Celebrating Bird : the triumph of Charlie Parker (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Celebrating Bird : the triumph of Charlie Parker

Celebrating Bird : the triumph of Charlie Parker

Author: Gary Giddins
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats

Celebrating Bird is the groundbreaking and award-winning account of the life and legend of Charlie Parker from renowned biographer and critic Gary Giddins. Fully revised and with a new introduction,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Charlie Parker
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Giddins
ISBN: 9781452940786 1452940789 9780816690411 0816690413
OCLC Number: 913842332
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages) : photographs
Contents: ContentsPrelude to the New Edition1. Bird Lives!2. Youth3. Apprenticeship4. Mastery5. Bird LivesAcknowledgmentsA Selected Discography of Long-Playing RecordsA Selected BibliographyPhoto CreditsIndex


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"Giddins writes with something like Bird's bravado. . . . [Parker] can practically be heard ripping through 'Cherokee' and stewing over 'Koko' straight off the pages of this book." -L. A. Weekly "As Read more...

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