Charlie Parker Indaga

Charlie Parker - Charlie Parker: 1947 (1998) [The Chronological Classics, 1000] Re-Up

Charlie Parker - Charlie Parker: 1947 (1998)
with Miles Davis, Max Roach, Duke Jordan, Tommy Potter, and J.J. Johnson

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Genre: Bop, Big Band, Saxophone Jazz | Label: Classics | # 1000 | Time: 01:05:33

This second installment in the Classics Charlie Parker chronology contains quite a number of Bird's best-loved and most respected recordings. The first 12 tracks, recorded in New York for the Dial label in October and November of 1947, are all masterpieces of modern music, with the ballads, especially "Embraceable You," constituting some of Parker's very best recorded work. This is the classic 1947 quintet with Miles Davis, Duke Jordan, Tommy Potter, and Max Roach. Even if his personal life was characteristically chaotic, 1947 was a good year for Charlie Parker's music. It was in November 1947 that this band hit the road to play the El Sino Club on St. Antoine Boulevard in Detroit. Unfortunately, Bird got really snockered and couldn't perform, so the El Sino management canceled the gig. Bird ultimately destroyed his saxophone by throwing it out of a hotel window onto the street below. (A tragic and disturbing image!) Back in New York, the band – now a sextet with the addition of trombonist J.J. Johnson – made six more sides for Dial on December 17, 1947.
Charlie Parker - Integrale Charlie Parker, Vol. 3, "Lover Man", 1946-1947 (2011) {3CD Set Frémeaux & Associés FA1333}

Charlie Parker - Intégrale Charlie Parker, Vol. 3, "Lover Man", 1946-1947 (2011) {3CD Set Frémeaux & Associés FA1333}
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© 1946-47, 2011 Frémeaux & Associés | FA 1333
Jazz / BeBop / Bop / Saxophone

When Bird left New York he was a king, but out in Los Angeles he was just another broke, weird, drunken nigger playing some strange music. "Los Angeles is a city built on celebrating stars and Bird didn’t look like no star". -Miles Davis. The aim of 'The Complete Charlie Parker', compiled for Frémeaux & Associés by Alain Tercinet, is to present (as far as possible) every studio-recording by Parker, together with titles featured in radio-broadcasts. Private recordings have been deliberately omitted from this selection to preserve a consistency of sound and aesthetic quality equal to the genius of this artist.
Charlie Parker - Bird With Strings: Live At The Apollo, Carnegie Hall & Birdland (1950) {CBS-Sony Japan 25DP 5302, Early Press}

Charlie Parker - Bird With Strings: Live At The Apollo, Carnegie Hall & Birdland (1950) {CBS-Sony Japan 25DP 5302, Early Press}
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© 1950-52, 1988 CBS-Sony Japan | 25DP 5302
Jazz / BeBop / Bop / Saxophone

During 1949-54 Charlie Parker often recorded and performed with a string section. This LP contains a cross section of Bird's live performances from 1950-52 and, although the string arrangements are the same as for the studio recordings, Parker's solos are quite a bit different.
Charlie Parker - Charlie Parker With Strings (2015) {2CD Set Verve Deluxe Edition B0022596-02 rec 1947-1952}

Charlie Parker - Charlie Parker With Strings (2015) {2CD Set Verve Deluxe Edition B0022596-02 rec 1947-1952}
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© 1947-52, 2015 Verve / UMG | B0022596-02
Jazz / BeBop / Bop / Saxophone

Recorded between 1947 and 1952, the Charlie Parker With Strings albums showcased the legendary bebop saxophonist performing standards and ballads backed by a small classical string ensemble and jazz rhythm section. Although somewhat controversial when first released, the strings sessions are largely considered landmarks for orchestral jazz productions and rank among the best albums in Parker's discography.
Charlie Parker - Intégrale Charlie Parker, Vol. 2, "Now's The Time", 1945-1946 (2011) {3CD Set Frémeaux & Associés FA1332}

Charlie Parker - Intégrale Charlie Parker, Vol. 2, "Now's The Time", 1945-1946 (2011) {3CD Set Frémeaux & Associés FA1332}
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© 1945-46, 2011 Frémeaux & Associés | FA 1332
Jazz / BeBop / Bop / Saxophone

The Frémeaux label have done an admirable job of compiling the complete chronological recordings of major artists such as Django Reinhardt, Louis Armstrong and Mahalia Jackson. Now they turn their attention to Charlie Parker. This three CD set covers an exciting period when Parker and fellow bebop pioneer Dizzy Gillespie were shaking up the jazz world, not just at gigs but with widely distributed 78s. Most of the tracks, recorded in New York and Los Angeles, feature both men, in the studio and on radio broadcasts. A young Miles Davis also makes an appearance.
Charlie Parker - Intégrale Charlie Parker, Vol. 1, "Groovin' High", 1940-1945 (2010) {3CD Set Frémeaux & Associés FA1331}

