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Charlie Parker session details

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November 18, 1941 (8 items; TT = 22:22)
Unknown recording studio, Chicago IL
Commercial for Decca

Orville "Piggy" Minor (tpt); John Jackson (as); Jay McShann (p); Gene Ramey (b); Gus Johnson (d); Walter Brown (voc)

1 One Woman's Man (J. McShann) 3:01

Probably John Jackson (as); Walter Brown (voc)
2 'Fore Day Rider (J. McShann) 2:53

Probably John Jackson (as)
3 So You Won't Jump (J. McShann) 2:36

Probably John Jackson (as)
4 New Confessin' the Blues (J. McShann) 3:04

Walter Brown (voc); rhythm section only
5 Red River Blues (J. McShann) 2:54

Walter Brown (voc); rhythm section only
6 Baby Heart Blues (J. McShann-W. Brown) 2:44

Walter Brown (voc); rhythm section only
7 Cryin' Won't Make Me Stay (B.J. Williams) 2:29

Walter Brown (voc); rhythm section only
8 Hootie's Ignorant Oil (J. McShann-W. Brown) 2:41

Walter Brown (voc); rhythm section only


1 One Woman's Man
78 rpm: Decca 8607
12" LP: Affinity AFS-1006
CD: Classics 740, Masters of Jazz MJCD 78, Philology Volume 42 (W 873)

2 'Fore Day Rider
78 rpm: Decca 8635
12" LP: Affinity AFS-1006
CD: Classics 740, Philology Volume 42 (W 873)

3 So You Won't Jump
78 rpm: Decca 8607
12" LP: Affinity AFS-1006
CD: Classics 740, Philology Volume 42 (W 873)

4 New Confessin' the Blues
78 rpm: Decca 8595
12" LP: Affinity AFS-1006
CD: Classics 740, Philology Volume 42 (W 873)

5 Red River Blues
78 rpm: Decca 8595
12" LP: Affinity AFS-1006
CD: Classics 740, Philology Volume 42 (W 873)

6 Baby Heart Blues
78 rpm: Decca 8623
CD: Classics 740, Philology Volume 42 (W 873)

7 Cryin' Won't Make Me Stay
78 rpm: Decca 8623
CD: Classics 740, Philology Volume 42 (W 873)

8 Hootie's Ignorant Oil
78 rpm: Decca 8635
12" LP: Affinity AFS-1006
CD: Classics 740, Philology Volume 42 (W 873)


Parker is almost certainly absent from all of these tunes. "One Woman's Man" (sometimes called "One Woman's Blues") includes alto saxophone obbligatos, probably by John Jackson. The last three items are rhythm trio arrangements with Brown.

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