Charlie Parkers All Stars: The Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1 (Vinyl LP)

Charlie Parkers All Stars: The Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1 (Vinyl LP)

Savoy Jazz

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Vinyl LP pressing of this classic album from the Savoy label. Savoy Records specialized in jazz, black gospel, soul, R&B, and blues music. They played an important part in popularizing the jazz subgenre of bebop beginning in the mid-1940s. Charlie Parker Memorial, Vol. 1 was posthumously by the label (Parker died in 1955).Several tracks on this album had been previously released on other formats (78 rpm records, 7 inch EPs and 10 inch LPs), but is the first 12 inch release of these master takes. It contains selections from four sessions recorded in 1947 and 1948, and contains several previously unreleased alternate takes from these sessions. Includes musical assistance from jazz greats Miles Davis, Max Another Hair Do - Short Takes 1 ; 2 - Orig. Take 3, Bluebird - New Take 1, Bird Gets the Worm - New Take 1, Barbados - New Take 1, Constellation - Short Take 2 ; New Take 1, Parker's Mood - New Take 1, Ah-Leu-Cha - Short Take 1 ; Orig. Take 2, Perhaps - Short Take 4 ; New Take 5, Perhaps - Orig. Take 6, Marmaduke - Short Take 1 ; New Take 2, Steeplechase - Orig Take 1, Merry Go Round - New Take 1, Buzzy - Short Take 4 ; Orig Take 5