The Sound of America: The Singles Collection

The Sound of America: The Singles Collection



Conventional wisdom has it that jazz is a style of music best suited for long-playing formats, and that it was never meant for the singles charts. Of course, that isn't really the case -- plenty of great jazz records were recorded long before the invention of the LP (even if 78s made it difficult to document long improvisational jams), and jazz was a genuinely popular form before rock and other styles usurped it on the charts in the '60s and '70s. Even into the 1970s, stations geared for listeners with little interest in rock would regularly blend accessible jazz into the mix, before fusion alienated one part of jazz's mainstream audience in order to engage another. Jazz's relationship with the mainstream is the unspoken theme of The Sound of America: The Singles Collection, a five-disc box set that collects 100 tracks Verve Records issued as singles between 1947 and 1972 (one track from Diana Krall brings the set into the 21st century) as label head Norman Granz aimed for all kinds of listeners and not simply jazz snobs. While several of the early tracks on this set fall into the category of dance tunes and novelty items (the latter best represented by Slim Gaillard's "Opera in Vout"), there's plenty of "real" jazz on this set, with Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Ben Webster, and Dizzy Gillespie all represented on disc one. As the set goes on, vocalists and stylish interpretations of old standards become a dominant force, performances that were expressive but still had one foot in the hit parade, and Ella Fitzgerald's many sides here demonstrate how formally innovative a performer could be and still please a crowd (her scatting on 1961's "How High the Moon" is a dazzling show of imagination and technique). By the mid-'60s, things start to slip a bit, as Fitzgerald gets talked into recording something called "The Ringo Beat" and show tunes and covers of pop hits replace standards and originals, but there's still plenty that allows soloists to shine (particularly Jimmy Smith's mighty organ workouts and Willie Bobo's sinewy Latin grooves), and "The Girl from Ipanema" by Stan Getz, João Gilberto, and Astrud Gilberto is a sterling example of jazz that could fit gracefully in with pop formats. Much of what's on The Sound of America: The Singles Collection is bold and brassy, but if most of this ignores the more experimental waters of bebop and beyond, nearly everything captures gifted and soulful artists working at the top of their craft, and it's hard to imagine how music as strong and approachable as this fell out of favor and was shunted into "specialty" programming. This is a fine set for jazz devotees, and a trimmed-down edition could be a convincer for folks who believe jazz is too esoteric for them; either way, it's a fascinating and entertaining look at an often forgotten aspect of a great record label.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/10/2013
Label: Verve
UPC: 0600753455616
catalogNumber: 5345561


Disc 1

  1. Perdido, Pts. 1 & 2
  2. No Noise, Pts. 1 & 2
  3. Opera in Vout, Pts. 1 & 2
  4. Just Friends
  5. I Cover the Waterfront
  6. Bloomdido
  7. There's a Small Hotel
  8. Debut
  9. Castle Rock
  10. Port of Rico
  11. You Go To My Head
  12. Dale's Wail
  13. Tenderly
  14. Tenderly
  15. Alright, Okay, You Win
  16. April In Paris
  17. I Can't Get Started
  18. The Rock & Roll Waltz
  19. Too Young For the Blues
  20. Boogie Blues

Disc 2

  1. Hello Baby
  2. The (End Of) A Beautiful Friendship
  3. Stay There
  4. Stars Fell On Alabama
  5. Mountain Greenery
  6. Manhattan
  7. I Wonder
  8. I've Never Left Your Arms
  9. It's All Right With Me
  10. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
  11. Derek's Blues
  12. Sayonara
  13. The Golden Striker
  14. Sing, Sing, Sing
  15. Stairway To the Stars
  16. Swing Low Sweet Cadillac, Pts. 1 & 2
  17. Frenesi
  18. Lulu's Back In Town
  19. Strange Fruit
  20. Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen

Disc 3

  1. On the Street Where You Live
  2. Mack the Knife
  3. Let's Do It
  4. I'm Gonna Go Fishin', Pts. 1 f& 2
  5. How High the Moon
  6. Bossa Nova
  7. Mr. Paganini
  8. Cry Me a River
  9. Walk On the Wild Side
  10. Desafinado
  11. Ol' Man River
  12. Teach Me Tonight
  13. The Hippie Twist
  14. Desafinado
  15. Manha de Carnaval
  16. Hobo Flats
  17. Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home
  18. Sambalero
  19. On Broadway
  20. More (Theme from Mondo Cane)

