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tracks

1939 - 1953 From Boogie To Bop

1-1

  • Meade "Lux" Lewis
Melancholy

Piano
  • Meade "Lux" Lewis
Written By
4:07
1-2

  • Earl Hines
Reminiscing At Blue Note

Piano
  • Earl Hines
Written By
4:28
1-3

  • Sidney Bechet Quintet
Summertime

Bass
  • Johnny Williams
Drums
  • Sidney Catlett
Guitar
  • Teddy Bunn
Piano
  • Meade "Lux" Lewis
Soprano Saxophone
  • Sidney Bechet
Written By
4:10
1-4

  • Edmond Hall Celeste Quartet
Profoundly Blue

Bass
  • Israel Crosby
Celesta
  • Meade "Lux" Lewis
Clarinet
  • Edmond Hall
Guitar
  • Charlie Christian
Written By
4:09
1-5

  • Art Hodes' Chicagoans
Doctor Jazz

Bass
  • Sid Jacobs
Clarinet
  • Rod Cless
Drums
  • Danny Alvin
Piano
  • Art Hodes
Trombone
  • Ray Conniff
Trumpet
  • Max Kaminsky
Written By
3:10
1-6

  • Ike Quebec Swing Seven
Topsy

Bass
  • Grachan Moncur
Drums
  • J.C. Heard
Guitar
  • Tiny Grimes
Piano
  • Roger Ramirez
Tenor Saxophone
  • Ike Quebec
Trombone
  • Keg Johnson
Trumpet
  • Buck Clayton
Written By
3:03
1-7

  • Tiny Grimes Swingtet
Tiny's Boogie Woogie

Bass
  • Jimmy Butts
Drums
  • Ed Nicholson
Guitar
  • Tiny Grimes
Piano
  • Marlowe Morris
Tenor Saxophone
  • John Hardee
Trombone
  • Trummy Young
Written By
3:00
1-8

  • Bab's Three Bips And A Bop
Oop-Pop-A-Da

Alto Saxophone
  • Rudy Williams
Bass
  • Art Phipps
Drums
  • Charles Simons
Guitar
  • Pee Wee Tinney
Vocals
  • Pee Wee Tinney
  • Tadd Dameron
  • Babs Gonzales
Piano
  • Tadd Dameron
Arranged By
  • Tadd Dameron
Written By
2:54
1-9

  • Thelonious Monk Sextet
Thelonious

Alto Saxophone
  • Danny Quebec West
Bass
  • Gene Ramey
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Piano
  • Thelonious Monk
Tenor Saxophone
  • Billy Smith
Trumpet
  • Idrees Sulieman
Written By
3:00
1-10

  • Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
  • Kenny Dorham
The Thin Man

Alto Saxophone
  • Sahib Shihab
Baritone Saxophone
  • Ernest Thompson
Bass
  • Laverne Barker
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Piano
  • Walter Bishop, Jr.
Tenor Saxophone
  • Musa Kaleem
Trombone
  • Howard Bowe
Trumpet
  • Kenny Dorham
Written By
3:00
1-11

  • James Moody and his Bop Men
Moody's All Frantic

Alto Saxophone
  • Ernie Henry
Arranged By
  • Gil Fuller
Baritone Saxophone
  • Cecil Payne
Bass
  • Nelson Boyd
Congas
  • Chano Pozo
Vocals
  • Chano Pozo
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Piano
  • James Forman Jr.
Tenor Saxophone
  • James Moody
Trumpet
  • Dave Burns
  • Elmon Wright
Written By
2:35
1-12

  • McGhee-Navarro Boptet
Double Talk

Alto Saxophone
  • Ernie Henry
Bass
  • Curly Russell
Drums
  • Kenny Clarke
Piano
  • Milt Jackson
Trumpet
  • Fats Navarro
  • Howard McGhee
Written By
5:35
1-13

  • Bud Powell's Modernists
Bouncing With Bud

Bass
  • Tommy Potter
Drums
  • Roy Haynes
Piano
  • Bud Powell
Tenor Saxophone
  • Sonny Rollins
Trumpet
  • Walter Fuller
Written By
3:05
1-14

