Charlie Parker session details

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January 22, 1949 (7 items; TT = 16:06)
Royal Roost Club, New York NY
WMCA radio broadcast (B+)
Charlie Parker Quintet
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Charlie Parker (as); Kenny Dorham (tpt); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (d); Symphony Sid Torin (ann)

1 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (with introduction) (L. Young) 1:13
2 Oo Bop Sh'Bam (D. Gillespie) 4:50

Parker and Dorham (voc); during his solo Parker quotes "Buttons and Bows" (0:42-0:54); Parker and Dorham exchanges following Haig solo (3:36-4:09)
3 Introduction 0:39
4 Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) 4:27

Parker, Dorham, and Roach exchanges before closing theme (3:21-3:51)
5 Introduction 0:22
6 Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) 4:00
7 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (incomplete) (L. Young) 0:35


1 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (with introduction)
12" LP: Savoy SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442)

2 Oo Bop Sh'Bam
12" LP: Savoy SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442), Savoy SVY 17021/4, Definitive DRCD 11153

3 Introduction
12" LP: Savoy SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442)

4 Scrapple from the Apple
12" LP: Savoy SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442), Savoy SVY 17021/4, Definitive DRCD 11153

5 Introduction
12" LP: Savoy SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442), Savoy SVY 17021/4, Definitive DRCD 11153

6 Salt Peanuts
12" LP: Savoy SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442), Savoy SVY 17021/4, Definitive DRCD 11153

7 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (incomplete)
12" LP: Savoy SJL 2260
CD: Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50407 (= COCB 53442)


Max Roach, newly returned from his honeymoon, rejoined the Quintet just prior to this date.

Kenny Dorham may have brought "Oo Bop Sh'Bam" with him; he and Kenny Clarke recorded it a few years earlier. The only other occurrence of this tune in the Parker book is the Autumn 1948 Chicago date with the Gillespie big band -- where Parker is inaudible (if present at all).

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