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September 20, 1947 (18 items; TT = 29:29)
Mutual Studios, New York NY
WOR radio broadcast (B)
Show chatter

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)

1 Theme + introduction of Rudi Blesh's All-Star Stompers (Carl Caruso) 0:30
2 Ko Ko + introduction of Barry Ulanov's All-Star Jazz Moderns (Caruso) 0:53
3 Introduction (Caruso, Rudi Blesh, Barry Ulanov) 1:06
4 On the Sunny Side of the Street (D. Fields-J. McHugh) 2:44
5 Introduction (Ulanov) 0:11
6 On the Sunny Side of the Street (D. Fields-J. McHugh) 3:26
7 U.S. Savings Bonds commercial (Caruso) 0:47
8 Introduction (Caruso, Blesh, Ulanov) 0:22
9 How Deep is the Ocean? (I. Berlin) 3:34
10 Introduction (Blesh, Ulanov) 0:22
11 How Deep is the Ocean? (I. Berlin) 3:02
12 U.S. Savings Bonds commercial (Caruso) 1:08
13 Introduction (Caruso, Blesh, Ulanov) 1:25
14 Tiger Rag (N. LaRocca) 4:38
15 Introduction (Blesh, Ulanov) 0:38
16 Tiger Rag [Dizzy Atmosphere] (N. LaRocca) 3:49
17 Introduction (Blesh, Ulanov, Caruso) 0:22
18 52nd Street Theme (with closing announcement) (T. Monk) 0:32


2 Ko Ko + introduction of Barry Ulanov's All-Star Jazz Moderns (Caruso)
12" LP: Zim ZL 1001, Spotlite SPJ 107
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Volume 43 (W 874), Masters of Jazz MJCD 142, Definitive DRCD 11289, ESP-Disk 4050, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1334

6 On the Sunny Side of the Street
12" LP: Zim ZL 1001, Spotlite SPJ 107
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Masters of Jazz MJCD 142, Definitive DRCD 11289, ESP-Disk 4050, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1334

11 How Deep is the Ocean?
12" LP: Zim ZL 1001, Spotlite SPJ 107
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Masters of Jazz MJCD 142, Definitive DRCD 11289, ESP-Disk 4050, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1334

16 Tiger Rag
12" LP: Zim ZL 1001, Spotlite SPJ 107
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Masters of Jazz MJCD 142, Definitive DRCD 11289, ESP-Disk 4050, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1334

18 52nd Street Theme (with closing announcement)
12" LP: Zim ZL 1001, Spotlite SPJ 107
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Masters of Jazz MJCD 142, Definitive DRCD 11289, ESP-Disk 4050, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1334


This is the second Bands for Bonds radio broadcast (U.S. Treasury for Mutual network).

The "traditionalists" call the tunes and the "modernists" play them. Listeners vote for their favorite group and the winner will be invited back in a month for a return broadcast.

Thanks to James Accardi for help with this session.

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