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Charlie Parker

Born: 
08/29/1920
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Died: 
03/12/1955
Years Active: 
1935-1955
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Charles Parker, Jr., also known as Yardbird and Bird, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. He is widely considered one of the most influential jazz musicians of his time. He acquired the nickname "Yardbird" early in his career and the shortened form, "Bird", which continued to be used for the rest of his life, inspiring the titles of a number of Parker compositions, such as "Yardbird Suite", "Ornithology", "Bird Gets the Worm" and "Bird of Paradise."

Discography

Released: 1948

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Tiny Grimes Recording Session 09/15/1944 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
New Jazz Foundation Concert 05/16/1945 Town Hall - NYC NYC New York USA
Dizzy Gillespie / Charlie Parker 06/05/1945 Academy of Music Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA
Dizzy Gillespie-Charlie Parker Combo / Erroll Garner 07/05/1945 Three Deuces NYC New York USA
Symphony Sid's Swing Session & Dance 09/22/1945 Fraternal Clubhouse NYC New York USA
Best in American Jazz 09/23/1945 Town Hall - NYC NYC New York USA
Charlie Parker Recording Session 11/26/1945 WOR Studios NYC New York USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 04/22/1946 Embassy Auditorium Los Angeles California USA
Recording Session 07/29/1946 C.P. MacGregor Studios Hollywood California USA
The Charlie Parker Quartet 02/02/1947 Billy Berg's Hollywood California USA
The Charlie Parker Quartet 02/09/1947 Billy Berg's Hollywood California USA
The Charlie Parker Quartet 02/16/1947 Billy Berg's Hollywood California USA
Recording Session 02/19/1947 C.P. MacGregor Studios Hollywood California USA
Recording Session 02/26/1947 C.P. MacGregor Studios Hollywood California USA
Howard McGhee / Charlie Parker 03/01/1947 Hi-de-Ho Club Hollywood California USA
Howard McGhee / Charlie Parker 03/02/1947 Hi-de-Ho Club Hollywood California USA
Howard McGhee / Charlie Parker 03/04/1947 Hi-de-Ho Club Hollywood California USA
Howard McGhee / Charlie Parker 03/05/1947 Hi-de-Ho Club Hollywood California USA
Howard McGhee / Charlie Parker 03/06/1947 Hi-de-Ho Club Hollywood California USA
Howard McGhee / Charlie Parker 03/07/1947 Hi-de-Ho Club Hollywood California USA
Howard McGhee / Charlie Parker 03/08/1947 Hi-de-Ho Club Hollywood California USA
Howard McGhee / Charlie Parker 03/09/1947 Hi-de-Ho Club Hollywood California USA
Howard McGhee / Charlie Parker 03/11/1947 Hi-de-Ho Club Hollywood California USA
Howard McGhee / Charlie Parker 03/12/1947 Hi-de-Ho Club Hollywood California USA
Howard McGhee / Charlie Parker 03/13/1947 Hi-de-Ho Club Hollywood California USA

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