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  • Charlie Parker with Strings - it was his idea, and Norman Granz did it at a financial loss. Some of Bird's recordings of which he was most proud.
  • Good swinging number
  • great sax, hideous strings and blather...... the worst of Parker's recordings
  • The brilliant saxophonist who became at the origins of modern jazz.
  • OOOOOOOOOOOooooooooooo You are a proper Charlie! I like you so much. I would love to be your friend.
  • dreadful strings arrangement shown up by the lyrical sublimely played Charlie who is on song as a bird branching out by himself as usual. Piano is fine but those violins.........
  • as a string musician who loves jazz, why oh WHY are there no jazz projects involving even halfway decent arrangers for strings? I literally think I could do better than this given time and a wage. Parker, of course, is regardlessly sublime ...
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  • Love these old crap recordings -it's the only way to listen to jazz.

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