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

The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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