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Parker, Charlie [Charles Christopher Jr; Bird; Yardbird; Charlie Chan] (b Kansas City, KS, 29 Aug 1920; d New York, NY, 12 March 1955). Jazz alto saxophonist. 

The Grove Dictionary of American Music
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Parker was one of the most innovative and influential instrumentalists of jazz. He and John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie were most ...

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