Disc 4

  1. Theme From the V.I.P.'s
  2. What'd I Say
  3. Theme From Any Number Can Win
  4. Hymn To Freedom
  5. Corcovado
  6. Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
  7. If That's the Way You Want It
  8. Mondo Cane #2
  9. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Pts. 1 & 2
  10. Blowin' In the Wind
  11. The Girl From Ipanema
  12. Hello Dolly
  13. Makin' Whoopee
  14. The Cat
  15. Bachianas Brasileiras, No. 5
  16. The Ringo Beat
  17. You've Been Talkin' 'Bout My Baby
  18. Soul Sauce
  19. Goldfinger
  20. Agua De Beber

Disc 5

  1. Organ Grinder Swing
  2. Loie
  3. Imagine My Frustration
  4. Spanish Grease
  5. Goin' Out of My Head
  6. Got My Mojo Workin', Pts. 1 & 2
  7. Pavanne
  8. Hoochie Coochie Man, Pts. 1 & 2
  9. Bumpin' On Sunset
  10. Sunshine Superman
  11. California Dreaming
  12. Dindi
  13. Evil Ways
  14. Manteca
  15. Chain of Fools, Pts. 1 & 2
  16. The Word
  17. The Preacher
  18. Agnus Dei
  19. Communications '72
  20. The Look of Love

