Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Pearls
Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers 3:26
2 Down South Camp Meeting
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra 3:19
3 Where or When
The Benny Goodman Trio 3:24
4 When You Squeeze Me
Fats Waller and His Rhythm 3:10
5 When Lights Are Low
Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra 2:14
6 Body and Soul
Coleman Hawkins and His Orchestra 3:02
7 Relaxin' at The Touro
Muggsy Spanier and His Ragtimers 3:16
8 Concerto for Cootie
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra 3:19
9 Little Jazz
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra 3:03
10 Rockin' Chair
Louis Armstrong & His All-Stars 3:06
11 Somebody Loves Me
The Al Cohn & Zoot Sims Quintet 3:08
12 Concerto for Billy the Kid
George Russell Smalltet 4:45
13 Every Night
Joe Williams 2:59
14 A Cottage for Sale
Earl Hines 4:03
15 Joy Spring
The Gil Evans Orchestra 2:22
16 Early Autumn
Woody Herman and His Orchestra 3:48
17 Marnie
Gato Barbieri 4:59
18 King Porter Stomp
Air 3:47

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Chicago, Illinois, United States (1940-03-15) (track 8)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1945-04-05) (track 9)
trumpet:
Cootie Williams (1940-03-15) (track 8)
Roy Eldridge (1945-04-05) (track 9)
composer:
Duke Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (track 8)
orchestra:
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (1945-04-05) (track 9)
later versions:
recording of:
Concerto for Cootie (1940-03-15) (track 8)