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  1. Amid bike, pedestrian traffic, saxophonist practices craft for decades in tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... song he is playing, pedestrian Adam Siemer, 26, stops and removes his earphones. "I recognize that tune from Charlie Parker, one of the greats," said Siemer, who has played the saxophone for 15 years as a hobby. "And it sounds pretty spot on to me. ...


  2. DIA plans multimillion dollar investment in African-American art collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Metro Times

    ... the DIA, Salot-Pons feels confident in the acquisition of "Bird" - whose name flicks at black jazz musician Charlie Parker and white basketball player Larry Bird. "This piece has so many different levels," Salort-Pons said. "It's about the ... 1 comment

  3. RECORDING: More Bird with StringsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | All About Jazz

    ... a full year! You'll also fund website expansion . In the wake of my post on the lost string arrangements for Charlie Parker ( go here ), I was curious about how these scores wound up in the hands of alto saxophonist Clark Gibson and the orchestra he ...


  4. Melania Trump's PlagiarismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | American Thinker

    ... forge a unique prose voice like Ernest Hemingway. Few jazz musicians can devise a new style such as that of Charlie Parker, with his revolutionary and challenging harmonic ideas. Plagiarism is common in all areas of life. Appropriation of another ...


  5. RECORDING: Lost Bird with StringsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | All About Jazz

    ... You'll also fund website expansion . Late Friday afternoon, I grabbed coffee with Carl Woideck, the author of Charlie Parker: His Music and Life (University of Michigan Press) and an instructor of jazz, rock and music histories at the University of ...


  6. Gadget Review: Will Le 2 and Le Max 2 be successful in India? Find outRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... The change in audio quality is significant, as we realised while listening to a recording of Jazz legend, Charlie Parker. But to enjoy the earphones to their full potential, you need lossless audio files that take more space. For those who can't get ...


  7. Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration and More Set for August at BirdlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 |

    Birdland is proud to announce that jazz vocalist Sara Gazarek will return to the historic stage on Monday, August 1 at 7pm. The concert, titled "Dream in the Blue," will celebrate the CD of the same name, which will be available for purchase worldwide on August 5. Sara Gazarek will be accompanied by Miro Sprague on piano, Matt Aronoff on bass and Zach Harmon on drums.


  8. Bill King Quartet at the LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | City of New Braunfels

    ... concert will be one hour in length, and will feature traditional jazz pieces by jazz greats Dave Brubeck, Charlie Parker, Paul Desmond, and others. This concert will appeal to jazz aficionados, families with children, and anyone who has yet to ...


  9. RECORDING: Charlie Parker: Unheard BirdRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | All About Jazz

    ... and into May 6 was still known as Tune Y and Tune Z . The quintet on this session featured Kenny Dorham (tp), Charlie Parker (as), Al Haig (p), Tommy Potter (b) and Max Roach (d). During the song's evolution, you hear how gingerly the musicians felt ...


  10. Sound Of Redemption is made for jazz loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Now Toronto

    In jazz circles, Frank Morgan was considered the greatest sax player since Charlie Parker. He was also a junkie and a career criminal, which meant he gave some of his finest performances as a member of the San Quentin house band.


  11. vibistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Free Dictionary

    Red Norvo and guitarist Tal Farlow helped usher in the cool jazz movement, and Mingus was part of the landmark 1953 Toronto Massey Hall bebop concert with Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, and Max Roach. Ed Saindon to compose and perform original jazz creations, some of which are clarient and piano duets while others are quintet productions with Matt Marvuglio on flute, Barry Smith on bass, and Bob Tamagni on drums.


  12. Soprano Emily Pogorelc making a name for herself on the east coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... Pogorelc was recently favorably reviewed by the New York Times for her performance in Opera Philadelphia's "Charlie Parker's Yardbird" at the Apollo Theater. And now, she's in the Young Artists program as the youngest participant ever at the ...


  13. Sunday Session: July 10, 2016Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Some interesting music-related items that have landed in StLJN's inbox over the past week: * Photos: DC Jazz Festival - Kamasi, CA┬ęcile, Revive, Marquis Hill and more perform * Corea and Friends Take Part in Multi-Generational Tribute to Tyner * Jazz Legend Charlie Parker's Mystery Music Uncovered * Live Springsteen: The Floodgates Have Opened * Sony Music Tricked Michael Jackson Fans Into Buying Fake CDs * Today In History - July 3, 1969: Newport Jazz Fest Experiments With Rock Music * Irvin Mayfield resigns as director of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra * Irvin Mayfield resigns from New Orleans Jazz Orchestra * Hear Electronic Ladyland, a Mixtape Featuring 55 Tracks from 35 Pioneering Women in Electronic Music * How Jazz-Loving Teenagers-the Swingjugend-Fought the Hitler Youth and Resisted Conformity in Nazi Germany * BadBadNotGood: making jazz hip again * Critic's Notebook: Who Will ... (more)


  14. So What: Local News, Notes & LinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Here's this week's wrap-up of assorted links and short news items of local interest: * Singer, bandleader and multi-instrumentalist Femi Kuti was interviewed by writer Dan Durchholz for a Post-Dispatch story previewing Kuti's performance Saturday night at the Ready Room . * Trumpeter Russell Gunn , originally from East St. Louis and now living in Atlanta, will release his latest recording The Sirius Mystery on Friday, August 12. According to a news release , the album blends jazz with "EDM, American Trap, African Drums, Dub Step and Charlie Parker improvisation in a four movement suite that is inspired by and based on the "mythology" of the Dogon Tribe of Mali."


  15. Musician deaths remind us to enjoy those we have leftRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... in a storage area of the St. Petersburg Conservatory. Similarly, a new double album from jazz legend Charlie Parker is set for release on Verve after being hidden away for nearly 65 years. The album, "Unheard Bird," included 58 previously unknown ...


  16. Vince Giordano Documentary to Make New York Debut at 92YRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 |

    ... University of Missouri-Kansas City Libraries and author of Kansas City Jazz and Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker called it "the best jazz film I have ever seen." View the film's trailer here . Subsequent area screenings after the 92Y ...


  17. Miroslav Vitous - Music Of Weather ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... painting to behold: the uneasiness, the searching and the intergalactic spirits mingling with the ghost of Charlie Parker. As the title makes clear, this is improvisation using the oblique theme as a random reference point but from there, everyone ...


  18. Jazz Hero Charlie Parker's Mystery MusicBy Ted GioiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Daily Beast

    61 years after jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker died, a new album of hitherto unheard recordings is being released, and yet no one will say where they came from. When new works by dead artists are discovered, the first question asked is, Where have ...


  19. Oil painting by noted African-American artist Wadsworth Jarrell brings $21,240 at Atlanta auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | PR Log

    ... The painting, by the noted African-American artist Wadsworth Jarrell (b. 1929) depicted the jazz greats Charlie Parker and Dizzie Gillespie. Titled Diz E Bird (a nod to the 1950 jazz album the men released as a collaborative effort, titled Bird and ...


  20. RECORDING: Monday Recommendation: Charlie ParkerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | All About Jazz

    ... those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion . Charlie Parker, Unheard Bird: The Unissued Takes (Verve) Charlie Parker has never disappeared from the consciousness of serious jazz ...