Essencial Jazz Classics (Eu)


GREAT QUARTETS AND QUINTETS
Charlie Parker
Essencial Jazz Classics EJC 55439 (2009 - 24bit Digital Remastering)

*1 1952/12/30      Charlie Parker Quartet    Unknown recording studio, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Hank Jones (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Max Roach (ds).

*2 1953/07/30      Charlie Parker Quartet    'Fulton Recording Studio', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Al Haig (p); Percy Heath (b); Max Roach (ds).

*3 1951/01/17      Charlie Parker Quintet    NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Max Roach (ds).

*4 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).

*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).

*6 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).

  1.The Song is You (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)2:56*1
  2.Laird Baird (C. Parker)2:44*1
  3.Kim (C. Parker) [take 4 (master)]2:58*1
  4.Cosmic Rays (C. Parker) [take 2 (master)]3:05*1
  5.Chi-Chi (C. Parker) [take 6 (master)]3:02*2
  6.I Remember You (J. Mercer-I. Schertzinger)3:03*2
  7.Now's the Time (C. Parker)3:01*2
  8.Confirmation (C. Parker) [take 3 (master)]2:58*2
  9.Au Privave (C. Parker)2:46*3
10.She Rote (C. Parker) 3:08*3
11.K.C. Blues (C. Parker)3:27*3
12.Star Eyes (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston)3:37*3
13.Bloomdido (C. Parker)3:27*4
14.An Oscar for Treadwell (C. Parker)3:25*4
15.Mohawk (C. Parker)3:38*4
16.My Melancholy Baby (G. Norton-E. Burnett)3:27*4
17.Leap Frog (C. Parker)2:32*4
18.Relaxing with Lee (C. Parker)2:49*4
19.Blues for Alice (C. Parker)2:48*5
20.Si Si (C. Parker)2:41*5
21.Swedish Schnapps (C. Parker)3:13*5
22.Back Home Blues (C. Parker)2:49*5
23.Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman)3:26*5
24.Celerity (C. Parker) [Celebrity]1:34*6
25.Ballade (C. Parker)2:55*6

JAZZ AT MASSEY HALL
Charlie Parker
Essencial Jazz Classics EJC 55552 (2009 - 24bit Digital Remastering)

*1 1953/05/15    The Quintet    concert, 'Massey Hall', Shuter Street, Toronto
Dizzy Gillespie (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Bud Powell (p); Charles Mingus (b); Max Roach (ds).

*2 1953/05/15     Max Roach (ds, solo)    concert, 'Massey Hall', Shuter Street, Toronto

*3 1953/05/15     Bud Powell (p); Charles Mingus (b); Max Roach (ds)    concert, 'Massey Hall', Shuter Street, Toronto

*4 1953/08/00     Billy Taylor (p); Charles Mingus (b); Art Taylor or Max Roach (ds).

  1.Wee [aka ALLEN'S ALLEY] (D. Best)6:47*1
  2.Hot House (T. Dameron)9:10*1
  3.A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli)8:10*1
  4.Drum Conversation4:41*2
  5.I've Got You Under My Skin3:01*3
  6.Enbraceable You4:23*3
  7.Sure Thing2:11*3
  8.Cherokee4:54*3
  9.Hallelujah (Jubilee)3:58*3
10.Lullaby of Birdland2:32*3
11.Perdido (T. Dameron)8:16*1
12.Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke)7:37*1
13.All the Things You Are (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein)7:13*1
14.52nd Street Theme (T. Monk)0:38*1
15. BASS-ICALLY SPEAKING (Mingus)3:54*4

Bird and Diz
Charlie Parker
Essencial Jazz Classics EJC 55566 (2012 - 24bit Digital Remastering)

*1 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).

*2 1951/01/17      Charlie Parker Quintet    NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tp); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Max Roach (ds).

*3 1950/09/00      Charlie Parker Quartet    Unknown recording studio, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Hank Jones (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (ds).

*4 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).

  1.Bloomdido (C. Parker)3:25*1
  2.My Melancholy Baby (C. Parker) 3:29*1
  3.Relaxinf With Lee (C. Parker) 2:50*1
  4.Leap Frog (C. Parker) 2:35*1
  5.An Oscar For Treadwell (C. Parker) 3:28*1
  6.Mohawk (C. Parker) 3:44*1
  7.My Melancholy Baby (C. Parker) [Alt Tk]3:20*1
  8.Relaxin' With Lee (C. Parker) [take 2] 3:54*1
  9.Relaxinf With Lee (C. Parker) [Alt Tk inc.] 1:10*1
10.Leap Frog (C. Parker) [Alt take 1 (inc.)]2:37*1
11.Leap Frog (C. Parker) [Alt take 2 (inc.)]2:04*1
12.Leap Frog (C. Parker) [Alt take 3 (inc.)]2:07*1
13.Leap Frog (C. Parker) [Alt take 4 (inc.)]0:42*1
14.An Oscar for Treadwell (C. Parker) [Alt take]3:24*1
15.Mohawk (C. Parker) [take 3]3:49*1
16.Au Privave (C. Parker)2:40*2
17.Au Privave (C. Parker)2:45*2
18.She Rote [Alt Tk] (C. Parker) 3:10*2
19.She Rote (C. Parker)3:08*2
20.K.C. Blues (C. Parker) 3:26*2
21.Star Eyes (C. Parker) 3:34*2
22.Star Eyes (C. Parker) 3:30*3
23.Blues (Fast) (C. Parker) 2:47*3
24.Ifm In The Mood For Love (C. Parker) 2:50*3
25.Celebrity (C. Parker) 1:35*4
26.Ballade (C. Parker) 2:55*4

Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter + 7
Charlie Parker
Essencial Jazz Classics EJC-55567 (2012 - 24bit Digital Remastering)

*1 1954/03/31      Charlie Parker Quintet    'Fine Sounds Recording Studio', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Jerome Darr (g); Teddy Kotick (b); Roy Haynes (ds).

