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  1. Charlie 'Bird' Parker and the craziest jazz party everRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | City Pages

    ... an old Western movie set and a scene out of Alice in Wonderland. It was the perfect stage for an all-out Charlie Parker bacchanal -- a night when the jazz didn't start till late but played long into the morning. A night when one beauty stripped, and ...

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  2. Curtis Barnes' Exhibition Combines Personal and PoliticalRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... The drawings also have somewhat lighter moments such as the homages to blues and jazz musicians, like Charlie Parker and Big Mama Thornton, where the instruments take on fantastical arabesque and plant-like forms and Big Mama's voice spirals into a ...

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  3. Everybody Got Naked With Charlie 'Bird' Parker at the Wildest Party in L.A. HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Phoenix New Times

    ... an old Western movie set and a scene out of Alice in Wonderland. It was the perfect stage for an all-out Charlie Parker bacchanal -- a night when the jazz didn't start till late but played long into the morning. A night when one beauty stripped, and ...

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  4. Alon Nechushtan: Jazz music with Israeli rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | The Jewish Journal

    The history of jazz is rife with junctures where the music received an infusion of creative innovation from the far-flung provinces: Louis Armstrong turned Chicago on its ear in the 1920s; the Count Basie Orchestra and Charlie Parker hit New York in 1936 and 1941, respectively; and Ornette Coleman left Los Angeles to "change the century" at New ... (more)

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  5. Cheadle 'gravitated to music'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Music-News.com

    ... throughout his childhood. 'Those were the ones I gravitated to,' he recalled to USA Today, noting tunes by Charlie Parker and Cannonball Adderley were also playing frequently in his parents' household. Don saw Miles play a concert at the Red Rocks ...

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  6. TV/FILM: First Look: Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in Biopic 'Miles Ahead'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | All About Jazz

    ... which had instruments because we couldn't afford one. So I started playing sax, and was really a fan of Charlie Parker and Cannonball Adderly. And through Cannonball I found Miles. Do you remember maybe one album around the house or a song that ...

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  7. Don Cheadle as Miles Davis: First LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... which had instruments because we couldn't afford one. So I started playing sax, and was really a fan of Charlie Parker and Cannonball Adderly. And through Cannonball I found Miles. Do you remember maybe one album around the house or a song that ...

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  8. The Complete Nicholas Payton: #BAM, Bird, Barack Obama, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2013 | Sal Pizarro

    Here, in its full glory, is my interview with trumpeter Nicholas Payton. In this expanded version, you'll find him expounding on Charlie Parker, Steve Coleman, Barack Obama and much else that didn't make it into the version posted on the Mercury News's website.

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  9. Film review: Jersey BoysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... and soon the whole pop-listening world would know it. Apart from 1988's Bird, his biopic of jazz legend Charlie Parker, this is Eastwood's debut as a musical director. And it ain't no Chicago or Les Mis - here the songs are instead reserved for in ...

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  10. Hallmark: Show love for all peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | Amarillo.com

    ... Of course jazz is not uniquely African-American, but the jazz greats are overwhelmingly black: Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, ect. Famous venues in the history of jazz are in black neighborhoods: 18th and Vine in Kansas ...

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  11. Barry Ollman 'What'll it be?'Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Westcoastmusic

    ... Rock and Roll Hall of Fame), classical composer and jazz legend, David Amram (collaborator with Jack Kerouac, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Pete Seeger, Leonard Bernstein, performer at every Farm Aid concert to date...) inspired composer and ...

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  12. VIDEO/DVD: Russ Freeman: West Coast PoetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | All About Jazz

    His first recording was with Charlie Parker at a Los Angeles club in 1947, but once the LP made inroads in the early 1950s, Freeman recorded steadily with and many other artists.

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  13. Announcement: GuitarControl.com releases "Great Guitar Lick for...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | SFGate

    ... be transposed to any key. This is a lick that you can hear the likes of Stevie Ray Vaughn, B.B. King or Charlie Parker play all the time. MacLennan demonstrates how to play the lick as follows; 7th fret of the 4th string with 3rd finger, 5th fret of ...

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  14. Union Station Kansas City -- Celebrating 100th Anniversary Continues...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | PRWeb

    ... Union Station-forever held special affection for this architectural masterpiece. Jazz greats Count Basie and Charlie Parker paid their dues here before finding international status. Fats Waller died on a train stopped at Union Station. Presidents ...

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  15. Union Station Kansas City -- Celebrating 100th Anniversary Continues to Write a Rare Success StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | PR Log

    ... Union Station-forever held special affection for this architectural masterpiece. Jazz greats Count Basie and Charlie Parker paid their dues here before finding international status. Fats Waller died on a train stopped at Union Station. Presidents ...

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  16. What is the American Dream?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | OUPblog

    ... oratory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It can be heard in the music of Aaron Copland or jazz innovator Charlie Parker. And it can be seen across skylines from Manhattan to Chicago to San Francisco. Yet it can also be found in the most humble of ...

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  17. What's on at Ilkley PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Wharfedale Observer

    ... by Reinhardt and jazz standards from the era alongside Bebop and contemporary pieces from composers like Charlie Parker and Chick Corea. Guest singer Beverley Beirne there will also be celebrating Le Grand Depart with one or two Edith Piaf ...

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  18. Music Institute Announces 2014-15 Nichols Concert Hall SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Capricho Diabolico, Op. 85; and Stravinsky's Octet. Jazz Festival: Celebrating the Music of Charlie Parker The Music Institute of Chicago's fifth annual Jazz Festival celebrates the incredible career and influence of jazz icon Charlie Parker . ...

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  19. What Salespeople Can Learn From Rock N' Roll About Drinking On The JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Forbes.com

    ... he wrote in his book, Clapton . "I enjoyed the mythology surround the lives of the great jazz musicians like Charlie Parker and Ray Charles, and bluesmen like Robert Johnson, and I had a romantic notion of living the kind of life that had led them ...

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  20. AWARD/GRANT: NEA Jazz Masters: Joe SegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | All About Jazz

    ... attending Roosevelt College on the GI Bill. It was not unusual for name musicians, including Lester Young, Charlie Parker and Sonny Rollins, to join local players in Segal's afternoon sessions. When the Roosevelt sessions ended in 1957, Segal moved ...

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