Irving Berlin ‎– The Complete Irving Berlin Songbooks

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Verve Records ‎– 539 442-2
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3 × CD, Compilation
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Blue Skies
1-1 Ella Fitzgerald Let Yourself Go
Arranged By, Conductor – Weston*Orchestra – Paul Weston's Orchestra*Vocals – Ella Fitzgerald
2:16
1-2 Sarah Vaughan And Billy Eckstine You're Just In Love
Arranged By, Conductor – Mooney*Orchestra – Hal Mooney's Orchestra*Vocals – Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan
3:43
1-3 Billie Holiday Say It Isn't So
Bass – Red MitchellDrums – Alvin StollerGuitar – Barney KesselPiano – Jimmy RowlesTenor Saxophone – Ben WebsterTrumpet – Harry "Sweets" Edison*Vocals – Billie Holiday
3:16
1-4 Johnny Hartman And Erroll Garner Remember
Bass – Leonard GaskinDrums – Charles Smith*Piano – Erroll GarnerVocals – Johnny Hartman
2:44
1-5 Fred Astaire No Strings (I'm Fancy Free)
Bass – Ray BrownDrums – Alvin StollerGuitar – Barney KesselPiano, Celesta [Celeste] – Oscar PetersonTenor Saxophone – Flip PhillipsTrumpet – Charlie ShaversVocals – Fred Astaire
2:54
1-6 Anita O'Day I Used To Be Color Blind
Bass – Joe MondragonDrums – Alvin StollerGuitar – Barney KesselPiano – Paul Smith (5)Vibraphone – Larry BunkerVocals – Anita O'Day
3:07
1-7 Joe Williams How Deep Is The Ocean?
Bass – Bob BadgleyDrums – Gerryck KingGuitar – Henry JohnsonPiano – Norman SimmonsVocals – Joe Williams
3:04
1-8 Ella Fitzgerald This Year's Kisses
Bass – Joe MondragonDrums – Stan LeveyGuitar – Herb EllisPiano – Lou LevyVocals – Ella Fitzgerald
2:16
1-9 Ethel Waters Supper Time
Piano – Reginald BeaneVocals – Ethel Waters
3:16
1-10 Dinah Washington Blue Skies
Alto Saxophone – Rick HendersonBass – Keter BettsDrums – Ed ThigpenPiano – Junior ManceTenor Saxophone – Eddie "Lockjaw" DavisTrombone – Gus ChappellTrumpet – Clark TerryVocals – Dinah Washington
10:55
1-11 Sarah Vaughan And Billy Eckstine Always
Arranged By, Conductor – Mooney*Orchestra – Hal Mooney's Orchestra*Vocals – Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan
2:38
1-12 Fred Astaire Top Hat, White Tie, And Tails
Bass – Ray BrownDrums – Alvin StollerGuitar – Barney KesselPiano, Celesta [Celeste] – Oscar PetersonTenor Saxophone – Flip PhillipsTrumpet – Charlie ShaversVocals, Tap Dance [Tap] – Fred Astaire
3:48
1-13 Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong Isn't This A Lovely Day?
Bass – Ray BrownDrums – Buddy RichGuitar – Herb EllisPiano – Oscar PetersonTrumpet, Vocals – Louis ArmstrongVocals – Ella Fitzgerald
6:16
1-14 Anita O'Day Let's Face The Music And Dance
Bass – Joe MondragonBongos – Larry BunkerDrums – Alvin StollerGuitar – Barney KesselPiano – Paul Smith (5)Vocals – Anita O'Day
3:15
1-15 Frankie Laine Waiting At The End Of The Road
Arranged By, Conductor – Geller*Orchestra – Harry Geller's Orchestra*Piano – Carl Fisher*Vocals – Frankie Laine
2:25
1-16 Ella Fitzgerald All By Myself
Arranged By, Conductor – Weston*Baritone Saxophone – Chuck GentryBass – Jack RyanClarinet – Fred StulceDrums – Alvin StollerGuitar – Barney KesselOrchestra – Paul Weston's Orchestra*Piano – Paul Smith (5)Tenor Saxophone – Babe Russin, Ted Nash (2)Trumpet – Don FagerquistVocals – Ella FitzgeraldWoodwind – Gene Cipriano
2:26
Cheek To Cheek
