Charlie Parker Discography

1937 (age 17)

Charlie Parker Solo

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone)
Kansas City, MO, early 1937
Honeysuckle RosePhilology (It) 214 W 5; Stash STCD 535
Body And Soul-
* Philology (It) 214 W 5   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 1
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

1940 (age 20)

Jay McShann And His Orchestra

Buddy Anderson, Orville Minor (trumpet) Bob Gould (trombone, violin) John Jackson, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bob Mabane (tenor saxophone) Jay McShann (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Trocadero Ballroom, Wichita, KS, August 9, 1940
Jumping At The WoodsideStash STCD 542
I Got Rhythm-
* Stash STCD 542   Charlie Parker With Jay McShann And His Orchestra - Early Bird

Jay McShann And His Orchestra

Buddy Anderson, Orville Minor (trumpet) Bob Gould (trombone, violin) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) William J. Scott (tenor saxophone) Jay McShann (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Trocadero Ballroom, Wichita, KS, November 30, 1940
I've Found A New BabySpotlite (E) SPJ 120; Onyx ORI 221; Stash STCD 542
Body And Soul-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 120   Jay McShann Orchestra Featuring Charlie Parker - Early Bird
* Onyx ORI 221   Charlie Parker First Recordings!
* Stash STCD 542   Charlie Parker With Jay McShann And His Orchestra - Early Bird

Jay McShann And His Orchestra

Buddy Anderson, Orville Minor (trumpet) Bob Gould (trombone, violin) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bob Mabane (tenor saxophone) Jay McShann (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums)
Trocadero Ballroom, Wichita, KS, December 2, 1940
Honeysuckle RoseSpotlite (E) SPJ 120; Onyx ORI 221; Stash STCD 542
Lady Be Good-
Coquette-
Moten Swing-
Wichita Blues-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 120   Jay McShann Orchestra Featuring Charlie Parker - Early Bird
* Onyx ORI 221   Charlie Parker First Recordings!
* Stash STCD 542   Charlie Parker With Jay McShann And His Orchestra - Early Bird

1941

Jay McShann And His Orchestra

Buddy Anderson, Harold Bruce, Orville Minor (trumpet) Joe Taswell Baird (trombone) John Jackson, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Harold Ferguson, Bob Mabane (tenor saxophone) Jay McShann (piano) Gene Ramey (bass) Gus Johnson (drums) Walter Brown (vocals -2)
Dallas, TX, April 30, 1941
1. 93730-ASwingmatismDecca 8570; MCA 1338
2. 93731-AHootie BluesDecca 8559; MCA 1338
3. 93732-ADexter BluesDecca 8583; MCA 1338
* MCA 1338   Jay McShann - The Early Bird Charlie Parker, 1941-1943: Jazz Heritage Series
* Decca 8570   Jay McShann - Swingmatism / Vine Street Boogie
* Decca 8559   Jay McShann - Hootie Blues / Confessin' The Blues
* Decca 8583   Jay McShann - Dexter Blues / Hold 'Em Hootie

Kansas City Band

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Efferge Ware (guitar) Little Phil Phillips (drums)
Vic Damon Studio, Kansas City, MO, September, 1941, 1942
CherokeeStash STCD 535
My Heart Tells Me-
I've Found A New Baby-
Body And Soul-
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

1942

Clark Monroe

unknown (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) unknown (saxophones) Al Tinney (piano) Ebenezer Paul (bass) unknown (drums) Clark Monroe (vocals)
Clark Monroe's Uptown House, NYC, January-March, 1942
CherokeeSpotlite (E) SPJ 120; Onyx ORI 221; Stash STCD 542
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 120   Jay McShann Orchestra Featuring Charlie Parker - Early Bird
* Onyx ORI 221   Charlie Parker First Recordings!
* Stash STCD 542   Charlie Parker With Jay McShann And His Orchestra - Early Bird

Jay McShann And His Orchestra

Buddy Anderson, Bob Merrill, Orville Minor (trumpet) Lawrence Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird (trombone) John Jackson, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Fred Culliver, Bob Mabane (tenor saxophone) James Coe (baritone saxophone) Jay McShann (piano) Leonard "Lucky" Enois (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Doc West (drums) Al Hibbler (vocals -2)
"Savoy Ballroom", NYC, February 13, 1942
1.St. Louis MoodStash STCD 542
2.I've Got It Bad-
3.I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles-
4.Hootie Blues-
5.Swingmatism-
6.Love Don't Get You Nothing But The Blues-
* Stash STCD 542   Charlie Parker With Jay McShann And His Orchestra - Early Bird

Jay McShann And His Orchestra

Buddy Anderson, Bob Merrill, Orville Minor (trumpet) Lawrence Anderson, Joe Taswell Baird (trombone) John Jackson, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Fred Culliver, Bob Mabane (tenor saxophone) James Coe (baritone saxophone) Jay McShann (piano) Leonard "Lucky" Enois (guitar) Gene Ramey (bass) Doc West (drums) Walter Brown (vocals -1,3) Al Hibbler (vocals -2)
NYC, July 2, 1942
1. 70993-ALonely Boy BluesDecca 4387; MCA 1338
2. 70994-AGet Me On Your MindDecca 4418, ED 742; MCA 1338
3. 70995-AThe Jumpin' BluesDecca 4418; MCA 1338
4. 70996-ASepian BounceDecca 4387; MCA 1338
* MCA 1338   Jay McShann - The Early Bird Charlie Parker, 1941-1943: Jazz Heritage Series
* Decca ED 742   Jay McShann - no details
* Decca 4387   Jay McShann - Lonely Boy Blues / Sepian Bounce
* Decca 4418; Coral 60034   Jay McShann - Get Me On Your Mind / The Jumpin' Blues

1943

Billy Eckstine's Jam Session

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (tenor saxophone) Oscar Pettiford (bass) Shadow Wilson (drums)
Room 305 Of Savoy Hotel, Chicago, IL, February 15, 1943
Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1Stash ST 260, STCD 535
Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2-
* Stash ST 260, STCD 260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop: Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Billy Eckstine's Jam Session

Billy Eckstine (trumpet -1/3) Charlie Parker (tenor saxophone) unknown (saxophones -1,2) Hurley Ramey (guitar) Bob Redcross (brushes -1/3)
Room 305 Of Savoy Hotel, Chicago, IL, February 28, 1943
1.Three GuessesStash ST 260, STCD 535
2.Shoe WoogieStash STCD 535
3.Boggie WoogieStash ST 260, STCD 535
4.Body And SoulStash STCD 535
* Stash ST 260, STCD 260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop: Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Benny Goodman Trio And Quartet

Benny Goodman (clarinet, composer, leader) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) and others
Chicago, IL, February, 1943
AvalonStash STCD 535
China Boy-
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Charlie Parker

unknown (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) unknown (bass)
Chicago, IL, February, 1943
IndianaStash ST 260, STCD 535
Lady Be GoodStash STCD 535
* Stash ST 260, STCD 260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop: Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Charlie Parker - Hazel Scott

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hazel Scott (piano)
Chicago, IL, 1943
Embraceable YouStash ST 260, STCD 535
* Stash ST 260, STCD 260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop: Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

1944

Tiny Grimes Quintette

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Tiny Grimes (guitar, vocals) Jimmy Butts (bass, vocals) Doc West (drums)
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, September 15, 1944
S5710-1Tiny's Tempo (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S5710-2Tiny's Tempo (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S5710-3Tiny's Tempo (orig.-take 3)Savoy 526, 541, 45-310, XP 8000, MG 9010, MG 12001, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S5711-1I'll Always Love You Just The Same (take 1)Savoy SJL 2208, SJL 5500
S5711-2I'll Always Love You Just The Same (take 2)Savoy 526, 567, 613, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S5712-1Romance Without Finance (take 1)Savoy SJL 2208, SJL 5500
S5712-2Romance Without Finance (take 2)Savoy SJL 5500
S5712-3Romance Without Finance (take 3)Savoy SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S5712-4Romance Without Finance (take 4)Savoy SJL 5500
S5712-5Romance Without Finance (take 5)Savoy 532, 613, MG 9022, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S5713-1Red Cross (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S5713-2Red Cross (orig.-take 2)Savoy 532, 541, 567, 45-300, XP 8000, MG 9000, MG 12001, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy SJL 2208   Various Artists - The Changing Face Of Harlem
* Savoy MG 9010   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 3
* Savoy MG 9022   Various Artists - Birth Of The Bop, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 9000   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8000   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1
* Savoy 45-310   Charlie Parker - Milestones / Tiny's Tempo
* Savoy 45-300   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time / Red Cross
* Savoy 526   Tiny Grimes - Tiny's Tempo / I'll Always Love You Just The Same
* Savoy 541, 915, 45-600   Charlie Parker - Tiny's Tempo / Red Cross
* Savoy 567   Tiny Grimes - I'll Always Love You Just The Same / Charlie Parker - Red Cross
* Savoy 613   Tiny Grimes - I'll Always Love You Just The Same / Romance Without Finance
= Savoy 925   Charlie Parker/Tiny Grimes - I'll Always Love You Just The Same / Romance Without Finance
* Savoy 532   Tiny Grimes - Romance Without Finance / Red Cross

1945

Clyde Hart's All Stars

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Trummy Young (trombone, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Mike Bryan (guitar) Al Hall (bass) Specs Powell (drums) Rubberlegs Williams (vocals -1/5)
NYC, January 4, 1945
1. W3301What's The Matter NowContinental 6013; Remington REP 84, R 1031; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Onyx ORI 221
2. W3302I Want Every Bit Of ItContinental 6020; Remington R 1031; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Onyx ORI 221
3. W3303That's The BluesContinental 6013; Remington R 1031; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Onyx ORI 221
4. W3304G.I. BluesRemington R 1031; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Onyx ORI 221
5. -G.I. Blues (4-F Blues)Continental 6020; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Onyx ORI 221
6. W3305Dream Of YouContinental 6060; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Remington LP 803
7. W3306Seventh AvenueContinental 6005; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Remington LP 803
8. W3307Sorta KindaContinental 6005; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D
9. W3308Ooh Ooh, My My, Ooh OohContinental 6060; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Remington LP 803
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D   Charlie Parker - Every Bit Of It 1945
* Onyx ORI 221   Charlie Parker First Recordings!
* Remington R 1031   Clyde Hart/Timme Rosenkrantz/Rubberlegs Williams - The Birth Of Bebop And Blues
* Remington REP 84   Clyde Hart - What's The Matter Now / ???
* Continental 6013   Clyde Hart - What's The Matter Now / That's The Blues
* Continental 6020   Clyde Hart - I Want Every Bit Of It / G.I. Blues
* Continental 6060   Clyde Hart - Dream Of You / Ooh Ooh, My My, Ooh Ooh
* Continental 6005   Clyde Hart - Seventh Avenue / Sorta Kinda
* Remington LP 803   Clyde Hart's All Stars (no details)

Clyde Bernhardt And His Kansas City Buddies

Clyde Bernhardt (trombone, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Jay McShann (piano) probably Gene Ramey (bass) probably Gus Johnson (drums)
NYC, January, 1945
Lay Your Habits DownMasters Of Jazz MJCD 104; Philology (It) W 849-2
Triflin' Woman Blues-
So Good This Mornin'-
Would You Do Me A Favor-
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 104   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3 Young Bird 1945
* Philology (It) W 849-2   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 19

Cootie Williams And His Orchestra

Cootie Williams (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Sam Taylor (tenor saxophone) Arnold Jarvis (piano) Carl Pruitt (bass) Sylvester "Vess" Payne (drums)
radio broadcast, "Savoy Ballroom", NYC, February 12, 1945
Floogie BooSpotlite (E) SPJ 150D
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D   Charlie Parker - Every Bit Of It 1945

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Clyde Hart (piano) Remo Palmieri (guitar) Slam Stewart (bass) Cozy Cole (drums)
NYC, February 28, 1945
G554A-1Groovin' HighGuild 1001; Musicraft 485, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
G556All The Things You AreMusicraft 488, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
G557Dizzy Atmosphere-
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Musicraft MVSCD 53   Dizzy Gillespie - Shaw 'Nuff
* Guild 1001   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue 'N' Boogie / Groovin' High
* Musicraft 485   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High / A Handfulla Gimme
* Musicraft 488   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Atmosphere / All The Things You Are

Dizzy Gillespie And His All Stars

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Sidney Catlett (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals -3)
NYC, May 11, 1945
1. G565A-1Salt PeanutsGuild 1003; Musicraft 518, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
2. G566A-1Shaw 'NuffGuild 1002; Musicraft MVSCD 53; Prestige PR 24030
3. G567A-1Lover ManGuild 1002; Musicraft 499, MVSCD 53; Prestige PR 24030
4. G568A-1Hot HouseGuild 1003; Musicraft 486, MVSCD 53; Savoy MG 12020; Prestige PR 24030
* Savoy MG 12020   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High
* Prestige PR 24030   Dizzy Gillespie - In The Beginning
* Musicraft MVSCD 53   Dizzy Gillespie - Shaw 'Nuff
* Guild 1003   Dizzy Gillespie - Salt Peanuts / Hot House
* Musicraft 518   Dizzy Gillespie - Salt Peanuts / I Waited For You
* Guild 1002; Musicraft 354   Dizzy Gillespie - Lover Man / Shaw 'Nuff
* Musicraft 499   Sarah Vaughan/George Treadwell - I'm Through With Love / Sarah Vaughan/Dizzy Gillespie - Lover Man
* Musicraft 486   Dizzy Gillespie - Blue 'N' Boogie / Hot House

Sarah Vaughan With Dizzy Gillespie Septet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Nat Jaffe (piano -1,3) Tadd Dameron (piano -2) Bill DeArango (guitar) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums) Sarah Vaughan (vocals)
NYC, May 25, 1945
1. W3325What More Can A Woman DoContinental 6008; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D
2. W3326I'd Rather Have A Memory Than A Dream-
3. W3327Mean To MeContinental 6024; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D   Charlie Parker - Every Bit Of It 1945
* Continental 6008   Sarah Vaughan - What More Can A Woman Do / I'd Rather Have A Memory Than A Dream
* Continental 6024   Sarah Vaughan - Signing Off / Mean To Me

Charlie Parker Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"Lincoln Square", NY, May 30, 1945
Sweet Georgia Brown (incomplete)Stash ST 260, STCD 535
* Stash ST 260, STCD 260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop: Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"Academy Of Music", Philadelphia, PA, June 5, 1945
Blue 'N' Boogie (incomplete)Philology (It) W 847-2
* Philology (It) W 847-2   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 17

Red Norvo And His Selected Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Red Norvo (vibraphone) Teddy Wilson (piano) Slam Stewart (bass) Specs Powell (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, June 6, 1945
T8-AHallelujahDial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 107, SPJ 127
T8-B-Dial unissued
T8-C--
T8-D--
T8-EHallelujah (Sing Hallelujah!)Dial 1045; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105, SPJ 127
T8-FHallelujahComet T-6; Dial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 127
T9-AGet HappyDial unissued
T9-B-Dial 1035, LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 107, SPJ 127
T9-C-Dial unissued
T9-D-Comet T-7; Dial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 127
J.C. Heard (drums) replaces Powell
T10-ASlam Slam Blues (Bird's Blues)Dial 1045, LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 107, SPJ 127
T10-BSlam Slam BluesComet T-6; Dial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 107, SPJ 127
T11-ACongo BluesDial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 107, SPJ 127
T11-AACongo Blues (uncomplete take)Dial LP 903
T11-BCongo BluesDial 1035; Spotlite (E) SPJ 127
T11-BBCongo Blues (uncomplete take)Dial LP 903
T11-CCongo BluesComet T-7; Dial LP 903; Spotlite (E) SPJ 127
* Dial LP 903   Red Norvo's Fabulous Jam Session
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 127   Red Norvo's Fabulous Jam Session
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 105   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 5
* Dial 1045   Red Norvo - Bird's Blues / Sing Hallelujah!
* Comet T-6   Red Norvo - Halleluliah / Slim Slam Blues
* Dial 1035   Red Norvo - Congo Blues / Get Happy
* Comet T-7   Red Norvo - Get Happy / Congo Blues

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Don Byas (tenor saxophone -1,2,6,7) Al Haig (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums -1/5) Sid Catlett (drums -6,7)
"Town Hall", NYC, June 22, 1945
1.IntroUptown UPCD 27.51
2.Bebop-
3.A Night In Tunisia-
4.Groovin' High-
5.Salt Peanuts-
6.Hot House-
7.52nd Street Theme-
* Uptown UPCD 27.51   Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Town Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945

