Choice Bird

~ Release by Charlie Parker (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
#TitleRatingLength
A1Blue and Boogie
live recording of:
Blue ’n’ Boogie (on 1953-05-09)
composer:
Dizzy Gillespie and Frank Paparelli
6:35
A2Cool Blues
live recording of:
Cool Blues (on 1953-05-09)
composer:
Charlie Parker (a.k.a. “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist)
3:34
A3Laura
live instrumental recording of:
Laura (1945 song) (on 1951-04-07)
lyricist:
Johnny Mercer (in 1945)
composer:
David Raksin (in 1944)
publisher:
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP), EMI United Partnership Ltd., Robbins Music Corp., Twentieth Century Music Corp. and United Partnership Ltd.
version of:
Laura (original 1944 film theme)
3:16
A4Summertime
live instrumental recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (on 1950-05-23)
lyricist:
Dorothy Kuhns (playwright), Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward
composer:
George Gershwin (composer)
publisher:
Chappell & Co., Chappell & Co., Inc. (USA), Chappell Music Ltd., Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund Publishing, George Gershwin Music, New Dawn Music, Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996), Warner/Chappell, Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV, Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09), Ira Gershwin Music (in 1935), WB Music Corp. (1929–2019) (from 1935 until 2019-05-28) and WC Music Corp. (from 2019-05-28 to present)
version of:
Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. “Summertime” (Clara)
3:30
B1Interview
2:59
B2Little Willie Leaps
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (a.k.a. “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (on 1948-12-25)
double bass:
Tommy Potter (on 1948-12-25)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (on 1948-12-25)
piano:
Al Haig (on 1948-12-25)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (US jazz trumpeter, singer, and composer) (on 1948-12-25)
recorded at:
Royal Roost in New York, New York, United States (on 1948-12-25)
live recording of:
Little Willie Leaps (on 1948-12-25)
composer:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter)
3:33
B3Broadway
live recording of:
Broadway (on 1953-05-09)
writer:
Bill Bird (US composer mostly known for co-writing "Broadway" in 1940), Teddy McRae and William Henri Woode
publisher:
Rayven Music
2:49
B4Half Nelson
alto saxophone:
Charlie Parker (a.k.a. “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist) (on 1948-12-25)
double bass:
Tommy Potter (on 1948-12-25)
drums (drum set):
Max Roach (20th century US jazz drummer & composer) (on 1948-12-25)
piano:
Al Haig (on 1948-12-25)
trumpet:
Kenny Dorham (US jazz trumpeter, singer, and composer) (on 1948-12-25)
recorded at:
Royal Roost in New York, New York, United States (on 1948-12-25)
live recording of:
Half Nelson (on 1948-12-25)
composer:
Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter)
4:19
B5Moose the Mooch
live recording of:
Moose the Mooche (on 1953-05-09)
composer:
Charlie Parker (a.k.a. “Bird”, jazz alto saxophonist)
publisher:
Atlantic Music Corp. (BMI)
5:28