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CD 2: (P?)1282 / 805520012829
CD 3: ?
CD 4: ?

Annotation last modified on 2017-02-24 13:48 .

Tracklist

CD 1: Ornithology
# Title Rating Length
1 Tiny's Tempo
2:57
2 I'll Always Love You Just the Same
3:03
3 Romance Without Finance
3:08
4 Red Cross
3:10
5 Billie's Bounce
3:12
6 Warming Up a Riff
2:36
7 Now's the Time
3:18
8 Thriving on a Riff
2:58
9 Ko-Ko
2:57
10 Moose the Mooche
3:04
11 Yardbird Suite
2:56
12 Ornithology
3:01
13 A Night in Tunisia
3:05
14 Max Is Making Wax
2:33
15 Loverman
3:23
16 Gypsy
3:05
17 Bebop
2:56
18 This Is Always
3:16
19 Dark Shadows
3:07
20 Bird's Nest
2:44
21 Hot Blues
2:00
22 Cool Blues
3:10
23 Relaxin' at Camarillo
3:08
24 Cheers
3:07
25 Carvin' the Bird
2:47
26 Stupendous
2:55
CD 2: Bluebird
# Title Rating Length
1 Donna Lee
2:37
2 Chasin' the Bird
2:48
3 Cheryl
3:02
4 Buzzy
2:33
5 Dexterity
2:59
6 Bongo Bop
2:47
7 Dewey Square
3:10
8 The Hymn
2:34
9 Bird of Paradise
3:13
10 Embraceable You
3:25
11 Bird Feathers
2:54
12 Klactoveesedstene
3:08
13 Scrapple From the Apple
3:00
14 My Old Flame
3:16
15 Out of Nowhere
3:08
16 Don't Blame Me
2:50
17 Drifting on a Reed
2:58
18 Quasimodo
2:56
19 Charlie's Wig
2:44
20 Bongo Beep
3:00
21 Crazeology
3:00
22 How Deep Is the Ocean
3:25
23 Another Hair-Do
2:41
24 Bluebird
2:54
25 Klaunstance
2:48
26 Bird Gets the Worm
2:38
CD 3: Parker's Mood
# Title Rating Length
1 Barbados
2:31
2 Ah-Leu-Cha
2:56
3 Constellation
2:30
4 Parker's Mood
3:05
5 Perhaps
2:36
6 Marmaduke
2:44
7 Steeplechase
3:06
8 Merry Go Round
2:28
9 The Bird
4:47
10 Repetition
2:59
11 No Noise, Parts 1 & 2
5:55
12 Mango Mangue
2:56
13 Okiedoke
3:04
14 Cardboard
3:11
15 Visa
3:01
16 Segment
3:22
17 Passport
2:57
18 Passport
3:02
19 Just Friends
3:33
20 Everything Happens to Me
3:17
21 April in Paris
3:08
22 Summertime
2:49
23 I Didn't Know What Time It Was
3:15
24 If I Should Lose You
2:49
25 Star Eyes
3:30
CD 4: My Little Suede Shoes
# Title Rating Length
1 Blues (Fast)
2:48
2 I'm in the Mood for Love
2:53
3 Dancing in the Dark
3:13
4 Out of Nowhere
3:09
5 Laura
3:00
6 East of the Sun
3:41
7 They Can't Take That Away From Me
3:21
8 Easy to Love
3:32
9 I'm in the Mood for Love
3:36
10 I'll Remember April
3:05
11 Au Privave
2:45
12 She Rote
3:09
13 K.C. Blues
3:27
14 Star Eyes
3:36
15 My Little Suede Shoes
3:07
16 Un poquito de tu amor
2:43
17 Tico Tico
2:47
18 Fiesta
2:52
19 Why Do I Love You
3:08
20 Blues Foe Alice
2:49
21 Si Si
2:41
22 Swedish Schnapps
3:13
23 Back Home Blues
2:49
24 Lover Man
3:24