Sir Charles Thompson And His All-Stars

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dexter Gordon (tenor saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Danny Barker (guitar) Jimmy Butts (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
NYC, September 4, 1945
R1030Takin' OffApollo 757, LAP 103; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Vogue (F) LDAP 769; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
R1031If I Had You-
R103220th Century BluesApollo 759, LAP 103; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Vogue (F) LDAP 769
R1033The Street BeatApollo 759, LAP 103; Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D; Vogue (F) LDAP 769; Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 150D   Charlie Parker - Every Bit Of It 1945
* Vogue (F) LDAP 769   Sir Charles Thompson - The Fabulous Apollo Sessions
* Masters Of Jazz MJCD 128   Dexter Gordon, Vol. 2 Young Dex 1944-1946
* Apollo LAP 103   Sir Charles Thompson And His All-Stars
= Vogue (E) LDE 032, (F) LD 038   Sir Charles Thompson - Sir Charles All Stars Featuring Charlie Parker
* Apollo 757; Swing (F) SW 385   Sir Charles Thompson - Takin' Off / If I Had You
* Apollo 759; Swing (F) SW 386   Sir Charles Thompson - 20th Century Blues / The Street Beat

Charlie Parker Rebeboppers / The Be Bop Boys

Miles Davis (trumpet -2/13) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Sadik Hakim (piano -11/13) Dizzy Gillespie (piano -1/10,16, trumpet, piano -14,15) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945
1. S5849-1Warming Up A Riff (orig.-take 1)Savoy 945, 45-302, XP 8001, MG 9000, MG 12014, MG 12079, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
2. S5850-1Billie's Bounce (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
3. S5850-2Billie's Bounce (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 5500
4. S5850-3Billie's Bounce (new-take 3)-
5. S5850-4Billie's Bounce (new-take 4)-
6. S5850-5Billie's Bounce (orig.-take 5)Savoy 573, 45-304, XP 8000, MG 9001, MG 12009, MG 12079, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
7. S5851-1Now's The Time (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 5500
8. S5851-2Now's The Time (short-take 2)-
9. S5851-3Now's The Time (new-take 3)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
10. S5851-4Now's The Time (orig.-take 4)Savoy 573, 45-300, 4508, XP 8000, MG 9000, MG 12001, MG 12079, MG 12125, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
11. S5852-1Thriving On A Riff (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
12. S5852-2Thriving On A Riff (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 5500
13. S5852-3Thriving On A Riff (orig.-take 3)Savoy 903, 945, 45-306, XP 8006, MG 9001, MG 12009, MG 12079, MG 12126, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
14. S5853-1Ko-Ko (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 5500
15. S5853-2Ko-Ko (orig.-take 2) (Cocoa)Savoy 597, 45-311, 4508, XP 8001, XP 8097, MG 9000, MG 9034, MG 12014, MG 12079, MG 12126, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
16.Meandering (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12079, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 12079   Charlie Parker Story
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 12125   Various Artists - The Many Faces Of Blues
* Savoy MG 12126   Various Artists - The Jazz Hour
* Savoy MG 9000   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9034   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max
* Savoy XP 8001   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8000   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8006   Charlie Parker, Vol. 7
* Savoy XP 8097   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 1
* Savoy 45-302   Charlie Parker - Warming Up A Riff / Buzzy
* Savoy 45-304   Charlie Parker - Billie's Bounce / Klaunstance
* Savoy 45-300   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time / Red Cross
* Savoy 4508   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time / Ko-Ko
* Savoy 45-306   Charlie Parker - Thriving On A Riff / Sippin' At Bells
* Savoy 45-311   Charlie Parker - Ko-Ko / Marmaduke
* Savoy 945   Charlie Parker - Warming Up A Riff / Thriving On A Riff
* Savoy 573   Charlie Parker - Billie's Bounce / Now's The Time
= Savoy 918   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Billie's Bounce / Now's The Time
* Savoy 903   The Be Bop Boys - Opus De Bop / Thriving On A Riff
* Savoy 597   Don Byas - How High The Moon / Charlie Parker - Ko-Ko
= Savoy 916   Charlie Parker - Ko-Ko / Don Byas - How High The Moon

Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) and others
NYC, late 1945
52nd Street ThemePhilology (It) 214 W 18
Ornithology-
Embraceable You-
Dexterity-
The Way You Look Tonight-
Barbados-
All The Things You Are-
* Philology (It) 214 W 18   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 4

Dizzy Gillespie And His Bebop Six

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums) Ernie "Bubbles" Whitman (announcer)
AFRS Jubilee, NBC Studios, Hollywood, CA, December 29, 1945
Dizzy AtmosphereSpotlite (E) SPJ 123; Klacto (E) MG 102; Stash STCD 535
Shaw 'NuffSpotlite (E) SPJ 123; Stash STCD 535
Groovin' High-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 123   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land
* Klacto (E) MG 102   Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Jack McVea (tenor saxophone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Slim Gaillard (piano, guitar, vocals) Bam Brown (bass, vocals) Zutty Singleton (drums)
probably Hollywood, CA, December 29, 1945
BTJ38-2Dizzy Boogie (take 2)Savoy XP 8097, MG 12014
BTJ39-2Flat Foot Floogie (orig.-take 2)-
BTJ40-2Popity Pop (orig.-take 1)Savoy XP 8098, MG 9034, MG 12014
BTJ41RESlim's Jam (new-take 2)-
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 9034   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max
* Savoy XP 8097   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8098   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 2

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) and others
probably NYC, 1945
Donna LeePhilology (It) 214 W 18
Groovin' High-
* Philology (It) 214 W 18   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 4

1946

Dizzy Gillespie And His Rebop Six

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone, vocals) Luckey Tompson (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
Salt PeanutsMeexa Discox 1776; Spotlite (E) SPJ 123; Phoenix LP 17
* Meexa Discox 1776   Charlie Parker - Rappin' With Bird
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 123   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land
* Phoenix LP 17   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotusland

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Dizzy Gillespie, Al Killian (trumpet) Charlie Parker, Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Charlie Ventura, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Mel Powell (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
"Philharmonic Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 1946
413 | 268Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1Mercury 11040, MG 35004; Verve MG VOL.2, VE2 2518
414 | 269Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2Mercury 11039, MG 35004; Verve MG VOL.2, VE2 2518
Al Killan, Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker, Willie Smith (alto saxophone) Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Arnold Ross (piano) Billy Hadnott (bass) Lee Young (drums)
241 | 260Blues For Norman, Part 1Mercury 11073, MG 35003; Verve MG VOL.2, VE2 2518
242 | 261Blues For Norman, Part 2Mercury 11074, MG 35003; Verve MG VOL.2, VE2 2518
243 | 262I Can't Get Started, Part 1Mercury 11074, MG 35003; Verve MG VOL.2, VE2 2518, VSP 41
244 | 263I Can't Get Started, Part 2Mercury 11073, MG 35003; Verve MG VOL.2, VE2 2518, VSP 41
245 | 264Lady Be Good, Part 1Mercury 11075, MGC 508, MGC 608; Verve MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2518
246 | 265Lady Be Good, Part 2-
800 | 270After You've Gone, Part 1Mercury 11041, MGC 508, MGC 608; Verve VE2 2518
801 | 271After You've Gone, Part 2-
* Verve MG VOL.2   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 2
* Verve VE2 2518   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Bird And Pres - The '46 Concerts
* Verve VSP 41   Lester Young At JATP
* Mercury MGC 508   Jazz At The Philharmonic - How High The Moon
* Mercury MGC 608; Clef MGC 608   Jazz At The Philharmonic - How High The Moon
= Verve MG VOL.1   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 1
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Mercury MG 35004, MG VOL.3, MG VOL.3x45; Clef MG VOL.3   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 3
* Mercury MG 35003, MG VOL.2, MG VOL.2x45; Clef MG VOL.2   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 2
* Mercury 11040, 11040x45; Clef 11040, 11040x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Crazy Rhythm, Part 2 / Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1
* Mercury 11039, 11039x45; Clef 11039, 11039x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Crazy Rhythm, Part 1 / Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2
* Mercury 11073, 11073x45; Clef 11073, 11073x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Blues For Norman, Part 1 / I Can't Get Started, Part 2
* Mercury 11074, 11074x45; Clef 11074, 11074x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Blues For Norman, Part 2 / I Can't Get Started, Part 1
* Mercury 11075, 11075x45; Clef 11075, 11075x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Lady Be Good, Part 1&2
* Mercury 11041, 11041x45; Clef 11041, 11041x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - After You've Gone, Part 1&2

Tempo Jazz Men / Dizzy Gillespie Jazzmen

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) George Handy (piano) Arvin Garrison (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Electro Broadcast Studios, Glendale, CA, February 5, 1946
D1000Diggin' Diz (Bongo Beep)Dial 1004 (alt.1), 1004 (alt.2), LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101; Stash STCD 567
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 101   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 1
* Stash STCD 567   Charlie Parker - The Complete Dial Sessions
* Dial LP 207   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Dial 1004 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - Moose The Mooche / Tempo Jazz Men - Diggin' Diz
* Dial 1004 (alt.2)   Dizzy Gillespie - Confirmation / Diggin' Diz

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) unknown (piano) Red Callender (bass) Doc West (drums)
California, February, 1946
Lover Come Back To Me, Part 1Stash ST 260, STCD 535
Lover Come Back To Me, Part 2-
* Stash ST 260, STCD 260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop: Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash STCD 535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Joe Albany (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
"Finale Club", Los Angeles, CA, early March, 1946
Blue 'N' BoogieSpotlite (E) SPJ 123
Anthropology-
Billie's Bounce-
Ornithology-
All The Things You Are-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 123   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land

Charlie Parker Septet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Arvin Garrison (guitar -4/11) Vic McMillan (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, March 28, 1946
1. D1010-1Moose The MoocheDial LP 201; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
2. D1010-2-Dial 1003 (alt.1), 1003 (alt.2), 1004, 1004 (alt.1), 1004 (alt.3), LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
3. D1010-3-Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
4. D1011-1Yardbird SuiteDial LP 201; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
5. D1011-4-Dial 1003, 1003 (alt.1), 1003 (alt.2), 1004 (alt.3), LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
6. D1012-1OrnithologyDial LP 208; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
7. D1012-3Ornithology (Bird Lore)Dial 1006, LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
8. D1012-4OrnithologyDial 1002, LP 201; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
9. D1013-1A Night In Tunisia (excerpt) (The Famous Alto Break)Dial LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
10. D1013-4A Night In TunisiaDial LP 201; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
11. D1013-5-Dial 1002, LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 101   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 1
* Dial LP 905   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 2
* Dial LP 201   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1
* Dial LP 208   Dodo Marmarosa - Piano Moods
* Dial 1003 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - Yardbird Suite / Moose The Mooche
* Dial 1003 (alt.2)   Charlie Parker - Moose The Mooche / Yardbird Suite
* Dial 1004   Charlie Parker - Moose The Mooche / Tempo Jazz Men - When I Grow Too Old To
= Dial no numbers   Charlie Parker Septet With Gabriel On Trumpet
* Dial 1004 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - Moose The Mooche / Tempo Jazz Men - Diggin' Diz
* Dial 1004 (alt.3)   Charlie Parker - Moose The Mooche / Yardbird Suite
* Dial 1003   Tempo Jazz Men - 'Round Midnight / Charlie Parker - Yardbird Suite
= Dial no numbers   Charlie Parker Septet With Gabriel On Trumpet
* Dial 1006   Sonny Berman - Curbstone Scuffle / Charlie Parker - Bird Lore
= Dial D 1   Various Artists - Bebop Jazz 1947
* Dial 1002   Charlie Parker - A Night In Tunisia / Ornithology
= Dial no numbers   Charlie Parker Septet With Gabriel On Trumpet

Charlie Parker With The King Cole Trio

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Benny Carter, Willie Smith (alto saxophone -1) Nat King Cole (piano) Oscar Moore (guitar -1) Johnny Miller (bass -1) Buddy Rich (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March-April, 1946
1.CherokeeSpotlite (E) SPJ 123
2.Ornithology-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 123   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Buck Clayton (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Willie Smith (alto saxophone -5/11) Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Kenny Kersey (piano) Irving Ashby (guitar -5/11) Billy Hadnott (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Embassy Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, April 22, 1946
1. 1929 | 101JATP Blues, Part 1Clef 101; Mercury 11003, MG 35007; Verve MG VOL.4, VE2 2518, VSP 23, VSP 43
2. 1930 | 102JATP Blues, Part 2Clef 101; Mercury 11004, MG 35007; Verve MG VOL.4, VE2 2518, VSP 23, VSP 43
3. 1931 | 103JATP Blues, Part 3Clef 102; Mercury 11005, MG 35007; Verve MG VOL.4, VE2 2518, VSP 23, VSP 43
4. 1932 | 104JATP Blues, Part 4-
5. 135I Got Rhythm, Part 1Clef unissued
6. 136I Got Rhythm, Part 2-
7. 137I Got Rhythm, Part 3-
8. 138I Got Rhythm, Part 4-
9. 625I Got Rhythm, Part 1Mercury 11084, MG VOL.14; Verve MG VOL.4, VE2 2518
10. 626I Got Rhythm, Part 2Mercury 11085, MG VOL.14; Verve MG VOL.4, VE2 2518
11. 627I Got Rhythm, Part 3Mercury 11086, MG VOL.14; Verve MG VOL.4, VE2 2518
12. 1933 | 133Slow Drag, Part 1Clef 103; Mercury 11004, MG 35007; Verve MG VOL.4, VSP 41
13. 1934 | 134Slow Drag, Part 2Clef 103; Mercury 11003, MG 35007; Verve MG VOL.4, VSP 41
14. 142I Surrender, Dear, Part 1Clef unissued
15. 143I Surrender, Dear, Part 2-
16. 628I Surrender, Dear, Part 1Mercury 11086, MG VOL.14; Verve MG VOL.4, VSP 41
17. 629I Surrender, Dear, Part 2Mercury 11085, MG VOL.14; Verve MG VOL.4, VSP 41
18. 630I Surrender, Dear, Part 3Mercury 11084, MG VOL.14; Verve MG VOL.4, VSP 41
* Verve MG VOL.4   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 4
* Verve VE2 2518   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Bird And Pres - The '46 Concerts
* Verve VSP 23   Charlie Parker - Bird Wings
* Verve VSP 43   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Best Of JATP
* Verve VSP 41   Lester Young At JATP
* Mercury MG 35007, MG VOL.6, MG VOL.6x45; Clef MG VOL.6   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 6
* Mercury MG VOL.14, MG VOL.14x45; Clef MG VOL.14   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 14
* Clef 101   Jazz At The Philharmonic - JATP Blues, Part 1&2
* Mercury 11003, 11003x45; Clef 11003, 11003x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - JATP Blues, Part 1 / Slow Drag, Part 2
* Mercury 11004, 11004x45; Clef 11004, 11004x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - JATP Blues, Part 2 / Slow Drag, Part 1
* Clef 102   Jazz At The Philharmonic - JATP Blues, Part 3&4
* Mercury 11005, 11005x45; Clef 11005, 11005x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - JATP Blues, Part 3&4
* Mercury 11084, 11084x45; Clef 11084, 11084x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - I Got Rhythm, Part 1 / I Surrender, Dear, Part 3
* Mercury 11085, 11085x45; Clef 11085, 11085x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - I Got Rhythm, Part 2 / I Surrender, Dear, Part 2
* Mercury 11086, 11086x45; Clef 11086, 11086x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - I Got Rhythm, Part 3 / I Surrender, Dear, Part 1
* Clef 103   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Slow Drag, Part 1&2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Bob Kesterson (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 29, 1946
D1021-AMax Making WaxDial LP 201; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
D1022-ALover ManDial 1007, LP 201; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
D1023-AThe GypsyDial 1043, LP 201; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 101   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 1
* Dial LP 201   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1
* Dial 1007   Howard McGhee - Be-Bop / Charlie Parker - Lover Man
= Dial D 1   Various Artists - Bebop Jazz 1947
* Dial 1043   Charlie Parker - Drifting On A Reed / The Gypsy

