Personnel: Charlie Parker (alto saxophone); Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet); Thelonious Monk (piano); Curly Russell (bass); Buddy Rich (drums).
Producer: Norman Granz.
Reissue producers: Michael Lang, Ben Young.
Recorded in New York, New York on June 6, 1950. Includes liner notes by Norman Granz and James Patrick.
Digitally remastered by Steven Fallone and Ben Young (Polygram Studios).
This is part of the Verve Master Editions series.
Personnel: Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet); Charlie Parker (alto saxophone); Thelonious Monk (piano); Curly Russell, Buddy Rich (drums).
Liner Note Authors: James Patrick; Norman Granz; Phil Schaap.
Recording information: N.Y.C., NY (06/06/1950); New York, NY (06/06/1950).
Illustrator: David Stone Martin.
Photographer: Duncan P. Schiedt.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Nichell Delvaille; Herman Leonard; Peter Pullman.
Sharp date with T. Monk (p) and Buddy Rich (d) is a nice introductory vehicle for Parker novices. It has three bonus cuts on disc. ~ Ron Wynn