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Bird lives! : the high life and hard times of Charlie (Yardbird) Parker

Author: Ross Russell
Publisher: New York : Charterhouse, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charlie Parker; Charlie Parker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Russell
OCLC Number: 600390
Description: x, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: At Billy Berg's: an obbligato --
pt. I. Heavenly city ; Getting straight ; Kansas City mystique ; Trials of manhood ; Modes ; The making of a jazzman --
pt. II. Woodshedding in the Ozarks ; The apple ; Hootie ; The band that played the blues ; The bebop laboratory ; The last of the big bands ; The street ; A dizzy atmosphere --
pt. III. The independent record derby ; Yarbird in lotus land ; Sparrow's last jump ; Relaxin' at Camarillo ; Klactoveesedstene ; Bird at work ; Birdland --
pt. IV. Travels with a genius ; A quiet night in Brussels ; The jazz baroness ; King pleasure ; Down and out in New York ; At the Hotel Stanhope ; Coda: six pretty horses pullin' me.
Other Titles: High life and hard times of Charlie (Yardbird) Parker
Responsibility: [Ross Russell].

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