Friday, August 29, 2008

Early Bird...



gets the worm.

Charlie Parker would've been 88 today. This is his first session as a featured sideman. Guitarist Tiny Grimes put together this quintet of 52nd Street players for a Savoy date that was to feature him as a singer. Two vocal sides and two instrumentals. Bird had just arrived in New York after jumping ship from Billy Eckstine's Big Band.

Download:



"I'll Always Love You Just The Same" mp3
by Tiny Grimes Quintet, 1944.
Tiny Grimes, Vocals.
available on The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes



"Romance Without Finance"
mp3
by Tiny Grimes Quintet, 1944.
Tiny Grimes, Vocals.
available on The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes



"Red Cross" mp3
by Charlie Parker, 1944.
available on The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes



"Tiny's Tempo" mp3
Charlie Parker, 1944.
available on The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes

3 comments:

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David Snusgrop said...

It's official: Romance Without Finance is the best song I've so far this week.




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