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Lalo Schifrin   Piano,Conductor
Fred Astaire   Vocals
Luiz Bonfá   Guitar
Machito   Conductor
Johnny Pacheco   Percussion
Cat Anderson   Trumpet
Count Basie   Organ,Piano
Bob Brookmeyer   Valve Trombone
Charlie Byrd   Guitar
Frank Capp   Drums
Ron Carter   Bass
Jimmy Cleveland   Trombone
Bob Cooper   Oboe,Tenor Saxophone
Larry Coryell   Guitar
Richard Davis   Bass
Blossom Dearie   Piano,Vocals
Harry Edison   Trumpet
Roy Eldridge   Trumpet
Mercer Ellington   Trumpet
Herb Ellis   Guitar
Peter Erskine   Drums
Bill Evans   Piano
Maynard Ferguson   Trumpet
Ella Fitzgerald   Vocals
Herb Geller   Alto Saxophone
Stan Getz   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Terry Gibbs   Vibes
Astrud Gilberto   Vocals
João Gilberto   Guitar,Vocals
Dizzy Gillespie   Trumpet,Vocals
Jimmy Giuffre   Baritone Saxophone
Paul Gonsalves   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Gordon   Trumpet
Freddie Green   Guitar
Urbie Green   Trombone
Haig   Piano
Jim Hall   Guitar
Herbie Hancock   Piano
Bill Harris   Trombone
Woody Herman   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Johnny Hodges   Alto Saxophone
Illinois Jacquet   Tenor Saxophone
Budd Johnson   Bass Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Hank Jones   Piano
Jo Jones   Drums
Quincy Jones   Trumpet
Sam Jones   Bass
Thad Jones   Trumpet
Richie Kamuca   Oboe,Tenor Saxophone
Wynton Kelly   Piano
Barney Kessel   Guitar,Conductor
Jimmy Knepper   Trombone
Lee Konitz   Alto Saxophone
Gene Krupa   Drums
Steve Lacy   Soprano Saxophone
Hubert Laws   Flute
Michel Legrand   Conductor
Mel Lewis   Drums
Melba Liston   Trombone
Mundell Lowe   Guitar
Dave McKenna   Piano
Billy Mitchell   Tenor Saxophone
Grover Mitchell   Trombone
Wes Montgomery   Guitar
Gerry Mulligan   Baritone Saxophone
Ray Nance   Trumpet
Ted Nash   Flute,Tenor Saxophone
Oliver Nelson   Conductor
Joe Newman   Trumpet
Cecil Payne   Baritone Saxophone
Oscar Peterson   Organ,Piano,Vocals
Flip Phillips   Tenor Saxophone
Bucky Pizzarelli   Guitar
André Previn   Piano
Buddy Rich   Drums
Jerome Richardson   Clarinet,Flute,Reeds,Oboe,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Rowles   Piano
Marshall Royal   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Sears   Tenor Saxophone
Bud Shank   Flute,Alto Saxophone
Ed Shaughnessy   Drums
Paul Smith   Piano,Celeste
Willie Smith   Alto Saxophone
Spann   Flute,Guitar
Mel Tormé   Vocals
Stanley Turrentine   Tenor Saxophone
Ben Webster   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Williams   Vocals
Teddy Wilson   Piano
Leo Wright   Flute,Alto Saxophone
Charlie Shavers   Trumpet
Cootie Williams   Trumpet
Lester Young   Tenor Saxophone
Dave Bailey   Drums
Ronnie Ball   Piano
Lawrence Brown   Trombone
Pete Candoli   Trumpet
Willie Dennis   Trombone
Bobby Donaldson   Drums
Russell Garcia   Conductor
Mort Herbert   Violin
Chuck Israels   Bass
Stan Levey   Drums
Rod Levitt   Trombone
Lou Levy   Piano
Ray Linn   Trumpet
Hal McKusick   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Armando Peraza   Percussion
Seldon Powell   Tenor Saxophone
Gene Quill   Cornet,Alto Saxophone
Chuck Rainey   Electric Bass
Frank Rehak   Trombone
Arnold Ross   Piano
Ernie Royal   Trumpet
Aaron Sachs   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Eddie Shu   Tenor Saxophone
Grady Tate   Drums
Ed Thigpen   Drums
Nick Travis   Trumpet
Phil Upchurch   Guitar
Bill Watrous   Trombone
Joe Wilder   Trumpet
Stu Williamson   Trumpet
Jimmy Woode   Bass
Buddy Bregman   Conductor
Mel Davis   Trumpet
Stan Freeman   Piano
Johnny Messner   Trombone
Pat Moran   Organ,Piano
Phil Sunkel   Trumpet
Corky Hale   Harp
Mitch Miller   French Horn,Oboe
Frank deVol   Conductor
Howard McGhee   Trumpet
Billy Mure   Guitar
Coleman Hawkins   Tenor Saxophone
Slim Gaillard   Guitar,Piano,Drums,Vocals
Russell Procope   Alto Saxophone
Danny Stiles   Trumpet
Anita O'Day   Vocals
