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Bird: The Complete Charlie Parker on Verve (Verve 837 141)

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Title: Bird: The Complete Charlie Parker on Verve
Label: Verve 837 141
Number of tracks: 176
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Details: January 28, 1946 (a); January 28, 1946 (b); April 22, 1946; December 1947 (b); December 1947 (c); December 20, 1948; January 10, 1949; May 5, 1949 (a); May 5, 1949 (b); September 17, 1949; November 30, 1949; March 1950; June 6, 1950; August 1950 (b); September 1950 (a); September 16, 1950; December 21, 1950; January 17, 1951 (a); March 12, 1951; August 8, 1951; January 22, 1952; January 23, 1952; March 25, 1952 (a); June 17, 1952; December 30, 1952; May 25, 1953; July 30, 1953; March 31, 1954; December 10, 1954

Note: Only tracks on which Parker is present (618:06) are displayed below.

Disc 1
1 Sweet Georgia Brown (B. Bernie-M. Pinkard-K. Casey) [Jan 28, 1946 (a)] 9:31
2 Blues for Norman (O. Peterson) [Jan 28, 1946 (b)] 8:36
3 I Can't Get Started (V. Duke-I. Gershwin) [Jan 28, 1946 (b)] 9:13
4 Lady Be Good (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [Jan 28, 1946 (b)] 11:04
5 After You've Gone (H. Creamer-T. Layton) [Jan 28, 1946 (b)] 7:32
6 I Got Rhythm (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [Apr 22, 1946] 12:53
7 Introduction [Norman Granz] [Apr 22, 1946] 2:16
8 JATP Blues (N. Shrdlu) [Apr 22, 1946] 10:55

Disc 2
1 The Bird (C. Parker) [Dec 1947 (b)] 4:43
2 Repetition (N. Hefti) [Neal Hefti Orchestra] [Dec 1947 (c)] 2:56
3 No Noise (E. Bartee) [parts 1 and 2] [Dec 20, 1948] 5:52
4 No Noise (E. Bartee) [part 2, complete] [Dec 20, 1948] 2:54
5 Mango Mangue (G. Valdez-M. Sunshine) [Dec 20, 1948] 2:52
6 Okiedoke (A.R. Hernandez-R. Azpiazu-C.R. Isaacs) [Jan 10, 1949] 3:00
7 Cardboard (C. Parker) [May 5, 1949 (a)] 3:07
8 Visa (C. Parker) [May 5, 1949 (a)] 2:57
9 Segment (C. Parker) [Tune X] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 3:18
10 Diverse (C. Parker) [Tune X, alternate] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 3:15
11 Passport (C. Parker) [Tune Y] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 2:53
12 Passport (C. Parker) [Tune Z] [May 5, 1949 (b)] 2:58

Disc 3
1 The Opener (N. Shrdlu) [Sep 17, 1949] 12:46
2 Lester Leaps In (L. Young) [Sep 17, 1949] 12:12
3 Embraceable You (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [Sep 17, 1949] 10:31
4 The Closer (N. Shrdlu) [Sep 17, 1949] 10:55
5 Ow (D. Gillespie) [Introduction of Ella Fitzgerald] [Sep 17, 1949] 0:34
6 Flyin' Home (B. Goodman-L. Hampton) [Sep 17, 1949] 5:30
7 How High the Moon (N. Hamilton-M. Lewis) [Sep 17, 1949] 6:24
8 Perdido (J. Tizol) [Sep 17, 1949] 8:32

