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Charlie Parker session details

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December 21, 1950 (1 item; TT = 17:10)
Unknown venue, New York NY
Commercial for Mercury

Charlie Parker (as); Mario Bauza (tpt); Harry Edison (tpt); Al Stewart (tpt); Frank "Paquito" Davilla (tpt); Bob Woodlen (tpt); Gene Johnson (as); Fred Skerritt (as); Flip Phillips [Joseph Filipelli] (ts); Jose Madera (ts); Sol Rabinowitz (ts); Leslie Johnakins (bs); Rene Hernandez (p); Roberto Rodriguez (b); Buddy Rich (d); Jose Mangual (bgo); Francisco "Chino" Pozo (cga); Umbaldo Nieto (timbales); Frank "Machito" Grillo (maracas)

1 Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite (F. Grillo-J. Mangual) 17:10

Cancion, Mambo part 1-2, Rhumba Abierta, 6/8, Jazz

1 Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite
10" LP: Clef MGC 505
12" LP: Verve MGV 8073, Verve (J) 00MJ 3268/77
CD: Verve 837141 (Disc 5), Frémeaux & Associés FA 1339

According to Phil Schaap, "at least one reed doubles clarinet." Chano Pozo is sometimes listed as participating in this session, but since he was killed in December 1948, that's not possible. It's probably his cousin Francisco "Chino" Pozo. Thanks to Ned Sublette for this correction.

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