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Charlie Parker July 5, 1950

Main Session Personnel
alto saxophone
french horn
oboe
piano
bass
drums
harp
violin
violin
violin
violin
viola
cello
arranger, Conductor
genre: bop
Recording Date: 
1950-07-05
Label Name: 
private
Leader(s): 
Charlie Parker
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
french horn
Skill/instrument: 
oboe
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Skill/instrument: 
harp
Skill/instrument: 
violin
Skill/instrument: 
violin
Skill/instrument: 
violin
Skill/instrument: 
violin
Skill/instrument: 
viola
Skill/instrument: 
cello
Skill/instrument: 
arranger
Skill/instrument: 
Conductor
Personnel: 
Charlie Parker
Personnel: 
Joseph Singer
Personnel: 
Edwin Brown
Personnel: 
Bernie Leighton
Personnel: 
Ray Brown
Personnel: 
Buddy Rich
Personnel: 
Verley Mills
Personnel: 
Sam Caplan
Personnel: 
Sam Rand
Personnel: 
Howard Kay
Personnel: 
Zelly Smirnoff
Personnel: 
Isadore Zir
Personnel: 
Maurice Brown
Personnel: 
Joe Lipman
Personnel: 
Joe Lipman
Ensemble Size: 
orchestra
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Name: 
Unknown Recording Studio
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Recording company
Company Name: 
Mercury
Producer: 
Al Porcino
Session Engineer: 
Jimmy Knepper
Session Details: 

Although all our sources indicate the July 5th date, Losin includes an interesting note from Phil Schaap that the first five titles were recorded at one session, and the balance at another. Furthermore, that the master ledgers of the recording company have no date listed. -JS

Sources: 
Plosin.com, Sutherland, Burton, jazzdisco.org