Credits

CD 1: Ornithology

drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1945-11-26) (tracks 5, 8)
trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1945-11-26) (tracks 5, 8)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1946-03) (tracks 10, 12–13)
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1946-03-28) (tracks 10, 12–13)
Howard McGhee (1946-07-29) (track 15)
membranophone:
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1945-11-26) (track 5)
Roy Porter (1946-03) (tracks 10, 12–13)
Roy Porter (1946-03-28) (tracks 10, 12–13)
Roy Porter (1946-07-29) (track 15)
‘Doc’ West (1947-02-19) (track 20)
guitar:
Arvin Garrison (1946-03-28) (tracks 12–13)
bass:
Curley Russell (1945-11-26) (track 5)
Vic McMillan (1946-03) (tracks 10, 12–13)
Red Callender (1947-02-19) (track 20)
double bass:
Curley Russell (1945-11-26) (tracks 5, 8)
Vic McMillan (1946-03-28) (tracks 10, 12–13)
Bob Kesterson (1946-07-29) (track 15)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1945-11-26) (tracks 5, 8)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1946-03) (tracks 10, 12–13)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1946-03-28) (tracks 10, 12–13)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1946-07-29) (track 15)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1947-02-19) (track 20)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1951-08-08) (track 15)
piano:
Dizzy Gillespie (1945-11-26) (tracks 5, 8)
Sadik Hakim (1945-11-26) (track 8)
Dodo Marmarosa (1946-03) (tracks 10, 12–13)
Dodo Marmarosa (1946-03-28) (tracks 10, 12–13)
Jimmy Bunn (40s jazz pianist) (1946-07-29) (track 15)
Erroll Garner (1947-02-19) (track 20)
alto clarinet:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1947-02) (tracks 22, 26)
tenor saxophone:
Lucky Thompson (1946-03) (tracks 10, 12–13)
Lucky Thompson (1946-03-28) (tracks 10, 12–13)
composer:
Dizzy Gillespie (track 13)
John Gillespie (track 13)
Benny Harris (track 12)
Howard McGhee (track 26)
Frank Paparelli (track 13)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 5–8, 10–12, 20, 22)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (tracks 15, 15)
Billy Reid (UK orchestra leader and songwriter) (track 16)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (tracks 15, 15)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (tracks 15, 15)
engineer:
Tony Williams (British producer/reissue producer and owner of the UK jazz label, Spotlite Records.) (tracks 10, 12–13, 15, 20)
Will Friedwald (Author, Music Critic) (tracks 10, 12–13, 15, 20)
executive producer:
Bernard Brightman (tracks 10, 12–13, 15, 20)
lyricist:
Bob Dorough (track 11)
Billy Reid (UK orchestra leader and songwriter) (track 16)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (tracks 15, 15)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (1942) (tracks 15, 15)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (tracks 15, 15)
orchestra:
Charlie Parker's Reboppers (1945-11-26) (tracks 5, 8)
producer:
Ross Russell (US jazz producer 1940's-) (tracks 10, 12–13, 15, 20)
Tony Williams (British producer/reissue producer and owner of the UK jazz label, Spotlite Records.) (tracks 10, 12–13, 15, 20)
Will Friedwald (Author, Music Critic) (tracks 10, 12–13, 15, 20)
writer:
Clyde Hart (track 1)
publisher:
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (tracks 15, 15)
Marada Music Ltd. (track 12)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (track 13)
recorded at:
Radio Recorders Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1946-03-28) (tracks 10, 12–13)
is based on:
Yardbird Suite (track 11)
later versions:
A Night in Tunisia (vocal version) (track 13)
Billie's Bounce (version with lyrics by Eddie Jefferson) (track 5)
recording of:
Cool Blues (track 22)
Now's the Time (track 7)
Stupendous (track 26)
The Gypsy (track 16)
Tiny's Tempo (track 1)
Warming Up a Riff (track 6)
Yardbird Suite (track 11)
Billie's Bounce (1945-11-26) (track 5)
Thriving on a Riff (1945-11-26) (track 8)
Moose the Mooche (1946-03-28) (track 10)
Night in Tunisia (instrumental) (1946-03-28) (track 13)
Ornithology (1946-03-28) (track 12)
Lover Man (1946-07-29) (track 15)
Bird's Nest (1947-02-19) (track 20)
Lover Man (1951-08-08) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2: Bluebird

