Charlie Parker Style

Charles Bird” Parker Jr. (August 29 1920 ƒ?? March 12 1955) was an American jazz saxophonist widely considered one of the most influential of jazz musicians along with Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. Parker acquired the nickname “Yardbird” early in his career and the shortened form “Bird” remained Parker’s sobriquet for the rest of his life inspiring the titles of many Parker compositions such as “Yardbird Suite” and “Ornithology.” “