Bird AUTHOR Chuck Haddix review Ñ 104

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Bird AUTHOR Chuck Haddix review Ñ 104 Ý Saxophone virtuoso Charlie Bird Parker began playing professionally in his early teens became a heroin addict at 16 changed the course of music and then died when only 34 years old His friend Robert Reisner observed Parker in the brief span of his life crowded living into it than any other human being LiD father at home but an incorrigible philanderer on the road; and a chronic addict who lectured younger musicians about the dangers of drugs Above all he was a musician who overcame humiliation disappointment and a life threatening car wreck to take wing as Bird a brilliant improviser and composer With in depth research into previously overlooked sources and illustrated with several never before seen images Bird The Life and Music of Charlie Parker corrects much of the misinformation and myth about one of the most influential musicians of the twentieth centur. BirdReally enjoyed reading this page flipper Provider me a greater unde

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Fe and Music of Charlie Parker tells the story of his life music and career This new biography artfully weaves together firsthand accounts from those who knew him with new information about his life and career to create a compelling narrative portrait of a tragic genius While other books about Parker have focused primarily on his music and recordings this portrait reveals the troubled man behind the music illustrating how his addictions and struggles with mental health affected his life and career He was alternatively generous and miserly; a loving husband an. I am not a fan of jazz I had to read this for a book club I did enjoy t

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Bird AUTHOR Chuck HaddSaxophone virtuoso Charlie Bird Parker began playing professionally in his early teens became a heroin addict at 16 changed the course of music and then died when only 34 years old His friend Robert Reisner observed Parker in the brief span of his life crowded living into it than any other human being Like Louis Armstrong Duke Ellington Miles Davis and John Coltrane he was a transitional composer and improviser who ushered in a new era of jazz by pioneering bebop and influenced subseuent generations of musicians Meticulously researched and written Bird The Li. This is a marvelous biography about legedenary jazz musician Charlie Bi