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  1. The material here comes from the fevered pitch of bebop's birth and covers the years Some of the classics on this collection are "Relaxin at Camarillo," "Yardbird Suite," "Parker's Mood," "Chasin the Bird," and "Moose the Mooche." For those seeking to have just a bit of Bird in their respective CD collections, this is a nice place to.
  2. From the title track, which comes first, Harris sounds great on a well-tuned and well-recorded instrument. Stating "Chasin' the Bird" he plays the melody with one hand and the countermelody with the other, a wonderful effect. Bud Powell's influence is felt througout but Harris doesn't sound like a mere imitator/5(6).
  3. Chasin’ The Bird tells the story of Charlie Parker’s time in L.A. December began a tumultuous two year-stint for Bird bumming around L.A., showing up at jam sessions, crashing on people’s couches, causing havoc in public places, and recording some of his most groundbreaking tracks.
  4. Chasin’ the Bird is a completely revised and expanded edition of the short biography of Charlie Parker by Brian Priestley first published in which quickly established itself as the most succinct, accurate and readable book on Parker.
  5. Jan 01,  · Charlie "Bird" Parker was an amazing jazz player who, along with Dizzy Gillespie and others, helped form the Bop movement. Unfortunately, he was also unable to keep his addictions under control and ended up dead at the age of /5.
  6. Chasin' the bird. [Charlie Parker] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Advanced Search Find a Library.
  7. Apr 27,  · Chasin' the Bird: Charlie Parker in California will be released in September, shortly after the centenary of Bird's birthday on Aug. As with Z2's other musical biography releases, it will be.
  8. Verified Purchase. "Chasin the Bird," a 4 CD set from Proper Box, contains two of three essential Charlie Parker concerts now available on CD, including what is arguably the greatest concert Bird ever recorded. Actually, this 4-CD set contains quite a number of other live concert recordings of Bird as well/5(6).

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