Howard McGhee Quintet

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Jimmy Bunn (piano) Bob Kesterson (bass) Roy Porter (drums): same session
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, July 29, 1946
D1024-ADizzy's Fingers (Be-Bop)Dial 1007, LP 201; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101; Stash STCD 23
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 101   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 1
* Stash STCD 23   Charlie Parker - The Legendary Dial Sessions, Vol. 1
* Dial LP 201   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1
* Dial 1007   Howard McGhee - Be-Bop / Charlie Parker - Lover Man
= Dial D 1   Various Artists - Bebop Jazz 1947

1947

Charlie Parker Septet

Melvyn Broiles, Howard McGhee, Shorty Rogers (trumpet -5) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Jimmy Pratt (drums)
Chuck Copely's home, Hollywood, CA, February 1, 1947
1.Blues I (On The Sofa)Stash STCD 25
2.Blues II (Kopely Plaza Blues)-
3. D901Lullaby In Rhythm ISpotlite (E) SPJ 107; Stash STCD 25
4. D902Lullaby In Rhythm II-
5.Yardbird Suite (incomplete)-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm
* Stash STCD 25   Charlie Parker - The Legendary Dial Masters, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Russ Freeman (piano) Arnold Fishkin (bass) Jimmy Pratt (drums)
Chuck Copely's home, Hollywood, CA, February 1, 1947
K903Home Cooking IIIDial LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 103
K904Home Cooking II-
K905Home Cooking I-
* Dial LP 905   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 2
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 103   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 3

Charlie Parker Quartet With Earl Coleman

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Doc West (drums) Earl Coleman (vocals)
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 19, 1947
D1051-CThis Is AlwaysDial 1015 (alt.3), 1019, LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1051-D-Dial LP 202; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1052-ADark ShadowsDial LP 202, LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1052-B-Dial LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1052-C-Dial 1014, 1014 (alt.1), 1014 (alt.2); Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1052-D-Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
* Dial LP 905   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 2
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 102   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 2
* Dial LP 901   Charlie Parker - The Bird Blows The Blues
* Dial LP 202   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2
* Dial 1015 (alt.3)   Charlie Parker - This Is Always / Quasimado
* Dial 1019   Charlie Parker - Dewey Square / Charlie Parker/Earl Coleman - This Is Always
* Dial 1014   Charlie Parker - Bird's Nest / Dark Shadows
* Dial 1014 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - Bird's Nest / Dark Shadows
* Dial 1014 (alt.2)   Charlie Parker - Bird's Nest / Dark Shadows

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Erroll Garner (piano) Red Callender (bass) Doc West (drums)
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 19, 1947
D1053-ABird's NestDial 1014 (alt.2), 1015, LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1053-B-Dial 1014 (alt.1), LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1053-C-Dial 1014, 1015 (alt.1), LP 202; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1054-ACool Blues (Hot Blues) (Ornithology)Dial LP 202, LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1054-BCool Blues (Blowtop Blues)Dial LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1054-CCool BluesDial 1015, LP 202, LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1054-CC-Dial 1015 (alt.1), 1015 (alt.2)
D1054-D-Dial LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
* Dial LP 905   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 2
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 102   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 2
* Dial LP 901   Charlie Parker - The Bird Blows The Blues
* Dial LP 202   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2
* Dial 1014 (alt.2)   Charlie Parker - Bird's Nest / Dark Shadows
* Dial 1015   Charlie Parker - Cool Blues / Bird's Nest
* Dial 1014 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - Bird's Nest / Dark Shadows
* Dial 1014   Charlie Parker - Bird's Nest / Dark Shadows
* Dial 1015 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - Cool Blues / Bird's Nest
* Dial 1015 (alt.2)   Charlie Parker - Cool Blues / Quasimado

Charlie Parker's New Stars

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Dodo Marmarosa (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Red Callender (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
C.P. MacGregor Studios, Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 1947
D1071-ARelaxin' At CamarilloDial 1030, LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 103
D1071-C-Dial 1012; Spotlite (E) SPJ 103
D1071-D-Dial LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 103
D1071-E-Dial LP 202, LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 103
D1072-ACheersDial LP 202; Spotlite (E) SPJ 103
D1072-B-Spotlite (E) SPJ 103
D1072-C--
D1072-D-Dial 1013, 1013 (alt.); Spotlite (E) SPJ 103
D1073-ACarvin' The BirdDial 1013 (alt.), LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 103
D1073-B-Dial 1013, LP 202, LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 103
D1074-AStupendousDial 1022, 1022 (alt.), 1030; Spotlite (E) SPJ 103; Jazztone (Eu) J 1245
D1074-B-Dial LP 202; Spotlite (E) SPJ 103
* Dial LP 901   Charlie Parker - The Bird Blows The Blues
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 103   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 3
* Jazztone (Eu) J 1245   Various Artists - Modern Jazz Festival
= Jazztone (F) J 1245   Various Artists - Festival Du Jazz Moderne
* Dial LP 202   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2
* Dial 1030   Charlie Parker - Relaxin' At Camarillo / Stupendous
* Dial 1012   Charlie Parker - Relaxin' At Camarillo / Serge Chaloff - Blue Serge
* Dial 1013   Charlie Parker - Cheers / Carving The Bird
* Dial 1013 (alt.)   Charlie Parker - Cheers / Carving The Bird
* Dial 1022   Charlie Parker - Stupendous / Dexter Gordon - Bikini
= Dial D 2   Various Artists - Bebop Jazz 1948
* Dial 1022 (alt.)   Charlie Parker - Stupendous / Serge Chaloff/Ralph Burns - Blue Serge

Howard McGhee Quintet

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hampton Hawes (piano) Addison Farmer (bass) Roy Porter (drums)
"Hi-De-Ho Club", Los Angeles, CA, March 9, 1947
Dee Dee's Dance ISpotlite (E) SPJ 107
Dee Dee's Dance II-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm

Charlie Parker All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, May 8, 1947
S3420-1Donna Lee (new-take 1)Savoy SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3420-2Donna Lee (new-take 2)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3420-3Donna Lee (new-take 3)-
S3420-4Donna Lee (new-take 4)Savoy 45-312, MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3420-5Donna Lee (orig.-take 3)Savoy 652, XP 8001, MG 9000, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3421-1Chasin' The Bird (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3421-2Chasin' The Bird (short-take 2)Savoy SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3421-3Chasin' The Bird (new-take 3)Savoy 45-301, MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3421-4Chasin' The Bird (short-take 4)Savoy 977, XP 8002, MG 9000, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3422-1Cheryl (short-take 1)Savoy 952, MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3422-2Cheryl (orig.-take 2)Savoy 45-301, XP 8003, MG 9001, MG 12001, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3423-1Buzzy (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3423-2Buzzy (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3423-3Buzzy (new-take 3)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3423-4Buzzy (short-take 4)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
S3423-5Buzzy (orig.-take)Savoy 652, 45-302, XP 8002, MG 9001, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy MG 12000   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 9000   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 1
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8001   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Savoy 45-312   Charlie Parker - Donna Lee / Steeplechase
* Savoy 45-301   Charlie Parker - Chasin' The Bird / Cheryl
* Savoy 45-302   Charlie Parker - Warming Up A Riff / Buzzy
* Savoy 652, 928   Charlie Parker - Donna Lee / Buzzy
* Savoy 977   Charlie Parker - Chasin' The Bird / Miles Davis - Little Willie Leaps
* Savoy 952   Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm / Cheryl

Miles Davis' All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (tenor saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Nelson Boyd (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, August 14, 1947
S3440-1Milestones (orig.-take 1)Savoy 45-310, SJL 5500
S3440-2Milestones (new-take 2)Savoy 934, XP 8004, MG 9001, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3440-3Milestones (orig.-take 3)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3441-1Little Willie Leaps (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 5500
S3441-2Little Willie Leaps (new-take 2)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3441-3Little Willie Leaps (orig.-take 3)Savoy 977, 45-305, 4507, XP 8006, XP 8098, MG 9001, MG 9034, MG 12001, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3442-1Half Nelson (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
S3442-2Half Nelson (orig.-take 2)Savoy 951, 45-303, 4507, XP 8005, MG 9000, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3443-1Sippin' At Bells (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
S3443-2Sippin' At Bells (orig.-take 2)Savoy 934, 45-306, XP 8004, MG 9000, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
S3443-3Sippin' At Bells (short-take 3)Savoy SJL 5500
S3443-4Sippin' At Bells (new-take 4)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9034   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max
* Savoy MG 9000   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 1
* Savoy XP 8004   Charlie Parker, Vol. 5
* Savoy XP 8006   Charlie Parker, Vol. 7
* Savoy XP 8098   Various Artists - Bird - Diz - Bud - Max, Vol. 2
* Savoy XP 8005   Charlie Parker, Vol. 6
* Savoy 45-310   Charlie Parker - Milestones / Tiny's Tempo
* Savoy 45-305   Charlie Parker - Little Willie Leaps / Another Hair Do
* Savoy 4507   Miles Davis - Little Willie Leaps / Half Nelson
* Savoy 45-303   Charlie Parker - Half Nelson / Merry-Go-Round
* Savoy 45-306   Charlie Parker - Thriving On A Riff / Sippin' At Bells
* Savoy 934   Charlie Parker/Miles Davis - Milestones / Sippin' At Bells
* Savoy 977   Charlie Parker - Chasin' The Bird / Miles Davis - Little Willie Leaps
* Savoy 951   Fats Navarro/Leo Parker - Goin' To Minton's / Miles Davis/Charlie Parker - Half Nelson

Barry Ulanov's All Star Modern Jazz Musicians

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John LaPorta (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums) Bruce Elliott, Barry Ulanov (announcer)
radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, September 13, 1947
Ko-Ko ISpotlite (E) SPJ 107
Hot House-
Fine And Dandy-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm

Barry Ulanov's All Star Modern Jazz Musicians

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) John LaPorta (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carl Caruso (announcer)
radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, September 20, 1947
Ko-Ko IISpotlite (E) SPJ 107
On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
How Deep Is The Ocean-
Tiger RagSpotlite (E) SPJ 107; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
52nd Street ThemeSpotlite (E) SPJ 107
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3000, ESPCD 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Al McKibbon (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 29, 1947
13000A Night In Tunisia, Part 1Black Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Charlie Parker CP 512; Natural Organic 7000
13001A Night In Tunisia, Part 2-
13002Dizzy AtmosphereBlack Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Mode (F) MDINT 9161; Natural Organic 7000
13003Groovin' High, Part 1Black Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Charlie Parker CP 512; Natural Organic 7000
13004Groovin' High, Part 2-
13005Confirmation (Riff Warmer)Black Deuce unnumbered; Birdland BLP 425; Savoy 45-308, XP 8005, MG 9011, SJL 1177; Roost RLP 2234, RLP 2257; Vogue (E) LAE 12252, (F) DP 08; Natural Organic 7000
Ko-KoSavoy SJL 1177; Natural Organic 7000
* Savoy SJL 1177   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bebop's Heartbeat
* Roost RLP 2234   Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Diz 'N' Bird In Concert
* Roost RLP 2257   The World Of Charlie Parker
* Vogue (E) LAE 12252   Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker - Diz 'N' Bird In Concert
* Vogue (F) DP 08   Charlie Parker/Miles Davis/Dizzy Gillespie - 3 Geants Du Jazz
* Charlie Parker CP 512   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Natural Organic 7000   Various Artists - It Happened One Night
* Mode (F) MDINT 9161   Various Artists - Lullabies Of Birdland
* Birdland BLP 425   A Night At Carnegie Hall With Charlie Parker And Dizzy Gillespie
* Savoy MG 9011   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8005   Charlie Parker, Vol. 6
* Savoy 45-308   Charlie Parker - Barbados / Riff Warmer
* Black Deuce unnumbered   Dizzy Gillespie - A Night In Tunisia, Part 1&2
* Black Deuce unnumbered   Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy Atmosphere / Confirmation
* Black Deuce unnumbered   Dizzy Gillespie - Groovin' High, Part 1&2

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, October 28, 1947
D1101-ADexterityDial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1101-B-Dial 1032, 1032 (alt.), LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1102-ABongo BopDial 1024, LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1102-B-Dial 1024 (alt.1), LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1103-ADewey Square (Air Conditioning) (Prezology)Dial 1056, LP 210; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1103-BDewey SquareDial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1103-C-Dial 1019, LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1104-AThe HymnDial 1056, 1056 (alt.1), 1056 (alt.2), LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1104-BThe Hymn (Superman)Dial LP 212; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1105-ABird Of ParadiseDial 1032, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1105-B-Dial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1105-C-Dial 1032 (alt.), LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1106-AEmbraceable YouDial 1024 (alt.1), LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
D1106-BEmbraceable You (Embraceable)Dial 1024, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 104
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 104   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 4
* Dial LP 905   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 2
* Dial LP 901   Charlie Parker - The Bird Blows The Blues
* Dial LP 904   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 1
* Dial LP 203   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Dial LP 210   Various Artists - Swinging With The Woody Herman Woodchoppers
* Dial LP 212   Various Artists - Dizzy Gillespie And Modern Trumpets
* Dial 1032   Charlie Parker - Bird Of Paradise / Dexterity
* Dial 1032 (alt.)   Charlie Parker - Bird Of Paradise / Dexterity
* Dial 1024   Charlie Parker - Bongo Bop / Embraceable You
* Dial 1024 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - Bongo Bop / Embraceable You
* Dial 1056   Charlie Parker - The Hymn / Air Conditioning
* Dial 1019   Charlie Parker - Dewey Square / Charlie Parker/Earl Coleman - This Is Always
* Dial 1056 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - The Hymn / Giant Swing
* Dial 1056 (alt.2)   Charlie Parker - Superman / Prezology

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
WOR Studios, NYC, November 4, 1947
D1111-CBird FeathersDial 1058, LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1112-AKlactoveedsedsteneDial 1040, LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1112-B-Dial LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1113-BScrapple From The AppleDial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1113-C-Dial 1021, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1114-AMy Old Flame (Blue Lamp)Dial 1058, 1058 (alt.), LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1115-AOut Of NowhereDial LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1115-BOut Of Nowhere (Nowhere)Dial LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1115-COut Of NowhereSpotlite (E) SPJ 105
D1116-ADon't Blame MeDial 1021, LP 203, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 105
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 105   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 5
* Dial LP 904   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 1
* Dial LP 207   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Dial LP 203   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Dial 1058   Charlie Parker - My Old Flame / Bird Feathers
* Dial 1040   Charlie Parker - Klactoveedsedstene / Charlie's Wig
* Dial 1021   Charlie Parker - Scrapple From The Apple / Don't Blame Me
= Dial D 2   Various Artists - Bebop Jazz 1948
* Dial 1058 (alt.)   Charlie Parker - Blue Lamp / Habanera Mambobop

Barry Ulanov And His All Star Metronome Jazzmen

Fats Navarro (trumpet) John LaPorta (clarinet -1,4/6) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Allen Eager (tenor saxophone -1,4/6) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Bruce Elliott, Barry Ulanov (announcer)
radio broadcast, "Bands For Bonds", WOR Studios, NYC, November 8, 1947
1.52nd Street ThemeSpotlite (E) SPJ 108
2.Donna Lee-
3.Hot House (Fats Flats)-
4.Groovin' High-
5.Ko-Ko-
6.Anthropology-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 108; Zim ZM 1002   Various Artists - Anthropology

The Lost Milton H. Green Home Recordings

Allen Eager (alto saxophone -1, tenor saxophone -2,3) Charlie Parker (tenor saxophone -1, alto saxophone -2,3) Bud Powell (piano) Specs Goldberg (bass) Max Roach (drums -1) Morty Yoss (drums -2) unknown (drums -3)
"Milton H. Greene's photography studio", 480 Lexington Ave., NYC, late 1947
1.Swapping HornsUptown UPCD 27.49
2.All The Things You Are-
3.Original Horns-
* Uptown UPCD 27.49   Allen Eager - In The Land Of Oo-Bla-Dee 1947-1953

