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Charlie Parker March 5, 1949 (Night)

Main Session Personnel
alto saxophone
trumpet
tenor saxophone
piano
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Introduction to Battle of the Bands 0:18 Rudi Blesh (announcer)
2 Barbados 3:36
3 Anthropology 2:23
genre: bop
Recording Date: 
1949-03-05
Leader(s): 
Charlie Parker
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Charlie Parker
Personnel: 
Kenny Dorham
Personnel: 
Lucky Thompson
Personnel: 
Al Haig
Personnel: 
Tommy Potter
Personnel: 
Max Roach
Ensemble Size: 
sextet
Venue Type: 
live performance
Venue Name: 
Waldorf Astoria
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Recording company
Producer: 
Rudi Blesh
Session Details: 

Full transcription of announcements are on www.plosin.com. Information on which tunes the singers join are from Sutherland & Burton. This is a radio broadcast done later in the day, as opposed to the gig earlier that morning, at a different location and with different personnel. This session was a 'Battle of the Bands' organized by the New York Herald Tribune as a youth forum. Rudi Blesh presented, and Parker's band went up against Sidney Bechet's dixieland band. -JS

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