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The Kenny Dorham Discography:

The Royal Roost



ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 1:

Date:  December 25, 1948
Place:  Royal Roost, New York City
Group:  Charlie Parker Quintet feat. Kenny Dorham (t), Al Haig (p), 
	Tommy Potter (b), Max Roach (d)
Recording:  Live off of Radio Broadcast
Primary Source: CD Savoy Jazz ZDS 4412 (Roost Vol. 2)

          1.   Jumping With Symphony Sid/Jingle Bells (1:39)
          2.   Half Nelson (4:27)
          3.   White Christmas (4:50)
          4.   Little Willie Leaps (3:38) into
          5.   Fifty-Second Street Theme (1:45) 


ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 2:

Date:  January 1, 1949
Place:  Royal Roost, New York City
Group:  Charlie ParkerQuintet feat. Kenny Dorham (t), Al Haig (p), 
	Tommy Potter (b), Joe Harris (d)
Recording:  Live off of Radio Broadcast
Primary Source:  Savoy Jazz ZDS 4412 (Roost Vol. 2)

          1.   Jumpin' with Symphony Sid/Auld Lang Syne (1:18)
          2.   Be-Bop (3:48)
          3.   On a Slow Boat to China (4:16)
          4.   Ornithology (4:43)
          5.   Groovin' High (4:46)
          6.   East of the Sun (4:38)
          7.   Cheryl (4:21)


ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 3:

Date:  January 15, 1949
Place:  Royal Roost, New York City
Group:  Charlie Parker Quintet feat. Kenny Dorham (t), Al Haig (p), 
	Tommy Potter (b), Joe Harris (d)
Recording:  Live off of Radio Broadcast
Primary Source: CD Savoy Jazz ZDS 4413 (Roost Vol. 3)

          1.   Scrapple From the Apple (4:05)
          2.   Be-Bop (3:20)
          3.   Hot House (5:10)


ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 4:

Date:  January 22, 1949
Place:  Royal Roost, New York City
Group:  Charlie Parker Quintet feat. Kenny Dorham (t), Al Haig (p), 
	Tommy Potter (b), Max Roach (d)
Recording:  Live off of Radio Broadcast
Primary Source:  CD Savoy Jazz ZDS 4413 (Roost Vol. 3)

          1.   Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (1:12)
          2.   Oop Bop Sh'Bam (4:53)
          3.   Scrapple from the Apple (4:29)
          4.   Salt Peanuts (4:06) into 
          5.   Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (:35) 


ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 5:

Date:  January 29, 1949
Place:  Royal Roost, New York City
Group:  Charlie Parker Quintet feat. Kenny Dorham (t), Al Haig (p), 
	Tommy Potter (b), Max Roach (d)
Recording:  Live off of Radio Broadcast
Primary Source:  CD Savoy Jazz ZDS 4413 (Roost Vol. 3)

          1.   Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (:57)
          2.   Groovin' High (3:42)
          

ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 6:

Date:  February 5, 1949
Place:  Royal Roost, New York City
Group:  Charlie Parker Quintet feat. Kenny Dorham (t), Al Haig (p), 
	Tommy Potter (b), Max Roach (d)
Recording:  Live off of Radio Broadcast
Primary Source:  CD Savoy Jazz ZDS 4413 (Roost Vol. 3)

          1.   Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (:58)
          2.   Scrapple from the Apple (3:22)
          3.   Barbados (3:49)
          4.   Salt Peanuts (3:33)
          5.   Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (1:27)


ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 7:

Date:  February 12, 1949
Place:  Royal Roost, New York City
Group:  Charlie Parker Quintet feat. Kenny Dorham (t), Al Haig (p), 
	Tommy Potter (b), Max Roach (d)
Recording:  Live off of Radio Broadcast
Primary Source:  CD Savoy Jazz ZDS 4413 (Roost Vol. 3)

          1.   Scrapple from the Apple (4:27)
          2.   Barbados (3:49)
          3.   Be-Bop (3:13) 
          4.   Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (:52) 


ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 8:

Date:  February 19, 1949
Place:  Royal Roost, New York City
Group:  Charlie Parker Quintet feat. Kenny Dorham (t), Al Haig (p), 
	Tommy Potter (b), Max Roach (d)
Recording:  Live off of Radio Broadcast
Primary Source:  CD Savoy Jazz ZDS 4414 (Roost Vol. 4)

          1.   Groovin' High (4:43)
          2.   Confirmation (3:30)
          3.   Salt Peanuts (3:39) 
          4.   Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (:52)


ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 9:

Date:  February 26, 1949
Place:  Royal Roost, New York City
Group:  Charlie Parker Septet feat. Kenny Dorham (t), Milt Jackson (v), 
	Lucky Thompson (ts), Al Haig (p), Tommy Potter (b), Max Roach (d)
	vocals by Dave Lambert and Buddy Stewart
Recording:  Live off of Radio Broadcast
Primary Source:  CD Savoy Jazz ZDS 4414 (Roost Vol. 4)

          1.   Half Nelson (3:24)
          2.   Night in Tunisia (4:33)
          3.   Scrapple from the Apple (4:34)
          4.   Deedle (2:01) -vocal
          5.   What's This (1:37) -vocal 
          6.   Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (:39)


ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 10:

Date:  March 5, 1949
Place:  Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Group:  Charlie Parker All Stars with Kenny Dorham (t),  Lucky Thompson (ts), 
	Al Haig (p), Tommy Potter (b), Max Roach (d)
Recording:  Air check
Primary Source:  CD Birdbox Vol. 1 and LP Jazz Showcase 5003, 
	Both items, but no announcement on Philology Vol. 16 (W 846.2)

          1.   Barbados (3:26)
          2.   Anthropology (2:18)


ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 11:

Date:  March 5, 1949
Place:  Royal Roost, New York City
Group:  Charlie Parker Septet feat. Kenny Dorham (t), Lucky Thompson (ts), 
	Milt Jackson (vibes),  Al Haig (p), Tommy Potter (b), Max Roach (d)
	Dave Lambert and Buddy Stewart (vocals)
Recording:  Live off of Radio Broadcast
Primary Source:  CD Savoy Jazz ZDS 4414 (Roost Vol. 4)

          1.   Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (1:12)
          2.   Cheryl (3:39)
          3.   Anthropology (5:06)
          4.   Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (1:11) 
          5.   Hurry Home (2:18) vocal by Buddy Stewart
          6.   Deedle (2:03) - vocals
          7.   Royal Roost Bop (All the Things You Are) (2:10) - vocals
          8.   Jumpin' With Symphony Sid (2:02)


ROYAL ROOST SESSION NO. 12:

Date:  March 12, 1949
Place:  Royal Roost, New York City
Group:  Charlie Parker Septet feat. Kenny Dorham (t), Lucky Thompson (ts), 
	Milt Jackson (vibes), Al Haig (p), Tommy Potter (b), Max Roach (d)
Recording:  Live off of Radio Broadcast
Primary Source:  CD Savoy Jazz ZDS 4414 (Roost Vol. 4)

          1.   Cheryl (3:19)
          2.   On a Slow Boat to China (3:39)
          3.   Chasin' the Bird (6:27) 
          4.   Jumpin' with Symphony Sid (:07)

     




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