The Voice of Jazz

The Voice of Jazz

by Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald


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With a wide vocal range and a light, fluid way of phrasing, not to mention a real flair for scat singing, one that made her the equivalent of a jazz horn player moving in and around and between the notes of a melody, Ella Fitzgerald was truly one of a kind, dubbed the First Lady of Song, the very voice of jazz in her lifetime and, quite likely, for all time. She started out as a swing singer, had no problem with bebop, bossa nova, or calypso, or anything else for that matter, and wasn't hesitant to bring her skills to more modern material in the 1960s and 1970s. Along the way she helped establish the long-playing album as its own art form as she worked her way through the Great American Songbook, composer by composer, in a landmark series of albums in the 1950s, and her versions of those classic songs often ended up the definitive ones. She spent her last years as she spent her career, as a revered and iconic American treasure. Amazingly, this lovingly assembled ten-disc box set is the first time a career-long survey of her work has been put together in a retrospective that includes her first sides with Chick Webb all the way through her Decca and Verve years, with a couple of previously unreleased live concerts added in for good measure. It all sorts out to a wonderful release, with a beautifully bound hardcover book included that tells Fitzgerald's story and adds detailed track notes, culminating in a lovely and telling testament to one of America's greatest singers.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/10/2013
Label: Verve
UPC: 0600753449639
catalogNumber: 5344963


Disc 1

  1. I'll Chase the Blues Away
  2. Love and Kisses
  3. My Melancholy Baby
  4. All My Life
  5. When I Get Low, I Get High
  6. Sing Me a Swing Song (and Let Me Dance)
  7. Mr. Paganini (You'll Have to Swing it)
  8. Goodnight, My Love
  9. My Last Affair
  10. Big Boy Blue
  11. Dedicated to You
  12. All Over Nothing At All
  13. Everyone's Wrong But Me
  14. I Got a Guy
  15. Rock it for Me
  16. It's My Turn Now
  17. A-Tisket, A-Tasket
  18. This Time It's Real
  19. You Can't Be Mine (And Someone Else's, Too)
  20. Wacky Dust
  21. Undecided
  22. 'Taint What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)
  23. My Heart Belongs to Daddy
  24. Don't Worry 'Bout Me
  25. That Was My Heart

Disc 2

  1. I Want the Waiter (With the Water)
  2. The Starlit Hour
  3. Imagination
  4. Shake Down the Stars
  5. The Five O'Clock Whistle
  6. Hello Ma! I Done It Again
  7. The Muffin Man
  8. Cow Cow Boogie
  9. I'm Making Believe
  10. Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
  11. And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine
  12. It's Only a Paper Moon
  13. Stone Cold Dead in the Market
  14. Flying Home
  15. You Won't Be Satisfied (Until Your Break My Heart)
  16. (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
  17. Guilty
  18. Oh Lady Be Good
  19. How High the Moon
  20. My Happiness
  21. I Can't Go on (Without You)
  22. I Couldn't Stay Away From You
  23. Lovers Gold
  24. Dream a Little Longer
  25. Baby It's Cold Outside

Disc 3

  1. Baby, Won't You Say You Love Me
  2. I've Got the World on a String
  3. Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own
  4. Dream a Little Dream of Me
  5. Looking for a Boy
  6. Maybe
  7. Because of Rain
  8. Evan As You and I
  9. Smooth Sailing
  10. Air Mail Special
  11. Nowhere Guy
  12. Angel Eyes
  13. Trying
  14. Walkin' By the River
  15. Crying in the Chapel
  16. Melancholy Me
  17. I Need
  18. People Will Say We're in Love
  19. Stardust
  20. Lullaby of Birdland
  21. It Might As Well Be Spring
  22. I Can't Get Started
  23. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
  24. Pete Kelly's Blues
  25. My One and Only Love

