September 3, 2005

Happy late birthday to Charlie Parker

I've been listening to Charlie Parker lately and I was just now reading a biography about him and it says he was born on August 29th, 1920, wish I could have caught that sooner, but better late than never.

Charlie Parker (aka "Bird") was one of the first sax players who dared to play fast. He's a textbook example of bebop, an amazing improvisor, and its a shame only jazz fans know who he was.

Happy Birthday, Bird

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