Stan Webb   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Jimmy Cobb   Drums
Chuck Connors   Trombone
Quentin Jackson   Trombone
Britt Woodman   Trombone
McKibbon   Bass
Bob Cranshaw   Bass,Electric Bass
Jymie Merritt   Bass
Willie Ruff   French Horn
Sonny Greer   Drums
George Duvivier   Bass
Johnny Rae   Drums
Aarons   Trumpet
Jack Agee   Reeds
Cohn   Tenor Saxophone
Doug Allen   Percussion
Gene Allen   Bass Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone
Ray Alonge   French Horn
Frank Anderson   Organ
Wayne Andre   Trombone
Louis Armstrong   Trumpet,Vocals
Bob Ashton   Clarinet,Flute,Reeds,Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Georgie Auld   Tenor Saxophone
Milton Banana   Drums
Danny Bank   Flute,Bass Clarinet,Alto Flute,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone
Robert Barene   Violin
Mario Bauzá   Trumpet
Max Bennett   Bass
Benny Carter   Alto Saxophone
Richard Berg   French Horn
Emmett Berry   Trumpet
Keter Betts   Bass
Billie Holiday   Vocals
Willie Bobo   Percussion
Nelson Boyd   Bass
Ray Brown   Bass
Tiny Brown   Bass,Vocals
Larry Bunker   Drums
Donald Byrd   Trumpet
Kenny Burrell   Guitar
Bob Bushnell   Electric Bass
Don Butterfield   Tuba
Red Callender   Bass
Harry Carney   Baritone Saxophone
Casamenti   Guitar
Buddy Catlett   Bass
Paul Chambers   Bass
Earl Chapin   French Horn
Clark Terry   Trumpet
Babe Clarke   Tenor Saxophone
Claus Ogerman   Conductor
Sonny Cohn   Trumpet
Henry Coker   Trombone
Nat King Cole   Piano
David Coleman   Drums
John Collins   Guitar
Conrad Gozzo   Trumpet
Luis Conte   Percussion
Buster Cooper   Trombone
Donald Corrado   French Horn
Bill Correa   French Horn
Carmen Costa   Percussion
Jimmy Crawford   Drums
Wendell Culley   Trumpet
Walter Davis   Piano
Buddy Deppenschmidt   Drums
Harold Dicterow   Violin
Eric Dixon   Flute,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
João Donato   Piano
George Dorsey   Clarinet,Flute,Alto Saxophone
Duke Ellington   Piano
Don Sebesky   Organ,Piano,Conductor,Harpsichord,Clavinet
Bernard Eichen   Violin
Arnold Eidus   Violin
Ernie Wilkins   Tenor Saxophone
Harvey Estrin   Clarinet,Bass Clarinet,Alto Flute,Soprano Flute
Gil Evans   Conductor
Joe Ferrante   Trumpet
Don Ferrara   Trumpet
Andy Fitzgerald   Flute
Marty Flax   Baritone Saxophone
Frank Foster   Flute,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Fowlkes   Baritone Saxophone
David Frisina   Violin
Barry Galbraith   Guitar
Gene Gammage   Drums
Chuck Gentry   Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone
Paul Gershman   Violin
Eileen Gilbert   Vocals
Benny Gill   Violin
Bernie Glow   Trumpet
Bennie Green   Trombone
Emanuel Green   Violin
Joe Guy   Trumpet
Jimmy Hamilton   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Harry Lookofsky   Violin
J.C. Heard   Drums
Julius Held   Violin
Hendrickson   Guitar
Sonny Henry   Guitar
Arthur "Skeets" Herfurt   Woodwind
Lonnie Hewitt   Piano
John Hilliard   Bass
Milt Hinton   Bass
Milt Holland   Percussion,Bongos,Glockenspiel,Marimbas,Xylophone,Vibes
Max Hollander   Vocals
Bill Hughes   Trombone
Lex Humphries   Drums
Jack Jennings   Percussion,Vibes
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Guitar,Piano,Vocals
J.J. Johnson   Trombone
Gus Johnson   Drums
Reunald Jones   Trumpet
Anatol Kaminsky   Violin
Walter Kane   Clarinet,Bassoon,Tenor Saxophone
Raphael Kramer   Cello
Phil Kraus   Percussion
John Lamb   Bass
Melvin Lastie   Cornet
Eddie Locke   Drums
Leroy Lovett   Piano
Dan Lube   Violin
Buddy Lucas   Harmonica
Edison Machado   Drums
Jose Madera   Tenor Saxophone
Virginia Majewski   Viola
Junior Mance   Piano
Joe Mondragon   Bass
George Marge   Flute
Art Marotti   Percussion
Sam Marowitz   Alto Saxophone
Jack Marsh   Baritone Saxophone
Marty Paich   Conductor,Leader
Jimmy Maxwell   Trumpet
Christian McBride   Bass
Charles McCracken   Cello
Donald McDonald   Drums
Tom McIntosh   Trombone
Dick Meldonian   Alto Saxophone
Wilfred Middlebrooks   Bass
