mardi 8 décembre 2020

Charlie Parker with Strings: The Master Takes (Verve, 1947-1952).



Verve 314 523 984-2 / 0602517036901 (1995/2006). 

Charlie Parker (saxophone alto), Mitch Miller (hautbois, probablement cor anglais), Bronislaw Gimpel, Max Hollander, Milt Lomask (violon), Frank Brieff (alto), Frank Miller (violoncelle), Myor Rosen (harpe), Stan Freeman (piano), Ray Brown (contrebasse), Buddy Rich (batterie), Jimmy Carroll (arrangeur, direction). Mercury Recording, New York City, 30 novembre 1949. 

1. Just Friends (John Klenner, Sam Lewis) 3:30
2. Everything Happens to Me (Matt Dennis, Thomas Adair) 3:15
3. April in Paris (Vernon Duke, E.Y. Harburg) 3:06
4. Summertime (George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) 2:46
5. I Didn't Know What Time It Was (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) 3:12
6. If I Should Lose You (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) 2:46

Charlie Parker (saxophone alto), Joseph Singer (cor français), Eddie Brown (hautbois), Sam Caplan (premier violon), Howard Kay, Harry Melnikoff, Sam Rand, Zelly Smirnoff (violon), Isadore Zir (alto), Maurice Brown (violoncelle), Verley Mills (harpe), Bernie Leighton (piano), Ray Brown (contrebasse), Buddy Rich (batterie), inconnu (xylophone, carillon sur 7), Joe Lipman (arrangeur, direction). New York City, fin de l'été 1950. 

7. Dancing in the Dark (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz) 3:10
8. Out of Nowhere (John Green, Edward Heyman) 3:06
9. Laura (David Raskin, Johnny Mercer) 2:57
10. East of the Sun (and West of the Moon) (Brooks Bowman) 3:37
11. They Can't Take That Away from Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) 3:17
12. Easy to Love (Cole Porter) 3:29
13. I'm in the Mood for Love (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields) 3:33
14. I'll Remember April (Gene DePaul, Pat Johnston, Don Raye) 3:02

Charlie Parker (saxophone alto), Tommy Mace (hautbois), Ted Blume, Sam Caplan, Stan Karpenia (violon), Dave Uchitel (alto), inconnu (violoncelle), Wallace McManus (harpe), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (contrebasse), Roy Haynes (batterie). Carnegie Hall, New York City, 17 septembre 1950. 

15. What is This Thing Called Love? (Cole Porter) 2:55
16. April in Paris (Duke, Harburg) 3:13
17. Repetition (Neal Hefti) 2:48
18. Easy to Love (Porter) 2:25
19. Rocker (Gerry Mulligan) 3:00

Charlie Parker (saxophone alto), Chris Griffin, Al Porcino, Bernie Privin (trompette), Will Bradley, Bill Harris (trombone), Toots Mondello, Murray Williams (saxophone alto), Hank Ross (saxophone ténor), Stan Webb (saxophone baryton), Artie Drelinger, inconnu (anches), probablement Sam Caplan (premier violon), possiblement Sylvan Shulman, Jack Zayde (violon), cinq inconnus (violon), deux inconnus (alto), deux inconnus (violoncelle), Verley Mills (harpe), Lou Stein (piano), Art Ryerson (guitare), Bob Haggart (contrebasse), Don Lamond (batterie), Joe Lipman (arrangeur, direction). Reeves Sound Studio, New York City, 22 ou 23 janvier 1952. 

20. Temptation (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) 3:31
21. Lover (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) 3:06
22. Autumn in New York (Vernon Duke) 3:29
23. Stella by Starlight (Victor Young, Ned Washington) 2:56

Charlie Parker (saxophone alto), Vinnie Jacobs (cor français), Doug Mettome, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trompette), Bill Harris (trombone), Bart Varsalona (trombone basse), John LaPorta (clarinette), Sonny Salad, Murray Williams (saxophone alto), Pete Mondello, Flip Phillips (saxophone ténor), Manny Albam (saxophone baryton), Gene Orloff (premier violon), Sam Caplan, Manny Fiddler, Sid Harris, Harry Katzman, Zelly Smirnoff (violon), Nat Nathanson, Fred Ruzilla (alto), Joe Benaventi (violoncelle), Tony Aless (piano), Curly Russell (contrebasse), Shelly Manne (batterie), Diego Iborra (percussion), Neal Hefti (arrangeur, direction). Carnegie Hall, New York City, décembre 1947. 

24. Repetition (Hefti) 2:57

Illustration de la pochette par David Stone Martin. 
Enregistrements originaux produits par Norman Granz. 
Notes de pochette: Joe Goldberg. 

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