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Nice Jazz Recommendations.....you know, a bit like Kind Of Blue
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The Sea Cat
The Sea Cat
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Re: charlie parker?
Dec 04, 2009, 12:31
The Sea Cat wrote:
Dog 3000 wrote:
The thing with Parker is he was SO influential, it's hard to hear his genius because everyone who comes after took some of his ideas. He was a revolutionary who changed jazz.

Start with the Dial sides from the late 1940's (Miles & Max Roach era stuff.) His 1950's recordings on Verve are spottier.


Absolutely spot on. I've only just noticed that Charlie Parker was overlooked, myself included. I've given myself a good talking to.


Apart from Hunter T Wolfe, obviously !
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