Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Nica's Tempo
3:49
2 Deep Passion
3:43
3 Smoke Signal
4:18
4 Sunrise-Sunset
4:00
5 Not So Sleepy
4:51
6 Perdido
4:04
7 Speculation
4:07
8 Two French Fries
2:51
9 The Pendulum at Falcon's Lair
3:02
10 The Gentle Art of Love
3:37
11 Now See How You Are
5:14
12 I Remember Clifford
4:44
13 Aw! Come On
3:56
14 Somewhere
4:02
15 Laura
3:42
16 Little Niles
4:43
17 Seabreeze
2:56

Credits

Medium 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
New York, New York, United States (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
New York, New York, United States (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
New York, New York, United States (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
New York, New York, United States (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
New York, New York, United States (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
drums (drum set):
Osie Johnson (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Osie Johnson (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Osie Johnson (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
Gus Johnson (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Gus Johnson (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
Gus Johnson (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
trumpet:
Ray Copeland (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Art Farmer (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Ernie Royal (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Ray Copeland (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Art Farmer (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Ernie Royal (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Ray Copeland (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
Art Farmer (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
Ernie Royal (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
Ray Copeland (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Art Farmer (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Ray Copeland (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
Art Farmer (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
Ray Copeland (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
Kenny Dorham (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
Art Farmer (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
flute and tenor saxophone:
Jerome Richardson (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Jerome Richardson (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Jerome Richardson (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
bass:
Oscar Pettiford (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Whitey Mitchell (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Oscar Pettiford (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Whitey Mitchell (1956-06-19) (track 7)
Oscar Pettiford (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
Oscar Pettiford (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Oscar Pettiford (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
Oscar Pettiford (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
alto saxophone:
Gigi Gryce (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Gigi Gryce (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Gigi Gryce (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
Gigi Gryce (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Gigi Gryce (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
Gigi Gryce (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
piano:
Tommy Flanagan (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Tommy Flanagan (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Tommy Flanagan (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
Dick Katz (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Dick Katz (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
Dick Katz (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
baritone saxophone:
Danny Bank (saxophone) (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Danny Bank (saxophone) (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Dave Kurtzer (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
Sahib Shihab (American jazz musician) (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Sahib Shihab (American jazz musician) (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
Sahib Shihab (American jazz musician) (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
tenor saxophone:
Lucky Thompson (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Lucky Thompson (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Lucky Thompson (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
Benny Golson (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Jerome Richardson (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Benny Golson (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
Jerome Richardson (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
Benny Golson (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
Jerome Richardson (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
harp:
Janet Putnam (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–5)
Janet Putnam (1956-06-19) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Betty Glamann (1957-08-23) (track 12)
Betty Glamann (1957-08-30) (track 15)
Betty Glamann (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
trombone:
Jimmy Cleveland (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Jimmy Cleveland (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Jimmy Cleveland (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
Al Grey (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Al Grey (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
Al Grey (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
French horn:
David Amram (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
Julius Watkins (1956-06-11) (tracks 1–2)
David Amram (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
Julius Watkins (1956-06-12) (tracks 3–6)
David Amram (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
Julius Watkins (1956-06-19) (tracks 7–10)
David Amram (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Julius Watkins (1957-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
David Amram (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
Julius Watkins (1957-08-30) (tracks 14–15)
David Amram (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
Julius Watkins (1957-09-06) (tracks 16–17)
arranger:
Gigi Gryce (tracks 1–17)
composer:
Benny Golson (track 12)
Oscar Pettiford (track 9)
publisher:
Orpheum Music (track 9)
later versions:
recording of:
The Pendulum at Falcon's Lair (1956-06-19) (track 9)
I Remember Clifford (1957-08-23) (track 12)