Influential DJ, producer, radio-presentator and founder of the Acid Jazz and Talkin' Loud labels Gilles Peterson has handpicked 11 of his jazz favourites from the immense catalog of the Timeless label.

Included are Pharaoh Sanders' cosmic jazz "Moonchild”, vocal-jazz from Carter Jefferson's "Why", danceable-jazz from Tom Grant "No Me Esqueca", Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers' "In Case You Missed It", making a total of 11 tracks.
In 2015, Peterson put together a Japan-only CD compilation of 10 of his favourite tracks, but for the vinyl version, the track list has been augmentend with the previously unreleased version of "Gibraltar (Alternate Take)" by Kirk Lightsey Trio feat. Freddie Hubbard, and "World Peace" by Timeless All Stars.
Exclusively for Record Store Day 2024, Timeless Jazz Classics Volume 1 is available on vinyl for the very first time. The compilation is available as a 2LP limited edition of 750 numbered copies on silver coloured vinyl, and on CD, and includes an insert with liner notes and track-by-track information by Gilles Peterson.


Side A
1. Pharoah Sanders - Moonchild
2. Kirk Lightsey Trio ft. Freddie Hubbard - Gibraltar (Alternate Take)

Side B

1. Carter Jefferson - Why
2. Tom Grant - No Me Esqueca
3. Eddie Harris - La Carnival

Side C

1. Rodney Jones - Articulation
2. Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - In Case You Missed It
3. Eastern Rebellion - Bolivia

Side D

1. Joanne Brackeen - Haïti B
2. Brian Melvin feat. Jaco Pastorius - Zen Turtles
3. Timeless All Stars - World Peace