Disc 4

  1. Stay There
  2. Ridin' High
  3. Just One of Those Things
  4. Begin the Beguine
  5. So in Love
  6. What is This Thing Called Love
  7. I Concentrate on You
  8. Let's Do it (Let's Fall in Love)
  9. Cheek to Cheek
  10. Moonlight in Vermont
  11. The Nearness of You
  12. Lover
  13. I Wish I Were in Love Again
  14. Mountain Greenery
  15. Manhattan
  16. Wait 'Til You See Her
  17. It Never Entered My Mind
  18. I Could Write a Book
  19. Where or When
  20. Isn't it Romantic
  21. Everything I've Got
  22. In a Sentimental Mood

Disc 5

  1. Satin Doll
  2. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
  3. Hear My Heart
  4. Take the 'A' Train
  5. Drop Me Off in Harlem
  6. I'm Beginning to See the Light
  7. All Too Soon
  8. Our Love is Here to Stay
  9. Autumn in New York
  10. These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)
  11. You Turned the Tables on Me
  12. Summertime
  13. Bess, You is My Woman Now
  14. I Wants to Stay Here
  15. We'll Be Together Again
  16. I Thought About You
  17. Mood Indigo

Disc 6

  1. In a Mellow Tone
  2. Night Wind
  3. What's New
  4. Isn't This a Lovely Day
  5. I Used to Be Color Blind
  6. How Deep is the Ocean
  7. Blue Skies
  8. Teach Me How to Cry
  9. What's Your Story Morning Glory
  10. If I Were a Bell
  11. Oh What a Night for Love
  12. Let's Fall in Love
  13. Love is Here to Stay
  14. The Man I Love
  15. A Foggy Day
  16. Somebody Loves Me
  17. I've Got a Crush on You
  18. You Go to My Head
  19. Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year
  20. But Not for Me
  21. They All Laughed
  22. Gone With the Wind

Disc 7

  1. Shall We Dance
  2. 'S Wonderful
  3. Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar
  4. Black Coffee
  5. September Song
  6. One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)
  7. Winter Wonderland
  8. It's Only a Paper Moon
  9. Stormy Weather
  10. Heart & Soul
  11. Come Rain or Come Shine
  12. The One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else
  13. Stella By Starlight
  14. Ich Fuhle Mich Crazy
  15. Mean to Me
  16. I Hear Music
  17. Broadway
  18. She's Funny That Way
  19. Stardust Bossa Nova
  20. Almost Like Being in Love
  21. I'm Old Fashioned
  22. The Way You Look Tonight
  23. All the Things You Are

Disc 8

  1. 'Deed I Do
  2. My Last Affair
  3. Trouble in Mind
  4. How High the Moon
  5. I'm a Poached Egg Without Toast
  6. Skylark
  7. Brown Skinned Girl (In a Calico Gown)
  8. The Shadow of Your Smile
  9. Whisper Not
  10. Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be)
  11. Misty Blue
  12. Love for Sale
  13. Once I Loved
  14. 'Round Midnight
  15. Midnight Sun
  16. That Old Feeling
  17. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
  18. Wave
  19. They Can't Take That Away From Me
  20. Don't Worry 'Bout Me
  21. All That Jazz

Disc 9

  1. Love for Sale
  2. You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)
  3. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
  4. Moonlight in Vermont
  5. Stompin' at the Savoy
  6. St. Louis Blues
  7. I Loves You Porgy
  8. Midnight Sun
  9. Misty
  10. The Man I Love
  11. Mack the Knife
  12. (I'd Love to Get You on a) Slow Boat to China
  13. Rock It For Me
  14. Stairway to the Stars
  15. Happiness is Just a Thing Called Joe
  16. Deep Purple
  17. Here's That Rainy Day
  18. Don't Rain on My Parade
  19. Lullaby of Birdland
  20. The More I See You

Disc 10

  1. Norman Granz Announces Ella Fitzgerald
  2. Robin's Nest
  3. A New Shade of Blues
  4. Old Mother Hubbard
  5. I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So
  6. Somebody Loves Me
  7. Basin Street Blues
  8. Oh Lady Be Good
  9. Black Coffee
  10. A-Tisket A-Tasket
  11. How High the Moon
  12. Perdido
  13. Bill
  14. Why Don't You Do Right
  15. A Foggy Day (in London Town)
  16. Lullaby of Birdland
  17. The Man That Got Away
  18. Hernando's Hideaway
  19. Later

