Charlie Parker And Dizzy Gillespie ‎– Bird And Diz (Vinyl LP)


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*This is a Vinyl LP*

Release Date:  2019

Label:  Verve

180-gram mono pressing

Mastered from the original session tape

Originally released in 1952


Track List

Side A

  1. Bloomdido
  2. Melancholy Baby
  3. Relaxing With Lee
  4. Passport

Side B

  1. Leap Frog
  2. An Oscar For Treadwell
  3. Mohawk
  4. Visa



Alto Saxophone – Charlie Parker
Bass – Curly Russell
Drums – Buddy Rich
Liner Notes – Norman Granz
Piano – Thelonious Monk
Trumpet – Dizzy Gillespie



The complete original LP Bird and Diz consisting of a quintet session which marked Parker and Gillespie’s last studio date ever as a team. This session was also Parker’s only studio encounter with the great Thelonious Monk. Part of the Vital Vinyl reissue series celebrating essential jazz LPs from Verve and Impulse!

Tracks A1-A3 & B1-B3 recorded 6th June 1950.
Tracks A4 & B4 recorded 2nd March & 5th May 1949.


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