Annotation

Original release date: 1993-05-26

Annotation last modified on 2016-10-31 22:47 UTC.

Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Diggin’ Diz
Dizzy Gillespie 2:58
2 Moose the Mooche (take 1)
Charlie Parker 3:02
3 Moose the Mooche (take 2, Master)
Charlie Parker 3:07
4 Moose the Mooche (take 3)
Charlie Parker 3:00
5 Yardbird Suite (take 1)
Charlie Parker 2:44
6 Yardbird Suite (take 4, Master)
Charlie Parker 2:59
7 Ornitology (take 1)
Charlie Parker 3:06
8 Ornithology (A.K.A. Bird Lore) (take 3)
Charlie Parker 3:21
9 Ornithology (take 4, Master)
Charlie Parker 3:04
10 Night in Tunisia (excerpt) (The Famous Alto Break)
Charlie Parker 0:52
11 Night in Tunisia (take 4)
Charlie Parker 3:10
12 Night in Tunisia (take 5, Master)
Charlie Parker 3:07
13 Max Making Wax
Charlie Parker 2:35
14 Lover Man
Charlie Parker 3:24
15 The Gypsy
Charlie Parker 3:08
16 Dizzy’s Fingers (Be-Bop)
Howard McGhee 3:00
17 Yardbird Suite
Charlie Parker 2:14
18 Blues on the Sofa
Charlie Parker 0:47
19 Kopely Plaza Blues
Charlie Parker 1:07
20 Lullaby in Rhythm, Part 1
Charlie Parker 1:30
21 Lullaby in Rhythm, Part 2
Charlie Parker 1:35
22 Home Cooking I (Opus)
Charlie Parker 2:24
23 Home Cooking II (Cherokee)
Charlie Parker 2:09
24 Home Cooking III (I Got Rhythm)
Charlie Parker 2:26
Digital Media 2
# Title Rating Length
1 This Is Always
3:18
2 This Is Always (alternate take)
3:13
3 Dark Shadows (A - alternate)
4:06
4 Dark Shadows (B - alternate)
3:15
5 Dark Shadows (take C - Master)
3:09
6 Dark Shadows (take D - alternate)
3:01
7 Bird’s Nest (take a, Master)
2:55
8 Bird’s Nest (take B, alternate)
2:53
9 Bird’s Nest (take C, alternate)
2:47
10 Cool Blues (take a, alternate)
2:03
11 Cool Blues (take B, alternate)
2:27
12 Cool Blues (take C, alternate)
3:12
13 Cool Blues (take D, Master)
2:56
14 Relaxin’ at Camarillo (take a)
3:10
15 Relaxin’ at Camarillo (take C)
3:10
16 Relaxin’ at Camarillo (take D)
3:06
17 Relaxin’ at Camarillo (take E, Master)
3:02
18 Cheers (take a)
3:13
19 Cheers (take B)
3:08
20 Cheers (take C)
3:05
21 Cheers (take D)
3:07
22 Carvin’ the Bird (take a, alternate)
2:48
23 Carvin’ the Bird (take B, Master)
2:48
24 Stupendous (take a, Master)
2:58
25 Stupendous (take B, alternate)
2:55
Digital Media 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Dexterity (take a, alternate)
3:01
2 Dexterity (take B, Master)
3:03
3 Bongo Bop (take A)
2:48
4 Bongo Bop (take B)
2:49
5 Prezology
3:33
6 Dewey Square (take 5)
3:07
7 Dewey Square (take C)
3:12
8 The Hymn
2:36
9 Superman
2:33
10 All The Things You Are
3:13
11 Bird of Paradise (take B)
3:15
12 Bird of Paradise (take C)
3:16
13 Embraceable You (take A)
3:52
14 Embraceable You (take B)
3:29
15 Bird Feathers
2:56
16 Klact-Oveedseds-Tene (take A)
3:09
17 Klact-Oveedseds-Tene (take B)
3:10
18 Scrapple From the Apple
2:44
19 Little Be Bop
2:57
Digital Media 4
# Title Rating Length
1 My Old Flame
3:18
2 Out of Nowhere (take a)
4:08
3 Out of Nowhere (take B)
3:55
4 Out of Nowhere (take C)
3:11
5 Don’t Blame Me
2:54
6 Giant Swing
3:01
7 Drifting on a Reed
2:58
8 Air Conditioning
2:57
9 Quasimado (Quasimodo) (take a, alternate)
2:59
10 Quasimado (Quasimodo) (take B, Master)
2:57
11 Charlie’s Wig (take B, alternate)
2:50
12 Charlie’s Wig (take D, alternate)
2:49
13 Charlie’s Wig (take E, Master)
2:46
14 Bongo Beep (take B)
3:02
15 Bongo Beep (take C)
3:02
16 Crazeology (take A, excerpt)
1:01
17 Crazeology (take B, excerpt)
0:36
18 Crazeology (take C, alternate)
3:02
19 Crazeology (take D, Master 2)
3:03
20 How Deep Is the Ocean? (take a, Master)
3:26
21 How Deep Is the Ocean? (take B, alternate)
3:06

Credits

Digital Media 1

drums:
Jimmy Pratt (tracks 22–23)
double bass:
Arnold Fishkind (tracks 22–23)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 22–23)
piano:
Russ Freeman (pianist) (tracks 22–23)
composer:
Hal McKusick (track 22)
Ray Noble (track 23)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 5–6, 17)
Billy Reid (UK orchestra leader and songwriter) (track 15)
lyricist:
Bob Dorough (tracks 5–6, 17)
Billy Reid (UK orchestra leader and songwriter) (track 15)
recorded at:
Chuck Kopely's in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1947-02-01) (tracks 22–23)
is based on:
Yardbird Suite (tracks 5–6, 17)
recording of:
The Gypsy (track 15)
Yardbird Suite (tracks 5–6, 17)

Digital Media 2

trumpet:
Howard McGhee (tracks 14, 20–21, 24–25)
drums:
Don Lamond (tracks 14, 20–21, 24–25)
guitar:
Barney Kessel (tracks 14, 20–21, 24–25)
double bass:
George "Red" Callender (tracks 14, 20–21, 24–25)
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (tracks 14, 20–21, 24–25)
piano:
Dodo Marmarosa (tracks 14, 20–21, 24–25)
tenor saxophone:
Wardell Gray (tracks 14, 20–21, 24–25)
composer:
Howard McGhee (tracks 20–21, 24–25)
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (track 14)
recorded at:
C. P. MacGregor Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1947-02-26) (tracks 14, 20–21, 24–25)
recording of:
Cheers (tracks 20–21)
Stupendous (tracks 24–25)

Digital Media 3

composer:
Charlie Parker (aka "Bird", jazz alto saxophonist) (track 8)
live recording of:
The Hymn (track 8)

Release

ASIN: US: B0013GJE7A [info]