Tracklist

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CD 1: Red Norvo All Stars
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hallelujah (T 8-A) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 4:10
2 Hallelujah (T 8-B) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 4:11
3 Hallelujah (T 8-F) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 4:00
4 Get Happy (T 9-B) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 4:03
5 Get Happy (T 9-D) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 3:45
6 Slam Slam Blues (T 10-A) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 5:05
7 Slam Slam Blues (T 10-B) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 4:29
8 Congo Blues [False Start] (T 11-AA) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 1:07
9 Congo Blues [False Start] (T 11-BB) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 1:17
10 Congo Blues (T 11-A) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 4:03
11 Congo Blues (T 11-B) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 3:54
12 Congo Blues (T 11-C) Red Norvo & His Selected Sextet 3:52
CD 2: Dizzy Dillespie & Modern Trumpets I / Charlie Parker Septet
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Diggin' Diz (D1000) Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen 2:55
2 Confirmation (D1001-E) Tempo Jazzmen 2:58
3 Diggin' for Diz (D1002-E) Tempo Jazzmen 2:53
4 Dynamo A (D1003-A) Tempo Jazzmen 3:05
5 Dynamo B (D1003-B) Tempo Jazzmen 3:01
6 When I Grow Too Old to Dream (D1004-E) Tempo Jazzmen 2:58
7 'round Midnight (D1005-A) Tempo Jazzmen 2:54
8 'round Midnight (D1005-B) Tempo Jazzmen 2:54
9 Moose the Mooche (D1010-1) Charlie Parker Septet 3:00
10 Moose the Mooche (D1010-2) Charlie Parker Septet 3:04
11 Moose the Mooche (D1010-3) Charlie Parker Septet 2:58
12 Yardbird Suite (D1011-1) Charlie Parker Septet 2:42
13 Yardbird Suite (D1011-4) Charlie Parker Septet 2:57
14 Ornithology (D1012-1) Charlie Parker Septet 3:03
15 Ornithology (D1012-3) Charlie Parker Septet 3:19
16 Ornithology (D1012-4) Charlie Parker Septet 3:02
17 The Famous Alto Break (D1013-1) Charlie Parker Septet 0:52
18 Night in Tunisia (D1013-4) Charlie Parker Septet 3:09
19 Night in Tunisia (D1013-5) Charlie Parker Septet 3:03
CD 3: Charlie Parker Quintet / Night Music by Howard McGhee / Woody Herman Woodchoppers
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Max Making Wax (D1021-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 2:34
2 Loverman (D1022-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:22
3 The Gypsy (D1023-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:05
4 Bebop (D1024-A) Howard McGhee Quintet 2:56
5 Trumpet at Tempo (D1025-B) Howard McGhee Quartet 2:50
6 Thermodynamics (D1026-C) Howard McGhee Quartet 3:10
7 Curbstone Scuffle (D1031-F) Sonny Berman-Bill Harris Big Eight 3:08
8 Curbstone Scuffle (D1031-G) Sonny Berman-Bill Harris Big Eight 3:06
9 Nocturne (Moonburns) (D1032-D) Sonny Berman-Bill Harris Big Eight 3:09
10 Woodchopper's Holiday (D1033-C) Sonny Berman-Bill Harris Big Eight 2:58
11 Woodchopper's Holiday (D1033-D) Sonny Berman-Bill Harris Big Eight 3:00
12 Somebody Loves Me (D1034-E) Bill Harris Quintet 3:05
13 Somebody Loves Me (D1034-F) Bill Harris Quintet 3:02
14 Blue Serge (D1035-A) Ralph Burns Quintet 3:03
15 Blue Serge (D1035-A/B) Ralph Burns Quintet 6:07
16 Dialated Pupils (D1041-4) Howard McGhee Sextet 2:32
17 Dialated Pupils (D1041-5) Howard McGhee Sextet 2:58
18 Midnight at Mintons (D1042-4) Howard McGhee Sextet 3:01
19 Up in Dodo's Room (D1043-1) Howard McGhee Sextet 3:11
20 Up in Dodo's Room (D1043-2) Howard McGhee Sextet 3:16
21 Hight Wind in Hollywood (D1044-2) Howard McGhee Sextet 2:37
CD 4: Charlie Parker Home Cooking Session / Charlie Parker Quartet / Erroll Garner Trio
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Yardbird Suite Charlie Parker 2:15
2 Blues on the Sofa Charlie Parker 0:48
3 Kopely Plaza Blues Charlie Parker 1:07
4 Lullaby in Rhythm (Part 1) (K901) Charlie Parker 1:30
5 Lullaby in Rhythm (Part 2) (K902) Charlie Parker 1:36
6 Home Cooking 1 (Opus) (K903) Charlie Parker 2:24
7 Home Cooking 2 (Cherokee) (K904) Charlie Parker 2:10
8 Home Cooking 3 (I Got Rhythm) (K905) Charlie Parker 2:30
9 This Is Always (D1051-C) Charlie Parker Quartet 3:16
10 This Is Always (D1051-D) Charlie Parker Quartet 3:12
11 Dark Shadows (D1052-a) Charlie Parker Quartet 4:05
12 Dark Shadows (D1052-B) Charlie Parker Quartet 3:12
13 Dark Shadows (D1052-C) Charlie Parker Quartet 3:07
14 Dark Shadows (D1052-D) Charlie Parker Quartet 3:00
15 Bird's Nest (D1053-A) Charlie Parker Quartet 2:53
16 Bird's Nest (D1053-B) Charlie Parker Quartet 2:52
17 Bird's Nest (D1053-C) Charlie Parker Quartet 2:44
18 Cool Blues (D1054-A) Charlie Parker Quartet 2:00
19 Cool Blues (D1054-B) Charlie Parker Quartet 2:25
20 Cool Blues (D1054-C) Charlie Parker Quartet 3:09
21 Cool Blues (D1054-D) Charlie Parker Quartet 2:54
22 Pastel (Please Let Me Forget) (D1055-B) Erroll Garner Trio 2:58
23 Trio (D1056-A) Erroll Garner Trio 3:12
24 Trio (D1056-B) Erroll Garner Trio 3:06
CD 5: Charlie Parker All Stars / Saxophone Moods by Dexter Gordon
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Relaxin' at Camarillo (D1071-A) Charlie Parker All Stars 3:10
2 Ralaxin' at Camarillo (D1071-C) Charlie Parker All Stars 3:08
3 Ralaxin' at Camarillo (D1071-D) Charlie Parker All Stars 3:03
4 Ralaxin' at Camarillo (D1071-E) Charlie Parker All Stars 3:00
5 Cheers (D1072-A) Charlie Parker All Stars 3:11
6 Cheers (D1072-B) Charlie Parker All Stars 3:07
7 Cheers (D1072-C) Charlie Parker All Stars 3:03
8 Cheers (D1072-D) Charlie Parker All Stars 3:06
9 Carvin' the Bird (D1073-A) Charlie Parker All Stars 2:47
10 Carvin' the Bird (D1073-B) Charlie Parker All Stars 2:46
11 Stupendous (D1074-a) Charlie Parker All Stars 2:56
12 Stupendous (D1074-B) Charlie Parker All Stars 2:56
13 Mischievous Lady (D1081-D) Dexter Gordon Quintet 2:49
14 Mischievous Lady (D1081-E) Dexter Gordon Quintet 2:33
15 Lullaby in Rhythm (D1082-C) Dexter Gordon Quintet 3:06
16 Lullaby in Rhythm (D1082-F) Dexter Gordon Quintet 2:53
CD 6: Cocktail Time by Erroll Garner
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Play Piano, Play (D1091-C) Erroll Garner 3:20
2 Love Is the Strangest Game (D1092-A) Erroll Garner 3:22
3 Love Is the Strangest Game (D1092-B) Erroll Garner 2:52
4 Blues Garni (D1093-A) Erroll Garner 2:44
5 Don't Worry About Me (D1094-A) Erroll Garner 3:48
6 Don't Worry About Me (D1094-B) Erroll Garner 3:06
7 Don't Worry About Me (D1094-C) Erroll Garner 3:19
8 Loose Nut (D1095-B) Erroll Garner 3:02
9 Love for Sale (D1096-A) Erroll Garner 2:51
10 Fantasy on Frankie and Johnny (D1097-A) Erroll Garner 2:59
11 Sloe Gin Fizz (D1098-A) Erroll Garner 2:48
CD 7: The Chase by Dexter Gordon & Wardell Gray Quintet / Charlie Parker Quintet
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Chase (D1083-C) Dexter Gordon & Wardell Gray 0:19
2 The Chase (D1083/84-D) Dexter Gordon & Wardell Gray 6:51
3 Chromatic Aberration (D1085-B) Dexter Gordon Quartet 3:07
4 Chromatic Aberration (D1085-C) Dexter Gordon Quartet 2:50
5 It's the Talk of the Town (D1086-A) Dexter Gordon Quartet 3:29
6 It's the Talk of the Town (D1086-B) Dexter Gordon Quartet 3:24
7 Blues Bikini (D1087-A) Dexter Gordon Quartet 3:40
8 Dexterity (D1101-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 2:59
9 Dexterity (D1101-B) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:01
10 Bongo Bop (D1102-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 2:47
11 Bongo Bop (D1102-B) Charlie Parker Quintet 2:46
12 Dewey Square (D1103-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:31
13 Dewey Square (D1103-B) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:05
14 Dewey Square (D1103-C) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:10
15 The Hymn (D1104-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 2:34
16 The Hymn (D1104-B) Charlie Parker Quintet 2:30
17 Bird of Paradise (D1105-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:10
18 Bird of Paradise (D1105-B) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:13
19 Bird of Paradise (D1105-C) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:14
20 Embraceable You (D1106-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:50
21 Embraceable You (D1106-B) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:24
CD 8: Charlie Parker Quintet / James Moody & His Saxophone
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Bird Feathers (D1111-C) Charlie Parker Quintet 2:55
2 Klact-Oveerseds-Tene (D1112-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:08
3 Klact-Oveerseds-Tene (D1112-B) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:08
4 Scrapple From the Apple (D1113-B) Charlie Parker Quintet 2:41
5 Scrapple From the Apple (D1113-C) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:00
6 My Old Flame (D1114-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:16
7 Out of Nowhere (D1115-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 4:06
8 Out of Nowhere (D1115-B) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:53
9 Out of Nowhere (D1115-C) Charlie Parker Quintet 3:08
10 Don't Blame Me (D1116-A) Charlie Parker Quintet 2:50
11 Dorothy (D1121-A) Howard McGhee Sextet 3:06
12 Night Mist (D1122-A) Howard McGhee Sextet 3:00
13 Night Mist (D1122-B) Howard McGhee Sextet 2:50
14 Coole-Rini (D1123-C) Howard McGhee Sextet 2:52
15 Night Music (D1124-B) Howard McGhee Sextet 3:27
16 Turnip Bllod (D1125-A) Howard McGhee Sextet 2:47
17 Turnip Blood (D1125-B) Howard McGhee Sextet 2:48
18 Surrender (D1126-C) Howard McGhee Sextet 3:03
19 Sleepwalker Boogie (D1127-A) Howard McGhee Sextet 3:25
20 Stop Time Blues (D1128-A) Howard McGhee Sextet 2:45
21 You (D1129-A) Howard McGhee Sextet 2:43
CD 9: Piano Moods by Dodo Marmarosa / The Duel by Dexter Gordon & Wardell Gray-Teddy Edwards
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Bopmatism (D1131-C) Dodo Marmarosa Trio 3:12
2 Bopmatism (D1131-F) Dodo Marmarosa Trio 2:59
3 Dodo's Dance (D1132-A) Dodo Marmarosa Trio 3:08
4 Dodo's Dance (D1132-C) Dodo Marmarosa Trio 3:10
5 Trade Winds (D1133-A) Dodo Marmarosa Trio 3:09
6 Trade Winds (D1133-C) Dodo Marmarosa Trio 3:12
7 Dary Departs (D1134-E) Dodo Marmarosa Trio 2:48
8 Dary Departs (D1134-F) Dodo Marmarosa Trio 2:47
9 Dary Departs (D1134-G) Dodo Marmarosa Trio 2:38
10 Cosmo Street (D1135-D) Dodo Marmarosa Trio 3:31
11 Cosmo Street (D1135-E) Dodo Marmarosa Trio 2:55
12 Ghost of a Chance (D1141-C) Dexter Gordon Quartet 2:55
13 Ghost of a Chance (D1141-E) Dexter Gordon Quartet 3:05
14 Sweet and Lovely (D1142-A) Dexter Gordon Quartet 2:31
15 Sweet and Lovely (D1142-D) Dexter Gordon Quartet 2:51
16 Horning In (D1143/4-C) Dexter Gordon-Teddy Edwards Quintet 7:32
17 The Duel (D1143/4-D) Dexter Gordon-Teddy Edwards Quintet 5:30
18 Blues in Teddy's Flat (D1145-A) Teddy Edwards Quartet 3:02
CD 10: Charlie Parker Sextet / Dizzy Gillespie & Modern Trumpets II
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Drifting on a Reed (D1151-B) Charlie Parker Sextet 2:59
2 Drifting on a Reed (D1151-D) Charlie Parker Sextet 2:56
3 Drifting on a Reed (D1151-E) Charlie Parker Sextet 2:55
4 Quasimado (D1152-A) Charlie Parker Sextet 2:57
5 Quasimado (D1152-B) Charlie Parker Sextet 2:55
6 Charlie's Wig (D1153-B) Charlie Parker Sextet 2:49
7 Charlie's Wig (D1153-D) Charlie Parker Sextet 2:49
8 Charlie's Wig (D1153-E) Charlie Parker Sextet 2:44
9 Bongo Beep (D1154-B) Charlie Parker Sextet 3:00
10 Bongo Beep (D1154-C) Charlie Parker Sextet 3:00
11 Crazeology (excerpt) (D1155-A) Charlie Parker Sextet 1:03
12 Crazeology (excerpt) (D1155-B) Charlie Parker Sextet 0:35
13 Crazeology (D1155-C) Charlie Parker Sextet 3:00
14 Crazeology (D1155-D) Charlie Parker Sextet 3:00
15 How Deep Is the Ocean (D1156-A) Charlie Parker Sextet 3:25
16 How Deep Is the Ocean (D1156-B) Charlie Parker Sextet 3:09
17 Guilty (D1162-A) Earl Coleman & His All Stars 3:05
18 Yardbird Suite (D1163-C) Earl Coleman & His All Stars 2:35
19 A Stranger in Town (D1164-A) Earl Coleman & His All Stars 3:04
20 As Time Goes By (D1165-A) Earl Coleman & His All Stars 3:08
21 Move (D1166-A) Fats Navarro Quintet 2:39
22 Move (D1166-B) Fats Navarro Quintet 2:34

Credits

CD 1: Red Norvo All Stars

drums (drum set):
J.C. Heard (1945-05-11) (track 11)
Specs Powell (1945-05-11) (track 5)
trumpet:
Dizzy Gillespie (1945-05-11) (tracks 5, 11)
vibraphone:
Red Norvo (1945-05-11) (tracks 5, 11)
double bass:
Slam Stewart (1945-05-11) (tracks 5, 11)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (1945-05-11) (tracks 5, 11)
piano:
Teddy Wilson (1945-05-11) (tracks 5, 11)
tenor saxophone:
Flip Phillips (1945-05-11) (tracks 5, 11)
composer:
Red Norvo (tracks 6, 11)
Harold Arlen (1929) (track 5)
lyricist:
Ted Koehler (1929) (track 5)
vocals:
Dizzy Gillespie (tracks 5, 11)
publisher:
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 5)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 5)
instrumental recording of:
Get Happy (1945-05-11) (track 5)
later translated versions:
Voyage au paradis (track 5)
part of:
Summer Stock (track 5)
recording of:
Slam Slam Blues (track 6)
Congo Blues (1945-05-11) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2: Dizzy Dillespie & Modern Trumpets I / Charlie Parker Septet

composer:
Charlie Parker (aka “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (track 9)
publisher:
Atlantic Music Corp. (BMI) (track 9)
recording of:
Moose the Mooche (track 9)

CD 4: Charlie Parker Home Cooking Session / Charlie Parker Quartet / Erroll Garner Trio

composer:
Erroll Garner (tracks 22–24)
recording of:
Pastel (track 22)
Trio (tracks 23–24)