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Stanley Crouch recounts rise of Charlie 'Bird' Parker

Clip: 10/16/2013 | 6m 46s

Jazz great and sax player Charlie "Bird" Parker was remarkable for his speed, listening and improvisational intuition. Jeffrey Brown talks to author Stanley Crouch about his new biography, "Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker."

Aired: 10/16/13

Rating: NR

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