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Charlie Parker: Bird on Verve Vols 1-8

Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, April 1984

RETURNING TO Parker, after any kind of sabbatical, is electrifying. The memory always recalls the timbre of that cutting wall, that matchless tone; what can ...

Charlie Parker

Retrospective by Richard Cook, MOJO, April 1995

Four decades on from the premature death of Charlie Parker in March 1955 the world remains split between the dazzled – including fans as disparate ...

Gary Giddins: Celebrating Bird/Stanley Crouch: Kansas City Lightning/Chuck Haddix: Bird

Book Review by Ian Penman, London Review of Books, January 2014

"There was a lot of racial tension around bebop. Black men were going with fine, rich white bitches. They were all over these niggers out ...

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