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Charlie Parker

Charles Christopher "Bird" Parker, Jr (29th August 1920 – 12th March 1955) was a U.S. bebop saxophonist and composer. Early in his career Parker was dubbed Yardbird; this was later shortened to "Bird" (or sometimes "Yard") and remained Parker's nickname for the rest of his life, and inspiration for the titles of his works such as "Ornithology and Yardbird suite". Parker is commonly considered the greatest bebop jazz musician. In terms of influence and impact Read more on

Charlie Parker has 16 songs that have been featured in movies like Basquiat, Bluesland: A Portrait in American Music, Edge of Darkness and Joe Albany... a Jazz Life. What is your favorite song by Charlie Parker?


Songs from Charlie Parker

April in Paris
Cool Blues
Embraceable You
Parker's Mood
Now's the Time
I'll Remember April
Lover Man
Tiger Rag
Nips & Palms Overture
John Travolta's Camel Toe

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