Disc 4
1 Just Friends (J. Klenner-S. Lewis) [Nov 30, 1949] 3:28
2 Everything Happens to Me (M. Dennis-T. Adair) [Nov 30, 1949] 3:14
3 April in Paris (V. Duke-E.Y. Harburg) [Nov 30, 1949] 3:04
4 Summertime (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin-D. Heyward) [Nov 30, 1949] 2:44
5 I Didn't Know What Time It Was (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) [Nov 30, 1949] 3:11
6 If I Should Lose You (L. Robin-R. Rainger) [Nov 30, 1949] 2:44
7 Star Eyes (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) [Mar 1950] 3:27
8 Blues (Fast) (C. Parker) [Mar 1950] 2:44
9 I'm in the Mood for Love (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [Mar 1950] 2:50
10 Bloomdido (C. Parker) [Jun 6, 1950] 3:23
11 An Oscar for Treadwell (C. Parker) [take 3, alternate] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:20
12 An Oscar for Treadwell (C. Parker) [take 4, master] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:21
13 Mohawk (C. Parker) [take 3, alternate] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:47
14 Mohawk (C. Parker) [take 6, master] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:33
15 My Melancholy Baby (G. Norton-E. Burnett) [take 1] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:14
16 My Melancholy Baby (G. Norton-E. Burnett) [coda rehearsal] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:02
17 My Melancholy Baby (G. Norton-E. Burnett) [take 2, master] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:22
18 Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 1, incomplete] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:26
19 Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 2, incomplete] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:17
20 Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 3, incomplete] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:39
21 Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 4, incomplete] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:17
22 Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 5, complete] [Jun 6, 1950] 2:32
23 Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 6, incomplete] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:22
24 Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 7, incomplete] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:14
25 Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 8, alternate] [Jun 6, 1950] 2:01
26 Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 9, complete] [Jun 6, 1950] 2:04
27 Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 10, incomplete] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:42
28 Leap Frog (C. Parker) [take 11, master] [Jun 6, 1950] 2:28
29 Relaxing with Lee (C. Parker) [take 1, incomplete] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:34
30 Relaxing with Lee (C. Parker) [take 2, incomplete] [Jun 6, 1950] 1:07
31 Relaxing with Lee (C. Parker) [take 3, false start] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:08
32 Relaxing with Lee (C. Parker) [take 4, alternate] [Jun 6, 1950] 3:54
33 Relaxing with Lee (C. Parker) [take 5, incomplete] [Jun 6, 1950] 0:25
34 Relaxing with Lee (C. Parker) [take 6, master] [Jun 6, 1950] 2:45

Disc 5
1 Dancing in the Dark (H. Dietz-A. Schwartz) [Aug 1950 (b)] 3:18
2 Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J.W. Green) [Aug 1950 (b)] 3:05
3 Laura (D. Raskin-J. Mercer) [take 1, complete] [Aug 1950 (b)] 2:56
4 Laura (D. Raskin-J. Mercer) [take 2, master] [Aug 1950 (b)] 2:56
5 East of the Sun (And West of the Moon) (B. Bowman) [Aug 1950 (b)] 3:37
6 They Can't Take That Away from Me (G. Gershwin-I. Gershwin) [Aug 1950 (b)] 3:16
7 Easy to Love (C. Porter) [Aug 1950 (b)] 3:28
8 I'm in the Mood for Love (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [take 2, master] [Aug 1950 (b)] 3:32
9 I'm in the Mood for Love (D. Fields-J. McHugh) [take 3, alternate] [Aug 1950 (b)] 3:26
10 I'll Remember April (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) [take 1, complete] [Aug 1950 (b)] 3:08
11 I'll Remember April (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) [take 2, false start] [Aug 1950 (b)] 0:09
12 I'll Remember April (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) [take 3, master] [Aug 1950 (b)] 3:01
13 What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter) [Sep 16, 1950] 2:54
14 April in Paris (V. Duke-E.Y. Harburg) [Sep 16, 1950] 3:11
15 Repetition (N. Hefti) [Sep 16, 1950] 2:48
16 Easy to Love (C. Porter) [Sep 16, 1950] 2:25
17 Rocker (G. Mulligan) [Sep 16, 1950] 3:09
18 Celerity (C. Parker) [Celebrity] [Sep 1950 (a)] 1:33
19 Ballade (C. Parker) [Sep 1950 (a)] 2:54
20 Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite (F. Grillo-J. Mangual) [Dec 21, 1950] 17:10

Disc 6
1 Au Privave (C. Parker) [alternate take 2] [Jan 17, 1951 (a)] 2:37
2 Au Privave (C. Parker) [take 3, master] [Jan 17, 1951 (a)] 2:41
3 She Rote (C. Parker) [take 3, alternate] [Jan 17, 1951 (a)] 3:08
4 She Rote (C. Parker) [take 5, master] [Jan 17, 1951 (a)] 3:04
5 K.C. Blues (C. Parker) [Jan 17, 1951 (a)] 3:23
6 Star Eyes (D. Raye-G. DePaul-P. Johnston) [Jan 17, 1951 (a)] 3:32
7 My Little Suede Shoes (C. Parker) [Mar 12, 1951] 3:02
8 Un Poquito De Tu Amor (R. Cervantes) [Mar 12, 1951] 2:40
9 Tico Tico (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) [Mar 12, 1951] 2:43
10 Fiesta (J. Heath-C. Massey) [Mar 12, 1951] 2:49
11 Why Do I Love You? (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 2, alternate] [Mar 12, 1951] 2:58
12 Why Do I Love You? (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 6, alternate] [Mar 12, 1951] 2:57
13 Why Do I Love You? (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [take 7, master] [Mar 12, 1951] 3:04
14 Blues For Alice (C. Parker) [Aug 8, 1951] 2:45
15 Si Si (C. Parker) [Aug 8, 1951] 2:37
16 Swedish Schnapps (C. Parker) [take 3, alternate] [Aug 8, 1951] 3:13
17 Swedish Schnapps (C. Parker) [take 4, master] [Aug 8, 1951] 3:09
18 Back Home Blues (C. Parker) [take 1, alternate] [Aug 8, 1951] 2:35
19 Back Home Blues (C. Parker) [take 2, master] [Aug 8, 1951] 2:46
20 Lover Man (J. Davis-R. Ramirez-J. Sherman) [Aug 8, 1951] 3:21

