Charlie Parker - Afro Cuban Bop - The Long Lost Bird Live Recordings - 33RPM

Charlie Parker

The Long Lost Bird Live Recordings



Genre: Jazz
EAN: 89353346027
Regular price €80,00

"Exclusive for 6 months, this vinyl debut captures one of the biggest names in jazz, at the peak of his powers, live in concert.

This 180-gram double set features 18 selections from Charlie Parker, one of jazzÕs greatest saxophonists. All the recordings were captured in the late 1940s and early '50s at such storied venues as Carnegie Hall and Birdland in New York, The Jubilee in Los Angeles, and the Portland Civic Auditorium.

Focused on experiments in Afro-Cuban fusion, Parker is joined by a dazzling array of jazz legends including Dizzy Gillespie, Milt Jackson, Art Blakey, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Red Rodney, and others. The track listing matches the cast of musicians Ð classics ÔCherokeeÕ and ÔA Night in TunisiaÕ are captured in pristine form, while maintaining the intimate jazz spontaneity of ParkerÕs best recordings.

The package includes an essay by rock keyboardist Keith Emerson. While these tracks have previously appeared on other albums, this is the first time they have been gathered in this package on double 180-gram vinyl.
Track Listing
1) Lament For the Congo
2) Mambo Fortunado
3) Dizzy Atmosphere
4) A Night In Tunisia
5) Groovin High
6) Confirmation
7) Night and Day
8) My Funny Valentine
9) Cherokee
10) One the Alamo
11) Manteca
12) A Short One
13) Leo The Lion Part 1
14) Cuban Holiday
15) Lemon Drop
16) The Goof and I
17) Leo The Lion Part 2
18) Salt Peanuts

Black vinyl / not numbered / no download code."