Audio

“Charlie Parker Interview”
with Paul Desmond
WJZ broadcast from Birdland – Apr. 7, 1951

 

“Embraceable You”
Live at Birdland – June 30, 1950
Charlie Parker – Alto Sax
Fats Navarro – Trumpet
Walter Bishop – Piano
Tommy Potter – Bass
Roy Haynes – Drums
Jimmy Scott – Vocal

 

“How High The Moon”
Live at Birdland – Nov. 1, 1952
Charlie Parker – Alto Sax
Milt Jackson – Vibes
John Lewis – Piano
Percy Heath – Bass
Kenny Clarke – Drums

 

“Round Midnight”
Live at Birdland – March 31, 1951
Charlie Parker – Alto Sax
Bud Powell – Piano
Tommy Potter – Bass
Roy Haynes – Drums

 

”Ornithology”
Birdland 1951
Charlie Parker – Alto Sax
Fats Navarro – Trumpet
Bud Powell – Piano
Curly Russell – Bass
Roy Haynes – Drums

 

“Laura”
Charlie Parker with Strings
Live at Birdland – 1951

 

“Charlie Parker Interview”
Paul Desmond Interviews Charlie Parker

 

“Now’s The Time
A Night At Birdland – Art Blakey Quintet
Feb. 21, 1954
Art Blakey – Drums
Lou Donaldson – Alto saxophone
Clifford Brown – Trumpet
Horace Silver – Piano
Curly Russell – Bass

“Split Kick”
(Same Personnel As Above)

 

“Segue In C”
Live at Birdland – June 27, 1961
Count Basie – Piano
Thad Jones, Sonny Cohn, Lennie Johnson, Snooky Young – Trumpets
Quentin Jackson, Henry Coker, Benny Powell – Trombones
Marshal Royal — Alto Sax / Clarinet
Frank Wess – Alto Sax / Tenor Sax / Flute
Frank Foster, Budd Johnson – Tenor Sax
Charlie Fowlkes – Baritone Sax
Freddie Green – Guitar
Eddie Jones – Bass
Sonny Payne – Drums
Jon Hendricks – Vocal

“Whirly Bird”
Live at Birland – June 28, 1961
(Same Personnel As Above)

 

“How High The Moon”
Live at Birdland – May 19, 1951
Lester Young – Tenor Sax
Jesse Drakes – Trumpet
John Lewis – Piano
Gene Ramey – Bass
Jo Jones – Drums

 

“Polka Dots and Moonbeams”
Live at Birdland – Aug. 7, 1956
Lester Young – Tenor Sax
Bill Triglia – Piano
Gene Ramey – Bass
Gus Johnson – Drums

 

”Down”
Live at Birdland 1951
Miles Davis – Trumpet
Sonny Rollins – Tenor Sax
J.J. Johnson – Trombone
Kenny Drew – Piano
Tommy Potter – Bass
Art Blakey – Drums

“It Could Happen To You”
(Don Elliot(vibes), Connie Kay(Drums)

 

“Don’t Blame Me”
Live at Birdland – 1949
Lennie Tristano – Piano

 

“Rifftide (Lady Be Good)”
Live at Birdland- Sept. 6, 1952
Coleman Hawkins – Tenor Sax
Howard McGee – Trumpet
Horace Silver – Piano
Curly Russell – Bass
Connie Kay – Drums

“I Can’t Get Started”
(Same Personnel & Date As Above)

 

“Stuffy”
Live at Birdland – Sept. 13, 1952
Coleman Hawkins – Tenor Sax
Roy Eldridge – Trumpet
Horace Silver – Piano
Curly Russell – Bass
Art Blakey – Drums

”The Blue Room
(Same Personnel & Date As Above)

 

“Blue Birdland”
Maynard Ferguson Birdland Dream Band
Live at Birdland – 1956

 

“Afro Blue”
Live at Birdland – Oct. 8, 1963
John Coltrane – Soprano Sax
McCoy Tyner – Piano
Jimmy Garrison – Bass
Elvin Jones – Drums