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The composition uses an bar AABA form. The "graceful, hip melody, became something of an anthem for beboppers. Although, like Bob Dorough wrote, fans used to follow Parker everywhere he played and often taped his performances,  there are only three known recordings of Parker himself playing the tune. The first two were recorded with a septet at Radio Recorders in Hollywood on March 28, The session was supervised and produced by Ross Russell for his Dial Records label.
The last take of the tune of originally four became the master takes two and three are lostreleased Os Melhores - Charlie Parker 78 shellac single D Never copyrighted,  the track was frequently reissued on single 10" EP and, since the mids, on LP on various labels, in Nature Boy - Nat King Cole - Mona Lisa (20 Greatest Hits) part together with Parker's other Dial recordings although often also on albums assigned to Miles Davis.
The third known recording of "Yardbird Suite" was Os Melhores - Charlie Parker session at the home of Chuck Copely in Hollywood, on February 1, The track itself is incomplete and, like the two versions of "Lullaby in Rhythm" recorded that day, of poor quality, but nevertheless released on Spotliteinitially in on Lullaby in Rhythm Featuring Charlie Parker.
Ina year after the original recording, Gil Evans had already written an arrangement for Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra inrecorded with Lee Konitz on alto saxophone. Many of the recordings featuring the song are explicit tribute albums to Charlie Parker or a homage to the bebop revolution of the s cf.
Most interpretations follow the bebop or hard bop idiom. Exceptions may be e. Even former free jazz musicians like Archie Shepp and Anthony Braxton remember the avantgarde prior to them, but "pay tribute to the spirit and chance-taking of Charlie Parker rather than to merely recreate the past. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Os Melhores - Charlie Parker article is about the jazz composition by Charlie Parker.
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