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ella Fitzgerald   Primary Artist,Vocals
Bill Doggett   Organ,Piano,Conductor
Cat Anderson   Trumpet
Count Basie   Piano
Louie Bellson   Drums
Will Bradley   Trombone
Buddy Childers   Trumpet
Buddy Collette   Flute,Woodwind
Bob Cooper   Clarinet,Flute,Oboe,Tenor Saxophone
Buddy DeFranco   Clarinet
Harry Edison   Trumpet
Roy Eldridge   Trumpet
Herb Ellis   Guitar
Victor Feldman   Vibes
Maynard Ferguson   Trumpet
Tommy Flanagan   Piano
Herb Geller   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Stan Getz   Tenor Saxophone
Dizzy Gillespie   Trumpet
Paul Gonsalves   Tenor Saxophone
Benny Goodman   Clarinet,Conductor
Freddie Green   Guitar
Urbie Green   Trombone
Grey   Trombone
Jim Hall   Guitar
Eddie Heywood   Piano,Leader
Johnny Hodges   Alto Saxophone
Bill Holman   Tenor Saxophone,Woodwind
Illinois Jacquet   Tenor Saxophone
Gordon Jenkins   Conductor
Bill Jennings   Guitar
Plas Johnson   Tenor Saxophone,Woodwind
Hank Jones   Piano
Jo Jones   Drums
Quincy Jones   Conductor
Louis Jordan   Conductor,Alto Saxophone,Vocals
Barney Kessel   Guitar
John Kirby   Bass
Gene Krupa   Drums
Mel Lewis   Drums
Melba Liston   Trombone
Mundell Lowe   Guitar
Shelly Manne   Drums
Billy May   Conductor
Pete Minger   Trumpet
Grover Mitchell   Trombone
Red Mitchell   Bass
Ray Nance   Trumpet
Ted Nash   Clarinet,Flute,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Woodwind
Joe Newman   Trumpet
Joe Pass   Guitar
Bill Perkins   Tenor Saxophone
Oscar Peterson   Piano
Flip Phillips   Tenor Saxophone
André Previn   Piano,Conductor
Buddy Rich   Drums
Jimmy Rowles   Piano
Marshall Royal   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Bud Shank   Clarinet,Flute,Alto Saxophone
Paul Smith   Piano,Accompaniment
Sonny Stitt   Alto Saxophone
Ben Webster   Tenor Saxophone
Teddy Wilson   Piano
Charlie Shavers   Trumpet
Cootie Williams   Trumpet
Lester Young   Tenor Saxophone
Trigger Alpert   Bass
Shorty Baker   Trumpet
Eddie Barefield   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Lawrence Brown   Trombone
Joe Bushkin   Piano
Billy Butterfield   Trumpet
Pete Candoli   Trumpet
Cozy Cole   Drums
Willie Cook   Trumpet
Barrett Deems   Drums
Hank D'Amico   Clarinet
Ziggy Elman   Trumpet
Bob Enevoldsen   Tenor Saxophone,Valve Trombone,Trombone (Baritone)
Russell Garcia   Conductor
Bob Haggart   Bass,Conductor,Leader
Edmond Hall   Clarinet
John Heard   Bass
Mort Herbert   Violin
Taft Jordan   Trumpet
Klink   Tenor Saxophone
Ronnie Lang   Alto Saxophone
Stan Levey   Drums
Lou Levy   Piano
Ray Linn   Trumpet
Matty Matlock   Clarinet,Flute,Woodwind
Benny Morton   Trombone
Abe Most   Clarinet
Vido Musso   Tenor Saxophone
Sy Oliver   Conductor
Arnold Ross   Piano
Ernie Royal   Trumpet
Babe Russin   Tenor Saxophone
Edgar Sampson   Alto Saxophone
Grady Tate   Drums
Viola   Guitar
Chick Webb   Conductor,Drums
George Wettling   Drums
Joe Wilder   Trumpet
Claude Williamson   Piano
Stu Williamson   Trumpet
Jimmy Woode   Bass
Buddy Bregman   Conductor
Wild Bill Davis   Organ,Piano
Stan Freeman   Piano
Justin Gordon   Woodwind
Corky Hale   Harp
Roland Bautista   Guitar
Frank deVol   Conductor
Howard McGhee   Vocals
Felix Slatkin   Violin
Coleman Hawkins   Tenor Saxophone
Russell Procope   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Moe Wechsler   Piano
Chuck Connors   Trombone
Quentin Jackson   Trombone
Britt Woodman   Trombone
Trummy Young   Trombone
