Charlie Parker with Strings: Deluxe Edition (Verve B0022596)

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Title: Charlie Parker with Strings: Deluxe Edition
Label: Verve B0022596
Number of Tracks: 43
Details: December 1947 (c); November 30, 1949; July 5, 1950; September 16, 1950; January 22, 1952

Note: Only tracks on which Parker is present (140:36) are displayed below.

Disc 1
1 Just Friends (J. Klenner-S. Lewis) [take 5] [Nov 30, 1949] 3:28
2 Everything Happens to Me (M. Dennis-T. Adair) [take 3] [Nov 30, 1949] 3:14
3 April in Paris (V. Duke-E.Y. Harburg) [take 3] [Nov 30, 1949] 3:04
4 If I Should Lose You (L. Robin-R. Rainger) [take 3] [Nov 30, 1949] 2:44
5 Summertime (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin-D. Heyward) [take 2] [Nov 30, 1949] 2:44
6 I Didn't Know What Time It Was (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) [take 2] [Nov 30, 1949] 3:11
7 Dancing in the Dark (H. Dietz-A. Schwartz) [take 5] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:18
8 Laura (D. Raskin-J. Mercer) [take 2] [Jul 5, 1950] 2:56
9 They Can't Take That Away from Me (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 2] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:16
10 Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J.W. Green) [take 2] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:05
11 East of the Sun (And West of the Moon) (B. Bowman) [take 4] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:37
12 Easy to Love (C. Porter) [take 4] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:28
13 I'm in the Mood for Love (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [take 2] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:32
14 I'll Remember April (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) [take 3] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:08
15 Temptation (A. Freed-N.H. Brown) [take 2] [Jan 22, 1952] 3:29
16 Autumn in New York (V. Duke) [take 4] [Jan 22, 1952] 3:27
17 Lover (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) [take 3] [Jan 22, 1952] 3:05
18 Stella by Starlight (N. Washington-V. Young) [take 4] [Jan 22, 1952] 2:55
19 Repetition (N. Hefti) [Dec 1947 (c)] 2:56
20 What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter) [Sep 16, 1950] 2:54
21 April in Paris (V. Duke-E.Y. Harburg) [Sep 16, 1950] 3:11
22 Repetition (N. Hefti) [Sep 16, 1950] 2:48
23 Easy to Love (C. Porter) [Sep 16, 1950] 2:25
24 Rocker (G. Mulligan) [Sep 16, 1950] 3:09

Disc 2
1 Just Friends (J. Klenner-S. Lewis) [take 1 (inc)] [Nov 30, 1949] 0:42
2 Just Friends (J. Klenner-S. Lewis) [take 2 (alt)] [Nov 30, 1949] 3:46
3 Just Friends (J. Klenner-S. Lewis) [take 3-4 (fs + alt)] [Nov 30, 1949] 4:10
4 Everything Happens to Me (M. Dennis-T. Adair) [take 1 (alt)] [Nov 30, 1949] 3:19
5 April in Paris (V. Duke-E.Y. Harburg) [take 1 (alt)] [Nov 30, 1949] 3:53
6 April in Paris (V. Duke-E.Y. Harburg) [take 2 (alt)] [Nov 30, 1949] 3:32
7 Summertime (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin-D. Heyward) [take 1 (alt)] [Nov 30, 1949] 3:05
8 Dancing in the Dark (H. Dietz-A. Schwartz) [take 2 (alt)] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:58
9 Dancing in the Dark (H. Dietz-A. Schwartz) [take 3 (alt)] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:21
10 Dancing in the Dark (H. Dietz-A. Schwartz) [take 4 (alt)] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:28
11 Laura (D. Raskin-J. Mercer) [take 1 (alt)] [Jul 5, 1950] 2:57
12 They Can't Take That Away from Me (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [take 1 (alt)] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:26
13 Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J.W. Green) [take 1 (alt)] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:36
14 East of the Sun (And West of the Moon) (B. Bowman) [take 1 (alt)] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:49
15 Easy to Love (C. Porter) [take 1 (alt)] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:36
16 I'm in the Mood for Love (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [take 3 (EP master)] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:27
17 I'll Remember April (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) [take 1 (alt) + 2 (fs)] [Jul 5, 1950] 3:21
18 Temptation (A. Freed-N.H. Brown) [take 1 (alt)] [Jan 22, 1952] 3:57
19 Stella by Starlight (N. Washington-V. Young) [take 1 (alt)] [Jan 22, 1952] 4:09


December 1947 (c)
Charlie Parker (as); Al Porcino (tpt); Doug Mettome (tpt); Ray Wetzel (tpt); Bill Harris (tb); Bart Varsalona (bass tb); Vinnie Jacobs (frh); Murray Williams (as); Sonny Salad (as); Pete Mondello (ts); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Manny Albam (bs); John LaPorta (cl); Gene Orloff (vln, concertmaster); Sam Kaplan (vln); Manny Fiddler (vln); Sid Harris (vln); Harry Katzman (vln); Zelly Smirnoff (vln); Nat Nathanson (vla); Fred Ruzilla (vla); Joe Benaventi (cello); Tony Aless (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Shelly Manne (d); Diego Iborra (perc); Neal Hefti (arr, cond)

November 30, 1949
Charlie Parker (as); Stan Freeman (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (d); Mitch Miller (oboe); Myor Rosen (harp); Bronislaw Gimpel (vln); Max Hollander (vln); Milt Lomask (vln); Frank Brieff (vla); Frank Miller (cello); Jimmy Carroll (arr, cond)

July 5, 1950
Charlie Parker (as); Joseph Singer (frh); Edwin Brown (oboe); Sam Kaplan (vln); Howard Kay (vln); Harry Melnikoff (vln); Sam Rand (vln); Zelly Smirnoff (vln); Isadore Zir (vla); Maurice Brown (cello); Verley Mills (harp); Bernie Leighton (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (d); Joe Lipman (arr, cond)

September 16, 1950
Charlie Parker (as); Tommy Mace (oboe); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Roy Haynes (d); Wallace McManus (harp); Teddy Blume (vln); Sam Caplan (vln); Stan Karpenia (vln); Dave Uchitel (vla); Unknown (cello)

January 22, 1952
Charlie Parker (as); Chris Griffin (tpt); Al Porcino (tpt); Bernie Privin (tpt); Will Bradley (tb); Bill Harris (tb); Nuncio "Toots" Mondello (as); Murray Williams (as); Hank Ross (ts); Art Drelinger (ts); Stanley Webb (bs); Verley Mills (harp); Lou Stein (p); Art Ryerson (g); Bob Haggart (b); Don Lamond (d); Unknown (strings, woodwinds)

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