Charlie Parker

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Noun1.Charlie Parker - United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955)
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The season was also highlighted by new productions of George Faison's Suite Otis and Ailey's impassioned For "Bird"--With Love, a tribute to jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker.
Musicians like Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie were writing new forms of music as they were going along.
Especially enjoyable is Moore's arrangement of Horace Silver's "Song for My Father," and Charlie Parker fans will enjoy Moore's take on "Relaxin' at Camarillo.
Although Charlie Parker has a guest appearance, he is not the main man.
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Charlie Parker at Atherstone police station on 01827 718092.
His resignation followed last week's announcement that regeneration director Charlie Parker was quitting.
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One of the most influential jazz musicians was born on this date 90 years ago in Kansas City - alto saxophonist Charlie Parker.
Charlie Parker, "Bird," was born in Kansas City on August 29, 1920.
One finds the same creative tension and capacity for improvisation as with Miles Davis or Charlie Parker.
Hot Jazz Special is a lively introduction to the music and to artists like Jelly Roll Morton, Django Reinhardt, Charlie Parker, Billie Holiday and Duke Ellington.
The music of Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin, Charlie Parker, and the spirituals gave us survival skills, which is what we'll need in space.