Charlie Parker ‎– Rare "Bird"

Label:
Recording Arts Reference Edition ‎– RARECD 04/05
Format:
2 × CD, Compilation
Country:
Released:
Genre:
Style:
Bop

Tracklist Hide Credits

1-1 Night In Tunesia
Written-By – Gillespie*
5:10
1-2 Dizzy Atmosphere
Written-By – Gilespie*
3:56
1-3 Groovin' High
Written-By – Parker*, Gillespie*
5:10
1-4 Confirmation
Written-By – Parker*
5:30
1-5 Ko-Ko
Written-By – Parker*
4:16
1-6 Barbados
Written-By – Parker*
3:56
1-7 Mambo
Written-By – Traditional
5:14
1-8 Lament For The Congo
Written-By – Traditional
5:55
1-9 April In Paris
Written-By – Duke*
3:12
1-10 Round About Midnight
Written-By – Monk*
5:07
1-11 Out Of Nowhere
Written-By – Green*
6:20
1-12 Little Willie Leaps/52nd Street Theme
Written-By – Parker*, Davis*
5:44
1-13 Ornithology
Written-By – Harris*, Parker*
7:50
2-1 Embraceable Me
Written-By – Gershwin*
6:20
2-2 Easy To Love
Written-By – Porter*
2:15
2-3 What Is This Thing Called Love?
Written-By – Porter*
2:47
2-4 Scrapple From The Apple
Written-By – Parker*
14:46
2-5 Happy Bird Blues
Written-By – Parker*
3:00
2-6 Hot House
Written-By – Dameron*
4:30
2-7 Rocker
Written-By – Mulligan*
3:55
2-8 Star Eyes
Written-By – Raye*, DePaul*
4:50
2-9 Moose The Mooche/Lullaby Of Birdland (Theme)
Written-By – Parker*
5:40
2-10 Now's The Time
Written-By – Parker*
7:28
2-11 Cool Blues
Written-By – Parker*
6:22
2-12 My Little Suede Shoes
Written-By – Traditional
5:55

Credits

Notes

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

Disc One
1-5: Broadcast, Carnegie Hall, NYC, 29th September 1947.
6: Broadcast, Waldorf Astoria, NYC, 5th March 1949
7,8: Renaissance Ballroom or Birdland, NYC, possibly 19th or 20th May 1950.
9: Broadcast, Cafe Society, NYC, June or July 1950.
10-13: Broadcast, Birdland, NYC, 30th June 1950.

Disc two:
1: Broadcast, Birdland, NYC, 30th June 1950.
2,3: Broadcast, Apollo Theatre, NYC, 22nd August 1950.
4,5: Broadcast, Christy's, Boston, Mass., 12th April 1951.
6: Broadcast, Dumont TV Network, Channel 5, NYC, March 1952.
7: Rockland Palace Dance Hall, NYC, 26th September 1952.
8,9: Broadcast, Birdland, NYC, 9th May 1953.
10: Hi Hat Club, Boston, Mass., 19th/20th December 1953.
11,12: Broadcast, WCOP, Hi Hat Club, Boston, Mass., 24th January 1954.

Many of the recordings used to compile this reference edition are early and "historical" - often coming from private collections. Digital remastering has been used to improve and re-construct the original tapes for modern playing equipment. However it was something deemed preferable to leave minor imperfections where excessive intervention in the studio would have sacrificed the natural warmth and obvious authenticity of the original performances.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: ICM H101910 RARECD 04 112 6909
  • Matrix / Runout: ICM H110813 RARECD 05 112 6910
  • Rights Society: SUISA

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