Constellation (composition)

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"Constellation" is a bebop composition written in 1948 by American jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker. It is a contrafact of "I Got Rhythm".[1] "Constellation" was originally recorded by the Charlie Parker All-Stars on September 18, 1948 in New York City for Savoy Records.[2]

The composition has been covered by numerous artists, including notable recordings by Miles Davis and Sonny Stitt.[3]

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  1. ^ Levine, Mark (2011-01-12). The Jazz Theory Book. O'Reilly Media, Inc. p. 416. ISBN 9781457101458. Retrieved 8 April 2012.
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  3. ^ Constellation at AllMusic