Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Chess Players
9:39
2 Sakeena's Vision
6:07
3 Politely
6:04
4 Dat Dere
8:49
5 Lester Left Town
6:27
6 It's Only a Paper Moon
6:42
7 It's Only a Paper Moon (alternate take)
6:23

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Art Blakey (1960-03-06) (tracks 1–7)
trumpet:
Lee Morgan (1960-03-06) (tracks 1–7)
double bass:
Jymie Merritt (1960-03-06) (tracks 1–7)
piano:
Bobby Timmons (1960-03-06) (tracks 1–7)
tenor saxophone:
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer) (1960-03-06) (tracks 1–7)
composer:
Bill Hardman (track 3)
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer) (tracks 1–2, 5)
Bobby Timmons (tracks 4, 4)
Harold Arlen (1933) (tracks 6–7)
lyricist:
Oscar Brown Jr. (tracks 4, 4)
E.Y. Harburg (1933) (tracks 6–7)
Billy Rose (lyricist and Broadway producer) (1933) (tracks 6–7)
producer:
Alfred Lion (tracks 1–7)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1960-03-06) (tracks 1–7)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 6–7)
Gloccamorria Music (tracks 6–7)
S.A. Music Co. (tracks 6–7)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 6–7)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1960-03-06) (tracks 1–7)
instrumental recording of:
Dat Dere (1960-03-06) (track 4)
It’s Only a Paper Moon (1960-03-06) (tracks 6–7)
later parody versions:
It's Only a Paper Moon (parody version) (tracks 6–7)
later versions:
Lester's Trip to the Moon (tracks 6–7)
recording of:
Dat Dere (track 4)
Lester Left Town (1960-03-06) (track 5)
Politely (1960-03-06) (track 3)
Sakeena’s Vision (1960-03-06) (track 2)
The Chess Players (1960-03-06) (track 1)
referred to in medleys: