Also on the program… June Christy and a fine version of 'My Ship' from 1959, Lennie Tristano and a classic recording with Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh. Plus new releases from Marc Johnson and partner Elaine Elias, Steve Sedergreen and more.
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Charles "Charlie" Parker, Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as "Yardbird" and "Bird", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Miles Davis once said, "You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong. Charlie Parker. " Parker acquired the nickname "Yardbird" early in his career and the shortened form, "Bird", which continued to be used for the rest of his...
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