Parker, Charlie: Charlie Parker With Strings

Parker, Charlie: Charlie Parker With Strings

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Produced by impresario Norman Granz, “Charlie Parker With Strings” (now on Verve, originally on Clef) is generally acknowledged as the first release to feature a jazz soloist backed by violins. Charlie Parker was reputed to have been interested in doing a strings album for years. Re-Issue. French Import. French Pressing. 1949. LP. Verve 817 444-1. VG*****

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“Charlie Parker With Strings” (now on Verve, originally on Clef) is generally acknowledged as the first release to feature a jazz soloist backed by violins.

Charlie Parker was reputed to have been interested in doing a strings album for years. Impresario Norman Granz gave him the opportunity to do so, with strings arranged and conducted by Jimmy Carroll.

Features standards, including “Just Friends”, Parker’s biggest-selling single and the record of which he was said to have been most proud.


Re-Issue. French Import. French Pressing. 1949. LP. Verve 817 444-1. VG*****

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Weight2 lbs
Dimensions12 × 1 × 12 in

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