Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 New Orleans Function
Louis Armstrong 6:15
2 C'est Si Bon
Louis Armstrong 3:07
3 Skake It and Brake It
Sidney Bechet 2:57
4 Lazy River
Sidney Bechet 4:15
5 On Revival Day
Bessie Smith 2:59
6 Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
Bessie Smith 3:07
7 The Sheik of Araby
Fats Waller 2:52
8 Ain't Misbehavin'
Fats Waller 4:01
9 Harlem Air Shaft
Duke Ellington 3:05
10 The Mooche
Duke Ellington 6:39
11 In the Upper Room
Mahalia Jackson 5:59
12 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
Mahalia Jackson 2:29
13 Dinah
Stéphane Grappelli 2:31
14 Stephen's Blues
Stéphane Grappelli 3:19
15 The Man I Love
Coleman Hawkins 5:14
16 April in Paris
Coleman Hawkins 2:58
17 Love Me or Leave Me
Billie Holiday 2:37
18 Rocky Mountain Blues
Billie Holiday 3:11
19 It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Django Reinhardt 3:07
Medium 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Annie Laurie
Jimmie Lunceford 3:17
2 Organ Grinder's Swing
Jimmie Lunceford 2:43
3 Tea for Two
Art Tatum 3:09
4 Old Fashioned Love
Art Tatum 5:08
5 The Flat Foot Floogie
Slim & Slam 1:57
6 Tutti Frutti
Slim & Slam 3:08
7 Tuxedo Junction
Glenn Miller 3:31
8 Moonlight Serenade
Glenn Miller 3:27
9 You'll Have to Swing It
Ella Fitzgerald 5:12
10 Someone to Watch Over Me
Ella Fitzgerald 3:17
11 Brazil
Django Reinhardt 2:29
12 Nuages
Django Reinhardt 3:18
13 The Jumpin' Jive
Cab Calloway 2:52
14 Minnie the Moocher
Cab Calloway 3:17
15 Hamp's Boogie Woogie
Lionel Hampton 3:16
16 Stardust
Lionel Hampton 5:31
17 Tonk
Billy Strayhorn 2:49
18 Orson
Billy Strayhorn 2:52
19 Walkin' My Baby Back Home
Nat King Cole 4 2:41
20 Sweet Lorraine
Nat King Cole 3:16
21 It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Lionel Hampton 3:16
Medium 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Neal' Deal
Count Basie 2:52
2 Straight Life
Count Basie 4:36
3 Ad Lib Blues
Lester Young 6:00
4 Can't We Be Friends
Lester Young 3:11
5 Solo Flight
Charlie Christian 2:51
6 Good Mornin' Blues
Charlie Christian 3:48
7 And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine
Anita O’Day 3:10
8 Somebody's Cryin'
Anita O’Day 3:01
9 Caravan
Erroll Garner 7:03
10 Robbin's Nest
Erroll Garner 3:21
11 I Want a Roof Over My Head
Louis Jordan 2:42
12 Early in the Morning
Louis Jordan 3:25
13 Not Really the Blues
Woody Herman 2:54
14 Early Autumn
Woody Herman 3:14
15 Just One of Those Things
Frank Sinatra 3:16
16 Like Someone in Love
Frank Sinatra 3:11
17 Blow Mr. Dexter
Dexter Gordon 3:00
18 It's the Talk of the Town
Dexter Gordon 3:27
19 T-Bone Jumps Again
T‐Bone Walker 2:47
20 Call It Stormy Monday
T‐Bone Walker 3:07
21 It Don't Mean a Thing a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Lester Young 4:34
Medium 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sweet Georgia Brown
Oscar Peterson 3:06
2 Extended Blues
Oscar Peterson 6:01
3 New Bluetop Blues
Dinah Washington 2:40
4 Trouble in Mind
Dinah Washington 2:54
5 Now's the Time
Charlie Parker 3:08
6 Parker's Mood
Charlie Parker 3:06
7 A Night in Tunisia
Dizzy Gillespie 4:27
8 Cripple Crapple Crutch
Dizzy Gillespie 4:03
9 Cherokee
Bud Powell 3:40
10 Over the Rainbow
Bud Powell 3:01
11 Mean to Me
Sarah Vaughan 2:55
12 Lover Man
Sarah Vaughan 3:18
13 Lover Come Back to Me
Stan Getz 3:00
14 Down by the Sycamore Tree
Stan Getz 3:02
15 Blue Monk
Thelonious Monk 7:39
16 Round About Midnight
Thelonious Monk 5:18
17 Solar
Miles Davis 4:45
18 Smooch
Miles Davis 3:08
19 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Duke Ellington 2:47

