Charlie Parker was a true innovator of the hard bop jazz sound which continues to be loved the world over, thanks to his legendary jazz recordings and unique contributions to the genre.
The saxophonist's short life was documented in an acclaimed biographic movie produced by the legendary Clint Eastwood in 1988 starring the great Forest Whitaker, for which he won an award for Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival.
The film also took home an Academy Award for Best Sound which was notably due to the unique recording itself thanks to the Parker's widow Chan Parker, who supplied the original recordings to Clint Eastwood for use in the film.
Clint went on to enhance the tapes with sideman Red Roney, Ron Carter, Jon Faddis and others as the original soundtrack recording for Bird took flight.
Featuring 10 of Charlie's finest tunes like This Time The Dreams On Me, Ko Ko, Parker's Mood and Orinthology, the Bird soundtrack truly is a jazz lover's dream.
Friday Music is very pleased to announce the first time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of Charlie Parker's Bird - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
Impeccably mastered by Joe Reagoso and pressed for a very limited time on translucent blue vinyl at R.T.I., the LP cover is a first time gatefold cover to further enhance your listening hours.
Translucent Blue Vinyl
180g Audiophile Vinyl
Mastered by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios
Pressed at RTI
1. Lester Leaps In
2. I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
4. All Of Me
5. This Time The Dream's On Me
6. Ko Ko
7. Cool Blues
8. April In Paris
9. Now's The Time
11. Parker's Mood