Charlie Parker

Member of Dizzy Gillespie Sextet, Charlie Parker and His Orchestra, Jay McShann & His Orchestra and Charlie Parker's Reboppers.

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Ah-Leu-Cha” is a bebop composition written in 1948 by American jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker. It is a contrafact of “Honeysuckle Rose” with a bridge based on the chord changes to “I Got Rhythm”. “Ah-Leu-Cha” was originally recorded by Charlie Parker All-Stars on September 18, 1948, in NYC for Savoy Records.

The composition has been covered by numerous artists, including notable recordings by Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Archie Shepp and Art Farmer. (read the complete article at Wikipedia)

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