Annotation

Original relase date: 1952

Annotation last modified on 2016-10-31 22:16 UTC.

Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sweet Georgia Brown (Monday January 28, 1946 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
Charlie Parker 9:32
2 Blues for Norman (Monday January 28, 1946 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
Charlie Parker 8:37
3 I Can’t Get Started (Monday January 28, 1946 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
Charlie Parker 9:15
4 Oh, Lady Be Good (Monday January 28, 1946 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
Charlie Parker 11:05
5 After You’ve Gone (Monday January 28, 1946 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
Charlie Parker 7:33
6 I Got Rhythm (Monday April 22, 1946 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
Charlie Parker 12:54
7 Introductions by Norman Granz (Monday April 22, 1946 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
Norman Granz 2:16
8 J.A.T.P. Blues (Monday April 22, 1946 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
Charlie Parker 10:56
Digital Media 2
# Title Rating Length
1 The Bird (December 1947 - The Jazz Scene)
4:47
2 Repetition (December 1947 - The Jazz Scene)
3:00
3 No Noise, Parts 1 & 2I (Monday December 20, 1948 - Charlie Parker and Machito and his Orchestra)
5:55
4 No Noise, Part 2 (complete take)I (Monday December 20, 1948 - Charlie Parker and Machito and his Orchestra)
2:58
5 Mango MangueI (Monday December 20, 1948 - Charlie Parker and Machito and his Orchestra)
2:55
6 Okiedoke (January 1949 - Charlie Parker and Machito and his Orchestra)
3:04
7 Cardboard (Circa March 1949 - Charlie Parker and his Orchestra)
3:10
8 Visa (Circa March 1949 - Charlie Parker and his Orchestra)
3:00
9 Segment - Tune X (Thursday May 5, 1949 - Charlie Parker and his Orchestra)
3:22
10 Diverse - Tune X (alternate take) (Thursday May 5, 1949 - Charlie Parker and his Orchestra)
3:18
11 Passport - Tune Y (rare) (Thursday May 5, 1949 - Charlie Parker and his Orchestra)
2:57
12 Passport - Tune Z (common) (Thursday May 5, 1949 - Charlie Parker and his Orchestra)
2:59
Digital Media 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Opener (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 18, 1949 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
12:47
2 Lester Leaps In (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 18, 1949 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
12:14
3 Embraceable You (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 18, 1949 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
10:33
4 The Closer (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 18, 1949 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
10:57
5 Ow / Introduction of Ella Fitzgerald (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 18, 1949 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
0:48
6 Flyin’ Home (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 18, 1949 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
5:31
7 How High the Moon (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 18, 1949 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
6:24
8 Perdido (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 18, 1949 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
8:34
Digital Media 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Just Friends (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:33
2 Everything Happens to Me (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:17
3 April in Paris (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:08
4 Summertime (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:49
5 I Didn’t Know What Time It Was (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:14
6 If I Should Lose You (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:48
7 Star Eyes (Late March - Early April 1950 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
3:30
8 Blues (Fast) (Late March - Early April 1950 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
2:47
9 I’m in the Mood for Love (Late March - Early April 1950 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
2:53
10 Bloomdido (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:27
11 An Oscar for Treadwell (take 3) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:23
12 An Oscar for Treadwell (take 4) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:25
13 Mohawk (take 3) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:50
14 Mohawk (take 4) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:37
15 My Melancholy Baby (take 1) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:18
16 My Melancholy Baby (Coda rehearsal) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:04
17 My Melancholy Baby (take 2) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:25
18 Leap Frog (take 1) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:27
19 Leap Frog (take 2) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:18
20 Leap Frog (take 3) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:40
21 Leap Frog (take 4) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:18
22 Leap Frog (take 5) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:35
23 Leap Frog (take 6) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:23
24 Leap Frog (take 7) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:14
25 Leap Frog (take 8) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:03
26 Leap Frog (take 9) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:07
27 Leap Frog (take 10) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:45
28 Leap Frog (take 11) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:32
29 Relaxing With Lee (take 1) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:35
30 Relaxing With Lee (take 2) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
1:08
31 Relaxing With Lee (take 3) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:11
32 Relaxing With Lee (take 4) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:57
33 Relaxing With Lee (take 5) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:27
34 Relaxing With Lee (take 6) (Tuesday June 6, 1950 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:46
Digital Media 5
# Title Rating Length
1 Dancing in the Dark (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:19
2 Out of Nowhere (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:06
