Town Hall Concert New York, 1945 (Definitive Records DRCD 11250)

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Title: Town Hall Concert New York, 1945
Label: Definitive Records DRCD 11250
Number of Tracks: 17
Details: May 30, 1945; June 5, 1945; June 22, 1945; December 10, 1945; December 17, 1945 (b); January 24, 1946; February 4, 1946

Note: Only tracks on which Parker is present (75:08) are displayed below.

1 Introduction [Jun 22, 1945] 1:19
2 Bebop (D. Gillespie) [Jun 22, 1945] 7:09
3 A Night in Tunisia (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [Jun 22, 1945] 7:36
4 Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [Jun 22, 1945] 7:17
5 Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) [Jun 22, 1945] 7:52
6 Hot House (T. Dameron) [Jun 22, 1945] 7:15
7 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) [Jun 22, 1945] 2:15
8 Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [Dec 10, 1945] 6:33
9 Shaw 'Nuff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Dec 10, 1945] 4:50
10 Dizzy Atmosphere (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [Dec 10, 1945] 4:43
11 Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) [Jan 24, 1946] 2:06
12 Lover Come Back to Me (S. Romberg-O. Hammerstein) [Feb 4, 1946] 3:20
13 Sweet Georgia Brown (B. Bernie-M. Pinkard-K. Casey) [May 30, 1945] 3:27
14 I Waited for You (W.G. Fuller) [Dec 17, 1945 (b)] 0:43
15 How High the Moon (N. Hamilton-M. Lewis) [Dec 17, 1945 (b)] 3:52
16 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) [Dec 17, 1945 (b)] 1:51
17 Blue 'n' Boogie (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [Jun 5, 1945] 3:00


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

June 5, 1945
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Al Haig (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Max Roach (d)

June 22, 1945
J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Charlie Parker (as); Don Byas (ts); Al Haig (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Max Roach (d); Sid Catlett (d); Symphony Sid Torin (ann)

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)

December 17, 1945 (b)
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Milt Jackson (vb); Ray Brown (b); Stan Levey (d); Bulee "Slim" Gaillard (g, voc); Unknown (d); Harry "The Hipster" Gibson (p, voc); Billy Berg (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)

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