Strike Up the Band: 1959-1961

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/8/2012
  • Label: Jasmine Music
  • UPC: 604988069624
  • Catalog Number: 8806962
  • Sales rank: 352,546


Disc 1
  1. 1 The Birth of a Band (2:59)
  2. 2 Moanin' (3:07)
  3. 3 I Remember Clifford (3:46)
  4. 4 Along Came Betty (3:18)
  5. 5 Tickletoe (2:59)
  6. 6 Happy Faces (2:44)
  7. 7 Whisper Not (3:26)
  8. 8 The Gypsy (4:09)
  9. 9 A Change of Pace (3:24)
  10. 10 Tuxedo Junction (2:47)
  11. 11 Lester Leaps In (3:36)
  12. 12 Ghana (4:38)
  13. 13 Caravan (3:30)
  14. 14 Everybody's Blues (4:14)
  15. 15 Cherokee (Indian Love Song) (3:11)
  16. 16 Air Mail Special (2:35)
  17. 17 They Say It's Wonderful (3:23)
  18. 18 Chant of the Weed (3:13)
  19. 19 I Never Has Seen Snow (3:10)
  20. 20 Eesom (5:03)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Pleasingly Plump - Quincy Jones & His Band (2:19)
  2. 2 G'wan Train - Quincy Jones & His Band (6:20)
  3. 3 Moonglow - Quincy Jones & His Band (2:49)
  4. 4 Tone Poem - Quincy Jones & His Band (3:39)
  5. 5 You Turned the Tables on Me - Quincy Jones & His Band (2:32)
  6. 6 Chinese Checkers - Quincy Jones & His Band (2:42)
  7. 7 Love Is Here To Stay - Quincy Jones & His Band (3:13)
  8. 8 The Midnight Sun Will Never Set - Quincy Jones & His Band (4:34)
  9. 9 Trouble On My Mind - Quincy Jones & His Band (2:33)
  10. 10 A Sunday Kind of Love - Quincy Jones & His Band (2:35)
  11. 11 Hot Sake - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (3:00)
  12. 12 Strike Up the Band - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (2:27)
  13. 13 Africana - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (3:10)
  14. 14 Meadowlands - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (3:11)
  15. 15 Rico Vacilon - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (2:16)
  16. 16 Under Paris Skies - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (2:34)
  17. 17 Mack the Knife - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (2:32)
  18. 18 Manolete de Espana - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (3:19)
  19. 19 Baia - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (3:55)
  20. 20 Come Back To Sorrento - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (2:29)
  21. 21 Swedish Warmland - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra (3:58)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Quincy Jones Primary Artist, Conductor
Tito Puente Percussion
Benny Bailey Trumpet
Jimmy Cleveland Trombone, Soloist
Art Farmer Trumpet, Soloist
Curtis Fuller Trombone
Urbie Green Trombone
Budd Johnson Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Melba Liston Trombone
Lee Morgan Trumpet, Soloist
Oliver Nelson Tenor Saxophone
Joe Newman Trumpet, Soloist
Jerome Richardson Flute, Piccolo, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Les Spann Flute, Guitar, Soloist
Julius Watkins French Horn, Soloist
Patti Bown Piano, Soloist
Ake Persson Trombone
Frank Rehak Trombone
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Nick Travis Trumpet
Joe Wilder Trumpet
Don Lamond Drums
Stu Martin Drums
Sam "The Man" Taylor Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Moe Wechsler Piano
Quentin Jackson Trombone
Wayne Andre Trombone
Don Arnone Guitar
Danny Bank Baritone Saxophone
Ray Brown Bass
Billy Byers Trombone
Kenny Burrell Guitar
Buddy Catlett Bass
Clark Terry Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Soloist
Jimmy Crawford Drums, Wood Block
Eric Dixon Flute, Tenor Saxophone
Benny Golson Tenor Saxophone
Joe Harris Drums
Freddie Hubbard Trumpet
Milt Hinton Bass
Osie Johnson Drums
Lennie Johnson Trumpet
Jerry Kail Trumpet
Porter Kilbert Alto Saxophone, Soloist
Jimmy Maxwell Trumpet
Michael Olatunji Percussion
Clyde Reasinger Trumpet
Sahib Shihab Flute, Baritone Saxophone, Soloist
Zoot Sims Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Floyd Standifer Trumpet
Carlos "Patato" Valdes Percussion
Frank Wess Flute, Alto Saxophone, Soloist
Phil Woods Alto Saxophone, Soloist
Sam Woodyard Drums
Joe Lopes Alto Saxophone
Tom Mitchell Trombone
Harry Edison Trumpet, Soloist
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Kurt Weill Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Tito Puente Arranger
Erskine Hawkins Composer
Quincy Jones Arranger, Composer, Adaptation
Melba Liston Arranger
Nat Pierce Arranger
Bill Potts Arranger
Bobby Timmons Composer
Lester Young Composer
Ralph Burns Arranger
Harold Arlen Composer
Al Cohn Arranger
Billy Byers Arranger
Eddie DeLange Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Ernie Wilkins Arranger
Bill Johnson Composer
Juan Tizol Composer
Bob Fisher Producer, Annotation
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