A legendary concert – recorded at Massey Hall in Toronto, with a previously-unmatched quintet
of superstar bop players – Charlie Parker
on alto, Dizzy Gillespie
on trumpet, Bud Powell on piano, Charles Mingus on bass, and Max Roach on drums – all coming together in a performance that's a bit rough at times, but which more than makes up for that roughness in its own sense of history! This single LP features the quintet
performances from the date (others
featured the trio of Powell, Mingus, and Roach) – on titles that include "Perdido", "Salt Peanuts", "All The Things You Are", "Wee", and "Hot House".
(Out of print.)