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The Playboy Jazz All-Stars Vol. 3

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Introduction 05:13 Mort Sahl August 8, 1959 Mort Sahl (comedian)
2 Blues In Hoss' Flat 03:10 Count Basie March 4, 1958 Thad Jones (trumpet), Snooky Young (trumpet), Wendell Culley (trumpet), Joe Newman (trumpet), Henry Coker (trombone), Al Grey (trombone), Benny Powell (trombone), Marshall Royal (alto saxophone, clarinet), Frank Wess (alto saxophone, flute), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Charlie Fowlkes (baritone saxophone), Count Basie (piano), Freddie Green (guitar), Eddie Jones (bass), Sonny Payne (drums)
(variance) -- Frank Foster (arranger, arranger)
3 Body and Soul 05:48 Coleman Hawkins August 9, 1959 Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone), Eddie Higgins (piano), Bob Cranshaw (bass), Walter Perkins (drums)
4 My Manne Shelly 03:37 Shelly Manne May 21 and 26, 1959 Joe Gordon (trumpet), Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone), Victor Feldman (vibraphone), Russ Freeman (piano), Monty Budwig (bass), Shelly Manne (drums)
5 Bronx Blues 05:31 Stan Getz October 10, 1957 Stan Getz (tenor saxophone), Oscar Peterson (piano), Herb Ellis (guitar), Ray Brown (bass)
6 In This Whole Wide World 02:52 The Four Freshman January 25, 1958 Bob Flanigan (trombone, vocal, bass), Don Barbour (vocal, guitar), Ross Barbour (vocal, drums), Ken Albers (vocal, trumpet, mellophone, bass)
7 Mambo 207 04:17 Erroll Garner September 11, 1956 Erroll Garner (piano), Al Hall (bass), Specs Powell (drums)
8 When the Saints Go Marching In 06:22 Jack Teagarden July 1, 1959 Don Goldie (trumpet, vocal), Jack Teagarden (trombone, vocal), Henry Cuesta (clarinet), Don Ewell (piano), Stan Puls (bass), Ronnie Greb (drums)
9 Hello, Young Lovers 05:23 J.J. Johnson April 26, 1957 J.J. Johnson (trombone), Tommy Flanagan (piano), Paul Chambers (bass), Max Roach (drums)
10 Twenties Late 5:41 Chet Baker December 9, 1957 Chet Baker (trumpet), Jim Buffington (flugelhorn), Bob Trock (bassoon), Gene Allen (bass clarinet), Dave Wheat (guitar), Seymour Barber (cello), Russ Savakus (bass)
11 The Sheik of Araby 05:01 Bob Brookmeyer July 13, 1957 Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone, piano), Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone), Jim Hall (guitar), Joe Benjamin (bass), Dave Bailey (drums)
12 How High the Moon 08:31 Ella Fitzgerald August 9, 1959 Ella Fitzgerald (vocal), Lou Levy (piano), Herb Ellis (guitar), Wilfred Middlebrooks (bass), Gus Johnson (drums)
13 Two Shades of Autumn 03:53 Stan Kenton October 8, 1957 Ed Leddy (trumpet), Billy Catalano (trumpet), Lee Katzman (trumpet), Sam Noto (trumpet), Phil Gilbert (trumpet), Jim Amlotte (trombone), Kent Larsen (trombone), Archie LeCoque (trombone), Don Reed (trombone), Kenny Shroyer (bass trombone), Lennie Niehaus (alto saxophone), Wayne Dunstan (tenor saxophone), Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone), Steve Perlow (baritone saxophone), Bill Robinson (baritone saxophone), Stan Kenton (piano), Red Kelly (bass), Jerry McKenzie (drums)
(variance) -- Joe Coccia (arranger, arranger)
14 Stereo Stomp 02:46 Benny Goodman September 4, 1958 Benny Goodman (clarinet), Andre Previn (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Leroy Vinnegar (bass), Frank Capp (Frankie Capp) (drums)
15 Mighty Cool Penthouse 05:15 Ray Brown July 10, 1959 Hank Jones (piano), Ray Brown (bass), Ed Thigpen (drums)
16 Fascinating Rhythm 03:12 Hi-Lo's August 5, 1958 Clark Burroughs (vocal), Bob Morse (vocal), Gene Puerling (vocal), Bob Strasen (vocal), Frank Beach (trumpet), Jack Sheldon (trumpet), Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone), Vince DeRosa (french horn), John Kitzmiller (tuba), Herb Geller (alto saxophone), Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone), Bud Shank (baritone saxophone), Clare Fischer (piano), Joe Mondragon (bass), Mel Lewis (drums), Alvin Stoller (bongos), Marty Paich (Band Leader, arranger, arranger)
