Unheard Bird: The Unissued Takes (Verve B0024802)

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Title: Unheard Bird: The Unissued Takes
Label: Verve B0024802
Number of Tracks: 69
Details: January 10, 1949; May 5, 1949 (a); May 5, 1949 (b); November 30, 1949; March 1950; June 6, 1950; March 12, 1951; January 23, 1952; March 25, 1952 (a)

Note: Only tracks on which Parker is present (157:41) are displayed below.

Disc 1
1 Okiedoke (A.R. Hernandez-R. Azpiazu-C.R. Isaacs) [take 1 inc] [Jan 10, 1949] 1:37
2 Okiedoke (A.R. Hernandez-R. Azpiazu-C.R. Isaacs) [take 2] [Jan 10, 1949] 3:17
3 Okiedoke (A.R. Hernandez-R. Azpiazu-C.R. Isaacs) [take 5 inc] [Jan 10, 1949] 1:52
4 Okiedoke (A.R. Hernandez-R. Azpiazu-C.R. Isaacs) [take 6] [Jan 10, 1949] 3:15
5 Okiedoke (A.R. Hernandez-R. Azpiazu-C.R. Isaacs) [take 7] [Jan 10, 1949] 3:05
6 Visa (C. Parker) [take 1 inc] [May 5, 1949 (a)] 0:44
7 Visa (C. Parker) [take 2] [May 5, 1949 (a)] 3:03
8 Visa (C. Parker) [take 3 fs] [May 5, 1949 (a)] 0:16
9 Visa (C. Parker) [take 4] [May 5, 1949 (a)] 3:01
10 Tune X (C. Parker) [inc + fs] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 1:46
11 Tune X (C. Parker) [alt] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 3:20
12 Tune X (C. Parker) [inc] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 1:17
13 Tune X (C. Parker) [aka Diverse] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 3:19
14 Tune X (C. Parker) [aka Segment] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 3:23
15 Tune Y (C. Parker) [fs] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 0:30
16 Tune Y (C. Parker) [aka Passport] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 2:56
17 Tune Z (C. Parker) [fs] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 0:07
18 Tune Z (C. Parker) [alt] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 2:56
19 Tune Z (C. Parker) [fs] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 0:39
20 Tune Z (C. Parker) [alt] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 2:52
21 Tune Z (C. Parker) [fs] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 1:08
22 Tune Z (C. Parker) [alt] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 3:09
23 Tune Z (C. Parker) [aka Passport] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 3:03
24 If I Should Lose You (L. Robin-R. Rainger) [fs] [Nov 30, 1949] 0:28
25 If I Should Lose You (L. Robin-R. Rainger) [Nov 30, 1949] 2:50
26 Star Eyes (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) [take 1 inc + take 2 fs] [Mar 1950] 1:10
27 Star Eyes (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) [take 3 inc] [Mar 1950] 2:05
28 Star Eyes (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) [take 4] [Mar 1950] 3:30
29 Blues (Fast) (C. Parker) [takes 1-3] [Mar 1950] 1:06
30 Blues (Fast) (C. Parker) [take 4 alt] [Mar 1950] 2:50
31 Blues (Fast) (C. Parker) [take 5 fs] [Mar 1950] 0:21
32 Blues (Fast) (C. Parker) [take 6 alt] [Mar 1950] 2:44
33 Blues (Fast) (C. Parker) [take 7 fs] [Mar 1950] 0:42
34 Blues (Fast) (C. Parker) [take 8 alt] [Mar 1950] 2:50
35 Blues (Fast) (C. Parker) [take 11 chatter] [Mar 1950] 0:14
36 Blues (Fast) (C. Parker) [take 12] [Mar 1950] 2:48
37 Bloomdido (C. Parker) [takes 1-3] [Jun 6, 1950] 1:12
38 Bloomdido (C. Parker) [take 4] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:25

