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Ted Dunbar's Bebop List

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Yeah, I know I went WAY over the 10-20 song, 70 minute limit, but this is a VERY important list. These are the tunes I practiced EVERY day (in this order) for several years from a list given to me by my teacher Ted Dunbar in 1990.

TrackNameTimeArtistAlbum
1 Confirmation5:53Charlie ParkerThe Charlie Parker Story
2 Donna Lee2:32Charlie "Bird" ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
3 Four7:14Miles DavisWorkin'
4 Little Willie Leaps2:50Charlie "Bird" ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
5 Freedom Jazz Dance (Evolution Of The Groove)7:13Miles DavisMiles Smiles
6 Sippin' at Bell's2:21Charlie "Bird" ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
7 Scrapple From The Apple2:54Charlie "Bird" ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
8 Vierd Blues6:55Miles DavisCollector's Items
9 Cookin' at the Continental4:54Horace SilverFinger Poppin' With the Horace Silver Quintet
10 Gingerbread Boy7:44Miles DavisMiles Smiles
11 Jordu—Clifford Brown7:50Clifford BrownClifford Brown And Max Roach
12 Airegin4:27Miles Davis QuintetCookin' With The Miles Davis Quintet
13 Yardbird Suite2:53Charlie "Bird" ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
14 Au Privave2:39Sonny StittStitt Plays Bird
15 Budo4:14Miles Davis'Round About Midnight
16 Ornithology2:59Charlie "Bird" ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
17 Ornithology4:24Charlie ParkerThe Charlie Parker Story
18 Parisian Thoroughfare—Clifford Brown7:19Clifford BrownClifford Brown And Max Roach
19 Groovin' High6:00Charlie ParkerThe Charlie Parker Story
20 Moment's Notice9:16John ColtraneBlue Train
21 Dat Dere—take 35:28Cannonball AdderleyThem Dirty Blues
22 Daahoud—Clifford Brown4:50Clifford BrownClifford Brown And Max Roach
23 Bebop2:50Charlie "Bird" ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
24 Ceora8:29Deep Blue Orgin TrioFolk Music
25 Anthropology5:03Charlie ParkerThe Charlie Parker Story
26 Anthropology4:17Barry HarrisNewer Than New
27 Tricotism3:53Ray BrownUltimate Ray Brown
28 Joy Spring—Clifford Brown6:50Clifford BrownClifford Brown And Max Roach
29 Half Nelson4:48Miles DavisWorkin'
30 Oleo5:54Miles Davis QuintetRelaxin' With The Miles Davis Quintet
31 Room 6085:09The National Jazz EnsembleNational Jazz Ensemble (1975-1976)
32 Milestones2:35Charlie "Bird" ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
33 Cheryl2:58Charlie "Bird" ParkerThe Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
34 Opus De Funk—Milt Jackson;Hubert Laws6:43Milt Jackson;Hubert LawsGoodbye
35 Dig7:34Miles DavisDig
36 Quicksilver7:13Horace SilverFunky Pieces Of Silver
37 Impressions—John Coltrane & McCoy Tyner & Elvin Jones7:27John Coltrane & McCoy Tyner & Elvin JonesJohn Coltrane The Greatest Hits
38 Prince Albert8:40The Jazz MessengersThe Ultimate Jazz Archive 32 At The Cafe Bohemia, Nov. 11
39 Giant Steps4:43John ColtraneGiant Steps
40 Song for My Father by Horace Silver Quartet7:19Various ArtistsClassic Jazz—Jazz Masters
41 The Theme5:51Miles DavisMiles
42 The Theme (Take 1)2:00Miles DavisWorkin'

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