Charlie Parker [2-fer]

Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker 2 fer
  • CAT # PRCD-24009-25

    1. 52nd Street Theme 2:19
    2. Shaw 'Nuff 1:33
    3. Out Of Nowhere 3:05
    4. Hot House 2:14
    5. This Time The Dream's On Me 2:21
    6. A Night In Tunisia 3:29
    7. My Old Flame 3:23
    8. 52nd Street Theme 1:05
    9. The Way You Look Tonight 4:42
    10. Out Of Nowhere 2:35
    11. Chasin' The Bird 1:47
    12. Dizzy Atmosphere 3:00
    13. How High The Moon 3:37
    14. 52nd Street Theme 1:17
    15. I Didn't Know What Time It Was 2:37
    16. Ornithology 3:28
    17. Embraceable You 2:19
    18. Visa 2:59
    19. I Cover The Waterfront 1:46
    20. Scrapple From The Apple 4:38
    21. Medley: Star Eyes / 52nd Street Theme 3:08
    22. Confirmation 3:16
    23. Out Of Nowhere 2:19
    24. Hot House 3:48
    25. What's New? 2:45
    26. Now's The Time 4:18
    27. Medley: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / 52nd Street Theme 4:50

The leading figure in the early revolution of modern jazz, Charles Parker, is featured on these performances with two now-legendary trumpet players each of whom was closely associated with him, Miles Davis and Red Rodney. The program of the album consists of some of the best known literature of the bop era as well as a number of standard ballads particularly attractive to these musicians.

*#1-14 originally released on Bird on 52nd Street (Fantasy/Debut 6011); #15-27 as Bird at St. Nick’s (Fantasy/Debut 6012).

**Since maximum playing time of a single CD could not accommodate the entire length of the original double-LP release, “This Time the Dream’s on Me (take 2)” was omitted.

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