"Summertime" Charlie Parker

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"Summertime, " composed by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess with lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin, was recorded by Charlie Parker as part of his album, Charlie Parker with Strings, on the Clef label on November 30, 1949. Considered to be one of his finest albums, it is now available on a Verve CD, Charlie Parker with Strings, The Master Takes. Personnel on the album included Mitch Miller on oboe, Ray Brown on bass, and Buddy Rich on drums. The sound recording is administered by Warner Chappell & AdShare MG for a Third Party . No copyright infringement is intended. This purpose of this upload is for viewer enjoyment and education not for monetary gain.

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  2. Charlie...Charlie...Charlie. YESSSS!!!!!
  3. 10 people are fukking stupid and are completely ignorant
  4. Da mezzanotte in Crooners & Classics, Giancarlo Cattaneo e Marco De Lillis ci racconteranno la storia dei club fumosi, di un mondo ormai lontano, fatto di Jazz e Crooners e di canzoni come questa:
  5. #Music Relaxing now with the sublime Mr. Charlie Parker and his great version of 'Summertime'
  6. Bird lives !
  7. simpy classic. 
  8. una grande notte in jazz con la più grande versione di summertime da me sentita
  10. the king!!
  11. Simple the best
  12. Imperdível.
  13. supper Jazz, i love Jazz, Belarus super!!!
  14. Parker and Dizzy,That´s it!
  15. Luyv the way musiyc brings people together.
  16. Nobody is writing songs lke this now! SAD
  17. Man! I sure do appreciate your comments. I was listening to jazz back when I was 9 years old. Don't give up on today's music...there is some great stuff out there in Hip-Hop and even Country. BTW: I recommend listening to early Herbie Hancock; especially his Crossings album. It was so bold and way out there, and yet, it was jazz; inspired by Miles Davis.
  18. Exquisite in every way.
  19. You're probably being too hard on yourself.
  20. @enoilgag1 I don't play the sax,you don't have to to know he is the best
  21. Bird could play some nice restrained melodic lines unlike some of his would be lattter day imitators. Gershwin's inspiration for this was obviously that well known 8 bar, St James Infirmary.
  22. i play the saxophone too and i completely agree charlie parker is the best alto player
  23. Awesome