BLACK FRIDAY 2021 > Charlie Parker - Bird In LA

Charlie Parker

Bird In LA

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Event: BLACK FRIDAY 2021
Release Date: 11/26/2021
Format: 4 x LP
Label: Verve
Release type: 'RSD First' Release

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Previously unreleased historic recordings from Charlie Parker's legendary and highly eventful visits to Los Angeles.

LP 1
Side A
December 17, 1945
1. Intro over I Waited for You into How High the Moon (incomplete)...................................... 4:11
2. Intro dialogue with Gibson into Handsome Harry the Hipster (incomplete) (no Parker).... 4:15
3. Cement Mixer (fragment) into Intro into Blues (fragment).................................................. 1:20
4. Dizzy Atmosphere (fragment) (no Parker improvisation)..................................................... 1:04
5. Fifty-Second Street Theme into closing announcement....................................................... 1:53
Possibly December 10, 17, or 29, 1945
AFRS “Jubilee,” NBC Studios, Hollywood, California
Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra Featuring Charlie Parker
6. Groovin’ High into announcement........................................................................................ 5:47
Side B
1. Intro dialogue with Gillespie into Shaw ‘Nuff into announcement...................................... 4:51
2. Intro dialogue with Gillespie into Dizzy Atmosphere into announcement........................... 4:36
3. Intro dialogue with Gillespie into A Night in Tunisia into announcement............................ 4:59
4. Intro dialogue between Vallee and Gibson into Salt Peanuts............................................... 3:40

LP 2
Side A
1. Billie’s Bounce........................................................................................................................ 3:45
2. Ornithology ........................................................................................................................... 5:04
3. All the Things You Are............................................................................................................ 5:13
4. Blue ‘n’ Boogie....................................................................................................................... 5:15
Side B
1. Anthropology into announcement........................................................................................ 2:51
Probably March or April 1946
AFRS “Jubilee,” NBC Studios, Hollywood, California
2. Intro discussion into Cherokee into announcement............................................................. 4:22
November 22, 1948
Jazz At the Philharmonic, Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
3. Ornithology............................................................................................................................ 4:11
4. Dizzy Atmosphere.................................................................................................................. 5:39
5. Out of Nowhere..................................................................................................................... 3:35

LP 3
Side A
July 14, 1952
Party at Jirayr Zorthian’s Ranch, top of Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena, California
1. Scrapple from the Apple (incomplete)................................................................................. 5:44
2. Au Privave/Dance of the Infidels......................................................................................... 13:11
Side B
1. Night in Tunisia...................................................................................................................... 7:33
2. How High the Moon/Ornithology......................................................................................... 7:31
3. Party Chatter into Embraceable You .................................................................................... 3:45

LP 4
Side A
1. Hot House ............................................................................................................................. 7:07
2. Cool Blues............................................................................................................................ 12:15
Side B
1. March Noodling/Dixie........................................................................................................... 4:12
Probably July 28, 1952 at Zorthian’s Ranch
2. Scrapple from the Apple...................................................................................................... 13:14
Probably July 1952, Unknown Location, Los Angeles, California
3. Au Privave (incomplete)........................................................................................................ 4:28