Disc 7
1 Temptation (A. Freed-N.H. Brown) [Jan 22, 1952] 3:29
2 Lover (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) [Jan 22, 1952] 3:05
3 Autumn in New York (V. Duke) [Jan 22, 1952] 3:27
4 Stella by Starlight (N. Washington-V. Young) [Jan 22, 1952] 2:55
5 Mama Inez (L.W. Gilbert-E. Grenet) [Jan 23, 1952] 2:49
6 La Cucaracha (Traditional) [take 1, complete] [Jan 23, 1952] 3:24
7 La Cucaracha (Traditional) [take 2, incomplete] [Jan 23, 1952] 0:48
8 La Cucaracha (Traditional) [take 3, false start] [Jan 23, 1952] 0:10
9 La Cucaracha (Traditional) [take 4, master] [Jan 23, 1952] 2:42
10 Estrellita (V. Picone-A. Venosa) [take 2, incomplete] [Jan 23, 1952] 2:10
11 Estrellita (V. Picone-A. Venosa) [take 4, complete] [Jan 23, 1952] 2:44
12 Estrellita (V. Picone-A. Venosa) [take 5, false start] [Jan 23, 1952] 0:04
13 Estrellita (V. Picone-A. Venosa) [take 6, master] [Jan 23, 1952] 2:42
14 Begin the Beguine (C. Porter) [Jan 23, 1952] 3:11
15 La Paloma (Traditional) [Jan 23, 1952] 2:39
16 Night and Day (C. Porter) [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 2:48
17 Almost Like Being in Love (A.J. Lerner-F. Loewe) [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 2:32
18 I Can't Get Started (V. Duke-I. Gershwin) [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 3:06
19 What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter) [Mar 25, 1952 (a)] 2:35

Disc 8
1 Jam Blues (Unknown) [Jun 17, 1952] 14:40
2 What is This Thing Called Love? (C. Porter) [Jun 17, 1952] 15:49
3 Ballad medley [Jun 17, 1952] 17:22
4 Funky Blues (J. Hodges) [Jun 17, 1952] 13:26

Disc 9
1 The Song is You (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) [Dec 30, 1952] 2:55
2 Laird Baird (C. Parker) [Dec 30, 1952] 2:43
3 Kim (C. Parker) [take 2, alternate take] [Dec 30, 1952] 3:57
4 Kim (C. Parker) [take 4, master take] [Dec 30, 1952] 3:57
5 Cosmic Rays (C. Parker) [take 2, master take] [Dec 30, 1952] 3:04
6 Cosmic Rays (C. Parker) [take 5, alternate take] [Dec 30, 1952] 3:15
7 In the Still of the Night (C. Porter) [take 1, false start] [May 25, 1953] 0:31
8 In the Still of the Night (C. Porter) [take 2, incomplete] [May 25, 1953] 0:52
9 In the Still of the Night (C. Porter) [take 3, complete] [May 25, 1953] 3:45
10 In the Still of the Night (C. Porter) [take 4, complete] [May 25, 1953] 3:21
11 In the Still of the Night (C. Porter) [take 5, false start] [May 25, 1953] 0:44
12 In the Still of the Night (C. Porter) [take 6, complete] [May 25, 1953] 3:24
13 In the Still of the Night (C. Porter) [take 7, master] [May 25, 1953] 3:21
14 Old Folks (D.L. Hill-W. Robison) [take 1, incomplete] [May 25, 1953] 0:25
15 Old Folks (D.L. Hill-W. Robison) [take 2, false start] [May 25, 1953] 0:08
16 Old Folks (D.L. Hill-W. Robison) [take 3, complete] [May 25, 1953] 4:03
17 Old Folks (D.L. Hill-W. Robison) [takes 4/5, incomplete] [May 25, 1953] 0:21
18 Old Folks (D.L. Hill-W. Robison) [take 6, complete] [May 25, 1953] 3:28
19 Old Folks (D.L. Hill-W. Robison) [take 7, incomplete] [May 25, 1953] 0:26
20 Old Folks (D.L. Hill-W. Robison) [take 8, complete] [May 25, 1953] 3:38
21 Old Folks (D.L. Hill-W. Robison) [take 9, master] [May 25, 1953] 3:33
22 If I Love Again (J. Murray-B. Oakland) [May 25, 1953] 2:30

