Number 1's: Jazz

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Verve's Number 1's: Jazz features 17 top radio and jukebox hits spanning four decades, from Billie Holiday's 1944 classic "Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)" to John Handy's 1976 release "Hard Work." In between are legendary performances by Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimmy Smith, Ramsey Lewis, Dinah Washington, Nina Simone, and Quincy Jones. This is a decent primer collection for the jazz novice and a great-sounding disc for interested audiophiles.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Verve's Number 1's: Jazz features 17 top radio and jukebox hits spanning four decades, from Billie Holiday's 1944 classic "Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)" to John Handy's 1976 release "Hard Work." In between are legendary performances by Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimmy Smith, Ramsey Lewis, Dinah Washington, Nina Simone, and Quincy Jones. This is a decent primer collection for the jazz novice and a great-sounding disc for interested audiophiles.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/3/2007
  • Label: Hip-O Records
  • UPC: 602517263413
  • Catalog Number: 000867102
  • Sales rank: 159,578

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong (2:19)
  2. 2 Mr. Paganini (You'll Have to Swing It) - Ella Fitzgerald (2:54)
  3. 3 Desafinado - Stan Getz (2:02)
  4. 4 I Put a Spell on You (2:35)
  5. 5 Happy-Go-Lucky Local (Night Train) (4:51)
  6. 6 Walk on the Wild Side - Jimmy Smith (5:56)
  7. 7 The "In" Crowd (5:53)
  8. 8 The Girl from Ipanema - Astrud Gilberto (2:48)
  9. 9 Killer Joe - Quincy Jones (5:09)
  10. 10 Put It Where You Want It - The Crusaders (5:27)
  11. 11 Hard Work - John Handy (6:56)
  12. 12 Wade in the Water - Ramsey Lewis (3:50)
  13. 13 At Last - Etta James (3:00)
  14. 14 Misty (1:56)
  15. 15 My Foolish Heart - Gene Ammons (2:47)
  16. 16 Baby Get Lost - Dinah Washington (2:52)
  17. 17 Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?) - Billie Holiday (3:15)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Elmer Bernstein Composer
Leonard Feather Composer
Erroll Garner Composer
Joe Sample Composer
Ramsey Lewis Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Benny Golson Composer
Mack Gordon Composer
Roger "Ram" Ramirez Composer
Kevin Reeves Mastering
Bob Thiele Composer
Harry Warren Composer
George David Weiss Composer
Billy Page Composer
Jimmy Sherman Composer
Sam Coslow Composer
Mack David Composer
Pat Lawrence Executive Producer
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
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