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Various Artists: The Greatest Jazz Concert in the World (1975)

The Greatest Jazz Concert in the World

Track list:

Oscar Peterson (p); Sam Jones (b); Bobby Durham (d)
01. 1-01 – Intro by Norman Granz (Oscar Peterson Trio)
02. 1-02 – Smedley
03. 1-03 – Someday My Prince Will Come
04. 1-04 – Daytrain

Oscar Peterson (p); Sam Jones (b); Bobby Durham (d); Clark Terry (tp); Benny Carter (as); Zoot Sims, Paul Gonsalves (ts)
05. 1-05 – Intro to Jam Session – Norman Granz (Jam Session)
06. 1-06 – Now’s the Time
07. 1-07 – Wee
08. 1-08 – Memories of You
09. 1-09 – Misty
10. 1-10 – I Can’t Get Started

Coleman Hawkins (ts); with: Oscar Petersaon (p); Sam Jones (b); Bobby Durham (d)
11. 1-11 – Intro to Coleman Hawkins / Moonglow
12. 1-12 – Sweet Georgia Brown

Oscar Peterson (p); Sam Jones (b); Louis Hayes (d); Johnny Hodges, Benny Carter (as); Coleman Hawkins (ts)
13. 2-01 – C Jam Blues

T-Bone Walker (g); with: Oscar Peterson (p); Sam Jones (b); Bobby Durham (d); Johnny Hodges (as); Paul Gonsalves (ts); Clark Terry(tp)
14. 2-02 – Intro to T-Bone Walker / Woman You Must Be Crazy
15. 2-03 – Stormy Monday

Duke Ellington (p); Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams (tp); Buster Copper, Chuck Connors, Lawrence Brown (tb);
Jimmy Hamilton (cl,ts), Johnny Hodges (as), Benny Carter (as:#3-07), Russell Propcope (as, cl), Paul Gonslaves (ts), Zoot Sims (ts#3-04), Harry Carney (baritone sax, cl, b-cl); John Lamb (b); Rufus Jones (d)
16. 2-04 – Swamp Goo [Russell Procope: soloist]
17. 2-05 – Hurdle Gurdle [Jimmy Hamilton: soloist]
18. 2-06 – Night Flock [Cootie Williams: soloist]
19. 2-07 – Rue Blue [Lawrence Brown: soloist]
20. 2-08 – Salome [Cat Anderson: soloist]
21. 2-09 – Chromatic Love Affair [Harry Carney: soloist]

22. 3-01 – Maharissa [Paul Gonsalves: soloist]
23. 3-02 – Blood Count (Manuscript) [Johnny Hodges: soloist]
24. 3-03 – Rockin In Rhythm
25. 3-04 – Very Tenor [Zoot Sims, Paul Gonsalves, Jimmy Hamilton: soloists]
26. 3-05 – Onions (Wild Onions) [Clark Terry, Cat Anderson: soloists]
27. 3-06 – Take the A Train [Oscar Peterson: soloist]
28. 3-07 – Satin Doll [Johnny Hodges, Benny Carter, Jimmy Hamilton, Paul Gonsalves: soloists]
29. 3-08 – Tutti For Cootie [Cootie Williams: soloist]
30. 3-09 – Up Jump ([Paul Gonsalves: soloist]
31. 3-10 – Prelude To A Kiss ([Johnny Hodges, Benny Carter: soloists]

32. 4-01 – Medley:
32a. 4-01a – Mood Indigo [Johnny Hodges: soloist]
32b. 4-01b – I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good) [Johnny Hodges: soloist]
33. 4-02 – Things Ain’t What They Used To Be [Johnny Hodges: soloist]

Ella Fitzgerald (vcl); with: Jimmy Jones (p); Bob Cranshaw (b), Sam Woodyard (d); and: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
34. 4-03 – Don’t Be That Way
35. 4-04 – You’ve Changed
36. 4-05 – Let’s Do It
37. 4-06 – On the Sunny Side of the Street

Ella Fitzgerald (vcl); with: Jimmy Jones (p); Bob Cranshaw (b), Sam Woodyard (d)
38. 4-07 – It’s Only A Paper Moon
39. 4-08 – Day Dream
40. 4-09 – If I Could Be With You
41. 4-10 – Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Ella Fitzgerald (vcl); with: Jimmy Jones (p); Bob Cranshaw (b), Sam Woodyard (d); and: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
42. 4-11 – Cotton Tail [featuring: Paul Gonsalves]

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Personnel:

