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Video thumbnail: American Masters How Charlie "YardBird" Parker got his nickname

American Masters

How Charlie "YardBird" Parker got his nickname

The story of how Charlie Parker's nickname "Yardbird" came to be.

How Charlie "YardBird" Parker got his nickname

Video thumbnail: American Masters This TV ad shows how bebop wasn't taken seriously

American Masters

This TV ad shows how bebop wasn't taken seriously

Bebop changed American music but wasn't taken seriously for much of Charlie Parker's life.

This TV ad shows how bebop wasn't taken seriously

Video thumbnail: American Masters The time Charlie Parker rode a horse down 52nd Street

American Masters

The time Charlie Parker rode a horse down 52nd Street

Charlie Parker's former partner Chan recalls the time he rode a horse down her street.

The time Charlie Parker rode a horse down 52nd Street

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