Original Charlie Parker Quintet With J.J. Johnson

Miles Davis (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, December 17, 1947
D1151-BDrifting On A Reed (Giant Swing)Dial 1056 (alt.1), LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1151-DDrifting On A ReedDial LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1151-EDrifting On A Reed (Prezology) (Air Conditioning)Dial 1043, 1056 (alt.2), LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1152-AQuasimadoDial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1152-B-Dial 1015 (alt.2), 1015 (alt.3), LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1153-BCharlie's WigDial LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1153-D-Dial LP 203; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1153-E-Dial 1040, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1154-BBongo Beep (Dexterity)Dial LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1154-CBongo Beep (Habanera Mambobop) (Bird Feathers)Dial 1058 (alt.), LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1155-ACrazeology (excerpt)Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1155-ABXCrazeology II: 3 Ways Of Playing A ChorusDial 1034, 1034 (alt.)
D1155-BCrazeology (excerpt)Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1155-CCrazeologyDial LP 905; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1155-D-Dial 1055; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1155-DDD-Dial 1034, LP 207
D1156-AHow Deep Is The Ocean (How Deep)Dial 1055, LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1156-BHow Deep Is The OceanDial LP 211; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
* Dial LP 905   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 2
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 106   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 6
* Dial LP 904   Charlie Parker - Alternate Masters, Vol. 1
* Dial LP 207   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Dial LP 203   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Dial LP 211   Various Artists - Mr. Saxophone......?
* Dial 1056 (alt.1)   Charlie Parker - The Hymn / Giant Swing
* Dial 1043   Charlie Parker - Drifting On A Reed / The Gypsy
* Dial 1056 (alt.2)   Charlie Parker - Superman / Prezology
* Dial 1015 (alt.2)   Charlie Parker - Cool Blues / Quasimado
* Dial 1015 (alt.3)   Charlie Parker - This Is Always / Quasimado
* Dial 1040   Charlie Parker - Klactoveedsedstene / Charlie's Wig
* Dial 1058 (alt.)   Charlie Parker - Blue Lamp / Habanera Mambobop
* Dial 1034   Charlie Parker - Crazeology / Crazeology II: 3 Ways Of Playing A Chorus
* Dial 1034 (alt.)   Charlie Parker - Crazeology II / Jean Germain - The Chase
* Dial 1055   Charlie Parker - How Deep Is The Ocean / Crazeology

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
United Sound Systems, Detroit, MI, December 21, 1947
D830-1Another Hair Do (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
D830-2Another Hair Do (short-take 2)-
D830-3Another Hair Do (orig.-take 3)Savoy 961, 45-305, XP 8002, MG 9001, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
D830-4Another Hair Do (orig.-take)Savoy SJL 5500
D831-1Bluebird (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
D831-2Bluebird (take 2)Savoy SJL 5500
D831-3Bluebird (orig.-take 3)Savoy 961, 45-307, XP 8003, MG 9010, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
D832-1Klaunstance (orig.-take 1)Savoy 967, 45-304, XP 8004, MG 9001, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
D833-1Bird Gets The Worm (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
D833-2Bird Gets The Worm (orig.-take 2)Savoy SJL 5500
D833-3Bird Gets The Worm (orig.-take 3)Savoy 952, 45-309, XP 8002, MG 9010, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500; Metronome (Swd) B 511
* Savoy MG 12000   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 9001   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 9010   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8004   Charlie Parker, Vol. 5
* Savoy 45-305   Charlie Parker - Little Willie Leaps / Another Hair Do
* Savoy 45-307   Charlie Parker - Bluebird / Parker's Mood
* Savoy 45-304   Charlie Parker - Billie's Bounce / Klaunstance
* Savoy 45-309   Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm / Perhaps
* Savoy 961   Charlie Parker - Another Hair Do / Bluebird
* Savoy 967   Charlie Parker - Klaunstance / Stan Getz - Slow
* Savoy 952   Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm / Cheryl
* Metronome (Swd) B 511   James Moody - Dexterious / Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm

Charlie Parker Overdubbed On Neal Hefti's Orchestra

Doug Mettome, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Vincent Jacobs (French horn) John LaPorta (clarinet) Sonny Salad, Murray Williams (alto saxophone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone -1) Pete Mondello, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Manny Albam (baritone saxophone) Manny Fidler, Sid Harris, Sam Kaplan, Harry Katzman, Gene Orloff, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Nat Nathanson, Fred Ruzilla (viola) Joe Benaventi (cello) Tony Aless (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Diego Ibarra (congas, bongos) Neal Hefti (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December, 1947, fall 1948
1. 2071-5 | 62VK205RepetitionMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007; Verve VK 102, MGV 8001, VE2 2501
2. 2072RhumbacitoMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007
* Clef MGC 4007, MGC 674; Verve MGV 8060; ARS G 419   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Mercury Jazz Scene; Clef MG VOL.1   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Verve VK 102   Charlie Parker - Just Friends / Repetition

1948

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals -4)
"Three Deuces", NYC, March 31, 1948
1.52nd Street Theme ISpotlite (E) SPJ 141
2.Dizzy Atmosphere-
3.My Old Flame-
4.All The Things You Are-
5.Half Nelson-
6.52nd Street Theme II-
7.Drifting On A Reed (Big Foot)-
8.52nd Street Theme III-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 141   Gene Roland Band Featuring Charlie Parker - The Band That Never Was

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, March, 1948
The Way You Look TonightPhilology (It) 214 W 29
A Night In Tunisia-
Groovin' High-
* Philology (It) 214 W 29   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 6

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Kenny Pancho Hagood (vocals)
"Onyx Club", NYC, July 6, 1948
52nd Street Theme IDebut (D) DEP 38; Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
Shaw 'Nuff-
Out Of Nowhere I-
Hot House-
This Time The Dream's On Me I-
A Night In TunisiaDebut (D) DEP 39; Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
My Old Flame-
52nd Street ThemeDebut (D) DEP 39; Prestige PR 24009
The Way You Look TonightDebut (D) DEP 39; Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
Out Of Nowhere IIDebut (D) DEP 40; Prestige PR 24009
Chasin' The BirdDebut (D) DEP 40; Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
This Time The Dream's On Me IIDebut (D) DEP 40; Prestige PR 24009
Dizzy AtmosphereDebut (D) DEP 40; Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
How High The MoonJazz Workshop JWS 501; Prestige PR 24009
52nd Street Theme IIPrestige PR 24009
* Jazz Workshop JWS 501; Fantasy LP 6011, LP 86011; Original Jazz Classics OJC 114, OJCCD 114-2; America (F) 30 AM 6061   Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St.
* Prestige PR 24009   Charlie Parker
* Debut (D) DEP 38   Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St., Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 39   Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St., Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 40   Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St., Vol. 3

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, September 4, 1948
MC: Symphony Sid, Bob GarritySavoy ZDS 4411/12
MC: Symphony Sid talking about 52nd Street Theme-
52nd Street ThemeSavoy MG 12186; ESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Ko-KoSavoy MG 12179; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3001, ESPCD 3001   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet -1/11) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, September 18, 1948
1. B900-1Barbados (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
2. B900-2Barbados (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
3. B900-3Barbados (new-take 3)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
4. B900-4Barbados (orig.-take 4)Savoy 936, 45-308, XP 8003, MG 9011, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
5. B901-1Ah-Leu-Cha (short-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
6. B901-2Ah-Leu-Cha (orig.-take 2)Savoy 939, 45-313, XP 8005, MG 9011, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
7. B902-1Constellation (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
8. B902-2Constellation (short-take 2)-
9. B902-3Constellation (short-take 3)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
10. B902-4Constellation (orig.-take 4)Savoy 939, 45-313, XP 8006, MG 9011, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
11. B902-5Constellation (take 5)Savoy SJL 5500
12. B903-1Parker's Mood (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
13. B903-2Parker's Mood (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
14. B903-3Parker's Mood (orig.-take 3)Savoy 936, 45-307, XP 8001, MG 9010, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
15. B903-4Parker's Mood (take 4)Savoy SJL 5500
16. B903-5Parker's Mood (take 5)-
* Savoy MG 12000   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy MG 9011   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 4
* Savoy MG 9010   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 3
* Savoy XP 8003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8005   Charlie Parker, Vol. 6
* Savoy XP 8006   Charlie Parker, Vol. 7
* Savoy XP 8001   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2
* Savoy 45-308   Charlie Parker - Barbados / Riff Warmer
* Savoy 45-313   Charlie Parker - Ah-Leu-Cha / Constellation
* Savoy 45-307   Charlie Parker - Bluebird / Parker's Mood
* Savoy 936   Charlie Parker - Parker's Mood / Barbados
* Savoy 939   Charlie Parker - Ah-Leu-Cha / Constellation

Charlie Parker All Stars

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Harry Smith Studios, NYC, September 24, 1948
B908-1Perhaps (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12014, SJL 5500
B908-2Perhaps (short-take 2)Savoy MG 12009, SJL 5500
B908-3Perhaps (new-take 3)-
B908-4Perhaps (short-take 4)Savoy SJL 5500
B908-5Perhaps (new-take 5)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
B908-6Perhaps (orig.-take 6)Savoy 45-309, MG 12000, SJL 1107, SJL 5500
B908-7Perhaps (orig.-master)Savoy 938, XP 8003, MG 9010, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
B909-1Marmaduke (short-take 1)Savoy SJL 5500
B909-2Marmaduke (new-take 2)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
B909-3Marmaduke (short-take 3)Savoy SJL 5500
B909-4Marmaduke (new-take 4)-
B909-5Marmaduke (short-take 5)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
B909-6Marmaduke (orig.-take 6)Savoy 45-311, MG 12001
B909-7Marmaduke (orig.-take 7)Savoy MG 12001
B909-8Marmaduke (orig.-take 8)Savoy MG 12001, SJL 1107
B909-9Marmaduke (take 9)Savoy SJL 5500
B909-10Marmaduke (take 10)-
B909-11Marmaduke (take 11)Savoy 938, XP 8006, MG 9011, MG 12009, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
B910-1Steeplechase (orig.-take 1)Savoy 45-312, SJL 5500
B910-2Steeplechase (take 2)Savoy 937, XP 8005, MG 9010, MG 12000, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
B911-1Merry-Go-Round (new-take 1)Savoy MG 12000, SJL 5500
B911-2Merry-Go-Round (orig.-take 2)Savoy 937, 45-303, XP 8004, MG 9011, MG 12014, SJL 2201, SJL 5500
* Savoy MG 12014   The Genius Of Charlie Parker
* Savoy SJL 5500   Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions
* Savoy MG 12009   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 2
* Savoy MG 12000   Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1
* Savoy SJL 1107   Charlie Parker - Encores
* Savoy SJL 2201   Charlie Parker - Bird: Master Takes
* Savoy MG 12001   The Immortal Charlie Parker
* Savoy MG 9010   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 3
* Savoy MG 9011   The Charlie Parker Quintet, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 4
* Savoy XP 8006   Charlie Parker, Vol. 7
* Savoy XP 8005   Charlie Parker, Vol. 6
* Savoy XP 8004   Charlie Parker, Vol. 5
* Savoy 45-309   Charlie Parker - Bird Gets The Worm / Perhaps
* Savoy 45-311   Charlie Parker - Ko-Ko / Marmaduke
* Savoy 45-312   Charlie Parker - Donna Lee / Steeplechase
* Savoy 45-303   Charlie Parker - Half Nelson / Merry-Go-Round
* Savoy 938   Charlie Parker - Marmaduke / Perhaps
* Savoy 937   Charlie Parker - Steeplechase / Merry-Go-Round

Original Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Three Deuces", NYC, fall 1948
Big FootPhilology (It) 214 W 5
52nd Street Theme-
How High The Moon-
52nd Street Theme (Short Version)-
OrnithologyPhilology (It) 214 W 19
same session
IndianaPhilology (It) 214 W 5
Out Of Nowhere-
Fine And Dandy-
All The Things You Are-
* Philology (It) 214 W 5   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 1
* Philology (It) 214 W 19   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 5

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 11, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Groovin' HighSavoy MG 12186; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
MC: Charlie Parker, Al Heig takeingSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Big FootSavoy MG 12186; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Ornithology (Thriving On From A Riff)Savoy MG 12179; Everest FS 214; ESP-Disk' ESP 3000
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
On A Slow Boat To ChinaESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3000, ESPCD 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 12, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Hot HouseSavoy MG 12186; Everest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Salt PeanutsEverest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 18, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Chasin' The Bird-
MC-
Out Of NowhereEverest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
How High The MoonEverest FS 214; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
* Everest FS 214   Charlie Parker On The Air, Vol. 1
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Machito And His Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt (alto saxophone) Jose Madera (tenor saxophone) Leslie Johnakins (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 20, 1948
2155-2 | 301-2No Noise, Part 2Mercury 11012, MGC 511; Verve MGV 2032, VE2 2522
2157-1 | 303Mango MangueMercury 11017, MGC 511; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2522
* Verve MGV 2032   Various Artists - Potpourri Of Jazz
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito/Chico O'Farrill/Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 511; Clef MGC 511   Machito Jazz With Flip And Bird
* Mercury 11012; Clef 11012   Charlie Parker/Flip Phillips/Machito - No Noise, Part 1&2
* Mercury 11017; Clef 11017   Charlie Parker/Machito - Mango Mangue / Okie Doke

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 25, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Half NelsonESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
White ChristmasESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Little Willie LeapsESP-Disk' ESP 3000; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3000, ESPCD 3000   Charlie Parker - Live Performances
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

1949

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 1, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Be-BopESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
On A Slow Boat To ChinaESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
OrnithologyESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
Groovin' HighESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MC: Symphony Sid, Charlie ParkerSavoy ZDS 4411/12
East Of The SunESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
CherylESP-Disk' ESP 3001; Savoy ZDS 4411/12
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3001, ESPCD 3001   Charlie Parker - Broadcast Performances, Vol. 2
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Metronome All-Star Bands

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro (trumpet) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone) Ernie Caceres (baritone saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
RCA Studios, NYC, January 3, 1949
D9VB0021-1Overtime (shorter take)RCA Victor 20-3361; RCA Camden CAL 426; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
D9VC0021-2Overtime (longer take)RCA Victor LPT 3046, LPV 519; RCA Camden CAL 426; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
D9VC0022-3Victory Ball (longer take)-
D9VB0022-2Victory Ball (alt. take)RCA Camden CAL 339
omit Davis, Navarro, Johnson, Caceres
D9VB0022-1Victory Ball (shorter take)RCA Victor 20-3361, LEJ 10; RCA Camden CAL 426; Bluebird 07863 66528-2
* RCA Camden CAL 426, (E) CDN 112   The Metronome All-Star Bands
* RCA Victor LPV 519   Various Artists - The Be-Bop Era
* RCA Camden CAL 339   Various Artists - Great Jazz Reeds
* Bluebird 07863 66528-2   Dizzy Gillespie - The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
* RCA Victor LPT 3046   Various Artists - Crazy... And Cool
* RCA Victor LEJ 10   Various Artists - The RCA Victor Encyclopedia Of Recorded Jazz, Album 10 Of 12 Great Albums: "Ori To Rus"
* RCA Victor 20-3361; His Master's Voice B-9818   Metronome All-Star Bands - Overtime / Victory Ball

Royal Roost All Stars

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bennie Green (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Charlie Ventura (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter, Curly Rusell (bass) Joe Harris, Shelly Manne, Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 8, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
How High The Moon-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer-
* Savoy ZDS 4411/12   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Joe Harris (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 15, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Be-Bop-
MC-
Hot House-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 22, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Oop Bop Sh'bam-
MC-
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Salt Peanuts-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid With Announcer-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Royal Roost", NYC, January 29, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Groovin' High-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Machito And His Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt (alto saxophone) Jose Madera (tenor saxophone) Leslie Johnakins (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (arranger, conductor)
NYC, January, 1949
2171-1 | 298-1OkiedokeMercury 11017, MGC 511; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2522
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito/Chico O'Farrill/Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Mercury MGC 511; Clef MGC 511   Machito Jazz With Flip And Bird
* Mercury 11017; Clef 11017   Charlie Parker/Machito - Mango Mangue / Okie Doke

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 5, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The Apple-
MC-
Barbados-
MC-
Salt Peanuts-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, February 10, 1949
2081-5The BirdMercury Jazz Scene; Clef MGC 4007; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2501
* Clef MGC 4007, MGC 674; Verve MGV 8060; ARS G 419   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Mercury Jazz Scene; Clef MG VOL.1   Various Artists - The Jazz Scene

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Fats Navarro (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Sonny Criss, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, February 11 or November 2, 1949
Norman Granz IntroductionPablo PACD 5311-2
Leap Here-
(Back Home Again In) Indiana-
Lover Come Back To Me-
* Pablo PACD 5311-2   Jazz At The Philharmonic - J.A.T.P. At Carnegie Hall 1949

