Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 "Jazz" (excerpt)
Dizzy Gillespie 0:05
2 Sould Sauce
Cal Tjader 2:26
3 The Girl From Ipanema
Stan Getz & João Gilberto 5:26
4 Pennies From Heaven
Sarah Vaughan 3:06
5 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 4 4:15
6 Tequila
Wes Montgomery 3:23
7 Nice Work If You Can Get It
Billie Holiday 3:50
8 Lover Man
Cannonball Adderley 3:57
9 Love Is Here to Stay
Ella Fitzgerald 3:54
10 Everything Happens to Me
Chet Baker 3:41
11 Let's Do It
Dinah Washington 2:39
12 Georgia on My Mind
Oscar Peterson 3:46
13 Fever
Shirley Horn 4:45
14 Now's the Time
Charlie Parker 3:03
15 Just One of Those Things
Louis Armstrong 4:04
16 Miles Ahead
Joe Henderson 4:32
17 Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are
Mark Whitfield 3:59
18 Hip Chops
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 3:36
19 Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
Jimmy Smith 7:37
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 To My Brother
The J.B.’s 4:11
2 Soppin' the Biscuit
Roy Hargrove Quintet 7:54
3 Felicidade
Joe Henderson 4:46
4 My Baby Just Cares for Me
Nina Simone 3:03
5 What's New?
Billie Holiday 4:18
6 Time After Time
Sonny Stitt 3:50
7 The Man I Love
Ella Fitzgerald 3:52
8 Insensatez (How Indensitive)
Antonio Carlos Jobim 2:54
9 They Can't Take That Away From Me
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 4.5 4:40
10 The Shadow of Your Smile
Astrud Gilberto 2:32
11 Misty
Sarah Vaughan 3:01
12 People
The Oscar Peterson Trio 3:32
13 The Challenge
Roy Hargrove 3:47
14 Watermelon Man
Jon Hendricks 2:49
15 Organ Grinder's Swing
Jimmy Smith 2:15
16 Canteloupe Island
Donald Byrd 6:48
17 Thunder Walk
George Benson 4:43
18 'Without Any More Adieu...' (excerpt)
Dizzy Gillespie 0:04
19 Bang Bang
Dizzy Gillespie 3:00

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1957-08-23) (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Louie Bellson (1957) (track 5)
Louie Bellson (1957-08-23) (track 5)
Milton Banana (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 3)
Jeffrey “Tain” Watts (1994-06-08 – 1994-06-10) (track 17)
bass guitar:
Tommy Williams (jazz bassist) (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 3)
trumpet:
Roy Hargrove (track 19)
Nicholas Payton (track 19)
Louis Armstrong (1957-08-23) (track 5)
membranophone:
Al Foster (1992-10-12 – 1992-10-14) (track 16)
organ:
Jimmy Smith (US jazz organist) (track 19)
guitar:
Mark Whitfield (track 19)
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1957) (track 5)
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1957-08-23) (track 5)
John Scofield (1992-10-12 – 1992-10-14) (track 16)
Mark Whitfield (1994-06-08 – 1994-06-10) (track 17)
bass:
Christian McBride (track 19)
Dave Holland (British jazz bassist and composer) (1992-10-12 – 1992-10-14) (track 16)
Rodney Whitaker (Bass) (1994-06-08 – 1994-06-10) (track 17)
double bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1957) (track 5)
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1957-08-23) (track 5)
piano:
Oscar Peterson (Canadian jazz pianist and composer) (1957) (track 5)
Oscar Peterson (Canadian jazz pianist and composer) (1957-08-23) (track 5)
Antônio Carlos Jobim (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 3)
Kenny Kirkland (1994-06-08 – 1994-06-10) (track 17)
tenor saxophone:
Stan Getz (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 3)
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1992-10-12 – 1992-10-14) (track 16)
guitar family:
João Gilberto (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 3)
arranger:
Nelson Riddle (track 9)
assistant engineer:
Dan Wojnar (Engineer) (track 16)
Noel Hazen (1994-06-08 – 1994-06-10) (track 17)
assistant mixer:
Ian Craigie (engineer) (track 16)
Robert Smith (engineer) (1994-06-25 – 1994-06-27) (track 17)
co-producer:
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (track 16)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 9)
Cole Porter (composer) (1935) (track 15)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 5, 7)
conductor:
Nelson Riddle (1959) (track 9)
engineer:
Jim Anderson (engineer) (track 16)
Val Valentin (track 9)
Mark Ettel (1994-06-08 – 1994-06-10) (track 17)
guest piano:
Antônio Carlos Jobim (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1959) (track 9)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 9)
Vinicius de Moraes (track 3)
Cole Porter (composer) (1935) (track 15)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 5, 7)
mixer:
Jim Anderson (engineer) (track 16)
Jim Anderson (engineer) (1994-06-25 – 1994-06-27) (track 17)
performer:
Louis Armstrong (1957-07-22 – 1957-07-23) (track 5)
Ella Fitzgerald (1957-07-22 – 1957-07-23) (track 5)
producer:
Norman Granz (track 9)
Richard Seidel (tracks 16–17)
Don Sickler (tracks 16–17)
Creed Taylor (track 3)
recording engineer:
Phil Ramone (track 3)
translator:
Norman Gimbel (track 3)
vocals:
Billie Holiday (track 7)
Louis Armstrong (1957) (track 5)
Ella Fitzgerald (1957) (track 5)
Louis Armstrong (1957-08-23) (track 5)
Ella Fitzgerald (1957-08-23) (track 5)
João Gilberto (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 3)
Astrud Gilberto (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (tracks 16–17)
Gralin Music (2012) (track 8)
publisher:
Chappell Music (track 9)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 3)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 9)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks 5, 7)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1938) (track 9)
mixed at:
The Power Station in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1994-06-25 – 1994-06-27) (track 17)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 3)
The Power Station in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1992-10-12 – 1992-10-14) (track 16)
Ocean Way Recording in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1994-06-08 – 1994-06-10) (track 17)
cover recording of:
Love Is Here to Stay (1959) (track 9)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Een heel verschil (track 5)
三十度 (track 3)
later versions:
The Boy From Ipanema (Antena version) (track 3)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 7)
Can‐Can (1960 musical film) (track 15)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 7)
High Society (stage musical) (track 15)
Jubilee (track 15)
Panama Hattie (1942 film) (track 15)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 5)
recording of:
Nice Work If You Can Get It (1955-08-23) (track 7)
The Girl From Ipanema (1963-03-18 – 1963-03-19) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
Garota de Ipanema (track 3)

