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The Complete Charlie Parker on Savoy Years (Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8)

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Title: The Complete Charlie Parker on Savoy Years
Label: Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8 (CD)
Number of Tracks: 224
Details: November 26, 1945; May 8, 1947; August 14, 1947; December 21, 1947; September 4, 1948; September 18, 1948 (a); September 24, 1948; December 11, 1948; December 12, 1948; December 18, 1948

Note: Only tracks on which Davis is present (234:31) are displayed below.

Disc 1
1 Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 1] [Nov 26, 1945] 2:40
2 Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 2] [Nov 26, 1945] 1:42
3 Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 3] [Nov 26, 1945] 3:04
4 Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 4] [Nov 26, 1945] 1:37
5 Billie's Bounce (C. Parker) [take 5] [Nov 26, 1945] 3:07
6 Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 1] [Nov 26, 1945] 0:19
7 Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 2] [Nov 26, 1945] 0:36
8 Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 3] [Nov 26, 1945] 3:06
9 Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 4] [Nov 26, 1945] 3:14
10 Now's the Time (C. Parker) [take 4] [Nov 26, 1945] 3:14

Disc 2
1 Thriving on a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [take 3] [Nov 26, 1945] 2:55
2 Thriving on a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [take 1] [Nov 26, 1945] 2:58
3 Thriving on a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [take 2] [Nov 26, 1945] 0:22
4 Thriving on a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [take 3] [Nov 26, 1945] 2:55
5 Ko Ko (C. Parker) [take 1] [Nov 26, 1945] 0:38
6 Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 4] [May 8, 1947] 2:34
7 Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 5] [May 8, 1947] 2:31
8 Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 2] [May 8, 1947] 2:58
9 Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 2] [May 8, 1947] 2:58
10 Donna Lee (M. Davis) [take 4] [May 8, 1947] 2:34
11 Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 1] [May 8, 1947] 2:54
12 Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 3] [May 8, 1947] 2:55
13 Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 4] [May 8, 1947] 2:44
14 Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [take 3] [May 8, 1947] 2:55
15 Cheryl (C. Parker) [take 1] [May 8, 1947] 0:04
16 Cheryl (C. Parker) [take 2] [May 8, 1947] 2:57
17 Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 5] [May 8, 1947] 2:29
18 Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 2] [May 8, 1947] 0:34
19 Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 3] [May 8, 1947] 2:36
20 Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 4] [May 8, 1947] 0:17
21 Buzzy (C. Parker) [take 5] [May 8, 1947] 2:29

Disc 3
1 Milestones (M. Davis) [take 2] [Aug 14, 1947] 2:34
2 Milestones (M. Davis) [take 2] [Aug 14, 1947] 2:34
3 Milestones (M. Davis) [take 3] [Aug 14, 1947] 2:43
4 Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 1] [Aug 14, 1947] 0:34
5 Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 2] [Aug 14, 1947] 3:07
6 Little Willie Leaps (M. Davis) [take 3] [Aug 14, 1947] 2:49
7 Half Nelson (M. Davis) [take 1] [Aug 14, 1947] 2:49
8 Half Nelson (M. Davis) [take 2] [Aug 14, 1947] 2:42
9 Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 1] [Aug 14, 1947] 0:55
10 Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 2] [Aug 14, 1947] 2:21
11 Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 1] [Aug 14, 1947] 0:55
12 Sippin' at Bells (M. Davis) [take 4] [Aug 14, 1947] 2:26
13 Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 4] [Dec 21, 1947] 2:37
14 Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 1] [Dec 21, 1947] 0:14
15 Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 2] [Dec 21, 1947] 0:44
16 Another Hair-Do (C. Parker) [take 4] [Dec 21, 1947] 2:37
17 Bluebird (C. Parker) [take 1] [Dec 21, 1947] 2:53
18 Bluebird (C. Parker) [take 3] [Dec 21, 1947] 2:49
19 Bluebird (C. Parker) [take 3] [Dec 21, 1947] 2:49
20 Klaunstance (C. Parker) [take 1] [Dec 21, 1947] 2:41
21 Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [take 1] [Dec 21, 1947] 3:00
22 Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [take 3] [Dec 21, 1947] 2:34
23 Bird Gets the Worm (C. Parker) [take 3] [Dec 21, 1947] 2:34