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 12, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The AppleSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
BarbadosSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
BebopSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14, SVY 17028
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid with MC. at conculusion Sid is heard briefly with Dinah WashingtonSavoy ZDS 4413/14
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2
* Savoy SVY 17028   Kenny Dorham - Blues In Bebop

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 19, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Groovin' HighSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
ConfirmationSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Salt PeanutsSavoy SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MC: Jumpin' With Symphony SidSavoy ZDS 4413/14
commercial break #1-
commercial break #2-
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Sextet

Shorty Sherock (trumpet -3,4) Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone -4) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Joe Bushkin (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) George Wettling (drums)
WPIX TV Studios, NYC, February 21, 1949
1.Now's The TimeStash STCD 21
2.Lover-
3.I Can't Get Started-
4.Blues Jam #1-
* Stash STCD 21   Charlie Parker - Rara Avis Avis, Rare Bird

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, February 26, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Half NelsonSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
A Night In TunisiaSavoy MG 12186, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Scrapple From The AppleSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Deedle-
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Carlos Vidal (bongos)
NYC, February-March, 1949
2542 | 292-3CardboardNorgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
2543-2 | 293-4VisaMercury 11022, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2501
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV 9034   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Charlie Parker All Stars

Miles Davis, Max Kaminsky (trumpet -2,3) Will Bradley, Kai Winding (trombone -2,3) Joe Marsala (clarinet -2,3) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Mike Caluccio (piano) Joe Sullivan (piano -2,3) unknown (bass) Max Roach (drums) Specs Powell (drums -2,3) Ann Hathaway (vocals -2)
television broadcast, "Adventures In Jazz", CBS TV Studios, NYC, March 4, 1949
1.AnthropologyStash STCD 21
2.I Get A Kick Out Of You-
3.Big Foot (Blues Jam #2)-
* Stash STCD 21   Charlie Parker - Rara Avis Avis, Rare Bird

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 5, 1949
Introduction By Dave Lambert And Buddy StewartSavoy ZDS 4413/14
What's This-
MC-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
Cheryl-
MC-
Anthropology-
MC-
Hurry Home-
Deedle-
Royal Roost Bop-
MC-
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone -2) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Waldorf-Astoria Hotel", NYC, March 5, 1949
1.BarbadosJazz Showcase LP 5003
2.Anthropology-
* Jazz Showcase LP 5003   Charlie Parker - Bird On The Road

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lucky Thompson (tenor saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums) Dave Lambert, Buddy Stewart (vocals)
"Royal Roost", NYC, March 12, 1949
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
CherylSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
introduction By Charlie ParkerSavoy ZDS 4413/14
On A Slow Boat To ChinaSavoy MG 12186, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
MCSavoy ZDS 4413/14
Chasin' The BirdSavoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, ZDS 4413/14
Jumpin' With Symphony SidSavoy ZDS 4413/14
* Savoy MG 12179   Charlie Parker - The 'Bird' Returns
* Savoy SJL 1108   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost
* Savoy MG 12186   Newly Discovered Sides By Charlie Parker
* Savoy ZDS 4413/14   Charlie Parker - Bird At The Roost, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, May 5, 1949
2755-5 | 294-3SegmentVerve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
2756-2 | 295-2Passport (rare)Mercury 11022x45, MGC 512
2756-5 | 295-5Passport (common)Mercury 11022; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2501
2757-4 | 296-3Diverse (Segment)Verve MGV 8009
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV 9034   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11022x45; Clef 11022x45   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (rare)
* Mercury 11022; Clef 11022   Charlie Parker - Visa / Passport (common)

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 8, 9 & 14 or 15, 1949
Salt Peanuts IBird In Paris CP 3; Spotlite (E) SPJ 118
Barbados-
52nd Street Theme I-
Out Of Nowhere I-
Salt Peanuts II-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Out Of Nowhere II-
Wee (Allen's Alley)-
52nd Street Theme II-
Out Of Nowhere IIIJazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004
A Night In Tunisia-
Moose The Mooche-
Hot House-
I Got Rhythm (Blues)-
52nd Street Theme III-
* Bird In Paris CP 3   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 118   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Jazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004   Charlie Parker In France 1949

Charlie Parker Quintet

Kenny Dorham (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums): same personnel
"Colisee Movie Theatre", Roubaix, France, May 12, 1949
OrnithologyJazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004
Out Of Nowhere-
Cheryl-
52nd Street Theme-
Lover Man-
Groovin' High-
Half Nelson-
52nd Street Theme (alt. take)-
* Jazz O.P. (F) OMS 7004   Charlie Parker In France 1949

Festival International De Jazz All Stars

Aime Barelli, Bill Coleman, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham, Hot Lips Page (trumpet) Big Chief, Russell Moore (trombone) Hubert Rostaing (clarinet) Sidney Bechet, Pierre Braslavsky (soprano saxophone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Don Byas, James Moody (tenor saxophone) Hazy Osterwald (vibraphone) Al Haig (piano) Toots Thielemans (guitar) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 15, 1949
Farewell Blues (Blues)Bird In Paris CP 3; Spotlite (E) SPJ 118
* Bird In Paris CP 3   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 118   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris

Charlie Parker Sextet

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Eddie Safranski (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, summer 1949
StuffyJazz Up (It) JUTB 3002
* Jazz Up (It) JUTB 3002   Charlie Parker - Bird Box, Vol. 2

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
382The Opener, Part 1Mercury 11054, MG VOL.12; Verve MG VOL.7, MGV 8230
383The Opener, Part 2Mercury 11055, MG VOL.12; Verve MG VOL.7, MGV 8230
384The Opener, Part 3Mercury 11056, MG VOL.12; Verve MG VOL.7, MGV 8230
385 | 62VK228Lester Leaps In, Part 1Mercury 11056, MG VOL.12; Verve VK 114, MG VOL.7, MGV 8398, V6 8787, VSP 23, VSP 41
386 | 62VK229Lester Leaps In, Part 2Mercury 11055, MG VOL.12; Verve VK 114, MG VOL.7, MGV 8398, V6 8787, VSP 23, VSP 41
387Lester Leaps In, Part 3Mercury 11054, MG VOL.12; Verve MG VOL.7, MGV 8398, V6 8787, VSP 23, VSP 41
388Embraceable You, Part 1Mercury 11062, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, V6 8787, VSP 23
389Embraceable You, Part 2Mercury 11063, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, V6 8787, VSP 23
390Embraceable You, Part 3Mercury 11064, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, V6 8787, VSP 23
391The Closer, Part 1Mercury 11064, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, VSP 23
392The Closer, Part 2Mercury 11063, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, VSP 23
393The Closer, Part 3Mercury 11062, MG VOL.13; Verve MG VOL.7, VSP 23
* Verve MG VOL.7   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 7
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve MGV 8398   The Essential Lester Young
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve VSP 23   Charlie Parker - Bird Wings
* Verve VSP 41   Lester Young At JATP
* Mercury MG VOL.12, MG VOL.12x45; Clef MG VOL.12   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 12
* Mercury MG VOL.13, MG VOL.13x45; Clef MG VOL.13   Jazz At The Philharmonic, Vol. 13
* Verve VK 114   Lester Young - Lester Leaps In, Part 1&2
* Mercury 11054, 11054x45; Clef 11054, 11054x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener, Part 1 / Lester Leaps In, Part 3
* Mercury 11055, 11055x45; Clef 11055, 11055x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener, Part 2 / Lester Leaps In, Part 2
* Mercury 11056, 11056x45; Clef 11056, 11056x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Opener, Part 3 / Lester Leaps In, Part 1
* Mercury 11062, 11062x45; Clef 11062, 11062x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You, Part 1 / The Closer, Part 3
* Mercury 11063, 11063x45; Clef 11063, 11063x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You, Part 2 / The Closer, Part 2
* Mercury 11064, 11064x45; Clef 11064, 11064x45   Jazz At The Philharmonic - Embraceable You, Part 3 / The Closer, Part 1

Ella Fitzgerald At JATP

Roy Eldridge (trumpet) Tommy Turk (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Lester Young (tenor saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Ella Fitzgerald (vocals)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 18, 1949
Flyin' HomeVerve 815 147-1
How High The MoonVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
Perdido-
* Verve 815 147-1   Jazz At The Philharmonic - The Ella Fitzgerald Set
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird

Charlie Parker Quartet With Jimmy Carroll Orchestra

Mitch Miller (oboe, English horn) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milton Lomask (violin) Frank Brieff (viola) Frank Miller (cello) Meyer Rosen (harp) Stan Freeman (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Jimmy Carroll (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, November 30, 1949
319-5 | 62VK204Just FriendsMercury 11036, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve VK 102, MGV 8000, V/V6 8409, V3HB 8840, V6 8787, VE2 2501
320-3Everything Happens To MeMercury 11036, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2501
321-3April In ParisMercury 11037, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve MGV 8000, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
322-2SummertimeMercury 11038, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2501
323-2I Didn't Know What Time It WasMercury 11038, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve V/V6 8409, VE2 2501
324-3If I Should Lose YouMercury 11037, MG 35010; Clef MGC 675; Verve V6 8787, VE2 2501
* Clef MGC 675   Charlie Parker With Strings
= Verve MGV 8004   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #2 - April In Paris
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Mercury MG 35010, MGC 101, MGC 101x45, MGC 501; Clef MGC 101, MGC 501; Universal (J) UCCV 9033   Charlie Parker With Strings
* Verve VK 102   Charlie Parker - Just Friends / Repetition
* Mercury 11036, 11036x45; Clef 11036, 11036x45   Charlie Parker - Just Friends / Everything Happens To Me
* Mercury 11037, 11037x45; Clef 11037, 11037x45   Charlie Parker - April In Paris / If I Should Lose You
* Mercury 11038, 11038x45; Clef 11038, 11038x45   Charlie Parker - Summertime / I Didn't Know What Time It Was

Charlie Parker Quintet

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, November, 1949
I Cover The WaterfrontPhilology (It) 214 W 12
Confirmation-
Now's The Time-
Big Foot (Air Conditioning)-
Perdido-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / Ruby, My Dear-
Wee-
Hot HousePhilology (It) 214 W 15
Cheryl-
I Can't Get Started-
Groovin' High-
* Philology (It) 214 W 12   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 2
* Philology (It) 214 W 15   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 3

Charlie Parker Quintet

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"The Stars Of Modern Jazz", "Carnegie Hall", NYC, December 24, 1949
OrnithologyS.C.A.M. JPG 1
Cheryl-
Ko-Ko-
Bird Of Paradise-
Now's The Time-
* S.C.A.M. JPG 1   Charlie Parker - Dance Of The Infidels

1950 (age 30)

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) unknown or Al Haig (piano) unknown (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Hotel Diplomat", NYC, early 1950
Billie's BounceStash ST 260
Caravan-
Drifting On A Reed-
* Stash ST 260, STCD 260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop: Bird On Tenor 1943

Charlie Parker Sextet

Red Rodney (trumpet) J.J. Johnson (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, February 14, 1950
Hot HouseEPM Musique (F) FDC 5710
Out Of Nowhere-
Visa / 52nd Street Theme-
Anthropology / Wee-
What's New-
Little Willie Leaps-
Yesterdays / 52nd Street Theme-
Dizzy Atmosphere-
Perdido (Wahoo)-
I Can't Get Started-
Wee-
52nd Street Theme-
Slow Boat To China-
A Night In Tunisia-
52nd Street Theme-
* EPM Musique (F) FDC 5710   Charlie Parker Live Birdland 1950

Charlie Parker Quintet

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"St. Nicholas Arena", NYC, February 18, 1950
52nd Street Theme IJazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009
OrnithologyDebut (D) DEP 35; Jazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009
I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
Embraceable You-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Hot HouseDebut (D) DEP 36; Jazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009
Now's The Time-
Visa-
Star Eyes-
ConfirmationDebut (D) DEP 37; Jazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009; Impulse! ASH 9253-3
Out Of NowhereDebut (D) DEP 37; Jazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009
What's New-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes-
I Cover The WaterfrontJazz Workshop JWS 500; Prestige PR 24009
52nd Street Theme II-
same session
52nd Street Theme IIIZim ZM 1007
Perdido-
I Can't Get Started-
52nd Street Theme IV-
Anthropology-
52nd Street Theme V-
Groovin' High-
52nd Street Theme VI-
Cheryl-
* Jazz Workshop JWS 500; Fantasy LP 6012, LP 86012; Original Jazz Classics OJC 041, OJCCD 041-2; America (F) 30 AM 6062   Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's
* Prestige PR 24009   Charlie Parker
* Impulse! ASH 9253-3   Various Artists - The Saxophone
* Zim ZM 1007   Charlie Parker At The Apollo Theater And St. Nick's Arena
* Debut (D) DEP 35   Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 36   Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 37   Charlie Parker - Bird At St. Nick's, Vol. 3

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, March, 1950
371-4Star EyesNorgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
372-12Blues (Fast)Verve MGV 8009, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
373-2I'm In The Mood For LoveVerve MGV 8009, VE2 2501
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement

Gene Roland And His Orchestra

Marty Bell, Don Ferrara, Neil Friez, Don Joseph, Jon Nielson, Al Porcino, Sonny Rich, Red Rodney (trumpet) Eddie Bert, Porky Cohen, Jimmy Knepper, Paul Selden (trombone) Frank Orchard (valve trombone) Joe Maini, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Cohn, Don Lanphere, Tommy Makagon, Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Marty Flax, Bob Newman (baritone saxophone) Harry Biss (piano) Sam Herman (guitar) Buddy Jones (bass) Phil Arabia, Freddie Gruber, Don Manning (drums) Gene Roland (arranger, conductor)
Nola's Penthouse Sound Studios, NYC, April 3, 1950
It's A Wonderful World ISpotlite (E) SPJ 141; Philology (It) W 845-2
It's A Wonderful World II-
It's A Wonderful World III-
It's A Wonderful World IV-
It's A Wonderful World V-
Just You, Just Me-
unknown title-
Stardust I-
Stardust II-
Stardust III-
Limehouse BluesPhilology (It) W 845-2
Down Home Blues-
East Side, West Side-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 141   Gene Roland Band Featuring Charlie Parker - The Band That Never Was
* Philology (It) W 845-2   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 15

Charlie Parker Quintet

Fats Navarro (trumpet -1,2,5/15) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone -1/5,7/15) Bud Powell (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 15 & 16, 1950
1.52nd Street Theme IOzone 4
2.Perdido (Wahoo)Columbia JG 34808; Alamac QSR 2430
3.'Round Midnight (incomplete)-
4.This Time The Dream's On MeColumbia JG 34808
5.Dizzy Atmosphere-
6.A Night In Tunisia-
7.Move (into)Ozone 9; Columbia JG 34808; Alamac QSR 2430
8.52nd Street Theme II (incomplete)Ozone 9; Alamac QSR 2430
9.Rifftide (The Street Beat)Columbia JG 34808; Alamac QSR 2430
10.Out Of NowhereColumbia JG 34808
11.Little Willie Leaps (into)-
12.52nd Street Theme III-
13.Ornithology (into)-
14.I'll Remember April (into)-
15.52nd Street Theme IV-
Fats Navarro (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) probably Tommy Potter (bass) probably Roy Haynes (drums) probably Chubby Newsome or "Little" Jimmy Scott (vocals -1)
1.Embraceable You-
2.Cool Blues (into)Columbia JG 34808; Alamac QSR 2430
3.52nd Street Theme V-
* Ozone 4   Charlie Parker - Fats Navarro - Bud Powell
* Columbia JG 34808   Charlie Parker - One Night In Birdland
* Alamac QSR 2430   Charlie Parker's All Stars 1950
* Ozone 9   Charlie Parker - Bud Powell - Fats Navarro

Charlie Parker With Afro-Cuban Band

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) unidentified Afro-Cuban band
NYC, May 19 & 20, 1950
MamboJazz Showcase LP 5003
Lament For The Congo-
* Jazz Showcase LP 5003   Charlie Parker - Bird On The Road

Cafe Society Jam Sessions

Tony Scott (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Brew Moore (tenor saxophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Chuck Wayne or Mundell Lowe (guitar) Leonard Gaskin (bass) Ed Shaughnessy (drums)
broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, May-July, 1950
Lover Come Back To Me / 52nd Street ThemeS.C.A.M. JPG 4
* S.C.A.M. JPG 4   Charlie Parker - Just Friends

