Charlie Parker Jazz at the Philharmonic 1946

Jazz at the Philharmonic 1946 is a live album featuring Charlie Parker and Lester Young playing in Los Angeles on two different dates in 1946.

It also includes appearances by Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins,
Buck Clayton and Buddy Rich on some of the songs.

Charlie Parker Jazz at the Philharmonic 1946

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Songs On Charlie Parker Jazz at the Philharmonic 1946

1. Sweet Georgia Brown
2. Blues For Norman
3. I Can’t Get Started
4. Oh, Lady Be Good
5. After You’ve Gone
6. I Got Rhythm
7. Introductions By Norman Granz
8. JATP Blues

Tracks 1 to 5 were recorded at Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles on January 28, 1946 with the following playing according to Discogs:

Charlie Parker – Alto Saxophone,
Willie Smith – Alto Saxophone,
Lester Young – Tenor Saxophone,
Charlie Ventura – Tenor Saxophone on Sweet Georgia Brown,
Dizzy Gillespie – trumpet on Sweet Georgia Brown,
Al Killian – Trumpet,
Howard McGhee – Trumpet on tracks 2 to 5,
Mel Powell – Piano on Sweet Georgia Brown,
Arnold Ross – Piano on tracks 2 to 5,
Billy Hadnott – Bass,
Lee Young – Drums.

Tracks 6 to 8 recorded at Embassy Auditorium, Los Angeles on April 22, 1946 and had the following musicians:

Charlie Parker – Alto Saxophone,
Willie Smith – Alto Saxophone,
Lester Young – Tenor Saxophone,
Coleman Hawkins – Tenor Saxophone,
Ken Kersey – Tenor Saxophone,
Buck Clayton – Trumpet,
Irving Ashby – Guitar,
Billy Hadnott – Bass,
Buddy Rich – Drums.

Another Discogs page gives a slightly different allocation of tracks and players but Charlie Parker and Lester Young are still on all the tracks.

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