Chasin' the Bird: The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker

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In his short life, Parker was one of the most influential musicians in jazz, and together with Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell and Thelonious Monk, he was the main architect of the modern jazz revolution of the 1940s known as bebop. Addicted to drugs and alcohol, and with a tangled private life, Parker died young, and a legend grew up about his tragic genius. "Chasin' the Bird" is a completely revised and expanded edition of the short biography of Charlie Parker by Brian Priestley, first published in 1984, which quickly ...

Chasin' the Bird: The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195327090

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Chasin' the Bird: The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker 2007, Equinox Publishing Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781845533298

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Chasin' the Bird: The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195304640

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Chasin' the Bird: The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker 2005, Equinox Publishing Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781845530365

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