Disc 2
1 An Oscar for Treadwell (C. Parker) [take 1 inc] [Jun 6, 1950] 1:54
2 An Oscar for Treadwell (C. Parker) [take 2 inc] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:57
3 An Oscar for Treadwell (C. Parker) [take 3 alt] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:24
4 An Oscar for Treadwell (C. Parker) [take 4] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:24
5 Mohawk (C. Parker) [takes 1-2] [Jun 6, 1950] 1:09
6 Mohawk (C. Parker) [take 3 alt] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:51
7 Mohawk (C. Parker) [takes 4-5] [Jun 6, 1950] 1:53
8 Mohawk (C. Parker) [take 6] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:40
9 My Little Suede Shoes (C. Parker) [takes 1-2] [Mar 12, 1951] 3:03
10 My Little Suede Shoes (C. Parker) [take 3 alt] [Mar 12, 1951] 3:19
11 My Little Suede Shoes (C. Parker) [take 4 alt] [Mar 12, 1951] 3:09
12 My Little Suede Shoes (C. Parker) [take 5] [Mar 12, 1951] 3:07
13 Tico Tico (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) [takes 1-2] [Mar 12, 1951] 3:10
14 Tico Tico (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) [takes 3-5] [Mar 12, 1951] 1:24
15 Tico Tico (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) [take 6 alt] [Mar 12, 1951] 2:48
16 Tico Tico (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) [takes 7-8] [Mar 12, 1951] 0:52
17 Tico Tico (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) [take 9] [Mar 12, 1951] 2:46
18 Fiesta (J. Heath-C. Massey) [takes 1-2] [Mar 12, 1951] 3:22
19 Fiesta (J. Heath-C. Massey) [take 3] [Mar 12, 1951] 2:52
20 Mama Inez (L.W. Gilbert-E. Grenet) [take 3 alt] [Jan 23, 1952] 3:02
21 Mama Inez (L.W. Gilbert-E. Grenet) [take 4] [Jan 23, 1952] 2:53
22 Night and Day (C. Porter) [take 3 alt] [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 2:55
23 Night and Day (C. Porter) [take 4 alt] [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 3:02
24 Night and Day (C. Porter) [take 5] [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 2:53
25 Almost Like Being in Love (A.J. Lerner-F. Loewe) [take 1 alt] [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 2:32
26 Almost Like Being in Love (A.J. Lerner-F. Loewe) [takes 2-3] [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 1:21
27 Almost Like Being in Love (A.J. Lerner-F. Loewe) [take 4] [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 2:38
28 What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter) [take 1 inc] [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 1:18
29 What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter) [take 2 alt] [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 2:16
30 What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter) [take 3 inc] [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 1:21
31 What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter) [take 4] [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 2:36


January 10, 1949
Charlie Parker (as); Mario Bauza (tpt); Frank "Paquito" Davilla (tpt); Bob Woodlen (tpt); Gene Johnson (as); Fred Skerritt (as); Jose Madera (ts); Leslie Johnakins (bs); Rene Hernandez (p); Roberto Rodriguez (b); Jose Mangual (bgo); Luis Miranda (cga); Umbaldo Nieto (timbales); Frank "Machito" Grillo (maracas)

May 5, 1949 (a)
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tpt); Tommy Turk (tb); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (d); Carlos Vidal (cga)

May 5, 1949 (b)
Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tpt); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (d)

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)

March 1950
Charlie Parker (as); Hank Jones (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (d)

June 6, 1950
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Thelonious Monk (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Buddy Rich (d)

March 12, 1951
Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Roy Haynes (d); Luis Miranda (cga); Jose Mangual (bgo)

January 23, 1952
Charlie Parker (as); Benny Harris (tpt); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Max Roach (d); Jose Mangual (bgo); Luis Miranda (cga)

March 25, 1952 (a)
Charlie Parker (as); Jimmy Maxwell (tpt); Carl Poole (tpt); Al Porcino (tpt); Bernie Privin (tpt); Bill Harris (tb); Lou McGarity (tb); Bart Varsalona (tb); Harry Terrill (as); Murray Williams (as); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Hank Ross (ts); Danny Bank (bs); Oscar Peterson (p); Freddie Green (g); Ray Brown (b); Don Lamond (d); Joe Lipman (arr, cond)

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