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Nat King Cole 1949

Main Session Personnel
alto saxophone
alto saxophone
alto saxophone
piano
guitar
bass
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Ornithology (Incomplete) 3:10
Yardbird in Lotusland
Catalog #: SPJ 123
genre: bop
Recording Date: 
1949 - 1949
Leader(s): 
Nat King Cole
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
guitar
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Charlie Parker
Personnel: 
Benny Carter
Personnel: 
Willie Smith
Personnel: 
Nat King Cole
Personnel: 
Oscar Moore
Personnel: 
Johnny Miller
Personnel: 
Buddy Rich
Ensemble Size: 
septet
Venue Type: 
live performance
Venue Name: 
unknown
Venue Location: 
New York, New York
Session Details: 

Even though most sources list this track as occuring during a March/April 1946 session, but Burton disagrees with sources and the Philology CD. He has listened to it and believes strongly that it occurred on a different session, possibly some time in 1949, based on how Bird sounds. Thus, we have included it here. -JS

Sources: 
jazzdisco.org, allmusic, Allan Sutherland's discography & John Burton's discography (www.birdlives.co.uk; or just google Burton or Sutherland with Charlie parker and it's the first hit)