  • Wynton Kelly Trio
Born To Be Blue

Bass
  • Oscar Pettiford
Drums
  • Lee Abrams
Piano
  • Wynton Kelly
Written By
3:28
1-15

  • Thelonious Monk Quintet
Straight No Chaser

Alto Saxophone
  • Sahib Shihab
Bass
  • Al McKibbon
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Piano
  • Thelonious Monk
Vibraphone
  • Milt Jackson
Written By
2:58
1-16

  • Milt Jackson Quintet
Bags Groove

Alto Saxophone
  • Lou Donaldson
Bass
  • Percy Heath
Drums
  • Kenny Clarke
Piano
  • John Lewis
Vibraphone
  • Milt Jackson
Written By
3:05
1-17

  • Miles Davis All Stars
Yesterdays

Bass
  • Oscar Pettiford
Drums
  • Kenny Clarke
Piano
  • Gil Coggins
Trumpet
  • Miles Davis
Written By
3:46
1-18

  • Lou Donaldson Quartet
Roccus

Alto Saxophone
  • Lou Donaldson
Bass
  • Gene Ramey
Drums
  • Art Taylor
Piano
  • Horace Silver
Written By
3:25
1-19

  • Horace Silver Trio
Safari

Bass
  • Gene Ramey
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Piano
  • Horace Silver
Written By
2:51
1-20

  • Miles Davis All Stars
Tempus Fugit

Bass
  • Percy Heath
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Piano
  • Gil Coggins
Tenor Saxophone
  • Jimmy Heath
Trombone
  • J.J. Johnson
Trumpet
  • Miles Davis
Written By
3:52
1-21

  • Lou Donaldson - Clifford Brown Quintet
Carvin' The Rock

Alto Saxophone
  • Lou Donaldson
Bass
  • Percy Heath
Drums
  • "Philly" Joe Jones
Piano
  • Elmo Hope
Trumpet
  • Clifford Brown
Written By
3:57

1953 - 1958 Messengers, Preachers And Hard Bop

2-1

  • Art Blakey
  • Sabu Martinez
Message From Kenya

Bongos
  • Sabu Martinez
Congas
  • Sabu Martinez
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Written By
4:35
2-2

  • Horace Silver
  • Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
The Preacher

Bass
  • Doug Watkins
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Piano
  • Horace Silver
Tenor Saxophone
  • Hank Mobley
Trumpet
  • Kenny Dorham
Written By
4:19
2-3

  • Jimmy Smith
The High And The Mighty

Drums
  • Bay Perry
Guitar
  • Thornel Schwartz
Organ
  • Jimmy Smith
Written By
4:21
2-4

  • Lou Donaldson - Clifford Brown Quintet
Brownie Speaks

Alto Saxophone
  • Lou Donaldson
Bass
  • Percy Heath
Drums
  • "Philly" Joe Jones
Piano
  • Elmo Hope
Trumpet
  • Clifford Brown
Written By
3:49
2-5

  • J.J. Johnson
Jay

Bass
  • Charles Mingus
Congas
  • Sabu Martinez
Drums
  • Kenny Clarke
Piano
  • Wynton Kelly
Trombone
  • J.J. Johnson
Written By
3:41
2-6

  • Art Blakey Quintet
Wee Dot

Alto Saxophone
  • Lou Donaldson
Bass
  • Curly Russell
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Piano
  • Horace Silver
Trumpet
  • Clifford Brown
Written By
6:52
2-7

  • Sonny Rollins
Decision

Bass
  • Gene Ramey
Drums
  • Max Roach
Piano
  • Wynton Kelly
Tenor Saxophone
  • Sonny Rollins
Trumpet
  • Donald Byrd
Written By
8:03
2-8

  • Kenny Burrell
D.B. Blues

Bass
  • Doug Watkins
Drums
  • Louis Hayes
Guitar
  • Kenny Burrell
Piano
  • Horace Silver
Tenor Saxophone
  • Hank Mobley
Written By
5:49
2-9

