Posts Tagged “Bird”

Charlie Parker

By | November 5, 2011

Charlie "Yardbird" Parker

This hour it’s the life and legend of the great Charlie Parker. We’ll talk with Charlie Parker historian Phil Schaap about Bird’s life and music—from his early years as a Kansas City kid who didn’t like to practice to his coronation in the 1950s as the king of bebop. And we’ll explore the drug addiction […]

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