Annotation

Drums credits are problematic on this compilation.
Here they are including mistakes (missing letter L at Clarke, missing closing >, dupe track 4, missing track 6) :
Drums — Kenny Carke <1,2,4,5 Arthur Taylor <3,7> Philly Joe Jones <4>

Annotation last modified on 2013-04-25 14:11 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Man I Love 8:01
2 Bemsha Swing 9:35
3 Dr. Jackle 8:58
4 ’round Midnight 5:27
5 Swing Spring 10:48
6 Bitty Ditty 6:39
7 Changes 3 7:11

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Kenny Clarke (1954-12-24) (tracks 2, 5)
Arthur Taylor (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–7)
trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1954 – 1956) (tracks 1, 3–4)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1954-12-24) (tracks 2, 5)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–7)
bass:
Percy Heath (1954 – 1956) (tracks 1, 3)
Percy Heath (1954-12-24) (tracks 2, 5)
Percy Heath (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–7)
vibraphone:
Milt Jackson (1954 – 1956) (tracks 1, 3–4)
Milt Jackson (1954-12-24) (tracks 2, 5)
Milt Jackson (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–7)
double bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1954 – 1956) (track 4)
alto saxophone:
Jackie McLean (jazz saxophonist) (1954 – 1956) (tracks 1, 3–4)
Jackie McLean (jazz saxophonist) (1954-12-24) (track 5)
Jackie McLean (jazz saxophonist) (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–7)
piano:
Ray Bryant (1954 – 1956) (track 3)
Red Garland (1954 – 1956) (track 4)
Thelonious Monk (1954 – 1956) (track 1)
Thelonious Monk (1954-12-24) (tracks 2, 5)
Ray Bryant (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–7)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1954 – 1956) (tracks 1, 3–4)
John Coltrane (1954-12-24) (track 5)
John Coltrane (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–7)
composer:
Denzil Best (track 2)
Ray Bryant (track 7)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 5)
Jackie McLean (jazz saxophonist) (track 3)
Thelonious Monk (tracks 2, 4)
Cootie Williams (track 4)
Thad Jones (track 6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 1)
lyricist:
Bernie Hanighen (track 4)
Thad Jones (track 6)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 1)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–7)
publisher:
Bocu Music Ltd. (track 2)
Jazz Workshop (track 6)
New World Company (track 1)
Prestige Music Co. (US, affiliated with BMI) (tracks 5, 7)
Prestige Music ltd. (tracks 3, 5, 7)
Thelonious Music (track 2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 1)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 4)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 4)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019) (track 4)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 4)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1954-12-24) (track 5)
Van Gelder Studio (Hackensack - July 1,1959) in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–7)
arrangements:
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 1)
The Man I Love (for piano solo, arr Gershwin) (track 1)
’Round Midnight (for saxophone quartet, Müller-Irion) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Bemsha Swing (instrumental) (track 2)
instrumental recording of:
The Man I Love (track 1)
’Round About Midnight (aka “’Round Midnight”) (track 4)
Bitty Ditty (1955-08-05) (track 6)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Claude Nougaro) (track 4)
Autour de minuit (lyrics translated by Boris Vian) (track 4)
Mia zwa (track 1)
later versions:
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 1)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Dr. Jackle (instrumental) (track 3)
Swing Spring (1954-12-24) (track 5)
Blues Changes (1955-08-05) (track 7)