3 Laura (take 1) (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
2:57
4 Laura (take 2) (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
2:56
5 East of the Sun (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:38
6 They Can’t Take That Away From Me (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:17
7 Easy to Love (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:29
8 I’m in the Mood for Love (take 2) (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:33
9 I’m in the Mood for Love (take 3) (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:27
10 I’ll Remember April (take 1) (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:09
11 I’ll Remember April (take 2) (False Start) (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
0:10
12 I’ll Remember April (take 3) (Late Summer 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:02
13 What Is This Thing Called Love (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 17, 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings, Featured With Jazz at the Philharmonic)
2:54
14 April in Paris (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 17, 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings, Featured With Jazz at the Philharmonic)
3:12
15 Repetition (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 17, 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings, Featured With Jazz at the Philharmonic)
2:49
16 Easy to Love (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 17, 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings, Featured With Jazz at the Philharmonic)
2:25
17 Rocker (Late Saturday Night, Sunday September 17, 1950 - Charlie Parker With Strings, Featured With Jazz at the Philharmonic)
3:10
18 Celebrity (Circa Fall 1950 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
1:34
19 Ballade (Circa Fall 1950 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
2:55
20 Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite (Circa Fall 1950 - Jazz at the Philharmonic)
17:11
Digital Media 6
# Title Rating Length
1 Au Privave (take 2) (Wednesday January 17, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:38
2 Au Privave (take 3) (Wednesday January 17, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:43
3 She Rote (take 3) (Wednesday January 17, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:09
4 She Rote (take 5) (Wednesday January 17, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:06
5 K.C. Blues (Wednesday January 17, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:24
6 Star Eyes (Wednesday January 17, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:34
7 My Little Suede Shoes (Monday March 12, 1951 - Charlie Parker's Jazzers)
3:03
8 Un poquito de tu amor (Monday March 12, 1951 - Charlie Parker's Jazzers)
2:40
9 Tico-Tico (Monday March 12, 1951 - Charlie Parker's Jazzers)
2:44
10 Fiesta (Monday March 12, 1951 - Charlie Parker's Jazzers)
2:49
11 Why Do I Love You (take 2) (Monday March 12, 1951 - Charlie Parker's Jazzers)
2:58
12 Why Do I Love You (take 6) (Monday March 12, 1951 - Charlie Parker's Jazzers)
2:58
13 Why Do I Love You (take 7) (Monday March 12, 1951 - Charlie Parker's Jazzers)
3:05
14 Blues for Alice (Wednesday, August 8, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:46
15 Si Si (Wednesday, August 8, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:38
16 Swedish Schnapps (take 3) (Wednesday, August 8, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:13
17 Swedish Schnapps (take 4) (Wednesday, August 8, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:10
18 Back Home Blues (take 1) (Wednesday, August 8, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:35
19 Back Home Blues (take 2) (Wednesday, August 8, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:46
20 Lover Man (Wednesday, August 8, 1951 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:21
Digital Media 7
# Title Rating Length
1 Temptation (January 22 or 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:31
2 Lover (January 22 or 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:06
3 Autumn in New York (January 22 or 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
3:29
4 Stella by Starlight (January 22 or 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker With Strings)
2:56
5 Mama Inez (Wednesday January 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
2:50
6 La cucaracha (take 1) (Wednesday January 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
3:24
7 La cucaracha (take 2) (Wednesday January 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
0:49
8 La cucaracha (take 3) (Wednesday January 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
0:10
9 La cucaracha (take 4) (Wednesday January 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
2:43
10 Estrellita (take 2) (Wednesday January 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
1:57
11 Estrellita (take 4) (Wednesday January 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
2:46
12 Estrellita (take 5) (Wednesday January 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
0:04
13 Estrellita (take 6) (Wednesday January 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
2:44
14 Begin the Beguine (Wednesday January 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
3:12
15 La paloma (Wednesday January 23, 1952 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
2:39
16 Night and Day (Tuesday March 25, 1952 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:50
17 Almost Like Being in Love (Tuesday March 25, 1952 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:33
18 I Can’t Get Started (Tuesday March 25, 1952 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:08
19 What Is This Thing Called Love (Tuesday March 25, 1952 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:36
Digital Media 8
# Title Rating Length
1 J.A.T.P. Blues (First Half of June 1952 - Norman Granz Jam session)
14:42
2 What Is This Thing Called Love (First Half of June 1952 - Norman Granz Jam session)
15:51
3 Ballad Medley: All the Things You Are / Dearly Beloved / The Nearness of You (First Half of June 1952 - Norman Granz Jam session)
17:23
4 Funky Blues (First Half of June 1952 - Norman Granz Jam session)
13:27
Digital Media 9
# Title Rating Length
1 Song Is You (End of December 1952, January 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
2:56
2 Laird Baird (End of December 1952, January 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
2:44
