Charlie Parker was one of the most important figures in the development of jazz and in particular Bop.
Charlie Parker, the man they nicknamed ‘Bird’, was one of the most important figures in the development of jazz and in particular be-bop.
The Genius Of Charlie Parker was no overstatement. An expanded reissue of an original 1953 album offered an insight into Bird’s recording techniques.
An interview by Jazz Tokyo, previously only published in Japanese, with Bird's stepdaughter Kim, reveals a fascinating insight into their home life.
Charlie Parker And Strings marked Bird’s first recording for Norman Granz’s Clef Records, at a session with Machito And His Orchestra.