This unique box set includes five classic albums in their original, short-lived 10-inch format, newly mastered by Alex Abrash at AA Mastering with faithful reproductions of the David Stone Martin artwork and original liner notes. The Mercury and Clef 10-inch LP Collection is some of the greatest - and best-selling - bebop of all time including tracks with Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Buddy Rich and more. Also inside the collectors slipcase is a 10 x 10 book featuring exclusive liner notes by Ethan Iverson, an essay by author David Ritz and full track-by-track session notes.
Albums features are 1950s Charlie Parker With Strings, 1952s Bird and Diz and Charlie Parker Plays South of the Border, 1953s Charlie Parker With Strings (Vol. 2) and 1954s Charlie Parker.