Bird in Time: 1940-1947 (ESP-Disk 4050)

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Title: Bird in Time: 1940-1947
Label: ESP-Disk 4050
Number of Tracks: 106
Details: Unknown 1940; August 9, 1940; November 30, 1940; Unknown 1942; February 13, 1942; September 1943; February 15, 1943 (a); February 15, 1943 (b); June 1943; January 4, 1945; February 12, 1945; May 30, 1945; February 4, 1946; December 10, 1945; January 24, 1946; February 5, 1946; April 1946 (c); July 29, 1946; February 1, 1947; February 19, 1947; March 9, 1947; September 13, 1947; September 20, 1947; November 8, 1947; May 1, 1950; February 1954

Note: Only tracks on which Parker is present (236:54) are displayed below.

Disc 1
1 Charlie Parker interview [May 1, 1950] 8:40
2 Honeysuckle Rose - Body and Soul [Unkn 1940] 3:05
3 Walkin' and Swingin' (M.L. Williams) [Aug 9, 1940] 3:38
4 I Found a New Baby (J. Palmer-S. Williams) [Nov 30, 1940] 3:00
5 Body and Soul (J.W. Green-E. Heyman-R. Sour-F. Eyton) [Nov 30, 1940] 2:52
6 Moten Swing (B. Moten) [Nov 30, 1940] 2:49
7 Coquette (C. Lombardo-J. Green-G. Kahn) [Nov 30, 1940] 3:11
8 Lady Be Good (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [Nov 30, 1940] 2:57
9 Wichita Blues (C. Parker-J. McShann) [Nov 30, 1940] 3:11
10 Honeysuckle Rose (A. Razaf-F. Waller) [Nov 30, 1940] 2:59
11 Cherokee (R. Noble) [Unkn 1942] 2:50
12 St. Louis Mood (J. McShann) [Feb 13, 1942] 4:42
13 I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) (D. Ellington-P. Webster) [Feb 13, 1942] 4:00
14 I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles (J.W. Kellette-J. Kenbrovin) [Feb 13, 1942] 4:03
15 Hootie Blues (C. Parker-J. McShann) [Feb 13, 1942] 4:36
16 Swingmatism (W.J. Scott-J. McShann) [Feb 13, 1942] 4:02
17 Love Don't Get You Nothing But the Blues (Unknown) [Feb 13, 1942] 0:29
18 Cherokee (R. Noble) [Sep 1943] 3:10
19 My Heart Tells Me (Should I Believe My Heart?) (M. Gordon-H. Warren) [Sep 1943] 3:18
20 I Found a New Baby (J. Palmer-S. Williams) [Sep 1943] 3:31
21 Body and Soul (J.W. Green-E. Heyman-R. Sour-F. Eyton) [Sep 1943] 1:39

Disc 2
1 Sweet Georgia Brown (B. Bernie-M. Pinkard-K. Casey) [Feb 15, 1943 (a)] 2:39
2 Three Guesses (J. Mercer-P. Charig) [I Got Rhythm] [Feb 15, 1943 (b)] 4:14
3 Boogie Woogie (Unknown) [Feb 15, 1943 (b)] 3:37
4 Shoe Shine Boy (S. Cahn-S. Chaplin) [Feb 15, 1943 (b)] 4:14
5 Body and Soul (J.W. Green-E. Heyman-R. Sour-F. Eyton) [Feb 15, 1943 (b)] 1:52
6 Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [Jun 1943] 2:41
7 Charlie Parker interview [May 1, 1950] 0:49
8 That's the Blues (D. Gillespie) [Jan 4, 1945] 3:13
9 Charlie Parker interview [May 1, 1950] 0:40
10 Dream of You (E.P. Moran-S. Oliver-J. Lunceford) [Jan 4, 1945] 2:55
11 Seventh Avenue (G. Powell-I. Higgenbotham) [Jan 4, 1945] 2:56
12 Charlie Parker interview [Feb 1954] 0:47
13 Charlie Parker interview [May 1, 1950] 0:14
14 'Round Midnight (B. Hanighen-C. Williams-T. Monk) [Feb 12, 1945] 0:20
15 Seven Eleven (Unknown) [Feb 12, 1945] 3:10
16 Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me (B. Russell-D. Ellington) [Feb 12, 1945] 4:07
17 Don't Blame Me (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [Feb 12, 1945] 3:58
18 Perdido (J. Tizol) [Feb 12, 1945] 4:06
19 Nightcap (Unknown) [Feb 12, 1945] 4:57
20 Saturday Night is the Loneliest Night of the Week (S. Cahn-J. Styne) [Feb 12, 1945] 3:20
21 Introduction [Feb 12, 1945] 0:04
22 Floogie Boo (C. Williams) [Feb 12, 1945] 3:52
23 Introduction [Feb 12, 1945] 0:20
24 St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy) [Feb 12, 1945] 1:53
25 Sweet Georgia Brown (B. Bernie-M. Pinkard-K. Casey) [May 30, 1945] 3:20
26 Lover Come Back to Me (S. Romberg-O. Hammerstein) [Feb 4, 1946] 3:29