  • Hank Mobley Quintet
Funk In Deep Freeze

Bass
  • Doug Watkins
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Piano
  • Horace Silver
Tenor Saxophone
  • Hank Mobley
Trumpet
  • Art Farmer
Written By
6:49
2-10

  • Curtis Fuller
Oscalypso

Bass
  • Paul Chambers
Drums
  • Art Taylor
Piano
  • Bobby Timmons
Tenor Saxophone
  • Hank Mobley
Trombone
  • Curtis Fuller
Written By
5:41
2-11

  • John Coltrane
Blue Train Part 1

Bass
  • Paul Chambers
Drums
  • "Philly" Joe Jones
Piano
  • Kenny Drew
Tenor Saxophone
  • John Coltrane
Trombone
  • Curtis Fuller
Trumpet
  • Lee Morgan
Written By
5:17
2-12

  • Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble
Abdallah's Delight

Bass
  • Wendell Marshall
Bongos
  • Sabu Martinez
Timbales
  • Sabu Martinez
  • Ubaldo Nieto
Vocals
  • Sabu Martinez
  • Art Blakey
Congas
  • Carlos "Patato" Valdes
  • Jose Valiente
Drums
  • Art Taylor
  • Jo Jones
  • Specs Wright
  • Art Blakey
Flute
  • Herbie Mann
Percussion
  • Evilio Quintero
Maracas
  • Evilio Quintero
Piano
  • Ray Bryant
Written By
9:48
2-13

  • Bill Henderson
  • Horace Silver Quintet
Senor Blues

Bass
  • Gene Taylor
Drums
  • Louis Hayes
Piano
  • Horace Silver
Tenor Saxophone
  • Junior Cook
Trumpet
  • Donald Byrd
Vocals
  • Bill Henderson
Written By
6:13

1958 - 1960 Struttin', Moanin' And Somethin' Else

3-1

  • Sonny Clark
Cool Stuttin'

Alto Saxophone
  • Jackie McLean
Bass
  • Paul Chambers
Drums
  • "Philly" Joe Jones
Piano
  • Sonny Clark
Trumpet
  • Art Farmer
Written By
9:25
3-2

  • Three Sounds
Tenderly

Bass
  • Andrew Simpkins
Drums
  • Bill Dowdy
Piano
  • Gene Harris
Written By
4:37
3-3

  • Bill Henderson
  • Jimmy Smith
Ain't No Use

Drums
  • Donald Bailey
Guitar
  • Ray Crawford
Organ
  • Jimmy Smith
Vocals
  • Bill Henderson
Written By
2:44
3-4

  • Sonny Clark Trio
Ain't No Use

Bass
  • Jymie Merritt
Drums
  • Wes Landers
Piano
  • Sonny Clark
Written By
4:48
3-5

  • Bennie Green And His Quintet
Encore

Bass
  • Paul Chambers
Drums
  • Jerry Segal
Piano
  • Sonny Clark
Tenor Saxophone
  • Eddy Williams
Trombone
  • Bennie Green
Vocals
  • Babs Gonzales
Written By
4:18
3-6

  • Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Moanin' Parts 1 & 2

Bass
  • Jymie Merritt
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Piano
  • Bobby Timmons
Tenor Saxophone
  • Benny Golson
Trumpet
  • Lee Morgan
Written By
8:16
3-7

  • Cannonball Adderley
Somethin' Else Parts 1 & 2

Alto Saxophone
  • Cannonball Adderley
Bass
  • Sam Jones
Drums
  • Art Blakey
Piano
  • Hank Jones
Trumpet
  • Miles Davis
Written By
8:16
3-8

  • Dizzy Reece
The Rake

Bass
  • Paul Chambers
Drums
  • Art Taylor
Piano
  • Wynton Kelly
Tenor Saxophone
  • Hank Mobley
Trumpet
  • Dizzy Reece
Written By
6:05
3-9