Thelonious Monk   Piano
Robert Northern   French Horn
Jimmy Nottingham   Trumpet
Chico O'Farrill   Conductor
Fred Ohms   Trombone
Gene Orloff   Violin
Robert Ostrowsky   Viola
Charlie Parker   Alto Saxophone
Jose Paulo   Percussion
Sonny Payne   Drums
Romeo Penque   Clarinet,Flute,Oboe,Piccolo,Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Persip   Drums
Benny Powell   Trombone
Jimmy Powell   Alto Saxophone
Don Rader   Trumpet
Lou Raderman   Violin
Alan Raph   Bass Trombone
Milt Raskin   Piano
Carline Ray   Vocals
Dorothy Remsen   Harp
George Ricci   Cello
George Roberts   Trombone,Bass Trombone
Bobby Rodriguez   Bass
Roberto Rodriguez   Bass
Frank Rosolino   Trombone
Bobby Rosengarden   Percussion
Curly Russell   Bass
Wilbur Schwartz   Flute
James Sedlar   Trumpet
Doc Severinsen   Trumpet
Harvey Shapiro   Cello
Zoot Sims   Tenor Saxophone
Fred Skerritt   Alto Saxophone
Jimmy Smith   Organ,Vocals
Richard Spencer   Alto Saxophone
Alvin Stoller   Drums
Frank Strazzeri   Piano
Billy Strayhorn   Piano
Tony Studd   Trombone
Bill Suyker   Guitar
Milton Thomas   Viola
Cal Tjader   Vibes
Bob Tricarico   Flute,Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Lloyd Trotman   Bass
Lloyd Ulyate   Trombone
Carlos "Patato" Valdes   Cornet
Carl Warwick   Trumpet
Frank Wess   Flute,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Shadow Wilson   Drums
Kai Winding   Trombone
Phil Woods   Clarinet,Reeds,Alto Saxophone
Sam Woodyard   Drums
Snooky Young   Trumpet
Vincent DeRosa   French Horn
Jean-Jacques Perrey   Ondioline
Diana Krall   Piano,Vocals
Billy Butler   Guitar
Bert Gassman   Oboe
Jan Hlinka   Viola
Sylvia Ruderman   Flute
Alberto Valdés   Percussion
Clint Neagley   Alto Saxophone
Albert Saparoff   Violin
Justin DiTullio   Cello
Arnold Koblentz   Oboe
Abe Luboff   Bass
Nino Rosso   Cello
Gene Byrd   Bass,Guitar
Sam Freed   Violin
Leslie Johnakins   Baritone Saxophone
Milton Lomask   Vocals
Melba Moorman   Vocals
Meyer Rosen   Harp
Martin Ruderman   Flute
Ambrose Russo   Violin
Janet Sebesky   Vocals
Tommy Turk   Trombone
Tommy Williams   Bass
Eddie Jones   Bass
Jimmy Carroll   Conductor
Paulo Ferreira   Drums
George Werth   Trumpet
Tommy Mitchell   Bass Trombone
Eddie Wasserman   Clarinet,Flute,Tenor Saxophone
Frank Brieff   Violin
Paquito Davilla   Trumpet
Bronislaw Gimpel   Vocals
Abe Kessler   Cello
Maria Toledo   Vocals
Bobby Woodlen   Trumpet
Herbie Jones   Trumpet
Joe Howard   Trombone
Maurice Stein   Alto Saxophone
Gordon Schoneberg   Oboe
Bill Reichenbach   Percussion
Bill Tackus   Bass
Kenneth Lowman   Baritone Saxophone
Ernest Romersa   Woodwind
Philip Stephens   Bass
Sam Albert   Violin
Bobby Brown   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Marky Markowitz   Trumpet
Henry Hill   Violin
Jim Buffington   French Horn
Milt Bernhardt   Trombone
Jerry Dodgion   Clarinet,Flute,Reeds,Piccolo,Alto Saxophone
Gene Johnson   Alto Saxophone
Bill Graham   Alto Saxophone
Donald Byrd Singers   Vocals
Armand Kaproff   Cello
Bill Barber   Tuba
Robert LaMarchina   Cello
Harvey E. Phillips   Tuba
Fip Ricard   Trumpet
Jim Reider   Tenor Saxophone
Richard Williams   Trumpet
Jose Carlos   Percussion,Drums
Ray Beckenstein   Clarinet,Flute,Bass Clarinet,Piccolo,Alto Saxophone,Soprano Saxophone
Johnnie Spence   Conductor
Joe Malin   Violin
John Drew   Bass
Milton Bernhart   Trombone
Jimmy Gannon   Bass
Ed Caine   Flute
Lennie Hambro   Alto Saxophone
Rene Hernandez   Piano
Walt Levinsky   Clarinet
Ermit V. Perry   Trumpet
Louis Bellson   Drums
Vincent Gambella   Guitar
Bill Miller   Violin
Albert Lustgarted   Violin
G.R. Henhennick   Viola
Edgar Lustgarted   Cello
Joseph Koch   Woodwind
Norbert Herzberg   Baritone Saxophone
Misha Russell   Concert Master
Sanford Schonback   Viola
Ben Moten   Bass
Frank Miller   Cornet
Donny Moore   Trombone
Clarence Henry   Guitar
Bill Rodriguez   Drums
Mike Romero   Drums
Warren T. Smith   Percussion
Tony Stuff   Bass Trombone
Romero Lumbado   Guitar

