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Cole Porter Songbook

The Cole Porter Songbook

by Charlie Parker
Bird takes Porter's songs and extends them to glorious heights. A fine reissue.


Bird takes Porter's songs and extends them to glorious heights. A fine reissue.

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Polygram Records

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Performance Credits

Charlie Parker   Primary Artist,Alto Saxophone
Billy Bauer   Guitar
Freddie Green   Guitar
Bill Harris   Trombone
Johnny Hodges   Alto Saxophone
Barney Kessel   Guitar
Charles Mingus   Bass
Oscar Peterson   Piano
Flip Phillips   Tenor Saxophone
Buddy Rich   Drums
Max Roach   Drums
Art Taylor   Drums
Ben Webster   Tenor Saxophone
Charlie Shavers   Trumpet
Tony Aless   Piano
Bernie Leighton   Piano
Lou McGarity   Trombone
Hal McKusick   Clarinet
Don Lamond   Drums
Luis Miranda   Conga
Teddy Kotick   Bass
Porcino   Trumpet
Danny Bank   Baritone Saxophone
Benny Carter   Alto Saxophone
Walter Bishop   Piano
Albert Block   Flute
Verlye Mills   Harp
Maurice Brown   Cello
Ray Brown   Bass
Junior Collins   French Horn
Gil Evans   Conductor
Roy Haynes   Drums
J.C. Heard   Drums
Isadore Zir   Viola
Jose Mangual   Bongos
Jimmy Maxwell   Trumpet
Bernie Privin   Trumpet
Samuel Rand   Violin
Hank Ross   Tenor Saxophone
Bart Varsalona   Trombone
Howard Kay   Violin
Carl Poole   Trumpet
Zelly Smirnoff   Violin
Harry Terrill   Alto Saxophone
Eddie Brown   Oboe
Murray Williams   Alto Saxophone
Joe Lipman   Conductor
Jerome Darr   Guitar
Manny Thaler   Bassoon
Tommy Mace   Oboe
Sam Caplan   Violin
Harry Meinikoff   Violin

Technical Credits

Dave Lambert   Contributor
Norman Granz   Producer
Gil Evans   Arranger
Gary Giddins   Liner Notes
Richard Seidel   Contributor
Joe Lipman   Arranger
Paul Ramey   Contributor

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