Bird's Diary: The Life of Charlie Parker, 1945-1955
This is a month-by-month chronology of Charlie Parker's life from the revolutionary bebop recordings with Dizzy Gillespie in 1945 to his death only ten years later. The book lists his club and concert appearances and details all of his recording sessions as well as his long battles with authority in the shape of the law, the union and club owners.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
14 TUES 152nd Street Theme 18 THUR 1951 Charlie Parker 23 THUR 23 TUES 9 THUR 9 TUES band Billy Bird Birdland broadcast Bud Powell Buddy Chan Charlie Parker alto Charlie Parker Quintet concert Curley Russell Dizzy Gillespie Duke Jordan FEBRUARY FRI 19 SAT FRI 26 SAT FRI 5 SAT FRIDAY Granz Haig piano Howard McGhee JATP Jazz Kenny Clarke Kenny Dorham Leo Cluesmann Max Roach Max Roach drums McLellan Miles Davis Miles Davis trumpet MONDAY musicians Norman Granz Orchestra Parker & Strings Parker alto sax play Recording session Red Rodney Roy Haynes Royal Roost SAT 19 SUN SAT 7 SUN SATURDAY stearns SUNDAY Symphony Sid Teddy tenor sax Three Deuces THUR THUR 12 THUR 26 THUR 5 FRI THURSDAY Tommy Potter Tommy Potter bass trombone TUES 12 WED TUES 16 TUES 24 WED TUES 3 WED TUES 9 TUESDAY vocal WED 4 THUR WEDNESDAY Yeah York City