Charlie Parker Discography

1937 (age 17)

Charlie Parker Solo

Charlie Parker, alto sax.
Kansas City, MO, early 1937
Honeysuckle RosePhilology (It) 214 W 5; Stash ST-CD-535
Body And Soul-
* Philology (It) 214 W 5   Charlie Parker - Bird's Eyes, Vol. 1
* Stash ST-CD-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 sax; Bob Mabane, tenor sax; Jay McShann, piano; Gene Ramey, bass; Gus Johnson, drums.
Trocadero Ballroom, Wichita, KS, August 9, 1940
Jumping At The WoodsideStash ST-CD-542
I Got Rhythm-
* Stash ST-CD-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 sax; William J. Scott, tenor sax; 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 ST-CD-542
Body And Soul-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 120   Jay McShann Orchestra Featuring Charlie Parker - Early Bird
* Onyx ORI 221   Charlie Parker First Recordings!
* Stash ST-CD-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 sax; Bob Mabane, tenor sax; 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 ST-CD-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 ST-CD-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 sax; Harold Ferguson, Bob Mabane, tenor sax; 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 sax; Efferge Ware, guitar; Little Phil Phillips, drums.
Vic Damon Studio, Kansas City, MO, September, 1941 & 1942
CherokeeStash ST-CD-535
My Heart Tells Me-
I've Found A New Baby-
Body And Soul-
* Stash ST-CD-535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

1942

Clark Monroe

unknown, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; unknown, sax; 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 ST-CD-542
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 120   Jay McShann Orchestra Featuring Charlie Parker - Early Bird
* Onyx ORI 221   Charlie Parker First Recordings!
* Stash ST-CD-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 sax; Fred Culliver, Bob Mabane, tenor sax; James Coe, baritone sax; 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 ST-CD-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 ST-CD-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 sax; Fred Culliver, Bob Mabane, tenor sax; James Coe, baritone sax; 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 sax; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Shadow Wilson, drums.
Room 305 Of Savoy Hotel, Chicago, IL, February 15, 1943
Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 1Stash ST-260, ST-CD-535
Sweet Georgia Brown, Part 2-
* Stash ST-260, ST-CD-260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop - Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash ST-CD-535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Billy Eckstine's Jam Session

Billy Eckstine, trumpet #1-3; Charlie Parker, tenor sax; unknown, sax #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, ST-CD-535
2.Shoe WoogieStash ST-CD-535
3.Boggie WoogieStash ST-260, ST-CD-535
4.Body And SoulStash ST-CD-535
* Stash ST-260, ST-CD-260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop - Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash ST-CD-535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Benny Goodman Trio And Quartet

Benny Goodman, clarinet, composer, leader; Charlie Parker, alto sax; and others.
Chicago, IL, February, 1943
AvalonStash ST-CD-535
China Boy-
* Stash ST-CD-535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Charlie Parker

unknown, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; unknown, bass.
Chicago, IL, February, 1943
IndianaStash ST-260, ST-CD-535
Lady Be GoodStash ST-CD-535
* Stash ST-260, ST-CD-260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop - Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash ST-CD-535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Charlie Parker - Hazel Scott

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Hazel Scott, piano.
Chicago, IL, 1943
Embraceable YouStash ST-260, ST-CD-535
* Stash ST-260, ST-CD-260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop - Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash ST-CD-535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

1944

Tiny Grimes Quintette

Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; Don Byas, tenor sax; 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 (as 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 sax; 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 sax; Sam Taylor, tenor sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; 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 sax; Don Byas, tenor sax; Al Haig, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
"Lincoln Square", NY, May 30, 1945
Sweet Georgia Brown (incomplete)Stash ST-260, ST-CD-535
* Stash ST-260, ST-CD-260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop - Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash ST-CD-535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Red Norvo, vibes; 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 sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Red Norvo, vibes; 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 (as 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
Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Red Norvo, vibes; Teddy Wilson, piano; Slam Stewart, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
T10-ASlam Slam Blues (as 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 sax; Don Byas, tenor sax #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 sax; Dexter Gordon, tenor sax; 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 sax; 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) (as 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 sax; 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 sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; 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 ST-CD-535
Shaw 'NuffSpotlite (E) SPJ 123; Stash ST-CD-535
Groovin' High-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 123   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land
* Klacto (E) MG 102   Charlie Parker - Bird Meets Birks
* Stash ST-CD-535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Slim Gaillard And His Orchestra

Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Jack McVea, tenor sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Slim Gaillard, piano, guitar, vocals; Bam Brown, bass, vocals; Zutty Singleton, drums.
Los Angeles, CA, probably 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 sax; 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 sax, vocals; Luckey Tompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; 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 Jazz LP 17
* Meexa Discox 1776   Charlie Parker - Rappin' With Bird
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 123   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotus Land
* Phoenix Jazz LP 17   Charlie Parker - Yardbird In Lotusland

Jazz At The Philharmonic

Dizzy Gillespie, Al Killian, trumpet; Charlie Parker, Willie Smith, alto sax; Charlie Ventura, Lester Young, tenor sax; 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 sax; Lester Young, tenor sax; 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 sax; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; George Handy, piano; Arvin Garrison, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; Stan Levey, drums.
Electro Broadcast Studios, Glendale, CA, February 5, 1946
D1000Diggin' Diz (as Bongo Beep)Dial 1004 (alt.1), 1004 (alt.2), LP 207; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101; Stash ST-CD-567
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 101   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 1
* Stash ST-CD-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 sax; unknown, piano; Red Callender, bass; Doc West, drums.
California, February, 1946
Lover Come Back To Me, Part 1Stash ST-260, ST-CD-535
Lover Come Back To Me, Part 2-
* Stash ST-260, ST-CD-260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop - Bird On Tenor 1943
* Stash ST-CD-535   Charlie Parker - The Complete Birth Of The Bebop

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Arvin Garrison, guitar #4-11; Vic McMillan, bass; Roy Porter, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, 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 (as 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) (as 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 sax; Benny Carter, Willie Smith, alto sax #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 sax; Willie Smith, alto sax #5-11; Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, tenor sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 (as Be-Bop)Dial 1007, LP 201; Spotlite (E) SPJ 101; Stash ST-CD-23
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 101   Charlie Parker On Dial, Vol. 1
* Stash ST-CD-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 sax; Russ Freeman, piano; Arnold Fishkin, bass; Jimmy Pratt, drums.
Chuck Copely's home, Hollywood, CA, February 1, 1947
1.Blues I (as On The Sofa)Stash ST-CD-25
2.Blues II (as Kopely Plaza Blues)-
3. D901Lullaby In Rhythm ISpotlite (E) SPJ 107; Stash ST-CD-25
4. D902Lullaby In Rhythm II-
5.Yardbird Suite (incomplete)-
* Spotlite (E) SPJ 107; Zim ZM 1001   Various Artists - Lullaby In Rhythm
* Stash ST-CD-25   Charlie Parker - The Legendary Dial Masters, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 (as Hot Blues) (as Ornithology)Dial LP 202, LP 901; Spotlite (E) SPJ 102
D1054-BCool Blues (as 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 sax; Wardell Gray, tenor sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 (as 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 sax; 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 (as Air Conditioning) (as 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 (as 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 (as 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 sax; 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 (as 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 (as 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 sax; Allen Eager, tenor sax #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 (as 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 sax #1, tenor sax #2,3; Charlie Parker, tenor sax #1, alto sax #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 sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.
WOR Studios, NYC, December 17, 1947
D1151-BDrifting On A Reed (as 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 (as Prezology) (as 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 (as Dexterity)Dial LP 904; Spotlite (E) SPJ 106
D1154-CBongo Beep (as Habanera Mambobop) (as 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 (as 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 sax; 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 sax; Charlie Parker, alto sax #1; Pete Mondello, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Manny Albam, baritone sax; 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 sax; 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 (aka 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 sax; 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 sax; 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   Bird On 52nd St., Volume 1
* Debut (D) DEP 39   Bird On 52nd St., Volume 2
* Debut (D) DEP 40   Bird On 52nd St., Volume 3

