Charlie Parker session details

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December 21, 1947 (11 items; TT = 18:51)
United Sound Studio, Detroit MI
Commercial for Savoy
Charlie Parker All-Stars

Charlie Parker (as); Miles Davis (tpt); 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) 2:44

Listed as "Klausan's Vansen's" on some Savoy releases
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

Savoy MG 12014 includes a short spoken introduction by disk jockey Al "Jazzbo" Collins


1 Another Hair-Do (take 1 (inc))
12" LP: Savoy MG 12000, S5J 5500
CD: Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50402 (= COCB 53438), Definitive DRCD 11148

2 Another Hair-Do (take 2 (inc))
12" LP: Savoy MG 12000, S5J 5500
CD: Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50402 (= COCB 53438), Definitive DRCD 11148

3 Another Hair-Do (take 3 (inc))
12" LP: Savoy S5J 5500
CD: Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50402 (= COCB 53438), Definitive DRCD 11148

4 Another Hair-Do (take 4 (master))
78 rpm: Savoy 961
45 rpm: Savoy XP 8002, Savoy 45-305
10" LP: Savoy MG 9001
12" LP: Savoy MG 12000, SJL 2201, S5J 5500
CD: Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50402 (= COCB 53438), Definitive DRCD 11148

5 Bluebird (take 1)
12" LP: Savoy MG 12000, SJL 1107, S5J 5500
CD: Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50402 (= COCB 53438), Definitive DRCD 11148

6 Bluebird (take 2)
12" LP: Savoy S5J 5500
CD: Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50402 (= COCB 53438), Definitive DRCD 11148

7 Bluebird (take 3 (master))
78 rpm: Savoy 961
45 rpm: Savoy XP 8003, Savoy 45-307
10" LP: Savoy MG 9010
12" LP: Savoy MG 12014, S5J 5500
CD: Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50402 (= COCB 53438), Definitive DRCD 11148

8 Klaunstance
78 rpm: Savoy 967
45 rpm: Savoy XP 8004, Savoy 45-304
10" LP: Savoy MG 9001
12" LP: Savoy MG 12014, SJL 2201, S5J 5500
CD: Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50402 (= COCB 53438), Definitive DRCD 11148

9 Bird Gets the Worm (take 1)
12" LP: Savoy MG 12000, SJL 1107, S5J 5500
CD: Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50402 (= COCB 53438), Definitive DRCD 11148

10 Bird Gets the Worm (take 2 (inc))
12" LP: Savoy S5J 5500
CD: Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50402 (= COCB 53438), Definitive DRCD 11148

11 Bird Gets the Worm (take 3 (master))
78 rpm: Savoy 952
45 rpm: Savoy XP 8002, Savoy 45-309
10" LP: Savoy MG 9010
12" LP: Savoy MG 12014, SJL 2201, S5J 5500
CD: Nippon Columbia COCY 75791/8, COCB 50402 (= COCB 53438), Definitive DRCD 11148


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

The Parker Quintet played at the El Sino Club in Detroit from December 19-January 1.

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