Charlie Parker for Lovers

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All Music Guide - Campbell
As part of Verve's For Lovers series, the genius alto saxophonist Charlie Parker is spotlighted on 11 tracks recorded between 1949 and 1954. This romantic set of standards aptly highlights Bird's melancholic flight, especially on the seven tracks from Charlie Parker with Strings: "Easy to Love," "I Didn't Know What Time It Was," "Laura," "Everything Happens to Me," "Summertime," "Autumn in New York," and "Out of Nowhere." Some of Bird's sidemen on these sessions include John Lewis, Red Rodney, Hank Jones, Buddy Rich, Kenny Clarke, Walter Bishop, Jr., and Ray Brown, not to mention a full string section. While this compilation contains timeless performances, it only represents a...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
As part of Verve's For Lovers series, the genius alto saxophonist Charlie Parker is spotlighted on 11 tracks recorded between 1949 and 1954. This romantic set of standards aptly highlights Bird's melancholic flight, especially on the seven tracks from Charlie Parker with Strings: "Easy to Love," "I Didn't Know What Time It Was," "Laura," "Everything Happens to Me," "Summertime," "Autumn in New York," and "Out of Nowhere." Some of Bird's sidemen on these sessions include John Lewis, Red Rodney, Hank Jones, Buddy Rich, Kenny Clarke, Walter Bishop, Jr., and Ray Brown, not to mention a full string section. While this compilation contains timeless performances, it only represents a miniscule portion of Charlie Parker's panoramic legacy.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/1/2006
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 602498892985
  • Catalog Number: 000605702
  • Sales rank: 105,302

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charlie Parker Primary Artist, Alto Saxophone
Billy Bauer Guitar
Walter Bishop Jr. Piano
Will Bradley Trombone
Hank Jones Piano
Buddy Rich Drums
Red Rodney Trumpet
Bob Haggart Bass
Bernie Leighton Piano
Lou Stein Piano
Stan Freeman Piano
Don Lamond Drums
Mitch Miller Oboe
Luis Miranda Conga
Stan Webb Baritone Saxophone
Teddy Kotick Bass
Al Porcino Trumpet
Verlye Mills Harp
Maurice Brown Cello
Ray Brown Bass
Kenny Clarke Drums
Art Drelinger Woodwind
Chris Griffin Trumpet
Roy Haynes Drums
Max Hollander Violin
Isadore Zir Viola
Jose Mangual Bongos
Nuncio "Toots" Mondello Alto Saxophone
Bernie Privin Trumpet
Samuel Rand Violin
Art Ryerson Guitar
Joseph Singer French Horn
Jack Zayde Violin
Howard Kay Violin
Milton Lomask Violin
Zelly Smirnoff Violin
Eddie Brown Oboe
Jimmy Carroll Conductor
Murray Williams Alto Saxophone
Joe Lipman Conductor
Frank Brieff Viola
Bronislaw Gimpel Violin
Myor Rosen Harp
Sam Caplan Violin, Concert Master
John Richard Lewis Piano
The Bill Harris Quintet Trombone
Frank Miller Cello
Technical Credits
Jimmy McHugh Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Vernon Duke Composer
Julio Gutierrez Composer
Dorothy Fields Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Johnny Green Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Cole Porter Composer
David Raksin Composer
Roger "Ram" Ramirez Composer
Al Young Liner Notes
Jimmy Sherman Composer
Bob Irwin Mastering
Jimmy Carroll Arranger
Joe Lipman Arranger
Hollis King Art Direction
DuBose Heyward Composer
Jayme Pieruzzi Mastering
Clayton Junior Illustrations
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