  • Jackie McLean
What's New

Alto Saxophone
  • Jackie McLean
Bass
  • Jimmy Garrison
Drums
  • Art Taylor
Piano
  • Walter Bishop, Jr.
Written By
5:18
3-10

  • Freddie Hubbard
One Mint Julip

Bass
  • Sam Jones
Drums
  • Clifford Jarvis
Piano
  • McCoy Tyner
Tenor Saxophone
  • Tina Brooks
Trumpet
  • Freddie Hubbard
Written By
6:03
3-11

  • Stanley Turrentine
Little Sheri

Bass
  • George Tucker
Drums
  • Al Harewood
Piano
  • Horace Parlan
Tenor Saxophone
  • Stanley Turrentine
Written By
5:42
3-12

  • Tina Brooks
True Blue

Bass
  • Sam Jones
Drums
  • Art Taylor
Piano
  • Duke Jordan
Tenor Saxophone
  • Tina Brooks
Trumpet
  • Freddie Hubbard
Written By
4:55

1961 - 1965 Bossa, Blues And Hits

4-1

  • Grant Green
Miss Ann's Tempo

Drums
  • Ben Dixon
Organ
  • 'Baby Face' Willette
Written By
5:41
4-2

  • Jimmy Smith
Midnight Special

Drums
  • Donald Bailey
Guitar
  • Kenny Burrell
Organ
  • Jimmy Smith
Tenor Saxophone
  • Stanley Turrentine
Written By
9:56
4-3

  • Jimmy Smith
One O'Clock Jump

Drums
  • Donald Bailey
Guitar
  • Kenny Burrell
Organ
  • Jimmy Smith
Tenor Saxophone
  • Stanley Turrentine
Written By
7:01
4-4

  • Dexter Gordon
Ernie's Tune

Bass
  • Paul Chambers
Drums
  • "Philly" Joe Jones
Piano
  • Kenny Drew
Tenor Saxophone
  • Dexter Gordon
Written By
4:17
4-5

  • Herbie Hancock
Watermelon Man

Bass
  • Butch Warren
Drums
  • Billy Higgins
Piano
  • Herbie Hancock
Tenor Saxophone
  • Dexter Gordon
Trumpet
  • Freddie Hubbard
Written By
7:11
4-6

  • Jimmy Smith
Back At The Chicken Shack Parts 1 & 2

Drums
  • Donald Bailey
Guitar
  • Kenny Burrell
Organ
  • Jimmy Smith
Tenor Saxophone
  • Stanley Turrentine
Written By
8:05
4-7

  • Kenny Burrell
The Good Life

Bass
  • Milt Hinton
Drums
  • Osie Johnson
Guitar
  • Kenny Burrell
Organ
  • Hank Jones
Written By
2:37
4-8

  • Harold Vick
  • Grant Green
Our Miss Brooks

Drums
  • Ben Dixon
Guitar
  • Grant Green
Organ
  • John Patton
Tenor Saxophone
  • Harold Vick
Trumpet
  • Blue Mitchell
Written By
2:47
4-9

  • Joe Henderson
Blue Bossa

Bass
  • Butch Warren
Drums
  • Pete La Roca
Piano
  • McCoy Tyner
Tenor Saxophone
  • Joe Henderson
Trumpet
  • Kenny Dorham
Written By
8:00
4-10

  • Donald Byrd
Elijah

Arranged By
  • Duke Pearson
Bass
  • Butch Warren
Drums
  • Lex Humphries
Guitar
  • Kenny Burrell
Leader
  • Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson
Piano
  • Herbie Hancock
Tenor Saxophone
  • Hank Mobley
Trumpet
  • Donald Byrd
Vibraphone
  • Donald Best
Written By
9:19
4-11

  • Freddie Hubbard
Blue Frenzy

Alto Saxophone
  • James Spaulding
Bass
  • Eddie Khan
Drums
  • Joe Chambers
Piano
  • Ronnie Mathews
Trumpet
  • Freddie Hubbard
Written By
3:17
4-12

  • Lee Morgan
The Sidewinder Part 1

Bass
  • Bob Cranshaw
Drums
  • Billy Higgins
Piano
  • Barry Harris
Tenor Saxophone
  • Joe Henderson
Trumpet
  • Lee Morgan
Written By
3:08
4-13

  • Horace Silver Quintet
Cape Verdean Blues

Bass
  • Bob Cranshaw
Drums
  • Roger Humphries
Piano
  • Horace Silver
Tenor Saxophone
  • Joe Henderson
Trumpet
  • Woody Shaw
Written By
4:58

1953 - 2014 Can You Dig It?

