Now’s the time… Charlie Parker Bop

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Charlie Parker: NOW’S THE TIME 1945-54

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Charlie Parker at 100: What to Read, Watch and Dig - The New ...“Russell Davies pays tribute to the great saxophonist Charlie Parker, who died, aged 34, on 5 March 1955, just seven days after his final public engagement. Parker – aka Bird – nurtured his unique style first in Kansas City and then in New York City, where he developed the bop sound. He suffered a nervous breakdown in Los Angeles following addictions to both heroin and alcohol”

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“Jam Session” is an album compiled from a 1952 jam session which brought together three of history’s greatest alto saxophonists; Parker, Johnny Hodges and Benny Carter, as well as Ben Webster and Flip Phillips on tenor sax. Track listing 00:00 – 01. Jam Blues (Norman Shrdlu) 14:44 – 02. What Is This Thing Called Love (Cole Porter) 30:37 – 03. Ballad Medley 48:02 – 04. Funky Blues (Johnny Hodges) Personnel Alto Saxophone – Benny Carter, Charlie Parker, Johnny Hodges Bass – Ray Brown Drums – J.C. Heard Guitar – Barney Kessel Piano – Oscar Peterson Tenor Saxophone – Ben Webster, Flip Phillips Trumpet – Charlie Shavers
Charlie Parker: vor 100 Jahren wurde der Bebop-Saxofonist geboren
“Bebop or bop is a style of jazz developed in the early to mid-1940s in the United States, which features compositions characterized by a fast tempo, complex chord progressions with rapid chord changes and numerous changes of key, instrumental virtuosity, and improvisation based on a combination of harmonic structure, the use of scales and occasional references to the melody. Bebop developed as the younger generation of jazz musicians expanded the creative possibilities of jazz beyond the popular, dance-oriented swing style with a new “musician’s music” that was not as danceable and demanded close listening. As bebop was not intended for dancing, it enabled the musicians to play at faster tempos. Bebop musicians explored advanced harmonies, complex syncopation, altered chords, extended chords, chord substitutions, asymmetrical phrasing, and intricate melodies. Bebop groups used rhythm sections in a way that expanded their role.
O poema de Jack Kerouac para Charlie Parker - Zona Curva
Whereas the key ensemble of the swing era was the big band of up to fourteen pieces playing in an ensemble-based style, the classic bebop group was a small combo that consisted of saxophone (alto or tenor), trumpet, piano, guitar, double bass, and drums playing music in which the ensemble played a supportive role for soloists. Rather than play heavily arranged music, bebop musicians typically played the melody of a composition (called the “head”) with the accompaniment of the rhythm section, followed by a section in which each of the performers improvised a solo, then returned to the melody at the end of the composition. Some of the most influential bebop artists, who were typically composer-performers, are: alto sax player Charlie Parker; tenor sax players Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins, and James Moody; clarinet player Buddy DeFranco; trumpeters Fats Navarro, Clifford Brown, Miles Davis, and Dizzy Gillespie; pianists Bud Powell, Mary Lou Williams, and Thelonious Monk; electric guitarist Charlie Christian, Joe Pass and drummers Kenny Clarke, Max Roach, and Art Blakey.

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00:00:00 Charlie Parker Blue Bird (1947) 00:02:50 Dizzy Gillespie Anthropology (1948) 00:05:26 Miles Davis All-Stars Milestones (1949) 00:08:01 Tadd Dameron The Squirrel (1948) 00:10:58 Charlie Parker Ah-Leu-Cha (1948) 00:13:54 Bud Powell Celia (1950) 00:16:56 Dizzy Gillespie Salt Peanuts (1945) 00:20:11 Charlie Parker Billie’s Bounce (1945) 00:23:19 Red Norvo Bop! (1945) 00:26:23 Miles Davis And His Orchestra Venus De Milo (1950) 00:29:32 Tadd Dameron Symphonette (1949) 00:32:38 Wardell Gray Twisted (1949) 00:36:05 Dizzy Gillespie A Night In Tunisia (1946) 00:39:07 Charlie Parker Bird’s Nest (1947) 00:41:52 Sarah Vaughan What A Diff’rence A Day Made (1948) 00:44:38 Django Reinhardt – Babik (Bi-Bop) (1947) 00:47:23 Dizzy Gillespie Oop Bop Sh’bam (1947) 00:50:22 Thelonious Monk ‘Round About Midnight (1948) 00:53:30 Charlie Parker Donna Lee (1947) 00:56:05 Dizzy Gillespie 52nd Street Theme (1947) 00:59:07 Charlie Parker Sextet Air Conditioning (1950) 01:02:06 Miles Davis Budo (1949) 01:04:41 Charlie Parker Scrapple From The Apple (1948) 01:07:35 Fats Navarro Goin To Minton’s (1947) 01:10:28 Dizzy Gillespie Groovin’ High (1947) 01:13:03 Charlie Parker Constellation (1948) 01:15:30 Bud Powell Tempus Fugue It (1950)
Charlie Parker - Trivia, Family, Bio | Famous Birthdays
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Charlie Parker and Coleman Hawkins 1950
Charlie Parker (alto), Coleman Hawkins (tenor), Hank Jones (piano), Ray Brown (bass), Buddy Rich (drums)

Most coaches avoided references to blunts…

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Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie, “Hot House” at DuMont Television, February 24, 1952 (in color

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bird charlie parker

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rare footage of Bird ie Charlie Parker,, Celebrating Bird The Triumph of Charlie Parker. Rare live film of Charlie Parker, aka Bird or Yardbird, alto sax king from Kansas USA, co-founder of ‘Be-Bop ie ‘modern’ jazz the greatest musician ever in a beautiful series of interviews with his nearst and dearest, sadly as bIRD WENT TO jAH IN 1956 rock and roll and r and b wiped jazz off the map

Charlie Parker & Miles Davis, NYC, New York, 1949
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December 11, 1948
Royal Roost, New York City, New York
Charlie Parker Quintet
Miles Davis- trumpet; Charlie Parker- alto saxophone; Al Haig- piano; Tommy Potter- bass; Max Roach- drums
with Symphony Sid Torin- announcer

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Best Classics – Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie – The Legendary Town Hall Concert New York 1945

TrackList :
01. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie Intro
02. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie Be Bop
03. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie A Night In Tunisia
04. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie GroovinHigh Pt. 1
05. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie Salt Peanuts Pt. 1
06. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie Hot House
07. Charlie Parker Dizzy 52nd Street Theme Pt. 1
08. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie GroovinHigh Pt. 2
09. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie Shaw Nuff
10. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Atmosphere
11. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie Salt Peanuts Pt. 2
12. Charlie Parker Dizzy Lover Come Back To Me
13. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie Sweet Georgia Brown
14. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie I Waited For You
15. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie How High The Moon
16. Charlie Parker Dizzy 52nd Street Theme Pt. 2
17. Charlie Parker Dizzy Gillespie Blue N Boogie

2,575 Charlie Parker Photos and Premium High Res Pictures - Getty Images

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Now’s the Time (Live at Carnegie Hall) Now’s the Time (Live at Carnegie Hall) · ℗ 1992 Cool & Blue
Released on: 1995-04-17 Featured Artist: Al Haig
Featured Artists: Red Rodney, Roy Haynes, Tommy Potter and Composer: Charlie Parker

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Charlie Parker – Live And Private Recordings In Chronological Order vol 2 (1949)

Charlie Parker | Kansas City Black HistoryCharlie parker hi-res stock photography and images - AlamyPhil Schaap: Charlie Parker (Pt. 2) - JazzWax

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