Billie's Bounce

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"Billie's Bounce"
Composition by Charlie Parker
Released 1945
Recorded November 1945
Genre Jazz
Label Savoy
Composer Charlie Parker

"Billie's Bounce" (also known as "Bill's Bounce") is a jazz composition written in 1945 by Charlie Parker in the form of a 12 bar F blues. It was dedicated to Billy Shaw by the Yardbird. The original recording by Charlie Parker and His Re-Boppers was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002.[1] Copyright 1945 by Atlantic Music Corp. Copyright renewed and assigned 1973 to Atlantic Music Corp.

Originally an instrumental, lyrics were added later by Jon Hendricks.[2]

Personnel[edit]

The original 1945 recording had the following lineup:[2]

Renditions[edit]

See also[edit]

Charlie Parker's Savoy and Dial Sessions

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Grammy Hall of Fame - retrieved on 28 April 2009
  2. ^ a b Billie's Bounce at jazzstandards.com - retrieved on 28 April 2009