Verve 60: The Best Jazz Is Played With Verve Established 1956 180g 3LP Box Set
• Limited Edition of Only 500 Copies
• 180g Audiophile Vinyl 3LP Box Set
• Vinyl Pressed at Pallas GmbH in Germany
• Lacquer cut at SST Bruggemann GmbH in Germany
• 12" x 12" Full Color 12-page booklet (Track Info in English, Descriptions in Korean)
• Analogphonic recording
Selections: Side 1:
1. April In Paris - Count Basie Orchestra
Musicians: Count Basie, piano; Frank Foster, tenor sax; Chralie Fowlkes, bariton sax, Marsharll Royal, Bill Gram, Frank Wess, alto sax; Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, trumpet; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, trombone; Marsharll Royal, Frank Wess, Frank Foster, clarinet; Charlie Fowlkes, bass clarinet; Frank Wess, flute; Freddie Green, guitar; Eddie Jones, bass; Sonny Payne, drums.
Recorded in New York City, July 26, 1955.
2. Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday
Musicians: Billie Holiday, vocals; Paul Quinichette, tenor sax; Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tony Scott, clarinet; Kenny Burrell, electric guitar; Wynton Kelly, piano; Aaron Bell, double bass; Lennie McBrowne, drums.
Recorded in New York City, June 7, 1956.
3. All of Me - Lester Young-Teddy Wilson Quartet
Musicians: Lester Young, tenor sax; Teddy Wilson, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
Recorded in New York City, January 13, 1956.
4. Cheek To Cheek - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Musicians: Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals; Herb Ellis, guitar; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums.
Recorded in Los Angeles, August 16, 1956.
5. On the Sunny Side Of The Street - Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins
Musicians: Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins, tenor sax; Ray Bryant, piano; Tommy Bryant, bass; Charlie Persip, drums.
Recorded in New York City, December 19, 1957.
1. Soulville - Ben Webster Quintet
Musicians: Ben Webster, tenor sax; Herb Ellis, guitar; Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Recorded in New York City, October 15, 1957.
2. Squeeze Me - Duke Ellington with Johnny Hodges
Musicians: Duke Ellington, piano; Johnny Hodges, alto sax; Harry "Sweets" Edison, trumpet; Les Spann, guitar, flute; Al Hall, bass; Jo Jones, drums.
Recorded in New York City, February 26, 1959.
3. Mack The Knife - Ella Fitzgerald
Musicians: Ella Fitzgerald, vocals; Jim Hall, guitar; Paul Smith, piano; Wilfred Middlebrooks, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.
Recorded in Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, February 13, 1960.
4. Too Close For Comfort - Mel Torme
Musicians: Mel Torme, vocals; Art Pepper, alto sax; Bill Hood, baritone sax; Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Al Porcino, Stu Williamson, trumpet; Vince Derosa, French horn; Red Callender, tuba; Marty Paich, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Mel Lewis, drums.
Recorded in New York City, 1960.
1. Walkin' - Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt
Musicians: Sonny Stitt, tenor sax; Gene Ammons, alto & tenor sax; Don Patterson, organ; Paul Weeden, guitar; Billy James, drums.
Recorded in New York City, February 18, 1962.
2. Morning Of The Carnival (Manha de Carnaval) - Gerry Mulligan
Musicians: Gerry Mulligan, baritone sax; Art Farmer, trumpet, flugelhorn; Bob Brookmeyer, trombone; Jim Hall, guitar; Bill Crow, bass; Dave Baily, drums.
Recorded in New York City, September 12, 1963.
3. The Girl From Ipanema - Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto
Musicians: Stan Getz, tenor sax; Joao Gilberto, vocals, guitar; Astrud Gilberto, vocals; Antonio Carlos Jobim, piano; Tommy Williams, bass; Milton Banana, drums.
Recorded in New York City, March 18, 1963.
4. The Days Of Wine And Roses - Oscar Peterson Trio
Musicians: Oscar Peterson, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Ed Thigpen, drums.
Recorded in New York City, October 19, November 20, 1964.
5. Tristeza - Astrud Gilberto
Musicians: Astrud Gilberto, vocals; Kai Winding, trombone; Bob Brookmeyer, valve trombone; Urbie Green, trombone.
Recorded in Los Angeles and New York City, October 21, 1964 - February 4, 1965.
1. Baby, It's Cold Outside - Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery
Musicians: Jimmy Smith, hammond organ; Wes Montgomery, guitar; Grady Tate, drums; Ray Berretto, conga; Clark Terry, trumpet, flugelhorn; Ernie Royal, Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, Melba Liston, Quentin Jackson, trombone; Richard Davis, bass.
