The Genius of Charlie Parker [Savoy 2 CD]

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All Music Guide - Campbell
This special edition of The Genius of Charlie Parker was released in commemoration of the alto saxophonist's stint with the Savoy and Dial labels in the '40s, some 60 years prior. The studio sessions were issued under Parker's name with the exceptions of the Tiny Grimes Quintette "Tiny's Tempo," 1944, the Dizzy Gillespie All Star Quintet "Shaw 'Nuff," 1945, and the Miles Davis All Stars "Sippin' at Bell's," 1947. While the studio sessions are marked by jaw-dropping ensemble interplay, the radio broadcasts, taken from live dates at the Royal Roost in New York in 1948 and 1949, show off distinctive, spontaneous brilliance, not only from Bird but from his cohorts as well. While ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
This special edition of The Genius of Charlie Parker was released in commemoration of the alto saxophonist's stint with the Savoy and Dial labels in the '40s, some 60 years prior. The studio sessions were issued under Parker's name with the exceptions of the Tiny Grimes Quintette "Tiny's Tempo," 1944, the Dizzy Gillespie All Star Quintet "Shaw 'Nuff," 1945, and the Miles Davis All Stars "Sippin' at Bell's," 1947. While the studio sessions are marked by jaw-dropping ensemble interplay, the radio broadcasts, taken from live dates at the Royal Roost in New York in 1948 and 1949, show off distinctive, spontaneous brilliance, not only from Bird but from his cohorts as well. While the live broadcast recordings are a bit muddy, the state-of-the-art transfers from acetates and tape masters do brighten up these recommended, early bop sessions.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/8/2005
  • Label: Savoy Jazz
  • UPC: 795041749222
  • Catalog Number: 17492
  • Sales rank: 56,310

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 52nd Street Theme - Charlie Parker Quintet (5:23)
  2. 2 Tiny's Tempo - Tiny Grimes 5tet (2:55)
  3. 3 Shaw 'Nuff (3:03)
  4. 4 Hot House - Charlie Parker Quintet (4:26)
  5. 5 Billie's Bounce (3:09)
  6. 6 Now's the Time (3:17)
  7. 7 Koko (2:56)
  8. 8 Anthropology - Charlie Parker Septet (5:17)
  9. 9 Yardbird Suite (2:55)
  10. 10 Ornithology (3:02)
  11. 11 A Night in Tunisia - Charlie Parker Septet (3:05)
  12. 12 Chasin' the Bird - Charlie Parker Quintet (4:27)
  13. 13 Relaxin' at Camarillo (3:02)
  14. 14 Cheers (3:00)
  15. 15 Cheryl - Charlie Parker Septet (3:49)
  16. 16 Buzzy - Charlie Parker's All Stars (2:32)
  17. 17 Sippin' at Bell's - Miles Davis All-Stars (2:23)
  18. 18 Little Willie Leaps - Charlie Parker Quintet (3:52)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Dexterity (2:59)
  2. 2 The Hymn (2:28)
  3. 3 Bird of Paradise (3:11)
  4. 4 Embraceable You - Charlie Parker Quintet (3:42)
  5. 5 East of the Sun (And West of the Moon) - Charlie Parker Quintet (4:39)
  6. 6 Scrapple from the Apple (2:56)
  7. 7 Out of Nowhere - Charlie Parker Quintet (3:49)
  8. 8 Quasimado (2:59)
  9. 9 Crazeology - Charlie Parker Sextet (3:03)
  10. 10 Bird Gets the Worm - Charlie Parker's All Stars (2:37)
  11. 11 Barbados - Charlie Parker Quintet (3:52)
  12. 12 Au-Leu-Cha (2:55)
  13. 13 Constellation (2:29)
  14. 14 Parker's Mood - Charlie Parker's All Stars (3:25)
  15. 15 Perhaps (2:34)
  16. 16 Steeplechase - Charlie Parker's All Stars (3:06)
  17. 17 Salt Peanuts - Charlie Parker Quintet (3:44)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charlie Parker Primary Artist, Alto Saxophone
Tadd Dameron Piano
Miles Davis Trumpet
Kenny Dorham Trumpet
Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet
Wardell Gray Tenor Saxophone
Tiny Grimes Guitar
Al Haig Piano
Milt Jackson Vibes
Duke Jordan Piano
Barney Kessel Guitar
John Lewis Piano
Bud Powell Piano
Max Roach Drums
Lucky Thompson Trombone
Tommy Potter Bass
Don Lamond Drums
Howard McGhee Trumpet
Nelson Boyd Bass
Jimmy Butts Bass
Red Callender Bass
Big Sid Catlett Drums
Joe Harris Drums
Clyde Hart Piano
Dodo Marmarosa Tenor Saxophone
Roy Porter Drums
Curly Russell Bass
Argonne Thornton Piano
Harold "Doc" West Drums
Arv Garrison Guitar
Vic McMillan Bass
John Richard Lewis Piano
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Tadd Dameron Composer
Miles Davis Composer
Dizzy Gillespie Composer
Loren Schoenberg Liner Notes, Annotation
Dick Katz Liner Notes, Annotation
Bill Kirchner Liner Notes, Annotation
Howard McGhee Composer
Buck Ram Producer
Kenny Clarke Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Johnny Green Composer
Benny Harris Composer
Doug Hawkins Engineer
Edward Heyman Composer
Ben Jordan Engineer
Orrin Keepnews Liner Notes, Annotation
Thelonious Monk Composer
Dan Morgenstern Liner Notes, Annotation
Frank Paparelli Composer
Charlie Parker Composer
Teddy Reig Producer, Audio Production
Ross Russell Producer, Audio Production
J.J. Stelmach Art Direction
Brooks Bowman Composer
Paul Reid III Engineer, Mastering
Lloyd "Tiny" Grimes Composer
Jim Syracusa Engineer
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