Tag: Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker and Lester Young – “Lady Be Good”

This version of “Lady Be Good” was recorded on January 28, 1946, by saxophonists Charlie Parker and Lester Young, who together shared a bill in that year’s Jazz at the Philharmonic concert series in Los Angeles.

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Charlie Parker – “White Christmas”

Merry Christmas, jazz fans. Our gift to you: this rare recording of Charlie Parker performing “White Christmas” during a live broadcast at the Royal Roost in New York City in 1948.

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Charlie Parker – “Ko-Ko”

Charlie Parker’s “Ko-Ko,” considered his first recording as a leader, was set to wax on this day (November 26) in 1945 at WOR Studios in New York City.

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