Recorded in New York City, September 21, 23 & 28, 1966.
2. Mother Of Earl - Bill Evans Trio
Musicians: Bill Evans, piano; Eddie Gomez, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Recorded in Montreux Jazz Festival, casino De Montreux, Switzerland, June 15, 1968.
3. Giblet Gravy - George Benson
Musicians: George Benson, guitar; Pepper Adams, baritone sax; Jimmy Owens, Ernie Royal, Snooky Young, trumpet; Alan Raph, bass trombone; Jimmy Owens, flugelhorn; Eric Gale, guitar; Ron Carter, Bob Cranshaw, bass; Herbie Hancock, piano; Billy Cobham, drums; Johnny Pacheco, tambourine.
Recorded in New York City, February 1967.
4. Lotus Blossom - Joe Henderson
Musicians: Joe Henderson, tenor sax; Wynton Maralis, trumpet; Stephen Scott, piano; Christian McBride, bass; Gregory Hutchinson, drums.
Recorded in New York City, September 3, 1991.
1. A Go Go - John Scofield
Musicians: John Scofield, electric & acoustic guitars, whistle; John Medeski, organ, Wurlitzer, clavinet, piano; Chris Wood, acoustic & electric bass; Billy Martin, drums, tambourine.
Recorded in New York City, 1997.
2. Potato Head Blues - Nicholas Payton
Musicians: Nicholas Payton, trumpet, dlugelhorn, electric piano; Tim Warfield, tenor & soprano sax, flute; Vincent Gardner, trombone; Paul Stephens, Ray Vega, trumpet, flugelhorn; Scott Robinson, bass clarinet, baritone & contrabass sax, flute; Bill Easley, clarinet, alto sax, flute; Peter Bernstein, guitar; Anthony Wonsey, piano; Reuben Rogers, Walter Payton, bass; Adonis Rose, drums; Kenyatta Simon, percussion.
Recorded in New York City, 2000.
3. The Look Of Love - Diana Krall
Musicians: Diana Krall, vocals, piano; Romero Lubambo, guitar; Christian McBride, bass; Peter Erskine, drums; Luis Conte, percussion, London Symphony Orchestra.
Recorded in New York City, January 22, 2001.
4. It's Crazy - Natalie Cole
Musicians: Natalie Cole, vocals; Joe Sample, piano; Rob Mounsey, keyboards; Russell Malone, guitar; Christian McBride, bass; Jeff Hamilton, drums.
Recorded in New York City, 2001.
1. Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight - Michael Brecker
Musicians: Michael Brecker, tenor sax; James Taylor, vocals; Pat Metheny, guitars; Herbie Hancock, piano; Charlie Haden, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Recorded in New York City, December 18, 2000.
2. River - Herbie Hancock
Musicians: Herbie Hancock, piano; Corinne Bailey Rae, vocals; Wayne Shorter, soprano & tenor sax; Lionel Loueke, guitar; Dave Holland, bass; Vinnie Colaiuta, drums.
Recorded in New York City, 2006.
3. Baby I'm A Fool - Melody Gardot
Musicians: Melody Gardot, vocals, guitar; Ken Pendergast, bass; Charlie Patierno, drums; Vince Mendoza, strings arranged & conducted; Joe Soldo, Orchestra Contractor; Joel Deroin, Darius Campo, Katia Popov, Roberto Cani, Audrey Solomon, Miran Kojian, Liane Mautner, Natalie Leggett, Robin Olson, Kevin Connolly, violin; Samuel Formicola, David Walther, Roland Kato, Alma Gernandez, viola; Cecilia Tsan, Larry Corbett, Christina Soule, cello; Drew Dembowski, Nico Abondolo, bass; Amy Shulma, harp.
Recorded in Hollywood, California, 2008.
4. Buckjump - Trombone Shorty
Musicians: Trombone Shorty, trombone, vocals; Dan Oestreicher, baritone sax; Tim McGatter, tenor sax; The Rebirth Brass Band, horns; Pete Murano, guitar; Mike Ballard, bass; Joey Peebles, drums; Dwayne Williams, ben Ellman, Charlie Smith, percussion.
Recorded in New Orleans, 2010.
5. Hit Me - Dirty Loops
Musicians: Jonah Nilsson, vocals, keyboard; Henrik Linder, bass; Aron Mellergardh, drums.
Recorded in Hollywood, 2010.