Tracklist

CD 1: Milestones
# Title Rating Length
1 Billie's Bounce
3:14
2 Now's the Time
3:19
3 Thriving on a Riff
3:03
4 Yardbird Suite
2:57
5 Night in Tunisia
3:05
6 Oo Bop Sh'Bam
3:07
7 For Europeans Only
2:46
8 Donna Lee
3:04
9 Chasin' the Bird
2:47
10 Cheryl
3:01
11 The Way You Look Tonight
2:50
12 Milestones
2:39
13 Little Willie Leaps
2:54
14 Half Nelson
2:47
15 Sippin' at Bells
2:25
16 Bird of Paradise
3:13
17 My Old Flame
3:16
18 Out of Nowhere
3:07
19 Don't Blame Me
2:49
20 Crazeology
3:00
21 How Deep Is the Ocean
3:25
22 Another Hair-Do
2:41
23 Klaunstance
2:49
24 Bird Gets the Worm
2:37
CD 2: Enter the Cool
# Title Rating Length
1 Birth of the Cool Theme
0:18
2 Symphony Sid Announces the Band
1:03
3 Move
3:44
4 Why Do I Love You?
3:43
5 Godchild
5:52
6 Symphony Sid Introduction
0:25
7 S'Il Vous Plait
4:25
8 Moon Dreams
3:08
9 Budo (Incomplete)
3:26
10 Darn That Dream
4:24
11 Move
4:49
12 Moon Dreams
3:46
13 Budo
4:23
14 Steeple Chase
3:07
15 Merry-Go-Round
2:20
16 52nd Street Theme
3:58
17 Half Nelson
5:45
18 You Go to My Head
5:40
19 Chasin' the Bird
5:44
20 Overtime
4:34
CD 3: Boplicity
# Title Rating Length
1 Victory Ball
4:16
2 Jeru
3:14
3 Move
2:34
4 Godchild
3:10
5 Budo
2:35
6 Good Bait
3:23
7 Focus
3:55
8 April in Paris
2:57
9 Webb's Delight
3:39
10 Milano (Miles)
3:38
11 Casbah
3:38
12 Venus de Milo
3:12
13 Rouge
3:15
14 Boplicity
3:02
15 Israel
2:18
16 Rifftide
4:38
17 Good Bait
5:51
18 Wahoo
5:38
19 Don't Blame Me
4:22
20 Ladybird
5:06
21 Allen's Alley
4:28
CD 4: Conception
# Title Rating Length
1 Embraceable You
4:08
2 Ornithology
3:50
3 All the Things You Are
4:17
4 Hot House
7:50
5 Ornithology (Incomplete)
3:35
6 Conception
4:10
7 Ray's Idea
5:58
8 Deception
2:49
9 Rocker
3:06
10 Moon Dreams
3:20
11 Darn That Dream
4 3:26
12 Ain't Misbehavin'
3:03
13 Goodnight My Love
3:31
14 It Might as Well Be Spring
3:14
15 Mean to Me
2:56
16 Nice Work If You Can Get It
2:37
17 Wee
11:26

Credits

CD 1: Milestones

arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 15)
composer:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (tracks 8, 12–15)
Dizzy Gillespie (track 5)
John Gillespie (track 5)
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (track 18)
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (track 17)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 19)
Frank Paparelli (track 5)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 1–4, 8–10, 16, 22)
Irving Berlin (1932) (track 21)
lyricist:
Sam Coslow (track 17)
Bob Dorough (track 4)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 19)
Edward Heyman (track 18)
Irving Berlin (1932) (track 21)
publisher:
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 12)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 17)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 5)
cover recording of:
My Old Flame (track 17)
is based on:
Yardbird Suite (track 4)
is the basis for:
李唐娜 (track 8)
later parody versions:
Out of Nowhere (Sinatra / Crosby parody) (track 18)
later versions:
A Night in Tunisia (vocal version) (track 5)
Billie's Bounce (version with lyrics by Eddie Jefferson) (track 1)
recording of:
Another Hair Do (track 22)
Billie's Bounce (track 1)
Bird of Paradise (track 16)
Chasing the Bird (track 9)
Cheryl (track 10)
Donna Lee (track 8)
Don’t Blame Me (track 19)
Half Nelson (track 14)
Little Willie Leaps (track 13)
Milestones (track 12)
Night in Tunisia (instrumental) (track 5)
Now's the Time (track 2)
Out of Nowhere (track 18)
Sippin' at Bells (track 15)
Thriving on a Riff (track 3)
Yardbird Suite (track 4)

