1. Posted on 29 August, 2012

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    Here’s to you, Charlie Parker!  In honor of his birthday, check out this documentary about the jazz legend.
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    Here’s to you, Charlie Parker!  In honor of his birthday, check out this documentary about the jazz legend.

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  1. Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews Joe Lovano’s new album Bird Songs: Bird Songs makes the implicit  point that everyone in modern jazz draws on Charlie Parker some kind of  way…. Joe Lovano pours it all into his own touching, sweetly melancholy  sound. Retooling Parker tunes, he confirms the way to honor an innovator  is not by being a copycat, but by finding your own voice. View in High-Res

    Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews Joe Lovano’s new album Bird Songs: Bird Songs makes the implicit point that everyone in modern jazz draws on Charlie Parker some kind of way…. Joe Lovano pours it all into his own touching, sweetly melancholy sound. Retooling Parker tunes, he confirms the way to honor an innovator is not by being a copycat, but by finding your own voice.

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