Technical Credits

Willie Dixon   Composer
Miklós Rózsa   Composer
Lalo Schifrin   Arranger,Composer,Director
Heitor Villa-Lobos   Composer
Kurt Weill   Composer
Elmer Bernstein   Composer
Irving Berlin   Composer
Peggy Lee   Composer
Louis Prima   Composer
Luiz Bonfá   Composer
Machito   Arranger
Ray Charles   Composer
Bob Dylan   Composer
John Lennon   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer
Vinícius de Moraes   Composer
Roy Eldridge   Composer
Ella Fitzgerald   Composer
Gil Fuller   Composer
Terry Gibbs   Composer
Dizzy Gillespie   Composer
Freddie Green   Arranger
Illinois Jacquet   Composer
Quincy Jones   Arranger
Barney Kessel   Arranger
Gene Krupa   Composer
Michel Legrand   Arranger,Composer
John Lewis   Composer
Wes Montgomery   Composer
Oliver Nelson   Arranger,Composer
Oscar Peterson   Composer
Nat Pierce   Arranger
Sears   Composer
Horace Silver   Composer
Gerald Wilson   Composer
Russell Garcia   Arranger
Irving Mills   Composer
Sy Oliver   Arranger
Buddy Bregman   Arranger,Composer,Director
Wild Bill Davis   Arranger
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Burt Bacharach   Composer
Jerry Leiber   Composer
Barry Mann   Composer
John Phillips   Composer
Michelle Phillips   Composer
Cecil Gant   Composer
Frank deVol   Arranger
Vernon Duke   Composer
Gale Garnett   Composer
Slim Gaillard   Composer
Bertolt Brecht   Composer
Chano Pozo   Composer
Jerry Herman   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
John Barry   Composer
Manny Albam   Arranger
Fred E. Ahlert   Composer
Alan Bergman   Composer
Marilyn Bergman   Composer
Remo Biondi   Composer
Willie Bobo   Composer
Billy Byers   Arranger
Kenny Burrell   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Claus Ogerman   Arranger,Director
J. Fred Coots   Composer
Hal David   Composer
Gene DePaul   Composer
Walter Donaldson   Composer
Ervin Drake   Composer
Dubin   Composer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Don Sebesky   Arranger
Ernie Wilkins   Arranger
Gil Evans   Arranger
Frank Foster   Arranger
Gary McFarland   Arranger
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Haven Gillespie   Composer
Johnny Green   Composer
Walter Gross   Composer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
Arthur Hamilton   Composer
Nancy Hamilton   Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Sonny Henry   Composer
Edward Heyman   Composer
Will Hudson   Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim   Composer
Gus Kahn   Composer
Don Kirkpatrick   Composer
Melvin Lastie   Composer
Jack Lawrence   Composer
Alan Jay Lerner   Composer
Marty Paich   Arranger
Chico O'Farrill   Arranger
Riz Ortolani   Composer
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Charlie Parker   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Alan Roberts   Composer
Jimmy Shirl   Composer
Frank Signorelli   Composer
Mike Stoller   Composer
Billy Strayhorn   Composer
Juan Tizol   Composer
Rick Ward   Arranger
Harry Warren   Composer
Cynthia Weil   Composer
Kai Winding   Arranger
Frederick Loewe   Composer
Ray Biondi   Composer
Jimmy Carroll   Arranger
Ray Gilbert   Composer
Walter Ruick   Composer
Rodolfo Sandoval   Composer
Joe Young   Composer
Shorty Allen   Composer
Sam Coslow   Composer
Doris Fisher   Composer
Donald Kahn   Composer
Morgan Lewis   Composer
Newton Mendonça   Composer
Frank Perkins   Composer
Stanley Styne   Composer
Raymond Leveen   Composer
Edna Lewis   Composer
Mack David   Composer
John Klenner   Composer
Gloria Shayne   Composer
Lewis Spence   Composer
Roy Alfred   Composer
John Bartee   Composer
Mayme Watts   Composer
Moe Jaffe   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Donovan Leitch   Composer
Richard Havers   Liner Notes
Hughie Cannon   Composer
François Llenas   Composer
Lewis Allan   Composer
Biff Jones   Composer
Ludwig Hirsch   Composer
Gaetano Oliviero   Composer
Preston Foster   Composer
Hans Lengsfelder   Composer
Kevin Knox   Composer
Johnnie Spence   Arranger
Charles Meyer   Composer
Sam Lewis   Composer
Antonio Maria   Composer
Bobby Weinstein   Composer
Teddy Randazo   Composer
Chano Pozo Gonzales   Composer
Don Covay   Composer
Alberto Borras   Composer
Michael Magne   Composer
Sid Wyche   Composer
Aloysio De Oliveria   Composer
Matty Melnick   Composer

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