CD 2: Enter the Cool

arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 16)
composer:
Denzil Best (tracks 3, 11)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (tracks 9, 13, 17)
Gil Evans (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (track 4)
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (track 7)
Chummy MacGregor (tracks 8, 12)
Johnny Mercer (tracks 8, 12)
Thelonious Monk (track 16)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 14, 19)
Bud Powell (tracks 9, 13)
George Wallington (track 5)
J. Fred Coots (1938) (track 18)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1939) (track 10)
lyricist:
Buddy DeSylva (track 4)
Ira Gershwin (track 4)
Haven Gillespie (1938) (track 18)
Eddie DeLange (1939) (track 10)
publisher:
B. Feldman & Co. (track 18)
Scarsdale Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 10)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 18)
Harms, Inc. (1925) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Darn That Dream (track 10)
Move (tracks 3, 11)
is based on:
Hallucinations (tracks 9, 13)
later translated versions:
part of:
Tell Me More! (track 4)
recording of:
52nd Street Theme (track 16)
Budo (tracks 9, 13)
Chasing the Bird (track 19)
Godchild (track 5)
Half Nelson (track 17)
Moon Dreams (tracks 8, 12)
S'il vous plaît (track 7)
Steeplechase (track 14)
Why Do I Love You (track 4)
You Go to My Head (track 18)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3: Boplicity

composer:
Denzil Best (track 3)
John Carisi (track 15)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 5)
Gil Evans (track 14)
Cleo Henry (track 14)
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (track 13)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 19)
Gerry Mulligan (tracks 2, 12)
Bud Powell (track 5)
George Wallington (track 4)
lyricist:
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 19)
publisher:
Beechwood Music (track 15)
Sophisticated Music (track 14)
cover recording of:
Move (track 3)
is based on:
Hallucinations (track 5)
later versions:
Boplicity (track 14)
recording of:
Boplicity (track 14)
Budo (track 5)
Don’t Blame Me (track 19)
Godchild (track 4)
Israel (Miles Davis/John Carisi's song) (track 15)
Jeru (track 2)
Rouge (track 13)
Venus de Milo (track 12)

CD 4: Conception

drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1950-03-09) (track 11)
trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1950-03-09) (track 11)
membranophone:
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1950-03-09) (track 11)
bass:
Al McKibbon (1950-03-09) (track 11)
double bass:
Al McKibbon (1950-03-09) (track 11)
alto saxophone:
Lee Konitz (1950-03-09) (track 11)
piano:
John Lewis (pianist, member of Modern Jazz Quartet) (1950-03-09) (track 11)
baritone saxophone:
Gerry Mulligan (1950-03-09) (track 11)
tuba:
Bill Barber (Jazz tuba player) (1950-03-09) (track 11)
trombone:
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (1950-03-09) (track 11)
French horn:
Gunther Schuller (1950-03-09) (track 11)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (track 1)
Gerry Mulligan (track 11)
composer:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 8)
Benny Harris (tracks 2, 5)
Chummy MacGregor (track 10)
Johnny Mercer (track 10)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 2, 5)
Gerry Mulligan (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 1)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1939) (tracks 11, 11)
lead vocals:
Kenny Hagood (1950-03-09) (track 11)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 1)
Eddie DeLange (1939) (tracks 11, 11)
vocals:
Kenny Hagood (1950-03-09) (track 11)
writer:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (track 7)
Walter "Gil" Fuller (jazz composer & arranger) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records (imprint of Capitol Records, Inc.) (track 11)
publisher:
Marada Music Ltd. (tracks 2, 5)
Scarsdale Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 11, 11)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 1)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1950-03-09) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Embraceable You (track 1)
Darn That Dream (1950-03-09) (track 11)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 1)
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 1)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Deception (track 8)
Moon Dreams (track 10)
Ornithology (tracks 2, 5)
Ray's Idea (track 7)
Rocker (track 9)
Darn That Dream (1950-03-09) (track 11)
referred to in medleys: