Rare (swi) [Recording Arts Reference Edition]

Rare "Bird"
The Collector's Charlie Parker, 25Rare Concert & TV Performances

RareCD 04/05 (2CDs)

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

*2 1949/03/05B      Charlie Parker All-Stars      'Waldorf Astoria Hotel', NYC
Kenny Dorham (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Lucky Thompson (ts); Milt Jackson (vib,-b); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (ds); unknown (m.c.).

*3 1950/05/19      C.Parker with Machito's Afro-Cuban Band      'The Renaissance Ballroom', NYC
probably Howard McGhee, Mario Bauza, Frank 'Paquito' Davilla, Bobby Woodlen (tp); Gene Johnson, Fred Skerritt (as); Jose Madera, Frank Socolow (ts); Leslie Jonahkins (bars); Rene Hernandez (p); Frank Grillo (aka 'Machito') (leader,maracas); Roberto Rodriguez (b); Jose Mangual (bgo); Luise Miranda (cga); Ubaldo Nieto (timbales).

*4 1950/06_07/00      Charlie Parker Quintet      'Cafe Society' NYC
Kenny Dorham (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Roy Haynes (ds).

*5 1950/05/17      Charlie Parker Quintet      'Birdland', NYC
Fats Navarro (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Bud Powell (p); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Curley Russell (b); Tommy Potter (b); Art Blakey (ds); Roy Haynes (ds); "Little" Jimmy Scott (voc).

*6 1950/08/17-23      Charlie Parker with Strings      'Apollo Theatre',NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Billy Taylor (p); Tommy Potter (b); Roy Haynes (g); probably Tommy Mace (ob); Teddy Blume, Sam Kaplan, Stan Karpenia (vln); Dave Uchitel (vla); Bill Bundy (cello); Wallace McManus (herp); Jimmy Mundy (arr); Sarah Vaughan (voc); 'Symphony Sid' Torin (m.c.).

*7 1951/04/12      C.Parker Quartet/Quintet      'Christie's Restaurant', Framingham, Mass
Howard McGhee (tp); Charlie Parker, Bill Wellington -b (as); Wardell Gray (ts); Nat Pierce (p); Jack Lawlor (b); Joe McDonald (ds).

*8 1952/02/24      C.Parker      '1951 Downbeat Award, 'Dumont TV Network / Channel 5', NYC
Dizzy Gillespie (tp, talking); Charlie Parker (as, talking); Dick Hyman (p); Sandy Block (b); Charlie Smith (ds); Leonard Feather, Earl Wilson (m.c.).

*9 1952/09/26      Charlie Parker Quintet      'Rockland Palace Ballroom', NYC
Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop Jr. (p); Mundell Lowe (g, not in f); Teddy Kotick (b); Max Roach (ds); + unknown oboe & string section

*10 1953/05/09      Charlie Parker Quartet / Quintet      'Birdland', 1678 Broadway, NYC
Charlie Parker (as); John Lewis (p); Curly Russell (b); Kenny Clarke (ds); Candido (cga,e/f); Bob Garrity (m.c.).

*11 1953/12/19-20      C.Parker and his All-Stars      'Station WCOP', 'Hi Hat Club', Boston
Herbie Williams (tp); Charlie Parker (as); Rollins Griffith (p); Jimmy Woode (b); Marquis Foster (ds); 'Symphony Sid' Torin (m.c.).

*12 1954/01/24      Charlie Parker and His All-Stars      'Station WCOP', 'Hi Hat Club', Boston
Herbie Williams(tp); Charlie Parker(as); Rollins Griffith(p); Jimmy Woode(b); Marquis Foster(ds); 'Symphony Sid' Torin(m.c.).

Disc 1
  1.Night In Tunesia (Gillespie)  5:10*1
  2.Dizzy Atmosphere (Gillespie)  3:56*1
  3.Groovin' High (Parker-Gillespie)  5:10*1
  4.Confirmation (Parker)  5:30*1
  5.Ko-Ko (Parker)  4:16*1
  6.Barbados (Parker)  3:56*2
  7.Mambo (Traditional)  5:14*3
  8.Lament For The Congo (Traditional)  5:55*3
  9.April In Paris (Duke)  3:12*4
10.Round About Midnight (Monk)  5:07*5
11.Out Of Nowhere (Green)  6:20*5
12.Little Willie Leaps / 52nd Street Theme (Parker-Davis)  5:44*5
13.Ornithology (Harris-Parker)  7:50*5

Disc 2
  1.Embraceable You (Gershwin)  6:20*5
  2.Easy To Love (Porter)  2:15*6
  3.What Is This Thing Called Love? (Porter)  2:47*6
  4.Scrapple From The Apple (Parker)14:46*7
  5.Happy Bird Blues (Parker)  3:00*7
  6.Hot House (Dameron)  4:30*8
  7.Rocker (Mulligan)  3:55*9
  8.Star Eyes (Raye-DePaul)  4:50*10
  9.Moose The Mooche / Lullaby Of Birdland (Theme) (Parker)  5:40*10
10.Now's The Time (Parker)  7:28*11
11.Cool Blues (Parker)  6:22*12
12.My Little Suede Shoes (Traditional)  5:55*12

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