Disc 10
1 Chi-Chi (C. Parker) [take 1, alternate] [Jul 30, 1953] 3:08
2 Chi-Chi (C. Parker) [take 2, false start] [Jul 30, 1953] 0:26
3 Chi-Chi (C. Parker) [take 3, alternate] [Jul 30, 1953] 2:41
4 Chi-Chi (C. Parker) [take 4, complete] [Jul 30, 1953] 2:35
5 Chi-Chi (C. Parker) [take 5, false start] [Jul 30, 1953] 0:16
6 Chi-Chi (C. Parker) [take 6, master] [Jul 30, 1953] 3:01
7 I Remember You (J. Mercer-V. Schertzinger) [Jul 30, 1953] 3:01
8 Now's the Time (C. Parker) [Jul 30, 1953] 2:59
9 Confirmation (C. Parker) [take 1, false start] [Jul 30, 1953] 0:13
10 Confirmation (C. Parker) [take 2, false start] [Jul 30, 1953] 0:07
11 Confirmation (C. Parker) [take 3, master take] [Jul 30, 1953] 2:58
12 I Get a Kick out of You (C. Porter) [take 1, alternate] [Mar 31, 1954] 4:55
13 I Get a Kick out of You (C. Porter) [take 2, false start + rehearsal] [Mar 31, 1954] 0:31
14 I Get a Kick out of You (C. Porter) [take 3, false start + rehearsal] [Mar 31, 1954] 0:16
15 I Get a Kick out of You (C. Porter) [take 4, incomplete] [Mar 31, 1954] 1:04
16 I Get a Kick out of You (C. Porter) [take 5, false start] [Mar 31, 1954] 0:16
17 I Get a Kick out of You (C. Porter) [take 6, incomplete] [Mar 31, 1954] 1:07
18 I Get a Kick out of You (C. Porter) [take 7, master] [Mar 31, 1954] 3:32
19 Just One of Those Things (C. Porter) [Mar 31, 1954] 2:44
20 My Heart Belongs to Daddy (C. Porter) [take 1, false start + rehearsal] [Mar 31, 1954] 0:35
21 My Heart Belongs to Daddy (C. Porter) [take 2, master] [Mar 31, 1954] 3:17
22 I've Got You Under My Skin (C. Porter) [Mar 31, 1954] 3:37
23 Love for Sale (C. Porter) [take 1, false start] [Dec 10, 1954] 0:16
24 Love for Sale (C. Porter) [take 2, complete] [Dec 10, 1954] 5:46
25 Love for Sale (C. Porter) [take 3, incomplete] [Dec 10, 1954] 1:02
26 Love for Sale (C. Porter) [take 4, alternate] [Dec 10, 1954] 5:30
27 Love for Sale (C. Porter) [take 5, master take] [Dec 10, 1954] 5:32
28 I Love Paris (C. Porter) [take 2, alternate] [Dec 10, 1954] 5:05
29 I Love Paris (C. Porter) [take 3, master take] [Dec 10, 1954] 5:06


January 28, 1946 (a)
Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Al Killian (tpt); Willie Smith (as); Lester Young (ts); Mel Powell (p); Billy Hadnott (b); Lee Young (d)

January 28, 1946 (b)
Charlie Parker (as); Al Killian (tpt); Howard McGhee (tpt); Willie Smith (as); Lester Young (ts); Arnold Ross (p); Billy Hadnott (b); Lee Young (d)

April 22, 1946
Charlie Parker (as); Buck Clayton (tpt); Willie Smith (as); Coleman Hawkins (ts); Lester Young (ts); Ken Kersey (p); Irving Ashby (g); Billy Hadnott (b); Buddy Rich (d); Norman Granz (ann)

December 1947 (b)
Charlie Parker (as); Hank Jones (p); Ray Brown (b); Shelly Manne (d)

