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  1. The high life and hard times of Charlie Parker

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... 'Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker'. Like a lot of Davis' authoritative pronouncements, this one, though uncharacteristically modest, is reasonably obvious nonsense. We can all supply our ... ago next Saturday Charlie Parker died, and as soon as the news got out graffiti artists started painting 'Bird Lives!' on walls in New York. In a way that was and is true- jazz ...

  2. Blue notes

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Arts Festival with bassist Charlie Haden, but the appearance was cancelled due to Haden's illness. He played with Monteiro last year at Grappa's Cellar to a packed and enthusiastic ...

  3. Blue notes

    Posted Jul 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Gilberto and Luis Bonfa swept over the airwaves in the US and Europe, championed by saxophonist Stan Getz, guitarist Charlie Byrd and Frank Sinatra, among many others. ...

  4. Blue notes

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... session on Charlie Parker's Now's the Time, kicked off with the horn harmony lines played on the acoustic basses of Ray Brown and Christian McBride. It would have been great to be there. ...

  5. From the vault: 1962

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Duke Ellington/Charlie Mingus/Max Roach Money Jungle (Blue Note) There's a story that goes Charles Mingus was once so annoyed at someone chatting away while he tried to play, that he picked up his bass and threw it into a mirror behind the bar. Silence ensued, he went and picked the instrument up and started playing once again. So it must have taken a brave man ...

  6. Guitar guru exhibits ray of brilliance in Charles tribute

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... of having beaten a strong field, including Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, Solomon Burke and the North Mississippi All Stars. There isn't a Grammy category that looks a likely fit for the sort of music ...

  7. FROM THE VAULT: 1963

    Posted Mar 11th 2007, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... It's the technically challenging Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie tunes that seem most to inspire his imagination and quick musical wit, but the ballads bring out his lyrical qualities ...

  8. From the vault: 1975

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... bebop with the best of them. Charlie Parker's Confirmation, Thelonious Monk's Round Midnight and Gillespie's A Night in Tunisia are all comfortable territory for the same group ...

  9. Hits that topped the pops

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... from 1962 by other artists included here are Herbie Hancock's Watermelon Man, Mel Torme's Comin' Home Baby, Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd's Desafinado, the Vince Guraldi ...

  10. Why Bird had a soft spot for the King of the Hard Hands

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... seems so secure has much to do with the musicianship of Barretto. He reached a turning point one night at a club in New York where he was playing with a band opening for Charlie Parker. ...




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