Annotation

Tracks 1,5, and 8 are alternate takes.

Annotation last modified on 2006-07-08 17:15 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Leap Hear (alternate take)
Metronome All-Stars Band 3:22
2 Leap Here
Metronome All-Stars Band 3:25
3 Metronome Riff
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra 2:45
4 You Can Depend on Me
The Capitol Jazzmen 3:00
5 You Can Depend on Me (alternate take)
The Capitol Jazzmen 3:01
6 If I Could Be With You
The Capitol Jazzmen 2:47
7 Stormy Weather
The Capitol Jazzmen 3:15
8 Riffamarole (alternate take)
The Capitol Jazzmen 2:39
9 Baby, Riffamarole
The Capitol Jazzmen 2:52
10 Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
Jo Stafford 2:49
11 Cindy
Jo Stafford 2:57
12 Riding on the Gravy Train
Jo Stafford 3:01
13 I'll Be Home With You in Apple Blossom Time
Jo Stafford 3:06
14 For You My Love
Nat King Cole & Nellie Lutcher 2:26
15 Can I Come in for a Second
Nat King Cole & Nellie Lutcher 2:51
16 My Baby Just Cares for Me
Woody Herman & The Nat King Cole Trio 2:47
17 Mule Train
Woody Herman & The Nat King Cole Trio 2:56
18 Save the Bones for Henry Jones
Johnny Mercer & The Nat King Cole Trio 2:41
19 My Baby Likes to Be-Bop (And I Like to Be-Bop Too)
Johnny Mercer & The Nat King Cole Trio 2:28
20 Harmony
Johnny Mercer & The Nat King Cole Trio 2:58
21 You Can't Make Money Dreamin'
Johnny Mercer & The Nat King Cole Trio 2:28

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Buster Bailey (tracks 4–9)
Buddy DeFranco (tracks 1–2)
violin:
Gene Orloff (track 17)
reeds:
Harry Schuman (tracks 10–13)
Heinie Beau (tracks 10–13)
Fred Stulce (tracks 10–13)
trumpet:
Buddy Childers (track 3)
Bill Coleman (US jazz trumpeter) (tracks 4–9)
Dizzy Gillespie (tracks 1–2)
Ken Hanna (US jazz trumpeter) (track 3)
Ray Linn (tracks 10–13)
Al Porcino (track 3)
Ernie Royal (tracks 14–15)
Ray Wetzel (track 3)
membranophone:
Nick Fatool (tracks 10–13)
Earl Hyde (tracks 14–15)
Shelly Manne (track 3)
Buddy Rich (tracks 1–2)
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (tracks 4–9)
guitar:
Irving Ashby (tracks 14–17)
Dave Barbour (tracks 10–13)
Billy Bauer (tracks 1–2)
Johnny Moore (blues musician, Three Blazers) (tracks 18–21)
Oscar Moore (tracks 4–9)
bass:
Joe Comfort (tracks 14–17)
John Kirby (jazz bass/trombone/tuba player) (tracks 4–9)
Johnny Miller (part of the Nat King Cole Trio) (tracks 18–21)
Eddie Safranski (tracks 1–2)
Arthur "Artie" Shapiro (tracks 10–13)
alto saxophone:
George Weidler (track 3)
Art Pepper (track 3)
Benny Carter (tracks 4–9)
piano:
Nat King Cole (tracks 1–2, 4–21)
baritone saxophone:
Bob Gioga (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Charlie Barnet (tracks 14–15)
Bob Cooper (US jazz saxophonist) (track 3)
Coleman Hawkins (tracks 4–9)
Herbie Haymer (tracks 10–13)
Flip Phillips (tracks 1–2)
trombone:
Milt Bernhart (track 3)
Harry Betts (track 3)
Bill Harris (Jazz trombonist) (tracks 1–2)
Harry Forbes (Jazz Trombone) (track 3)
Bart Varsalona (track 3)
arranger:
Benny Carter (tracks 4–9)
Pete Rugolo (tracks 1–2)
Paul Weston (tracks 10–13)
composer:
Walter Donaldson (track 16)
Sammy Cahn (track 15)
Paul Gayten (track 14)
lyricist:
Sammy Cahn (track 15)
Paul Gayten (track 14)
Gus Kahn (track 16)
vocals:
Nat King Cole (tracks 14–21)
Woody Herman (tracks 16–17)
Nellie Lutcher (tracks 14–15)
Johnny Mercer (tracks 18–21)
Jo Stafford (tracks 10–13)
Kay Starr (tracks 6–7)
writer:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 20)
William Dunham (track 21)
Terry Shand (jazz pianist/composer) (track 21)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 20)
publisher:
Gus Kahn Music Co. (track 16)
Tobago Music Co. (track 16)
cover recording of:
recording of:
For You My Love (track 14)
Harmony (track 20)

Release

art direction: Cynthia Cochrane
design/illustration: Patrick Roques
liner notes: Michael Cuscuna
producer: Michael Cuscuna
copyrighted by: Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1992 –)
phonographic copyright by: Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1992 –)
rights society: BIEM (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries)
STEMRA (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers)
ASIN: US: B000005HHE [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1418629 [info]