Disc 3
1 Introduction [Dec 10, 1945] 1:20
2 Shaw 'Nuff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Dec 10, 1945] 4:11
3 Introduction [Dec 10, 1945] 0:23
4 Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [Dec 10, 1945] 5:39
5 Introduction [Dec 10, 1945] 0:25
6 Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Dec 10, 1945] 4:25
7 Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) [Jan 24, 1946] 2:05
8 Diggin' Diz (G. Handy) [Feb 5, 1946] 2:52
9 Introduction [Apr 1946 (c)] 1:21
10 Tea for Two (V. Youmans-I. Caesar) [Apr 1946 (c)] 2:46
11 Body and Soul (J.W. Green-E. Heyman-R. Sour-F. Eyton) [Apr 1946 (c)] 2:39
12 Cherokee (R. Noble) [Apr 1946 (c)] 3:04
13 Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman) [Jul 29, 1946] 3:21
14 Max is Makin' Wax [Jul 29, 1946] 2:32
15 The Gypsy (B. Reid) [Jul 29, 1946] 3:04
16 Bebop (D. Gillespie) [Jul 29, 1946] 2:55
17 Lullaby in Rhythm (B. Goodman-E. Sampson) [part 1] [Feb 1, 1947] 1:30
18 Lullaby in Rhythm (B. Goodman-E. Sampson) [part 2] [Feb 1, 1947] 1:32
19 Home Cookin' I (Unknown) [Lullaby at Kopely's] [Feb 1, 1947] 2:22
20 Home Cookin' II (Unknown) [E-flat Rhythm] [Feb 1, 1947] 2:05
21 Home Cookin' III (Unknown) [Kopely Rhythm] [Feb 1, 1947] 1:45

Disc 4
1 This is Always (M. Gordon-H. Warren) [take 3] [Feb 19, 1947] 3:11
2 Dark Shadows (S. Henry) [take 1] [Feb 19, 1947] 4:03
3 Dee Dee's Dance (Unknown) [Mar 9, 1947] 3:50
4 Ko Ko (C. Parker) [with intro] [Sep 13, 1947] 1:13
5 Hot House (T. Dameron) [Sep 13, 1947] 5:13
6 Fine and Dandy (P. James-K. Swift) [Sep 13, 1947] 3:24
7 Ko Ko (C. Parker) [with intro] [Sep 20, 1947] 1:09
8 On the Sunny Side of the Street (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [Sep 20, 1947] 3:25
9 How Deep is the Ocean? (I. Berlin) [Sep 20, 1947] 3:01
10 Tiger Rag (N. LaRocca) [Sep 20, 1947] 3:48
11 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) [Sep 20, 1947] 0:49
12 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) [Nov 8, 1947] 2:17
13 Donna Lee (M. Davis) [Nov 8, 1947] 2:25
14 Ko-Ko - Anthropology [Nov 8, 1947] 6:21


Unknown 1940
Charlie Parker (as)

August 9, 1940
Charlie Parker (as); Bernard "Buddy" Anderson (tpt); Orville "Piggy" Minor (tpt); Bob Gould (tb); John Jackson (as); Bob Mabane (ts); Jay McShann (p); Gene Ramey (b); Gus Johnson (d)

November 30, 1940
Charlie Parker (as); Bernard "Buddy" Anderson (tpt); Orville "Piggy" Minor (tpt); Bob Gould (tb, vln); William J. Scott (ts); Bob Mabane (ts); Jay McShann (p); Gene Ramey (b); Gus Johnson (d)

Unknown 1942
Charlie Parker (as); Vic Coulsen (tpt); George Treadwell (tpt); Unknown (ts, as); Unknown (g); Allan Tinney (p); Ebenezer Paul (b); "Little" Phil Phillips (d)

February 13, 1942
Charlie Parker (as); Bernard "Buddy" Anderson (tpt); Orville "Piggy" Minor (tpt); Bob Merrill (tpt); Lawrence "Frog" Anderson (tb); Joe Taswell Baird (tb); John Jackson (as); Fred Culliver (ts); Bob Mabane (ts); James Coe (bs); Jay McShann (p); Leonard "Lucky" Enois (g); Gene Ramey (b); Harold "Doc" West (d); Walter Brown (voc); Al Hibbler (voc); Bill Abernhathy (ann)

