Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Charlie Parker Interview - Remembers Family, High School Band, Early Gigs 1 and 2 Charlie Parker 8:40
2 Variations:Honeysuckle Rose/Body and Soul Charlie Parker 3:05
3 I Got Rhythm Charlie Parker 3:38
4 I Found a New Baby Jay McShann 3:00
5 Body and Soul Jay McShann 2:52
6 Moten Swing Jay McShann 2:49
7 Coquette Jay McShann 3:11
8 Oh Lady Be Good Jay McShann 2:57
9 Wichita Blues Jay McShann 3:11
10 Honeysuckle Rose Jay McShann 2:59
11 Max Roach Interview - Meeting Bird - Cherokee 1943 Charlie Parker 2:08
12 Cherokee Charlie Parker 2:50
13 St. Louis Mood Jay McShann 4:42
14 I Got It Bad Jay McShann 4:00
15 I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles Jay McShann 4:03
16 Hootie Blues Jay McShann 4:36
17 Swingmatism Jay McShann 4:02
18 Theme: Love Don't Get You Nothin' Jay McShann 0:29
19 Cherokee Charlie Parker 3:10
20 My Heart Tells Me Charlie Parker 3:18
21 I Found a New Baby Charlie Parker 3:31
22 Body and Soul #2 Charlie Parker 1:39
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sweet Georgia Brown Dizzy Gillespie 2:39
2 I Got Rhythm Dizzy Gillespie 4:14
3 Max Roach Interview - Musicians Coming to New York Charlie Parker 2:32
4 Boogie Woogie Billy Eckstine 3:37
5 Shoe Shine Swing Charlie Parker 4:14
6 Body and Soul #3 Charlie Parker 1:52
7 Embraceable You Charlie Parker 2:41
8 Charlie Parker Interview Rubberlegs Williams 0:49
9 That's the Blues Rubberlegs Williams 3:13
10 Charlie Parker Interview Clyde Hart 0:40
11 Dream of You Clyde Hart 2:55
12 7th Avenue Clyde Hart 2:56
13 Charlie Parker Speaks- The Earl Hines / Billy Eckstine Bands Charlie Parker 0:47
14 Charlie Parker Speaks - The Song - Mop Mop Charlie Parker 0:14
15 Mop Mop (excerpt) Coleman Hawkins 0:31
16 Theme: Round Midnight Cootie Williams 0:20
17 711 (Roll 'em) Cootie Williams 3:10
18 Cootie Williams Speaks - Introduction Cootie Williams 0:12
19 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me Cootie Williams 4:07
20 Don't Blame Me Cootie Williams 3:58
21 Perdido Cootie Williams 4:06
22 Night Cap Cootie Williams 4:57
23 Saturday Night Cootie Williams 3:20
24 MC Announcement Charlie Parker 0:04
25 Floogie Boo Cootie Williams 3:52
26 MC Announcement Charlie Parker 0:20
27 St. Louis Blues Cootie Williams 1:53
28 Max Roach Speaks - Dizzy Gillespie Introduces Charlie Parker to New York Charlie Parker 1:01
29 Sweet Georgia Brown #2 Dizzy Gillespie 3:20
30 Lover, Come Back to Me Dizzy Gillespie 3:29
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Teddy Edwards Speaks -West Coast Music Scene - Mid 40's Charlie Parker 3:45
2 Dizzy Gillespie's Rebop Six - (intro) Charlie Parker 1:20
3 Shaw 'Nuff- Dizzy Gillespie's Rebop Six Charlie Parker 4:11
4 MC Announcement Charlie Parker 0:23
5 Groovin' High - Dizzy Gillespie's Rebop Six Charlie Parker 5:39
6 MC Announcement Charlie Parker 0:25
7 Dizzy Atmosphere - Dizzy Gillespie's Rebop Six Charlie Parker 4:25
8 Milt Jackson Speaks - West Coast Music Scene - Mid 40's Charlie Parker 0:35
9 Salt Peanuts - Dizzy Gillespie's Rebop Six Charlie Parker 2:05
10 Diggin' Diz Dizzy Gillespie 2:52
11 Roy Porter Speaks -The West Coast Club Scene #1 Charlie Parker 2:02
12 Teddy Edwards Speaks - Charlie Parker Playing With Maggie Charlie Parker 1:13
13 Howard McGhee Discusses His History Charlie Parker 5:08
14 Jam Session - Announcement Charlie Parker 1:21
15 Tea for Two Benny Carter 2:46
16 Body and Soul (Jam session - medley) Willie Smith 2:39
17 Cherokee (Jam session - medley) Charlie Parker 3:04
18 Teddy Edwards Speaks - Maggie - Charlie Parker's First Dial Date Charlie Parker 2:02
19 Roy Porter Speaks - First Dial Session Charlie Parker 2:45
20 Roy Porter Speaks - Second Dial Session Charlie Parker 0:41
21 Lover Man Charlie Parker 3:21
22 Max Is Makin' Wax (A.K.A. Chance It) Charlie Parker 2:32
23 The Gypsy Charlie Parker 3:04
24 Bebop Charlie Parker 2:55
25 Roy Porter Speaks - Second Dial Session - Continued Charlie Parker 1:48
26 Teddy Edwards Speaks - After Charlie Parker's Collapse Charlie Parker 2:48
27 Howard McGhee Remembers Charlie Parker Charlie Parker 0:52
28 Lullaby in Rhythm, Part 1 Charlie Parker 1:30
29 Lullaby in Rhythm, Part 2 Charlie Parker 1:32
30 Homecooking - 1 - Lullaby in Rhythm Charlie Parker 2:22
31 Homecooking - 2 - Cherokee Charlie Parker 2:07
32 Homecooking - 3 - I Got Rhythm Charlie Parker 1:45
CD 4
# Title Rating Length
1 Earl Coleman Speaks - This Is Always / Dark Shadows, Part 1 1:31
2 This Is Always 3:11
3 Dark Shadows 4:03
4 Earl Coleman Speaks - This Is Always / Dark Shadows, Part 2 1:49
5 Roy Porter Speaks - The Hi-De-Ho Club 1947 0:27
6 Dee Dee's Dance 3:50
7 Roy Porter Speaks-Maggie Playing at Fast Tempos 1:59
8 Earl Coleman Speaks - Maggie 4:28
9 Milt Jackson Speaks - Meeting Maggie 0:57
10 Introduction - Ko Ko (Barry Ulanov's All-Stars) 1:13
11 Hot House (Barry Ulanov's All-Stars) 5:13
12 Fine and Dandy (Barry Ulanov's All-Stars) 3:24
13 Introduction to Koko (Barry Ulanov's All-Stars) 1:09
14 On the Sunny Side of the Street (Barry Ulanov's All-Stars) 3:25
15 How Deep Is the Ocean (Barry Ulanov's All-Stars) 3:01
16 Tiger Rag (Barry Ulanov's All-Stars) 3:48
17 Theme: 52nd Street Theme (Barry Ulanov's All-Stars) 0:49
18 Intro: 52nd Street Theme (Barry Ulanov's All-Stars) 2:17
19 Donna Lee (Barry Ulanov's All-Stars) 2:25
20 Theme: Koko (Barry Ulanov's All-Stars) 6:21
21 Roy Porter Speaks 1:19

