Charlie Parker Live with the Big Bands 1951-1954

Live with the Big Bands with Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, and Joe Timer is a live album recorded between 1951 and 1954.

According to Discogs,

  • Tracks 1 to 3 recorded at the Civic Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, February 25, 1954 with The Stan Kenton Orchestra.
  • Tracks 4 to 13 recorded at the Municipal Arena, Kansas City, July 22, 1951 with The Woody Herman Herd.
  • Tracks 14 to 21 recorded at Club Kavakos, Washington D.C., February 22, 1953 with Joe Timer And “The Orchestra”.

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Bud Powell Jazz At Massey Hall Vol 2 1953

Jazz At Massey Hall Vol 2 is a live album by the Bud Powell Trio.

It is a sister album of Jazz At Massey Hall by The Quintet of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus and Max Roach.

In the middle of the concert, the Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie left the stage for a performance of piano jazz which is now included on a Complete version of Jazz At Massey Hall.

Playing at the Massey Hall tracks are:

Bud Powell – piano,
Charles Mingus – bass,Max Roach – drums.

The latest versions of the album include two sets of bonuses:

  • 4 tracks of Powell, George Duvivier (bass) and Art Taylor (drums) from a 1953 nightclub gig, and
  • 4 tracks of pianist Billy Taylor with Charles Mingus. (this is a strange extra as it doesn’t include the headline artist Bud Powell and one tune appears in three versions.)

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Miles Davis Jazz At The Plaza Vol 1 1958

Jazz At The Plaza Vol 1 is a live album by the Miles Davis Sextet.

It was recorded on September 9, 1958, at the Persian Room in the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

Playing on the album are:

Miles Davis – trumpet
John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
Cannonball Adderley – alto saxophone
Bill Evans – piano
Paul Chambers – bass
Jimmy Cobb – drums

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Charlie Parker Bird At St. Nick’s 1950

Bird At St. Nick’s is a live album by Charlie Parker.

It was recorded at St. Nicholas Arena in New York on February 18, 1950.

Playing on the album are:

Charlie Parker – alto saxophone,
Red Rodney – trumpet,
Al Haig – piano,
Tommy Porter – bass,
Roy Haynes – drums.

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Miles Davis John Coltrane Miles & Coltrane 1955 1958

Miles & Coltrane is a live album by Miles Davis and John Coltrane.

It features two concerts:

  • Tracks 1 to 5: Newport, Rhode Island, 4 July 1958.
  • Tracks 6 and 7: New York, 27 October 1955.

The group for Newport in 1958 were:

Miles Davis – trumpet
John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
Cannonball Adderley – alto saxophone
Bill Evans – piano
Paul Chambers – bass
Jimmy Cobb – drums

Playing on the 1955 songs are:

Miles Davis – trumpet
John Coltrane – tenor saxophone
Red Garland – piano
Paul Chambers – bass
Philly Joe Jones – drums

Miles Davis John Coltrane Miles & Coltrane

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Count Basie Lester Young And The Stars Of Birdland On Tour 1955

Count Basie Lester Young And The Stars Of Birdland On Tour is a live album.

It was recorded in Topeka, Kansas, February. 1955.

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Kenny Ball At The BBC 1957-1962 The Airshots

At The BBC 1957-1962 The Airshots is a compilation of live recordings of Kenny Ball made by the BBC.

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Songs On Kenny Ball At The BBC 1957-1962 The Airshots

Nobody’s Sweetheart – 3:01
You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me – 3:42
That’s A Plenty – 4:01
That’s My Weakness Now – 3:18
High Society – 3:46
Nuages – 3:03
South Rampart Street Parade – 3:39
Farewell Blues – 3:28
Ostrich Walk – 4:04
Riverside Blues – 4:55
Original Dixieland One Step – 5:00
Livery Stable Blues – 3:13
Black And Tan Fantasy – 3:39
Someday You’ll Be Sorry – 2:25
American Patrol – 4:11
Clarinet Marmalade – 3:51
There Ain’t No Sweet Man – 3:19

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Louis Armstrong Satchmo At Pasadena 1951

Satchmo At Pasadena is a live album by Louis Armstrong and the All Stars.

It was recorded at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California on January 30, 1951.

Playing on the album are:

Louis Armstrong – vocals, trumpet,
Velma Middleton – vocals,
Jack Teagarden – trimbone,
Barney Bigard – clarinet,
Earl Hines – piano,
Arvell Shaw – bass,
Cozy Cole – drums.

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