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Modest meeting

Charlie Parker
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On Jazztrack: The famous meeting of Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young in 1946 for Norman Granz's Jazz at the Philharmonic.

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. Parker was a highly influential jazz soloist and a leading figure in the development of bebop, a form of jazz characterized by fast tempos, virtuosic technique and improvisation. Parker introduced revolutionary harmonic ideas including rapid...

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On Sep 14, 2012. 8:56pm
Anonymous said

Forget football. Observing at this stunning musical lineup, I 'm reminded why Jazztrack remains an essential part of my weekend.
Oh to have been present when Bird, Bean And Pres were out there together! We dream, we seek, we love and maybe we fly.
Christopher Lynch.

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