Credits

Medium 1

clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1952-07-01) (track 10)
trumpet:
Willie Cook (1952-01-07) (track 10)
Ray Nance (1952-01-07) (track 10)
Clark Terry (1952-01-07) (track 10)
William “Cat” Anderson (1952-07-01) (track 10)
drums:
Louie Bellson (1952-07-01) (track 10)
double bass:
Wendell Marshall (1952-07-01) (track 10)
alto saxophone:
Hilton Jefferson (1952-07-01) (track 10)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Russell Procope (1952-07-01) (track 10)
piano:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1952-07-01) (track 10)
Billy Strayhorn (1952-07-01) (track 10)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (1952-07-01) (track 10)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonsalves (1952-07-01) (track 10)
trombone:
Quentin Jackson (1952-07-01) (track 10)
Britt Woodman (1952-07-01) (track 10)
valve trombone:
Juan Tizol (1952-07-01) (track 10)
composer:
Walter Donaldson (track 17)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 10)
Irving Mills (track 10)
lyricist:
Gus Kahn (track 17)
publisher:
recording of:
Love Me or Leave Me (track 17)
The Mooche (1952-07-01) (track 10)

Medium 2

drums:
Jean-Louis Viale (French jazz drummer 1933-1984) (1953-03-10) (track 11)
double bass:
Pierre Michelot (1953-03-10) (track 11)
electric guitar:
Django Reinhardt (1953-03-10) (track 11)
piano:
Nat King Cole (track 19)
Maurice Vander (1953-03-10) (track 11)
composer:
Fred E. Ahlert (track 19)
Ary Barroso (track 11)
Cliff Burwell (1928) (track 20)
conductor:
Billy May (track 19)
lyricist:
Roy Turk (track 19)
Mitchell Parish (1928) (track 20)
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 19)
translator:
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (1942) (track 11)
vocals:
Nat King Cole (track 19)
writer:
Cab Calloway (track 13)
Frank Froeba (track 13)
Jack Palmer (Jazz pianist and composer) (track 13)
later translated versions:
recording of:
Jumpin' Jive (track 13)
Sweet Lorraine (track 20)
Brazil (1953-03-10) (track 11)
Walkin' My Baby Back Home (1961) (track 19)
translated version of:
Aquarela do Brasil (track 11)

Medium 3

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1956-10-29) (track 12)
trumpet:
Ernie Royal (1956-10-29) (track 12)
drums:
Charlie Persip (1956-10-29) (track 12)
guitar:
Mickey Baker (1956-10-29) (track 12)
bass:
Wendell Marshall (1956-10-29) (track 12)
bass saxophone:
Budd Johnson (1956-10-29) (track 12)
alto saxophone:
Louis Jordan (American jazz, blues and rhythm & blues musician and songwriter) (1956-10-29) (track 12)
bongos:
Francisco Pozo (1956-10-29) (track 12)
piano:
Ernest Hayes (American pianist, organist and arranger) (1956-10-29) (track 12)
tenor saxophone:
Budd Johnson (1956-10-29) (track 12)
Sam “The Man” Taylor (US tenor saxophonist) (1956-10-29) (track 12)
trombone:
Jimmy Cleveland (1956-10-29) (track 12)
arranger:
Quincy Jones (track 12)
composer:
Illinois Jacquet (track 10)
Stan Kenton (track 7)
Charles Lawrence (track 7)
Sir Charles Thompson (jazz) (track 10)
Ralph Burns (1949) (track 14)
Woody Herman (1949) (track 14)
conductor:
Quincy Jones (1956-10-29) (track 12)
lyricist:
Joe Greene (track 7)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 10)
Johnny Mercer (1949) (track 14)
vocals:
Louis Jordan (American jazz, blues and rhythm & blues musician and songwriter) (1956-10-29) (track 12)
writer:
Dallas Bartley (track 12)
Leo Hickman (track 12)
Louis Jordan (American jazz, blues and rhythm & blues musician and songwriter) (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) (1996) (track 12)
instrumental recording of:
Robbins’ Nest (track 10)
recording of:
Early Autumn (track 14)
Early in the Morning (1956-10-29) (track 12)

Medium 4

piano:
Bud Powell (1951-05-01) (track 10)
composer:
Harold Arlen (track 10)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 15–16)
Bud Powell (track 9)
Cootie Williams (track 16)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 19)
Harold Arlen (1938) (track 10)
lyricist:
Bernie Hanighen (track 16)
Yip Harburg (track 10)
Irving Mills (1931) (track 19)
Yip Harburg (1938) (track 10)
publisher:
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 10)
Leo Feist Music (track 10)
Warner/Chappell (track 10)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 16)
株式会社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) (2017-04-01 –) (track 10)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1951-05-01) (track 10)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Ganz alloan (track 15)
MAIN THEME (Rainbow Islands) (track 10)
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 19)
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 16)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 16)
Ovan regnbågen (track 10)
Pāri varavīksnei (Over the Rainbow) (track 10)
虹の彼方 (Japanese Version of Over the Rainbow) (track 10)
later versions:
Monkery's the Blues (track 15)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Marusha rave version of "Over the Rainbow") (track 10)
part of:
The Wizard of Oz (Arlen/Harburg musical, introduced in the 1939 motion picture) (track 10)
recording of:
Blue Monk (track 15)
Cherokee (track 9)
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (track 16)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (1951-05-01) (track 10)