February 15, 1943 (a)
Charlie Parker (ts); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Oscar Pettiford (b)

February 15, 1943 (b)
Charlie Parker (ts); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Billy Eckstine (tpt); Shorty McConnell (tpt); Benny Harris (tpt); Goon Gardner (ts); Hurley Ramey (g); Oscar Pettiford (b); Unknown (d); Bob Redcross (brushes)

June 1943
Charlie Parker (as, ts)

September 1943
Charlie Parker (as); Efferge Ware (g); "Little" Phil Phillips (d)

January 4, 1945
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Don Byas (ts); James "Trummy" Young (tb, voc); Clyde Hart (p); Mike Bryan (g); Al Hall (b); Gordon "Specs" Powell (d); Henry "Rubberlegs" Williams (voc)

February 12, 1945
Charlie Parker (as); Harry Johnson (tpt); Emmit Perry (tpt); George Treadwell (tpt); Charles "Cootie" Williams (tpt); Eddie Bert (tb); Bob Horton (tb); Frank Powell (as); Lee Pope (ts); Sam Taylor (ts); Eddie De Verteuil (bs); Arnold Jarvis (p); Leroy Kirkland (g); Carl Pruitt (b); Sylvester Paine (d); Tony Warren (voc)

May 30, 1945
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Don Byas (ts); Al Haig (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Stan Levey (d)

December 10, 1945
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Milt Jackson (vb); Al Haig (p); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (d); Mannie Klein (tpt); Red Mack (tpt); Raven Mandell (tpt); Teddy Buckner (tpt); George Washington (tb); Carl Loeffler (tb); Janu Tizol (tb); Willie Smith (as); Les Robinson (as); Corky Corcoran (ts); Jack McVea (ts); Floyd Turnham (bs); Milt Laskin (p); Allan Reuss (g); Van Clark (b); Ray Hagan (d); Jimmy Mundy (cond, arr); Kay Starr (voc); Frankie "Sugar Chile" Robinson (p, voc); Harry "The Hipster" Gibson (p, voc); Ernie "Bubbles" Whitman (ann); Vernon Smith (ann)

January 24, 1946
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Eli "Lucky" Thompson (ts); Milt Jackson (vb); Al Haig (p); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (d)

February 4, 1946
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Unknown (p); George "Red" Callender (b); Harold "Doc" West (d)

February 5, 1946
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Eli "Lucky" Thompson (ts); George Handy (p); Arvin Garrison (g); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (d)

April 1946 (c)
Charlie Parker (as); Willie Smith (as); Benny Carter (as, tpt); Nat "King" Cole (p); Oscar Moore (g); Johnny Miller (b); Buddy Rich (d); Miles Davis (tpt); Fred Trainer (tpt); Calvin Strickland (tpt); Walter Williams (tpt); Ira Pettiford (tpt); Candy Ross (tb); Johnny Morris (tb); Al Grey (tb); Charley Johnson (tb); Bob Graettinger (as); Joe Epps (as); Harold Clark (ts); Hubert "Bumps" Myers (ts); Willard Brown (ts); James Cannady (g); Sonny White (p); Thomas Moultrie (b); Percy Brice (d); Ernie "Bubbles" Whitman (ann)

July 29, 1946
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tpt); Jimmy Bunn (p); Bob Kesterson (b); Roy Porter (d)

February 1, 1947
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tpt); Melvin Broiles (tpt); Harold "Shorty" Rogers (tpt); Russ Freeman (p); Arnold Fishkind (b); Jimmy Pratt (d)

February 19, 1947
Charlie Parker (as); Erroll Garner (p); George "Red" Callender (b); Harold "Doc" West (d); Earl Coleman (voc)

March 9, 1947
Charlie Parker (as); Howard McGhee (tpt); Hampton Hawes (p); Addison Farmer (b); Roy Porter (d)

September 13, 1947
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); John La Porta (cl); Lennie Tristano (p); Billy Bauer (g); Ray Brown (b); Max Roach (d); Bruce Elliott (ann); Barry Ulanov (ann)

September 20, 1947
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); John La Porta (cl); Lennie Tristano (p); Billy Bauer (g); Ray Brown (b); Max Roach (d); Carl Caruso (ann)

November 8, 1947
Charlie Parker (as); Theodore "Fats" Navarro (tpt); John La Porta (cl); Allen Eager (ts); Lennie Tristano (p); Billy Bauer (g); Tommy Potter (b); Buddy Rich (d); Bruce Elliott (ann); Barry Ulanov (ann)

May 1, 1950
Charlie Parker (as); Marshall Stearns (interviewer); John Maher (interviewer)

February 1954
Charlie Parker (as); Paul Desmond (interviewer); John McLellan (interviewer)

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