Here’s the personnel listing for the Charlie Parker recordings we’re studying this month:
- Billie’s Bounce (1,3)
- Now’s The Time (1,3)
- Ko-Ko (2,3)
Charlie Parker’s Reboppers: Miles Davis, trumpet (1); Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet (2) piano (3); Charlie Parker, alto sax; Curley Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.
New York, November 26th, 1945
- Moose The Mooche
- Yardbird Suite
- A Night In Tunisia
Charlie Parker Septet: Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Lucky Thompson, tenor sax; Dodo Marmarosa, piano; Arvin Garrison, guitar; Vic McMillan, bass; Roy Porter, drums.
Hollywood, March 28th, 1946
- Scrapple From The Apple
Charlie Parker Quintet: Miles Davis, trumpet; Charlie Parker, alto sax; Duke Jordan, piano; Tommy Potter, bass; Max Roach, drums.
New York, November 4th, 1947
- Parker’s Mood
Charlie Parker’s All Stars: Charlie Parker, alto sax; John Lewis, piano; Curly Russell, bass; Max Roach, drums.
New York, September 18th, 1948
- Just Friends
Charlie Parker with Strings: Charlie Parker, alto sax; Mitch Miller, oboe, possibly English horn; Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milt Lomask, violin; Frank Brieff, viola; Frank Miller, cello; Myor Rosen, harp; Stan Freeman, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Buddy Rich, drums; Jimmy Carroll, arranger, conductor.
New York, November 30th, 1949
All personnel information from the sleeve notes to Proper Record’s 4-CD set, Boss Bird (Studio Recordings 1944-1951).