17 Song of the Wind 06:50 Jimmy Giuffre August 8, 1959 Jimmy Giuffre (tenor saxophone, clarinet), Jim Hall (guitar), Wilfred Middlebrooks (bass)
18 Let's Fall in Love 03:14 Louis Armstrong October 14, 1957 Louis Armstrong (trumpet, vocal), Oscar Peterson (piano), Herb Ellis (guitar), Ray Brown (bass), Louie Bellson (drums)
19 Swingin' the Toreador 05:46 Barney Kessel December 19, 1958 Ray Linn (trumpet), Harry Betts (trombone), Herb Geller (alto saxophone), Justin Gordon (tenor saxophone), Chuck Gentry (baritone saxophone), Andre Previn (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Joe Mondragon (bass), Shelly Manne (drums)
20 Golden Horn 05:02 Dave Brubeck August 23, 1958 Paul Desmond (alto saxophone), Dave Brubeck (piano), Gene Wright (bass), Joe Morello (drums)
21 Four 4:00 Miles Davis March 15, 1954 Miles Davis (trumpet), Horace Silver (piano), Percy Heath (bass), Art Blakey (drums)
22 The Golden Striker 06:22 Oscar Peterson August 8, 1959 Oscar Peterson (piano), Ray Brown (bass), Ed Thigpen (drums)
23 Wheatleigh Hall 8:48 Dizzy Gillespie December 11, 1957 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Ray Bryant (piano), Tom Bryant (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone), Sonny Stitt (omit),
24 Lower Boneville 02:24 Kai Winding January 5, 1959 Kai Winding (trombone), Frank Rehak (trombone), Rod Levitt (bass trombone), Dick Hixson (bass trombone), Hank Jones (piano), Joe Benjamin (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
25 All the Things You Are 02:26 Earl Bostic December 4, 1958 Gerald Wilson (trumpet), Ollie Mitchell (trumpet), Tony Terran (trumpet), Joseph Dolny (trumpet), Earl Bostic (alto saxophone), Elmer Schmidt (vibraphone), Ernie Freeman (piano), Rene Hall (guitar), Allan Seltzer (guitar), Herb Gordy (bass), Earl Palmer (drums)
26 Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You 03:30 Gerry Mulligan December 3, 11, 17, 1957 Gerry Mulligan (baritone saxophone), Chet Baker (trumpet), Henry Grimes (bass), Dave Bailey (drums)
27 Blue Lou 04:10 Lionel Hampton April 13, 1959 Eddie Williams (trumpet), Ed Mullens (trumpet), Art Hoyle (trumpet), Dave Gonsalves (trumpet), Donald Byrd (trumpet), William Anderson (trumpet), Clarence Watson (trombone), Lou Blackburn (trombone), Wade T. Marcus (alto saxophone), Bobby Plater (alto saxophone), Ed Pazant (tenor saxophone), Herman Green (tenor saxophone), Andrew McGhee (baritone saxophone), Lonnie Shaw (vibraphone), Lionel Hampton (piano, drums, piano), Wade Legge (guitar), Billy Mackel (bass), Lawrence Burgan (drums), Charlie Persip (drums), Wilbert G.T. Hogan
28 Susie 03:49 Paul Desmond September 5-7, 1959 Paul Desmond (alto saxophone), Jim Hall (guitar), Percy Heath (bass), Connie Kay (drums)
29 Bags' New Groove 05:55 Milt Jackson May 21, 1957 Bobby Jaspar (flute), Milt Jackson (vibraphone), Tommy Flanagan (piano), Kenny Burrell (guitar), Percy Heath (bass), Art Taylor (drums)
30 There's No You 03:48 Frank Sinatra April 10, 1957 Frank Sinatra (vocal), Gordon Jenkins (Conductor), unknown orchestra (unknown orchestra)
31 Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody 04:50 Sonny Rollins October 20-22, 1958 Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone), Hampton Hawes (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Leroy Vinnegar (bass), Shelly Manne (drums)
32 Playboy's Theme 03:32 Cy Coleman October 10, 1959 Cy Coleman (piano), Bill Takas (bass), Bert Dahlander (drums), unknown orchestra (unknown orchestra)
Count Basie
Coleman Hawkins
Shelly Manne
Stan Getz
Don Barbour
Ross Barbour
Ken Albers
Bob Flanigan
Erroll Garner
Jack Teagarden
J.J. Johnson
Chet Baker
Bob Brookmeyer
Ella Fitzgerald
Stan Kenton
Benny Goodman
Ray Brown
Jimmy Giuffre
Louis Armstrong
Barney Kessel
Dave Brubeck
Miles Davis
Oscar Peterson
Dizzy Gillespie
Kai Winding
Earl Bostic
Gerry Mulligan
Lionel Hampton
Paul Desmond
Milt Jackson
Frank Sinatra
Sonny Rollins
Label Name: 
Playboy Records
Catalog Number: 
PB 1959 S
Release Date: 
January 1, 1960
Post-production audio editing
Issue Details: 

Compilation of tracks by winners of the third annual Playboy Jazz Poll