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Charlie Parker

Afro Cuban Bop: The Long Lost Bird Live Recordings


Release Date: 4/22/2023
Format: 2 x LP
Label: Liberation Hall/Rockbeat
Quantity: 2500
Release type: 'RSD First' Release

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This 180g double LP vinyl set features eighteen selections from one of jazz's greatest saxophonists, Charlie Parker. All the recordings were captured in the late 40s and early '50s at such storied venues as Carnegie Hall and Birdland in New York, The Jubilee in Los Angeles, and the Portland Civic Auditorium. Focused on experiments in Afro-Cuban fusion, Parker is joined by a dazzling array of jazz legends including Dizzy Gillespie, Milt Jackson, Art Blakey, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Red Rodney, and others. The package includes an essay by rock keyboardist Keith Emerson.

While these tracks have previously appeared on other albums, this is the first time they have been gathered in one package.

1) Lament For the Congo 2) Mambo Fortunado 3) Dizzy Atmosphere 4) A Night In Tunisia 5) Groovin High 6) Confirmation 7) Night and Day 8) My Funny Valentine 9) Cherokee 10) One the Alamo 11) Manteca 12) A Short One 13) Leo The Lion Part 1 14) Cuban Holiday 15) Lemon Drop 16) The Goof and I 17) Leo The Lion part 2 18 ) Salt Peanuts