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.
"Royal Roost", NYC, December 11, 1948
MCSavoy ZDS 4411/12
F2504/F2505Groovin' HighBop (F) BP 3; Savoy 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 (as 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
* Bop (F) BP 3   Charlie Parker - Groovin' High I & II

Charlie Parker Quintet

Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Jose Madera, tenor sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; Ernie Caceres, baritone sax; 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 (alternate take)RCA Camden CAL-339
Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Kai Winding, trombone; Buddy DeFranco, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; Lennie Tristano, piano; Billy Bauer, guitar; Eddie Safranski, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
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 sax; Flip Phillips, Charlie Ventura, tenor sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Jose Madera, tenor sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; 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 sax #4; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Joe Bushkin, piano; Chubby Jackson, bass; George Wettling, drums.
WPIX TV Studios, NYC, February 21, 1949
1.Now's The TimeStash ST-CD-21
2.Lover-
3.I Can't Get Started-
4.Blues Jam #1-
* Stash ST-CD-21   Charlie Parker - Rara Avis Avis, Rare Bird

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 ST-CD-21
2.I Get A Kick Out Of You-
3.Big Foot (as Blues Jam #2)-
* Stash ST-CD-21   Charlie Parker - Rara Avis Avis, Rare Bird

Charlie Parker Septet

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

Charlie Parker Septet

Kenny Dorham, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; 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 sax; 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 (as 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 sax; 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 (aka 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 (as 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 sax; 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 (alternate 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 sax; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Don Byas, James Moody, tenor sax; Hazy Osterwald, vibes; Al Haig, piano; Toots Thielemans, guitar; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.
"Salle Pleyel", Paris, France, May 15, 1949
Farewell Blues (as 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 sax; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax; 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 sax; Flip Phillips, Lester Young, tenor sax; 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 sax; Flip Phillips, Lester Young, tenor sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Al Haig, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.
"Pershing Hotel", Chicago, IL, November, 1949
I Cover The WaterfrontPhilology (It) 214 W 12
--
Confirmation-
--
Now's The Time-
--
Air Conditioning (Big Foot)-
Perdido-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (into)-
Ruby, My Dear-
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (into)-
Ruby, My Dear-
Wee-
--
same session.
Hot House (Short)Philology (It) 214 W 15
Hot House (Long)-
Cheryl (Short)-
Cheryl (Long)-
I Can't Get Started (Short)-
I Can't Get Started (Long)-
Groovin' High (Short)-
Groovin' High (Long)-
* 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 sax; 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 sax; 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, ST-CD-260   Charlie Parker - Birth Of The Bebop - Bird On Tenor 1943

Charlie Parker Sextet

Red Rodney, trumpet; J.J. Johnson, trombone; Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 (as 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 sax; 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   Bird At St. Nick's, Volume 1
* Debut (D) DEP 36   Bird At St. Nick's, Volume 2
* Debut (D) DEP 37   Bird At St. Nick's, Volume 3

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; Al Cohn, Don Lanphere, Tommy Makagon, Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Marty Flax, Bob Newman, baritone sax; Harry Biss, piano; Sam Herman, guitar; Buddy Jones, bass; Phil Arabia, Freddie Gruber, Don Manning, drums; Gene Roland, arranger, conductor.
Nola 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 sax #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 (as 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 (as 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 sax; 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 sax; unidentified Afro-Cuban band.
NYC, May 19 & 20, 1950
MamboJazz Showcase 5003
Lament For The Congo-
* Jazz Showcase 5003   Charlie Parker - Bird On The Road

