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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The best stuffJohnny Hartman; 2. Miles Davis' Kind of Blue; 3. Frank Sinatra's Songs for Swin
The best stuff
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
Johnny Hartman; 2. Miles Davis' Kind of Blue; 3. Frank Sinatra's Songs for Swingin' Lovers; 4. The Beatles' Rubber Soul; 5. Charlie Parker with Strings; 6. The Dave Brubeck Quartet's Time Out; 7. The Beatles' Revolver; 8. Ella Fitzgerald and Louis... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Professor's music skills claim to fameit can be incredibly dangerous there. Perhaps in a few decades? Who’s invited
Professor's music skills claim to fame
Clovis News Journal / Posted 2 days ago
it can be incredibly dangerous there. Perhaps in a few decades? Who’s invited to your fantasy dinner party and why? Charlie Parker, Michael Brecker, Joe Henderson, Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis, so I can “trade fours” in a musical jam with... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Mystery writer John Connollylatest work is "A Time of Torment," the fourteenth book in his series, set most
Mystery writer John Connolly
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 days ago
latest work is "A Time of Torment," the fourteenth book in his series, set mostly in Maine, about private investigator Charlie Parker. Connolly's first job was working at the Black Point Inn in Scarborough where he was, as he called himself,... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Mystery writer John Connollylatest work is "A Time of Torment," the fourteenth book in his series, set most
Mystery writer John Connolly
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
latest work is "A Time of Torment," the fourteenth book in his series, set mostly in Maine, about private investigator Charlie Parker. Connolly's first job was working at the Black Point Inn in Scarborough where he was, as he called himself,... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Arlington council OKs teaming with Rangers on development next to ballparkRangers have scheduled a news conference at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the ballpark t
Arlington council OKs teaming with Rangers on development next to ballpark
Dallas Morning News / Posted 6 days ago
Rangers have scheduled a news conference at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the ballpark to release more details. Council member Charlie Parker said a name for the new project would be released Wednesday. A development just outside the gates of the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Raleigh father proud of son lost to fighting in Syria – Shafferin the jazz band. “Reggie” would wander the campus with his saxophone and haunt
Raleigh father proud of son lost to fighting in Syria – Shaffer
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
in the jazz band. “Reggie” would wander the campus with his saxophone and haunt the basement of Montgomery Hall, analyzing Charlie Parker solos as though they were mathematical theorem. William’s mother, Nancy Paige Smith, taught political science,... Read more
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Billboard
100 Greatest Music Books of All Timefather and teen runaway mother were alcoholics. Pepper got hooked on drugs in h
100 Greatest Music Books of All Time
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
father and teen runaway mother were alcoholics. Pepper got hooked on drugs in his twenties, when he rivaled fellow user Charlie Parker in jazz polls, then spiraled deeper into addiction. Once methadone “cured” him in the 1970s, he sustained a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
10 places in the USA that every music lover should visitwhere he played regularly in 1961, is at 115 Macdougal Street. Dylan was too la
10 places in the USA that every music lover should visit
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
where he played regularly in 1961, is at 115 Macdougal Street. Dylan was too late in arriving to share New York with Charlie Parker, but the city framed this virtuoso jazz trumpeter’s career between 1939 and 1955. The National Museum of Jazz... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Too $hort comes to Revolutionpushes the definition of hip-hop vintage a bit further back than the days of Er
Too $hort comes to Revolution
Arkansas Times / Posted 12 days ago
pushes the definition of hip-hop vintage a bit further back than the days of Eric B & Rakim or De la Soul. It refers to Charlie Parker and especially to Miles Davis' spoken word interludes, putting beats and loops under improvised saxophone... Read more
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Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post
Make some noiseband added new movements to its show. Taking part in a saxophone quartet portio
Make some noise
Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post / Posted 12 days ago
band added new movements to its show. Taking part in a saxophone quartet portion of “Yardbird Suite,” a nod to jazz great Charlie Parker, were, from left, Gavin Eckert, Zavior Vaquera, Abel Jaimes and Kaeden Harrell. The band’s first contest will... Read more
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/Film
La La Land Reviewhe grumbles) and dreams of buying it himself to reopen as a classic jazz bar ca
