The Passion of Charlie Parker 2LP

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Double LP Features Melody Gardot, Madeleine Peyroux & More!

On this impulse! release, Charlie Parker’s music is uniquely re-imagined by living legends of the modern jazz scene. Produced by Larry Klein, and including artists like Ben Monder, Madeleine Peyroux, Melody Gardot, and Gregory Porter, this ‘musical play’ follows the narrative arc of Bird’s life. This release aims to sound "like something that outlines the shape of what Bird might be doing in this time, were he still alive and playing these songs".

• Double LP
• Gatefold jacket
• Made in Czech Republic

LP One
Side 1:

1. Meet Charlie Parker (Chan's Overture) [Vocal Version Of "Ornithology"] - Featured Vocalist, Madeleine Peyroux
2. The Epitaph Of Charlie Parker (The Funeral) [Vocal Version Of "Visa"] - Featured Vocalist, Barbara Hannigan
3. Yardbird Suite (A Genius In His Youth) [Vocal Version] - Featured Vocalist, Gregory Porter
Side 2:
1. So Long (ExodusTo New York City) [Vocal Version Of "K.C. Blues"] - Featured Vocalist, Jeffrey Wright
2. Every Little Thing (The Song Of The Acolyte) [Vocal Version Of "Bloomdido"] - Featured Vocalist, Luciana Souza
3. Central Avenue (A Dark Journey To Los Angeles) [Interlude]

LP Two
Side 1:

1. Los Angeles (The Dealer's Song) [Vocal Version Of "Moose The Mooche"] - Featured Vocalist, Kurt Elling
2. Live My Love For You (Chan's Love Song) [Vocal Version Of "My Little Suede Shoes"] - Featured Vocalist, Kandace Springs
3. Fifty Dollars (Angels And Demons) [Vocal Version Of "Segment"] - Featured Vocalist, Jeffrey Wright
Side 2:
1. The King Of 52nd Street (Chan's Declaration) [Vocal Version Of "Scrapple From The Apple"] - Featured Vocalist, Melody Gardot
2. Salle Pleyel (The Journey To Paris) [Interlude]
3. Après Vous (The Apotheosis Of Charlie Parker) [Vocal Version Of "Au Privave"] (Lyric by Camille Bertault) - Featured Vocalist, Camille Bertault

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