CD 2

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1959-01-05) (track 7)
New York, New York, United States (1968-02) (track 17)
violin:
Victor Bay (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Alex Beller (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Jacques Gasselin (1959-01-05) (track 7)
James Getzoff (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Ben Gill (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Murray Kellner (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Nat Ross (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Eudice Shapiro (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Felix Slatkin (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Marshall Sosson (1959-01-05) (track 7)
cello:
Armand Kaproff (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Kurt Reher (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Eleanor Slatkin (1959-01-05) (track 7)
drums (drum set):
Buddy Rich (track 9)
Buddy Rich (1956-08-16) (track 9)
Kenny Clarke (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 11)
Alvin Stoller (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Billy Cobham (1968-02) (track 17)
trumpet:
Louis Armstrong (1956-08-16) (track 9)
Cappy Lewis (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Vito Mangano (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Dale McMickle (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Shorty Sherock (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter) (1964-12-16) (track 16)
woodwind:
Buddy Collette (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Harry Klee (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Joe Koch (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Champ Webb (1959-01-05) (track 7)
viola:
Alvin Dinkin (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Stanley Harris (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Barbara Simons (1959-01-05) (track 7)
membranophone:
Grady Tate (1964-12-16) (track 16)
guitar:
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1956-08-16) (track 9)
Pierre Cullaz (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 11)
Herb Ellis (jazz guitarist) (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Kenny Burrell (1964-12-16) (track 16)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1968-02) (track 17)
bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1956-08-16) (track 9)
Joe Mondragon (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1964-12-16) (track 16)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1968-02) (track 17)
vibraphone:
Michel Hausser (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 11)
percussion:
Frank Flynn (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Candido Camero (1964-12-16) (track 16)
alto saxophone:
Marcel Hrasko (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 11)
Ted Nash (40s-80s US swing reedman, uncle of the other) (1959-01-05) (track 7)
piano:
Oscar Peterson (Canadian jazz pianist and composer) (1956-08-16) (track 9)
Ronnell Bright (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 11)
Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1964-12-16) (track 16)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1968-02) (track 17)
baritone saxophone:
William Boucaya (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 11)
Jo Hrasko (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 11)
bass trombone:
George Roberts (american bass trombone) (1959-01-05) (track 7)
tenor saxophone:
Zoot Sims (US jazz saxophonist) (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 11)
Stanley Turrentine (1964-12-16) (track 16)
congas:
Johnny Pacheco (1968-02) (track 17)
congas and tambourine:
Johnny Pacheco (1968-02) (track 17)
trombone:
Milt Bernhart (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Richard Noel (trombonist) (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Tommy Pederson (1959-01-05) (track 7)
French horn:
Vincent DeRosa (1959-01-05) (track 7)
arranger:
Quincy Jones (track 11)
Nelson Riddle (track 7)
composer:
Walter Donaldson (tracks 4, 4)
Erroll Garner (track 11)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (tracks 14, 16)
Harold Ousley (track 17)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 9)
conductor:
Nelson Riddle (1959-01-05) (track 7)
engineer:
Val Valentin (track 7)
Rudy van Gelder (1964-12-16) (track 16)
lead vocals:
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-01-05) (track 7)
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 11)
Gus Kahn (tracks 4, 4)
Vinicius de Moraes (track 8)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 9)
orchestra:
Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (1959-01-05) (track 7)
producer:
Esmond Edwards (track 17)
Norman Granz (track 7)
vocals:
Louis Armstrong (1956-08-16) (track 9)
Ella Fitzgerald (1956-08-16) (track 9)
Ella Fitzgerald (1959-01-05) (track 7)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1964-12-16) (track 16)
publisher:
Chappell Music Co. Inc. (tracks 4, 4)
Gus Kahn Music Co. (tracks 4, 4)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 9)
New World Company (track 7)
Tobago Music Co. (tracks 4, 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 7, 9)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 11)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 9)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track 9)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1956-08-16) (track 9)
Studio Hoche (Barclay) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 11)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1964-12-16) (track 16)
arrangements:
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 7)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Misty (1958-07-07 – 1958-07-12) (track 11)
Cantaloupe Island (1964-12-16) (track 16)
is based on:
Misty (original instrumental work) (track 11)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
How Insensitive (track 8)
Mia zwa (track 7)
later versions:
live cover recording of:
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 7, 9)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 9)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 9)
recording of:
Insensatez (track 8)
Water Melon Man (track 14)
They Can’t Take That Away From Me (1956-08-16) (track 9)
The Man I Love (1959-01-05) (track 7)
Thunderwalk (Thunder Walk) (1968-02) (track 17)
referred to in medleys: