Billie's Bounce

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
"Billie's Bounce"
Composition by Charlie Parker
Released 1945
Recorded November 1945
Genre Jazz
Label Savoy
Composer(s) 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 and by Eddie Jefferson. [2]


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


See also[edit]

Charlie Parker's Savoy and Dial Sessions


  1. ^ Grammy Hall of Fame Archived July 7, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. - retrieved on 28 April 2009
  2. ^ a b Billie's Bounce at - retrieved on 28 April 2009