2-1 Billie Holiday I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Bass – Leonard GaskinClarinet – Tony Scott (2)Conductor [Music Director] – Leroy LovettDrums – Cozy ColeGuitar – Billy BauerPiano – Billy TaylorTenor Saxophone – Budd JohnsonTrumpet – Charlie ShaversVocals – Billie Holiday
3:55
2-2 Fred Astaire Steppin' Out With My Baby
Bass – Ray BrownDrums – Alvin StollerGuitar – Barney KesselPiano – Oscar PetersonTenor Saxophone – Flip PhillipsTrumpet – Charlie ShaversVocals – Fred Astaire
2:21
2-3 Billy Eckstine And Sarah Vaughan Easter Parade
Arranged By – Billy MayBass – Red CallenderDrums – Alvin StollerOrchestra – Bobby Tucker's Orchestra*Piano, Conductor – Bobby TuckerTrumpet – Conrad Gozzo, Harry "Sweets" Edison*, Mickey ManganoVocals – Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan
3:13
2-4 Ernestine Anderson Heat Wave
Alto Saxophone – Bud ShankArranged By, Conductor – Pete RugoloDrums – Shelly ManneOrchestra – Pete Rugolo OrchestraVocals – Ernestine Anderson
1:48
2-5 Bing Crosby Cheek To Cheek
Alto Saxophone – Bud Shank, Maurice SteinArranged By, Conductor – Bregman*Bass – Joe MondragonBassoon – Chuck GentryDrums – Alvin StollerGuitar – Barney KesselOrchestra – Buddy Bregman's Orchestra*Piano – Paul Smith (5)Tenor Saxophone – Bob Cooper, Ted Nash (2)Trombone – George Roberts, Francis Howard*, Lloyd Ulyate, Milt Bernhardt*Trumpet – Conrad Gozzo, Harry "Sweets" Edison*, Maynard Ferguson, Pete CandoliVocals – Bing Crosby
4:00
2-6 Blossom Seeley I Love A Piano
Orchestra – Stuart Phillips's OrchestraVocals – Blossom Seeley
2:38
2-7 Ella Fitzgerald Alexander's Ragtime Band
Arranged By, Conductor – Weston*Orchestra – Paul Weston's Orchestra*Vocals – Ella Fitzgerald
2:40
2-8 Fred Astaire Puttin' On The Ritz
Bass – Ray BrownDrums – Alvin StollerGuitar – Barney KesselPiano – Oscar PetersonTenor Saxophone – Flip PhillipsTrumpet – Charlie ShaversVocals – Fred Astaire
2:52
2-9 Anita O'Day I Never Had A Chance
Alto Saxophone – Bud Shank, Herb GellerArranged By, Conductor – Bregman*Bass – Joe MondragonBassoon – Jimmy GiuffreDrums – Alvin StollerGuitar – Al HendricksonOrchestra – Buddy Bregman's Orchestra*Piano – Paul Smith (5)Tenor Saxophone – Bob Cooper, Georgie AuldTrombone – Frank Rosolino, George Roberts, Lloyd Ulyate, Milt Bernhardt*Trumpet – Conrad Gozzo, Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Ray LinnVocals – Anita O'Day
4:21
2-10 Cassandra Wilson Blue Skies
Bass – Lonnie PlaxicoDrums – Terri Lyne CarringtonVocals – Cassandra Wilson
3:07
2-11 Shirley Horn I Got Lost In His Arms
Bass – Charles AblesDrums – Steve Williams (5)Vocals – Shirley Horn
4:12
2-12 Sarah Vaughan They Say It's Wonderful
Arranged By, Conductor – Mooney*Orchestra – Hal Mooney's Orchestra*Vocals – Sarah Vaughan
2:57
2-13 Ella Fitzgerald How's Chances?
Arranged By, Conductor – Weston*Orchestra – Paul Weston's Orchestra*Vocals – Ella Fitzgerald
2:45
2-14 Fred Astaire You're Easy To Dance With
Bass – Ray BrownDrums – Alvin StollerGuitar – Barney KesselPiano – Oscar PetersonTenor Saxophone – Flip PhillipsTrumpet – Charlie ShaversVocals – Fred Astaire
3:22
2-15 Billy Eckstine And Sarah Vaughan Now It Can Be Told
Arranged By – Billy MayBass – Red CallenderDrums – Alvin StollerOrchestra – Bobby Tucker's Orchestra*Piano, Conductor – Bobby TuckerTrumpet – Conrad Gozzo, Harry "Sweets" Edison*, Mickey ManganoVocals – Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan
3:41
2-16 Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Armstrong I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
Bass – Ray BrownDrums – Louis BellsonGuitar – Herb EllisPiano – Oscar PetersonVocals – Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong
