(LP) Charlie Parker - Bird In LA (4LP) BF21

C$129.99
Release Date: 112621
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EventBLACK FRIDAY 2021
Release Date: 11/26/2021
Format: 4 x LP
Label: Verve
Release type: 'RSD First' Release

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 
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

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

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