Charlie Parker

The only child of Charles and Addie Parker, Charlie Parker was one of the most important and influential saxophonists and jazz players of the 1940’s. When Parker was still a child, his family moved to Kansas City, Missouri, where jazz, blues and gospel music were flourishing. His first contact with music came from school, where he played baritone horn with the school’s band. When he was 15, he showed a great interest in music and a love for the alto saxophone. Soon, Parker was playing with local bands until 1935, when he left school to pursue a music career.

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Albums

The Complete Savoy Dial Recordings
The Complete Savoy...
Savoy Jazz
2015
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3 Original Albums
Magneoton
2013
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Charlie Parker With...
Magneoton
2013
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Complete Bird At The...
Magneoton
2012
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Complete Royal Roost...
Magneoton
2012
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Charlie Parker Plays...
Magneoton
2012
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Videos

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