Connie Kay   Drums
Eddie Safranski   Baritone Saxophone
Ray Copeland   Trumpet
Med Flory   Baritone Saxophone
George Duvivier   Bass
Aarons   Trumpet
Don Abney   Piano
Alex Acuña   Drums
Bernard Addison   Bass,Guitar
Porcino   Trumpet
Jimmy Archey   Trombone
Louis Armstrong   Trumpet,Vocals
Victor Arno   Violin
John Audino   Trumpet
Israel Baker   Violin
Red Ballard   Trombone
Robert Barene   Violin
Everett Barksdale   Guitar
Kenny Barron   Piano
Mario Bauzá   Trumpet
Frank Beach   Trumpet
Bill Beason   Drums
Max Bennett   Bass
Norman Benno   Oboe
Benny Carter   Conductor,Alto Saxophone
Chuck Berghofer   Bass
John Best   Trumpet
Harry Betts   Trombone
Keter Betts   Bass
Jerry Blake   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Sandy Block   Bass
Johnny Blowers   Drums
Floyd Brady   Trombone
Ray Brown   Bass,Trumpet
Mort Bullman   Trombone
Larry Bunker   Percussion,Drums
Garvin Bushell   Alto Saxophone
Bob Bushnell   Bass
Eddie Byrd   Drums
Ernie Caceres   Baritone Saxophone
Red Callender   Tuba
Toots Camarata   Conductor
Wayman Carver   Flute,Flugelhorn,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Harry Carney   Clarinet,Bass Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone
Casamenti   Guitar
Oscar Castro-Neves   Guitar
Buddy Catlett   Bass
John Cave   French Horn
Henderson Chambers   Trombone
Gene Cipriano   Woodwind
Mahlon Clark   Clarinet
Clark Terry   Trumpet,French Horn
John Clayton   Bass
Sonny Cohn   Trumpet
Henry Coker   Trombone
John Collins   Guitar
Joe Comfort   Bass
Conrad Gozzo   Trumpet
Buster Cooper   Trombone
Sid Cooper   Alto Saxophone
Jay Corre   Woodwind
Paulinho Da Costa   Percussion
Irving Cottler   Drums
Jimmy Crawford   Drums
Cutty Cutshall   Trombone
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis   Tenor Saxophone
Harold Dicterow   Violin
Eric Dixon   Flute,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Don Fagerquist   Trumpet
George Dorsey   Alto Saxophone
Art Drelinger   Tenor Saxophone
Duke Ellington   Piano
Walter Edelstein   Violin
Gilbert Falco   Trombone
Morey Feld   Drums
Harold Feldman   Tenor Saxophone
Sid Feller   Conductor
Frank Flynn   Percussion,Drums
Frank Foster   Flute,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Fowlkes   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
David Frisina   Violin
Tommy Fulford   Piano
Jacques Gasselin   Violin
Chuck Genduso   Trumpet
Chuck Gentry   Clarinet,Bass Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Woodwind
James Getzoff   Violin
Benny Gill   Violin
Harry Goodman   Bass
Leonard Graham   Trumpet
William Green   Clarinet,Woodwind
Chris Griffin   Trumpet
Gordon Griffin   Trumpet
William K. "Billy" Hadnott   Bass
Jimmy Hamilton   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Earl Hardy   Trombone
John Haughton   Trombone
J.C. Heard   Drums
Hendrickson   Guitar
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen   Bass
Kenny Hing   Tenor Saxophone
Carl Hogan   Guitar
Milt Holland   Percussion,Bongos,Glockenspiel,Marimbas,Xylophone,Vibes
Jim Hughart   Bass
Bill Hughes   Trombone
Aaron Izenhall   Trumpet
Josh Jackson   Tenor Saxophone
Jules Jacob   Woodwind
Dick Jacobs   Percussion,Tenor Saxophone
Hilton Jefferson   Alto Saxophone
Jerry Jerome   Tenor Saxophone
J.J. Johnson   Trombone
Gus Johnson   Bass,Drums
Carl Jones   Vocals
Claude Jones   Trombone
Jimmy Jones   Piano
Reunald Jones   Trumpet
Knud Jorgensen   Piano
