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Bird at the Roost, the Savoy Years - The Complete Royal Roost Performances, Volume 1

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Introduction by Bob Garrity 0:04 Charlie Parker September 4, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Tadd Dameron (piano), Curley Russell (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Bob Garrity (announcer)
2 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part I) 1:16 Charlie Parker September 4, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Tadd Dameron (piano), Curley Russell (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
3 52nd Street Theme 5:03 Charlie Parker September 4, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Tadd Dameron (piano), Curley Russell (bass), Max Roach (drums)
4 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part II) 0:24 Charlie Parker September 4, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Tadd Dameron (piano), Curley Russell (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
5 Koko 2:30 Charlie Parker September 4, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Tadd Dameron (piano), Curley Russell (bass), Max Roach (drums)
6 52nd Street Theme (with announceement voiceover) 0:13 Charlie Parker September 4, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Tadd Dameron (piano), Curley Russell (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
7 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part III) 0:30 Charlie Parker September 4, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Tadd Dameron (piano), Curley Russell (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
8 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid 1:02 Charlie Parker December 11, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
9 Groovin' High 4:42 Charlie Parker December 11, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
10 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part I) 0:36 Charlie Parker December 11, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
11 Big Foot 4:42 Charlie Parker December 11, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
12 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part II) 0:36 Charlie Parker December 11, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
13 Ornithology 5:32 Charlie Parker December 11, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
14 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part III) 0:21 Charlie Parker December 11, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
15 Slow Boat to China 5:00 Charlie Parker December 11, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
16 Closing Announcement by Symphony Sid Torin 0:43 Charlie Parker December 11, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
17 Introduction by Art Ford I 0:31 Charlie Parker December 12, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
18 Hot House 4:17 Charlie Parker December 12, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
19 Introduction by Art Ford II 0:11 Charlie Parker December 12, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
20 Salt Peanuts 3:41 Charlie Parker December 12, 1948 Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Charlie Parker (vocal)
21 Introduction by Art Ford III 0:19 Charlie Parker December 12, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
22 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid 1:24 Charlie Parker December 18, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
23 Chasin' the Bird 4:22 Charlie Parker December 18, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
24 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part I) 0:49 Charlie Parker December 18, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
25 Out of Nowhere 3:18 Charlie Parker December 18, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
26 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part II) 0:15 Charlie Parker December 18, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
27 How High the Moon 2:54 Charlie Parker December 18, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Miles Davis (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
28 Introduction by Bob Garrity 0:21 Charlie Parker December 25, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Bob Garrity (announcer)
29 Half Nelson 4:30 Charlie Parker December 25, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
30 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part I) 0:32 Charlie Parker December 25, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
31 White Christmas 4:52 Charlie Parker December 25, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
32 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part II) 0:32 Charlie Parker December 25, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
33 Little Willie Leaps 3:38 Charlie Parker December 25, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
34 52nd Street Theme 0:53 Charlie Parker December 25, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
35 Introduction by Bob Garrity 0:48 Charlie Parker December 25, 1948 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Max Roach (drums)
(variance) -- Bob Garrity (announcer)
36 Jumpin' with Symphony Sid 1:17 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
37 Bebop 3:46 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
38 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part I) 0:25 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
39 Slow Boat to China 4:21 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
40 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part II) 0:35 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
41 Ornithology 4:46 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
42 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part III) 0:22 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer)
43 Groovin' High 4:51 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
44 Interview with Symphony Sid & Charlie Parker 1:11 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
(variance) -- Symphony Sid Torin (announcer), Charlie Parker (announcer)
45 East of the Sun (and West of the Moon) 4:39 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
46 Introduction by Symphony Sid Torin (Part IV) 1:05 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
47 Cheryl 4:18 Charlie Parker January 1, 1949 Charlie Parker (alto saxophone), Kenny Dorham (trumpet), Al Haig (piano), Tommy Potter (bass), Joe Harris (drums)
Leader(s): 
Charlie Parker
Label Name: 
Savoy
Catalog Number: 
SLP 2259
Release Date: 
January 1, 1985
Tracks: 
Koko
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Groovin' High
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Big Foot
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Ornithology
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Hot House
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Salt Peanuts
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Chasin' the Bird
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Out of Nowhere
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How High the Moon
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Half Nelson
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White Christmas
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52nd Street Theme
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Bebop
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Slow Boat to China
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Ornithology
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Groovin' High
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Cheryl
Format: 
LP
Issue Status: 
reissue
Post-production audio editing
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Sources: 
discogs.com, plosin.com