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Charlie Parker session details

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May 25, 1945 (3 items; TT = 8:18)
Unknown recording studio, New York NY
Commercial for Continental

Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Nat Jaffe (p); Tadd Dameron (p); Bill De Arango (g); Dillon "Curley" Russell (b); Max Roach (d); Sarah Vaughan (voc)

1 What More Can a Woman Do? (P. Lee-D. Barbour) 3:00
2 I'd Rather Have a Memory Than a Dream (L. Feather-J. Russell) 2:40

Dameron replaces Jaffe on piano
3 Mean to Me (R. Turk-F. Ahlert) 2:38


1 What More Can a Woman Do?
78 rpm: Continental 6008
10" LP: Remington RLP 1024
12" LP: Continental CLP 1604, Spotlite SPJ 150D
CD: Philology Volume 19 (W 849), Masters of Jazz MJCD 113, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1331

2 I'd Rather Have a Memory Than a Dream
78 rpm: Continental 6008
10" LP: Remington RLP 1024
12" LP: Continental CLP 1604, Spotlite SPJ 150D
CD: Philology Volume 19 (W 849), Masters of Jazz MJCD 113, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1331

3 Mean to Me
78 rpm: Continental 6024
10" LP: Remington RLP 1024
12" LP: Continental CLP 1604, Spotlite SPJ 150D
CD: Philology Volume 19 (W 849), Masters of Jazz MJCD 113, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1331


This session was produced by Leonard Feather.

"I'd Rather Have a Memory Than a Dream" may be Tadd Dameron's only recording with Parker besides the September 1948 recording at the Royal Roost.

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