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Here are the 9 occurrences of "chasin' the bird" in the Miles Ahead database. Click on a date for session details. If a row does not list any commercially-issued records, then that particular version of the tune is only available on private recordings.

DateLocationTitleDur78rpm12" LPCompact disc
May 8, 1947Harris Smith Studio, New YorkChasin' the Bird (take 1)2:53 Savoy 12001, Savoy SJL 1107, Savoy S5J-5500Nippon Columbia/Savoy SV-0102, Nippon Columbia COCY-78262, Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8, Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Nippon Columbia COCB-50401, Masters of Jazz MJCD 187
May 8, 1947Harris Smith Studio, New YorkChasin' the Bird (take 2 (fs))0:18 Savoy S5J-5500Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Masters of Jazz MJCD 187
May 8, 1947Harris Smith Studio, New YorkChasin' the Bird (take 3)2:57 Savoy MG 12009, Savoy SJL 1129, Savoy S5J-5500Nippon Columbia/Savoy SV-0103, Nippon Columbia COCY-78263, Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8, Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Nippon Columbia COCB-50401, Masters of Jazz MJCD 187
May 8, 1947Harris Smith Studio, New YorkChasin' the Bird (take 4 (master))2:42Savoy 977Savoy MG 12014, Savoy SJL 2201, Savoy S5J-5500Nippon Columbia/Savoy SV-0104, Nippon Columbia COCY-78265, Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8, Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Nippon Columbia COCB-50401, Masters of Jazz MJCD 187
July 6, 1948Onyx Club, New YorkChasin' the Bird (6/4)1:39 Mosaic MR10-129Mosaic MD7-129
July 10, 1948Onyx Club, New YorkChasin' the Bird (6/23)4:42 Mosaic MR10-129Mosaic MD7-129
September 18, 1948Royal Roost Club, New YorkChasin' the Bird4:49   
September 25, 1948Royal Roost Club, New YorkChasin' the Bird5:52 Session Disc 101Tokuma TKCB-30024, Tokuma TKCB-71891, Fresh Sound FSCD-1008, Le Jazz CD 45, Definitive Records DRCD 11137, 11159
December 18, 1948Royal Roost Club, New YorkChasin' the Bird4:24 Savoy SJL 2259Savoy ZDS 4411/4, K30Y 6241/4, Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50405 (= COCB 53440), Savoy SVY 17021/4, Definitive DRCD 11153
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