Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Take The "A" Train 4:21
2 Sophisticated Lady 3:58
3 Perdido 8:29
4 Prelude To A Kiss 4:44
5 C Jam Blues 4:53
6 Mood Indigo 3:07
7 The Mooche 6:39
8 Satin Doll 3:52
9 Solitude 4:43
10 What Am I Here For 4:05
11 I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good 3:40
12 Skin Deep 8:57

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1957-10-01) (track 4)
clarinet:
Harry Carney (1957-10-01) (track 4)
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1957-10-01) (track 4)
Russell Procope (1957-10-01) (track 4)
clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
violin:
Ray Nance (1957-10-01) (track 4)
cello:
Ozzie Bailey (1957-10-01) (track 4)
Jimmy Grissom (1957-10-01) (track 4)
Ray Nance (1957-10-01) (track 4)
drums (drum set):
Louie Bellson (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
Sam Woodyard (1957-10-01) (track 4)
trumpet:
William “Cat” Anderson (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
Willie Cook (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
Ray Nance (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
Clark Terry (American swing trumpeter) (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
William “Cat” Anderson (1957-10-01) (track 4)
Harold Baker (1957-10-01) (track 4)
Willie Cook (1957-10-01) (track 4)
Ray Nance (1957-10-01) (track 4)
Clark Terry (American swing trumpeter) (1957-10-01) (track 4)
bass:
Jimmy Woode (1957-10-01) (track 4)
double bass:
Wendell Marshall (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
alto saxophone:
Hilton Jefferson (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
Johnny Hodges (1957-10-01) (track 4)
Russell Procope (1957-10-01) (track 4)
alto saxophone and clarinet:
Russell Procope (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
piano:
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
Billy Strayhorn (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1957-10-01) (track 4)
bass clarinet:
Harry Carney (1957-10-01) (track 4)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
Harry Carney (1957-10-01) (track 4)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonsalves (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
Paul Gonsalves (1957-10-01) (track 4)
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1957-10-01) (track 4)
trombone:
Quentin Jackson (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
Britt Woodman (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
Quentin Jackson (1957-10-01) (track 4)
John Sanders (US jazz trombonist) (1957-10-01) (track 4)
Britt Woodman (1957-10-01) (track 4)
valve trombone:
Juan Tizol (1952-07-01) (tracks 3, 7)
composer:
Louie Bellson (track 12)
Barney Bigard (track 5)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (track 7)
Irving Mills (track 7)
Juan Tizol (track 3)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1938) (track 4)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1941) (track 11)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1942) (track 5)
lyricist:
Irving Gordon (1938) (track 4)
Irving Mills (1938) (track 4)
Paul Francis Webster (1941) (track 11)
publisher:
Lafleur Music Ltd. (track 4)
instrumental recording of:
Prelude to a Kiss (1957-10-01) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Je suis mordue (track 11)
later versions:
Duke’s Place (track 5)
Perdido (with lyrics) (track 3)
recording of:
Skin Deep (track 12)
“C” Jam Blues (track 5)
Perdido (original instrumental version) (1952-07-01) (track 3)
The Mooche (1952-07-01) (track 7)