Bird and Diz - Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie
Track Listing
  1. Bloomdido
  2. My Melancholy Baby
  3. Relaxin' with Lee
  4. Leap Frog
  5. An Oscar for Treadwell
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  1. Bloomdido
  2. My Melancholy Baby
  3. Relaxin' with Lee
  4. Leap Frog
  5. An Oscar for Treadwell
  6. Mohawk
  7. My Melancholy Baby
  8. Relaxin' with Lee
  9. Leap Frog
  10. Leap Frog
  11. Leap Frog
  12. Oscar for Treadwell
  13. Mohawk
  14. Relaxin' with Lee
  15. Relaxin' with Lee
  16. Relaxin' with Lee
  17. Relaxin' with Lee
  18. Leap Frog
  19. Leap Frog
  20. Leap Frog
  21. Leap Frog
  22. Leap Frog
  23. Leap Frog
  24. Leap Frog
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This collection of 78 rpm singles, all recorded on June 6, 1950, was released in 1956. Several things distinguish this from numerous other quintet recordings featuring these two bebop pioneers. It was recorded during the period that Parker was working under the aegis of producer Norman Granz, whose preference for large and unusual ensembles was notorious. The end result in this case is a date that sounds very much like those that Parker and Gillespie recorded for Savoy and Dial, except with top-of-the-line production ...

Bird and Diz 1997, PolyGram

UPC: 731452143624

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