Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Now's the Time
3:04
2 If I Should Lose You
2:49
3 Mango Mangue
2:56
4 Bloomdido
3:27
5 Star Eyes
3:31
6 Confirmation (master take)
3:01
7 My Little Suede Shoes
3:07
8 Just Friends
3:33
9 Lover Man
3:24
10 I Got Rhythm
12:57
11 Repetition
3:00
12 K.C. Blues
3:27
13 Relaxing With Lee (Master take)
2:49
14 April in Paris
3:09
15 Okiedoke
3:05
16 The Song Is You
2:57

Credits

Medium 1

clarinet:
John LaPorta (1947-12) (track 11)
violin:
Sam Kaplan (Musician - Violonist) (track 11)
Harry Katzman (track 11)
Sammy Caplan (1947-12) (track 11)
Manny Fidler (1947-12) (track 11)
Sid Harris (1947-12) (track 11)
Harry Kaltzman (1947-12) (track 11)
Gene Orloff (1947-12) (track 11)
Zelly Smirnoff (1947-12) (track 11)
Bronislaw Gimpel (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
Max Hollander (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
Milton Lomask (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
cello:
Joe Benaventi (1947-12) (track 11)
Frank Miller (US cellist) (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
drums (drum set):
Shelly Manne (track 11)
oboe:
Mitch Miller (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
trumpet:
Howard McGhee (1946-07-29) (track 9)
Doug Mettome (1947-12) (track 11)
Al Porcino (1947-12) (track 11)
Ray Wetzel (1947-12) (track 11)
Dizzy Gillespie (1950-06-06) (tracks 4, 13)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1951-01-17) (track 12)
viola:
Nat Nathanson (1947-12) (track 11)
Fred Ruzilla (1947-12) (track 11)
Frank Brieff (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
membranophone:
Buddy Rich (1946-04-22) (track 10)
Roy Porter (1946-07-29) (track 9)
Shelly Manne (1947-12) (track 11)
Buddy Rich (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
Buddy Rich (1950-03 – 1950-04) (track 5)
Buddy Rich (1950-06-06) (tracks 4, 13)
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1951-01-17) (track 12)
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1952-12 – 1953-01) (track 16)
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1953-07-30) (tracks 1, 6)
double bass:
Bob Kesterson (1946-07-29) (track 9)
Curley Russell (1947-12) (track 11)
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
Curley Russell (1950-06-06) (tracks 4, 13)
Teddy Kotick (1951-01-17) (track 12)
Teddy Kotick (1951-03-12) (track 7)
Teddy Kotick (1952-12 – 1953-01) (track 16)
Percy Heath (1953-07-30) (tracks 1, 6)
percussion:
Diego Iborra (jazz percussionist) (1947-12) (track 11)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1946-04-22) (track 10)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1946-07-29) (track 9)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1947-12) (track 11)
Sonny Salad (1947-12) (track 11)
Murray Williams (1947-12) (track 11)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1948-12-20) (track 3)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1949-01) (track 15)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1950-03 – 1950-04) (track 5)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1950-06-06) (tracks 4, 13)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1951-01-17) (track 12)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1951-03-12) (track 7)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1951-08-08) (track 9)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1952-12 – 1953-01) (track 16)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1953-07-30) (tracks 1, 6)
bongos and congas:
Diego Iborra (jazz percussionist) (track 11)
piano:
Jimmy Bunn (40s jazz pianist) (1946-07-29) (track 9)
Tony Aless (1947-12) (track 11)
Stan Freeman (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
Thelonious Monk (1950-06-06) (tracks 4, 13)
Hank Jones (1952-12 – 1953-01) (track 16)
Al Haig (1953-07-30) (tracks 1, 6)
baritone saxophone:
Manny Albam (1947-12) (track 11)
tenor saxophone:
Pete Mondello (1947-12) (track 11)
Flip Phillips (1947-12) (track 11)
harp:
Myor Rosen (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
trombone:
Bill Harris (Jazz trombonist) (1947-12) (track 11)
Bart Varsalona (1947-12) (track 11)
French horn:
Vincent Jacobs (Musician - French Horn Player) (track 11)
Vinnie Jacobs (1947-12) (track 11)
additional orchestra:
Machito & his Afro Cubans (1949-01) (track 15)
arranger:
Neal Hefti (track 11)
Jimmy Carroll (1913 - 1972, songwriter, orchestra arranger & conductor) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
composer:
Neal Hefti (track 11)
René Hernández (track 15)
Jerome Kern (track 16)
John Klenner (track 8)
Machito (track 15)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 1, 4, 6–7, 12–13)
Gene de Paul (track 5)
Ralph Rainger (track 2)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (tracks 9, 9)
Don Raye (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 10)
Vernon Duke (1932) (track 14)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (tracks 9, 9)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (tracks 9, 9)
conductor:
Neal Hefti (track 11)
Jimmy Carroll (1913 - 1972, songwriter, orchestra arranger & conductor) (1949-11-30) (tracks 2, 8, 14)
engineer:
Will Friedwald (Author, Music Critic) (track 9)
Tony Williams (British producer/reissue producer and owner of the UK jazz label, Spotlite Records.) (track 9)
executive producer:
Bernard Brightman (track 9)
lyricist:
Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist) (track 8)
Leo Robin (track 2)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 10)
Yip Harburg (1932) (track 14)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (tracks 9, 9)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (tracks 9, 9)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (1942) (tracks 9, 9)
orchestra:
producer:
Will Friedwald (Author, Music Critic) (track 9)
Ross Russell (US jazz producer 1940's-) (track 9)
Tony Williams (British producer/reissue producer and owner of the UK jazz label, Spotlite Records.) (track 9)
writer:
Marion Sunshine (track 3)
Gilberto Valdés (Musician) (track 3)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 10, 14)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (tracks 9, 9)
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 10)
recorded at:
Fulton Street Studio (1953-07-30) (track 1)
arrangements:
I Got Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 10)
I Got Rhythm (for brass ensemble, Harvey) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Repetition (1947-12) (track 11)
instrumental cover recording of:
April in Paris (1949-11-30) (track 14)
If I Should Lose You (1949-11-30) (track 2)
Just Friends (1949-11-30) (track 8)
is based on:
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
I hob Rhythmus (track 10)
Lui, toi et moi (track 16)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 10)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 10)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 10)
recording of:
I Got Rhythm (1946-04-22) (track 10)
Lover Man (1946-07-29) (track 9)
Mango Mangue (1948-12-20) (track 3)
Okiedoke (1949-01) (track 15)
Star Eyes (1950-03 – 1950-04) (track 5)
Bloomdido (1950-06-06) (track 4)
Relaxin' with Lee (1950-06-06) (track 13)
K.C. Blues (1951-01-17) (track 12)
My Little Suede Shoes (1951-03-12) (track 7)
Lover Man (1951-08-08) (track 9)
The Song Is You (1952-12 – 1953-01) (track 16)
Confirmation (1953-07-30) (track 6)
Now's the Time (1953-07-30) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
The Rhythm Series (track 10)

Release

ASIN: US: B000001E03 [info]