Credits

CD 1

writer:
Jay McShann (track 17)
William J. Scott (track 17)
recording of:
Swingmatism (track 17)

CD 3

drums (drum set):
Roy Porter (1946-07-29) (track 21)
trumpet:
Howard McGhee (1946-07-29) (track 21)
double bass:
Bob Kesterson (1946-07-29) (track 21)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (1946-07-29) (track 21)
Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (1951-08-08) (track 21)
piano:
Jimmy Bunn (40s jazz pianist) (1946-07-29) (track 21)
composer:
Dizzy Gillespie (track 3)
Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (track 3)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (tracks 21, 21)
Billy Reid (UK orchestra leader and songwriter) (track 23)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (tracks 21, 21)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (tracks 21, 21)
engineer:
Will Friedwald (Author, Music Critic) (track 21)
Tony Williams (British producer/reissue producer and owner of the UK jazz label, Spotlite Records.) (track 21)
executive producer:
Bernard Brightman (track 21)
lyricist:
Billy Reid (UK orchestra leader and songwriter) (track 23)
Jimmy Davis (songwriter, "Lover Man") (1942) (tracks 21, 21)
Roger “Ram” Ramirez (Puerto Rican jazz pianist) (1942) (tracks 21, 21)
Jimmy Sherman (1942) (tracks 21, 21)
producer:
Will Friedwald (Author, Music Critic) (track 21)
Ross Russell (US jazz producer 1940's-) (track 21)
Tony Williams (British producer/reissue producer and owner of the UK jazz label, Spotlite Records.) (track 21)
publisher:
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (tracks 21, 21)
recorded at:
recording of:
Shaw 'Nuff (track 3)
The Gypsy (track 23)
Lover Man (1946-07-29) (track 21)
Lover Man (1951-08-08) (track 21)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN:US: B001HZ30K4 [info]