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Charlie Parker : his music and life

Author: Carl Woideck
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1996.
Series: Michigan American music series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Saxophonist Charlie Parker (1920-1955) was one of the most innovative and influential jazz musicians of any era. The implications of Parker's contributions to jazz were so compelling that jazz artists on all instruments were moved to reevaluate every aspect of their art with regard to melody, rhythm, and harmony. As one of the architects of modern jazz (often called "bebop"), Parker had a profound effect on American
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Woideck, Carl.
Charlie Parker.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1996
(OCoLC)639354090
Named Person: Charlie Parker; Charlie Parker; Charlie Parker; Charlie Parker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Woideck
ISBN: 0472103709 9780472103706 0472085557 9780472085552
OCLC Number: 34990200
Description: xiv, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1. The Life of Charlie Parker --
Part 2. The Music of Charlie Parker.
Series Title: Michigan American music series.
Responsibility: Carl Woideck.
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