Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Take the "A" Train
2:57
2 Sophisticated Lady
3:00
3 Perdido
4:32
4 I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
3:39
5 In a Mellow Tone
2:43
6 Mood Indigo
3:48
7 Happy Go Lucky Local
3:01
8 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
2:51
9 Things Ain't What They Used to Be
2:58
10 Caravan
3:11
11 I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
2:41
12 Dancers in Love
2:21
13 Something to Live For
2:45
14 Solitude
2:58
15 Black Beauty
3:15
16 Black and Tan Fantasy
6:25
17 U.M.M.G.
4:28

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
William “Cat” Anderson (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
Harold "Shorty" Baker (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
Andrew “Fats” Ford (trumpeter) (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
Ray Nance (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
Clark Terry (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
drums:
Sam Woodyard (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
bass:
Jimmy Woode (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
percussion:
Chauncey Morehouse (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
Bobby Rosengarden (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
alto saxophone:
Johnny Hodges (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
Russell Procope (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
piano accordion:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
baritone saxophone:
Harry Carney (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
tenor saxophone:
Paul Gonsalves (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
Jimmy Hamilton (US jazz clarinettist/saxophonist, arranger, composer) (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
trombone:
Quentin Jackson (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
John Sanders (US jazz trombonist) (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
Britt Woodman (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
composer:
Billy Strayhorn (track 13)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 8)
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1946) (track 7)
Billy Strayhorn (1946) (track 7)
lyricist:
Billy Strayhorn (track 13)
Irving Mills (1931) (track 8)
producer:
Irving Townsend (track 17)
remixer:
Larry Keyes (track 17)
publisher:
recorded at:
CBS 30th Street Studio in New York, New York, United States (1959-02-19 – 1959-02-25) (track 17)
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 8)
later versions:
recording of:
Something to Live For (1938 Billy Strayhorn jazz composition) (track 13)

Release

ASIN: UK: B0000259HC [info]