Cafe Society Jam Sessions

Tony Scott, clarinet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Brew Moore, tenor sax; 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 sax; Joe Maini, alto sax #1-7; Bob Newman, Gers Yowell, tenor sax #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 sax; 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 sax; Walter Bishop Jr., piano; Curly Russell, bass; Art Blakey, drums.
"Birdland", NYC, June 30, 1950
Conception/Deception (as 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; unknown, piano; unknown, bass; unknown, drums.
New Brunswick, NJ, August 28, 1950
Hot HouseStash ST-CD-10
I May Be Wrong-
Parker's Mood-
'S Wonderful-
Donna Lee-
* Stash ST-CD-10   Charlie Parker - The Bird You Never Heard

Charlie Parker With Strings At JATP

Tommy Mace, oboe; Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 (aka 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 sax; unknown, tenor sax #1-5; Von Freeman, tenor sax #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 sax; Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax #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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Gosta Theselius, tenor sax; 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 sax; Marcel Pomes, tenor sax; Honore Truc, baritone sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Jose Madera, Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Sol Rabinowitz, tenor, baritone sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; 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 sax; Claude McLin, tenor sax; 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 sax; Don Lanphere, tenor sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Bill Wellington, alto sax #3; Wardell Gray, tenor sax; 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 (mistitled as I May Be Wrong)-
* Charlie Parker PLP 404   Charlie Parker - The Happy "Bird"

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Wardell Gray, tenor sax; 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 sax; Woody Herman, alto sax, clarinet, conductor; Dick Hafer, Bill Perkins, Kenny Pinson, tenor sax; Sam Staff, baritone sax; 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 sax; John Lewis, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums.
RCA Victor's 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 sax; 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 sax; Teddy Edwards, tenor sax; 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 sax; Art Drellinger, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Stan Webb, baritone sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Dick Hyman, piano; Sandy Block, bass; Charlie Smith, drums.
Dumont TV Studios, NYC, February 24, 1952
Hot HousePhoenix Jazz LP 12
* Phoenix Jazz LP 12   Charlie Parker - New Bird, Vol. 2

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; Flip Phillips, Hank Ross, tenor sax; Danny Bank, baritone sax; 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 sax; 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

The Harry Babasin All Stars

Chet Baker, trumpet; Sonny Criss, Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano #1,2,4; Russ Freeman, piano #3; Harry Babasin, bass, leader; Lawrence Marable, drums.
"Trade Winds", Inglewood, CA, June 16, 1952
1.The SquirrelJazz Chronicles JCS-102
2.Irresistible You (as They Didn't Believe Me)-
3.Indiana / Donna Lee (as Indiana)-
4.Liza-
* Jazz Chronicles JCS-102   Harry Babasin, Sonny Criss, Chet Baker, Charlie Parker, Al Haig, Laurance Marable - Inglewood Jam 6-16-52
= Jazz Showcase 5007   Charlie Parker, Chet Baker, Sonny Criss - On The Coast
= Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-407, FSR-CD 359   Charlie Parker, Chet Baker - Bird And Chet - Inglewood Jam - Live At The Trade Winds 16 June 1952

Norman Granz' Jam Session

Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Parker, alto sax; Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Barney Kessel, guitar; Ray Brown, bass; J.C. Heard, drums.
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; 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 sax; Milt Jackson, vibes; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Bill Wellington, tenor sax; 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 sax; Hank Jones, piano; Teddy Kotick, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Fulton Recording, NYC, December 30, 1952
1118-3The Song Is You (as 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 sax; 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 About Midnight-
* Prestige PRLP 7044; Original Jazz Classics OJC-071, OJCCD-071-2   Miles Davis - Collectors' Items
= Prestige PR 24022   Miles Davis - Collector's Items
* Prestige PR 7822   Miles Davis - Miles Ahead

