Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Take the "A" Train
3:17
2 Newport Up
4:41
3 Haupe (Polly's Theme)
3:58
4 Flirtibird
3:02
5 Pie Eye's Blues
3:17
6 Almost Cried
3:21
7 Dual Fuel (Dual Filter)
11:37
8 Sophisticated Lady
3:56
9 Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool
7:17
10 El Gato
4:14
11 "C" Jam Blues
4:53
12 Tenderly
5:30
13 Honeysuckle Rose
4:20
14 Drawing Room Blues
6:05
15 Tonk
1:57
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 In a Mellotone
2:37
2 All of Me
2:31
3 Things Ain't What They Used to Be
2:51
4 Jeep's Blues
3:50
5 Mood Indigo
11:02
6 Perdido
4:32
7 Satin Doll
4:49
8 A Disarming Visit by June Christy and Stan Kenton
2:56
9 Newport Up
5:03
10 Medley: Black and Tan Fantasy / Creole Love Call / The Mooche
9:20
11 Passion Flower
5:14
12 On the Sunny Side of the Street
4:30
13 El Gato
4:18

Credits

CD 1

reeds:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
Russell Procope (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
trumpet:
Cat Anderson (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
Harold "Shorty" Baker (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
Willie Cook (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
Clark Terry (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
drums:
Sam Woodyard (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
bass:
Jimmy Woode (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
alto saxophone:
Johnny Hodges (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
piano:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1959-08-09) (tracks 2–15)
Billy Strayhorn (1959-08-09) (tracks 1, 14)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonsalves (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
trombone:
Quentin Jackson (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
Britt Woodman (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
valve trombone:
John Sanders (US jazz trombonist) (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1942) (track 11)
producer:
Michael Cuscuna (tracks 1–15)
recorded at:
Blue Note (Chicago, 1954-1960) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–15)
later versions:
Duke’s Place (track 11)
live recording of:
"C" Jam Blues (1959-08-09) (track 11)

CD 2

reeds:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
Russell Procope (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
trumpet:
Cat Anderson (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
Harold "Shorty" Baker (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
Willie Cook (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
Clark Terry (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
drums:
Sam Woodyard (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
bass:
Johnny Pate (1959-08-09) (track 7)
Jimmy Woode (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–6, 8–13)
alto saxophone:
Johnny Hodges (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
piano:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonsalves (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
trombone:
Quentin Jackson (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
Britt Woodman (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
valve trombone:
John Sanders (US jazz trombonist) (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)
producer:
Michael Cuscuna (tracks 1–13)
recorded at:
Blue Note (Chicago, 1954-1960) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1959-08-09) (tracks 1–13)