Anatol Kaminsky   Violin
Louis Kievman   Viola
Don Kirkpatrick   Piano
John Kitzmiller   Tuba
Harry Klee   Flute,Woodwind
Manny Klein   Trumpet
Irv Kluger   Drums
Joe Koch   Woodwind
George Koenig   Alto Saxophone
Raphael Kramer   Cello
Ray Kramer   Cello
Phil Kraus   Vibes
Eddie Kusby   Trombone
Billy Kyle   Piano
Abraham Laboriel   Bass
John Lamb   Bass
Ronald Langinger   Woodwind
Ellis Larkins   Piano
Leroy Kirkland   Conductor
Cappy Lewis   Trumpet
Ulysses Livingston   Guitar
Dan Lube   Violin
Frank Ludwig   Tenor Saxophone
Edgar Lustgarten   Cello
Virginia Majewski   Viola
Joe Mondragon   Bass,Conductor
Vito Mangano   Trumpet
Wendell Marshall   Bass
Marty Paich   Conductor
John McConnell   Trombone
Murray McEachern   Trombone
Dave McRae   Baritone Saxophone
Wilfred Middlebrooks   Bass
Butch Miles   Drums
Donald Mills   Vocals
Harry Mills   Vocals
Herbert Mills   Vocals
Dick Nash   Trombone
George Neikrug   Percussion,Cello
Nelson Riddle   Conductor
Erno Neufeld   Violin
Dick Noel   Trombone
Robert Ostrowsky   Viola
Charlie Parker   Alto Saxophone
Sonny Payne   Drums
Beverly Peer   Bass
Ralph Pena   Bass
Richard Perissi   French Horn
Danny Perri   Guitar
Bobby Plater   Tenor Saxophone
Benny Powell   Trombone
Jimmy Powell   Alto Saxophone
George Price   French Horn
Bernie Privin   Trumpet
William Purnell   Drums
Don Rader   Trumpet
Lou Raderman   Violin
Emil Radocchia   Percussion
Dorothy Remsen   Harp
Emil Richards   Vibes
Bill Richmond   Drums
George Roberts   Trombone,Bass Trombone
Paul Robyn   Viola
Arthur Rollini   Tenor Saxophone
Jack Ryan   Bass
John Sanders   Trombone
Hymie Schertzer   Alto Saxophone
William Schiopffe   Drums
Wilbur Schwartz   Clarinet,Flute,Alto Saxophone,Woodwind
George Seaberg   Trumpet
Tommy Shepard   Trombone,Electric Bass
Shorty Sherock   Trumpet
Jimmy Shirley   Guitar
Paul Shure   Violin
Zoot Sims   Tenor Saxophone
Sam Simmons   Tenor Saxophone
Jesse "Po" Simpkins   Bass
Stuff Smith   Violin
Marshall Sosson   Violin
Jack Sperling   Drums
Jess Stacy   Piano
Lennie Stanfield   Bass
Bill Stegmeyer   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
David Sterkin   Viola
Alvin Stoller   Drums
Nat Story   Trombone
Fred Stulce   Clarinet,Flute,Woodwind
Milton Thomas   Viola
Juan Tizol   Trombone,Valve Trombone
Joe Triscari   Trumpet
John Trueheart   Guitar
Danny Turner   Tenor Saxophone
Lloyd Ulyate   Trombone
Dick Vance   Trumpet
Vic Schoen   Conductor,Leader
Gerald Vinci   Violin
Bill Waltrous   Trombone
Mel Wanzo   Trombone
Champ Webb   Woodwind
Paul Webster   Trumpet
Frank Wess   Flute,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Paul Weston & His Orchestra   Conductor
Dennis Wilson   Trombone
Kai Winding   Trombone
Sam Woodyard   Drums
Milt Yaner   Alto Saxophone
Vincent DeRosa   French Horn
Alex Beller   Violin
Allen Reuse   Guitar
Joseph Saxon   Cello
Victor Bay   Violin
Harry Dial   Maracas
David Filerman   Cello
Bert Gassman   Oboe
Stanley Harris   Viola
Jan Hlinka   Viola
Murray Kellner   Violin
Vic Lourie   Claves
Kurt Reher   Percussion,Cello
Sylvia Ruderman   Flute
Eudice Shapiro   Violin
Barbara Simons   Viola
Rudy Traylor   Drums
Tony Faso   Trumpet
Clint Neagley   Alto Saxophone
Albert Saparoff   Violin
Philip Candreva   Trumpet
Justin DiTullio   Cello
Arnold Koblentz   Oboe
Joseph Livoti   Violin
Abe Luboff   Bass
Nino Rosso   Cello
Henry Beau   Woodwind
Bill DePew   Alto Saxophone
Sam Freed   Violin
Jack Greenberg   Tenor Saxophone
