Disc one. A night in Tunisia (The Dizzy Gillepsie Septet) -- Ornithology (The Charlie Parquer Septet) -- Milestones (The Miles Davis all-stars) -- In walked bud (The Thelonious Monk Quintet) -- Bouncing with Bud (Bud Powell's Modernists) -- Woody 'n you (Coleman Hawkins and his orchestra) -- Tony's tempo (The Tiny Grimes Quintet) -- Something for you (Oscar Pettiford and his all stars) -- Hallelujah (Red Norvo and his selected sextet) -- Jay bird (Jay Jay Johnson's Be-Boppers) -- Bebop in pastel (The Sonny Stitt all stars) -- Opus be bop (The Stan Getz Quartet) -- Salt peanuts (Dizzy Gillepsie and his all star quintet) -- Koko (Charlie Parker's Reboppers) -- Long tall Dexter (The Dexter Gordon Quintet) -- Woodchopper's holiday (Sonny Berman's Big Eight) -- All god's children got rhythm (Red Rodney's Be-Boppers) -- Nostalgia (Fats Navarro) -- Gabardine and Serge (The Serge Chaloff all stars) -- Dop-pop-a-da (Bab's Three Bips and a Bop).
Disc two. Donna Lee (The Charlie Parker all stars) -- Epistrophy (The Thelonious Monk Quartet) -- Move (Miles Davis and his orchestra) -- The thin man (Art Blakey's Messengers) -- Groovin' high (The Dizzy Gillepsie Sextet) -- Dance of the infidels (Bud Powell's Modernists) -- Mad lad (Sir Charles Thompson's all stars) -- The chase (Dexter Gordon and Wardell Gray) -- The squirrel (The Tadd Dameron Sextet) -- What is this thing called love? (Anita O'Day) -- Wee dot (Leo Parker's all stars) -- Jumpin' there (Kenny Clark and his fifty second street boys) -- Little Willie leaps (The Miles Davis all stars) -- Cu-ba (James Moody's Modernists) -- Manteca (Dizzy Gillepsie and his orchestra) -- Yardbird suite (The Charlie Parker Septet) -- Mutton leg (Illinois Jacquet and his orchestra) -- Casbah (Tadd Dameron and his orchestra) -- Confirmation (Kenny Clarke and his fifty second street boys) -- The talk of the town (The Howard McGhee Sextet with Milt Jackson).
Disc three. 'Round midnight (The Thelonious Monk Quartet) -- Bop Alley (Art Blankey's Messengers) -- Scrapple from the apple (The Charlie Parker Quintet) -- Tempus fugit (Bud Powell) -- Bone-o-logy (Jay Jay Johnson's Bop Quintet) -- Good bait (The Dizzy Gillepsie all stars) -- Dexter riff (The Dexer Gordon Quintet) -- Goin' to Mintons (The Fats Navarro and his thin men) -- Tin tin deo (James Moody's Modernists) -- Professor Bop (Babs Gonzales and his orchestra) -- Israel (Miles Davis and his orchestra) -- Crossing the channel (The Kai Winding Sextet) -- Twisted (The Wardell Gray Quartet) -- Wail (Bud Powell's Modernists) -- The duel (Dexter Gordon and Teddy Edwards) -- The shunk (The Howard McGhee and Fats Navarro Boptet) -- Victory ball (The Metrodome all stars) -- Focus (Tadd Dameron and his orchestra) -- BeBop spoken here (Charlie Barnet and his orchestra) -- Crazy chords (The Stan Getz Quartet).