Apartment Jam Sessions

Norman Carson, Jon Eardley (trumpet -1/7) Jimmy Knepper (trombone -1/7) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Joe Maini (alto saxophone -1/7) Bob Newman, Gers Yowell (tenor saxophone -1/7) John Williams (piano -1/7) Buddy Jones (bass -1/7) Phil Brown (drums -1/4) Frank Isola (drums -5,6) Buddy Bridgeford (drums -7)
NYC, June 4, 11, 18 & 25, 1950
1.Little Willie LeapsZim ZM 1006; Spotlite (E) SPJ 146
2.Donna Lee-
3.Half Nelson-
4.Fine And Dandy-
5.All The Things You Are-
6.Out Of Nowhere-
7.Bernie's Tune-
8.Untitled Tune-
* Zim ZM 1006   Charlie Parker - Apartment Jam Sessions
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 146   Charlie Parker - Apartment Sessions

Charlie Parker - Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Thelonious Monk (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, June 6, 1950
410-4BloomdidoMercury 11058, MGC 512; Clef MGC 639; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8194, MGV 8230, MGV 8341, V/V6 8409, V6 8787, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
411-3An Oscar For TreadwellVerve MGV 8006
411-4-Mercury 11082, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, VE2 2501
412-3MohawkVerve MGV 8006
412-6-Mercury 11082, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
413-0My Melancholy Baby (coda rehearsal)Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
413-1My Melancholy Baby-
413-2-Mercury 11058, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, V6 8787, VE2 2501
414-1Leap FrogVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-2--
414-3--
414-4-Verve MGV 8006, VE2 2501
414-5-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-6-Mercury 11076, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, MGV 8002, V6 8787, V3HB 8840, VE2 2501
414-7-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
414-9--
414-10--
415-1Relaxin' With Lee-
415-2-Verve MGV 8006, V3HB 8840
415-3-Mercury 11076, MGC 512; Verve MGV 8006, VE2 2501
415-5-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
* Clef MGC 639   Various Artists - Our Best
* Verve MGV 8006   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #4 - Bird And Diz
* Verve MGV 8194   Various Artists - Verve Compendium Of Jazz #1
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve MGV 8341   Various Artists - Special College Jazz Album (complimentary record)
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2501   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1948-1950
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury MGC 512; Clef MGC 512; Universal (J) UCCV 9034   Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz
* Mercury 11058, 11058x45; Clef 11058, 11058x45   Charlie Parker - Bloomdido / My Melancholy Baby
* Mercury 11082, 11082x45; Clef 11082, 11082x45   Charlie Parker - An Oscar For Treadwell / Mohawk
* Mercury 11076, 11076x45; Clef 11076, 11076x45   Charlie Parker - Leap Frog / Relaxin' With Lee

Miles Davis' Birdland All Stars

Miles Davis, Fats Navarro (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, June 30, 1950
Conception/Deception (Poobah)Alto AL 701; Jazz Music Yesterday (It) JMY ME 6401
* Alto AL 701   The Persuasively Coherent Miles Davis
* Jazz Music Yesterday (It) JMY ME 6401   Miles Davis - The Last Bebop Session

Charlie Parker Quintet + Guests

Kenny Dorham, possibly Red Rodney (trumpet) Tony Scott (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
broadcast, "Cafe Society", NYC, June-July, 1950
Just Friends Irejected
April In Paris I-
52nd Street Theme IGrotto 495
Just Friends IIKlacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
April In Paris II-
A Night In TunisiaGrotto 495
52nd Street Theme IIGrotto 495; Klacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
52nd Street Theme III
Just Friends IIIS.C.A.M. JPG 4
April In Paris III-
Medley I: Bewitched / SummertimeKlacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
Medley II: I Cover The Waterfront / Gone With The Wind-
Easy To Love-
52nd Street Theme IV-
Medley III: What's New / It's The Talk Of The Town
Moose The MoocheS.C.A.M. JPG 4
52nd Street Theme V-
* Grotto 495   Charlie Parker - Ultimate Bird 1949-50
* Klacto (E) MG 101   Charlie Parker - Ballads And Birdland
* Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1 - Ballads And Birdland
* S.C.A.M. JPG 4   Charlie Parker - Just Friends

Charlie Parker Quartet With Joe Lippman Orchestra

Joseph Singer (French horn) Edwin C. Brown (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Sam Kaplan, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Ziggy Smirnoff (violin) Howard Kay, Isadore Zir (viola) Maurice Brown (cello) Verley Mills (harp) Bernie Leighton (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
Reeves Sound Studios, NYC, July 5, 1950
442-5Dancing In The DarkMercury 11068, MGC 109, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2512
443-2You Came Along From Out Of NowhereMercury 11070, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
444-1LauraVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
444-3-Mercury 11068, MGC 109, MGC 609; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2512
445-4East Of The SunMercury 11070, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
446-2They Can't Take That Away From MeMercury 11071, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
447-4Easy To LoveMercury 11072, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve VE2 2512
448-2I'm In The Mood For LoveMercury 11071, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2512
448-3-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
449-1I'll Remember April-
449-2-Mercury 11072, MGC 109; Clef MGC 675; Verve V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
449-3-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
* Mercury MGC 609; Clef MGC 609   Charlie Parker Big Band
= Clef MGC 725   Charlie Parker - Night And Day
= Verve MGV 8003   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #1 - Night And Day
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Clef MGC 675   Charlie Parker With Strings
= Verve MGV 8004   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #2 - April In Paris
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury MGC 109, MGC 509; Clef MGC 509; Universal (J) UCCV 9112   Charlie Parker With Strings #2
* Mercury 11068, 11068x45; Clef 11068, 11068x45   Charlie Parker - Laura / Dancing In The Dark
* Mercury 11070, 11070x45; Clef 11070, 11070x45   Charlie Parker - You Came Along From Out Of Nowhere / East Of The Sun
* Mercury 11071, 11071x45; Clef 11071, 11071x45   Charlie Parker - They Can't Take That Away From Me / I'm In The Mood For Love
* Mercury 11072, 11072x45; Clef 11072, 11072x45   Charlie Parker - Easy To Love / I'll Remember April

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bernie Leighton (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
probably NYC, July, 1950
I Can't Get StartedS.C.A.M. JPG 1
* S.C.A.M. JPG 1   Charlie Parker - Dance Of The Infidels

Charlie Parker Quartet With Strings

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig or Bernie Leighton (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) 1 oboe, 3 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 harp, Jimmy Mundy (arranger)
"Apollo Theater", NYC, August 22, 1950
Repetition ICharlie Parker CP 513
April In Paris I-
Easy To Love I-
What Is This Thing Called Love I-
* Charlie Parker CP 513   Charlie Parker - Parker Plus Strings

Charlie Parker Quartet With Strings

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig or Bernie Leighton (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) 1 oboe, 3 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 harp, Jimmy Mundy (arranger): same personnel
"Apollo Theater", NYC, August 23, 1950
Repetition IICharlie Parker CP 513
Repetition III-
April In Paris II-
April In Paris III-
Easy To Love II-
Easy To Love IIIColumbia JC 34832
What Is This Thing Called Love IICharlie Parker CP 513
What Is This Thing Called Love III-
* Charlie Parker CP 513   Charlie Parker - Parker Plus Strings
* Columbia JC 34832   Charlie Parker - Bird With Strings Live At The Apollo, Carnegie Hall And Birdland

Charlie Parker Quintet

unknown (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
New Brunswick, NJ, August 28, 1950
Hot HouseStash STCD 10
I May Be Wrong-
Parker's Mood-
'S Wonderful-
Donna Lee-
* Stash STCD 10   Charlie Parker - The Bird You Never Heard

Charlie Parker With Strings At JATP

Tommy Mace (oboe) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Ted Bloom, Sam Kaplan, Stan Karpenia (violin) Dave Uchitel (viola) Bill Rundy (cello) Wallace McManus (harp) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 16, 1950
What Is This Thing Called LoveNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512
April In ParisNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512, VSP 38
RepetitionNorgran MGN 3501-2; Verve MGV 8001, VE2 2512
Easy To Love-
Rocker (I'll Remember April)-
* Norgran MGN 3501-2, MG JC 1   Norman Granz Jazz Concert
= Verve MGV 8189-2   Various Artists - Midnight Jazz At Carnegie Hall
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve VSP 38   Various Artists - The Art Of The Ballad #2

Charlie Parker Sextet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) unknown (tenor saxophone -1/5) Von Freeman (tenor saxophone -6/13) unknown (piano -1/5) Chris Anderson (piano -6/13) George Freeman (guitar) Leroy Jackson (bass) Bruz Freeman (drums) unknown (vocals -11/13)
"Pershing Hotel Ballroom", Chicago, IL, October 23, 1950
1.IndianaZim ZM 1003
2.I Can't Get Started-
3.Anthology-
4.Out Of Nowhere-
5.Get Happy-
6.Hot House-
7.Cool Blues-
8.All The Things You Are-
9.Billie's Bounce-
10.Pennies From Heaven-
11.Embraceable You-
12.Body And Soul-
13.Stardust-
* Zim ZM 1003   Charlie Parker At The Pershing Ballroom Chicago 1950

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone -2) Hank Jones (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
NYC, October, 1950
1.CelebrityVerve MGV 8002, VE2 2512
2.BalladeVerve MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement

Charlie Parker Quintet

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Gosta Theselius (piano) Thore Jederby (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
"Amiralen Dance Hall", Malmo, Sweden, November 22, 1950
AnthropologySpotlite (E) SPJ 124/25; Xanadu 122
Cheers-
Lover Man-
Cool Blues-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 124/25   Charlie Parker - Bird In Sweden
* Xanadu 122   Various Artists - International Jam Sessions

Charlie Parker Quintet

Rolf Ericson (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Gosta Theselius (piano) Thore Jederby (bass) Jack Noren (drums): same personnel
Folkets Park, Helsingborg, Sweden, November 24, 1950
AnthropologySpotlite (E) SPJ 124/25
Scrapple From The Apple-
Embraceable You-
Star Eyes-
Cool Blues-
All The Things You Are-
Strike Up The Band-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 124/25   Charlie Parker - Bird In Sweden

Charlie Parker Septet

Rolf Ericson, Rowland Greenberg (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Gosta Theselius (tenor saxophone) Lennart Nilsson (piano) Folke Holst (bass) Jack Noren (drums)
Folkets Park, Helsingborg, Sweden, November 24, 1950
How High The MoonSpotlite (E) SPJ 124/25
Body And Soul-
Fine And Dandy-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 124/25   Charlie Parker - Bird In Sweden

Charlie Parker With Maurice Moufflard Orchestra

Yves Alouette, Pierre Fassin, Roger Guerin, Georges Jouvin (trumpet) Maurice Gladieu, Charles Huss, Andre Paquinet (trombone) Robert Merchez, Charlie Parker, Roger Simon (alto saxophone) Marcel Pomes (tenor saxophone) Honore Truc (baritone saxophone) Robert Cambier (piano) Henri Karen (bass) Pierre Loteguy (drums) Maurice Moufflard (arranger, conductor)
Studio Washington, Le Poste Parisien, Paris, France, November 28, 1950
Lady BirdBird In Paris CP 3; Spotlite (E) SPJ 118
* Bird In Paris CP 3   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 118   Charlie Parker - Bird In Paris

Charlie Parker Quintet

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Kenny Drew (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Art Blakey (drums) Bob Garrity, "Symphony Sid" Torin (announcer)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, December 8, 1950
Jumpin' With Symphony SidRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 506
Anthropology-
Embraceable You-
Cheryl-
Salt Peanuts-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 506   Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 2

Machito And His Orchestra

Mario Bauza, Frank "Paquito" Davilla, Harry Edison, Al Stewart, Bob Woodlen (trumpet) unknown (clarinet) Gene Johnson, Charlie Parker, Fred Skerritt (alto saxophone) Jose Madera, Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone) Sol Rabinowitz (tenor, baritone saxophone) Leslie Johnakins (baritone saxophone) Rene Hernandez (piano) Roberto Rodriguez (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) Rafael Miranda, Chano Pozo (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos) Ubaldo Nieto (timbales) Machito (maracas) Chico O'Farrill (arranger, conductor)
NYC, December 21, 1950 or late 1948
557-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: CancionMercury MGC 505; Clef MGC 689; Verve VE2 2522, VSP 19
558-6Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Mambo, Part 1-
559-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Mambo, Part 2-
560-2Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: 6/8-
561-3Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Jazz-
562-4Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite: Rhumba Abierta-
* Clef MGC 689; Verve MGV 8073   Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve VE2 2522   Machito/Chico O'Farrill/Dizzy Gillespie - Afro-Cuban Jazz
* Verve VSP 19   Chico O'Farrill/Machito - Soul Source
* Mercury MGC 505; Clef MGC 505; Universal (J) UCCV 9118   Machito - Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite

Charlie Parker Sextet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Claude McLin (tenor saxophone) Chris Anderson (piano) George Freeman (guitar) Leroy Jackson (bass) Bruz Freeman (drums)
live at unknown dance hall, Chicago, IL, 1950
These Foolish ThingsSavoy MG 12152
There's A Small Hotel-
Fine And Dandy-
Hot House-
* Savoy MG 12152   An Evening At Home With Charlie Parker Sextet

Apartment Jam Sessions

John Nielson (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper (trombone) Joe Maini, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Don Lanphere (tenor saxophone) Al Haig (piano) unknown (bass) Frank Isola (drums)
probably NYC, circa 1950
Half NelsonZim ZM 1006; Spotlite (E) SPJ 146
Cherokee-
Scrapple From The Apple-
Star Eyes-
* Zim ZM 1006   Charlie Parker - Apartment Jam Sessions
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 146   Charlie Parker - Apartment Sessions

1951

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
NYC, January 17, 1951
489-2Au PrivaveVerve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409
489-3-Mercury 11087; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
490-3She RoteVerve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409
490-5-Mercury 11101; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8002, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
491-1K.C. BluesMercury 11101; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
492-2Star EyesMercury 11087; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, V6 8787, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
* Verve MGV 8010   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #8 - Swedish Schnapps
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Clef MGC 646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC 733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Mercury 11087, 11087x45; Clef 11087, 11087x45   Charlie Parker - Au Privave / Star Eyes
* Mercury 11101, 11101x45; Clef 11101, 11101x45   Charlie Parker - She Rote / K.C. Blues

Charlie Parker's Jazzers

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Luis Miranda (congas) Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, March 12, 1951
540-6My Little Suede ShoesMercury 11093, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, MGV 8000, VE2 2512
541-2Up Poquito De Tu AmorMercury 11092, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2512
542-9Tico TicoMercury 11091, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2512
543-3FiestaNorgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2512
544-2Why Do I Love YouVerve MGV 8008
544-6--
544-7-Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2512
* Verve MGV 8008   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #6 - Fiesta
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Norgran MGN 1035; Verve MGV 8126   Various Artists - Alto Saxes
* Clef MGC 646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC 733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Mercury MGC 513; Clef MGC 513; Universal (J) UCCV 9043   Charlie Parker Plays South Of The Border
* Mercury 11093, 11093x45; Clef 11093, 11093x45   Charlie Parker - My Little Suede Shoes / La Cucaracha
* Mercury 11092, 11092x45; Clef 11092, 11092x45   Charlie Parker - Up Poquito De Tu Amor / Mama Inez
* Mercury 11091, 11091x45; Clef 11091, 11091x45   Charlie Parker - Tico Tico / La Paloma

Charlie Parker Quartet With Strings

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) possibly Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) possibly Teddy Kotick (bass) possibly Roy Haynes (drums) unidentified oboe and strings
"Birdland", NYC, March 22, 1951
Easy To Love
RockerMeexa Discox 1776
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
* Meexa Discox 1776   Charlie Parker - Rappin' With Bird

Charlie Parker Quartet With Strings

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) unidentified oboe and strings (-2/5)
"Birdland", NYC, March 24, 1951
1.Jumpin' With Symphony SidColumbia JC 34832
2.Just Friends-
3.Everything Happens To Me-
4.East Of The Sun-
5.Laura-
6.Dancing In The Dark / Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
* Columbia JC 34832   Charlie Parker - Bird With Strings Live At The Apollo, Carnegie Hall And Birdland

