Charlie Parker ‎– Rappin' With Bird

Meexa Discox ‎– MEEXA 1776, La Mere D'Oiseau Disques ‎– MEEXA 1776
Vinyl, LP

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A1 Charlie Parker Our Bird Speaks
Voice – Chan Parker, Charlie Parker, John Maher (4), Marshall Stearns*
A2 Dizzy Gillespie's Rebop Six Salt Peanuts
Composed By – Dizzy Gillespie
A3 Charlie Parker With Strings Rocker
Composed By – Gerry Mulligan
A4 Charlie Parker With Strings Jumping With Symphony Sid
Composed By – Lester Young
B1 Charlie Parker All Stars* Chasing The Bird
Composed By – Charlie Parker
B2 Charlie Parker All Stars* Out Of Nowhere
Composed By – Johnny Green
B3 Charlie Parker All Stars* How High The Moon
Composed By – Morgan Lewis
B4 The Charlie Parker Quintet Embraceable You
Composed By – George Gershwin
B5 The Charlie Parker Quintet Little Willie Leaps/52nd Street Theme
Composed By – Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk


A1: Private recording of interview with Marshall Stearns, John Maher. Chan Parker also speaks. Probably recorded May 1st, 1950, NYC.

A2: Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone, vocals) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums).
WEAF radio broadcast, "Billy Berg's Supper Club", Hollywood, CA, January 24, 1946.

A3-4: Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) possibly Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) possibly Teddy Kotick (bass) possibly Roy Haynes (drums) unidentified oboe and strings.
Recorded at "Birdland", NYC, March 22, 1951.

B1-3: Charlie Parker (alto saxophone); Miles Davis (trumpet); Al Haig (piano); Tommy Potter (bass); Max Roach (drums); Symphony Sid Torin (announcer).
Recorded at "Royal Roost", NYC, December 18, 1948

B4-5: Charlie Parker (alto saxophone); Fats Navarro (trumpet); Bud Powell (piano), Curley Russell (bass), Art Blakey (drums) Chubby Newsome (vocals on 'Embraceable You'). Recorded at "Birdland", NYC, June 30, 1950 (or May 15 or 17, 1950?).


"Meexa Discox (or 'Meexa Diseox'?)
North Dearborn, Chicago"

More than likely produced by Boris Rose, East 10th Street, New York City.