Personnel: Arranged and Conducted by QUINCY JONES The Orchestra: Count Basie, piano. Al Porcino, Don Radar, Wallace Davenport, Al Aarons, George Cohn, and Harry “Sweets” Edison, trumpets,
Henry Coker, Grover Mitchell. Bill Hughes, Henderson Chambers, and Kenny Shroyer, trombones.
Frank Foster, Charles Fowlkes, Mar¬shal Royal, Frank Wess, and Eric Dixon, reeds.
Emil Richards, vibes. George Catlett, bass, Freddie Green. guitar. Sonny Payne, drums, Gerald Vinci, Israel Baker, Jacques Gasselin, Thelma Beach, Bonnie Douglas, Mar¬shall Sosson. Erno Neufeld. Lou Raderman; Paul Shure and James Getzoff, violins,
Virginia Majewski, Paul Robyn, Alvin Dinkin, and Stan Harris, Violas,
Edgar Lustgarten and Ann Goodman, celllos.
The performances of Count Basis on this album are by courtesy of Verve Records, a division of Metro-Gold¬wyn-Mayer. Inc. Quincy Jones appears through courtesy of Mercury Records.