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Sunday, January 1 1995

Birth of the Cool - Beat, Bebop and the American Avant Garde by Lewis MacAdams

When saxman Charlie Parker visited Paris in 1949, he was introduced to Jean-Paul Sartre, one of the godfathers of existential thought. 'I'm very glad to have met you,' the musician told the philosopher. 'I like your playing very much.'"


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