Charlie Parker session details

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November 8, 1947 (20 items; TT = 29:48)
Mutual Studios, New York NY
WOR radio broadcast (B)
Barry Ulanov and His All-Star Metronome Jazzmen
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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)

1 Announcement (Bruce Elliott) 0:14
2 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) 1:30
3 Introduction (Elliott, Barry Ulanov) 0:37
4 Donna Lee (M. Davis) 2:27
5 U.S. Savings Bonds commercial (Elliott) 0:44
6 Introduction (Ulanov) 0:24
7 Everything I Have is Yours (B. Lane-H. Adamson) 2:47

Add Sarah Vaughan (voc)
8 Introduction (Barry Ulanov) 0:22
9 Fats Flats [Hot House] (T. Dameron) 2:29

Parker plays only on out chorus
10 Introduction (Ulanov) 0:37
11 Tea for Two (V. Youmans-I. Caesar) 2:25

LaPorta only soloist
12 Introduction (Ulanov) 0:23
13 Don't Blame Me (D. Fields-J. McHugh) 2:50

Rhythm section only
14 Introduction (Ulanov) 0:37
15 Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) 3:14

Parker plays only on out chorus
16 Introduction (Ulanov) 0:13
17 U.S. Savings Bonds commercial (Elliott) 1:00
18 Introduction (Ulanov) 0:28
19 Ko Ko (with voiceover) (C. Parker) 5:47
20 Anthropology (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) 0:40


1 Announcement (Bruce Elliott)
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Masters of Jazz MJCD 142, Definitive DRCD 11289, ESP-Disk 4050

2 52nd Street Theme
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108, Sounds 1206
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Masters of Jazz MJCD 142, Definitive DRCD 11289, ESP-Disk 4050

3 Introduction (Elliott, Barry Ulanov)
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108, Sounds 1206
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Masters of Jazz MJCD 142, Definitive DRCD 11289, ESP-Disk 4050

4 Donna Lee
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108, Sounds 1206
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Volume 60 (W 891), Masters of Jazz MJCD 142, Definitive DRCD 11289, ESP-Disk 4050

6 Introduction (Ulanov)
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Definitive DRCD 11289

7 Everything I Have is Yours
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Definitive DRCD 11289

8 Introduction (Barry Ulanov)
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Definitive DRCD 11289

9 Fats Flats
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Definitive DRCD 11289

10 Introduction (Ulanov)
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Definitive DRCD 11289

11 Tea for Two
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Definitive DRCD 11289

12 Introduction (Ulanov)
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Definitive DRCD 11289

13 Don't Blame Me
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Definitive DRCD 11289

14 Introduction (Ulanov)
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108, Sounds 1206
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Definitive DRCD 11289

15 Groovin' High
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108, Sounds 1206
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Definitive DRCD 11289

18 Introduction (Ulanov)
12" LP: Sounds 1206

19 Ko Ko (with voiceover)
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108, Sounds 1206
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Volume 43 (W 874), Masters of Jazz MJCD 142, Definitive DRCD 11289, ESP-Disk 4050

20 Anthropology
12" LP: Zim ZL 1002, Spotlite SPJ 108
CD: Philology Volume 17 (W 847), Volume 43 (W 874), Masters of Jazz MJCD 142, Definitive DRCD 11289, ESP-Disk 4050


This is the third Saturday night Bands for Bonds radio broadcast (U.S. Treasury for Mutual network). This show features the winners of the battle of the bands broadcast on September 13 and 20. There are some substitutions and additions.

"Fats' Flats" is a feature for Navarro, "Everything I Have is Yours" for Sarah Vaughan, "Groovin' High" for Allen Eager, "Tea for Two" for John LaPorta, and "Don't Blame Me" for the Lennie Tristano Trio.

Thanks to James Accardi for help with this session.

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