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Charlie Parker session details

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February 4, 1946 (1 item; TT = 3:26)
Freddie James's house, Los Angeles CA
Private recording (Acetate) (C+)

Charlie Parker (as); J.B. "Dizzy" Gillespie (tpt); Unknown (p); George "Red" Callender (b); Harold "Doc" West (d)

1 Lover Come Back to Me (incomplete) (S. Romberg-O. Hammerstein) 3:26


1 Lover Come Back to Me (incomplete)
12" LP: Stash ST 260, Bird Box 01-22 LP 1
CD: New Sound Planet JUTB 3001, Sound Hills SSCD 8017, Stash STCD 535, Charly Le Jazz 21, Masters of Jazz MJCD 121, Philology Volume 26 (Revised) (W 857), Definitive DRCD 11250, ESP-Disk 4050, Rare Live Recordings RLR 88642, Frémeaux & Associés FA 1332


The original tape recording was by Bob Redcross. Only Parker's solo is preserved, along with the closing theme in counterpoint with the trumpet. This is one of the earliest examples of Parker in this jam session groove.

February 3-4 was the closing night of the engagement at Billy Berg's.

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