Leonard Hartman   Flute
Dale Jones   Bass
Dale McMickle   Trumpet
William Miller   Violin
Bob Peck   Trumpet
David Pratt   Cello
William Pritchard   Trombone
Martin Ruderman   Flute
Ambrose Russo   Violin
Jack Satterfield   Trombone
Tommy Turk   Trombone
Sandy Williams   Trombone
Orville "Hoppy" Jones   Vocals
Bill Kenny   Vocals
Joe Morris   Drums
Ward Silloway   Trombone
Zeke Zarchy   Trumpet
Billy Taylor   Bass
Arnold Fishkind   Bass
Carroll Lewis   Trumpet
Frank Saracco   Trombone
George Werth   Trumpet
Howard Terry   Baritone Saxophone
Bob Mitchell   Trumpet
Tommy Pederson   Trombone
Haig Stephens   Bass
Bobby Stark   Trumpet
Herbie Jones   Trumpet
Joe Howard   Trombone
Maurice Stein   Alto Saxophone
James Arkatov   Cello
Veryle Brilhart   Harp
Felix Giobbe   Bass
Elizabeth Greenschpoon   Percussion,Cello
Jule Kinzler   Flute
Gordon Schoneberg   Oboe
Seymour Schoneberg   Oboe
Kelsey Pharr   Vocals
Sid Rubin   Tenor Saxophone
Louis Ruggiero   Trumpet
Bobby Durham   Drums
Bernie Mackey   Guitar
Howard   Alto Saxophone
Milton Schatz   Baritone Saxophone
Mary Jane Barton   Harp
Traverse Crawford   Vocals
Ray Charles Singers   Vocals
William Schaefer   Trombone
Ernest Romersa   Woodwind
Philip Stephens   Bass
Bobby Johnson   Guitar
Song Spinners   Vocals
Dave Martin   Piano
Sam Albert   Violin
James "Ham" Jackson   Guitar
Robert Bain   Guitar
George Smith   Clarinet
Lucille Dixon   Bass
Williams Vandenberg   Cello
Eddie Bourne   Drums
Lemont Moten   Bass
Bill Thomas   Bass
Henry Hill   Violin
Freddie Ohms   Trombone
Ralph Grasso   Guitar
Harold Mitchell   Trumpet
Artie Baker   Alto Saxophone
Ivory Watson   Vocals
Elmer Williams   Tenor Saxophone
King   Trombone
Bill Holcomb   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Armand Kaproff   Cello
Roger Ramirez   Piano
James Decker   French Horn
Robert LaMarchina   Cello
Joseph Stepansky   Violin
Bobby Tricarico   Tuba
Ed Gilbert   Tuba
Richard Noel   Trombone
Fip Ricard   Trumpet
Janet Putman   Percussion
William Hinshaw   French Horn
Mitchell 'Bootie' Wood   Trombone
James Nottingham   Trumpet
James Priddy   Trombone
Karl DeKarske   French Horn
Dan Perri   Guitar
William Smith   Woodwind
Eric Bulling   Conductor
Nolan Smith   Trumpet
Milton Bernhart   Trombone
Nat Ross   Violin
Jewell Grant   Woodwind
Paul Jackson   Guitar
Russ Garcia   Conductor
Charles Turner   Trumpet
Ted McRae   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Andy Ferretti   Trumpet
Frank Newton   Trumpet
Pete Clarke   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Georges Matthews   Trombone
Ann Stockton   Harp
Irving Randolph   Trumpet
Charles Fuqua   Vocals
Renee De Knight   Trumpet
Lawrence Rivera   Percussion
Sam Taylor   Tenor Saxophone
Stan Kane   Drums
John Mill   Vocals
Harry Feldman   Tenor Saxophone
Chauncey Haughton   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Bennie Kaufman   Alto Saxophone
Ralph Mussilo   Trumpet
Alvin Dinken   Viola
Lloyd Hildebrand   Baritone Saxophone
Dan Luke   Violin
Christopher Riddle   Bass Trombone
Bill Miller   Violin
Albert Lustgarted   Violin
G.R. Henhennick   Viola
Emmet Sergeant   Cello
Eleanor Slatckin   Cello
Edgar Lustgarted   Cello
Don Chrislieb   Tuba
Joseph Koch   Woodwind
Israel Bay   Violin
Raymond Tunia   Piano
Ray Charles Quartet   Vocals
Otho Gaines   Vocals
Norbert Herzberg   Woodwind
Misha Russell   Violin,Concert Master
Katharine Julyie   Harp
Sanford Schonback   Viola