5-1

  • Brother Jack McDuff
Theme From Electric Surfboard

Bass
  • Unknown Artist
Drums
  • Sammy Greason
Guitar
  • Charlie Freeman
Organ
  • Brother Jack McDuff
Tenor Saxophone
  • Jay Arnold
Written By
3:34
5-2

  • Donald Byrd
Black Byrd

Bass
  • Chuck Rainey
Drums
  • Harvey Mason
Flugelhorn
  • Donald Byrd
Trumpet
  • Donald Byrd
  • Fonce Mizell
Vocals
  • Donald Byrd
  • Freddie Perren
  • Fonce Mizell
  • Larry Mizell
Flute
  • Roger Glenn
Saxophone
  • Roger Glenn
Guitar
  • David T. Walker
Percussion
  • Stephanie Spruill
Piano
  • Joe Sample
  • Freddie Perren
Synthesizer
  • Freddie Perren
Arranged By
  • Larry Mizell
Written By
7:19
5-3

  • Bobbi Humphrey
Chicago Damn

Clavinet
  • Fonce Mizell
Trumpet
  • Fonce Mizell
Vocals
  • Fonce Mizell
  • Bobbi Humphrey
  • Freddie Perren
  • Larry Mizell
Congas
  • King Errisson
Backing Vocals
  • King Errisson
Drums
  • Harvey Mason
Electric Bass
  • Chuck Rainey
  • Ron Brown
Flute
  • Bobbi Humphrey
Guitar
  • David T. Walker
  • John Rowin
Percussion
  • Stephanie Spruill
Piano
  • Jerry Peters
Electric Piano
  • Jerry Peters
Synthesizer
  • Freddie Perren
Arranged By
  • Larry Mizell
Written By
6:35
5-4

  • Donald Byrd
Change (Makes You Want To Hustle)

Bass
  • Chuck Rainey
Congas
  • King Errisson
Drums
  • Harvey Mason
Flugelhorn
  • Donald Byrd
Trumpet
  • Donald Byrd
  • Ray Brown
  • Fonce Mizell
Vocals
  • Donald Byrd
  • Larry Mizell
  • Fonce Mizell
  • Kay Haith
Guitar
  • Craig McMullen
Percussion
  • Mayuto Correa
Piano
  • Skip Scarborough
  • Larry Mizell
Tenor Saxophone
  • Tyree Glenn, Jr.
Trombone
  • George Bohanon
Whistle
  • James Carter
Written By
5:09
5-5

  • Ronnie Laws
  • Pressure
Always There

Clavinet
  • Mike Cavanaugh
Electric Piano
  • Mike Cavanaugh
Congas
  • Joe Clayton
Tambourine
  • Joe Clayton
Percussion
  • Joe Clayton
Drums
  • Steve Gutierrez
Electric Bass
  • Clint Mosley
Flute
  • Ronnie Laws
Soprano Saxophone
  • Ronnie Laws
Tenor Saxophone
  • Ronnie Laws
Guitar
  • Roland Bautista
Written By
4:47
5-6

  • Marlena Shaw
It's Better Than Walkin' Out

Congas
  • Carlos Martin
Drums
  • Jimmy Young
Electric Bass
  • Bob Babbitt
Guitar
  • Hugh McCracken
  • Jeff Mironov
  • Jerry Friedman
  • Lance Quinn
Keyboards
  • George Butcher
  • Ricky Williams
  • Bert DeCoteaux
Arranged By
  • Bert DeCoteaux
Percussion
  • David Carey
  • Teddy Sommer
Vocals
  • Marlena Shaw
Written By
4:21
5-7

