Chasin' The Bird

Chasin' The Bird

Author: Dave Chisholm

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781940878386

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 144

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The life and legends of Charlie Parker, told through the perspectives of those who knew him: a brother, a fellow artist, a photographer, a lover, a student, and a record store owner.
Chasin' The Bird
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Dave Chisholm, Z2 Comics
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-17 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The life and legends of Charlie Parker, told through the perspectives of those who knew him: a brother, a fellow artist, a photographer, a lover, a student, and a record store owner.
Bird
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Chuck Haddix
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-30 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Saxophone virtuoso Charlie "Bird" Parker began playing professionally in his early teens, became a heroin addict at 16, changed the course of music, and then died when only 34 years old. His friend Robert Reisner observed, "Parker, in the brief span of his life, crowded more living into it than
Chasin' the Bird
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Brian Priestley
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Priestley offers new insight into Parker's career, beginning as a teenager single-mindedly devoted to mastering the saxophone through his death at 34 in such wretched condition that the doctor listed his age as 53.
Jazz research
Language: de
Pages:
Authors: Brian Priestley
Categories: Jazz
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

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Charlie Parker, Composer
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Henry Martin
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-16 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

As a founding father of bebop and brilliant jazz improviser, Charlie Parker has secured a reputation and legacy second to none since his birth nearly 100 years ago. Because of his excellence as an improviser, however, his compositions - while admired and still played - have taken a back seat.