Charlie Parker session details

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February 5, 1949 (7 items; TT = 13:33)
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) 0:59
2 Scrapple from the Apple (C. Parker) 3:20

During his solo Parker briefly quotes "Woody Woodpecker" (1:17); Parker and Dorham exchanges following Haig's solo (2:20-2:50)
3 Introduction 0:23
4 Barbados (C. Parker) 3:45

During his solo Parker quotes "Blue 'n' Boogie" (1:10-1:15); Parker and Dorham exchanges following Haig's solo (2:56-3:20)
5 Introduction 0:08
6 Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) 3:29

During his solo Dorham quotes the "High Society" theme (2:36-2:38, 2:46-2:49)
7 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (L. Young) 1:29


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 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

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


This is a much more successful outing than the previous week's broadcast. The ensemble playing is very fluid and cohesive, even at fast tempos, and Dorham has some excellent solos.

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