Technical Credits

Steve Allen   Composer
Tiny Bradshaw   Composer
George Gershwin   Composer
Kurt Weill   Composer
Leroy Anderson   Composer
Irving Berlin   Composer
Frankie Laine   Composer
Hoagy Carmichael   Composer
Bill Doggett   Arranger
Arnett Cobb   Composer
Vinícius de Moraes   Composer
Ella Fitzgerald   Composer
Erroll Garner   Composer
Benny Goodman   Composer
Lionel Hampton   Composer
Johnny Hodges   Composer
Illinois Jacquet   Composer
Harry James   Composer
Gordon Jenkins   Arranger
Quincy Jones   Arranger
Louis Jordan   Arranger
Stan Kenton   Composer
Billy May   Arranger
George Shearing   Composer
Paul Smith   Arranger
Charlie Shavers   Composer
Cootie Williams   Composer
Matt Dennis   Composer
Russell Garcia   Arranger
Bob Haggart   Arranger,Composer
Neal Hefti   Composer
Irving Mills   Composer
Jimmy Mundy   Arranger
Sy Oliver   Arranger,Composer
Edgar Sampson   Composer
Joe Thomas   Composer
Chick Webb   Composer
Buddy Bregman   Arranger
W.C. Handy   Composer
Oscar Levant   Composer
Van Alexander   Composer
Harold Arlen   Composer
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Billy Vaughn   Composer
Sonny Curtis   Composer
Frank deVol   Arranger
Vernon Duke   Composer
Ray Heindorf   Composer
Richard M. Jones   Composer
Josef Myrow   Composer
Mary Lou Williams   Composer
Bertolt Brecht   Composer
Andy Razaf   Composer
Trummy Young   Composer
Jerome Kern   Composer
Frank Loesser   Composer
Stanley Adams   Composer
Richard Adler   Composer
Fred E. Ahlert   Composer
Fabian André   Composer
Bennie Benjamin   Composer
Benny Carter   Composer
Felix Bernard   Composer
William Best   Composer
Barney Bigard   Composer
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Jimmy Jones   Arranger
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Nelson Riddle   Arranger
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James Davis   Composer
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