BUD POWELL - Birdland 1953 (CD)

Category: HI HAT CDs

• Excellent performance live from Birdland, New York City
• Includes the entire WJZ-FM Broadcast
• Digitally remastered for greatly enhanced sound quality
• Background liners

Bud Powell, live from Birdland, New York in 1953, across 3 performances dated, February 7th, 14th and March 7th

Despite suffering from serious mental health problems and addictions, Earl 'Bud' Powell was one of the leading architects of modern jazz, playing alongside Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and many others, and considerably extending the vocabulary of jazz piano.

Recorded at New York's legendary Birdland club, for broadcast on WJZ-FM, the superb performances captured on this set find him at the height of his powers and are presented together with background notes and images.


1. Tea For Two
2. It Could Happen To You
3. Lover Come Back To Me
4. Lullaby Of Birdland
5. I Want To Be Happy
6. Embraceable You
7. I've Got You Under My Skin
8. Ornithology
9. Hallelujah
10. How High The Moon


Title Birdland 1953
Catalogue No HHCD3033
Format CD
Barcode 5297961303317