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JazzTimes Magazine
Songbook of the AmericasKat Parra11 tracks, anchored by pianist Murray Low. The cross-section of composers and l
Songbook of the AmericasKat Parra
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted yesterday
11 tracks, anchored by pianist Murray Low. The cross-section of composers and lyricists is more evenly weighted: Americans Charlie Parker, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Betty Carter, Bob Merrill, Meredith Willson and Parra herself, balanced by Peru’s... Read more
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The Star
Mexico Beach breaks ground on Parker Parkoriginal plan was to retrofit the home into a city hall, the structure caught f
Mexico Beach breaks ground on Parker Park
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
original plan was to retrofit the home into a city hall, the structure caught fire in 2011 and was demolished last year. “Charlie Parker was a tremendous founding father,” said an emotional Bailey. “It’s highly appropriate this park is named after... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
African-American art moves to center stage at the DIAlyricism. He's a magician, a trickster. "Bird" — a wry reference to the nicknam
African-American art moves to center stage at the DIA
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
lyricism. He's a magician, a trickster. "Bird" — a wry reference to the nickname of the black modern jazz saxophone hero Charlie Parker and the white basketball star Larry Bird — is disarming fragile. The ball hangs perilously in air, suspended... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Book review: Parker a changed man in Connolly's 'A Time of Torment'The beauty of John Connolly’s Charlie Parker novels is how the characters conti
Book review: Parker a changed man in Connolly's 'A Time of Torment'
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
The beauty of John Connolly’s Charlie Parker novels is how the characters continue to evolve. In “A Time of Torment,” Parker is a changed man. Having barely survived a lethal attack wherein he died three times on the operating table, he is a much... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Jeff Beck, Kris Kristofferson and DJ Shadow top week's new musichis deft rhythm section on a series of meditative journeys through reinterpreta
Jeff Beck, Kris Kristofferson and DJ Shadow top week's new music
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 days ago
his deft rhythm section on a series of meditative journeys through reinterpretations of everyone from Cole Porter and Charlie Parker to Jon Brion and Paul McCartney, Mehldau fashions a captivating late-night listen. RATING: 4 (out of... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Musician deaths remind us to enjoy those we have leftuntouched manuscripts in a storage area of the St. Petersburg Conservatory. Si
Musician deaths remind us to enjoy those we have left
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
untouched manuscripts in a storage area of the St. Petersburg Conservatory. Similarly, a new double album from jazz legend Charlie Parker is set for release on Verve after being hidden away for nearly 65 years. The album, “Unheard Bird,” included... Read more
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The Valley Chronicle
Citrus Court retirement community holds July 4th celebrationinfluences. He went against the grain by not highlighting John Coltrane and Mil
Citrus Court retirement community holds July 4th celebration
The Valley Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
influences. He went against the grain by not highlighting John Coltrane and Miles Davis but others. "A lot of guys say Charlie Parker, me I'm a little different," said Lopez. "David Sanborn. Jay Beckenstein who was a big inspiration of mine.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Udoji United FC Old Boys Rally Support for Fallen Colleagues' Familiesof their breadwinners, live a better life. "We have lost such illustrious coll
Udoji United FC Old Boys Rally Support for Fallen Colleagues' Families
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
of their breadwinners, live a better life. "We have lost such illustrious colleagues as Coach Willy Bazuaye, Charles 'Charlie Parker' Nduka, Kalu Umah, Herbert Anijekwu and trainer, Eddie Anyaegbulam. I have spoken to late Herbert Anijekwu's... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Dan Block Wins Charlie Parker Jazz Composition PrizeMusic Incorporated (BMI) Foundation, on June 22, awarded saxophonist, clarineti
Dan Block Wins Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 24 days ago
Music Incorporated (BMI) Foundation, on June 22, awarded saxophonist, clarinetist and composer Dan Block the 17th-annual Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize at the 28th-annual BMI Jazz Composers Workshop Concert in New York City. The prize is... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Arlington officials focus on short-term rental regulationsevery week. There are weddings. There are conventions,” he said. Exasperated,
Arlington officials focus on short-term rental regulations
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 24 days ago
every week. There are weddings. There are conventions,” he said. Exasperated, McCoy called Arlington City Councilman Charlie Parker, and he's not the only one. "Parties throughout the night... Activities that required [using a Taser] an... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Close(d) Listening: Ted Gioia's “How to Listen to Jazz”with hints of memoir, and they point to an admirably comprehensive disposition.
Close(d) Listening: Ted Gioia's “How to Listen to Jazz”
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 25 days ago
with hints of memoir, and they point to an admirably comprehensive disposition. Gioia, a pianist, recalls studying Charlie Parker solos at half-speed on his turntable, and suggests singing along to Parker’s melodies as a means of cracking... Read more
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heraldscotland
When even a Glasgow cellar can be jazzed up for the nightin London. She started, like many a young girl, with a violin, but then took up
When even a Glasgow cellar can be jazzed up for the night
heraldscotland / Posted 25 days ago
in London. She started, like many a young girl, with a violin, but then took up an alto saxophone. Her teacher gave her a Charlie Parker CD, and she was hooked. She joined the Fife Youth Jazz Orchestra, moved on to the tenor sax, and last year won... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Jazz at the Philharmonic: The Ella Fitzgerald SetElla Fitzgeraldin 1949, she was under exclusive contract to Decca Records. So fans could see h
Jazz at the Philharmonic: The Ella Fitzgerald SetElla Fitzgerald
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 28 days ago
in 1949, she was under exclusive contract to Decca Records. So fans could see her onstage with equally seminal figures like Charlie Parker, Buddy Rich, Lester Young and Ray Brown, but any JATP recordings of her remained shelved for years. Most have... Read more
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Express and Star
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - Full coverage « Express & StarLondon are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be m
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - Full coverage « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 29 days ago
London are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be made by Westminster Council chief executive Charlie Parker at about 12.30am, making it one of the earliest to return its result. There are 5,986 voters on the electoral... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - live updatesLondon are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be m
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - live updates
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
London are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be made by Westminster Council chief executive Charlie Parker at about 12.30am, making it one of the earliest to return its result. There are 5,986 voters on the electoral... Read more
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guardian-series
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - live updatesLondon are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be m
Britain holds its breath for verdict after EU referendum vote - live updates
guardian-series / Posted 29 days ago
London are expected at around midnight. The declaration of the vote could be made by Westminster Council chief executive Charlie Parker at about 12.30am, making it one of the earliest to return its result. There are 5,986 voters on the electoral... Read more
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