Charlie Parker, musician by Ron Frankl

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  • Parker, Charlie, -- 1920-1955 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Musicians -- Juvenile literature,
  • African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Jazz -- Juvenile literature

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Introduces the life and times of the noted jazz musician Charlie Parker.

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Book details

StatementRon Frankl.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
SeriesBlack Americans of achievement
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23261320M
ISBN 100791011348, 0791011593
LC Control Number92012126

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The solos in this book represent a cross section of the music of Charlie Parker. In presenting these solos, we hope to bring musicians closer to the true genius of "Bird". These solos are in C concert key, treble clef.

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Essential reading for any jazz musician."--Llew Walker, creator of "I couldn't put this book down. This is a must read. A very important book. Congratulations to Chuck Haddix for bringing more clarity to the life of Charlie Parker."--Bobby Watson, Director of Jazz Studies, UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.

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