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Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St. Vinyl LP - direct audio

Charlie Parker - Bird On 52nd St. Vinyl LP

Original Jazz Records

  • $ 2198

Charlie Parker  Bird On 52nd St. LP

A companion album to Bird at St. Nick’s, this was also taped on location by trombonist Jimmy Knepper. It comes, most likely, from the Three Deuces on New York’s famed “Swing Alley,” 52nd Street. The supporting case of trumpeter Miles Davis, pianist Duke Jordan, bassist Tommy Potter, and drummer Max Roach helped compromise the Charlie quintet but Jordan is heard in solo only briefly and Davis hardly at all. Tape was precious and Knepper saved the lion’s share for Bird. The standards and the originals are all here as only Parker could play on them, including a “Night in Tunisia” “break” and several versions of “52nd Street Theme.”


Charlie Parke, alto
Miles Davis, trumpet
Duke Jordan, piano
Tommy Potter, bass
Max Roach, drums

Charlie Parker Bird On 52nd St. Track Listing:

1. 52nd Street Theme
2. Shaw 'Nuff
3. Out of Nowhere
4. Hot House
5. This Time the Dream's On Me
6. A Night In Tunisia
7. My Old Flame
8. 52nd Street Theme
9. The Way You Look Tonight
10. Out of Nowhere
11. Chasin' The Bird
12. This Time the Dream's On Me
13. Dizzy Atmosphere
14. How High the Moon
15. 52nd Street Theme

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