#1-01: Norman Granz
#1-02 – 1-04: Oscar Peterson (p); Sam Jones (b); Bobby Durham (d)
#1-05: Norman Granz
#1-06 – 1-10: Oscar Peterson (p); Sam Jones (b); Bobby Durham (d); Clark Terry (tp); Benny Carter (as); Zoot Sims, Paul Gonsalves (ts)
#1-11 – 1-12: Coleman Hawkins (ts); with: Oscar Petersaon (p); Sam Jones (b); Bobby Durham (d)

#2-01: Oscar Peterson (p); Sam Jones (b); Louis Hayes (d); Johnny Hodges, Benny Carter (as); Coleman Hawkins (ts)
#2-02 – 2-03: T-bone Walker (g); with: Oscar Peterson (p); Sam Jones (b); Bobby Durham (d); Johnny Hodges (as); Paul Gonsalves (ts); Clark Terry (tp)

#2-04 – 4-02, 4-03- 4-06, 4-11: Duke Ellington (p); Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herb Jones, Cootie Williams (tp); Buster Copper, Chuck Connors, Lawrence Brown (tb); Harry Carney, Russel Propcope, Johnny Hodges, Jimmy Hamilton, Paul Gonslaves (saxes); John Lamb (b); Rufus Jones (d)

#4-03 – 4-06: Ella Fitzgerald (vcl); with: Jimmy Jones (p); Bob Cranshaw (b), Sam Woodyard (d); and: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
#4-07 – 4-10: Ella Fitzgerald (vcl); with: Jimmy Jones (p); Bob Cranshaw (b), Sam Woodyard (d)
#4-11: Ella Fitzgerald (vcl); with: Jimmy Jones (p); Bob Cranshaw (b), Sam Woodyard (d); and: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra

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LP Released: 1975 | Label: Pablo 2625-704
CD Released: 2009 | Label: Pablo PACD-2625-704-2

Producer: Norman Granz
Shows: Jazz At The Philharmonic

Recorded: Carnegie Hall (New York City)[March 26, 1967]; Oakland and NYC [June 28-July 1, 1967]; Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, California)[July 1, 1967]
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according to jazzdisco.org/pablo-records/catalog-2625-700-2630-200-2405-400-5300-series/

2625-704 Jazz At The Philharmonic – The Greatest Jazz Concert In The World
Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herbie Jones, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Buster Cooper (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone -5) Russell Procope (alto saxophone, clarinet) Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone -4) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Duke Ellington (piano) John Lamb (bass) Rufus Jones (drums)
“Carnegie Hall”, NYC, March 26, 1967
1. Mount Harrissa
2. Blood Count (Manuscript)
3. Rockin’ In Rhythm
4. Very Tenor
5. Satin Doll
6. Tootie For Cootie
7. Up Jump
8. Medley: Mood Indigo / I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)
9. Things Ain’t What They Used To Be
Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herbie Jones, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Buster Cooper (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Russell Procope (alto saxophone, clarinet) Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Duke Ellington (piano) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Sam Woodyard (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
-. Cotton Tail
Oscar Peterson (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Bobby Durham (drums)
Oakland and NYC, June 28-July 1, 1967
-. Smedley
-. Someday My Prince Will Come
-. Daytrain
add Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone)
-. C Jam Blues
Clark Terry (trumpet, flugelhorn) Benny Carter (alto saxophone) Paul Gonsalves, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Bobby Durham (drums)
-. Now’s The Time
-. The Ballad Medley: Memories Of You / Misty / I Can’t Get Started
-. Wee
Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) T-Bone Walker (guitar, vocals) replaces Carter, Sims
-. Woman You Must Be Crazy
-. Stormy Monday
Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Sam Jones (bass) Bobby Durham (drums)
-. Moonglow
-. Sweet Georgia Brown
Ella Fitzgerald (vocals) and others
-. Don’t Be That Way
-. You’ve Changed
-. Let’s Do It
-. On The Sunny Side Of The Street
same session
-. It’s Only A Paper Moon
-. Day Dream
-. If I Could Be With You
-. Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea
Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Herbie Jones, Cootie Williams (trumpet) Clark Terry (trumpet -7) Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Buster Cooper (trombone) Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone) Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone) Benny Carter (alto saxophone -9) Russell Procope (alto saxophone, clarinet) Paul Gonsalves (tenor saxophone) Harry Carney (baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet) Duke Ellington (piano) Oscar Peterson (piano -8) John Lamb (bass) Chris Columbo (drums)
“Hollywood Bowl”, Los Angeles, CA, July 1, 1967
1. Swamp Goo
2. Gurdle Hurdle
3. The Shepherd
4. Rue Bleue
5. Salome
6. A Chromatic Love Affair
7. Onions (Wild Onions)
8. Take The “A” Train
9. Prelude To A Kiss

* also issued on Pablo 3PACD 2625-704-2

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