trumpet:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (1947-10-26) (tracks 7, 9–10)
membranophone:
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (1947-10-26) (tracks 7, 9–10)
bass:
Tommy Potter (1947-10-26) (tracks 7, 9–10)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 1–2, 24, 26)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1947-10) (tracks 9–10)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1947-10-26) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1947-11) (tracks 13, 16)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1947-12) (tracks 19, 22)
piano:
Duke Jordan (1947-10-26) (tracks 7, 9–10)
arranger:
Joe Lovano (American jazz artist) (track 10)
composer:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter) (track 1)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 16)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 1–2, 7–9, 13, 23, 25)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 10)
Irving Berlin (1932) (track 22)
engineer:
Tony Williams (British producer/reissue producer and owner of the UK jazz label, Spotlite Records.) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Will Friedwald (Author, Music Critic) (tracks 7, 9–10)
executive producer:
Bernard Brightman (tracks 7, 9–10)
lyricist:
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 16)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 10)
Irving Berlin (1932) (track 22)
producer:
Ross Russell (US jazz producer 1940's-) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Tony Williams (British producer/reissue producer and owner of the UK jazz label, Spotlite Records.) (tracks 7, 9–10)
Will Friedwald (Author, Music Critic) (tracks 7, 9–10)
publisher:
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 10)
recorded at:
WOR Studios in New York, New York, United States (1947-10-26) (tracks 7, 9–10)
is the basis for:
李唐娜 (track 1)
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 10)
later versions:
part of:
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 10)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 10)
recording of:
Another Hair Do (track 23)
Chasing the Bird (track 2)
Donna Lee (track 1)
Don’t Blame Me (track 16)
Klaunstance (track 25)
The Hymn (track 8)
Bird of Paradise (1947-10-26) (track 9)
Dewey Square (1947-10-26) (track 7)
Embraceable You (1947-10-26) (track 10)

