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The Hits

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The Hits
The Hits


Charlier Parker Centennial Celebration Collection on 3CD set presented in a Deluxe 10-panel digipak with a 16-page booklet. One of the founding fathers of bebop, alto saxophonist Charlie Parker (1920-1955) was the most influential modern jazz artist ever. This set presents his finest studio recordings, including the core of his best sessions for the Dial, Savoy and Verve labels, as well as the complete quintet sets from the classic 1953 Massey Hall concert, on which Bird was joined by Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, and Max Roach. Also contained here are the 1950 Bird & Diz date showcasing the two horn legends with Thelonious Monk, and Parker's celebrated first session with strings, which constituted the saxophonist's best-selling recording ever. CHARLIE PARKER, alto sax Featuring: Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Hank Jones, John Lewis, Duke Jordan (p), Charles Mingus, Percy Heath, Tommy Potter (b), Max Roach, Buddy Rich (d), among others.


  1. Name
  2. Verve small group sides 1950 -53: The Song Is You
  3. Laird Baird
  4. Kim
  5. Cosmic Rays
  6. Chi Chi
  7. I Remember You
  8. Now's The Time
  9. Confirmation
  10. Au Privave
  11. She Rote
  12. K. C. Blues
  13. Star Eyes
  14. Blues For Alice
  15. Si Si
  16. Swedish Schnapps
  17. Back Home Blues
  18. Lover Man
  19. Celebrity
  20. Ballade
  21. Charlie Parker with Strings 1949 - 50: Just Friends
  22. Everything Happens To Me
  23. April In Paris
  24. If I Should Lose You
  25. Summertime
  26. I Didn't Know What Time It Was
  27. Laura
  28. Bird & Diz (1950): Bloomdido
  29. My Melancholy Baby
  30. Relaxin' With Lee
  31. Leap Frog
  32. An Oscar For Treadwell
  33. Mohawk
  34. Best Of The Savoy Sides 1947-48: Billie's Bounce
  35. Ko-Ko
  36. Donna Lee
  37. Chasin' The Bird
  38. Cheryl
  39. Buzzy
  40. Milestones
  41. Little Willie Leaps
  42. Half Nelson
  43. Sippin' At Bells
  44. Another Hair-do
  45. Bluebird
  46. Klaunstance
  47. Bird Gets The Worm
  48. Barbados
  49. Ah-leu-cha
  50. Constellation
  51. Parker's Mood
  52. Perhaps
  53. Steeplechase
  54. Merry-Go-Round
  55. Jazz At Massey Hall (1953): Wee
  56. Hot House
  57. A Night In Tunisia
  58. Perdido
  59. Salt Peanuts
  60. All The Things You Are
  61. 52nd Street Theme
  62. Best Of The Dial Sides 1946-47: Yardbird Suite
  63. Ornithology
  64. Cool Blues
  65. Bird's Nest
  66. The Hymn
  67. Embraceable You
  68. Scrapple From The Apple
  69. My Old Flame
  70. Don't Blame Me
  71. How Deep Is The Ocean?
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