Dick Rogers (track 14)
Kay Werner (Songwriter, along with her sister Sue) (track 4)
Sue Werner (Songwriter, along with her sister Kay) (track 4)
publisher:
Atlantic Music (BMI) (track 7)
BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! file releases under its imprint "BMG Chrysalis") (track 16)
Chappell (track 3)
Chappell & Co. (track 3)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 16)
Music Sales Corporation (American copyright holder in both popular and classical music) (track 1)
Redwood Music (track 16)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 16)
Tempo (Please do not use for release label) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell (track 15)
arrangements:
Ain’t Misbehavin’ (for big band, Wolpe) (track 16)
Skyliner (for brass band, Geldard) (track 7)
St. Louis Blues (for concert band, Nowak) (track 6)
cover recording of:
Mame (track 9)
Margie (aka "My Little Margie") (track 12)
Pompton Turnpike (track 14)
Rockin’ Chair (1929 Hoagy Carmichael song) (track 10)
has revision:
Take the “A” Train (Nikki Yanofsky version) (track 1)
instrumental cover recording of:
Frenesi (track 2)
St. Louis Blues (track 6)
instrumental recording of:
is the basis for:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
Caldonia (Eddy Mitchell song) (track 11)
part of:
Mame (full musical) (track 9)
Wake Up and Dream (1929 revue) (number) (track 15)
recording of:
Bijou (track 8)
Caldonia (track 11)
Dipsy Doodle (track 19)
I Want the Waiter (track 4)
Linger Awhile (track 20)
Skyliner (track 7)
Sultry Sunset (track 18)
The Count Steps In (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 6)
version of:
Take the “A” Train (initial instrumental version) (track 1)

Release

manufactured in: the EEC
copyrighted by: Object Enterprises Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1989)
glass mastered by: DanDisc
phonographic copyright by: Object Enterprises Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1989)