Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Strike Up the Band
Oscar Peterson 3:18
2 Summertime
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 4:58
3 The Man I Love
Sarah Vaughan 3:38
4 Someone to Watch Over Me
Blossom Dearie 6:00
5 Our Love Is Here to Stay
Shirley Horn 3:35
6 They Can't Take That Away From Me
Billie Holiday 4:12
7 Funny Face
Fred Astaire 3:45
8 How Long Has This Been Going On?
Audrey Hepburn 5:05
9 'S Wonderful
Count Basie & Joe Williams 2:38
10 Oh, Lady, Be Good!
Ella Fitzgerald 4:01
11 A Foggy Day
Sarah Vaughan 3:49
12 I Loves You, Porgy
Nina Simone 5 2:30
13 For You, for Me, Forever
Morgana King 3:04
14 Who Cares?
Anita O’Day 3:16
15 I've Got a Crush on You
Dinah Washington 3:06
16 They All Laughed
Bing Crosby & Buddy Bregman 2:42
17 Embraceable You
Ella Fitzgerald 4:53
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Rhapsody in Blue
16:53
2 Cuban Overture
3:46
3 Suite from Girl Crazy
5:28
4 Funny Face Overture
6:46
5 An American in Paris
5:23
6 Second Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra
3:03
7 Suite from Porgy and Bess
9:30
8 Oh, Kay! Overture
7:50
9 Piano Concerto in F
4:36
10 Lullaby
7:52
11 Three Preludes
7:05

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1956-04-24) (track 15)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1959-01-08) (track 17)
violin:
Victor Arno (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Victor Bay (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Alex Beller (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Jacques Gasselin (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Ben Gill (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Murray Kellner (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Erno Neufeld (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Misha Russell (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Paul Shure (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Marshall Sosson (1959-01-08) (track 17)
cello:
James Arkatov (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Elizabeth Greenschpoon (1959-01-08) (track 17)
George Neikrug (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Kurt Reher (1959-01-08) (track 17)
drums (drum set):
Ed Thigpen (track 4)
Bill Richmond (1959-01-08) (track 17)
trumpet:
viola:
Alvin Dinkin (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Paul Robyn (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Barbara Simons (1959-01-08) (track 17)
David Sterkin (1959-01-08) (track 17)
membranophone:
Bobby Hamilton (percussionist) (1964-03-21) (track 12)
guitar:
Barney Kessel (track 6)
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Rudy Stevenson (1964-03-21) (track 12)
bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (track 4)
Joe Mondragon (track 6)
Joe Mondragon (1959-01-08) (track 17)
double bass:
Lisle Atkinson (1964-03-21) (track 12)
alto saxophone:
Cannonball Adderley (1956-04-24) (track 15)
piano:
Jimmy Rowles (track 6)
Blossom Dearie (track 4)
Junior Mance (1956-04-24) (track 15)
Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-03-21) (track 12)
tenor saxophone:
Ben Webster (track 6)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 17)
Hal Mooney (track 15)
James Morgan (conductor) (track 2)
Juliette Pochin (track 2)
Nelson Riddle (tracks 10, 17)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (track 12)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 2, 12, 12)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 3, 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 4)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (track 7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (tracks 8, 15, 17)
George Gershwin (composer) (1931) (track 14)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 6, 16)
conductor:
Hal Mooney (1956-04-24) (track 15)
Nelson Riddle (1959) (track 10)
Nelson Riddle (1959-01-08) (track 17)
engineer:
Val Valentin (tracks 10, 17)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1959) (track 10)
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-01-08) (track 17)
Nina Simone (American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and activist in the Civil Rights Movement) (1964-03-21) (track 12)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 2, 12, 12)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 2, 12, 12)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (tracks 3, 10)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 4)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (tracks 8, 15, 17)
Ira Gershwin (1931) (track 14)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 6, 16)
orchestra:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 15)
performer:
Louis Armstrong (track 2)
Ella Fitzgerald (track 2)
Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (1959-01-08) (track 17)
producer:
Norman Granz (tracks 6, 10, 17)
vocals:
Blossom Dearie (track 4)
Billie Holiday (track 6)
Sarah Vaughan (track 3)
Dinah Washington (1956-04-24) (track 15)
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-01-08) (track 17)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 2)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 2, 6)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 10)
George Gershwin Music (tracks 2, 10)
Ira Gershwin Music (tracks 6, 10)
New World Company (track 3)
New World Music Corp. (tracks 15, 17)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 3, 6, 10, 15, 17)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 4)
Warner/Chappell (track 2)
Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV (tracks 2–3, 6, 12, 12)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 2, 6)
New World Music Co. (1927) (track 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1927) (track 7)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (tracks 12, 12)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 2)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 2)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks 6, 16)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1957-01-07 – 1957-01-09) (track 6)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1964-03-21) (track 12)
arrangements:
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 10)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 4)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 4)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 3)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 3)
Who Cares? (for piano solo) (track 14)
cover recording of:
Oh, Lady Be Good! (1959) (track 10)
Embraceable You (1959-01-08) (track 17)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Basal Metabolism (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 8)
Doin’ Time (track 2)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 2)
The Bones of You (track 2)
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 2)
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 17)
C'est l'été (track 2)
Kumm hoit mi Porgy (tracks 12, 12)
Mia zwa (track 3)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 10)
Sommartid (track 2)
Summa is (track 2)
その人は誰 (track 4)
later versions:
live recording of:
I Loves You, Porgy (1964-03-21) (track 12)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 3, 6, 14)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 4, 6, 17)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (track 7)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 17)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 10)
Of Thee I Sing (1931 musical) (track 14)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 4)
Rosalie (track 8)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (tracks 6, 16)
Treasure Girl (1928 musical) (track 15)
recording of:
Funny Face (track 7)
How Long Has This Been Going On? (Funny Face, 1957 film cast) (track 8)
I Loves You, Porgy (track 12)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track 4)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 2)
The Man I Love (track 3)
They All Laughed (track 16)
Who Cares? (Of Thee I Sing) (track 14)
I’ve Got a Crush on You (1956-04-24) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 2, 12, 12)

CD 2

piano:
Peter Jablonski (track 9)
Ralph Votapek (track 6)
Ivan Davis (1974-07) (track 1)
balance engineer:
Colin Moorfoot (engineer) (track 1)
Gordon Parry (engineer) (track 1)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (1919) (track 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (1925) (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1931) (track 6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1932-07 – 1932-08) (track 2)
conductor:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (track 9)
Riccardo Chailly (track 10)
Arthur Fiedler (tracks 3–4, 6, 8, 11)
Lorin Maazel (tracks 2, 5)
Lorin Maazel (1974-07) (track 1)
orchestra:
Boston Pops Orchestra (tracks 3–4, 6, 8, 11)
Cleveland Orchestra (tracks 2, 5, 10)
Cleveland Orchestra (1974-07) (track 1)
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (1942) (track 1)
producer:
Michael Woolcock (producer) (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 5, 9)
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 1)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
premiered at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1928-12-13) (track 5)
recorded at:
Masonic Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio, United States (1974-07) (track 1)
arrangements:
An American in Paris (for two pianos) (track 5)
An American in Paris (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
An American in Paris (transcription for solo piano by William Daly) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 1)
has revision:
An American in Paris (revised by F. Campbell-Watson) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Blue (track 1)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 1)
orchestration of:
Lullaby (for string quartet) (track 10)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 2, 5–6)
partial recording of:
Cuban Overture (track 2)
recording of:
Lullaby (for string orchestra) (track 10)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (1974-07) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (tracks 1, 5)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 1)