A Very Special Concert

DiscoA Very Special Concert
VenueUSA, Birdland, New York City
NotesSource: http://bigozine2.com/roio/?p=1012
Featuring Stan Getz
Birdland 1950 [no label, 1CD]
Live at Birdland, New York City, NY; February 18, 1950. Excellent Pre-FM.

Mega-rare Restored LP “A Very Special Concert”… speed-corrected and rejoined. This was recently shared on Dime and it’s thanks to Doinker for the fine effort.

This is what Doinker noted:

From the great Boris Rose collection, here’s one that isn’t listed as being released. According to the great jazz site, Jazzdisco.org, the only source for this material is this album and two Italian bootleg copies. According to Amazon.com, the only Miles Davis Birdland material is from the following year.

Track 01. Conception (6.7MB)
Track 02. Ray’s Idea (9.6MB)
Track 03. That Old Black Magic (4.0MB)
Track 04. You’re Driving Me Crazy (5.8MB)
Track 05. Max Is Making Wax (6.5MB)
Track 06. The Way You Look Tonight (6.5MB)

Miles Davis Sextet:
Miles Davis
Stan Getz
Art Blakey
JJ Johnson
Tadd Dameron
Max Roach

Track 07. Fine And Dandy (6.4MB)
Track 08. Honeysuckle Rose (4.1MB)

Dick Hyman Trio:
Dick Hyman
Sonny Stitt
Max Roach

Track 09. Woody N’ You (9.3MB)
Miles Davis Sextet (same personnel as above)

Boot LP Ozone 1 > major speed correction on turntable > Sound Forge > FLAC via TLH, level 6, sectors aligned and verified, FLAC integrity checked

The above tracklist and lineups are as listed by Doinker.

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Meanwhile, other fans feel that the following tracklist is more accurate.

Mile Davis: A Very Special Concert!
WNYC Jazz Festival
Birdland, NY, NY

01. Conception
02. Ray’s Idea
03. That Old Black Magic
04. Max Is Making Wax
05. Woody N’ You

Miles Davis Sextet:
Miles Davis (tp)
J.J. Johnson (tb)
Stan Getz (ts)
Tadd Dameron (p)
Gene Ramey (b)
Art Blakey (d)

Sonny Stitt (as-1)
Gene Ammons (ts-2)

Birdland, NY, NY

06. Honeysuckle Rose
07. You’re Driving Me Crazy
08. The Way You Look Tonight
09. Fine And Dandy

Dick Hyman Trio:
Dick Hyman (p)
Gene Ramey (b)
Art Blakey (d)