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Charlie Parker June 4, 11, 18 or 25, 1950

Main Session Personnel
alto saxophone
trumpet
trombone
alto saxophone
tenor saxophone
piano
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Half Nelson (incomplete) 2:48
2 Cherokee (incomplete) 2:09
3 Scrapple from the Apple (incomplete) 6:09
4 Star Eyes(incomplete) 4:36
genre: bop
Recording Date: 
1950-06 - 1950-06
Label Name: 
private
Leader(s): 
Charlie Parker
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
trombone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Charlie Parker
Personnel: 
Jon Nielson
Personnel: 
Jimmy Knepper
Personnel: 
Joe Maini
Personnel: 
Don Lanphere
Personnel: 
Al Haig
Personnel: 
Buddy Jones
Personnel: 
Frank Isola
Ensemble Size: 
octet
Venue Type: 
live performance
Venue Name: 
William Henry Apartments
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Recording company
Session Engineer: 
Don Lanphere
Session Details: 

This was a jam session in the basement of the William Henry apartments on 136th and Broadway. They are all incomplete, edited to just Parker's solos, mostly. Sutherland gives the specific 'possible' dates. This and the other william henry jam sessions were known to have been recorded on two separate occasions, but which specific dates is unknown. -JS

Sources: 
Pete Losin discography (www.plosin.com), Sutherland & Burton discographies (birdlives.co.uk)