Chasin' the Bird - The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker - Brian Priestley

Chasin' the Bird - The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker - Brian Priestley

I remember you

Chasin' the Bird - The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker - Brian Priestley

Brian Priestley [+-]
Author, Journalist and Broadcaster
Brian Priestley is the co-author of The Rough Guide to Jazz, now in its fourth edition, and the biographer of Charles Mingus and John Coltrane. He is a jazz pianist of note, specialising in the Ellingtonian repertoire, and has several CDs to his name. He is also a critic and reviewer for numerous magazines including Jazzwise, and a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 3.

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West Coast engagements, financial and domestic disruptions including death of his daughter, and suicide attempt leading up to this death from pneumonia at the age of 3 on March 12 1955.

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Priestley, Brian. I remember you. Chasin' the Bird - The Life and Legacy of Charlie Parker. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 88 - 105 Oct 2005. ISBN 9781845533298. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=18776. Date accessed: 20 Sep 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.18776. Oct 2005

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