  • Bobby McFerrin
Thinking About Your Body

Vocals
  • Bobby McFerrin
Body Percussion
  • Bobby McFerrin
Written By
3:16
5-8

  • Us3
Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)

Keyboards
  • Mel Simpson
Programmed By
  • Mel Simpson
  • Geoff Wilkinson
Sampler
  • Geoff Wilkinson
Trumpet
  • Gerard Presencer
Vocals
  • Rahsaan
Written By
4:41
5-9

  • Cassandra Wilson
I Can't Stand The Rain [Erroneously Written "Better Days"]

Guitar
  • Chris Whiteley
Vocals
  • Cassandra Wilson
Written By
5:29
5-10

  • Dianne Reeves
Better Days [Erroneously Written "I Can't Stand The Rain"]

Bass
  • Freddie Washington
Drums
  • Ricky Lawson
Guitar
  • Paul Jackson Jr.
Percussion
  • Paulinho Da Costa
Piano
  • George Duke
Synthesizer
  • George Duke
Vocals
  • Dianne Reeves
Written By
5:33
5-11

  • Norah Jones
Don't Know Why

Bass
  • Lee Alexander
Drums
  • Dan Rieser
Guitar
  • Jesse Harris
Vocals
  • Norah Jones
Piano
  • Norah Jones
Written By
3:06
5-12

  • Robert Glasper
Smells Like Teen Spirit

Bass
  • Derrick Hodge
Drums
  • Chris Dave
Percussion
  • Stokley Williams
Piano
  • Robert Glasper
Arranged By
  • Robert Glasper
Producer
  • Robert Glasper
Synthesizer
  • Casey Benjamin
Vocoder
  • Casey Benjamin
Turntables
  • Jahi Sundance
Vocals
  • Lalah Hathaway
Written By
7:22
5-13

  • José James
It's All Over Your Body

Bass
  • Pino Palladino
Drums
  • Chris Dave
Percussion
  • Chris Dave
Piano
  • Robert Glasper
Trombone
  • Corey King
Trumpet
  • Takuya Kuroda
Flute
  • Takuya Kuroda
Arranged By
  • Takuya Kuroda
Vocals
  • José James
Written By
5:30
5-14

  • Rosanne Cash
Modern Blue

Bass
  • Tim Luntzel
Drums
  • Dan Rieser
Guitar
  • John Leventhal
  • Rosanne Cash
Organ
  • John Leventhal
Vocals
  • John Leventhal
  • Rosanne Cash
  • Jake Leventhal
  • Rick Depofi
Percussion
  • Jake Leventhal
  • Rick Depofi
Written By
3:03
5-15

  • Gregory Porter
Liquid Spirit

Alto Saxophone
  • Yosuke Sato
Arranged By
  • Kamau Kenyatta
  • Chip Crawford
  • Gregory Porter
Bass
  • Aaron James
Drums
  • Emanuel Harrold
Piano
  • Chip Crawford
Tenor Saxophone
  • Tivon Pennicott
Trumpet
  • Curtis Taylor
Vocals
  • Gregory Porter
Written By
3:37
5-16

  • Derrick Hodge
  • Alan Hampton
Holding Onto You

Bass
  • Derrick Hodge
Arranged By
  • Derrick Hodge
Cello
  • Mark Shuman
Viola
  • Sarah Adams
Violin
  • Martha Caplin-Silverman
  • Sophia Kessinger
Vocals
  • Alan Hampton
Guitar
  • Alan Hampton
Written By
4:50

Credits

Art Direction
  • Matt Read
Compilation Producer
  • Richard Havers
  • Tim Breach
Design
  • Darren Evans
  • Leore Greene
Legal
  • Liam Lydon
  • Patti Taylor
Liner Notes
  • Richard Havers
Product Manager
  • Tim Breach
Production Manager
  • Faye Fanneran

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