Disc 4
1 Barbados (C. Parker) [take 1] [Sep 18, 1948 (a)] 2:35
2 Barbados (C. Parker) [take 2] [Sep 18, 1948 (a)] 0:43
3 Barbados (C. Parker) [take 3] [Sep 18, 1948 (a)] 2:33
4 Barbados (C. Parker) [take 4] [Sep 18, 1948 (a)] 2:26
5 Ah-Leu-Cha (C. Parker) [take 1] [Sep 18, 1948 (a)] 0:36
6 Ah-Leu-Cha (C. Parker) [take 2] [Sep 18, 1948 (a)] 2:52
7 Constellation (C. Parker) [take 2] [Sep 18, 1948 (a)] 2:30
8 Constellation (C. Parker) [take 3] [Sep 18, 1948 (a)] 2:05
9 Constellation (C. Parker) [take 4] [Sep 18, 1948 (a)] 0:21
10 Constellation (C. Parker) [take 5] [Sep 18, 1948 (a)] 2:26
11 Constellation (C. Parker) [take 5] [Sep 18, 1948 (a)] 2:26
12 Warming Up a Riff (D. Gillespie-C. Parker) [take 1] [Nov 26, 1945] 2:34
13 Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 2] [Sep 24, 1948] 0:28
14 Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 3] [Sep 24, 1948] 2:07
15 Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 5] [Sep 24, 1948] 0:39
16 Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 6] [Sep 24, 1948] 2:16
17 Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 7] [Sep 24, 1948] 2:31
18 Perhaps (C. Parker) [take 3] [Sep 24, 1948] 2:07
19 Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 2] [Sep 24, 1948] 1:14
20 Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 5] [Sep 24, 1948] 2:55
21 Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 7] [Sep 24, 1948] 0:57
22 Marmaduke (C. Parker) [takes 8/9] [Sep 24, 1948] 3:09
23 Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 11] [Sep 24, 1948] 0:47
24 Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 12] [Sep 24, 1948] 2:41
25 Marmaduke (C. Parker) [take 7] [Sep 24, 1948] 0:57
26 Marmaduke (C. Parker) [takes 8/9] [Sep 24, 1948] 3:09
27 Steeplechase (C. Parker) [take 2] [Sep 24, 1948] 3:03
28 Steeplechase (C. Parker) [take 2] [Sep 24, 1948] 3:03
29 Merry-Go-Round (C. Parker) [take 1] [Sep 24, 1948] 2:22
30 Merry-Go-Round (C. Parker) [take 2] [Sep 24, 1948] 2:23

Disc 5
1 Introduction [Bob Garrity/Symphony Sid Torin] [Sep 4, 1948] 0:36
2 Introduction [Symphony Sid Torin] [Sep 4, 1948] 0:46
3 52nd Street Theme (T. Monk) [Sep 4, 1948] 4:18
4 Introduction [Symphony Sid Torin] [Sep 4, 1948] 0:24
5 Ko Ko (C. Parker) [Sep 4, 1948] 2:30
6 52nd Street Theme - Closing announcement [Sep 4, 1948] 0:30
7 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid - Introduction [Dec 11, 1948] 1:02
8 Groovin' High (D. Gillespie-F. Paparelli) [Dec 11, 1948] 4:42
9 Introduction [Symphony Sid Torin] [Dec 11, 1948] 0:35
10 Big Foot (C. Parker) [Dec 11, 1948] 4:37
11 Introduction [Symphony Sid Torin] [Dec 11, 1948] 0:28
12 Ornithology (C. Parker-B. Harris) [Dec 11, 1948] 5:31
13 Introduction [Symphony Sid Torin] [Dec 11, 1948] 0:20
14 Slow Boat to China (F. Loesser) [Dec 11, 1948] 5:00
15 Closing announcement [Symphony Sid Torin] [Dec 11, 1948] 0:44
16 Introduction [Art Ford] [Dec 12, 1948] 0:31
17 Hot House (T. Dameron) [Dec 12, 1948] 4:18
18 Introduction [Art Ford] [Dec 12, 1948] 0:11
19 Salt Peanuts (D. Gillespie-K. Clarke) [Dec 12, 1948] 3:40
20 Closing announcement [Art Ford] [Dec 12, 1948] 0:20
21 Chasin' the Bird (C. Parker) [Dec 18, 1948] 4:22
22 Introduction [Symphony Sid Torin] [Dec 18, 1948] 0:49
23 Out of Nowhere (E. Heyman-J.W. Green) [Dec 18, 1948] 3:19
24 Introduction [Symphony Sid Torin] [Dec 18, 1948] 0:15
25 How High the Moon (N. Hamilton-M. Lewis) [Dec 18, 1948] 2:51


November 26, 1945
Miles Davis (tpt); Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (p, tpt); Sadik Hakim [Argonne Thornton] (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Max Roach (d)

May 8, 1947
Miles Davis (tpt); Charlie Parker (as); Earl "Bud" Powell (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (d)

August 14, 1947
Miles Davis (tpt); Charlie Parker (ts); John Lewis (p); Nelson Boyd (b); Max Roach (d)

December 21, 1947
Miles Davis (tpt); Charlie Parker (as); Irving "Duke" Jordan (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (d)

September 4, 1948
Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tpt); Tadd Dameron (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Max Roach (d); Theodore "Fats" Navarro (tpt); Allen Eager (ts); Milt Jackson (vb); Tadd Dameron (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Kenny Clarke (d); Miles Davis (tpt); Michael Zwerin (tb); Junior Collins (frh); Bill Barber (tuba); Lee Konitz (as); Gerry Mulligan (bs); John Lewis (p); Al McKibbon (b); Max Roach (d); Kenny "Pancho" Hagood (voc); Symphony Sid Torin (ann); Bob Garrity (ann)

September 18, 1948 (a)
Miles Davis (tpt); Charlie Parker (as); John Lewis (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Max Roach (d)

September 24, 1948
Miles Davis (tpt); Charlie Parker (as); John Lewis (p); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Max Roach (d)

December 11, 1948
Miles Davis (tpt); Charlie Parker (as); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (d); Symphony Sid Torin (ann)

December 12, 1948
Miles Davis (tpt); Charlie Parker (as); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (d); Art Ford (ann)

December 18, 1948
Miles Davis (tpt); Charlie Parker (as); Al Haig (p); Tommy Potter (b); Max Roach (d); Symphony Sid Torin (ann)

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