Town Hall - NYC

           Recording Date:
                June 22, 1945

               Dizzy Gillespie TP
               Charlie Parker  AS
               Don Byas          TS
               Al Haig             P
               Curly Russell     B
               Max Roach        D tk1-5
               Sid Catlett        D tk6-7



Review by Thom Jurek
This dodgy Italian import contains a Town Hall concert from 1945 by Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Max Roach, Al Haig, and Red Callender. It features the introduction as well as eight tracks. The "bonus tracks" come from other concerts at the famed venue with different ensembles, some of them led by Gillsespie with Big Sid Catlett on drums, Milt Jackson on vibes, and a host of others. The sound quality is fair, never quite dodgy, but never quite good either.

1. Intro Uptown UPCD 27.51 
2. Bebop - 
3. A Night In Tunisia - 
4. Groovin' High - 
5. Salt Peanuts - 
6. Hot House - 
7. 52nd Street Theme - 

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