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Slim Gaillard December 29, 1945

Main Session Personnel
alto saxophone
trumpet
tenor saxophone
piano
piano, vocal
bass, vocal
drums
# Tracks Playtime Issue Variance from Main Session Personnel
1 Dizzy Boogie (Alternate Take) 3:15
2 Dizzy Boogie 3:08
3 Flat Foot Floogie (Alternate Take) 2:45
4 Flat Foot Floogie 2:30
5 Popity Pop (Alternate Take) 00:00
6 Popity Pop 2:55
7 Slim's Jam 5:38 Charlie Parker (vocal)
Content State: draft
genre: bebop
Recording Date: 
1945-12-29
Label Name: 
Bel-Tone
Leader(s): 
Slim Gaillard
Skill/instrument: 
alto saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
trumpet
Skill/instrument: 
tenor saxophone
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
piano
Skill/instrument: 
vocal
Skill/instrument: 
bass
Skill/instrument: 
vocal
Skill/instrument: 
drums
Personnel: 
Charlie Parker
Personnel: 
Dizzy Gillespie
Personnel: 
Jack McVea
Personnel: 
Dodo Marmarosa
Personnel: 
Slim Gaillard
Personnel: 
Slim Gaillard
Personnel: 
Bam Brown
Personnel: 
Bam Brown
Personnel: 
Zutty Singleton
Ensemble Size: 
septet
Venue Type: 
studio
Venue Location: 
Los Angeles, California
Session Details: 

Between Sutherland, Burton and jazzdisco, all are needed to fill in the pieces for this session. For example, Sutherland has Parker doing vocals on Poppity Pop, whereas Burton has him on Slim's Jam. However, I think this is a typo on Sutherland's part because he actually says "Parker vocal track 6", which in Burton's list would be Slim's Jam. Sutherland includes what he supposes is a second take of Poppity Pop, numbering it 5, with the master as 6, and Slim's Jam at 7. However, perhaps he did not mean to number the mystery take that may or may not exist? Also, the track order differs from all three sources, and only jazzdisco lists what instruments the leader, Slim Gaillard, plays. Jazzdisco is the only one that correctly names the bassist as "Bam Brown" not "Slam Brown". Sutherland/Burton may have gotten him confused with Slam Stewart, with whom Slim also played some times. -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)