The Alternative Takes, Vol. 4: 1948-1950

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
The Alternative Takes series is of immense value to consumers of the "French Classics" CD series. These are alternate takes in chronological order of historic jazz and some blues with a strong representation of the swing era. The Alternative Takes, Vol. 4: 1948-1950 contains 24 Charlie Parker tracks on a single disc including "Parker's Mood" three takes, "Perhaps" six, "Marmaduke" seven, "Leap Frog" ten, and "Relaxing With Lee" five. While most of the discs in the Alternative Takes series will appeal to both collectors and those new to jazz, this Parker collection can only be recommended to hardcore aficionados who insist on having every note...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
The Alternative Takes series is of immense value to consumers of the "French Classics" CD series. These are alternate takes in chronological order of historic jazz and some blues with a strong representation of the swing era. The Alternative Takes, Vol. 4: 1948-1950 contains 24 Charlie Parker tracks on a single disc including "Parker's Mood" three takes, "Perhaps" six, "Marmaduke" seven, "Leap Frog" ten, and "Relaxing With Lee" five. While most of the discs in the Alternative Takes series will appeal to both collectors and those new to jazz, this Parker collection can only be recommended to hardcore aficionados who insist on having every note played by Bird.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/23/2002
  • Label: Neatwork
  • EAN: 9120006940375
  • Catalog Number: 2037

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Parker's Mood (3:27)
  2. 2 Parker's Mood (2:15)
  3. 3 Parker's Mood (2:15)
  4. 4 Perhaps (2:35)
  5. 5 Perhaps (0:28)
  6. 6 Perhaps (2:12)
  7. 7 Perhaps (0:40)
  8. 8 Perhaps (2:21)
  9. 9 Perhaps (2:06)
  10. 10 Marmaduke (1:16)
  11. 11 Marmaduke (2:54)
  12. 12 Marmaduke (1:02)
  13. 13 Marmaduke (3:09)
  14. 14 Marmaduke (0:46)
  15. 15 Marmaduke (1:03)
  16. 16 Marmaduke (3:03)
  17. 17 Merry-Go-Round (2:21)
  18. 18 No Noise, Pt. 2 (2:58)
  19. 19 An Oscar for Treadwell (3:24)
  20. 20 Mohawk (3:51)
  21. 21 My Melancholy Baby (3:19)
  22. 22 My Melancholy Baby (0:08)
  23. 23 Leap Frog (0:29)
  24. 24 Leap Frog (0:19)
  25. 25 Leap Frog (0:42)
  26. 26 Leap Frog (0:19)
  27. 27 Leap Frog (2:36)
  28. 28 Leap Frog (0:25)
  29. 29 Leap Frog (0:16)
  30. 30 Leap Frog (2:05)
  31. 31 Leap Frog (2:09)
  32. 32 Leap Frog (0:46)
  33. 33 Relaxin' With Lee (0:36)
  34. 34 Relaxin' With Lee (1:09)
  35. 35 Relaxin' With Lee (0:10)
  36. 36 Relaxin' With Lee (3:59)
  37. 37 Relaxin' With Lee (0:29)
  38. 38 Laura (3:01)
  39. 39 I'm in the Mood for Love (3:32)
  40. 40 I'll Remember April (0:11)
  41. 41 I'll Remember April (3:09)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charlie Parker Primary Artist, Alto Saxophone
Machito Maracas
Miles Davis Trumpet
Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet
Buddy Rich Drums
Max Roach Drums
Bernie Leighton Piano
Luis Miranda Conga
Mario Bauzá Trumpet
Verlye Mills Harp
Maurice Brown Cello
Ray Brown Bass
Isadore Zir Viola
Jose Madera Tenor Saxophone
Jose Mangual Bongos
Harry Melnikoff Violin
Thelonious Monk Piano
Ubaldo Nieto Timbales
Samuel Rand Violin
Roberto Rodriguez Bass
Curly Russell Bass
Joseph Singer French Horn
Fred Skerritt Alto Saxophone
Leslie Johnakins Baritone Saxophone
Zelly Smirnoff Violin
Joe Lipman Conductor
Bobby Woodlen Trumpet
Sam Caplan Violin
Rene Fernandez Piano
John Richard Lewis Piano
Gene Johnson Alto Saxophone
Technical Credits
Joe Lipman Arranger
Gerhard Wessely Remastering
K.H. Rosenzopf Cover Art
Riki Parth Producer
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