3:25
How Deep Is The Ocean
3-1 Charlie Shavers Alexander's Ragtime Band
Bass – Tommy BryantDrums – Oliver JacksonPiano – Ray BryantTrumpet – Charlie Shavers
1:53
3-2 Bob Brookmeyer He Ain't Got Rhythm
Bass – Buddy ClarkDrums – Mel LewisPiano – Jimmy RowlesValve Trombone – Bob Brookmeyer
4:00
3-3 Lionel Hampton With Oscar Peterson Always
Bass – Ray BrownDrums – Buddy RichPiano – Oscar PetersonVibraphone – Lionel Hampton
7:58
3-4 Bill Evans And Shelly Manne The Washington Twist
Bass – Monty BudwigDrums – Shelly MannePiano – Bill Evans
6:27
3-5 The Three Sounds With Gene Harris Change Partners
Bass – Andrew SimpkinsDrums – Bill DowdyPiano – Gene Harris
4:20
3-6 Ben Webster And Oscar Peterson How Deep Is The Ocean?
Bass – Ray BrownDrums – Ed ThigpenPiano – Oscar PetersonTenor Saxophone – Ben Webster
2:33
3-7 Stéphane Grappelli Cheek To Cheek
Bass – Pierre MichelotPiano – Maurice VanderViolin – Stéphane Grappelli
3:08
3-8 Jazz Giants '56* This Year's Kisses
Bass – Gene RameyDrums – Jo JonesPiano – Teddy WilsonTenor Saxophone – Lester YoungTrombone – Vic DickensonTrumpet – Roy Eldridge
6:37
3-9 Red Norvo Russian Lullaby
Arranged By – Johnny Thompson (2)Bass – Slam StewartClarinet – Hank D'AmicoDrums – Specs PowellPiano – Teddy WilsonTrombone – Vic DickensonTrumpet – Joe Thomas (4)Xylophone – Red Norvo
4:41
3-10 Don Byas A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody
Bass – Roger GrassetDrums – Claude MartyGuitar – Jean-Jacques TilchéPiano – Art SimmonsTenor Saxophone – Don Byas
2:55
3-11 Oscar Peterson Blue Skies
Bass – Ray BrownGuitar – Barney KesselPiano – Oscar Peterson
3:01
3-11 Flip Phillips I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
Alto Saxophone – Charlie KennedyArranged By – Chico O'FarrillBaritone Saxophone – Cecil PayneBass – Clyde LombardiDrums – Max RoachGuitar – Freddie GreenPiano – Mickey CraneTenor Saxophone – Flip PhillipsTrombone – Bill HarrisTrumpet – Al Porcino
2:57
3-13 Jimmy Cleveland Marie
Arranged By – Ernie WilkinsBass – Bill CrowDrums – Art TaylorFlugelhorn – Ernie RoyalPiano – Junior ManceTenor Saxophone – Jerome RichardsonTrombone – Jimmy ClevelandTrumpet – Ray CopelandTuba – Don Butterfield
4:45
3-14 Billy Bauer Maybe It's Because I Love You Too Much
Bass – Milt HintonDrums – Osie JohnsonGuitar – Billy BauerPiano – Andrew Ackers*
2:31
3-15 Teddy Wilson Say It Isn't So
Bass – Gene RameyDrums – Jo JonesPiano – Teddy Wilson
2:40
3-16 Gerry Mulligan The Song Is Ended (But The Melody Lingers On)
Arranged By, Conductor – Julian LeeBaritone Saxophone – Gerry MulliganBass – Jimmy BondConcertmaster – Harry BluestoneDrums – Hal BlaineGuitar – Jimmy Helms (2)Piano – Pete Jolly
2:47

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Mastered at PolyGram Studios.

CD 1:
℗ 1996 PolyGram Records, Inc.
© 1996 PolyGram Records, Inc.

CDs 2 and 3:
℗ 1997 PolyGram Records, Inc.
© 1997 PolyGram Records, Inc.

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  • Label Code: LC 0383
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  • Other (Cat# CD 2): 533 829-2
  • Other (Cat# CD 3): 537 701-2
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  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): 533 829-2 01 +
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 3): 537 701-2 02 +
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1): IFPI L002
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