Skip to product information
1 of 1

Parker, Charlie - Afro Cuban Bop: The Long Lost Bird Live Recordings (180 Gram, 2LP, RSD 2023)

Parker, Charlie - Afro Cuban Bop: The Long Lost Bird Live Recordings (180 Gram, 2LP, RSD 2023)

Format: LP

UPC: 089353346027

Release Date: 04/22/23

Condition: N

Regular price $49.99 USD
Regular price $49.99 USD Sale price $49.99 USD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Low stock: 1 left

Event: RECORD STORE DAY 2023
Release Date: 4/22/2023
Format: 2 x LP
Label: Liberation Hall/Rockbeat
Quantity: 2500
Release type: 'RSD First' Release 

This 180g double LP vinyl set features eighteen selections from one of jazz's greatest saxophonists, Charlie Parker. All the recordings were captured in the late ‘40s and early '50s at such storied venues as Carnegie Hall and Birdland in New York, The Jubilee in Los Angeles, and the Portland Civic Auditorium. Focused on experiments in Afro-Cuban fusion, Parker is joined by a dazzling array of jazz legends including Dizzy Gillespie, Milt Jackson, Art Blakey, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Red Rodney, and others. The package includes an essay by rock keyboardist Keith Emerson.While these tracks have previously appeared on other albums, this is the first time they have been gathered in one package.

1) Lament For the Congo 2) Mambo Fortunado 3) Dizzy Atmosphere 4) A Night In Tunisia 5) Groovin High 6) Confirmation 7) Night and Day 8) My Funny Valentine 9) Cherokee 10) One the Alamo 11) Manteca 12) A Short One 13) Leo The Lion Part 1 14) Cuban Holiday 15) Lemon Drop 16) The Goof and I 17) Leo The Lion part 2 18 ) Salt Peanuts

 

SHIPPING & RETURNS

FREE SHIPPING on purchases over $50
LOCAL PICKUP available at checkout
$5 MEDIA MAIL shipping in the USA
RETURNS
Items may be returned within 60 days of the delivery date.

If not defective, any product returned must be in the same condition in which customer received it and in the original retail packaging.
Yellow Racket will be responsible for cost of return on all damaged or defective items. Customer is responsible for cost of return if item is not damaged or defective. Photo/video evidence of damages/defects must be provided by customer within 14 days of the delivery date.
Customer assumes all responsibility for duties and taxes associated with international shipments.

GRADING

Yellow Racket assigns condition based on the Goldmine Standard for grading records.
New (N) (Not typically included in the Goldmine Standard)
New records are purchased directly from the label, distributor, or registered wholesaler. Records are still sealed. Jackets may have slight shelf wear, but media has never been played.
Mint (M)
Still sealed. Never played. No observable flaws.  Items have been purchased secondhand.
Near Mint (NM)
A Near Mint (NM) record will play perfectly, with no imperfections during playback. The record should show no obvious signs of wear.
The cover (and any additional packaging) has no creases, folds, seam splits, cut-out holes, or other noticeable defects.
Very Good Plus (VG+)
A Very Good Plus (VG+) record will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it.
Defects should be more of a cosmetic nature, not affecting the actual playback as a whole. Record surfaces may show some signs of wear and may have slight scuffs or very light scratches.
The disc and LP cover may have slight signs of wear, and may be gently marred by spindle marks, paper scuffs, wrinkled corners, etc.
Very Good (VG)
Many of the defects found in a VG+ record will be more pronounced in a VG disc. Surface noise will be evident, but will not overpower the music. Disc may have light scratches (deep enough to feel with a fingernail) that will affect the sound.
Labels, jackets, and inserts will have visible cosmetic flaws such as wrinkles, cut-outs, slight splitting, etc. However, it will usually have less than a dozen minor flaws.
Good (G)
A record in Good condition can be played through without skipping. But it will have significant surface noise, scratches, and visible groove wear. A cover or sleeve will have seam splits, especially at the bottom or on the spine. Tape, writing, ring wear, or other defects will be present.
While the record will be playable without skipping, noticeable surface noise and "ticks" will almost certainly accompany the playback. 
Poor (P), Fair (F)
The record may be cracked, badly warped, or won't play through without skipping or repeating. The picture sleeve may be water damaged, split, or heavily marred by wear and writing.
View full details