Kim Parker Leader Entry
by Michael Fitzgerald

Generated on Sun, Oct 02, 2011


Date: November 23 & 24, 1981
Location: Barigozzi Studios, Milano, Italy
Label: Soul Note

Kim Parker (ldr), Kenny Drew, Sr. (p), Mads Vinding (b), Ed Thigpen (d), Kim Parker (v)

a. a-01    Having Myself A Time - 5:25  (Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
b. a-02    Paris Is A Lonely Town - 7:17  (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg)
c. a-03    A Sleepin' Bee - 6:44  (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote)
d. b-01    Everything I Love - 4:38  (Cole Porter)
e. b-02    The Underdog - 5:35  (Al Cohn, Dave Frishberg)
f. b-03    Rain Go Away - 5:05  (Phil Woods)
g. b-04    Azure - 5:40  (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills)
All titles on:      Soul Note LP 12": SN 1033 — Havin' Myself A Time   
     Soul Note CD: 121 033-2 — Havin' Myself A Time   

Date: April 19 & 20, 1982
Location: Barigozzi Studios, Milano, Italy
Label: Soul Note

Kim Parker (ldr), Tommy Flanagan (p), Jesper Lundgaard (b), Ed Thigpen (d), Kim Parker (v)

a. a-01    Bijou (I'm Crazy For You) - 4:08  (Bob Dorough)
b. a-02    Hooray - 5:17  (Morton Goode, Bobby Scott)
c. a-03    How My Heart Sings - 4:01  (Earl Zindars)
d. a-04    Close Enough For Love - 5:33  (Johnny Mandel, Paul Williams)
e. b-01    I Hope It's Spring For You [aka Kvarteret Oron] - 5:34  (Lars Gullin, Chan Parker)
f. b-02    Talking - 4:43  (Keith 'Red' Mitchell)
g. b-03    It's Time To Emulate The Japanese - 6:36  (Keith 'Red' Mitchell)
h. b-04    The Good Little Girl - 1:19  (Phil Woods)
All titles on:      Soul Note LP 12": SN 1063 — Good Girl   
     Soul Note CD: 121 063-2 — Good Girl   

Date: May 28 & 29, 1985
Location: Barigozzi Studios, Milano, Italy
Label: Soul Note

Kim Parker (ldr), Mal Waldron (p), Isla Eckinger (b), Ed Thigpen (d), Kim Parker (v)

a. a-01    Born To Be Blue - 3:47  (Mel Torme, Robert Wells)
b. a-02    Day Dream - 5:47  (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, John Latouche)
c. a-03    Come Rain Or Come Shine - 6:01  (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
d. a-04    Singing Dancing (On My Way) - 5:23  (Morris Rolland)
e. a-05    Devil May Care - 2:53  (Bob Dorough)
f. b-01    Angel Eyes - 6:10  (Matt Dennis, Earl Brent)
g. b-02    Wistful Samba - 5:41  (Clare Fischer)
h. b-03    A Song You'll Never Sing - 4:26  (Chan Parker, Per Husby)
i. b-04    Fiesta In Blue [lyric version] - 2:52  (Jimmy Mundy, Benny Goodman, Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks)
j. b-05    The Star-Crossed Lovers - 2:00  (Billy Strayhorn)
All titles on:      Soul Note LP 12": SN 1133 — Sometimes I'm Blue   
     Soul Note CD: 121 133-2 — Sometimes I'm Blue   

The Star-Crossed Lovers performed and listed under original title of "Pretty Girl".


Date: April 15 & 16, 1996
Location: Swedish Radio Studio 7, Malmo, Sweden
Label: Four Leaf Clover

Kim Parker (ldr), Hakan Rydin (p), Hans Andersson (b), Margan Hoglund (d), Kim Parker (v)

a. 01    A Beautiful Friendship  (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne)
b. 02    Cry Me A River  (Arthur Hamilton)
c. 03    Where Do You Start  (Johnny Mandel, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
d. 04    Bonita  (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Ray Gilbert, Gene Lees)
e. 05    Almost Like Being In Love  (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
f. 06    Not Exactly Paris  (Michael Leonard, Russell George)
g. 07    Real Emotional Girl  (Randy Newman)
h. 08    Baboo  (Hakan Rydin)
i. 09    Old Friends  (Stephen Sondheim)
j. 10    So Long, Big Time  (Harold Arlen, Dory Langdon Previn)
k. 11    Prima Vera [aka Manchester Fog]  (Lars Gullin, Claude Stephenson)
l. 12    In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning  (Bob Hilliard, Dave Mann)
m. 13    Canto De Ossanha  (Baden Powell, Vinicius DeMoraes)
All titles on:      Four Leaf Clover CD: FLCCD 146 — Beautiful Friendship