La La Land Review
/Film / Posted 13 days ago
he grumbles) and dreams of buying it himself to reopen as a classic jazz bar called Chicken on a Stick, as a reference to Charlie Parker. Neither is especially interested in finding love and in fact their first couple of encounters are less than... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
2016 Chicago Jazz Festivalhis annual post-festival jam session. His decades in Miami have taken him out o
2016 Chicago Jazz Festival
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 17 days ago
his annual post-festival jam session. His decades in Miami have taken him out of the spotlight that once saw him alongside Charlie Parker and Roy Eldridge, but at 85, Sullivan can still effortlessly switch between trumpet, flugelhorn and all the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Drugs, prostitution and 'unspeakable dance halls': How the Tenderloin became the Tenderloinconsidered an historic district. The legendary venue Blackhawk Jazz Club where
Drugs, prostitution and 'unspeakable dance halls': How the Tenderloin became the Tenderloin
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
considered an historic district. The legendary venue Blackhawk Jazz Club where greats like Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Dave Brubeck, Thelonious Monk and others played and recorded. Recording studio Wally Heider Studios where the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Drugs, prostitution and 'unspeakable dance halls': How the Tenderloin became the Tenderloinconsidered an historic district. The legendary venue Blackhawk Jazz Club where
Drugs, prostitution and 'unspeakable dance halls': How the Tenderloin became the Tenderloin
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
considered an historic district. The legendary venue Blackhawk Jazz Club where greats like Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Dave Brubeck, Thelonious Monk and others played and recorded. Recording studio Wally Heider Studios where the... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Singer Polly Gibbons opens Bicknell Center seriesin 2015. Gibbons said her influences are broad and inspired and include the po
Singer Polly Gibbons opens Bicknell Center series
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 19 days ago
in 2015. Gibbons said her influences are broad and inspired and include the poetry of Joni Mitchell, the be-bop of Charlie Parker, the power of Mahalia Jackson’s gospel, the soul of Marvin Gaye, the emotional depth of Billie Holiday, and... Read more
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The Morning Call
COTA celebrates Phil Woods with concert and CDan incident where his horn was damaged and was being repaired. He came up with
COTA celebrates Phil Woods with concert and CD
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
an incident where his horn was damaged and was being repaired. He came up with a last-minute gig. Chan had Bird's [the late Charlie Parker's] horns, with Bird's name inscribed in the bowl. "It was the only time Phil ever used it." Unfortunately,... Read more
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Blogcritics.org
Charlie Parker – ‘Unheard Bird: The Unissued Takes’to mind when people thought of the greatest Jazz musician. Though not as exten
Charlie Parker – ‘Unheard Bird: The Unissued Takes’
Blogcritics.org / Posted 20 days ago
to mind when people thought of the greatest Jazz musician. Though not as extensively recorded as Armstrong came to be, Charlie Parker does live on through his own recordings as well as the influence he had on his contemporaries as they saw what... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
95-old legend Candido Camero gives Jazz Fest a rousing climaxCamero collaborated with a prime architect of Afro-Cuban jazz, trumpeter Dizzy
95-old legend Candido Camero gives Jazz Fest a rousing climax
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Camero collaborated with a prime architect of Afro-Cuban jazz, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, and provided pulsing rhythms for Charlie Parker, Dinah Washington, Stan Kenton, Lena Horne, Coleman Hawkins, Sonny Rollins, Tony Bennett — practically... Read more
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BC Local News
Belmont secondary principal, staff look forward to ‘normal’ yearits music room, dance studio and shop classes, wasn’t ready until November. In
Belmont secondary principal, staff look forward to ‘normal’ year
BC Local News / Posted 22 days ago
its music room, dance studio and shop classes, wasn’t ready until November. In an act of improvisation that would have made Charlie Parker proud, Miller and his staff arranged to have those classes taught in alternate rooms that are to be occupied... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Belmont secondary principal, staff look forward to ‘normal’ yearits music room, dance studio and shop classes, wasn’t ready until November. In
Belmont secondary principal, staff look forward to ‘normal’ year
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
its music room, dance studio and shop classes, wasn’t ready until November. In an act of improvisation that would have made Charlie Parker proud, Miller and his staff arranged to have those classes taught in alternate rooms that are to be occupied... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Field Notes: Moran, Holland & DeJohnette in NYCLike the bebop architect that gives the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival its name,
