Tracklist

CD 1: Jazz the Best of 50’s Vocal Edition
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 4:39
2 My Romance
Carmen McRae 3:53
3 I Can’t Escape From You
Carmen McRae 3:31
4 Embraceable You
Sarah Vaughan 4:51
5 Lullaby of Birdland
Sarah Vaughan 4:01
6 What a Diffrence a Day Made
Dinah Washington 2:28
7 Youd Be So Nice to Come Home To
Helen Merrill 4:20
8 Tenneessee Waltz
Patti Page 3:01
9 My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Peggy Lee 2:08
10 Lover Man
Blossom Dearie 2:46
CD 2: Jazz the Best of 50’s Instrumental Edition
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 What Is This Thing Called Love
Erroll Garner 2:57
2 Parisian Thoroughfare
Bud Powell 2:30
3 Stardust
Clifford Brown 3:25
4 Generique
Miles Davis 2:47
5 Stars Fell on Alabama
Cannonball Adderley 6:12
6 Lover Come Back to Me
Stan Getz 2:56
7 Confirmation
Charlie Parker Quartet 2:58
8 Shiny Stockings
Count Basie & His Orchestra 5:16
9 All Of
The Lester Young — Teddy Wilson Quartet 5:08
CD 3: Jazz the Best of 60’s Vocal Edition
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 They Say It’s Wonderful
John Coltrane & John Hartman 5:18
2 The Girl From Ipanema
Stan Getz & João Gilberto 5:22
3 Once I Loved
Astrud Gilberto 2:11
4 Fly Me to the Moon
Astrud Gilberto 2:19
5 Come Rain or Come Shine
Monica Zetterlund 4:39
6 What a Wonderful World
Louis Armstrong 2:17
7 A Sleepin’ Bee
Mel Tormé 3:33
8 Moon River
Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars 2:57
CD 4: Jazz the Best of 60’s Instrumental Edition
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado)
The Oscar Peterson Trio 2:51
2 Our Love Is Here to Stay
Bill Evans Trio 4:00
3 Days of Wine and Roses
McCoy Tyner 3:21
4 The Cat
Jimmy Smith 3:25
5 Night Lights
Gerry Mulligan 4:55
6 Say It (Over and Over Again)
John Coltrane 4:17
7 Desafinado
Stan Getz & Charley Bird 5:51
8 Chega de Saudade (No More Blues)
Quincy Jones 5:30
CD 5: Jazz — the Best of 70’s Vocal Edition
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Stuff Like That
Quincy Jones 6:19
2 Ballad for a Child
Archie Shepp 3:40
3 Come Rain or Come Shine
Ann Burton 4:52
4 My Favorite Things
Sheila Jordan 6:50
5 Body and Soul
Betty Carter 5:25
6 Everything Must Change
Quincy Jones 6:03
7 Attica Blues
Archie Shepp 4:48
CD 6: Jazz the Best of 70’s Instrumental Edition
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Remember Clifford
The Great Jazz Trio 4:58
2 Captain Marvel
Chick Corea & Return to Forever 4:55
3 Alfie
Art Farmer 4:56
4 Tide
Antônio Carlos Jobim 3:40
5 Chloe
Joe Pass 5:24
6 My One and Only Love
Jim Hall 5:49
7 Djangology
Stéphane Grappelli 3:24
CD 7: Jazz the Best of 80’s Vocal Edition
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blue Skies
Cassandra Wilson 3:08
2 I Loves You Porgy
Diane Schuur & The Count Basie Orchestra 3:13
3 Just Friends
Helen Merrill 4:37
4 Shall We Dance
Cassandra Wilson 7:17
5 The Very Thought of You
Diane Schuur 4:47
6 It Don’t Mean a Thing (If Ain’t Got That Swing)
Helen Merrill 6:01
7 I’ll Close My Eyes
Diane Schuur 4:20
8 Thankful n Thoughtful
Dave Grusin 4:10
CD 8: Jazz the Best of 80’s Instrumental Edition
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Someday My Prince Will Come
Chick Corea Akoustic Band 6:13
2 Waiting for Spring
David Benoit 5:09
3 In the Mood
Glenn Miller Orchestra 3:38
4 First Song
Geri Allen 5:38
5 Sea Glass
Michael Brecker 5:50
6 Cherokee
Michel Petrucciani 6:34
7 Overjoyed
Robin Eubanks 5:01
CD 9: Jazz the Best of 90’s Vocal Edition
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Remember Clifford
Helen Merrill 6:59
2 Nicas Dream
Dee Dee Bridgewater 5:14
3 You Won’t Forget Me
Shirley Horn 7:10
4 My Foolish Heart
Laura Fygi 3:21
5 Music Inside
Joyce 4:12
6 Nature Boy
Abbey Lincoln 5:02
7 If You Love Me
Shirley Horn 6:02
8 Lets Face the Music and Dance
Diana Krall 5:19
CD 10: Jazz the Best of 90’s Instrumental Edition
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sister Sadie
GRP All-Star Big Band 6:50
2 Star Eyes
Gary Thomas 7:22
3 King of the Lobby
The Brecker Brothers 5:20
4 Theme From the Summer of 42 (The Summer Knows)
Michel Legrand & Stéphane Grappelli 5:17
5 Good Morning Heartache
McCoy Tyner Trio 5:26
6 Milestones
Joe Henderson 5:57
7 How Long Has This Been Going On
Dave Grusin 5:13
8 Stars Fell on Alabama
Christian McBride 5:24

Credits

CD 2: Jazz the Best of 50’s Instrumental Edition

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1959-02-03) (track 5)
drums:
Jimmy Cobb (1959-02-03) (track 5)
bass:
Paul Chambers (US jazz bassist) (1959-02-03) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Cannonball Adderley (1959-02-03) (track 5)
piano:
Wynton Kelly (1959-02-03) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
John Coltrane (1959-02-03) (track 5)

CD 6: Jazz the Best of 70’s Instrumental Edition

composer:
Gus Kahn (track 5)
Neil Moret (track 5)
Charles N. Daniels (US composer) (1927) (track 5)
lyricist:
Gus Kahn (1927) (track 5)
recording of:
Chloe (track 5)

CD 9: Jazz the Best of 90’s Vocal Edition

composer:
Irving Berlin (1936) (track 8)
lyricist:
Irving Berlin (1936) (track 8)
publisher:
arrangements:
Let's Face the Music (for brass band, Richards) (track 8)
cover recording of:
later translated versions: