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Released  1997
Artist  Bud Powell
Producer  Michael Cuscuna
Genre  Jazz
Length  61:38
Release date  1997
Label  Roulette Jazz
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Recorded  October 14, 1957 December 2, 1957 January 30, 1958
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Bud Plays Bird is a studio album by jazz pianist Bud Powell, recorded late 1957/early 1958 for Roulette, but unreleased until 1997, when it was rediscovered by Michael Cuscuna and released by Blue Note (under the Roulette label) as part of The Blue Note Collection.

Contents

Track listing

All songs were written by Charlie Parker, except where noted.

  1. "Big Foot" [long version] (aka "Drifting on a Reed") – 6:24
  2. "Shaw 'Nuff" (Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie) – 4:10
  3. "Buzzy" – 4:02
  4. "Yardbird Suite" – 4:04
  5. "Relaxin' at Camarillo" – 4:27
  6. "Confirmation" – 5:50
  7. "Billie's Bounce" – 4:02
  8. "Ko Ko" – 5:40
  9. "Dewey Square" – 4:14
  10. "Moose the Mooche" – 3:37
  11. "Ornithology" (Benny Harris, Charlie Parker) – 5:06
  12. "Scrapple from the Apple" – 3:51
  13. "Salt Peanuts" (Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Clarke) – 2:41
  14. "Big Foot" [short version] (aka "Drifting on a Reed") – 3:30

Performance

October 14, 1957, tracks 2-4, 6, 8, 11, 14. December 2, 1957, tracks 7, 12. January 30, 1958, tracks 1, 5, 9-10, 13, 15. New York.

  • Bud Powell – piano
  • George Duvivier – bass
  • Art Taylor – drums
  • Production

  • Rudy Traylor – producer
  • Michael Cuscuna – producer (1997 release)
  • Malcolm Addey – mastering
  • Ira Gitler – liner notes
  • Francis Wolff – cover photo
  • Songs

    1Big Foot (long version)6:28
    2Shaw 'Nuff4:13
    3Buzzy4:06

    References

    Bud Plays Bird Wikipedia


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