Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker

Real Name:
Charles Christopher Parker Jr.
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American jazz saxophonist and composer.

Born: 29 Aug 1920 in Kansas City, Kansas, USA.
Died: 12 March 1955 in New York City, New York, USA (aged 34).

Best known as simply 'Bird' (a shortening of 'Yardbird', Parker acquired the nickname early in his career with many contradictory stories regarding the name's origin). Widely considered to be one of the most influential of jazz saxophonists, jazz musicians, and indeed musicians in general.

Not to be confused with the violinist, Charles Parker.
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Charlie Parker Discography

Albums

201 Charlie Parker No. 1(10", Album, Mono) Dial Records (3) 201 US 1948 Sell This Version
203 Charlie Parker Charlie Parker No. 3(10", Album) Dial Records (3) 203 US 1949 Sell This Version
202 Charlie Parker Charlie Parker No. 2(10", Album) Dial Records (3) 202 US 1949 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker Charlie Parker With Strings (Album) Mercury US 1950 Sell This Version
207 Charlie Parker Charlie Parker Sextet(10", Album, Mono) Dial Records (3) 207 US 1950 Sell This Version
903 Red Norvo, Flip Phillips, Teddy Wilson, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Slam Stewart Red Norvo, Flip Phillips, Teddy Wilson, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Slam Stewart - Red Norvo's Fabulous Jam Session(LP, Album, Mono) Dial Records (3) 903 US 1951 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker South Of The Border (Album) Mercury US 1952 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker And Dizzy Gillespie Charlie Parker And Dizzy Gillespie - Bird And Diz (Album, Comp) Columbia UK 1952 Sell This Version
Sir Charles All Stars* Featuring Charlie Parker Sir Charles All Stars* Featuring Charlie Parker - Sir Charles Thompson All-Stars Featuring Charlie Parker Vogue Productions, Vogue Productions France 1953 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker Charlie Parker (Album) Clef Records US 1954 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker Alternate Masters Vol. 2 (Album) Dial Records (3) US 1954 Sell This Version
904 Charlie Parker Thirteen Masters Previously Unreleased(LP) Dial Records (3) 904 US 1954 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker Memorial (Album, Comp) Savoy Records US 1955 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker Charlie Parker Memorial Vol. 2 (Comp, Album) Savoy Records US 1955 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker Bird On 52nd St. (Album) Jazz Workshop, Jazz Workshop US 1955 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker The Immortal Charlie Parker (Album, Comp) Savoy Records US 1955 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker Bird At St. Nick's (Album) Jazz Workshop US 1955 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker The Charlie Parker Story (Album, Comp) Savoy Records US 1956 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker Memorial Album (Album, Comp) Vogue Records UK 1956 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker Night And Day (The Genius Of Charlie Parker #1) (Comp) Clef Records US 1956 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker Plays Cole Porter - The Genius Of Charlie Parker #5 (Album) Verve Records UK 1957 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker Jazz Perennial - The Genius Of Charlie Parker #7 (Album, Comp) Verve Records US 1957 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker The Genius Of Charlie Parker, #6 - Fiesta Verve Records US 1957 Sell This Version
Charlie Parker All Star Sextet (Album) Roost Sweden 1957 Sell This Version
LTZ-C 15107 Charlie Parker The Immortal Charlie Parker- Vol. 4(LP) London Records LTZ-C 15107 UK 1958 Sell This Version