Tal Farlow plays guitar on all tracks, accompanied by:
On tracks I, 2, and 12:
Track 1: Farlow unaccompanied (g).
Tracks 2 and 12: Claude Williamson (p); Red Mitchell (b); Stan Levey (d). Recorded January 17, 1955 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood Original LP issue: The Interpretations of Tal Farlow Norgran MGN 1027
On tracks 3, 14, and 16:
Gerald Wiggins (p); Ray Brown (b); Chico Hamilton (d). Recorded November 15 or 16, 1954 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood Original LP issue: The Artistry of Tal Farlow Norgran MGN 1014
- On tracks 4, 8, and 13:
Bob Enevoldsen (tb); Bill Perkins (ts); Bob Gordon (bs); Monty Budwig (b); Lawrence Marable (d). Recorded May 4, 1955 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood Original LP issue: A Recital by Tal Farlow Norgran MGN 1030
On tracks 5, 9, and 11:
Barry Galbraith (g); Oscar Pettiford (b); Joe Morello (d). Recorded June 2, 1954 at Fine Sound, New York City
Tracks 5 and 9 original 10"-LP issue: The Tal Farlow Album Norgran MGN 19 Track 1 l original LP issue: The Tal Farlow Album Norgran MGN 1047
On tracks 6, 7, and 10:
Eddie Costa (p) and Vinnie Burke (b).
Tracks 6 and 10 recorded June 5, 1956 at Fine Sound, New York City Tracks 6 and 10 original LP issue: Tal Norgran MGN 1102 Track 7 recorded May 31, 1956 at Fine Sound, New York City
Track 7 original LP issue: The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow Verve MGV 8201
On track 15:
Eddie Costa (p); Bill Tackus or Knobby Torah (b); Jimmy Campbell (d).
Recorded February 17 or 18 or March 10, 1958 at WOR Recording Studios, New York City Original LP issue: This Is Tal Farlow Verve MGV 8289
Original recordings produced by Norman Granz