Field Notes: Moran, Holland & DeJohnette in NYC
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 23 days ago
Like the bebop architect that gives the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival its name, there is something profoundly, quintessentially New York about the annual admission-free August event. The multi-day fest deftly employs the city’s world-renowned local... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
2016 Detroit Jazz Festival schedule and artist descriptionsidioms, playing contemporary composed works, pieces with improvisation and mash
2016 Detroit Jazz Festival schedule and artist descriptions
Detroit Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
idioms, playing contemporary composed works, pieces with improvisation and mash-ups that, for example, combine music by Charlie Parker and Claude Debussy or Thelonious Monk and Igor Stravinsky. Homecoming note: Violinist Jannina Norpoth is the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 29died of complications from an intestinal infection at the age of 86 on Oct. 19,
August 29
KECI Missoula / Posted 29 days ago
died of complications from an intestinal infection at the age of 86 on Oct. 19, 2008. 1920: Jazz saxophonist and composer Charlie Parker, also known by his nicknames of "Yardbird" and "Bird," is born in Kansas City, Kansas. Parker was a highly... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 29died of complications from an intestinal infection at the age of 86 on Oct. 19,
August 29
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 29 days ago
died of complications from an intestinal infection at the age of 86 on Oct. 19, 2008. 1920: Jazz saxophonist and composer Charlie Parker, also known by his nicknames of "Yardbird" and "Bird," is born in Kansas City, Kansas. Parker was a highly... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 29died of complications from an intestinal infection at the age of 86 on Oct. 19,
August 29
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 29 days ago
died of complications from an intestinal infection at the age of 86 on Oct. 19, 2008. 1920: Jazz saxophonist and composer Charlie Parker, also known by his nicknames of "Yardbird" and "Bird," is born in Kansas City, Kansas. Parker was a highly... Read more
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WA Today
For Mike Parr, performance artist, self-mutilation is just another day at the officethe thinking behind a career of some 50 years. In listening, I'm reminded of so
For Mike Parr, performance artist, self-mutilation is just another day at the office
WA Today / Posted a month ago
the thinking behind a career of some 50 years. In listening, I'm reminded of something that was said about jazz genius Charlie Parker and his frenetic and dense solos. When Bird's sax recordings were slowed down they revealed themselves to make... Read more
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Canberra Times
For Mike Parr, performance artist, self-mutilation is just another day at the officethe thinking behind a career of some 50 years. In listening, I'm reminded of so
For Mike Parr, performance artist, self-mutilation is just another day at the office
Canberra Times / Posted a month ago
the thinking behind a career of some 50 years. In listening, I'm reminded of something that was said about jazz genius Charlie Parker and his frenetic and dense solos. When Bird's sax recordings were slowed down they revealed themselves to make... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
For Mike Parr, performance artist, self-mutilation is just another day at the officethe thinking behind a career of some 50 years. In listening, I'm reminded of so
For Mike Parr, performance artist, self-mutilation is just another day at the office
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted a month ago
the thinking behind a career of some 50 years. In listening, I'm reminded of something that was said about jazz genius Charlie Parker and his frenetic and dense solos. When Bird's sax recordings were slowed down they revealed themselves to make... Read more
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The Age
For Mike Parr, performance artist, self-mutilation is just another day at the officethe thinking behind a career of some 50 years. In listening, I'm reminded of so
For Mike Parr, performance artist, self-mutilation is just another day at the office
The Age / Posted a month ago
the thinking behind a career of some 50 years. In listening, I'm reminded of something that was said about jazz genius Charlie Parker and his frenetic and dense solos. When Bird's sax recordings were slowed down they revealed themselves to make... Read more
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New York Magazine
Weekend AgendaShaun T and Novak Djokovic at last year's Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the US Open.
Weekend Agenda
New York Magazine / Posted 1 months ago
Shaun T and Novak Djokovic at last year's Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the US Open. 1.It’s the weekend! Let’s get jazzy. The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival takes over on Friday, with free events uptown and downtown for every taste. 2. And cabaret-punk... Read more

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