December 1947 (c)
Charlie Parker (as); Al Porcino (tpt); Doug Mettome (tpt); Ray Wetzel (tpt); Bill Harris (tb); Bart Varsalona (bass tb); Vinnie Jacobs (frh); Murray Williams (as); Sonny Salad (as); Pete Mondello (ts); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Manny Albam (bs); John LaPorta (cl); Gene Orloff (vln, concertmaster); Sam Kaplan (vln); Manny Fiddler (vln); Sid Harris (vln); Harry Katzman (vln); Zelly Smirnoff (vln); Nat Nathanson (vla); Fred Ruzilla (vla); Joe Benaventi (cello); Tony Aless (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Shelly Manne (d); Diego Iborra (perc); Neal Hefti (arr, cond)

December 20, 1948
Charlie Parker (as); Mario Bauza (tpt); Frank "Paquito" Davilla (tpt); Bob Woodlen (tpt); Gene Johnson (as); Fred Skerritt (as); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); 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)

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)

September 17, 1949
Charlie Parker (as); Roy Eldridge (tpt); Tommy Turk (tb); Lester Young (ts); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Hank Jones (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (d); Ella Fitzgerald (voc); Norman Granz (ann)

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)

August 1950 (b)
Charlie Parker (as); Joseph Singer (frh); Edwin Brown (oboe); Sam Kaplan (vln); Howard Kay (vln); Harry Melnikoff (vln); Sam Rand (vln); Zelly Smirnoff (vln); Isadore Zir (vla); Maurice Brown (cello); Verley Mills (harp); Bernie Leighton (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (d); Joe Lipman (arr, cond)

September 1950 (a)
Charlie Parker (as); Coleman Hawkins (ts); Hank Jones (p); Ray Brown (b); Buddy Rich (d); Harry Edison (tpt); Bill Harris (tb); Lester Young (ts); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Ella Fitzgerald (voc)

September 16, 1950
Charlie Parker (as); Tommy Mace (oboe); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Roy Haynes (d); Wallace McManus (harp); Teddy Blume (vln); Sam Caplan (vln); Stan Karpenia (vln); Dave Uchitel (vla); Unknown (cello)

December 21, 1950
Charlie Parker (as); Mario Bauza (tpt); Harry Edison (tpt); Al Stewart (tpt); Frank "Paquito" Davilla (tpt); Bob Woodlen (tpt); Gene Johnson (as); Fred Skerritt (as); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Jose Madera (ts); Sol Rabinowitz (ts); Leslie Johnakins (bs); Rene Hernandez (p); Roberto Rodriguez (b); Buddy Rich (d); Jose Mangual (bgo); Francisco "Chino" Pozo (cga); Umbaldo Nieto (timbales); Frank "Machito" Grillo (maracas)

January 17, 1951 (a)
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tpt); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Max Roach (d)

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

August 8, 1951
Charlie Parker (as); Red Rodney [Robert Chudnick] (tpt); John Lewis (p); Ray Brown (b); Kenny Clarke (d)

January 22, 1952
Charlie Parker (as); Chris Griffin (tpt); Al Porcino (tpt); Bernie Privin (tpt); Will Bradley (tb); Bill Harris (tb); Nuncio "Toots" Mondello (as); Murray Williams (as); Hank Ross (ts); Art Drelinger (ts); Stanley Webb (bs); Verley Mills (harp); Lou Stein (p); Art Ryerson (g); Bob Haggart (b); Don Lamond (d); Unknown (strings, woodwinds)

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)

June 17, 1952
Charlie Parker (as); Charlie Shavers (tpt); Johnny Hodges (as); Benny Carter (as); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Ben Webster (ts); Oscar Peterson (p); Barney Kessel (g); Ray Brown (b); J.C. Heard (d)

December 30, 1952
Charlie Parker (as); Hank Jones (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Max Roach (d)

May 25, 1953
Charlie Parker (as); Junior Collins (frh); Hal McKusick (cl); Tommy Mace (oboe); Manny Thaler (bassoon); Tony Aless (p); Charles Mingus (b); Max Roach (d); Dave Lambert Singers (voc); Dave Lambert (arr); Gil Evans (arr, cond)

July 30, 1953
Charlie Parker (as); Al Haig (p); Percy Heath (b); Max Roach (d)

March 31, 1954
Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Jerome Darr (g); Teddy Kotick (b); Roy Haynes (d)

December 10, 1954
Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Billy Bauer (g); Teddy Kotick (b); Arthur Taylor (d)

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