Charlie Parker
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//Columns

How That Flawed Man Flew: Beyond the Myth of Charlie Parker
21 Oct 2013 // 8:20 PM

Chuck Haddix's new biography of the great alto saxophonist unearths fresh details of his early life—and helps us to see more clearly his genius and his tragedy.

//Reviews

Charlie Parker's War with Jazz
26 Feb 2014 // 1:00 AM

If the devil lives in the details, Stanley Crouch’s mission in his biography of Charlie Parker is not just to befriend the devil, but to make him a business partner.

'Masters of American Music': Come, Be Dazzled By Jazz
15 Nov 2011 // 3:00 PM

Bird, The Divine One, Monk and Lady Day are just the icing on the cake of this fantastic DVD boxset.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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