CD 3: Parker's Mood

clarinet:
John LaPorta (1947-12) (track 10)
violin:
Sam Kaplan (Musician - Violonist) (track 10)
Harry Katzman (track 10)
Sammy Caplan (1947-12) (track 10)
Manny Fidler (1947-12) (track 10)
Sid Harris (1947-12) (track 10)
Harry Kaltzman (1947-12) (track 10)
Gene Orloff (1947-12) (track 10)
Zelly Smirnoff (1947-12) (track 10)
Bronislaw Gimpel (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
Max Hollander (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
Milton Lomask (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
cello:
Joe Benaventi (1947-12) (track 10)
Frank Miller (US cellist) (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
drums (drum set):
Shelly Manne (track 10)
Shelly Manne (1947-12) (track 9)
oboe:
Mitch Miller (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
trumpet:
Doug Mettome (1947-12) (track 10)
Al Porcino (1947-12) (track 10)
Ray Wetzel (1947-12) (track 10)
viola:
Nat Nathanson (1947-12) (track 10)
Fred Ruzilla (1947-12) (track 10)
Frank Brieff (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
membranophone:
Shelly Manne (1947-12) (track 10)
Buddy Rich (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
double bass:
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1947-12) (track 9)
Curley Russell (1947-12) (track 10)
Ray Brown (jazz bassist) (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
percussion:
Diego Iborra (jazz percussionist) (1947-12) (track 10)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (track 4)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1947-12) (tracks 9–10)
Sonny Salad (1947-12) (track 10)
Murray Williams (1947-12) (track 10)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
bongos and congas:
Diego Iborra (jazz percussionist) (track 10)
piano:
Tony Aless (1947-12) (track 10)
Hank Jones (1947-12) (track 9)
Stan Freeman (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
baritone saxophone:
Manny Albam (1947-12) (track 10)
tenor saxophone:
Pete Mondello (1947-12) (track 10)
Flip Phillips (1947-12) (track 10)
harp:
Myor Rosen (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
trombone:
Bill Harris (Jazz trombonist) (1947-12) (track 10)
Bart Varsalona (1947-12) (track 10)
French horn:
Vincent Jacobs (Musician - French Horn Player) (track 10)
Vinnie Jacobs (1947-12) (track 10)
arranger:
Neal Hefti (track 10)
Jimmy Carroll (1913 - 1972, songwriter, orchestra arranger & conductor) (tracks 19, 24)
composer:
Neal Hefti (track 10)
John Klenner (track 19)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 1–2, 4, 7, 9)
Gene de Paul (track 25)
Ralph Rainger (track 24)
Don Raye (track 25)
Vernon Duke (1932) (track 21)
Richard Rodgers (1939) (track 23)
conductor:
Neal Hefti (track 10)
Jimmy Carroll (1913 - 1972, songwriter, orchestra arranger & conductor) (1949-11-30) (tracks 19, 24)
lyricist:
Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist) (track 19)
Leo Robin (track 24)
Yip Harburg (1932) (track 21)
Lorenz Hart (1939) (track 23)
orchestra:
Charlie Parker Quartet (1947-12) (track 9)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 21)
recorded at:
Mercury Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1949-11-30) (track 24)
cover recording of:
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was (Pal Joey) (track 23)
Repetition (1947-12) (track 10)
instrumental cover recording of:
If I Should Lose You (1949-11-30) (track 24)
Just Friends (1949-11-30) (track 19)
part of:
Pal Joey (track 23)
recording of:
Ah-Leu-Cha (track 2)
April in Paris (track 21)
Barbados (track 1)
Parker's Mood (track 4)
Star Eyes (track 25)
Steeplechase (track 7)
The Bird (1947-12) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4: My Little Suede Shoes

trumpet:
Howard McGhee (1946-07-29) (track 24)
membranophone:
Roy Porter (1946-07-29) (track 24)
double bass:
Bob Kesterson (1946-07-29) (track 24)
Teddy Kotick (1951-03-12) (track 15)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1946-07-29) (track 24)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1951-03-12) (track 15)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (1951-08-08) (track 24)
piano:
Jimmy Bunn (40s jazz pianist) (1946-07-29) (track 24)
composer:
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 2)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 11–12, 15)
Gene de Paul (track 14)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (tracks 24, 24)
Don Raye (track 14)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 7)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (tracks 24, 24)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (tracks 24, 24)
engineer:
Tony Williams (British producer/reissue producer and owner of the UK jazz label, Spotlite Records.) (track 24)
Will Friedwald (Author, Music Critic) (track 24)
executive producer:
Bernard Brightman (track 24)
lyricist:
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 2)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 7)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (tracks 24, 24)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (1942) (tracks 24, 24)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (tracks 24, 24)
producer:
Ross Russell (US jazz producer 1940's-) (track 24)
Tony Williams (British producer/reissue producer and owner of the UK jazz label, Spotlite Records.) (track 24)
Will Friedwald (Author, Music Critic) (track 24)
publisher:
Ira Gershwin Music (track 7)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (tracks 24, 24)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 7)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 7)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track 7)
recorded at:
arrangements:
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
later versions:
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 7)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 7)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 7)
recording of:
Au Privave (track 11)
She Rote (track 12)
Star Eyes (track 14)
Lover Man (1946-07-29) (track 24)
My Little Suede Shoes (1951-03-12) (track 15)
Lover Man (1951-08-08) (track 24)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000069DWX [info]