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  1. RECORDING: Joe Harriott; Free FormRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... Harriott moved to Europe, but instead of relocating to Germany, he settled in the U.K. in 1951 and became a Charlie Parker-influenced bebop player. But in the mid-1950s, Harriott began thinking about free-form jazz-music without measures or set ...


  2. How Cool Was That?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | The Weekly Standard

    ... status. The major figures in his cool pantheon are the jazz musicians Lester Young, Miles Davis, and Charlie Parker; the film noir actors Humphrey Bogart, Alan Ladd, and Robert Mitchum; the writers Richard Wright, Jack Kerouac, and Ralph Ellison; ...


  3. Keeping the Trane movingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... changed my vision of music. I started playing alto saxophone, and I was crazy for [modern jazz pioneer] Charlie Parker, and I was in love with the music of other saxophone players like Cannonball [Adderley] and Johnny Hodges. Then, one day, I ...


  4. How musicians dieRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Boing Boing

    It's said that when the great jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker died, a huge clap of thunder shook the building where he ended his days. Parker's death, while a tragic loss to music, wouldn't have come as a surprise to anyone who knew him.


  5. a Chasing Tranea celebrates music of John Coltrane. See if Friday in FresnoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    ... find his voice. In an early recording, he can be heard mimicking the signature flurry of notes of jazz giant Charlie Parker, but without Parker's confidence or a sound of his own. By the time he was hired by trumpet player Miles Davis - notably ...


  6. Hoff-Barthelson Jazz Music Students Perform in Chase Park 6/4Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 |

    ... several of the Music School's student jazz ensembles performing a variety of jazz standards, the music of Charlie Parker and Sonny Rollins . "Sailing," a new work by Adam Birnbaum , commissioned by the School, will be performed along with pieces ...


  7. The Best Minds of My Generation,' by Allen GinsbergRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | SFGate

    ... first burst on the scene. Ginsberg's talks also bring to light the profound influence of jazz innovators like Charlie Parker and Dexter Gordon on his friends' work. By hearing the syncopated rhythms of black street talk in the imaginative flights of ...


  8. Jazz saxophone great Steve Coleman, longtime volunteer Delores...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | The Morning Call

    ... is a force and influence upon generations, commonly spoken of as the linear heir to the instrument's greats, Charlie Parker and John Coltrane. In the past three years alone, Coleman won a MacArthur Fellowship, for which he will receive $625,000 over ...


  9. RECORDING: Kenny Dorham: K.D. is HereRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... a brief bumblebee sound. He used this punctuating and shimmer technique to great effect when playing with Charlie Parker from 1948 to 1950 and throughout the 1950s on great albums such as Tadd Dameron's Fontainebleau , Max Roach + 4 , Sonny Rollins' ...


  10. Vibist Terry Gibbs Releases New Album '92 Years Young: Jammin' at the Gibbs House'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 |

    Terry Gibbs is one of the LAST living legends from the Bebop Era. Part of the scene in 1940s, Terry played with everyone from the creators of Bebop, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell and Max Roach.


  11. Chris Greene, jazz saxophonist and composer: Something Else! InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... started playing tenor around 2000. Up until that time, it was primarily alto, very much influenced by, like, Charlie Parker - but then, you know, there was Maceo Parker, who I was really into at the time. And then I was really into Steve Coleman ...


  12. Charlie Parker -- Bop Apocalypse: Jazz, Race, the Beats, and Drugs by Martin TorgoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... why such a large number of jazz musicians became heroin addicts in the 40's and 50's, Of course, there was Charlie Parker's out-sized influence and Torgoff explores this and some other ideas. Ultimately, though, his approach is to tell a number of ...


  13. The Ella Fitzgerald Centennial: Our 'First Lady Of Song'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | National Public Radio

    ... deviated from her commitment to jazz as an art form. She could improvise right next to saxophonists like Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins or Lester Young, then turn around and perform a classic American ballad while infusing it with her natural ...


  14. Ella Fitzgerald, "Perdido" (1949): AppreciationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Something Else! Reviews

    An embarrassment of riches originally issued on compact disc as part of Bird: The Complete Charlie Parker on Verve , this song provides an early glimpse into the simple virtuosity and thrilling nerve of Ella Fitzgerald. "Perdido," written by Ellington collaborator Juan Tizol, was recorded during a Sept.


  15. Jazz Piano Legend Junior Mance and His Struggle with Dementia Profiled in New Kickstarter FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Keyboard Magazine

    ... own mind in the process. Junior Mance has played with Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Dinah Washington and Charlie Parker and recorded over 100 albums. His career spans more than 70 years. In 1997, Junior met Gloria Clayborne at a gig. They married ...


  16. LIVE: Giacomo Gates @ Senate Garage, 3/23/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Nippertown!

    ... "September in the Rain" and Monk's "Well You Needn't," along with some sharp medleys, such as a mash-up of Charlie Parker's "Now's the Time" combined with "Straight No Chaser." Gates and the Don Miller Trio made it all sound easy and effortless. The ...


  17. Jammina at the Gibbs house: Doug McIntyreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Daily Breeze

    ... he has a new record to cap a career that has seen him play with practically every legend in American music; Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Benny Goodman – the full list would fill a phone book-- for ...


  18. Swing along at modern jazz band's set in HornchurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Romford Recorder

    An award-winning saxophonist who has worked with some of the biggest players in jazz brings his quartet to Queen's Theatre next week. Andrew Linham, of Cranham, first got hooked on jazz thanks to the influence of his dad, who was an accomplished pianist, and soon found himself listening to the likes of Charlie Parker in his spare time.


  19. Continue reading Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Black Voice News

    ... his mantra that clearly. The legacy Coltrane left behind is a bit more cryptic than that of Miles Davis or Charlie Parker. More of his devotees are hard-core jazz aficionados than casual music listeners. Chiefly because his last bodies of work and ...


  20. Jazz Pianist Michael Wolff's First-Ever Solo Piano Album Confirmed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Mi2n

    ... (Michael Wolff) All the Things You Are (Jerome Kern) Blue Couch (Michael Wolff) SIDE 2 Billie's Bounce (Charlie Parker) Cry Me a River (Arthur Hamilton) Little M (Michael Wolff) Madimba / St. Thomas (Michael Wolff / Sonny Rollins) Polly (Michael ...