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BBC Documentary – Legends: The Charlie Parker Story

Portrait of Charlie Parker, Tommy Potter, Mile...

Hugh Quarshie narrates the story of one of the greatest jazz saxophonists of all time. Charlie Parker was a pioneer of the postwar bebop school which changed the face of jazz forever, before his tragic death at the age of 34. Contributors include Jimmy Heath, James Moody, Peter King, Slide Hampton, Phil Woods and Mitch Miller.

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