Charlie Parker session details

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February 21, 1949 (7 items; TT = 12:21)
WPIX-TV Studio, New York NY
WPIX TV broadcast (B)
Metronome Award Show
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Charlie Parker (as); Shorty Sherrock (tpt); Sidney Bechet (ss); Joe Bushkin (p); Chubby Jackson (b); George Wettling (d); Charles Delauney (ann)

1 Introduction (Charles Delaunay and Chubby Jackson) 0:50
2 Now's the Time (C. Parker) 2:32
3 Introduction (Chubby Jackson) 0:20
4 Lover (R. Rodgers-L. Hart) 2:57

Voiceover first 0:08
5 Introduction (Chubby Jackson) 0:21
6 I Can't Get Started (V. Duke-I. Gershwin) 2:52
7 Unknown Title (incomplete) [Blues Jam #1] 2:29


1 Introduction (Charles Delaunay and Chubby Jackson)
CD: Stash STCD 21, Philology Volume 21 (W 851), Volume 49 (W 880)

2 Now's the Time
CD: Stash STCD 21, Philology Volume 21 (W 851), Volume 49 (W 880)

3 Introduction (Chubby Jackson)
CD: Stash STCD 21, Philology Volume 21 (W 851), Volume 49 (W 880)

4 Lover
CD: Stash STCD 21, Philology Volume 21 (W 851), Volume 49 (W 880)

5 Introduction (Chubby Jackson)
CD: Stash STCD 21, Philology Volume 21 (W 851), Volume 49 (W 880)

6 I Can't Get Started
CD: Stash STCD 21, Philology Volume 21 (W 851), Volume 49 (W 880)

7 Unknown Title (incomplete)
CD: Stash STCD 21, Philology Volume 21 (W 851), Volume 49 (W 880)


On "Lover" Parker is "accompanied" by tap dancer Teddy Hale. Parker does not solo on "I Can't Get Started."

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