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Bird (a biography of Charlie Parker played by Forest Whittaker).

Charlie “BIRD” Parker on Savoy Vol. 1 Kerouac loved listening to Charlie Parker!

Herman Leonard     Charlie Parker, New York City     1948    "Once I could play what I heard inside me, that’s when I was born." Charlie Parker

Herman Leonard Charlie Parker, NYC, Miles Davis once said, "You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong.

Drummer Sven Bolheim (left), Max Roach (center) and Charlie Parker , Paris, 1949

tornandfrayed: “ Drummer Sven Bolheim (left) enjoys the playful interaction between Max Roach (center) and Charlie Parker at the International Jazz Festival in Paris, 1949 (Bettmann/Corbis).

Charlie Parker ~Repinned Via Christa Bethune Smith

Charlie Parker started playing as a boy, when his mother gave him a saxophone to cheer him up after his father left. He went on to spearhead a musical revolution – nd

Monk & Mulligan. East coast bop, mets west coast cool. Defferent styles come together in their 1957 album "Mulligan Meets Monk." | Pinterest | Jazz, Jazz blues…

Defferent styles come together in their 1957 album "Mulligan Meets Monk.

charlie-parker

Charlie "Bird" Parker was one of the most influential musicians of the century. In his brief life, Parker created a new sound on the alto

i'll remember april • charlie parker

Kansas City's Charles Parker Legendary Jazz saxophonist, composers and one of the founding fathers of Bebop.

Charles "Charlie" Parker, Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as "Yardbird" and "Bird", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Miles Davis once said, "You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong. Charlie Parker."

Charlie "Bird" Parker, Miles Davis once said, "You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker.

Jimmy Garrison, Eric Dolphy & John Coltrane, Copenhagen 1961

themaninthegreenshirt: “ John Coltrane, Eric Dolphy and Reggie Workman, Holland, 1961 ”

John Coltrane

John Coltrane, jazz visionary - died on this day in aged from liver cancer… Photo: Lee Friedlander, 1960

Chalie Parker

Chalie Parker

A great portrait poster of "Bird" - Jazz saxophone legend Charlie Parker! Published in 1992. Fully licensed. Ships fast. 24x36 inches. Need Poster Mounts..? bm5807

Charlie Parker Portrait Poster 24x36

A great portrait poster of "Bird" - Jazz saxophone legend Charlie Parker! Published in Fully licensed. Need Poster Mounts.

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