Charlie Parker session details

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March 12, 1951 (21 items; TT = 41:22)
Unknown recording studio, New York NY
Commercial for Mercury
Charlie Parker Jazzers

Charlie Parker (as); Walter Bishop, Jr. (p); Teddy Kotick (b); Roy Haynes (d); Luis Miranda (cga); Jose Mangual (bgo)

1 My Little Suede Shoes (take 1 (fs)) (C. Parker) 0:11
2 My Little Suede Shoes (take 2) (C. Parker) 2:52
3 My Little Suede Shoes (take 3) (C. Parker) 3:19
4 My Little Suede Shoes (take 4) (C. Parker) 3:08
5 My Little Suede Shoes (take 5) (C. Parker) 3:07
6 Un Poquito de tu Amor (R. Cervantes) 2:40
7 Tico Tico (take 1 (fs)) (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) 0:12
8 Tico Tico (take 2) (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) 2:58
9 Tico Tico (take 3 (fs)) (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) 0:34
10 Tico Tico (take 4 (fs)) (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) 0:16
11 Tico Tico (take 5 (fs)) (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) 0:32
12 Tico Tico (take 6) (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) 2:49
13 Tico Tico (take 7 (fs)) (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) 0:27
14 Tico Tico (take 8 (fs)) (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) 0:24
15 Tico Tico (take 9) (A. Oliveira-J. Abreu) 2:43
16 Fiesta (take 1 (fs)) (J. Heath-C. Massey) 0:16
17 Fiesta (take 2) (J. Heath-C. Massey) 3:06
18 Fiesta (take 3) (J. Heath-C. Massey) 2:49
19 Why Do I Love You? (take 2) (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) 2:58
20 Why Do I Love You? (take 6) (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) 2:57
21 Why Do I Love You? (take 7) (J. Kern-O. Hammerstein) 3:04


1 My Little Suede Shoes (take 1 (fs))
CD: Verve B0024802

2 My Little Suede Shoes (take 2)
CD: Verve B0024802

3 My Little Suede Shoes (take 3)
CD: Verve B0024802

4 My Little Suede Shoes (take 4)
CD: Verve B0024802

5 My Little Suede Shoes (take 5)
78 rpm: Mercury/Clef 11093
45 rpm: Clef EPC 507
10" LP: Clef MGC 513
12" LP: Verve MGV 8000, MGV 8008, Verve (J) 00MJ 3268/77
CD: Verve 837141 (Disc 6), Verve B0024802

6 Un Poquito de tu Amor
78 rpm: Mercury/Clef 11092
45 rpm: Clef EPC 506
10" LP: Clef MGC 513
12" LP: Verve MGV 8008, Verve (J) 00MJ 3268/77
CD: Verve 837141 (Disc 6)

7 Tico Tico (take 1 (fs))
CD: Verve B0024802

8 Tico Tico (take 2)
CD: Verve B0024802

9 Tico Tico (take 3 (fs))
CD: Verve B0024802

10 Tico Tico (take 4 (fs))
CD: Verve B0024802

11 Tico Tico (take 5 (fs))
CD: Verve B0024802

12 Tico Tico (take 6)
CD: Verve B0024802

13 Tico Tico (take 7 (fs))
CD: Verve B0024802

14 Tico Tico (take 8 (fs))
CD: Verve B0024802

15 Tico Tico (take 9)
78 rpm: Mercury/Clef 11091
45 rpm: Clef EPC 506
10" LP: Clef MGC 513
12" LP: Verve MGV 8008, Verve (J) 00MJ 3268/77
CD: Verve 837141 (Disc 6), Verve B0024802

16 Fiesta (take 1 (fs))
CD: Verve B0024802

17 Fiesta (take 2)
CD: Verve B0024802

18 Fiesta (take 3)
45 rpm: Clef EPC 337
12" LP: Verve MGV 8008, MGV 8126, Verve (J) 00MJ 3268/77
CD: Verve 837141 (Disc 6), Verve B0024802

19 Why Do I Love You? (take 2)
12" LP: Verve MGV 8008, Verve (J) 00MJ 3268/77
CD: Verve 837141 (Disc 6)

20 Why Do I Love You? (take 6)
12" LP: Verve MGV 8008, Verve (J) 00MJ 3268/77
CD: Verve 837141 (Disc 6)

21 Why Do I Love You? (take 7)
45 rpm: Clef EPC 287
12" LP: Verve MGV 8008, Verve (J) 00MJ 3268/77
CD: Verve 837141 (Disc 6)


This was another Norman Granz-produced session putting Parker in a Latin setting.

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