The Record Collection

Charlie Parker: Charlie Parker with Strings- The Master Takes

Verve 523 984 2

Track list:

01 – Just Friends
02 – Everything Happens to Me
03 – April in Paris [Take 1]
04 – Summertime
05 – I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
06 – If I Should Lose You
07 – Dancing in the Dark
08 – Out of Nowhere
09 – Laura
10 – East of the Sun (And West of the Moon)
11 – The Can’t Take That Away From Me
12 – Easy to Love [Take 1]
13 – I’m in the Mood for Love
14 – I’ll Remember April
15 – What Is This Thing Called Love?
16 – April in Paris [Take 2]
17 – Repetition [Take 2]
18 – Easy to Love [Take 2]
19 – Rocker
20 – Temptation
21 – Lover
22 – Autumn in New York
23 – Stella by Starlight
24 – Repetition [Take 1]

Personnel:

Charlie Parker – Alto Saxophone
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Stan Freeman – Piano (6)
Mitch Miller – Oboe (6)
Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milt Lomask – Violin (6)
Frank Miller – Cello (6)
Frank Brieff – Viola (6)
Myor Rosen – Harp (4,6)

Ray Brown – Bass (1-18, 20-22)
Bernie Leighton – Piano (1-5, 7-18, 20-22)
Buddy Rich – Drums (1-18, 20-22)
Edwin C. Brown – Oboe (1-5, 7-18, 20-22)
Joseph Singer – French Horn (1-5, 7-18, 20-22)
Sam Caplan – Violin (1-5, 7-24)
Howard A. Kay – Violin (1-5, 7-18, 20-22)
Zelly Smirnoff – Violin (1-5, 7-18, 20-22, 24)
Harry Melnikoff – Violin (1-5, 7-18, 20-22)
Samuel Rand – Violin (1-5, 7-18, 20-22)
Maurice Brown – Cello (1-5, 7-18, 20-22)
Isadore Zir – Viola (1-5, 7-18, 20-22)
Verlye Mills – Harp (1-5, 7-18, 20-23)

Tommy Mace – Oboe (19)
Tommy Potter – Bass
Al Haig – Piano
Roy Haynes – Drums
Ted Blume, Stan Karpenia – Violin
Dave Uchitel – Viola
Wallace McManus – Harp
Al Porcino, Chris Griffin, Bernie Privin – Trumpet
Will Bradley, Bill Harris – Trombone
Murray Williams, Toots Mondello – Alto Saxophone
Hank Ross – Tenor Saxophone
Stan Webb – Bass Saxophone
Art Drelinger – Woodwinds

Producer: Norman Granz
Executive Producer: Richard Seidel
Arranger, Conductor: Jimmy Carroll
Arranger, Conductor: Joe Lipman
#01-06: recorded NYC, November 30, 1949
#07-14: recorded NYC, July 5, 1950
#15-19: recorded at Carnegie Hall, NYC, September 16, 1950
#20-23: recorded NY, January 23, 1952

Compilation released 1995

Tom “Curly” Ruff – Digital Mastering, Digital Remastering, Editing
Dennis M. Drake – Digital Mastering, Editing
Phil Schaap – Digital Remastering, Research, Restoration

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