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Birk's Works

# Tracks Playtime Session Session Personnel & Personnel Variances for Tracks
1 Jordu 4:13 Dizzy Gillespie March 23, 1957 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
2 Birk's Works 4:56 Dizzy Gillespie March 23, 1957 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
3 Umbrella Man 3:02 Dizzy Gillespie March 23, 1957 Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Dizzy Gillespie (arranger, vocal)
4 Autumn Leaves 3:11 Dizzy Gillespie March 23, 1957 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
5 Tangerine 3:43 Dizzy Gillespie April 7, 1957 Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Dizzy Gillespie (arranger)
6 Over the Rainbow 4:37 Dizzy Gillespie April 7, 1957 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Melba Liston (arranger), Austin Cromer (vocal)
7 Yo No Quiero Bailar 4:42 Dizzy Gillespie April 7, 1957 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Melba Liston (arranger), Austin Cromer (vocal)
8 If You Could See Me Now 3:30 Dizzy Gillespie April 7, 1957 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Melba Liston (arranger), Austin Cromer (vocal)
9 Left-Hand Corner 2:26 Dizzy Gillespie April 7, 1957 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Benny Golson (tenor saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Ernie Wilkins (arranger)
10 Whisper Not 5:17 Dizzy Gillespie April 8, 1957 Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Talib Dawud (trumpet), Lee Morgan (trumpet), Ermet Perry (trumpet), Carl Warwick (trumpet), Al Grey (trombone), Rod Levitt (trombone), Melba Liston (trombone), Ernie Henry (alto saxophone), Jimmy Powell (alto saxophone), Billy Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Billy Root (baritone saxophone), Wynton Kelly (piano), Paul West (bass), Charlie Persip (drums)
(variance) -- Benny Golson (arranger)
Leader(s): 
Dizzy Gillespie
Label Name: 
Verve
Catalog Number: 
MGV 8222
Release Date: 
July 9, 1957
Tracks: 
Jordu
Tracks: 
Birk's Works
Tracks: 
Umbrella Man
Tracks: 
Autumn Leaves
Tracks: 
Tangerine
Tracks: 
Over the Rainbow
Tracks: 
Left-Hand Corner
Tracks: 
Whisper Not
Format: 
LP
Issue Status: 
original
Post-production audio editing
Remaster: 
no
Remix: 
no
Overdub: 
no
Sources: 
Bruyninckx, wikipedia