Charlie Parker

Elected to the Hall of Fame
1955 Readers Poll

Charlie Parker's news entries:

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    The Afterlife, by the trio The Comet Is Coming, will be available on Friday, Nov. 29, as part of the Record Store Day Black Friday retail event.

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    Before she staked her claim on the Central Avenue jazz scene in Los Angeles, trumpeter Clora Bryant was a featured soloist in the International Sweethearts of Rhythm.

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    Anthony Braxton performs at a 1993 gig that yielded some of the material on Sextet (Parker) 1993.

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    Lawrence Brownlee as the title character in Charlie Parker’s YARDBIRD

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    Members of the Mutual Musicians Foundation attend the dedication of the Musicians Association Building in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1930.

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    The new album Unheard Bird includes 58 previously unrleased studio takes that saxophonist Charlie Parker recorded in the periof of 1949–’52.

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    Ella Fitzgerald is one of the classic jazz artists whose albums will be reissued by Verve in 2016.