Miles Ahead session details

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December 21, 1947 (11 items; TT = 18:50)
United Sound Studio, Detroit MI
Commercial for Savoy
Charlie Parker Quintet

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

1 Another Hair-Do (take 1 (inc)) (C. Parker) 0:14
2 Another Hair-Do (take 2 (inc)) (C. Parker) 0:44
3 Another Hair-Do (take 3 (inc)) (C. Parker) 1:04
4 Another Hair-Do (take 4 (master)) (C. Parker) 2:37
5 Bluebird (take 1) (C. Parker) 2:53
6 Bluebird (take 2) (C. Parker) 0:03
7 Bluebird (take 3 (master)) (C. Parker) 2:49
8 Klaunstance [The Way You Look Tonight] (C. Parker) 2:43
9 Bird Gets the Worm (take 1) [Lover Come Back to Me] (C. Parker) 3:00
10 Bird Gets the Worm (take 2 (inc)) [Lover Come Back to Me] (C. Parker) 0:09
11 Bird Gets the Worm (take 3 (master)) [Lover Come Back to Me] (C. Parker) 2:34


1 Another Hair-Do (take 1 (inc))
12" LP: Savoy MG 12000, Savoy S5J-5500
CD: Nippon Columbia/Savoy SV-0101, Nippon Columbia COCY-78261, Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8, Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Nippon Columbia COCB-50402

2 Another Hair-Do (take 2 (inc))
12" LP: Savoy MG 12000, Savoy S5J-5500
CD: Nippon Columbia/Savoy SV-0101, Nippon Columbia COCY-78261, Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8, Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Nippon Columbia COCB-50402

3 Another Hair-Do (take 3 (inc))
12" LP: Savoy S5J-5500
CD: Definitive Records DRCD 11148

4 Another Hair-Do (take 4 (master))
78 rpm: Savoy 961
12" LP: Savoy MG 12000, Savoy SJL 2201, Savoy S5J-5500
CD: Nippon Columbia/Savoy SV-0101, Nippon Columbia COCY-78261, Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8, Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Nippon Columbia COCB-50402

5 Bluebird (take 1)
12" LP: Savoy MG 12000, Savoy SJL 1107, Savoy S5J-5500
CD: Nippon Columbia/Savoy SV-0101, Nippon Columbia COCY-78261, Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8, Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Nippon Columbia COCB-50402

6 Bluebird (take 2)
12" LP: Savoy S5J-5500
CD: Definitive Records DRCD 11148

7 Bluebird (take 3 (master))
78 rpm: Savoy 961
12" LP: Savoy MG 12014, Savoy SJL 2201, Savoy S5J-5500
CD: Nippon Columbia/Savoy SV-0104, Nippon Columbia COCY-78265, Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8, Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Nippon Columbia COCB-50402

8 Klaunstance
78 rpm: Savoy 967
12" LP: Savoy MG 12014, Savoy SJL 2201, Savoy S5J-5500
CD: Nippon Columbia/Savoy SV-0104, Nippon Columbia COCY-78265, Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8, Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Nippon Columbia COCB-50402

9 Bird Gets the Worm (take 1)
12" LP: Savoy MG 12000, Savoy SJL 1107, Savoy S5J-5500
CD: Nippon Columbia/Savoy SV-0101, Nippon Columbia COCY-78261, Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8, Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Nippon Columbia COCB-50402

10 Bird Gets the Worm (take 2 (inc))
12" LP: Savoy S5J-5500
CD: Definitive Records DRCD 11148

11 Bird Gets the Worm (take 3 (master))
78 rpm: Savoy 952
12" LP: Savoy MG 12014, Savoy SJL 2201, Savoy S5J-5500
CD: Nippon Columbia/Savoy SV-0104, Nippon Columbia COCY-78265, Nippon Columbia COCY-75791/8, Definitive Records DRCD 11148, Nippon Columbia COCB-50402


This is another session scheduled before the American Federation of Musicians recording ban, which went into effect January 1, 1948 and extended through November.

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