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Blue Bird / Legendary Savoy Sessions
Charlie Parker - Miles Davis

Definitive DRCD 11105

*1 1945/11/26      Charlie Parker's Reboppers    Savoy Rec. WOR Rec. studios, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Dizzy Gillespie (tp, p); Sadik Hakim (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*2 1947/05/08      Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Bud Powell (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*3 1947/08/14      Miles Davis All-Stars    Savoy records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Miles Davis (tp); Charlie Parker (ts); John Lewis (p); Nelson Boyd (b); Max Roach (ds).

*4 1947/12/21      Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy Records, 'United Sound Studios', Detroit
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*5 1948/09/18      Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*6 1948/09/24      Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

  1.Billiefs Bounce (C. Parker)[take 5 (master)]3:11*1
  2.Nowfs the Time (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]3:16*1
  3.Meandering (P. David) [Embraceable You] [inc.]3:17*1
  4.Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 5 (master)]2:32*2
  5.Chasinfthe Bird (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:44*2
  6.Cheryl (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:58*2
  7.Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:28*2
  8.Milestones (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)]2:35*3
  9.Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 3 (master)]2:50*3
10.Half Nelson (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)]2:42*3
11.Sippinfat Bells (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)]2:21*3
12.Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:38*4
13.Blue Bird (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:50*4
14.Klaunstance (C. Parker) [The Way You Look Tonight]2:45*4
15.Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [Lover Come Back to Me] [take 3 (master)]2:35*4
16.Barbados (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:29*5
17.Ah-Leu-Cha (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:54*5
18.Constellation (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:27*5
19.Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]3:03*5
20.Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 7 (master)]2:34*6
21.Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 12 (master)]2:43*6
22.Steeplechase (C. Parker) (master)]3:04*6
23.Merry-Go-Round (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:27*6

Quasimodo / Famous Dial Sessions
Charlie Parker

Definitive DRCD 11106

*1 1946/07/29      Charlie Parker Quintet    C.P. MacGregor Studio, Hollywood CA
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tp); Jimmy Bunn (p); Bob Kesterson (b); Roy Porter (ds).

*2 1947/02/26      Charlie Parker's New Stars    C.P. MacGregor Studio, Hollywood CA
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tp); Wardell Gray (ts); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Barney Kessel (g); Red Callender (b); Don Lamond (ds).

*3 1947/10/28      Charlie Parker Quintet    WOR Studio, New York NY
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*4 1947/11/04      Charlie Parker Quintet    WOR Studio, New York NY
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*5 1947/12/17      Charlie Parker Sextet    WOR Studio, New York NY
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); J.J. Johnson (tb); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b);
Max Roach (ds).

  1. Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman)3:23*1
  2.Max(is) Making Wax (O. Pettiford)2:29*1
  3.The Gypsy (B. Reid)3:00*1
  4.Be-Bop (C. Parker)2:51*1
  5.Relaxin' at Camarillo (C. Parker) [take 4]3:00*2
  6.Cheers (H. McGhee) [take 4 (master)]2:58*2
  7.Carvin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:42*2
  8.Stupendous (H. McGhee) [take 1 (master)]2:53*2
  9.Dexterity (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:57*3
10.Bongo Bop (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)]2:44*3
11.Dewey Square (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]3:05*3
12.The Hymn (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)]2:27*3
13.Bird of Paradise (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 3]3:11*3
14.Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 2]3:19*3
15.Bird Feathers (C. Parker) [take 3]2:49*4
16.Klact-oveeseds-tene (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)]3:04*4
17.Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:57*4
18.My Old Flame (A. Johnston-S. Coslow)3:08*4
19.Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) [take 3]3:20*4
20.Don't Blame Me (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [take 1]2:45*4
21.Drifting on a Road (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]3:00*5
22.Quasimodo (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:52*5
23.Charlie's Wig (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:44*5
24.Bongo Beep (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:56*5
25.Crazeology 3:01 (B. Harris) [take 4 (master)]3:01*5
26.How Deep is the Ocean? (I. Berlin) [take 1 (master)]3:29*5

The Street Beat
Charlie Parker

Definitive DRCD 11107

*1 1945/02/28      Dizzy Gillespie Sextet    Guild Rec., Unknown rec. studio, NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Clyde Hart (p); Remo Palmieri (g); Slam Stewart (b); Cozy Cole (ds).

*2 1945/05/11      Dizzy Gillespie and His All-Stars    Guild Rec., Unknown studio, NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp, vo); Charlie Parker (as); Al Haig (p); Curly Russell (b); Sid Catlett (ds); Sarah Vaughan (vo).

*3 1945/05/25      Sarah Vaughan Octet   Continental Rec., Unknown rec. studio, NYC
Sarah Vaughan (vo); Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Flip Phillips (ts); Nat Jaffe (p); Tadd Dameron (p); Bill DeArango (g); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*4 1945/06/06      Red Norvo and His Selected Sextet    Comet Rec., 'WOR Rec. Studios',
Red Norvo (vib); Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Flip Phillips (ts); Teddy Wilson (p); Slam Stewart (b); Specs Powell (ds); J.C. Heard (ds).

*5 1945/09/04      Sir Charles Thompson and His All-Stars   Apollo Rec. Unknown venue, NYC
Sir Charles Thompson (p); Buck Clayton (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Dexter Gordon (ts); Danny Barker (g); Jimmy Butts (b); J.C. Heard (ds).

*6 1945/11/26      Charlie Parker's Reboppers    Savoy Rec. WOR Rec. studios, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Dizzy Gillespie (tp, p); Sadik Hakim (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*7 1946/02/05     Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen    Electro Broadcasting Studio, Glendale CA
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Lucky Thompson (ts); George Handy (p); Arvin Garrison (g); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (ds).

  1.Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)2:43*1
  2.All The Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)2:47*1
  3.Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)2:47*1
  4.Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke)3:16*2
  5.Shaw 'Nuff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)3:01*2
  6.Hot House (T. Dameron)3:10*2
  7.Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman)3:23*2
  8.What More Can a Woman Do? (P. Lee-D. Barbour)2:59*3
  9.I'd Rather Have a Memory Than a Dream (L. Feather-J. Powell)2:39*3
10.Mean to Me (R. Turk-F. Ahlert)2:38*3
11.Hallelujah (C. Grey-L. Robin-V. Youmans) [take C (master)]3:56*4
12.Get Happy (H. Arlen-T. Koehler) [take D (master)]3:42*4
13.Slam Slam Blues (R. Norvo) [take B (master)]4:25*4
14.Congo Blues (R. Norvo) [take C (master)]3:51*4
15.Takin' Off (C. Thompson)3:05*5
16.If I Had You (T. Shapiro-J. Campbell-R. Connelly)2:58*5
17.20th Century Blues (N. Coward)2:54*5
18.The Street Beat (C. Thompson)2:33*5
19.Warming Up a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Cherokee] [inc.]2:34*6
20.Thriving on a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Anthropology] [take 3 (master)]2:54*6
21.Ko Ko (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:53*6
22.Diggin' Diz (C. Parker)2:51*7

Ornithology / Rare Recordings
Charlie Parker

Definitive DRCD 11108

*1 1944/09/15      Tiny Grimes Quintet    Savoy Rec., 'WOR Recording Studios', NYC
Tiny Grimes (g); Charlie Parker (as); Clyde Hart (p); Jimmy Butts (b); Harold West (ds).

*2 1945/01/04     Clyde Hart's All Stars    Continental Rec., Unknown rec. studio, NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Trummy Young (tb, voc); Charlie Parker (as); Don Byas (ts); Clyde Hart (p); Mike Bryan (g); Al Hall (b); Specs Powell (ds); Rubberlegs Williams (voc).

*3 1945/12/17B     S.Gaillard and His Orche.    Bel-Tone Rec., Electro-Vox Rec. St., Hollywood
Dizzy Gillespie (tp, talking -f); Charlie Parker (as, talking -f); Jack McVea (ts, talking -f); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Slim Gaillard (p: a-b , g: c-e, vcl: c-e); Bam Brown (b, vcl: c-e); Zutty Singleton (ds).

*4 1946/03/28     Charlie Parker Septet    Dial Rec., Radio Recorders Studio, Hollywood CA
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Lucky Thompson (ts); Arvin Garrison (g); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Vic McMillan (b); Roy Porter (ds).

*5 1947/02/19     Charlie Parker Quartet    Dial Rec., C.P. MacGregor Studio, Hollywood CA
Charlie Parker (as); Erroll Garner (p); Red Callender (b); Harold West (ds); Earl Coleman (vo).

  1.Tiny's Tempo (T. Grimes) [take 3 (master)]2:53*1
  2.I'll Always Love You Just the Same (Unknown) [take 2 (master)]2:58*1
  3.Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 5 (master)]3:01*1
  4.Red Cross (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]3:08*1
  5.What's the Matter Now (Collins)2:48*2
  6.I Want Every Bit of It (Unknown)3:08*2
  7.That's the Blues (Williams-Shad)2:52*2
  8.4-F Blues (Williams-Shad)2:18*2
  9.Dream of You (Moran-Oliver-Lunceford)2:54*2
10.Seventh Avenue (Powell-Higginbotham)2:53*2
11.Sorta Kinda (Young)2:43*2
12.Ooh, Ooh, My, My, Ooh, Ooh (unknown)2:47*2
13.Dizzy's Boogie (D. Gillespie) [take 2 (master)]3:07*3
14.Flat Foot Floogie (S. Gaillard-S. Stewart-F. Root) [take 2 (master)]2:35*3
15.Popity Pop (S. Gaillard)2:59*3
16.Slim's Jam (S. Gaillard)3:17*3
17.Moose the Mooche (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]3:02*4
18.Yardbird Suite (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:54*4
19.Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [take 4 (master)]2:58*4
20.A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [take 5 (master)]3:01*4
21.This is Always (M. Gordon-H. Warren) [take 1 (master)]3:11*5
22.Dark Shadows (E. Coleman) [take 3 (master)]3:06*5
23.Bird's Nest (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:44*5
24.Cool Blues (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]3:04*5

Complete Savoy Masters
Charlie Parker

Definitive DRCD 11140_2
2 CD Set

*1 1944/09/15      Tiny Grimes Quintet    Savoy Rec., 'WOR Recording Studios', NYC
Tiny Grimes (g); Charlie Parker (as); Clyde Hart (p); Jimmy Butts (b); Harold West (ds).

*2 1945/11/26      Charlie Parker's Reboppers    Savoy Rec. WOR Rec. studios, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Dizzy Gillespie (tp, p); Sadik Hakim (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*3 1947/05/08      Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy rec., 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Bud Powell (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*4 1947/08/14      Miles Davis All-Stars    Savoy records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Miles Davis (tp); Charlie Parker (ts); John Lewis (p); Nelson Boyd (b); Max Roach (ds).

*5 1947/12/21      Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy Records, 'United Sound Studios', Detroit
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*6 1948/09/18      Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*7 1948/09/24      Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*8 1945/02/28      Dizzy Gillespie Sextet    Guild Rec., Unknown rec. studio, NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Clyde Hart (p); Remo Palmieri (g); Slam Stewart (b);
Cozy Cole (ds).

*9 1945/12/17B     S.Gaillard and His Orche.    Bel-Tone Rec., Electro-Vox Rec. St., Hollywood
Dizzy Gillespie (tp, talking -f); Charlie Parker (as, talking -f); Jack McVea (ts, talking -f); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Slim Gaillard (p: a-b , g: c-e, vcl: c-e); Bam Brown (b, vcl: c-e); Zutty Singleton (ds).

*10 1947/09/29      Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, feat. C.Parker      'Carnegie Hall', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Dizzy Gillespie (tp); John Lewis (p); Al McKibbon (b); Joe Harris (ds).

Disc 1
  1.Tiny's Tempo (T. Grimes) [take 3 (master)]2:53*1
  2.I'll Always Love You Just the Same (Unknown) [take 2 (master)]2:58*1
  3.Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 5 (master)]3:01*1
  4.Red Cross (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]3:08*1
  5.Warming Up a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Cherokee] [inc.]2:34*2
  6.Billiefs Bounce (C. Parker)[take 5 (master)]3:11*2
  7.Nowfs the Time (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]3:16*2
  8.Thriving on a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Anthropology] [take 3 (master)]2:54*2
  9.Meandering (P. David) [Embraceable You] [inc.]3:17*2
10.Ko Ko (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:53*2
11.Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 5 (master)]2:31*3
12.Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:44*3
13.Cheryl (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:57*3
14.Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:29*3
15.Milestones (M. Davis) [take 3]2:43*4
16.Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 3 (master)]2:49*4
17.Half Nelson (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)]2:42*4
18.Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 4]2:26*4
19.Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:37*5
20.Bluebird (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:49*5
21.Klaunstance (C. Parker) [The Way You Look Tonight]2:41*5
22.Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [Lover Come Back to Me] [take 3 (master)]2:34*5

Disc 2
  1.Barbados (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:30*6
  2.Ah-Leu-Cha (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:56*6
  3.Constellation (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:29*6
  4.Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]3:05*6
  5.Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 7 (master)]2:36*7
  6.Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 12 (master)]2:45*7
  7.Steeplechase (C. Parker) (master)]3:06*7
  8.Merry-Go-Round (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:28*7
  9.Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)2:51*8
10.All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)2:51*8
11.Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)2:50*8
12.Dizzy's Boogie (Slim Gaillard)3:12*9
13.Flat Foot Floogie (S. Gaillard-S. Stewart-F. Root) [take 2 (master)]2:33*9
14.Popity Pop (S. Gaillard)2:58*9
15.Slim's Jam (S. Gaillard)3:16*9
16.A Night In Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)5:11*10
17.Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)4:05*10
18.Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)5:17*10
19.Confirmation (C. Parker)5:40*10
20.Ko Ko (C. Parker)4:15*10

Complete JATP Performances

Definitive Classics 11146_2
2 CDs

*1 1946/01/28B    JAZZ AT THE PHILHARMONIC :    Concert, 'Philharmonic Auditorium', Los Angeles,CA
Charlie Parker (as); Al Killian (tp); Howard McGhee (tp); Willie Smith (as); Lester Young (ts); Arnold Ross (p); Billy Hadnott (b); Lee Young (ds).

*2 1946/01/28A    JAZZ AT THE PHILHARMONIC :    Concert, 'Philharmonic Auditorium', Los Angeles,CA
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); Al Killian (tp); Willie Smith (as); Lester Young (ts); Mel Powell (p); Billy Hadnott (b); Lee Young (ds).

*3 1946/04/22    JAZZ AT THE PHILHARMONIC :    Concert, 'Embassy Theatre', Los Angeles,CA
Charlie Parker (as); Buck Clayton (tp); Willie Smith (as); Coleman Hawkins (ts); Lester Young (ts); Ken Kersey (p); Irving Ashby (g); Billy Hadnott (b); Buddy Rich (ds); Norman Granz (ann).

*4 1949/09/17    JAZZ AT THE PHILHARMONIC :    Concert, 'Carnegie Hall', West 57th Street and 7th Avenue, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Roy Eldridge (tp); Tommy Turk (tb); Lester Young (ts); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Hank Jones (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (ds); Ella Fitzgerald (voc); Norman Granz (ann).

Disc 1
1.Blues for Norman (O. Peterson)   8:41*1
2.Lady Be Good (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) 11:16*1
3.I Can't Get Started (V. Duke-I. Gershwin)   9:20*1
4.After You've Gone (H. Creamer-T. Layton)   7:38*1
5.Sweet Georgia Brown (B. Bernie-M. Pinkard-K. Casey)   9:37*2
6.JATP Blues (N. Shrdlu) 10:57*3
7.I Got Rhythm (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) 12:58*3

Disc 2
1.The Opener (N. Shrdlu) 12:48*4
2.Lester Leaps In (L. Young) 12:19*4
3.Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) 10:36*4
4.The Closer (N. Shrdlu) 10:46*4
5.How High the Moon (N. Hamilton-M. Lewis)   5:44*4


The Complete Savoy Sessions
Charlie Parker

Definitive DRCD 11148_4
4 CD Set

*1 1944/09/15      Tiny Grimes Quintet    Savoy Rec., 'WOR Recording Studios', NYC
Tiny Grimes (g); Charlie Parker (as); Clyde Hart (p); Jimmy Butts (b); Harold West (ds.

*2 1945/02/28      Dizzy Gillespie Sextet    Guild Rec., Unknown rec. studio, NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Clyde Hart (p); Remo Palmieri (g); Slam Stewart (b); Cozy Cole (ds).

*3 1945/11/26      Charlie Parker's Reboppers    Savoy Rec. WOR Rec. studios, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Dizzy Gillespie (tp, p); Sadik Hakim (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*4 1945/12/17B      Slim Gaillard and His Orchestra    Bel-Tone Rec., Electro-Vox Rec. St., Hollywood
Slim Gaillard (g, p, vo); Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Jack McVea (ts); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Bam Brown (b); Zutty Singleton (ds).

*5 1947/05/08      Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Bud Powell (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*6 1947/08/14      Miles Davis All-Stars    Savoy records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Miles Davis (tp); Charlie Parker (ts); John Lewis (p); Nelson Boyd (b); Max Roach (ds).

*7 1947/12/21      Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy Records, 'United Sound Studios', Detroit
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*8 1948/09/18      Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p) ;Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*9 1948/09/24      Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

Disc 1

  1. Tiny's Tempo (T. Grimes) [take 1] 3:00 *1
  2. Tiny's Tempo (T. Grimes) [take 2] 2:59 *1
  3. Tiny's Tempo (T. Grimes) [take 3 (master)] 2:53 *1
  4. I'll Always Love You Just the Same (Unknown) [take 1] 2:56 *1
  5. I'll Always Love You Just the Same (Unknown) [take 2 (master)] 2:59 *1
  6. Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 1] 3:05 *1
  7. Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 2 (incomplete)] 1:01 *1
  8. Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 3] 3:04 *1
  9. Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 4 (incomplete)] 0:43 *1
10. Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 5 (master)] 3:01 *1
11. Red Cross (C. Parker) [take 1] 3:15 *1
12. Red Cross (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 3:06 *1
13. Warming Up a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Cherokee] [incomplete] 2:33 *3
14. Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:39 *3
15. Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 1:42 *3
16. Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 3] 3:04 *3
17. Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 4 (incomplete)] 1:37 *3
18. Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 3:08 *3
19. Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 1 (false start)] 0:19 *3
20. Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 2 (false start)] 0:37 *3
21. Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 3] 3:06 *3
22. Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)] 3:15 *3

Disc 2

  1. Thriving on a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Anthropology] [take 1] 2:58 *3
  2. Thriving on a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Anthropology] [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:22 *3
  3. Thriving on a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Anthropology] [take 3 (master)] 2:53 *3
  4. Meandering (P. David) [Embraceable You] [incomplete] 3:15 *3
  5. Ko Ko (C. Parker) [take 1 (false start)) [Cherokee] 0:38 *3
  6. Ko Ko (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:53 *3
  7. Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 1 (false start)] 0:11 *5
  8. Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 2] 2:58 *5
  9. Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 3] 2:29 *5
10. Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 4] 2:34 *5
11. Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 5 (master)] 2:30 *5
12. Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:53 *5
13. Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 2 (false start)] 0:18 *5
14. Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 3] 2:57 *5
15. Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)] 2:42 *5
16. Cheryl (C. Parker) [take 1] 0:04 *5
17. Cheryl (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:55 *5
18. Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:55 *5
19. Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:32 *5
20. Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 3] 2:35 *5
21. Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 4 (incomplete)] 0:19 *5
22. Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 2:26 *5
23. Milestones (M. Davis) [take 1 (false start)] 0:07 *6
24. Milestones (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)] 2:33 *6
25. Milestones (M. Davis) [take 3] 2:42 *6
26. Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:46 *6
27. Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 2] 3:05 *6
28. Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 3 (master)] 2:48 *6

Disc 3

  1. Half Nelson (M. Davis) [take 1] 2:47 *6
  2. Half Nelson (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)] 2:41 *6
  3. Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:51 *6
  4. Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)] 2:20 *6
  5. Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 3 (false start)] 0:04 *6
  6. Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 4] 2:24 *6
  7. Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:13 *7
  8. Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:43 *7
  9. Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 3 (incomplete)] 1:03 *7
10. Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)] 2:36 *7
11. Bluebird (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:50 *7
12. Bluebird (C. Parker) [take 2] 0:03 *7
13. Bluebird (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 2:47 *7
14. Klaunstance (C. Parker) [The Way You Look Tonight] 2:43 *7
15. Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [Lover Come Back to Me] [take 1] 2:58 *7
16. Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [Lover Come Back to Me] [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:09 *7
17. Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [Lover Come Back to Me] [take 3 (master)] 2:33 *7
18. Barbados (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:36 *8
19. Barbados (C. Parker) [take 2@(incomplete)] 0:44 *8
20. Barbados (C. Parker) [take 3] 2:33 *8
21. Barbados (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)] 2:27 *8
22. Ah-Leu-Cha (C. Parker) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:37 *8
23. Ah-Leu-Cha (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:52 *8
24. Constellation (C. Parker) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:21 *8
25. Constellation (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:30 *8
26. Constellation (C. Parker) [take 3 (incomplete)] 2:05 *8
27. Constellation (C. Parker) [take 4 (incomplete)] 0:21 *8
28. Constellation (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 2:25 *8
29. Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 1 (false start)] 0:06 *8
30. Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 2] 3:25 *8
31. Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 3 (false start)] 0:11 *8
32. Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 4 (incomplete)] 2:11 *8

Disc 4

  1. Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 3:01 *8
  2. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:02 *9
  3. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:26 *9
  4. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 3] 2:08 *9
  5. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 4 (incomplete)] 0:19 *9
  6. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 5 (incomplete)] 0:46 *9
  7. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 6] 2:17 *9
  8. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 7 (master)] 2:32 *9
  9. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 1 (false start)] 0:03 *9
10. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 1:14 *9
11. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 3 (incomplete)] 0:51 *9
12. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 4 (false start)] 0:04 *9
13. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 5] 2:51 *9
14. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 6 (false start)] 0:06 *9
15. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 7 (incomplete)] 1:00 *9
16. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 8 (false start)] 0:05 *9
17. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 9] 2:59 *9
18. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 10 (incomplete)] 0:35 *9
19. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 11 (incomplete)] 0:47 *9
20. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 12 (master)] 2:44 *9
21. Steeplechase (C. Parker) [take 1 (false start)] 0:07 *9
22. Steeplechase (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 3:02 *9
23. Merry-Go-Round (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:18 *9
24. Merry-Go-Round (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:24 *9
25. Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 2:40 *2
26. All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) 2:47 *2
27. Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) 2:46 *2
28. Dizzy's Boogie (D. Gillespie) [take 2 (master)] 3:08 *4
29. Dizzy's Boogie (D. Gillespie) [take 1] 3:14 *4
30. Flat Foot Floogie (S. Gaillard-S. Stewart-F. Root) [take 2 (master)] 2:30 *4
31. Flat Foot Floogie (S. Gaillard-S. Stewart-F. Root) [take 1] 2:44 *4
32. Popity Pop (S. Gaillard 2:56 *4
33. Slim's Jam (S. Gaillard) 3:14 *4

The Complete Dial Masters
Charlie Parker

Definitive DRCD 11149_2
2 CD Set

*1 1946/02/05      Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen    Electro Broadcast. Studios, Glendale, Ca
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Lucky Thompson (ts); George Handy (p); Arvin Garrison (g); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (ds).

*2 1946/03/28      Charlie Parker Septet    Radio Recorders Studios, Hollywood
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Lucky Thompson (ts); Arvin Garrison (g); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Vic McMillan (b); Roy Porter (ds).

*3 1946/07/29      Charlie Parker Quintet    C.P. MacGregor Studios, Hollywood
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tp); Jimmy Bunn (p); Bob Kesterson (b); Roy Porter (ds).

*4 1947/02/19      Charlie Parker Quartet    C.P. MacGregor Studios, Hollywood
Charlie Parker (as); Erroll Garner (p); Red Callender (b); Harold West (ds); Earl Coleman (vo).

*5 1947/02/26      Charlie Parker's New Stars    C.P. MacGregor St., Hollywood
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tp); Wardell Gray (ts); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Barney Kessel (g); Red Callender (b); Don Lamond (ds).

*6 1947/10/28      Charlie Parker Quintet    'WOR Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*7 1947/11/04      Charlie Parker Quintet    'WOR Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*8 1947/12/17      Charlie Parker Sextet    'WOR Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); J.J. Johnson (tb); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*9 1945/06/06      Red Norvo and His Selected Sextet    Comet Rec., 'WOR Rec. Studios',
Red Norvo (vib); Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Flip Phillips (ts); Teddy Wilson (p); Slam Stewart (b); Specs Powell (ds); J.C. Heard (ds).

Disc 1

  1.Diggin' Diz (C. Parker)2:51*1
  2.Moose the Mooche (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]3:01*2
  3.Yardbird Suite (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:53*2
  4.Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [take 4 (master)]2:58*2
  5.A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [take 5 (master)]3:01*2
  6.Max is Making Wax (O. Pettiford)2:29*3
  7.Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman)3:18*3
  8.The Gypsy (B. Reid)3:01*3
  9.Bebop (C. Parker)2:52*3
10.This is Always (M. Gordon-H. Warren) [take 1 (master)]3:12*4
11.Dark Shadows (E. Coleman) [take 3 (master)]3:04*4
12.Bird's Nest (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:41*4
13.Cool Blues (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]3:06*4
14.Relaxin' at Camarillo (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]3:04*5
15.Cheers (H. McGhee) [take 4 (master)]3:03*5
16.Carvin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:43*5
17.Stupendous (H. McGhee) [take 1 (master)]2:53*5
18.Dexterity (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:58*6
19.Bongo Bop (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)]2:43*6
20.Prezology (C. Parker) [take 3? (master)] [Dewey Square]3:07*6

Disc 2

  1.The Hymn (C. Parker) [take 1? (master)]2:30*6
  2.Bird of Paradise (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 3?] [All the Things You Are]3:06*6
  3.Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 2?]3:22*6
  4.Bird Feathers (C. Parker) [take 3]2:50*7
  5.Klact-oveeseds-tene (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)]3:04*7
  6.Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:57*7
  7.My Old Flame (A. Johnston-S. Coslow)3:13*7
  8.Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) [take 3?]3:04*7
  9.Don't Blame Me (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [take 1]2:46*7
10.Drifting on a Reed (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:51*8
11.Quasimodo (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:52*8
12.Charlie's Wig (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:41*8
13.Bongo Beep (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:56*8
14.Crazeology (B. Harris) [take 4 (master)]2:57*8
15.How Deep is the Ocean? (I. Berlin) [take 1 (master)]3:22*8
16.Hallelujah (C. Grey-L. Robin-V. Youmans) [take C (master)]3:56*9
17.Get Happy (H. Arlen-T. Koehler) [take D (master)]3:42*9
18.Slam Slam Blues (R. Norvo) [take B (master)]4:25*9
19.Congo Blues (R. Norvo) [take C (master)]3:51*9

The Complete Dial Sessions
Charlie Parker
Definitive DRCD 11152_4
4 CD Set

*1 1946/02/05     Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen    Electro Broadcasting Studio, Glendale CA
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Lucky Thompson (ts); George Handy (p); Arvin Garrison (g); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (ds).

*2 1946/03/28     Charlie Parker Septet    Radio Recorders Studio, Hollywood CA
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Lucky Thompson (ts); Arvin Garrison (g); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Vic McMillan (b); Roy Porter (ds).

*3 1946/07/29     Charlie Parker Quintet    C.P. MacGregor Studio, Hollywood CA
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tp); Jimmy Bunn (p); Bob Kesterson (b); Roy Porter (ds).

*4 1947/02/19     Charlie Parker Quartet    C.P. MacGregor Studio, Hollywood CA
Charlie Parker (as); Erroll Garner (p); Red Callender (b); Harold West (ds); Earl Coleman (vo).

*5 1947/02/26     Charlie Parker's New Stars    C.P. MacGregor Studio, Hollywood CA
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tp); Wardell Gray (ts); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Barney Kessel (g); Red Callender (b); Don Lamond (ds).

*6 1947/10/28     Charlie Parker Quintet    WOR Studio, New York NY
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*7 1947/11/04     Charlie Parker Quintet    WOR Studio, New York NY
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*8 1947/12/17     Charlie Parker Sextet    WOR Studio, New York NY
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); J.J. Johnson (tb); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

Disc 1

  1.Diggin' Diz (C. Parker)2:51*1
  2.Moose the Mooche (C. Parker) [take 1]2:57*2
  3.Moose the Mooche (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]3:01*2
  4.Moose the Mooche (C. Parker) [take 3]2:54*2
  5.Yardbird Suite (C. Parker) [take 1]2:38*2
  6.Yardbird Suite (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:53*2
  7.Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [take 1]3:00*2
  8.Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [take 3]3:15*2
  9.Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [take 4 (master)]2:58*2
10.A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [take 1 (incomplete)]0:47*2
11.A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [take 4]3:04*2
12.A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [take 5 (master)]3:01*2
13.Max is Making Wax (O. Pettiford)2:29*3
14.Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman)3:18*3
15.The Gypsy (B. Reid)3:01*3
16.Bebop (C. Parker)2:52*3
17.This is Always (M. Gordon-H. Warren) [take 1 (master)]3:12*4
18.This is Always (M. Gordon-H. Warren) [take 2]3:08*4
19.Dark Shadows (E. Coleman) [take 1]4:01*4
20.Dark Shadows (E. Coleman) [take 2]3:09*4
21.Dark Shadows (E. Coleman) [take 3 (master)]3:04*4
22.Dark Shadows (E. Coleman) [take 4]2:57*4

Disc 2

  1. Bird's Nest (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:50 *4
  2. Bird's Nest (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:48 *4
  3. Bird's Nest (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 2:41 *4
  4. Cool Blues (C. Parker) [take 1] [Hot Blues] 1:57 *4
  5. Cool Blues (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:22 *4
  6. Cool Blues (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 3:06) *4
  7. Cool Blues (C. Parker) [take 4] 2:49 *4
  8. Relaxin' at Camarillo (C. Parker) [take 1] 3:06 *5
  9. Relaxin' at Camarillo (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 3:04 *5
10. Relaxin' at Camarillo (C. Parker) [take 4] 3:00 *5
11. Relaxin' at Camarillo (C. Parker) [take 5] 2:57 *5
12. Cheers (H. McGhee) [take 1] 3:07 *5
13. Cheers (H. McGhee) [take 2] 3:03 *5
14. Cheers (H. McGhee) [take 3] 2:59 *5
15. Cheers (H. McGhee) [take 4 (master)] 3:03 *5
16. Carvin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:42 *5
17. Carvin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:43 *5
18. Stupendous (H. McGhee) [take 1 (master)] 2:53 *5
19. Stupendous (H. McGhee) [take 2] 2:52 *5

Disc 3

  1. Dexterity (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:55 *6
  2. Dexterity (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:58 *6
  3. Bongo Bop (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)] 2:43 *6
  4. Bongo Bop (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:42 *6
  5. Dewey Square (C. Parker) [take 1] [Prezology] 3:27 *6
  6. Dewey Square (C. Parker) [take 2] 3:01 *6
  7. Dewey Square (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 3:07 *6
  8. The Hymn (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)] 2:30 *6
  9. The Hymn (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:26 *6
10. All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 1] 3:07 *6
11. All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 2] 3:09 *6
12. All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 3] 3:06 *6
13. Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 1] 3:46 *6
14. Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 2] 3:22 *6
15. Bird Feathers (C. Parker) [take 3] 2:50 *7
16. Klact-oveeseds-tene (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)] 3:04 *7
17. Klact-oveeseds-tene (C. Parker) [take 2] 3:04 *7
18. Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:38 *7
19. Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 2:57 *7

Disc 4

  1. My Old Flame (A. Johnston-S. Coslow) 3:13 *7
  2. Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) [take 1] 4:02 *7
  3. Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) [take 2] 3:49 *7
  4. Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) [take 3] 3:04 *7
  5. Don't Blame Me (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [take 1] 2:46 *7
  6. Drifting on a Reed (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:55 *8
  7. Drifting on a Reed (C. Parker) [take 4] 2:52 *8
  8. Drifting on a Reed (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 2:51 *8
  9. Quasimodo (C. Parker) [take 2 2:53 *8
10. Quasimodo (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 2:52 *8
11. Charlie's Wig (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:45 *8
12. Charlie's Wig (C. Parker) [take 4] 2:45 *8
13. Charlie's Wig (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 2:41 *8
14. Bongo Beep (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:56 *8
15. Bongo Beep (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 2:56 *8
16. Crazeology (B. Harris) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:59 *8
17. Crazeology (B. Harris) [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:32 *8
18. Crazeology (B. Harris) [take 3] 2:56 *8
19. Crazeology (B. Harris) [take 4 (master)] 2:57 *8
20. How Deep is the Ocean? (I. Berlin) [take 1 (master)] 3:22 *8
21. How Deep is the Ocean? (I. Berlin) [take 2] 3:05 *8

The Complete Savoy Live Recordings
Charlie Parker

Definitive DRCD 11153_4
4 CD Set

*1 1947/09/29      Dizzy Gillespie Quintet    'Carnegie Hall', NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); John Lewis (p); Al McKibbon (b); Joe Harris (ds).

*2 1948/09/04      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Tadd Dameron (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds); Bob Garrity (ann); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*3 1948/12/11      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*4 1948/12/12      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Art Ford (ann).

*5 1948/12/18      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*6 1948/12/25      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Bob Garrity (ann); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*7 1949/01/01A      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Joe Harris (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*8 1949/01/01B      Jam Session    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Conte Candoli (tp); Benny Green (tb); Charlie Parker (as); Flip Phillips (ts); Charlie Ventura (ts); Al Haig (p); Curly Russell (b); Tommy Potter (b); Joe Harris (ds); Shelly Manne (ds); Ed Shaughnessy (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*9 1949/01/15      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Joe Harris (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*10 1949/01/22      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*11 1949/01/29      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*12 1949/02/05      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann)

*13 1949/02/12      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*14 1949/02/19      Charlie Parker Quintet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*15 1949/02/26      Charlie Parker Septet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Milt Jackson (vb); Lucky Thompson (ts); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Dave Lambert (voc); Buddy Stewart (voc); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*16 1949/03/05      Charlie Parker Septet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Lucky Thompson (ts); Milt Jackson (vb); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Buddy Stewart (vo); Dave Lambert (vo); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*17 1949/03/12      Charlie Parker Septet    'The Royal Roost', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Lucky Thompson (ts); Milt Jackson (vb); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*18 1951/02/11     Charlie Parker Sextet    'Pershing Hotel Ballroom', Chicago IL
Charlie Parker (as); Claude McLin (ts); George Freeman (g); Chris Anderson (p); Leroy Jackson (b); Bruz Freeman (ds).

Disc 1

  1. 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 5:21 *2
  2. Ko Ko (C. Parker) 2:30 *2
  3. Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 5:01 *3
  4. Big Foot (C. Parker) 4:42 *3
  5. Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) 5:42 *3
  6. On a Slow Boat to China (F. Loesser) 5:18 *3
  7. Hot House (T. Dameron) 4:23 *4
  8. Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) 3:51 *4
  9. Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) 4:24 *5
10. Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) 3:17 *5
11. How High the Moon (N. Hamilton-M. Lewis) 2:56 *5
12. Half Nelson (M. Davis) 4:43 *6
13. White Christmas (I. Berlin) 5:08 *6
14. Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) 3:51 *6
15. Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (L. Young) / Introduction / Bebop (C. Parker) 5:02 *7
16. On a Slow Boat to China (F. Loesser) 4:29 *7

Disc 2

  1.Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris)4:52*7
  2.Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)5:35*7
  3. East of the Sun (And West of the Moon) (B. Bowman) 4:36 *7
  4. Cheryl (C. Parker) 4:38 *7
  5. How High the Moon (N. Hamilton-M. Lewis) 5:02 *8
  6. Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) 4:07 *9
  7. Bebop (C. Parker) 3:31 *9
  8. Hot House (T. Dameron) 5:05 *9
  9. Oo Bop Sh'Bam (D. Gillespie) 5:04 *10
10. Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) 4:37 *10
11. Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) 4:07 *10
12. Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 3:42 *11
13. Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) 3:27 *12
14. Barbados (C. Parker) 3:49 *12
15. Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) 3:40 *12
16. Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) 4:52 *13

Disc 3

  1. Barbados (C. Parker) 3:54 *13
  2. Bebop (C. Parker) 3:26 *13
  3. Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 4:46 *14
  4. Confirmation (C. Parker) 3:33 *14
  5. Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) 3:53 *14
  6. Half Nelson (M. Davis) 3:41 *15
  7. A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 4:52 *15
  8. Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) 4:57 *15
  9. Deedle (D. Lambert-B. Stewart) 2:38 *15
10. What's This? (Unknown) 2:13 *15
11. Cheryl (C. Parker) 3:47 *16
12. Anthropology (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) 5:50 *16
13. Hurry Home (F. Bernier-M. Emmerich-L. Meyer 2:27 *16
14. Deedle (D. Lambert-B. Stewart) 2:04 *16
15. Royal Roost Bop (D. Lambert-B. Stewart) 2:10 *16
16. Cheryl (C. Parker) 3:23 *17
17. On a Slow Boat to China (F. Loesser) 4:40 *17
18. Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) 6:35 *17

Disc 4

  1. There's a Small Hotel (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) 10:12 *18
  2. These Foolish Things (H. Marvell-J. Strachey-H. Link)   2:03 *18
  3. Keen and Peachy (Unknown) [incomplete] [Fine and Dandy]   6:26 *18
  4. Hot House (T. Dameron)   9:04 *18
  5. Swivel Hips [incomplete] [Bird, Bass, and Out]   3:35 *18
  6. Goodbye (G. Jenkins) [incomplete]   3:10 *18
  7. A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)   5:09 *1
  8. Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)   4:04 *1
  9. Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)   5:13 *1
10. Confirmation (C. Parker)   5:34 *1
11. Ko Ko (C. Parker)   4:08 *1

Complete Birth of the Cool
Miles Davis

Definitive Classics 11159_2
2 CDs

*1 1949/01/21      Miles Davis Nonet    Capitol rec. WOR Studios, New York NY
Miles Davis (tp); Kai Winding (tb); Junior Collins (frh); Bill Barber (tuba); Lee Konitz (as); Gerry Mulligan (bs); Al Haig (p); Joe Shulman (b); Max Roach (ds).

*2 1949/04/22      Miles Davis Nonet    Capitol rec. WOR Studios, New York NY
Miles Davis (tp); J.J. Johnson (tb); Sandy Siegelstein (frh); Bill Barber (tuba); Lee Konitz (as); Gerry Mulligan (bs); John Lewis (p); Nelson Boyd (b); Kenny Clarke (ds).

*3 1950/05/09      Miles Davis Nonet    Capitol rec. WOR Studios, New York NY
Miles Davis (tp); J.J. Johnson (tb); Gunther Schuller (frh); Bill Barber (tuba); Lee Konitz (as); Gerry Mulligan (bs); John Lewis (p); Al McKibbon (b); Max Roach (ds); Kenny "Pancho" Hagood (voc).

*4 1949/01/03      Metronome All-Stars    RCA Records, 'RCA Studio 2', NYC
Miles Davis , Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro (tp); Jay Jay Johnson , Kai Winding (tb); Buddy DeFranco (cl); Charlie Parker (as,arr); Charlie Ventura (ts); Ernie Caceres (bs); Lennie Tristano (p,arr); Billy Bauer (g,arr); Eddie Safranski (b); Shelly Manne (ds); Pete Rugolo (arr,dir).

*5 1948/09/04      Miles Davis Nonet    Royal Roost, New York NY.
Miles Davis (tp); Michael Zwerin (tb); Junior Collins (frh); Bill Barber (tuba); Lee Konitz (as); Gerry Mulligan (bs); John Lewis (p); Al McKibbon (b); Max Roach (ds); Kenny "Pancho" Hagood (voc); Symphony Sid Torin (ann); Bob Garrity (ann).

*6 1948/09/18      Miles Davis Nonet    Royal Roost, New York NY.
Miles Davis (tp); Michael Zwerin (tb); Junior Collins (frh); Bill Barber (tuba); Lee Konitz (as); Gerry Mulligan (bs); John Lewis (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Max Roach (ds); Kenny "Pancho" Hagood (voc); Symphony Sid Torin (ann); Bob Garrity (ann).

*7 1948/09/25      Miles Davis Quintet    Royal Roost, New York NY.
Miles Davis (tp); Lee Konitz (as); John Lewis (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Max Roach (ds); Kenny "Pancho" Hagood (voc); Symphony Sid Torin (ann); Bob Garrity (ann).

Disc 1

  1.Move (D. Best)2:31*1
  2.Jeru (G. Mulligan)3:10*1
  3.Hallucinations (B. Powell-M. Davis)[Budo] 2:32*1
  4.Godchild (G. Wallington) 3:07*1
  5.Venus de Milo (G. Mulligan) 3:09*2
  6.Boplicity (M. Davis-G. Evans) 2:59*2
  7.Israel (J. Carisi) 2:14*2
  8.Rouge (J. Lewis) 3:11*2
  9.Moon Dreams (C. MacGregor-J. Mercer) 3:16*3
10.Deception (M. Davis) 2:45*3
11.Rocker (G. Mulligan) 3:03*3
12.Darn That Dream (E. DeLange-J. Van Heusen) 3:22*3
13.Overtime (P. Rugolo) [take 1] 4:32*4
14.Victory Ball (L. Tristano) [take 1] 4:13*4

Disc 2

  1.Birth of the Cool Theme (G. Evans) 0:18*5
  2.Move (D. Best) 3:41*5
  3.Why Do I Love You? (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) 3:40*5
  4.Godchild (G. Wallington) 5:49*5
  5.S'il vous Plait (W. Mourant-B. Stegmeyer) 4:21*5
  6.Moon Dreams (C. MacGregor-J. Mercer) 3:05*5
  7.Hallucinations (B. Powell-M. Davis) [Budo (with voiceover)] 3:23*5
  8.Darn That Dream (E. DeLange-J. Van Heusen)4:23*6
  9.Move (D. Best) 4:47*6
10.Moon Dreams (C. MacGregor-J. Mercer) 3:44*6
11.Hallucinations (B. Powell-M. Davis) 4:20*6
12.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk)3:55*7
13.Half Nelson (M. Davis) 5:41*7
14.You Go to My Head (H. Gillespie-J.F. Coots) 5:37*7
15.Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) 5:41*7

Complete Verve Masters With Strings
Charlie Parker

Definitive Classics 11185

*1 1947/12      Neal Hefti Orchestra    'Carnegie Hall Recorders', NYC
Neal Hefti Orchestra (exact personnel unknown) Charlie Parker (as)

*2 1949/11/30      Charlie Parker with Strings    'Mercury Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as) Stan Freeman (p) Ray Brown (b) Buddy Rich (ds) Mitch Miller (oboe) Myor Rosen (harp) Bronislaw Gimpel (vln) Max Hollander (vln) Milt Lomask (vln) Frank Brieff (vla) Frank Miller (cello) Jimmy Carroll (arr, cond)

*3 1950/07/05      Charlie Parker with Strings    Poss. at 2 different rec. studios, NYC
Charlie Parker (as) Joseph Singer (frh) Edwin Brown (oboe) Bernie Leighton (p) Ray Brown (b) Buddy Rich (ds) Verley Mills (harp)

*4 1950/09/17      Charlie Parker with Strings    Concert, 'Carnegie Hall', NYC
Charlie Parker (as) Tommy Mace (oboe) Al Haig (p) Tommy Potter (b) Roy Haynes (ds) Wallace McManus (harp) Ted Blume (vln) Sam Caplan (vln) Stan Karpenia (vln) Dave Uchitel (vla) Unknown (cello)

*5 1952/01/22-23      Charlie Parker with Strings    NYC
Charlie Parker (as) Chris Griffin (tp) Al Porcino (tp) Bernie Privin (tp) Will Bradley (tb) Bill Harris (tb) Toots Mondello (as) Murray Williams (as) Hank Ross (ts) Art Drelinger (ts) Stanley Webb (bs) Verley Mills (harp) Lou Stein (p) Art Ryerson (g) Bob Haggart (b) Don Lamond (ds)

  1. Just Friends (J. Klenner-S. Lewis) 3:32 *2
  2. Everything Happens to Me (M. Dennis-T. Adair) 3:17 *2
  3. April in Paris (E.Y. Harburg-V. Duke) 3:08 *2
  4. Summertime (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin-D. Heyward) 2:47 *2
  5. I Didn't Know What Time Was (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) 3:14 *2
  6. If I Should Lose You (L. Robin-R. Rainger) 2:48 *2
  7. Dancing in the Dark (H. Dietz-A. Schwartz) 3:12 *3
  8. Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) 3:08 *3
  9. Laura (A. Raskin-J. Mercer) 2:59 *3
10. East of the Sun (B. Bowman) 3:40 *3
11. They Can't Take That Away from Me (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) 3:19 *3
12. Easy to Love (C. Porter) 3:31 *3
13. I'm in the Mood for Love (D. Fields-J. McHugh) 3:35 *3
14. I'll Remember April (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) 3:04 *3
15. Temptation (A. Freed-N.H. Brown) 3:33 *5
16. Lover (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) 3:08 *5
17. Autumn in New York (V. Duke) 3:31 *5
18. Stella by Starlight (N. Washington-V. Young) 2:58 *5
19. Repetition (N. Hefti) 2:58 *1
20. What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter) 2:52 *4
21. April in Paris (E.Y. Harburg-V. Duke) 3:12 *4
22. Repetition (N. Hefti) 2:49 *4
23. Easy to Love (C. Porter) 2:24 *4
24. Rocker (G. Mulligan) 3:11 *4

Complete Greatest Verve Bop Quintets
Charlie Parker

Definitive Classics 11186

*1 1949/05/05      Charlie Parker and His Orchestra    Prob. 'Mercury Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*2 1950/06/06      Charlie Parker Quintet    prob., 'Mercury Studio', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Thelonious Monk (p); Curly Russell (b); Buddy Rich (ds).

*3 1950/10/00      All-Star Jam Session    Film soundtrack recordings, 'Gjon Mili Studio', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Coleman Hawkins (ts); Hank Jones (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (ds).

*4 1951/01/17      Charlie Parker Quintet    NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Max Roach (ds).

*5 1951/08/08      Charlie Parker and His Orchestra    Poss. 'RCA Victor Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Red Rodney (tp); John Lewis (p); Ray Brown (b); Kenny Clarke (ds).

  1.Segment (C. Parker) [Tune X] 3:18*1
  2.Passeport (C. Parker) [Tune Y] 2:54*1
  3.Bloomdido (C. Parker) 3:24*2
  4.An Oscar fot Treadwell (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)] 3:21*2
  5.Mohawk (C. Parker) [take 6 (master)] 3:35*2
  6.My Melancholy Baby (G. Norton-E. Burnett) [take 2 (master)] 3:23*2
  7.Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 11 (master)] 2:33*2
  8.Relaxin' whith Lee (C. Parker) [take 6 (master)] 2:47*2
  9.Celebrity (C. Parker) 1:34*3
10.Ballade (C. Parker) 2:55*3
11.Au Privave (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 2:42*4
12.She Rote (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 3:06*4
13.K.C Blues (C. Parker) 3:20*4
14.Star Eyes (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) 3:25*4
15.Blues for Alice (C. Parker) 2:47*5
16.Si Si (C. Parker) 2:38*5
17.Swedish Schnapps (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)] 3:10*5
18.Back Home Blues (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:46*5
19.Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman) 3:23*5
20.Passport (C. Parker) [Tune Y] 2:54*1
21.An Oscar for Treadwell (C. Parker) [take 3] 3:21*2
22.Mohawk (C. Parker) [take 3] 3:35*2
23.Relaxin' with Lee (C. Parker) 2:47*2


Complete Verve Latin Sides
Charlie Parker

Definitive Classics 11187

*1 1948/12/20      Machito and His Orchestra    Prob., 'Mercury Studios', NYC
Frank "Machito" Grillo (maracas); Mario Bauza (tp); Paquito Davilla (tp); Bob Woodlen (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Gene Johnson (as); Fred Skerritt (as); Flip Phillips (ts); Jose Madera (ts); Leslie Johnakins (bs); Rene Hernandez (p); Roberto Rodriguez (b); Jose Mangual (bgo); Luis Miranda (cga); Umbaldo Nieto (timbales).

*2 1949/01/00      Machito and His Orchestra    'Reeves Sound Studios', NYC
Frank "Machito" Grillo (maracas); Mario Bauza (tp); Paquito Davilla (tp); Bob Woodlen (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Gene Johnson (as); Fred Skerritt (as); Jose Madera (ts); Leslie Johnakins (bs); Rene Hernandez (p); Roberto Rodriguez (b); Jose Mangual (bgo); Luis Miranda (cga); Umbaldo Nieto (timbales).

*3 1950/12/21      Machito and His Orchestra    Unknown recording studio, NYC
Frank "Machito" Grillo (maracas); Mario Bauza (tp); Harry Edison (tp); Al Stewart (tp); Paquito Davilla (tp); Bob Woodlen (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Gene Johnson (as); Fred Skerritt (as); Flip Phillips (ts); Jose Madera (ts); Sol Rabinowitz (ts); Leslie Johnakins (bs); Rene Hernandez (p); Roberto Rodriguez (b); Buddy Rich (ds); Jose Mangual (bgo); Chino Pozo (cga); Umbaldo Nieto (timbales).

*4 1951/03/12      Charlie Parker Jazzers    Probably 'Mercury Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Roy Haynes (ds); Luis Miranda (cga); Jose Mangual (bgo).

*5 1952/01/23      Charlie Parker Quintet    NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Benny Harris (tp); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Max Roach (ds); Jose Mangual (bgo); Luis Miranda (cga).


  1.No Noise (J. Bartee)   2:52*1
  2.Mango Mangue (G. Valdez)   2:53*1
  3.Okiedoke (R. Hernandez-F. Grillo)   3:02*2
  4.Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: (Unknown) 17:11*3

Cancion/ Mambo part 1/ Mambo part 2/ Rhumba abierta/ 6/8 jazz
  5.My Little Suede Shoes (C. Parker)   3:03*4
  6.Un Poquito de tu Amor (Unknown)   2:40*4
  7.Tico Tico (A. Oliveira-Z. Abreau)   2:44*4
  8.Fiesta (Unknown)   2:49*4
  9.Why do I Love You (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)   3:00*4
10.Mama Inez (L.W. Gilbert-E. Grenet)   2:50*5
11.La Cucaracha (Traditional)   2:45*5
12.Estrellita (V. Picone-A. Venosa)   2:40*5
13.Begin the Beguine (C. Porter)   3:10*5
14.La Paloma (Traditional)   2:39*5

Complete Bird in Sweden
Charlie Parker

Definitive Classics 11216

*1 1950/11/22     Charlie Parker and His Swedish All-Stars - Sweden 11/22
Charlie Parker (as); Rolf Ericsson (tp); Gosta Theselius (p); Thore Jederby (b); Jack Noren (ds).

*2 1950/11/24A     Charlie Parker and His Swedish All-Stars - Sweden 11/24(1)
Charlie Parker (as); Rolf Ericsson (tp); Gosta Theselius (p); Thore Jederby (b); Jack Noren (ds).

*3 1950/11/24B     Jam Session - Sweden 11/24(2)
Rolf Ericsson (tp); Rowland Greenberg (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Gosta Theselius (ts); Lennart Nilsson (p); Folke Holst (b); Jack Noren (ds).

  1. Anthropology (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)   6:07 *1
  2. Cheers (H. McGhee)   6:50 *1
  3. Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman)   1:56 *1
  4. Cool Blues (C. Parker)   4:38 *1
  5. Anthropology (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)   6:10 *2
  6. Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker)   6:33 *2
  7. Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin)   2:42 *2
  8. Star Eyes (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston)   2:09 *2
  9. Cool Blues (C. Parker)   5:19 *2
10. All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)   4:59 *2
11. Strike up the Band (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin)   4:41 *2
12. How High the Moon (N. Hamilton-M. Lewis)   3:40 *3
13. Body and Soul (J. Green-E. Heyman-R. Sour-F. Eyton) 11:48 *3
14. Fine and Dandy (P. James-K. Swift)   5:41 *3

Complete Onyx Recordings
Charlie Parker

Definitive Records DRCD 11229_2
2CDs

*1 1948/07/06-11      Charlie Parker Quintet    - 'The Onyx Club', NYC.
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan, Thelonious Monk [CD 1-25] (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Earl Coleman (vo).

*2 1948/07/07      Charlie Parker Quintet    - 'The Onyx Club', NYC.
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*3 1948/07/10      Charlie Parker Quintet    - 'The Onyx Club', NYC.
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Carmen McRae (vo); Earl Coleman (vo).

*4 1948/07/11      Charlie Parker Quintet    - 'The Onyx Club', NYC.
Miles Davis(tp); Charlie Parker(as); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter(b); Max Roach(ds); Kenneth 'Pancho' Hagood or Earl Coleman(vcl).
Recorded by Dean Benedetti.

Disc 1

  1.Announcement0:24*1
  2.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk)1:13*1
  3.Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green)5:43*1
  4.My Old Flame (A. Johnston-S. Coslow) [Splice at 0:15]2:24*1
  5.Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker)1:42*1
  6.The Way You Look Tonight (D. Fields-J. Kern) [Splice at 4:09]6:21*1
  7.This Time the Dream's on Me (H. Arlen-J. Mercer) [Splice at 3:50]4:38*1
  8.Shaw 'Nuff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)3:50*1
  9.Cheryl (C. Parker)0:23*1
10.Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [Splice at 1:42]1:59*1
11.These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) (H. Marvell-J. Strachey-H. Link)1:32*1
12.Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [Splice at 1:53]2:16*1
13.Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [Splice at 0:51]2:08*1
14.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) [Splice at 2:04]2:25*1
15.This Time the Dream's on Me (H. Arlen-J. Mercer) [Splices at 1:23, 3:58]4:45*1
16.The Way You Look Tonight (D. Fields-J. Kern) [Splice at 2:39]4:13*1
17.Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) [Splice at 1:56]2:29*1
18.My Old Flame (A. Johnston-S. Coslow)0:34*1
19.Big Foot (C. Parker)1:22*1
20.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk)1:34*4
21.Half Nelson (M.Davis) 1:15*4
22.Little Willie Leaps (M.Davis) 0:29*4
23.What Price Love [Yardbird Suite] (C.Parker) 2:39*3
24.What Price Love [Yardbird Suite] (C.Parker) 0:22*3
25.Well You Needn't (T.Monk) 2:36*4
26.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 1:20*4
27.Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) 0:49*2
28.How High The Moon (N.Hamilton-M.Lewis) 2:46*2
29.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 0:08*2

Disc 2

  1.Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [Splices at 1:56, 2:34, 3:25]4:45*3
  2.Don't Blame Me (D. Fields-J. McHugh)0:41*3
  3.Tico Tico (A. Oliveira-Z. Abreau)2:06*3
  4.Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green)2:16*3
  5.Indiana (J.F. Hanley-B. McDonald) - Donna Lee (C.Parker)2:41*3
  6.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 0:27*3
  7.How High The Moon (N.Hamilton-M.Lewis) 3:08*3
  8.I'm in the Mood for Love (D. Fields-J. McHugh)1:29*3
  9.This Time the Dream's on Me (H. Arlen-J. Mercer) 3:25*3
10.Yesterdays (O. Harbach-J.Kern)0:21*3
11.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 0:10*3
12.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) - How High The Moon (N.Hamilton-M.Lewis) 6:18*3
13.Groovin' High (D. Gillespie) 2:14*3
14.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 0:54*3
15.Cheryl (C.Parker) 2:27*3
16.All The Things You Are (O. Hammerstein II-J. Kern)2:49*4
17.Country Gardens (Traditional) 0:10*4
18.Big Foot (C.Parker) 4:00*4
19.I Can't Get Started (V. Duke-I. Gershwin) 1:14*4
20.Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie) 4:27*4
21.Spotlite (C. Hawkins) 2:42*4
22.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 0:10*4
23.How High The Moon (N.Hamilton-M.Lewis) 4:01*4
24.September Song (M. Anderson-K. Weill) 1:44*4
25.Hot House (T. Dameron) 3:53*4
26.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 1:00*4
27.A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)3:32*4
28.My Old Flame (S. Coslow-A. Johnston) 1:53*4
29.Night and Day (C.Porter) 3:01*4
30.The Hymn (C.Parker) 1:24*4

Complete Bird At St. Nick
Charlie Parker

Definitive Records DRCD 11230

*1 1950/02/18     Charlie Parker Quintet    'St. Nicholas Arena', NYC
Red Rodney (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Roy Haynes (ds).

*2 1948/03/31     Charlie Parker Quintet    'Three Deuces Club', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); Kenny Hagood (vo).

  1.Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) 3:30*1
  2.I didn't Know What Time it Was (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) 2:38*1
  3.Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin)2:20*1
  4.Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) 4:40*1
  5.Hot House (T. Dameron) 3:48*1
  6.Now The Time (C. Parker) 4:18*1
  7.Visa (C. Parker) 3:00*1
  8.Star eyes / 52nd St. Theme (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) 3:08*1
  9.Confirmation (C. Parker) 3:16*1
10.Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J.W. Green) 2:20*1
11.I Cover the Waterfront (E. Heyman-J.W. Green) 1:47*1
12.What's New? (J. Burke-B. Haggart) 2:46*1
13.Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (J. Kern-O. Harbach) - 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk)4:49*1
14.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 3:28*1
15.Big Foot (C. Parker) [Drifting on a Reed]4:44*2
16.Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)4:05*2
17.My Old Flame (A. Johnston-S. Coslow)3:08*2
18.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk)2:40*2
19.Half Nelson (M. Davis)4:38*2
20.All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) 4:53*2
21.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk)1:22*2

Complete Jam Sessions
Chet Baker & Charlie Parker

Definitive Records DRCD 11231

*1 1952/06/16     HARRY BABASIN ALL-STARS    'Trade Winds Club', Inglewood, CA
Charlie Parker (as); Sonny Criss (as); Chet Baker (tp); Al Haig (p); Russ Freeman (p); Harry Babasin (b); Lawrence Marable (ds).

*2 1953/11/05     CHARLIE PARKER with the CHET BAKER QUARTET    concert, 'University Of Oregon', Eugene, OR
Charlie Parker (as); Chet Baker (tp); Jimmy Rowles (p); Carson Smith (b); Shelly Manne (ds).

1.Indiana (J.F. Hanley-B. McDonald) 11:19*1
2.Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) (G. Gershwin-G. Kahn-I. Gershwin) 10:06*1
3.They Didn't Believe Me   6:19*1
4.The Squirrel (T. Dameron) 14:47*1
5.Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris)   2:54*2
6.Barbados (C. Parker)   3:51*2
7.Cool Blues (C. Parker)   5:36*2

Complete Pershing Club Sets
Charlie Parker

Definitive Records DRCD 11242

*1 1950/10/23     Charlie Parker    'Pershing Hotel Ballroom', Chicago IL
Charlie Parker (as); Unknown (tb); Earl Lavon "Von" Freeman (ts); George Freeman (g); Chris Anderson (p);
Leroy Jackson (b); Bruz Freeman (ds); Unknown (voc).

*2 1951/02/11     Charlie Parker Sextet    'Pershing Hotel Ballroom', Chicago IL
Charlie Parker (as); Claude McLin (ts); George Freeman (g); Chris Anderson (p); Leroy Jackson (b); Bruz Freeman (ds).


  1.Indiana (J.F. Hanley-B. McDonald) 5:45*1
  2.I Can't Get Started (V. Duke-I. Gershwin) 2:50*1
  3.Anthroplogy 5:17*1
  4.Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J.W. Green) 2:45*1
  5.Get Happy (H. Arlen-T. Koehler)5:31*1
  6.Hot House (T. Dameron)5:00*1
  7.Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) 2:03*1
  8.Body and Soul (J.W. Green-E. Heyman-R. Sour-F. Eyton)2:19*1
  9.Cool Blues (C. Parker) 3:02*1
10.Stardust (H. Carmichael-M. Parish)0:54*1
11.All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) 3:10*1
12.Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) 3:09*1
13.Pennies from Heaven (J. Burke-A. Johnston)3:19*1
14.Pennies from Heaven (J. Burke-A. Johnston)2:58*1
15.There's a Small Hotel (R. Rodgers-L. Hart)6:34*2
16.These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) (H. Marvell-J. Strachey-H. Link)2:06*2
17.Keen and Peachy (R. Burns-S. Rogers)6:28*2
18.Hot House (T. Dameron)9:09*2
19.Swivel Hips (C. McLin) [Bird, Bass, and Out] 3:38*2
20.Goodbye (G. Jenkins) 3:13*2

TOWN HALL CONCERT NEW YORK, 1945
C.PARKER / D.GILLESPIE

Definitive 11250

*1 1945/06/22     Charlie Parker / Dizzy Gillespie    Town Hall, NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Don Byas (ts); Al Haig (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Max Roach (ds); Sid Catlett (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*2 1945/12/17C     D.GILLESPIE and his REBOP SIX    AFRS Jubilee, NBC studios, Hollywood
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Milt Jackson (vib, -1); Al Haig (p); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (ds).

*3 1945/12/17D     D.GILLESPIE and his REBOP SIX    AFRS Jubilee, NBC studios, Hollywood
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); Al Haig (p); Milt Jackson (vb); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (ds); Ernie "Bubbles" Whitman (ann).

*4 1945/12/10     D.Gillespie Quintet    AFRS Jubilee, NBC studios, Hollywood
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); Al Haig (p); Milt Jackson (vb); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (ds); Ernie "Bubbles" Whitman (ann).

*5 1946/01/24     Dizzy Gillespie and his Rebop Six,    'Station WEAF','Billy Berg's Supper Club, Hollywood, CA., January 24, 1946
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); Eli "Lucky" Thompson (ts); Milt Jackson (vb); Al Haig (p); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (ds).

*6 1946/02/04     C.Parker Quintet/D.Gillespie's California Jam,    Hollywood, CA., February 3, 1946
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); Unknown (p); George "Red" Callender (b); Harold "Doc" West (ds).

*7 1945/05/30     C.Parker - D. Gillespie.    'Monte Proser's Lincoln Square Concert, NYC, May 30, 1945
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); Don Byas (ts); Al Haig (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Stan Levey (ds).

*8 1945/12/17A     Dizzy Gillespie and his Rebop Six,    'Billy Berg's Supper Club' Hollywood, CA,. December 17, 1945(b)
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); Eli "Lucky" Thompson (ts); Milt Jackson (vb); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (d); Bulee "Slim" Gaillard (g, voc); Unknown (ds); Harry "The Hipster" Gibson (p, voc); Billy Berg (ann).

*9 1945/06/05     Dizzy Gillespie Quintet,    Academy Of Music, Philadelphia, PA, June 5, 1945
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Al Haig (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Stan Levey (ds).

  1. Introduction 1:19 *1
  2. Bebop (D. Gillespie) 7:09 *1
  3. A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 7:36 *1
  4. Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 7:17 *1
  5. Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) 7:52 *1
  6. Hot House (T. Dameron) 7:15 *1
  7. 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 2:15 *1
  8. Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 6:33 *3
  9. Shaw 'Nuff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) 4:50 *4
10. Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) 4:43 *2
11. Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) 3:20 *5
12. Lover Come Back to Me (S. Romberg-O. Hammerstein) 3:20 *6
13. Sweet Georgia Brown (B. Bernie-M. Pinkard-K. Casey) 3:27 *7
14. I Waited for You (W.G. Fuller) 0:43 *8
15. How High the Moon (N. Hamilton-M. Lewis) 3:52 *8
16. 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 1:51 *8
17. Blue 'n' Boogie (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 0:43 *9

Legendary 1952 Jam Sessions
Charlie Parker
Definitive 11254

*1 1952/06/17      Norman Granz Jam Session    'Radio Recorders', Hollywood
Charlie Shavers (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Johnny Hodges (as); Benny Carter (as); Flip Phillips (ts); Ben Webster (ts); Oscar Peterson (p); Barney Kessel (g); Ray Brown (b); J.C. Heard (ds).

*2 1952/10/18      C.Parker Quartet/Quintet plus Guests    'Howard Theatre', Washington, D.C.,
Charlie Parker (as); Bill Shahanan (p); Charlie Byrd (g); Merton Oliver (b); Don Lamond (ds); unknown (cga, -5/7);
7.-- Charlie Walp (tp); Earl Swope, Kai Winding (tb); Zoot Sims (ts).

1.Funky Blues (J. Hodges)13:27*1
2.Ballad Medley:
All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)
Dearly Beloved (J. Mercer-J. Kern)
The Nearness of You (N. Washington-H. Carmichael)
I'll Get By (R. Turk-F. Ahlert)
Everything Happens to Me (M. Dennis-T. Adair)
The Man I Love (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin)
What's New? (J. Burke-B. Haggart)
Someone to Watch over Me (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin)
Isn't it Romantic? (R. Rodgers-L. Hart)
17:23*1
3.Jam Blues (Unknown)14:42*1
4.What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter)15:51*1
5.Scrapple From The Apple (C. Parker)  5:21*2
6.Out Of Nowhere (Heyman-Green)  3:59*2
7.Nowfs The Time (C. Parker)  8:37*2

Charlie Parker with Lennie Tristano Complete Recordings

Definitive 11289

*1 1947/09/13     Barry Ulanov's All Star Modern Jazz Musicians    Mutual Studios, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); John La Porta (cl); Lennie Tristano (p); Billy Bauer (g); Ray Brown (b); Max Roach (ds); Bruce Elliott (ann); Barry Ulanov (ann).

*2 1947/09/20     Barry Ulanov's All Star Modern Jazz Musicians    Mutual Studios, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); John La Porta (cl); Lennie Tristano (p); Billy Bauer (g); Ray Brown (b); Max Roach (ds); Carl Caruso (ann).

*3 1947/11/08     Barry Ulanov and His All-Star Metronome Jazzmen    Mutual Studios, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Theodore "Fats" Navarro (tp); John La Porta (cl); Allen Eager (ts); Lennie Tristano (p); Billy Bauer (g); Tommy Potter (b); Buddy Rich (ds); Bruce Elliott (ann); Barry Ulanov (ann).

*4 1949/01/03     Metronome All-Stars    RCA Records, 'RCA Studio 2', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); Miles Davis (tp); Theodore "Fats" Navarro (tpt); J.J. Johnson (tb); Kai Winding (tb); Buddy De Franco (cl); Charlie Ventura (ts); Ernie Caceres (bs); Billy Bauer (g); Lennie Tristano (p); Eddie Safranski (b); Shelly Manne (ds).

*5 1951/08/00     Charlie Parker Trio    'Lennie Tristano's Apartment', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Lennie Tristano (p); Kenny Clarke (brushes)

  1.All of Me (S. Simons-G. Marks) 3:39*5
  2.I Can't Believe That You're in Love with me (C. Gaskill-J. McHugh) 4:25*5
  3.Ko-Ko (C. Parker) 1:13*1
  4.Hot House (T. Dameron) 5:13*1
  5.I Surrender Dear (G. Clifford-H. Barris) 3:05*1
  6.Fine and Dandy (P. James-K. Swift) 3:23*1
  7.Ko-Ko (C. Parker)1:09*2
  8.On the Sunny Side of the Street (D. Fields-J. McHugh) 3:23*2
  9.How Deep Is the Ocean? (I. Berlin) 3:00*2
10.Tiger Rag (N. LaRocca)3:51*2
11.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 0:45*2
12.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 2:16*3
13.Donna Lee (M. Davis) 2:44*3
14.Everything I Have Is Yours (B. Lane-H. Adamson) 3:06*3
15.Fats Flats (T. Dameron) 2:44*3
16.Tea for Two (V. Youmans-I. Caesar) 2:44*3
17.Don't Blame Me (D. Fields-J. McHugh) 3:12*3
18.Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 3:11*3
19.Ko-Ko (C. Parker) 6:17*3
20.Overtime (P. Rugolo) [short take] 3:09*4
21.Overtime (P. Rugolo) [long take] 4:34*4
22.Victory Ball (L. Tristano) [short take 1] 2:40*4
23.Victory Ball (L. Tristano) [short take 2] 2:42*4
24.Victory Ball (L. Tristano) [long take] 4:13*4

Charlie Parker The Complete Carnegie Hall Performances

Definitive Records DRCD 11375

*1@1947/05/05     Jazz at the Philharmonic,    concert, 'Carnegie Hall', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Roy Eldridge (tp); Coleman Hawkins (ts); Hank Jones (p); Eddie Safranski (b); Buddy Rich (ds); Al Anderson (ann).

*2 1947/09/29     D.Gillespie Quintet, feat. C.Parker,    concert, 'Carnegie Hall', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); John Lewis (p); Al McKibbon (b); Joe Harris (ds).

*3 1947/12/01-02A     Charlie Parker Quintet    Mercury Rec., 'Carnegie Hall Recorders', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Hank Jones (p); Ray Brown (b); Shelly Manne (ds).

*4 1947/12/01-02B     C.Parker with N.Hefti Orch    Mercury Rec., 'Carnegie Hall Recorders', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Al Porcino (tp); Doug Mettome (tp); Ray Wetzel (tp); Bill Harris (tb); Bart Varsalona (bass tb); Vinnie Jacobs (frh); Murray Williams (as); Sonny Salad (as); Pete Mondello (ts); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Manny Albam (bs); John LaPorta (cl); Gene Orloff (vln, concertmaster); Sam Kaplan (vln); Manny Fiddler (vln); Sid Harris (vln); Harry Katzman (vln); Zelly Smirnoff (vln); Nat Nathanson (vla); Fred Ruzilla (vla); Joe Benaventi (cello); Tony Aless (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Shelly Manne (ds); Diego Iborra (perc); Neal Hefti (arr, cond).

*5 1949/02/11     Jazz at the Philharmonic    Concert 'Carnegie Hall', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Theodore "Fats" Navarro (tp); Tommy Turk (tb); Sonny Criss (as); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Coleman Hawkins (ts); Hank Jones (p); Ray Brown (b); Shelly Manne (ds); Ella Fitzgerald (voc); Mario Bauza (tpt); Frank "Paquito" Davilla (tpt); Bob Woodlen (tpt); Gene Johnson (as); Fred Skerritt (as); Jose Madera (ts); Leslie Johnakins (bs); Rene Hernandez (p); Roberto Rodriguez (b); Jose Mangual (bgo); Luis Miranda (cga); Umbaldo Nieto (timbales); Frank "Machito" Grillo (maracas); Norman Granz (ann).

*6 1949/09/17     Jazz at the Philharmonic    Mercury Records, Concert, 'Carnegie Hall', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Roy Eldridge (tp); Tommy Turk (tb); Lester Young (ts); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Hank Jones (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (ds); Ella Fitzgerald (voc); Norman Granz (ann).

*7 1949/12/24     Charlie Parker Quintet    'VOA' concert, 'Carnegie Hall', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Red Rodney [Robert Chudnick] (tp); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Roy Haynes (ds); Symphony Sid Torin (ann).

*8 1950/05/19     C.Parker with Machito's Afro-Cuban Band    'The Renaissance Ballroom', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tp); Mario Bauza (tp); Frank "Paquito" Davilla (tp); Bob Woodlen (tp); Gene Johnson (as); Fred Skerritt (as); Jose Madera (ts); Frank Socolow (ts); Leslie Johnakins (bs); Rene Hernandez (p); Roberto Rodriguez (b); Jose Mangual (bgo); Luis Miranda (cga); Umbaldo Nieto (timbales); Frank "Machito" Grillo (maracas).

*9 1950/07/00     Charlie Parker Quartet    Unknown location, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Bernie Leighton (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (ds).

*10 1950/09/17     Charlie Parker with Strings    Concert, 'Carnegie Hall', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Tommy Mace (oboe); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Roy Haynes (ds); Wallace McManus (harp); Teddy Blume (vln); Sam Caplan (vln); Stan Karpenia (vln); Dave Uchitel (vla); Unknown (cello).

*11 1952/11/14A     C.Parker with Strings    concert 'D.Ellington 25th Anniversary', 'Carnegie Hall'
Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Walter Yost (b); Roy Haynes (ds); Candido Camero (cga); Teddy Blume (vln); Unknown (strings).

*12 1952/11/14B     C.Parker with Strings    concert 'D.Ellington 25th Anniversary', 'Carnegie Hall'
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tp); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Walter Yost (b); Roy Haynes (ds); Candido Camero (cga); Teddy Blume (vln); Unknown (strings); Bob Garrity (ann).

*13 1954/09/25     C.Parker Quartet    Concert, 'Carnegie Hall', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); John Lewis (p); Percy Heath (b); Kenny Clarke (ds).

Disc 1
  1.A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)   5:05*2
  2.Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)   3:58*2
  3.Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)   5:13*2
  4.Confirmation (C. Parker)   5:39*2
  5.Ko-Ko (C. Parker)   4:09*2
  6.The Bird (C. Parker)   4:46*3
  7.Repetition (N. Hefti)   2:57*4
  8.Introduction [Norman Granz]   1:16*5
  9.Leap Here (N. Cole) 11:26*5
10.Indiana (J.F. Hanley-B. McDonald) 11:20*5
11.Lover Come Back to Me (S. Romberg-O. Hammerstein) 15:36*5

Disc 2
  1.The Opener (N. Shrdlu) 12:49*6
  2.Lester Leaps In (L. Young) 12:16*6
  3.Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) 10:35*6
  4.The Closer (N. Shrdlu) 10:59*6
  5.Ow (D. Gillespie) [Granz intoduces Ella Fitzgerald]   0:47*6
  6.Flyin' Home   5:33*6
  7.How High the Moon (N. Hamilton-M. Lewis)   6:24*6
  8.Perdido (J. Tizol)   8:34*6

Disc 3
  1.Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris)   5:25*7
  2.Cheryl (C. Parker)   5:02*7
  3.Ko-Ko (C. Parker)   5:10*7
  4.All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)   6:08*7
  5.Now's the Time (C. Parker)   5:18*7
  6.What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter)   2:54*10
  7.April in Paris (V. Duke-E.Y. Harburg)   3:12*10
  8.Repetition (N. Hefti)   2:48*10
  9.Easy to Love (C. Porter)   2:24*10
10.Rocker (G. Mulligan)   3:14*10
11.Just Friends (J. Klenner-S. Lewis)   3:02*11
12.Easy to Love (C. Porter)   2:23*11
13.Repetition (N. Hefti)   5:09*11
14.Just Friends (J. Klenner-S. Lewis)  3:35*12
15.Easy to Love (C. Porter)   2:28*12
16.Repetition (N. Hefti) [Parker introduction]   5:24*12

Disc 4
  1.Introduction   0:50*12
  2.A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)   7:30*12
  3.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk)   2:17*12
  4.The Song is You (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)   4:23*13
  5.My Funny Valentine (R. Rodgers-L. Hart)   2:08*13
  6.Cool Blues (C. Parker)   2:55*13
  7.No Noise (E. Bartee)   6:38*5
  8.Mango Mangue (G. Valdez-M. Sunshine)   3:29*5
  9.Tanga (G. Valdez)   6:22*5
10.Bean and the Boys (S. Romberg-O. Hammerstein)   1:29*1
11.Stuffy (C. Hawkins)   7:51*1
12.Mambo   5:06*8
13.Lament for the Congo (Unknown)   5:48*8
14.I Can't Get Started (V. Duke-I. Gershwin)  4:51*9

Groovin' High - The Guild-Musicraft Sessions
Dizzy Gillespie

Definitive DRCD 11382

*1 1945/02/09      Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

*2 1945/02/28      Dizzy Gillespie Sextet    Guild Rec., Unknown rec. studio, NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Clyde Hart (p); Remo Palmieri (g); Slam Stewart (b); Cozy Cole (ds).

*3 1945/05/11      D.Gillespie and His All Star Quintet    Guild Rec., Unknown studio, NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp, vcl-a); Charlie Parker (as); Al Haig (p); Curly Russell (b); Sidney Catlett (ds); Sarah Vaughan (vcl).

*4 1946/05/15      Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

*5 1946/06/10      Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

*6 1946/07/09      Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

*7 1946/11/10      Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra

*8 1946/09/25      Ray Brown's All Stars / The Be Bop Boys

*9 1945/01/26      Boyd Raeburn And His Orchestra

  1.Blue 'N' Boogie (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)2:59*1
  2.Groovin' High (D. Gillespie)2:44*2
  3.All The Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)2:49*2
  4.Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) 2:49*2
  5.Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) 3:18*3
  6.Shaw 'Nuff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)3:02*3
  7.Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman)3:25*3
  8.Hot House (T. Dameron)3:12*3
  9.One Bass Hit (Part 1) (R. Brown-G. Fuller-D. Gillespie)2:57*4
10.Opp-Bop-Sh'Bam (G. Fuller/D. Gillespie)3:03*4
11.A Hand Fulla Gimme (D. Gillespie) 3:03*4
12.That's Earl, Brother (R. Brown-G. Fuller-D. Gillespie) 2:42*4
13.He Beeped When He Shoulda Bopped (D. Gillespie-M. Shaw) [alt, tk] 2:46*6
14.Our Delight (T. Dameron)2:30*5
15.Good Dues Blues (R. Brown-G. Fuller-D. Gillespie)2:59*5
16.One Bass Hit (Part 2) (R. Brown-G. Fuller-D. Gillespie)2:54*6
17.Ray's Idea (R. Brown-G. Fuller)2:22*6
18.Things To Come (G. Fuller-D. Gillespie)2:47*6
19.He Beeped When He Shoulda Bopped (D. Gillespie-M.Shaw) 2:40*6
20.I Waited For You (D.Gillespie-S.Russell)2:04*7
21.Emanon (D. Gillespie-M. Shaw) 3:09*7
22.For Heckers Only (Gil Fuller)2:56*8
23.Smoky Hollow Blues (Gil Fuller)3:01*8
24.Boppin' The Blues3:05*8
25.Moody Speaks (Dave Burns)2:30*8
26.Interlude (A Night In Tunisia) (D.Gillespie-R.Leveen-F.Paparelli)3:07*9

Complete Savoy and Dial Sessions
Charlie Parker

Definitive Classics 44402_8
8 CD Set

Disc 1

*1 1944/09/15      Tiny Grimes Quintet    Savoy Rec., 'WOR Rec. Studios', NYC
Tiny Grimes (g); Charlie Parker (as); Clyde Hart (p); Jimmy Butts (b); Harold West (ds).

*2 1945/11/26     Charlie Parker's Reboppers    Savoy Rec., 'WOR Rec. studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Dizzy Gillespie (tp, p); Sadik Hakim (p);
Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*3 1946/02/05     Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen    Dial Rec., Electro Broadcast. Studios, Glendale, Ca
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Lucky Thompson (ts); George Handy (p);
Arvin Garrison (g); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (ds).

  1. Tiny's Tempo (T. Grimes) [take 3 (master)] 2:53 *1
  2. I'll Always Love You Just the Same (Unknown) [take 2 (master)] 2:58 *1
  3. Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 5 (master)] 3:01 *1
  4. Red Cross (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 3:06 *1
  5. Tiny's Tempo (T. Grimes) [take 1] 3:01 *1
  6. Tiny's Tempo (T. Grimes) [take 2] 2:59 *1
  7. I'll Always Love You Just the Same (Unknown) [take 1] 2:56 *1
  8. Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 1] 3:05 *1
  9. Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 2 (incomplete)] 1:00 *1
10. Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 3] 3:06 *1
11. Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 4 (incomplete)] 0:43 *1
12. Red Cross (C. Parker) [take 1] 3:15 *1
13. Warming Up a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Cherokee] [incomplete] 2:34 *2
14. Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 3:07 *2
15. Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)] 3:14 *2
16. Anthropology (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Thriving on a Riff] [take 3 (master)] 2:55 *2
17. Meandering (P. David) [Embraceable You] [incomplete] 3:15 *2
18. Ko Ko (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:53 *2
19. Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:40 *2
20. Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 1:42 *2
21. Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 3] 3:04 *2
22. Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 4 (incomplete)] 1:37 *2
23. Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 1 (false start)] 0:19 *2
24. Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 2 (false start)] 0:36 *2
25. Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 3] 3:06 *2
26. Anthropology (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Thriving on a Riff] [take 1] 2:58 *2
27. Anthropology (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Thriving on a Riff] [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:22 *2
28. Ko Ko (C. Parker) [take 1 (false start)] [Cherokee] 0:38 *2
29. Diggin' Diz (C. Parker) 2:51 *3

Disc 2

*4 1946/03/28     Charlie Parker Septet    Dial Rec., Radio Recorders Studios, Hollywood
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Lucky Thompson (ts); Arvin Garrison (g); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Vic McMillan (b); Roy Porter (ds).

*5 1946/07/29     Charlie Parker Quintet    Dial Rec., C.P. MacGregor Studios, Hollywood
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tp); Jimmy Bunn (p); Bob Kesterson (b); Roy Porter (ds).

*6 1947/05/08     Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Bud Powell (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

  1. Moose the Mooche (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 3:01 *4
  2. Yardbird Suite (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)] 2:53 *4
  3. Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [take 4 (master)] 2:58 *4
  4. A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [take 5 (master)] 3:01 *4
  5. Moose the Mooche (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:57 *4
  6. Moose the Mooche (C. Parker) [take 3] 2:54 *4
  7. Yardbird Suite (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:38 *4
  8. Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [take 1] [No Parker Solo] 3:00 *4
  9. Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [take 3] [Bird Lore] 3:15 *4
10. A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [take 1 (incomplete)] [Famous Alto Break] 3:04 *4
11. A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [take 4] 3:01 *4
12. Max is Making Wax (O. Pettiford) 2:29 *5
13. Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman) 3:18 *5
14. The Gypsy (B. Reid) 3:01 *5
15. Bebop (C. Parker) 2:52 *5
16. Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 5 (master)] 2:30 *6
17. Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)] 2:44 *6
18. Cheryl (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:55 *6
19. Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 2:29 *6
20. Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 1 (false start)] 0:14 *6
21. Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 2] 2:58 *6
22. Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 3] 2:30 *6
23. Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 4] 2:34 *6
24. Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 1] 0:18 *6
25. Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 2 (false start)] 2:55 *6
26. Cheryl (C. Parker) [take 1] 0:04 *6
27. Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:53 *6
28. Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:32 *6
29. Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 3] 2:35 *6
30. Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 4 (incomplete)] 0:17 *6

Disc 3

*7 1947/02/19     Charlie Parker Quartet    Dial Rec., C.P. MacGregor Studios, Hollywood
Charlie Parker (as); Erroll Garner (p); Red Callender (b); Harold West (ds); Earl Coleman (vo).

*8 1947/02/26     Charlie Parker's New Stars    Dial Rec., C.P. MacGregor St., Hollywoo
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tp); Wardell Gray (ts); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Barney Kessel (g); Red Callender (b); Don Lamond (ds).

  1. This is Always (M. Gordon-H. Warren) [take 1 (master)] 3:12 *7
  2. Dark Shadows (E. Coleman) [take 3 (master)] 3:04 *7
  3. Bird's Nest (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 2:41 *7
  4. Cool Blues (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 3:06 *7
  5. This is Always (M. Gordon-H. Warren) [take 2] 3:08 *7
  6. Dark Shadows (E. Coleman) [take 1] 4:01 *7
  7. Dark Shadows (E. Coleman) [take 2] 3:09 *7
  8. Dark Shadows (E. Coleman) [take 4] [Sonically Inferior] 2:57 *7
  9. Bird's Nest (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:50 *7
10. Bird's Nest (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:48 *7
11. Cool Blues (C. Parker) [take 1] [Hot Blues] 1:57 *7
12. Cool Blues (C. Parker) [take 2] [Blow Top Blues] 2:22 *7
13. Cool Blues (C. Parker) [take 4] 2:49 *7
14. Relaxin' at Camarillo (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 3:04 *8
15. Cheers (H. McGhee) [take 4 (master)] 3:03 *8
16. Carvin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:43 *8
17. Stupendous (H. McGhee) [take 1 (master)] 2:53 *8
18. Relaxin' at Camarillo (C. Parker) [take 1] 3:06 *8
19. Relaxin' at Camarillo (C. Parker) [take 4] 3:00 *8
20. Relaxin' at Camarillo (C. Parker) [take 5] 2:57 *8
21. Cheers (H. McGhee) [take 1] 3:07 *8
22. Cheers (H. McGhee) [take 2] 3:03 *8
23. Cheers (H. McGhee) [take 3] 2:59 *8
24. Carvin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:42 *8
25. Stupendous (H. McGhee) [take 2] 2:52 *8

Disc 4

*9 1947/08/14     Miles Davis All-Stars    Savoy records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Miles Davis (tp); Charlie Parker (ts); John Lewis (p); Nelson Boyd (b); Max Roach (ds).

*10 1947/10/28     Charlie Parker Quintet    Dial Records, 'WOR Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

  1. Milestones (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)] 2:34 *9
  2. Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 3 (master)] 2:49 *9
  3. Half Nelson (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)] 2:42 *9
  4. Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)] 2:21 *9
  5. Milestones (M. Davis) [take 1 (false start)] 0:07 *9
  6. Milestones (M. Davis) [take 3] 2:43 *9
  7. Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:36 *9
  8. Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 2] 3:07 *9
  9. Half Nelson (M. Davis) [take 1] 2:49 *9
10. Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:55 *9
11. Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 3 (false start)] 0:04 *9
12. Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 4] 2:26 *9
13. Dexterity (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:58 *10
14. Bongo Bop (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)] 2:43 *10
15. Dewey Square (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 3:07 *10
16. The Hymn (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)] 2:30 *10
17. All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 3] [Bird of Paradise] 3:06 *10
18. Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 2] 3:22 *10
19. Dexterity (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:55 *10
20. Bongo Bop (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:42 *10
21. Dewey Square (C. Parker) [take 1] [Prezology] 3:27 *10
22. Dewey Square (C. Parker) [take 2] 3:01 *10
23. The Hymn (C. Parker) [take 2] [Superman] 2:26 *10
24. All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 1] [Bird of Paradise] 3:07 *10
25. All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 2] [Bird of Paradise] 3:09 *10
26. Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 1] 3:46 *10

Disc 5

*11 1947/11/04     Charlie Parker Quintet    Dial Records, 'WOR Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*12 1948/09/18     Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

  1. Bird Feathers (C. Parker) [take 3] 2:50 *11
  2. Klact-oveeseds-tene (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)] 3:04 *11
  3. Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 2:57 *11
  4. My Old Flame (A. Johnston-S. Coslow) 3:13 *11
  5. Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) [take 3] 3:04 *11
  6. Don't Blame Me (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [take 1] 2:46 *11
  7. Klact-oveeseds-tene (C. Parker) [take 2] 3:04 *11
  8. Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:38 *11
  9. Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) [take 1] 4:02 *11
10. Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) [take 2] 3:49 *11
11. Barbados (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)] 2:26 *12
12. Ah-Leu-Cha (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:52 *12
13. Constellation (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 2:26 *12
14. Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 3:01 *12
15. Barbados (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:35 *12
16. Barbados (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:43 *12
17. Barbados (C. Parker) [take 3] 2:33 *12
18. Ah-Leu-Cha (C. Parker) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:36 *12
19. Constellation (C. Parker) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:23 *12
20. Constellation (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:30 *12
21. Constellation (C. Parker) [take 3 (incomplete)] 2:05 *12
22. Constellation (C. Parker) [take 4 (incomplete)] 0:21 *12
23. Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 1 (false start)] 0:04 *12
24. Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 2] 3:23 *12
25. Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 3 (false start)] 0:11 *12
26. Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 4 (incomplete)] 2:12 *12

Disc 6

*13 1947/12/17     Charlie Parker Sextet    Dial Records, 'WOR Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); J.J. Johnson (tb); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*14 1947/12/21     Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy Records, 'United Sound Studios', Detroit
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

  1. Drifting on a Reed (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] [Big Foot] 2:51 *13
  2. Quasimodo (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 2:52 *13
  3. Charlie's Wig (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 2:41 *13
  4. Bongo Beep (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] [Bird Feathers] 2:56 *13
  5. Crazeology (B. Harris) [take 4 (master)] 2:57 *13
  6. How Deep is the Ocean? (I. Berlin) [take 1 (master)] 3:22 *13
  7. Drifting on a Reed (C. Parker) [take 2] [Big Foot] 2:55 *13
  8. Drifting on a Reed (C. Parker) [take 4] [Big Foot] 2:52 *13
  9. Quasimodo (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:53 *13
10. Charlie's Wig (C. Parker) [take 2] 2:45 *13
11. Charlie's Wig (C. Parker) [take 4] 2:45 *13
12. Bongo Beep (C. Parker) [take 2] [Dexterity] 3:00 *13
13. Crazeology (B. Harris) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:59 *13
14. Crazeology (B. Harris) [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:32 *13
15. Crazeology (B. Harris) [take 3] 2:56 *13
16. How Deep is the Ocean? (I. Berlin) [take 2] 3:05 *13
17. Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)] 2:37 *14
18. Bluebird (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)] 2:49 *14
19. Klaunstance (C. Parker) [The Way You Look Tonight] 2:44 *14
20. Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [Lover Come Back to Me] [take 3 (master)] 2:34 *14
21. Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 1 (incomplete)] 0:14 *14
22. Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:44 *14
23. Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 3 (incomplete)] 1:04 *14
24. Bluebird (C. Parker) [take 1]? 2:53 *14
25. Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [Lover Come Back to Me] [take 1] 3:00 *14
26. Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [Lover Come Back to Me] [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:09 *14

Disc 7

*15 1948/09/24     Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*16 1945/06/06     Red Norvo and His Selected Sextet    Comet Rec., 'WOR Rec. Studios',
Red Norvo (vib); Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Flip Phillips (ts); Teddy Wilson (p);
Slam Stewart (b); Specs Powell (ds); J.C. Heard (ds).

