Best of the Complete Live Performances on Savoy is a collection of live recordings by Charlie Parker.
This brings together performances dating from September 4, 1948 to March 5, 1949 with a variety of backing bands with musicians including:
- Miles Davis (trumpet) – tracks 1 to 4
- Kenny Dorham (trumpet) – tracks 5 to 13
- Al Haig (piano) – tracks 3 to 10 and 12 to 13
- Max Roach (drums) – tracks 1 to 5 and 7 to 13
Songs On Charlie Parker Best of the Complete Live Performances on Savoy
1. 52nd St Theme
3. Hot House
4. Chasin’ The Bird
5. Little Willie Leaps
6. East Of The Sun
7. Scrapple From The Apple
9. Groovin’ High
10. Salt Peanuts
13. Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid (Excerpt)
Devoted Charlie Parker fans will feel that the Complete Live Performances on Savoy: Sept. 29, 1947-Oct. 25, 1950 is the essential album but if you don’t want the full set with 61 tracks or you can’t afford it at the moment, then this makes a great taster.
Buying Charlie Parker Best of the Complete Live Performances on Savoy
These links will help you get to the albums quickly and easily but I recommend that you still search for the best deal.
What Do You Think?
Is this a great live album? Why do you like it so much?
Is it one of the best live albums by Charlie Parker?
The Best Live Albums Of All Time
Please vote in my poll to find the best live jazz albums. While you may not have heard all of them, I see a vote as a recommendation to other readers.
You can see the complete list of readers polls at Live Album Polls