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Memorial Charlie Parker – Rome 1985

CD (Item 923894) Philology (Italy), 1985 — Condition: Used
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A pretty cool little tribute to Charlie Parker – one that features the mighty Bob Dorough on both piano and vocals, working with frequent partner Bill Takas on electric bass! The setting's an unusual one as far as Bird tributes go – and Dorough brings plenty of his own charm to the set – not just in his vocals, but also in some of the original lyrics he adds to the tunes! Phil Woods is featured prominently on the cover, but only plays a small bit on the record – yet that's fine with us, as the spare setting of piano and bass allows Bob to do lots of really wonderful things with the songs – changing them around in odd ways, with a really playful spirit throughout. The album features a 1985 performance in Rome, plus 6 more tracks from a 1983 recording in Paris – and titles include "Yardbird Suite", "Tis Autumn", "Au Privave/Sittin In At The Au Privave", "Charlie Parker Medley", "Everything Happens To Me", "Twisted", "What Ever Happened To Love Songs", "Baltimore Oriole", and "Nothing Like You".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
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