  1. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 7 (master)] 2:31 *15
  2. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 12 (master)] 2:41 *15
  3. Steeplechase (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 3:03 *15
  4. Merry-Go-Round (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)] 2:23 *15
  5. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:01 *15
  6. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 0:28 *15
  7. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 3] 2:09 *15
  8. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 4 (incomplete)] 0:18 *15
  9. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 5 (incomplete)] 0:39 *15
10. Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 6] 2:16 *15
11. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 1 (false start)] 0:04 *15
12. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 1:14 *15
13. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 3 (incomplete)] 0:51 *15
14. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 4 (false start)] 0:05 *15
15. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 5] 2:55 *15
16. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 6 (false start)] 0:06 *15
17. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 7 (incomplete)] 0:57 *15
18. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 8 (false start)] 0:05 *15
19. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 9] 2:59 *15
20. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 10 (incomplete)] 0:34 *15
21. Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 11 (incomplete)] 0:47 *15
22. Steeplechase (C. Parker) [take 1 (false start)] 0:06 *15
23. Merry-Go-Round (C. Parker) [take 1] 2:22 *15
24. Hallelujah (C. Grey-L. Robin-V. Youmans) [take 3 (master)] 3:56 *16
25. Get Happy (H. Arlen-T. Koehler) [take 2 (master)] 3:43 *16
26. Slam Slam Blues (R. Norvo) [take 2 (master)] 4:28 *16
27. Congo Blues (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)] 3:54 *16
28. Hallelujah (C. Grey-L. Robin-V. Youmans) [take 1] 4:06 *16
29. Hallelujah (C. Grey-L. Robin-V. Youmans) [take 2] 4:00 *16
30. Get Happy (H. Arlen-T. Koehler) [take 1] 3:56 *16
31. Slam Slam Blues (R. Norvo) [take 1] 5:02 *16
32. Congo Blues (C. Parker) [take 1 (incomplete)] 1:04 *16
33. Congo Blues (C. Parker) [take 2 (incomplete)] 1:14 *16
34. Congo Blues (C. Parker) [take 3] 3:56 *16
35. Congo Blues (C. Parker) [take 4] 3:51 *16

Disc 8

*17 1945/02/28     Dizzy Gillespie Sextet    Guild Rec., Unknown rec. studio, NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Clyde Hart (p); Remo Palmieri (g); Slam Stewart (b);
Cozy Cole (ds).

*18 1945/05/11     Dizzy Gillespie and His All-Stars    Guild Rec., Unknown studio, NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp, vo); Charlie Parker (as); Al Haig (p); Curly Russell (b); Sid Catlett (ds);
Sarah Vaughan (vo).

*19 1945/12/17B     Slim Gaillard and His Orchestra    Bel-Tone Rec., Electro-Vox Rec. St., Hollywood
Slim Gaillard (g, p, vo); Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Jack McVea (ts); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Bam Brown (b); Zutty Singleton (ds).

*20 1947/02/01     Jam Session    'Charles "Chuck" Kopely's Apartment', Los Angeles
Howard McGhee (tp); Melvin Broiles (tp); Shorty Rogers (tp); Charlie Parker (as);
Russ Freeman (p); Arnold Fishkind (b); Jimmy Pratt (ds).

  1. Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 2:40 *17
  2. All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) 2:47 *17
  3. Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) 2:46 *17
  4. Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) 3:16 *18
  5. Shaw 'Nuff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) 3:01 *18
  6. Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman) 3:23 *18
  7. Hot House (T. Dameron) 3:10 *18
  8. Dizzy's Boogie (D. Gillespie) [take 2 (master)] 3:07 *19
  9. Flat Foot Floogie (S. Gaillard-S. Stewart-F. Root) [take 2 (master)] 2:30 *19
10. Popity Pop (S. Gaillard) 2:55 *19
11. Slim's Jam (S. Gaillard) 3:20 *19
12. Dizzy's Boogie (D. Gillespie) [take 1] 3:13 *19
13. Flat Foot Floogie (S. Gaillard-S. Stewart-F. Root) [take 1] 2:43 *19
14. Blues (Unknown) 1:55 *20
15. Yardbird Suite (C. Parker) 2:14 *20
16. Lullaby in Rhythm (B. Goodman-E. Sampson) (Part 1) 1:33 *20
17. Lullaby in Rhythm (B. Goodman-E. Sampson) (Part 2) 2:10 *20
18. Home Cookin' (Unknown) ['S Wonderful] 2:24 *20
19. Home Cookin' (Unknown) [Cherokee] 2:10 *20
20. Home Cookin' (Unknown) [I Got Rhythm] 2:30 *20

Blue Bird - Legendary Savoy Sessions
Charlie Parker & Miles Davis

Definitive DRCD 44418

*1 1945/11/26      Charlie Parker's Reboppers    Savoy Rec. WOR Rec. studios, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Dizzy Gillespie (tp, p); Sadik Hakim (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*2 1947/05/08      Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy rec., 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Bud Powell (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*3 1947/08/14      Miles Davis All-Stars    Savoy records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Miles Davis (tp); Charlie Parker (ts); John Lewis (p); Nelson Boyd (b); Max Roach (ds).

*4 1947/12/21      Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy Records, 'United Sound Studios', Detroit
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*5 1948/09/18      Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*6 1948/09/24      Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

  1.Billiefs Bounce (C. Parker)[take 5 (master)]3:11*1
  2.Nowfs the Time (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]3:11*1
  3.Meandering (P. David) [Embraceable You] [inc.]3:17*1
  4.Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 5 (master)]2:32*2
  5.Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:44*2
  6.Cheryl (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:58*2
  7.Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:28*2
  8.Milestones (M. Davis) [take 3]2:35*3
  9.Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 3 (master)]2:50*3
10.Half Nelson (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)]2:42*3
11.Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 4]2:21*3
12.Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:38*4
13.Bluebird (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:50*4
14.Klaunstance (C. Parker) [The Way You Look Tonight]2:45*4
15.Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [Lover Come Back to Me] [take 3 (master)]2:35*4
16.Barbados (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:29*5
17.Ah-Leu-Cha (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:54*5
18.Constellation (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:27*5
19.Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]3:03*5
20.Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 7 (master)]2:34*6
21.Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 12 (master)]2:43*6
22.Steeplechase (C. Parker) (master)]3:04*6
23.Merry-Go-Round (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:27*6

The Complete Savoy Sessions Master Takes
Charlie Parker
2CDs
Definitive DRCD 44420_2

*1 1944/09/15      Tiny Grimes Quintet    Savoy Rec., 'WOR Recording Studios', NYC
Tiny Grimes (g); Charlie Parker (as); Clyde Hart (p); Jimmy Butts (b); Harold West (ds).

*2 1945/11/26      Charlie Parker's Reboppers    Savoy Rec. WOR Rec. studios, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Dizzy Gillespie (tp, p); Sadik Hakim (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*3 1947/05/08      Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Bud Powell (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*4 1947/08/14      Miles Davis All-Stars    Savoy records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Miles Davis (tp); Charlie Parker (ts); John Lewis (p); Nelson Boyd (b); Max Roach (ds).

*5 1947/12/21      Charlie Parker Quintet    Savoy Records, 'United Sound Studios', Detroit
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*6 1948/09/18      Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*7 1948/09/24      Charlie Parker All-Stars    Savoy Records, 'Harry Smith Studios', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Max Roach (ds).

*8 1945/02/28      Dizzy Gillespie Sextet    Guild Rec., Unknown rec. studio, NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Clyde Hart (p); Remo Palmieri (g); Slam Stewart (b);
Cozy Cole (ds).

*9 1945/12/17B      Slim Gaillard and His Orchestra    Bel-Tone Rec., Electro-Vox Rec. St., Hollywood
Slim Gaillard (g, p, vo); Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Jack McVea (ts);
Dodo Marmarosa (p); Bam Brown (b); Zutty Singleton (ds).

*10 1947/09/29      Dizzy Gillespie Quintet    'Carnegie Hall', NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); John Lewis (p); Al McKibbon (b); Joe Harris (ds).

Disc 1

  1.Tiny's Tempo (T. Grimes) [take 3 (master)]2:55*1
  2.I'll Always Love You (Unknown) [take 2 (master)]3:00*1
  3.Romance without Finance (T. Grimes) [take 5 (master)]3:01*1
  4.Red Cross (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]3:08*1
  5.Warming Up A Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Cherokee] [inc.]2:34*2
  6.Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]3:08*2
  7.Now's The Time (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]3:01*2
  8.Thriving On A Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Anthropology] [take 3 (master)]2:55*2
  9.Meandering (P. David) [Embraceable You] [inc.]3:16*2
10.Ko-Ko (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:53*2
11.Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 5 (master)]2:32*3
12.Chasin' The Bird (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]3:00*3
13.Cheryl (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:58*3
14.Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:38*3
15.Milestones (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)]2:35*4
16.Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 3 (master)]2:49*4
17.Half Nelson (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)]2:45*4
18.Sippin' At Bells (M. Davis) [take 2 (master)]2:25*4
19.Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:40*5
20.Blue Bird (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:50*5
21.Klaunstance (C. Parker) [The Way You Look Tonight]2:44*5
22.Bird Gets The Worm (C. Parker) [Lover Come Back to Me] [take 3 (master)]2:33*5

Disc 2

  1.Barbados (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:30*6
  2.Ah-Leu-Cha (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:56*6
  3.Constellation (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:29*6
  4.Parker's Mood (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]3:05*6
  5.Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 7 (master)]2:36*7
  6.Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 12 (master)]2:45*7
  7.Steeplechase (C. Parker) (master)]3:06*7
  8.Merry-Go-Round (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:28*7
  9.Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)2:44*8
10.All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)2:51*8
11.Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)2:50*8
12.Dizzy's Boogie (D. Gillespie) [take 2 (master)]3:12*9
13.Flat Foot Floogie (S. Gaillard-S. Stewart-F. Root) [take 2 (master)]2:35*9
14.Poppity Pop (S. Gaillard)3:01*9
15.Slim's Jam 3:20 9 (S. Gaillard)3:20*9
16.A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)5:13*10
17.Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker)4:03*10
18.Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)5:15*10
19.Confirmation (C. Parker)5:40*10
20.Ko Ko (C. Parker)4:15*10

Complete Dial Sessions Masters Takes
Charlie Parker
2CDs
Definitive DRCD 44432_2

*1 1946/02/05      Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Lucky Thompson (ts); George Handy (p); Arvin Garrison (g); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (ds).

*2 1946/03/28      Charlie Parker Septet
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Lucky Thompson (ts); Arvin Garrison (g); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Vic McMillan (b); Roy Porter (ds).

*3 1946/07/29      Charlie Parker Quintet
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tp); Jimmy Bunn (p); Bob Kesterson (b); Roy Porter (ds).

*4 1947/02/19      Charlie Parker Quartet
Charlie Parker (as); Erroll Garner (p); Red Callender (b); Harold West (ds); Earl Coleman (vo).

*5 1947/02/26      Charlie Parker's New Stars
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tp); Wardell Gray (ts); Dodo Marmarosa (p); Barney Kessel (g); Red Callender (b); Don Lamond (ds).

*6 1947/10/28      Charlie Parker Quintet
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*7 1947/11/04      Charlie Parker Quintet
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*8 1947/12/17      Charlie Parker Sextet
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); J.J. Johnson (tb); Duke Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds).

*9 1945/06/06      Red Norvo and His Selected Sextet
Red Norvo (vib); Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Flip Phillips (ts); Teddy Wilson (p); Slam Stewart (b); Specs Powell (ds); J.C. Heard (ds).

Disc 1

  1.Diggin' Diz (C. Parker)2:51*1
  2.Moose the Mooche (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]3:02*2
  3.Yardbird Suite (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:54*2
  4.Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [take 4 (master)]2:58*2
  5.A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [take 5 (master)]3:01*2
  6.Max is Making Wax (O. Pettiford)2:29*3
  7.Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman)3:23*3
  8.The Gypsy (B. Reid)3:00*3
  9.Bebop (C. Parker)2:52*3
10.This is Always (M. Gordon-H. Warren) [take 1 (master)]3:11*4
11.Dark Shadows (E. Coleman) [take 3 (master)]3:06*4
12.Bird's Nest (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:44*4
13.Cool Blues (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]3:04*4
14.Relaxin' at Camarillo (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]3:00*5
15.Cheers (H. McGhee) [take 4 (master)]2:58*5
16.Carvin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:42*5
17.Stupendous (H. McGhee) [take 1 (master)]2:53*5
18.Dexterity (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]2:57*6
19.Bongo Bop (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)]2:44*6
20.Prezology (C. Parker) [take 3? (master)] [Dewey Square]3:05*6

Disc 2

  1.The Hymn (C. Parker) [take 1? (master)]2:27*6
  2.Bird of Paradise (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 3?] [All the Things You Are]3:10*6
  3.Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take B]3:19*6
  4.Bird Feathers (C. Parker) [take 3]2:49*7
  5.Klact-oveeseds-tene (C. Parker) [take 1 (master)]3:04*7
  6.Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:57*7
  7.My Old Flame (A. Johnston-S. Coslow)3:08*7
  8.Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green) [take 3?]3:20*7
  9.Don't Blame Me (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [take 1]2:45*7
10.Drifting on a Reed (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]3:00*8
11.Quasimodo (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:57*8
12.Charlie's Wig (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]2:44*8
13.Bongo Beep (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]3:03*8
14.Crazeology (B. Harris) [take 4 (master)]3:01*8
15.How Deep is the Ocean? (I. Berlin) [take 1 (master)]3:29*8
16.Hallelujah (C. Grey-L. Robin-V. Youmans) [take 3 (master)]3:54*9
17.Get Happy (H. Arlen-T. Koehler) [take 2 (master)]3:40*9
18.Slam Slam Blues (R. Norvo) [take 2 (master)]4:34*9
19.Congo Blues (C. Parker) [take 5 (master)]3:51*9

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