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Charlie Parker session details

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February 12, 1949 (15 items; TT = 29:33)
Royal Roost Club, New York NY
WMCA radio broadcast (B+)
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Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tpt); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (d); Leonard Hawkins (tpt); Ted Kelly (tb); Sahib Shihab [Edmund Gregory] (as); Benjamin Lundy (ts); Cecil Payne (bs); Tadd Dameron (p); John Collins (g); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Carlos Vidal (bgo); Symphony Sid Torin (ann)

1 Introduction 0:58
2 Good Bait (T. Dameron-C. Basie) 4:39
3 Introduction 0:32
4 Webb's Delight (T. Dameron) 2:41
5 Introduction 0:13
6 Focus (T. Dameron) 3:51
7 Introduction 0:11
8 Wahoo (T. Dameron) 3:50
9 Introduction 0:10
10 Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) 4:22
11 Introduction 0:17
12 Barbados (C. Parker) 3:44
13 Introduction 0:10
14 Bebop (D. Gillespie) 3:04
15 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (L. Young) 0:51


1 Introduction
12" LP: UL-TADD TDFN XX 1500 Air Check Series
CD: Philology Volume 20 (W 850)

2 Good Bait
12" LP: UL-TADD TDFN XX 1500 Air Check Series
CD: Philology Volume 20 (W 850)

3 Introduction
12" LP: UL-TADD TDFN XX 1500 Air Check Series
CD: Philology Volume 20 (W 850)

4 Webb's Delight
12" LP: UL-TADD TDFN XX 1500 Air Check Series
CD: Philology Volume 20 (W 850)

5 Introduction
12" LP: UL-TADD TDFN XX 1500 Air Check Series
CD: Philology Volume 20 (W 850)

6 Focus
12" LP: UL-TADD TDFN XX 1500 Air Check Series
CD: Philology Volume 20 (W 850)

7 Introduction
12" LP: UL-TADD TDFN XX 1500 Air Check Series
CD: Philology Volume 20 (W 850)

8 Wahoo
12" LP: UL-TADD TDFN XX 1500 Air Check Series
CD: Philology Volume 20 (W 850)

9 Introduction
12" LP: Savoy SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442), Frémeaux & Associés FA 1336

10 Scrapple from the Apple
12" LP: Savoy SJL 1108, SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442), Savoy SVY 17021/4, Definitive DRCD 11153, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1336

11 Introduction
12" LP: Savoy SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442), Savoy SVY 17021/4, Definitive DRCD 11153, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1336

12 Barbados
12" LP: Savoy MG 12179, SJL 1108, SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442), Savoy SVY 17021/4, Definitive DRCD 11153, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1336

13 Introduction
12" LP: Savoy SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442), Frémeaux & Associés FA 1336

14 Bebop
12" LP: Savoy SJL 1108, SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442), Savoy SVY 17021/4, Definitive DRCD 11153, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1336

15 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid
12" LP: Savoy SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442)


Parker was joined by Tadd Dameron's Big Ten for a month-long engagement. Leonard Hawkins was on trumpet this week, but Miles Davis replaced him on subsequent performances from the Roost (February 19 and 26, and March 5). Many of these fine recordings are collected on Philology Volume 20 (W 850).

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