Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Overture (Fascinating Rhythm)
Herbie Hancock 0:55
2 It Ain't Necessarily So
Herbie Hancock 4:47
3 The Man I Love
Herbie Hancock 5:57
4 Here Come de Honey Man
Herbie Hancock 3:59
5 St. Louis Blues
Herbie Hancock 5:50
6 Lullaby
Herbie Hancock 11:03
7 Blueberry Rhyme
Herbie Hancock 3:31
8 It Ain't Necessarily So (interlude)
Herbie Hancock 1:25
9 Cotton Tail
Herbie Hancock 4:44
10 Summertime
Herbie Hancock & Joni Mitchell 5 4:41
11 My Man's Gone Now
Herbie Hancock 1:56
12 Prelude in C# minor
Herbie Hancock 4:46
13 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G, 2nd Movement
Herbie Hancock 9:12
14 Embraceable You
Herbie Hancock 4:38

Credits

CD 1

cello:
Charles Curtis (track 12)
trumpet:
Eddie Henderson (tracks 2, 4, 8)
talking drum:
Massamba Diop (tracks 1–2)
drums:
Terri Lyne Carrington (tracks 2–3, 5, 9)
soprano saxophone:
James Carter (jazz saxophonist, flautist, bass clarinettist) (track 4)
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer) (track 10)
organ:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 5)
guitar:
Marlon Graves (track 4)
Bakithi Kumalo (track 12)
harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (tracks 5, 10)
bass:
Alex Al (track 5)
Ira Coleman (tracks 2–4, 8–10, 12)
Bakithi Kumalo (track 11)
percussion:
Cyro Baptista (tracks 1, 4, 8, 11–12)
Marlon Graves (track 11)
Breyma Guiye (track 1)
Cheick M'Baye (track 1)
percussion programming:
Robert Sadin (tracks 4, 11)
alto saxophone:
Kenny Garrett (tracks 2, 4, 8)
piano:
Chick Corea (track 7)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (tracks 1–14)
piano and violin arranger:
Jascha Heifetz (tracks 2, 8, 11)
tenor saxophone:
James Carter (jazz saxophonist, flautist, bass clarinettist) (track 2)
Wayne Shorter (US jazz saxophonist and composer) (tracks 3, 9)
djembe:
Madou Dembelle (tracks 1–2)
arranger:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 1)
Joe Lovano (track 14)
composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 2, 4, 8, 10–11)
George Gershwin (composer) (1919) (track 6)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 1, 3)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 12)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 14)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1929 – 1931) (track 13)
guest vocals:
Stevie Wonder (track 5)
lyricist:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 9)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 4, 10)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 4, 10)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 3)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 14)
orchestra:
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (US orchestra) (tracks 6, 13)
soprano vocals:
Kathleen Battle (track 12)
vocals:
Joni Mitchell (tracks 3, 10)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 10)
New World Company (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (track 14)
Warner/Chappell (track 10)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 10)
WB Music Corp. (1935) (track 10)
arrangement of:
Fascinatin' Rhythm (track 1)
arrangements:
Adagio assai from Piano Concerto in G major (for voices and piano, Williams) (track 13)
Preludes for Piano: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 12)
Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for guitar, Barbosa-Lima) (track 12)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 3)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 3)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for clarinet and piano, arr. by James Cohn) (track 12)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 12)
instrumental recording of:
Embraceable You (track 14)
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 10)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 10)
The Bones of You (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 10)
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 14)
Mia zwa (track 3)
Sommartid (track 10)
Summa is (track 10)
later versions:
orchestration of:
Lullaby (for string quartet) (track 6)
orchestrations:
Prelude no. 2 (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 12)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 3)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 14)
George Gershwin’s Songbook (18 arrangements for solo piano by George Gershwin, 1932) (track 1)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 14)
Porgy and Bess: Act I (tracks 4, 10)
Piano Concerto in G major (movement) (track 13)
Three Preludes (track 12)
recording of:
Cotton Tail (track 9)
Fascinating Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 1)
It Ain't Necessarily So (for piano and violin, arr. Heifetz) (tracks 2, 8)
Lullaby (for string orchestra) (track 6)
Porgy and Bess: My Man's Gone Now (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 11)
St. Louis Blues (track 5)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 10)
The Man I Love (track 3)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (original version for piano) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 5)

Release

ASIN: US: B00000DBYQ [info]

Release Group

Wikidata: Q3104367 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Gershwin's World [info]