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Monday, October 21 2013

How That Flawed Man Flew: Beyond the Myth of Charlie Parker

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.


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Wednesday, February 26 2014

Charlie Parker's War with Jazz

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.


Tuesday, November 15 2011

'Masters of American Music': Come, Be Dazzled By Jazz

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


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