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The Ultimate Diva Collection

The Paul Smith Quartet, Wilfred Middlebrooks (double bass), Gus Johnson (drums), Jim Hall (guitar), Paul Smith (piano), Sarah Vaughan, Clifford Brown (trumpet), Joe Benjamin (double bass), Herbie Mann (flute), Paul Quinichette (saxophone), Jimmy Jones (piano), Roy Haynes (drums), Billie Holiday, Harry...

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Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis: How High The Moon

Work length7:01
  • The Paul Smith Quartet, Ella Fitzgerald (vocals), Paul Smith (piano), Jim Hall (guitar), Wilfred Middlebrooks (double bass), Gus Johnson (drums)
  • Recorded: 1960-02-13
  • Recording Venue: Berlin: Deutschland Halle

George Shearing, George David Weiss: Lullaby Of Birdland

Work length3:58
  • Sarah Vaughan (vocals), Clifford Brown (trumpet), Paul Quinichette (saxophone), Jimmy Jones (piano), Joe Benjamin (double bass), Herbie Mann (flute), Roy Haynes (drums)
  • Ernie Wilkins
  • Recorded: 1955
  • Recording Venue: Fine Recording Studio, New York City

Sammy Cahn, Gene DePaul: Teach Me Tonight

Work length2:45
  • Dinah Washington (vocals)
  • Harold Mooney And His Orchestra
  • Harold Mooney
  • Recorded: 1954
  • Recording Venue: Fine Sound, NYC

Frank Eyton, Edward Heyman, John W. Green, Robert Sour: Body And Soul

Work length6:18
  • Billie Holiday, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone), Jimmy Rowles (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Red Mitchell (double bass), Alvin Stoller (drums), Harry 'Sweets' Edison (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1957
  • Recording Venue: Capitol Studios, Los Angeles

Rodgers, R: You Took Advantage Of Me

Work length2:35
  • Carmen McRae, Herbert Jay Mann (flute), Mat Mathews (accordion), Dick Katz (piano), Mundell Lowe (guitar), Wendell Marshall (double bass), Kenny Clarke (drums)
  • Recorded: 1955-06-16
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY

Dave Frishberg: Peel Me A Grape

Work length3:02
  • Cal Tjader (vibraphone), Anita O'Day (vocals), Lonnie Hewitt (piano), Freddy Schreiber (double bass), Johnny Rae (drums)
  • Recorded: 1962
  • Recording Venue: RCA Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles

Gershwin: Someone to Watch over Me

Work length5:56
  • Blossom Dearie, Kenny Burrell (guitar), Ray Brown (double bass), Ed Thigpen (drums)
  • Recorded: 1959
  • Recording Venue: Nola Recording Studio-NYC

Donaldson, Wa: Love Me or Leave Me

Work length4:04
  • Nina Simone (vocals), Rudy Stevenson (guitar), Rudy Stevenson (flute), Lisle Atkinson (double bass), Bobby Hamilton (drums)
  • Recorded: 1965-10-01
  • Recording Venue: New York, NY

Heusen: Come Dance with Me

Work length2:49
  • Rudy Stevenson (guitar), Charles Ables (double bass), Steve Williams (drums)
  • Recorded: 1990-08
  • Recording Venue: Clinton Recording Studios: NYC, NY

Coleman, Cy: I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life

Work length2:54
  • Gloria Lynne, Hal Mooney
  • Recorded: 1964

Howard, B: Fly Me to the Moon

Work length2:20
  • Astrud Gilberto, Urbie Green (trombone)
  • Claus Ogerman
  • Recorded: 1965
  • Recording Venue: A&R Studios: NYC, NY

Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour: I Don't Know Enough About You

Work length2:57
  • Peggy Lee (vocals)
  • Sy Oliver And His Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1956-01-16
  • Recording Venue: Hollywood, CA

Stan Rhodes, Barbara Belle, Louis Prima, Anita Leonard: A Sunday Kind Of Love

Work length3:16
  • Etta James (vocals)
  • Riley Hampton
  • Recorded: 1960
  • Recording Venue: Chicago, IL

Timmy Rogers, Al Fields: It's Crazy

Work length2:09
  • Christian McBride (double bass), Jeff Hamilton (drums), Joe Sample (piano), Russell Malone (guitar), Rob Mounsey (keyboards)
  • The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
  • Recorded: 2001-12
  • Recording Venue: Avatar Studios, NYC

Porter, C: You'd Be So Nice to Come Home to

Work length4:17
  • Helen Merrill, Danny Bank (flute), Danny Bank (bass clarinet), Danny Bank (bari sax), Danny Bank (baritone saxophone), Jimmy Jones (piano), Barry Galbraith (guitar), Milt Hinton (double bass), Osie Johnson (drums), Clifford Brown (trumpet)
  • Quincy Jones
  • Recorded: 1978
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY

Ellington: It don't mean a thing (if it ain't got that swing)

Work length2:15
  • Ernestine Anderson, Hank Jones (piano), Kenny Burrell (guitar), Art Davis (double bass), Charli Persip (drums)
  • Recorded: 1960
  • Recording Venue: New York City, NY