Complete Live at Birdland May 17, 1950 (Rare Live Recordings RLR 88647)

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Title: Complete Live at Birdland May 17, 1950
Label: Rare Live Recordings RLR 88647
Number of Tracks: 32
Details: May 17, 1950; February 14, 1950; June 1953 (a)

Note: Only tracks on which Parker is present (145:54) are displayed below.

Disc 1
1 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) [May 17, 1950] 1:46
2 Wahoo (T. Dameron) [May 17, 1950] 6:53
3 'Round Midnight (B. Hanighen-C. Williams-T. Monk) [May 17, 1950] 5:21
4 This Time the Dream's on Me (H. Arlen-J. Mercer) [May 17, 1950] 6:29
5 Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [May 17, 1950] 7:18
6 A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [May 17, 1950] 5:39
7 Move - 52nd Street Theme [May 17, 1950] 6:54
8 The Street Beat (C. Thompson) [May 17, 1950] 9:29
9 Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J.W. Green) [May 17, 1950] 6:25
10 Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [May 17, 1950] 8:12
11 I'll Remember April - 52nd Street Theme [May 17, 1950] 9:41

Disc 2
1 Little Willie Leaps - 52nd Street Theme [May 17, 1950] 5:59
2 Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [May 17, 1950] 6:21
3 Cool Blues (C. Parker) [May 17, 1950] 7:03
4 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) [May 17, 1950] 2:15
5 Hot House (T. Dameron) [Feb 14, 1950] 3:35
6 Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J.W. Green) [Feb 14, 1950] 2:32
7 Visa - 52nd Street Theme [Feb 14, 1950] 3:20
8 Anthropology - Wee [Feb 14, 1950] 4:23
9 What's New? (J. Burke-B. Haggart) [Feb 14, 1950] 2:34
10 Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [Feb 14, 1950] 2:41
11 Yesterdays - 52nd Street Theme [Feb 14, 1950] 2:12
12 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) [Feb 14, 1950] 1:02
13 Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Feb 14, 1950] 3:44
14 Wahoo (T. Dameron) [Feb 14, 1950] 4:17
15 I Can't Get Started (V. Duke-I. Gershwin) [Feb 14, 1950] 1:30
16 Wee (D. Best) [Feb 14, 1950] 3:42
17 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) [Feb 14, 1950] 1:05
18 Slow Boat to China (F. Loesser) [Feb 14, 1950] 3:36
19 A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [Feb 14, 1950] 2:49
20 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) [Feb 14, 1950] 1:35
21 Dance of the Infidels (B. Powell) [Jun 1953 (a)] 5:32


February 14, 1950
Charlie Parker (as); Red Rodney [Robert Chudnick] (tpt); J.J. Johnson (tb); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Roy Haynes (d)

May 17, 1950
Charlie Parker (as); Theodore "Fats" Navarro (tpt); Earl "Bud" Powell (p); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Tommy Potter (b); Art Blakey (d); Roy Haynes (d); "Little" Jimmy Scott (voc)

June 1953 (a)
Charlie Parker (as); Earl "Bud" Powell (p); Charles Mingus (b); Arthur Taylor (d)

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