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Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker

JAZZ SAXOPHONIST
Aug 29, 1920 - Mar 12, 1955

KNOWN FOR

Invented a more complex and individual music by disregarding the four- and eight-bar standards of jazz 

AMERICAN MASTERS FILM

Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker
(Aug 1989)
Directed by Gary Giddins, Kendrick Simmons