*2 1954/12/10      Charlie Parker Quintet    'Fine Sounds Recording Studio', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Billy Bauer (g); Teddy Kotick (b); Art Taylor (ds).

*3 1950/07/05      C.Parker with Strings    Poss. at 2 different rec. studios, NYC
Joseph Singer (frh); Eddie Brown (oboe); Sam Caplan (vln,comst); Howard Kay, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Zelly Smirnoff (vln); Isadore Zir (vla); Maurice Brown (cello); Verley Mills (harp); Bernie Leighton (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (ds),Joe Lipman (arr,cond); add unknown, -g (xylophone,chimes).

*4 1952/01/23      Charlie Parker Quintet     NYC
Benny Harris (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop Jr. (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Max Roach (ds); Luis Miranda (conga); prob. Jose Mangual (bongo).

*5 1952/03/25A      Charlie Parker and His Orchestra     NYC
Jimmy Maxwell, Carl Poole, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (tp); Bill Harris, Lou McGarity, Bart Varsalona (tb); Charlie Parker (as); Harry Terrill, Muray Williams (as); Flip Phillips, Hank Ross (ts); Danny Bank (bs); Oscar Peterson (p); Freddie Green (g); Ray Brown (b); Don Lamond (ds); Joe Lipman (arr,conductor).

*6 1953/05/25      Charlie Parker and His Orchestra     'Fulton Recording Studio', NYC
Charlie Parker (as,b/d,f-h,j/k,m/q); Junior Collins (french horn); possibly Al Block (fl); Hal McKusick (cl); Tommy Mace (oboe); Manny Thaler (bassoon); Tony Aless (p); Charles Mingus (b); Max Roach (ds); Dave Lambert Singers (ten to twelve mixed voices including Lambert,tenor; Jerry Parker,baritone; Butch Birdsall,bass); Lambert (choras arranger); Gil Evans (instrumental arranger, conductor).

*7 1952/06/17      N.Granz Jam Session     'Radio Recorders', Hollywood
Charlie Shavers (tp); Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (ts); Charlie Parker, Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges (as); Barney Kessel (g); Oscar Peterson (p); Ray Brown (b); J.C.Heard (ds); Producer: Norman Granz.

  1.I Get a Kick Out of You (C. Porter) [tk.7 -mst.]  3:34*1
  2.I Get a Kick Out of You (C. Porter) [tk.1 -c.t.]  4:55*1
  3.Just One of Those Things (C. Porter)  2:46*1
  4.My Heart Belongs to Daddy (C. Porter) [tk.2 -mst.]  3:18*1
  5.I've Got You Under My Skin (C. Porter)  3:36*1
  6.Love for Sale (C. Porter) [tk.5 -mst.]  5:35*2
  7.Love for Sale (C. Porter) [tk.4 -c.t.]  5:35*2
  8.I Love Paris (C. Porter) [tk.3 -mst.]  5:07*2
  9.I Love Paris (C. Porter) [tk.2 -c.t.]  5:07*2
10.Easy To Love (C. Porter)   3:29*3
11.Begin The Beguine (C. Porter)  3:13*4
12.Night And Day (C. Porter)  2:51*5
13.What Is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter)  2:36*5
14.In The Still Of The Night (C. Porter)  3:22*6
15.What Is This Thing Called Love? [Jam Session] (C. Porter)15:51*7
16.Love For Sale [alternate take #2] (C. Porter)  5:48*2

WITH STRINGS : THE COMPLETE MASTER TAKES
Charlie Parker
Essencial Jazz Classics EJC 55572 (2012 - 24bit Digital Remastering)

*1 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).

*2 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).

*3 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).

*4 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).

*5 1947/12/01-02B      Neal Hefti Orchestra    'Carnegie Hall Recorders', NYC
Neal Hefti Orchestra (exact personnel unknown) Charlie Parker (as)

  1.Just Friends (J. Klenner-S. Lewis)3:32*1
  2.Everything Happens to Me (M. Dennis-T. Adair)3:17*1
  3.April in Paris (E.Y. Harburg-V. Duke)3:08*1
  4.Summertime (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin-D. Heyward)2:48*1
  5.I Didn't Know What Time Was (R. Rodgers-L. Hart)3:14*1
  6.If I Should Lose You (L. Robin-R. Rainger)2:48*1
  7.Dancing in the Dark (H. Dietz-A. Schwartz)3:20*2
  8.Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J. Green)3:07*2
  9.Laura (A. Raskin-J. Mercer)2:58*2
10.East of the Sun (B. Bowman)3:40*2
11.They Can't Take That Away from Me (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin)3:19*2
12.Easy to Love (C. Porter)3:31*2
13.I'm in the Mood for Love (D. Fields-J. McHugh)3:34*2
14.I'll Remember April (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston)3:04*2
15.What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter)2:54*3
16.April in Paris (E.Y. Harburg-V. Duke)3:11*3
17.Repetition (N. Hefti)2:48*3
18.Easy to Love (C. Porter)2:25*3
19.Rocker (G. Mulligan)3:11*3
20.Temptation (A. Freed-N.H. Brown)3:31*4
21.Lover (R. Rodgers-L. Hart)3:06*4
22.Autumn in New York (V. Duke)3:29*4
23.Stella by Starlight (N. Washington-V. Young)2:56*4
24.Repetition (N. Hefti)2:57*5
25.Laura (A. Raskin-J. Mercer) [alt. tk]2:58*2

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