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Hard Bop Eric Binder. How Can We Wake? Bird's set is only around minutes. But trust me, it's worth the money. His playing is just amazing, especially the version of "Koko" on there. So look for that one and if you can find it, don't let it get away. Not sure whether it's my favourite yet but it's an interesting one. I just found this in the local sales bin. I've listened to it a couple of times, and I reckon it's worth getting just to hear Bird with a name big band like Woody Herman's, which sound surprisingly modern for '51 I haven't heard much Woody.
Often I feel the backing behind Bird sounds old-fashioned compared to what he's playing, but not on this CD. They sound good together, if you can get past the typical bootleg sound quality of that time. The main thing I noticed is the big band is in the background compared to Bird, but you can still hear their playing.
Also features some nice tenor solos including, I assume, Bill Perkins who is in the horn section. Dave McKenna is on piano but you can hardly hear him. Gillespie Have Trumpet, Will Excite! To Be or Not to Bop List of works Bird film. Charlie Parker. Jazz at the Philharmonic Bird on 52nd St. Jazz at Massey Hall. Features Interviews Lists.
Streams Videos All Posts. Genre Jazz. Track Listing. Salt Peanuts. This should be part of everybody's basic jazz record library, Jazz at Massey Hall. Mingus and Max Roach incidentally recorded this concert, which may account for some of the sound problems in it, but nonetheless it is a fabulous, fabulous set.
These are men who have made their sound ten, fifteen years earlier. They have been in it for that long. Charlie Parker. Listen Now. Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace.
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. For collectors Only! Verified Purchase. Th e full treasure of Charlie Parker 's works is rare. I am glad i found it om Prime.Charlie Parker, from Bird: The Complete Charlie Parker on Verve CD oversize Audio Form Diagram Additional Listening "Lover Man" Charlie Parker, from Charlie Parker on Dial v. 1 LP Audio. In mid, Charlie Parker was in Los Angeles, far from home and ready to crack from an uncertain supply of heroin.