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, March 31, 1951
Blue 'N' BoogieColumbia JC 34831
Anthropology-
'Round Midnight-
A Night In Tunisia-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
* Columbia JC 34831   Charlie Parker - Summit Meeting At Birdland

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Billy Taylor (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
radio broadcast, Voice Of America, "Birdland", NYC, spring 1951
How High The MoonKlacto (E) MG 102; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1003
Ornithology-
Hot House-
Embraceable You-
* Klacto (E) MG 102   Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks
* Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2 - Bird Meets Birks

Charlie Parker Quartet With Strings

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) unidentified oboe and strings
"Birdland", NYC, April 7, 1951
What Is This Thing Called LoveColumbia JC 34832
Laura-
Repetition-
They Can't Take That Away From Me-
Easy To Love-
* Columbia JC 34832   Charlie Parker - Bird With Strings Live At The Apollo, Carnegie Hall And Birdland

Charlie Parker Septet

Howard McGhee (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bill Wellington (alto saxophone -3) Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Nat Pierce (piano) Jack Lawlor (bass) Joe MacDonald (drums)
"Christy's Restaurant", Framingham, MA, April 12, 1951
1.Happy Bird BluesCharlie Parker PLP 404
2.Scrapple From The Apple-
3.Lullaby In Rhythm (I May Be Wrong)-
* Charlie Parker PLP 404   Charlie Parker - The Happy "Bird"

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Boston, MA or Philadelphia, PA or Brooklyn, NY, April, 1951
PerdidoEPM Musique (F) FDC 5711
Out Of Nowhere-
Ornithology-
Lady Bird-
Little Willie Leaps-
Star Eyes-
* EPM Musique (F) FDC 5711   Charlie Parker Live Boston, Philadelphia, Brooklyn 1951

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Eastern Parkway Ballroom, Brooklyn, NY, June 23, 1951
Cool BluesEPM Musique (F) FDC 5711
Ornithology-
Embraceable You-
Steeplechase-
Now's The Time-
Be My Love / April In Paris / Dance Of The Infidels / 52nd Street Theme-
Wee-
This Time The Dream's On Me-
* EPM Musique (F) FDC 5711   Charlie Parker Live Boston, Philadelphia, Brooklyn 1951

Charlie Parker Quintet

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Eastern Parkway Ballroom, Brooklyn, NY, June 23, 1951
52nd Street ThemePhilology (It) 214 W 19
This Time The Dream's On Me-
* Philology (It) 214 W 19   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 5

Charlie Parker Quintet

Benny Harris (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Boston, MA or Philadelphia, PA or Brooklyn, NY, June, 1951
Now's The TimeEPM Musique (F) FDC 5711
Scrapple From The Apple-
Out Of Nowhere-
* EPM Musique (F) FDC 5711   Charlie Parker Live Boston, Philadelphia, Brooklyn 1951

Charlie Parker Sextet

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) unknown (vocals -3)
Veterans Administration Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, June, 1951
1.Cool BluesPhilology (It) 214 W 29
2.Out Of Nowhere-
3.This Is Always-
4.Now's The Time-
5.Scrapple From The Apple-
* Philology (It) 214 W 29   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 6

Woody Herman And His Orchestra

Roy Caton, Don Fagerquist, Johnny Macombe, Doug Mettome (trumpet) Jerry Dorn, Urbie Green, Fred Lewis (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Woody Herman (alto saxophone, clarinet, conductor) Dick Hafer, Bill Perkins, Kenny Pinson (tenor saxophone) Sam Staff (baritone saxophone) Dave McKenna (piano) Red Wooten (bass) Sonny Igoe (drums)
"Municipal Arena", Kansas City, MO, July 22, 1951
You Go To My HeadAlamac QSR 2442
Leo The Lion I-
Cuban Holiday-
The Nearness Of You-
Lemon Drop-
The Goof And I-
Laura-
Four Brothers-
Leo The Lion II-
* Alamac QSR 2442   Charlie Parker - Bird With The Herd 1951

Charlie Parker Quintet

Red Rodney (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
RCA 24th Street Studios, NYC, August 8, 1951
609-4Blues For AliceClef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, VE2 2512
610-4Si SiMercury 11103; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8000, VE2 2512
611-3Swdish SchnappsVerve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409
611-4-Mercury 11103; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, V/V6 8409, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
612-1Back Home BluesVerve MGV 8010
612-2 | 62VK459-Mercury 11095; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8000, V3HB 8840, VE2 2512
613-2Lover ManMercury 11095; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8010, MGV 8000, VE2 2512
* Clef MGC 646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC 733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV 8010   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #8 - Swedish Schnapps
* Verve VE2 2512   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1950-1951
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Mercury 11103, 11103x45; Clef 11103, 11103x45   Charlie Parker - Si Si / Swdish Schnapps
* Mercury 11095, 11095x45; Clef 11095, 11095x45   Charlie Parker - Back Home Blues / Lover Man

Charlie Parker Trio

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Lennie Tristano (piano) Kenny Clarke (drums)
NYC, August, 1951
All Of MeRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 505
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 505   Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Sextet

unknown (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (bass) Roy Haynes, Lawrence Marable (drums)
NYC, 1951
Embraceable YouRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 505
Hot House-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 505   Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 1

1952

Charlie Parker With Joe Lippman Orchestra

Chris Griffin, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Will Bradley, Bill Harris (trombone) unknown (flute, oboe) Toots Mondello, Charlie Parker, Murray Williams (alto saxophone) Art Drellinger, Hank Ross (tenor saxophone) Stan Webb (baritone saxophone) Verley Mills (harp) Lou Stein (piano) Art Ryerson (guitar) Bob Haggart (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unidentified strings, Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, January 22, 1952
675-2TemptationMercury 11088, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2523
676-3LoverMercury 11089, MGC 609; Verve MGV 8000, VE2 2523
677-4Autumn In New YorkMercury 11088, MGC 609; Verve V3HB 8840, VE2 2523
678-4Stella By StarlightMercury 11089, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2523
* Mercury MGC 609; Clef MGC 609   Charlie Parker Big Band
= Clef MGC 725   Charlie Parker - Night And Day
= Verve MGV 8003   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #1 - Night And Day
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Mercury 11088, 11088x45; Clef 11088, 11088x45   Charlie Parker - Autumn In New York / Temptation
* Mercury 11089, 11089x45; Clef 11089, 11089x45   Charlie Parker - Lover / Stella By Starlight

Charlie Parker Sextet

Benny Harris (trumpet -1/9,11) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) possibly Jose Mangual (bongos)
NYC, January 23, 1952
1. 679-4Mama InezMercury 11092, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
2. 680-1La CucarachaVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
3. 680-2--
4. 680-3-Mercury 11093, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
5. 680-4-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
6. 681-2Estrellita-
7. 681-4--
8. 681-5--
9. 681-6-Mercury 11094, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
10. 682-3Begin The BeguineMercury 11094, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, MGV 8002, VE2 2523
11. 683-1La PalomaMercury 11091, MGC 513; Verve MGV 8008, VE2 2523
* Verve MGV 8008   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #6 - Fiesta
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury MGC 513; Clef MGC 513; Universal (J) UCCV 9043   Charlie Parker Plays South Of The Border
* Mercury 11092, 11092x45; Clef 11092, 11092x45   Charlie Parker - Up Poquito De Tu Amor / Mama Inez
* Mercury 11093, 11093x45; Clef 11093, 11093x45   Charlie Parker - My Little Suede Shoes / La Cucaracha
* Mercury 11094, 11094x45; Clef 11094, 11094x45   Charlie Parker - Estrellita / Begin The Beguine
* Mercury 11091, 11091x45; Clef 11091, 11091x45   Charlie Parker - Tico Tico / La Paloma

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dick Hyman (piano) Sandy Block (bass) Charlie Smith (drums)
Dumont TV Studios, NYC, February 24, 1952
Hot HousePhoenix LP 12
* Phoenix LP 12   Charlie Parker - New Bird, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dick Cary (piano) Eddie Safranski (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
"Loew's Valencia Theater", Jamaica, March 24, 1952
Cool BluesRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 505
-S.C.A.M. JPG 1
* S.C.A.M. JPG 1   Charlie Parker - Dance Of The Infidels
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 505   Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker With Joe Lippman Orchestra

Jimmy Maxwell, Carl Pool, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trumpet) Bill Harris, Lou McGarity (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Charlie Parker, Harry Terrill, Murray Williams (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Hank Ross (tenor saxophone) Danny Bank (baritone saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Freddie Green (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) Don Lamond (drums) Joe Lippman (arranger, conductor)
First Ave. & East 44th St., NYC, March 25, 1952
756-5Night And DayMercury 11096, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2523
757-4Almost Like Being In LoveMercury 11102, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2523
758-1I Can't Get StartedMercury 11096, MGC 609; Verve VE2 2523
759-5 | 62VK453What Is This Thing Called LoveMercury 11102, MGC 609; Verve MGV 8000, PR 2-3, VE2 2523
* Mercury MGC 609; Clef MGC 609   Charlie Parker Big Band
= Clef MGC 725   Charlie Parker - Night And Day
= Verve MGV 8003   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #1 - Night And Day
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve PR 2-3   Various Artists - Greatest Names In Jazz
* Mercury 11096, 11096x45; Clef 11096, 11096x45   Charlie Parker - Night And Day / I Can't Get Started
* Mercury 11102, 11102x45; Clef 11102, 11102x45   Charlie Parker - Almost Like Being In Love / What Is This Thing Called Love

Charlie Parker Sextet

Bill Harris (trumpet) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dick Cary (piano) Eddie Safranski (bass) Don Lamond (drums)
"Loew's Valencia Theater", Jamaica, March 25, 1952
OrnithologyRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 505
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 505   Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 1

Harry Babasin All Stars

Chet Baker (trumpet) Sonny Criss, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano -1,2,4) Russ Freeman (piano -3) Harry Babasin (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
"Trade Winds Club", Inglewood, CA, June 16, 1952
1.The SquirrelJazz Chronicles JCS 102
2.Irresistible You (They Didn't Believe Me)-
3.Indiana (Indiana / Donna Lee)-
4.Liza-
* Jazz Chronicles JCS 102   Charlie Parker/Sonny Criss/Chet Baker - Inglewood Jam 6-16-'52
= Jazz Showcase LP 5007   Charlie Parker All Stars On The Coast

Norman Granz' Jam Session

Charlie Shavers (trumpet) Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone) Oscar Peterson (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Ray Brown (bass) J.C. Heard (drums)
Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA, July, 1952
802-2Jam BluesMercury MGC 601; Verve VE2 2508
803-3What Is This Thing Called LoveMercury MGC 602; Verve VE2 2508
804-2Ballad MedleyMercury MGC 601; Verve MGV 8002, VE2 2508
805-2Funky BluesMercury MGC 602; Verve V/V6 8409, V3HB 8840, VE2 2508
* Mercury MGC 601; Clef MGC 4001, MGC 601, MGC 651; Verve MGV 8049   Norman Granz' Jam Session #1
* Verve VE2 2508   Norman Granz' Jam Session - The Charlie Parker Sides
* Mercury MGC 602; Clef MGC 4002, MGC 602, MGC 652; Verve MGV 8050   Norman Granz' Jam Session #2
= Verve V/V6 8486   Various Artists - Funky Blues
* Verve MGV 8002   The Charlie Parker Story #3
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Duke Jordan (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Phil Brown (drums)
radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, September 20, 1952
OrnithologyKlacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
52nd Street Theme-
* Klacto (E) MG 101   Charlie Parker - Ballads And Birdland
* Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1 - Ballads And Birdland

Charlie Parker Quintet With Strings

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Mundell Lowe (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums) unidentified strings (-1,3,5,7,10,12/14,16/19)
"Rockland Palace", NYC, September 26, 1952
1.Rocker #1Charlie Parker CP 502
2.Moose The MoocheCharlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
3.Just Friends #1Charlie Parker CP 502
4.My Little Suede ShoesCharlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
5.I'll Remember AprilCharlie Parker CP 502
6.Sly MongooseCharlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
7.Laura-
8.Star Eyes-
9.This Time The Dream's On Me-
10.Easy To LoveCharlie Parker CP 502
11.Cool BluesCharlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
12.What Is This Thing Called LoveCharlie Parker CP 502
13.I Didn't Know What Time It Was-
14.Repetition #2-
15.Lester Leaps InCharlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
16.East Of The Sun #1Charlie Parker CP 502
17.April In Paris-
18.Out Of Nowhere-
19.Rocker #2Charlie Parker PLP 401, CP 502
* Charlie Parker CP 502   Charlie Parker - Live At Rockland Palace September 26, 1952
* Charlie Parker PLP 401   Charlie Parker - "Bird" Is Free

Charlie Parker Octet

Charlie Walp (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bill Shanahan (piano) Mert Oliver (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unknown (percussion)
"Howard Theater", Washington, DC, October 17, 1952
Scrapple From The AppleRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 505
Out Of Nowhere-
Now's The Time-
52nd Street Theme-
Cool Blues-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 505   Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Milt Jackson (vibraphone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Birdland", NYC, November 1, 1952
How High The MoonKlacto (E) MG 101; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002
Embraceable You-
52nd Street Theme-
* Klacto (E) MG 101   Charlie Parker - Ballads And Birdland
* Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1002   Charlie Parker, Vol. 1 - Ballads And Birdland

Charlie Parker Quintet With Strings

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Walter Yost (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Candido (percussion) Bob Garrity (announcer) unidentified strings
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, 1st set, November 14, 1952
Just Friends IPhilology (It) 214 W 5
Easy To Love IColumbia JC 34832
Repetition I-
* Philology (It) 214 W 5   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 1
* Columbia JC 34832   Charlie Parker - Bird With Strings Live At The Apollo, Carnegie Hall And Birdland

Charlie Parker Quintet With Strings

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Walter Yost (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Candido (percussion) Bob Garrity (announcer) unidentified strings: same personnel
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, 2nd set, November 14, 1952
Just Friends IIS.C.A.M. JPG 2; Philology (It) 214 W 5
Easy To Love IIS.C.A.M. JPG 2
Repetition II-
Strings ThemeS.C.A.M. JPG 2; Philology (It) 214 W 5
* S.C.A.M. JPG 2   Charlie Parker - Cheers
* Philology (It) 214 W 5   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 1

Charlie Parker Sextet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Walter Yost (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Candido (percussion) Bob Garrity (announcer)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, November 15, 1952
A Night In TunisiaS.C.A.M. JPG 2
52nd Street Theme-
* S.C.A.M. JPG 2   Charlie Parker - Cheers

Charlie Parker Sextet

Joe Gordon (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bill Wellington (tenor saxophone) Dick Twardzik (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Hi-Hat Club", Boston, MA, December 8-12, 1952
I'll Remember AprilCharlie Parker PLP 404
* Charlie Parker PLP 404   Charlie Parker - The Happy "Bird"

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Hank Jones (piano) Teddy Kotick (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, December 30, 1952
1118-3The Song Is You (I Hear Music)Clef 89144, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1119-7 | 62VK440Laird BirdClef 89144, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, MGV 8230, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1120-2KimVerve MGV 8005, V/V6 8409, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1120-4-Clef 89129, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, V3HB 8840, 825 671-2
1121-2Cosmic RaysClef 89129, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1121-5-Verve MGV 8005, V3HB 8840, 825 671-2
* Verve MGV 8005   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3 - Now's The Time
= ARS G 441   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8230   Various Artists - The Anatomy Of Improvisation
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve 825 671-2   The Quartet Of Charlie Parker
* Clef MGC 157; Universal (J) UCCV 9111   Charlie Parker
* Clef 89144, 89144x45   Charlie Parker - The Song Is You (I Hear Music) / Laird Bird
* Clef 89129, 89129x45   Charlie Parker - Kim / Cosmic Rays

1953

Miles Davis Sextet

Miles Davis (trumpet) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan, Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
WOR Studios, NYC, January 30, 1953
450CompulsionPrestige PRLP 7044, PR 7822
451-1The Serpent's Tooth I-
451-2The Serpent's Tooth II-
452'Round Midnight-
* Prestige PRLP 7044; Original Jazz Classics OJC 071, OJCCD 071-2; Prestige PR 24022   Miles Davis - Collector's Items
* Prestige PR 7822   Miles Davis - Miles Ahead

