The Passion of Charlie Parker

Format: CD
Release Date: 6/30/2017
Style(s): Bebop, Vocal
Availability: In Stock
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On this impulse! release, Charlie Parker's music is uniquely re-imagined by living legends of the modern jazz scene. Produced by Larry Klein, and including artists like Ben Monder, Madeleine Peyroux, Melody Gardot, and Gregory Porter, this 'musical play' follows the narrative arc of Bird's life. This release aims to sound like something that outlines the shape of what Bird might be doing in this time, were he still alive and playing these songs.

1. Meet Charlie Parker (Chan's Overture) [Vocal Version of "Ornithology"]
Length: 06:20
2. The Epitaph of Charlie Parker (The Funeral) [Vocal Version of "Visa"]
Length: 03:55
3. Yardbird Suite (A Genius in His Youth) [Vocal Version]
Length: 04:51
4. So Long (Exodus to New York City) [Vocal Version of "K.C. Blues"]
Length: 07:57
5. Every Little Thing (The Song Of The Acolyte) [Vocal Version of "Bloomdido"]
Length: 03:22
6. Central Avenue (A Dark Journey to Los Angeles) [Interlude]
Length: 01:28
7. Los Angeles (The Dealer's Song) [Vocal Version of "Moose the Mooche"]
Length: 04:19
8. Live My Love for You (Chan's Love Song) [Vocal Version of "My Little Suede Shoes"]
Length: 03:45
9. Fifty Dollars (Angels and Demons) [Vocal Version of "Segment"]
Length: 06:50
10. The King of 52nd Street (Chan's Declaration) [Vocal Version of "Scrapple From the Apple"]
Length: 03:40
11. Salle Pleyel (The Journey to Paris) [Interlude]
Length: 01:02
12. Apres Vous (The Apotheosis of Charlie Parker) [Vocal Version of "Au Privave"]
Length: 02:47
Album Details
Disc Count: 1
Total Length: 50:16
UPC: 602557441673