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Charlie Parker May 5, 1949

genre: bop
Recording Date: 
1949-05-05
Label Name: 
Mercury
Leader(s): 
Charlie Parker
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Charlie Parker
Personnel: 
Kenny Dorham
Personnel: 
Al Haig
Personnel: 
Tommy Potter
Personnel: 
Max Roach
Ensemble Size: 
quintet
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Name: 
Unknown Recording Studio
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Recording company
Company Name: 
Mercury
Producer: 
Norman Granz
Session Details: 

There's a lot of controversy about the tunes on this session, regarding their titles. Losin and Burton together offer a good explanation in detail, but suffice to say that "Diverse" and "Segment" are, musically, the same composition. The tunes labelled "Passport", however, are actually two different songs. Losin indicates this parenthetical notes of "Tune X", "Tune Y" and "Tune Z" -JS

Sources: 
Pete Losin discography (www.plosin.com),