Charlie Parker Sextet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Brew Moore (tenor saxophone -3) Paul Bley (piano) Dick Garcia (guitar) Neil Michel (bass) Ted Paster (drums)
CBC TV Studios, Montreal, Canada, February 5, 1953
1.Cool BluesJazz Showcase LP 5003; Uptown UP 27.36
2.Don't Blame Me-
3.Wahoo-
* Jazz Showcase LP 5003   Charlie Parker - Bird On The Road
* Uptown UP 27.36   Charlie Parker - Montreal 1953

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Valdo Williams (piano -1,2) Steep Wade (piano -3/5) Dick Garcia (guitar) Hal Gaylor (bass -1,2) Bob Rudd (bass -3/5) Bill Graham (drums -1,2) Bobby Malloy (drums -3/5)
"Chez Paree Nightclub", Montreal, Canada, February 7, 1953
1.OrnithologyJazz Showcase LP 5003; Uptown UP 27.36
2.Cool BluesUptown UP 27.36
3.Moose The Mooche-
4.Embraceable YouJazz Showcase LP 5003; Uptown UP 27.36
5.Now's The TimeUptown UP 27.36
* Jazz Showcase LP 5003   Charlie Parker - Bird On The Road
* Uptown UP 27.36   Charlie Parker - Montreal 1953

Charlie Parker Septet

Bill Harris (trombone) Charlie Mariano, Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Harry Johnson (tenor saxophone) Sonny Truitt (piano) Chubby Jackson (bass) Morey Feld (drums) unknown (vocals)
"Bandbox", NYC, February 16, 1953
Your Father's MoustacheQueen-disc (It) Q-002
* Queen-disc (It) Q-002   Charlie Parker/Miles Davis/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird With Miles And Dizzy

Joe Theimer Orchestra

Bob Carey, Ed Leddy, Marky Markowitz, Charlie Walp (trumpet) Dan Spiker, Earl Swope, Rob Swope (trombone) Charlie Parker, Jim Riley (alto saxophone) Ben Lary, Jim Parker, Angelo Tompros (tenor saxophone) Jack Nimitz (baritone saxophone) Jack Holliday (piano) Merton Oliver (bass) Joe Theimer (drums, conductor)
"Club Kavakos", Washington, DC, February 22, 1953
Fine And DandyElektra/Musician E1-60019
These Foolish Things-
Light Green-
Thou Swell-
Wills-
Don't Blame Me-
Something To Remember You By / The Blue Room-
Roundhouse-
* Elektra/Musician E1-60019   Charlie Parker With The Orchestra - One Night In Washington

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Jack Holliday (piano) Mert Oliver (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Howard Theater", Washington, DC, March 8, 1953
Cool BluesVGM 0009
Out Of Nowhere-
Ornithology-
Anthropology-
* VGM 0009   Charlie Parker - Yardbird-DC-53

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Red Garland (piano) Bernie Griggs (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
WHDH radio broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, March 10, 1953
Moose The MoocheBlue Note BT 85108
I'll Walk Alone-
Ornithology-
Out Of Nowhere-
* Blue Note BT 85108, CDP 7 85108 2   Charlie Parker At Storyville

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Milt Buckner (organ) Bernie McKay (guitar) Cornelius Thomas (drums)
"Bandbox", NYC, March 23, 1953
Groovin' HighColumbia JC 34831
* Columbia JC 34831   Charlie Parker - Summit Meeting At Birdland

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Kenny O'Brien (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
"Bandbox", NYC, March 30, 1953
Theme: Caravan / Coool BluesKlacto (E) MG 100
Star Eyes-
My Little Suede Shoes-
Ornithology-
52nd Street Theme-
Diggin' Diz-
52nd Street Theme-
Embraceable You-
52nd Street Theme-
* Klacto (E) MG 100   Charlie Parker - Star Eyes

Charlie Parker Nonet

Charlie Wolp (trumpet) Earl Swope (trombone) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone) Bill Shanahan (piano) Charlie Byrd (guitar) Mert Oliver (bass) Don Lamond (drums) unknown (percussion)
NYC, April, 1953
Scrapple From The AppleVGM 0009
Out Of Nowhere / Now's The Time-
* VGM 0009   Charlie Parker - Yardbird-DC-53

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Curly Russell (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums) Candido (percussion -3,4)
"Birdland", NYC, May 9, 1953
1.Cool BluesColumbia JC 34831
2.Star Eyes-
3.Moose The Mooche / Lullaby Of Birdland-
4.Broadway / Lullaby Of Birdland-
* Columbia JC 34831   Charlie Parker - Summit Meeting At Birdland

The Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet, vocals) Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums)
"Massey Hall", Toronto, Canada, May 15, 1953
Perdido (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
PerdidoDebut DLP 2, (D) DEP 31
-Debut DEB 124; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Salt Peanuts (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Salt Peanuts #1&2Debut DLP 2, DEB 124, (D) DEP 31; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
All The Things You Are (undubbed version)Debut DLP 2, (D) DEP 32, 12DCD 4402-2
52nd Street Theme (undubbed version)-
All The Things You AreDebut DEB 124; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
52nd Street Theme-
Gillespie plays (trumpet)
Allen's Alley (Wee) (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Allen's Alley (Wee)Debut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 32; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Hot House (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
Hot House #1&2Debut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 33; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
A Night In Tunisia (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD 4402-2
A Night In TunisiaDebut DLP 4, DEB 124, (D) DEP 34; Prestige PR 24024; Debut 12DCD 4402-2
* Debut DEB 124; Fantasy LP 6003, LP 86003; Original Jazz Classics OJC 044, OJCCD 044-2   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall
= America (F) 30 AM 6053   Charlie Parker - Jazz At Massey Hall
* Prestige PR 24024   Various Artists - The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever
* Debut 12DCD 4402-2   Charles Mingus - The Complete Debut Recordings
* Debut DLP 2   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1
= Vogue (E) LDE 040; Disques Swing (F) M 33312   The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 1
* Debut DLP 4   The Quintet - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 3
= Vogue (E) LDE 087; Disques Swing (F) M 33318   The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 3
* Debut (D) DEP 31   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 1
* Debut (D) DEP 32   The Quintet - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 2
* Debut (D) DEP 33   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 3
* Debut (D) DEP 34   The Quintet/Bud Powell - Jazz At Nassey Hall, Vol. 4

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 22, 1953
Cool Bluesunissued
All The Things You Are-
Lullaby Of Birdland-

Dizzy Gillespie - Charlie Parker Sextet With Miles Davis

Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Sahib Shihab (baritone saxophone) Wade Legge (piano) Lou Hackney (bass) Al Jones (drums) Joe Carroll (vocals)
"Birdland", NYC, May 23, 1953
The Bluest BluesMark Gardner (E) MG 102; Klacto (E) MG 102; Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1003
On The Sunny Side Of The Street-
* Mark Gardner (E) MG 102   Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks
* Klacto (E) MG 102   Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks
* Zu-Zazz (E) ZZ 1003   Charlie Parker, Vol. 2 - Bird Meets Birks

Charlie Parker Quartet With Gil Evans Orchestra

Junior Collins (French horn) Al Block (flute) Tommy Mace (oboe) Manny Thaler (bassoon) Hal McKusick (clarinet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Tony Aless (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Max Roach (drums) The Dave Lambert Singers: including Annie Ross (vocals) Dave Lambert (vocals, arranger) Gil Evans (arranger, conductor)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, May 25, 1953
1238-1In The Still Of The NightVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
1238-2--
1238-3--
1238-4--
1238-5--
1238-6--
1238-7-Mercury 11100; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, VE2 2523
1239-1Old FolksVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
1239-2--
1239-3--
1239-4--
1239-5--
1239-6--
1239-7--
1239-8--
1239-9-Mercury 11100; Clef MGC 646; Verve MGV 8009, MGV 8000, V6 8787, VE2 2523
1240-9If I Love AgainVerve MGV 8009, VE2 2523
* Clef MGC 646   The Magnificent Charlie Parker
= Clef MGC 733   Charlie Parker - Yardbird (not released)
* Verve MGV 8009   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 - Jazz Perennial
* Verve MGV 8000   The Charlie Parker Story #1
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve V6 8787   Charlie Parker - The Bird Set
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Mercury 11100, 11100x45; Clef 11100, 11100x45   Charlie Parker - In The Still Of The Night / Old Folks

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums) Candido (congas)
WJZ radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, May 30, 1953
Moose The MoocheESP-Disk' ESP 3023; Stash STCD 10
Cheryl-
Lullaby Of BirdlandStash STCD 10
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3023, ESPCD 3023   Bud Powell - Summer Broadcasts 1953
* Stash STCD 10   Charlie Parker - The Bird You Never Heard

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) Charles Mingus (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
WJZ radio broadcast, NYC, May, 1953
Dance Of The InfidelsS.C.A.M. JPG 1; Queen-disc (It) Q-002
* S.C.A.M. JPG 1   Charlie Parker - Dance Of The Infidels
* Queen-disc (It) Q-002   Charlie Parker/Miles Davis/Dizzy Gillespie - Bird With Miles And Dizzy

Charlie Parker Quintet

Herb Pomeroy (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Dean Erle (piano) Bernie Griggs Jr. (bass) Bill Graham (drums)
"Hi-Hat Club", Boston, MA, June 14, 1953
Cool BluesStash STCD 21
Scrapple From The Apple-
Laura-
CherylPhoenix LP 10; Stash STCD 21
Ornithology / 52nd Street Theme-
* Phoenix LP 10   Charlie Parker - New Bird: Hi Hat Broadcasts 1953
* Stash STCD 21   Charlie Parker - Rara Avis Avis, Rare Bird

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Al Haig (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Max Roach (drums)
Fulton Recording Studios, NYC, July 28, 1953
1246-1Chi-ChiVerve MGV 8005, 825 671-2
1246-2-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1246-3-Verve MGV 8005, V/V6 8409, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1246-4Chi-Chi (alt. take)Verve 825 671-2
1246-5Chi-ChiVerve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1246-6-Clef 89138, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, 825 671-2
1247-1I Remember YouClef 89138, MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1248-1Now's The TimeClef MGC 157; Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, V3HB 8840, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
1249-1ConfirmationVerve (J) J00J-29001/10, 825 671-2
1249-2--
1249-3-Verve MGV 8005, MGV 8001, V3HB 8840, VE2 2523, 825 671-2
* Verve MGV 8005   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #3 - Now's The Time
= ARS G 441   Charlie Parker - Now's The Time
* Verve V/V6 8409   The Essential Charlie Parker
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve 825 671-2   The Quartet Of Charlie Parker
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird
* Clef MGC 157; Universal (J) UCCV 9111   Charlie Parker
* Clef 89138, 89138x45   Charlie Parker - Chi-Chi / I Remember You

Charlie Parker Quintet

Herb Pomeroy (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Sir Charles Thompson (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
WHDH radio broadcast, "Storyville Club", Boston, MA, September 22, 1953
Now's The TimeBlue Note BT 85108
Don't Blame Me-
Dancing On The Ceiling-
Cool Blues-
Groovin' High-
* Blue Note BT 85108, CDP 7 85108 2   Charlie Parker At Storyville

Chet Baker Quartet With Charlie Parker

Chet Baker (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Carson Smith (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"University Of Oregon", OR, November 5, 1953
OrnithologyStash STCD 10
Barbados-
Cool Blues-
* Stash STCD 10   Charlie Parker - The Bird You Never Heard

Charlie Parker Quintet

Herbie Williams (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Rollins Griffith (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Marquis Foster (drums)
NYC, December 19 & 20, 1953
Now's The TimePhoenix LP 10
Ornithology-
My Little Suede Shoes-
Groovin' High-
* Phoenix LP 10   Charlie Parker - New Bird: Hi Hat Broadcasts 1953

Tony Fruscella Quintet

Tony Fruscella (trumpet) Davey Schildkraut or Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bill Triglia (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
Tony Fruscella's home, NYC, 1953
You Stepped Out Of A DreamRoyal Jazz (D) RJD 506
Now's The Time-
Emanon-
* Royal Jazz (D) RJD 506   Charlie Parker - More Unissued, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Bud Powell (piano) and others
probably NYC, 1953?
'Round Midnightunissued

1954

Charlie Parker Quintet

Herbie Williams (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Rollins Griffith (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Marquis Foster (drums)
WCOP radio broadcast, "Hi-Hat Club", Boston, MA, January 18, 1954
OrnithologyStash STCD 10; Uptown UPCD 27.42
Out Of Nowhere-
Cool Blues-
My Funny Valentine (Scrapple From The Apple)-
* Stash STCD 10   Charlie Parker - The Bird You Never Heard
* Uptown UPCD 27.42   Charlie Parker - Boston 1952

Charlie Parker Sextet

Herbie Williams (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Jay Migliori (tenor saxophone) Rollins Griffith (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Marquis Foster (drums)
WCOP radio broadcast, "Hi-Hat Club", Boston, MA, January 23, 1954
Now's The TimeFresh Sound (Sp) FSR 303
Out Of Nowhere-
My Little Suede Shoes-
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
* Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR 303   Hi-Hat All Stars, Guest Artists, Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker Quintet

Herbie Williams (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Rollins Griffith (piano) Jimmy Woode (bass) Marquis Foster (drums)
WCOP radio broadcast, "Hi-Hat Club", Boston, MA, January 24, 1954
Cool BluesPhoenix LP 12
My Little Suede Shoes-
Ornithology-
Out Of Nowhere / Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
* Phoenix LP 12   Charlie Parker - New Bird, Vol. 2

Stan Kenton And His Orchestra With Charlie Parker

Buddy Childers, Vic Minicheli, Sam Noto, Don Smith, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Joe Ciavardone, Milt Gold, Frank Rosolino (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Charlie Mariano, Charlie Parker, Dave Schildkraut (alto saxophone) Mike Cicchetti, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone) Tony Ferina (baritone saxophone) Stan Kenton (piano) Bob Lesher (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
"Civic Auditorium", Portland, OR, February 25, 1954
Night And DayJazz Supreme JS 703
My Funny Valentine-
Cherokee-
* Jazz Supreme JS 703   Charlie Parker - Kenton And Bird

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Jerome Darr (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, March 31, 1954
1531-1I Get A Kick Out Of YouVerve MGV 8007, V3HB 8840
1531-2-Verve (J) J00J-29001/10
1531-3--
1531-4--
1531-5--
1531-6--
1531-7-Verve MGV 8007, VE2 2523
1532-1Just One Of Those Things-
1533-1My Heart Belongs To DaddyVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
1533-2-Verve MGV 8007, VE2 2523
1534-1I've Got You Under My Skin-
* Verve MGV 8007   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #5 - Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird

Charlie Parker Quartet With Strings

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Tommy Potter or Teddy Kotick (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) unidentified strings
WABC radio broadcast, "Birdland", NYC, August 27, 1954
What Is This Thing Called LoveOzone 2
Repetition-
Easy To Love-
East Of The Sun-
* Ozone 2   Charlie Parker - Miles Davis - Lee Konitz

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) John Lewis (piano) Percy Heath (bass) Kenny Clarke (drums)
"Carnegie Hall", NYC, September 25, 1954
The Song Is YouRoulette RE 127
My Funny Valentine-
Cool Blues-
* Roulette RE 127   Various Artists - Echoes Of An Era: The Birdland All Stars Live At Carnegie Hall

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) Walter Bishop Jr. (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Teddy Kotick (bass) Art Taylor (drums)
Fine Sound Studios, NYC, December 10, 1954
2115-1Love For SaleVerve (J) J00J-29001/10
2115-2--
2115-3--
2115-4-Verve MGV 8007
2115-5 | 62VK472-Verve MGV 8007, MGV 8001, V3HB 8840, VE2 2523
2116-2I Love ParisVerve MGV 8007
2116-3-Verve MGV 8007, MGV 8001, VE2 2523
* Verve MGV 8007   The Genius Of Charlie Parker #5 - Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter
* Verve MGV 8001   The Charlie Parker Story #2
= Verve MGV 8100-3   The Charlie Parker Story
* Verve V3HB 8840   Charlie Parker - Return Engagement
* Verve VE2 2523   Charlie Parker - The Verve Years 1952-1954
* Verve (J) J00J-29001/10   The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve - Bird

Others

Charlie Parker Quintet

unknown (trumpet) Charlie Parker (alto saxophone) unknown (piano) unknown (bass) unknown (drums)
NYC, unknown date
I Can't Get StartedPhilology (It) 214 W 29
Diggin' Diz-
* Philology (It) 214 W 29   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 6