Charlie Parker Sextet

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

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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, QC, Canada, February 7, 1953
1.OrnithologyJazz Showcase 5003; Uptown UP 27.36
2.Cool BluesUptown UP 27.36
3.Moose The Mooche-
4.Embraceable YouJazz Showcase 5003; Uptown UP 27.36
5.Now's The TimeUptown UP 27.36
* Jazz Showcase 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 sax; Harry Johnson, tenor sax; 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 sax; Ben Lary, Jim Parker, Angelo Tompros, tenor sax; Jack Nimitz, baritone sax; 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 sax; Jack Holliday, piano; Mert Oliver, bass; Max Roach, drums.
"Howard Theater", Washington, DC, March 8, 1953
Cool BluesVGM Records VGM 0009
Out Of Nowhere-
Ornithology-
Anthropology-
* VGM Records VGM 0009   Charlie Parker - Yardbird-DC-53

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; Zoot Sims, tenor sax; Bill Shanahan, piano; Charlie Byrd, guitar; Mert Oliver, bass; Don Lamond, drums; unknown, percussion.
NYC, April, 1953
Scrapple From The AppleVGM Records VGM 0009
Out Of Nowhere / Now's The Time-
* VGM Records VGM 0009   Charlie Parker - Yardbird-DC-53

Charlie Parker Quintet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums.
"Massey Hall", Toronto, ON, 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-
Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Charlie Parker as Charlie Chan, alto sax; Bud Powell, piano; Charles Mingus, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Allen's Alley (as Wee) (undubbed version)Debut 12DCD-4402-2
Allen's Alley (as 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; 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; Swing (F) M 33318   The Quintet Of The Year - Jazz At Massey Hall, Vol. 3
* Debut (D) DEP 31   'Charlie Chan' In Jazz At Massey Hall, Volume 1
* Debut (D) DEP 32   'Charlie Chan' In Jazz At Massey Hall, Volume 2
* Debut (D) DEP 33   'Charlie Chan' In Jazz At Massey Hall, Volume 3
* Debut (D) DEP 34   'Charlie Chan' In Jazz At Massey Hall, Volume 4

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; 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 sax; 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, 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 sax; 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 ST-CD-10
Cheryl-
Lullaby Of BirdlandStash ST-CD-10
* ESP-Disk' ESP 3023, ESPCD 3023   Bud Powell - Summer Broadcasts 1953
* Stash ST-CD-10   Charlie Parker - The Bird You Never Heard

Charlie Parker Quartet

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

Charlie Parker Quartet

Charlie Parker, alto sax; Al Haig, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Max Roach, drums.
Fulton Recording, 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 (alternate 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 sax; 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 sax; Jimmy Rowles, piano; Carson Smith, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
"University Of Oregon", OR, November 5, 1953
OrnithologyStash ST-CD-10
Barbados-
Cool Blues-
* Stash ST-CD-10   Charlie Parker - The Bird You Never Heard

Charlie Parker Quintet

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

Tony Fruscella Quintet

Tony Fruscella, trumpet; Davey Schildkraut or Charlie Parker, alto sax; 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 sax; Bud Powell, piano; and others.
probably NYC, 1953?
'Round Midnightunissued

1954

Charlie Parker Quintet

Herbie Williams, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Rollins Griffith, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Marquis Foster, drums.
WCOP radio broadcast, "Hi-Hat Club", Boston, MA, January 18, 1954
OrnithologyStash ST-CD-10; Uptown UPCD 27.42
Out Of Nowhere-
Cool Blues-
My Funny Valentine (mistitled as Scrapple From The Apple)-
* Stash ST-CD-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 sax; Jay Migliori, tenor sax; 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 sax; Rollins Griffith, piano; Jimmy Woode, bass; Marquis Foster, drums.
WCOP radio broadcast, "Hi-Hat Club", Boston, MA, January 24, 1954
Cool BluesPhoenix Jazz LP 12
My Little Suede Shoes-
Ornithology-
Out Of Nowhere / Jumpin' With Symphony Sid-
* Phoenix Jazz 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 sax; Mike Cicchetti, Bill Perkins, tenor sax; Tony Ferina, baritone sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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 sax; 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