Essential Jazz Ballads [Box]

Essential Jazz Ballads [Box]


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Disc 1

  1. A Summer Thing  - Zoot Sims
  2. I Concentrate on You
  3. I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance With You  - Lester Young
  4. Embraceable You
  5. Goodbye
  6. A Kiss to Build a Dream On
  7. Lament
  8. Willow Weep for Me
  9. Daydream
  10. Blues for a Day
  11. A Child Is Born
  12. My Funny Valentine  -  Meridian String Quartet
  13. The Thrill Is Gone  - Helen Merrill

Disc 2

  1. Memories of You  - Zoot Sims
  2. One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)  - Joe Williams
  3. You'll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganini)
  4. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
  5. Blueberry Hill
  6. We'll Be Together Again
  7. Imagination
  8. A Sleepin' Bee  -  Meridian String Orchestra
  9. I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You
  10. Misty
  11. You Don't Know What Love Is  -  Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
  12. Stardust
  13. A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

Disc 3

  1. In a Sentimental Mood
  2. I Fall in Love Too Easily
  3. Body and Soul  - Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
  4. 'Round Midnight
  5. Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You  - Zoot Sims
  6. St. James Infirmary
  7. Bess, You Is My Woman Now
  8. My Heart Belongs to Daddy
  9. Tenderly  -  '65 All Stars
  10. I'll Close My Eyes
  11. You Go to My Head  - Teddy Wilson
  12. Out Back of the Barn
  13. Lil' Darlin'  -  Count Basie & His Orchestra

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Cat Anderson   Trumpet
Count Basie   Piano
Eddie Bert   Trombone
Milt Buckner   Piano
John Bunch   Piano,Track Performer
Buck Clayton   Trumpet
Richard Davis   Bass
Mercer Ellington   Trumpet
Art Farmer   Trumpet
Ella Fitzgerald   Vocals,Track Performer
Tommy Flanagan   Piano
Stan Getz   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Jimmy Gourley   Guitar
Freddie Green   Guitar
Lionel Hampton   Vibes,Track Performer
Slide Hampton   Trombone,Track Performer
Bill Hardman   Trumpet
Billy Harper   Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Hodges   Piano
Milt Jackson   Vibes
Hank Jones   Piano,Track Performer
Thad Jones   Flugelhorn,Track Performer
Jimmy Knepper   Trombone
Mel Lewis   Drums,Track Performer
Bill Mays   Piano,Track Performer
Helen Merrill   Vocals
Pierre Michelot   Bass
Charles Mingus   Bass
Gerry Mulligan   Track Performer
Joe Pass   Guitar
Bucky Pizzarelli   Guitar
Julian Priester   Trombone
Rufus Reid   Bass
Buddy Rich   Drums
Jerome Richardson   Alto Saxophone
Annie Ross   Vocals
Norman Simmons   Piano
Martial Solal   Piano
Marvin Stamm   Trumpet
Dakota Staton   Track Performer
Lucky Thompson   Tenor Saxophone
Dinah Washington   Vocals,Track Performer
Joe Williams   Track Performer
Teddy Wilson   Piano,Track Performer
Cootie Williams   Trumpet
Lester Young   Tenor Saxophone
Lawrence Brown   Trombone
Wallace Davenport   Trumpet
Tyree Glenn   Vocals,Vibes
Marty Napoleon   Piano
Daniel Humair   Drums
Oliver Jackson   Drums
Dave Lambert   Vocals,Track Performer
Ed Thigpen   Drums
Joe Turner   Piano
Jimmy Woode   Bass
Sherrie Maricle   Drums,Track Performer
Tony Reedus   Drums
Avery Sharpe   Bass
Pete Yellin   Alto Saxophone
Russell Procope   Alto Saxophone
Chuck Connors   Trombone
McCoy Tyner   Piano,Track Performer
Porcino   Trumpet
Peter Appleyard   Vibes
Louis Armstrong   Trumpet,Vocals,Track Performer
Wilbert Barranco   Piano
Danny Barcelona   Drums
Max Bennett   Bass
Art Blakey   Drums,Track Performer
Ray Brown   Bass
Larry Bunker   Percussion,Vibes
Jon Burr   Bass
Ronnie Burrage   Drums
Harry Carney   Baritone Saxophone
Kenny Clarke   Drums
Omar Clay   Drums
Joe Cocuzzo   Drums
Charles Covington   Organ,Synthesizer,Keyboards,Electric Piano
Raphael Cruz   Percussion
Bob Cunningham   Bass
Eddie Daniels   Clarinet
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Vic Dickenson   Trombone
Duke Ellington   Piano,Track Performer
Fred Dutton   Bass
Karl George   Trumpet
Benny Golson   Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Hamilton   Clarinet
Roland Hanna   Piano,Track Performer
Cliff Heather   Trombone
Milt Hinton   Bass
Hilary James   Piano
Gus Johnson   Drums
John Lamb   Bass
James Leary   Bass
Jay Leonhart   Bass
O'Donel Levy   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Billy Mackel   Guitar
Dennis Mackrel   Drums
Ronnie Mathews   Piano
Carmen McRae   Vocals,Track Performer
Meridian String Quartet   Track Performer
Herb Mickman   Bass
Mulgrew Miller   Piano
Joe Muranyi   Clarinet
Gene Porter   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Benny Powell   Trombone
Claudio Roditi   Flugelhorn
Sarah Vaughan   Vocals,Track Performer
Lynn Seaton   Bass
Frank Severino   Drums
Dick Shreve   Piano
Zoot Sims   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Billy Taylor   Piano
Chester Thompson   Drums
Hugh Walker   Drums
Benny Waters   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Judd Watkins   Percussion,Vocals
Shadow Wilson   Drums
Sam Woodyard   Drums
Snooky Young   Trumpet
Don Levy   Piano
Aaron Scott   Drums
Peter Loeb   Saxophone
Lee Young   Drums
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers   Track Performer
Benny Golson Quartet   Track Performer
Count Basie Orchestra   Track Performer
Rodney Richardson   Bass
Herbie Jones   Trumpet
Kenneth Bolds   Drums
Lawrence Burgen   Bass
Charles McLinden   Tenor Saxophone
Carl Berger   Piano
Lawrence Evans   Bass
Bobby Hamilton   Drums

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Bing Crosby   Composer
Frankie Laine   Composer
Dave Edmunds   Composer
Erroll Garner   Composer
Joe Williams   Contributor
Neal Hefti   Composer
Irving Mills   Composer
Lew Brown   Composer
Johnny Burke   Composer
J. Fred Coots   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Haven Gillespie   Composer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
Ray Henderson   Composer
Bert Kalmar   Composer
Buddy Kaye   Composer
Lewis   Composer
Nick Lowe   Composer
David "Fathead" Newman   Composer
Billy Reid   Composer
Vincent Rose   Composer
Harry Ruby   Composer
Larry Stock   Composer
Ned Washington   Composer
Victor Young   Composer
Torrie Zito   Composer
Carl Fischer   Composer
DuBose Heyward   Composer
Sam Coslow   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Joe Primrose   Composer

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