Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blues Up and Down
Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt 2:41
2 Moody's Mood for Love
King Pleasure with Blossom Dearie 3:04
3 Un Poco Loco
Bud Powell Trio 4:47
4 Lullaby of Birdland
George Shearing 2:46
5 Mean to Me
Sarah Vaughan 2:56
6 On the Sunny Side of the Street
Lester Young 3:29
7 The Blues Walk
The Clifford Brown–Max Roach Quintet 6:48
8 Moonlight in Vermont
Johnny Smith Quintet 3:17
9 Take the a Train
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 8:01
10 All or Nothing at All
Billie Holiday 5:42
11 As Catch Can
Gerry Mulligan Quartet 3:58
12 Sugar Hill
Jimmy Smith 5:23
13 Yesterdays
Carmen McRae 2:38
14 Blue in Green
Bill Evans Trio 5:24
15 So What
Miles Davis 9:26
16 Lonely Woman
Ornette Coleman 4:58
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 All Right, OK, You Win
Count Basie & His Orchestra feat. Joe Williams 3:06
2 Background Music
Lee Konitz & Warne Marsh 5:49
3 Criss Cross
Thelonious Monk 2:58
4 Lady Be Good
Dizzy Gillespie 2:42
5 I'll Remember April
Charlie Parker with Strings 3:05
6 I Can't Help It
Betty Carter 2:49
7 Airregin
Miles Davis Quintet 4:26
8 St. Thomas
Sonny Rollins Quartet 6:45
9 Blues March
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers 6:17
10 Giant Steps
John Coltrane 4:46
11 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 4:14
12 Django
The Modern Jazz Quartet 7:05
13 What Is This Thing Called Love
J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding Quintet 3:15
14 Blue Rondo Á La Turk
The Dave Brubeck Quartet 6:46
15 Chelsea Bridge
Ben Webster 3:41
16 Better Git It in Your Soul
Charles Mingus 7:19

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Tony Scott (bop/jazz clarinetist) (track 5)
drums:
J.C. Heard (track 5)
guitar:
Danny Perri (1955-12-29) (track 13)
bass:
Billy Taylor Jr. (jazz bassist) (track 5)
electric guitar:
Mundell Lowe (track 5)
piano:
Jimmy Jones (jazz pianist, active years 1936-1975) (track 5)
Andy Ackers (1955-12-29) (track 13)
trombone:
Bennie Green (jazz trombonist) (track 5)
arranger:
Ralph Burns (track 13)
composer:
Fred E. Ahlert (track 5)
Jerome Kern (track 13)
Roy Turk (track 5)
conductor:
Ralph Burns (1955-12-29) (track 13)
lyricist:
Otto Harbach (track 13)
Roy Turk (track 5)
solo trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 5)
solo tenor saxophone:
Budd Johnson (track 5)
vocals:
Sarah Vaughan (track 5)
Carmen McRae (1955-12-29) (track 13)
publisher:
Pencil Mark Music (ASCAP) (track 5)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 13)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 13)
cover recording of:
Mean to Me (track 5)
later translated versions:
Det som var (track 13)
Sei lieb zu mir (Mean to Me) (track 5)
part of:
Roberta (track 13)
recording of:
Yesterdays (1955-12-29) (track 13)