Charlie Parker - Intégrale Charlie Parker, Vol. 1, "Groovin' High", 1940-1945 (2010) {3CD Set Frémeaux & Associés FA1331}
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© 1940-45, 2010 Frémeaux & Associés | FA 1331
Jazz / BeBop / Bop / Saxophone

Charlie ‘Yarbird’ Parker should need no introduction; recognised as one of the twentieth century’s true musical greats, he revolutionised saxophone playing in the forties. The recordings on these three CDs capture him in the very act, and additionally present jazz at a crucial time, when swing was shortly to give way to bebop, and when the blues could be played with a big band before r&b took over. Many of the recordings here were not made commercially - some are from radio broadcasts, some were made in concert, and a few, such as the fascinating opener, just Bird and his sax tackling ‘Honeysuckle Rose’ and ‘Body And Soul’, were never intended to be heard outside of the immediate circle.
Charlie Parker - Bird: The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve (1946-1954) {2005 10CD Box Set Verve-Universal 983 3382}

Charlie Parker - Bird: The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve (1946-1954) {2005 10CD Box Set Verve-Universal 983 3382}
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© 1949-54, 2005 Verve / Universal Music Italia Srl | 983 3382
Jazz / Bop / Small Group / Big Band / Saxophone

As a leader, Charlie Parker recorded for Savoy and Dial during 1945-1948 and then for Verve exclusively (at least in the studios) during 1949-1954. This remarkable ten-CD box set, which adds quite a bit of material to an earlier ten-LP set, contains all of these recordings plus Bird's earlier appearances with Jazz at the Philharmonic. The JATP jams are highlighted by Parker's perfect solo on "Oh Lady Be Good," a ferocious improvisation on "The Closer," and a solo on "Embraceable You" that tops his more famous studio recording. In addition, this box has all of the "Bird and Strings" sides, his meetings with Machito's Cuban orchestra, the 1950 session with Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk, small-group dates (including a 1951 meeting with Miles Davis), odd encounters with voices and studio bands, the famous "Jam Blues" with fellow altoists Johnny Hodges and Benny Carter, and his final recordings, a set of Cole Porter tunes. The fact-filled 34-page booklet is also indispensable. Highly recommended.

BD Jazz - Charlie Parker  Comics

Posted by Mendose at July 13, 2018
BD Jazz - Charlie Parker

BD Jazz - Charlie Parker
French | CBR | 24 pages | 29.6 MB
Charlie Parker - One Night In Birdland (1950) {2014 2CD Set Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4031~2}

Charlie Parker - One Night In Birdland (1950) {2014 2CD Set Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4031~2}
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© 1950, 2014 Columbia / Sony Music Japan | SICP 4031~2
Jazz / Bop / Saxophone

Reissue with latest 2014 DSD remastering. Comes with liner notes. Rare live material from Charlie Parker – recorded in the very familiar territory of the Birdland nightclub, but not issued until an LP release from the 70s! The material originally was broadcast on radio, but through the series of the Rose transcription disc archive – which meant better recording and preservation than most other radio material of the bop years – helping to make this album a real treasure among Bird fans in the years after his death.
Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions (1988) {Savoy, 3CD, ZDS 5500-1~3, Rare Early Press rec 1944-1948}

Charlie Parker - The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions (1988) {Savoy, 3CD, ZDS 5500-1~3, Rare Early Press rec 1944-1948}
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© 1944-48, 1988 Savoy Jazz / SJ Records | ZDS 5500-1~3 | Rare
Jazz / Bop / Alto Saxophone

This three-CD box set contains all of the recordings Charlie Parker made for the Savoy label and it is overflowing with gems and an almost countless number of alternate takes. Bird was one of the most important jazzmen of all time and nearly every note he recorded (in the studios if not live) is well worth hearing. This box starts off with his sideman date with Tiny Grimes in 1944, contains Parker's famous "Ko Ko" session of 1945 (with a young Miles Davis on trumpet and highlighted by "Now's the Time" and "Billie's Bounce"), and continues through his 1947-1948 quintet sessions with a more mature Miles Davis; either Bud Powell, John Lewis, or Duke Jordan on piano; bassists Tommy Potter, Curly Russell, or Nelson Boyd; and drummer Max Roach. Together they recorded such classics as "Donna Lee," "Chasin' the Bird," "Milestones," and "Parker's Mood." Every scrap that the great altoist cut for Savoy is in this box.