3 Kim (take 2) (End of December 1952, January 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
2:58
4 Kim (take 4) (End of December 1952, January 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
2:58
5 Cosmic Rays (take 2) (End of December 1952, January 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
3:05
6 Cosmic Rays (take 5) (End of December 1952, January 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
3:16
7 In the Still of the Night (take 1) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:32
8 In the Still of the Night (take 2) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:53
9 In the Still of the Night (take 3) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:46
10 In the Still of the Night (take 4) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:21
11 In the Still of the Night (take 5) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:45
12 In the Still of the Night (take 6) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:26
13 In the Still of the Night (take 7) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:22
14 Old Folks (take 1) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:26
15 Old Folks (take 2) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:09
16 Old Folks (take 3) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
4:04
17 Old Folks (take 4) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:21
18 Old Folks (take 6) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:28
19 Old Folks (take 7) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
0:26
20 Old Folks (take 8) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:39
21 Old Folks (take 9) (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
3:34
22 If I Love Again (Monday May 25, 1953 - Charlie Parker and His Orchestra)
2:31
Digital Media 10
# Title Rating Length
1 Chi Chi (take 1) (Thursday July 30, 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
3:09
2 Chi Chi (take 2) (Thursday July 30, 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
0:27
3 Chi Chi (take 3) (Thursday July 30, 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
2:42
4 Chi Chi (take 4) (Thursday July 30, 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
2:37
5 Chi Chi (take 5) (Thursday July 30, 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
0:17
6 Chi Chi (take 6) (Thursday July 30, 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
3:02
7 I Remember You (Thursday July 30, 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
3:03
8 Now’s the Time (Thursday July 30, 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
3:01
9 Confirmation (take 1) (Thursday July 30, 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
0:14
10 Confirmation (take 2) (Thursday July 30, 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
0:09
11 Confirmation (take 3) (Thursday July 30, 1953 - Charlie Parker Quartet)
2:58
12 I Get a Kick Out of You (take 1) (Wednesday March 31, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
4:55
13 I Get a Kick Out of You (take 2) (Wednesday March 31, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
0:32
14 I Get a Kick Out of You (take 3) (Wednesday March 31, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
0:16
15 I Get a Kick Out of You (take 4) (Wednesday March 31, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
1:05
16 I Get a Kick Out of You (take 5) (Wednesday March 31, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
0:17
17 I Get a Kick Out of You (take 6) (Wednesday March 31, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
1:08
18 I Get a Kick Out of You (take 7) (Wednesday March 31, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
3:34
19 Just One of Those Things (Wednesday March 31, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
2:46
20 My Heart Belongs to Daddy (take 1) (Wednesday March 31, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
0:36
21 My Heart Belongs to Daddy (take 2) (Wednesday March 31, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
3:18
22 I’ve Got You Under My Skin (Wednesday March 31, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
3:38
23 Love for Sale (take 1) (Friday December 10, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
0:17
24 Love for Sale (take 2) (Friday December 10, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
5:47
25 Love for Sale (take 3) (Friday December 10, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
1:03
26 Love for Sale (take 4) (Friday December 10, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
5:32
27 Love for Sale (take 5) (Friday December 10, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
5:35
28 I Love Paris (take 2) (Friday December 10, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
5:07
29 I Love Paris (take 3) (Friday December 10, 1954 - Charlie Parker Quintet)
5:07

Credits

Digital Media 2

composer:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (track 1)
recording of:
The Bird (track 1)

Digital Media 5

composer:
Claudius Valk (track 13)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 13)
Vernon Duke (1932) (track 14)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 6)
lyricist:
Cole Porter (1929) (track 13)
Yip Harburg (1932) (track 14)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 6)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 14)
Warner/Chappell (track 13)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track 6)
later translated versions:
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 6)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 6)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 6)
recording of:
April in Paris (track 14)

Digital Media 6

composer:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 1–4)
Gene de Paul (track 6)
Don Raye (track 6)
writer:
Gene de Paul (track 6)
Don Raye (track 6)
recording of:
Au Privave (tracks 1–2)
She Rote (tracks 3–4)
Star Eyes (track 6)

Digital Media 7

composer:
Claudius Valk (track 19)
Vernon Duke (track 3)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 19)
lyricist:
Vernon Duke (track 3)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 19)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 3)
Warner/Chappell (track 19)
recording of:
Autumn in New York (1934) (track 3)

Digital Media 8

composer:
Claudius Valk (track 2)
Cole Porter (1929) (track 2)
lyricist:
Cole Porter (1929) (track 2)
publisher:
Warner/Chappell (track 2)
recording of: