Yardbird Parker

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Noun1.Yardbird Parker - United States saxophonist and leader of the bop style of jazz (1920-1955)
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He's blowing like that celebrated musician Charles Yardbird Parker - improvising as he goes along.
I got those old Guilds, Manors, Savoys and a whole world unfolded before me, beginning with the names: Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, Charlie Yardbird Parker. The names: Bud Powell, Max Roach, Klook, Kenny Clarke.