Masters of Jazz, Vol. 2: Bebop's Greatest Hits

Masters of Jazz, Vol. 2: Bebop's Greatest Hits


The second volume of Rhino's Masters of Jazz series concentrates on Bebop's Greatest Hits, drawing together many of the most important songs and performers from the subgenre's formative days. Featuring Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, See more details below


The second volume of Rhino's Masters of Jazz series concentrates on Bebop's Greatest Hits, drawing together many of the most important songs and performers from the subgenre's formative days. Featuring Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Max Roach, Clifford Brown, Dexter Gordon, Bud Powell, and Lester Young among many others, Bebop's Greatest Hits hits all the main bases, making it a good introduction to the genre for neophytes.

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  1. Salt Peanuts
  2. Koko  - Charlie Parker
  3. Allen's Alley  -  52nd Street All Stars
  4. Ornithology  - Charlie Parker
  5. Yardbird Suite  - Charlie Parker
  6. 52nd Street Theme  -  Kenny Clarke & His 52nd Street Boys
  7. Jumpin' With Symphony Sid  - Lester Young
  8. The Chase, Pts. 1 & 2
  9. Antropology
  10. 'Round Midnight  -  Thelonious Monk Quintet
  11. Manteca  -  Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra
  12. Move  -  Miles Davis & His Orchestra
  13. Bouncing With Bud  -  Bud Powell's Modernists
  14. I'm in the Mood for Groovin'  - James Moody
  15. Lullaby of Birdland
  16. Oh-Sho-Be-Do-Be
  17. A Night in Tunisia  -  Quintet
  18. Joy Spring  - Max Roach

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Clifford Brown   Trumpet,Track Performer
Joe Carroll   Vocals
Miles Davis   Trumpet
Kenny Dorham   Trumpet
Allen Eager   Tenor Saxophone
Dizzy Gillespie   Trumpet,Vocals,Track Performer
Dexter Gordon   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Wardell Gray   Tenor Saxophone,Track Performer
Haig   Piano
Wynton Kelly   Piano
Lee Konitz   Alto Saxophone
Harold Land   Tenor Saxophone
John Lewis   Piano
Shelly Manne   Drums
Charles Mingus   Bass
James Moody   Trumpet,Track Performer
Gerry Mulligan   Baritone Saxophone
Fats Navarro   Trumpet
Mary Osborne   Guitar
Cecil Payne   Baritone Saxophone
Bud Powell   Piano
Max Roach   Drums,Track Performer
Sonny Rollins   Tenor Saxophone
George Shearing   Piano,Track Performer
Sonny Stitt   Alto Saxophone
Lucky Thompson   Tenor Saxophone
Claude Thornhill   Piano
Lester Young   Tenor Saxophone
Pete Brown   Alto Saxophone
Dave Burns   Trumpet
Dick Garcia   Guitar
Tommy Potter   Bass
Joe Roland   Vibes
Thore Swanerud   Piano
Coleman Hawkins   Tenor Saxophone
Big Nick Nicholas   Tenor Saxophone
Chano Pozo   Bongos,Conga,Vocals
McKibbon   Bass
Ray Abrams   Tenor Saxophone
Billy Barber   Tuba
Art Blakey   Drums
Jimmy Bunn   Piano
Bill Bushey   Clarinet,Bass Clarinet,Baritone Saxophone
Red Callender   Bass
Big Sid Catlett   Drums
Kenny Clarke   Drums
John Collins   Guitar
Junior Collins   French Horn
Eddie de Verteuill   Baritone Saxophone
Billy Exner   Drums
Mickey Folus   Bass Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Marquis Foster   Drums
Barry Galbraith   Guitar
Joe Gayles   Tenor Saxophone
Billy Graham   Baritone Saxophone
Bill Graham   Baritone Saxophone
Bernie Griggs   Bass
Hall   Bass
Roy Haynes   Drums
Jimmy Jones   Piano
Ted Kelly   Trombone
Allan Langstaff   Trombone
Dodo Marmarosa   Piano
Thelonious Monk   Piano,Track Performer
George Morrow   Bass
Louis Mucci   Trumpet
George Nicholas   Tenor Saxophone
Jack Noren   Drums
Charlie Parker   Alto Saxophone,Track Performer
Danny Polo   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Roy Porter   Drums
Mario Rollo   Clarinet,Bass Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Curly Russell   Bass
Sahib Shihab   Alto Saxophone
Joe Shulman   Bass
Sandy Siegelstein   French Horn
Tak Takvorian   Trombone
Chuck Thompson   Drums
Argonne Thornton   Piano
Walter Welscher   French Horn
Kai Winding   Trombone
Elmon Wright   Trumpet
Eddie Zandy   Trumpet
Bob Paige   Bass
George Taitt   Trumpet
Arv Garrison   Guitar
Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Lammar Wright   Trumpet
Rodney Richardson   Bass
Richie Powell   Piano
Yngve Akerberg   Bass
Fred Lacey   Guitar
Leppe Sundevall   Trumpet
Vic McMillan   Bass
Howard E. Johnson   Alto Saxophone
Lyndell Marshall   Drums
John Brown   Alto Saxophone
Kenny Clarke & His 52nd Street Boys   Track Performer
Jones   Drums
Bill Shepherd   Trombone

Technical Credits

Steve Coleman   Composer
Tadd Dameron   Composer
Miles Davis   Contributor
Gil Fuller   Arranger,Composer
Dizzy Gillespie   Composer,Contributor
Dexter Gordon   Composer
Wardell Gray   Composer
John Lewis   Arranger
James Moody   Composer
Bud Powell   Contributor
George Shearing   Contributor
Claude Thornhill   Arranger,Contributor
Lester Young   Composer
Jimmy McHugh   Composer
Quintet   Contributor
Chano Pozo   Composer
Kenny Clarke   Contributor
Dorothy Fields   Composer
Will Friedwald   Liner Notes
Walter Fuller   Arranger
Bill Graham   Composer
Albert Marx   Producer
Thelonious Monk   Contributor
Frank Paparelli   Composer
Charlie Parker   Contributor
Teddy Reig   Producer
Ross Russell   Producer
Lester Young Quartet   Contributor
Coco Shinomiya   Art Direction
Patrick Milligan   Contributor
52nd Street All Stars   Contributor

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